Thursday, 21 August 2014

Birthday Wishlist

Birthday Wishlistxxx

It's my birthday coming up at the end of this month (August 29th yay!) and I wanted to share my Wishlist with all the products I love! I've been wanting a new bag for a while and think the Michael Kors Selma Bag is absolutely dreamy. I love the style of it and how you can use it both day and night time. It looks super chic and classic. It's also a lot cheaper to purchase some brands such as Michael Kors online / from America because the conversion rate works out a lot better. I tend to shop online at Shopbop - their prices are amazing and they have free international delivery a lot of the time!  Although I love wearing black, I think this Missguided dress is gorgeous and I love the pastel pink colour. I'm thinking of ordering this as I think it'll look pretty for a day time event.

I've been wanting to try Charlotte Tilbury's Film Star Bronze & Glow for a while now, and since its quite pricey I thought asking for it for my birthday would be a good idea. I've heard so many people rave about her line that I want to get my hands on either this or one of her lipsticks! I also love highlighters and having a glowing complexion so the Nars highlighter in Copacabana is perfect for creating a dewy look. I've tried it before and I've loved the way it looked on my skin - so natural and radiant. 

I love these Stuart Weitzman shoes but sometimes I just can't justify the price. I've seen the exact same pair for literally an eighth of the price from New Look - here - and they look so similar. Nevertheless the shoes are gorgeous and asking for them for a birthday is always worth it! There have been other little things on my wish list like this Whistles make up bag that make up for really lovely small gifts.

Whats on your wishlist? Xo





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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

30 Truths About Blogging


Photo credit: Pinterest / The Every Girl

Hi! A bit of a different post from me here on the blog but thought it would be fun to write about this. I've seen a lot of bloggers do something similar and thought it would be fun to do this tag!

1. You will always be fussy with your blog layout and always want to change it.
2. You will refresh your page statistics over and over again. (i'm so guilty of this)
3. You will indulge in a lot more online shopping than you ever did before.
4. Some days your blog will get a lot of views and comments, and some days it wont.
5. You will feel extremely proud of your blog, and you should!
6. You will learn a lot about HTML and coding but never really understand what it means.
7. You will need coffee. A lot of it.
8. When you need to write a post, sometimes you will find every possible way to procrastinate and try putting it off.
9. The best content comes naturally where you feel passionate about what you're writing.
10. You will sit in bed for hours writing posts and editing pictures.
11. Finding the perfect lighting for pictures can be difficult.
12. You will rearrange your whole desk / picture space to get the perfect angle and lighting for the shot.
13. You will come up with amazing and unique ideas but find that someone has already created it.
14. You will watch your blog grow over the years and months and be extremely happy about it.
15. You will eventually get contacted by PR agencies.
16. Staying true to your followers and content is key.
17. You think you need a lot more of what you 'blog' about, but the truth is you already have a lot of what you blog about, hence why you're doing it!
18. Sometimes you might feel unsatisfied.
19. It's okay to have writers block.
20. Don't compare your story or success to others.
21. Your writing style will enhance over the time you've been blogging.
22. You will love being a blogger and interacting with other people.
23. Making new blogger friends will be one of the best parts about blogging.
24. You will not have an overnight success. Blogging takes time and effort.
25. You don't have to have it all figured out.
26. You will discover a lot of new blogs.
27. Don't put too much pressure on numbers or followers. Your blog will grow organically and the numbers will flow in.
28. You get to write about what you love right from the comfort of your home.
29. You're always updated with new trends, launches or news
30. Make the most of your time blogging as its an amazing way to interact and write about what you love!

Hope you enjoyed this post! Xo

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Monday, 4 August 2014

300 Followers Giveaway & Thank You!







When I first started this blog I never thought that there would be 3 people reading it let alone 300 people! It's been so amazing seeing my blog grow over the past few months and I'm so grateful for each and every person that takes the time and reads and follows my blog. I wanted to give back for all the support and say thank you because it means SO much to me. I know the blogging community can be quite overwhelming and it can take time to progress with your blog - with a lot of doubt along the way - but the main thing is to continue. Continue blogging even though you feel like quitting. It's the small things like hitting a milestone or interacting with other bloggers that make this big community feel smaller and why every blog is so unique and different.  This giveaway features a gift set from benefit and a Mac lipstick of your choice! I wanted to share this to say thank you for everything and for helping me hit an amazing milestone of 300 followers!

Prizes:

- Benefit's 'Happy Beauty Day' gift set featuring the Benefit Their Real mascara, Porefessional and Posie Tint.

- One Mac Lipstick of your choice!

*Disclaimer: I purchased everything in this giveaway with my own money and nothing is sponsored.*

Rules for the Giveaway:

- You must be following me on Bloglovin here and Instagram here  as you are the ones I want to share this giveaway with! Enter the Rafflecopter widget below and enter on both platforms! {Please note: I will be choosing the winner only from those who have completed these two requirements! :)}

- This Giveaway is International

- Two people will win this giveaway: one person will win the Benefit Gift Set and one person will win a Mac lipstick of their choice.

- It will last for 2 weeks {04.08.14 - 18.08.14} and the winners will be chosen 24 hours after the giveaway has ended!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck to all those who enter! Xo

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