How To Look Your Best In Summer? 9 Essential Tips To Beat The Heat!

Hi my lovelies,

Summer starts at the beginning of June for me, even though most of the time we don’t get the best of the weather here in England.  I thought this post could be all about some beauty tips and tricks for summer, as we’re now heading towards to warmer months and it really pays off to be prepared!

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Here are my nine top tips for staying bright and beautiful in summer!

 

  • Stay Hydrated

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May Beauty Faves!

Hi my lovelies,

So yet another month has passed and we’re now heading toward summer! Again I’m actually on time with my faves post this month, so let’s have a look at all the nice things I’ve been loving for May! I’ve got lots of makeup faves, along with some beauty tools, skincare, body products and even haircare this month, so let’s get this show on the road!

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  • Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette

It’ll be no surprise to any of you that this is in my faves this month! This palette, however cumbersome the packaging is, is beautiful, the shadows are super buttery and pigmented, and I love how there are so many versatile shades to use in here! For a full review with swatches, have a look here!

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Beauty Top 5: Favourite Blushes!

Hi my lovelies,

So it’s been a few days since my last post, but my best Beauty Blender post took me ages to write because I wanted everything to be sound, the photos to be good, and to talk about the topic the best I could! You can see that one here if you haven’t yet – it’s a good one! 

I’m back with a vengeance and this post is going to be a nice relaxed one all about my current fave blushes! I’m pretty pale so I’ll admit almost all of these are pink, but each one looks completely different and adds something unique to my makeup looks!

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In no particular order:

  • Sleek MakeUp Blush by 3 in Pink Lemonade

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I’m someone that really loves Sleek makeup. It’s affordable, accessible and great quality for the price. You all know by now that my absolute fave highlighter is their Solstice Highlight Palette (If you haven’t seen its beauty, go look here) so I’ve been trying out bits and pieces from Sleek and everything has been great so far. This Blush palette has three different shades, two powder and one cream, and range from a light shimmery pink ,to a satin cream middle pink and a brighter coral/orange blush. The cream one is my fave, as it blends out really well and looks really rosy and natural! They’re super pigmented, so use sparingly, but a great little palette, especially for travel as it doesn’t take up much space! It’s just £9.99 too, so a little over £3 per blush, bargain! Get it Here!

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The Best Beauty Blending Sponge?? Beauty Blender VS Real Techniques VS Spectrum Collections!

Hi my lovelies,

So this is a post that that’s been in the works for a couple of weeks, and pretty requested from you guys since I first mentioned it! I’ve been testing out the Beauty Blender against the Real Techniques and the Spectrum Collections make up sponges for a good few weeks now, and I think I can talk about the pros and cons of all three now!

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What I did: They say your foundation can only be as good as the tools you use to apply it, so I gave all three of these a try with two foundations – one high street (Revlon Colorstay) and one higher end (Clinique Beyond Perfecting), and I used my usual concealer and powder combos with them too!

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Look Incredible Beauty Box May 2016 – Video Edit!

Hi my lovelies,

So as you all may know, I’ve had an awful case of laryngitis for the last couple of months, but I’ve finally been able to sit down and film again! I love doing videos for youtube, and this is my Look Incredible unboxing for May!

There are some hits in here, but also some misses, so let me know what you think!

 

Can’t see the video? Click here to view on Youtube!

Not a fan of video posts? No problem, here’s the link to my unboxing blog post!

Let me know in the comments what you think or if you’ve tried any of these products before – as always I love reading your comments and opinions, they’re the best part about blogging!

Thank you guys for reading, and please don’t forget to give this post a big like and a share if you enjoyed it, and I’ll see you all very soon in the next post! Remember to click that lovely follow button to be updated about anything new from me!

One more thing: I’m writing the blog post for my Beauty Blender V RT Sponge V Spectrum Sponge as we speak, but what would you like to see next from my blog?

  1. Another Beauty top 5 (brands, product suggestions please)
  2. Recent Clothes Purchases (there’s a lot)
  3. A review of something I’ve bought
  4. Swatches from my new Makeup Revolution Palettes
  5. Eyeshadow looks/tutorials with the Alice Palette/MUR Palettes

More Posts from me:

The Lust List: May 2016 || Beauty 101: Concealer || Are we following each other on Bloglovin’? || Birchbox May 2016 “For the Dreamers” Unboxing || Look Incredible Beauty Box – May 2016! || Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette and Lipsticks – First Impressions and Swatches! || Mini Makeup Haul!|| Review: Sleek Solstice Highlight Palette!

Find me on twitter || Subscribe on Youtube  || Follow on Instagram ||

You lovelies can also follow my blog with Bloglovin’ – Check it out here! (Also send me yours and I will follow you too!)

Ciao for now,

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The Lust List – May 2016!

Hi my lovelies,

I’m back with another installment of The Lust List, which is my collection of things I have been lusting over or wanting to try during the month of May!

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A you’ll know, I purchased the Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette from April’s list, and the Spectrum brushes from March’s so I’m not doing too badly with resisting temptation, really!

So what have I been lusting over this month?

  • Jeffree Star Skin Frost Highlighters

 

Now I love watching Jeffree’s Youtube channel and I  think he’s all around amazing! So when he did a video swatching his new range of highlighters, I fell in love instantly. The pans are huge, and they look gorgeous on the skin. I’m so excited for this launch as Jeffree + Highlighters should equal magic! The icy white one looks particularly amazing for my pale skin!

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Beauty 101 – Concealer!

Hi my lovelies,

Today’s post is hopefully part one of a new segment for this blog, where I’ll talk about tips and tricks and how to get the best from your products! I’ve been thinking about this for a while but didn’t know where to start, but after speaking with my friend from Into the Gloss I realised that Concealer is something that people either have spot on or have no clue what to do! So this post is all about concealer and what to do with it! (P.S. What do you guys think of the name Beauty 101?)

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Now I’ll admit that I used to think that concealer was just something you used to hide spots on your face but as I’ve got older and more informed (and better with make-up) I now know that concealer is so versatile and has so many uses!

 What’s the best type of concealer for you?

Different skin types and concerns will need different types of concealer,so which is best for you?

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Birchbox UK May 2016 “For The Dreamers” – Unboxing and Review!

Hi my lovelies,

I’m back with another beauty box review for May, and this time it’s Birchbox’s turn! It’s also Friday the 13th today so I don’t know whether I’m jinxing this post or not by putting this up today! Are any of you guys superstitious? Got any good Friday 13th stories?

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Anyway, May’s Birchbox theme for this month is “For the Dreamers” and the box features a design that’s hidden away underneath a silver scratch away overlay. I will say it took me around 15 minutes to fully scratch away all of the overlay and I ended up with silver foil bits everywhere, but i think the design for this box is stunning yet again! It’s full of bright colours and different patterns, and is well worth scratching away the foil if you have a little time!

April’s Birchbox || March’s Birchbox  || More about Birchbox || Want to sign up?

So what was in my box this month?

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Are We Following Each Other On Bloglovin?

Hi my lovelies,

This post is just a sort of catch up with Bloglovin and various social medias that you can all come say hi on if you like!

I’ll admit, I don’t really know what I’m doing with bloglovin so most of the time I just leave mine alone and just read other blogs through it!

Anyways, if you lovely people want to follow my blog on there, you can follow this link to do just that! https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/beauty-by-jess-14642885

Let me know your pages too and I’ll follow you guys on there!

As far as other social media pages go:

Instagram: beautybyjessblog

I’m really active on Instagram so send me your @’s please or message me on there and I’ll follow you all! ❤

Twitter: @jessica_simone1

It would really mean a lot to me if you guys gave me a follow on any of these sites, and come chat with me about anything – we can be blogging buddies! Let me know yours too in the comments so I can follow you!

As always, please let me know what you think in the comments and anything you want to see from my blog because I really love you guy’s input. I’m currently trying out my beauty blender against the RT sponge for a review, so look out for that one in a week or two!

Thank you guys for reading, and please don’t forget to give this post a big like and a share if you enjoyed it, and I’ll see you all very soon in the next post! Remember to click that lovely follow button to be updated about anything new from me!

More Posts from me:

Birchbox “For the Dreamers” May 2016 unboxing! || Look Incredible Beauty Box May 2016! || Urban Decay Alice Through the Looking Glass Palette and Lipsticks – First Impressions and Swatches! || Mini Makeup Haul! || Review: Sleek Solstice Highlight Palette!  || I Finally Got a Beauty Blender!! || April Beauty Faves! || Beauty Top 5 – Clinique! ||

Ciao for now,

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Look Incredible Beauty Box – May 2016 Unboxing and Review!

Hi my lovelies,

Today I’m back with another Look Incredible beauty box unboxing post! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll have seen a little sneak peek of one of the items in this month’s box, and there’s a little spoiler of my Birchbox there, too!

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If you  don’t know about Look Incredible, it’s a monthly beauty subscription service that for £18.99 (now plus £2.50 postage), promises to deliver you five full sized beauty products every month. They’ve had the likes of Tarte, Bare Minerals, Smashbox and Nars in previous boxes, and are pretty makeup heavy instead of more skincare items, so If you want to try some new makeup without paying the full price, this one is for you!

Interested? Find out more at lookincredible.co.uk/products/beautybox

This box is a little bit hit and miss for me, there are a few products that i’m really excited about, and some that I’m really not, so lets dive in and see what’s in there for this month!

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Want to see what was in previous boxes? Here are April, March and February’s boxes!

What’s in the box for May?

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