During my lipstick ban last year, Mom handed me a lipstick, saying she caved into peer pressure and bought it after admiring a work colleague who always pulled off these shades. She changed her mind soon after, having barely used it, saying it wasn't her type of colour. This Lancôme Rouge in Love range has… Continue reading Review: Lancôme Rouge in Love Lipstick in 163M Dans Ses Bras
The First Blog Giveaway! (UK ONLY)
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)
A Spontaneous Destash #1
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
Review: Burt’s Bees Lipstick in Brimming Berry
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
An Eventful Bold Lip Edit
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
Review: More Clinique Pop Lip Colours (Bare Pop, Ruby Pop, Icon Pop)
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)
Four Years of Twenty Swans!!!!
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!!!!
[Reflection] Post-Lipstick-Ban: What Has Changed?
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?
Review: NARS Audacious Lipstick in Anita
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
Snap Review: Bourjois Rouge Lacque in Jolie Brune
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