Friday, 29 November 2013

Review: Best Beauty Buy Of 2013!!!

No, I'm not lying...this is the BEST beauty buy I have bought all year both in value and ahhmazingness 

Before I start, you need to know two things about me
1. I am INCREDIBLY cheap
2. I like variety (this will make more sense as you read on)

Let's get the ball, I have been searching far and wide for a nice new lip colour, preferable a lip pencil...I saw a bunch of different ones, Rimmel had a few nice ones but I didn't feel their shades suited me...Sleek had a bunch of nice shades but I didn't want to pay £4.99 for one lip pencil (refer back to point #1)..and the Natural Collection lip pencils were only £2 each, but I didn't like their shades or the texture much


What did I do? Where did I turn to? 

EBAY!!!!! Yeeeeehhhh Buddy!!! 

Just have a gander at this fabulousness... 

Here are all 12 swatches (please ignore my unattractive dry looking hand)

These are my top 6 shades (in no particular order)...please excuse the shoddy lighting, it wasn't very bright outside so had to use unnatural lighting. Also, the shades don't have a name, they're just numbered so I'll make up my own

1. Nude

2. Barbie Pink

3. Deep Plum

4. Burnt Orange

   5. Oxblood

           and lastly 

6. Ruby Woo "dupe" 

Like every product, there will always be pros and cons so it's only fair to list them both:

Pros: * The colours are stunning, and has a wide variety of shades
          * Love the matte finish
          * Long lasting 
          * Ridiculously good value for money 

Cons: * My favourite shades are bound to run out soon so I'll have to buy another set (but that's not really a con now is it?) 
            * The slightly dry texture means you have to apply lip balm before putting it on 
            * Certain shades need to be built up

So after all this, guess how much it cost....go on....

Ok, I'll give you three be realistic here there are 12 of these epic lip pencils 

A) £15.99
B) £2.59
C) £8.94

The answer is....B!!!! I know right, frickin epic!!! 

Check it out, they've got even cheaper options:

Let me know what you think <3

P.S: My pleasure :-) 

Friday, 8 November 2013

Outfit Of The Day: All Work And No Play

Hello hello hello....I'm going to try and keep this as short as possible because I am all kinds of tired and when I reach a certain level of fatigue, the filter between my brain and mouth/hands (in the context of typing/texting etc...not inappropriateness) diminishes... I've probably mentioned this many a time but just thought I'd let you know in case you are a new visitor :-) 

So, today I went to work. This is what I wore. Minus the coat (that is on my wishlist). Really should have taken a photo without it but what can you do?? 

Coat: Miss Selfridge
Striped Top: H&M 
Shorts: Miss Selfridge
Tights: Either New Look or House of Holland 
Shoes: Office 

Also ever so quickly....I want these shoes...I want these shoes so bad

And this hat...It makes me feel ├╝ber snazzy in this weather :-) 

Toodles x

Monday, 4 November 2013

Appreciation Post: Wake Me Up

This beautiful song is by Avicii ft Aloe Blacc, I loved the original and I came across this cover by Zack Knight which just brought a whole new meaning for me...Love it <3

Feeling my way through the darkness
Guided by a beating heart
I can't tell where the journey will end
But I know where to start

They tell me I'm too young to understand
They say I'm caught up in a dream
Well life will pass me by if I don't open up my eyes
Well that's fine by me

So wake me up when it's all over
When I'm wiser and I'm older
All this time I was finding myself
And I didn't know I was lost

I tried carrying the weight of the world
But I only have two hands
Hope I get the chance to travel the world
But I don't have any plans

Wish that I could stay forever this young
Not afraid to close my eyes
Life's a game made for everyone
And love is the prize

So wake me up when it's all over
When I'm wiser and I'm older
All this time I was finding myself
And I didn't know I was lost

Didn't know I was lost
I didn't know I was lost
I didn't know I was lost
I didn't know (didn't know, didn't know)