Smashbox High Definition Concealer Review Before & After, Swatches, Price and Shades

Smashbox High Definition Concealer Review (Before & After)

If you follow me on Instagram, you may already know that I recently went on a Smashbox shopping spree, and today I’m reviewing the first product I bought, the Smashbox High Definition Concealer. Until recently I hadn’t tried anything from Smashbox yet, so I was excited to test out the brand in general, but this… 

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February Favourites - Hits & Misses 2015

February Favourites 2015 – Hits & Misses

To kick off this new direction of my blog, I filmed a slightly broader version of my Favourites video this month, and I’ve called it February Hits & Misses. The name is pretty self-explanatory, but on the video you will find a selection of products I have loved and others I haven’t enjoyed so much… 

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Rebranding Blog New Domain Name - Ysis Lorenna

A New Name

“Things do not change – we change.” Henry David Thoreau If you’re already a subscriber of my blog, you may be wondering what exactly has been going on over the past couple of days. I’ve been hinting on Twitter that this was about to happen, and I’m finally ready to announce the rebranding of my blog –… 

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Blogging as a Business Set Up for Self Employment and Tax

Blogging as a Business: Set Up for Self Employment and Tax

If you display ads on your Blog and YouTube videos or sometimes get paid to feature a product on a blog post, chances are you’re blogging as a business. You should register as self-employed and declare your blog’s earnings for tax purposes – even if blogging is not your only source of income. With Blogging and Vlogging… 

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Lorac Pro Palette Tutorial for Brown Eyes: Garnet, Purple & Gold

Lorac Pro Palette Tutorial for Brown Eyes

I’ve had my Lorac Pro Palette for over 3 months now and I’ve used it every single day since I got it, so it’s safe to say IT’S LOVE, right? In that case, I figured a tutorial was long overdue, but I didn’t want to do my boring gold & brown smokey eye, so I… 

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Real Techniques Bold Metals Collection Brushes

Real Techniques Bold Metals Collection Brushes (Review)

Real Techniques Bold Metals Collection Brushes*, £10 – £25 / $15.99 – $25.99 Boots (UK) | Ulta (US) Pretty brushes are like a magnet for a beauty junkie like me, so when I heard about the Real Techniques Bold Metals Collection, it was difficult to resist such prettiness. I was lucky enough to receive two brushes… 

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28 Weeks Pregnant Diary and Vlog

28 Weeks Pregnancy Diary & Vlog

28 weeks pregnant, 12 weeks to go – hooray! My 28 Weeks Pregnancy Diary will be quite short and sweet; this week has been a much more positive, happier and quieter week for me, so there’s not much to update, but I wanted to share my thoughts and feelings during a happy week, as I… 

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Billion Dollar Brows Universal Brow Pencil Review Before and After

Billion Dollar Brows Universal Brow Pencil Review (Before & After)

Billion Dollar Brows Universal Brow Pencil, £17/$18 BeautyBay (UK) | Feelunique (Worldwide) My eyebrow routine doesn’t change very often; I tend to stick to powders to fill them in, as I find them quick, easy and long-lasting. But when I placed an order on BeautyBay for my Zoeva Brushes, I was pleasantly surprised at the checkout when I… 

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Oscars Red Carpet 2015 Top 5 Best and Worst Dressed

Oscars Red Carpet 2015: My Top 5 Best & Worst Dressed

Hollywood’s biggest night brought some of the luckiest and most fabulous celebs down the most prestigious Red Carpet of the 2015 Awards Season – The Oscars Red Carpet. As usual, of course I was glued to the TV watching (and judging!) the parade of glitz & glam. After much deliberation, a few WOWs and EWs, I… 

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Benefit Roller Lash Mascara Review

Benefit Roller Lash Mascara (Review)

Benefit Roller Lash Mascara*, £19.50 / $23 – Benefit (UK) | Sephora (US) If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you may already know that my all-time favourite mascara is the Benefit They’re Real Mascara – I’ve repurchased it several times and, despite it not being perfect, it’s the closest to perfection I’ve ever… 

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26 & 27 Weeks Pregnancy Diary and Vlog

26 & 27 Weeks Pregnancy Diary and Vlog

I’m sorry for missing my  26 Week Pregnancy Diary – I just didn’t feel like I had enough new symptoms and things to talk about on a blog post or a video. Instead, I’m doing a two-in-one and updating you on my 26 & 27 Weeks at the same time. PREGNANCY VLOG I filmed a video talking… 

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