Wednesday, 29 February 2012

NOTD- OPI 'Save Me'

Whilst I was shopping on saturday I stopped by our local Sally's store and picked up two new OPI polishes from the Nicki Minaj collection I got 'Fly' and 'Save me' and this morning was staring at Save me trying to decide if I wanted to wear it on it's own or to layer it over another polish after much dilly - dallying ( that saying always makes me laugh, My mum always used to say it to me as a kid 'Stop Dilly-Dallying') anyways I decided to layer it over OPI 'tickle my francey' which is a subtle nude with pink undertones.
And the picture was taken before I had removed the annoying strand of glitter from my cuticle! So annoying I didn't see it until afterwards

I personally think the glitter and the holographic sparkles in Save Me looks really nice on the nude base and makes it stand out a bit better and I'm glad I decided to layer these two shades together I'm sure I will again in the future.
Do you own any of the shades from the Nicki Minaj collection? What shades do you like to layer together?


Sunday, 26 February 2012

A Cheeky Saturday Haul

L-R Soft&Gentle Mineralize Skinfinish,Mineralize blush DAINTY,PINK SWOON Blush and, Daylight Mineralize eyeshadow

On saturday Nath and I decided we were going to pop into town and do some shopping and lunch out as my Monthly Make up ban ended on Friday :), So when popped in to House Of Fraser to get some bits for the house and some Yankee Candles I stopped by the MAC Counter and Got Pink Swoon Blush which is a sheertone blush and sooo pretty, and a Mineralize blush in DAINTY which I have falling in love with and then a mineralize eyeshadow from their new NATURALLY collection called Daylight which i think is such a pretty pinky/lavender shade.

When popped into Boots  I ended up just getting a few skin care bits i got Sanctuary Brightening Facial Exfoliator as my mum had been using this and said it was amazing so thought I'd give it a go, then got some more Soap and Glory 'Face Soap & Clarity' and Peaches and Clean I have used both of these before and just like all the other Soap and Glory Products they are amazing and smell SO good.

Then I was trying to be good and not get anymore Nail Varnish but then I saw the new Butter London Collection and couldn't resist I ended up getting Disco Biscuit and Trout Pout which I love.

I hope you are all having a good weekend and day, today we just chilling out going to get a Chinese take away a bit later and watch HomeLand and then fingers crossed I can stay up to watch the Oscars I LOVE watching the Red Carpet.


Thursday, 23 February 2012

Little Catch Up :)

So this week I haven't really been up to anything too exciting just working, watching some amazing new TV programmes - Friday Night Lights, Homeland and Luck have you watched any of these? Love them at the moment! Then Tuesday pigged out on pancakes and finished my book 'Cuckoo' which was amazing, then Wednesday I popped into town before work and picked up a Real Techniques Blush brush which is incredible and sooo soft love it Will be buying more of their brushes at the weekend .

Also I love facewipes I have a boxed filled with all different packs from Garnier,Soap and Glory and Korres so as Boots have their 3 for 2 offer on I thought it would be rude not to stock up on some more.

 And also got some Nails inc Nail polishes the 'Heavy Metals ' collection and a couple of Yankee Candles I got Vanilla Cupcake and Sea Harbour sooo nice, I have such a thing with candles especially Yankee candles just can't stop buying them.Have you got any fave Yankee scents? Also if any of you are book worms leave some suggestions for books please :)


Saturday, 18 February 2012

Monthly Empties & Reviews

Philosophy 'Cinnamon Buns' Shampoo,Shower Gel &Bubble Bath- I got this on offer with another one back in January and they are amazing,the smell in the bottle is completely transferred in to ya bath and bathroom and they last for ages as only need a little bit and then you are in bubble paradise,once my other one has finished i will be re purchasing. 10/10

Korres Cleansing & Make Up Removing Wipes 'Pomegranate'- I was buying some Butter London polishes and just got these on a whim as needed some new wipes and they were there, at first I wasn't sure they were going to be that good as the smell is amazing but very over powering,But as soon as I used one I knew that I was going to love them, took all my  make up off and left my skin feeling so soft, these are the only wipes I will be getting from now on. Only downside being the smell is a bit to in ya face so I will get a different pack. 9/10

Soap&Glory Breakfast Scrub- One word LOVE, this stuff is beyond amazing it smells so good makes me just want to grab a spoon and stick it in :).Theres not much more to say about this that hasn't already been said it is just an amazing product and I will keep on buying it. 10/10

Lush Ocean Salt Facial Scrub- When i first got this I loved it, I mean it is sooo good and smells just like a Mojito :) the salt chunks are quite big so it can be a bit abrasive at first but you soon get used to it and it works wonders for my skin at first it hads never been better. However I then stopped using it for a couple of weeks just to make it last a bit longer till I got more, When I used it again a couple of days later it broke me out and I'm quite lucky I hardly get spots and when I do it's just the odd couple but this time I had 5 really angry spots. So I don't know if it was just me or the product where I hadn't used it or a while, But I'm unsure wether I would re buy this now. I think if you use it all the time and don't have a break then that is fine but if you have a break it could happen. 7/10
Have you tried any of these? Thoughts?

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

O.P.I 'My Private Jet' ~ NOTD

For my notd I decided I would do a polish which is probably one of my all time favourites and one of my fave OPI shades and it is 'My Private jet'.

My Private Jet is a stunning dark dark grey but in certain  looks black, and in some others brown it is beyond stunning. And to top it off it has the most amazing multi coloured specks of glitter which shimmer like crazy, I only needed two coats for this look and I used O.P.I Top Coat Rapid Dry which is fast becoming my holy grail top coat.

I am such a nail polish addict I am changing the shades on my nails at least 3 times a week and love trying new shades out,but somehow I always end up going back to this one on numerous occasions, it is love :)
You can purchase these on line on or Lena white and also in selected sally stores across the UK and of course department stores.

What is your favourite nail varnish?

Friday, 10 February 2012

Top Lipsticks

L-R Mac Shygirl,MacHue,Lord&Berry Glazed Pink,Mac Creme Cup,Benefit Mod Squad

L-R Mac Shygirl,MacHue,Lord&Berry Glazed Pink,Mac Creme Cup,Benefit Mod Squad

L-R Lord&Berry Chiffon,Mac Fabby,Revlon Pink Pout,Barbara Daly Fuschia

L-R Lord&Berry Chiffon,Mac Fabby,Revlon Pink Pout,Barbara Daly Fuschia

Seen a few blog Posts and videos floating around at the min about their fave lipsticks so thought I would share mine and if you have done 1 then leave ya link in the comments ......

Mac Shy Girl- Just a pretty day to day neutral shade which i LOVE
Mac Hue- One of my all time Favourites
Lord&Berry Glazed Pink -Just a lovely pale pink shade
Mac Creme Cup- This could be my all time fave Mac lipstick
Benefit Mod Squad - This was my go to shade of the summer last year

Lord&Berry Chiffon- A real nice deep shade on the lips
Mac Fabby- My mum had this and I tried it,then ran as fast as I could to Mac to grab one
Revlon Pink Pout- My other go to shade of the summer love it
Barbara Daly Fuschia - One of my night out shades

What Lipsticks are your faves at the min ? 

Sunday, 5 February 2012

My Top Three Blushes Of The Moment

M.A.C 'Well Dressed'- So annoyed as dropped my car keys on this the other day and scratched it :( this isn't as pigmented as most M.A.C blushes but I personally love it as a day to day shade,such a subtle pink shade which looks so pretty on the skin,I only wear this one during the day though as it is very subtle. And even though it is not as pigmented as others that takes nothing away from the product.

M.A.C 'Azalea Blossom'- This is from the Daphne Guinness collection and was a present from a friend for my birthday, and for me it was love at first sight I love the ombre effect on it and the very subtle hint on sparkle, in the pan it looks very sparkly but once it is on ya skin you can hardly see the sparkles which I like as personally I'm not a fan of a sparkly blush,when this blush is blended together it gives the most stunning pink shade with purple undertones and I Just find this so beautiful I love it.

Benefit 'Sugarbomb'- Bless me good old faithful is so battered now, I have finally hit pan on this *squeals in delight* I don't know if it's just me but I get so excited when I hit pan on products. I think it's because I see it as an excuse to go shopping ha! Ahh I love this blush so much I wore it everyday for ages last year once blended together gives a stunning flushed look to ya cheeks which I find very natural and pretty looking, I'm sure I will re-purchase this as my make up collection feels better having this in it.

What blushes are you using most at the moment?

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Jan Favourites

Bourjois 'Coup De Theatre Mascara'- As usaul with Bourjois this mascara is incredible,really makes my lashes look so much longer.
M.A.C 'Azalea Blossom' Ombre Blush- This is soo pretty i love how it can be as subtle or as vibrant as you wish i just love it
Bourjois 'Healthy Mix Serum Foundation' -Done a full review on this when I got it so won't ramble to much but LOVE this,gives full coverage and stays put all day.
M.A.C Paint Pot 'Painterly'-The perfect base for my eyeshadow,stops creases and holds shadow in place all day
Benefit Shadow pot'R.S.V.P-Just a beautiful shade which I've been wearing every day

Lord&Berry 'Glazed Pink' :: I have been using this as my everyday day2day shade for last week or so now, and love it more and more very moisturising just a pretty pale shade.
Lord&Berry 'Vintage Pink':: I was a bit undecided when I got these as thought no way would be as good as a lipstick but they apply like a dream and I just love this shade.
M.A.C 'Fabby':: I saw this on the counter over Christmas and thought was such a pretty deep neutral shade if that makes any sense :) just love it

I got DKNY Delicious Night as a Birthday present from a friend, and I love this, this is a 'me' perfume I love all the heavier scented perfumes, and as my all time fave is Paul Smith, and Sensi I know I was going to love this,I am crap at describing scents but it is without doubt an evening scent but that doesn't stop me wearing it through out the day, and it has notes of Black insence,Jasmine,Ginger,Molton amber and  silky purple Freesia it is a scent which lasts for hours as well,Just LOVE it.

OPI Rapid Dry Top Coat:: AMAZING!! Can not speak highly of it,drys in a second and leaves my polish looking so shiny,and doesn't chip for ages
Butter London 'Knackered' :: Love this unique polish,the glitter flecks along with the duo chrome shade makes it soo pretty and such a good formula
Nails Inc  Belgrave Square:: A super bright pink with pretty gold glitter specks in,perfect for a night out
 Butter London 'Black Knight':: Is fast becoming one of my all time faves,a stunning black base with multi coloured glitter love it.
OPI My Address Is Hollywood:: A pretty pink with subtle glitter flecks
OPI Designer......Be Better ::Just LOVE

I picked these up from Harvey Nichols last week and I kinda love them, they are bloody amazing!! Smell incredible and wipe off every last trace of my make up whilst making my skin feel so good! Will be stocking up on these in future

What have been your favourites this month?