How to budget for makeup purchases

If there is one industry where it is all about buy buy buy, it is the makeup industry. And Youtube, Instagram and influencers are not helping by making it seem like you always need the latest and the greatest. But you really don’t and as a response so many people are currently doing no buys,…

The best bang for your buck

Where I love me some higher end make up, I couldn’t go without my drugstore gems. They may be a touch harder to find, but when you do, they are there to stay. So I thought it would be good to show you some of those drugstore gems. These are the products that I think…

Hema micellar water

It is no secret I love the Garnier micellar cleansing water. But when you find an even more affordable micellar water that works as good, then of course we have to talk about it on the blog. This version by Hema may not be widely available, but it’s a product this affordable brand does very…

Essence Superfine eyeliner pen

I am not much of an eyeliner buff. I go through phases where I wear it from time to time and when I do I usually use gel liner. Liquid liner is definitely not my forte so when I found the felt tip pen liners I was hoping it would be a lot easier. And…

Top 10 under 10

It seems as if budget brands are getting better and better at making good quality products. I remember when I was a teen and budget brands were a) not in abundance and b) usually C-R-A-P. I remember shelling out the money for a Bourjois eyeshadow when I was 15 (which I still have for memory’s…

HEMA Moisturising Lipsticks

Don’t you just love finding great make up products that are a steal? I sure do and when I found these lipsticks at my local HEMA, I was a very happy bunny. These lipsticks are budgetproof, stay on nicely, and don’t dry out your lips. Even better: the range comes in over 20 different shades…

New in: budget nail polish

It’s no secret I love nail polish and I especially love them when they are cheap! None of the polishes featured in this post cost more than 4 euros and one of them retails for as little as €1.69. Now that’s what I call a bargain. There’s polishes from HEMA, H&M and Essence and some…

Some new nail polish: walking in a GLITTER wonderland

I’m always looking for new nail polish to try out and especially when it’s cheap I’m always curious to see what it does. I bought these polishes in a 2 for €5 euro deal at my local budget store. Glitter nail polishes are difficult to get right: they usually take a gazillion layers before they…