Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Beauty: My Five Bobbi Brown Must Haves

Favourite, favourites, we all have them! I thought I would do another 'top five favourites' style posts with one of my beauty brands; Bobbi Brown! I love reading round-up posts for different brands as I feel that it helps with making purchases from different brands if I have vouchers etc.. There are many stand-out items from Bobbi Brown and I actually found it quite hard to narrow it down to five items but here are my ultimate favourites from Bobbi Brown... 
If you are looking for a high coverage concealer to hide any dark circles under the eyes then the Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit is for you. As you can see from the photo's, mine is very well loved with the left side a yellow toned creamy concealer that really does hide those dark circles and a pressed powder on the right to set the concealer. My only issue is that I really do go through a lot of product in a small amount of time!
The Shimmer Brick in Lilac Rose* is the latest addition to my make-up bag, I was sent this compact from beautyspin.co.uk and they have a great selection of Bobbi Brown products including this travel set of the Shimmer Brick that comes with a mini face blending brush. The shade Lilac Rose is such a gorgeous light pink glow which I've been wearing as a blush. The shimmer catches beautifully in the light and I really want to pick up some other shades. 
I didn't expect to love the Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara as much as I have. I'd never actually heard about it before picking it up around 18 months ago but since It's become a firm favourite in my stash which I have repurchased a couple of times now.  I find it very volumising and it's great to pair it with a smokey eye (like it says on the tin!)
When it comes to eyeliner, I usually prefer felt tip liquid liners (hello, Kat Von D Tattoo Liner) but the Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner is a brilliant gel liner and if you are looking for a thicker line. The liner is so long lasting, doesn't smudge and is surprising really easy to apply especially when using the Ultra Fine Eye Liner brush. 
Finally, we have a skincare item which I love from Bobbi Brown and that is the Hydrating Eye Cream. I have quite sensitive eyes so I need to be careful with what I use but I've had no problems with this and find the cream very soothing and moisturising. 

Are you a fan of Bobbi Brown cosmetics? Have you tried anything before? What are your favourite items from Bobbi Brown?

XOXO

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Monday, 23 May 2016

Fashion: Summer Wishlist

I don't want to speak too soon but I think Summer is on it's way. I've been doing a spot of window shopping over the past week and have compiled a pretty huge wishlist of all the pretty Summer items on the high street that need to make it into my wardrobe. I did pick up a couple of items before I went to France which you can see in my upcoming outfit posts (and here).
Bomber jackets are my favourite thing at the moment, they are just perfect to throw on and Zara currently has an amazing pink palm tree one (I also love this New Look one too!). I am also loving the handbags in M&S, there are a few ChloĆ© dupes which I NEED and also J Brand has some gorgeous denim pieces for the Summer! 


What is currently on your wishlist at the moment?

XOXO

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Fashion: My Favourite looks from Cannes Film Festival 2016

It's no secret that I love the glitz and glamour of red-carpet events and seeing what everyone is wearing. Cannes Film Festival is not only the biggest film festival in the world, showcasing this year's most talked about films but it's also a major chance for celebrities to strut their stuff on the red-carpet dresses in the finest gowns. If you've been following me on social media, I've just got back from a holiday in the South of France and I actually spent a couple of days in Cannes on the first and second night of the film festival. Whilst, it's all very glamorous, it was just chaos everywhere - but obviously still very exciting to see it all in person. I thought I would share some of my favourite looks from the past couple of weeks! 
Bella Hadid wearing Roberto Cavalli to the Opening Ceremony and Cafe Soceity Premiere
Kendall Jenner wearing Cavalli to the From The Land Of The Moon Premiere
Julia Roberts wearing Armani at the Money Monster Premiere
Lara Stone at the Julieta Premiere
Kirsten Dunst wearing a Dior Shirt Dress at the Cannes Jury Photocall
Kristen Stewart wearing Chanel at the Personal Shopper Photocall 
Charlize Theron in Givenchy at The Last Face Photocall
Lily Rose Depp wearing a Chanel hoodie at The Dancer Photocall
Kendall Jenner wearing Elie Saab to the Wild Chopard Party
Rosie Huntington-Whitely in Galvan for Opening Ceremony at the amfAR Gala
Freida Pinto in Elie Saab at the Kering Talks: Women in Motion
Alessandro Ambrosio at the amfAR Gala
Kirsten Dunst in Valentino at the Closing Ceremony
Clemence Poesy in Chanel at the Closing Ceremony
Jessica Chastain wearing Alexander McQueen to the Money Monster Premiere
Eva Longoria in a Pamella Roland Gown to the Opening Ceremony and Cafe Society Premiere
The Style Queen Blake Lively wore Versace to the Opening Ceremony and Cafe Society Premiere, Vivienne Westwood to the Slack Bay Premiere, Atelier Versace to the BFG Premiere and Juan Carlos Obando to the Cafe Society Photocall

This year Blake Lively has been killing it on the sartorial front, everywhere she's been seen in Cannes she has been looking amazing. I actually saw her on the opening night and she just looked incredible in a Alteir Versace gown but my favourite look of her's was the Cinderella-esque gown by Vivienne Westwood that she wore to the Slack Bay premiere.
Kirsten Dunst, Jessica Chastain and Kendall Jenner were also personal favourites of mine and I also loved Julia Robert's look for the Money Monster premiere! So many choices! Who's style have you been loving at Cannes this year? 

XOXO



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Saturday, 21 May 2016

Fashion: Promenade De Anglais Nice, France

When flying into the Cote d'Azur last week, the last thing I was expecting was to be greeted with was rain! I mentioned that I was worried about it being a complete washout on my trip but luckily it managed to brighten up so I got the chance to shoot a couple outfits. 
Whilst I was in the South of France, I stayed in an apartment in Nice and traveled by train to different towns each day. Nice is a great place to base yourself as it's smack bang in the middle of the French Riveria but I found there wasn't a lot to see - although we didn't spend a lot of time exploring Nice. On the first evening, we walked along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice which is lined with palm trees and a lovely evening walk. 
I decided to wear this lovely white lace top with a scalloped hemline which I bought from New Look. I'd been looking for something similar for ages but nothing suited me, either cropped, funny neckline or too pricey so when I came across this I  was so pleased! The stripey skirt is from Zara which I've had for a couple of years and it's a vacation favourite! 
Striped Skirt - Zara
Bag - Topshop

I was so excited to get home and look through my photo's and videos (yes, there will be a vlog! - Woop!). There's going to be some exciting posts coming your way soon with all my French Riveria adventures from spotting George Clooney and Kendall Jenner at Cannes Film Festival to attending a Grand Prix race in Monaco! Keep your eyes peeled! 

XOXO


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Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Fashion: Western Stylin' with UGG Australia

When you think of UGG Australia you think of the sheepskin fur boots which divide opinion of many people. I'd say don't knock them until you try them, the UGG sheepskin boots are so comfortable and brilliant for the colder months. UGG Austrailia actually produce so much more than their famous sheepskin boots and I was delighted to be sent a pair of the Charlotte suede boots from MandM Direct which stock loads of different styles including sandals, pumps and accessories. 
The Charlotte boots are made from suede and have this western feeling going on. I've been looking for a pair of boots like this for ages and they are currently half price! The heel isn't too high so they are perfect to wear on a daily basis with jeans. I also need to mention this really cute white lacey top which I bought from New Look, I can already tell I will be wearing this all Summer! 
Sunglasses - Accessorize


Do you own a pair of UGG Boots? Do you like them?

XOXO

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