Author: riae98


I sat with Manchester based Social Media Influencer, Dancer and Blogger Laurie Elle and chatted to her about all things fashion and beauty. Sitting in a coffee shop in Manchester’s Northern Quarter I learned her skin care secrets, chatted about her make-up range and all about what she wants to do with her social media presence. First a little background on Laurie on those of you who don’t know who she is. Since a young age she has been addicted to dancing, her main dance style is ‘Street Dance’, which she still dedicates a lot of her time to....

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The Hype: FENTY Beauty

I’m a little late to the party, but I have finally tried the FENTY Beauty Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longer Foundation and the Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer. Admittedly, I was a tad skeptic when I first tried it, feeling unsure with its reviews having come from the infamous Rihanna. But, it’s now become my staple foundation. At £26 it’s a bit pricey for a student but I believe it is worth the investment. If you’re not good at matching your foundation to your skin shade (like me) pop into your local Harvey Nichols and visit the FENTY Beauty counter for some help. In Liverpool...

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Savvy Student Skincare

It’s never too late to re-evaluate your skin care regime. Whether you’ve never had one or the one you’re using just isn’t doing it for you; I have a cheap, student-friendly skin care regime. It works for me and so some of the products may just work for you!   As all the good old beauty bloggers seem to say, skin care is mostly a three-step routine. This includes a cleanser, toner and moisturiser. This should be carried out religiously every morning and every night- unless it’s 4am and you’ve just drunkenly tumbled into your room, I think it...

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MUA Interview- Molly Graham

Molly Graham is an extremely skilled Make Up Artist located in Manchester so we asked her the questions you’re all itching to ask. She boasts a level 2 and 3 in ‘Media Hair and Make-up’. Molly is also currently undertaking an ongoing level 2 diploma in beauty. Impressively, she has traveled down to London and used her make up skill’s in the major West End production of ‘Real Woman’ at the Playhouse Theatre. Not only has she worked on a West End production, her skills extend to special effects make up. She won 1st place in the GMCG in 2016...

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The Beauty Survival Guide- Winter Edition

As winter approaches, it’s good to start thinking about looking after your health and all things beauty. As the temperature drops it most certainly takes it’s toll on our health. Here’s a few suggested products I personally know work for me. Also, some inspiration to be more shopping savvy and check out the damaged rack in your local high street stores! A Hydrating Lip Balm Burt’s bees is probably best known for it’s moisturising lip balms which are rather affordable in price. At around £4 and they can be found at most local drug stores (boots, Superdrug etc…). The...

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