Siobhan Hughes


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Fabulous and Affordable

I tried this after reading about it on Prettiful Blog. It’s an ideal sunscreen for combo or oilier skins. It isn’t greasy, thick or sticky, it doesn’t leave a white cast on the skin and it sinks into the skin beautifully. Plus, make-up sits on top so well!


I have this Lip Comfort Oil in the honey shade – it smells delicious and is a nice thick oil treatment. I keep it in my makeup bag to use as a lipgloss if I’m not really feeling lipstick, and I put a bit on to treat my lips before applying matte lippies too. It works a treat!

Bloody marvellous!

I received this sheet mask to trial at the best time – it was a couple of weeks before my wedding and I was battling with dehydrated skin due to winter and stress. The aesthetician said to try and use a hydrating sheet mask at least twice a week on top of my hydrating skincare routine and I was listening, as I really wanted super glowy skin on my big day.

This arrived a few days after I’d read up on it and added it to my wishlist, so you can imagine the excitement. And it did not disappoint! It was absolutely soaked in a hydrating and anti-ageing solution, and after leaving it on for the stated time, I then patted any excess solution into my face and neck. It soaked in super fast as my skin was so darned thirsty. But the result was glowy skin for a good couple of days, that didn’t feel so tight and sensitive. Overall a great quick fix, or a great mask to use for a special occasion. If you can justify the price, this would be a nice mask to use once or twice a week, but sadly I can’t as my budget won’t allow that for a once off use mask.

Physicians Formula Plump Potion Lip Plumping Cocktail

Sticky but long lasting

I received this plumping gloss to review and was pretty darned excited – I love plumping lip products!

I have the slightly pink shade, and I won’t lie, I opened the package almost immediately to test it out.

It smells nice, tastes slightly minty and is very very sticky. Too sticky in fact. I do prefer my glosses to have a slightly more ‘buttery’ texture so that they feel moisturising too, but this didn’t deter me.

After a while, the gloss starts to tingle very slightly, in a pleasant way.

I don’t think that it definitely plumped up my lips, but it made them FEEL more pouty, and the high shine definitely does make my lips look and feel slightly fuller.

While I didn’t enjoy how sticky the gloss is, it lasts for absolute ages on the lips, which I did really like. Due to this, it’s become my makeup bag staple, and is always with me in case I forget a lipstick or other gloss for the day!

Amazing mask

I received this mask to review, and I had in fact already bought one myself, and it was almost finished. I was saving that last bit for when I really needed it, so you can imagine how excited I was when one of these babies landed on my desk!
This mask helps to detox the skin, give it a gentle exfoliation, and it leaves your skin glowing, clear and smooth – perfectly ready for any makeup application.

I find it best to apply it with a flat foundation brush, leave it on, and then wet my hands and massage it into my face, allowing for a decent exfoliation.

Works like a charm every time!

Fab quality

I received the shade Satin Sister. I absolutely love Essie nail polishes as the quality is outstanding – the polish is the least likely to chip on my nails, it is always a decently pigmented colour, and the shade ranges are so stunning.
Unfortunately, while I did swatch this, and I loved the colour, I’m more of a neutrals or burgundy gal on my fingernails, so this has gone on to a friend who gets a little more adventurous with her nail polish. She absolutely LOVES it!

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