Monday, 12 October 2015

Carmex Lip Balm In Pomegranate

It’s that time of year when we need to change up our skincare just a little now we are getting into those colder months. I’ve found I have to pay closer attention to moisturising my lips so this product has been my go to and have been reaching for it daily.

Really this product is an essential for any time of year but with an SPF 15 it’s handy in summer also. I love the Carmex brand for lip balms, the tingling sensation when applying evidently shows its doing some good to my lips. The pomegranate scent seems fairly new to the range and I find it appealing!

My lips are softer and in better condition as a result. I bought the item online at Superdrug, the prices can vary but like I did search for offers. Click here to buy. Have you been using a lip balm more recently? What brand do you reach for? Xxx

Monday, 5 October 2015

Monochrome fashion haul, what I found In the Men’s department for myself.

A couple of weeks back I popped into Peacocks to do some Christmas shopping (Yes Its very early but love to be organised!). I was browsing the men’s department and spotted a few pieces that could easily have been worn on a female. The first item I saw was a bomber jacket, I loved the design and thought it would be easy to style. My eye was also drawn to a black ribbed jumper with a grey panel, I thought this look would fit the masculine vibe that you see on the women’s catwalk shows.

I had a scan through the men’s sale rack, often Peacocks do a really good selection. I saw this blue t-shirt, the colour was divine and at £5.00 decided it would work well as a lounge top. I had a potter into the women’s section and found a simple grey knit with a heart design on the front and after that I headed into the changing rooms. I had a few other items to try on but felt the three items described earlier were keepers.

So I’m getting into the habit of going into the men’s department, actually the tailoring and fit is really good plus men’s fashion is often more classic. I can’t wait to wear the items out and maybe pairing them with jeans or in contrast something quite feminine to balance out the look. Would you wear any of these pieces? What are your thoughts on unisex fashion? Have a great week! :-) xxx

Men's Baseball Jacket £18.00 (Buy online here)
Men's Colour Block Knitted Crew Sweater £16.00 (Buy online here)
Men's Blue Print Slouchy T-shirt SALE £5.00
Grey Speckle Knit Top £12.00 (Buy online here)

Sunday, 4 October 2015

North York Moors Holiday Photo Diary

Today's post is a photo diary of my two week holiday in the North York Moors with my family during the summer. I’ve been doing my blog for a good few years now and have slowly been adding more lifestyle posts as it is something I enjoy. I had taken lots of photos so thought I could share them again like I had done previous years. There’s a few more photos you will get to see as they are coming up in separate cafĂ© review posts.

My holiday was fairly chilled but we went for picnics, to cute cafes, beer gardens, art exhibitions and played some tennis. We stayed in a beautiful cottage where they keep horses and just next door they kept some farm animals. We stayed by the cottage quite a bit. I caught up on my reading and jigsaw etc while my Mum enjoyed baking and playing tablet games. My Dad went on early morning scenic walks and saw lots of nature/animals. My Brother joined us for the second week too!

I wanted to share a link to a guest post I have done on blog including Helen's Top 10 Photography Tips for Beginners. I would really appreciate it if you went over to have a look and comment. It was my first guest post :-)

So how was your summer? What did you get up to? :-) xxx

Monday, 28 September 2015

Flash Jimmy Choo Perfume Review

Todays post I wanted to share my thoughts on a perfume I’ve been wearing. I bought it as a gift set in the January sales last year and have been reaching for it lately. So lets begin with the review…

Described online as an ‘Intoxicating and dangerously sexy, the scent parades on a catwalk of addictive Powdery Woods. Sparkles of Pink Pepper, Tangerine and Strawberry introduce a flash of White Flowers and Tuberose to this Eau De Parfum fragrance.’

When I first became aware of this perfume I was instantly drawn to the unusual and sexy scent. It’s a really fab all-rounder fragrance that's easy to wear day or night or in any season. It can be sprayed lightly or built up if you are going out in the evening and the scent is incredibly long lasting.

The designer like feel shows with the gorgeous chic packaging, it would look pretty on any dressing table. If any of you are interested the body lotion it came with was lovely, the scent comes across nicely and the lotion sinks in well.

It’s available as a 40ml bottle retailing at £30ish on fragrance direct but you could wait until the gift sets come out around Christmas. I would highly recommend it, perfect for yourself or someone special! Click here to buy online. What’s your perfect Autumn perfume? Have you tried this product? Xx

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Health Shop In Danby, North York Moors Tour + Review

Today’s post I will be chatting about a gorgeous health shop I visited while I was on my holiday. We have been visiting the same spot for a number of years. We popped into the shop quite a few times while away. My parents bought essentials such as organic food etc. while I loved to treat myself to a little something normally from the selection of chocolate. At the end of the holiday I bought a few more expensive bits such as makeup, haul post here.

The health shop has a wonderful selection of fresh organic food, beauty, gifts etc. I loved the selection of fruit and herbal teas, I’m really into trying out new kinds so it was a bit of heaven for me. Their beauty range has developed quite a bit and now stocking lots more natural brands such as Lavera, Faith In Nature, Jason, Pacifica etc. The prices are mostly quite reasonable especially as you are paying for quality.

The experience of walking into the shop is amazing, I love the aroma from the beauty items and the staff there are so helpful and friendly. If you are looking for gifts it’s a beautiful place to stop by. I would recommend it to those of you who like organic/natural products as everything in the shop is carefully selected.

So did you enjoy the tour of this shop? Would it be somewhere you might like to visit? Xx