Makeup of the Day // Dark Glittery Eye

Hi Guys!

I know it’s been a while since I posted one of these but at the moment my phone is broken (boohoo!) so the phone i’m using currently is terrible for selfies!

Today’s makeup look is cool toned eyeshadow look with a pop of golden glitter.

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  • Foundation – Estee Lauder Double Wear
  • Primer – L’Oreal Infallible Matte Primer and Smashbox Photofinish Primer Water
  • Concealer – Mac Pro Longwear
  • Bronzer – Benefit Perfect 10 and Benefit Hoola
  • Blush – Benefit Dandelion
  • Highligher – Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Moonstone and MUA Undressed Highlighter (never enough highlight!)
  • Eyeshadows – Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette, MAC Reflects Gold Glitter, MAC Frost Pigment and MAC Painterly Paintpot
  • Eyeliner – Benefit BAD GAL eyeliner, Maybelline Express Liner and Lancome Art Liner
  • Mascara – MAC Studio Sculpt Lash and Benefit they’re real
  • Lashes – DUO dark lash adhesive and Red Cherry WSP lashes
  • Brows – MUA Brow Mascara in Midbrown
  • Lips – MAC Whirl liner and MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick

This look is inspired by me finding my MAC reflects gold glitter recently at the back of my draws as I wanted to try it out with a darker makeup look.Β  I also did a makeup trial on one of my gorgeous friends for her wedding next week which was really exciting!!

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Hope you guys enjoyed this post! Again sorry for the picture quality! 😦

Love

Rhia xo

Makeup of the Day // Hen Party Look

Hi Guys!

Here is todays (well yesterdays) makeup of the day, I went out in the evening to one of my lovely friends hen parties as she is getting married next month.  I also brought the Smashbox Primer water (I will be doing a post on it in the next couple of days) and was eyeing up some videos on the Urban Decay Naked Smokey – I CAN’T WAIT! Anyone else as excited as I am about the prospect of another naked palette?! I use mine to death! ❀

 
Anyway this is the beautiful bride to be and myself at dinner! I’m going to be doing her makeup for her wedding which is a huuuuuuge honour for me πŸ˜€

  (lets excuse my bushy brows, i’m getting them done soon!)

  • Foundation – Estee Lauder Double Wear
  • Primer – L’Oreal Infallable Matte
  • Concealer – Mac Pro Longwear
  • Powder – Mac Prep and Prime translucent setting powder
  • Brows – Stila Stay All Day Pen and MUA Brow Mascara
  • Eyeshadow – Urban Decay Naked 3, Mac Pigment in Icey (I think?)
  • Mascara – Benefit They’re Real
  • Eyeliner – Lancome Artliner, Benefit Bad Gal Liner and Maybelline Express Liner
  • Blusher – Benefit Dandelion
  • Bronzer – Benefit 10 and Hoola
  • Lips – Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Craft
  • Lashes – Red Cherry WSP and Duo Dark Eyelash Adhesive
  • Highlight – Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Moonstone and MUA Baked Highlighter
  • Setting Spray – Smashbox Primer Water 

  
I curled my hair with the NuMe reverse curling wand as usual and set it with Bed Head hair Spray.

Also to everyone in the United Kingdom, Happy Fathers Day! I spent the afternoon at my parents house and I baked a cake for my daddy! 

 
Love

Rhia xo 

My morning skincare routine! // Including MOTD

Hi Guys!

Sorry that posts have been one every other day instead of every day, i’ve got my wisdom teeth coming through at the moment and they’re torture! (if anyone has any remedies for tooth ache i’m all ears!) ❀

Anyway this blog post is about my skin care routine and what products I use in the morning.
As soon as I wake up in the morning I go and brush my teeth, I know a lot of people usually eat breakfast first but I never eat breakfast so I go and do that.  Then I go and sit at my vanity table which is in my bedroom.  
 

 The first product I use is the garnier micellar water for combination skin, this is a clenser which is very kind to the skin and eyes so it is great for a quick freshen up inthe morning.  As I have a seperate routine for the evening (to be on the blog soon!) all of my makeup is already removed from the day before but I feel like it really refreshes my face and begins to wake me up.  (sorry about the image blurriness, i’m pretty sure it wasn’t blurry on my phone!)

  
Next I use a hydrating toner by Lancome to wake me up a bit more and to tone my face.  This toner is a little bit stronger than tyhe micellar water but I find that it is really helpful to tone my face twice daily.

   
 

After toning I then moisturise, I use the lancome hydrazen moisturiser (I have already mentioned in a previous post that I have a lot of sample pots of this!) all over my face and neck, I always apply the moisturiser all the way down my neck as I have quite dry skin there and I find that my foundation really clings to it if I miss this step.  Finally I apply the soap and glory make yourself youthful eye cream under my eyes.  I don’t have any eye bags just yet but it doesn’t hurt to start early πŸ˜‰ 

After all of this (I promise it’s much quicker when I’m doing it) I then go on to do my makeup!

Heres my MOTD picture, just a quick one from yesterday as my face is super swollen from my wisdom teeth 😦

Hope you are all having a great monday!

Love

Rhia xo

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Makeup of the Day! // Golden Glow and Dramatic Lips

Hi Guys!

So I’ve got my best friend Elle coming over later for a girly sleepover and gossip times and decided to do a golden eye with a dark lip look today.  I also curled my hair with my NuMe reverse curling want (the best ever!) and I feel super glam!

Anyway here is the look!

  
Foundation – Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation as always

Concealer – Mac Pro Longwear Concealer 

Powder – Mac Prep and Prime translucent setting powder

Brows – MUA Brow Mascara in Mid Brown

Eyeshadow – Naked 2 and 3 Palette with a bit of Becca Highlight on my Browbone

Bronzer – Benefit Hoola

Blush – Benefit Rockature

Highlight – Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Moonstone this is liiiifeeeeee

Eyeliner – MUA Felt tip liner 

Lashes – Red Cherry 43’s and Duo Dark Adhesive

Lips – Mac Cyber

Mascara – Benefit They’re Real

Tools Used – Lancom Eyelash Curlers, Beauty Blender <3, Real Techniques brushes and the NARS Ita brush.

   

  
  

I hope you enjoyed this look, I know I feel really glam!  I was thinking about doing a give away on this blog soon, what products would people like to be in it?

Love

Rhia xo