Memebox Colorbox #5 Jewel Tones

My second unboxing from the Memebox Colorbox series is the Jewel Tones box and sadly this was the most disappointing of the three boxes.

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Memebox Colorbox #4 Electric Brights

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My latest Memeboxes to be delivered were the Colorboxes; three boxes consisting of Jewel, Pastel and Electric Bright makeup. After receiving some brilliant makeup boxes earlier in the year I had high hopes for these and at $15 each (or $30 for the set) they were cheap enough so I took the punt and ordered all three. The boxes arrived shortly before Christmas, however with the busy holiday and illness I’ve only just had the time to properly investigate the contents; the first of which is the Electric Brights box.

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A Beauty Advent

I was incredibly lucky in November and won a bespoke beauty Advent Calender from Kat of Tales of A Pale Face blog. As I was being restrained and desperately trying not to purchase any of the amazing beauty calenders out there I was over the moon; not to mention the fact that from reading her blog I knew she has great taste and would no doubt put together a great selection of goodies.

So what was in my one-of-a-kind advent calender?

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15 Festive Favourites Tag

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I was tagged to do this post by Angie of Chocolate & Lipstick and it’s funny she should mention in her post that she’s been unwell and not feeling the Christmas spirit because I too have been ill. In fact all 3 of us have been coughing and spluttering since the beginning of December and I’m pretty sick of it right now.

Anyway, the realisation hit me a couple of nights ago, whilst cleaning up after a poorly daughter who was sick 3 times in bed, that I only had just over a week to get ready for Christmas and apart from decorating I’ve pretty much done nada. So the following day I dragged my ass into town and bought a few bits. Consequently i’m feeling a little calmer and a little more festive*, so with a glass of port in hand it’s time to do the 15 Festive Favourites Tag!

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