Sunday, 31 July 2011

July Favourites

Here are the products/items I've been loving for July...



Marc Jacobs: Daisy Eau So Fresh Perfume

Daisy is my absolute favourite perfume, so you can imagine my excitement everytime they bring out a new one, I love collecting them all and the pretty bottles.

This bottle was a present from my parents when they went to the Carribean this summer they picked this up in Duty Free. I believe it is in the biggest size they do. It's a very light, delicate floral scent, perfect for a summers day.


Tanning products

With this weather we are having at the moment in the UK, it's hard to know whether to tn or not. One minute I'm baring my pins, the next I'm back in my opaques. This is where instant tan comes in - if ever I haven't tanned and I wake up to glorious sunshine, this is a quick and easy solution.

Rimmel Sun Shimmer in Medium Matte has been my go to instant tan for years. I dread to think how many bottles of the stuff I have worked my way through. I tend to use this for nights out the most. It gives a good, even colour.

Last week I picked up this new product from L'Oreal, their Waterproof Glam Bronze Spray Foundation for legs. Obviously it's easy to apply with it being a spray, but it did go everywhere all over my bathroom! The instructions say that for a deep tan there is no need to rub it in, which I don't really agree with, I do think it does need rubbing in, or it can seem rather patchy. However, once rubbed in, this gives a lovely colour and a smooth appearance to the legs (as if I had tights on).


Sleek Storm Palette

Sleek palettes are always really good quality, and the Storm palette is my favourite out of the three I own, I have been using it a lot recently.


YSL Rouge Volupte No. 2 Nude Beige

Ever since I have owned this lipstick, the rest of my collection hasn't seen the light of day. It's a gorgeous pink shade and very moisturising and creamy, and I am fast running out of this *boo hoo*


MAC Mineralise Skin Finish Natural: Medium

I finally got this last week after umming and ahhing over it for months , and I have been using it to set my foundation across my T-Zone to keep oil at bay.


Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation

This has fast become my favourite foundation. After using Revlon Colorstay for a while, I now find it too heavy and it can go cakey quite easily.

Healthy Mix is a Medium coverage, that is buildable without any caking - and it smells pretty amazing too!


Benefit High Beam

I got this trial size free with Glamour magazine and it is an amazing highlight, I will be investing in the full size when this runs out.


Bourjois Bronzer

This has been my go-to bronzer throughout July. I use it to contour my face as I have it in the darker shade. It gives my complexion the sunkissed glow without the flecks of chunky glitter.


Pure Coconut Oil

I have been applying coconut oil to the ends of my hair whenever it is wet. It softens and glosses the ends as well as smelling uh-mazing.


And finally, I got an iPhone 4 so this month has been spent getting to grips with it, downloading apps, adding songs and buying cute covers.



Thursday, 28 July 2011

HAUL: My Summer Wardrobe Courtesy of Primani

It's funny that as I write this, the shops all have their Autumn stock in and Summer is long gone. As it's now that we are finally seeing some much needed sunshine, (and I'm hoping August will be a nice month), that I have collated a few of the items I did buy this year with the intent of wearing them all summer long - but the truth is, I've hardly had the chance to wear any of it, and it is sitting in my wardrobes all tags-a-hanging.

These are just the items I've bought this summer from Primark, the majority of my new items in 2011 have actually come from good old Primani as I haven't had the chance to shop much, and there is a Primark on my way home from work (Hurrah!)

Again, I must stress that all these items have been bought over the last few months, so some prices have been forgotten or might be a guess...

(The newer items are first)

Top (newest item, bought today, love it!) £10

Shorts, £8


Midi pleated skirt, £14


Palazzo trousers, £14


Playsuits, both £5 in the sale (reduced from £12)


One shouldered dress, £5

Floral playsuit, £5


Stripey playsuit, £5

Denim playsuit, £11

Coral playsuit, £5


Denim tie top, £8

Shoes, £4 in the sale (reduced from £14)

And there we have it, a few of my summer buys..Let's just hope that Mr Sun has got his hat on and I can go out to play wearing some of these fab items!



Saturday, 9 July 2011

Witch Winners

All the Witch Concealer winners have now been emailed.

Thank you to all those who took part and I hope the 10 lucky winners enjoy their product.

Sorry that the winners were announced later than anticipated, life has been pretty hectic lately, and I've hardly even turned my laptop on.

I hope you are all well and I will be back with some blogposts soon.