Posted on: Saturday, 9 November 2013

*JewelCandle Review

 *Recently i was sent this lovely candle from jewelcandle.co.uk with a lovely scent of pina colada one of my favorite cocktails! This candle is not just like normal candles after a few hours burning you will find a piece of jewellery either a ring or earrings depending on the candle size you pick worth between 10 pounds and 250! Don't worry the jewellery is hidden within a foil pouch so no harm has come to it whilst the candles been burning! The little child in me loved the excitement of not knowing what i might get and i was very pleased with this sterling silver ring even though its on the cheaper end of possibilities. the one issue is there isn't a way of choosing ring sizes so it was just pot luck it fitted my finger. The candle itself is a gorgeous fresh fruity smell and filled my room nicely. On their website they have a large choice in scents and i think they would make great gifts for this Christmas for candle lovers everywhere.

Posted on: Wednesday, 6 November 2013

October Beauty Favourites


1. The Wet'n'wild Comfort Zone Palette- This beauty has become a part of my everyday make up routine. I used to always grab my naked palette but as it was running low i switched to this one, which has similar shades and still great quality and i love the design showing where each shade works best. Sadly i think this can only be purchased in the u.s as i received this in a US/UK swap (watch that video here) none the less I'm sure you could find it on the web.
2. Rimmel moisture renew lipstick 470 glam plum fulham- As the name suggests this lipstick is a beautiful plum shade which is perfect for this time of year and has been one of my staple lipsticks this month. The new rimmel moisture renew formula is truly moisturizing and stopped my lips from feeling dry and flaky which can happen with my other matte lipsticks but still stayed on my lips apart from i do have a problem with getting lipstick on my teeth! any helpful tips would be much appreciated.
 3. Maybeline browdrama sculpting brow mascara- This is my first try at a tinted brow gel as a firm user of the sleek brow kit its been a while since i have had an addition to my daily brow routine. I love this mascara as its super quick and easy and perfect for lazy days when i don't wear full face make up but still want to look like i have well kept brows. As well as adding a tint of colour it also sets them in place which is great if you have big bushy caterpillars like me hehe.
4. Real techniques buffing brush- I have had this brush in my collection for a while as i received it as part of a gift in the core collection brush kit. I always used my elf powder brush to apply my foundation and when it broke i knew i had to try something new. This buffing brush has been amazing and i actually prefer it to the elf brush. It is lovely and dense and gives a beautiful even finish.

5. Loreal True match foundation in golden cappuccino- This foundation has been my one and only foundation this month and i think for a very longtime to come. The whole range has such a large selection of colours that fit my skin tone (which changes from summer to winter) which is hard to find in a lot of drugstore foundation lines. The formula is nice and light and doesn't smell or feel like paint like my mac studio fix fluid did. It is easily buildable and blendable and covers up my blemishes with the just one pump.


i hope you enjoyed reading and please Let me know what your October beauty favorites where this month down below.





Posted on: Sunday, 3 November 2013

OOTD: Sun moon and stars

 Dress-Motel rocks
 Coat-Topshop 
Dr Marten flora boots
 knitted headband-Monki


Posted on: Saturday, 2 November 2013

Shoe Unboxing: Dr Martens Flora Boot in Cherry Red






So yesterday i luckily had a lovely day out in london doing a spot of shopping aswell as visiting a few art galleries.Whilst in covent garden i decided to pop into the Dr martens store as I'm a massive fan of the brand and already own a classic pair of the 1460 boot in victorian flowers. I was looking to replace my topshop chelsea boots which unfortantly have been worn so much the heel has completely disappeared. 

When i found this lovely pair of flora boots in store, part of the Kensington collection (a redefined take on the classics) i just had to take them home. The gorgeous cherry red/burgundy color with an almost patent finish is so versatile and fits in perfectly with my autumn winter wardrobe. With the Low profile Dr. Martens air-cushioned sole these are super comfy to walk in and feel a lot more supported then my old Topshop Chelsea boots and are unlikely to completely wear away. Sizing wise i got them in my normal size 6. I also picked up their Dr martens wonder balsam to protect the leather from scuffs and discolor as well as keeping the leather in moist condition.

Let me know whether you like them!

Posted on: Thursday, 31 October 2013

Good reads: October book favourites

Hello my lovely readers so if you didn't know already i am a huge book nerd and love curling up on my bed with a good read. So i though it be a good idea to start sharing my favorites each month with you. Also let me know if you would be interested in in depth book reviews on certain titles. So enough with the rambling here are my October favorites.

Dark places by Gillian flynn
 This book had me on the edge all the way through (i literally could not stop turning the pages). It is a mixture of a crime thriller and the good old fashion mystery "who done it" that i adore. the story revolves around the Day family massacre of 1985 on the quiet family farm. what makes it so shocking is that the odd fifteen year old brother Ben was convicted for the murders and put behind bars. Thanks to the only survivor of the family/youngest sister Libby day giving evidence in court at the tender age of seven. I love the way this story switches between Libby's and Ben's point of view. With libby's accounts set in the present day as she confronts her past and trys to uncover the mystery of what really happened, is what she thought she saw the truth? and Ben's accounts with the events of 1985 leading up to the massacre. This story definitely kept me guessing and thinking and also covers topics such as growing up, not fitting in, love, family etc that we can all relate to and makes this so much more then just your average crime book. A lot of people know Gillian Flynn for her recent hit gone girl but i preferred this book hands down.

Casual vacancy by j.k Rowling
I am still in the middle of reading this book but i have been enjoying it so far so though i should include it. Obviously a lot of people would of heard of this book as this is j.k Rowling first post harry potter novel. This novel is a great image of British town life, that I'm sure a lot of people can relate to. This satire/brilliant story is set in the small idyllic town of pagford and looks at the lives of the citizens living in boundaries from the rich and the poor,teachers and students and the parents and their children all crammed into one postcode. As a sociology student myself this looked at topics i have covered but also was extremely interesting. J.k Rowling is a beautiful story teller and makes you believe in these characters and their lives and their separate story's overlap beautifully covering such a large amount of issues and content.

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel pitcher
This book i found in the teen section of the book store as i was looking for a easier read. But this book is in no way easy and boring. It is in the form of letters from Zoe Collins(the protagonists made up name) to a U.S criminal on death row who she feels she can relate to and confides in, with her deepest and darkest of secrets. One of the main themes of the story is looking at guilt which i thought was original for a teen story, of course their is romance thrown in as well. If you are a younger reader this book might be one of the best out of the three mentioned.

I hope you liked this idea for a post and next time you fancy a read these might be an option!
lots of love

Posted on: Sunday, 27 October 2013

Loreal skin perfection 3 in 1 micellar solution

This past few weeks this bioderma dupe has become one of my favorites in my night time routine. As i am pretty lazy and like to remove make up as quickly as possible this has been perfect, especially on nights out when i have got home in the early hours of the morning and just wanted to get rid of my full face of makeup. This works perfectly for the whole face including lipstick,foundation and eye/eyebrow make up, it comes out and feels just like water and when used with a cotton pad and swept across the face the solution easily soaks up all make up traces. It feels gentle on the skin and doesn't irritate in any way, my sister has also tried this and she has extremely sensitive skin with eczema and she has had no reaction. I still prefer to use a toner afterwards although it states it act as a toner as well. My only little criticism is it stings slightly if you get some in your eye but at 4.99 per 200ml this is a lot cheaper version of bioderma and is also available here in the uk from stores such as boots and superdrug.

if you have tried this out as well let me know how you found it down below in the comments!

Posted on: Friday, 25 October 2013

TMI

So i have always wondered whether i consider myself just a fashion beauty vlogger, but the thing is i feel like i want to be more then that. I want people to watch my videos and follow my blog for me and my opinions and thoughts. I want to help people and make people laugh and share my thoughts on things that arn't just beauty related, as personally thats only one aspect of what i think i have to offer the internet. So to start with this change i made a quick funny video about myself "tmi" so go check it out and let me know in the comments what you think and whether you like vlogger style videos from me as well as the fashion and beauty.





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