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.
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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.
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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.
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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!

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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..
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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!
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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.
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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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Friday, 13 January 2017

Crabtree & Evelyn Botanicals Hand Therapy Collection

Crabtree & Evelyn Botanicals Hand Therapy Collection

Incase you haven't guessed already, I have a bit of a thing for Crabtree & Evelyn. I love all of their scents anyway, but their Christmas collections are just something else. Last year I was lucky enough to receive the Blossoming Hands collection and this year Santa must have known that I was running low and brought me the Botanical collection.

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Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Funko Time: Puss in Boots

puss in boots funko pop
funko time puss in boots

'Fear Me! .... if you Dare!'
Shrek was always one of my favourite childhood films. I used to know it pretty much word for word, it was one of the only Non-Disney kids films that I really liked. My favourite character was never Shrek though. I always loved Gingie and Puss in Boots. I have a Ginger Cat which is why I think I was always drawn to Puss in Boots.

This Funko captures his persona perfectly, he just needs a Spanish accent to accompany him. I absolutely love his little cape and outfit. He is perfect!
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Monday, 9 January 2017

Lee Stafford Chopstick Styler

Lee Stafford Chopstick Styler

I must admit, I can be pretty lazy when it comes to styling my hair. I normally either let it dry naturally, plait it or just wear it up. I don't even know why, I want to make more time for it, I just don't know what to do with it. I was looking for some inspiration and googled to see how Zoella achieved her corkscrew curls and the results all led to the Lee Stafford Chopstick Styler.

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Sunday, 8 January 2017

My Top Posts of 2016

top posts of 2016

I've had a bit of a reflective week, trying to think of all the ways I want this blog to grow. I am so happy with the way it is all coming together, but I sometimes can't help but feel a little deflated. Whether it's people unfollowing or a post that I love getting a little lost, sometimes it knocks me a little. When this happens, I like to look back at old posts to see how far I have come. Even over the past year, this little space has become so much more 'me'. My photography, writing and style has just changed completely and I love it. I thought I would have a little look through the year to see which posts you guys have been loving according to my analytics...
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Friday, 6 January 2017

Monthly Wishlist: January

january wishlist

I can't quite believe that I am writing my first wishlist of 2017! It is crazyyyyyy. Going back to reality this week means that the festive season feels like an eternity away already. Oh well, only 352 days to go! This month's wishlist could have gone on forever as everywhere seems to be releasing some amazing things, but I have somehow managed to narrow it down to just a few bits.
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Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Funko Time: Belle Dorbz

belle dorbz

I didn't know whether to still title this post 'Funko Time' as this is a Dorbz not a Pop. But technically they are made by the same company, so I decided to keep the name. For some reason, I felt as though you needed to know that information. I'm turning into my dad - a bit of a waffler. Anyway, I wanted to show you one of the best secret santa presents that I have received, the beautiful BELLE!
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Monday, 2 January 2017

Crabtree & Evelyn - Feast for the Senses Hand Therapy Cracker

Crabtree & Evelyn - Feast for the Senses Hand Therapy Cracker

The Festive season has well and truly caught up with me this year. I haven't even had time to sit down and recap...until now. I love the festivities, but hate how quickly it passes by. Even New Year snuck by me really quickly. I set myself one goal for this year and that is to be happy and I think that's a pretty good goal.
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Sunday, 1 January 2017

New Year

2017 diary

Happy New Year! 
I wish you all so much love and happiness for the year ahead.
Love you all.
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