Morphe 35T palette review

Hello lovlies,

I have been MIA for the past couple of weeks, no major reason behind it, I’ve just been super busy and haven’t had much inspiration but I’m hoping now life has calmed down a bit that I’ll be able to put a lot more time aside for my blog posts.

This post is another review of an eye shadow palette, it is the Morphe 35t. I have wanted a Morphe palette for a while and had been eyeing this one up for the past month or so. I was a little sceptical on this palette as a lot of pictures that I saw, the shades looked really similar and I wondered if it was a bit of a waste of money. I ended up buying the palette after figuring that I could never have enough rose gold/brown toned shades, as that’s all I usually wear anyway.

JMR9_fNw.jpg-large

I took a picture of the eye shadows in the sun light so you can see the glitter/shimmer in some of the colours. It has an impressive mix of shimmer, metallic, satin and matte shades. You can produce a nice subtle eye as well as a full out glam look and that is something I really like in a palette. The formula of the eye shadows is very creamy, which makes applying these an absolute dream.

Lastly, the price, I cannot begin to describe how good value for money this palette is. I got it off Beauty Bay  and it cost £18.25 with free delivery, there are 35 shades so this works out to 52p a shade. The palette arrived 2 days after placing the order so if you’re ever wondering whether to make a purchase on Beauty Bay, I would definitely recommend the service.

Thanks for reading, let me know what you think of the Morphe products, is there anything else you think I’d love?

Tori Moore xoxo

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette..

Happy Sunday everyone!

I know I’m pretty late to this one but I wanted to write a post on my thoughts of the Too Faced Chocolate Bar eye palette. I purchased this palette about a month ago, from Debenhams for £39.

All of the colours in this palette are super wearable and after using this palette pretty much everyday since I bought it I have created lots of different looks and managed to use every shade, there is a nice variation of shimmers and mattes. My favourite shades have to be Haute Chocolate, Marzipan and Black Forest Truffle.

The palette is inspired by Too Faced’s Chocolate Bronzers, with the added bonus of the products ACTUALLY smelling of chocolate. Sometimes that can be overwhelming at 6:30am when you’re getting ready for work, but it’s a really unique trait.

Another thing I love about the product is the large mirror it comes with along the top, I really like my palettes to have a mirror as they’re super handy for when you’re on the go.

Let me know if you have this product, and if you’d recommend anything else from Too Faced as I’m pretty new to the brand.

Tori Moore xoxo

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

 

Tanya Bakes (and the book signing!)

Hello guys,

Last Sunday I was lucky enough to go to Tanya Burr’s book signing for her new book ‘Tanya Bakes’, it was a great experience. My sister and I had to wait around for a couple of hours but when we met her she said she loved my lipstick so I’d say it was worth it.

9vDRt1zK.jpg-large

In this post I really wanted to concentrate on the book itself. I love baking,  I’m still learning and half the things I bake usually don’t turn out as they should, but I find it really therapeutic. There is something about buying the ingredients, shutting yourself in the kitchen and just getting lost in the recipes.

 This is like no other baking book I’ve seen, the attention to detail is brilliant and you can tell this wasn’t a rushed product. The recipes are really up my street and I honestly don’t think there is a recipe in there that I wouldn’t or couldn’t attempt. There are 8 different sections in the book, anything from baked pizzas to an impressive looking celebration cake.

I think my first 2 projects for this weekend are the Salted Nutella Cookies and the Cheese Scones as they both look amazing and I can already tell they will be a favourite with my fiancé and family.

 I would definitely recommend picking up this book if you’re a fan of baking as there are recipes for beginners and for people willing to take on a complex bake.

 Thanks for reading you lovely people, and let me know if you’ve read this book!

Tori Moore xoxo

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

Get To Know Me Tag..

Hey honeybees!

I’d say I’m pretty open about my life on my blog, but I love reading these posts and really getting to know the people I follow on here. So I thought I’d give it a go:

1. What is your middle name?

Louise

2. What is your favorite color?

Rose Gold – fo’ sure

3. Who is your best friend?

Sophie, I couldn’t ask for anything more in a bestie!

12669520_10208250293513429_1604976772004320483_n

4. How tall are you?

5’1

5. Cats or dogs?

Cats, I’m actually a little scared of most dogs

6. Funniest moment through school?

There are just so many…. My Science lessons towards the end of school have to be up there with the funniest of times

7. How many countries have you visited?

I’ve actually never counted, I’d say about 15-20

8. Are you in/gone to college?

I didn’t get on too well with sixth form, so I went to a music college a few years ago instead

9. What was your favorite/worst subject in high school?

 

Favourite: English – Because it was the only subject I was reasonably ok at

Worst: probably Geography – it just wasn’t what I was expecting. I wanted to learn about counties on a map, not marks on a cliff!

10. What is your favorite drink?

Lemonade and lime, or a lovely glass of Barefoot Rose

11. What is your favorite animal?

Sharks

12. What is your favorite perfume?

My favourite at the moment is the Earl Grey and Cucumber cologne from Jo Malone

13. Tea or coffee?

I love peppermint tea, but I also love ice coffee – depends on the time of year!

14. What would you (or have you) name your children?

We have already decided on names for our children – We like Fredrick for a boy (as that is what my Grandad was called) and Isabella for a girl. The name I’ll be marrying into is ‘Gray’, so it goes nicely with a lot of first names

15. What sports do you or have you played?

I used to do some swimming

16. What is your favourite book?

I’m currently reading ‘Girl on the Train’, and it’s amazing so far

17. Who are some of my favorite YouTubers?

If I had to chose – I’d say Helen Anderson and Tanya Burr

18. What is your favorite memory?

The memories with my family, we have the best family celebration days and they’re all close to my heart

10882378_10152990222898593_2267973288244907262_n

19. Are you single or taken?

Taken

20. What’s your idea of an ideal first date?

I’m not high maintenance at all (until it comes to make up), so I’d love a thoughtful first date. A picnic would be lovely

21. How many girlfriend/boyfriends have you had?

A few, but I’ve only ever been in one serious relationship

22. Favorite memory from childhood?

I’m not too sure, there are so many

23. Do you speak any other languages and how well?

I attempted to learn Turkish, but I know about 5 words…. Other than that, no!

24. Do you have any siblings?

Yes – 2 brothers and a sister

25. How would you describe your fashion sense?

I change it on a daily basis, most of all I like to be comfortable in whatever I’m wearing

 

26. What is your favorite restaurant?

Coast to Coast

27. What are some of your favorite tv shows?

 

Pretty little liars, Orphan Black and Luther.

28. PC or Mac?

Mac

29. What phone do you have? (IOS or Android)

I now have a Samsung Galaxy S5 but I’m going to move back to an iPhone!

30. Tell us one of your bad habits!

I love a good gossip! Sometimes that can be a bad thing…

Thanks for reading,

Tori Moore xoxo

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

My Travel Plans..

Hey my sweets,

I’ve never thought much of travelling, I think it’s because I’ve always been lucky enough to go all around the world on holiday with my family so I felt I’d been pretty well travelled already, but recently I cannot get the idea of interrailing out of my head. It’s a train service that has stations all the way around Europe. There is not one city in Europe that I’ve been to and disliked and all the other places I’d like to travel to are all on the train route so this seems like the perfect option for me.

travel-times-xl

Obviously I am getting married next year and this isn’t something I’m looking to do in the immediate future but I have done a lot of research into it and It’s something I would really love to do before having children. The pass I’m looking to get is priced at €200, and it’s a global ticket.

I have had a look at all the different stations and as much as I’d love to visit every single one, I just don’t think thats realistic. A few of the places I’d really like to visit are Amsterdam, Budapest, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin and Venice (because it’s my favourite place to visit in the whole world).

a4d194a46a72063a330e94aca7416d09-1

This is a popular route that I found online, I’d prefer to go further into Italy than this route shows but other than that – it’s perfect!

What do you think of travelling? Is it something you’d like to do?

Thanks for reading,

Tori Moore xoxo

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM