Everybody: Hey, did you see the game last night?" Me: "No" Sound familiar?... Throughout my 27 years, I proudly labelled myself as "not interested in sports". While my family cheered for Liverpool, I cheered for anything covered in chocolate. While peers wore their team's jersey, I was dressed in comfy knits and converse. Two years ago,… Continue reading “I’m not the sporty-type”
I am the type of person who seeks out the newest "self-help" book. I will recreate my life plan in my head after just one episode of Oprah and I have boards spilling at the seams with motivational quotes on Pinterest. Funnily enough, none of it really ever sticks. A couple of days… Continue reading A tiny slice of …inspiration
Even with a wardrobe jammed packed with clothes and Zara's website on constant auto-refresh, I have to admit that absolutely nothing makes me happier than a good pair of PJS. My usual pair consist of an old baggy band T-shirt and bottoms that are at least 3 sizes too big but every now and again… Continue reading 3 sets of PJs cool enough for Beyonce
Forget swooning over Adam Broody in re-runs of the O.C or drawing hearts around the members of 5ive in Shout magazine. These days it's all about the Girl Crush. We all have one... or many; girls that we wish we could sit in our pjs, swap hair tips and fight over the last slice of… Continue reading Girls I wish were my B.F.F’s
One of my best qualities (or flaws) is that I hate to be under prepared for anything. I dread being without something, turning up empty-handed, being under or overdressed, the list really does go on. To combat this, I always have a "just in case" bag in no matter what handbag I carry. What is… Continue reading The “Just incase” Bag
While it's all fine and dandy to trawl the floors of Brown Thomas and Space Nk, drooling over stunning Chanel and YSL lipsticks, nothing quite beats a bargain! On a recent Pennys (Primark) trip, I picked up something from the Essence long-lasting lipsticks collection in "01 Coral Calling". It cost me €1.79 and my expectations… Continue reading Beautiful little bargain; Essence Lipstick
How many of you are guilty of throwing away a half empty mascara in that tempting lure of a new one? I know I, as a beauty blogger, am very guilty of wasting products. My make-up stash is infested with countless half used powders, once loved lipsticks, lonely dabbled in eyeshadows .. the list is… Continue reading Earth Month #2: Reducing beauty product waste!
No matter what anybody says, there's a HUGE difference between surfing the aisles of Boots and sauntering up to the luxury beauty counters of your local department stores. Even the most beauty savvy gal, can be intimidated at the thought of dealing with the whole process. Here are a few tips, that I myself… Continue reading How to shop at Beauty Counters
Squeeeeee, the day has FINALLY come for the BIG REVEAL! If some of you didn't know, I took part in the Irish Beauty Blogger Secret Santa this year run by the lovely Aisling from Total Makeup Addict. Before I get stuck into the reveal, I just want to give serious props to Aisling for running… Continue reading Irish Beauty Blogger Secret Santa Reveal 2014!
One of the most annoying beauty myths around is that we need to use large amounts of a product in order to reap the most benefits! We've all read the labels : "Apply a generous layer" ,"slather a thick layer"... while this feels good on your skin and can sometimes be fun, it's also completely… Continue reading Beauty Myths: Busted #1: Over-using Products