Thursday, February 26, 2015

Shiv's TOP 5 MAC Products... (Updated)

Hey Guys :)
I updated my favourite 5 MAC products to share with you all!
Let me know what you Guys think of these and what your favourite MAC products are!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Fail Products!

A few makeup & beauty products that didn't work for me/float my boat 


AMAZING Concealer!!! Review & Demo.

Watch the video for an in-depth review and demonstration of the 'Amazing Concealer' by Amazing Cosmetics, to find out just how amazing it actually is!

Hope it helps!

First Impressions Full Face Makeup Tutorial ft; Zoeva, Youngblood & NYX Cosmetics.


ZOEVA ‘Rose Golden’ Vol.2 Brush Collection
ZOEVA ‘Rose Golden’ Eyeshadow Palette
(Being Released 23rd February)
Sent as press samples, not sponsored!

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Anti-Valentines Makeup Tutorial: Collaboration with Hayley Colemen

To kick off the Valentine's looks for this year on my Youtube Channel, my friend Hayley Coleman & I decided to do a Valentines Collaboration. Her doing the classic, romantic yet sexy, date-friendly Valentines makeup and I doing the anti-Valentines look which is all heavy liner and full on lipstick, not the most kissable look in the world! ha ha.
I know a lot of the anti-Valentines looks out there are full on theatrical & sometimes SFX based creations, but I still wanted mine to be very much wearable, just not your typical and expected Valentines look.

So First up is Hayley's look;

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Nivea Q10 Skin Care; Battling Wrinkles One Face Cream at a Time!

Nivea first released the Q10 range 17 long years ago and their scientists have been constantly developing and improving on the formula since then.
The formula revolves around an ingredient called Coenzyme Q10 which occurs naturally in our own skin, but like everything else, it's levels begins to decrease as we grow older. This Coenzyme Q10 works as a powerful antioxidant, fighting off all kinds of nasties that attack our skin's cells on a daily basis. This along with Hyaluronic Acid and Creatine, both of which also occur naturally in our skin (but also at lessening levels as we age), helps to lessen the appearance of existing fine lines and wrinkles while helping to prevent the formation of new ones.

Grunge Valentines Look | New Sleek Makeup First Impressions

I was extremely lucky enough to get a chance to choose my pick of some lovely Sleek Makeup products thanks to their latest blogger campaign, and below are the bits I got

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Bright Blue Eyes | Makeup Tutorial ft. Sleek Makeup

Time for my next makeup tutorial and this may not be for the faint hearted!! 
It's an electric bright blue eye look using one of the new Sleek Makeup 'iQuads' which will be available from next month.
It's more of an editorial look though I'm sure that there's plenty of ye out there who would rock this on a night out and look amazing in it!!
Considering how intimidated I am by blue makeup shades in general, I was delighted with how this came out and I did want to purposely have this be really punchy and intense...
Go big or go home!! ha ha

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Zoeva's #New8Brushes

Zoeva have just added 8 new brushes to their arsenal of single brushes bringing the total count of individual brushes available to buy from the website an impressive 56!

The newest members to Zoeva's growing brush family are definitely more suited to the more serious makeup brush fanatics or collectors like myself or the pro makeup artist (also myself) as they are not really what I would consider necessary for beginners.
I however have been using them to death since receiving them and absolutely enjoying them, particularly the new Luxe face Focus.

Drugstore Makeup Tutorial; Bold & Affordable!

Oh January, how I love and hate thee...
I get all excited at the start of each year about the possibilities ahead, especially as I get older I feel more driven and optimistic, but I also feel the post-Christmas pocket pinch in January which can slightly thwart that excitement & optimism.
So for me, January is all about affordable, DrugStore/Pharmacy bought makeup. I can spend quite a while in pharmacies swatching and playing with makeup testers to try and make sure that I am getting the best quality products available at such low price tags.
And this tutorial is show-casing some of those good quality/low price makeup products!
Yay for pretty yet affordable makeup 

Shiv's Stash! What's New January '15.


Essence ‘Shimmer Effect’ EyeShadow | ‘Lola Petrola’ 79
Essence ‘Holographic Effect’ EyeShadow | ‘Purple Clouds’ 75
Essence ‘Sparkling Effect’ EyeShadow | ‘Dance all Night’ 02
Essence ‘Glitter Effect’ EyeShadow | ‘Groovey Grapes’ 80
Essence ‘Matte Effect’ EyeShadow | ‘BlockBuster’ 02
Wet ’n’ Wild ‘Panther’ EyeShadow