Monday, 13 July 2015

ASOS Sale Picks

I was having a little browse the other night and had never realised that ASOS had a sale on. It's very rare that I don't find something I like on ASOS, there's such a wide range and there delivery and returns policy makes online shopping so much easier.

ASOS Sale Picks

Urbancode are not a brand I had heard of before but this bag really caught my eye. I love a suede bag and this looks so much more expensive. It's the perfect size for a couple of nights away, where taking a little suitcase is just too much. I've had this sitting in my basket for the last couple of days and I'm deliberating. I know for the size and quality, a hundred pounds is not a lot to pay but I'm meant to be saving. 

I bought this once before and sent it back. And that's a regret. I saw someone wearing this on Instagram and instantly knew I had to have it but it comes up quite big, I'd suggest sizing down 1-2 sizes depending on the fit you want. The back is cut out and it's perfect to throw on on holiday to wander round in or over the top of a bikini. 

I haven't tried any of the Nails Inc polishes since they changed the packaging and I'm on a no more nail polish ban until I actually use some up... has anyone else never ever finished a bottle? It's one of my friend's birthdays next month and this is right up her street, the box makes wrapping nightmares a thing of the past.

I never used to like Converse, for me they were too generic. That's until I picked up a copy of their classic white plimsolls and fell in love, they go with everything. I love the printed converses, they liven up a dull outfit.

I graduate next week and I still haven't picked the dress. I just don't know what I want to wear so I'm literally in a last minute ordering frenzy. I like the look of this dress, it's demure, long enough and I really like the V neckline detail at the back.

Have you picked anything up in the ASOS sale?

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Magazine Freebies / August 2015


Everybody loves a freebie and there's nothing better than picking up your favourite magazine and getting a new product to try out with it!

Marie Claire: £3.99 - Choice from 6 Ciaté Nail Polish Sets including a colour and a top coat (Worth £10.00). 
Instyle: £3.99 - St Tropez In Shower Tanning Lotion (50ml worth £3.62)
Red Magazine: £4.00 - A Jessica Nail Polish in either Coral, Nude, Hot Pink or Red (Worth £10.50) 
Cosmopolitan: £4.99 - Choice of a New CID Black Mascara or Lipgloss
Elle: £4.00 - A Organic Pharmacy Skincare Set (Worth £13.00) containing Rose Facial Cleansing Balm, Antioxidant Lip Balm and Double Rose Rejuvenating Face Cream

I think I'll end up picking up Instyle as I've been wanting to try the St Tropez In Shower Tanning Lotion without splashing out the cash, if I like it I can go on to buy the full size version. Although I'm very tempted by Marie Claire, I'm on a mission to use up some of my nail polishes before buying anymore.... mind you, technically I'm not buying it. 

Which magazines will you be picking up this month?


Friday, 3 July 2015

Monthly Favourites / June


As if we're already in July! Where has the time gone? I started June by finishing my uni exams, and then followed that up with a trip to Bulgaria, coming back and finding out that I got the results I wanted! I'm now filling my time by working, volunteering at the local animal sanctuary (I want to take all the dogs home with me!) and I'm going through ice-cream like it's going out of style! Anyway down to business, here's my monthly roundup....

Soap & Glory Girlingo Body Moisturising Mist - £6.50
With the heatwave that has swept Britain, the last thing I want to do when stepping out of the shower is to slap on a thick body butter, I prefer something light that's going to sink in quickly. Girlingo has a lovely summery scent, that isn't overly sweet. Whilst I would look for a heavier more-intensive moisturiser in the winter, this is exactly the ticket during the summer months.

Fake Bake Amplify Daily Gradual Tan - £18.00
I'm slightly apprehensive when it comes to gradual tans, I find that they can go wrong pretty easily and I can end up looking like a streaky zebra. This product surprised me and I really love it. Besides giving you a natural glow, it works alongside your bodies own production of melanin helping to produce a natural tan, it also acts as a skin primer and helps to reduce the sight of all those bumps and lumps. The fragrance hit me the most, usually with fake tans, they have a particular biscuity aroma, this smells exactly like all the other Fake Bake products, a gorgeous fresh coconut scent.

Barry M Gelly Hi Shine Nail Paint in Coconut - £3.99
This was my nail colour of last summer and I've brought it out again this year. Coconut is a creamy off-white. I've made my love known for Barry M Gelly Hi Shine's known in the past and this one is no different.

Ultrasun Anti-Ageing Sun Cream for Sensitive Skin SPF30 - £20.00
Now I'm only 23 and hardly in need of anti-ageing skincare but I received a sample of this and loved it. I prefer to use a specific suncream rather than a body one for my face and this was the perfect size to pop into my hand luggage. I would put this on in the morning and one application was enough to last the day, I never burnt and was able to develop a bit of colour. An added bonus is it's skin friendly and doesn't give the white cast effect in photos.

What were your favourites during June?

LinkWithin

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...