Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Forever 21 and Urban Planet Haul: Boxing Week Deals!

Hi loves! I did a bit of shopping to take advantage of the awesome Boxing Week deals going on! I didn't want to spend too much but I saw some super cute things at Forever 21 and Urban Planet that I just couldn't leave behind. Here's what I got:

Forever 21:

This dress will be perfect for spring and summer, for work or going out with friends :)
This makeup bag is HUGE! I was due for a new one!
I love, love, love this skirt. I've been wanting a tulle kind of skirt for a while. 
This one is super pretty but not over the top pouffy!

Urban Planet:

How cute is this SpongeBob pullover?
I love this type of flowy top. It's high-low so perfect to throw over a pair of leggings!

Last but not least I picked up some more leggings. I can never have too many!

Thanks for reading! xo

Friday, 26 December 2014

The Foot Factory Mint Foot Scrub Review

Hello loves :) I was looking for a new foot scrub and came across this one by The Foot Factory. I was immediately drawn to the super cute packaging!! I've been using it for about two months now and I really like it!
 
This scrub leaves my feet refreshed and helps make them smoother. It basically does what a foot scrub is supposed to do, while looking super cute on the shelf!! However, if I could improve one thing about this product I would increase the consistency of exfoliating particles in it. I feel like they are a bit scarce for a scrub! Overall though I do enjoy this product.

I hope everyone had a nice Christmas! Thanks for reading! xo

Monday, 15 December 2014

First Impressions: Cailyn Just Mineral Eye Polish

Hello loves! I received this beautiful Cailyn Just Mineral Eye Polish in my December Ipsy bag. I was really excited to try it because I've never heard of the Cailyn brand before! This product is basically a loose eye shadow that you apply with the handy applicator included. I recieved the shade "#5 Orchid", and it's absolutely gorgeous!

 

Before applying the Eye Polish, I applied some Urban Decay primer potion and a matte light brown eyeshadow to my lids. I then applied the Eye Polish by gently dabbing the product on. It's so shimmery! I blended the edges a tiny bit and applied two coats of mascara. This would be a perfect shade for holiday parties,  if you added a cat eye with liquid eyeliner to dress it up a bit :)

 
 
This product lasted all day and did not crease. I'm really loving it so far! Thanks for reading :) xo

Sunday, 14 December 2014

NOTD: Snowflakes and Glitter ♥ ♥

Hello loves! Happy Sunday! Here is another holiday themed nail look using more stickers from EBay. This look is my favorite one so far :)

 
Polishes used (from left):
-Sally Hansen Insta-Dri nail color in "Clearly Quick"
-Essie nail lacquer in "Trophy Wife"
-Love and Beauty by Forever 21 nail color ( this product has no actual name, it's a fine silver iridescent glitter)

Thanks for reading! xo

Sunday, 7 December 2014

First Impressions: Maybelline Real Impact! Great Lash Mascara

Hello loves!! I'm a sucker for trying new mascaras and when I saw this new Maybelline Real Impact! Great Lash Mascara I decided to give it a whirl. The original Maybelline Great Lash is an amazing quality and super affordable drug store mascara so I was hoping the Real Impact! one would be just as nice.


This mascara contains no artificial waxes and claims to give your lashes natural looking volume. Which is exactly what it did for me! After two coats, my lashes did have more volume, but it was quite natural looking. This mascara has a dryer formula compared to the original Maybelline Great Lash mascara, and as you can see on the package, it also has a much fuller brush than the original product. Because this formula doesn't contain artificial waxes, it does wash off SUPER easily with soap and water, so no need for actual makeup remover! 


Overall this mascara does exactly what the packaging says: it gives you natural looking lashes and it's very easy to wash away. However I don't plan on re-purchasing it simply because I love having bold, dramatic lashes. It's a great mascara for girls who like the natural look. What do you think?? Thanks for reading! xo

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

NOTD: Christmas Cheer ♥

Hello loves! As promised here are more Christmas nails! I used nail tattoos again (which you can get from Ebay for a steal!) with a red base, and glitter polish.

 
 
Polishes used:
-Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in "Right Said Red"
-Maybelline Mega Rocks Glitter nail polish in "Gettin' Amped"
-Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in "Clearly Quick"

Thanks for reading! xo

P.S. Christmas is in 23 days!! Can you believe it??

Monday, 1 December 2014

Little Target Haul ♥

Hello loves and happy first of December!! Last night I stopped at Target on my home from dinner with a few friends. Who can resist picking up some beauty goodies while browsing Target?

Products from left, clockwise:
-Revlon Lash Potion by Grow Luscious Volume & Length Mascara
-Maybelline Real Impact! Great Lash Mascara
-Sonia Kashuk Sunkissed Pressed Bronzer in "Golden" 
-Neutrogena Body Clear Pink Grapefruit Body Wash 
-Aveeno Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer

I was due for a new mascara (but ended up buying two!). My moisturizer and body wash were also getting low. However the bronzer is a totally random purchase. I've never been a bronzer type of girl but lately I've been feeling a bit pale and dull so I felt like trying something new. Hopefully I can get the hang of it and not turn into an oompa loompa!! 

Hope everyone had a nice Monday! xo