Saturday, 9 July 2011

Best thing I never had.

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve been on here, doesn’t it just suck when stuff doesn’t work out. You may or may not have noticed I tried to start a new blog but I have decided to come back to this one for a while, it will be abit on and off, as I don’t have permanent internet access and I am currently starting my A levels and going to look around universities and it scares me A LOT! But for now I’m gonna let you all get to know me all over again with this sort of tag? by Alice of schadenfreunde.

Age: 17 going on 18, I can’t wait.
Bed Size: I used to have a single (I know right?) but recently acquired a double!
Chore you Hate: That’s gotta be ironing.
Dogs: I used to have Yorkshire Terriers but look after families pets: Yorkie, Jack Russell & Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
Essential start of your day: Cup of tea (:
Favourite Colour: Pink, what else?
Gold or Silver: Silver, gold jewellery just looks wrong on me, due to my paleness.
Height: Average 5'7"
Instruments I play: I used to play the keyboard, would kill to be able to play guitar.
Job Title: Student.
Kids: Definitely one day. A little girl first then we’ll see how it goes.
Live: Haworth – Home of the Bronte sisters – not so fun.
Mum's name: Dilys. Pretty Original
Nickname: My christened name is Olivia so – Libi, Libster, Nib.
Pet Peeve: Lying & Ignorance.
Quote from a movie: “Don’t have sex, ‘cause you will get pregnant and die. Don’t have sex in the missionary position, don’t have sex standing up, just don’t do it okay? Now everybody take a rubber.” – Mean Girls.
Right or left handed: Right.
Siblings: One elder brother – 24.
Time you wake up: On a weekday- 06:45, on a weekend probably 10:00 lazy.
Underwear: Variety, mostly from LaSenza.
Vegetables you dislike: Brussel Sprouts, not much really.
What makes you run late: Listening to music whilst putting makeup on. Phone Alarms.
X-rays you've had done: General stomach, medical for Australian Visa.
Yummy food you make: Fry Ups and Pasta Carbonara.
Zoo animal: Giraffes. I really want one, they’re suprisingly cute.


Saturday, 23 October 2010

What’s In My Bag?!

Hey everyone, So I thought I’d do a blog post today. But then remembered, I can’t do a fashion related post because a lot of my clothes are in shipping, I can’t do a tutorial or FOTD because the majority of my gathered makeup is also in shipping. So my face look has been basically the same for the last couple of weeks. Which isn’t very unusual anyway because I have started at school, so anyways lets get on with it.

Sorry for the picture having different style of lighting, I was just trying to get it right, first time using my dad’s big Nikon camera.

Disclaimer: All products/things shown I have bought with my own money, besides the Bag, Ipod Nano and Digital Camera, which have all been Christmas and birthday presents over the last 2 years.

The Bag (I have no idea what the style is)

Yes my bag is absolutely full to the brim, I’m one of those people that seems to carry their whole life/all their junk with them.

Main Compartment  L-R Top Rows: Sportsgirl Make Up Bag, Aviator Sunglasses, Cute Pocket Tissues, Fuji Finepix Camera, Zoom Mirror, Ipod Nano 4th Gen, Pokka Dot Umbrella.
3rd Row: Headband, Grippy Clips & Bobbles, Party In The Park Wristband, Pocket Mirror, Torch, Purse, Random Australian Change
4th Row: Hairbrush, Juicy Fruit Chewing Gum, Pocket Hairbrush & Keys


Side Pockets L-R Top Row: Colgate Wisps (Love These!), Carmex, Nivea Lip Balm, My Phone ( Nokia Xpress Music 5530?)
2nd Row: Pulse Tropical Gum, Tic Tac Toe Christmas Cracker Game, Mac Lipsticks (Myth & Hue), Watch Links, Grippy Clips
3rd Row: Broken Necklace, Mac Concealer, English Coins.

What’s in my makeup bag? Maybelline Dream Creamy Foundation (04 Natural Ivory?), Natural Collection Bronzer in Sun Shine, Mac MSF Natural in Medium, Mac Mineralized Blush in Dainty, Mac Tinted Lip Conditioner (Don’t know the name, Hello Kitty Collection), Poundland Blush Brush

Travel Mac Duo Fibre Brush, Maybelline Lash Stiletto Mascara in Black Brown (For School), Maybelline Volume Express Lift Up Mascara in Black, Covergirl Lash Blast in Very Black, Maybelline Line Definer Liquid Liner in Noir, SoftLips in French Vanilla, Mini Urban Decay 24-7 Liner in Zero



Sunday, 22 August 2010

Military Trend Inspired EOTD.

Hey guys/gals!, so when I woke up today and did my makeup. I decided the look I wanted to go for would be neutral, but I wanted to add in a colour I never normally use on my eyes. GREEN. However I wanted to use the colour quite subtly, and so took inspiration from the current military theme. Today was the day I was going to test out my new primer potion and so to test it to it’s full potential I used UD eye shadows and whacked out my AMMO PALETTE :)

On my eyes I am wearing;

  1. MAUI WOWIE (a greeny gold) - on the lid
  2. MILDEW (a khaki green) - on the outer third and crease
  3. SMOG (a brown) -  on the outer V

Here are some pictures:

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Update, New Purchase & My Thoughts

Hey guys I know its been super super long since I came on my blog. Almost a year soon maybe? Anyways I’m sorry about that, this year was my last mandatory year of school, Year 11. So when I started this blog I kind of picked the wrong time. I stopped posting as I were spending more time concentrating on and revising for my GCSE’s, which i think went fairly well. I will know the results on the 24th, so wish me luck :)
So before I get on to talking about this purchase. I’d just like to share with you guys some news. I’m moving to Australia. It’s been on the cards for a long time, my Dad and my brother have been living there for almost two years now. I miss my dad loads and I haven’t seen him since last February. It’s taken my mum a long time to decide whether to go and to leave all of her family etc. But she has decided for my sake and future, which I appreciate and respect. I will miss my friends and family so much. There are so many things in the UK  I will also miss such as the brands; Urban Decay, BarryM, Topshop, Urban Outfitters, Primark etc. Although I am looking forward to trying out some of the Australian brands and shops. If any of you readers are from Australia, please let me know! I am also looking forward to living in a different climate and meeting new people, just praying I make friends easily at my new school.
So for my new purchase. This is something I have wanted for a very long time, but always wondered whether I could bare to spend the money on it. After watching countless videos on YouTube, by people like MeganHeartsMakeup and others stating it is essential. I decided to go ahead and buy it, as I know soon in Australia, it’s not something I can buy, it is….
I’ve always been a huge eyeshadow lover. And constantly always am irritated by creasing, so I thought I would give it a try. Almost all of you probably already have this, but I thought I would share my thoughts anyway.
It costs £11.50 and can be found at most Boots, House of Fraser and Debenams stores. It contains 10ml or 0.34 fl oz.
At first glance of the product, I see what everybody have said and been annoyed with; the packaging. The packaging is cute, chic, and somehow reminds me of Genie’s haha. The lid is unscrewed to reveal a doe foot applicator, which does not cause me any problems. But when it comes to think about it, I realise what happens with some foundations. You cannot get the remainder of product out of the bottom, when the applicator no longer picks it up. Some people tend to cut the tube when they have almost finished and scrape the product out, which is something I would probably consider doing to get my moneys worth.DSCF0494
The colour of the primer is light and very much my foundation colour. Although the product states that it would blend in to any skin tone. When the product is blended/rubbed in, it leaves a slight sheen that can be seen in the light but isn’t very obvious. To the touch it feels slightly greasy but not very much. It smells of play-dough kind of. It’s not offensive to me, but it could irritate other people.
Okay, so I tested this product out with some UD shadows (Next Post) to see how long it would last. No joke, it lasted all day! I am in love with this product – there is no creasing, the colours do not fade and it does it’s purpose! Anyway so here are some pictures and swatches with/without the primer;
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Anyway, hope this can be useful to at least somebody. Hope you enjoy. I’ll try get back into the blogging hemisphere. If any of you have twitter, let me know!
Love Libi :)

Friday, 13 November 2009


  • Shampoo: Aussie Long Hair
  • Conditioner: Aussie Long Hair
  • Styling products: TRESemme  24hourbody Root Boosting Spray & Nicky Clarke Leave In Conditioner
  • Shower Gel: I just use soap? 
  • Moisturiser: Simple
  • Deoderant: Right Guard Rush Hour (Smells of Vanilla)
  • Fake Tan: Almay, its like a powder spray its AMAZING
  • Face Wash: Clinique Facial Wash
  • Exfoliator: Some Neutrogena one
  • Primer: none
  • Foundation Brush: QVS from superdrug but usually i just use my hands, dirty i know haha.
  • Foundation: illamasqua rich liquid foundation
  • Concealer: MAC studio finish
  • Powder: natural collection
  • Blusher: MAC well dressed
  • Bronzer: Natural Collection
  • Highlighter: MAC MSF soft and gentle
  • Eyeshadow  MAC sable cork and shroom
  • Eyeshadows: -
  • Eyeliner: N07 one
  • Curler: dont use one
  • Mascara: Covergirl Lash Blash
  • Lipstick: BarryM 101 – My life
  • Lipgloss: Mac Dazzleglass – Baby Sparks
  • Nail Colour: OPI Moon Over Mumbai

Tuesday, 22 September 2009


Hey girls omg i'm so sorry i haven't been on my blog for such a long time i feel bad :/
what with going back to school and everything i haven't had chance, im in year 11 now my main year of secondary school so im worried being behindd on some coursework and things not having chance to come on my laptop.
And since coming back from London i've bought lots of little things so im sorry but i no longer can do a haul post theres too much and will take ages but im going to tell you some of the fave products and things iv bought recently and if you want some pictures or to ask me anything about them just let me know :)

BarryM 147 lip paint
Illamasqua Cream Blush in Rude
Hollister Fleece Pants and Tee. (I am in love with hollister)
Abercrombie and Fitch Tshirt
I<3 London t-shirt
Topshop Oxford Street bag
Collection2000 Hot Looks Nailpolish in 33 ButtonMoon
LOTS of magazines haha ♥

Plus i would like to have a little rant, im deeply annoyed because DuWop the american makeup brand has come out with YES a twilight makeup range, and me loving it so much want to get my hands on it but it is only available at Nordstrom and they do not ship to the UK :( im so upset so if anyone out there is kind enough to be able to let me know how i can get it or organise a swap let me know i would be so grateful and now im going to go see if there are any Clothes Show Live tickets available :)
Byeee guys x

Friday, 4 September 2009


So girls i know i never posted my haul post but trust me i will get round to it.
In the meantime i have been tagged by the lovely chloe to do the You Are An Awesome Girl tag.
So in this tag you have to tell every 10 facts about you and then tag 10 blogs, so here it goes:

(These wont be very good but ohwell)

1. I first became addicted to makeup when i went to singapore when i was 12/13 and i got my very first item of MAC makeup there (a bit young dont you think?!)

2. This summer i was meant to be moving to Australia but now i'm staying 9 months to finish the last of my GCSE's.

3. I am a complete looser when it comes to twilight. Iv read the books 2/3 times each and i saw twilight 4 times at the cinema when it came out, i am SAD.

4. When i was 12 i wanted to be a fashion designer, i used to sit in all my lessons drawing models until my mum told me that i would never make it. Which i thought was quite harsh on a young childs dreams.

5. I put makeup on even if i know im not going anywhere, which i think is quite weird but its fun, although i HATE taking it off.

6. I usually spend my whole £30 a week wage when i get it, usually the day after. And thats on topshop clothes and makeup.

7. I love my digital camera, its my life i couldn't go anywhere without it because you can never have to many pictures of memories in your life.

8. Recently i have an obsession with nude lipstick i must re-apply it ever 30minss/1hour.

9. My mum thinks i have a problem when it comes to magazines, i buy like 3/4 a week :/

10. I used to be a computer geek, i knew more about css and html then my dad when i was 11. I think thats pretty bad tbh, those were the days, now my computer is just for facebook, blogger and youtube &hearts :)












I also tag any of my amazing followers who hasnt done and wants to do this tag