Saturday, 28 March 2015

New Ventures: My First Youtube video!

If you follow me on Twitter, you'll know that I've been thinking of starting making videos on Youtube to accompany this blog.

I have, finally, dipped my foot into the water and made my first video! I'm still unsure if this will be a full time thing like the blog, or whether it will be an as and when.

Anyhow, my first post is now up! It has taken me all day try to upload it and make sure it was in HD, etc. etc. so the (sometimes) Friday post did not come, sorry!

This video was a Drugstore haul from Boots and Superdrug!


I hope you enjoy it guys! Let me know what you think in the comments, on twitter, or on the video!

Look out for reviews for these product on here. If you like this enough I might post another one!

As always, thanks for reading!


Nicole ♥






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Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Bargain Buy: Rimmel Apocalips lip lacquer

About two weeks ago, I was in Tesco at around midnight. And, if you've ever been in a supermarket at such a late hour, like me, then you will know the glory of the reduced foods section! 

 So me and the fella where looking through all the cheap rubbish that was going out of date, hoping that we'd find a nice sandwich or ready meal, when I spotted, tucked away at the back of the shelf, a Rimmel Apocalips!

Now when I saw that yellow sticker I grabbed that tube and couldn't believe my eyes... I was already shocked at the fact it was reduced in the fridge section of the supermarket, but the price it had been reduced to was amazing!

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Confessions of a Shopaholic: Boohoo clothes haul

So I went a little bit crazy on Boohoo.com! I did send some things back, but these are the things that I kept. I love them all and I hope you enjoy this post!



Wednesday, 18 March 2015

The Versatile Blogger award


So I got nominated to do this by Amber (thank you!), so I thought it was a good way for people to find out more about me as a person! What I have to do is share seven facts about me and then tag 15 blogs that I have been loving or recently started following! Now as I'm very new to the blogging community (this is my 8th week), I was very surprised, and delighted to be nominated by Amber to do this tag, however, I may struggle finding 15 people to tag back!


Friday, 13 March 2015

Favourites: February 2015

Even thought we're almost half way through March now, I'm going to share my February favourites with you! There have been a number of new products I have been trying the past month since I've started my blog. Most of them you'll see mentioned somewhere or other, Twitter and Instagram mainly! (Finding the time to swatch things and take pictures is hard with my busy chicken restaurant waitress/student lifestyle).


Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Creamy Beige



So this purchase was inspired by Essie Button's video (not the exact one, but I can't seem to find the right one, I watch too much youtube). I have seen these talked about so much all over the internet and they never really appealed to me. Until I found out they weren't all shimmery.

They have just a few colours that are matte (although I have started seeing a few specks of glitter in my jar, but not on eyelids). Now I've used this though, I am considering buying a shimmery one now, I love it that much!





Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Beauty Unboxing: Birchbox March 2015

I only two weeks ago wrote about my February Birchbox* unboxing. HOWEVER, this month's has already arrived!!



I was far more excited this month with the arrival of my Birchbox, because last month, I got the chance to pick a sample size of a Benefit mascara! Now, you may think I'd jump at the chance of trying out their recently launched Roller Lash, but if you follow me on Instagram, you'd have already seen that I recieved it in the March issue of +ELLE UK magazine.



This month's theme was "Do try this at home." and was in partnership with Habitat.

All that aside, let's see what I actually got inside! ((so exciting))


Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Confessions of a Shopaholic: Body Shop Haul

Now, I don't want to make this a regular occurrence, as that might just break my bank account, but I just can't help it when there are amazing offers on!

Half of these things I bought online with my Body Shop member card (which I will go into more detail at the end of this post) which gave me 30% off as well as a free gift worth £21 when I spent £25... How could I pass that down?!



The other half I got from the Body Shop outlet when I went in with my Mum one weekend, and I think I got 35% off because I bought 3 things, so I just couldn't resist!

All together this came to £39.07 with the online order coming to £25.90 and the in-store purchase coming to £13.17, but should have been £90.50!