Beauty Aesthetic: UK/Scottish Makeup and Beauty Blog

April 17, 2015

007 For Women

Posted on April 17, 2015

007 For Women
While some wouldn't dream about wearing a celebrity or movie inspired perfume, I believe perfumes should be judged purely on their scent.  I like perfumes that are a little out of the ordinary and 007 For Women is exactly that.  Here's why you should give it a go.

April 16, 2015

Illamasqua Whack

Posted on April 16, 2015

Illamasqua Whack
Every now and then I search through my makeup stash, there's always that one shade that stands out to me and that is Illamasqua's Whack.  Now that it's starting to get a little warmer I thought it would be the perfect time to break out the most luminous orange I could find.

April 14, 2015

Flamingo Gifts Haul

Posted on April 14, 2015

Flamingo Gifts: Mug Cakes Book, Flamingo Candles Black Iris Candle, Happy Jackson Great Ideas A5 Notebook, Bomb Cosmetics Candy Land Gift Pack
Once a birthday comes around I'm always running around trying to find the perfect present for loved ones.   However, Flamingo Gifts have saved the day and now made it much easier to find a variety of gifts in one place.  From brands such as Orla Kiely to Ted Baker to choose from, it's very easy to find the perfect gift.  They recently got in touch and very kindly offered us the chance to try some of their products out so here's what stood out to us.

April 10, 2015

Witch Anti-Blemish Redness Relief Moisturiser

Posted on April 10, 2015

Witch Anti-Blemish Redness Relief Moisturiser
Over the years I've found that drugstore skincare has gotten a bit of a bad reputation.  Most of the things I used as a teen I wouldn't dream of using now that I've become a little more clued up on what works for me.  However, every now and again I do find a budget product that deserves a little more recognition and that product is the Witch Anti-Blemish Redness Relief Moisturiser.

April 09, 2015

Barry M Hi-Shine Gelly Nail Paint in Blueberry

Posted on April 09, 2015

Barry M Hi-Shine Gelly Nail Paint in Blueberry
With the sun currently shining, it's safe to say that Spring is finally here.  With that in mind, I thought that it's about time I crack open the brighter nail shades so this weeks nail choice is Barry M's Hi-Shine Gelly Nail Paint in Blueberry.

April 07, 2015

Balm Cleansers

Posted on April 07, 2015

Balm Cleansers: Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm, Suti Purity Organic Balm,  The Body Shop Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter, Lush Ultrabland Cleanser
I feel there's been a real change in the kinds of skincare cleansers on offer lately.  Gone are the days of harsh foaming cleansers that strip the skin with more people opting for balmy/oily cleansers.  With a wide range of balm cleansers on offer, I thought I'd share my opinion on 4 different kinds to help make the decision a little bit easier.