Thursday, 8 June 2017

Pop in a Box - June 2017

cinderella funko pop disney

Yay, it's Pop in a Box time! My box came early this month, which is always a happy time. I was really hoping for a princess and it's safe to say I wasn't disappointed. Well I was, but I wasn't and let me tell you why.

Monday, 5 June 2017

Favourites - Models Own Hypergel Polishes

Models Own Hypergel Polishes
I knew that as soon as I cracked out the pastel nail polishes, the weather would change. I love a pastel polish in the sunshine, but I think the grey is more suited to the weather at the minute. I thought I would try and round up some of my favourites, which all happen to be from the Models Own Hypergel collection.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Monthly Wishlist: June

Monthly Wishlist June 2017
It's wishlist timeeeee! I can't believe it's June wishlist time though, it's crazy! I do love June, it's one of those months I usually just enjoy. I am hoping that we get to experience the Summer weather a little longer than a few days this month though. Although, after day 3 I am usually moaning that I am too hot and muggy and want the cold weather back. I can't win. Here are a few things that I am swooning over for this month...

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Topcoat - Copycat

Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Topcoat

I honestly can't believe where May has gone. It is crazy to think that we are nearly half way through the year. My birthday was almost 2 weeks ago and it feels like months already. For my birthday, I was surprised with two of the Special Effects Topcoats from Urban Decay. I had been eyeing them up since they were announced and was super excited to try them out. The first shade that I decided to try is Copycat.

Friday, 26 May 2017

Pop in a Box - May 2017

gudetama funko pop

I am a little late with my Pop in a Box this month. Time has completely run away with me, I can honestly say that I don't really know where May has gone. It has been full of so many ups and downs, so when this months box came, I was really hoping that it would be something that would cheer me up and I was not let down!

Monday, 22 May 2017

When a gig takes you back in time

cky gig

You know when you go to a gig and it was everything that you thought it would be and you end up having some sort of epiphany? This was me last week when I went to see a band called CKY. 

Monday, 15 May 2017

Funko Time: Winter Beast

Funko Time: Winter Beast

It feels like I have waited an eternity for this Funko to arrive. I ordered him way back in February and he has only just come. I honestly thought he was never going to get here, I just thought I would just end up with a refund and no Beast. SAD TIMES. Luckily for me, I opened a little box of goodness this week and quite honestly he couldn't have come at a better time to give me a little pick me up.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Catseye London Summer Collection

I have mentioned a brand called Catseye London on this little blog previously. As a brand they completely sell my kind of product. If you have never heard of them before, think cat themed makeup bags, vintage themed coin purses and just all round cute accessories. Completely my kind of thing and very affordable too.  


Sunday, 7 May 2017

Monthly Wishlist: May

Monthly Wishlist May 2017
It's one of my favourite months of the year! I blooming love May. Mainly because it is my birthday month, but also because it is the month that the warmer weather starts to kick in. Well I hope this year anyway because at the minute it is freeeeeezing. I can't really believe that it is the time for May's wishlist already though, I don't even know where this year is going.

Monday, 1 May 2017

new hair (again!)

l'oreal colorista aqua hair

Well I hope you all had a lovely Bank holiday weekend. I was initially planning to do an update on my purple hair, but I just really wasn't happy with the way it was fading. It was just becoming really patchy, my roots were fading to a weird grey colour with every wash and my hair was just becoming a brighter blue. It just wasn't what I was hoping for, so I decided to have a little last minute change.

Friday, 28 April 2017

Michael Kors 'Wonderlust' Perfume

I have decided to try and mix up my range of perfumes lately. Growing up, I have always really stuck to the same scent, once I found one I liked, that was it for a good few years before I dared to try another one. This year I am trying to branch out and be more adventurous, (lol) so as one bottle runs out, I am going to replace it with a completely different smell to see how that goes. This time I decided on Michael Kors - Wonderlust.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Pop in a Box - April 2017

po kung fu panda funko pop

For some reason, April has completely run away with me, I can't believe next week we will be in May. Crazzzzzy. I am a little late than normal with my Pop in a Box post, I still thought I had about 3 weeks left in April but turns out I definitely don't. I haven't logged onto my Pop in a Box account in so long, so I couldn't even hazard a guess what I was going to get. I just hoped it would be a good one. When I opened the box, I let out a little chuckle as it was one that I had selected to give to my mum if I ever got him.

Monday, 24 April 2017

My Spring/Summer Resolutions

My Spring/Summer Resolutions

I don't even know where this past week and a bit has gone! I had every intention of having a blogging Easter weekend, but that just didn't happen. I ended up eating my body weight in chocolate (who didn't?!) and before I knew it, I was going back to work. A little break was actually really nice though. It also got me thinking of a few things that I want to do once the nice weather really starts kicking in. 


Friday, 14 April 2017

Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick - Purgatory

Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick - Purgatory

I can't remember the last time that I bought a new lipstick. I have been trying to work through some of the shades that I already own, but saw the colours that are available in Urban Decay's Liquid Lipstick range and couldn't resist. A girl can never have too many lipsticks though and after testing them all out on my hand for ages, I eventually decided to leave with Purgatory.


Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Funko Time: Pocahontas

disney pocahontas funko pop

Pocahontas was always one of my favourite Princesses when I was younger. I remember falling in love with the film and asking for 'Colours of the Wind' on a loop until I knew every single word. When I saw that they were releasing her and Meeko in Funko form, I knew that I would need to add them to my collection.


Monday, 10 April 2017

My Spring Hair Refresh

l'oreal colorista indigo hair

I don't know what it is about the clocks changing for Spring, but I always feel like making little changes myself too. As it marks the start of a new season, I almost like to see it as a Spring/Summer fresh start for me too. I find that this is the perfect time to change my hair colour and of course this year has been no different. 


Friday, 7 April 2017

Moschino 'Fresh Couture' Eau de Toilette

Moschino 'Fresh Couture' Eau de Toilette

My parents have just returned from their holiday and to say that I was jealous for the whole time, is such an understatement. I miss being little, as they kind of had to take me with them. Adulting sucks. One of the only good things about them going away in Winter, is that I can give them a little list and they can browse Duty Free for me. I had wanted to try Fresh Couture for ages and my mum noticed that it was on offer on the plane for £20 or something, so I snapped it up.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Monthly Wishlist: April

april 2017 wishlist

It's Sprinnnnnnng! I can't believe this beautiful season is finally here. I am so happy that the weather is looking brighter and the lighter evenings have arrived. Spring also means that a lot of pretty things are in the shops. I found it so hard to only choose a couple of things that I am loving this month, but here they are...

Monday, 3 April 2017

Barry M Nail Paint - Fashion Icon

Barry M Nail Paint - Fashion Icon swatch

I blooming love Barry M, they are my absolute go-to when it comes to nail polishes. I love how affordable they are and their selections are always spot on. I don't think I have looked anywhere else for nail polishes in months. My mum bought Fashion Icon just before she went on holiday, so I thought I would have a little test of it whilst she was away. 

Sunday, 26 March 2017

10 Things I Love About Spring

10 things i love about spring
Yayyyyyy, the clocks have changed! Spring is one of my absolute favourite seasons. My mood is instantly lifted in the lighter months and I just tend to feel a lot happier. I like Winter and the darker months, but I tend to get sick of them really quickly and end up counting down the days until Spring. I thought I would pop down a few things that I am really looking forward to this year.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Funko Time: Winter Belle

Funko Time Winter Belle

I could watch the original Beauty and the Beast film over and over again, it really is one of my favourite Disney films. I would always be Belle when I was younger, I grew my hair long and tried to keep it just like hers - instead mine was just a frizzy mess. One of my favourite parts of the film, is when they are in the garden with the birds. When I saw that Funko were releasing a set of Belle and Beast from this scene, I got wayyy too excited.


Monday, 20 March 2017

Makeup Look: Channelling my inner Jigglypuff

jigglypuff makeup look

I am feeling extremely positive at the moment. I think it's a combination of finally feeling better, the sun coming out and just a general sense of feeling good. I love feeling like this, as I always feel the urge to play around with makeup. I was feeling a little inspired by the Jigglypuff tee I was wearing at the time, so thought I would create a simple look based on my favourite little Pokémon.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Pop in a Box - March 2017

rapunzel pop in a box

I was so excited when I opened this month's Pop in a Box. It came a few days after my February pop as my subscription went a bit funny and I ended up receiving 2 in the space of a week. I'm definitely not complaining though, especially after opening the Rapunzel that I wished for in my last pop post...

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Barry M Molten Metal Nail Paint - Bronze Bae

Barry M Molten Metal Nail Paint - Bronze Bae

I can't remember the last time I painted my nails. I had them gelled at Christmas and thought I would give them a little rest, usually a day doesn't go by where I don't have polish on, so it has probably done them some good to have a little break. Spring is my favourite time for nail polish colours though, so as my nails are looking a lot healthier I thought I would try some new polishes - starting with Bronze Bae from Barry M

Monday, 13 March 2017

10 Facts About Me

facts about me
For some reason, I seem to be catching every cough and cold going around at the moment. I have only just gotten over the flu and now I am on antibiotics for Sinusitus. Its like 1 step forward and 5 steps back at the minute, so my blogging routine is a bit all over the place. As I am starting to feel a little better (fingers crossed I haven't jinxed it) I thought I would share 10 random facts about me. I haven't done a post like this in such a long time, so I hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

L'Oreal Infallible Eye Paint - Iconic Silver

L'Oreal Infallible Eye Paint Iconic Silver

I have tried to avoid the makeup counters lately, I put myself on a little makeup ban a few weeks ago to try and save some money. I'm not going to lie, I am finding it super hard and don't think that it will be lasting too much longer. Infact, the money that I am saving on makeup I am probably spending elsewhere, so it isn't being too helpful. My mum seeing my struggles, treated me to this Eye Paint from L'Oreal. I honestly don't tell her enough, but she is such a doll.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Monthly Wishlist: March

march wishlist

Oh am I glad to see March. I find that February can be a bit of a miserable month, but March brings me Flowers, Sunshine and hope of Spring so it is usually a much better month for me. I find that everything starts to look a lot prettier in March too and I cannot wait.

I found my wishlist really easy to create this month, some month's I don't feel as inspired as others, but this one I definitely was.

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Taking a Break

jigglypuff bullet journal

Taking a break can be such a good thing. Since writing my feeling lost post, I took a little step back from everything and I feel so much better. Sometimes, stepping back from situations give you a much clearer head and doing this has really helped me.

Monday, 27 February 2017

Funko Time: Logan

logan funko pop

As soon as I saw that they were releasing a Logan Pop, I knew that I needed to have it. I completely missed out on the original version of Logan, which you can now only find for stupid amounts of money, so I preordered this one straightaway. I was having a really good day when this came too, so this was just the icing on the cake...HAPPY TIMES.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

A little bit lost.

makeup flatlay

I must admit I have been really struggling lately and I can't even explain why. I usually struggle with big lengthy heartfelt posts, but this one seems to be flowing out so I am just gunna roll with it..

Friday, 17 February 2017

Tangled Tsum Tsums

Tangled Tsum Tsums

It has been a while since I last bought any Tsum Tsum's. To be honest, I keep missing the collections and then by time I get into the Disney store there isn't any left. Sad times. This is exactly what happened a few months ago when the Tangled collection came out. I managed to get my hands on Rapunzel, but Pascal was nowhere to be seen and I was sad.

Monday, 13 February 2017

Valentine's Themed Wishlist

valentines wishlist
I will be the first to admit that I am an absolute sucker for Valentine's Day. All of the heart themed goodies out there draw me in instantly. If I had the choice between a standard version of something or a heart themed version, I would always pick the heart shaped. I am a marketer's dream really, make a normal object seasonal and I am there!

Friday, 10 February 2017

Barry M Nail Paint - Acai Smoothie

Barry M Nail Paint Acai Smoothie

I find this time of year really hard for choosing nail polish colours. I kinda want to step away from the Wintery colours but feel it's a bit too early for the Pastel colours to make an appearance. When I went shopping last week, I had a little rummage through the Barry M section and I think I may have just found my perfect inbetweeny colour - Acai Smoothie.

Monday, 6 February 2017

Pop in a Box - February 2017

ariel funko pop ballgown

You may have noticed that I haven't posted about Pop in a Box in a few months. Sadly, there was something wrong with my subscription, so I was only set to receive 'out of stock' pops. I cannot tell you know annoying this has been, luckily this has now been sorted and I am back to receiving monthly pop goodness!


Friday, 3 February 2017

Monthly Wishlist: February

february 2017 wishlist
February is heeeeeere and I can't quite believe it. I am quite glad for January to be over, I find it quite a hard month. It marks the end of Christmas *cries* and it always seems too dark outside. February is a good month though - Pancake day, Valentines day and 1 month closer to Spring. What's not to love?!  

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Harley Quinn Dorbz

Harley Quinn Dorbz
Harley Quinn Dorbz


How cute is this little Dorbz?! I love this version of Harley Quinn, she is just perfect. I think that this is one of my favourite Harley outfits, it is pretty iconic and how I always picture Harley to look. My niece's picked her out for me for Christmas so it makes her even more special. I love her cute little face and feel as though I need to invest in Dorbz Joker to sit with her. 

Monday, 30 January 2017

L'Oreal False Lash Superstar X Fiber Mascara

L'Oreal False Lash Superstar X Fiber Mascara

I am forever on a quest to find my perfect mascara. There have been a few that have come close before, but never one that has done exactly what I want. As there are new releases all of the time, it gives me a chance to continue my quest. This time around, I picked up the new X Fiber mascara from L'Oreal.

Sunday, 29 January 2017

10 Happy Things

10 happy things
For some reason, this past week has really stressed me out. I know it has been a mixture of work, life and feeling a bit low because it's Winter, but normally it doesn't get on top of me as much as it has been. Instead of dwelling like I normally do, I have decided to record a list of simple things that make me happy, so that I can look back on them to try and remind myself it isn't all bad and there is lots to look forward to.

Friday, 27 January 2017

Funko Time: Angry Stay Puft

Angry Stay Puft funko pop
Funko Time: Angry Stay Puft

'Well, that's something you don't see every day.'

My favourite thing about Ghostbusters has always been Stay Puft. I sit through the whole film just for his bit at the end. Not that I hate the rest of the film or anything, I just know that his bit is coming and I can't wait. The 'original' Stay Puft was one of my first Funkos and from then on I always knew that I wanted the angry version to sit next to him. When I went to Forbidden Planet a few months ago, Lewis spotted him and bought him for me as a Christmas present..yay!

I mean just look at his toastie little face. This is hands down one of the best Funko pops that I own. He is slightly bigger than the rest too, so there is even more cuteness to go around. AWWWWW.

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick - Rebellious Rose

Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick - Rebellious Rose

You know when you get given a free sample and it actually turns out to be a really amazing sample? Well finally this has happened to me. My mum purchased her usual Estée Lauder mascara a little while ago and gave me her free gift (isn't she a treasure?!). Inside was a sample sized lipstick and instead of the usual shade that I will never wear, I discovered a shade called Rebellious Rose - a shade so nice, I now have the full size version!


Monday, 23 January 2017

Beauty Wishlist: US Edition

us beaty wishlist
I could easily lose hours swooning over makeup websites. A lot of the brands that I tend to fall in love with though are only available in the US. This means that they are either really hard to get hold of here or you need to pay double the amount in customs charges to get them here. It doesn't stop a girl from dreaming though and I have still managed to fall in love with the above..

Friday, 20 January 2017

Funko Time: Heimlich

heimlich funko pop a bugs life
heimlich funko pop

'I'm a beautiful butterfly.'

A Bug's Life is an absolute classic. I remember watching it when I was younger and falling in total love. As much as I love Disney, there is something slightly different with Pixar which is just as magical. I was 7 when this came out..CRAZY and I remember understanding the jokes as the humour was right at my level. To be fair, it probably still is! Heimlich was always my favourite character and as soon as I found out that they were releasing him as a Funko, I knew I needed to have him. 

Heimlich is just wonderful and is one of my favourite Funkos ever. I think because he is so colourful and cheery, just like the character. Just look at his huge eyes, he is absolutely perfect!

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

HP Sprocket Printer

hp sprocket printer

Before I start, I am going to admit that I got completely swept up in the hype of this printer. I first saw the HP Sprocket printer pop up in a few places just before Christmas and completely fell in love with the idea of it. Next thing I know, Christmas has come along and I have impulse ordered it using some Christmas money from Lewis. I love the idea of a polaroid picture, but not how there isn't the option to review a photo before it is printing, so this is the perfect solution for me.

Monday, 16 January 2017

10 Goals for 2017

2017 goals

I started off the year with only one goal, but as the weeks have gone on, I have realised there are actually a few things that I want to have achieved by the end of the year. I suppose they are goals really, but the word goal scares me incase I don't reach them, so I see them as things that I do already that I just want to improve on.
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