Tuesday, 14 October 2014

The Weekly Edit | Life Update

My life seems to be a little crazy non-stop go go go at the moment what with working 5 days a week and trying to meet up with friends in between. I have found myself loosing track of not only what the day is and what I did yesterday but my blog and sleep pattern too. I've entered that tricky transition period between finishing A Levels and coming to a decision on what I actually want to do with my life and am finding myself even more confused than ever partly because I don't know whether I actually want to go to university or not. Sooooo what better than to take a "gap yah" (video) and do a ski season as a chalet host in Austria?! 5 months in the snow, skiing almost everyday and generally having an amazing time? I'm sold. 

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Milk | Review

Taking my makeup off is definitely a task for me. I hate it. It's as simple as that. Not only do I end up getting soap/face wash in my hair, but I have water running down my arms and usually onto the floor. Okay, I may have the technique a little wrong but recently I've been reaching for my simple face wipes when I really can't face going through all that trauma (just a tad dramatic hey?!). I know what you're going to say but seriously, they are a lifesaver when you want a quick fix and can't be bothered with all the faff and different products. Don't get my wrong, I do love a good face clean and mask every now and then but I really haven't found a product which does it for me and really removes all my makeup in one go - any recommendations anyone? 

Monday, 14 July 2014

Yummy Philadelphia Brownies | Recipe

Now when it comes to brownies, lets just say that I'm 'not a fan'. My idea of the perfect brownie, and how a brownie should always be, is for it to be gooey and uber chocolaty in the middle, but also chewy on the edges. However, I often find when eating a brownie that it doesn't satisfy most or indeed any of these areas and therefore leaves me constantly disappointed and in search of the 'perfect' brownie. So what's the secret i hear you shout...(/ask)? Well, in my opinion I'm pretty sure that it lies in the combination of cocoa powder and chocolate in the batter which really enhances the flavour once cooked, oh and of course the use of brown sugar instead of ordinary white. 

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

My Feel Good Summer Playlist

The summer is definitely my favourite time of the year for music by far. Driving with the windows down, the summery air spilling in the windows and the summery happy tunes blasting through the speakers - the perfect picture right?! Ohh the bliss. On my phone/iPod I always make sure I have a go-to, feel good, happy playlist on the go to listen to in those situations which demand a mood change or don't feel 'complete' and I tell ya, there's a real mixture of artists in this one.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Zoeva Lip Crayons | Nude Hero & Tender Rose Review

Exams are finally over *breaths sign of relief* which means I can get back to regular blogging again - hurray!

I am a little late to join the Zoeva band waggon I must admit, but better late than never hey?! As the summer is fast approaching I have been reaching for my summery, light-weight bases to create a natural, nude look and what better way to finish things off than with a nice nude or summery pink lipstick! I was torn between splurging out for a MAC lipstick or going for a dugstore nude option. In the end however I decided to go straight down the middle and opt for the Zoeva Lip Crayons in the shades Nude Hero and Tender Rose from 'love-makeup'(due to the postage working out cheaper) after hearing good things about them from Zoella! I was soo impressed with how fast they arrived (in under 24hours for standard 1st class delivery - mad!) from procrastinating around lunch time whilst revising on a Monday to getting them through the post on the Tuesday morning. Enough about that, lets get on with the review!