Thursday, 31 January 2013
Sunday, 27 January 2013
Guess who is ill again..I don't know what it is, someone only needs to sneeze near me these days and I have a full on cold. Maybe its a blessing in disguise though, (somehow?!) as I have been able to mope and spend a little time doing some nail art, which I haven't been able to do in a while. I honestly forgot how relaxing it could be and and had so much fun just playing around.
For this weeks Sunday nails I opted for an Aztec theme. As a base I used nails inc. 'Wardour Mews' a two-tone pink with gold glitter in. The other colour I used for detailing was nails inc. 'Clifford Street' a smokey grey purple. I got this as part of the Midas Touch collection with 2 other nail varnishes, this was on offer on the nails inc. website recently for £10 so keep your eyes peeled!
|Base - nails inc. Wardour Mews|
Details - nails inc. Clifford Street + Models Own Nail Art Pen
Topcoat - Barry M All In One Topcoat
Monday, 21 January 2013
Uh-Oh..I treated myself again, but this time it wasn't entirely my fault. The snow meant that I had to get a bus, which also meant I had to find something to do whilst waiting for the next bus! ;) Browsing Debenhams whilst waiting was definitely on the agenda, as I had a gift voucher from Christmas to spend in there anyway. I knew I wanted a new blusher ready for spring so swatched away until I found 'Springsheen' Sheertone Shimmer Blush.
|MAC 'springsheen' Sheertone Shimmer Blush £17.50|
It seems like MAC has done it again! Whic is your favourite MAC blusher? ♥
Sunday, 20 January 2013
It has absolutely not stopped snowing here all day! It's still going now and doesn't look like its going to stop any time soon. For most of the day I have been wrapped up warm, but this afternoon I put my boots on and went for a little walk. Its easy to forget how beautiful snow is, despite all of the chaos that it seems to bring with it, it really does make everything look perfect. Here's a few of the pictures I took...
Are you enjoying the snow? Please post any links if you have any snowy posts, I love looking at them! ♥ ♥ RSS ♥ hellocotton ♥ bloglovin ♥ facebook ♥ twitter ♥
|nails inc. bling it on 'midnight' £20|
Thursday, 17 January 2013
This weather tends to make my lips really dry, so I went on the hunt for a new lip balm whilst shopping. I'm not going to lie, I hadn't really heard of Rose & Co. before, but whilst shopping I was drawn to a stand full of vintage packaging. I literally spent ages, smelling everything trying to decide which scent to go for. In the end I settled for 'Cherry Kiss' which is described as 'a rich cherry fragrance and a hint of red cherry colour', all I can say is OMG the smell is amazing!
The scent is a mix between cherry drops and cherry soothers, it's sweet but not sickly and just reminds me of old fashioned sweetie shops. As a balm it is really moisturising and perfect for layering under lipstick to stop dryness, although it does have a very faint hint of red to it so is just as nice on its own.
I have been browsing their website and couldn't help making a wishlist. These are a few of my favourites; 'Box of 6 Bath Fancies' these are so pretty, I don't even think I could bare to put them in the bath ha! 'Rose Water Cleanser' I love the smell of rose and can imagine it to be nice and refreshing as a cleanser.
Have you brought anything from Rose & Co. before? If not I highly recommend! What are your favourites? ♥
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Tuesday, 15 January 2013
I'm not usually a fan of 'celebrity' perfumes, but as I love Lady Gaga this was one that I knew I needed to try. Lady Gaga 'Fame' is described as the first ever black Eau de Parfum, although it does spray out transparent. The black does look nice and Gothic in the bottle though, kind of like ink.
|Lady Gaga 'Fame' Eau De Parfum £25|
On first smell, this perfume has a very fruity hint to it, I'm presuming this is the apricot or honey which make it nice and sweet smelling. I've had this perfume for a little while now, but it has taken me this long to gather my thoughts about it. I personally really like the smell, I mean its not my beloved Jean Paul Gaultier but it is nice! My only gripe is that it doesn't last that long on the skin at all, within an hour of spraying sadly all traces of the perfume were gone.
I would recommend this if you are a fan of sweet perfumes, but if your into darker smells I would steer clear.
Have you tried this perfume? What are your thoughts? ♥
Monday, 14 January 2013
Well I did say when I showed you Accessorize 4D nails in Stardom (Post) that when I had a bit more time on my hands I would do a full Caviar manicure and good news my friends that time has come. This time I used another set from the 4D collection called lilac sorbet. This set has a baby pink nail varnish and the bobbles are a mix of pink, turquoise and coral shades. I applied the same way as my last post but this time to each nail!
|Accessorize 4D nails 'lilac sorbet' £6|
I brought mine from an Accessorize store, but you can also get them online via Superdrug where they are currently on offer for £3! ♥
Sunday, 13 January 2013
Sunday nails is back, although its sad to think this time last week I was walking the frosty streets of Berlin with a nice hot chocolate *ponders off into a daydream..* anyway today I have a nail varnish that I have had for ages, but not got around to using until now. I started with 2 coats of nails inc. 'Belgrave Place' a nice creamy indigo colour and added a layer of models own 'boogie nights'.
|Base - nails inc. 'belgrave place'|
Glitter - models own 'boogie nights'
Topcoat - Barry M All In One Topcoat
Thursday, 10 January 2013
Thursday, 3 January 2013
Tuesday, 1 January 2013
I hope everyone had an amazing time last night, however you were celebrating. I ended up having a drunken evening in with Lew, filled with pizza, disaronno and little big planet! (the best game ever!)
Anyway I just want to show you the lipstick I have been sporting over the festive period! I love red lipsticks a lot, although I am a little scared of them as they can be such a hard colour to get right. My mum actually gave me this lipstick, it came free in a gift set from boots, that was given away if you spent £15 or more on l'oreal. Now I am a sucker for free gifts, so mum spent and I got the freebie..everyones a winner!
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