How to Style Pearl, June's Birthstone

Pearl is a gorgeous one to style because it is open to so many different shades; pearls aren’t always white! They can be cream, beige, pink, blue, lavender and even darker shades of grey, blue and lavender. Essentially, they’re the dusty hues of these colours. So look for dusty pink, dusty blue and dusty lavender to pop some colour in. Due to the multi-tonal nature of pearls you can mix and match, and I’ve found a lot of great floral and patterned tops that use these colours. The Birthstone series will be exploring the world of birth stones and creating a pinterest mood board filledRead More →

Birthstone Series: Emerald, May's Birthstone

After the less than inspiring transparency of diamonds last month I was looking forward to the vibrant and lush shades of green that make up May’s birthstone Emerald! Emerald can range from a bright green to a forest green, and even slightly darker. As we’ve got Peridot coming up in a few months (August) I had to be super careful not to overlap so I’ve stuck to deep greens of a cooler shade, forest greens and very few khaki greens. The pinterest board features items and colour palettes that cover all these shades, as well as gold, peach, navy and purple. The Birthstone series willRead More →

6 incredible make-up artists to follow

Make up is one of my passions, and I love when people combine it with art and design. There are some incredibly talented artists out there and I wanted to share with you a few of my favourites for this week’s Sharing Saturday! Please note: All images belong to the artists mentioned in this post. If you like their work please take the time to visit them and follow them on social media!   Tal Peleg Deviant Art  |  Instagram  |  Facebook |  Twitter Tal Peleg makes incredible scenes using eyes and eye shadows, and these are just a few examples. You really do needRead More →

spring beauty products 2017

As someone who loves trying new beauty products I always keep one eye on the new products being rolled out for the season. Usually there’s a few I’m curious about, and the rest look good but don’t quite catch my fancy. Spring 2017 is doing the total opposite and I’ve had so many great products catch my attention that it’s time to compile a list!1   Rimmel   There’s not much information about Rimmel’s new products for Spring 2017 which makes me wonder if there’s an announcement coming up later. However, they have launched their new lipstick ‘The Only 1‘ which claims to be “ARead More →

Monthly Goals December 2016

  Novembers goals really helped me keep myself on a better schedule so I’m hoping this will do the same for December too! Commenting I managed to squeeze some comments in this month and I need to keep it up now that my blog scheduling is under control again.   Dissertation Prep January marks the official  start of my dissertation after having the last four months off to rest and heal. I want to get my feet wet again and get some background research done before January comes around.   World of Warcraft Finish my Druid class campaign. Start levelling my Mage. Finish Suramar questsRead More →