Thursday, October 12, 2017

Maybelline Tattoo Brow


A peel off brow tint? Can it really be that good? 




So we have all by now I'm sure seen the peel off brow tint by Maybelline. 
I will be honest my first thought took me back 16 years when I decided to get my untrained twin sister Charlene to tint my brows which resulted in my mum using nail varnish remover and a scrubbing motion for a good 5 minutes to try and remove the two slugs I was left with (I do not and never recommend using nail varnish on the face). Obviously now I'm trained I am able to easily tint my brows myself so why would I want to go to a peel off gel; surly it's the same thing? 



Brow Tinting vs Maybelline tattoo brow 


You may be thinking the above is one in the same but they are in fact very different. An eyebrow tint is a chemical process preformed by a beauty therapist where your brow hairs are dyed typically darker (though bleach can be used to lighten) The skin underneath the brows can become slightly tinted which wears off after a day or so but your brow hair remains tinted until the hair cycle replaces them with your natural colour brow hairs. As this treatment is a chemical process a patch test needs to be preformed to establish if you have any sensitivity to the product and to avoid any nasty reactions. 
The Maybelline tattoo brow is very different; your natural hairs will remain the same colour after using this product but works on staining the skin under your brows for up to 3 days so you can finally ditch the brow pencils/pomades.  





Tattoo Brow 

So how easy is the tattoo brow to use? the advert looks simple enough, paint on and peel off.
I have tested and have some tips for you. 

  • Clean your brows free from any make-up for an even finish
  • Paint the gel directly over your brows, you need a relatively thick layer to allow for easy peeling
  • Have a wipe handy; as this product stains the skin you need to work neatly as where ever the gel hits a nice stain will be there for the 3 days.
  • Leave for at least 20 minutes. On my second use I got a bit impatient and found only parts peeled off and I was in a sticky mess. Leave on for up to 2 hours for a 3 day wear. 
  • Don't fake tan on the same day as first using this product. As the product stains your skin applying fake tan over the area will cause the tint colour to show up more orange in appearance, this is the same for brow tinting, trust me I'm speaking from experience! 
  • Avoid using harsh products or over wiping the brow area to avoid fading the tint too soon

Results 


Well I have to say I truly believe this is a brow revelation. I was expecting this product to leave a harsh tint effect but supprisingly the effect is not only even but also soft in apperance on the skin. I used the medium brown but also avaliable is medium blonde and dark brown. 








See Maybelline Tattoo brow in action









Thank you for visiting today 

Leanne x



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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Studded Boots

It's taken nearly a year but I've finally found my perfect studded boots 

Last year I totally fell in love with a studded pair of boots by Alexander Wang, they were perfect. 
The boots were covered in studs, they were edgy and cool with a cut out heel but with a price tag over £600 I could only dream of owning them. At the time I searched online with no luck of finding anything remotely similar but wondering through Topshop a few weeks back I found a pair that instantly reminded me of those dream boots and priced at £79 they were a bit more within my price range too. 



My Alexander Wang Dream Boots


Alexander Wang at NET-A-PORTER




My Topshop Boots 


Topshop Boots 






Made with leather these boots will be perfect for winter days.Team with jeans, leather trousers or floral dresses of the season to add instant glamour. With a lower heel these boots are also ideal for wear that will see you through from day to night. 
 For those of you that prefer to add some colour to your winter wardrobe then the white version of these may be more your style. 



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Studded boots under £50 


Miss Guided £45


Nastygal £40
 
Miss Pap £45



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Leanne x 














 

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

As seen in Glamour: Primark Haul

#Primark@GlamourUK


Casually strolling past my local Primark had me stopping in my tracks at the Norwich window display showcasing the new fashion pieces 'As seen in Glamour' 

I loved everything and with only a few of my sizes left I managed to get some lovely pieces and I've been told more will be added soon. 

See the pieces I had to have. 




Primark Styled



Jumper: Primark
Jeans: Topshop
Belt: Gucci
Shoes: Jones


Jumper and boots: Primark
Skirt and Belt: Topshop
Bag: Gucci


Coat and T Shirt: Primark
Trousers and Necklace: Topshop
Trainers: Aldo

Dress and Boots: Primark
Jacket: Next
Belt: Gucci



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Leanne x









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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Summer Shoes

 I can't resist a good pair of shoes and with summer coming it's a perfect excuse to add a few new pairs to my wardrobe.

Here are the shoes I'm loving at the moment.


Primark


Primark have lovely shoes in at the moment and to be honest its hard to stop at just one pair but here are my picks.



Shop in store




Shop in store






Next


How gorgeous are these shoes? The perils and studs are right up my street and will instantly make a fashion statement to your summer wardrobe. These will not leave my feet!  



Dune


Obviously there needs to be some flat sandals and this jeweled heel pair is perfect for day and night








Wish List

So it's nice to have a wish list of the 'If I had all the money in the world' kind so here is mine

J'ADOIR

If you have a spare £650 then these will be perfect for summer!

Pic Dior




Whats your favourite summer shoe?


Leanne x 







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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Date Day Fashion

New fashion pieces for a date day is a must right? 


Even after 8 years I get excited for a date day with Mike, we live together but daily life means we can be like passing ships as the saying goes. 

Now Mike is 100% not into fashion at all but I am so therefore I needed a new outfit when we recently had two date days. 

Date One 


Our first date day was more a date night and was a casual dinner in Norwich. 
I wanted to keep the casual vibe so opted for jeans and a top.
The jeans luckily came through on order that day so it was perfect timing and the jeans in questions are the pearl and ball embellished jeans from Zara. 
I have seen these jeans all over Instagram and thought they were lovely and after failing to fit into the size 10 in-store I had to order the 12's in. 
I teamed my new jeans with a new top from Shein. Shein was a sponsored feed on my Facebook and I am now hooked. All the fashion pieces are just gorgeous and so affordable. 

My look was topped off with some tassel shoes from a few years ago, leather jacket and Louis Vuitton bag. 





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Top 
Bag 


Date Two 


Date two was was in the beautiful Cambridge. Like date one I chose jeans but this time a tassel pair from Topshop.
I teamed these jeans with a top I had picked up from a concession within the Topshop store called 'Nobody's Child'.
I had not seen this brand before but it really is lovely and you should check out their website!
This beautiful top was just £22 and I wore tucked in slightly with a Topshop belt and Karen Millen shoe boots. 
I love the cold shoulder style of this top and the pretty button detail down the front made it extra feminine with a slightly vintage feel. 











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Belt: No longer available 

Shoes Similar style  






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Monday, May 8, 2017

Is this the best mascara ever?

I think I have lost count the mascaras I have bought and not thought too much of and with weekly adverts promising to give us the lashes of our dreams do they really?


L'Oreal have over 25 different mascaras on their website and I have probably tested them all. To date my favourite was 'False lash superstar X' but I found it to be a 'faf' with using the two different steps as I'm often in a rush from the gym most mornings, but now finally they have launched in my opinion their best mascara yet

Miss Baby Roll



There are other 'Roller' mascara's on the market but I wasn't prepared to pay the price tag for something that will not live up to the adverts but at £7.99 I was prepared to give this one a try. 

Miss Baby Roll promises mega volume and it does just that. With a flexible rubber wand the mascara glides on easily with no clumping. You can layer this mascara several times to build your desired length.


For The Bold 


For the bold out there Miss baby roll is available in spring colours too; teal, indigo and lilac. Perfect for the festival seasons ahead. 

Pic: L'Oreal paris

Tried and Tested





Is there a mascara that you this is amazing as I would love to know and if it wont break the bank then I can give it a go?

Speak soon

Leanne x












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Monday, May 1, 2017

YOUTUBE: Primark and Zara haul

It would be rude not to check out the latest arrivals in Primark and Zara when its pay day so I treated myself to some pieces and filmed my finds for you. 


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My Fashion Haul







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Speak soon 
Leanne x 







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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Youtube: Sanctuary Charcoal Bubble Mask

The hype of charcoal in beauty is not going away so I thought I would try a charcoal bubble mask

There are lots of charcoal masks on the market and like me you would have seen them all over the Internet with mixed reviews. 
I have always wanted to try one but wasn't too keen on splashing out £££ for one so I was pleased to stumble across the Sanctuary charcoal bubble sheet mask for just £5.

To see the mask in action see my review video below. 










My Review





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Have you tried this mask and did it bubble as much? 


Leanne x








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Monday, April 17, 2017

Top 5 summer 'T' shirts

My love for a T-shirt is growing as they literally go with everything. 


My old school Levis 'T' with black tie trousers from Topshop


Trousers as before with an embroidered 'T' to add some colour for work


My latest 'T' from Primark teamed with pale pink trousers from Marks and Spencer 


Here are my top 5 'T's for summer including 1 I would love to own if I won the lottery



1

My Levis T 

Next


2

Boohoo.com 

3

Pretty Little Thing 


Zara



5

If only I could afford this one. 


Gucci 


Happy 'T' shirt shopping


Leanne x 












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