Monday, 29 December 2014

No7 eyeshadow palette

I have been loving eyeshadow palettes a lately so when I saw this gorgeous little palette from boots I just had to have it. It should of been £25 but I got it for £10 in the sale bargain or what?
I absolutely love the rose gold packaging it makes the product look very expensive and pretty. The shades range from day to night I love the colours. And I cant wait to play around with different looks its like a toy to me!

(Picture with flash)
I love the colours their so pretty

(picture with out flash)

What do you think of this palette let me know?
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Sunday, 28 December 2014

For those casual days..

I wanted to do a fashion post today. I paired a mustard coloured jumper with a striped shirt underneath . It makes it look like  the jumper has a collar I love the look it goes really well. It's nice and casual but it looks like you have made the effort instead of looking like you have just thrown whatever on. I love layering and its great for winter to keep nice and warm. So I hope you like this look. I don't think I will be up to a great deal today as its really icy it snowed and there was no grit which has turned the roads and paths into ice skating rinks. I'm gutted because I really want to do some sales shopping so badly. I'm looking at my money sad because I can't spend it on clothes I hope the gritters come today please. Anyway its just a quick post the pictures are taken on my iPad sorry, I didn't feel like getting my camera out and uploading them to my laptop because it's all of a sudden become really slow so I stick to the iPad. I hope you don't mind.






Thursday, 25 December 2014

Christmas Day

Hello everybody it's Christmas Day I hope you are all having a lovely day. I have been having a really fun day and I love Christmas it makes me feel happy. We have had our dinner now we're just watching tv. And that's how it goes I can't wait to watch all the soaps specials. I feel very great full and love all my presents merry Christmas everyone just a quick little post today x

Christmas selfie


                             Now I'm watching tv in my cute onesie today has been lovely 


                      This lush bath bomb was so good it's called northern lights 

My Christmas Day has been lovely how has yours been let me know In the comments!

                                                                       Lauren x 





Tuesday, 23 December 2014

2014 has been a good year!

Hello and welcome to Blogmas day 23 today I felt like writing a post all about the great memories i have had in 2014. It has been such an amazing year and let me tell you why!

1. I started my blog

As you all know I'm very happy with my blog it's such a great achievement. Last year, I was just thinking about making a blog and now I have done it. I can't wait to see what the future holds for my blog; for the many years to come!

2.  Regaining confidence in myself!
I think this was actually one of my first posts on my blog. I have had confidence issues for a long time; it was very low and I just never believed in myself. I managed to turn it all around and I couldn't be happier. I love writing about these experiences on my blog because I tell you the positive outcome. How I came out of it and made life happier. (Read my confidence post here for tips)

3. Going abroad for the first time!

This one is very exciting I love having all the pictures to look back on and be happy. I know I am very lucky to have been given the opportunity to go abroad; As not many people can't. I really appreciated it and enjoyed it a lot. I went to turkey and wrote a whole blog post about it

                  this is my favourite picture from my holiday! it's so pretty and the weather was gorgeous

3. Starting college 
This has been a great thing I love college and its turned my life around. I'm so much happier within myself and im doing really well. I have a lot more confidence in my ability and work. (Read my holiday post)

I hope to make 2015 another great year i wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year! 
                                                                               lauren x
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Sunday, 21 December 2014

Blogmas day 21 | Pretty palette's

Welcome to blogmas day 21 today I thought I would put together my favourite palette's choosing 3 from highend names and 3 from drugstore names. I love eye shadow palette's their such pretty things i get so excited looking at them glistening in the packaging. A lately i have been really getting into wearing eye shadow so i love to browse through all the palette's out there.

Starting of with the high end palette's
1. Clarins the essentials eye makeup palette contains 10 mineral eyeshadows  for all day to evening
looks include mirror and brush applicator perfect Christmas present for you or a loved one! (BUYHERE £35.00)

2. Urban decay on the run palette Limited edition beauty palette everything you need for a natural look this handy
travel kit is great for day or night would make a great Christmas present for you as a treat or a loved one (BUYHERE £37.00)

3. Bare minerals super natural collection the happy place eye palette
Gorgeous warm tones can take you to day and night for a warm look its beautiful
great for Christmas too! (BUYHERE£29.00)

 Now we have the drugstore brands which all look pretty good and such pretty colours these stood out to me
1. Studio prism palette by elf in the colour naked this is such
a beautiful palette is resembles some high end palettes so gorgeous
(BUYHERE £10.00)

2. Rimmel glam eyes quad In the colour smokey brown
i think this will look so pretty with brown coloured eyes i want it for myself!
(BUYHERE £6.99)

3. Bourjois smokey stories quad In the colour over rose
this is so pretty i love the rose gold colours!
(BUY HERE £7.99)

what do you think to these palettes? which one is your favourite let me know in the comments!
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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Blogmas day 17 | A must have product for coloured hair!

Hello everyone and welcome to blogmas day 17. Can you believe Thursday is Christmas day its getting really exciting now. Instead of me just going on i'm going to get right into the post. So i discovered this shampoo and conditioner a couple of weeks ago. And love them if you have coloured hair i would highly reccomend these. They enhance your  colour instead of making it dull like other shampoos and conditioners. Since using this i think my colour has become so much brighter and better. I love how intense and rich my colour looks again. Its great when your hair is dulling but you don't want to dye it. It also leaves your hair really shiny and soft with the argan oil and cranberry.

My hair today. It looks so shiny:)
Would you try these let me know in the comments
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                                                                                           lauren x
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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Blogmas day 16 | Im so happy with my blog!

Hello and welcome to blogmas day 16 today I feel like a chatty post more writing for you to read. And I really hope you enjoy it:). Anway as  you know this is my first ever Christmas blogging so I have been pretty brave to do blogmas. Seen as I haven't had my blog that long. But I just decided to do it and im really glad I have. I think I would of regretted not doing Blogmas. And it will be nice to look back at.
So thinking back to before I had this blog!
I always wanted to start a blog I had so many ideas in my head on what to post. I was always reading other peoples and wishing I could do it myself. Of course I could but there was always a voice in the back of my head telling me not to. Which is so silly because its something I want to do. I always thought that people might laugh or find it stupid. But honestly now I don't think at the negatives one little bit. I think more about the positives on my blog. I love that I'm free to write what ever I like when I ever I like. Its nice to have my own little place on the web. Where my personality is expressed. I love getting comments they make ever so happy but when I first started I never really thought about comments,followers and views. I was just so happy that I had the confidence to put up my posts. But now I'm slowly getting more followers it has made me very happy. To know people are reading your blog and enjoying it. Is the best feeling ever.

I love this blog and i'm really happy about how its turned out. When I picture what it looked like at the beginning its crazy to see how much its changed for the good. I have improved my skills and I now know about HTML codes took me ages but I got it in the end! I think having my blog has gave me a whole lot of confidence to. And its good practice for the future if I want to become a journalist. My advice to anybody who is thinking about starting a blog is to say just go for it. You never know unless you try. You don't want to live your life forever thinking what if! Thank you for following and reading my blog it means so much to me.

I hope you enjoyed reading this post let me know what you think in the comments
                                                                             lauren x
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Saturday, 13 December 2014

Blogmas day 13 | Tips on how to fake tan.

Hello and welcome to blogmas day 13. Today i thought i would share my fake tanning tips with you. As all the Christmas and New years parties are coming up. Don't worry if you haven't just come of holiday from a really hot country we can just cheat that look. I love fake tan it makes you feel better about your self. It gives a lovely glow to ghostly white skin making you look lovely and sun kissed. And lets be honest we all want that gorgeous just come of holiday skin,even though it's winter we still want to look glowing and tanned. Especially for parties when you have to show of your legs.

PREP THE SKIN  BEFORE APPLYING THE TAN!  This is a big one you need to take this time to prep the skin so it looks the best. First you want to remove any unwanted hair so take this time to shave your legs, wax or use hair removal cream which ever you prefer. You want soft hair free skin to go with that gorgeous tan. Exfoliate your skin in the shower this is a must no matter what skin type you have its the best thing to do. To remove dead skin focus on the rough spots like elbows and knees! I always reccomend to  moisturize after exfoliating too for extra soft skin. Remember if you have dry skin the fake tan is just going to stick to those patches and make it look a mess.

GIVE YOUR SELF TIME FOR THE APPLICATION DON'T RUSH IT!  You do not want you'r tan to be a 10 minute rush job it will show in the results as a streaky mess. Take your time the results will be much better. Don't put fake tan on quickly before you go out do it the night before. Because you wake up the next day and it is really dark but what you do is go in the shower and let the water take of the build up fake tan. Then it goes a natural sunkissed colour don't panic thinking you are going to look like you've been tangoed.

WHAT FAKE TAN TO USE?  This all depends on what result you are wanting i have tried more a less every fake tan out there. So if your going on a night out and you want the results quick with out waiting to build it up i would reccomend mousse its the best fake tan kind i love it. I apply it at  the night. Then go in the shower the next day and it looks lovely.
If your wanting a hint of colour without going full on tanned straight away a gradual tan is your best option. I love gradual tan i use it in winter. Just apply it everyday until your happy with the colour the best thing is its a moisturizer too!
I wouldn't reccomend spray tan because it is so hard to do and a lot of mess. The only time i would reccomend them is if you are going to a salon to have it done.

1. Fake tan mitt you need this to apply the tan (buy one here at feel unique)
2. Exfoliating gloves to remove dead skin and make applying the tan smoothly it makes the results so much better (Buy here from feel unique)
3. After exfoliating you want to keep up the soft skin i would reccomend cocoa butter (Buy here from feel unique)


1. Vita Liberata this gives such a beautiful result £22.50 (Buy here from feel unique)
2. St moriz fake tan i always get the colour medium gives results more a less straight away great price good results £4.99 (Buy here from feel unique)

1. St Tropez Gradual tan £12.15 (Buy here from feel unique)
2. Garnier summerbody gradual tan £5.10 i get the colour deep (Buy here from feel unique)

What do you think to wearing fake tan let me know in the comments
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Friday, 12 December 2014

Blogmas day 12 Makeup of the day

Hello welcome to blogmas day 12 today i thought i would show you what i wear on my face. On a regular basis. I have been wearing this look mostly everyday its pretty simple nothing complicated at all anybody can do this. Im not one of those girls  who can do super amazing  makeup looks. But im learning more and more. I used to find putting liquid eyeliner a real challenge one eye is perfect and the other wonky and a mess. So with a lot of practice i mastered it! and im very happy. I can do a neat  thin line with out looking like a full panda (YAY me!)

 I have been loving these two lipsticks together i first put the baby lips lipstick to my lips. To give a subtle hint of pink and make my lips nice and hydrated. Then i apply the revlon laquer balm. It calms the pink lipstick down because on its own its very bright.

Make up used   Foundation: maybelline dream matte mousse  Eyeliner: Rimmel liquid liner
lipstick Baby lips in pink punch and revlon laquer balm in Whimsical Boujois bronzer
and i used my w7 in the buff palette for eyeshadow i just applied the colour 'Dust' to the lids mascara is YSL

What do you think of my make up look let me know in the comments
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Thursday, 4 December 2014

Christmas Traditions

Hello everyone, welcome to blogmas day 4. I can't believe it's the 4th of  December all ready its flying by. Before we know it Christmas eve will be here. Today I was thinking about Christmas traditions. I found out my old advent calendar from when I was little; it's one of those where you fill it yourself. I got it when i was around 3 or 4. My nanan got it me and my cousin one. It's so cute I still love it and have it up today. I was told its a collectors item and might be worth something in time. I'm not bothered about the money and I would never sell it as it is quite sentimental to me. I would love for it to become a item that is passed down the family its so cute when things like that happen. 


This is the advent calendar it's so cute I love the detail and colour. The santa at the top is so cute with the beard. My mum used to fill it with chocolate then when it got to the 24th pouch Christmas eve, she used to put a present in it as its quite a big pouch. I loved the tradition of it and it looks really nice as a decoration. I think items like this are so special to keep and look back at all the memories. When I look at it i straight away think of when I was little getting excited about the build up to Christmas day and opening the pouches. I still feel the same way about Christmas and I always will! I will never be a Scrooge type of person! you'll never catch me saying Bah hum bug haha.
What do you think of blogmas so far let me know in the comments!  
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Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Blogmas day 2 favourite Christmas songs

Welcome to blogmas day 2 I'm so excited to be doing blogmas because I am such a festive person. I love watching vlogmas so I was really excited to take the blog approach to vlogmas. How cute is the candy cane picture I took I made them into little hearts. This is my first ever year of blogmas and I hope there will be many more years to come as I love blogging and I love Christmas so I think its a good combination. Blogging every day till Christmas eve is going to be hard, I'm not going to
lie but I like a challenge and I do always find it fun to blog. I love writing about life  beauty and fashion and I love it when you lot comment on my posts.
                                                   I will still be doing my usual posts like fashion and beauty but I just think its nice to do day in the life type post every so often.  Because its nice to be able to feel like you can communicate with me on my blog.  I have been planning quite a few posts for this month and I cant wait to publish them for you to see. So because this is the Christmas month  I will be writing a lot about Christmas. So my beauty post will be more Christmas related and so will my outfit posts. Today I wanted it to  be a really laid back post to break myself into the daily blogging.
Now were in December I have been listening to Christmas songs non stop so why not share them with you to get everybody in the festive spirit! Turn them up loud and sing really badly you know you want to.

Selfiè of the day I've been loving having my hair curly i curl my hair with straightners for more of a bigger curl effect
                                                         My top 5 Christmas songs
Christmas song can be classed as cheesy but I just love them it wouldn't be Christmas with out them.
                        1. Mariah Carey All I Want For Christmas is my number one favourite Christmas song
                        2.  Leona Lewis One More Sleep I love this Christmas song its fairly new it was only released last year
                               3.  Wham! last Christmas
                                4.  Wizzard  I wish it could be Christmas everyday
                                   5.  Slade merry Christmas 
                         What are your favourite Christmas songs let me know in the comments

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Monday, 1 December 2014

Christmas touches

I am so happy to say it's December, 24 days to go to Christmas; this is too exciting for me. 
Is it now safe to listen to Christmas song's right? (kind of  been listening to them since November!) I love Christmas and the cute little decorations they just give it a lovely festive touch. In my house, everywhere you look has some sort of decoration. It makes me very happy I love this time of year , So I thought I would take a few pictures of my favourite cute decorations. 

What makes me happy about Christmas
Christmas songs especially Mariah Carey All I  Want For Christmas it has to be my favourite (Listen here)
Hot chocolate
Cute decorations
Glittery things
Everybody being festive and happy
Advent calendars (your never to old for one!)
Vlogmas: I love vlogmas on youtube
AND I WILL BE DOING BLOGMAS if you don't know what blogmas it is where 
you blog every day right up to Christmas day:)

I love this cute little reindeer I love the silver colour!

Love the Christmas tree with the fake presents underneath

I love glittery things so cute and festive 

My cute little cat hiding under the tree aw.

Have you put your decorations up yet? I love Christmas I couldn't wait let me know what you think in the comments!

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