Revlon Ulta HD Gel Lipcolors (760 Vineyard and 705 Dawn)



















Some time ago, I watched a You Tube video by Emilynoel83 where she recommended the Revlon Ultra HD Gel Lipcolors.  I have tried out – and loved – some of the products she has recommended in the past and so I couldn’t resist picking up a couple of these lipsticks.  The Ultra HD Gel Lipcolors are a relatively new addition to the Revlon lipstick line-up.  I picked up two shades: 705 Dawn, a neutral rose with a slight sheen and 760 Vineyard, a medium mauve-plum.

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My Holiday Make-up Bag


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When I’m on holiday, I like my make-up to be effortless and easy.  I like to look polished and nicely presented but I don’t want to have to spend much time getting ready.  When I’m visiting warmer climates, I also like my make-up to be very light and fresh; I prefer not to have much on my face at all.  Over the years, I’ve managed to whittle down my holiday make-up bag to those products that I know I will use.

I thought it would be fun to do a post featuring those products, as I know how hard it can be to leave products behind when you are a make-up lover! This post features my favourite face, eye and lip products for taking on holiday.

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New Make-Up and Nail Products: MAC, Revlon and Essie

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Left to right: MAC Amplified Creme Lipstick in ‘Painted Sunset’, MAC Huggable Lip Colour in ‘Commotion’, Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolour in ‘Devotion’, Essie Nail Polish in ‘Haute Tub’ and Essie Nail Polish in ‘Lounge Lover’












I love reading articles on other make-up blogs featuring new make-up and beauty purchases.  It made me think, why not do something similar on my own site? I know the excitement I feel when I purchase new beauty products, so I thought it might be fun to add this type of post to my own site.

Do you like reading this type of post? Would you like it to be a more regular feature on the site? Let me know in the comments section.

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Revlon Colourstay Pressed Powder


Today I am going to introduce you to my go-to face product: Revlon Colourstay Pressed Powder.  I’ve been using this product for years and even though new products come on the market, I have continued to purchase this powder.The powder is extremely fine, silky and lightweight in texture.  You can use this product for evening out your skin tone, minimising shine or setting liquid foundation.

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Front of Revlon Colourstay Pressed Powder compact

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Underside of Revlon Colourstay Pressed Powder compact









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