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musicalhouses

London, United Kingdom
A girl obsessed with makeup and nail polish!
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Diamond Cosmetics Chainmail Charm and Orly Foil FX Shine KOTD by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty There are times when I really hate my photo-taking skills, my camera, and my crappy looking nails, because on the rare times when I really like a KOTD, my photos never ever ... Read on »
Lusting After: Boots No7 Colour Miracle Nail Polish by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty (Image from Boots) Can someone tell me why I can't seem to find any of these anywhere? Are they long discontinued or unavailable in the UK, or just hard to get? I ... Read on »
Mememe Colourama Long Lasting Cream Eyeshadow Swatches! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I really need to apologize for the state of today's swatches, but as some of you who follow me on Twitter may know, the past few weeks have been nothing short of hectic for ... Read on »
Nail Polish Haul: OPI, Essie, China Glaze, and Orly! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Awhile back, to reward myself for getting through a particularly stressful period of school (believe it or not, despite all my professors' assumptions about the "copious fre ... Read on »
John Frieda Luxurious Volume Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner Review by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty My hair is really fine and annoyingly little. It has no volume, and it just tends to sit on my head like a dead dog. I often have trouble with styling my hair because it's r ... Read on »
Two Blog Tag/Awards: Purple Fairy and Sunshine Award! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty So I got two awards! YAY! :) I love blogger tags, it's like one big game of passing round the love... Anyway, for each one you're supposed to pass it on to some number of ... Read on »
Sally Hansen Purple Pizzazz: NOTD by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty By now, if you've been reading my blog long enough, you'll know I love purples. And that I also love jellies (although I know of plenty of nail fanatics who don't, because t ... Read on »
Nails Inc Belgravia: NOTD by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I know brown isn't the conventionl choice of nail colour, and if it's badly done it can look like poop, but colours like Nails Inc Belgravia and Essie Mink Muffs really appe ... Read on »
And the Winner Is... by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty And we have a winner! I know this was supposed to be out on the 1st of April, but it got delayed because I was travelling (I swear, I wasn't trying to prank you guys!) ... Read on »
Nails Inc Elizabeth Street and Fitzhardinge Street Leopard Spots KOTD by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Today's KOTD is using two Nails Inc colours, Elizabeth Street, and Fitzhardinge Street. I konaded using plate M57. As you can see it wasn't that great - I'm still struggling ... Read on »
NARS Abyssinia vs Smashbox Strike vs LORAC Persuasion: Dupes or Not? by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty You know I'm a taupe ho, and a purple ho. But did you know I'm also a beige ho? And not just any beige ho, a specific-type-of-beige ho. In particular, I'm always searching f ... Read on »
Nails Inc Miss Nail Bar and Kensington Caviar 45 Second Top Coat Reviews by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Today, we have a tale of two Nails Inc top coats. Non-nail fanatics often ask me why they should wear a top coat, and I usually give them three reasons - to smoothen out the ... Read on »
Mally Beauty on Gilt Now! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty For my US ladies, Mally Beauty is currently on Gilt! It isn't too bad, they've got mostly sets of various items, ranging from $17 to $60. As usual, you need a membership to ... Read on »
Sleek Ink Pot Swatches, and a Dupe for Bobbi Brown Violet Gel Liner! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Sleek Ink Pots are their gel eyeliners, in a small pot form, not unlike the packaging of Bobbi Brown Gel Eyeliners, or the MAC Fluidlines. The big differences is that these ... Read on »
I have a Facebook Account! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty So I'm technologically challenged. But I've finally set up a facebook account! =Wipes sweat off brow= So if you'd like to be my friend on facebook, and have me friend you ba ... Read on »
Essie Aruba Blue NOTD by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty An unfortunate accident has befallen my fingernails, so while I grow out the damage, I probably won't be taking NOTD pictures for a little while. Fortunately, I do have a ba ... Read on »
GOSH Velvet Touch Eyeliner Swatches! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Today, I bring you GOSH Velvet Touch pencil eyeliner swatches! These babies are totally awesome. They're my second favourite brand for pencil eyeliners, and that's saying a ... Read on »
Stila Sale on Hautelook! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty For all my US ladies, Stila is on sale on Hautelook now! As usual, the sale is open to members only, so please go HERE to get an invite! Picks of the day are the Precious Pe ... Read on »
Cellnique Skin Action Sebum Gel Review: Get A Free Sample! by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Those of you who know me will know that for most of my later teenage life I've been struggling with acne. Even as an adult (albeit a relatively young one), I've never been t ... Read on »
China Glaze Lubu Heels and Color Club Perfect Plum NOTD by musicalhouses Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Today's NOTD is the cult favourite, China Glaze Lubu Heels, together with Color Club's Perfect Plum. Lubu Heels, named after the shoes, are a hot favourite, due to its uniqu ... Read on »