Saturday, 20 December 2014


Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne, £40.00 30ml

I am not an adventurous perfume person. I have discovered a few perfumes that I love, and have never really felt the need to branch out from there. That being said, when the new Jo Malone perfume came out I was very intrigued. After seeing it all around the blogosphere I decided to give it a sniff the next time I was out, and boy was I happy I did. Jo Malone's Wood Sage & Sea Salt fragrance is one of the most interesting perfumes I own, and possibly ever sniffed. It smells exactly like you'd expect - a salty breeze on a cool beach day. Something about the warm earthy tones of the perfume feels very nostalgic to me, and it makes me happy every time I spritz it on. If you think that this is a scent you'd like, I definitely recommend going in store to check it out, or maybe even some of their other fragrances as they have a huge selection to suit anyone's taste. It's also perfect to put on a christmas or birthday list f it's a little out of your price range. I'm definitely going to repurchase it in a larger size once I run out of this one.

Saturday, 13 December 2014


When Estee and Amelia first put up this tag i thought it was such a cute idea. I'm all about me-time, and so i knew i would one day answer these questions myself. I've also never done a tag or 'get to know me' kind of post, so this is a good way to start.

What do you watch or read during me-time?
The question is, what do I NOT watch? I follow way too many shows for anyone's own good, but i'm currently super into House of Cards, The 100, Grey's Anatomy, and Arrow. Also not so patiently waiting for How to Get Away With Murder to start up again.
What do you wear during me-time?
99% of the time it's PJs from Aerie, Primark, or Oysho, a comfy hoodie, and of course #nobra.
What are your me-time beauty products?
Usually just lots and lots of lipbalm. If i feel like pampering myself i might put on a face mask - you can check out some of my favorites here
Current favourite nail polish?
I'm usually all about the super pastel or super dark colors. Currently i'm loving Essie's After School-boy Blazer which is a gorgeous almost black navy blue, and Angora Cardie which is a brown, pink and purple.
What do you eat/drink during me-time?
This one is hard because it usually depends on my mood. Most likely i'd have a cup of tea or some water to drink. As for food it can be anywhere from carrots, to chips (mmm, flaming hot cheetos), to popcorn.
Current favourite candle?
Bath and Body Works' autumn candles are my absolute favorite. I know it's almost winter now (not so much here, but we like to pretend), but i'm still obsessed with Flannel. Vanilla Chai was also delicious smelling, i hope they still stock it so i can pick up another.
Do you ever have outdoor me-time?
Not really. I usually like to relax in bed during me-time.
Would you ever go see a movie alone?
I have many times so yes. I don't know why some people think this is a big deal, I really don't mind going to movies alone.
Favourite online shop?
Shopbop, Baublebar and Asos. I shop online so frequently i know my credit card details off by heart #noshame.
Anything to add? What else do you do during me-time?
I love to play/listen to music during me-time. I find it really easy to get lost in and it's such a stress reliever.

I hope you enjoyed learning something new about me. I tag Nueyork, and of course anybody else who wants to do this. Link it to me below so i can check it out :)

Saturday, 6 December 2014


In case you haven't heard, Mac has a recycling program called Back to Mac, where if you've used up 6 of their products you can empty them out and exchange them for a free lipstick. Now i'm not one that generally needs enabling when it comes to lipstick purchases, but after my mom dug up some of her super retro lipsticks, along with two that i had finished up (Hug Me and Mocha) i knew it was a back to mac opportunity waiting to happen.

Mac Lustre Lipstick in See Sheer, £15.50
I have a couple of Mac lipsticks on my list to try out, but i ended up going with See Sheer. It's a beautiful coral shade that's both a bit pink and orange, but not too much of either. They only orange shades i have in my stash are SUPER orange, so this is a nice alternative if i'm feeling like rocking that color but not a bold lip. It's in the Lustre formula, which means it's not super opaque, but adds a nice wash of color and is quite moisturizing.

Next on my list to try are Brick-O-La and Syrup. Let me know what some of your favorite Mac lipsticks are and if i should add any to my list.