Thursday, 26 December 2013

Products I've Used Up/Empties #5

Last empties video for the year. I'm sure you know the drill by now but just in case you don't, let me fill you in. Empties videos are like mini reviews, I like to share my thoughts on products I have finished using and let you know if I would or wouldn't repurchase them and why.

Monday, 23 December 2013

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Heather Shimmer Moisture Renew Lipstick Review

This is my second lipstick from the Moisture Renew line by Rimmel. Rimmel have revamped this lipstick. I'm liking the new, sleek packaging and the formula seems even more moisturising. 

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Uncover #Ep4: Interracial Relationships

Uncover is a series where each episode we discuss a topic in 3 minutes or less. This week I have a special guest, we are talking about interracial relationships. Should the race of the person you like mater? What do you think?

Monday, 16 December 2013

Monday Moments #9

Monday again, I'm sure the weekends go far too quickly! Anyway, in case you missed last weeks post why not catch up on the revamped format of Monday Moments first.

Monday, 9 December 2013

Take 2: Monday Moments #8

You may remember the Monday Moments feature I started a while ago? Well I've decided to bring it back BUT with a twist. This weekly feature is going to be a little more light hearted and fun. Each week I'll be doing my bit to bring a little more positivity to Mondays. And with the help of some willing volunteers we will be sharing our highlights and key lessons from the day which many hate, Mondays. 

Sunday, 8 December 2013

No Tangle Styler Brush Review (Tangle Teezer Dupe) || Sample Sundays

I first came across this product whilst browsing through my Mid Summer Blogger Meet goody bag. I'd previously avoided the Tangle Teezer hype as I thought it wasn't a product well suited to my thick Afro hair texture, but decided to give the No Tangle hair brush a try anyway!

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Youtube Interview Tag

It's been a while since I've put up  a tag video, so I hope you enjoy watching this one about all things Youtube related. From how it felt to film my first video to how I come up with video ideas...and everything in between! Enjoy!

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Beauty Bargains #1

Every now and again I stumble across some pretty great bargains, so I thought it was about time I shared some of these with you. And with the run up to Christmas some of the products I mention could make great gifts. In this weeks post I'll be sharing three of my most recent beauty bargain purchases.

Sunday, 10 November 2013

3 Quick and Easy Neutral Eye Makeup Looks

I love a pop of colour on the eyes every now and again, but for the most part I really like to keep my makeup natural and this includes my eye makeup. As I'm such a fan of neutral eye makeup, I thought I would share three of my favourite neutral eye makeup looks. They are all really quick, simple and easy to achieve.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Spot the Difference: Mac Rebel Dupe

Some of Macs most popular lipsticks are reds., and Rebel is no exception. It's satin finish means it isn't as drying on the lips as matte finish lipsticks like Ruby Woo. Preparation is still key so make sure you exfoliate and moisturise your lips before applying this lipstick ( I like to use Burt's Bees Honey lip balm).  Mac describe Rebel as a "mid-tonal cream plum" which I think is a fairly accurate description. Although the colour does look darker in the tube compared to on the lips.

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Review: Possibly the Best Lip Balm Ever!

I don't often make such bold statements but I have to say I've tried my fair share of lip balms but the one I'm reviewing in this video is by far the best. If you've watched any of my empties videos or you've read some of my haul posts, then I bet you can guess what product I'm talking about. If not, why not watch the video below to find out?

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Who's Grass is Greener?

It can be so easy to that other people "have is better" than you and that the grass is greener on the other side. But is this always the case?

Monday, 21 October 2013

Uncover: #Ep3: Is Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder?

Beauty. It's all around us. It comes in all shapes, sizes and colours. But how do you define beauty? And is it really in the eye of the beholder?

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

5 Red Lipsticks Perfect for Autumn

I think it's fair to say summer is officially over, but no need to worry as this means there's even more reason to crack out your red lipsticks. Whether you're looking for a deep vampy red more something more wearable for the daytime, this weeks video has a little bit of everything.

Monday, 23 September 2013

To Embrace or To Fear || Monday Moments #7

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It's been said the only thing constant in life is change. Change is everywhere and comes in many different forms. Maybe you're getting ready to go back to Uni, or you're starting a new job? Maybe you're moving house or  have just started a new relationship? Either way we all experience change in one form or another.

Friday, 23 August 2013

Uncover: #Ep2: Can guys and girls be just friends?

Welcome back to the second episode of Uncover, where each episode I will be discussing a topic in 3 minutes or less. This week, we're tackling the age old question "can guys and girls be just friends?"

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Event: Mid Summer Blogger Meet

Last week Thursday I spent the afternoon (and evening) in Manchester at my first blogger meet since moving back up North. Before heading to the Mid Summer Meet event, I met the lovely Sara and  in true blogger style we headed to Starbucks for a quick frappuccino. Which was followed by a spot of shopping in the Arndale shopping centre. (This is a photo heavy post).

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

DIY Honey and Lemon Face Mask

Some of the best products for your skin can be found in your kitchen. Today I wanted to share a really easy recipe for a face mask I like to use and it only contains two ingredients. Honey and lemon.

Friday, 16 August 2013

5 Favourite Drugstore Products

I love a good bargain and that's exactly what these 5 products I've picked are. Little gems from the drugstore which would be great for people just getting into makeup or those looking to expand and add to their makeup collection. 

Sunday, 11 August 2013

Picks of the Week #1 || Sample Sundays

You may have seen my App of the Week post last month, well I thought I would make this a regular feature. Once a month I'll be sharing some of my favourite picks. These could be apps, books, blogs, websites, YouTube channels, moments...I think you get the picture! This week I have three picks to share with you.

Friday, 9 August 2013

Multi-Purpose Makeup Tutorial

On my hunt to find the perfect cream blush, I came to the realisation that my favourite lipstick would be a great blush, and that's how this weeks video started. In this weeks video I share some of the ways you can ensure "less is more" by using the same products for different purposes.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Interview Series: Meet Leillah

Welcome to the first instalment of my interview series, today's interview is with Leillah blogger and founder of NoScrunchie. I hope you enjoy this weeks interview, if you would like to be featured please email me at uncovertheuntold@gmail.com.

Monday, 5 August 2013

Confessions of a Beauty Blogger

If you've read my The Cost of Beauty blog post, then you will know that the average woman spends around £133,575 over a lifetime on her face, hair and body. I did a Google search and that's more than enough to buy a three bedroom house in a nice location. So what does this have to do with today's post? Well as I'm sure you've realised by now, I like makeup and shopping.

Saturday, 3 August 2013

Hair Talk: Hair Journey Info and the Hair Oils I Use

You may have seen some of my earlier hair talk/hair journey update posts and if so you will know that I've not really been doing so well when it comes to my healthy hair journey. After my last relaxer, I decided it was time to take matters back into my own hands (que healthy hair journey take two).

Friday, 2 August 2013

July Catchup

This year seems to be flying by super quickly, I can't believe we are already in August! As I mentioned in a Monday Moments post a few weeks ago, sometimes it's good to take a step back and look at the bigger picture and that's exactly what I've been doing the last week or so (hence the lack of posts). I'm excited for what this month has in store, but why not check out some of my favourite posts and videos from the month of July below. 

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Should the Guy Pay on the First Date? || Youtube


First dates can be confusing, with an endless list of questions. What to wear? Where to go? And of course who should pay? In this weeks new video, I share my thoughts on who I think should pay on the first date... but who do you think should pay?

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Baker Days Letterbox Cake Review || Sample Sundays

This week, instead of my usual blog post I've made a video showing a live tasting of the Baker Days Letterbox cake*. And the video even features a special guest!

Friday, 19 July 2013

Liverpool Vlog and Outfit of the Day || Youtube

Early last week, me and my brother went for a day trip to Liverpool. I decided to vlog as I haven't filmed a vlog in ages (since my festival vlog). The vlog also features a very mini Boots haul and a quick outfit of the day by the sea. 

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Updates and an Announcement

Just a quick blog post today. Firstly I wanted to let you know that I will now be uploading videos on Fridays rather than my usual Wednesdays.

I'm now on Pinterest!

Also in case you missed my Facebook status, tweets or Instagram picture, I am planning to start a new interview series here on my blog. And I'm looking for people like you to take part. It's a great chance for to share what you do whether you have a blog, a website or something else. It's also an opportunity for people to find out a little more about the person behind the computer screen!

If you are interested in taking part please email me at uncovertheuntold@gmail.com with a little info about what you do.

I hope everyone is enjoying their day, and the British sunshine (if you're in the U.K). See you on Friday.
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Monday, 15 July 2013

Have you got your makeup on this morning? || Monday Moments #7

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Hi everyone, I'm Sophie. I write a little blog over at www.sophierosee.com I just want to say thank you to Feyi for letting me post on her blog. As a beauty blogger I don't do a lot of posts like this, and I've loved doing it. So thank you Feyi for inspiring me to be more open and creative with my posts!

It's an everyday occurrence where people wear makeup, I find if you're out without makeup on people look at you, maybe not in a disgusted way, but they look, you're not flawless, your skin tone isn't one shade, you're eyes aren't perfect, and yeah you may have a few blemishes, but so what? Everyone is like it in the end!
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Sunday, 14 July 2013

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation Review (355 Coconut) || Sample Sundays

In this week’s Sample Sundays post I'll be review my current favourite drugstore foundation, which is the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation. Truth be told, I don't often wear drugstore foundations as it's very hard to find a brand that includes my colour, so thumbs up to Maybellie for starting to branch out into a wider range of colours.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

What's your Biggest fear? And how to Overcome It || Youtube

I've wanted to do a video about fear for a while! I think we have all experienced fear in one form or another and in different degrees. My main issue with living in/with fear is that it hinders your progression and therefore stops you from taking opportunities that could be once in a lifetime or taking that next big step. In this video I share some top tips on how to begin overcoming fear on a daily basis.

Monday, 8 July 2013

Positivity is Key || Monday Moments #6

One of my favourite things about blogging is that inspiration for a blog post can come from almost anywhere, that being said I thought I would talk a little bit about positivity today. 
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Sunday, 7 July 2013

App of the Week: Dots || Sample Sundays

Sample Sundays isn't just about beauty items, and this week I thought I'd share an app that I've been loving thanks to a recommendation from Gemma.

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Tips for Healthy, Flawless Skin || YouTube

I've been really getting into skin care recently, thanks to the help of skin care expert Caroline Hirons. Below is a interview I did with Paul (from the DunguBook) all about skin care where we share some tips to get healthy, flawless skin.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

June Catch Up

I saw this idea on Lily Pebble’s blog, liked it, and thought I would write my own post. Below are some of my favourite posts and videos from the month of June.

Monday, 1 July 2013

To Act or To React? || Monday Moments #5

If you've read my 20 Things I’ve Learnt in 20 Years blog post you may have noticed that this is actually one of my favourite quotes. This famous quote believed to have originally been said by Eleanor Roosevelt, continuously reminds me that we have a lot more power than we often give ourselves credit. But why is this? 

Sunday, 30 June 2013

Smooch Lipstick Review || Sample Sundays

I think lipsticks are my favourite makeup product, so much so that I'm now double stacking lipsticks in my Muji Storage. Anyway, this week I've been trying out a lipstick from the Smooch Original Collection. 

Saturday, 29 June 2013

About Uncover the Untold

Have you ever wondered what Uncover the Untold is all about? Well there's no need to wonder anymore as I've made a little video to give you an idea of what you can expect to see here and also on my YouTube channel

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Monday, 24 June 2013

Hardship || Monday Moments #4

I came across this quote last week and really liked it. Some of you guys might know that I'm a bit of a rom-com fan, I love watching movies with happy endings. But unfortunately life isn't as simple or easy as a movie, we often have to face trials and hard times.  
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Sunday, 23 June 2013

Macadamia Natural Oil: Deep Repair Masque & Healing Oil Treatment Review || Sample Sundays

This weeks Sample Sundays features two products which I received at my first blogger meetup all the way back in January. I'd heard a lot about the Macadamia Natural Oil brand but had never used any of their products so decided to give them a try on my hair.

Friday, 21 June 2013

Afternoon in Liverpool

Earlier in the week I spent the afternoon in Liverpool, I was mainly there to renew my passport but in true blogger style I did a little shopping whilst I was waiting.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

I Heart Drugstore Makeup Tag || YouTube

This weeks video is a little different, as you can see from the picture below it's a collab video with my friend Ajoa from MissFashionCrazy she also has a blog. I hope you enjoy our drugstore picks.

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

NOTD: Sinful Colors Why Not

I'm a little late to the party but we can finally buy Sinful Colors nail varnishes thanks to Boots. A few weeks ago I picked up my first polish in this beautiful blue shade, and at just £1.99 for 15ml it's a great bargain.

Monday, 17 June 2013

The Time is Now || Monday Moments #3

Do you ever find yourself wishing away the days. Maybe (like me) you can't wait for your next holiday, or you can't wait till you find a new job, or there's something else (insert thing here) you can't wait for. Looking ahead is great, but what about right now, what about the present?
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Monday, 10 June 2013

Sticks and Stones || Monday Moments #2

Growing up I often heard the phrase, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me”. In theory this sounds great doesn't it…but in hindsight I’m not so sure if this is true.

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