Saturday, 26 April 2014

Casual Daytime Outfit Inspo ♥

Evening lovelies! Whats that? Ive only just discovered Polyvore? YES thats right…shame on me right? Literally I've been having so much fun all afternoon with this. Talk about being late to the party but hey ho what ya gonna do. 

I thought I would put together a little day time look for spring. I think this combo would be perfect for cheeky shopping trip or a casual lunch date. Ive dressed it down by adding the Converse but you could add a chunky pair of healed sandals to dress it right back up again.

What do you think of my first Polyvore creation? Is this something you would wear? I would love to hear you thoughts so please leave me comments below or you can tweet me over at @Tiffsbeautyboxx. 

Have a nice evening loves, see you soon. 

Lots of love Tiffany xxx 

Friday, 25 April 2014

NARS Larger Than Life Lipgloss - Odalisque ♥

Happy Friday my loves, hope you all have a lovely weekend planned. Todays post is about my latest NARS purchase. Now I have said this a million times before but il just say it again…NARS is my all time favourite make-up brand, if I was rich I would own everything they sell…but I'm not so I don't booooo hoooo. When I was last in Space NK this lipgloss caught my eye so I decided to treat myself ;). 

Odalisque is a vibrant peachy/Orange colour with a very creamy and somewhat milky finish. Its a very thick gloss but I have found it doesn't feel overly tacky on the lips like some other thick glosses do. It feels moisturising on the lips even after the colour has worn off which is nice. Odalisque offers a semi opaque colour on the lips, If wearing this alone you will need at least 2 layers to really be able to see the vibrancy of this lipgloss. Its super glossy with a high shine finish, it makes the lips appear really plumped up and full. Odalisque is an unscented lipgloss. 

Let me move on to the applicator brush. Its tiny, the smallest lipgloss brush I have ever seen. The pros to this is it gives precise application. The cons being with such a small brush it takes a while to cover the lips, its defiantly not a swipe and go lipgloss, a little more care is needed when applying. 

I have been pairing this gloss with my MAC coral bliss lipstick (review here) and let me just tell you its a match made in lip heaven. The colours work so well together and popping Odalisque over the top of Coral Bliss really just makes it pop. LOVEEE IT.

Below is a picture of me wearing the lipgloss.

I really like this Lipgloss it works well on its own as well as layered with a lipstick, the formula is lovely and I love how it feels and make the lips look. 

What do you think of Odalisque? Do you own any NARS lip glosses? Please feel free to leave your comments below or you can Tweet me over at @Tiffsbeautyboxx. 

Thank you for reading. Loads of love Tiffany xxx

Thursday, 24 April 2014

MAC Pigment - Tan ♥

Can we all just take a moment for this pigment…………..Thank you. Its safe to say I am head over heals about this pigment, it is so gorgeous. Obsessed. 

I have been loving copper eyes recently, MAC's eyeshadow in the colour Coppering being my most used eyeshadow of the minute. I have hazel eyes so I find copper shades to be quite flattering. When I saw this pigment I just knew I had to have it and can you blame me!! 

MAC's Tan Pigment is a warm red-toned medium brown shade with a champagne shimmer within. Tan is a beautifully metallic pigment so it truly makes the eyes pop. It can be used for both subtle and heavier eye looks. In the daytime I have been using this dry just lightly dusting it over my lids using a MAC 217 brush, however if you wet a flat eyeshadow brush and press it on to your lids its even more metallic and almost has a 3 dimensional look to it. 

Fallout is what puts me off buying more pigments I must admit as they are loose and can be extremely fiddly to work with, but I was actually really impressed with how little fallout I got with this, and I have even been using it along my lower lash line and still getting minimal fallout yaaaay. 

I don't think I could say enough amazing things about this pigment it is my new favourite eye colour without a doubt. I have heard that some people also use this as a highlighter along the cheek bones but I am yet to try this, so I'll let you know when I do. 

Below are some pictures of me wearing Tan on my eyes. The pictures are rubbish and you can hardly see the colour at all doing this amazing pigment no justice :( I took them on my phone so apologies about that. 

What do you think of this pigment? Also what are your favourite MAC pigments? I love to hear your thoughts and recommendations so please leave your comments below, or you can Tweet me over at @Tiffsbeautyboxx. Thank you for reading lovelies. 

Lots of love Tiffany xxx

Friday, 18 April 2014

REVIEW // MAC Coral Bliss Lipstick ♥

Happy Easter lovelies, I hope you are all enjoying the long weekend and plan on eating your body weight in chocolate on Sunday…I know I will be!! 

Today I am here to share with you my latest MAC lipstick purchase Coral Bliss. I have been after this lipstick for ages but every time I go to buy it its always sold out, however I was lucky enough to nab it during a late night shopping trip, yay for me. 

Coral Bliss is a gorgeous soft pink coral shade with a beautiful glossy finish. It is one of Mac's Creamsheen formulas. MAC's creamsheen lipsticks are in fact my favourite out of all the MAC lipsticks, I love the way they feel on the lips and the gorgeous glossy finish they give. Coral Bliss is no exception, you can see from the swatch above just how glossy this shade is. 

Coral bliss is such an easy colour to wear which makes it ideal for an everyday lipstick, It looks so natural on the lips. In terms of what skin tones this lipstick would suit it's a definite all rounder. Some coral lipsticks can look quite garish on those of us who are naturally very pale (booooo hoooo pass me the fake tan) however Coral Bliss is perfect for lighter skin tones as it really is just such a subtle shade, I also can't wait to wear this with a bit of tan because I think it will look amazing. 

Just one swipe of Coral Bliss is the perfect pop of colour, however it can be easily built up for a more intense look. Being a creamsheen lipstick the wear time isn't amazing, true to creamsheen form you can get about 3 hours out of this. For me the wear time isn't a problem because it's such a fool proof formula and you can easily reapply without the use of a mirror which makes it the perfect handbag companion. 

I love this shade and I am so happy I finally got my mitts on it :) What do you think of Coral Bliss?! Leave me your comments below, or you can find me on Twitter over at @Tiffsbeautyboxx. Thank you for reading and enjoy the rest of the weekend. 

Lots of love Tiffany xxxx

Friday, 4 April 2014

Disney's Frozen // Queen Elsa Inspired Make-Up ♥

I finally got round to watching Frozen this week wahooo, I was actually gutted I missed it at the Cinema as I love a good Disney film, who doesn't?! Whilst watching it I couldn't help but admire Queen Elsa's make-up (did anyone else do this or am I just really sad) I decided to create a purple/pinky make-up look inspired by hers. I know this is a little different to my normal posts but I had mentioned on Twitter a few weeks back (@Tiffsbeautyboxx) that I wanted to start doing some 'Inspired' make-up posts on my blog, so here goes. I hope you enjoy :) 


I began by priming my skin with Charlotte Tilbury's Magic Cream mixed with MAC's Strobe Cream as I wanted to create glowing skin. For my foundation I used Nars Sheer Glow in the colour Mont Blanc mixed with Illamasqua's Skin Base foundation in the shade SB 02, I wanted to try and create a really flawless base which is why I went in heavier than usual with my foundations. I used Collection lasting perfection concealer to conceal any redness and a few spots I had dotted around, this was in the shade Cool Medium 2. To highlight I used MAC's Prep and Prime pen in the colour Radiant Rose, I applied this under my eyes and down my nose. To contour I used a Bobbi Brown foundation stick in the colour Warm Walnut, I applied this in the hollows of my cheeks and down the sides of my nose. I wanted to keep the contour really subtle so I really buffed it in to my skin. To set under my eyes I used MAC's Translucent powder and to set the rest of my face I used MAC's MSF in the shade Medium. I lightly went back over the areas I contoured previously with MAC's MSF in the colour Give Me Sun. I didn't use a bronzer as I wanted to try and keep my skin pale. I used Sleeks powder blush in the colour Pixie pink on the apples of my cheeks. 


I began by lightly defining my crease with a very light beige/brown shade from my Crown Brush Professional 88 palette, I then used NYX Jumbo Pencil in the colour Milk to 'prime' my eyes, I applied this all over the lid and blended with my finger. I love to use this pencil when working with vibrant colours as it really makes them stand out and keep the colours true. I then took a fuchsia pink from the same crown brush palette and applied that in to my crease and blended, I also went over the pink with an aubergine shade from the same palette, I blended it in to the crease and down to the outer corner, I kept going until I was happy with the intensity. Then from the same Crown Brush palette I took a light pinky/purple shade and washed that over then lid. I wanted to create a frosted effect so I applied MAC's Vanilla pigment all over the lid to really make the purple shimmer. What Disney inspired make-up look would be complete without glitter? None thats right,  I took a purple glitter and lightly pressed that over my lid for some added sparkle. I ran the same pinky/purple from the Crown Brush palette on to my lower lash line and also went over that with some Vanilla pigment and blended, I also used vanilla pigment to highlight my brow bone and the inner corners of my eye. I finished the look off by lining my upper and lower lash lines and waterline/tight-line with a black kohl eye liner pencil from NARS. For my lashes I used L'Oreal Miss Manga mascara, I didn't apply false lashes for this look but if I was wearing this for a night out I would definitely pop some lashes on. 

I wanted to keep my brows looking natural so I used Benefits Brow-zings in the shade light and just gently brushed the powder in to my brows with an angled brush, I then set them using Benefits Gimme Brow. 


For my lips I used MACS Plumful lipstick as this was the closet match I had to Elsa's lip colour, I think it worked pretty well and complimented the eye makeup. 

I hope you have enjoyed my post, please let me know what you think of this look. I tried to make it as wearable as possible. Also let me know if there are any other make-up looks you would like me to try and recreate, I really enjoyed doing this kind of post so will definitely be doing some more, who shall I do next?! Leave me your comments below or feel free to tweet me over at @Tiffsbeautyboxx. Thank you for reading lovelies enjoy the weekend. 

Lots of love xxx

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Yankee Candle Easter Collection - Bunny Cake ♥

Can we all just take a minute for this candle……………literally THE cutest candle ever! 

I had seen online that Yankee Candle had released some limited edition candles for Easter, when I saw the collection I knew I needed to invest. I always seem miss out on the limited editions from Yankee Candle but this time I made it my mission to get my hands on one. 

If I am correct the candles they have released for Easter are as followed, White Chocolate Bunnies, Bunny Cake, Chocolate Bunnies and Easter Egg Hunt. However I am not 100% sure Easter egg hunt and Chocolate Bunnies are available in the UK, I could be very wrong but I can't seem to find them online. White chocolate Bunnies and Bunny cake are definitely available though :) I brought the large jar for £19.99. 

I originally had my heart set on the White Chocolate Bunny scent as white chocolate is my all time fave, but when I saw Bunny Cake that all changed…mainly because of the colour, a perfect powder puff pink!!! 

The scent of Bunny Cake is deeeeeeelish. It contains a mixture of sweet coconut, buttery vanilla and zesty citrus fruits. I have never before smelt a Yankee Candle like this. When I picked it up I was half expecting it to smell like the standard Yankee Candle 'cake' scent but it really doesn't, its so sweet but at the same time so fresh. This candle is the perfect way to welcome spring in to your home or in my case bedroom. 

I now NEED to go back and get my hands on White Chocolate Bunnies I think they are just too cute to pass up and since they are only limited editions it would be rude not to right ;-). 

Do you own any of the candles from the Easter collection? I would love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to comment below or you can find me on Twitter over at @Tiffsbeautyboxx. Thank you for reading lovelies. 

Lots of love xxx