Current Skincare Favourites


I'm always adding in extra products into my skincare routine to try and find a set of products to give me perfect skin. Now I'm not saying that I have perfect skin but I am pretty in love with all the products I've been using over the past few months. To start with I've found two products that make removing make up an absolute dream. Nip & Fab do these incredible make up removing pads which literally remove all eye make up in minutes. They're also super moisturising as they have contain kale & watercress so are really soft of the eye area. To remove the rest of the make up on my face I've been using the Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Replenishing Cleansing Oil, which melts away make up with minimal effort. It contains a whole mix of essential oils, which I find really nourishes my dehydrated winter skin and leaves it feeling silky and smooth.

The mask I've been loving at the moment is the Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay mask, which gives you baby soft skin in a matter of minutes. It's a really thick mask that contains almond oil to moisturise, Rosehip Oil to regenerate and restore you skin and something called a Bio Nymph Peptide Complex to improve skin elasticity. The reason I love this mask is I find that my make-up just sits a lot better on my skin the next day and my pores look much smaller.

Once my make up is removed and I've applied a mask I like to use a really intensive eye cream to really look after my under eye area. The Sunday Riley Start Over Active Eye Cream contains a real concoction of ingredients to look after that area. I find that it just leaves the area feeling a little more lifted and plumped and hopefully prevents any fine lines from appearing in the future. Lastly is the Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream, which is a really thick and hydrating night cream that I think leaves my skin looking really smooth.



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The Best of the Christmas Sales





Here's my pick of the best sale items from all over the web. I also wanted to mention the Harrods beauty sale this year as it's HUGE with so many amazing brands. I hope you've all had an amazing Christmas and looking forward to the new year!
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Christmas Make Up Tutorial




What is Christmas without a festive red lip?! I've done the ever so easy to wear red lip and brown, golden smokey eye look that looks beautiful on anyone. Now that I'm home for Christmas I suddenly feel very Christmassy and in the festive spirit. What are you plans for Christmas are you already at home with your family or do you have to travel far to get home? 

I have two videos coming your way over the next week as I think it's the perfect time to relax and catch up with TV and videos, in between the mince pies and chocolate that is! Head over to my channel so you don't miss a thing!

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Soap & Glory Christmas Gifts

Soap & Glory Christmas Gifts

Soap & Glory Christmas Gifts

Soap & Glory Christmas Gifts

Soap & Glory Christmas Gifts

When it comes to the high street there is one brand that completely kick ass for Christmas gift sets and for me that's Soap & Glory. This year I feel like they have totally outdone themselves bringing gifts where there's something for everyone at different price points. Along with the beautiful cute packaging what I love about the S&G gift sets the value for money is amazing, so it's the perfect time to stock up on favourites. The stand out gift set for me this year is the Christmas cracker set that contains 6 stunningly wrapped Christmas crackers containing 6 of their mini shower gels. 

Whats great about their ranges is that if you love a certain product or a certain scent them you can get a whole gift set tailored to what you love. For example I think their body butters are amazing, they're really moisturing and the scent lingers around for hours, so their Three Times Butter gift set is perfect for me. 

As Christmas is now only a matter of days away now, crazy I know and you're short for time I'd recommend picking up any of the Soap & Glory gift sets for a quick and easy present that any beauty lover would love!

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Teddy Bear Coat


Faux Fur Black Coat

Faux Fur Black Coat

Faux Fur Black Coat






Faux Fur Black Coat


It's now cold enough to get away with huge faux fur fluffy coats without getting to hot and flustered, except for when you get on the tube that is. My teddy bear coat this year is from Urban Outfitters and is an oversized, fluffy dream. I find that adding faux fur to any outfit adds a level of luxe and can dress up anything. I love wearing oversize coats with super skinny jeans and knee high boots as I think it balances out the bulkiness on top. This year is that the faux fur coat trend has come back with a vengeance and that means almost all shops are selling them so you can get your hands on one whatever your budget. What's great about this one is that UO also do a very similar coat but in white, for when you want to dress up as a snow bunny, and p.s. it's in the sale!


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Diptyque Sapin Christmas Candle

Diptyque Sapin Christmas Candle

Diptyque Sapin Christmas Candle


You know I love candles, I have so many candles that I have spare back up ones hidden in cupboards and draws. But that's not what this post is about, we'll save that story for another day. This post is about the stunning Diptyque Christmas Candle in Sapin. Diptyque always bring out the most beautiful Christmas candles and this year is not different. There are 3 new releases to chose from and I have been getting into the festive spirit with Sapin, which can only be described as the perfect scent of a Christmas tree. 

It contains notes of pine, mandarin zest and leaves which results in the most Christmassy smelling candle. And as with all Diptyque candles it really throws out scent that fills the entire room and lingers for hours. Out of the 3 I would say Sapin is my favourite purely because I think it perfectly captures the smells of a real pine Christmas tree and fresh oranges, which to me screams Christmas.


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Tarte Christmas Gift Sets 2015

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets


Tarte Holiday Gift Sets

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets


Tarte Holiday Gift Sets


Tarte Holiday Gift Sets

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets

Limited Edition Golden Tools- UK Version / US Version

Tarte Holiday Gift Sets


Tarte is one of my favourite brands, I've tried my fair share of their products over the years and find that I constantly recommend them to friends. Their gift sets for 2015 are pretty special and probably some of my favourites from this year. The sets include a 5 piece brush set, which contains 5 of the softest brushes you've ever felt with one being double ended, so technically it's 6 brushes! I also love the mini Amazonian clay blush set as these are such amazing quality blushers that genuinely last a really long time on the skin and blend really well.  

However, I would say the highlight from Tarte this year is their Portable Palette set, which contains 4 different palettes, an Amazonian Clay Mascara (which is AMAZING), a lip products and a box to put each of the palettes in for only £35! I absolutely love the idea of being able to change which shades you put in the palette as it gives you so many more options. Each section contains 4 decent sized eyeshadows and a large blush size, so it's perfect for travelling. 

If you're looking for that extra special gift this year for a beauty lover then have a look at all the gift offerings from Tarte as I personally think they're really affordable and such good value for money/
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Clarins Comfort Lip Oils

Clarins Comfort Lip Oils

Clarins Comfort Lip Oils

I'm somewhat of a lip product/lip balm junkie I hate the feeling of dry chapped lips and we're currently in the prime time for flakey sore lips. With London getting colder and colder I've recently fallen in love with the Clarins Instant Comfort Lip Oils, which are to most comfortable soothing products to apply to the lips. I think the word oil is quite misleading as the texture is much more like a thick balm without the stickyness. Clarins brought these out last year but as limited edition and due to popular demand they have now been permanently added. 

There are two scents: Raspberry which has a lovely pink tint and Honey, which is my personal favourite as it adds a light shine to the lips and smells divine! Along with how luxurious it feels the actual applicator is so dreamy. It's a huge foam like applicator that almost hugs your lip when you apply the oil and just makes using the product so enjoyable. This has definitely been one of my handbag staples over the past month or so and I can't see it going anywhere!

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Under £30 Christmas Gift Guide




For my first Christmas gift guide video I thought I'd do a round up of everything I would recommend for under £30. I've got a mix of beauty, skincare, home and fashion so hopefully there is something for everyone!

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My Top Cyber Weekend Picks


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The Best Black Friday Sales




I think this year is the biggest year for the UK in terms of Black Friday. It seems like almost all shops and online retailers are taking part and who doesn't love a good sale! It's the perfect time to stock up on Christmas presents and festive treats for yourself, of course! Here is a summary of who is doing what discount. 


Missguided: 20% off everything: Code CYBER20http://bit.ly/1MHGBfo

ASOS: 20% off EVERYTHING: Code CYBERhttp://bit.ly/1MHGHnb

Anthropologie: 20% off EVERYTHING: http://bit.ly/1NS3cDG

Selfriges: 20% off everything & 10% off Beauty: Code SELFCCE http://bit.ly/1HrC5mi 

Oasis: 25% off everything- code BRIGHT25http://bit.ly/1HrB5P2

Net-A-Porter- Up to 50% off selected lines: http://bit.ly/1HrHTvX

Nordstrom- Up to 50% off selected lines: http://bit.ly/1HrI4HF

Banana Republic- 35% off jumpers & tops: Code BRREVEAL: http://bit.ly/1NAfk1T

The White Company: 20% off EVERYTHING: Code AH770http://bit.ly/1lNIJJB

House of Fraser: up to 50% off selected lines and 10-20% off beauty and fragrance: http://bit.ly/1Q1VcnX

Topshop: 50% off selected lines: http://bit.ly/1OuyO56

Boden: 30% off EVERYTHING: Code 3Y7L http://bit.ly/1NS5AtX

John Lewis: Price matching their competitors, so other department stores: http://bit.ly/1Xkmtbf

Boohoo: 50% off EVERYTHING: http://bit.ly/1MURybi

Pretty Little Thing: Up To 50% Off: http://bit.ly/1MNZWvk

New Look: 50% off: http://bit.ly/1X0q9LE

River Island: 50% off selected lines & 20% off with the code BFRIDAY 15: http://bit.ly/1HrBOjf

GAP: 40% off EVERYTHING: Code FRIDAYGAP: http://bit.ly/1T9COJb

Marks & Spencer: 50% off: http://bit.ly/1HrBRvr

Zalando: 20% off: CYBERWD3: http://bit.ly/1OuA8ow

Public Desire: 20% off: CYBERBAEhttp://bit.ly/20F4Ylb

J Crew: 20% off: http://bit.ly/1kWs72l


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Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide For Her

This year along with my gift guide videos that are coming your way in the next few weeks I also thought I would put together the ultimate Christmas gift guide for women. This is essentially a list of products that I would absolutely love to receive but I think I've included a nice list of items that any lovely lady would be delighted to open on Christmas day. All of the images are clickable and will take you straight to the item, which saves you the hassle of searching! 

The number one item I'm lusting after this year is the Hourglass Ambient Palette from Space NK. It's the palette of dreams for a make up addict like myself and I'm sure many others! Ladies, pass this post onto your boyfriend for some seriously heavy hinting. Now who's excited for Christmas?


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Burberry Festive Gold Collection


Burberry Festive Gold Collection

Burberry Festive Gold Collection

Burberry Festive Gold Collection

Burberry Festive Gold Collection

I think I've found the most beautiful collection of Christmas 2015. Let me introduce you to the stunning Burberry Festive Gold Collection, and if you're easily coveted look away now. The whole campaign is absolutely stunning and every product from the collection comes in golden packaging printed with the iconic burberry tartan pattern. The range contains new Lipsticks, Nail Polishes, Liquid and Powder Highlight, Lipglosses and an Eye Shadow Cream

Firstly I want to discuss my favourite product, the Gold Glow Luminising Powder in Gold No.01, which is scented with the My Burberry fragrance. In the pan it looks quite dull, but when swatched it turns into the most beautiful golden highlight. It also comes with a stunning velvet pouch with a flat brush that is perfect for applying highlight at the top of the cheek bone. although the brush is so beautiful I find with this product it doesn't quite go, as I prefer to use a bigger, fluffier brush to dust the powder across my face. I use this powder more as a setting illuminating powder instead of a highlight as I think it adds a really lovely glow to the complexion. 

Next is the limited edition burberry kisses in the shades Military Red and Festive Gold. I'm a huge fan of the Burberry Kisses lipsticks, they're so buttery and moisturising so I love that they have brought out some festive shades. Military Red  is a really punchy vibrant red and perfect for the Christmas party season, especially in the stunning golden packaging. 

Lastly is the Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base in Nude Radiance, which is a light base you apply before foundation to give a glowing finish to the skin. This adds a really subtle glow to your skin so if you don't like too much highlight then this will be perfect for you. Being someone who loves the highlighted look I think this combined with the Luminising Powder will create the perfect party look and I can't wait to use them together!

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Autumn in Chelsea

Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote

Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote

Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote

Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote

Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote

Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote


Autumn and Winter really are my favourite time of the year, I'm definitely someone that loves it when the days get colder and the evenings get darker. I think one of the reasons why I love this time of year so much is because of the clothes you get to wear, I love big chunky knits and knee high boots as I think it's a really easy way to throw on an outfit and look fashionable and chic. This is one of my favourite knits at the moment as it's oversized enough to wear as a jumper dress but it also has a huge turtle neck. 

If you follow me on Instagram you'll have seen many images of this Aspinal of London Marylebone Tote bag and that's mainly because I'm absolutely obsessed with it. Burgundy is such a perfect colour for Autumn/Winter and I really love the deep wine shade of this bag. Have a look at my What's In My Handbag video for a closer look at the detailing.

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A Much Needed Break in The New Forest










Every now and then you just need a little break, something to take you out of the everyday to help you truly switch off and relax. I recently attended the Carey's Manor House in the New Forest and it helped me do just that. We checked in on the Friday evening to be greeted by a lovely bottle of champagne and ginormous bed. I don't know what it is with hotel rooms especially those with huge beds, but all I ever want to do is watch TV and order room service. 

However this evening we had plans for dinner at the Cambium, which is the fine dining restaurant within the hotel. It serves the most delicious menu and more importantly and insane pistachio creme brule. The hotel is actually huge, with a few restaurants and bar areas and also a huge spa and pool area. After a relaxing dinner and evening in the hotel I was booked into the SenSpa for a 90 minute massage and facial. To say I had been looking forward to this all week would be an understatement. I had the SenHarmony full body massage and facial and it was so amazing the be able to zone out for a full 90 minutes. The massage used a mixture of SenSpa products with my favourite being the the Signature Scent Essential Oil as it contains a blend of 8 essential oils that leave you feeling like you could float home.

The facial involved Manuka honey, which I hadn't realised contained so many amazing properties as a treatment. I contains natural acids which eat away at any dead skin cells and then also antibacterial properties to prevent spots. 

Shortly after my massage we were booked into the Zen garden for a quick lunch before heading back on the road.

If you're looking for a weekend away and love The New Forest then I'd recommend checking out Carey's Manor Hotel. They have amazing on site facilities and it's located right in the heart of the forest where the drive there is a beautiful canopy of Autumn leaves in red, orange and yellow.


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