Monday, 29 February 2016

Max Factor Clump Defy Mascara

max factor clump defy mascara

It's not often that I branch out into using a different brand of mascara. I have my trusty favourites that I flit between, but when I saw Max Factor had released a Clump Defy mascara I knew that I needed to try it out. It doesn't matter how I do my lashes, I always end up with a few of them clumping together, ganging up on me. 

Sunday, 28 February 2016

Funko Time: Flame Princess

flame princess funko pop figure adventure time
flame princess funko pop

'You told me you liked me, and you made my flame grow brighter, but then you put me out, which hurt!'


Sorry I got a little excited there...I just can't help it. I have wanted FP ever since I saw she was being released as a Funko. Unfortunately, bills and grown up stuff got in the way first so I haven't been able to get her. Lewis brought her for me for Valentines, gah I love him, and now she sits perfectly in my Adventure Time collection. 

Flame Princess is one of my favourite characters, along with Marceline and Gunther. In fact I probably say that about them all, but I was always sad that she was never available in Funko form. There isn't too much detail on her, but she doesn't really need it, the different shades of orange make her perfect. Just look at that cute little face!

Friday, 26 February 2016

Makeup: A Simple Teal Eyeliner Flick

teal makeup look

It is no secret that I love to wear a winged eye. Normally a bold black flick is my staple look, as long as I have enough time to do it after emerging from my bed of course. I just love my bed, I honestly don't know why I find it so hard to get up in the morning. Ahhh sleep. I feel as though I am starting to get slightly distracted by thoughts of my bed again there ha, sorry! Anyway, sometimes I like to mix it up slightly and use an eyeshadow to create a flick instead of a pencil or liner. 


Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Guardians of the Galaxy Tsum Tsum's

guardians of the galaxy tsum disney

How cute are these little guys?! 

Somehow, I have managed to resist buying Tsum Tsum's for a very long time. I managed to miss The Lion King collection and I am absolutely GUTTED! I did sulk for a bit, which is why I probably didn't buy any for a little while. If I couldn't have Simba, I didn't want anything ha. I went into The Disney Store a few weeks ago and saw these Tsums, my sulking ended and I took them to the till. No they are not lions, but I think I am going to need to get over it somehow - with the help of Groot and Rocket.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Models Own HyperGel Nail Polish - Lilac Sheen

models own hypergel nail polish lilac sheen

I picked up Lilac Sheen a few weeks ago when I went to the Models Own Bottleshop. I thought it was the most perfect shade for Spring, so instantly popped it in my basket. I mentioned in my post on Friday that my mind is just skipping this weather and going straight to prettier weather, so I thought that there was no better time than now to try this shade out. 

Sunday, 21 February 2016

20 songs that make disney!

disney playlist top 20

I have the widest taste in music ever. I seriously listen to anything from Slipknot to Glee, Diana Ross to Sam Smith. If it's catchy or something I can singalong or dance/rock to, it is probably on my iPod. I thought I would start a new series of 20 songs that I like from different genres, films or memories and share them with you. We will see how it goes!

It was only natural to start with my favourite Disney songs. I honestly don't think I talk about Disney enough on this blog, so thought this would be a good place to start. LOL! I don't know why, but the photo above makes Ariel look like a bit of a sweaty Betty. Not too sure how that has happened, bless her!

Friday, 19 February 2016

MAC Matte Lipstick - Please Me

mac matte lipstick please me

I don't know what it is about this time of year, but I get to February and my head immediately thinks Spring. I know it's a long way off, but in my mind I just like to skip past this dull season and reemerge in sunnier and prettier times. That is exactly what I seemed to do, when I picked up MAC Please Me lipstick - the most perfect shade for Spring!

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Funko Time: Dracula

dracula funko pop
dracula funko pop universal monsters

♥ I am Dracula. I bid you welcome. 

Ever since I first laid eyes on this beauty, I knew I needed to have him. I love all things Dracula and Vampire related. Actually, let me rephrase that - I like all things CUTE Dracula and Vampire related. I'm not that into gore and horror, perfect for liking vampires lol. So I suppose I like it all to an extent, a toned down, baby version if you like without the blood!

This is exactly why I love this Funko, a cute little Dracula without the horror and sleepless nights. I just love the pose, the eyebrows, the cheeky grin, everything! He is just the sweetest little guy sat on my shelf, I can imagine his little voice too 'aha'. 

I can't wait for Halloween, I am totally going to make him centre of attention!


Sunday, 14 February 2016

Valentines Day Makeup

As much I think today can be cute, I'm not the biggest Valentine fan in the world. I like the day, don't get me wrong but I don't get the pressure to spend hundreds on the ones you love. Obviously, if that is what you want to do, each to their own but I am more than happy with just a card. Lewis always says to me that he tells me he loves me everyday, so why should one day be any different. I think this is his excuse for being lazy, but actually I kind of agree with him. 


I have felt pretty rubbish this last week. I think I have caught the cold that has attacked everyone at work. I'm starting to feel slightly better so I am planning on taking Lewis to see Deadpool later today.  Not even for Valentines, but I don't think he could wait much longer, he has been waiting for this film to come out ever since it was released and now he has had to wait longer because i have been ill ha. Just because it's Valentines, I have gone for a bit of a Valentine themed makeup look aka put on a bold red lipstick. 

Friday, 12 February 2016

Pop in a Box - February 2016

There is no better feeling than getting home after a rubbish day and finding the little brown box of dreams sitting there waiting. As you all know, I really love my Pop in a Box subscription and it really cheers up a bad day if I am ever having one! 

zero disney funko pop
the nightmare before christmas disney funko pop

This month I received Zero from The Nightmare Before Christmas.

I could ramble on about my love for The Nightmare Before Christmas forever, but I have a feeling that you have heard it all before. Okay I may slightly ramble on now, I can't resist but Zero is one of the cutest characters in the film and I just love his little pumpkin nose. I wish I had my own little Zero in real life to follow me around all of the time! 

This Funko is slightly smaller than the others, but that just adds to his cuteness as he is a lot smaller in the film too. My Nightmare Before Christmas collection is becoming a lot fuller now, I just need Oogie Boogie to complete the set.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Models Own GlitterGel Nail Polish - Crystal Pink

models own glittergel polish crystal pink

I took my niece to our local Models Own Bottleshop at the weekend. She is absolutely nail varnish obsessed and obviously gets that from our side of the family! All Models Own polishes were on offer, so I decided that we both needed to stock up. Now we must have spent what felt like an eternity choosing, even the assistant was giving us the 'are you still here?!' look, but eventually we settled for a couple of shades each. I really wanted to try a GlitterGel polish and ended up leaving with a shade called Crystal Pink.

Friday, 5 February 2016

Funko Time: Ariel

ariel funko pop
ariel funko pop vinyl disney

 ♥ I don't know when, I don't know how, but I know something's starting right now...  

I treated myself to this Ariel Funko just before Christmas. My mum got confused and wrapped it up as a present for me to give to someone else so I had to fish her out...geddit!...of the present pile before she got given away. Talk about Funko drama! I finally managed to rescue her though and now she is a fully fledged part of my collection.

I just love the fact that glitter has been added to her tail, it just adds that extra bit of detail and you can never go wrong with a bit of sparkle! I have a bit of hair envy with Ariel too, I always wanted red hair but could never get it the red that I wanted. At the time, I was way too scared to use bleach so it always came out too dark, not too sure what happened now though I skipped red and went straight to Turquoise ha!

Even just by looking at Ariel right now, I feel that I instantly need to watch The Little Mermaid. This always seems to happen, I see a character and want to watch their film straightaway. It is Friday after all, maybe this calls for a Disney movie night...

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

MAC Cremesheen Lipstick - Among The Fireflies

mac cremesheen faerie whispers
mac among the fireflies lipstick

I must admit I have walked past MAC's Faerie Whispers collection a few times now without even feeling the pull that I normally get from the MAC counter. There was just something about it, that just didn't draw me in. I did wander over there eventually though (lets face it I could never resist for too long) and fell a bit in love with Among The Fireflies Lipstick. Just goes to show you that even if some items shown in a collection are not your cup of tea, its worth having a proper look as sometimes there are hidden treasures inside too.

Monday, 1 February 2016

Monthly Wishlist: February

february 2016 wishlist

Payday could only mean one thing - me swooning over thousands of different items, trying to justify which ones I really need. This month is obviously no different, but I have somehow managed to narrow it down to only a few bits...
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