How much is too much?!

Within the fashion and beauty industry, a certain level of shopping is essential. It’s only natural that I enjoy the sport given the field I’m in. However, I often have people telling me I shop too much… but how much is too much? I work hard and have no children so my money is my own at the minute (obviously my priorities will change when I decide to have a family). I pay my bills, I’m not in any debt and I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently. People have their niches when it comes to spending, some enjoy lavish cars, others it’s home interior and for me it’s clothes and make up. Spending money on clothes is somewhat of an necessity as I can’t walk around naked but I do enjoy treating myself to a top or bag that catches my eye. I have noticed recently that some people think I spend too much on make up in particular. Yes, I have a large collection that I take great pride in (and I don’t mean this is a bratty way) but like I’ve said, I work hard and I’m not in any debt so why shouldn’t I spend my money on what I want to?!

Everyone is entitled to their opinion but I’m still curious regarding this topic and thought I’d discuss it on here. Of course there are times when other situations come up such as an unexpected bill, travel or the choice to have a baby, buy a car or home. When the day comes I’ll naturally switch from make up to nappies (and I’ll be more than happy to do so) but until that day comes, Sephora and Space NK are my guilty pleasures.

(Images shot with an Olympus E-PL7 using a 45mm lens.)

I’d love to know your thoughts on this topic? What qualifies as too much shopping for you? Leave me your comments below, I look forward to chatting with all of you.


6 thoughts on “How much is too much?!

  1. I’m a big believer in spending as much or as little as I want on whatever I want. It’s me who drags my ass out of bed every day and puts the hours in for that money. If I want to spend £50 on a lipstick and feel like a fricking decadent queen every time I pull it out to touch up I will. People hating on that are usually just wishing they had the cash to do so or the stones to be that good to themselves!

  2. Story of my life! Lol! I agree I think people need to mind their own business and stop commenting on how much people spend on things. As you say it’s your money and you can spend it on what you want. My reply usually is ‘Well I don’t smoke’, that’s my excuse for everything. I would be sick spending £10 on a packet of cigarettes but would have no issue spending £50 on an eyeshadow palette. Each to their own 🙂 xx

    1. Haha exactly! I find some people have a chip on their shoulder and just like to have a go. Everyone’s money is their own, as long as they’re not putting themselves in trouble then leave them alone. It’s not our fault that we like the finer things in life! Haha. Nx

      1. They definitely have a chip on their shoulder! I feel like just telling them to bore off sometimes but I wouldn’t stoop to their level. I agree as long as it’s not putting you in debt then what’s the problem? I work bloody hard for my money and deserve nice things ;D xx

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