My New Years Eve Makeup Look Featuring MAC Heroine

Hello Lovlies while most of you will be going out tonight I will be visiting my family for tonight's New Years Eve and eating my way through way to much Pizza , Cheese and Wine and other goodies.
I felt like creating a gold sparkly eye look and I've been wanting to try out my gorgeous Matte Lipstick by Mac it's in the shade called Heroine it's a very vibrant purple I fell in love with it instantly it adds a nice pop of colour to my pale skin tone I find the Mac lipsticks are so long wearing but they dont dry out your lips. So lets get into the Makeup Look. 

I used my normal foundation base today which is Revloncolorstay in Ivory this is my go too foundation as it stays on for ages and hardly moves I added my pressed powder by revlon in translucent brows are always filled in with the Darkest brown matte shade in my revlon CoffeeBean quad for my eye lids I used bad to the bronze by Maybelline Eye Studio it's the perfect base for a gold eye look and it stays on all day and never moves the two eyeshadows I used where All that glitters in my inner half of my lid and then I placed a little bit of Satin Taupe in my outer eye and crease area to smoke it up a little bit 
I have tried many eye pencils and I find I always come back to the Rimmel eye khol it's the best one for me and I find it never smudges off. A little bit of my new favourite bronzer by Smooch london in the shade cookie crumble its the perfect shade for light pale skin.






Then my lipstick is the gorgeous Matte purple by Mac in the shade Heroine so that's my makeup look for this New Years Eve I hope you all have a lovely night.
Happy New Year 
Geri 
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MAC Holiday Haul Feautring Objects Of Affection , Ruby Woo , Satin Taupe & More

Hello lovelies I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and ate lots of yummy goodies.
if you follow me on Instagram you would have seen a few weeks ago i purchased the gorgeous Pink & Rose Pigments set from the Objects Of Affection Mac Holiday Collection and they are set in a gorgeous glitter black box with pearls and a cameo on the front these make the perfect gift and they cost about $75 here in Australia too me that isnt bad for a Mac Holiday set the colours are so pretty and you can really build up the colours. The name of the Pigments are called  Whisper Pink,  Tan, Rose, Glitter in Reigning Riches and another Pigment  called Heritage Rouge which is my favourite from this set its a dark plum colour. 

Here is what the pigments set looks like 
Pigment in Whisper Pink, Pigment in Tan, Pigment in Rose, Glitter in Reigning Riches and the gorgeous Heritage Rouge Pigment also how cute is the packaging. 

This is a Makeup look i created using the pigment in Heritage Rouge i honestly had no idea whether to add this in my crease or all over the lid so firstly i packed my lid with my Barely Branded beige colour Maybelline Tattoo all over my lid for the Pigments to stay in place i wet my brush with a tiny bit of water and it made it really metallic and darker. 
left to right Satin Taupe Eyeshadow, Herione Lipstick Ruby Woo & All That Glitters


Now onto the eyeshadows & lipsticks
I ordered Ruby Woo which is a lovely Matte Red Lipstick and Heroine Which is a Purple Plum Lipstick they are both Mattes i love the creamy constancy of the lipsticks and i think they smell like Vanilla IceCream does anyone else think they do ?

Eyeshadows from Mac 
Satin Taupe is a lovely brownish purple colour its in the finish Frost i love this colour it would work with Heritage Rouge as Satin Taupe is a tiny bit lighter.

All That Glitters is such a lovely goldish colour its in the finish Veluxe Pearl this colour goes perfect over the top of  Bad To The Bronze by Maybelline Tattoo its in my Makeup look below.

Thank you so much for looking at my Mac Haul i hope you all have a wonderful New Years and eat and be Merry 
Geri 
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Makeup By One Direction Review

Hello Lovlies
I have been a one direction fangirl since  back when I was 16 and I'm still one today and there was no way I wasn't going to get Niall's Makeup Set there are some really bright and fun colours in the kit. The two I used today are the gold colour and the green one both are really shimmery but pigmented. 

The Eyeshadows include a Metalic Silver called Nobody Cares, Metalic Nude Pink called Tell Me A Lie, Metalic Mint called Same Mistakes, Smokey Brown Shimmer called  I Would, Smokey Purple Haze called Summer Love, Smokey Black Shimmer called Everything About You. 


Matte Black Eye Penicl called I Want 

The Lipglosses have the colours Bubble Gum Pink Called Loved You First, Frosted Pink Ice called One thing, Shimmered Pearl called Irresistible, Creamy Rose Shine Heart Attack.
Lip Gloss top coat in a silver glitter sparkle called Over Again

Nail Varnishes Mangenta pink shimmer called Stole My Heart, Multi Coloured Glitter Flakes called Alive.






Here is my makeup look today it's my normal makeup pieces that I use Foundation is the RimmelLondon Match Perfection in Fair Ivory and Revlon Colorstay Pressed Powder in Translucent I used All The Glitters from Mac Cosmetics today for all over my lid after I applied my Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Barely Branded My Lipstick Colour is Berry Cotoure by Revlon.


Here is my makeup look using some of the shadows in the kit also I found my London Calling Tee and I can't stop wearing it lately! 
       
                          
     

                                                            Geri 
                                                            xxx


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Blackmilk Nightmare Before Christmas

Hello lovelies
Last week I finally got my The Nightmare Before Christmas leggings from BlackMilk  once i saw that these were online I knew I had to get these I missed out on the Corpse Bride leggings last time and since I'm a lover of Tim Burton and he's amazing creations I had to buy them you have all of the awesome characters on them and as you can see i teamed mine with my White Lace oversized tee from topshop and boots.

 
There is so much bright colour and characters  from the movie.

Also check out how beautiful Kylie & Dani Minogue are on the cover of this months Hapers Bazar Magazine iced coffee was so needed it's so hot here in Sydney now  Summer has arrived that's for sure!
                                             Geri 
                                             xxx   
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Burgundy Lace (Outfit Of The Day)


Hello lovelies
This is how I style my lace burgundy midi skirt from Forever21 this is my go to staple midi skirt as the lace is so beautiful and the texture adds a really vinatge fun style and the colour is so perfect it also doesn't make me look really silly like the maxi skirts do to my 5'2 frame. 
I teamed the skirt with my batwinged top from Topshop and my boots from betts my necklace is by mysisters jewlery range it's so gorgeous with the diamonds and white pearl.


                                                                           <3 
                                                                          Geri
    

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Christmas Baking Gingerbread Cake & Cinnamon Dough Cookies



Hello lovelies
I have well and truely gotten into the Christmas baking mode once again me and my sister did some looking around online for some homemade recipes for GingerBread Cake & Cinnamon Dough Cookies The Recipes came from Taste.com.
We made the gingerbread cake yesterday and it made two cakes for one recipe which was really soft and tasted like the amazing gingerbread goodness.
Here is a list of what you need to make the Gingerbread Cake
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup hot water
PREP
25 mins
COOK
1 hr
READY IN
1 hr 45 mins
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9-inch square pan.
In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg, and mix in the molasses.
In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Blend into the creamed mixture. Stir in the hot water. Pour into the prepared pan.
Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow to cool in pan before serving.

This morning for breakfast I had to have some with Coffee I added some melted Nutella & Berries and it tasted so amazing.
   
          Look at my super cute snowmen cup and plate thank you Spotlight!




Today we decided to make the cinnamon dough cookies this recipe is Gluten Free and it's made from Almond meal instead of flour. 
What you need to make the cookies 

Ingredients
2 2/3 cups finely ground almonds
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/3 cup egg whites
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon of cinnamon sugar to dust cookies with  

Directions
Stir together the almonds, cinnamon, and lemon zest until combined.
Beat the egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Slowly sift in the confectioner's sugar, continuing to beat until the mixture is stiff. Set aside 1/3 cup of the egg white mixture for the glaze. Fold in the almond mixture.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C). Line the cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Roll the dough to 1/4 inch thickness on a surface that has been sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and changed it up a bit and added cinnamon sugar too roll them into tiny balls and place on the baking tray
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. When done, they will be light brown and soft in the center. Remove and cool on wire racks.
Hope you enjoyed this Christmas baking post 
<3
Geri
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Grunge Rose (Outfit Of The Day & Makeup Look)




Hello Lovelies
I felt like sharing my outfit of the day from today its featuring my brand new fit & flare dress from Cotton On its a monochrome lace rose dress i really love the fit i got it in a size xs which is a size 8 the length is perfect and i felt really classy and stylish with my pink rose headpiece from Temt.
I added a grey silver skinny belt from Kmart and my black boots from Betts.



My Makeup Look
I am really loving the match perfection foundation by Rimmel in Fair Ivory lately its perfect for the warmer days as it feels more light weight on my skin then my Revlon Colorstay i still love the Revlon foundation if i had to choose 2 foundations as my go to foundations it would be both of them i added my translucent pressed powder from Revlon all over my face to stop any excess oils.
For my brows i use the eyeshadow quad in coffeebean i use the darkest shade for my brows and i add the 2 light shades for the base of my lids for my main eye look i am really loving the Maybelline Tattoo pots i used the colour Bad To The Bronze and my gold eyeshadow from from my Urban Dreams Neutral & Sultry pallete i added my new favourite mascara from Designer Brand lash extensions  in black and i added my eye khol for my lower lash line for my lipstick i used a brand new Revlon lipstick that i just added to my collection its in the shade Berry Couture which is a really nice pinkish purple colour im so inlove with it.

Geri
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Inspired Amanda Collier from The Best Of Me Makeup Look & Outfit

Hey Lovelies
Todays post is an inspired makeup look & outfit that was inspired by Amanda Collier from The Best Of Me by Nicholas Sparks the book is so beautifully written and the movie really does capture the whole book i just went to go and see it for the second time and i will be seeing it again i can't get enough of it it's one of my all time favourites that Nicholas Spark's has created.
I really loved how Liana Liberato & Michelle Monaghan really portrayed Amanda amazingly well and  Luke Bracey & James Marsden really portrayed Dawson Cole amazing as well.

The makeup looks for Amanda are really neutral & simple i love her nude eyes with a bit of mascara and a pretty pink lip.



 



I got makeup & fashion inspiration from the scence in the movie when Amanda is in a really     beautiful lilac lace dress her makeup is neutral with a little bit of a goldish look and her lipstick is a nice bright but soft pink colour.

                                                               The Makeup Products
Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation in - 081 Fair Ivory
Revlon Colourstay Pressed Powder in Translucent
Revlon Coffee Bean Eyeshadow Quad
Maybelline Colour Tattoo by Eye Studio in Bad To The Bronze
Designer Brands Lash Extensions in Black
Colour By TBN in 874 I Don't Kiss & Tell Lipstick


My Inspired Outift Look
This little Lace Lilac Dress is so cute and lightweight i got it from Topshop last year when they had there Spring sale on its so beautiful my watch is from Rivers Island and my Gladiators are from Betts and my bracelets are made by my sisters jewellery store BeadedBitsByBec



Love Amanda's dress here its so cute

Hope you enjoyed this Inspired makeup look & outfit post
everyone if you go and see the movie i recommend you take some tissues with you as you will cry
<3
Geri
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The Vampire Diaries Elena & Katherine Inspired MakeupLook for Halloween

Hello Lovelies 
seeing as Halloween is not that far away i wanted to create a Vampire inspired smokey eye & dark lip makeup look i have been watching way too much Vampire Diaries lately and i got my inspiration from Elena & Katherine both played by the gorgeous Nina Dobrev. I love both of her styles in the characters she portrays Elena's look is more Natural but sometimes can be smokey while Katherine has a dark and smokey look So i decided to match them both together and this is what my inspired makeuplook look's like.
I have listed the products i used below for more information on the colours and brands i used for this look










Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation - 081 Fair Ivory Revlon Colorstay Pressed Powder- Translucent Revlon Coffeebean eyeshadowquad Maybelline Colour Tattoo Bad to the Bronze Urban Dreams - Neutral & Sultry Pallete Designer Brand Lash Extensions 118 Black Mascara Mac FrankNFurter Lipstick Rimmel London Kohl Eyeliner Black


Here is the completed look i used the photo app PS Xpress to get this faded look
i hope you enjoyed this Inspired makeup look
Stay Stylish 
:)
Geri
xxx


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MAC Rocky Horror FrankNFurter Lipstick from the Rocky Horror PictureShow Collection ❤️

Hello Lovelies i made my first ever Mac purchase this week finally! yay

When i found out about Rocky Horror Picture Show collection i just had to purchase one i have been a fan of Rocky Horror since my cousins showed me the movie when i was a little one hehe! i love the music and its one of my all time favourite movies ever and there makeup is really smokey and dark and thats what i try to go for with my makeup looks always.


FrankNFurter is a Matte Shade from MAC its a dark rasberry colour to me its smells like Vanilla ice-cream i don't know why but thats what it smells like to me haha! It also is very long wearing too mine lasted about 7 hours it never came off like some of my other lipsticks that i have i will be buying more Mac products thats for sure.

Look at the Cute as packaging ahhhh! 

                        


Here is my makeup look its featuring all of my normal products
               Revlon Colorstay Foundation - Ivory
          Revlon Colorstay Powder - Ivory
           Revlon Eyeshadow in Coffeebean
                      Maybelline Tattoo in Audacious Asphalt 
       Lash Extension Black Mascara
   Mac Lipstick - FrankNFurter 
                         Knockout Matte Black Nailpolish - Revlon
                       Oh and my monochrome dress is from Topshop 

Stay Stylish 
:)
Geri
xxx
        
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Painted Purple ( Makeup Look)

Hello Lovelies
Today's post is all about some cheeky makeup purchases i made a few weeks ago i was out shopping with my sister and we where looking at some makeup quad packs we found some really nice matte and some glitter shades in this quad its from designer brands cosmetics i got the day & night quad but for todays look i used the Night one i love the darker shades and my go to makeup look is smokey and dark for today i mixed it up a little bit i used the purple shades in this palette to create a fun but smoky eyes look this is an easy look to create too perfect for this Rainy Sydney day


Night Quad - designer brands cosmetics
Maybelline tattoo cream paint pot in a muted purple
Rimmel eye khol in black
Rimmel Match Perfection in Fair Ivory 081
designer brands lash extensions mascara in black 
Mwahh! Lipstick 875 colour by TBN

            
Hope you enjoyed this makeup look
:)
Geri
xxx


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Pumpkin Fun & Brunch Dates with Bec



Hello lovelies
Yesterday i went to the movies and i saw some super cute little pumpkins awww i love Halloween but here in Australia we don't really celebrate it like America or England :( but in our cinema they had so many bats and ghosts and pumpkins everywhere i loved it so much :D
I went out to see Gone Girl with my mum & sister wow it was a good movie but it had my mind constantly getting confused by it its a very edgy film thats for sure but overall it was good also you will end up eating all of your popcorn i have this habbit if im seeing a movie that is a bit of a drama or edgy film i will be eating popcorn all the way throughout the movie haha! 
my outfit of the day for yesterday was a new favourite of mine
i got this blue lace tee from Topshop when it was there winter clearance last year and its become of my favourites to wear and style i also have it in white too and i really want more colours so I'm hoping Topshop will make more for this year 
Here is the outfit 

Blue Lace Tee - Topshop
Gold Necklace - Equip
Skinny Jeans - Temt
Cardigan - Temt
Boots - Betts
Handbag - Forever New

Today i was just running some errands and getting groceries with my sister we had a lovely Brunch at a  local Cafe it was so good mine was called the Canadian Breakfast all of the Bacon Pancakes Eggs & Maple Syrup <3 yum
:)
Geri
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