This is long overdue, but I have been meaning to hold a giveaway for months now! The original idea was to do a smaller, test/practice giveaway so I have experience holding future ones, and this is the smaller giveaway - although I may have gone overboard a bit...! The Blog 4th Anniversary just passed as… Continue reading The First Blog Giveaway! (UK ONLY)
Recently I did a quick thing with my skincare stash, sort of a Konmari thing although I haven't had the time to do it to my room properly yet. I imagine the local charity stores will be very well stocked when I do! The way I destash my makeup is usually to put items I… Continue reading A Spontaneous Destash #1
Hi everyone! This particular lipstick I am reviewing today was a gift from Q over a year ago, although I only opened it in late 2018. I've been meaning to review it for a while but then, surprisingly, I found it difficult to photograph! I found a nice creative solution to it and took advantage… Continue reading Review: Burt’s Bees Lipstick in Brimming Berry
Hi Everyone! Lots of events are happening this fortnight for me that are going to warrant a red lip. From Lunar New Year to one-year-anniversary celebrations with my boyfriend, to Valentines and then my birthday. I wanted to share the red lipsticks up for consideration for each event... Not counting the fact that I am… Continue reading An Eventful Bold Lip Edit
Hi everyone! It's about time I shared these, for the first review of 2019! You all know I love and ADORE the Clinique Pop Lip Colour in Cherry, which is plush and comfortable and stains beautifully. So, I bought this set of minis, including a spare Cherry Pop, during the Boxing Day sales in 2017.… Continue reading Review: More Clinique Pop Lip Colours (Bare Pop, Ruby Pop, Icon Pop)
Hi Everyone! Another year has passed and we are at 20S' FOURTH year! That's insane. I know, I say this every year, but that's really just amazing. Life for me is getting much, much busier now but I am hoping to keep up the blogging at least - I've realised this blog is how some… Continue reading Four Years of Twenty Swans!!!!
Hi Everyone! MY LIPSTICK-BUYING BAN IS OVER. It's now 2019, and I have successfully managed a whole YEAR without buying a single lipstick for myself. So I want to talk about what has changed over the past year. To start with, I had 50-something lipsticks before I started this lipstick ban, not including lip liners.… Continue reading [Reflection] Post-Lipstick-Ban: What Has Changed?
Hi everyone! I was pretty determined to put out a final post of the year, and here we are. Can you believe 2019 is tomorrow?? 2019 will also mark the end of my 2018 lipstick ban. Technically, it was exactly a year since my last purchase on Boxing Day but I wanted to hold back… Continue reading Review: NARS Audacious Lipstick in Anita
Hi everyone! I hope you've all had a nice Christmas! I've been slacking off on reviewing the lipsticks in my holdover box throughout the lipstick ban so I want to get this one out of the way, ASAP. Bourjois' Rouge Lacque comes in a small tube of 6ml for £8.99. You can often find it… Continue reading Snap Review: Bourjois Rouge Lacque in Jolie Brune
Everyone, can you believe its November? The German Market is just around the corner and so is the end of the year. I feel like it's flying by quicker than I would like. Shopping These days, I get to come home to a great cinnamon scent in my room. I've been revisiting TK Maxx a… Continue reading Lipstick & Chatter: Can We Stop With the Late Night Fireworks Now?