Christmas 2016 | Makeup + More

Since its the last day of 2016, the last day of December (well that goes without saying), I thought it would be perfect timing to kick off my blogging schedule again after the holidays and family time. I've had a fabulous little Christmas, it has been wonderful coming back to see my family and spending the festive season in their company, how has your Christmas been? I received mostly makeup (typical) but also a couple of books this year, and I really wanted to share them here on my blog! So, for those of you who like these kinds of posts, like me, I hope you enjoy! What did you get this year?

Last Minute Winter Beauty Additions

I do so much beauty shopping around this time of year, and not just as gifts for people, so without really noticing it all ends up mounted up on my desk for review at the end of the week - in need of photographing, reviewing and and then eventual using. With only 4 days until Christmas (eeeekkkk 😝) you may still need to shop for some gifts for your loved ones (or yourself) or just take advantage of the Winter festive sales. What are your recent beauty additions for winter?

Winter Face Line-up

Other than sticking with my go to Foundation combo (Bourjois 123 Perfect + Clinique Beyond Perfecting), my face powders and additional creams are always changing, and I'm constantly adding and interchanging new gems in the collection. This time of year I find myself adding a few more creams to the line-up as to not make my face too matte or dry looking; but I still have some of my go-to powders partnered with Mac's Fix+ for that extra dewiness. What I love about winter makeup is how you can afford to make the layers slightly thicker, and play around with concealer/foundation/powder combinations to achieve a flawless finish. I can't wait to explore more! What is your winter line-up like?

Mini Winter 2016 Lookbook | The Faves

You may have already guessed/read in previous posts that I am currently at University (and can't wait for the Christmas Holidays so I can go home) so the majority of my Autumn/Winter wardrobe have been simple, staple piece based looks for a school environment. I thought I'd put together a Mini Look Book of my favourite pieces for the season that I love wearing, featuring Zaful, DressLily, Rose Gal and a little help from Betabrand. Right now in the bitter cold, I love wearing my usual favourites but adding a little extra warmth to suit the season. What are your current favourite looks for the season? 

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