Saturday, 28 May 2016


We all want our eyebrows to be perfectly neat and our eyelashes to be fluttery and curled. Reality is, you don't always have time to fill in your eyebrows fully or put mascara on neatly without smudging it. That's why i picked up two things from Boots that will come in handy to conquer those problems and will obviously share this with you now. 

I was always a Benefit Gimme Brow girl and repurchased that two times as if it was incredible - but it wasn't. I know that now after finding this product i will never go back! This product is a dupe for that brow gel for a fraction of the price. I will make a separate blog post comparing both of these products don't worry. I have so many positive reasons as to why i love this so much. Firstly, it keeps your brows in place - i mean, i wish it was waterproof but it definitely doesn't come off easily in water. While it keeps your brows in place, it doesn't feel too hard or so that you can literally feel your brows on your face stuck on like glue. 

It also has a very small wand which helps to be precise with your brows. Although, it doesn't have the smallest brush ever which means you can get the job done fast. This also contains little fibres so it gives volume to your brows - yay.

I have a love hate relationship with this product although i like the concept and process of it. Let's say don't expect your lashes to be like a 'jet black freshly applied mascara' lashes, because they won't. So for the first time you do this, you will have faint definition (i have dark blonde top lashes and very light bottom lashes, so different lashes may have different results). I re applied this product every week for about 3 times and i finally got a shade that i was satisfied with. Although its still not mascara black, it does the trick to some extent - it's better than having no mascara and almost invisible lashes right - and also, its permanent. Try it out for yourself and let me know how you like it.

natalia x


Monday, 16 May 2016


I was always very hesitant with all Barry M nail polishes due to their extremely thin application brush and I could just imagine the amount of times you'd have to apply it to cover the whole nail. I was exited when I saw the new and improved range on the displays - the cardboard display in boots is so cute and eye catching. I would've never came across these nail polishes if it wasn't for the display.

The brush is thick enough to cover your pinky nail with one swipe - no joke, you can paint your nails in about 3 minutes. Let me mention that you can totally leave your nails at one semi thick coat because this is very opaque already. I would say two coats are the maximum to get a fully opaque colour. There are no streaks when applying which is good if you don't have time to go over again and again with the nail polish.

These nail polishes can peel off on one go if you do 2+ coats because it's thicker and for some reason it's just more prone to it. If you apply one coat and a top coat, it will last much longer. I think that 1 week would be the average of how long it will go without major chips. 

Colour Range
The colour range is beautiful and it's quite hard not to buy all 9 shades at once. They are all very summer and holiday themed colours which I love. They also have 4 shades of nude which from light to dark are: Skinny Dip, Sunkissed, Starfish, Tiki Hut. This is great is you like to create ombre nail art with your nails and also it's a variety for all skin tones. I have two of these because I love how neutral nails look. 

They are 4.99/each but are always on offer in Boots.

My rating

Skinny Dip




Monday, 9 May 2016


It's been a while since I bought any makeup - or anything to be totally honest. So one day I stumbled across a Space NK just to get a restock of the Nars concealer and come back with an extra makeup tool. I also signed up for their rewards card which is cool.

If you want to read a full detailed review on this concealer click here. Shade: Light1 Chantilly.
Long story short, favourite concealer and an upgrade from my old favourite Collection Lasting Perfection concealer. (I want to do a post comparing both of these concealers so let me know if you'd like to see that). I love how this concealer brightens under my eyes and blends seamlessly, it's quite a thick texture but not too thick so it doesn't look cakey and textured at all (well to an extent, if you put loads of layers on then obviously..).

...And I also got the original Beauty Blender. This has changed my makeup game if i say so myself. The £18 i paid for this is totally worth it I'm telling you. It's the most softest and squishy beauty blender ever. You can use this damp or dry, it works amazingly both ways it's just up to personal preferences. I always do dry application and occasionally I will use it damp. The pointy tip on this beauty blender eases the blending of concealer around the eyes without poking your eyes out - we've all been there. 

I would say that this is the most successful yet the most smallest purchase I've made in a while. These are my ultimate favourites as for now!

Natalia x
Also could i say, thank you for 70+ followers over on Bloglovin'. I literally remember having 50 in what feels like a week ago??

Sunday, 1 May 2016


Today's post is another photography one yay. This is my most recent shoot with my friend (all of the photos are taken of her: @oliviawnu.k)

natalia x