24 June 2016

Sleek Lip VIP Lipstick | Review

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Most deffo a statement shade, I think that this is the most 'out there' lipstick I own (although, I have just purchased a dark blue Nyx lipstick, so we'll see how that pans out).

I believe these are Sleek's newest lipstick release, and as it goes, my first Sleek lipstick buy. I'm luvin it. They're supposedly meant to have a 'semi-matte' finish, which I kinda agree with as it's not completely matte, but not killing it with the shine either. But then I'm like,it's either matte or it's not, I'm not sure that a lipstick can be half matte. Thoughts? 

Anyway, I was really surprised at how pigmented this baby is, one swipe and my lips were completely opaque with cover. I naturally put on about 100 more layers through habit, but it's really not needed. I think the best thing about it being 'semi-matte' is that it's got cray cray moisturising goodness, and not at all drying like mattes can be. It's got all the good stuff like shea butter and coconut oil, which I guess is why it's so creamy and easy to put on.

The downside to this is that it slid off with my food very easily when I ate, leaving quite an unsightly ring of lilac around bare lip - yeah, not a good look. Other than that, it lasted well for the few hours I had it on before I stuffed ma face. 

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21 June 2016

A Piercing Chat

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Boots - Dr Martens
Hair Tie - Primark


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Don't ask why I'm in car park, I'm running out of decent places to take photos, so an empty car park seemed like a good option at the time. Will prob return here, ngl.

This frilly top from Urban Outfitters soooooo reminds me of what I used to wear when I was like 7. If you want 90's style, a little frilly top like this, with a pair of dungarees and a choker, is a good way to go. Obviously frills are everywhere and the mo, but I haven't really seen that many tops with this cute little 90's frill trim - apart from UO. They're balling for frilly tops like this right now, as well as dresses and playsuits.

Tbh I've just gone full out 90's with this outfit, throwing out the docs and half up hair as well. Just can't get enough.

Also, I got my daith pierced right before taking these pics (above picture), and let me tell you, it huuuurrrttt. I am shit with piercing pain though. But honestly, I felt it. I may do a post on it as I haven't really ever seen anyone else with this piercing before. Just a thought... As well, getting this piercing done has put me back in the mood for more piercings, there's so many I want to get now (all ear ones, might I add)! The same also happens whenever I get a new tattoo, it's like the addiction is reignited. Anyone else get this?


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19 June 2016

Rain, Come At Me

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Cropped blouse - Miss Selfridge (old)

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I went to a festival in Portsmouth (Mutiny) a couple of weeks back where it was suppose to be raining for most of the weekend. Luckily it turned out to be hot and sunny, but I did *purchase this yellow beauty a few days before with that in mind. Deffo would be ready for the rain armed with my raincoat. 

*Impulse buy. Most of my purchases are impulses buys. This is why I can't save.

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These metallic denim shorts are a result of the same Topshop spree and they're festival as fxck, wouldn't you agree? The denim shorts and raincoat make the perfect pair to wear at a drizzly English festival. The jacket is really light as well, so y'know in the summer when it's raining but still really muggy... yeah? Won't be sweating out in it. Perfect for a festival as well if you find yourself dancing in the rain.
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15 June 2016

Last Day, Last Outfit

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Shirt - Vintage
Jeans - Cheap Monday via Urban Outfitters (similar here)

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Verrrrry casual outfit today. I wore this on mine and the boyf's last day in Portsmouth ever, as neither of us will be living there anymore - so sad. It's the end of four years there... 

These were taken before a whole lotta BBQ food and alcohol was consumed on the common. Comfy jeans and comfy shirt is always the one for chill days, but I made it a lil bit more interesting with a harness bra (this one was a tenner from Boohoo, bargain!) and a pair of statement shoes. I went for metallic because metallic is just radical.

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11 June 2016

Summer In Ruffles


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Thought I'd try something new for me, step out of my comfort zone for once. I don't do that a lot. Ruffles are not part of my comfort zone. When I saw the trend start emerging I was instantly like 'nah, deffo not for me'. But yet here I am, loving life in an oversized ruffle bardot dress. Tbh, I've been completely obsessed with this style recently. Dunno about you, but I've been seeing bardot ruffle tops and dresses like this one everywhere, and I don't know whether it's the FOMO kicking in or what, but I needed one in my life.

I hunted this beaut down in the dresses section of the House of Fraser website. They say it's navy on the website, but tbh I think it's more grey. I prefer that though cos I'm basic and I prefer monochrome to colour (although I have been buying/wearing a lot more colour recently - I digress). 

I just added some fishnet socks and a choker to make it a bit more 'grunge-esqe' and good to go!

P.S. And can I just say, the best thing about this dress is that it has fricking pockets... pockets?! It's a beautiful moment when you find a dress with pockets.

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8 June 2016

That Student Loan Style

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Styling and getting hold of all the outfits you want can be hard as a student. I remember being poor as shiiiit, waiting for that loan drop and when it finally came in, still only having like £50 a week to live off. Tbh I'm not much better off now, especially because I'm trying to put most of my pay into savings for travelling, which is hard when you impulse buy everything in sight!!! I have no control!!

New Look is always one of the first places I look when I'm on the hunt for a bargain and not looking to spend a lot. This whole outfit cost a little over £50, including the shoes! Yes, you heard right. I think it's quite easy to put together a whole new outfit quite cheaply, apart from the shoes - they always seem to bang the price up. But one of the things I've loved about New Look for years is their massive range of shoes and how inexpensive they are - perfect for that student loan budget.


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New Look have also recently launched their Student Hub which, even though I'm no longer a student (*crying emoji's*), I still luv. There's loads of bits on style, music, recipes, but I really love the posts on their blog.

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Also, if anyone knows how to make photos not look so washed out and 'sunny' on really bright/sunny days, please teach me your ways! I hate looking like Casper's sis in photos.


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