Nourishing Priming Sprays – Urban Decay B6 Vitamin Infused Complexion Prep Priming Spray vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+ – In-depth Reviews and Ingredient Analyses

In a previous post I looked at the top two setting sprays, according to most beauty bloggers, and evaluated which one is the best. If you missed that post check out: Showdown: Urban Decay All Nighter vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+. Are They Both Setting Sprays and Which One is Best? In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses When beauty gurus talk about setting sprays they are most often referring to either the Urban Decay All Nighter or the MAC Prep andRead more

Showdown: Urban Decay All Nighter vs MAC Prep and Prime Fix+. Are They Both Setting Sprays and Which One is Best? In-depth Review and Ingredient Analyses

Not everyone uses setting sprays but the ones that do often have very strong feelings about them. A setting spray can prolong the longevity of your makeup as well as increase the intensity of eye shadows. Some setting sprays can even help control oil production if you are oily, or alternatively for the dry skin types out there, some setting sprays can give you a more dewy look. Setting sprays can truly elevate your makeup and even wake you upRead more

To Run or Not to Run? Urban Decay Born to Run Palette – In-depth Review, Swatches and Ingredient Analysis

Urban Decay is well-known for their good quality eye shadows and they’ve been releasing a lot of very exciting and good looking palettes. I was very excited for the Urban Decay Heat palette and I was nearly loosing my mind while waiting for the Backtalk palette. If you missed those posts check out: Urban Decay Naked Heat Eye Shadow Palette and Lipsticks! Swatches and Reviews on National Lipstick day! Let’s Backtalk. Urban Decay Backtalk Palette and Lipstick. In depth review, functionalityRead more

Let’s Backtalk. Urban Decay Backtalk Palette and Lipstick. In depth review, functionality and ingredients

With so much makeup out there, so many brands and so many colors, it can be hard to choose sometimes. However, there are also those times when something speaks to you personally, for whatever reason. Perhaps it works well for your skin tone, it’s from your favorite brand or the color is just perfect for you. This is exactly how I felt about the Urban Decay Backtalk palette. Last year, in my A chemist’s favorite beauty products – the BondsRead more

Battle of the top 2 concealers – Urban Decay Naked Skin vs Tarte Shape Tape – A chemist’s verdict and ingredient analysis

As you age, work late, or in general get tired, a concealer will become a very important part of your makeup, arguably even more important than foundation. That is because a good concealer can make your eyes appear less tired and younger. A bad concealer on the other hand, can aggregate into the natural creases of the eye, or as you age, into your wrinkles, and make your eyes appear even more tired and older than you actually are. ItRead more

Battle of the Urban Decay Concealers – Naked Skin vs All Nighter – In Depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

The Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer has been my holy grail concealer for ages now and a lot of people seem to agree, as it is one of the most highly rated concealers out there. It used to be number one worldwide until the Tarte concealer was released which managed to claim some people away from the Urban Decay. Unfortunately, Tarte has almost no presence in the UK but I have managed to try it out. Check out: Battle ofRead more

A chemist’s favourite beauty products – the Bonds of Beauty 2017 awards!

Happy New Year 2018 my lovelies! I hope everything you wish for this year comes true. I can’t believe another year has passed. It’s been a year full of cosmetics and lovely makeup. A year that’s been really interesting in the beauty word, a lot of new products and collections came out, a lot of controversial products as well but somewhere between the drama of it all, there were some amazing products that I want to dedicate this special postRead more

Urban Decay Primers – The Old vs the 4 New! Reviews, Ingredient Analyses and a Chemist’s Verdict.

I hope you find this article useful, it took a while to put together and it is long, but I think you will find the information helpful. Grab a coffee and have a read! I’m going to put this out there, Urban Decay is one of my top 3, favourite brands. They make high quality products at relatively cheap prices, cheaper than the top high end brands but of course more expensive than drug store brands, and their products rarelyRead more

Urban Decay Naked Heat Eye Shadow Palette and Lipsticks! Swatches and Reviews on National Lipstick day!

Happy National Lipstick day! I hope you guys are out and about this morning or night wearing your best and most daring lipsticks because why not? Today is the day! Go for it! I don’t know who thought about the National Lipstick day but I think it’s a brilliant idea! Life is all about those little special days were we can do small or even silly things to feel a little happier and today is perfect for that red lipstickRead more

Cohorted Beauty Box May 2017 – Unboxing and Product Reviews and an Urban Decay mystery

Last box for May 2017! As I mentioned before, I open one box a week so that I can give you full product reviews rather than first impressions and so Cohorted is the one box that falls into the first week of the next month. This works well, as this is the only subscription beauty box that is pre-order and so you wouldn’t be able to get your hands on this, you would have to wait for next month’s box.Read more