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Tuesday, 30 December 2014

My New Years Eve Makeup Look Featuring MAC Heroine

Hello Lovlies while most of you will be going out tonight I will be visiting my family for tonight's New Years Eve and eating my way through way to much Pizza , Cheese and Wine and other goodies.
I felt like creating a gold sparkly eye look and I've been wanting to try out my gorgeous Matte Lipstick by Mac it's in the shade called Heroine it's a very vibrant purple I fell in love with it instantly it adds a nice pop of colour to my pale skin tone I find the Mac lipsticks are so long wearing but they dont dry out your lips. So lets get into the Makeup Look. 

I used my normal foundation base today which is Revloncolorstay in Ivory this is my go too foundation as it stays on for ages and hardly moves I added my pressed powder by revlon in translucent brows are always filled in with the Darkest brown matte shade in my revlon CoffeeBean quad for my eye lids I used bad to the bronze by Maybelline Eye Studio it's the perfect base for a gold eye look and it stays on all day and never moves the two eyeshadows I used where All that glitters in my inner half of my lid and then I placed a little bit of Satin Taupe in my outer eye and crease area to smoke it up a little bit 
I have tried many eye pencils and I find I always come back to the Rimmel eye khol it's the best one for me and I find it never smudges off. A little bit of my new favourite bronzer by Smooch london in the shade cookie crumble its the perfect shade for light pale skin.






Then my lipstick is the gorgeous Matte purple by Mac in the shade Heroine so that's my makeup look for this New Years Eve I hope you all have a lovely night.
Happy New Year 
Geri 
xxx

Saturday, 27 December 2014

MAC Holiday Haul Feautring Objects Of Affection , Ruby Woo , Satin Taupe & More

Hello lovelies I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and ate lots of yummy goodies.
if you follow me on Instagram you would have seen a few weeks ago i purchased the gorgeous Pink & Rose Pigments set from the Objects Of Affection Mac Holiday Collection and they are set in a gorgeous glitter black box with pearls and a cameo on the front these make the perfect gift and they cost about $75 here in Australia too me that isnt bad for a Mac Holiday set the colours are so pretty and you can really build up the colours. The name of the Pigments are called  Whisper Pink,  Tan, Rose, Glitter in Reigning Riches and another Pigment  called Heritage Rouge which is my favourite from this set its a dark plum colour. 

Here is what the pigments set looks like 
Pigment in Whisper Pink, Pigment in Tan, Pigment in Rose, Glitter in Reigning Riches and the gorgeous Heritage Rouge Pigment also how cute is the packaging. 

This is a Makeup look i created using the pigment in Heritage Rouge i honestly had no idea whether to add this in my crease or all over the lid so firstly i packed my lid with my Barely Branded beige colour Maybelline Tattoo all over my lid for the Pigments to stay in place i wet my brush with a tiny bit of water and it made it really metallic and darker. 
left to right Satin Taupe Eyeshadow, Herione Lipstick Ruby Woo & All That Glitters


Now onto the eyeshadows & lipsticks
I ordered Ruby Woo which is a lovely Matte Red Lipstick and Heroine Which is a Purple Plum Lipstick they are both Mattes i love the creamy constancy of the lipsticks and i think they smell like Vanilla IceCream does anyone else think they do ?

Eyeshadows from Mac 
Satin Taupe is a lovely brownish purple colour its in the finish Frost i love this colour it would work with Heritage Rouge as Satin Taupe is a tiny bit lighter.

All That Glitters is such a lovely goldish colour its in the finish Veluxe Pearl this colour goes perfect over the top of  Bad To The Bronze by Maybelline Tattoo its in my Makeup look below.

Thank you so much for looking at my Mac Haul i hope you all have a wonderful New Years and eat and be Merry 
Geri 
xxx



















Thursday, 18 December 2014

Makeup By One Direction Review

Hello Lovlies
I have been a one direction fangirl since  back when I was 16 and I'm still one today and there was no way I wasn't going to get Niall's Makeup Set there are some really bright and fun colours in the kit. The two I used today are the gold colour and the green one both are really shimmery but pigmented. 

The Eyeshadows include a Metalic Silver called Nobody Cares, Metalic Nude Pink called Tell Me A Lie, Metalic Mint called Same Mistakes, Smokey Brown Shimmer called  I Would, Smokey Purple Haze called Summer Love, Smokey Black Shimmer called Everything About You. 


Matte Black Eye Penicl called I Want 

The Lipglosses have the colours Bubble Gum Pink Called Loved You First, Frosted Pink Ice called One thing, Shimmered Pearl called Irresistible, Creamy Rose Shine Heart Attack.
Lip Gloss top coat in a silver glitter sparkle called Over Again

Nail Varnishes Mangenta pink shimmer called Stole My Heart, Multi Coloured Glitter Flakes called Alive.






Here is my makeup look today it's my normal makeup pieces that I use Foundation is the RimmelLondon Match Perfection in Fair Ivory and Revlon Colorstay Pressed Powder in Translucent I used All The Glitters from Mac Cosmetics today for all over my lid after I applied my Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Barely Branded My Lipstick Colour is Berry Cotoure by Revlon.


Here is my makeup look using some of the shadows in the kit also I found my London Calling Tee and I can't stop wearing it lately! 
       
                          
     

                                                            Geri 
                                                            xxx


Friday, 28 November 2014

Christmas Baking Gingerbread Cake & Cinnamon Dough Cookies



Hello lovelies
I have well and truely gotten into the Christmas baking mode once again me and my sister did some looking around online for some homemade recipes for GingerBread Cake & Cinnamon Dough Cookies The Recipes came from Taste.com.
We made the gingerbread cake yesterday and it made two cakes for one recipe which was really soft and tasted like the amazing gingerbread goodness.
Here is a list of what you need to make the Gingerbread Cake
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup hot water
PREP
25 mins
COOK
1 hr
READY IN
1 hr 45 mins
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.
In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Blend into the creamed mixture. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan.
Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.

This morning for breakfast I had to have some with Coffee I added some melted Nutella & Berries and it tasted so amazing.
   
          Look at my super cute snowmen cup and plate thank you Spotlight!




Today we decided to make the cinnamon dough cookies this recipe is Gluten Free and it's made from Almond meal instead of flour. 
What you need to make the cookies 

Ingredients
2 2/3 cups finely ground almonds
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/3 cup egg whites
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon of cinnamon sugar to dust cookies with  

Directions
Stir together the almonds, cinnamon, and lemon zest until combined.
Beat the egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Slowly sift in the confectioner's sugar, continuing to beat until the mixture is stiff. Set aside 1/3 cup of the egg white mixture for the glaze. Fold in the almond mixture.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C). Line the cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Roll the dough to 1/4 inch thickness on a surface that has been sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and changed it up a bit and added cinnamon sugar too roll them into tiny balls and place on the baking tray
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. When done, they will be light brown and soft in the center. Remove and cool on wire racks.
Hope you enjoyed this Christmas baking post 
<3
Geri
xxx 





Sunday, 19 October 2014

The Vampire Diaries Elena & Katherine Inspired MakeupLook for Halloween

Hello Lovelies 
seeing as Halloween is not that far away i wanted to create a Vampire inspired smokey eye & dark lip makeup look i have been watching way too much Vampire Diaries lately and i got my inspiration from Elena & Katherine both played by the gorgeous Nina Dobrev. I love both of her styles in the characters she portrays Elena's look is more Natural but sometimes can be smokey while Katherine has a dark and smokey look So i decided to match them both together and this is what my inspired makeuplook look's like.
I have listed the products i used below for more information on the colours and brands i used for this look










Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation - 081 Fair Ivory Revlon Colorstay Pressed Powder- Translucent Revlon Coffeebean eyeshadowquad Maybelline Colour Tattoo Bad to the Bronze Urban Dreams - Neutral & Sultry Pallete Designer Brand Lash Extensions 118 Black Mascara Mac FrankNFurter Lipstick Rimmel London Kohl Eyeliner Black


Here is the completed look i used the photo app PS Xpress to get this faded look
i hope you enjoyed this Inspired makeup look
Stay Stylish 
:)
Geri
xxx


Thursday, 2 October 2014

OOTD Feautring Glassons & Topshop Sydney Beach & Lunch At Driftwood On The Bay

Hello Lovelies
Hope you are all having a wonderful day today i spent the day in Sydney with my dad we went to Redfern to have a look around seeing all of the awesome South Sydney signs and awesomeness for the boys it was so beautiful and i was feeling like a little kid on Christmas day

Here is my Outfit Of The Day -
Scallop Red Vest Top - Topshop
Monochrome Floral Skirt - Glassons
Grey Marl Cardigan - Temt
Rose Gold Watch - River Island
Makeup - Rimmel London Match Perfection in Ivory
Revlon Colorstay Pressed Powder in Translucent
Maybelline Bad to The Bronze Tattoo Paint Pot
CoffeeBean Revlon Eyeshadow Quad for brows 
Lipgloss - Dark Chocolate & Peppermint by Palmers
Reggie Rabbit too <3 

                                                         

                                                                    South Sydney Themed Outfit

                     Some of the sights in Redfern <3


We also had a really lovely look around Maroubra Beach Sydney is so beautiful and i love the fresh sea water air 
Beach Days <3 

So Beautiful 

We then had a Seafood Amazingness & Fresh Juice at Driftwood On The Bay

im a massive fresh fish and salad lover and this was so perfect and oh my godness there cakes are amazing i had to take some home with me for my mum & sister i got a cheeky Mars Bar & Rocky Road Slice 

I hope you enjoyed this post 
:)
Geri 
xxx


















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