TREAT YOURSELF YOU’RE WORTH IT 

When you are getting ready for the day ahead, or a night out with friends, you like to add some pretty accessories or that little piece of jewellery to finish off the look, right?

Something that makes a statement and gets people asking where you got it from and complimenting you on it. Makes you feel good I know it does me.

Jewellery has always been a love of mine from the time I crept into my parents room and went into Mums pretty box by the side of her bed…all things pretty and sparkly. She used to say when you are older you can wear as much jewellery as you like.

I was overjoyed when I was approached by Ineffabless who said I could pick a piece of jewellery of my choice so I went for this beautiful Princess silver ring

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Its Stirling silver 18k white gold plated with zircon from Swarovski and it really is a pretty little ring to suit anybody’s fingers.

I find it really hard to find a ring that fits nicely as I have such slender fingers so when I slipped it on I was pleasantly surprised that I had a ring that fitted and looked lovely at the same time.

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 Ineffabless UK silver jewellery doesn’t just have rings on their website they have a selection of Necklaces, Bracelets, Bangles and Earrings. They can also personalise your chosen piece for you that makes it rather special and it’s very affordable too.

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Take a nosey on their website you won’t be disappointed.

Treat yourself, you’re worth it.

MY EVERYDAY MAKE UP LOOK

Since I was old enough to wear it, I have always been a lover of makeup. 

I’m not that adventurous, purely because I don’t want to end up looking like a clown or someone with black eyes instead of smokey ones. So I have decided to share with you my everyday look and what products I use.

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Firstly I prep my face with a moisturiser to make sure my dry areas are taken care of and is ready for the foundation  AKA ‘my mask ‘.

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I apply my Collection Lasting Perfection in the shade fair under my eyes in an upside down triangle style, down my nose in the shape of something rude. Think you know what but it I find doing this covers my nose nicely. Then lastly to any blemishes and then blend.

img_0968I use three drops of Revlon Colour Stay Foundation in the shade fair (Because I am) and one drop of True Match in the shade Rose Ivory to match my skin tone. I sometimes use a brush or sometimes my fingers it just depends on whether I’m in a hurry or not.

New Phototastic Collage x

Next, I apply two coats of L’Oréal Baby Roll Mascara to my top lashes. I don’t do it to the bottom as I think they are long enough already. I love this one it really volumises and lengthens them.

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I grab an eyeliner brush and my MAC Fluidline Eyeliner and just apply it on my liquid line. I leave the upper liner for evening looks.

img_0962To add a bit of colour to little pale me I put some of my NYX Mosaic Blush on the apples of my cheeks. It’s quite subtle which I like about this product.

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I apply a tiny bit of my Benefit High Beam Highlighter just above my cheeks and on my Cupid’s bow just to accentuate them.

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Lastly, I apply some Nivea Fruity Shine  Watermelon Lip Balm to just give my lips a hint of colour.

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There you go…Here is the finished look with some added curls for good measure.

Thanks for reading and I’ll see you in my next post.

Avon Must Have Summer Essentials 

Avon Calling…… ha ha

I absolutely love a good nosey through the Avon catalogue and you can always find something either for you or a gift for a friend and at an affordable price which is why Avon appeals to me.

This is one of a few posts that i am going to feature on my blog about Avon so keep a look out.

So the summers on its way… our skin and hair need to be looked after so I’ve bought some lovely bits that are going to see me into summer and I think they are a must have for anyone…ok preferably female but males if your in touch with your feminine side knock yourself out.

1.  DAILY HAIR REFRESHER – RASPBERRY AND HIBISCUS £2.50

Adds a beautiful summery scent to your locks (comes in other scents)

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2. MAGIX PRIME AND SET SPRAY £3.50

Your make up stays put on a hot day with a spritz of this. Tried and tested 🙂

3. SKIN SO SOFT – DRY OIL SPRAY- ORIGINAL + JOJOBA £1.99

When you get out the bath/ shower or the sea spray this on all over to keep your legs looking and feeling smooth.

4. DREAMY LAVENDER AND CHAMOMILE SCENTED SPRITZ £3.00

Use when you need that unwind and relax after a hot day spray on your PJs, duvet cover or just in your room. Lavender has so many great benefits. I love it and use it all the time

I ordered mine online which is the best thing as back in the day you didn’t have such a luxury. My Avon Representative Sarah is lovely and is always at hand for any questions I have. I’ll leave her link below so you can use her too.

CLICK HERE TO BUY WITH SARAH

The Body Shop Pick of the month

Its been a while since I done a beauty post so I thought I would show you a few things i’m loving from The Body Shop

Also keep an eye out on their website for discount codes as they are always having amazing offers.

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I absolutely love doing my eyes up and the eyeliner and mascara if not taken off fully leaves me with beautiful panda eyes. However since using this Camomile Gentle Eye Make Up Remover I have not had any dark circles from make up only the ones I support from being tired. Perfect addition to anyones night routine.

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I am using this like its going out of fashion at the moment.  I have been suffering with bad breakouts and tea tree as you know is the perfect medicine for them. I bought this in a Tea Tree Rescue Kit a few months ago so its coming in handy. You can use it whatever age. Spots aren’t just for the teenagers anymore. Stress and hormones have a lot to answer for.

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I am a huge lover of Lavender its such a fresh and relexing scent and I saw this fragrance oil and thought I know what to use it for i’ll put it in my oil burner. So when I have a bath and fancy staying in there a while I will put this on and let the aroma circulate the room.There are so many other things you can use fragrance oils for which I will touch on in another post.

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In one of my favourites you would have seen I am a big fan of this gorgeous Banana Shampoo so much so I bought it in bulk. Well it was 2 for £7 so it was rude not to take advantage of the offer. My mum uses it too so its a win win. We both have highlighted hair and it definitely brightens up our hair too.

Do you have a favourite from The Body Shop?

Be kind to your skin 

For the past couple of months I have been trying out some different products on my skin. It’s always been quite problematic and I thought why don’t I try something that is organic and kind to your skin at the same time.

So I went in search and found DELIGHT TOUCH. They specialise in not using any chemicals that you would usually find in the normal cleanser,toner and moisturisers.
 

Here below are the products I have been sent. This was after I discussed my skin problems so I knew I was using the correct one.

  • Organic Cucumber Cleanser with a essence of ylang ylang and orange. 
  • Organic Orange and Comfrey Toner with a essence of Neroli.
  • Organic Arctic Oat and Chia Moisturiser

My impression:

The cleanser definitely does as it says. My face was soothed by the cucumber and also cleansed of all dirt and make up. You only need a pea sized amount and I still have loads left  10/10

The toner I love how it just sprays out enough and I’m pretty sure it’s doing its job I’m just not a keen fan of the smell. I think because it’s organic and the comfrey is something I’m not used to I guess. But I still use it daily as the benefits outweigh it  8/10

The moisturiser is great to put on at night and keeps my face free from dryness I just don’t think it’s thick enough to use as a base under my makeup. I will be purchasing it again for sure  9/10

My skin has definitely changed since using a more organic skincare routine and I hope that some of you reading this may give the organic approach a go.

Boutique of Molly – Smart/casual look

 I had a browse over on the Boutique of molly website for something that was going to be smart, casual and a bit sexy at the same time. 

There was so many to choose from but I chose this top. It has a zip that comes a quarter of the way down the front so if you wanted to you could wear a little bralette with it which I may do in the summer and I’m in love with the cold shoulder look too.

I did buy a pretty floral dress too but I’ll save that for another post closer to the summer as that’s what I bought it for. Can you tell I want some sun?


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Boutique of Molly were kind enough to give me a code for all my blogger friends to use….ANYTIME. Just put it in at the checkout. They are also updating their stock all the time so if you don’t find what you want bookmark the site and come back to it. Happy shopping. 🛍

O.P.I Disaster

When you buy a more high end nail varnish rather than the ones your normal drug store stocks you would expect to have results that show that it was worth spending that little bit more.

This is the culprit…Kiss me on my tulips

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i picked it because i am a lover of pink, i loved the name of it and thought yeah this will do the trick and have staying power.

Does it hell!!

I have had it on just over a week and i have had to touch up on nearly every nail three times. i don’t know why i didn’t just give in and take it off and put something different on. i guess it was because i didn’t want one of my more expensive nail varnishes to just get thrown in the drawer never to be seen again.

To make matters worse this happened

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I was not amused i have real strong nails and i catch it in something and have to just cut it off. I have to now bring myself to cut my naturally long nails down. I am well proud of how long i can get them.

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Thanks O.P.I you have made me never want to get a nail varnish from your range again, sort out the product and i may change my mind… heres my blog post on a Rimmel nail varnish which proved you don’t have to spend a fortune for pretty nails and does what it says on the bottle Excuse My French…Manicure