Depop: every makeup lovers new best friend!

Depop: every makeup lovers new best friend!

Have you ever bought something that you just must have and been completely disappointed in how little you actually wear that bright green lipstick? Well gone are the days of letting unwanted items gather dust, it seems the saying one persons trash is another’s treasure really is true.

Whilst looking online a few months ago I came across Depop, an app where users can sell any unwanted items to…

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My Midlife Blogging crisis


As some of my Twitter followers may know, my health issues have really been dictating my life for the last few weeks. This has given me a chance to take a step back from blogging and reevaluate why I do it.

Things were getting bad over here at Beauty & The Tomboy. I can now say that comparing myself to other bloggers was certainly my downfall.

Whilst I was exhausted, I’d see popular blogging…

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Distressed Boyfriend Tees 3 Ways!

Distressed Boyfriend Tees 3 Ways!


Please excuse the ridiculous black hair, home dying gone wrong!

My wardrobe is slowly filling with boyfriend tee’s of all shapes and colours. When it comes to fashion I certainly love to feel comfortable and its doesn’t get much more comfortable than these over sized tops.

What I love the most about these tee’s is that they are totally versatile and suit everyone! Weather you wear them on a…

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The Boring Dressing Table Heroes

The Boring Dressing Table Heroes

You won’t find gorgeous palettes or pretty lip colours in this post. Nope, instead I’m going to tell you all about those little heroes that you don’t even realise you need! (more…)

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Buying A New Makeup Bag

Buying A New Makeup Bag

I find myself reaching for a makeup bag more and more these days. Wether it be because I’m going away or just want to store my handbag essentials, my makeup bags have certainly felt the strain.
Looking slightly worse for wear, it’s definitely time I invested in a new one. But with so much choice, how do I find the perfect one? Well I’ve narrowed it down to these lovelies and with a little help…

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How To Wear A Daytime Friendly Bold Lip

How To Wear A Daytime Friendly Bold Lip

Some occasions call for a bright lip and there’s no better time than the summer to do just that. Bright, bold lips are the perfect match for this beautiful weather, however it’s not always easy to pull off. I’ve been experimenting and have found my fool proof way of rocking a bold lip in the daytime…

Apply you lip colour before anything elseto help tie in the rest of your makeup. You can never…

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New Release// Body Shop Instablur

New Release// Body Shop Instablur


Instablur and The Body Shop make up in action with NO retouching or filters.


Those amazing people over at The Body Shop have certainly listened to our needs with this new release. With women taking a whole month of their lives taking, editing and deleting selfies, this is certainly the selfie era. But surely there’s a way to boost our confidence without filters and apps. So, what if you could…

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Nails Of The Week #4 // Summertime Reds

Today’s post is bought to you straight from my sunny garden. As I sit here in the sun, wondering how this day could get any better, I decided to pamper myself with a little garden manicure session!

Summer is officially here and so it’s time to forget about pastel colours, instead embracing brighter shades.
And when it comes to red, there’s one brand that really stands out to me, that’s Ciaté.…

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Foundation Friday// Simple BB Cream

Foundation Friday// Simple BB Cream



What a busy week its been! The last Foundation Friday feels like just yesterday but here we are again.

This weeks foundation Friday is all about the big beauty hit, BB creams! With every cosmetic company and their friends jumping on the bandwagon, the industry has been saturated with these creams. If you don’t know what a BB cream is then firstly where have you been? Secondly, let me tell you…

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