Awards season is over for another year. I am in awe of the beautiful dresses each and every year and the build up of ceremonies leading up to the glamorous Oscars never fails to capture my imagination. It leaves me day dreaming of what exactly I would wear walking the red carpet and collecting my award. Angelina totally rocked at the BAFTAS! I would love to pull something off as bold and strong but in honesty I think I would cave at the wonder of beautiful gowns my stylist would pick out for me – Kate Hudson wearing Versace I’m looking at yoouu! I had a flurry of beautiful way out of my budget P.O.A pictures of gowns to put up in this day dream rich girl post. Then a stumbled across Carolyn Baxter. I would like to think that no matter how rich I was I would still support local and independent businesses. The Shoes on the other hand! well that’s something else.
A day later than planned but ironically better organised than ever. Welcome to my revamped and renamed blog. I have probably learnt more in the past month about wordpress, photo editors, collage apps and blogging than I did in the … Continue reading →
I decided that after a year and a half it’s more than time to say goodbye to diamondsandfaith.com and start a fresh chapter. It is something that has been on my mind for a while now and the name just … Continue reading →
Winter is well and truly here and the last thing we all want to do it trapes around in the freezing cold in and out of shops, taking off soggy clothes and baring our bits in a cold changing room. … Continue reading →
I just had to share these little beauties with you. I purchased them on a little site called Charm Nest back in June and they were the perfect pieces to add to my holiday wardrobe. The price of these accessories … Continue reading →
I have still to master the art of the outfit selfie. That combined with my lack of makeup and how awful my skin is at the moment means I don’t have an actual photo of me wearing my OOTD – … Continue reading →
This is my first ever fashion post on my blog! I’ve been apprehensive to post one, I’m not exactly fashion forward or adventurous, when it comes to my wardrobe safe and classic has always been my motto, black, navy, not … Continue reading →
When I think of Semichem I think; bargain shampoo, hairspray, good value suntan lotion and St Moriz fake tan. I don’t or rather didn’t think; staple skin care products or make-up must haves. Yes we would all love to treat ourselves to high end make up brands on a regular basis but sometimes circumstances don’t allow and even if they do, nothing quite beats the buzz of finding that little bargain product. Semichem have bargain products a plenty! As the nights draw closer and rain begins to fall new season make-up trends start to creep in. This year we welcome berry tones and pastel shades creating a brilliant light and dark contrast. Foundation finishes move from matte to velvet and all those things combined create super lady like looks that wouldn’t look out of place in the glamorous 60s. Some of this winters looks will last a life time others just a season. When trying out new looks no one wants to spend a fortune. Release you inner fashionista and feed you make up must have needs without spending a small fortune. These are the semichem bargain essential make up products: Barry M Bold waterproof eye liner in purple £3.99 – perfect for creating a glam 60s cat eye look in an on trend berry colour.
Barry M eye shadow pencil in Gold cream £4.49– highligh brow bones and use blended on cheek bones. *top tip used in the cuspids bow as a highlight makes lips them appear fuller. Used in the inside corners of eyes makes them appear brighter and more awake.
Rimmel eyebrow pencil £2.99 – the fuller defined brow is here to stay. Unleash your inner Cara Delevingne with this perfect brow pencil.
Get the look: Rimmel liquid eye liner and Rimmel Kate lipstick in shade 22. Both available in store.
What make-up trends do you love or hate? What products have you found in Semichem that are must haves? Future blog posts are in the planning. What would you like to see? Make up demos? Alternative uses? Surprise finds?
It’s all been a little quiet on here recently. Quiet blog life = hectic everyday life, new job and impending inspections do not a happy girl make. I won’t bore you with all the details or excuses as to why … Continue reading →
Atelier Paris Make-Up has been around for a good few years, they even have their own beauty schools in France. It’s still relatively unknown in the main stream UK make-up scene. I think those top notch make up artists have … Continue reading →