Benefit they’re Real push-up liner review…

So, I managed to get my little mitts of Benefits new eyeliner just before it goes on sale.





I was very excited to try this little tester as I am an avid fan of eyeliner and use it most days.



After taking it out of the tester packaging I was greeted with a little tube and without any instruction I started to squeeze the top.  A big old blob of eyeliner came out.  After trying again it only seemed to come out of the bottom part of the opening meaning a much less precise application on the eye.


I would say the liner had a gel like consistency but was quite difficult to use and I ended up with quite a think line.


In conclusion I don’t think i’d be forking out for this eyeliner.  It was hard to control, hard to apply and although i’m not sure on the RRP I would much prefer to buy MAC fluidline that I can not fault.


** After a couple of hours of wear the eyeliner has flaked off on my left eye.  I have never had that before!



Old Granada Studios…


Old Granada Studios.  after it closed it’s doors for the last time as a bona fide Television dream centre in January it really has had a resurgence after Alied london took over.  With the Corrie tour, vintage and food markets and now the ITV World Cup fan park.

I worked at Granada Quay Street for three years until we moved down the road to the shiny new Media City in Salford.  Although it may have been a little tired you could really feel the television magic running through the corridors and studios.  You literally didn’t know who or what you’d bump into day to day!  I tell you if those walls could talk!

I think it’s fantastic that this building has a new chance at life and has not been knocked down like the BBC building on Oxford Road.

Old Granada Studios will be hosting weekly events, this weekend includes the BITE market, vinatge fair and the British Street Food Awards.  Get yourself down there!




A day in Uppermill.. Highstreet Jacker

Luckily for me my Bank Holiday weekend wasn’t quite finished.  I had one more day of putting off work!  I had been hearing a lot about a boutique in Uppermill called Highstreet Jacker  via Facebook and thought I’d go for a nosey.

After heading up into the hills I found Highstreet Jacker upstairs in a building with a number of shops on the main high street.  The shop is well designed with a plethora of summer bargains in sunglasses inducing colours.


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I was pleasantly surprised with the boutique, some of the clothes weren’t to my taste but there was a number of items I liked and the accessories we’re fab.  I feel it hasn’t reached it’s full potential yet but I see positive things to come.


Uppermill is a very pretty place especially when the sun is shining.  I would definitely recommend for a nice lazy day.


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