Category Archives: Make up

Plus Size 25th Outfits … Part One! 

With all of the merchandise and character outfits being released on social media for the DLP 25th Anniversary celebrations, it has inspired me to put together a few outfit ideas! 

Here’s the first one based on the VIPs blue and silver ensembles … 


Blue Dress – New Look Plus Size 

Silver Glitter Trainers – New Look Plus Size 

Blue and Silver hand painted Scarf – Etsy 

Silver Cardigan – Freemans 

Silver Star Crown – Crown and Glory 

How would you style a Disneybound to compliment the VIPs blue and Silver 25th outfits?! 

Alyssa xxx 

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Plus Size Disney – Daisy Duck 

The sassiest duck there is, I LOVE Daisy and am super excited about this cute glam look I’ve put together for her. 


Purple Floaty Layered Dress – ASOS Curve 

Pink Glitter Bow headband – Crown and Glory 

Pink Hi Tops – Converse 

Crystal bangle set – love lemonade

Daisy Tote Bag – EBay 

All items linked were available at the time of this blog post going live. 

I think this is the perfect glamorous summer bound, what do you think? 

Lots of Love 

Alyssa XX 

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Disney Plus Size Wish List – USA edition 

Plus Size Disney clothing in the U.K. Is near impossible to find (unless you want Jammies – but who wants to wear Jammies in public?!) so I am addicted to window shopping the US sites. Forever hoping to catch the 50% off international shipping days!

I thought that you might like to see the items I am lusting after at the moment, let’s start with Torrid.


Minnie Mouse bikini top – Torrid 

Minnie Mouse bikini bottoms – Torrid 


Ariel Dress – Torrid 


Snow White Dress – Torrid 


Miss Piggy Tee – Torrid 


Wicked Sweater – Torrid 


💜 Ursula Dress 💜 – Torrid 


OUAT Regina Dress – Torrid 

Now let’s move on to Hot Topic … 


Lilo Dress – Hot Topic 


Baymax Vest Top – Hot Topic 


Belle Rose Dress – Hot Topic 


Cheshire Cat Dress – Hot Topic 


Villains dress – Hot Topic 


Storm Trooper Dress – Hot Topic 

I think that’s more than enough to give you an idea of what’s available!

Both websites offer 50% off international shipping occasionally, if you are signed up to their mailing list then you will be informed when that offer comes around. Please do be aware that you are likely to be hit with customs charges though – which can be just as much as the 50% you saved on shipping! 

What clothing collections are you loving that are available at the moment? 

Lots of Love

Alyssa XX 

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January Disney Wish List 

January is the poorest of months for most people who celebrate Christmas. Obviously, this means that it’s also the month I am most likely to find everything I want, but can’t afford! 

So here is what I am lusting after at the moment … Disney Style! 


Star Wars Storm Trooper Purse – The Disney Store £9.99 in the sale! 


MUPPETS Haunted Mansion style print –  Redbubble 


Minnie Mouse Jammies – ASOS curve 


Ursula Phone Case – Redbubble 
Villains Phone Case – Redbubble 


Spaceship Earth Dress – Kawiianpizzaapparel On Etsy 


Alice in Wonderland Door Knob – Propsculptor on Etsy 


Alice Fabric – Frumble 


Ursula Inspired Stack Rings – thefinejewelleryco 


Alice in Wonderland Scarf – Redbubble 

I’ve stuck to items available in the UK as I keep getting stung with customs charges when I shop abroad! 

It may be a bit Alice and Ursula heavy, but let’s face it – it was always going to be! Haha! 

What are you lusting after at the moment?

Lots of Love

Alyssa XX 

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2017

Hi!

I’ve not been about for a while, I know that last year I had intentions of blogging more and it didn’t happen .. I think I might have even said it the year before as well but life has always got in the way! 

2016 was a pretty shitty year for me in general. I started the year with Barry the Bloodclot in my leg, a potentially life threatening illness which fortunately has now cleared but wasn’t a fun time for anyone while he was with us. sadly towards the end of last year and at the start of this year, I lost some family members who were very dear to me. The past few months have been a dark time because frankly, I’m not someone that deals with death well. 

That combined with work issues and a business which spiralled out of my control for a while made for a pretty hectic year. 

The best thing to come out of 2016 was my wonderful relationship with my amazing Mark. I’m a very lucky girl and can’t wait to see what the future holds for us. 

Moving forward with the year ahead, I have lots of content ideas for my blog so I’m going to ressurect her from the ashes, blow off the dust and start sharing content again. 

 I am passionate about plus size fashion, Disney bounding and cosplay so I’m super excited to start sharing some of my latest finds, ideas on upcycling clothes into Disney fashion, how I outfit plan for trips, some of my fave custom made dress sellers and there may even be a sneaky little collaboration in the works! 

Let me know if you want to see more Disney inspired make up looks … I know I only shared a couple but I do have plenty of ideas for more if that’s something you might want to see? 

I will also have a big post on my Halloween soirée costume as becoming Ursula was a pretty spectacular achievement for me and I had the most incredible night. 

I also have some posts coming up on Disney DIYs, painting projects I’m working on, my ever growing Alice in Wonderland collection and lots more … 

So hopefully you’ll want to stick around and read some of them!

Lots of Love

Alyssa xxx 

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Wearable Disney Inspired Makeup – Cruella

A lovely Twitter follower contacted me this week to ask if I could help her to put together a wearable ‘Cruella’ makeup look to go with the Disneybound she is planning for an upcoming trip, I of course jumped at the chance! 

This is a series that I am hoping to find time to continue with as I have so many ideas and it’s fun to create wearable looks inspired by characters! 

So here goes … Cruella De Vil inspired makeup 


Products used

Base

Brows

Eyes

Lips

Let me know if you’d like me to create more looks!

Lots of Love

Alyssa xxx 

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Plus Size Disney – Donald Duck

I have decided that I want to wear more VIP looks in the parks and as I’ve recently completed a set of Donald Ears I couldn’t think of a better VIP to start with! 

So, here’s how I’d style him. All items are available at the time of this blog going live, to see more about the item click the links below! 

  
Dungaree Shorts – ASOS Curve 

White split side tee – New look inspire

Yellow Plimsoles – New Look  

Bag – Yours Clothing 

Ears – Etsy @Queen_Ursula_UK

Don’t forget, if you recreate any looks, please do let me know! I’m @Queen_Ursula_UK on Twitter and would love to hear from you! 

Alyssa xxx

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Plus Size Disney – Queen of Hearts

In a change to my usual outfit posts, today I am covering a look that I actually wore on a recent trip to Disneyland Paris!

This is my Plus Size Queen of Hearts Disneybound – I hope you like it!!

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You can find items similar to the ones I wore here …
Red Cardigan – Yours Clothing
Rose Dress – Ebay
Red Tights – Ebay
Necklace – BlackHeart Creatives

I made the playing card flower crown myself and absolutely love the way that it came out.

If you would like me to provide details of my makeup for this look, then please let me know!

This was definitely my fave outfit of my trip, what do you think of my Queen of Hearts style?

Alyssa xxx

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Avoiding Flashback

A while ago the UK press were having a field day over a photo of Angelina Jolie at The Normal Heart premier with a white substance on her face and neck.

This is the photo

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The press have been commenting about how her makeup artist should be sacked for not blending correctly and that Brad was mean for not telling her she had white powder on her face … neither of which are accurate.

The powder that was used is likely to be a HD (silica based) powder, these are amazing and flawless in natural light and with HD cameras but flash photography will cause a white appearance.

I’ve been caught out by this myself …

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Yep, I learnt the hard way about HD powders under flash photography!

To the naked eye, these powders create a flawless appearance. They are usually very finely milled and so are perfect for setting concealer in problematic areas. Just don’t use them if you’re going to be photographed with a flash!

Whilst HD (silica based) powders will cause this extreme white effect, it isn’t the only makeup that can problems under a flash. Foundations with high levels of SPF, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide or with ‘light reflecting’ qualities can also cause flashback, it won’t be as intense as the photos above but it will cause a bright appearance to your face in pictures.

Some excellent foundations which don’t cause flashback

Illamasqua Skin Base – Full Coverage
M.A.C Face and Body – Build-able coverage
Chanel Perfection Lumier – Full Coverage
Rimmel Lasting Finish 25hr – medium coverage

I hope you’ve found that helpful in assisting to avoid white face photo syndrome!

Alyssa xx

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Changing my face …

Training as a makeup artist was one of the best things I’ve ever done in my life. I loved college and reconnecting with my artistic nature took me to a really happy and positive place.

Face and body painting was my favourite part of my training and is probably the skill I use the most. Obviously my own face is the best canvas to use to practice on so I thought I’d do a little post to show you some of the designs I’ve done!

Here I made myself into the Cheshire Cat.

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I’ve also done some Medusa inspired looks

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Sometimes I like to be a lion …

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Or a snow Queen …

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How about half monster/half sugar skull?

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I think I’ve overloaded you enough with pictures of my face!

What’s your fave look?

Is there anything you’d like me to do?

Would you like a step by step tutorial of any looks?

Let me know!

Alyssa xx<

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