Bourjois | Délíce de Poudre 52


Bourjois Délice de Poudre 52 Bronzing Powder

Before the Summer is out I want to talk about what might just be the drug store Bronzer of all Bronzers!
Shockingly I haven't tried the Bourjois Délíce de Poudre Bronzing Powder before this Summer, even though people have been raving about it for years! So I felt like it was about time I tried the legendary 'chocolate bronzer'.

I actually was in a rush when I picked this up and I got the shade 52- medium/dark, which was a bit silly as I'm pretty pale. Never the less, I've still loved using this! I recently went to Tunisia this Summer, so I do have a teeny bit of extra colour going on, so it wasn't too much of a disaster picking up the darker shade. I've really been enjoying using this and I will pick up the lighter shade, and also the newer duo that's out now!
This bronzer is very silky and smooth, which makes it so enjoyable to use and blend on your skin. As I said I'm pretty pale so I need to be able to blend this out a little, otherwise I may just look a tad ridiculous! Even though I chose the wrong shade, it's still able to give me a natural healthy look or a gorgeous bronzed glow depending on how I apply. This cute little bronzer also has little flecks of golden shimmer in, which is perfect for Summer. I just wish I'd bought this before my Summer holiday! To top it all off, this smells gorgeous and comes in a cute little flip palette that is perfect for your handbag!

I hope you've enjoyed this little post on my new favourite Summer find, I wanted to squeeze this in before the Summer is out. I just wish I found it sooner!

Have you tried this darker shade? Also have you seen the new Délíce de Poudre Bronzing Powder & Highlighter?

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Soap & Glory Eye QUEENS | Part 1 - Supercat


Soap & Glory Supercat Liquid Eyeliner
Soap & Glory Supercat Liquid Eyeliner

Hello beauties, I recently found my two new favourite eye must haves! I thought I would do a quick little series on my new favourite Soap & Glory eye queens.

So starting with the Supercat Carbon Black Extreme Eyeliner Pen: We all get those nervous butterfly's when applying liquid eye-liner, you know the slightest movement will ruin your eye look you've worked so hard on! Then if you manage to do your first eye, you then realise not only do you need to go onto the second eye, but you also need to match those babies up! We've all been there with the Q-tip and foundation and tried to erase those mistakes, we all know it never ends well! 
For all the liquid eye-liner cat flick loving beauties out there, this is the liner for you! This is a pen style eye-liner so it makes it a lot easier to get those neat precise wings you crave, without all the wet and messy hassle a lot of the other liquid eye liners come with. I find this a lot easier to control thanks to the marker tip that will help you create two types of look - a natural girly flick thanks to the fine point, and then the more bold and daring wing due to the thick edge. You can press lightly to make use of the fine point, which is great for getting right into the corner of your eye to create a delicate look, and then if you press a little harder or apply the edge to your eye, you can build up and thicken the line. 
As the name suggests, the result is 'black extreme' you can create a very bold statement look due to Soap & Glory's Gloss-Fix finish. You can also rely on this to still look pretty perfect at the end of the day (or night), it's pretty smudge proof and long lasting which can be hard to find in a eye-liner!
All in all, I'm a big fan! It may take a few tries to master how to use this pen, but once you have, it becomes so easy and quick you won't want to be without it!

If you have enjoyed my little take on Soap & Glory's Supercat Carbon Black Extreme Eyeliner, then watch out for Part 2 of my Soap & Glory Eye QUEENS ft. the Archery 2-in-1 Brow Filling Pencil & Brush.

Have you tried this eye-liner before? What did you think? Also have you had any embarrassing liquid eye-liner experiences?

Don't forget you can win a FREE YSL & MAC Lipstick of your choice by entering my give-away here beauties! Give-away ends at 12:00am 17/09/2014

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NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer


NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

I've been trying to branch out in the concealer department and step away from my trusty Collection Lasting Perfection. As hard as it's been and for the many times Iv'e asked myself why do I need to? I have come to the conclusion I should take it slowly, by introducing an under eye concealer to my regime. I've never thought of myself as one who has under eye problems or dark circles or puffiness, but ever since iv'e started these early mornings, I have began to notice a little purpleness creeping up and finally, I had an excuse to try the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer.
After using this for the past month I can say that this will be a firm staple in my make-up bag for months to come. I cannot fault this. Radiant Creamy Concealer offers lightweight to medium coverage that's very build-able for your high coverage needs. You can use this for your under-eyes to counter act those grey/purple bags thanks to the light diffusing technology, it will leave you looking awake, alive and funnily enough radiant! Thankfully this is not just a one trick pony, NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer will also be your best friend on those bad skin days. It has no trouble covering up those blemishes and imperfections we so badly want to hide. It's very build-able so you shouldn't have any trouble dealing with the worst of the worst, but at the same time, it's also perfect for those no make-up, make-up days. When your skin is looking kind of OK and you just want to pop a bit of concealer and mascara on, this will also be a great one to go for. It gives you the coverage to even out your skin, whilst achieving that luminous and youthful finish we all crave.
All in all, this is definitely the one to beat in the concealer department, it does so much more than most concealers do. It deals with those dark under eye circles, hides those nasty blemishes, as well as evening out your skin tone and giving you a radiant flawless finish. 
Well done NARS for creating the concealer of all concealers!

Paraben-free, Alcohol free, Synthetic fragrance free & Non commedogenic.

Don't forget you can win a FREE YSL & MAC Lipstick of your choice by entering my give-away here beauties! Give-away ends at 12:00am 17/09/2014

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Glossybox | August 2014


Glossybox August 2014
Glossybox August 2014
It's Glossybox time!
This month I'm just going to show you what I got so you can have a nose! I'm not going to go into too much detail as iv'e only just got my box and wanted to get it up as soon as possible, so obviously haven't had time to really try these products.
This month it's Glossybox's 3rd birthday! 

Essence I Love Extreme Crazy Volume Mascara I have never tried anything from Essence, so I don't really know what to expect. The wand on this mascara seems to be very thick but with tiny plastic bristles, so I'm not sure how this is going to give me 'extreme crazy volume'. I think I'll stick to my Maybelline and Rimmel mascaras. RRP £2.79
Kryolan for Glossybox Cashmere Highlighter This little highlighter is super creamy and lightweight, I think this will add a very subtle shine to your cheekbones and brow bone. I can definitely see myself trying this one. RRP £12.95
Philip Kingsley Elasticizer This was originally created for Audrey Hepburn to help achieve elasticity, manageability, bounce and shine. If it's good enough for Audrey, it's good enough for me! RRP £38
Figs & Rouge Mini Hand Cream This one has come just in time for me, as I've just ran out of my Body Shop hand cream. Also I got the Mango and Mandarin one, which I'm super pleased about, as these are some of my all time favourite scents! I'm really excited to try this as I get really dry hands at work and this hand cream is enriched with shea butter, natural antioxidants and algea extract, so hopefully this does the job! RRP 6.95
Yves Rocher Rose Nail Polish I always love a bit of pink nail varnish and this just looks so cute! I can't wait to try this gorgeous rose pink, but I am a bit concerned with the teeny tester size brush. I love my brushes to be full and shaped to fit the nail. I'm not sure if this is going to effect the application. RRP £3.60
Lalique L'Amaour Personally I love getting little tester perfumes like this, I know a lot of you don't, but I love being able to test out a perfume. I'm not good at describing perfumes at all, so I'm just going to use the description given, 'delicate top notes of rosebuds laced with fresh bergamot, white floral heart notes and a musk base note.' Maybe you'll be able to get some kind of idea from that. RRP £67

So that's what I got in this months Glossybox, I hope you have enjoyed having a nose!
Overall I feel like this is pretty average and I'm just happy my next one will be free thanks to my Glossydots. If you would like to sign up, you can right here.

Don't forget you can win a FREE YSL & MAC Lipstick of your choice by entering my give-away here beauties! Give-away ends at 12:00am 17/09/2014

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Bourjois So Laque Glossy | Peace and Mauve


Bourjois So Laque Glossy Peace and Mauve
I love me some pastel nails, so it's no surprise I had to try Bourjois' new So Laque Glossy range. I picked up 'Peace and Mauve' this gorgeous pastel purple. 
The So Laque Glossy range has a super glossy formula that is claimed to still go on strong for up to 10 days. Now that may be true, but I doubt it will be for me. I'm lucky if I get 2-3 days chip free thanks to my job! I can vouch for the glossy formula leaving you with super shiny nails though. You probably wouldn't even need a top coat if you're in a rush! You definitely need two coats to get a nice opaque shade with this polish, as you would with most pastel polishes. The thin brush makes sure you have no trouble applying evenly and precisely, so they'll be no need to get the cotton buds and remover out!
Over all I'm impressed with the formula and the 10 shades from this range, and I will be stocking up. I love the cute packaging and the fact that the lids match the shade. 

You can pick up the So Laque Glossy range here for £5.99 each, Boots also have a 3 for 2 on all Bourjois products at the moment, so take full advantage beauties!

If you would like the chance to win a FREE YSL & MAC lipstick of your choice, you can enter my give-away here. Give-away ends 12:00am 08/09/2014.

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July Favourites | 2014


July Favourites 2014 Corrie Arnold
July Favourites 2014 Corrie Arnold
July Favourites 2014 Corrie Arnold
July Favourites 2014 Corrie Arnold

A little late, but I thought I'd do my July favourites today, I left my camera charger at my boyfriends so haven't been able to take photos of anything for over a week, what a blogging nightmare! Better late than never hey!? Here's my July favourites-

My first product worth mentioning is the Soap & Glory Sugarcrush Body Wash, this stuff is amazing! It smells sooooo good! This is perfect for the Summer months with it's fruity lime scent and fresh energy boosting goodness. I even took this on holiday with me despite the hefty bottle weighing a fare bit. Some of the goodies inside this one include lime oil, kiwi juice water, omega 3 rich rapeseed oil and Soap & Glory's COOLCAPSULE X, which will leave you feeling so silky smooth you won't be able to stop stroking yourself (in a totally innocent way of course!). Just a few squirts of this and the gorgeous zesty scent hits you instantly waking you up, to me it smells a lot like those little cola cube sweets! This is the second bottle I have purchased, now that says something when you choose the same one again over all the other gorgeous Soap & Glory washes. This is definitely my Summer body wash go to.

I have said so many times how the lasting finish Kate lipsticks have been my favourite drug store lipstick range forever, so it's no surprise that Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate 32 made it in to July's favourites. I wore this lipstick every night whilst in Tunisia, it is the perfect Summer orange. It's orange without being too orange if you know what I mean! It's a very fun bright but subtle shade that works so well to brighten a look up. Of course the formula is gorgeous just like all the lasting finish lippy's. It's moisturising, pigmented, long lasting and smells great. If you're looking for a cheap. but high quality Summer shade then go for this. It's great for someone who wants to try the orange lip craze, but is afraid to go bright, this is a great pale orange to start of with.

Maybelline Big Eyes Mascara has also been a staple for me this month. It's great at adding volume without clogging up your lashes, it really defines the lashes whilst lengthening. The mini brush for your lower lashes is also a great feature to have, as it adds a little length and definition without being too much. You can read more about this mascara here in my review.

Not only was July holiday month for me but it's also Birthday month, yay! I hit the big 21 this year and thought I'd spoil myself a little and ordered myself the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Diffused Heat. I've been lusting to have one of these gorgeous golden beauties in my collection for a long time now, they just look so luxurious and sophisticated with the sleek golden packaging and two toned hand made infusion of shades. The blush itself is soooo soft and finely milled, but at the same time it's very highly pigmented. You don't need a lot to go a long way. The finish is beautiful giving you a soft radiant glow, I cant wait to try some more shades.

To go along with my gorgeous Ambient Lighting Blush, I have been using my Real Techniques Blush Brush. I have fell in love with this brush all over again. Originally I used this for my powder, as it felt like the perfect size. Trying this with the Ambient Lighting Blush is just amazing though. The brush of course is super soft, paired with the lightweight finely milled powder is perfection.

Another one that I have been dying to get for since it came out is the Too Faced Pardon My French Neautral Eyeshadow Collection 2014. This is the most gorgeous little neutral palette with glittery champagnes, bronzes and chocolates, and matte creams and browns. What more do you need from a neutral palette!? I love champagnes and bronzes, so have been wanting this since I saw it. As my 21st was coming up, I thought I'd treat myself once again. The eye shadows themselves are very pigmented and gorgeous to use, they are soft and silky and very blendable. I love all of the shades in this palette which can be pretty hard to find! This is definitely going to be a good staple in my collection for a long time.

As you know it was my 21st this month, so me and my boyfriend Chris went on a huge shopping spree to celebrate. I was very lucky and Chris treated me to lots of gorgeous things including the YSL Rouge Volupté Shine 13 Pink In Paris. I have been wearing this a lot since I got it. I already have Pink In Confidence, so I knew I loved the shiny, sheer finish, but I wanted a brighter colour as I wear these more often. So I chose 13, Pink In Paris. This is a gorgeous glossy pink that isn't too much. I like to think of it as a more sophisticated bright pink lip. I wear this everyday as it's a fun bright colour for the summer. Of course the first ting that attracted me to the Rouge Volupté Shine range was the gorgeous golden packaging, it's so elegant and beautiful you can't help but want to whip it out to re-apply whenever you're out and about. If you want to see what other gorgeous gifts I got for my 21st, take a look at my HUGE 21st Birthday Beauty Haul .

I hope you have enjoyed my July favourites, I'd love know if you would try any of these products, please leave a comment below telling me.

See you next month with some more favourites!

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YSL & MAC Lipstick Giveaway!


As most of you know, I have been Blogging for over 6 months now and I've loved every minute of it. I love our little community and all the support you all give. To say a huge thank you to all my followers and the beauty blogging community, I want to give you guys a chance to win TWO of my favourite lipsticks!
I'm giving away One YSL lipstick of your choice as well as One MAC lipstick of your choice to one lucky winner!
To enter, please complete this form. 

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Unfortunately this give-away is only open to UK beauties with a UK postal address:(
The lucky winner will be contacted on Twitter or email within 48 hours of being contacted and must be able to give me an email address.
This give-away ends at 12:00am 17/09/2014
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Good luck everyone!


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