Beauty · Best of... · Tips & Tricks

My Top Summer Beauty Picks & Reviving My Blog

Hello everyone! In case you hadn’t noticed, I took a wee little break from blogging for a bit because, frankly, I wasn’t feeling it for a bit. I still love my makeup and still love reading blogs and watching YouTube, but I wasn’t really feeling social media in general for a couple of months so… Continue reading My Top Summer Beauty Picks & Reviving My Blog

Beauty · Hauls · Lookbook

Rainbow Glam ft Fenty Beauty’s Midnight Wasabi and Other New Purchases!

Hi everyone! Today I’m coming at you with a haul/lookbook because I made a lot of beauty purchases in the month of March and I wanted to have a play, so I thought why not combine the two? I came up with a fun colourful look and even got to incorporate a really fun lip, and overall… Continue reading Rainbow Glam ft Fenty Beauty’s Midnight Wasabi and Other New Purchases!

Beauty · Best of... · Yay or Nay?

Unique Products In My Makeup Collection

Hi all! Today I thought I’d post something about my favourite unique products that I have in my collection – which is something I don’t think is talked about enough. I have so much make-up, and I am well aware that a lot of the stuff I have is interchangeable, but I do have a fair few… Continue reading Unique Products In My Makeup Collection

Beauty · Best of... · Fab finds - monthly faves

Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews | Stuff I’ve Been Loving Lately!

Hi all! Just a quick post today sharing my current faves that I really, truly believe you need in your life – we’ve got palettes, we’ve got highlighters, we’ve got primers and we’ve got shoes – so let’s crack on! Benefit Bad Gal Bang! Mascara (£21.50, buy here) Listen. I work for Benefit, so knew… Continue reading Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews | Stuff I’ve Been Loving Lately!

7 Days 7 Palettes · Beauty · Uncategorized

7 Days 7 Palettes – Thursday: Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette

Hi all! It’s Day 4 of 7 Days 7 Palettes and we’re onto one of my favourites in my collection – my Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette! My original plan for today was a bit more bold, but today ended up being a more of an errand running/gym day, and I didn’t feel like caking on… Continue reading 7 Days 7 Palettes – Thursday: Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette

7 Days 7 Palettes · Beauty

7 Days 7 Palettes – Wednesday: Urban Decay Heavy Metals Palette

Hi all! Today is Day 3 of 7 Days 7 Palettes and we’re cracking out the only all-shimmer palette in my list – the Urban Decay Heavy Metals Palette! I have a lot of love for this palette, and it’s one very unique and special to my collection. It’s so lovely to add a pop… Continue reading 7 Days 7 Palettes – Wednesday: Urban Decay Heavy Metals Palette

7 Days 7 Palettes · Beauty

7 Days 7 Palettes – Tuesday: Viseart Golden Hour Palette

Happy Tuesday! Today we have the second day in our 7 Days 7 Palettes series with a look using the Viseart Golden Hour palette! I have to say, this look didn’t come out how I’d planned it, nor was it the easiest to execute. I was on the waiting list for this palette for quite… Continue reading 7 Days 7 Palettes – Tuesday: Viseart Golden Hour Palette

7 Days 7 Palettes · Beauty

7 Days 7 Palettes – Monday: Tarte Tarteist Pro Palette

Hi all! Welcome to Day 1 of my 7 Days 7 Palettes series, and the first look of the week that I’ve created using my Tarte Tarteist Pro Palette. It’s Monday today and I’m not doing anything apart from a Tesco shop and some laundry, but I do like to put some makeup on on… Continue reading 7 Days 7 Palettes – Monday: Tarte Tarteist Pro Palette

7 Days 7 Palettes · Beauty

7 Days 7 Palettes – Introduction!

Hi all! Today marks the intro to a little series I thought I’d start here on my blog and also my Instagram (if you don’t follow me on Instagram, you should! Find me at @ellenkenty) where I’m going to be doing a different look every day this week using 7 different palettes that I have,… Continue reading 7 Days 7 Palettes – Introduction!

Beauty · Lookbook · Yay or Nay?

Urban Decay x Kristen Leanne Collection – Review & Valentine’s Day Look!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you’re all having a lovely day of love – I know I will be because when you’re reading this I’ll be eating junk food and watching RuPaul’s Drag Race on my friend’s sofa. Anyway, yesterday I got a very exciting parcel in the post – my Urban Decay order for… Continue reading Urban Decay x Kristen Leanne Collection – Review & Valentine’s Day Look!

Beauty · Best of...

Six Unique Brushes I Can’t Do My Make-Up Without!

I was washing my brushes last night (a wild Saturday!) and it got me to thinking two things: one, that I have a lot of damn brushes, and two, I have a lot of brushes that are pretty unique in shape, in texture, and in usage. I’m a big believer in using your makeup brushes… Continue reading Six Unique Brushes I Can’t Do My Make-Up Without!

Beauty · Yay or Nay?

Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews | Six Products I’ve Been Loving Lately!

Today I was feeling like waxing lyrical about some of my current obsessions, because holy moly have I come across some gems lately! I’m absolutely obsessed with everything I’ve mentioned here, and instead of writing long-winded reviews on each of them (because believe me, I could!), I wanted to keep it short and sweet and… Continue reading Short ‘n’ Sweet Reviews | Six Products I’ve Been Loving Lately!

Beauty · Lookbook

December Glam Make-Up Using Black Friday Purchases!

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I posted on here but I’ve been crazy busy at work – remind me why I thought working in retail at Christmas was a good idea again? But that hasn’t stopped me from picking up some bits here and there, and especially on Black Friday I went a… Continue reading December Glam Make-Up Using Black Friday Purchases!

Beauty · Hauls

Collective Haul – I Got Paid So I Bought Things!

Having a job again is so great because it means money to buy new things. Whoops? Oh well, I’ve been working hard and I wanted to treat myself, so I did. Shall we look at what I bought? FROM WORK Benefit B.Right By The Bay Christmas Set (£39.50, buy here) I was sooo excited to… Continue reading Collective Haul – I Got Paid So I Bought Things!

Beauty · Lookbook

Autumnal Glam Look ft. Modern Renaissance and Subculture Palettes!

Hi everyone! Today I had the day off work so I decided to play around a little bit with two of my favourite palettes – the Modern Renaissance and the Subculture, both by Anastasia Beverly Hills. I love my glam looks and I love my grunge looks, and bringing them both together gives the amazing… Continue reading Autumnal Glam Look ft. Modern Renaissance and Subculture Palettes!

Beauty · Fab finds - monthly faves

Fab Finds – October 2017

October has been a long month, but I’ve finally settled into my new job with Benefit and I’m now working, living and breathing make-up more than I ever have been. Once again I’ve been shopping my stash a fair bit as I’ve not really been buying anything (but believe me, there will be a payday haul… Continue reading Fab Finds – October 2017

Beauty · Lookbook · Yay or Nay?

An Update, Testing New Make-Up and Revisiting Old Faves!

Hi everyone! It’s been a hot minute since I posted on here and that’s because I’m been super busy with my new job with Benefit Cosmetics, jumping between training and varying shifts and taking my free time to chill out and sleep! But having a job where I get to talk about and do people’s… Continue reading An Update, Testing New Make-Up and Revisiting Old Faves!

Beauty · Best of...

My Top Ten Favourite Make-Up Products – Sentimental Make-Up Items

We all have them – the make-up products we barely reach for, but we can’t seem to get rid of because we used to love them or they hold a special place in our hearts. We also have the products that we love so much that they give us that happy, warm feeling inside when… Continue reading My Top Ten Favourite Make-Up Products – Sentimental Make-Up Items

Beauty · Lookbook

Grungy Autumn Makeup feat. Soph X Makeup Revolution Eyeshadow Palette!

I was SO EXCITED to get my hands on the new Soph x Makeup Revolution palette! I’ve been watching Soph’s channel (sophdoesnails on YouTube) since she had 60k subscribers, and now to see her come so far and bring out her own palettes is just amazing! My Superdrug was out of the highlighting palettes but… Continue reading Grungy Autumn Makeup feat. Soph X Makeup Revolution Eyeshadow Palette!

Beauty · Lookbook

Night Out Make-Up Look and Trying Out Fenty Beauty!

Hi all! This week I managed to pick up a couple of bits from the new and super exciting launch of Fenty Beauty – my gal Rihanna’s highly anticipated make-up range! I got the foundation and one of the highlighter duos, and I’m definitely going back to get a few more bits when they’re back… Continue reading Night Out Make-Up Look and Trying Out Fenty Beauty!

Beauty · Project Pan 2017

PROJECT PAN – Things I want to hit pan on/use up by the end of the year!

So I’ve had a bit of a realisation recently – I have a lot of make-up. No, seriously, a lot of make-up. I have so much make-up, and while I’m fairly good at decluttering stuff I don’t or rarely use, there is still a lot of it there always, and because of that I never… Continue reading PROJECT PAN – Things I want to hit pan on/use up by the end of the year!

Beauty · Lookbook

Rihanna – Wild Thoughts Inspired Make-Up Look

Did anyone else absolutely lose their minds when this video came out? Rihanna looked AMAZING, and the song is one I’ve had on repeat all summer. There have been tonnes of tutorials and recreations of this look on YouTube and Instagram, and because it’s such a fun look – such bright eyes and a vibrant… Continue reading Rihanna – Wild Thoughts Inspired Make-Up Look

Beauty · Hauls

I Went To Australia And All I Bought Was This Lousy Make-Up

Hi, everyone! Long time no see! For those of you who don’t know, I just spent the past month travelling Australia, hence there haven’t been any posts from me. It was the most amazing month ever, full of sun and exploring and more cheese toasties than one person needs, but I had the best time… Continue reading I Went To Australia And All I Bought Was This Lousy Make-Up

Beauty · Yay or Nay?

BECCA x Chrissy Teigen vs. BECCA x Jaclyn Hill – similarities, differences, do you need both?

It’s no secret here on my blog that I looove BECCA Cosmetics. Every release they come out with is a release I get excited for, and their new palette (£45, buy here) that they created in a collaboration with Chrissy Teigen was no exception. I couldn’t wait until it came out on Cult Beauty here… Continue reading BECCA x Chrissy Teigen vs. BECCA x Jaclyn Hill – similarities, differences, do you need both?

Beauty · Hauls

Big Ol’ Collective/Cult Beauty Haul + Summer Goody Bag Review!

Hello, boys and girls! It’s been a minute since I’ve posted on here and that’s because my laptop decided to crash and die on me a couple of weeks ago, so it’s been in for repair! But thankfully it didn’t stop me from buying things, so I’ve made a few little purchases here and there!… Continue reading Big Ol’ Collective/Cult Beauty Haul + Summer Goody Bag Review!

Beauty · Yay or Nay?

ANTI HAUL #2 – Make-Up I Will NOT Be Buying!

Hello again! It’s that time of year again where we get a million and one releases from every brand out there as summer approaches, and I thought it’d be the perfect opportunity to make another anti-haul post! I’ve made one of these before, and it went down really well because I think everyone can relate… Continue reading ANTI HAUL #2 – Make-Up I Will NOT Be Buying!

Beauty · Hauls · Yay or Nay?

TARTE Haul, First Impressions & (Nearly) Full Face!

Guess what? I bought more make-up. Is anyone even surprised at this point? No? Good. I love almost everything I’ve tried from Tarte so far, so when an email popped into my inbox about them offering SEVEN PRODUCTS FOR FIFTY POUNDS, I was on that website faster than the speed of love. Within the deal,… Continue reading TARTE Haul, First Impressions & (Nearly) Full Face!

Beauty · Best of... · Yay or Nay?

If all my make-up disappeared, what would I repurchase?

Hello, my name is Ellen and I’m addicted to buying make-up. Having said that, and as much as I love trying new things, I have my fail-safes that I always go back to. I’ve recently acquired a lot of new stuff – some good and some bad – but as I was reorganising my collection… Continue reading If all my make-up disappeared, what would I repurchase?

Beauty · Hauls · Lookbook

Trying Out My New Make-Up Purchases! Maybelline, Benefit, L’Oreal, Ofra x NikkieTutorials and more!

Surprise, surprise, I bought more make-up! Buuuut Superdrug has been having a 3 for 2 on everything all month, so I made an executive decision to make my three items three bloody good ones and then not to go in there again, and you know what? I think I did really good. I’m super happy… Continue reading Trying Out My New Make-Up Purchases! Maybelline, Benefit, L’Oreal, Ofra x NikkieTutorials and more!

Beauty · Tips & Tricks · Yay or Nay?

Soft Ochre vs Painterly – which one is for you?

If you’ve ever watched a make-up artist or beauty influencer on YouTube, the chances are you’ve heard of the MAC Paint Pots. They seem to be a beauty staple for so many – not only in the two shades mentioned in the title, but also in other colours for an easy cream shadow look or… Continue reading Soft Ochre vs Painterly – which one is for you?

Beauty · Best of...

My Top Five Eyeshadow Palettes in the Whole World!

Hi all! This week I’ve been doing a massive cull of my make-up and I’ve shifted a solid third of what I used to have. Old things that I really shouldn’t have been using, products barely touched that I was able to sell on, and things that just didn’t work out for me have all… Continue reading My Top Five Eyeshadow Palettes in the Whole World!