Thursday, 30 October 2014

My Eyebrow Routine

Hey girlies,

Today I have for you my eyebrow routine, every time I go out I'm always stopped in the street and questioned about how I do my eyebrows.
So I have decided to put together a post on how I do them.
Let's begin...!

1. Firstly I start of by outlining my eyebrows with my MUA Eyebrow pencil in Brunette, I make sure that the line follows the shape of my natural brow and avoid lining the front and beginning of my brow.

2. Next I use my eyebrow pencil and fill in all the bald spots of my eyebrows by drawing short little lines instead of long stokes this makes it look a little more natural than as if I have no eyebrows and have created a whole new eyebrow.

3. After drawing the outline and filling in my bald spot I grab my concealer palette and my angled eyebrow brush and shape and clean up around my eyebrow, this gives my eyebrows that highlighted glowing look without it looking too much.

4. As you can see my brows are looking a little cray cray right now so I'm going to use my angled eyebrow brush and blend out the concealer, I pull the concealer down with the brush so that there isn't any harsh concealer lines and it is easier to blend out.
I then get a bit more concealer on my angled brush and apply it all over my eyelid this not only conceals but adds a base so that applying my eyeshadow is much easier and more smooth.
Using one of my old dried out mascaras I use the brush and brush out the beginning of my eyebrows this gives it that more faded look and doesn't make it look so harsh and square at the beginning.

5. And were all done!

So this is how I do my eyebrows, I know it's such a long process but I think the more you do it the quicker you get and it doesn't seem as long any more. I know my eyebrows still look pretty highlighted and uncompleted but once I put on my foundation I'll just use it and blend the concealer around it.

I hope this little tutorial helped and gave you a bit of a guide as to how to do your eyebrows and 
Thanks for reading!

Monday, 27 October 2014

Latest Trends

Plaid Shirt #1 | Plaid Shirt #2 | Plaid Shirt #3

Hey girlies!

So these are the trends that have been out there recently and everyone has been pretty hyped up about.
I love these trends, I think they all have that Autumn/Winter aspect to them and anyone can rock it with the right clothes and accessories put together.

Don't forget to leave a comment and tell me what trends you are following...
Thanks for reading!

Monday, 20 October 2014

Time for a change | New nails #2

Hey loves!

So I was suppose to publish this post ages ago but I've just been putting it off, but I have finally gotten around to doing it. so here we go...

Around 2 weeks ago I went and got a re-fill, some of you may know that I love getting my nails done and I get a re-fill like every 2-3 weeks.

Getting my nails done this time around I was looking to go for something really simple and without any type of design. Initially I wanted to go for a pastel lilac kind of colour and then I saw this colour that I thought was more of a grey-ish lilac colour.
 I was so stuck and didn't know which colour to go for so I asked my sister who I always go nail shop with and she was like go for the grey-ish lilac colour.

So I decided to go with the grey-ish lilac. once she finished painting my nails I looked at them and I loved them however, the colour was just grey the hint of lilac I was seeing had now vanished but I didn't really mind it.

I really love this colour and I definitely feel that it gives that Autumn/Winter kind of feel, also the feeling of a fresh set of new nails feel so good!

I hope you liked this post, don't forget to leave a comment and tell me what you think about this colour and what colour I should do next.

Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Autumn/Winter Wishlist

Hey everyone!
Today I'm going to share with you some of the things I'm wishing to fill my closet with this Autumn/Winter, so let's begin!

Over the knee boots - I'm in desperate need of some over the knee black boots this winter, not only do i think they look absolutely amazing but they just add that autumnal/wintery look. A pair of over the knee boots would go really well with a pair of leggings and oversized jumper or some high-waisted jeans with a simple tee and leather jacket or faux fur coat.

Oversized jumper - An oversized jumper is a perfect item of clothing to have during the more colder days, I think I need a lot more cable knit type of oversized jumpers just because they're so easy to style and you can literally just throw it on with anything, you can wear jeans or leggings then just cover up with a leather jacket and infinity scarf or parka coat.

Bomber jacket - I NEED a bomber jacket, not want need. I just think their so stylish, so in right now and I feel that they just add that cool type of feel when you wear them. Although a bomber jackets is not really autumn/winter cause they're not that warm but I believe you can so easily just layer up underneath, I think I would sway more to wearing this in the autumn rather the cold winter.

Fur gilet - I originally wanted a fur coat but then I kinda felt like I looked a bit pimp-ish so I thought I would just aim to get a fur gilet that way I would look a bit less drowned by all the fur. I feel that having something fur is a must for autumn/winter as it's something comfy and keeps you warm. Finding an outfit to wear with a fur gilet is super easy as most of the time I think keeping it simple is the best so plain tops, jumpers skinny jeans or leggings are perfect.

Fluffy socks - I really want a pair of fluffy socks cause I think during the really cold nights when you just want to chill and snuggle up with a nice hot cup of hot chocolate in a big blanket having a pair of  fluffy socks is so needed, as not only can you wear them at home whilst your trying to chill but when your going out and you're wearing your boots or your wellies.

Tartan blanket scarf - I never really knew that there was such thing as a blanket scarf until I saw it on a youtuber's haul and I was just like I have to get me one of those, they just look so warm and comfy and their so nice to use when it's really cold and your not really dressed warm and have nothing to really help keep you warm this comes in handy cause you can just wrap it around you and cover yourself up a bit.

Fluffy robe - Believe it or not I actually don't own a robe which is actually weird because when I had one I loved it I use to wear it all the time and it use to keep me so warm and comfy. So now that winter is round the corner I really want another one and whilst looking around and shopping I saw this really cute fluffy one and have literally fallen in love, One thing I'm looking for when getting a new robe is a hood I really want one with a hood because I know it's going to keep me so warm.

So that's it for my Autumn/Winter wishlist, I know I haven't been that consistent with posting recently but I'm going to try my best.
I'll see you later and thanks for reading!

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

How I balance out college and blogging

Hey everyone,

I've got a different type of post for you guys today, today I'm going to tell you how I balance  out college and blogging and some tips on how you can do so too.

Now that I have started college I only have to go in three times a week, so that means I'm able to create a routine where Monday, Wednesday and Friday are the days I go to college and are focused on school work. then Tuesday, Thursday and the weekends are the days that I can use to work on my blog.

Having only three days to complete school work can be hard especially if you have more than one or have plenty of course work, but you have to remember to keep calm, not stress and stay focused, also you have to concentrate, so close the Twitter tab, the Blogger tab, the YouTube tab and all that other unnecessary tabs that have nothing to do with your school work, don't get side tracked just think about the time you'll have later to do what you want.

Some of the tips for you guys are:

  • Create a routine/timetable
  • Write and schedule as many posts as possible on your days off and on the weekends
  • Do homework early and as quickly as possible so you have more time to chill and join the chats on twitter (#fbloggers, #bbloggers, #fblchat)
  • Make note of new post ideas you come up with during the week, so you have something to blog about on your days off
  • Spread out post evenly through the week

  I hope these tips helped and gave you a bit of advice on how to balance school and blogging, give it a try and tell me what you think!

Thanks for reading!

Monday, 29 September 2014

OOTD | Final Summer Outfit

Amazon - Cardigan | Primark - Top | Primark - Trousers | JD Sports - Trainers | eBay - Bag

Hey everyone,

So on my way to college I thought I would do a quick OOTD for you guys because the weather is quickly changing and this is most likely going to be my last summery outfit.

I wanted to look pretty casual today just because as you may know I have been to college quite a few times so I thought I would just dress it down a notch and wear something cute and comfortable.

Wearing this outfit I was super excited because it meant I got to wear my new cardigan that I recently purchased from Amazon which I have absolutely fallen in love with. I've had so  much trouble with purchasing this cardigan as there sizing is just so wrong, so I had to do some returning and re purchasing and not to mention a hell of a lot of waiting.

My Primark top is just amazing! I love the splits down the sides it just feels so free and flowy not to mention it allows so much breeze to the 'pits LOL!
When I first bought this top I honestly didn't even realise that it had two massive splits down the side I just thought it was a plain white tee, but I guess not.

So this was my comfortable little OOTD I hope you guys like it, and have got a bit of "inspiration/ideas" from it.

Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Time for a change | New hair #1

Yes it's time for a change!

Hey guys, 

If you saw my little OOTD I put up recently you may have noticed that I have changed my hair.

Starting college I really wanted to try something new, something different. 
So what better to try than a bob!
The last time I tried a bob it had to be years ago, I'm talking one of the first weaves I actually did which was like starting secondary school.

So in my hair I have two bundles of 8 inch, I have one in the colour 1B and the other in a mixed colour I can't remember what colour it is but I think it's a 1B and 2 but I'm not certain.

To get my hair looking like this I parted my hair into an L part, then I braided my hair underneath just simply going all back. Next, I sewed in the black weave at the back this came quite high up than expected but it wasn't a problem because my aim was to use both packets of hair on my head.

After sewing in the all black I sewed in the mixed coloured weave and when I had finished with sewing in all the weave I was honestly quite scared, being the first time I've ever had coloured hair I tried my best to go with something as natural as possible but looking at it, it looked very bright and over the top which was basically just putting me off.

In my best attempt of trying my best to rock it and pull it off I straightened my leave out and covered my tracks this really helped tone down the brightness as because my hair is black it pretty much shaded the bright coppery colour, which made it look so much better.

Finally I'm done and I love it, it has definitely made me feel comfortable enough to try out new colours and experiment more.

Look out for my next post another OOTD which will be up soon
Thanks for reading!

Thursday, 18 September 2014

New Skincare Routine

Hiya guys!

Recently I purchased some skincare products and starting a skincare routine was something new to me believe it or not after wearing makeup for soo long I'm only now starting a skincare routine. So let's get started!

I do my skincare routine lots of different ways depending on what my face is looking like and what I've been doing during the day.

So if I've come back from college or something and I've been wearing makeup all day I usually do my full skincare routine before I got to bed.

Firstly, I use regular baby wipes and wipe my makeup off my face I usually use 2 wipes 1 to remove my foundation and eyebrows then the 2nd one to remove my eye makeup like my eye shadow, eye liner and mascara. I know some of you may be thinking why'd you use baby wipes? it's not good for your skin blah blah blah.... but honestly I've been doing it for so long and my face has hardly dropped off, it's not the end of the world I'll be fine.

Next I use my Nivea Daily Essentials Gentle Exfoliating Scrub. I simply wet my face with warm water then use about a pea size amount on the different areas of my face for example, my forehead, my chin, my cheeks and my nose, I rub that in focusing mainly on my nose area and went over my lips a few times just to get rid of any crusties :)

After that I wash off my face with warm water then get a flannel and wet it with hot water after that I just go over my face a few times with the wet flannel this is just to get off any excess soap.

Once I've removed my makeup and ex foliated my face I then use my Garnier Cleansing Micellar Water and a makeup remover pad and just go over my face I only do this once because my face is generally clean by then.

After all that I finally use my Simple Hydrating Light Moisturiser and moisturised all over my face, with this product you only need a little bit because believe me when I say a little goes a long way.

If I don't go out anywhere and don't wear any makeup I just use my Garnier Cleansing Micellar Lotion just to get rid of any dirt on my face, then apply my Simple Hydrating Light Moisturiser.

This is my new created skincare routine I hope you guys enjoyed and 
Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

OOTD - Wedding

Hi people!

Today I'm going to do an outfit of the day for you guys, hope you like. :)

So a couple of days ago my aunty got married and it was a really quick, small, quiet family wedding like there was only a few family members and close friends. The wedding was held in a registry office and for a bit of an after party/celebration we went out to dinner.

I know a lot of you guys might be thinking why didn't I wear a dress? or why you wearing trousers? but to be honest I didn't want to wear a dress or skirt because this British weather is so unreliable and apparently it was suppose to rain on that day, and also because it was planned so last minute  and wasn't a really big wedding so I thought it would be best to just look done up but not over the top.

I think I tried to dress really casual but wearing the bright, patterned trousers and heels really makes the whole outfit look like I put in so much more effort than I actually did.

Blazer - H&M  | Vest Top - Primark | Trousers - Market | Heels - 4feet | Clutch - Gift | Necklace - Gift

This is the OOTD from the wedding that I recently went to I hope you like it, I had such a great time  and considering that I haven't been to a wedding in ages it was so nice to go to that and be around close family members.

Thanks for reading!

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Time for a Change | New nails #1

Hey girlie's!

I've got a new change for you guys. Recently I went and got myself a re-fill cause my nails were in some serious need of doing.

So I went and got my nails done with my sister, it cost me £15 to get a re-fill and because my previous nail cracked they don't charge you for a whole new nail like I know some places do.

When doing my nails I always try and do colours that I won't get bored with, this means that it takes a lot of time and energy before I decide what I want my nails to look like. 
For my base colour I decided on a mint green colour and for my designs I decided on leopard print and a large triangle.

This time I tried my best to cut them down as much as possible so it doesn't grow out as quick. 

To do the leopard print on my middle finger and pointing finger; firstly, she did the white spots in different places and did it quite messy and not in a sort of strategic order kind of thing then she used a thin black brush and outlined it and made a few dots in the spaces.

Then to achieve the triangle look on my ring finger and pinky she simply used the thin black brush and created a triangular shape down to the tip of my nail then used the same brush and coloured in the two sides.

So this is how I decided to do my nails this time around and look out for my next 'Time for a change post' on my nails that should be up in like a months time.

Thanks for reading!

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Back to school - College Haul

Hey guys,

I know I've been gone for quite a bit and I apologise because I haven't been at home but I'm starting college tomorrow and I just wanted to show you guys all the bits and pieces I've bought.
So here goes...

Hoodie - Primark - £3
  Slim cuff Joggers - Primark - £7
High waisted Jeans - Primark - £10
Grey tee - Primark - £1
 Blue tee - Primark - £1
 White tee - Primark - £2
 Ribbed Vest Top - Primark - £2
Black Leggings - Primark - £3
 Printed Trousers - Market - £2.50 
Nike Capri trainers - Sports Direct - £29.99
 Round Top Foundation Brush - Amazon - £1.59 
Vaseline - Hair Shop - £1
MUA Lipstick (shade 11) - Superdrug - £1
 MUA Lip-gloss - Superdrug - £2
 Makeup Revolution Blush - Superdrug - £1

Thanks for reading!