Tuesday 25 October 2016


This might as well be a back-to-uni haul because all these items were new and bought specifically for uni, yet I loved them all haha!

My favourite has to be the pink diary I got from Poundland - yes, you read it right POUNLAND!
The second notebook is from Primark, and I believe it only cost me £2.50 but just look at the glitter and unicorns ahhh! It's to DIE for!
Next up, (also from Primark) I loved the 'Full Look' false lashes. They are only £1 and I usually go for the sultry lashes, however I fancied a change and saw these beauties. Oh wow, I was so happily surprised when I wore them! Of course, I reuse my lashes a few times before chucking them out, so I think £1 is an absolute bargain even if you do get rid of them after the first use!
I've been wanting to try the NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream lipsticks for a while now and I decided to purchase the shade 'Rome' - not only because it's a gorgeous colour, but also because I'm obsessed with anything to do with Italy haha (especially pizza). I absolutely love the formula, it feels like I've got nothing on, and smells a-m-a-z-i-n-g!! I'm definitely going to expand my collection soon, especially as they're only £5.50!
The whole hype about the Maybelline Eye Erase concealer turned out to be true for me too. I absolutely adore this concealer, I think the coverage is great and it hides my dark circles. The only issue I have with this product is the shade - it's not light enough!!! Come on Maybelline, sort your shit out and make some paler shades for us ghosts!!!
Last but not least, another spot cream. I don't get a lot of break outs nowadays (come on, I'm nearly 21 now, this needs to stop!), but when I do I get it bad. This little bad boy has been my saviour during August and I know for a fact that I will repurchase it until they bring out a spot cream that's better than this one, however I don't think you can top this 95p treatment from Wilko's.

What have you loved in August this year? Have you tried any of the products I've mentioned above?

Lots of love,
Maya xo

Monday 27 June 2016

FOTD || Summer Glam Glow

Hey Everyone!

I've recently been loving wearing lots of highlighter and creating glowy-glam looks. Today I'll share my most recent one with you and I hope you all enjoy it!

So here's the look, quite simple yet classy, still glowy and glam.

These are the products I had used for this look:
-Barry M Chisel Cheeks Contour Palette
-Benefit Porefessional License To Blot Stick
-Benefit Porefessional Primer
-Collection Liquid Eyeliner
-Loreal Infallible Matte Foundation
-MAC Painterly Paint Pot
-MAC Brow Fluidline
-MAC Whirl Lipliner
-MAC Whirl Lipstick
-Makeup Revolution I Heart Chocolate Palette
-Makeup Revolution Contour Palette
-Maybelline Sensational Mascara
-Primark Contour Sticks
-Primark Eyebrow Gel
-Primark Black Kohl Liner
-Rimmel Wake Me Up Foundation

I hope you all enjoyed this look. Let me know if you have recreated it or have done some fun FOTD posts too!

Lots of love,
Maya xo

Friday 29 April 2016

2016 || March Favourites

Hi Everyone!

I know, it's sooo late to do a March Favourites post but it's better to post late than never! I've been loving drugstore products lately and thought I'd share the most used ones with you today.

l-r : Makeup Revolution Contour Palette (£3.50), Sleek Highlightinh Palette (£9.99), Maybelline Great Lash Mascara (£4.99), Maybelline Colour Tattoo (£4.99 each), Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer (£5.49) and Extreme Felt Tip Liner (£2.50).

You can read a full review of the Sleek Palette here, and the Maybelline Mascara here.

I have especially been loving Makeup Revolution as a brand for the past few weeks. They are so affordable and the new items they keep coming up with are to die for! For instance, this contour palette only cost me £3.50 from superdrug and it comes with a matte bronzer (very similar to Benefit's Hoola), a soft highlighter and a peachy blush. 3 in 1! It's quite small as well which makes it perfect size for your makeup bag to keep it with you on the go.

The two Maybelline Colour Tattoo cream Eyeshadows will take over my life - I swear! I adore MaC's Paint Pots, but these are the next best thing and for such a low price compared to MAC's pricey £16 per pot you can't go wrong. I am looking forward to expanding my collection as they are so easy to blend and wear that I need more colours!

I'm not the biggest concealer user, however this one has taken my breath away with its coverage and luminosity in one! I love to use it under my eyes to brighten up my face, however the only issue I have with this concealer is that I use the lightest shade and it's still not as light as I'd like it to be :(

I picked up Collection's Extreme Liner as I wanted to try out a new felt tip liner because I'm getting bored of my MAC Blacktrack gel liner. This one is really dark and long lasting,however I've noticed that it smudges easily. If I find one that's waterproof I'd definitely buy it, but for not this one does the job just fine as long as I don't touch my eyes or let them water!

What have you loved last month? Have you tried any of the products I mentioned above? If so, how did you get on with them?

Lots of love,
Maya xo

Monday 25 April 2016

Review || Maybelline Great Lash Mascara in Blackest Black

Good Morning Everyone!

I know I might be a bit late but I've recently bought the highly rated Maybelline Great Lash Mascara and I am amazed by it! I'm not easily pleased when it comes to mascaras as my eyelashes are really fair and it's hard to get full coverage without making my lashes look clumpy. I have recently been loving Benefits They're Real mascara and as I'm running out of it I thought I'll purchase a few drugstore mascaras to try out.

I don't really like the packaging. It's different to most of Maybelline's mascaras as the shape of the bottle - I guess it's a bottle? Is much different to their usual spike shaped ones. I was a massive fan of the Collossal mascara and heard a lot of positive reviews of the Great Lash mascara. 

I do quite like the colour of the packaging - it's different and the colours seem perfect for this time of year. It is quite small, therefore perfect size to pop in your makeup bag or take with you on holiday. 

I chose the shade 'blackest black' as like I've said before, I like my lashes super dark as they're naturally fair and when I get them tinted it doesn't last long. 

I really like the brush as it's not too thin and not too big and gives perfect coverage on all types of lashes. I personally prefer to use it on my top lashes rather than my bottom ones as I find it that it leaves product on my waterline and is a bit untidy but that's my personal opinion and pet peeve when it comes to mascaras!

The bristles are spread quite far apart  which you'd expect to clump your lashes, however it actually somehow spreads them apart and makes them look thicker. All I can really say is that for the ridiculously low price of £4.99 everyone should own this mascara at some point in their life as it really is amazing. A storing 9/10, well done Maybelline! You've done it again!!

Have you tried this mascara before? What's your favourite Maybelline product?

Lots of love,
Maya xo
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