As much as I'm a bright lip fan and will forever be in love with MAC Cosmetics So Chaud, I am partial to a nude lipstick. I've tried a number of nudes over the years but there are three that I will always go back to whether that's for a quick coffee with friends or a shopping trip. They're on the pricey side but everyone deserves a treat, don't they?
Sunday, 30 April 2017
Friday, 28 April 2017
Spring is the perfect time to introduce a new scent to your collection and I've done just that. I've stepped away from my usual bottles of Marc Jacobs and gone for something a little different, a little fancy and a little pink, my perfect new spring scent. The packaging is quirky and everything I like in a perfume bottle. For a fashion designer, Stella McCartney has done perfectly with her latest perfume release.
Thursday, 27 April 2017
As if Southampton wasn't already foodied out, we welcomed another new restaurant to the mix. L'Oosteria serves traditional Italian cuisine in an osteria setting. My first thoughts before stepping through the door? Do we really need another Italian? Turns out we actually did because I ate the best risotto in years and had such a fun night that we've booked to go back this weekend.
Monday, 24 April 2017
I haven't done any home updates for quite some time as everything was kinda the same, I haven't even splurged in Homesense yet this year. Instead of the decorative pieces I like to buy such as lanterns and candles we've concentrated on the big stuff so far this year...
Friday, 21 April 2017
With pretty blossom trees everywhere and the evenings getting increasingly lighter, Birchbox couldn't have picked a more perfect brand or print for that matter to collaborate with on this months box. Birchbox have teamed up with beautiful clothing extraordinaire Boden to give you Birchbox X Boden, the prettiest subscription box I ever did see, plus some pretty fab beauty products to try too.
Thursday, 20 April 2017
Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Each year, you can rely on Clarins to release a beautifully fitting Summer collection, everyone will want to get their hands on. The Clarins Sunkissed Summer Collection, available now, features four products in a stunning palm print and amber packaging. This is a summer collection you won't want to miss.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
I still can't quite believe I'm writing this let alone knowing that I'm already in the second trimester. The beginning of 2017 has been one hell of a whirlwind. We were going to be spending this year on city breaks, at a few festivals and just being us while planning the wedding and now we're bringing a tiny little person into the world. We're very, very excited and a little terrified.
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
With Spring finally showing itself but with a chill the air, I can bet some or all of us are still having weather related skin issues. My skin is exceptionally dry at the moment but I'm also putting that down to my hormone changes so I've been looking at ways to help my dryness. Pixi Beauty released Glow Mist a few years ago but the collection has widen since so I've written a handy little guide so you know what is what.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Monday, 10 April 2017
The sun has been shining bright and I am not complaining, if it could stick around for at least October, I'd be very happy. I've been living in this gorgeous Navy & Red Tie Dress the last week as it has been so light and airy to wear. I've dressed it up for this post though so take a peek at Closet London.
Friday, 7 April 2017
This week we finally announced we are expecting our own little bundle, due October 2017. It has quite possibly been the hardest secret we have ever had to keep and at least you all know now why I've been moaning about how ill I've been on Instagram. I couldn't not put a little post up...
Tuesday, 4 April 2017
I'm desperately trying to fall back in love with Instagram. If you read my 10 Things I Hate About Instagram post then you'll know that if it was a plate, it would be smashed against a wall by now so I'm taking it back to basics. I'm trying to remember why I fell in love with the app in the first place so I've started properly interacting again, liking, commenting and whatever else. So in the theme of all things sharing the love, I'm sharing some of my fave accounts at the moment.
Monday, 3 April 2017
So you guys are really liking my In My Mailbox series so I'm going to keep it going for a while. I really love watching unboxings on Snapchat and Youtube so seeing as I don't have a channel, I'm giving you a blog post instead. This isn't me showing off, I want this to be more of a quick and nosy post so please do let me know your thoughts in the comments. I like to pick out what I think you might like to see so I hope you enjoy...
Sunday, 2 April 2017
Another month, another Instagram update. I love doing these purely because I get to look back over the month too. March was still a little quieter than usual as I've been unwell still, anyone who follows is probably bored of reading it.
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