Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look

Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look
Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look

I'm always late getting on any pop-culture bandwagon. Nine times out of ten, when the hype around a TV show, a book or a podcast finishes,  I suddenly get properly into it. This happened recently with Poldark (lol) which recently concluded on the BBC after 4 years and 5 seasons. Naturally, I am now obsessed with it and in particular, Demelza Poldark played by the beautiful Eleanor Tomlinson (Remember her as Jas from Angus Thong's And Perfect Snogging?!)

Now, I'm a naturally pale gal and thanks to actresses like Eleanor and Felicity Jones, flying the flag for pale skinned types like myself, I feel the need to embrace my inner (outer) Casper and own my pale skin. With that in mind, I'm on a quest to put my ultra bronzey makeup aside (because let's face it, it ain't me) and shake up my makeup bag to accommodate my inner English rose.

Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look
Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look

Now that we approach Winter here in the UK, I am turning towards a paler, more natural foundation shade. As I was all out of my normal foundation and only had a more bronzey one to spare, I decided that now was the perfect time to invest in a new foundation. 

I have had my eye on the Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation stick for years, but was always put off by the hefty price tag. I wanted it because it offers a medium, buildable coverage and is insanely portable. I have the shade Neutral Porcelain N 010. So far, I'm really enjoying this foundation as it stays put all day long and feels so hydrating on my skin, leaving it to look healthy and dewy during the colder months.

Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look


Some days I am all for a bright, bold lip, on other occasions, I much prefer a softer, tinted lip. That's where the Burt's Bee's Tinted Lip Balms come in. Delivering long-lasting moisture, thanks to shea butter, comfortable hydration and a subtle hint of colour these are the perfect balms for everyday wear.

My favourite shades are Red Dahlia, a russet red and Hibiscus a pinky-coral shade - both are really beautiful and what's better still, is that they are non-greasy (a problem I have with many balms) on the lips.

Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look


I'm having a real moment with cream blush. I was never previously a blush kind of gal, but I really love how beautiful a pop of pink looks on the cheeks. This is the Burt's Bees All Aglow Lip + Cheek Stick in the shade 'Peony Pool' after I saw that pro-MUA Justine Jenkins, who frequently does Eleanor Tomlinson and Fearne Cotton's makeup, uses this. I have to say, I think this is one of my favourite makeup products of all time.

Enriched with Jojoba, sunflower and coconut oil the non-sticky formula applies beautifully and blends seamlessly without making your foundation bobble. Offering a super, creamy and lightweight application, Peony Pink is the perfect peachy pink shade - The perfect English Rose shade. This is similar to the Haloscopes by Glossier, but better!

Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look

And there we have it, my current favourite makeup products. Perfect for achieving that beautiful, English rose look. Now...back to binging Poldark.

Achieving A Natural English Rose Makeup Look

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