Tuesday, 23 October 2012

The Makeup TAG!

As I said a few posts ago, sadly my camera has broke :( And until I can get it fixed, unfortunately I can't do any reviews or any posts that require pictures, so I am stuck doing TAG's! But, TAG's are cool right?
Anyway, the TAG I decided to do today, is the 'Makeup Tag'. Lets get started...
Blush or Bronzer? I really love both! But if I had to pick, probably blush.
Lip gloss or Lipstick? Lip gloss, just because its hasle free.
Eye liner or Mascara? Mascara, any day.
Foundation or Concealer? I hardly ever wear liquid foundation, so it would have to be concealer.
Neutral or Colour Eyeshadow? Neutral.
Pressed or Loose eyeshadow? Pressed, loose can get really messy.
Brushes or Sponges? Brushes.
Long or Short? I would love to have naturally long nails, but my nails are VERY short :(
Acrylic or Natural? Natural, acrylic WRECK your natural nails.
Brights or Darks? Both!
Flower or No Flower? Flowers look pretty, but I never have the time.
Perfume or Body Splash? Perfume!
Lotion or Body Butter? Body butter, the Body Shop one is THE BOMB.COM
Body Wash or Soap? Body wash.
Jeans or Sweat Pants? Jeans for going out, sweat pants for lounging around :)
Long Sleeve or Short? Long!
Dresses or Skirts? I like both!
Stripes or Plaid? Stripes.
Flip Flops or Sandals? Both.
Scarves or Hats? Scarves all the way, there my favourite accessory.
Studs or Dangley earrings? Studs probably.
Necklaces or Bracelets? Bracelets, I have a weird phobia of necklaces.
Heels or Flats? I love heels for an event or party, but i'm quite tall so I would normally wear flats.
Cowboy or Riding boots? Um, i'm not too sure on this one?
Jacket or Hoodie? Kinda the same thing as the jeans question.
Curly or Straight? I LOVE curly hair, but mines naturally straight, and NEVER holds a curl :(
Bun or Ponytail? Both are great for bad hair days!
Bobby Pins or Butterfly Clips? Bobby pins.
Hairspray or Gel? I don't use either, but if I had to pick then hairspray.
Long or Short? I have always had long, but I would love to rock short hair!
Light or Dark? Dark :)
Side Swept Bangs or Full Bangs? Side swept.
Up or Down? A mixture of both!
I'm not too sure what some of these questions had to do with makeup, but I thought that it would be a good TAG to do. Hope you enjoyed reading, and if you do this TAG please link it in a comment, because I would love to have a read! Until next time,
- BeautyGeek123.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Guest Post: NaomiLouiseee1 - Whats In My Makeup Bag?

Hello everyone, so this is a guest blog post, by me! If you're thinking "who the heck is she?" I'm naomilouiseee1 from the YouTube beauty community. I'm doing this guest blog for beautygeek123, obviously, as I have recently become pretty good friends with her and I'm so excited, so lets jump right into it! This blog post is just about what is in my everyday makeup bag.
So first of all lets start with my base makeup.

The first thing that I use, isn't exactly a beauty item, but oh my goodness, I have never used such an amazing product. This is a vitamin E moisturiser  from the Superdrug own brand. It's very inexpensive which initially made me think that I wouldn't like the product, as my skin dries out a lot, especially in the summer. I like to go swimming in the sea, then the combination of sun and salt water dries my face out a lot. So all throughout summer I have been using this, and I have no dry skin patches at all! I was seriously amazed. The moisturising is thick, and has a slight scent, which personally I like, and for a drugstore, really inexpensive moisturiser I really can't complain and it has become one of my must haves!

Okay so the next things I use are powder products, i.e my bronzer, blusher and my setting powder.
The bronzer that I use is the Rimmel London natural bronzer in the shade sun light. This is the perfect shade for me to do some light contouring, and it's not too dark. I also love the fact its drugstore, inexpensive and it doesn't appear 'orangey' on the skin.
The next thing is my NYC colour wheel in the colour pink cheek glow. Personally, I love this, It's the perfect every day cheek colour, and again it's really inexpensive.
I set all of my make up with the Rimmel stay matte powder, this is one of those products which have been raved about so much, so I thought I'd try it, at first I didn't see what all the hype was about but then after about a week I fell in love with it. My shade is sandstorm.

This is the one of the newest products into my everyday makeup bag, and that is my Revlon photoready primer. I don't want to talk about it too much,as I've only used it for a couple of weeks, but I will say it now, I'm impressed, it definitely makes my makeup last a lot longer, and its perfect for those longer days at school.
The next thing is my Body Shop foundation. I'm in shade 04. I love the coverage of this foundation for fall and winter because it is a lot more full and the colour for me is perfect. The only complaint I have with this is that sometimes the colour comes off, not throughout the day, by the end of the day my face still has the foundation on my skin, it lasts forever, but is i lean on my hand, and pull it away, the next thing i touch will have foundation fingerprints. This foundation is about £13 I believe and is definitely worth every penny.
The last product of my base makeup is my W7 concealer with tea tree. This has the obvious tea tree smell, which personally I like, however that will definitely put you off if you don't like it. This concealer is perfect for any spots and blemishes, and I also use it under my eyes. I purchased this of fragrancedirect.co.uk so it was even more inexpensive but it's seriously an amazing drugstore product!

Eye product wise I tend to use natural bronzey-er colours. So firstly I just use my Maybelline colour tattoo in the colour permanent taupe as a base. I then use my natural coloured Colourworks quad, and then my NYC liquid eyeliner. After that I use my 2 higher end products which are the bad gal lash and bad gal liner, from benefit. If you would like a review on either of these products I have a review of them here.
Lastly on my lips I use the Rimmel lipstick in the shade 200- Latino, it's just a perfect everyday colour. It seriously is just your lip colour but better. Once again I purchased this at a discounted price from fragrancedirect.

That's it from this blog post, thank you so much for reading, and thank you so much to Morgan for letting me do this post, it's been amazing and I've really enjoyed it.
 Thanks for reading, Naomi :)

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

TAG: I Heart Fall!

Picture borrowed from: littlefloweryoga.com
Hello everyone, I hope you are all having an amazing week so far! I would just like to apologise for the lack of posts recently, I have just been rushed off my feet with school work and to top it all off my camera has broke :( However, I still wanted to post, but I didn't know what on. So I asked my friend Naomi if she knew of any good tags going around and she recommended I do the I <3 fall tag, so here it is!
What is your favourite fall lip product? I really like the Revlon lip butter in berry smoothie.
Favourite fall nail polish? Umm, I quite like the NYC park ave nail polish.
Favourite Starbucks fall drink? I don't actually go Starbucks, but I do really love a good homemade hot chocolate with marshmallows on top!
Favourite fall candle? The red Glades candle (I forgot the name, sorry).
Favourite fall scarf or accessory? The chunky red one, that I showed in my winter must haves.
Haunted house, haunted hay ride or haunted corn maze? Well, I would be petrified of any of them, but probably haunted house :/
Favourite Halloween movie? Me and my mum watch Hocus Pocus every year, and it still scares the cr*p out of me. (I'm a BIG baby when it comes to scary films!)
Favourite candy to eat on Halloween? I really like the limited edition green cream eggs that they come out with every year.
What are you dressing up as for Halloween? I haven't decided yet, I was thinking Kim Kardashian as I have the PERFECT dress and accessories, but don't people normally dress up as scary things?
What is your favourite thing about fall? I really love when the leaves fall off the tree and they change colour. And I love being able to wear boots and chunky scarves and jumpers!
Thanks for reading!
- BeautyGeek123.