Beauty Unboxing: My October Birchbox

October Birchbox

October Birchbox

October’s Birchbox has arrived! In aid of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this month’s box has teamed up with CoppaFeel and is pink themed and especially amazing. There’s a definite ‘get organised’ vibe to this month also, complete with a monthly planner and pink lipstick shaped pen. Also boxed up this month is some great info on all you need to know about early detection and self-examination, the most important reason to CoppaFeel! This month’s box looks a little like this… Continue reading

Easy Eyebrows: Benefit Gimme Brow & Brow Zings

Benefit Gimme Brow & Brow Zings

Benefit Gimme Brow & Brow Zings

Underestimated in the past and made an absolute face-feature in more recent times, we’ve put our eyebrows through a lot. I spent my mid-teens rocking the tadpole look and consider myself lucky that they fully grew back. I once worked with a girl who wasn’t so lucky, and was considering brow tattoos before her big day. No, seriously. Call me prudish but face tattoos never really seem like a great idea… Continue reading

Interiors Trend: Gold Accents

Gold Interior Accessories

Gold is my thing. Delicate gold jewellery features heavily on my wish list at the minute, but I also can’t get enough of gold interiors. I’m not talking Vegas style full-on opulence and I can promise there are no gold plated life-sized lions sitting either side of my front door… I’m talking gold accents here and there especially in a clean white space, to create the most gorgeous focal points. Continue reading

Sweater Weather: Sweater Shop AW Preview

Sweater Shop AW 2014Last week we got to go to the Sweater Shop AW preview. If you know us at all you will know how exciting this was for us – Autumn and Winter are after all our favourite seasons. The sweaters were beautiful and we particularly liked a chunky knit sweater paired with a sleek leather pencil skirt and some heels – cozy yet sophisticated. Continue reading

Lip Luxury: Tom Ford Perfect Nude Lip

Tom Ford Lipstick in Spanish Pink

Tom Ford Lipstick in Spanish Pink

I’ll be the first to admit that unfortunately, I’m quite often a victim of pretty packaging- and the heavy black gloss Tom Ford signature packaging with a gold finish is my kryptonite. Continue reading

On the spot: How to keep your skin clear?

On the spot: How to keep your skin clear?If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you may know that I struggle with breakouts. A lot! Even though I am in my late 20’s spots are still the bane of my life but I have learned to deal with them with a little help from a few trusted products. I constantly try out new anti-blemish cosmetics but these are some I trust to do the job! Continue reading

Still can’t believe we won: IMAGE Blog Awards & Huge Thank You!

IMAGE Blog Award for Best Lifestyle Blog

It’s been a week now and we are both still completely bowled over by the fact that we won an IMAGE Award for the Best Lifestyle Blog! It was such an incredible night for both of us! We really, really did not expect to be leaving Fade Street Social, where the awards ceremony took place, with this little blue baby! It was such an honour to be nominated amongst such heavyweights in the blogging world, we were over the moon to be in such excellent company!

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