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Here’s What I’m Adding To My Winter Makeup Bag For Some Sun-Kissed Vibes

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Are you ready for your pocket-sized guide for how to put some glow back into your winter makeup bag? I don’t know about you, but mine just needed a re-jig; a little creamy texture here, a little hydrating primer there, because things were starting to get dull. Here’s what’s in my current rotation…

MAC Face + Body Radiant Sheer Foundation in C2* – Whenever I’m starting to feel like makeup isn’t really ‘sitting’ right on my skin, this is what I ALWAYS go back to. So sheer, but buildable and it you just look like your best skin, most glowy self. Mixed in with a little Glossier Futuredew* when I’m real dry? Perfection. I apply it with my Westman Atelier Blender Brush*.

Glossier Stretch Concealer* (I’m currently using up my old one which is in the shade Light) – Speaking of Glossier, this concealer is my under-eyes best friend whenever I’m dehydrated. I swear it’s impossible for it to look cakey. It’s just so brightening too which is exactly what I need right now.

Makeup By Mario SoftSculpt Transforming Skin Enhancer in Light Medium* – I love me a one-trick pony and this contour/bronzer hybrid does everything I need on the cheeks in terms of sculpting. I apply it with a Beauty Pie Pro Colour Angled Cheek Brush*.

MERIT Flush Balm Cheek Colour in Beverly Hills* (ad – gifted) – Am I in my blusher girlie era? I think so! This one is just so soft and creamy and the shade is just the right amount of pink without ever looking too much, you know? I also like to apply it on my lips after lip balm.

Patrick Ta Major Brow Lamination Gel* – OF COURSE. No other brow gel comes close IMO.

Makeup By Mario Master Mattes Eyeshadow Palette* – Not only do I love this palette for it’s mirror, the shades are just a warm tone eyeshadow lover’s dream. Easy to apply and blend and there are a good few options for everyday wear, with a few deeper shades for if I ever want to add some impact. I use the ZOEVA 223 Brush.

Surratt Noir Lash Tint* – I usually would use the Surratt Eyelash Curler* first, but I’m fresh from having a lash lift and LOVING IT. This mascara though is so natural and so light and just makes it look like you have lash extensions. It somehow retains that fluffy, natural feel.

Augustinus Bader Lip Balm* – The boujiest lip balm around, but it just does something – I SWEAR! Even Mark says it’s his favourite lip balm. HA!


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Coming out of hiding to do a makeup routine video for the first time in a loooong time. Life’s too short, eh? 
@narsissist tinted moisturiser 
@glossier and @iliabeauty concealers
@makeupbymario bronzer 
@anastasiabeverlyhills brow gel and eyeshadow
@lancomeofficial mascara
@summerfridays lip butter (ad - gifted)
Coming out of hiding to do a makeup routine video for the first time in a loooong time. Life’s too short, eh? @narsissist tinted moisturiser @glossier and @iliabeauty concealers @makeupbymario bronzer @anastasiabeverlyhills brow gel and eyeshadow @lancomeofficial mascara @summerfridays lip butter (ad - gifted)
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What I’m wearing today! Here’s the brief: an outfit that’s fancy enough to take some new headshots in, but can be made more casual looking for my sewing class later (I’ve been looking forward to it all day! I’m so excited!). As always if you like my OOTD’s then check out my @substack - ‘The Wardrobe Edit’. It’s a good hub for all things daily style.
What I’m wearing today! Here’s the brief: an outfit that’s fancy enough to take some new headshots in, but can be made more casual looking for my sewing class later (I’ve been looking forward to it all day! I’m so excited!). As always if you like my OOTD’s then check out my @substack - ‘The Wardrobe Edit’. It’s a good hub for all things daily style.
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The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂
- Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! 
- ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️
- A Friday night tray bake. 
- A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰
- I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. 
- Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. 
- Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌
- Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. 
- Soup Sundays. 
- The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
The weekend ☀️🍴🎂 - Whenever I wear this coat + earrings combo, it makes me feel so chic! - ‘Big waves crash into rocks!’ - Ralph 😭❤️ - A Friday night tray bake. - A certain someone LOVES birthdays in this house 🥰 - I have 6879 photos of sunrise/sunset in the kitchen. - Conducted a massive beauty clear out this weekend and it feels SO GOOD. - Keeping up that 56 week @onepeloton streak 🙌 - Mark in his happy place. Ralph joined him out there all afternoon and it was so cute. - Soup Sundays. - The @beautypie LED mask (ad - gifted), really hits the spot.
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My morning smoothie recipe that I’ve had basically every day for six months now:

- Milk, whatever type you fancy. I don’t measure it out, but it’s usually just over a third of the blender cup. 
- Kefir, good for the ol’ gut! I just use a good glug. 
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tbsp flaxseed, or whatever seeds you fancy, sometimes I mix this up!
- 1 serving vanilla protein, I like the one from @formnutrition 
- 1/2 cup oats, you can use more or less depending on how thick you like your smoothie 
- 1 tbsp nut butter, I’m giving almond butter a go at the moment 
- as much frozen spinach as you can stuff in there (you can’t taste it - promise) 
- and then I squeeze in a handful of frozen fruit, I used blueberries here but I like using frozen mango too sometimes

Blend and enjoy! This is a massive smoothie and fills up the cup twice - it’s such a quick and easy breakfast.
My morning smoothie recipe that I’ve had basically every day for six months now: - Milk, whatever type you fancy. I don’t measure it out, but it’s usually just over a third of the blender cup. - Kefir, good for the ol’ gut! I just use a good glug. - 1 tbsp chia seeds - 1 tbsp flaxseed, or whatever seeds you fancy, sometimes I mix this up! - 1 serving vanilla protein, I like the one from @formnutrition - 1/2 cup oats, you can use more or less depending on how thick you like your smoothie - 1 tbsp nut butter, I’m giving almond butter a go at the moment - as much frozen spinach as you can stuff in there (you can’t taste it - promise) - and then I squeeze in a handful of frozen fruit, I used blueberries here but I like using frozen mango too sometimes Blend and enjoy! This is a massive smoothie and fills up the cup twice - it’s such a quick and easy breakfast.
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Five formulas for if you’ve fallen into a jeans and a jumper rut. What’s your fave? Save this for next time you need a quick outfit idea:
1 - Cord shirt + knitted trousers + loafers 
2 - Crew neck jumper + animal print trousers + Mary Jane’s 
3 - Jumper + knitted vest + trousers + animal print flats 
4 - Cable knit + silk trousers 
5 - Denim shirt + knitted trousers + flats
Five formulas for if you’ve fallen into a jeans and a jumper rut. What’s your fave? Save this for next time you need a quick outfit idea:
1 - Cord shirt + knitted trousers + loafers 
2 - Crew neck jumper + animal print trousers + Mary Jane’s 
3 - Jumper + knitted vest + trousers + animal print flats 
4 - Cable knit + silk trousers 
5 - Denim shirt + knitted trousers + flats
Five formulas for if you’ve fallen into a jeans and a jumper rut. What’s your fave? Save this for next time you need a quick outfit idea:
1 - Cord shirt + knitted trousers + loafers 
2 - Crew neck jumper + animal print trousers + Mary Jane’s 
3 - Jumper + knitted vest + trousers + animal print flats 
4 - Cable knit + silk trousers 
5 - Denim shirt + knitted trousers + flats
Five formulas for if you’ve fallen into a jeans and a jumper rut. What’s your fave? Save this for next time you need a quick outfit idea:
1 - Cord shirt + knitted trousers + loafers 
2 - Crew neck jumper + animal print trousers + Mary Jane’s 
3 - Jumper + knitted vest + trousers + animal print flats 
4 - Cable knit + silk trousers 
5 - Denim shirt + knitted trousers + flats
Five formulas for if you’ve fallen into a jeans and a jumper rut. What’s your fave? Save this for next time you need a quick outfit idea:
1 - Cord shirt + knitted trousers + loafers 
2 - Crew neck jumper + animal print trousers + Mary Jane’s 
3 - Jumper + knitted vest + trousers + animal print flats 
4 - Cable knit + silk trousers 
5 - Denim shirt + knitted trousers + flats
Five formulas for if you’ve fallen into a jeans and a jumper rut. What’s your fave? Save this for next time you need a quick outfit idea: 1 - Cord shirt + knitted trousers + loafers 2 - Crew neck jumper + animal print trousers + Mary Jane’s 3 - Jumper + knitted vest + trousers + animal print flats 4 - Cable knit + silk trousers 5 - Denim shirt + knitted trousers + flats
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Two weeks of sewing school - the pattern is cut and I’ve made a very wonky pin cushion 🙌🧵🪡
Two weeks of sewing school - the pattern is cut and I’ve made a very wonky pin cushion 🙌🧵🪡
Two weeks of sewing school - the pattern is cut and I’ve made a very wonky pin cushion 🙌🧵🪡
Two weeks of sewing school - the pattern is cut and I’ve made a very wonky pin cushion 🙌🧵🪡
Two weeks of sewing school - the pattern is cut and I’ve made a very wonky pin cushion 🙌🧵🪡
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