Daytime Smokey Eye – Defy the rules

As we’re getting more daylight each day I’m finding blog photography a bit easier to… ahem… schedule,  and I’ve realized that I haven’t dedicated much time to tutorials, so I’m going to try to do a bit more of that. I really want to share with you how I go about my go-to look of late….

I Still Feel Sorry For Theodora

I love the look of Theodora in Disney’s Oz – The Great and Powerful, with the soft smokey eye and a red lip. And I love my UD palette inspired by the look. I’ve used a drop of Clarins new illuminating base underneath a layer of Bourjois 123 CC cream, and Clarins Opalescense Face and Blush…

I dare you to be bright-eyed – and bold!

Another busy day in the life of Ms. Scribbles – that’s me – and another wee post on the go. I’ve been lamenting the lack of love I’ve been showing some of my palettes lately, and I’m planning on amending that. So, taking inspiration from the lovely Urban Decay s.a. who did my makeup in…

Smoked at the busstop

I just couldn’t figure out what to wear for work today, although after picking Dior’s Constellation palette from my stash I decided I wanted something even more neutral. So I whipped out my brushes and set to, opting instead for Urban Decay’s Smoked palette and the red carpet look from the accompanying book. For softness…

Rereading the Book of Shadows vol. IV

Two years ago I went to Ireland for the first time – after 15-20 years of wanting to do so. I went there with a list of stuff I had to do; The Guinness Storehouse, The Jameson, The National Leprechaun Museum, The Book of Kells and Urban Decay’s Book of Shadows – A lovely palette containing…

Inspired by Metal

I have never been able to sit down in a quiet room and study. The sounds that accompany the buildng, like creaks and fans, and perhaps even the breath of other people and noises from outside keep distracting me. So I’ve avoided those places in favour of cafés or put on a tv show or…