Friday, 30 January 2015

My Weekly Love | Fling

This week I was informed by my friend about this new amazing app called Fling.
The app allows you to send photos to up to 50 random people across the world. It's a great way to chat with people all across the globe!


Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Emojis That Need To Exist!

After watching some YouTube videos covering this topic, I started to think about the times when I need that certain emoji and it's just not there! 
Here is a list of a few emojis I would love in my life...

A Fingers Crossed Emoji
I feel this is in definite need. The countless times I have searched for that symbol and sadly it is not there.
'Two hour maths exam today *fingers crossed*'
'Today is my job interview, hope it goes well *fingers crossed*'

A Pampering Face
We have the girl having her hair cut or what looks like a head massage, but I feel we need a girl with cucumber slices on her eyes, and a face mask. Not only will the image be super cute, but well used.
'Spa weekend with the girls *pampered girl*'
'Four hours revising, need some me time!! *pampered girl*'

A Lily Flower
As a girl with the name Lily, I feel there needs to be a Lily in the flower section. We already have the rose and tulip image, why not a Lily?
'Want a late read of *lily flower* *rose flower*?'
'Happy Valentines Day! *lily flower*'

 A Backstage/VIP Pass
For them times when you want to post a picture on Instagram or twitter of when you and your friends went to a festival, concert or event? Or met a famous person backstage? This is the image you want in your caption or tweet!
'Such a good time at Wireless *vip pass*'
'#LFW *vip pass*'

A Box of Popcorn
When you are out at the cinema, or having a film night in, or even when you are sitting in your room on your own watching Netflix, this image would look great in a text or tweet!
*Want to come over mine on Friday for films? *popcorn*'
'I can't come, I'm on season three of Gossip Girl! *popcorn*'

A Sunbather
You know them endless photos on Instagram and twitter of people's feet at the poolside or on the beach, on holiday? A small image of them photos would be great and rather cute.
'Greece in 2 weeks!!*sunbathe*'
'Miss the Florida sun!*sunbathe*' 

A Hula Dancer
We have ballet dancers and a flamenco dancer, so why not a hula dancer? I hope to visit Hawaii in the future, and I feel that having that emoji would really help!
'Can't wait to go to Hawaii with the girls! *hula dancer*'
'Alice's 16th! Partayy! *hula dancer*'

A Giraffe
Just because who doesn't love giraffes?
'Hey, how are you? *giraffe*'
'I'm so tired *giraffe*'

What Emojis would you like?

Monday, 26 January 2015

The Leibster Award

I was so happy to be nominated for the Leibster Award by the beautiful Becky from the lovely blog Kisses From The Sun. I have done the award before but I really enjoy Q&As and I love meeting new, smaller blogs. I suppose I better get on with the nomination...

Here are my answers...

Friday, 23 January 2015

My Weekly Love | Naked Basics Palette

This week I'm loving Naked Basics Palette by Urban Decay. The colours in the palette are so neutral and beautiful, perfect for day-to-day wear. The shadow is long lasting with great pigmentation. The packaging is small and pratical, which I love. 
Who doesn't love Urban Decay palettes anyway?


Wednesday, 21 January 2015

New You, New Gym Wardrobe

We have been in 2015 now for about about 3 weeks and I hope you are all having a good year so far! Many people, including me, may have set themselves new years resolutions, and many of you may have the same one as me, 'Get Fit!' I am not going to lie, I haven't been doing that great recently, by having my birthday a few weeks ago my diet has had quite a few treats in it, but it is all about to change as I have decided to rejoin my local gym!
With my 'new me' goal (cliche I know), I'd quite like a new gym wardrobe to boost my motivation. Here are some items I am may be stuffing in my gym bag soon.

Seamless Base Layer

Monday, 19 January 2015

Interview with The Lilac Scrapbook

It's Interview Time! 
My first interview of the year goes to Katy from The Lilac Scrapbook
I absolutely love her blog, and enjoyed joining her in her December photo challenge! I'd like to thank Katy for her amazing answers and find her social media links at the bottom of this post.

Friday, 16 January 2015

My Weekly Love | Clarins Daily Energizer Cream

This week I am loving the Clarins Daily Energizer Cream. My skin absolutely adores this product due to the smooth texture and non-greasy consistency. The cream picks up my complexion whilst leaving my skin smooth, consequently a perfect base for makeup. The smell is a perfect freshness, ensuring you still feel clean after applying it.


Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Coffee as a Beauty Product?

 Did you know that those wonderful tasting coffee grounds in your morning cup of coffee can benefit your beauty regime? Here are a few ways that ground coffee can improve your appearance...

Facial Scrub
Coffee grounds can brighten your skin and complextion, giving you an almost immediate glow.
3 Tbsp Coffee Grounds
2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
1 Tbsp Coconut Oil

Face Mask
This mask can reduce wrinkles and tighten your skin.
2 Tbsp Ground Coffee
2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
2 Tbsp Yogurt
1 Tbsp Honey

Say no to Cellulite!
This mixture can tone and reduce the appearance of cellulite, by boosting your circulation.
3 Tbsp Coffee Grounds
2 Tbsp Water
3 Drops of Tea Tree Oil
(Massage using a washcloth into the skin, and rinse.)

Skin Scrub
Clear your skin and get rid of any unwanted oils and dirt.
5 Tbsp Coffee Grounds
3 Tbsp Brown Sugar
2 Tbsp Coconut Oil
1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon

Hand Deodorizer
Have you had a smelly lunch and are worried about the stench on your hands? Coffee can eliminate the smell. Simply rub your hand with coffee grounds the same way you would use soap.


Monday, 12 January 2015

A Few Facts about Moi!

I'm 16! Last Saturday was my birthday and I had an amazing day celebrating with my friends and family, I love you all! I wanted to write a post allowing you to get to know me better, so here are 25 facts about me now that I'm 16...

1. I am currently taking my GCSEs.
2. I'm an optimist.
3. I prefer lipgloss to lipstick.
4. I love meeting new people.
5. I love Disney Channel Movies especially Camp Rock - slightly sad I know.
6. Pina Colada is the one!
7. I am too impatient to paint my nails well, and I'm really lazy at removing the varnish afterwards.
8. I am obsessed with the Kim Kardashian app - don't judge.
9. I love Chai Latte!
10. I don't have a pet, although I used to own stick insects!
11. I've seen the Northern Lights.
12. My favourite high street store is Topshop - although I am loving River Island at the moment.
13. I hate crowds.
14. I can't watch any horror films!
15. I love music and I listen to it constantly. My favourite radio station is by far KISS FM - especially the Kisstory hour!
16. I love everything to do with America.
17. My dream job would be to become a magazine journalist or editor.
18. Fairy lights can be found all over my house.
19. I love candles - especially the smelly kind!
20. I eat raw noodles and pasta - i know it's slightly weird!
21. I trekked up a volcano and walked upon a glacier last year
22. If I get money I seem to save it, or spend it on magazines, clothes and makeup.
23. I am obsessed with Twitter, Instagram and Pintrest.
24. I love to laugh, and I easily laugh everyday!
25. I love my friends and family so so much!


Friday, 9 January 2015

My Weekly Love | Michelle Phan Make Up Your Life Guide

Welcome to My Weekly Loves!
Every Friday at 7pm I am going to write about something I am loving that week, and I hope you enjoy! Without further a do, let's get on with what I am loving this week...

This week I cannot stop reading the Michelle Phan's Make Up Your Life to Beauty, Style and Success Guide (bit of a mouthful). It's an absolute must-have for any lady! The books starts with an interesting introduction and a peep into Michelle's past ,and current, life, with stories of when she was young girl, her careers, and making YouTube videos. Her love for makeup is shown clearly through the guide, showing you tips and advice on beauty, and she even explores areas such as fashion and life advice.

Here are a few tips from the book:

'If your lips are thin, a bright or bold color will accentuate that. Try using nude shimmery lip gloss instead. It's great for making your lips look bigger than they are.'

'Use a cotton pad for safe eye makeup removal!'

'For me, makeup is about telling your story; it's celebrating the different moments in your life with a few subtle changes of liner, lipstick and shadow.'

'Volunteering is a great way to gain experience when you can't find a job.'

Whoever you are, you will love to flick through her many pages of wisdom, and so be sure to keep a copy handy on your dressing table at all times!


Wednesday, 7 January 2015

The Hunt App

Monday, 5 January 2015

Label.M Hair Perfume

Perfume for your hair? I love it so much!
The Label.M Hair Perfume, whilst giving you a beautiful scent, gives your hair a beautiful shine and nourishes your locks. The scent is the perfect freshness, lightweight and leaves no residue on your hair.
A great bonus is that the fragrance can be used on your body too!

I wore this product on New Years Eve and i received many compliments, and a few people weirdly asked to smell my hair...awkward. I guarantee that this is a lovely product and the packaging is very cute too with a statement black bow around the bottle.
A great excuse to keep swishing your hair!


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