Saturday, 27 May 2017

Boho in Distress.

What I'm Wearing:

It's been a really sad week to say the least. When I first heard of the terrorist attack in Manchester I was literally in shock and I think I've been in a state of complete shock all week. How can such a heinous and vicious attack be carried out in an arena of all places? Taking the lives of children and people that just wanted to enjoy music. It's broken my heart and I want to take a moment to pay my respects to all those affected by the attack. 

I wanted to do a blog post today because we had a lovely day out at the Albert Dock! Me, Rachel and our mum all took our lunch down to the pier head and snapped some photos. The weather has been so lovely! It's been so awesome being able to dig out some of my cute summer clothes. I absolutely adore this floaty white Bardot from Boohoo. It's giving me serious hippie vibes!

 I love nothing more than some distressed shorts. I usually stick to darker denim but recently I've been stepping out of my comfort zone and getting some classic blue denim shorts. These ones are from Primark and I love them to bits already. I think these shorts were only £10 so they're definitely worth getting in time for the warmer weather. 

I've been into grunge music since I was 13 (REST IN PEACE CHRIST CORNELL!!!) and one thing I always noticed was how the 90's rockers wore black scruffy boots with eveything! So, here I am, bringing 90's grunge into my style with these ultra cool boots that I've had for years from River Island. 
Hey, guys have you noticed I got all tanned up for these photos? I'm loving looking bronzed at the moment! 

What's your favourite Summer item this year? 

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Makeup Must Haves - L'Oreal Miss Baby Roll Mascara!

I always get so excited when I see hight street brands releasing new products. The minute I saw L'Oreal's latest mascara offering, Miss Baby Roll, I knew I had to get my hands on it. The name of this mascara had my attention at first. Miss Baby Roll? What does that even mean? Nevertheless, Baby Roll sounds rather adorable but I don't think the name tells you much about the product. Miss Baby Roll comes in four unique and exciting colours! There is plain old black and there is also a waterproof option in black for us classic makeup loving girls. The shades Bright Teal, Indigo and Liliac are for more daring and bold makeup lovers. I got my Baby Roll in black.

First of all, the packaging is simple but cute. Packaged in a black tube, the black mascara design is accompanied by a gorgeous pastel pink and mint lid. The colour theme of each shade is unique to each mascara so for instance, if you get the shade Teal, the packaging is teal and pink! It's so pretty, I'm considering going out of my comfort zone to buy the Indigo. The wand is different for the standard mascara, it's more rounded and L'Oreal describes this as a ''roller brush''!

Now, onto the product! I'm going to jump right into this and say that this is probably one of the best mascara's I've used. L'Oreal never let me down with their mascara offerings and Miss Baby Roll has lived up to my very high expectations! A few coats of this baby and my lashes literally look false. Doing my bottom lashes is just the best with this mascara wand because even my lower lashes look really long and separated. The formula doesn't clump so you don't get the dreaded 'spider legs eyelashes'. This mascara is for anyone that wants their eyelashes to look super long and curled. The mascara is super black too so that's always an added bonus!

The verdict - Long, curled eyelashes that LAST. ALL. DAY!

I'm already nearing the end of my Miss Baby Roll, it seems to have run out quite quickly which is a bummer. It costs £7.99 but Superdrug have a 2 for 3 deal on L'Oreal products at the moment so ladies, we all know where we're going this weekend!

What is your favourite mascara? Let us know in the comments! 
Thank you for reading guys!

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Casual but Definitely 'Me'.

 Bag - Primark
Tights - Primark
Choker - Forever 21
Jumper - Primark
Pink Top - Boohoo
Silver Shorts - Boohoo
Boots - River Island

Hello to all our lovely readers. It's been a bit of a rough week this week (let's not even get into it yet.) What's better than to sit down with a cup of tea, write a blog post and just relax? It's nice to get lost inside the world of blogging. I'm bringing you another outfit post today and although it's casual it's still very much 'me'. I love this silver shorts from Boohoo. They're actually running shorts but I wear them just for everyday wear! As if I'm going to wear shorts this pretty for working out. 

Is everyone else still obsessed with clothes with the corset, lace-up effect? I'm sure the certain design has a proper name but to me, it looks corset-like so we will stick with that for now. The jumper I'm wearing from Primark is one of my ultimate, comfy but stylish picks. It looks amazing while keeping me cosy. What's not to love about that?! I love the pop of pink coming through too from my top from Boohoo.
Do you guys like my little blue/green bag? I don't know if I'm colour blind but I think it's blue while my mum thinks it's green... what do you think? Whatever the colour it's still gorgeous and reminds me of a mermaids tail. 

I don't know if you can see my choker but it's see through with holes in it. It's hard to describe but I thought it looked so cyber! I'll probably do more outfit posts featuring this choker so keep your eyes peeled if you want to see it in all it's cyber glory!

On a side note I've just eaten vegan ice cream that doesn't contain banana - it was the creamiest ice cream ever and tasted so good. It was two ingredients were chocolate and nuts too! It was by the amazing dairy free brand Alpro and the flavour was Hazelnut chocolate! Try it everyone because you won't regret it! 

How is your week going? Let us know!

Thursday, 4 May 2017

Greece, Corfu - A Historical Beauty Spot of Paradise.

Travelling is something I've never really experienced. I've been to Devon a lot, Scotland once and Wales a few times and to Turkey twice but that's it. I've always had a fear of flying - you've all heard the horror stories and my dad used to always watch Aircrash Investigation so my fears only increased haha! Also, mental health struggles prevented me from living and experiencing many things in life. I wasted my teen years on being sick and mentally ill - I couldn't help being sick but it's the truth. But this year I had an epiphany. What if I could fight my fears of change and flying? What if I could actually witness the beauty of the world with my own eyes and not through someone elses Instagram? I never thought I'd do it but I was sick of not having a good time and not having memories. So, me, Rachel and our lovely mum went to Corfu together. It was the perfect place to go. It wasn't too far away (only three hours on the plane) and the views are just mesmerizing - the beauty of the clear blue seas, the white caves, the culture... the island of Corfu seemed idyllic and I wanted my first holiday abroad in over five years to be in Greece. 

Now, it's safe to say that I'm completely besotted with the place, in fact me, Rachel and my mum are all in love with Greece. The culture, the absolutely lovely people, the incredible sights... not to mention my new found love for Greek Mythology! My dad actually studied Greek Mythology in University for a year. I'm obsessed with all things mythical so it makes sense that I love reading about the historical Greek myths. We took a boat to Paxos and went inside Poseidon's cave - God of the Sea. I encourage everyone to get into Greek mythology, it's fascinating!

I hope you enjoy all the photos in this post! I've included photos from our boat trip to Paxos and Anti-Paxos which isn't too far from Corfu. The waters were so clear and the island looked like something from a fairy tale.
We stayed in the four star hotel Aquis Sandy Beach and it was amazing in there. It was the most lavish place I've ever stayed in to be honest! We went all inclusive so we took advantage of the opportunity to eat as much Greek food as possible! I've now discovered I really like Greek salad - feta cheese is just delicious. But the hotel had a wide variety of food to chose from so everyone can find something to enjoy. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were just my favourite times of the day - somethings never change - even when in Corfu :) When we went to Paxos, we found the loveliest cafe and had crepes, nutella and ice cream! I would of took a photo but come on, I couldn't wait to stuff my face with crepes!

One of the best parts of staying at Aquis Sandy Beach was that the hotel is literally on the beach! and the beach is absolutely gorgeous. The sand is soft and golden and the sea was so blue. It was amazing. I could of happily of stayed in the hotel grounds the whole week as there were three pools, daily exercises classes, a spa/beauty treatments and there was even a gym! It was like a little town inside the hotel, there were shops, a hairdressers and a jewelry shop too! It was incredible.

Now as I'm sitting back at home writing this, I haven't really got the holiday blues. Why? because I know for certain that I'll never deprive myself of travelling again. As we speak, we're already planning our next holiday for later this year and I'm already so excited! I always thought you'd need tons of money to be able to go away but this holiday cost us £300 per person - how amazing is that?!

I might have the travel bug now but Corfu will always have a very special place in my heart.

Where is your favourite place to travel to? Have you ever been to Corfu or any other Greek island? let us know in the comments!

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