Summer Beauty Favourites

November 22, 2016 0

Since we are halfway through the summer, I thought I would do a round up of the some of the beauty products I have been loving this summer…. This time last year I was absolutely not as obsessed with makeup as I am now. I mean, I liked it and I had my basics down…

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Review: NARS Foundation and Concealer

November 22, 2016 1

Hello, hello! I have been slacking again with blogging recently but I have a good excuse (I shall be doing a post on why soon!). I’m back with a super quick review of NARS’ All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation and Radiant Creamy Concealer. My regular foundation for the past year or so has been Giorgio…

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My Winter Beauty Favourites

November 22, 2016 0

A look at some of the makeup and beauty products I have been loving this season.  I have been slowly and surely developing a makeup obsession in recent times, from fleeky highlighters to bold matte lips. I thought I’d share some of my current favourites. Eyeshadow Prior to the end of last year, I never ventured anywhere…

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A Day In Bologna

November 22, 2016 0

I just came across this video on my Facebook and just had to share it on here with you all. As you may or may not know, I studied in Bologna, Italy for my year abroad last year. It was easily the best year of my life and this video captures perfectly the city I…

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Review: Real Techniques Core Collection Brushes

November 22, 2016 0

  Effortless application and professional finish. So I have been wanting to try out the Real Techniques makeup brushes for a very long time having seen countless beauty bloggers review them. Prior to ordering these, I had a pretty random collection of brushes from a variety of places including Boots, eBay, local hair shops and…

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My Weekend in Scotland

November 22, 2016 0

Castles, haggis and fabulous accents. I spent a long weekend in Edinburgh and Glasgow visiting my year abroad pals.  My university reading week culminated in a 3-day trip to Scotland to visit my friends studying in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. I had never been to Scotland before and with a return flight costing just £35…

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A Cyprus Summer

November 6, 2016 0

          As the holiday blues set in, I look back on my trip to Paphos, Cyprus… Every August I go on a summer holiday with my family and this year we ventured to Paphos in Cyprus for a week –  a city on the island’s southwestern coast. It has also recently…

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Puglia: Italy’s Southern Gem

November 6, 2016 0

  White-washed towns and miles of coastline, Puglia is home to some of Italy’s most beautiful and unique destinations. Whilst on my year abroad in Italy, I had the opportunity to visit the Puglia (Apulia) region in southern Italy for a week. Puglia is the region that makes up the infamous “heel” of Italy’s boot…

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