Basic Bitch Tries: Glossy Eye Look (aka when the boredom hits) | ep11

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Hey everyone, I know it’s been a while since I’ve been on here due to everything going on: from lockdown and uni being a shambles (both generally and as a result of corona, haha) to laptop charger troubles, it’s sure been a ride. But you’ll (maybe) be pleased to know that I’m back on here now, ready to rediscover my love for blogging and being creative, so expect more tik toks, insta posts and blog posts from me in the weeks to come to try and keep you (and myself) entertained. I had a bit of spare time on my hands on Monday this week, so I decided to finally fulfill my basic bitch tries dream of testing out a glossy eye look from back when they used to be super popular (I’m late to the party, as always, I know). Keep reading to find out how I got on, and if you fancy reading more basic bitch tries posts for a good laugh at my expense, I got you! Continue reading

Blogoween Bitch Tries: Horror Movie-Inspired Look & Movie Review – In the Tall Grass | ep10


I know I’ve missed the boat on Halloween content for a couple weeks already, but I wanted to jump on my own creative makeup bandwagon to once again bring you my halloween series of makeup looks inspired by horror films ft a mini review of the film! I did this last year for Suspiria, Silent Hill and Trick ‘R Treat and loved it, so I’m excited to do a couple more this year – keep reading to find out what I thought of the film In the Tall Grass, and to see the look this blogoween bitch created inspired by the movie poster! Continue reading

Basic Bitch Tries: Pinterest Recipes – Chorizo & Sweet Potato Skillet ft Meryl | ep9

killin it.jpgSo if you missed my basic bitch tries post from a couple weeks ago, you won’t know that I’ve started incorporating food into my basic bitch tries series because I love cooking and trying new things; I wanted to shake up my content a bit. This week’s edition is gonna be this Chorizo and Sweet Potato Skillet by Budget Bytes (hunger warning!!), and I did this in collab with Meryl (@itsmeeryl) to cook for the squad – keep reading to find out your favourite chef/sous-chef team got on! Continue reading

Basic Bitch Tries: Warm Red Liner Look (uh oh) | ep8


Hey everyone, so this week’s post is another basic bitch tries, as I’m feeling inspired to try things and make my exam period a little less static; I thought I’d go back to my roots and pop on a makeup-themed one as last week’s was one of my new endeavours: basic bitch tries pinterest recipes. And boy, was this a ride. If you know me irl or if you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that eyeliner is one of my biggest challenges, and this time was no exception. Keep reading to find out how I got on copying this gorgeous look by @aycarter on Instagram… (In this ‘tutorial’, if you can even call it that haha, I’ll be using my Revolution Brights Palette, my Kat Von D Fetish palette, and my Jeffree Star Liquid Lipstick in Unicorn Blood, all of which I’ve linked my reviews for if you fancy a read). Continue reading

Basic Bitch Tries: Pinterest Recipes – One Pot Brazilian Chickpeas & Rice | ep7



I had this idea whilst sat scrolling through pinterest in class for the umpteenth time and simultaneously thinking about my basic bitch tries series – in my opinion it’s the perfect combination. I get an excuse to try pinterest recipes for content; you get recipe inspo and a (very high) chance to see me fail – what more could you want? I love to cook and I just thought it would be a really interesting idea; I thought I’d kick things off with this recipe for Brazilian Chickpeas & Rice by Emma’s Little Kitchen. Keep reading to find out how I got on!
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Blogoween Bitch Tries: Horror Movie Inspired Look & Movie Review – Suspiria | ep7


So I had this on my list for a while and i wasn’t sure what to expect going into it; I actually ended up doing the look before I saw the film, and it turns out the poster I was inspired by was actually from the 2018 adaptation instead of the original (oops). So to make it clear I’ll be reviewing the 1977 film, but the look is inspired by the 2018 poster… anyway, keep reading to see what I thought of the film and also to see the look I came up with.

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Blogoween Bitch Tries: Horror Movie Inspired Look & Movie Review – Silent Hill | ep6


I’m having a lot of fun doing these, and Silent Hill is one of my favourite movies that I’ve wanted to do a look inspired by for a while now, so I enjoyed writing this a lot. I’m also bringing you a post about the real-life inspiration behind Silent Hill tomorrow on my spooky blog so look out for that! (It’s super creepy). Anyway, let’s get onto the look and review!  Continue reading

Blogoween Bitch Tries: Horror Movie Inspired Look & Movie Review- Trick ‘r Treat | ep5


So I was just sat killing some time before Hannah arrived (check out this post to see what we got up to when she visited) and I decided mid-afternoon that I was gonna watch a horror movie so I popped my October movie list into a random number generator and strapped in to watch a horror comedy. I sometimes don’t like horror comedy so this was a bit risky – keep reading to find out what I thought of the film, and to see the eye look I created based on its cover!  Continue reading

Blogoween Bitch Tries: Horror Movie Inspired Look & Movie Review – I am Legend | ep4


So in case you couldn’t tell from the title – I’m bringing Basic Bitch Tries back but this time it’s got a Blogoween theme, and this basic bitch will be trying to both review and create eyeshadow looks based on the horror movies she watches this October (shoutout to Rory for this top quality idea, also I know it isn’t October yet but idc all season is spooky season thank you for coming to my TED talk xoxo). It should have interesting results I’m sure: keep reading to find out about one of my fav movies of all time, see my eye look, and make sure you’re following my more spooky blog for year round dark content as well!  Continue reading

Basic Bitch Tries…Valentine’s Heart Eye Look (Sad Clown Fail) | Ep3


I know this is going up a lil late but this is not by any means a date night tutorial haha. I wasn’t having the best of days on Tuesday and I was feeling a bit down so I thought why not give one of those super pretty Valentine’s heart eye looks that are going around on Instagram a shot (the inspo I used from above was sophdoesnails). I had the lowest expectations ever and I just wanted to do something a bit more fun than sit around feeling sorry for myself, so I revived this series and I’m very excited to come back to it. Suffice to say I am no makeup artist, and that is reflected here, so if you want a good laugh, keep on reading to see what I ended up with! (The two palettes I’ll be using in this ‘tutorial’ are the ABH Modern Renaissance palette and the Kat Von D Saint and Sinner palette, and the ABH Moonchild Glow Kit also makes a feature). Continue reading