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10 November 2017

making up!

Or what's in my make-up box. I'm pretty kinda of basic when it comes to make-up. I wear make-up everyday and wouldn't be seen without it (I'd scare small children!) but I've been doing the same old thing for years and I knew it was time to do a bit of an update. Cue an afternoon well spent in the company of a bonafide make-up artist Chanelle. I took along my own meagre collection of products so that I could pick Chanelle's brains about new products and how to use what I already have to the best effect.

31 October 2017

in snood mood!

One of my A/W signatures. I love a good snood. You just stick one on and forget about it. Job done. I have a grey one and I have to say that most days it completes my outfit. Yesterday I needed something to pull my ensemble together....it really does work with everything.
Chinti and Parker sweater
M.i.h jeans via Kilver Court
Adidas Original Stan Smith 20% off today only with code OCTOBER
Sienna Jones Bag 15% of with code MFF15
Koko Blossom phone case 20% off with code MFFB20

28 October 2017

an invitation - next vip event!

A date for your diaries if you are fairly local to me! At The Mall, Cribbs Causeway Next are holding a VIP event for their customers on Thursday 2nd November from 6-9pm. This is one of the first Next VIP events of this kind. If you are a Next account holder, on production of your directory card you will get 10% your purchases across the store.......time to get Christmas shopping me-thinks.

In addition, there were will personal stylists from The Image Consulting Company on hand to give one on one styling advice. Live music.....and a tipple or 2! Prosecco and gin....a couple of my favourite things ;0) 

22 October 2017

i have this thing about bags!

And at the moment it's all about one brand. My love affair with Sienna Jones started with this little beaut! 
Sienna Jones bag 15% off with code MFF15

20 October 2017

i'm no beauty expert but.......

these are a few of my favourite things. I do love trying new stuff! I'm a pretty low maintenance/basic skincare kinda gal! When I discovered Caroline Hirons a couple of years back I picked up a tip that literally revolutionised my morning and evening routine, I'm now a double cleanse/hot cloth devotee and still often refer back to CH's cheat sheets. This in turn has made a lot more receptive to trying out new treatments. I recently jumped at the chance to try out some Glamglow products as I'd heard such raving reviews about their masks. I have not been disappointed! Their YouthMud tinglexfoliate treatment is amazing. It does in fact make your skin tingle. You spread it over your visage and it harden as it drys. You remove it after about 10 minutes, I did so with a hot flannel. My face felt refreshed and zingy. The next morning my skin felt firmer and my make-up went on more smoothly! I'm sold......I'll warn you....you could become addicted!! 
Glamglow YouthMud

15 October 2017

autumn updates!

Just an update on a few wardrobe acquisitions.....I've been a bit tardy on the blogging front of late as I haven't been feeling all that inspired recently. I've been trying to steer clear of the Insta-famous purchases however I have succumbed to this gorgeous Warehouse teddy coat. It's a trend piece for me and likely to be a bit of a one season wonder but I did think it would make a great wardrobe updater especially as I am favouring the neutral tans, camel and beiges at the moment. I'm about to have a huge coat cull as there are a few in my wardrobe that I've just become bored of....this coat will breathe some new life into my winter outfits.....and it's a bit of fun.
Coat