Monday, 30 December 2013

Looking back over 2013


2013 has had many highs and lows for me, I've learnt a lot about myself, and I feel as though I finally know who I am. I've learnt who my real friends are, and I finally feel ready to mature as I turn 18 in February and will become an 'adult', as much as it scares me I need to be prepared for the responsibilities. So I thought I'd do a post about my year, mainly for me to look back at and see how my life and changed and what I got up to if I forget, but also to share some certain bits with you all.
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Saturday, 30 November 2013

Sunday, 3 November 2013

I ♡ Drugstore Makeup Tag


I do like drugstore makeup, and I think there is some great products out there, many that don't get as much recognition as they deserve. I thought I would actually do this tag, I feel as though I haven't done a tag in forever so here it goes...
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Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Tag || I heart summer

I haven't done a tag since the early days of SColvinBeauty so I thought why not have a throwback to the early days..
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Sunday, 30 June 2013

Blog sale

Hello everyone! I've been sorting out my make up today and I've found pieces I just don't use, so I thought why not find them a new home. Hope you find something you like!

  • UK only.
  • Postage costs £2 for up to 2 items plus 50p for every additional item.
  • I will wrap the products up to protect them in the post.
  • Payment through Paypal.
  • If you're interested please email me- scolvinbeautyx@gmail.com or leave a comment.
  • Always open for offers or combined prices for multiple items.
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Saturday, 22 June 2013

London IMATS 2013 haul

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London IMATS 2013

Hello! after a very long day on my feet I am sadly home from the IMATS. If I had the time (or money) I could have easily gone back tomorrow. It was my first ever time at the IMATS and I loved every second, seriously if you're thinking of going tomorrow or to any IMATS in the future do it, I loved everything and I can't wait till next year, I'm going to book a hotel for the night so I don't have to worry about the hassle of transport. Here's some photos I took...
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Friday, 14 June 2013

London IMATS 2013

 Ok I can't contain my excitement any more, I need to share with you all.. I'm going to the London IMATS 2013! I don't know why I haven't posted this sooner as I booked the tickets a couple of months ago, I have been counting down the days, this is how big it is to me. I just never got round to posting it on my blog.
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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Schwarzkopf Live Color XXL Ultra Brights Raspberry Rebel Review

Being a lover of hair dye I was really excited to try this hair dye when I saw it in my local Boots store. So I brought two boxes of the Schwarzkopf  Live Color XXL Ultra Brights hair dye in the shade Raspberry Rebel. In the box was an easy squeeze tube, gloves, instructions and two sachets of conditioner.
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Monday, 29 April 2013

Directions Lilac Hair Dye Review


 Last Monday evening I got bored of my platinum/white hair and decided to go for something different, so being the constant hair colour changing teenager I am am I decided to go for lilac because I had a couple of tubs of it in my dye collection. So following the instructions I put it on (well my mum did) and I left it on for about an hour. It suggests 15-30 minutes but I left it on for longer to get a more intense colour. Here's my result...
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Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Hayley Williams Still Into You Outfit

I have been into Paramore for years now, I've always found the lyrics amazing, so relatable and understandable. So when I saw they had released a new song and video, Still Into You, I knew it was going to be good, I just didn't realise how addicted I would get. I literally have had this song stuck in my head for ages now. It's so catchy. Here's the video..

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Monday, 15 April 2013

Happy Birthday SColvinBeauty

It really does seem like only yesterday I began to write my own little part of the web, but already it's been a year. I didn't know what to do to celebrate, so I thought I would take my time to write a little thank you to my readers...
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Saturday, 23 March 2013

BehaveBox Review

A few weeks ago I saw that the lovely Allie from lovefrommisbehave.com was looking for bloggers for her new idea she had for her website. When I saw this I put my details down, and truthfully didn't expect to hear anything back. But a few days later I got an email telling me about the idea, which was a monthly box full of a selection of 4-6 on trend items of jewellery. Then earlier this week, I received my box of goodies through the post, I was so excited to open it!

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Thursday, 21 March 2013

Pokemon Ball Nail Art Tutorial

Lately I seem to have gone cartoon mad, and I've fallen in love with Pokemon again! When I was growing up I had a massive collection of Pokemon cards, I had about 5 of each card. Pokemon was the best. Anyway I decided to look up some Pokemon nail art ideas, I came across Pokemon ball nails, so I had to try them. I loved it so much I thought I'd share with you how I done it.

My nails: 
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Sunday, 10 March 2013

I'm still alive

Hello everyone, hope you're all ok :)

Sorry I've haven't been posting lately, my laptop screen died so it's off on repairs. But I was able to do this little post from the app on my phone. But with being absent means I've brought lots of things to do posts on from Barry M, MAC, Sigma, Urban Decay and a few more. I also died my hair purple for a few days, I will attach some photos. But I'm back to blonde now :) I get bored of a colour so fast!
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Sunday, 24 February 2013

Horror films

I'm sure most of my readers know, I am a huge horror film addict. Me and my boyfriend Harry are always watching them (I'm too scared to watch them alone, haha) but I really do love them, I guess I must get it from my dad as my mum hates them. 

The picture above is my horror film collection, I know there's not many there but I recently sold most of the ones I had. I don't know the reason behind this post I suppose I wanted to do a different type of post.
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Saturday, 23 February 2013

25 Facts About Me :)


So I've seen this post floating around for ages now, I've seen people do as many as 100 facts but I don't think I have that many facts, haha!
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Sunday, 10 February 2013

It's my birthday :D

Hello everyone, hope you're all ok. Sorry for my absence from my blog, my laptop screen has broken so I've got to send it off for repairs when I'm paid. But luckily today my brothers letting me borrow his laptop.

But anyway, as the title says... IT'S MY BIRTHDAY. Yep, I'm officially 17 (finally!) I wanted to show you all a few things a got. I got money instead of presents from my mum but here's what I got present wise and shopping...
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Thursday, 31 January 2013

January Favourites- Eyes

Another January favourites post, this time it's eyes and eyebrows. Here's the products I've been loving this month...
January favourites- eyes
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Wednesday, 30 January 2013

January Favourites- Lips

I can't believe it's already the end of January, 2013 seems to be flying by already! Over the next couple of days I will have all my favourites up from January, so to start with I'll do lips.

I've only recently started trying different lip products, I actually used to shove some lip balm on my lips and they where done, but now I feel naked without something on my lips. So these are the lip products I've been loving throughout the month...

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Friday, 25 January 2013

Illamasqua Liquid Metal in Phenomena review

I first mentioned this product in my Illamasqua haul a few weeks ago. I love cream shadows, I wear them near enough everyday. So when I saw this silver one in the Illamasqua sale for only £5 I had to pick it up.


It's called Liguid Metal and the shade is called Phenomena.
I really like the shade and the packaging, I think all Illamasqua packaging seems to look so sleek, 
modern and catches my eye. As for the colour it's really nice, it's so pigmented.
The two pictures below show the products on the eye, sorry they're not very clear from my phone.
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Sunday, 20 January 2013

Updated make up collection & storage

Hello everyone, hope all my UK readers are loving the snow, I am! As long as I have no where to travel to it's fun but when I have sixth form it can be a nightmare. 

Over the past couple of weeks I've been busy replacing everything in my room like painting the walls, new carpet and all new furniture so expect an updated room tour soon as well. It's been an expensive time for my poor mums purse haha, but I'm really happy with the outcome.

Today I wanted to do an updated make up storage as I've got rid of those horrible plastic storage drawers that where taking up so much room. You can see my old storage hereI wanted to get Muji storage but all the ones I wanted where out of stock so I decided to look into other acrylic drawers. I found some lovely ones in Ryman's, Homebase and Amazon which I have brought and it's made my collection look nicer.
Warning: this post will contain lots of images haha

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Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Illamasqua Haul

I had a very exciting delivery from Illamasqua arrive yesterday evening. I have never tried any Illamasqua products before as there are no counters nearby me and I get worried buying make up online as I like to see the colours in person. Anyway when I saw that Illamasqua had a sale with most the products at only £5 I had to place an order. Here's what I got..

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Saturday, 12 January 2013

Khroma Beauty- Khloe's Kardazzle

Hello everyone, hope your all ok. I have a review of a new palette I purchased a few days ago...

I am a bit of a Kardashian fan, I find the show funny and I think they always seem to look glamorous with flawless make up. So when I heard Kourtney, Kim and Khloe where releasing a make up range I thought well that's defiantly worth a try. 

Packaging
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Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Recent Buys

Hello everyone, sorry for my recent absence from my blog I've been busy with redecorating my bedroom, sixth form and my seizures have been becoming daily so finding time to sit down and write a post had been hard. But today I will get a few done.

First off I wanted to show you a few things I've brought recently. I must admit I've been bad with spending, I just wanted to try out lots of new things. My excuse is "I'm a blogger, I have to try these products out" haha. Here's just some of what I've brought...
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Friday, 4 January 2013

Some of my best moments from 2012

Hello everyone, today I wanted to share with you some of my favourite moments from 2012:

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MUA Fur Effect Nails Review

Hello everyone, happy new year! Hope you're all having a great start to 2013 so far. 
I went into Superdrug to get my hands on the new MUA Fur Effect Nails yesterday after reading they would be released on the 3rd. Not going to lie I was so excited to get these, I had seen pictures and thought they looked really cool. So I will get on with the review...
MUA Fur Effect Nails in Fluffy Puff £3 
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