Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Current Favourite ESSENCE Makeup Picks :)

Good Morning Lovelies :)
(Or afternoon/night depending on your location!)

Today I am sharing with ye my pick of Essence makeup products, and these are all products that are in store now! Essence is an extremely inexpensive brand that I only really started to buy from in the past year or so because of it's tie to Catrice which is a brand I love, but I have been really loving more and more of what Essence has to offer of late!!!

Friday, April 25, 2014

Music Festival Makeup... My Go-to look!

Hello Lovelies :)

Music festival season has begun and that means looking fab without loads of fuss! Here I show how I do my quick and easy-to-apply go-to makeup look for day to night festivals and occasions :)
PS; Only 2 makeup brushes were used to create this look :P

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Video Catch-up & Donegal Scenes!!

Hey Folks :)

We just had a long weekend here in Ireland thanks to Easter, which I spent up in the beautiful county of Donegal with my boyfriend and his family. Being away from my computer and the internet for 4 days though means I have fallen behind on updating all my stuff on here, so scroll down to see all the videos ye may have missed over the past week or so.
...But before that, here are a couple of pictures I took of the breath-taking scenery up in Donegal!
I have posted more over on my Shiv In The Box blog (personal) here.

View from Sliabh League.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Super Exciting Video Collaboration!!!!!

Good Morning my Lovelies :)

Today I get to share with you all a VERY exciting collaboration I am partaking in along side 7 ridiculously amazing other Youtubers;

Here are the fabulous people who will be part of the collab alongside myself!

Romwe Easter Sale & Grab the White Lace 3D Shirt, 64% off!

As all the retailers are reminding us lately, it'd be hard not to know that Easter is nearly upon us. I personally don't tend to get particularly any more dressed up than usual over the Easter weekend but I'm sure plenty of ye will take the opportunity to use it as an excuse to pick up a lovely new dress... or two :)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Dramatic, Winged Liner, Prom Makeup. (All Drugstore Makeup!!)

Hey Peeps :)
I was informed about upcoming Prom season in the US by a few viewers who also requested a Prom look, so this year I will create at least a couple of looks to help inspire people for their big night!
This first one is quite a dramatic yet super pretty look using all drugstore / inexpensive products, makeup & brushes, as I know that high-school students are rarely rolling in dough enough to use the high-end stuff.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Olay '10 Minute Miracle' Primer.

Olay Regenerist 10 Minute Miracle, formally known as Olay Wrinkle Relaxing Complex, is definitely an underrated gem among the sea of cosmetic skincare... Which is exactly why they changed the name! Calling it the Wrinkle Relaxing Complex limited it's potential to reach a wider consumer demographic, a 10 Minute Miracle is something though that sounds much more intriguing to me anyhow.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Lana Del Rey Obsession Makeup Tutorial

Before & After
While googling copper/red hair colour recently I came across loads of pictures of the lovely Lizzy Grant, AKA Lana Del Rey, who usually sports gorgeous fiery red locks. One picture that popped up though had her in darker hair and on the cover of Obsession Magazine, a French publication.
The makeup she is wearing in the picture is absolutely gorgeous and I was determined to recreate it... and I did :)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Crayon Lipstick!? How to make it & Is it safe???

I only just recently came across a video on 'How to make lipstick out of crayons' which led me onto other videos on the same subject and all of a sudden they are everywhere! ha ha. On Pinterest, Tumblr, Youtube. Where ever I've been hiding the past few months... I don't know how I hadn't noticed this earlier!
Anyhow, I decided that I wanted to give it a go, mostly just because it looks like fun and I love being crafty :)

Monday, April 7, 2014

Retro Future Makeup Tutorial.

I was struck with the urge to do something a little more creative than what I have been doing lately, and thought it would be the perfect time to use the Catrice 'Lace Patch Eyeliners' that had been sitting on my desk for the past couple of months.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

3 Easiest Eyeliner Looks; How to do them & what to use!!!

Hey Guys :)
I always get asked for tips on how to apply eyeliner and have people telling me that they still struggle with applying it. I have already done a few videos on perfecting liquid/gel eyeliner with the flick here...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Zoeva 'Story EyeShadow Palettes'...

Zoeva have only just gone and released 4 beautiful eyeshadow palettes they are calling the 'Story Palettes'.
Rodeo Bell; Inspired by the Old West.
Love is a Story; Inspired by Movie Stars of the early 60's.
Naturally Yours; Inspired by pure simplicity
Retro Future; Inspired by the 'Feminine Universe'