Tag: photography

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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Best Budget Brushes

When I think back to what affordable brushes used to be like, I quiver; foundation streaks and unblended eyeshadow were all too common. Since then, the drugstore has come on leaps and bounds, and I’m just not interested in pricey brushes anymore. Sponge tipped applicators and corse, rough hairs are definitely a thing of the […]

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Get To Know Jessica | Featured Blogger Friday

What a whirlwind of a week. I must apologise for my lack of posts and activity on my blog, but between social events and amazing opportunities I just haven’t had the time. Many of you may know that I got engaged recently (yay!), so when I saw that ‘Say Yes To The Dress UK’, were […]

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15 Things You Should Do Before Hitting Publish (& Free Checklist!)

Blogging can be overwhelming, and with loads to think about, it’s easy to forget the little details that can sometimes make all the difference. I’ve gathered together a list of everything I think should be done before you hit ‘publish’. Stuff that’s really going to help your post be read, loved and shared. Download my checklist (see end of post) to make it super easy for you to remember what exactly you need to do before publishing your blog post!

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Most Loved Moisturiser

I trust you all had a lovely and well deserved Easter weekend break. Mine was of course filled with chocolate eggs and not one, not two, but three roast dinners – blimey. I crawled back to the office today, still feeling completely full, along with a food baby, and reality hit me once again. However, […]

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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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Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water

This week has been absolutely jam-packed, it’s been a constant roll of one thing, to another, to another. From planning blog posts & YouTube videos, to attending the largest Wedding Fair in the UK, to general catching-up-with-life duties. With a huge sigh relief, it’s over for a little while now. Amongst the craziness, there was […]

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5 Tips to Speed Up Your Blog Writing Time

Let’s face it, we’ll all procrastinators sometimes. And when it comes to sitting down and writing a blog post, it’s easy get very distracted very quickly. I often find myself doing things that could be temporarily ignored such as answering the phone or responding to Facebook messages. And, fewer distractions often mean more free time. So, I’ve […]

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How To Take & Edit Your Blog Photographs | Blog Advice

It’s time for a brand spanking new piece of blog advice. Are you ready? But first onto a more important matter – dry January is over. I have officially been cleansed and detoxed; but could someone please pass me a large glass of white Chardonnay?  I’ve recently had a lot of comments on the quality of […]

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Top 10 Tips For Beginner Bloggers | Monthly Column

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the blogging world. I’ve been a beauty blogger for almost a year and to start with I quickly realised I knew nothing about blogging, it’s been a huge learning curve. To help as many new bloggers as possible, i’ve put together a list of tips – stuff I wish I […]

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2015 Beauty Favourites | & Thank You for 10,000

Wait, what? 2015 is over? I feel like I blinked and we’re here. Because I haven’t done a monthly favourites in quite some time *slaps wrist*, I felt like I needed to make it up to you, and what better way than rounding up the year with my 2015 beauty faves. These are the products and items […]

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30 Cheap Prop & Background Ideas for Blog Photographs | Blog Advice

First things first – happy new year! Let’s kick it off with some good ol’ blog advice. Photographs are what first attract people to your posts; they are so important. They must act like a big warm hug to your readers, and to tempt them in. So, you must get creative! You don’t need an […]

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My 1st Ever Beauty Giveaway! MAC & Clinique Prizes! | CLOSED 

Hey! I promised that i’d do a beauty giveaway when I reach 500 followers on my blog and 100 subscribers on my YouTube channel. I managed to hit that target a couple of days ago, so here it is! **This giveaway is open internationally and will close on Sunday 5th July, 2015 at 11:59 PM** […]

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