Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Spring to summer nail art

So this Tuesday I finally took some me time. This is not something in have often but chose to paint my bails and throw out some new styles 

I used rimmel London Rita ora colours roll in the grass and go wilderness as well as maybelline New York nude rose 


Love Aimee 

Xx

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Casual pinks nudes and greys

I am fairly unfashionable since being a mum buy in working on not looking like I've been dragged through a hedge backwards and got dressed in the dark. 

Before being a mummy I nailed it spent time and money on fashion and enjoyed spending time on myself getting ready. 

Now I spend time trying to get my 2 year old daughter ready through years and tantrums and I swear she looks more fashionable than me. 

But I think this is a pretty cute look 
It's a sale top from tesco for £4
A grey strappy from new look about 6 years ago under it. 
And nude semi smart looking stretch boot cut trousers from primark two seasons ago. 
Teamed with ballet pumps 
And a dash of sanity because i swear Iv lost a few marbles in the last few years. 


Lots of love 

Aimee & my more fashionable daughter Autumn xx

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Taking a time out for some photo fun


Being an adult is really quite serious role in life to undertake. It's not something that I feel we are ever going to be fully prepared for so when life gets tough and throws you lemons through the fuckers back. 

So I took a little bit of a time out with my two year old daughter autumn and we just had some serious selfie fun so here I am sharing our selfies with you. 

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Greek goddess project

I LOVE a challenge and we were asked at college to to choose a woman from around the world and recreate the whole look including mood boards to help us bring the look to life. So I decided on Greek goddess, my friend Steph offered to be my model and she had the perfect look for this her skin tone is perfect for whites and golds. 

Also I love Disney and Hercules is one of my top Disney moves and my image was based on Meg from it. 

She is just so beautiful. 

am extremely upset I didn't think to take before and during images. But I have a selection of after images that show the overall look. 

Our mood boards had to cover everything from makeup, accessories, clothing, hair and nails. 

I incorporated the gold Ct dust on the hair and face, darker brows and glowing skin. I also enjoyed working with multi tonal golds to create the eye look.  
I feel I used different aspects from each image to create my overall look. 


To create my hair look I went for tussled with a extension clip accessory, with gold leaf through the hair and an accessory to complete the look. Due to time restraints and the hair extension being straight I was unable to create a curled look. 

I ebcoprrrate a bit of everything for the final look but chose to steer away from blacks. 
I chose my outfit from Smithys its a shorter less traditional style of a toga but it a modern take on a classic look. 

I had th flower necklace from the mood bird and a number of rings simpler to my original chosen designs. Earrings and head piece matched the necklace with a flower theme. All jewellery was brought in the sale from new look. It was similar to what I had originally planned. 

We then had to recreate our final  look from the mood boards created. 
I was terrified by pre run hadn't gone to plan but it wasn't on my model. So when I had to do the look in about 2.5hours I really felt the pressure. 

My final look was based on this beautiful inspiration image I found from Pinterest the original creator was amazing and I fell this to be breathtaking. 
This looked incorporated a number of images that I used on my mood board, this included the uses of the gold scattered over the hair and face and gold lips. I used a different head piece due to the origin being out of stock but the new one matched the chosen necklace perfectly. 

I did the nail design and art the night before to save me time as I new that to me would be the longest pft as it requires the nails to dry so they didn't get ruined during the dressing stage. 

I couldn't decide on a single pattern for the nails so chose to incorporate a few different styles which I feel with the final look worked very well. 
This way I got to use as many styles on my mood boards as possible to create the overall look. 
I intended for her to look like a goddess from the heavens, glowing and draped in jewels. 



I was so nervous at the beginning of the task which my model had noticed. After a little while I was more comfortable and found it more enjoyable. I was having lots of fun with the make up as I got to do something different and really play around with looks and colours, using helms and colours you wouldn't use for an every day look so i found it really made me think about trying hard to get it as close to what I framed perfect as possible. 

Next I moved on to the face and started with covering the redness and any areas with dark circles, I wanted to create a completely flawless look like a goddess. 

Stephan the perfect skin and eyes to work on her eyelids took the colour very well and I was so pleased with how it ended up looking. I used a lot of different products to create the look. 

I have listed below a few of the products that went into the creation of the look. 

I started with an instant face fake tan from St. Tropez to give the skin an all over glow. 

It's £10 and available to buy here 

The base I used MAU colour  corrector pallet which cost £3 which have me the green,purple and yellow colour correctors and a highlighter and contour colour allowing a great Base 

It costs £4 and is available here to buy
before moving onto smash box lumizing photo finish primer (it has a golden glow to it ) this allows the skin to take the foundation better with a smoother finish. 

It's £25 and available to buy here 

My base was finished off with snashbox 15 hr wear foundation studio finish in shade 2.3. I love this foundation and use it all the time. I this the coverage is amazing. 

It's £28 and available to buy from here 

The 24 ct gold leaf which i used across the hair and face is very affordable and brought from eBay. £3.60 for 20 sheets which was more than enough. 
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=360373054547 

I used Smithys fx face paint to draw the sandals on my models legs £2.69 free postage on eBay. http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&alt=web&id=191312184863 

I used Barry m glitter dust in gold £4.59


And dazzle dust in Venus this is £4.59


I used my gold glitter high heals to complete the look these are from new look and were around £12 in the sale last season 

False strip lashes were also used during the make up stage to make the eyes pop. 

I al very pleased with the look a lot of effort was put into it on my part and my model was so pleased with the make up.


Thank you for reading. Would really love your feedback. 

Love Aimee 

Xxx
 

Monday, 23 February 2015

Bourjois twist up the volume mascara review

So I'm always hit and miss with mascaras I either love them or hate them. 

With twist up the volume mascara it has two options for you to choose from you can have length and volume and it's really easy to decide between the two, all you need to do is twist the top and you can use them separate or together for a really full look. 

Really love the packaging is classic and will never date it's really easy to use it gives you absolutely gorgeous lashes but we know that everyone is different so am not everyone will have the same effect as I have received from this product. 

I'm really blessed and naturally have a long lashes anyway so this for me just absolutely blew my lashes the way. 
I would say is a midpriced and mascara product at £10.99 and is available to buy from boots in-store and online And is definitely something I would recommend to all my girlfriends as to buy and to try products of 2015. 

It has been awhile since I blogged due to personal  reasons and  circumstances  am I have an abundance of beautiful beautiful products that I'm looking forward to trying and writing about for you and I have a lot of catching up to do.  So if you  missed me, I  missed you too and I will be back with a lot of blog posts in the future. Thanks very much for your patience. 

Lots of love 

Aimee 

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Korea black pink serum 2015 fav

Ok so every woman needs to have this on there make up stand.
 
And I Quote
 
Korres Black Pine Serum has been awarded the title of 'Winner' in the Sunday Mirror's Notebook Magazine Anti-Ageing Beauty Awards 2013. The Notebook Anti-Ageing Awards are 100% independent with products tested on a number of testers over the period of 4 weeks. The feed back we received was amazing!
 
 
Korres Black Pine Serum is Korres most potent ever anti-ager with astounding clinical results. 100% of volunteers who trialled the serum reported positive results which were further confirmed by dermatologists who assessed each volunteer - unprecedented in anti-ageing testing! 
 
Well you have read it for your self this little beauty can help slpw down time and help with anti ageing.
 
I would love to use this and think you would want to too!
 
buy it here
 

Friday, 28 November 2014

Black Friday at Liz Earle


Catch a massive bargain NOW 


I have recently found Liz Earle and I am so so impressed with their products, great value for money and amazing products. 

Love Aimee 
Xx