OUTFIT - Mile High

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Dress - ASOS
Boots - Public Desire


Over the knee boots fast became 'the' trend last season and this season, it definitely looks like it's here to stay. These black boots named 'Laurel' are from Public Desire, an online site selling the most amazing shoes I have ever seen and at affordable prices also. Laurel sits nicely over the knee for me and have quite a high heel, but they're actually really comfy and gives off a super sexy look. I wore mine with a simple navy knitted jumper dress from ASOS and proceeded to strut down by the river, much to the public's amusement.

Photos: JRJPhotographic
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End Of Month Mini Reviews - March

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Vichy Purete Thermale Eye Make Up Remover (*) - I've definitely found a new favourite in this Vichy gem right here. A soothing and refreshing eye make up remover for sensitive eyes that doesn't irritate the skin or cause any stinging at all. All I need is a few drops on a cotton pad, few sweeps and my make up is removed with no tugs or dryness. Definitely a must-have in your skincare routine.

Trevor Sorbie Rejuvenate Scalp Serum (*) - After having a masterclass on scalp health at the Trevor Sorbie salon last month, I've become obsessed by the way I treat my scalp nowadays. I follow all the steps that I picked up from the class and can definitely feel that my hair has become a lot shinier and healthier. Using the Rejuvenate Scalp Serum has helped to calm and soothe my scalp as well as provide moisture to repair my hair. I apply a few drops through the pipette on to my scalp and massage in and you can really feel the stimulation of the serum working.

MAC Lipstick in Japanese Maple - Japanese Maple is a frosted beige nude with semi-opaque coverage and a cremesheen finish which I absolutely love. The colour is perfect for every day and applies super smoothly. It lasted about three hours on me which isn't the best, but you kind of expect it with these kind of shades.

Becca Eyeshadow Brush (*) - I love a good eyeshadow brush and this one from Becca is fast becoming one of my favourites. The bristles are soft, gentle and pick up the eyeshadow pigments nicely before transferring on to the skin. Using small strokes, it distributes the product evenly and leaves the perfect coverage on my eyes. A definite thumbs up from me!

MUA Pout Prime (*) - If you want to create a soft and smooth base for your lips, then look no further. MUA's Pout Prime is the perfect balm primer to not only give your lips a nice texture, but also helps your lipstick glide on smoothly and really does keep the colour going throughout the day. And, the best thing about it? It's only £3.00, #bargain.

Have you tried any of these products before?

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VIDEO: March Beauty Favourites 2015

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It's that time of the month again where all my beauty favourites come out to play. This month, I have a great selection of products that are definitely must-have's, so do let me know if you pick up any of them to try. I hope you enjoy the video and don't forget to give it a thumbs up if you liked it.
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Browhaus Visit + GIVEAWAY

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On Wednesday evening, I set foot in to the Forbidden City..... like literally. The famous brow salon Browhaus recently opened a new store in the heart of Covent Garden complete amazing oriental inspired decor and stretches of beautiful wall images. I booked in for the Lash In Bloom: Strand by Strand Extensions (*) and was greeted by the lovely Priya, an experience lash and brow therapist as well trainer for the Browhaus team. She immediately made me feel welcome and comfortable before commencing my treatment and was super friendly and bubbly all throughout. The whole process took about an hour and I am extremely happy with the results. You can clearly see from the pictures that my lashes looks a lot more fuller while still keeping the natural feel. These lashes will last around two to four weeks depending on how well I keep up with the after care which Priya throughly explained at the end of the treatment. Browhaus also offer a seven day upkeep period where you can pop in and get your lashes topped up or filled in free of charge which I think is a great service, especially if you want a more voluminous look after a few days. Overall, I had a wonderful experience and will definitely return to get my lashes done again.

GIVEAWAY TIME!
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The lovely team at Browhaus have offered one of you's the chance to win a full set of their newly launched product called Bi-Liner. It's an amazing eyeliner and eyeshadow in one and is worth £50. I have personally tried out the product myself and absolutely love it, so I'm sure you will too! 

To enter, all you have to do follow the steps in the Rafflecopter widget below and a winner will be picked at random. Good luck!


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Brand Focus: Herbalife SKIN

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Today's brand focus post is dedicated to Herbalife Life SKIN, an innovative, high performance range of products that work to create more youthful and healthier skin. The clinically tested range was developed by top dermatologists and ophthalmologist and features eleven high performance products with over fifteen vitamins and botanicals to treat and enrich the skin and is suitable for all skin types. With no added parabens and free from sulphates, the products are a combination of luxury textures and soft lathers with skin boosting essentials oils to give you a more radiant complexion.

As an owner of oily/combination skin, I opted to try the Polishing Citrus Cleanser (*) which contains jojoba microbeads and fruity oils to revive my complexion. My skin felt super refreshed after each use and has made my skin shine-free for a lot longer than normal. To tone, the Energising Herbal Toner (*) is alcohol-free and has a fresh mandarin scent. It provides instant hydration and creates the perfect base to absorb day or night moisturiser. Once a week, I like to give my skin a good scrub and for the past month, the Instant Reveal Berry Scrub (*) has been an absolute godsend. Rich in antioxidants, this scrub sloughs away dead skin cells to reveal a more vibrant and healthy complexion. Lastly, on to moisturising, nothing gets me going more than a good night cream. The Replenishing Night Cream (*) is packed with a plethora of moisturising vitamins that delivers optimum benefits as I head off to dreamland. In the mornings, my skin is smoother, more luminous and ready to face the day!

If you're looking for a new skincare range try, then I'd definitely recommend Herbalife SKIN. All products are available to buy from independent Herbalife members via the website. 

How does the brand sound to you? Will you trying any products?
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OUTFIT - All The Lights

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Jumper - Zara (similar here)
Jeans - Topshop
Shoes - New Look

All my favourite light colours present in today's outfit post. Pink, white and nude equals THE perfect combination for spring. I purchased this Zara beauty during the winter sale and immediately knew it was going to be a favourite this season. The slits on down the sides are quite daring, but make the piece unique too. Paired with a classic pair of white jeans and nude heels, my go-to spring outfits will pretty much consist of these shades for this year.

Photos: JRJPhotographic
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Introducing Dove's Transformed Body Wash Range #showersofter

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The big reveal is here! I can finally talk to you about an exciting new launch from one of my all-time favourite brands, Dove. As we step in to spring, it's time to consider the condition of your skin. During the winter months, it is wrapped underneath all those warm layers and often gets neglected, therefore dehydration occurs especially when exposed to central heating. Thankfully, help is at hand here as Dove have transformed their classic body wash range and added in a new product that will definitely set the chins wagging. 

Dove's scientists have revolutionised the body wash range and replaced harsh cleansers present in many high street brands with a more gentler technology known as Glycinate and NutriumMoisture. This technology replenishes the nutrients lost during cleansing and helps to smooth the skin and strengthen the moisture barrier. The rich and luxurious lather not only makes your skin feel instantly hydrated, but it also acts as a moisturiser leaving it feeling deeply nourished and pampered. 

As mentioned earlier, the revamped range now includes the brand's first ever exfoliating body wash which combines Dove's traditional cream formula with gentle exfoliating sand beads to slough away dull skin without removing any moisture or causing irritation. It is gentle enough to use daily and will leave the skin feeling refreshed and ready for the summer months. 

The full range is now available nationwide, priced at £2.55 for 250ml and £4.38 for 500ml. 

Are you a Dove fan? Will you be trying out the new body wash range?
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VIDEO: Primark Haul

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Another week, another haul and this time, it's the almighty Primark haul. I picked up some great bargains from the sale and also some key bits for my holiday. Have a watch and enjoy! Don't forget to give it a thumbs up if you liked it and subscribe for more.
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Kiko Milano Haul

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Hey hey, I'm back with another haul post and this time it's all about Kiko Milano. I first encountered the brand while on holiday in Italy and only picked up a few nail polishes at the time. Fast forward a few years, Kiko now has stores around the UK, so finding new affordable make up has never been easier. 

The other day, I popped in to the Westfield White City store for a little gander and ended up with a bag full of new products to try, you know me, I can never resist a good lippie, so I pick up not one, but six colours. Can you tell I'm loving a bit of the nude/brown lip trend? I then pondered along to the eye section and settled for this gorgeous Color Fever eyeshadow palette in the shade 100, although it shattered a little on the way home, which was a shame. Having read some great reviews on Kiko foundation, I knew I had to leave with at least one face product, so opted for the Skin Evolution Foundation. I can't wait to try out everything, it's going to be super fun experimenting and of course, I will report back on how I get on.

Here is a full list of what I picked up (*):

- Lip Scrub
- Pencil Lip Gloss in 09 Light Beige
- Pencil Lip Gloss in 10 Dark Rose
- Pencil Lip Gloss in 11 Mauve Beige
- Ultra Glossy Stylo Lipstick in 810 Pearly Lavender
- Smart Lipstick in 901 Natural Neige
- Crystal Sheer Lipstick in 404 Caramel Beige
- Skin Evolution Foundation in 108 Medium Beige
- Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette in 100 Unexpected Rosy Taupe

Have you tried anything from Kiko Milano before?
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