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Beauty

10 Beauty Products I will always Repurchase

With more products available than ever before and shiny new beauty bits being released on the daily, shopping for makeup and skincare can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. Therefore, prior to purchasing,  I tend to ask for recommendations from friends and search for reviews online. I love hearing about the products that people use and love. I’m also especially intrigued by the products that they repurchase time and time again. I feel like this says a lot about a product –  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Advice to my Younger Self – Blogger Edition

So, as you may have read in my latest post, this month marks my 1 year Blogiversary. How crazy! It feels like yesterday that I purchased by domain and hit publish on my very first post. However, although I’ve been posting for one year, I have actually been reading blogs for a lot longer. Therefore, creating my very own has been something that I have always wanted to do, and boy am I glad I did! Over the past year, I have documented some pretty cool life events from attending my bucket  ...

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Beauty

Not Your Average Beauty Box – Introducing Tili

When it comes to beauty boxes, I have some mixed feelings. On one hand, I love the idea of receiving a stash of magical mystery items as it allows me to try out new products and brands. However, on the other hand,  I really enjoy having a sneak peek at the products I will be receiving (and paying for). This helps to avoid potential disappointment and eliminates the surprise of crazy wild card beauty bits like neon yellow nail polishes or multi coloured mascaras. Ain’t nobody got time  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Road Trippin’ Joshua Tree – San Diego.

Well, 2016 has been pretty awesome as far as travelling goes. Rewind to the beginning of June, summer was fast approaching yet I didn’t really have anything planned aside from work and dissertation writing – exciting stuff, I know. However,  whilst chatting with my friend who was discussing her West Coast road trip plans,the travel bug hit me hard and I couldn’t help but browse for some last minute flights. And yep, with one click of a button,  I was  heading to the states with  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Top Barcelona Eats.

Last week, my sister and I visited Barcelona for the very first time. During our stay, we absolutely fell in love with the city and everything that it had to offer. As a total foodie, I was amazed at its abundance of wacky and wonderful eateries, so much so that I feel they deserve their very own appreciation post.  We visited so many brunch spots, cafes and gelaterias throughout our trip, however there were a few stand out favourites . Brunch and Cake If I could recommend one place to eat  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Barcelona Lovin’

Last week I visited the beautiful city of Barcelona for the very first time. Upon booking our escape and hearing rave reviews, I knew that I was going like the city, however I had no idea just how head over heels for it I would fall. As the days past I  fell more and more in love with the city and found myself thinking “I would love to live here”. Jam packed with fascinating culture , small dogs and strong coffee, the city really won my heart and I have a feeling that I’ll be visiting  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Don’t Kill my Vibe.

    SO, if you had talked to me a few years ago about the power of positive thinking, I probably would have silently judged you and thought you were a bit deluded. I distinctly remember one of my favourite teachers from school hosting a screening of “The Secret” and claiming that it was an amazing / inspirational watch. Of course, my class mates and I went along – but only for the free popcorn and sweets. However, since this seed was planted way back in 2012, I’ve really  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Barcelona Wanderlust List

This week my sister and I are flying out to Barcelona for the first time – ahh!  I have heard so many great things about the city and cannot wait to explore it for myself ! As I haven’t stopped thinking / talking about our holiday, today I thought I would share a few places which we are hoping to visit during our stay in the city! Eats Casa de Tapas Canota It really wouldn’t be a visit to Barcelona without some kick-ass Tapas. Word on the street internet has it that Casa  ...

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Beauty

Brows, Brows, Brows!

Over the past year or so, it seems that  everyone and their granny have been on a quest to achieve “on flique” brow status and along the way we have witnessed an abundance of hot new brow releases – from both ends of the beauty brands spectrum. However, with so many options available out there it can all seem a bit mind-boggling. From powders and gels to “pomades”, the options are endless. When it comes to my brows, I tend to go for something a little more natural for  ...

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Fashion

August Fashion Wishlist

Leopard dream boots (ASOS) –  I have been swooning over these bad boys! They would be amazing for Autumn / Winter, paired with some distressed black skinnies or mom jeans. *Adds to Asos saved list* Star print purse (Stradivarius) – I have recently discovered Stradivarius and have been impressed by the quality and style of their pieces. If you like stores like Pull and bear or Bershka, this will be right up your street! Monochrome Spot Dress (Zara) – Again, this shirt dress  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Festivals, Blogging and Big Magic

Well, July has been one hell of a month. This week I thought that I would start writing up a monthly update post discussing all of  the best bits, sort of like a “Now thats what I call music” for each month. So here goes… Updates Festivals SO, July went of to a flying start when I somehow managed to win V.I.P tickets to this years T in park festival for myself and a friend. Our luxury festival experience was definitely like no other and it’ll definitely be something I will always  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Graduation: One Year On.

Roughly this time last year I was graduating from my undergraduate degree, and honestly I was having a bit of a panic! Commencing the hunt for a “grown up” job seemed incredibly daunting and the thought of beginning a new degree seemed equally as terrifying. Today I thought I would share what I’ve been up to since then and a few things I’ve learned along the way.    Change is okay… actually its great! This time last year I  had just graduated from my degree in music business and  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Being a V.I.T at T in the Park

So last week was pretty crazy! As a huge music buff and avid festival goer I found myself experiencing the festival blues knowing that this year I wouldn’t be at one of my favourite festivals – T in the park. I was especially gutted as this years lineup looked incredible and featured my bucket list band – The Stone Roses. However, as the days passed I spied a few competitions flying around on Twitter for T in the Park tickets and thought “why the hell not?! Little  ...

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Travel and Lifestyle

Tips for Travel Planning : The USA Edit

  1. Plan Plan Plan! – The more research you do when planning a trip the more sights you can see and money you can save! 2. Booking.com –  When booking hotels and hostels, use Booking.com. This site allows you to reserve your room and pay on the day of arrival, this especially handy when making a group booking as everyone can simply pay their share when you arrive. 3. Hostels are your friend! –  Hostels are great for meeting other travellers and can be a really inexpensive alternative  ...

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