Wedding prep purchases

On the 24th March, I was the Maid of Honour at one of my oldest friends wedding. It goes without saying that I was excited to be a part of her day and since it was a special occasion, I thought that I would freshen and upgrade some of my makeup collection. (As well as…

March Birch Box

I have to admit, I was particularly excited for this month’s Birch Box because I had resubscribed purely in anticipation for the Benefit BADgal Bang mascara that was to be included. Safe to say, the mascara did not disappoint but the rest of the box turned out to be amazing, making this March’s edition my…

February Beauty Buys

The last week of February has been pretty rough for me health wise. I caught one of the nastiest head colds that I have ever experienced (which I’m still experiencing the impact of), once it started to ease of, I caught my first ever bout of conjunctivitis. As you can imagine, I was pretty gross….

First BirchBox of 2018

This month BirchBox announced that they would be giving out a fun sized Benefit BADgal Bang mascara with all of their March boxes. Being the sucker for marketing that I am, I was soon clicking on to the BirchBox website and signing up for the February box as well. The February box focuses on makeup…

Cosmetics I’m travelling with

I’m leaving the UK in FOUR days so I’ve had to have a real talk with myself and make a decision on what cosmetics that I will be taking with me. As a self confessed make up hoarder, I thought that this would be a really hard decision, but as soon as I finished packing…

Travelling with make up

  It’s officially a month until we fly as of Saturday and I’ve been busy prepping for our trip. So far, I’ve made a few gimmicky and boring purchases. I celebrated passing my TEFL (with a distinction!) by purchasing a travel washing line so I thought it was time to start listing the exciting purchases –…

May Birch Box

Guys…. It’s June. Already. This year is just flying by! That being said, I’m going to ignore June for a moment or two so that I can describe the May edition of the Birch box. In my post about the April edition, you would have seen that I was starting to lose heart a bit;…

April Birch Box

April has been and gone and I’m reflecting back on the latest edition of my monthly Birch Box. I’m in two minds about my April box if I’m honest. There are a few items that I am happy with and some that I’m indifferent about, I also received my first ever damaged product (the bane…

Lush Spa Cardiff

After months of anticipation, last week, the new Lush Spa in Cardiff finally opened! I wanted to get a few of the seasonal Easter items so I popped along to town on what also happened to be the new store opening day. My immediate first impression of the store (once I managed to push through…

March Birch Box

We’re three weeks into March already! This month has absolutely flown by and with the build up to the new one pound launch fast arriving (tomorrow!) I haven’t had much of a chance to stop and get as much writing done as I would have liked due to work commitments. Resulting in this being only…

February Birch Box

Do you ever just click on adverts and buy what is being marketed? Me neither. Until recently. I was on a trip to London for a meeting around three weeks ago, and my train was delayed. I did the inevitable and pulled out my phone to browse through Facebook when I noticed a Birch box…