Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Finally! Zoeva rose gold brushes

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Oh boy. So this has finally happened, after seeing these brushes pretty much everywhere it took a whole lot of self control to stop myself from buying these Zoeva brushes. So when my 22nd birthday came around I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to finally see what all the fuss was about. 

Until a few months ago Zoeva was a brand that I wasn't really aware of, then all of a sudden this brand was getting good reviews on almost every blog it popped up on. Rather than buying into the hype I waited until everything died down to see whether these brushes really needed to be added to my collection and well lets just say they did. 

This brush set really does consist of pretty much any brush you need for your everyday makeup, ranging from an angled blush/contour brush to a petite eye shadow brush perfect for blending out your crease. Putting aside the fact these brushes look far too pretty to use they are very soft and good quality, the small brush bag they come with is also a good for travelling and keeping these brushes in good condition. 

For my first Zoeva purchase I feel these brushes were worth every penny, the plus side is you can also purchase Zoeva brushes individually from here and here which also makes things a little bit cheaper. This definately wont be my last Zoeva purchase.

Have you tried anything from Zoeva yet?
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Thursday, 25 September 2014

Major Cuteness, New Shoes

So it's safe to say I have a Serious shoe addiction, to the point where I don't actually have anywhere to put them which is becoming a problem... But I just cant say no to another pair and when I saw these shoes in River Island they just had to be added to my collection! 

I've had my eyes on these shoes for a while so when I saw they had gone down from £35 to £20 I just couldn't walk away from them this time. The tan colour will be perfect for the transition from summer to Autumn and the platform heal makes them easy to walk in and they feel so comfortable. 

These shoes are cute without looking too childish which I hate. I'm planning on styling them with jeans as well as dresses with knee high socks or tights. These are definitely a bargain and I'm glad I spotted them, get them here

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Birthday Catch up... Turning 22

I'm back and I'm a whole year older! Turning 22 was not something I was looking forward to it just sounds so old, there's just something nice about saying your're 21. Unfortunately that's just something I'm going to have to get over and luckily I had a nice birthday and things are looking up for me finally.

All my posts recently seem to be catch ups but to be honest I like writing them as it's like a photo diary for me, It also gives me a chance to look back and see the things I should be happy about and grateful for. And if your as nosey as I am there's nothing like snooping through peoples photos to see what they've been up to! 

First up I was treated to an early birthday meal at Ask by one of my best friends, I've only ever been there once before so was quite looking forward to going. The food was lovely and sitting outside in the sunshine was also a bonus I had Lovely cheesy creamy pasta and also had desert which is not like me as I'm normally full but I couldn't resist.

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When it comes to birthdays I'm not really one for having a massive celebration unless its a special birthday. So I just decided to spend the day in Brighton (one of my favorite places), I may have a late birthday celebration and go out but at the moment I'm staying away from alcohol so just wanted to have a nice quiet day with good food and a bit of shopping!

We went to Las Iguanas and OH. MY. the food was seriously amazing. I love Mexican food anyway but it can be hit and miss with certain restaurants. With a nice full belly we then had a walk around Brighton and wandered into all the nice little shops Brighton really is one of my favourite places to be. I also got forced into getting my portrait done which was the most embarrassing thing I've ever experienced, people were waking past staring and I hated every minute of it but hey the portrait turned out well!

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Recently I have gone through a lot of change, I know change is good but it seriously scares the hell out of me. However for me turning 22 is like a new start, looking back at these pictures makes me realise I have so much to be grateful for and although I will find it hard I need to try and remember this when things get a little bit shit,

Here's a few things I want to achieve over the next year:
  • Get rid of anything negative in my life no matter how much it hurts 
  • HAVE FUN! 
  • Meet new people
  • Travel
  • Embrace change 
  • Read more
  • Say how I feel, holding it in wont help
  • Spend more time with family and friends
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