Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Monday, 4 February 2013

EOTD: Inspired by Tanya Burr, inspired by Haifa Wehbe

So I watched Tanya Burr's latest tutorial yesterday and, always looking for a good reason to use my green eye pencil, I decided to give it a go today.

Here are the products I used:
Base: Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Broze
Lid: mix of MAC Satin Taupe and MUG Glamorous with Napoleon Perdis gold shimmer pigment over the top
Socket: MUG Purely Naked with MUG Mocha for extra definition
Highlight: Laura Geller Wonder Wand
Liner: top - Clinique Cream Liner in True Black, bottom - MUA Forest Green pencil
Mascara: Mally waterproof

Do check out her tutorial because it is fantastic as always.

Here's how mine turned out:

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Everyday EOTD

Just a quick and easy look that turned out nicely

MCT base
MAC Shroom starting in my inner corner then blended outwards
Satin taupe starting in my outer corner blended in 1/2 way + on lower lash-line over Mally Taupe shadow stick
MUG dark brown in outer V
Mally Onyx pencil on waterline
MUA liner pen in top lash line

Friday, 4 January 2013

Silver EOTD + B.B success :)

Just a quick post today.
Weighed in this morning and I am back to pre-Christmas weight of 2 lbs lighter, woohoo!!

Now to the EOTD, here's what I used:

Base: Maybelline colour tattoo in silver/grey applied sheerly
Socket: MUG Purely Naked blended as a base, then MAC dark grey(I will check the colour) applied heavier with a small brush to deepen.
Lid: light application of MAC Electra
Lower: Mally Gunmetal shadow stick blended out with a little of the MAC dark grey in the outer corner
Highlights: Laura Geller Wonder Wand on brow bone, MAC Digit on inner corner
Liner: MUA pen on top for subtle definition, Mally Onyx on waterline.

Hope it's useful :)

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Let Bookie Bootcamp (re)commence + EOTD

Great start to the year - my laptop died, so expect even more poorly edited posts than before!

What does the title mean? Well, because my blogging is random at best, I never got around to writing about my combined weight shedding/writing my first book project that I started in August.
Here is a catch up:
Between August 13th and the beginning of October I managed to shift about 19 pounds - yay! - but then came the Hamstring Hiatus, a terrible time during which my hamstring (and I) suffered the consequences of being slightly overzealous during a split stretch.
Don't do it kids, it's not worth it :(
Long story short, I have had no slimming progress since then (and put on 2 pounds over Christmas - booo) but have just had the all clear from my Physio that I can start doing proper, non-rehab-type workouts again, woohoo!! I do have to be careful though, no jumping, so no HIIT, until the pain is gone :(

I actually miss burpees.....

Writing-wise I have only done bits and bobs, basic outlines, character breakdowns, etc, but it's coming along and I fully intend to be finished in the next 6 months.

Actually, that goes for both aspects of my project.
I'm aiming to shift a healthy 2 pounds a week, so I should be 3 stone lighter by the end of June, and to write something, anything, every single day. Even if it's just a sentence.

So now to the starting stats.

I weighed 14 st 3 lbs in August. I didn't take any measurements but I was a UK 14/16
I now weigh 13st exactly, am about a 14 and have the stats:
Waist: 34
Hips: 44
Thigh: 25
Calf: 15

I may start posting food diaries, pics, etc, for accountability.
- Activity - 5 Factor Fitness preparation week day 1.
- Breakfast - Good Hemp protein powder mixed in water (bleurgh, will be trying other ways with this soon) sliced pear and berries.
- Lunch - chicken, slice of cheese with cannellini beans, spinach and peppers
- Supper - chicken, steamed new potatoes and veg with butter

Now, to follow this epic post, an EOTD!
Base: Maybelline Colour Tattoo Bronze
Lid: MAC Shroom
Socket/outer corner/ lower lash line : MAC Cranberry, blended slightly in over the lid too, and MUG Corrupt for emphasis.
Colour wash pressed lightly over it all: Napoleon Perdis pink-gold shimmer
Top liner: MUA black pen liner
Waterline: Mally Onyx eyeliner

Again, my trusty BB Rose Shimmerbrick on my cheeks and EL Double Wear everywhere else!

Please excuse the lighting, I had to use my bathroom again because there's been absolutely no sun here today!

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Happy New Year!! + Bronze EOTD

So 2013 is here and I hope it is better than 2012!
I'm starting as I mean to go on - getting shit done - so here is my first EotD of the year:

Base - Maybelline colour tattoo Bronze
Lid - B.E. READY palette apricot
Socket/ outer corner - Brown from same palette
Upper lashes - MUA eyeliner pen Black
Lower lash line - Mally saddle shimmer shadow stick
Inner corner - Mally champagne shadow stick
Waterline - Mally onyx eye pencil