Look: Dusky Pink (Autumn)

Dusky Pink is the colour to have this autumn, its on the catwalks in all forms but most importantly its inspiring beauty looks and nail varnish trends. As the lips go bolder is shades of berry eyes go softer is pink hues. I created this look with neutral lips and slightly smokey eyes instead of my usual black eyeliner. Face Benefit : It’s Potent Illamasqua Skinbase: 4.5 Vivo Baked Blush : Rouge Shimmer Absolute NY Primer Urban Decay Naked Palette: Virgin, Sidecar, Toasted, Hustle Kryolan for GlossyBox Highlighter :...


Galactic – 17 Starry Eyes Trio Eyeshadow Look

I was trying to create a nice green look when I came across my Starry Eyes Trio, I was due to go out with the other half but in the end he ended up working late so this look went to was. Pity really because the pigment and sparkle this eye trio give off really are gorgeous. The Starry Eyes selection comes in 4 shades: Starstruck, Moon Dust, Neptune and the one I have which is Galactic. “Perfect for creating the ultimate Club Queen look. Add the dark metallic...


Look: Down To Earth ( Green People, Flick Tips, Lux Box )

In my Lux Box this month I received an eco eye shadow trio from Green People, this little compact has three beautiful shades to create the perfect look. The shade I recieved in my box was Earth and I think this will create a lovely down to earth look, hence the name. Green People are a British organic product company that has been running for 15 years and they sell a wide range of organic products such as skincare, make up and hair products just to name a few. I used these to...


Summer Ombre Look

If you haven’t seen the Ombre trend lately heres a look at it as a make up look. I’ve seen it mostly on nails this summer but I thought a look like this couldn’t hurt especially with the make up trio I was using which I will get to later. Ombre is french for shadow / shade / shaded, in the fashion world it basically means anything stating out as one colour and morphing into another. Ombre has been everywhere so far, we’ve had hair, clothes, nails so why...


MsRetro’s Daily Beauty Routine

I’ve never been a great believer that to look beautiful you have to spend hours in front of a mirror and wear make up wherever you go. To me beautiful is looking after what your given and then playing up your favourite parts with some make up subtle or explosive. To me a daily beauty routine is a great way to keep my skin looking and feeling healthy but also essential as I am an avid make up wearer so I not only have to rid my skin of the daily...


Snow White & The Huntsman Palette : Look & Review

I had been waiting to see Snow White & The Huntsman for months when I came across this exclusive Palette by Diego Dalla Palma. I originally saw it advertised by She Said Beauty in a give away which I entered so I could have ended up with two.  The palette has 6 neutral shades, 3 sparkle and 3 matt, eyeliner and lipstick. I will swatch this later so you can see the colours on their own. I have never used Diego Dalla Palma make up before but I am...


Look – Ocean view

Hiya guys, A quick FOTD today as I wanted something simple right and not too much make up. With the sun still shining I thought lets stick with the brights. Face MAC Select Moisturecover – NW15 Paul & Joe Moisturising Pimer N   Eyes Mac Paint Pot – Soft Ochre Look EyeShadow – Triple Hit (Yellow all over lid, little orange at outer corners) Illamasqua Powder Eyeshadow – Burst Benefit BADgal lash – Purple   Lips The Rosebud Perfume Co. Mocha Rose Tube


Ways to Look Younger Without Breaking The Bank

Many people are looking for ways to look younger these days, surgery isn’t the answer not when if you think looking after yourself will have the benefits you want and a few other little secrets. It’s already known that eating right, drinking plenty of water and exercising holds many of these benefits but there are other ways to on top of the standard knowledge that can help. Make-up can be a girls best friend (even sometimes a guys), its more than some lipstick on a night out or some...