Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Playlist of the month-April...

SO!

Once again it's that time of the month where i tell you all the tuuuunes I've been listening to on repeat this month! HURRRRAY!

 
The Sea-Swim Deep-Just a plain simple good tune from a good band! 
 
Lady Percy-King Charles-I love king Charles so much and really don't understand why so little people have heard of him! His songs are so upbeat and catchy, and his facial hair is just...wow.

Sappho-Tribes-I recently rediscovered my love for tribes and this song!
 
My Number-Foals-I just really like this song and this band!
 
Keep The Car Running-Arcade Fire-This song makes me want to direct a film and plan a whole scene around this song... dunno why?!
 
 
Fall At Your Feet-Saint Raymond-My boy Lewis Watson introduced me to saint Raymond (aka callum) when he supported Lewis on his tour earlier in the year, and Callum is now signed on my girl Gabrielle Aplin's label! PERFECT!

 
Permafrost-Zoe Holman-I'm always excited for a new dose of Zoe, her voice is flawless, her EP is perfect, and she deserves MEGA FAME! She is my new Gabrielle Aplin filling the void of Gabrielle's regular videos with her dreamy voice! It would also mean a lot if you could go and vote for Zoe to support Gabrielle in Edinburgh (Link HERE) as i can't think of a more deserving artist! Also Zoe hasn't uploaded this song to you tube yet so find it on sound cloud HERE
 
 
Diane Young-Vampire Weekend-Official summer song.
 
Act Nice and Gentle-The Black Keys-The black keys are another band i rediscovered after finding my HUGE collection of their songs on my extremely full ipod!
 
3AM-Kate Nash-This is my favourite song on her new album as i think it is the ultimate teenage girl anthem and so catchy!
 
Thinkin bout you-Frank Ocean-i was super addicted to this song, then got over it. but now BAM re-addicted all thanks to my bestest friend Estelle for giving me a beautiful painting of the lyrics for my birthday! And now frank ocean has took over my life again. I BLAME YOU ESTELLE!
 
Midnight City-M83-Yes, yes it is the made in Chelsea song.
 
Metaphors-Keaton Henson-You knew my one true love would be in here somewhere.
 
Get Lucky-Daughter (Daft Punk cover)-I actually really like this song, especially when it is covered by probably one of my all time fave bands!
 
Other Artists I've been loving-
  • Orla Gartland
  • Fidlar
  • Lauren Aquilina
  • EVERYONE
  •  
I'm not having a OMG YOU NEEED TO HEAR THIS of the month as i haven't really been listening to anyone new, SORRRRRY! if you're a singer feel free to leave me a link below!
 
That's all for now folks lets me know what you've been listening to!
 
Have a lovely day!

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Pretty Twisted...

SO!

My life at the moment is an ugly mix of revision, school, exams and homework (UGH) but also i got LOTS of sweets for my birthday so that makes life a little sweeter (see what i did there!? yeah i know I'm a comedic genius no need to tell me) BUT this weekend something super mega exciting happy, something I've been looking forward to for a while, something I've been wanting to tell you about but couldn't and now i can finally tell you! YAY

This weekend was the grand opening of...


 
If you're a regular reader or are my friend you will know that Vintage Vogue was one of my favourite shops! I've found so many little gems there-Rings, bracelets, things for my bedroom and not to mention my AMAZING giraffe t-shirt! So I'll admit when the owner Kayleigh told me they were going to close i was a tad sad, but then she told me what they were re-opening as...pretty twisted!
 
I've had the feeling recently that everywhere is selling the same retro, American, grunge vibe things. Everything i see seems to be dark colours, ripped jeans, tie dye etc etc. And I'm really girly so i felt like i couldn't find anything pretty and cute anywhere! Kayleigh obviously read my mind and opened up my dream shop.
 
She had told me all about her idea to open up a super girly, cute, pastel themed shop with pretty floral print things, jewellery, home ware, describing it as very cath kidston like. So on a scale of 1 to 10 my excitement was 100000000000000000000000! But when i actually went, the store is even better than i thought it would be!
 
It's painted all different pastel colours and looks just like an old fashion sweet shop and is just generally really light and pretty!




They are selling jewellery from another little company i love called "Janie's attic"! 


I actually love this wellies! As i stupidly chose to do geography as a GCSE i have to trek through forests and stuff (EW) 


Obviously my favourite bit in the whole shop is the floral headband section. I hope pretty twisted knows that they are now my go too to fill my floral addiction. Prepare.
 
Overall i just think pretty twisted is one of the cutest shops ever, and i really do think it will do so well! Such a refreshing shop so different to all the rest!
 
FIND THEM ON FACEBOOK HERE
AND FOLLOW THEM ON INSTAGRAM @WEAREPRETTYTWISTED
 
That's all for now folks you wont here much from me in the next 2 weeks as its exam time, SORRY!
Have a lovely day!




Wednesday, 24 April 2013

YSL Le Teint Touche Eclat Review...

SO!

Like most other beauty lovers i ran to my nearest seller with my voucher for a free 7 day trial of Yves Saint Laurent Le Teint Touche Éclat foundation which is £29 at full price so you can tell just how excited i was about this! And i couldn't test out a product without writing you lovely lot a review could i?!
 
 
The first thing i thought when i tried out the product was how moisturising and light it was. It didn't leave my skin feeling cakey or greasy but left it feeling really hydrated and just lovely! I also noticed how easy it was to apply. The foundation its self is very liquid and blends really easily into my skin leaving a build-able coverage.
 
        I think my favourite thing about the product was how perfect the colour match was and how clear and radiant my skin looked compared to my BB cream that always seemed to leave my skin looking a lot darker than normal. Also it lasted really well, by the end of a school day the coverage and radiance remained looking just as good as when i applied it, making the foundation perfect for school or work or whatever!
 
         The foundation kept my skins healthy glow, maintaining my ridiculously fair complexion and just looked so lovely i didn't feel the need for much else! Unlike with my BB cream which seemed to cake my skin so much i found myself having to use so much blusher, bronzer and powder to try and put the healthy look back into my skin. With the YSL foundation i only had to do my eyebrows and add a slight dab of highlighter and bronzer to define my cheekbones/or a tad of blusher depending on what look i was going for and i was good to go! No fuss, so simple and easy to use with such good results!
 
 In Conclusion-I really really loved this product and i hate splurging on expensive products, but I'm seriously considering investing in a full bottle of this beauty, as omg so good! I seriously urge you all the try and get your hands of a trier of this product, as you wont be disappointed!   
 
Rating- 10/10-Because I'm in love.


That's all for now folks
Have a lovely lovely day
PS it is my birthday tomorrow so do you guys want to see a birthday haul?


 

Friday, 19 April 2013

In an ideal world i would...

SO!

I have exams coming up so that means-
  1. Lack of posts
  2. really rubbish outfits
I know i know its terrible but I'm so lazzzzy so I'm starting a new thing for this blog so i can dream!

 
In An Ideal World I Would...
 
Wear-
Valentino A/W13 lace dress
Office Loafers
Topshop lipstick in tease
 
Go- For a walk to Starbucks in the sun to pick up a cool lime refresher aka heaven. Then i would sit and read a book and write. Basically i wouldn't revise.
Listen to- James Blake's Cover of a case of you on repeat!
 
 


 
Let me know if you enjoyed this post so i know whether to continue them!
 
That's all for now folks,
have a lovely day


Sunday, 14 April 2013

My Current Obsessions #2...

SO!

Its been a while since my last post due to a mix of revision, lack of ideas, and insane addiction to a TV show I'll mention in a minute!

So i thought i would do another "current obsessions" post mainly so i can rant about the things I'm loving at the moment! OK? YAY!


Pretty little liars
So i may or may not have watched like a full series in less than a week....ya know erm...! IT'S SO ADDICTIVE! I absolutely love this show, which i weird for me as i HATE anything scary but this show just keeps me hooked and has for 2 series now and THE END OF SERIES 2 IS LIKE AMAZING OMG! If you don't know what pretty little liars is about it is basically this big mystery about who killed this girl called Alison and Ali's four best friends are on a mission to find out who murdered their bestie and who A is that keeps sending them mysterious texts and basically knows all! The tension just builds and builds and then BAM SERIES 2 FINALE!!! I urge you all to watch it! Also all four girls have their different styles. But Spencer's geek chic/vintage vibes look is my favourite, so so cute!


 
Bold lips
This isn't exactly a new obsession but I'm still love the bold lips! This week I've rocked red, pink, ombre lips and plum lips! I think lipstick is just a really easy way to add a little extra too a look and i feel odd without it!

Graze box
I've been wanting one of these lovely boxes for a while and i recently got on of those 2 free boxes voucher (HURRAAAAY) so last week i pigged out on healthy snacks like "toffee apple" which i dried apple and toffee sauce LUSH and "Scandinavian forest" which was a mix of dried fruits and berries which included LINGONBERRIES OMG I'm a little bit addicted to that drink you get in ikea, so the prospect of eating ACTUAL REAL LIFE lingonberries made me too excited! yaaay!


The Beatles
I've always loved the Beatles but lately I've been loving them eeeevennn more! I have over 100 Beatles's songs on my phone and if I'm ever in doubt of what to listen to, i go straight there! Please please me is probably one of my fave albums everrrr"


Glee
I would call it my guilty pleasure but I'm not even guilty. I LOVE GLEE TOO MUCH TO HANDLE! it's basically the highlight of my week. I want to be Rachel berry cos new york and Kurt is the cutest! Finn and Rachel break my heart, Marley and Jake are the best omg I'M SO WEIRD BUT I LOVE IT! unique is my fave!




Floral Headbands
I've been after one of these for a while and finally made myself last week that I'm pretty proud of! Since then I've been stalking websites daily! My favourite places for these are-
But my fave has got to be vaudou! I only discovered this site recently but their headbands are beautiful y favourite being the burnt cream headband or the simple rose one! The prices are so good compared to others and they also sell some super cute jewellery so definitely check them out! I think i know the first place I'll be going with birthday money!
 

 
Super amazing indie/rock bands
I've always been a sucker for a good band but recently I've just become addicted! Some of my favourites are-
  • Swim deep
  • Palma Violets
  • Fidlar
  • Bastille (obvs)
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Dog is Dead
  • AND MAAAANNNNYYYY MORE!
 
 
"that's different for you"
Recently I've been trying to broaden my fashion horizons and i think it is going well! I've bought quite a few things i wouldn't normally go for and I've been wearing jeans more, I KNOW RIGHT! I don't often wear jeans but lately i have! My favourite thing I've bought HAS  to be this super cute giraffe t-shirt which is really oversized and baggy and lovely from Vintage Vogue!

 
 So they're my obsessions ATM! Leave me a comment telling me yours!

School starts again tomorrow (BOOOOOOO) so posting will slow down rather a lot due to exams and poo! Also my birthday is coming up yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay

That's all for now folks
Hope you're having a lovely day!


 

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Would you rather...

SO!

I've been wanting to do this post for aaaageeesss but never got round to it! I wasn't tagged to do this but WHATEVA! I just watched Zoella's video with Tanya Burr and really wanted to do it, so here goes!
 
1) Would you rather only ever wear eye makeup or skin makeup?
Ermm well i think i could survive without eyeshadow and mascara etc, but definitely not without concealer! So skin makeup!
 
 
2) Would you rather cut off all your hair or never cut your hair again?
This one is hard because i don't like the sound of having no hair, but if i never cut my hair imagine how horrid it would look?! Ermm cut off all my hair because i could buy some funky wigs! like Katy perry but better
 
 
3)Would you rather always wear your clothes too big, or too small?
Well i like the over sized look but imagine if everything was over sized!! But clothes too small sounds worse, so clothes too big, i think i could work it... maybe.... probably not but hey ho!
 
4)If you were given £1000 to spend, would you rather spend it on makeup or clothes?
I could buy more makeup, but definitely clothes, i would go on a topshop spree!!!
 
 
5) Would you rather wear lipstick as eyeliner or eyeliner as lipstick?
Well eyeliners tend to be black, brown, blue, so that isn't a good look! But i think pink/red eyeliner would look pretty good, so lipstick as eyeliner! I could start a new trend defos
 
 
6)Would you rather wear MC Hammer pants or Biker Shorts in public?
BIKER SHORTS ALL THE WAY!

7)Would you rather never be able to fill in your eyebrows or only fill them in using a sharpie?
Slug eyebrows/jet black HD brows are my worst nightmare, I HATE THEM! So I'd rather never fill them in again!

8)Would you rather never pluck your eyebrows, or never shave your legs?
I don't pluck my eyebrows much anyways cos Cara d. and hairy legs...not massively attractive! So I'd never pluck my eyebrows! Who knows...might magically turn into Cara...please!!!

I also asked some of my lovely followers on instagram from some questions!

Would you rather only be able to wear mascara or foundation?
i don't wear mascara very often, so I'd wear foundation!

Whats the most important item in your makeup bag?
Isn't a would you rather, but who cares! My collection 2000 concealer is my best friend.

Would you rather only be able to wear lipstick or nail varnish?
LIPSTICK IS MY ADDICTION! i wouldn't be able to live without it, i cant even imagine not wearing it!!!

I tag-
The lovely lovely Kennie- a touch of velvet because she needs to return to blogging soooon!
Isabelle- Wild Young Hearts
Charlotte- Charlierosee
YOU.

If you do the tag leave me link in the comments!

That's all for now folks
Hope you're having a lovely lovely lovely day!
ps. I'm sorry there has been so many posts like this recently, I'm just struggling without a camera!


Saturday, 6 April 2013

The "I heart spring" tag...

SO!

The lovely Emily from Starlitskiees tagged me to do the "i heart spring" tag, which i had planned to do anyway so yaaaay! And the weather is improving here in Britain so the timing couldn't be more perfect!


 
 
1) Favourite spring nail polish?
I don't really have many spring colours at the moment, but I'm looking forward to rocking some neon nails, cath kidston nail art, and anything with my matte top coat floats my goat!
 
2)Must have lip colour?
I'm loving bright lips, so my maybelline super stay 14hr lipstick in infinitely fuchsia is a must!


3)Favourite Spring Dress?
I haven't been out spring shopping yet as i live in England so spring isn't until July! But my Topshop denim pinafore (£38) is my go to!

4) Favourite Flower?
ERM ALL OF THEM! I think my fave is a carnation!


5)Favourite Spring Accessory!
EASY! My floral headband that i made last night! SO EASY TO MAKE AND I'M IN LOVE!

6)Which spring trend are you most excited about?
HMMMM so many! I'm looking forward to working coloured eyeliner, bright lips and rocking the monochrome and neon combo! YAAAAY






7)Favourite spring candle?
I'm not really a candle person so none!

8) Favourite spring perfume?
I remain addicted to Wonderstruck (thank u Taylor for making this beauty!)
 
9)What is spring like where you live?
Well i live in England, so it is basically rain! But every now and then we have really lovely sunny days with blue skies and heat! HURRAY
 
 
10)Whats your favourite thing about spring?
I love blue skies, and sunny evenings, and being able to sit in the garden and draw/write!
 
 
11) Are you a spring cleaner?
Well I'm never untidy so not really as i don't have a need! (OCD pays off people!)
 
 
12)What are you plans for spring break/upcoming holiday?
Well it's the Easter holidays now, so pretty much revising, eating and staying up late!
 
 
I tag-
Immy- Be Beautiful9 (Who made my banner and helps me out loads!)
Hope- The girl no one knows (she's new and lovely so go say hi!)
EVERYONE!
 
Leave me a link to your post in the comments!
 
That's all for now folks, my camera has passed away so my posts until my birthday will be slightly restricted or with terrible photography! SORRY!
 
Have a lovely day