Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Clarisonic Aria | Chrismas Gift Guide


Clarisonic - Sonic Radiance Solution 

A gift on the pricey side but this would be a luxurious gift for those wanting to enhance their skin care regime. I absolutely love the blush pink / rose gold colour of this Clarisonic. 





The Sonic Radiance solution complete with Aria cleansing device, helps to brighten and even skin tone to reveal a more even, radiant, and youthful-looking complexion.
The Radiance Aria comes in an exclusive soft pink finish, available only within this set.

The Aria Clarisonic Cleansing Brush is a great gift for those who love to focus on their skin care. Sleek, powerful and offered with 3 varying levels of sonic speed, you can customize your cleansing experience to address your specific skin concerns.

Price: £199

Gift Includes:

Clarisonic Aria
AM Skin Illuminating Cleanser (3.4 oz.)
PM Skin Renewing Peel Wash (3.4 oz.)
Brightening Activator Serum (0.98 oz.)
Radiance Brush Head
Drying Stand
USB-Enabled Universal Voltage pLink Charger
Wall Adapter

Disadvantages:

Unfortunately this version of the Clarisonic cleansing brush doesn't come with a travel case and will therefore not be useful for those wanting to pack this in their suitcase. There are other versions of the Clarisonic cleansing brush for those wanting a travel case.
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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Gym Shark






So, I have FINALLY signed up to a gym and gotten into keeping fit! After wearing the same pair of gym leggings for the first month of going to the gym (don't worry, I washed them) I thought it was finally time to purchase some new gear.


I've come across Gym Shark a few times now on Instagram because quite a few of the female fitness accounts that I follow are actually 'brand ambassadors' so to speak for the brand. I was initially quite sceptical as to how nice their clothing products would actually be and the items aren't exactly the cheapest on the market, however Gym Shark offers free UK returns and therefore I thought I'd try a pair of leggings and a top and if I didn't like them I could return them easily. 


Now...when these arrived it turns out there was absolutely no way that I was going to return these items as I kinda fell in love, haha! I initially described this outfit as 'wearing a hug' to my mum because they're super fitted and stretchy.



I purchased both the top and the leggings in small and both fit perfectly and I'm normally a size 8/10. One thing to remember is that the material is super stretchy but also tight fitting and therefore it's quite hard guessing whether you'll be a XS, S, M or L - but I guess that's where the free returns comes in handy!


There are multiple colours available so there's sure to be something right up your street. I think next up I'm going to have to purchase the mint green top and matching leggings!

Do you have a favourite gym wear brand?

Talk soon!
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Sunday, 20 November 2016

5 Best Berry Lipsticks | Drugstore

I'm sure we can all agree that the best accessory for the autumn and winter months is to finish your look with a berry lip. There are so many different shades of a 'berry lip' out there and sometimes it can be hard to choose which one to go with, therefore today I thought I'd share with you my top 5 affordable berry lipsticks/lip glosses!


1) Rimmel London - Kate Matte Lipstick in '107' - £5.49


 An all time classic loved by many is the Rimmel London 107 lipstick. Available at many drug stores, I picked mine up from Boots for £5.49 - an absolute bargain compared to others that are available. The lipstick has a matte finish however what's lucky is that it's not too drying on the lips. 




2) Seventeen - Stay Pout Lipstick in 'Rule Breaker' - £4.49

  


Slightly different from the Rimmel Lipstick, this Seventeen one has more of a purple undertone and also contains Shea butter which provides a smoother texture and finish, and also keeps your lips moisturised. I also picked this lipstick up from Boots and for only £4.49!



3) Maybelline - Color Drama Lipstick in 'Berry Much' - £4.99 



In the shape of a chubby pencil, this lipstick is different to apply than the others and personally I find it awkward to continue sharpening and to get a perfect lip outline. However, I love the creamy texture of this lipstick and it is a deep purple berry shade. I also picked this up from Boots for only £4.99.  



4) Tanya Burr - Lip Gloss in 'Bewitching' 


I'm personally not always a lip gloss wearer because I'm not a fan of the texture, however I love the shade of this lip colour and it's perfect when you don't want an overly dramatic berry lip. Unfortunately I got this mini lip gloss out of Tanya's 2015 12 Days of Christmas advent calendar which this lip shade was an exclusive of. However, she has also created another berry lip gloss called 'Berry Picking' available for £5.99 in Superdrug and on Feel Unique. 




5) Max Factor - Lipfinity Long Lasting Lipstick in 'Evermore Lush' - £8.99



I thought I'd include a subtle berry shade for those less daring and this is personally one of my favourites as it's more versatile for an everyday look. The picture above makes it look like a very pale pink but trust me it's not that light! The swatch is on the top right hand corner on my hand. This is Max Factor's new moisture-replenish lipstick which is infused with lip conditioners and nourishing oils. 

I picked this up from Superdrug for £8.99.




I there a berry lipstick that you love and would reccommend? Leave a comment below!

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Monday, 14 November 2016

Winter Layers | OOTD

My favourite thing about Winter is being able to layer up my outfits for warmth and style; I also love a good turtle neck. Below is one outfit that I have been loving recently - enjoy the OOTD!



My top is a plain plum coloured roll neck top from Dorothy Perkins, I can't seem to find it anymore on the website but many other shops sell tops similar. This style of top is great at keeping you warm thanks to the high neck - I also love the colour.


Over the top I am wearing a white knitted jumper: I'm not too sure where I bought this jumper from but the label says 'Gorgeous'.


Ripped knee jeans aren't great for keeping your knees warm but they look good and that's what's more important, right? These jeans are from Top Shop > Click Here.


I've added a neutral tan leather bracelet from Micheal Kors. As you can see, there are also side slits on the jumper which results in a peak of colour from my plum top.



To co-ordinate with my tan bracelet, I'm wearing these heeled boots from Office.


This outfit can be easily changed with different coloured t-shirts.


Do you have any tips on layering clothes during winter?

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