Category: Makeup

5 Easy Beauty Storage Hacks

As a beauty blogger, it’s fair to say that I have accumulated a lot of makeup and skincare products over the past couple of years, so organisation is very important. MakeSpace, an on-demand storage service approached me recently, wanting to have a peak inside my beauty room to see how I store everything. Since it’s recently been updated they couldn’t have asked me at a better time. And let’s be honest, I love writing posts like this and allowing you to peek inside!

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eBay Bargains | Makeup Storage

I’m an absolute sucker for trawling around eBay, hoping to discover hidden gems that come in way below retail price. I’m constantly on the hunt for new makeup & beauty storage items for my ever-growing stash; little pieces that just make my collection that little more pretty, as well as practical. So, I felt it very necessary to share my most purse friendly makeup storage finds with you. In fact, they’re all under a fiver!

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Biggest Haul Ever

You know when you get a sudden impulse to go shopping? That “oh, I haven’t splurged in a while” feeling, and before you know it have bought the entire shop? Well, that moment of madness happened to me and over the past week have accumulated rather a lot because of it. So, I thought it would only […]

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Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette | Review

Today I am absolutely thrilled to introduce you to the Cocoa Blend Palette from Zoeva. Prior to this, I had never purchased anything from Zoeva, (and I’d actually be lying to say I bought this, I was lucky enough to win it in a giveaway!). With such a range of palettes to choose from, I […]

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NYX Cosmetics Lingerie Liquid Lipstick

I was a complete liquid lipstick virgin before biting the bullet and purchasing this one from NYX Cosmetics. I had only the reviews from fellow beauty blogger and YouTubers to go by, so I was restrained and only bought the one to trial. I’m not one for spending time perfecting my lippy, so I was […]

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March Empties | Clarina

Afternoon ladies. Good news! The video I waited 14 hours to upload has finally been successful. Instead of my usual ‘monthly favourites’ video, I decided to switch things up a bit and go through a few empties I’ve accumulated over the last few weeks instead. After all, empties videos are one of my favourites to watch […]

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NYX Cosmetics HD Studio Finishing Powder

Oily gals listen up, I’ve found a cure. I stumbled across this powder from NYX Cosmetics under ‘recommended products’ somewhere unknown on the Boots website, and people are absolutely raving about it. This little pot of goodness has become my new favourite, and has wiped my Smashbox powder well and truly out of the picture. […]

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MAC Lipstick Collection

Aah MAC lipsticks. My obsession. A product that I’m proud to give top position on my acrylic makeup storage. My first ever was Ruby Woo, probably one of MACs most popular shades, the rest just seemed to follow. My collection now consists of over ten MAC lippies; I have a couple of duplicates which I didn’t feel needed […]

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Affordable Daytime Spring Makeup Tutorial

Spring has officially sprung. Easter Day began with a rather groggy feeling after I realised I lost a whole one hour of sleep due to the clocks jumping forward. However, a surge of motivation came to me after an incredibly lazy morning filled with chocolate eggs and films. So I decided to have a clear […]

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The Flawless Drugstore Base | Oily Skin

Cast yourselves back to my ‘How To Achieve A Flawless Base‘ video. You may have noticed that I used a few pricey products to create my typical daytime face. This routine is something I did most days, so as a result, I was getting through some rather luxurious products more quickly than I would have […]

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Disappointing Products | Clarina

As a beauty blogger, there’s nothing more that I love than experimenting with new products – but it isn’t always rainbows and fairies. I often concentrate on reviewing products I love, so I thought i’d change it up a bit and talk about some products that just haven’t worked out for me. I occasionally purchase […]

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GIVEAWAY | Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Palette *CLOSED*

Happy Wednesday! I’m throwing in a mid-week giveaway as a thank you for all of the support and love I’ve recently received here on Clarina Beauty. Want the chance to win the Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Palette? Just follow the rules below. Another huge congratulations to Kirstens Modern Life, the winner of my last giveaway. She […]

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Top 5 Under £5

Recently I have been all about budgeting; finding small ways to save money. It’s been a good excuse to rummage through the shelves at Boots to find more affordable alternatives than my usually very high end taste. Here are my top five finds under a fiver. 1. Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer – £4.19 £3.99 This little […]

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February 2016 Beauty Favourites | Clarina

February has whizzed by, before you know it daffodils will be blooming. Spring does make me very happy though. I’m bored of waking up to dark mornings now. This month has been jam packed with excitement and hard work; the ultimate highlight being my first glug of Chardonnay after a whole 6 weeks dry (does that make me […]

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Real Techniques Brush Collection

Real Techniques brushes *long sigh*, aren’t they stunning? My RT collections consists of thirteen brushes (unlucky for some). I’ve never actually counted, and that odd number is bugging me now. But these are probably my favourite brushes of all time. I feel I’ve tried and tested so many other brands and I just keep going back […]

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W7 Pallettes | Review, Swatches & UD Dupes

My obsession with eyeshadows continues to grow, and as a result, so does my collection. It’s becoming a bad, scary habit but I just can’t get enough. I started this beauty blog with just one palette in my life, now I have enough to last yonks. The newest additions to my stash are four palettes from […]

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Makeup Geek Shadows | Review, Swatches & Dupes

It recently sprung to my attention that I’ve never actually written a post on my favourite shadows of all time – so it’s time to change that. Do you agree?  Makeup Geek shadows are truly are the best shadows I have ever used and my collection is forever growing. I think everyone needs these in their […]

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Dramatic Glam Makeup | Morphe 35o Palette

I promised I’d do a look using the Morphe 35o Palette (read my detailed review) after receiving a few requests. Can we talk about it? It’s the most beautiful palette and I’m yet to use it on camera. Outside of blogging and YouTube, I have not put it down. I’ve created so many looks with it […]

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Top 6 Favourite Makeup Products | Collab

As beauty bloggers, we are obsessed with products – scouting them, testing them, reviewing them. It’s safe to say that I have fallen head over heals in love with a selected few, favourites I pick up most days and repurchase over and over. I cannot believe in my whole year of blogging, I’ve never talked […]

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Valentines Day To Night Makeup Tutorial | Collab

Is it really approaching that time of the year already? I wanted to create a look for whatever your Valentines Day plans are, so I created something that can be worn during the day and then easily switched up to something more nighttime appropriate. This look does not have to be worn strictly on Valentines […]

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