My Makeup…

So today’s blog post is abit of a different one as lately I’ve been having trouble with my wisdom teeth which seems to somehow effect my ability to do the simplest tasks (in which i will explain in a later blog post) but for now i thought i’d show some of my makeup looks I’ve recently done as I’ve been trying out new ways that are out of my comfort zone. I would like to point out that i am no MUA so theres probably a tonne of things wrong with each look but i had fun and i think they all turned out pretty well. I would also like to point out that there is no editing on these photos so the look you see is exactly how it was.

Look 1.

Eyes: Majestic Palette/Certifeye.

Eyeliner: Scandaleyes/Rimmel

Eyebrows: Collection Eyebrow Kit

Foundation: Light Porcelain/Rimmel (cant find link to any but Ivory but i purchased it from superdrug)

Lips: Poise/MUA

Look 2

Eyes: LaRoc

Eyeliner: Scandaleyes/Rimmel

Eyebrows: Collection Eyebrow Kit

Foundation: Light Porcelain/Rimmel

Lips: Iced/MUA

Look 3

Eyes: LaRoc

Eyeliner: Scandaleyes/Rimmel

Eyebrows: Collection Eyebrow Kit

Foundation: Light Porcelain/Rimmel

Lips: Sizzle/MUA

As i said this is not usually the direction i go in but if you would want more information about how each makeup product is then let me know and i’ll see what i can do and relay what my personal thought is.

Have a good day

Sky x

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Skincare review…..

I must admit before you read any further into this blog im not in the slightest informed in the beauty aspect of things but i personally promised a few people i would do a review on this product after purchasing the 3 step set.

I have always had some trouble with my skin but in the past couple of years it had seemingly gotten worse. To the point makeup would make my face look worse and i would hide away instead of hiding the problem areas because to me it did absolutely nothing but highlight what was wrong and would result in my face becoming extremely sore. The first time my face broke out majorly i went to the doctors not really being aware of what it was as this was so bad and sudden that the thought of it being an allergic reaction came to mind. Turns out it was acne. I got given this godsend of a cream and within a month or three it had all disappeared and i felt somewhat normal again.

The second time i had a major breakout i asked the doctor for the same cream again but got given some stand in and it was absolutely horrible and made my skin feel on fire and full of product 24/7. So i stopped taking it. Whilst i was wondering what to do my dad mentioned the ProActiv+ advert he had seen on TV and said to try it but because of the price i was somewhat reluctant. I’ve never spent so much on mainly myself before. All of my makeup is drug store and many of the brushes are ones I’ve found laying around shops. Yup long story short, i brought it. The name of the one i brought was 30 day 3 step core system.

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In fact i was lucky that at the time they had an offer on so i got near enough half of the price knocked off plus a free deep cleansing brush and face mask. I mean i could sit here and say i waited and was really apprehensive about the whole thing seeing as personally i have very sensitive skin but no like a kid in a candy shop i went straight for it and washed my face almost straight away.

My first impression

After thoroughly reading through the instructions i saw they stated to use a pea sized amount, i myself use abit more as my forehead resembles that or Ant Mcpartlin but a pea sized amount is just about enough for people with a normal sized forehead i reckon. The skin exfoliate went on smoothly and didn’t feel gritty as all compared to most. If you follow the instructions and apply it to a wet face then it apply smoothly and is easy to spread around your face. The pore treatment to me is like a normal cream. I have definitely seen a difference with it and I’ve only been using this for 2 weeks.

The Skin Hydrator was another thing altogether. I hated it straight away. Not for the way it applied but for the smell. I absolutely hated it and it made me feel somewhat horrid the first day i used it. I cant really describe the smell which is the most difficult thing but as i have no other hydrators to compare it to i dont think i could give a fair view on it. However now im perfectly fine with using it, i seem to have gotten used to the smell and im perfectly fine with it. Its one of those smells that takes a while but you get over it eventually.

Obviously when purchasing these products i looked up about the face mask and indeed saw that you were able to put it on problem areas that were trying to show their face overnight and it would help calm it down. I hardly ever leave product on my face overnight just because im very cautious about those things. However because the sides of my face were coming out really bad i felt as though it would be the perfect time to test the product. It worked. The mask didn’t completely take away the problem but it definitely calmed the area down. The mask does dry after 10 minutes so i was worried about it making those areas dry but after washing it off with the 3 steps it felt just as good as it was before.

The deep cleansing brush i tried the first week or so but it made my face very sore as i said my skin is very sensitive anyway so i prefer not to use that but i do thing its great how it has two settings so depending on your preference you can choose and the new silicone brush is brilliant for washing as it doesn’t take as long to dry as the normal bristle brush

Results

The two pictures on the left were taken the first day i started Proactiv+ and the picture on the right was taken the 13th day of doing proactiv+

Personally to me there is a HUGE difference. The picture on the right is mainly just after scarring and the last of the spots to go. The picture on the left is pretty mild to what it would usually be but is still inflamed with many a sore spots crowded up to eachother. Obviously my whole face is being done in proactiv+ and i do have many a more problem areas but this was my main one and to see the progress its done in just 13 days makes me want to carry on with it. Definitely worth the somewhat expensive price especially with the results i had. It made my skin overly smooth within the 3rd use and by the 4th day i felt like my face had already made so many improvements. I mean granted it is difficult to be able to stick to having to wash your face and put so many creams on your face twice a day but it brings brilliant results!

Have a good day 

Sky x

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My eyebrows..

This blog post is abit different from my normal posts, this being because im always asked how i do my eyebrows, now this question confuses me because as i am no way interested in the details of makeup nor do i have a clue what i would be talking about so i just assumed there was only one way, im wrong (Apparently)

Thats why i decided to make this post abit different, as i have no way of knowing the technical terms of what i am using or doing i thought i would show you instead.

I dont use expensive products mainly because i would no doubt get the wrong thing and what i currently use on my eyebrows is specified for blonde hair individuals but when i tried the brunette one i found it was just a little too dark for me and this one works best. There are several links below for the product i use it costing only £3.99.

Boots: http://www.boots.com/en/Collection-Eyebrow-Kit-Blonde_1459316/

Superdrughttp://www.superdrug.com/Collection/Collection-Eyebrow-Kit-Blonde/p/917657

Collection cosmeticshttp://www.collectioncosmetics.co.uk/products/eyes/eyebrows/eyebrow-kit

I use a typical normal small angled brush, the brand i am using is just a cheap brand called ‘U-Spicy’ but you can get any brand of them from any drug store.

I am also very aware of how bad my skin is, every so often my skin gets very dry and irritated and i have to treat it a certain way, during this time i dont wear makeup as it irritates it even more and it takes longer to heal hence why in this post i have no makeup other then my eyebrows done.

Click here to see the video on how i do my eyebrows: https://youtu.be/QKzBMgbCNw8

Sky x