NYX Stay Matte but not Flat foundation

Every so often a foundation comes along and takes you by surprise and considering this offering from NYX costs €8.50, I was really surprised by the quality, longevity and over all appearance of the foundation. I don’t know what has happened to me lately, but I am using more and more budget products!!!! Shade Range: There […]

Affordable products for Flawless looking skin

When I asked readers what they would like to see more of on The Beautiful Truth, an overwhelming number of you wanted more budget product reviews. Well luckily enough over the past few months I have been trying and testing out a whole pile of products that will give you flawless looking skin without breaking […]

January Favourites

January was a mix of shopping my stash and buying a few inexpensive new pieces. Saving for a wedding is killing the growth of my makeup collection!! This month was all about the nude lip, killing my dark circles and falling back in love with some old favourites. Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette This palette […]

Going nude and loving it

So here’s the thing. Never, ever, ever, go shopping with a beauty blogger. I mean ever!! Your bank balance won’t be the better for it. Last Saturday I went shopping with Kat from Sophistikat.ie and to say she was an enabler would be an understatement. However, I regret nothing!! Of course I need 5 nude lipsticks and […]

The NYX smokey eye look palettes review and tutorial

Who doesn’t love rocking a smokey eye on a night out, or even a bit of neutral smokiness during the day? Well NYX have got you covered with this little palettes of smoky goodness. NYX have released 3 palettes to help you reproduce the perfect smokey eye no matter what colours you are into. The […]

Stocking Filler gift guide

Every year when I ask my sister what does she want for Christmas, she always says “Little Bits. These are probably two of the worst words I can hear, because it means endless hours of trawling through the shops and websites looking for “little bits” to surprise her with on Christmas morning. This year I’ve […]

Glam Party Makeup Tutorial

I don’t know about you guys, but when it comes to party season, I like to up my makeup game big time. I trawl through youtube looking for tutorials on the best party to have me looking like a hot rod heading out to all my different parties. When it comes to night time makeup, I […]

Products for contouring

Lately it seems the world and it’s Granny is contouring. Everyone wants cheekbones like Kim Kardashian et al, but finding the right product to achieve this look can be hard work and we can end up with more hits than misses. Every week I get emails from readers asking me to recommend products that they […]

Thrifty Tuesday: NYX Bronzer and Blusher combo

I’ve had this blusher and bronzer combo in my drawer for the last few months and it was only a few weeks ago, while shopping my stash, that I took it out to give it a go. Since my very first use, I was kicking myself that I hadn’t taken it out sooner to use […]

Thrifty Tuesday: NYX blushers

In case you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks, NYX has launched in Ireland. Let’s all just knell down and offer thanks to the makeup gods above and the people at Market Match pr, for bringing this absolutely amazing brand to our shores. You have no idea how much I […]

NYX Butter Gloss

Those of you that follow me on Facebook and Twitter will already know that I am a huge fan of NYX cosmetics. So when I went to the States recently, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some new products and when I saw the Butter Glosses, I knew I had to have them […]