January Favourites

Sorry I’ve been so quite on here the last week or so, I’ve been extremely busy finishing off my final university project.  Now it’s been handed in it’s time to search for a new job (which I’m really excited about) and it also means that I’ll more time to blog too! Yay! Anyway, I thought I’d share some of the products that I loved through…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Week – Why it’s Important to Attend Smear Tests

It’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Week and research revealed has that 35% of young women don’t attend smear tests due to being embarrassed about their body shape.  It was also found that one in four women do not make an appointment after receiving their smear invitation.  Having a regular smear test is important as it helps to detect any abnormal cells that could possibly become cancerous.…

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How to Keep Your Hair Healthy

I think that everyone loves to have healthy, glossy looking hair.  Since I regularly colour my hair I feel that it’s important that I pay a little extra attention to it to make sure that I keep it in the best condition that I can.  Since I had the ends of my hair bleached, I’ve become an even bigger fan of hair oils to help…

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The Ordinary Coverage Foundation

If you saw my post a couple of weeks you’ll know how much I love The Ordinary’s skincare so I just had to try out their foundation. The foundation comes in two formulas; coverage and serum.  The range has 21 shades which I was pleasantly surprised by as a lot of affordable brands tend to have a limited range of colours to choose from.  The…

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How to Achieve Your Goals

In my post at the beginning of the week I took a look back at 2017 and set myself some goals for the coming year.  I’m hoping to achieve these goals and also add to my list as the year progress.  I find that setting myself targets helps to keep me on track to achieving what I want, whether its fitness goals or blogging goals. …

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Wunder2 Wunderbrow Dual Precision Brush

If you know me then you’ll know that I love a good brow product, which meant I was pretty happy when I found a Wunder2 Wunderbrow Dual Precision Brush behind one of the doors in my Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar. Wunder2 cosmetics aims to create high-tech and affordable beauty products so that you can create the perfect runway worthy look.  This is the first product…

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Reflecting on 2017 and Goals for 2018

This year seems to have flown by! Honestly where has the time gone?  Like every year this one has had its ups and downs but I have to say it has mostly been good.  I was really lucky this year to see a few different places, Belfast, Shetland and Lagos.  I also met up with old friends and made some new ones too.  Tonight I’m…

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Barry M Lip Kit – Pose and Allure

I absolutely loved Barry M’s Lip Kit in Runway and I wore it pretty much every day for a while so I decided to try out another couple of shades to see if they were just as good. This time I choose to try Pose a gorgeous nude colour and Allure a pretty metallic pink. In case you haven’t seen my review on Runway, I’ll…

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Things to Do Over the Christmas Holidays

The Christmas holidays have officially started and I’m really looking forward to having some time off so that I’m able to spend more time doing some festive things before Christmas and chilling out before the New Year.  I’m really lucky this year that I’m working in an office where I’m now off until the New Year so I’ve got plenty of time to catch up…

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The Ordinary Skincare Review

If you haven’t heard of The Ordinary, where have you been?  The skincare brand seems to be everywhere at the moment and there is a good reason why. Not only are their products affordable, they work.  Today I’m talking about two of their acid products and a moisturizer. 5% Lactic Acid + HA 2% Peeling Solution This Lactic acid product comes in two strengths 5%…

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I’m Samantha, a 25 year-old journalism graduate with a love for lipstick, fashion and coffee. She’s Looking at the Stars covers a range of beauty, fashion and lifestyle topics.

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