Clarins Supra Volume Mascara Review

Clarins Supra Volume Mascara

You might remember seeing this mascara from my recent Simple Glowy Look.  I picked it up as part of one of Christmas gift sets, they’re such a great wait to try out different products.  This is the Clarins Supra Volume mascara*, which retails for £21.50 and you get the standard 8ml.    It’s definitely on […]

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All the boss events

vlogtober day 29

Some days just rock.  I was fortune enough to get invited to two different events on Thursday.  First up was the Powder Beauty Boutique event to celebrate the fact that Powder Beauty has been around for 10 years!  They had various inspirational talks on from Grl Pwr Gang, Supercharged club and Smoke + Mirrors Collective.  They covered […]

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V&A Fashion Mash-up

Fashion Mash Up Book

Today we see the release of this rather excellent book, Fashion Mash Up.  This is a collaboration between the V&A (one of my favourite museums) and Penguin books.  The artwork, illustrated by the gifted Daisy de Villeneuve, is all kinds of fun and brings utter joy to the pages.   I was incredibly fortunate to […]

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The money shot

The Money Shot Vlog

Got a bit artsy on the montage this week, what do we think?  We had a lovely time in the country hanging out with friends and playing random games.  We got to spend lots of time skating, which was rather wonderful to be honest.  I finished off the week popping up to the Smashbox 30plus […]

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Chilled Skater

Skater girl sitting

Although Autumn is definitely creeping in day by day, I am making the most of the days of sunshine when they do appear. I’ve another graphic tee but this one is definitely a bit more minimal.  Great for those chilled days – very much like this day!  I was on a bit of a break […]

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Androgyny to Autumn

As the weather starts to cool down with the creeping of Autumn, I’m still clinging to the last rays of Summer.  This outfit covers both season nicely and will definitely transition nicely into Autumn – I just might have to add a hoddie.  My love for graphic tees is only growing, as we learnt from […]

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Practically Superwoman

Practically Superwoman

It’s been a mad week of it.  Trying to do all of the things really, which I did manage – quite proud of myself, especially considering I was in a fair amount of pain for all of it!  Feeling like superwoman…well when I’m not feeling the need for a nap!  Really fun week though, I […]

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Crème brûlée blossoming gifts

Blossoming gifts bouquet

I was sent this rather wonderful bouquet from Blossoming Gifts, as it’s still my birthday month, I was very happy to receive them!  I mean who wouldn’t like to receive flowers in the post?  I have the Crème Brûlée bouquet, which has sunglow dino germini, white reagan chrysanthemums, tiny tanacetum single vegmo – that remind me of […]

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Summer Sunshine

Summer Sunshine

Well some of us got to enjoy some of the summer sunshine.  I spent large chunks of my week working.  Nothing new there right?!  I did however manage to squeeze in a good amount of fun, thankfully.  I went to a fun evening at MOD Pizza with some other blogger friends, it was fun just […]

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What’s in a Niche?

What's in a niche

This is something that has been rolling around in my head for quite some time now and I keep changing my mind.  So I decided to get a conversation started.  Let’s get involved and trash this out a bit.  What is a Niche in the first place? My favourite definition?  “…a comfortable or suitable position […]

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Shouldn’t be left unattended really!

SitC2016 Part Two

The second part of the Summer in the City 2016!  It was a bit of bedlam at points, so I’ve edited this vlog a bit differently.  Let me know what you think.  It was great to see some familiar faces again – Rachel and Sonja, both excellent Irish Youtubers.  Plus I got to meet a few […]

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Nightstand essentials

Bedside Table

I’ve a few things I like to keep on hand when I’m getting ready for bed.  Let’s talk about the non beauty essentials first. Non beauty My kindle!  I’ve been inhaling all sorts of information lately, I’m currently reading “Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How To Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World*” by […]

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Country Style

Laughing wearing a hat

Who doesn’t love a good walk in the countryside to blow away the cobwebs! Especially if like me you’ve been cooped up for too long because of illness!  To add to the cheer, I got to walk the rather excellent Meg and I got to test out the new hat I was sent to play […]

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Hotter Shoes, my sole mate

Hotter Narelle Boots

I was invited to a rather fabulous event last week.  Hotter Shoes have recently opened a Brighton store and they decided to have a few blogger evenings to introduce the brand and let us try on all the shoes in the shop!  Well ok, not all the shoes, but we all did try on quite […]

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Vlogmas #1 All the good stuff!

Vlogmas 1

  So we’re off to a busy start!  Caught up with Simon’s gig – he went to see Matt Corby.  I did a spot of shopping – you would’ve seen the results yesterday, if not, why not?  Go check it out here.  Then I got invited to a rather fabulous event at Hotter shoes, I […]

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High street hauling!

High street haul

I’ve not bought anything new or shiny in a while, I’m blaming buying gifts for other people.  Anyway, whatever the reason I bought a few new things.  Let’s start with the candles.  From Home Fragrance I have a box of Vanilla Cream* and a box of Fig & Berry Bramble*, there was a 3 for 2 […]

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Are YouTube Conventions Worth It?

YT Worth It

  I’ve been to two conventions in August, Craic Con and Summer In The City (SitC).  Were they worth the time, money and effort?  Let’s talk pros & cons

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Summer In The City!

Summer In The City

So the second of the youtube conventions/meetups that I went to!  It was my first time at Summer In The City & I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed it.  The first day was the creators day and I may now actually understand the analytics..although only maybe.  On my second day I spent most of […]

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