Pony tail look

Sometimes I’m just not in the mood to spend a lot of time on my hair.  But at the same time, I don’t want to do the same look all the time with my hair down.

 

So today I tried a pony tail because frankly I only ever wear my hair down. I decided to keep my side fridge out so it was kinda harder to do. But I just put a clip of my fridge part to separate it from the rest of my hair and then tied it up.

 

I think it looks ok and is really nice when you are trying to work as there is no hair in your face . ( see picture below).

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I think it can help reduce wrinkles because as you tie your hair up really tightly, you pull your face skin back. However, I would not recommend you to wear your hair like this in freezing conditions ( as I did).

Another way of doing it is to try your whole hair back into a pony tail- this is great for all those who don’t have a side fringe and just want to get their hair out of the way. I particularly like to do this when I do cardio or a zumba class as it holds up my hair pretty well as you can see below.

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Funnily enough this hairstyle helped me realise how your hair keeps your neck and ears warm!

Do you like wearing ponytails? Xoxo

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On the search of nightdresses

 

As I have been spending many of my week-ends shopping, I have become addicted to looking for nighties.  This may seem banal but when looking in stores, I have found it extremely difficult to find nighties and when I do they are very expensive (over 30 pounds for something only to be worn at night!). In consequence I have had to order some online and not all of them have been exactly what I have been looking for. In this article I will review a few that I have ordered over the past two weeks.

Nightdress number 1: Ann summers Sylvia chemise

RRP £40, bought discounted at  £12

 

Pros:

Beautiful colour

Silky feel

Beautiful back décor

Just the right length

Cons:

There are too many adjustable straps on the back making it very oddly shaped

 

I was so sad that I couldn’t keep this nightie but the back messed everything up!

Nightdress number 2:  Ann Summers Women’s Alluna Chemise

RRP: £50, bought discounted at £15

Pros:

Sexy style

Built in bra for support

Cons:

Breast area is too see through so not ideal if you are living with parents or flatmates

Bust size does not correspond for my body size (slim waist but big bust)

 

 

Nightdress number 3: Rose High Apex Lace Slip

 

RRP: £20, bought discounted at £18

Image 1 of ASOS Rose High Apex Lace Slip

Pros:

Cute colour

Nice fit on body

Cons:

Completely see through – the picture is deceiving

Very thin so I would potentially be very cold in the winter

 

Nightdress number: Pour Moi Cherish Chemise

RRP: £35, bought discounted at £20

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Pros:

Beautiful back décor

Nice body fit

Breast area nicely covered

Cons:

My only gripe is that it is not cotton so you can easily get hot when wearing it in the summer

 

Overall, I kept the pour moi cherish chemise.

Until next time…

Lots of love,

Charlotte xoxo

Urban decay naked palette going out eye shadow tutorial

Hey all, I hope you’re all doing great!

Today I will be posting my first tutorial using the urban decay naked palette, which I absolutely adore. I got this palette as a gift from my boyfriend and now I am addicted to using eye shadow.  This look is really great for going out so here we go:

The look:

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Essential items for this look: urban decay ‘naked’ palette, an eye shadow primer (I am using a NARS one), any mascara and eye liner.

Step by step guide:

Step 1: Prime your eye lids using an eye shadow primer. This is essential to ensure that your eye shadow will last longer. With the NARS one I am able to keep my eye shadow on for the entire day.

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Step 2:   Apply the colour ‘naked’ to about half of your eyelid. This will be the lightest colour, which will be blended with the other colours of the palette.

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Step 3: Apply the colour ‘buck’ in a round line above the colour ‘naked’. Don’t worry if it is not neat as it is our transition colour that will be blended in to create the whole look.

Step 4: Next draw a small line in the middle of the colour ‘buck’ using the colour ‘gunmetal’. Try to make this as thin as possible as you don’t want this to be the main colour.

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Step 5: Above all the colours add the colour ‘half baked’ up until your eyebrows.

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Step 6: Blend all together and you have created this going out look. Blend as little or as much as you want to get your desired look.

Step 7: Add eyeliner and mascara

 

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial! Do send me links to any of your tutorials.

Lots of love,

Charlotte

xoxo

Caviar Nails Review

One of the hottest new nail art trends is the caviar manicure, a three-dimensional look created when tiny beads, called “caviar pearls,” are pressed into regular polish. I truly got hyped up about this trend of nail ‘caviar’ thinking that it would be super ultra.  However, I was really let down. In this article, I’ll give you a quick overview of my experience with the caviar nail polish.

 

Pictures speak louder than words so I will post a picture to show what I mean:

 

 

Apart from my wonky fingers, it is clear that this nail caviar does not provide the luxury implied in its title. It has been described as a ‘carpet’ texture by one of my friends and I just thought it looked fuzzy.

Also, the caviar pearls won’t last long on your nails as I had a few pearls pop off within two hours of application. I applied a top coat to make them last but actually all that happened was that the colour of the pearls came off and my nails looked awful

In summation, caviar nails are not my thing at all. By all means try it out and make your own opinion about it- you can’t go wrong when you can get about half a dozen different coloured nailed caviars for a quid in the pound shop.

 

Let me know if your experiences with nail caviar have been better than mine xoxo

Come follow my Instagram account!

 

I have decided to create an Instagram account relating to beauty as well as bits and bobs. On there you’ll find some sneak peeks of upcoming blog posts and also images beauty related.

Here is my account name: @eyeallureblog. Any follows will be much appreciated, and I’ll be sure to follow back!

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Lots of love,

Charlotte xoxo

Tangle Angel Detangling Hair Brush review

 

Hi all,

I hope you are having a wonderful day. Today I will be talking about a life saver product: the Tangle Angel Detangling Hair Brush.

I have super knotty hair and de-tangling brushes have honestly revolutionised my life as it has made brushing my hair pleasurable rather than painful. So the other day when I was in TK maxx I bought the Tangle Angel Detangling Hair Brush and I thought I would do a review of it. Enjoy!

Overall Rating: 4/5

Tangle Angel Classic Black Hair Brush

I’ve only had it for a few days but I have been loving using it as it is very easy  to hold with a grippable head and  I can even use it with wet hair and when blow-drying my hair. But the good things don’t stop there as it is easy to get hair out of the brush, which I have found to be a struggle with other brushes in general.

Also, the design is aesthetically pleasing so I love using it. Furthermore, the small size means that I can pop it easily into any handbag, which is great for when I’m late for a party or rushing to the gym.

My only gripe is that brush bristles are slightly weak so I don’t know how long this brush will last but apart from that I love this product.

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