Friday, 28 December 2012

Consequences of being youtube obsessed ...

Don't you just love those companies that put everything in the small print. Today I got a lovely call from my mommy saying that she had casually got a 1000ZAR phone bill for my Blackberry. To put this into perspective my contact is 300ZAR a month and I've never gone a cent over it ... So you can imagine my surprise.

I have a Blackberry Bold - the new touch one - which was my upgrade from a Blackberry Curve. My gravitation to Blackberrys was due to the unlimited internet option which I had had in the previous Curve as well as the new Bold. 

Now going back in time a little bit to my meeting with Caspar Lee: 
( sorry for the bad quality - was taken with my phone in a club)

After seeing him basically every night while at a one week festival for school leavers, I basically fell in love with how gorgeous he is in person (blush face). If you do not know who he is, he is a you tuber ( ) who makes random funny videos. After watching all of his videos, I came to find other gorgeous you tubers to watch and drool over :P And so my youtube obsession was born.

And as my youtube obsessed increased with every clip I watched, so my phone bill secretly increased and increased until BAM - back to the present...

So sadly it turns out that my unlimited internet bundle thingy does not include youtube *tear ... More awkwardly is having to explain to my mom what I was watching so much of, hoping that she wasn't secretly thinking I'm a porn head ... 

Thanks for reading my little rant ... Let me know what other annoying things have happened to you ...

If you to want to be a little youtube obsessed ... here are a few of the you tubers who I watch:

Caspar Lee: - his videos will definitely be getting better as he is moving to London to live with the other you tubers :)

PointlessBlog aka Alfie: 

Marcus Butler aka HOTTIE :

Jacksgap (hot twins :D) :

Zoella ( beauty videos :D ) :

Thursday, 27 December 2012

Always a good day when MAC comes my way ...

Thank goodness for MAC vouchers and brothers who have no clue what to buy you :D So today I was able to walk into MAC and buy something that was not going to put me in the red. YAY!

Here's what I chose : MAC Fix+ / Finishing Mist 

When I went to a festival recently, one of my friends brought this MAC product along. It is literally to most amazing product ever! You could go out all night, dance as much as you want and arrive home with all your make-up still in place. My friend's make-up (finished with this mist) stayed on after a swim in the sea (shocked face). I am so excited to now have my own bottle! At only 195 ZAR (south african rand) it's a complete bargain and definitely a make-up bag must have :) 

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Make-up DON'Ts

Hi all, this is my first post EVER ... hopefully you'll enjoy this beauty blog, if so LET ME KNOW.

Here are a few of my make-up don'ts :

1) BLUE EYESHADOW ... It doesn't work on anyone and no it doesn't highlight your blue eyes. However, i do enjoy a minor blue liner which is almost unnoticeable. This will bring the blue pigments in your eye to the attention of someone looking at you. Personally, you can't go wrong with well applied browns and charcoals.

2) WRONG COLOUR FOUNDATION ... This is the biggest don't in the book. Make sure to apply the sample to your jawline, if it looks like it blends into the skin then you've got a winner! YAY for you :) The problem with drugstore foundations are that they don't come in many color options so in order to find your color you may have to search through a few brands. Otherwise if you're willing to splurge on a foundation then head into your nearest  Mac, Bobby Brown etc. to get a profession consultation. I eventually gave into the Mac temptation after my drugstore color was discontinued ... best decision I ever made :) 

3) NOT USING PRIMER ... In my opinion primer is an essential all girl's (or boy's :P ) make-up bag. Primer allows you to wear make-up all the time and not feel (too) bad. It basically seals off the skin so that the foundation can't enter your pores. It also creates a smooth canvas on which to create a smooth foundation finish. 

4) ADDING PLUMP ... lets get serious, you cannot make your lips fuller by putting the lipstick where you wish your lips were. You are just going to look ridiculous so just be normal and wear your lipstick on your actual lips. For lip plumping visit your plastic surgeon not your favorite lipstick counter. 

5) NOT ATTENDING TO THE BROWS ... this is something that I have only started doing recently, despite being blonde and having nonexistent brows. After finally purchasing a Mac brow pencil my life has changed... I HAVE BROWS :D I just feel like it finishes off a make-up look. Otherwise if you has seriously defined brows (lucky fish!) you're not off the hook that easy, I good shaping every now and then would do you good. 

6) WEARING 500 COLOURS ON YOUR EYES ... I know your new eyeshadow pallet is pweety but that doesn't mean that you can wear every color at once (not that I agree with colored shadow). Keep the shadows within the same colour family. A darker one for the eye ridge, a highlighter colour for above the ridge and in the inner corner and a paler tone for the rest of the eye. 

7) ALL THAT GLITTERS ... unless your going to a dress up party as a sparkly princess glitter is not a good idea. Leave the glitter for the little ones because no one will take you seriously with glitter on your face. The glitter distracts a viewer from the natural beauty of your face and eyes. 

8) DON'T GO EMPHASIS CRAZY ... Emphasize one aspect on your face, cheeks, eyes or lips. Especially during the day, your make-up will look too heavy if you do a bold eye and a bold lip. Choose one feature to rock per day. 

Thanks for reading this post, keep an eye on my blog for more beauty posts. If you have any questions feel free to ask :) Christmas wishes to all!