Saturday, 29 March 2014

My March Empties.


I've been using the Lee Stafford Hair Growth Treatment for around four months now and I've seen a huge improvement in my hair in terms of condition, but yet not so much in growth. My hairdresser tells me that no product can actually make your hair grow faster, it can only help the condition of your hair and therefore help it reach its potential. Alas, I'm undecided as to whether this is worth another purchase. I'm pretty sad that I've used up my L'oreal Elnett Satin 3 Day Straight Heat Protect as it really is amazing for locking out frizz and smoothing down the hair cuticle. Obviously I will be running out to repurchase this in the (very) near future. Another hair product is a miniature Batiste Dry Shampoo and I have to admit I'm not really a fan of this or any other dry shampoo. I don't like the feel of it in my hair, not to mention the horrible powdery layer it can leave behind should you accidentally use a little too much. I do like having this for after the gym when I don't have enough time to shower though so I probably will repurchase. 

The L'oreal Micellar Water is something that has been bobbing in and out of my skincare stash for a while now, but I've actually switched over to Garnier's Offering since discovering you get more for your buck. Basically these products are exactly the same except for you get more in one for the same price! I've also managed to use up one of my most beloved pamper products, The Body Shop Honeymania Scrub which is one of my favourite scents as its so sweet and delicate, and leaves just enough lingering on the skin. To add to this I have two empty perfume bottles. I went through my (MASSIVE) perfume collection at the start of the year and decided I was going to use up all the bottles with a teeny bit left in them. two of these were Vera Wang Rock Princess, which is nothing special, and my absolute favourite Giorgio Armani's Acqua Gioia. I'll let you guys work out for yourselves what one I will be repurchasing!

Onto make up now, and there isn't all that much. Firstly, I have my usual empty tube of Lasting Perfection Concealer which will always be repurchased forever until the day they stop making it, which I hope is never! I have a little mini of Benefit They're Real which I like but find it near impossible to remove from my lashes, and a used up No7 lash Adapt Mascara in Black; great, but pretty darn pricey for a drugstore mascara if you ask me! I also hit the pan on MeMeMe's! Blush Me! in Coral, which is something of a dupe for the infamous Benefit blushers. Nice, but quite difficult to get hold of, and not a patch on my current Sleek favourite. And last but by no means least Clarins Daily Energizer Cream which I got in a little set. I won't purchase this one again purely because of the lack of SPF, but it is nice. 

So that's everything I've used up this month! Have any of you used any of these products?


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Thursday, 27 March 2014

How to be Lazy: Sanctuary Spa Body Moisture Spray

If any of you read my blog regularly you will know that I rarely moisturize my body fully or properly. I know as a 'bblogger' that I ought to be ashamed of myself, but to be honest I just find it so time-consuming and monotonous, not to mention waiting for it to all dry in so I can put my clothes on! I saw the sanctuary spa Moisture body Spray in the 3 for 2 offer, and as I was already buying a mini Handfood and a little deodorant for the gym I thought: 'Why not?', and immediately dropped it into my basket alongside a few (or a lot) of other items. Now, I'm a huge fan of dry oils because they don't leave me feeling sticky the way body butters and lotions do.

The formula of this contains vitamin E and jojoba which will protect my skin and seal in the moisture.It also has a lovely scent which is really subtle, and therefore perfect for anyone who is put off by strong smells. Its also great for on the go as its so quick! I was thinking of popping this into my gym bag to use after showering. It definitely leaves a nice sheen to the skin and makes my legs silky smooth. It's only £2.50 for the mini of this, and then £5.50 for a full size, which isn't too bad either. It's not exactly going to change my life, but its a good product, and will hopefully make moisturising less boring (or encourage me to be more lazy?).


Anyone else have any beauty regimes they just hate doing? 

Enter my giveaway here!
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Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Milestone Giveaway; 100 followers on Bloglovin'.

 Well hello there everyone! Exciting news for you all this evening is that as of now I have officially started my giveaway! I can't believe that I am now sitting 127 followers strong and there are so many of you who have taken the time and effort to follow my little blog! I am so overwhelmed and happy that what I am writing about is being enjoyed by people I don't even know! I also want to make it known that I appreciate every one of you whether you 'follow' my blog or not, thank you for reading! So, to celebrate this milestone I went out and purchased a little prize:)

The lucky winner will receive one of my current favourites, The Rimmel Stay Matte Primer, (which you can see a review of sorts here) as well as two Soap & Glory minis, because who doesn't love a bit of Soap & Glory?! The two I've chosen are The Righteous Butter, and Scrub 'em or Leave 'em, mainly because I think body lotion and scrubs from Soap and Glory are used by everyone! I'm also sorry about the fuzziness of the picture, but I wanted to get this giveaway up fast so I didn't have the time to go back and retake the pictures.

This giveaway is for both overseas and UK readers, and will be open for two weeks, ending on the 9th of April at midnight. To enter you can do the following; follow me on Twitter, follow my blog on Bloglovin', leave a comment on this post or tweet about the giveaway! The winner will be contacted on the 10th of April and will have 48 hours to respond, thereafter the prize will be given to someone else! Good luck!



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The Drammatic Red Lip.

I'm always searching for a good shade of lipstick, and I think I've now found one of my favourites. I bought the Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate purely because of the 3 for 2 offer at Boots last week on my way to work. Colour 107 is a dark blood red with a hint of purple and I think it is amazing for creating a statement lip. The colour oozes old school Hollywood glamour, and oddly reminds me of dressing up as a vampire for Halloween circa 2010. So far I am enjoying the formula as despite being very matte it isn't too drying on the lips, which is one of my ultimate peeves! It is probably a great shade for paler skinned gals too, not to mention makes the pearly whites look even whiter!


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Friday, 21 March 2014

17 Stay Time Concealer

I purchased the Stay Time Concealer (apologies for the European Boots link I can't find it on the UK website!) from Boots last week as there was none of my usual Lasting Perfection Concealer in stock. I thought it looked pretty similar and, it also says on the back 'up to 18 hours of wear'. The only issue I had was whether to go for medium or fair as there were no testers available for me to swatch. In the end I went with medium and so far it seems to be a pretty good colour for me and matches my Healthy Mix Foundation perfectly.


The first thing I noticed about this concealer is that it is definitely not 'full cover' as it says on the packaging. But what I enjoy about this concealer is that unlike Lasting Perfection it isn't drying on the eyes and won't get cakey if you apply too much.the formula is a lot lighter and more watery in consistency which makes it perfect for hiding those pesky under eye bags. Actually, I believe it makes a rather great under eye concealer and blends seamlessly over the top of foundation. It doesn't dry up or crease either which is actually a huge problem for me when it comes to under eye concealers.



In hiding my acne scars and pimples it is rather a different story, as although it does a good job it is nowhere near as full coverage as Lasting Perfection and somehow it doesn't last as long on oily areas as it does on the under eye area. I think this is suited to people who have only small imperfections and are looking for a medium coverage, but for me I think it does an amazing job for my dark circles so its definitely something I will be repurchasing. 

Seventeen Stay Time Concealer costs £4.49 and is only available at Boots.
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Thursday, 20 March 2014

The No Make Up Selfie; Why the Hate?

Hello everyone, for the past couple of days there has been a lot of 'no make up selfies' floating around twitter and Facebook and the likes, but one thing I've realized is that they seem to be getting a lot of hate. One girl on my Facebook actually wrote : "Support a charity without being vain and self-absorbed." To be honest I don't really understand what is going on I genuinely thought it was just a harmless bit of fun to help raise awareness and money for charity, and how come the hatred wasn't quite on the same level while those dreadful (and extremely dangerous) neck nominations were going on?! In all honesty I think the whole idea of a 'no make up selfie' is actually pretty clever in itself.

In fact, I actually read on the bus today (in the newspaper on the bus not on side of actual bus) that the #nomakeupselfie has helped to raise around one million pounds already! Amazing what people can do! So, somehow I have now ended up facially naked on the internet a place unable to hide my acne scars and dark circles. I  even wear make up to the gym and just popping to the shops, as I'm so insecure about my skin! But what the heck its for charity right? I mean this is me when I wake up in the morning, this is me the way I am and I think I'm okay with that.I'll also be making a donation of £6 to The Breast Cancer Campaign, which might not seem a lot to some of you but every little helps!!


Also just a little reminder that as promised I will be doing a giveaway to celebrate reaching 100 followers (woohoo!). Believe me when I say I have most definitely not forgotten about all my lovely readers and I can't wait to go out and buy a few treats for one lucky winner!! I'm hoping to get something tomorrow and start the giveaway over the weekend. Really hope everyone enters:)
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Monday, 17 March 2014

Testing, Testing, 123; Drugstore Primers.

Personally, I don't like to spend a whole lot of money on a primer. It's something that you don't really notice at a glance, and to be brutally honest it doesn't really do all that much. So, I completely and utterly grudge paying over the odds. That's not to say I don't have my favourites and I really adore Benefit's Porefessional and Smashbox Photo Finish, but being a student I just can't commit to spending over £20 on something so 'invisible'. 

Over the past few weeks I have been raiding my primer collection to find out what drugstore primers are actually any good, and whether or not its worth actually paying more money for a high end primer.




This is a rather new addition to my collection, and I really thought I would love this product as 'blogger hype' led me to believe it was a seriously good dupe for The Porefessional. But in all honesty I don't find it anywhere near as good as my beloved Porefessional. It does smooth out my skin and creates a lovely velvety base on which to apply my make up, and yes, I'm fairly sure it does increase the longevity of my face products, however; it does very little to diminish the appearance of large pores and fine lines. I think that the name 'pore eraser' is a little bit too ambitious. Plus the fact you get so little means it doesn't last all that long. 


Rating: 2.5/5


This is one of those products that I have a real love/hate relationship with. Sometimes it looks great and really does what I want it to and other times it just doesn't. I think this primer is dependent on what make up you are wearing. I find it works best with heavier coverage foundations as it really gives your face more depth and dare I say it, makes you 'glow'. For something that does so little I have actually started to really love this product recently and have been mixing it with my Mac Studio Fix Foundation to get the best of both worlds. This is a really great product if your skin is lacking in radiance; one of my pet peeves when it comes to my skin.  I find it light and moisturizing on my skin and it seems to give me a lovely 'fresh faced' look. I still think it is a little expensive for a drugstore product as you don't get very much, but I do love it!


Rating:3/5

Nip+ Fab Sheer Make-up Fix, £14.95. (Apologies for the lack of link for I cannot find this anywhere online.)

Admittedly this is the one product out of them all that I am really struggling to write about. Thing is, I'm not at all that sure what to say. Do I like this product? I suppose so, yes. So why is it so hard for me to write about it?! I think the reason for this is that I feel as though this product comes under the 'skincare' category due to its moisturizing properties, and the fact it has very little effect on my make up overall. It does keep my make up fresh and I believe since the ingredients contain hydraluronic acid it does keep my skin hydrated. I'm not sure it actually makes my make up last any longer though and I definitely think I get a little oilier than usual.

See full review - link


 Rating: 2/5, but i love it as a skincare product.


Lastly, and my favourite of the bunch is Rimmel's matte offering. I bought this primer due to the name as I struggle with an oily T zone and I don't really like wearing matte foundations as I feel as though they make my face too one dimensional. I found the texture of this rather strange as its quite creamy, but I instantly noticed that it diminished the appearance of fine lines and imperfections, and that's before I even put my make up on. All in all it helped keep my make up on all day and I stayed relatively shine free (powdering half way through the day). 


Rating 4/5.

What are everyone elses feelings towards primers? drugstore or high end? or do any of you think they are unnecessary?



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Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Eating Clean; Healthy Food Haul!

I'm not entirely sure whether any of you will remember a little post I did back in January about trying to get fit and healthy -link- but I thought it was about time I did a quick update on how everything is going.


For a while now I have been trying to eat healthy 80 percent of the time, as well as going to the gym 2-3 times per week. I would like to point out that this is NOT a diet I am doing and that I don't believe in diets. Sure, you lose weight fast, but then when you start to eat normally again you put all that weight back on and whats more; because you have become used to eating so little your metabolism actually slows down. 

I have never been above a size 10. I have always been relatively slim. However, when you slide into your twenties you do notice that the cakes and crisps you used to scoff in your teens become more visible in 'those' areas. Despite being slim and a size 8, my body requires a lot of work to be toned and defined. If I put weight on it automatically goes to my stomach, which is obviously the worst place! (In my opinion anyways!)

I thought to give you some inspiration I'd talk through a little healthy food shop I did earlier in the week that mainly consists of vegetables and healthy snacks. The reason I wanted to show you some healthy snacks is that commuting to university and work through the week makes it so difficult to eat healthily. So thinking that maybe some of you would be in the same situation I wanted to give you a few ideas. So, here are a few things that I thought would help me resist the temptation of a vending machine full of doritos!


I always buy a lemon and lime when i go shopping as I like to chop them up and put them in bottles of water to give it a gorgeous refreshing taste. I also think its a good way of adding flavor to salads. Because I prepare mine in a Tupperware tub the night before I go to work it can be lacking in flavour the next day, but by just adding a wedge of lemon or lime, I have  subtle (but still tasty!) dressing on the go!


After seeing an article on the benefits of drinking coconut water recently I've been so intrigued to try it, however, I just found it was a little too expensive to drink on a regular basis. Luckily, I snapped some of this up at Home Bargains for just 49p! Apparently it is a good source of potassium and keeps you hydrated throughout the day all whilst helping to speed up the ole' metabolism.



For anyone who doesn't know what Nakd bars are; they are basically bars of raw fruit and nuts, which have been pressed together without being baked, and there is virtually no added sugars or sweeteners. I think these make an amazing substitution for your usual sweet treats and they are also 100 percent vegan AND gluten free! To add to this they count as one of your five a day and are honestly so filling and satisfying. I love how these make it so convenient for me to snack healthily on the go. Cocoa orange is defo the best for all the chocolate lovers out there. 



I recently started drinking green tea in place of my normal cuppa every morning after reading about how beneficial it can be. And not just in relation to keeping fit. Did you know that green tea prevents bad breath and cavities? Did you know that it helps you work out for a longer period of time than usual? Well now you do! I try to drink a cup every morning and evening and I've found it keeps my energy levels up and stops me snacking or feeling hungry. Its also a really comforting drink just like regular tea.

So there you have it; my healthy food haul. Obviously you can see from the photograph that I bought lots of fruit and vegetables, but I'm hardly going to sit and explain why an apple is good for you. I'm assuming everyone knows that fruits and vegetables are good for us! I like to use crunchy vegetables to make low fat stir fry's and the fruit is just to snack on. I've also been buying sweet potatoes as an alternative to the regular kind recently as I've heard they are better for you and contain less calories! Lastly, I bought Special K Mini Breaks as they are a good alternative to sugary biscuits or cookies and only contain 100 calories in a pack. 

Do any of you find it hard to eat healthy on the go? How do you try to fit healthy eating in with a busy 9-5 lifestyle?


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Monday, 10 March 2014

Liebster Award.

Hi there, so the lovely Chloe from chloejasminee nominated me for my first liebster award!! Thank you Chloe!



The rules are as follows:


-You must give 11 facts about yourself.
-You must answer 11 questions given by the blogger who nominated you.
-You should also write 11 questions and tag 11 other bloggers (who have under 200 followers) who will then complete them.
-Then let them know that you have nominated them. Simple:)

11 facts about me;

1. My star sign is Cancer.
2. I am currently sitting in a spongebob square-pants onesy and big fluffy slippers. (attractive)
3. I study history at University and I want to hopefully become a history teacher.
4.I'm obsessed with Hello Kitty.
5. I hate falling asleep with make up on!!
6. I'm still scared of the dark. (no really thats not a joke)
7. I wear glasses.
8. I love working and even though there is not enough time in the week for the amount of things I have to do I think I would hate not being busy all the time.
9. I won a prize for a letter I wrote to a newspaper when I was only 11.
10. I have exactly £40.03 worth of boots advantage points.
11. I'm rather obsessed with twitter, and Lily Allen, but not Lily Allen on twitter.




11 questions from Chloe;

1. What made you start your blog? 
I love beauty, and I love writing, and I guess I just got a little inspired by other blogs and decided it was something that I wanted to do too!

2. What's your favourite item in your make up bag?
Nars Sheer Glow coupled with my Real Techniques stippling brush.

3. What's your favourite item in your wardrobe?
A Lulu Guiness tote bag.
 
4. Summer fashion or winter fashion?
Summer always! :)
 
5. What size shoe are you?
A teeny tiny size 3!
 
6. Do you have any siblings?
Yep, one brother.
 
7. What is your favourite food?
My dads Sunday roast with all the trimmings and gravy! Or a rare steak and chips.
 
8. Sweets or chocolate?
Chocolate.
 
9. Favourite holiday destination?
I'm not sure but I think I'm going to Tunisia this year so I'll say there.
 
10. Favourite song at the moment?
Anything from the new Bombay Bicycle Club album.
 
11. What perfume do you own?
Sh*t loads so I'll just say my favourite right now which is Flash by Jimmy Choo.

My questions;
1.Do you have any favourite bloggers at the moment?
2. Is there any kind of blog posts that are particularly interesting to you?
3.What is your most loved beauty product of all time?
4.What are your budget beauty secrets?
5.If you could write a collaboration with one blogger who would it be and why?
6.Do you ever buy products due to blogger hype and then completely hate them? (I know I do haha!)
7.What else do you do apart from blogging?
8.How do you make sure you get a proper sleep every night?
9.How many tech savvy gadgets do you own?
10. Do any of these help you with your blog?
11. Lastly, link me to your favourite blog post of all time, which you yourself have written!



Thanks to Chloe for nominating me, I'm chuffed as x

I nominate:


 


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Sunday, 9 March 2014

Lent and the Spending Ban.

Its exacly the same every year; pancake Tuesday comes out of nowhere and sneaks up on me, so before I know it I am thrown right into the depth of a little Christian fasting period known as Lent. Usually I forget about the upcoming date so that by the time it approaches I spend a week trying to decide what I am going to give up, and then forget I'm even doing it in the first place. This year, however, is going to be different. This year is going to be the year I actually give up something for lent, and hopefully with a little discipline and strength I will actually manage to stick to it. 

I have seen some people complain on twitter that people shouldn't be giving anything up for lent unless they are religious. I think that is complete crap if I'm honest. What is the bet that these 'non-religious' people complaining are the very same people who will happily stuff their faces with pancakes the day before lent and consume ridiculous amounts of chocolate eggs come Easter Sunday. I think Lent should be about testing your own will power, and being grateful that you are fortunate enough to be able to enjoy luxuries and commodities such as cakes, fizzy juice, or television and remember that the people less fortunate than yourself! Now I am a catholic, so I really do feel the urge to practice lent, but for those of you who don't, its your choice and no-one should judge you either.



So, I have decided that this year I will be giving up chocolate, and white bread seeing as they are two of my guiltiest pleasures and satisfy me most in my times of need. I don't know how I am going to manage working a whole shift in retail without a Greggs chicken mayo baguette. I don't know how I am going to sit up for a whole night writing about the British empire in the university lab without reaching for some scrumptious chocolate treats. The thought of going a whole 40 days and nights without so much as a Freddo scares me a bit. But, I really want to be able to do this and prove to myself that I am stronger than a Galaxy caramel, or a slice of toast and Nutella.

To accompany this I have also decided to go on a spending ban. Its been dawning upon me for a while now that I really do spend a ridiculous amount of money on things which I don't really need. I can honestly tell you I have clothes in my wardrobe, which were purchased last year still with the tags on. I have beauty products which have been swatched once then never seen the light of day again. Obviously I will allow for things I really must purchase, like rail tickets or deodorant, but apart from necessities I have completely barred myself from spending money. Also if you are anything like me it wouldn't hurt to remind yourself that using your debit card is still spending money; just because you can't see it happen doesn't mean its not gone. 




I hope you have all enjoyed my rather cheesy post, and I'm wishing you all the luck in the world with Lent !

*Images courtesy of weheartit.com



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Friday, 7 March 2014

Benefit Gimme Brow.

For a while now I have been getting increasingly dissatisfied with using powder on my brows as although it gives an amazing natural finish I find it far too time consuming on the days I'm rushing out the door at 8am. I'm also rather doubtful about the longevity of such powders as I tend to get slightly oily brows. I have a number of eyebrow kits as well as angled brushes and matte brown eye shadows, but bring an early rise into the equation and I'll always choose an extra 5 minutes in bed no matter what cardinal beauty sin I need to commit.

Benefit's Gimme Brow aims to eliminate that problem as it is ridiculously easy and quick to apply. I bought mine from the counter in Boots where the girl was raving about it as soon as I picked it up; don't even get me started on what I think of Benefits sales tactics. To be honest I 'd already researched the product on other blogs so it was just a matter of purchasing, and so I allowed the consultant to think she'd been the one to persuade me to part with my hard earned cash.


I bought this in the colour medium/dark and its definitely the colour for me as you can apply as much or as little as you wish since the brush is super tiny! Even a tiny amount of this immediately clings to each individual hair on my brows and not only fills them in but holds them in place all day. I commute to university three days a week and have even been applying this on the train its that easy!

The only thing I would say is that for £17.50 there is really only a teeny tiny amount of product (3g), and due to the mascara like consistency of it I don't really believe the shelf life is going to be much more than a few months either. It really is a great quality product so if you are big on brows I'd definitely recommend you at least try it!

I will most likely purchase this again despite the hefty price tag since I genuinely do love the product!
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Thursday, 6 March 2014

241 Dining with Tastecard ft Prezzo

The other night Lewis and I went out to celebrate our one year anniversary, and because my bank had kindly sent me a three taste card(s) I thought that I would see what it was all about and set about finding out which restaurants were available. I logged onto the website - link - and had a look through the menus and decided on a fancy shmancy sounding Italian called Prezzo. If you live in Glasgow you will know that this restaurant is located in the posh little stretch of street known as St Vincents Place - a great location if you are pretending to be a celebrity for the night.


Because of my Tastecard membership we got 241 on all courses and saved around 15 pounds off the total bill and considering we each got a starter, main course, and alcoholic drink, £28 in total was a complete bargain. (If you are someone who eats out regularly I would strongly recommend you look into getting a Tastecard as its going to save you some serious dosh!)


 


Afterwards, we went to a cocktail bar in Princes Square called October, and since we skipped dessert I opted for a scrumptious chocolate martini! I have to say that i am a little disappointed the prices have went up since it changed its name as I didn't feel the cocktails were as good as before, but I guess that's life! (that's what people saaay!)


Are any of you guys members of Tastecard? Is there anyone else from Glasgow who has been to these places?
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Wednesday, 5 March 2014

POTD: Red Lips and Smokey Eyes.

Just thought that my eye make up was looking good today (makes a change)! So I thought I'd upload a little photo for you guys!:)


So apparently my hair is covering half of my face. Sorry!

Face; Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation, Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Translucent.
Cheeks; MeMeMe! Blush Me in Coral and a healthy dose of Bourjois Chocolate Bronzer in the contours.
Lips; Revlon Lip Butter in Candy Apple.
Eyes; Benefit Boi-ing Concealer in 02, Clarins The Essentials Eyeshadow Palette (I used two different colours to create my smokey eye:)), Soap and Glory Supercat Eyeliner Pen in Black, Benefit Gimme Brow in Medium/Dark (on the eyebrows obviously), and No7 Lash Adapt Mascara in Black.
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Tuesday, 4 March 2014

One year with the boyfriend!

Good morning everyone! Not only is it wonderfully sunny which is highly unusual in Glasgow and probably won't last past 10am, not only is it a day for indulging in lots of yummy pancakes, but its also a whole year today since Lewis and I went on our first date. If you know me you know that I'm not very affectionate and I hate 'coupley' things, so me just posting about 'my boo' *cringeeeee* is a huge big deal, but as I'm getting more used to blogging and gaining more followers each day I am coming to be more at ease with sharing my personal life too.

To celebrate we are going back to the place we went last year, which is a little cocktail bar at the top of Princes Square called October, however if you live in Glasgow you may remember that this time last year it was actually called November. I have absolutely no clue as to whether its the same bar with a different name or if different people own it now, but I will have time to work that out later.

Our date this time last year is actually quite a funny story as it took him so long to ask me out, and by this time I was getting impatient! We had been friends for ages and I was starting to think he was never going to ask me out haha! We have definitely had some great times and a few not so great times, but mainly we spend our time laughing, making fun of each other, and bickering over silly little things like what time we should go to sleep at (no seriously).

All in all, I'm just looking forward to spending another year with this idiot, and we have a lot of 'firsts' to do this summer. In June we have our first wedding together (not ours hawhaw), and are looking to book a holiday abroad as well, which I am so excited about as we haven't been away anywhere together yet! I'm also hoping to pass my driving test in the (very) near future, and although it will be MY first car I'm very sure that Lewis will immediately employ me as his personal chauffeur; a role which I'm sure I'll be happy to fill in the early days, but not so much later.






So I hope everyone has a great pancake Tuesday and enjoys making some tasty treats; or buying them in a packet from Tesco if your anything like me and can't make pancakes for sh*t.
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Monday, 3 March 2014

Payday Boots haul!

I got paid on Friday and thought I would pop into Boots to get a few things, but of course I didn't want to go too overboard as the boyfriend and I are currently trying to save for a summer holiday (hurrah)! I thought I'd just show you what I bought as a few of the things are fairly new products and I really want to get a review up once I've given them a whirl! Obviously Boots had their famous 3 for 2 offer so I ended up bagging a few cheeky products for free!!



Soap and Glory Supercat Extreme Eyeliner Pen in Carbon Black, £5.99.
 Soap and Glory One Heck of a Blot Pressed Powder in Translusent, £12.00.
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation in 53 Light Beige, £9.99.
Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Pore Eraser, £7.99.
L'oreal Mega Volume Miss Manga Mascara in Black, £8.99.
Benefit Gimme Brow in Medium/Dark, £17.50.
Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in 2 Medium Cool, £4.19.
Seventeen Quicker Slicker Colour in Lemon Tart, 50p!!!!

So guys that is my mini haul, and its safe to say I managed to stay fairly sane in Boots (so unusual for me haha)! Let me know if there is anything you like the look of and I'll be sure to do a review on it!
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