Sunday, 29 September 2013

The Most Amazing Holiday!

About 6 months ago me, my best friend Jennie and her family were talking about going on holiday together. It was kind of one of those things that you talk about and get so excited for, but never really think it will become a reality. For me it was whether I wouldn't be able to afford it, get the time off work etc. Anyhow weeks went by and we eventually booked the holiday for me, Jennie, Jennie's mum, her step dad and brother. Officially knowing that we were all going to Mexico together was one of the most exciting things I could think of, Jennie's family are crazily funny and I couldn't imagine how fun it would be!

For me, this was totally different to what I was used to. Every time I have gone on holiday with my family in the past, it has been to the same little place in Spain, in the same little complex, driving into the town to go out for meals, just basically doing our own little thing! I had never stayed in a hotel on holiday or gone all inclusive, and more than that, i had never been out of Europe.

We stayed in the Riu Tequila hotel in Playa del Carmen, I seriously could not fault this hotel. I shared a room with Jennie and we had her brother next door, the rooms were spotless and had a real 'mexican' feel to them. We had our own little balcony with a view of the palm tree's and a HUGE mirror in the bathroom which definitely comes in handy when 2 girls are sharing a room! The staff at the hotel were amazing and were always setting an unreal atmosphere to make sure everyone was having a good time.

Just a 5 minute walk from the hotel was the most breath taking beach I have been on. I simply can't describe how beautiful it was so i'm simply going to let you take a look at the pictures :)

Now as much as we wanted this holiday to get away and relax, there was also a part of us that wanted to explore Mexico and see everything we could. During our time there we visited one of the wonders of the world, swam with dolphins and sharks and drove speed boats into the middle of the second biggest coral reef in the world, and swam and snorkelled in it. 

I simply cannot put into words how good this holiday really was. I met so many amazing people who I won't forget and who made this holiday, it wouldn't of been the same without them! When I got back to England I was SO sad and just wanted to go back, like everyone does when they return from they're holiday. One day I am 100% going back to mexico, it's too beautiful of a country not to :)

Please comment telling me about your favourite holiday!

Monday, 24 June 2013

My Top 10 Lipsticks!


At the moment i am really enjoying wearing lipstick, bright oranges, pinks, reds and nudes, any colour lipstick, i love to wear it! i love being adventurous with lipstick because its the only part of make up where you can where near enough any colour you want and get away with it! I think lipstick can totally change a make up look from summery to wintery depending on what colour you choose to where.

I have quite a large lipstick collection and its continuing to grow, so i have picked out my top 10 lipsticks to show you! Also just to point out these are not in any order, just random, i love them all the same :P

Okay, so the first lipstick i am starting off with is one of my all time favourites, as you can kind of tell because it is running out! :( 
Anyway, this lipstick is Girl About Town by Mac, and it's part of the Amplified collection. 
This lipstick is so stunning, it is a bright fluorescent pink with a blue undertone. Bright lipsticks are really in at the moment and i think this is a colour that would suit anyone with any skin tone!  

The next lipstick in my top ten favourite is a gorgeous deep red by LorĂ©al Paris, it is number 376 Cassis Passion. I think this lipstick is so perfect for winter time, but i love it so much i just  wear it all year round! 

The third lipstick is a really pretty dark nude by Rimmel London. This is from the Kate Moss collection, number 03. Now when it comes to nudes i struggle to pull them off because i have a pretty fare skin tone, but i really like this nude because its darker than usual, so it means i can wear it without looking like i have no lips! haha! 

This next lipstick is Tease from Topshop! This is the only pale pink lipstick i own but i love it so much! I always feel really girly and summery when i wear it, and i think baby pink lipsticks can look so so pretty :) 

Half way through my top ten is a classic red lipstick from MUA, this is shade 13. I LOVE the MUA lipsticks so much, they are so highly pigmented, they stay on all day, they're moisturising and to top it all off they are only £1! I highly recommend these lipsticks! 

The next lipstick is a No7 lipstick in Classic Rose. This is a beautiful rose pink colour. It has a matte finish and last a very long time and i have been wearing this colour a LOT lately!

This lipstick is from Topshop, it is called 'ohh la la', which i think is the coolest name for a lipstick ever :P Orange lipsticks are so summery, cute and really in at the minute! Orange is quite a daring colour to wear on your lips but it can look really cool and perfect for summer and spring!

The 8th lipstick in my top 10 is another lipstick from the Kate Moss collection, this is number 16! The Kate Moss lipsticks are so popular because they are so good! They're pigmented, and they stay feeling glossy for a really long time, i also love this cute pink coral colour :)

Second to last is another Mac lipstick, this is Angel and it's from the frost collection. This is a lovely pink toned nude colour, it's the perfect in between of a nude and a baby pink :)

Lastly is 17 Rosette from Clinique! I feel this is quite a festive lipstick! It is a deep red with gold shimmer running through it and it looks super pretty on the lips!

So that's my top 10 lipsticks! No doubt when i have tried out a few more lipsticks i will update this!
Until next time :)


Friday, 17 May 2013

Topshop Nail Polishes

So Topshop is one of my favourite places to shop (although it is rather expensive) and when they brought out the whole make-up collection it got me super excited, and even though Topshop is known for its wild expense, they sell they're make-up and nail polishes for really good prices. The last time I went and I saw the wall of bright sparkly nail polishes they called my name and I HAD to buy some (the 2 for £8 offer drew me in even more!). I've always been a 'nails' girl, always have them painted, love doing different designs and patterns and seeing how creative I can be with my nails. They're nail polishes range from bright colours to pastel, and from teeny tiny glitter nail polishes to larger glitter polishes, and since these are all so pretty, I thought I'd share 'em with you :)
Beleza is a gorgeous lilac/blue glitter polish. It has large and small particles of glitter in and just looks amazing over other nail polishes, I have been loving glitter polishes at the moment I'm just obsessed because I think it makes your nails look much more interesting
 Carnival is a dulled down yellow, it's very summery, very cute, quite an odd colour to where on nails but it can look really pretty!
New Wave
 New Wave is an orange toned red. I love this because its different to your typical bright red nail polishes and the orange tone in it makes it stand out.
 For starters, I think tingle is the cutest name for a nail polish, but seriously I love this! Its a vintage rose pink coloured glitter nail polish with small glitter particles in and looks really nice over other nail polishes, or on its own it looks really nice and simple.
Marine Scene
 Marine scene is a warm royal blue, this colour is so beautiful because it has a slight shimmer to it.
Queen of Green
 Queen of Green is the most exciting nail polish ever, its SO different and looks so good on your nails, its a tiny glittery shimmery silver green and it catches the light, its just super exciting.

 I have really been enjoying wearing these nail polishes on my nails, I love mixing them up as I get kinda bored easily, not that I feel I have to because these are really long lasting. If applied with a topcoat these don't chip, the opacity is great you need maybe 1 or 2 coats, and to top it all off I think the packaging is SUPER cute, I love them!



Thursday, 16 May 2013

Hello there!

So... I've never been much of a writer, but recently I really wanted to give writing a blog a go! I'm really interested in all things beauty and figured a blog would be a nice way to review items and just post about what products I'm really loving at the moment!

Earlier this year I started a YouTube channel where I create video's about beauty, hauls and all things girly basically, and i absolutely LOVE doing it! It's so much fun and I really enjoy creating videos about things I'm really interested in, but I thought a blog might be a nice idea for those of you that prefer to read up on beauty trends rather than watching the videos about them.

So to sum it all up this blog with be filled with beauty post, sometimes fashion posts, maybe little motivational cheery talks, and if i ever go on little trips or adventures ill inform you all about them too!

That's everything for now, be back soon!

Bye x

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