Thursday, 31 July 2014

Skincare on a Budget

Like most 20 somethings out there my budget doesn't always allow for £50 cleansers and to be honest I don't want to spend that much on one either. Though they are a few items in my routine that are a little pricy there are also some items that sit nicely with a budget. It is all about trial and error with skincare and what works for me won't always work for anybody else. I've discovered some brands over the years that I know I can rely on if I want skincare that performs and are purse friendly.

Milkmaid Braid 101

Milkmaid braids have been quite popular throughout the last couple of years but my hair has never been quite long enough to achieve them. Every time I saw or watched a tutorial none of the girls had a full fringe so I never thought it was something that would work for my hair. After a few failed attempts I finally got the hang of it and how to get it to work with a fringe on medium length hair and here is how I do it:

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Tackling Breakouts

Up until May I was dealing with breakouts on a weekly basis, its taken me years to really understand my skin and what was causing the spots I was getting. Luckily I'm not an acne sufferer anymore, I don't like throwing around the term acne because it is a serious skin condition that really affect peoples lives. I've learnt that tackling breakouts and keeping your skin clear isn't just about what skincare products you use it involves many aspects of your life. 

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

The Best Balms

I'm a lip balm fanatic, it is the beauty product that I seem to buy and buy even though I have enough to last me years. Gone are the days that a pot of Vaseline will suffice, oh no I'm too lost in the world of heavy duty and tinted options to be happy with just a pot of petroleum jelly. I've rounded up the best of the best here from day to night.