From the Archive…

Put down your purses, leave the cards at home and make peace with your bank balance as there’s a way of recreating that retail therapy thrill without even having to spend a penny. Oh yes. You see, the beauty of having more than a drawer of various pampering paraphernalia hanging around, is that there’s always going to be a few forgotten favourites gathering dust at the back. I now have a bit of a brimming Muji tower in progress which goes against my previous ‘streamlining’ religion (let’s just say the ‘one-in-one-out‘ policy has gotten a little lax these days), but this does mean there are a fair few drawers to riffle through and rediscover long-lost lustings. Cue today’s video – a swift introduction to the little treasures re-found in the depths of the archives.

Select to watch on YouTube for all the extra links, product information and various bits of bumf and let salvaging session commence!


  • Jess

    Wow! I am loving the eyeshadow you are wearing! Is it MAC?

  • Jess

    Aha! Your video just answered my question:)

  • MCC

    Great video Anna! as always!!!

    • Thanks! :) 

  • Katie Owen

    You have the most amazing shape eye brows in life. Thoroughly enjoyed that video.

    • Thank you! :) 

  • Georgina d’souza

    it may have helped you, but now there is a bunch of things I want to go out and buy!

    • Haha – apologies ;) 

  • Char

    Hi Anna, the colour from the Smashbox palette you’ve got on is called ‘russet’ there’s a new palette out with all the same shades but its called ‘softbox 2’ do you have any recommendations for a dupe of this colour? I’d really like this shadow with out buying the whole palette, thank you xx

    • Ah brilliant – to me it’s sort of similar to MAC’s Antiqued :) 

  • jess_3fq

    haha you’re so right Anna! Great post. 

    • Glad you liked it hun! :) 

  • Georgie

    I absolutely love your blog posts and your videos Anna and also loving the lip combo! Xxxx

  • beautywithnia

    love you videos! great blog post, just rediscovered my love for macs blush in coygirl! 

  • Hearts&Crosses

    I love your videos, youve such an amazing make up collection

  • Roxy

    Where is your dresser and mirror from in the background? I love it!

  • Sasha Green

    The idea to resurrect forgotten products is awesome. Love your videos))