Thursday, 31 December 2015

REVOLUTION AFFIRMATION PALETTE | My thoughts...


Long time no blog! I was having a browse on the Revolution website the other week and I was shocked at the low prices. I knew that for the value of their eyeshadow palettes, I wanted to pick one up. As the brand is only recently jumping into the makeup scene, I hadn't heard much about which palettes were the best or which shades I was interested in. Having only the websites photos, and other blogger swatches to go on, I grabbed the 'Affirmation' palette on a whim. I thought I'd share what I've thought of it so far:

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Friday, 11 December 2015

'HIGH END' MAKEUP STARTER KIT | My Favourite Luxury Beauty Products...

CAUTION: LONG RAMBLING POST


Today I thought I'd do a round up of all my favourite luxury beauty products away from the drugstore. A long rambling post today I'm afraid!

I'm not one for spending outlandish amounts on my makeup so there are countless more products waaaaaaay more expensive than the ones I'm going to mention, but these bits are all still definitely worth splashing out for! I did a similar post on my Drugstore Makeup Starter Kit if you prefer more of a bargain!

But for the big beauty spenders like me in the world - here are my holy grail 'high end' beauty products:

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Sunday, 6 December 2015

THE LAZY GIRLS GUIDE TO FASHION | My Current Casual Wardrobe Staples.


When it comes to fashion, and the clothes that I wear on an every day basis, I just cannot be bothered. When I go out, or there's a party, or another special occasion I like to get dressed up and put in the effort to look nice and presentable but for my every day look like going to lectures or walking to the shops, it's surprising I don't just go in my pajamas.

I read one of Estee's posts here and it got me thinking about how there might be other girls out there who - like me - need saving when it comes to their clothes. So Estee showed her favourite items and tips to looking chic without the effort, so I thought I would give it a go too. So here are my current casual wardrobe staples that still have you looking half decent:

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Friday, 4 December 2015

NOVEMBER FAVOURITES | The beauty, food and people I've been LOVING

Disclaimer: the YouTube links below are not property of mine and are copyright to the owner in which they are linked.



December has come around once again and I couldn't be more excited to get home for this Christmas! These are a couple of the things I've been obsessed with in the month of November - going into Winter you can see I've cracked out the warmer clothes and highlighter...

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Friday, 27 November 2015

MY WINTER WISH LIST | Fashion, Skincare & Beauty bits I'm lusting after...


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I turn 19 this December, and for my first year at University, being broke has made me appreciate luxuries such as these so much more this year - I can't wait to hit the boxing day sales! These are some of the things I've been craving for this Winter - I'm thinking of a shopping spree to treat myself for my birthday heheh... There's a bit of clothing, makeup and skincare in here so I hope there's something in here for all of you to drool over!

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Sunday, 22 November 2015

DRUGSTORE MAKEUP HAUL | #StudentLoan problems...




















As every fellow student can surely sympathise, I squeezed out the last of my student loan this week in SuperDrug to get my hands on the annual Christmas 3 for 2. I picked up a few old favourites I needed to repurchase from the drugstore, as well as some bits I've been waiting to try out from Revolution and Collection. Here's what I picked up:
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Friday, 23 October 2015

DRUGSTORE MAKEUP STARTER KIT | Maybelline, Sleek, Bourjois etc.

When I started having an interest in beauty and makeup, I used to think that the more expensive the product, the better. Brands like Mac and Urban Decay have some amazing products and have always been cult favourites, but when it comes to a simple every day look, I've found so many cheaper alternatives from the drugstore.

These pieces are perfect if you're just starting out with makeup, or you're interested in having that flawless face without breaking the bank. Behold, the best of the drugstore:
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Thursday, 15 October 2015

MY FIRST ATTEMPT | New York, Washington DC

I've jumped into the deep pool of YouTube and blogging. For my first project I brought together some of my favourite clips from our trip to the US in the Winter so I thought I'd share - please leave me constructive criticism!

21st December 2014 we set off to Philadelphia and two weeks later we'd scaled
the East Coast. I loved seeing the sites of Washington DC and New York, scaling the streets of Richmond and spending a cold Christmas down in North Carolina.
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