My week on Instagram ♥

So much for me going on a saving spree – instead I went on a spending one. I just find it so hard to save. I’ve now decided to only buy pieces that I can’t live without, before I was a real impulse buyer, that’s all going to change now.

Anywho, during the week, I attended a few events by the lovely CastleCourt and Emozioni by Hot Diamonds. Shopped just a tiny little bit and uploaded a few OOTD images.

Hope you all enjoyed your long weekend. ♥

Don’t forget you can follow me on Instagram

Nx

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My week on Instagram ♥

It has been a lovely week for me between enjoying some time off work for Easter, updating my SS14 wardrobe, date nights with my man friend, reminiscing about the good times and relaxing in the glorious sunshine.

I’ve uploaded a few images from the likes of Gráinne Maher and her, Pluck & Devour collection. My standard fashion and beauty images, fashion illustrator, Kerrie Hess and a sneak peek into my personal life. ♡

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Hope you’re all having a great week. I’m looking forward to yet another long weekend! 🙂

Don’t forget you can follow me on Instagram

Nx

Superdrug Beauty Haul

Last night I took a quick trip into Superdrug to shop up on a few of my essentials and take advantage of their festive offers.

I love the beauty brand, Bourjois, so I was over the moon when they had a 3 for 2 offer across all of the beauty collection. With this offer I got their 123 foundation corrector, a natural base eye shadow and a pretty pink lip crayon.

I also decided to stock up on my favourite red nail polish by Rimmel and the amazing backcomb dust by TRESemmè.

I’m a secret geek who finds joy in grabbing a good offer so couldn’t resist sharing. Enjoy! 😉

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Hope you all have a great weekend. Enjoy your Christmas shopping! ♥

Nx

Holiday Haul

It has been a crazy few weeks for me. First I decided to drop my beloved phone and smash it to pieces. That was four weeks ago and in between a holiday, my brothers wedding and spending the weekend in Kerry, my nerves were starting to kick in. Thankfully, I’ve been reunited with my phone! 🙂

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Anywho, back to blogging! While I was in Spain, the fabulous Kathryn O’Neill gave me an informative and extremely helpful run through of thee best beauty and skincare products available. She was a heaven sent beauty angel who has set me on the path to purchasing amazing products.

I started with some of the items she used on me for the wedding. For my under eye area, she applied Clinques corrector concealer. It held up so well in the 40 degree heat and I didn’t re-apply it once. I purchased it in a Spanish beauty store called Primor. It was like Disneyland for beauty fans, and even better, all products were at a fraction of their high street price. I had a ball shopping up a beauty storm buying various products.

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Kathryn recommended that I buy a blusher she used on me called Catrice. It is from an amazing German based cosmetic company that produce high end beauty products for a fraction of the price. I got these amazing blushers for €3.99 each. Absolute bargain!

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I’ve quickly become addicted to the Catrice brand and I know that my collection of their products is going to grow and grow.

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Bourjois has been a personal favourite of my for some time now. I love their blusher pots, they’re rich, give great coverage and the colours are stunning. These two blushers are part of my daily make up routine for both day and night looks.

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I decided to purchase their Healthy Mix Serum and foundation while I was in Spain. It is such a lightweight mixture and again, it only cost me €13.95 per bottle. I love it when you find cosmetic brands that offer you a great beauty product that is as good as the high end brands but with a budget friendly price.

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The gel foundation is designed to provide you with 16hr coverage that will even out and give your skin a glow.

I managed to shop up quite a storm while I was in Nerja. I’m going to upload more posts of the fashion and accessory purchases that I made within the next few days.

Nx

Superdrug Haul

Yesterday I ventured into Superdrug with the intention of buying some nail polish remover. Next thing I know, my bank balance was £60 down but I could be happier. Sometimes it’s the small things in life that make me happy like buying a new blusher, trying out a new product or treating myself to my new favourite make up brushes by Real Techniques. (That makes me sound extremely materialistic but you know what I mean! )

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I’m going to start my haul with something Simple. I used this brand before for all of my skin care but since converting to another brand, I’ve recently found heaven again in their eye make up remover pads. They’re soft on my eyes, which is great since it’s such a delicate area. There is no alcohol or oil, artificial perfume or colouring which is important when taking care of your skin.

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Next up on the big haul, is these stunning Bourjois blusher, eye shadow and lipstick. I’m going to kick it off with this beautiful blusher in a smouldering Rose Coup shade. It is a fine, lightly textured and incredibly transparent blusher which is perfect for blending. It gives such a healthy glow and looks perfectly natural.

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Moving onto my new favourite colour shot eye shadow, it literally sparkles like a diamond and is perfect for the summer season. I love how it offers an intense and high coverage look while lasting long throughout the day and night. It’s highly concentrated pigments blend into a very silky and easy to apply powder. You can even use it as a liner by applying it with a slightly wet brush, perfect!

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If there is one beauty product that I love, it’s the trusty and timeless lipstick. I picked up this gorgeous coral shade from Bourjois and their Rouge Edition range. I love how soft it is yet provides you with a serious pop of colour. Once again, it’s perfect for the summer months and can be worn during the day or on a night out. It adds a touch of moisture to my lips which I absolutely love. I bought all three Bourjois products and got these pretty summer sunglasses free with my purchases. Not bad, eh? 😉

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I’ve recently become addicted to Samantha Chapman’s Real Techniques make up brushes, they’re soft and professional and perfect for applying make up with. A while ago, I bought this brush set ( you can view my post here ) and I wanted to expand my collection. I bought myself a blusher, powder and stippling brush. Each brush provides you with a flawlessly blended look for an air brushed and highly defined look. I can’t recommend these enough, they’re perfect and are sold at such an affordable price!

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I bought a few other pieces, but, I don’t think you ladies need to see my hair spray and nail polish remover! 😉 Hope you’re all having a fabulous weekend!

Nx