Gabriela Williams


The new neon and winged eyeshadow

2018 saw the return of the 80’s velvet and corduroy as fashionable fabrics to include in your wardrobe. 2019 is continuing this – Instagram feeds include artistic neon wonders with jet black eyeliner to compliment. Kendell Jenner’s Instagram photo of her with vivid green eyes set others off on the hunt for the boldest looks…


The best BB and CC creams

It’s a new year and you want a fresh and radiant glow to add to your everyday routine. Then you will be looking for a BB or CC cream. Time to know your acronyms; a BB cream is a beauty blemish cream and a CC cream is a colour correcting cream and depending on whether…


Beauty on a budget

Best Foundation Maybelline Fit Me Matte and Poreless in 110 is a good medium to high coverage foundation. It is very buildable and is not prone to streaking. For £6.99 you get just over one fluid ounce or 30ml which puts it in the very affordable range of foundations that are available in the drugstore….


Beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

When it comes to Christmas shopping you’ll want to get in the mood no matter where you are. Whether you are trawling through Intu Chapelfield for the perfect gift or ordering your loved ones something online and struggling to make the minimum delivery spend, you need a good Christmas tune to make it all more…


Makeup subscription boxes: Are they worth it?

The joy of receiving a subscription box in the mail is like Christmas day coming every month. Whether you’re passionate about beauty and want to sample the latest fads in French skincare, or are completely clueless when it comes to makeup and want to dip your toe in the water, beauty subscription boxes are the…


A marketing feat

Featured artists are the music industry’s way of creating a ready-made hit. They aren’t good for you or your auditory tastes. This may seem a highly pretentious view, but it is well-founded.  Katy Perry’s hit California Girls gained its chart status by using the fame of Snoop Dogg. And it doesn’t stop there, she’s quite…

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OITNB Season Six Review

After the explosive prison riot in season 5, Orange is the New Black is back with a powerful, hard-hitting sixth season. If you’ve been watching, you’ll know Piper and her ‘prison family’ were the only inmates found in Frieda’s secret bunker, after psycho-guard Piscatella is shot by the riot control team. They are all moved…


The eye-shadow palettes hotter than summer

Summer is the best time to experiment with bold looks, whether daytime glamour or evening fun. Urban Decay and Anastasia Beverly Hills are launching heart stopping summer pallettes: here are four of the best. Urban Decay’s Born to Run Palette Urban Decay released its ‘Born to Run’ eye-shadow palette this summer. This large palette has a…

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