Wednesday, 21 December 2016

PRETTY PARTYWEAR: STONE & BLUSH...




Saturday, 17 December 2016

TOPSHOP CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE UNDER £50...


With the festive Christmas season now fully upon us, you may be in need of some last minute present inspo. Look no further, I have picked out my favourite pieces from Topshop for under £50 that would make ideal gifts this year!

For the sporty girl...

Saturday, 3 December 2016

WINTER ALL BLACK AND TAN...



Thursday, 1 December 2016

SHOP MY WISHLIST: PRETTYLITTLETHING.COM

As always, click the image to go direct to the product details!

  
  
  



Sunday, 27 November 2016

BEAUTY: 'THE EDIT' AT JOHN LEWIS & PRODUCT REVIEWS...



Filled with luxury makeup, the recent John Lewis beauty campaign ‘The Edit’ is pretty impressive. In ‘The Edit’, it is all about EYES vs LIPS. This November, John Lewis kindly sent me over a gift card to try out a couple of pieces from the range. I opted for a couple of pieces from two brands in particular: Charlotte Tilbury, and Tom Ford. Both of which I admire so fondly, so I couldn't wait to try out these products! All of the brands included in 'The Edit' offer great makeup, so you'll have plenty of fabulous products to choose from...

The concept: “Fitting with the party season, the November EDIT is all about Eyes and Lips making a statement with either a bold lip of a sparkly eye.”

THE LOOK...

THE EYES...

In 'Glossy Black', this mascara is perfect for achieving the curl, volume, length, separation, and drama that every girl desires for their eyelashes. As Charlotte says on her website: "Darlings, I have spent my entire life searching for the ultimate mascara – they’re a bit like men – you think you need 5 to keep you satisfied but actually you are really looking for ‘The One’". I may not have 'experimented' as such with 5 or more men, but I have certainly owned and tested out far more than 5 mascaras over the years, so I do feel qualified to be able to spot a good one when I get one! I tend to find finding the right balance with mascaras fairly frustrating at times. I always want the volume, the curl, and the length, but I have only found few mascaras that achieve those results without clumping all the individual lashes together and therefore giving me 'spider-leg' eyes that feel clumpy all day! With a good size wand and brush, Charlotte's mascara offers all of the above, yet rather wonderfully, does NOT clump my lashes together - hallelujah! I do love how this mascara achieves the look I want, but also keeps my lashes looking rather natural and not like I've applied loads of coats. This is one of the pieces included in the John Lewis 'The Edit' campaign, and you can get one yourself for £22.00 by clicking here.

Before I say anything else, I have to tell you, these eyeshadow pencils are GENIUS. Using contrasting colours, and light flex technology, Charlotte has developed the colours to enhance and transform your natural eye colour. 'Amber Haze' is a shade developed for brown eyes, its shimmering amber pigment along with its brown tone compliments darker eye colours beautifully. This is the main colour that I have used on my eyelids in the look that I am referring to today. I have also taken the pencil under my lower lash-line slightly to provide more of a dramatic look. These pencils are also infused with Synthetic Sapphire for the perfect sparkling finish. These shadows are incredibly easy to apply and are so convenient to pop on in a rush so you have no excuse in the morning! You can buy one here in 'The Edit' for £19.00.

 So with this one, I cheated a little bit - oops! This gorgeous golden shade is built for blue eyes, but I do really like having a lighter shimmering shade in the corners of my eyes to highlight so I did buy it with good intention! 'Champagne Diamonds' is as glamorous as its name, and it is as perfect as an eyeshadow highlight as it is rolled over the entire eyelid. Don't be afraid to get it if you like it and adapt it to suit you, even if you don't have blue eyes! If you do have blue eyes, this one would be perfectly suited to you and will make those eyes of yours pop! One thing to mention about application is that these shadows do set really quickly, so make sure you blend it in fast when applying. On the plus side, once the shadow has set, it will fantastically last you all day long! I am now quite obsessed with these shadow pencils, and honestly, I would happily have the whole set! Buy one for yourself here for £19.00.


Saturday, 19 November 2016

SHOP MY WISHLIST: FOREVER 21

Click the images for direct product details! 

  
  
  
  
  







Wednesday, 26 October 2016

YOUTUBE... THE FALLEN ANGEL HALLOWEEN MAKEUP...


Not the most gory of makeup looks, but this year I am going for vamped up GLAM. Comment if you'd like any specific details or links for the products I've used in this tutorial. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Monday, 24 October 2016

REVLON HAUL & TRY ON...


Wednesday, 19 October 2016

CLASSY CONTRASTS: BLACK, DUSTY PINK & NUDE TONES...




In my wardrobe, pastel tones are such an essential all year round. I've always been a fan of pretty pastel pinks, nudes, and blues rather than the brights and neons, so why break a habit of a lifetime when putting together today's outfit post? In most of my outfit posts, I tend to have my basic staple items that make frequent appearances. For example, my Topshop Joni jeans, basic t-shirts, or my black Chelsea boots. I then tend to always make the focal part of my post surrounding an item that is either new to me or just new to my blog that partners well with those staples. Today, I am including two new-to-me items which are actually so gorgeous I couldn't leave them in the shops.

Monday, 3 October 2016

REVIEWING FOREVER UK ALOE PRODUCTS...



Morning, all! In the mornings, like most, I love to wake up feeling fresh. At night, I try and prepare and pay attention to my body to make sure I wake up feeling good. One of the things I like to do before sleeping is moisturising. My skin can get really dry in places, particularly in colder temperatures and winter weather (not looking forward to that all coming soon), so I do try my best to keep my skin happy and hydrated. I was recently reached out to by a friend, Danni, who has now become a representative for Forever UK. Forever UK sells a massive range of aloe vera products that help with numerous areas, such as skincare, weight loss, vitamin drinks, etc. Their range of products really is fantastic, so I am sure they are a company that sell something for everybody!

Forever UK representative, Danni (you can follow & contact her here: @danniburdonglobal), informed me about the products as she thought they would be something I would be interested in. She kindly sent me two products which are the 'Aloe Moisturizing Lotion', and the 'Aloe Propolis Creme'.



Sunday, 2 October 2016

FREEMAN BEAUTY UK'S BLOGGER OF THE MONTH...

Despite the silly pose, and face mask, I am Freeman Beauty UK's Blogger of the Month!
Thank you guys!
Link to the article here.

Sunday, 25 September 2016

FREEMAN BEAUTY UK 'AVOCADO & OATMEAL CLAY MASK' REVIEW

   
Avocado & Oatmeal Clay Mask
 15ml sachet £1.50, 175ml tube £5.99

A short while ago, I received a parcel full of wonderful face masks from Freeman Beauty UK (read the post here). But, I had a struggle between getting the post written in good time, and testing the content out fully for review since I only have one face!! So, I decided that I would add reviews to my blog as I try out the face masks, instead of writing one huge post that would take ages. As you can see from the above images and the title of today's post, I have recently tried out the Avocado & Oatmeal Clay Mask.

Saturday, 24 September 2016

#MUSIC... 'SAY YOU WON'T LET GO' //JAMES ARTHUR


Friday, 23 September 2016

EXCLUSIVE HUGE GLOSSYBOX DISCOUNT CODE...


If you read my previous post on my August Glossybox (you can read it here), then you'll know how amazing these boxes are to wake up to in your post. For a limited time only, I have been given a fantastic discount code by Glossybox for my readers! My exclusive discount code will allow you 40% off. But, you must HURRY because the offer expires 30/09/2016

All you have to do is visit the Glossybox website here, and enter the code below at checkout. Enjoy!

EvieRoseLane40

Thursday, 15 September 2016

UNBOXING AND REVIEWING FREEMAN BEAUTY UK BAREFOOT & FACE MASK PRODUCTS...



This morning's delivery was a wonderful pampering box of goodies from Freeman Beauty UK. As soon as I unboxed the products, I was wowed by their photogenic packaging and delicious scents. As you can see from the above images, I got sent a mix of various face masks, and two products from their foot range. Straight away, I gave one of the face masks a try...

Saturday, 27 August 2016

WHAT IS THE CANDY KITTENS #SWEETSQUAD?



If you're a follower of mine, you will have seen I've had a fair bit of involvement with the London gourmet sweet brand, Candy Kittens, including a launch event with them last week.

Friday, 26 August 2016

YOUTUBE | '5 PRODUCTS "I SWEAR BY"' VIDEO

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

UNBOXING AND REVIEWING THIS MONTH'S GLOSSYBOX...



This month I am lucky to be reviewing my first GLOSSYBOX. GLOSSYBOX are celebrating being five years old this August so in celebration, they have collaborated with luxe accessory label Rae Feather to make a special box.

Monday, 15 August 2016

A BIT OF A CHATTY ONE...



So, it's not often I get all chatty on my blog but as I'm sat here thinking about this topic, I feel a strong urgency to share.

For a young woman in this technological age, as I am sure the majority of you are, it is difficult. We are surrounded by images of photoshopped girls and the surrounding idea that everything has to be 'perfect'. But what is perfect? I don't think anyone has the same answer to this question, yet why are we so obsessed with it?

I am my hardest critic. I'm so guilty at comparing myself to those that I have never even met before, and I think that is where I have found difficulty within the blogging world. To most, social media, such as the likes of Instagram, is just a world of selfies and avocado-on-toast pictures. To me, it is so much more. It is something I am incredibly passionate about and something that I do work hard on in my own free time. It is on my mind constantly. I am always looking at my feed with such a critical eye, getting obsessive about filters and whether they match. I am working to create my own brand, and achieve the goals that I strive for. However, I am also finding myself constantly comparing - this is not so good.

Before starting my blog, I was inspired by many girls that started from nothing and used these platforms to share their passion with the world and start their own businesses. However, the whole way through I feel like I haven't really found my "voice". Within my art degree, I am constantly being told that I will find my own artistic voice, and I feel it is the same with this creativity. Being so passionate about it, I feel like I am trying too hard and that it is almost holding me back. I had such an epiphany this evening where I just sat and realised that it is okay not to meet expectations, and in fact, I shouldn't! You all know what a blogger is and what we do, but I feel like the successful element that makes you stand out in a crowd is the person behind the blog. It's me! Which sounds weird because I am just little old me trying to please. But I do have a voice, and I feel like within my Instagram I have held that back in fear of not being favoured. I've abided the rules, I've tried too hard to meet expectations, and I've tried to just fit in with everyone else in order to get guaranteed likes, reposts, or follows. I may not have equating to 500k, or even 10k, but I am proud of what I have achieved this past year, and how far I have come. I just feel like it is time to stop worrying, overanalysing, and overthinking.

I guess where I am going with this is... we all really need to stop damn comparing! I am writing this post to remind myself, and perhaps even inspire some of you to realise that it is okay to do you, be you, and not take any notice of anyone else. Don't feel like you need to wear that extra lip liner just because someone else does and it is high in the popularity contest. I'm not saying my work online is a lie, it isn't at all, but it is me trying far too hard to fit in with what is expected from us bloggers. I imagine it is the same within different contexts hence why I feel the need to share and remind you all that there is only, and will ever be, one you. Be the honest, true version of you. I believe that is where the beauty and the happiness lies. 



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Saturday, 6 August 2016

INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT!


Friday, 5 August 2016

#YOUTUBE... JULY FAVOURITES 2016


Monday, 1 August 2016

INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY WORTH £157!!





If you have been keeping an eye on my blog and Instagram recently, you'll see that I worked with Swedish jewellery company Lily and Rose. You may view my lookbook post here, and my more informative post about the jewellery here.

Since working with the brand, we have decided to collaborate again on something very exciting for my readers and following! I have announced a giveaway competition over on my Instagram today to win this set of gorgeous Lily and Rose jewellery. This elegant set of matching jewellery worth £157, is encrusted with Swarovski crystals that sparkle in the light and are guaranteed to make you feel glamorous and ladylike any time that you wear them.

RULES:
The competition is open to UK entrants only.
1. Follow myself @evieroselane_ and @lilyandrosebyzetterberg on Instagram.
2. Tag 3 friends in the comments to win!

The rules are easy right?!

This giveaway ends on 06/08/2016 12am. Make sure you get your entry in before it's too late by heading straight over to my Instagram here.


Jewellery links:
Bracelet (Miranda - Crystal)
Earrings (Miss Miranda - Crystal)
Necklace (Miss Miranda - Crystal)

Thursday, 28 July 2016

#YOUTUBE...'GLOW & BRONZE' MAKE UP TUTORIAL


Get glowing and bronzed with my new 5 minute vid!

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

SUNNIES ARE OUT! IN COLLABORATION WITH GLASSESSHOP.COM



Shop this pair here.

As the hottest temperatures we've seen all year have hit the UK this week, the sunnies are definitely an essential in this sunshine. I'm a sunglasses lover and love trying out different styles, so when I recently got kindly gifted with this ever so glamorous pair from GlassesShop.com I was a very happy bunny! GlassesShop.com are an online retailer of eyeglasses online, and prescription sunglasses - perfect if you're a glasses wearer and were after some specific prescription sunnies! Or if you're just like me and would like a pair of fabulous sunglasses without the prescription, you can also order as well! To make things even better, in collaboration with GlassesShop.com, I am able to offer you a unique 50% off discount code:

GSHOT50

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