Saturday, 28 November 2015

My Beauty Advent Calendar Of Choice This Year

Beauty advent calendar

If you’re a beauty fan, you will know that the most desirable advent calendars are the ones stuffed with 24-25 beauty miniatures! You get some extremely lavish and expensive ones that cost up to £100-£150 which is nice if you can afford it! But there are so many choices now, most beauty brands are jumping on the trend and creating their own advent calendar. And that’s a bit of alright, innit? Whatever the price range, there is one to suit everyone.



Friday, 27 November 2015

BLACK FRIDAY: My Bargain Beauty Top Picks

beauty black friday deals

1. O.P.I Nail Polish // 2. W7 Brow Parlour // 3. W7 Aye Captain // 4. W7 In The Night Up In Smoke Palette // 5. W7 Africa Bronzing Powder // 6. W7 Hollywood Bronze & Glow // 7. Max Factor False Lash Effect // 8. W7 Show Stopper Mascara

Black Friday + beauty products = FRI-YAY! I don’t part with money that easily so I do enjoy the fact that Black Friday deals has trickled in to the UK. But the deal has to be like, ridiculously REALLY GOOD*, for me to get out there and hustle amongst everyone. (*When TV’s are going for £1, then we can talk!). 

Thankfully, I'm getting my beauty hit from Just My Look and I've got my eyes on a few bargains! But I've got Christmas shopping on the mind, so I guess I should use this chance to start buying presents for people, so when Just My Look - a one-stop shop for budget beauty - asked me to put a wish list together, I took the opportunity to browse for some presents to buy my sisters. At least this will get me well prepared on the morning of Black Friday, and hopefully, by the time you’ve finished reading this post, I will have ordered the first lot of my Christmas shopping! 

The Black Friday deals on Just My Look includes 3 For 2 on all O.P.I nail polishes. I love these nail polishes so much and they are really pigmented, but I can never afford to buy them at the usual full price, so YAY for the sale! They make a great present for someone because everyone knows that O.P.I are premium and a fantastic quality nail polish. 

I haven’t got round to trying anything from W7 Cosmetics yet but now it a good time, right?! It is 3 For 2, after all! I’ve read a lot of good things about their products on beauty blogs. It’s got the vibe of Benefit and Too Faced, which are two of my favourite beauty brands so that’s a good start! I’m loving the look of the Brow Parlour, Aye Captain Liquid Eyeliner, In The Night Up In Smoke Eye Colour Palette, Africa Bronzing, Show Stopper Mascara, and Hollywood Bronze & Glow. Prices start from £1.99 - not bad at all!

You might also be interested to know that Max Factor’s False Lash Effect will be £5.95 tomorrow instead of £10.99, so it's time to stock up!

And if that’s not enough, they’re giving away a FREE Corioliss GoGo Mini Styler when you spend £25 or over, an exclusive offer for blog readers! It's a cute travel sized hair straightener which will surely come in handy for every single occasion. To get the free styler, all you have to do is enter the code BBLOGGER25 at checkout. This code cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer codes.

Let me know if you've managed to get a good BLACK FRIDAY deal on beauty products this year! I sense a wave of beauty haul making it's way to my blogger dashboard and I couldn't be more excited to read every single one of them!

Written in collaboration with Just My Look. Opinions and words are my own.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

New Beauty Products Available In Boots!

Boots is a very overwhelming place to shop in, isn’t it? It’s funny how it’s not particularly my favourite shop and I don’t really enjoy the journey as a customer yet every time I go in, I will come out with more than what I wanted! What is the deal with that! And now I’ve got a Boots staff discount, there’s more reason to hang around a little bit longer and buy even more beauty products I don’t really need. Story of my life.


I recently learnt that in 200 of the large Boots stores, they have a stand called Beauty Finds where the new launches are displayed. If you pop in and visit this display, you'll see some of these new arrivals* store:

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Cute Stocking Fillers

At around this time every year, I browse dotcomgiftshop for Christmas stocking fillers and Secret Santa presents. I should be buying things for other people but I couldn’t resist treating myself to a few things. I was given a £30 gift voucher* and I wanted to make that £30 stretch as far as it could. A lot of this is from the sale!

christmas stocking fillers

As a regular customer of dotcomgiftshop, I knew that I would be able to get a lot for that budget. I know it’s a bit naughty to buy myself presents for no particular reason but no one else is going to make me a Christmas stocking so I gots to make my own, guys! And why not! Why the hell not, hey! Let’s just call this a practise run for when I’m shopping for stocking fillers for real.... Here is what I bought:



Sunday, 22 November 2015

Fashion On A Budget: A Haul From Tu Clothing, Sainsbury's

fashion on a budget, fashion haul

Who knew I’d be able to get a pair of stylish ankle boots and a trendy burgundy fedora for Tu Cothing at Sainsbury’s? In the recent years, supermarket clothing brands have really stepped up their game and are giving the high street a run for their money. 

I wish their sizing wasn’t on the big side otherwise I would totally buy more clothes from brands like Tu Clothing… but maybe that’s a blessing in disguised, I can totally see myself picking something up every time I do the food shop! I was able to pick out some really lovely pieces from the Autumn/Winter range at Tu Clothing*. And since I haven’t done a fashion haul in sooo long, I thought I’d show you what I have bought recently.

burgundy fedora


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