Jenna Coleman

I love Jenna Coleman.

Actually, to tell the truth, when she was cast to replace the adorable Karen Gillian on Doctor Who, I did not like her. Sorry Jenna.

But as soon as I saw her with Matt Smith and the lovely character she portrayed: I was in love. The chemistry she had with Matt was wonderful. Absolutely stunning. And even though she left Doctor Who, I started following her career. And her fashion appearances.

Let’s just say that from soap opera actress, Jenna turned into a true queen of the red carpet. Although the majority of what she wears is something I would NEVER go for, it is still magnificent.

I particularly love her in this picture from the premiere of Victoria, the ITV drama about Queen Victoria.

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I love this look. It is definitely something I would wear and I did. Several times after seeing this photo. I absolutely ADORE IT!

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So I want to share the product I use in order to re-create this warm and, at the same time, sultry makeup.

I wasn’t able to find the exact products her makeup artist used (This is her instagram page), but I tried to make it word with whatever I have.

I apply the gold/coppery creamy eyeshadow by Pupa in the shade 002 all over the lid, blending it up towards the brow.

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So then I take the orange and light brown shade from the palette mixed together (they have no names. Sorry.) and apply them on top of the gold eyeshadow, blending them until I get the shade I want. Then I take the same two colours and I apply them on my lower lashes. And you can go as low as you want and make it as grungy as you want.

Just to give it a little bit more depth, you can put some of this dark brown Kiko “Smart Colour eyeshadow in 05  in the crease or (what I actually do most times), close to the lash line and blending it with the other colours. Also, just a tiny bit into the outer part of the lower lashes.

Lots and lots of mascara and then the lipstick! This lipstick is the KIKO Velvet Passion Matte Lipstick in 317 “Wine”.

As a little bonus, you can take some sparkly orange eyeshadow and put a bit in the inner corner in order to give it some “pizzazz” (I think it’s a word.).

So, this is my take on the look. I have tried to take a picture of the look on me, but it is shit and I don’t want to post it.

Also, I got inspired by the look Emma (who has the beauty channel EmmasRectangle on Youtube) did. So if you want to actually see it, head over to her channel and watch the amazing tutorial she did.

Hope you enjoyed this post. It’s the first time I did something like this and I’m not sure if the format is right for me.

Thanks for reading!

 

Georgia 🙂 ❤

1 Year Anniversary

I’ve been blogging for an exact year now.

WordPress has just informed me that today is my 1 year anniversary on this web site.

I can’t believe I have stuck with this tiny page on the Internet for an entire year.

I firmly believed this would not have lasted as long as it did. I’ve been enjoying myself a lot. I think I still have to get better at taking pictures and definitely at writing.

But I have found a great comunity and great people (especially DFMGhost, who always comments and offers her support.).

Thank you so much for liking, commenting and subscribing to my rants about tv shows and my outburts regarding my personal life.

Thanks so much again.

Lots of love,

Georgia 🙂 ❤

Beauty March Favourites 2017

This is part two of my march favourites and this time, it’s all about makeup.

I don’t usually have products I am obsessed with or that I am completely in love with, but this month I have re-discovered some old things, found out a few new mind-blowing tricks (at least for me) and wore some really bright lipsticks.

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  • Essence “MATT MATT MATT” lipstick in 04 and Essence “Make Me Brow” eyebrow gel mascara

I saw this brand in OVS many months ago but I didn’t trust how cheap it was. How can they be so inexpensive and still be high quality? After that, I saw so many people on Youtube talking about some of the products and I decided to give it a go. And I love them. I saw BeautyWithEmilyFox reviewing these products and I immediately needed to buy them. And they are AMAZING. The lipstick is bright pink/red creamy matte, very comfortable on the lips, it lasts for at least 3 hours in perfect conditions. I have very very very dry lips so for me it’s actually impressive. I am currently trying to get my hands on other colours but so far I haven’t been able to. The brow gel is also very good. I have pretty thick and long brows (I am not touching them, only slightly plucking the hair underneath and in the uni-brow zone) and this product keeps them in place for the entire day. As soon as I’m out, I’m definitely repurchasing it.

  • NYX Eyeshadow Base in White

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I bought this primer last June and I tried for ages to make it work. But I have extremely oily eyelids and this only made it worse. But then, I saw someone on Youtube applying powder on top of the primer. THIS CHANGED MY LIFE. I know that everyone probably already knew about this but who fucking cares. I’m too excited. Now my eyeshadow lasts 10 hours instead of 6 and the white base brings out the colour of the eyeshadow. I am so thrilled by this I can’t even express it. And this powder is incredible. Absolutely adore it.

  • MUA Single Eyeshadow in Copper

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I bought this two years ago in London for just 1£, with no expectations or even hope that it will work. But this eyeshadow is amazing. It’s so pigmented it’s scary. There is a lot of fallout, a glitter but it’s not so overwhelming that the colour doesn’t come through. Sadly, MUA isn’t sold here in Italy so I’ll probably have to order more eyeshadows from the internet. If you live in the UK, go grab a couple of these. They are great.

(Also, PLEASE SEND THEM TO ME! The shipping costs are absurd.)

  • Garnier’s Acqua Micellare

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I bought this because a friend of the family recommended it to me. I was skeptical about it but it works like magic. As I said before, I have oily skin and this is very good. I have a sample of another more expensive brand that was better, but for a couple of euros, Garnier’s is great. I’m more than halfway through my first bottle and I’ll definitely repurchase it. Now I can’t live without it.


So this is it. These are my monthly favourites. I’ve actually enjoyed doing this and I was really skeptical.

Also, I had never realized how much time this took! I am not particularly happy with the photos, but I’m trying to improve.

In case you missed it, I have LITERALLY just posted a non-beauty related post about my favourites. Go check it out and let me know if you’ve enjoyed them!

🙂 🙂

Georgia

Beauty Haul – March 2017

I know, I know…  It’s March 5th. But I have bought all of these things in the last couple of days and I made a promise to myself not to spend any more money on stuff I don’t really need.

But I went back to the amazing outlet where I got all my stuff from my previous haul, and I couldn’t pass on the opportunity of a few great deals.

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  • Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara / Maybelline Superstay Better Skin Concealer

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I love the waterproof version of this mascara but it dries very quickly and I wanted to see if the normal version was just as good. I haven’t tried it yet. I have a few other bottles I have to finish.

I also bought this new concealer in the shade “02 Fair” because the other one I had was 3 to 4 years old and it was disgusting. Really really gross. This one is a little bit too pinky for me, but I’ll have to try it on my face (since in the store I only swatched it on my hand).

  • Rimmel The Only 1 Matte lipstick in 700 / Maybelline 24h Colour Tattoo eyeshadow in Permanent Taupeimg_6386

I have seen a couple of videos on the new products that Rimmel has recently brought and I fell in love with the lipsticks! I have 3 of the red Kate Moss line and I love them! So when I saw they came out with 9 new lipsticks and wanted them all! But let’s be frank: I have enough red lipstick but only one dark nude. And this a light brown-toned nude! I HAD TO HAVE IT!

Speaking of things I wanted to have, I’ve been looking for this eyeshadow for a long time. I wanted a darker base and also an eyeshadow that I can put on on its own.

  • Pupa Denim Jeans in 002 / Pupa Nail Polish in 222

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I love Pupa’s nail polishes, but they’re so expensive! 5€ per bottle! And in some stores even more! Do they think I have a bottomless bank account?

But with only 3€, I brought them all home with me. I still find the whole “jeans denim” texture fascinating!

  • Garnier Skinactive Pure Active 3 in 1 / Lycia Hair Removal Wax

I love this product from Garnier! It’s a cleanser, a mask and a scrub! What more could you possibly want!? I never used to use facial creams or other products for the skin, but this is amazing. After I take it off, my skin is so clean and soft! I feel so refreshed everytime I use it! Definitely one of my favourite products EVER.

The hair removal wax is also a necessity. I have been grooming my eyebrows for years, never plucking them, almost never touching them but if I don’t get rid of some hair, I’ll start looking like Frida Khalo. I know everybody says you should never do your own eyebrows, but I don’t really trust the ladies at the salon. What if they mess them up? I have wanted to set an appointment for a long time, but never had the courage. So I watched A LOT of Youtube videos and I started fixing them on my own.

Please, pray to the eyebrow Gods that I NEVER mess them up.



As for now, I’m feeling quite satisfied with my make-up collection. There are a lot more things that I want, but I absolutely don’t need them!

Please let me know how I can avoid spending all of my savings!!

I have a few products that I’m getting rid of so maybe I’ll do an Empties post…

Have a nice day!

Georgia    🙂