My Top Beauty Tips (that actually work!)

Good Day my lovely ladies, HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! Also Happy Birthday to me as the world was blessed with my presence all those years ago when I pooped out at 8 pm on the 14th of February…soz mum. Today I wanted to share with you my all time top beauty tips that actually work and I use most of them on the daily! They just make life  a whole lot easier for those make up fanatics among us. And as It’s valentines day I know a lot of you will wanna get all glammed up so you can spend time with BAE… be that your “special friend”, friends or simply yourself. I will be spending the day with my family as it is my birthday but tbh if it wasn’t i would probably be spending valentines day eating chocolates and watching rom-coms whilst trying to get over the horrible cold i have atm. Anyway down to business:

TIP NUMBER ONE: (the most well known) 

Cutting up your fake eyelashes before applying. 

So many of you may have heard this tip before but im here to tell you IT ACTUALLY WORKS. Those pesky eyelashes you buy are always way too long which makes them even harder to put on than it already is. BUT, if you trim them to your desired length and then cut them into 1/2’s, 1/3’s or even 1/4’s you’ll find it much easier to put on your eye. This is because you can put them in the correct place easier which means flirtatious fluttering eyelashes for all – so even if you dont have a date you soon will do!

TIP NUMBER TWO: (the clever one)

Painting under your fake nails

Now the title can be a bit misleading but all it means it, before applying fake nails (if you do them at home) paint a similar colour on your nail first because then if they fall off (which they always bloody do!) no one needs to know because unless they look really blooming close no one will even flicker their voluminous eyelashes.

TIP NUMBER THREE: (the lazy one)

Baby Powder Everything!


Baby or Talc Powder is literally God’s gift for lazy people like me, it can be used for anything. You may know its great for “baking” (whatever the hell that is) but it can also be used really well for contouring so you can get dem defined cheekbones (or collorbones or thighs…or whatever the next contour trend is). PLUS: (A CHEEKY HAIR TIP) it’s also a great alternative to dry shampoo. If its been a while since your hairs seen the warmth of a shower simply rub a bit of baby powder in and no one will know. Just make sure you really rub in a small bit or your hair will go grey! I havent bought dry shampoo for about 5 years because of this – it’s amazing!

TIP NUMBER FOUR: (the utterly fabulous one)

Cheap Makeup


This is my Valentines gift for you my lovelies! Not many people know but a lot of makeup brands come from the same company and so if you order makeup from the primary company it is often discounted as it never hits the shops. For Example REVOLUTION (Makeup Revolution London) is owned by TAM Beauty (https://www.tambeauty.com/en/gb/Home.aspx) so hop down there for all the discounted makeup your little heart could desire and treat yourself this valentines day!.

There you go my darlings, I hope you have a fantastic Valentines Day no matter what you’re doing (please do let me know as a little birthday treat cause Im a nosy cow) at least now you can look great whilst doing it and can upload a flawless selfie (not that you need any of these tips for that you beautiful beings), love you lots! Xx

Blogmas Day 13: How to: Best Christmas Biscuits

Today my lovelies I bring to you my Best Christmas Biscuit Recipe. I modified this from  http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/863657/spiced-and-iced-christmas-trees. Well let us begin!

You Will Need:

100g butter, chopped

175g dark muscovado sugar

85g golden syrup

350g plain flour, plus extra for dusting

1 tbsp ground ginger

¼ tsp ground cloves

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 egg, beaten

(Plus your choice of icing)


The Steps:


Gently melt the butter, muscovado sugar and syrup in a large pan until the sugar dissolves.

Mix the flour, spices and ½ tsp salt.

Cool the butter mixture a little, then stir in the bicarb. Immediately add half the spiced flour and beat well. Add the egg and the rest of the spiced flour, then beat well again until the mixture comes together as a soft dough.

 Tip onto a sheet of foil, flatten to a large disc, then cool and chill until firm (This took me 30 mins). Will freeze for up to 6 weeks.

Now you can select your moulds/shapes/cutters and get creative

Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Place them apart on baking sheets. Bake for 12-15 mins until golden. Leave to harden, then lift onto a rack.

 Then you are free to decorate them (when the are cool) as you wish, I am shocking at icing so I don’t have a picture of the finished product. Never the less I hope you enjoyed this HOW TO Christmas Edition. I shall see you tomorrow for more Christmas Fun (cringe)!

Merry Blogmas!

Xx