Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Long awaited E.L.F haul

I've had these products for about a month and a half now but keep putting off posting about them. There isn't a particular reason for this I just keep forgetting. So here we go, I won't ramble on about them but I will just say I haven't used the products as much as I thought I would so I am overall a little disappointed and glad I didn't spend too much on them.

The first two items are make-up brushes, I've got quite a few brushes now so I may do a make-up brush collection post soon. I don't like buying expensive brushes because sometimes I think they may be a waste of money, Saying that whilst I was in Las Vegas I did buy a Sephora Make-up Brushes set which I am excited to show you. The 2 brushes I got from e.l.f were the blending eye brush and the lip defining brush and both cost me £1.50 which i think is a bargain. I've used the concealer brush for about a year now and I love it so I thought I would pick up a couple more.

The eye shadow brush is one of the products I haven't really used. I think its a good brush but I didn't really need another eye shadow brush so it ended up being a bit of a waste of money. I have however just started using it to blend my concealer and I like the effect its giving.

The Lip brush is the most used thing that I brought, I have used it nearly every day since and I don't know why I didn't own a lip brush before. I now have two so I can alternate them.

The plumping lip glaze was a freebie when you ordered and there wasn't many colours left so i went for the colour I felt I would wear most. The colour is in mauve berry and since I ordered mine lots more colours have come out so I may buy some more. The tube is double ended with the lip plumping treatment in the white end which is very minty but not sure how much it actually plumps your lips and the coloured gloss in the other end. Its a nice product but is a bit sticky.

The next thing I got was the raved about blush and bronze compact, there have been soo many reviews about this, claiming it is a dupe for Nars 'Laguna' and 'Orgasm' however after using the compact for a while I can't say I am that impressed. The bronzer can be quite dark if you are not careful whereas the blush doesn't show up unless you paste it on. If you get the application right however it is a really nice product and for £3.50 you can't really moan can you.

The final product was a set of the Individual Lash Kits , I purchased these to wear at my 21st birthday party but after trying to put them on for half an hour I gave up and shoved them in my draw. I'm sure if i could have put them on they would have looked really good but it just wasn't going right that night. I may try again and let you know if I have any more luck.

Hope you have a great day girls!

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

I feel inspired...

After a good few weeks of being the worst blogger in the world I have finally got my inspiration back and cannot wait to get back into a good routine. So over the next few days you will be getting very sick of me! I've had enough of boring update posts and need to get back to reviews and OOTD's (which I am going to try and make a bit more fashionable because I have slipped into a boring routine).

This is just a photo to make this a less wordy post, the dress is one of my favourites and I brought it from River Island almost a year ago in a sale for £20 and I love it. Ignore the face though because 1 too many vodka's is not going to make for an attractive face.

Have a great day girls

Monday, 7 November 2011

Bad Bad Blogger...

These last few weeks have been soo busy for me and unfortunately my poor little blog has been the one to suffer! I have missed blogging soo much lately and I have soo much I want to talk about I just haven't had time to sit down and actually do it. I have a couple of days at home now before I go to Las Vegas on Thursday so hopefully I can get a few posts up before then and I promise I will be back on form starting in two weeks.

I though I would use this post as an update kind of thing just to let you know why I have been so busy and also tell you all about what I have planned for the next few week because it is coming up to my favourite time of the year...CHRISTMAS!!! I love everything christmassy and have already started Christmas shopping so lots to tell you there.

So the main thing that has been distracting me lately has been work. I got a new job 2 weeks ago and since then I have not had one day off so of course any time I am at home I have been either sleeping, doing my assignments for university or spending time with my family and friends. I love my job, its working in a new clothes store a few miles away from me and I'm really enjoying it but I am glad I have the next two weeks off  because I have so much uni work to do. That leads me on to another thing that has been keeping me busy...University. I have just gone onto my second year of a business degree and the work load has pretty much doubled since last year so I am having to work really hard just to get it all done on time. That said I am still really enjoying it and its great to be back after the summer and see all my friends again.

That's enough of whats been distracting me, I have had a bit of fun these last two weeks it hasn't all been work so here are a few photos of what I have been up to lately.

My 21st Birthday Party

Me and my best friend at my 21st



At the fireworks display
Now on to what I have planned for all you lovely followers before Christmas! I have so many ideas going through my head that I don't know if I will get it all done before Christmas but I really hope so. This will be easier if I just list what's going to be on here soon.
  • A pretty big haul from ELF which I've actually had for about 3 weeks.
  • Las Vegas review and probably a HUGE haul when I get home.
  • More Nail Varnish of the Weeks however I've just started having cal gel put on my nails which lasts a few weeks so it may not be up every week.
  • Christmas gift ideas for girls and boys because I always find other versions of these always include really expensive gifts so this will be a bit of a lower budget version.
  • Christmas wrapping - I have decided to wrap my gifts a bit different this year so I will show you all what I'm doing with that.
  • A Christmas Giveaway will give one lucky follower the chance to win a special Christmas present from me
  • Reviews on quite a few new products
  • Christmas Party outfits - Photos of what I will be wearing to a few Christmas parties this year.
Please let me know what you think of these ideas and if there are any other things you would like me to do in the run up to Christmas. Sorry for the extremely long post and thanks for sticking with me over the last few week.

Have a great day girls