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So Snapchat is basically a watered-down version of Instagram am I right? Over-sharing has become official, we can share our innermost thoughts on Facebook, witty quips on Twitter, our breakfasts/OOTDs on Instagram and no the menial tasks of everyday life on Snapchat. And of course, I love it.

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MY TOP 5 MAC LIPSTICKS

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In my humble opinion, MAC reigns supreme when it comes to lipsticks. The sheer diversity of shades and textures can be beaten by no other brand. Lipstick is my favourite thing to put on in the morning and I shamelessly own 16 MAC lipsticks so I think I’m in a substantial position to be able to give my favourites.

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1. Relentlessly Red | 2. Faux | 3. Happy-Go-Lucky | 4. Speak Louder | 5. Angel

I love lipstick and I’ll wear most shades, the only one I won’t/can’t wear is orange – it makes my skin and teeth look yellow. These are my top picks from MAC, there are so many that I love that it was so hard narrowing it down!

Relentlessly Red (Retro Matte)
The perfect vibrant retro red. My favourite deep red used to be Ruby Woo, however that has now been cast aside for Charlotte Tilbury’s Red Carpet Red. Relentlessly Red lasts alllll day with a liner and is the prefect red for summer.

Faux (Satin)
This shade is more of a winter one for me, I am the palest of pale girls and this can come out quite dark on me if I haven’t fake tanned, whereas it’s too pale for my mum who has slightly more olive skin. It’s my version of the “Kylie Jenner” lip (as much as I hate to use her as a reference).

Happy-Go-Lucky (Amplified)
This is my favourite cool-toned bright pink, it’s more on the matte side so it lasts for ages and looks good with or without a tan, which is always a plus! I always feel like my skin looks healthier when I wear this shade, it brightens up my whole complexion.

Speak Louder (Cremesheen)
This is my go-to everyday red. It’s nicer to wear than matte lipsticks as it doesn’t dry your lips out, but it’s still long lasting, especially if you wear it with a liner.

Angel (Frost)
I tried to avoid mentioning shades that I thought were too “obvious” however I can’t not mention my perfect nude, Angel. The classic shade that everyone seems to talk about, Angel is so versatile, I can use it as a nude without liner, with a darker liner underneath for more texture and with a gloss on top for some sheen. It just seems to go with every makeup look possible and is the one shade that I grab for when I don’t know what else to put on.

What are your favourite MAC lipsticks?

SUMMER WISHLIST

SUMMER WISHLIST

As I write this I am wearing a wooly cable knit jumper whilst rain pours down the windowpane in front of me. You would never know that it’s actually summer here in England…

Most bloggers tend to make their summer wish lists not long after the A/W shows in March, however winter seems to drag and drag and draaaaaaag until we get perhaps 5 minutes of sun at the end of August.

So here is a few of my favourite picks from the summer collections, even if I do have to wait for a weather/lottery miracle to happen in order for me to actually wear them.

1. ALTUZARRA | 2. DOLCE & GABBANA | 3. GIAMBATISTA VALLI | 4. EUGENIA KIM | 5. TOPSHOP | 6. RIVER ISLAND | 7. PROENZA SCHOULER | 8. ZARA | 9. TIBI | 10. MARY KATRANTZOU