Get Ready With Me | The Three Step Process

I thought I would share a different kind of post with you today. For me, everyday begins with a three step process so I though I would do a little get ready with me post to show you what I do. Of course there’s the outfit and the make up, but possibly one of the most important steps is the first one, preparation.

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get ready with me | Step One

Prepering the skin for make up is super important for me. As you know by now I’m a huge fan of the Clinique pep-start under eye cream – total life saver. This is a step that I never skip but something I do less regularly is a polishing mask. This just helps to prep the skin for putting your war paint on and make’s you look fresh as a daisy. I always say to myself I don’t have time for face masks – especially in the morning, but honestly it’s totally worth it even just for the smell. This one from OLEHenriksen smell’s like heaven.

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get ready with me | Step Two

Step two is all about the face, my favourite foundation will always be the Mac Studio Sculpt, I’ve still not found one that gives such a flawless finish for the same length of time. Nothing compares.

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I recently got my hands on one of the Urban Decay Naked eye palettes and let me tell you now, it did not disappoint. I’m still a fan of the nudes so I did a bit of a smokey eye using the lighter brown shades, a barely there smokey eye. I need to have a bit of a play around with it and watch a lot of youtube tutorials! I’m such a novice!

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For this look I used the shades; thirteen, combust and whiskey with a little bit go high in the corners of my eyes to brighten them. This was with the smoky Naked palette.

get ready with me | Step Three

The fun part of course. . getting dressed. I was challenged by Debenhams to create a monochrome look, wouldn’t say that’s much of a challenge for a monochrome lover like me.

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I decided to play around a bit with sleeve lengths, normally I’d be super against wearing long sleeves under short sleeves, whoooooo? BUT, I’ve tried it out and I have to say, I don’t hate it. The frilly details on this top is always a winner and gives the look a more fun feel. I had to have the nude shoes, they’re super similar to a black pair I have from Zara and wear all the time. Rude not to.

It’s definitely the coatigan that pulls the look together, monochrome all the way!

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What do you think to the long sleeves short sleeves dilemma? 

*Top : Asos
*Coatigan : Debenhams
Jeans : Topshop
*Shoes : Debenhams
*Pep-Start : Clinique
Bra : Elcy Clothing
*Polishing Mask : Debenhams
*Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette : Debenhams

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Outfit photography by Kirk Schwarz



  1. 24th April 2016 / 12:32 pm

    Really need to pick up one of those Clinique pep-start heard so many great things about it?

    • 28th April 2016 / 8:01 pm

      It’s really good! I’ve been using it everyday for a while now and I’ve really seen a difference!

  2. Lisa Santos
    24th April 2016 / 2:19 pm

    I love your makeup! I wondered what are you wearing on your lips? Did u not mention or did I just skip a few lines without noticing?
    Either way, absolutely in love! Your post are getting better and better every single day x

    • 28th April 2016 / 8:00 pm

      This means so much to me! I literally was asking myself whether my content was getting bad as m views were down last week and your comment came that moment! I have a H&M lipstick on, it’s actually my favourite – such a lovely formula I need to remember to buy more! The shade is 027 – Pomelo Juice

  3. Hannah Williams
    24th April 2016 / 4:48 pm

    I love the sleeves you’ve put together! Lovely post as always xx

    • 28th April 2016 / 7:55 pm

      Thanks hun! I’m always a bit hesitant with long sleeves under short sleeves but I do like it!!

  4. 24th April 2016 / 5:05 pm

    I love this post and your outfit is gorgeous!

    Parie x

    • 28th April 2016 / 7:54 pm

      They’re actually super cheap compared to a lot of other ones on the high street!

  5. Becca
    25th April 2016 / 11:17 am

    Love this outfit! I’m really struggling finding outerwear for this time of year, especially since it’s supposed to be spring but still pretty cold! xx

    • 28th April 2016 / 7:51 pm

      I know right! I had to de-ice my car this morning and drive through snow – this is not ok!

  6. Claire Cavanagh
    25th April 2016 / 8:56 pm

    Your photos are so stunning, total photo envy right now haha. Great post though – and I really need to try Studio Sculpt as your skin looks flawless!

    • 28th April 2016 / 7:48 pm

      Ah thanks so much hun! Yes honestly I love it so much! My favourite foundation I’ve tried to this day – I do use other ones for day time as I have some I was sent but I will always use that one when I’m going out or going somewhere special – basically whenever i’m not just popping out or going to work!

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