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This eyeliner is too good to not be mentioned which is why I just HAD to write a quick blog post and sing its praise. And no I’m not getting paid for it. I’m simply being nice- another one of my new year’s resolutions 🤔 (not!)

I always get so many compliments like gurrrl what kinda voodoo is this!! How does it stay in place so perfectly? No raccoons eyes, nothing! 
Yep! That’s right. I’ve found the perfect eyeliner that does not only give you the flick you desire but also the strength of steel against smudging. 

This is one eyeliner that does not fade or smudge! I’ve been using it over 2 years now and I keep on buying it over and over.

It’s none other than- Dip It eyeliner by Sleek Make up in Black colour. 


I have worn it in high intensity gym workouts like Muay Thai, boxing, spinning, circuit training and running. Does it smudge?! Nope! 

How much does it cost? Not more than £7 I believe. If you want a bargain you can also order it from Sleek’s website for £2.50 😏 

Trust me I’ve tried all sorts of eye liners- the colour is vibrant and it stays. Praise the lawd!! 🙌🏼

Go order it now! 💃🏻 x

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Love my blingin’ owl ring I got from Irregular Choice and this surprisingly cool Zara bangle. Surprisingly because I don’t normally buy these things from Zara and lately they’ve been doing really well in that department. How did you accessorise your look today? Would love to see! 😀 xxxx

I am loving Zara this season because everything they are coming out with is trendy, stylish and makes you want to buy it!!

So this leather sleeve grey coat is my current favourite- it’s become my wardrobe staple. I’ve been wearing this with pretty much everything I own in my wardrobe or that will go with it.

LOVE.WINTER.FASHION! Xx

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When updating your wardrobe, it’s not always an overhaul you need. You can easily spruce up your whole look by adding key pieces to your wardrobe. I recently shopped at Zara and after a long hiatus, at River Island. I bought some great items from both stores that instantly make my outfit the focus of attention.

Items I bought from Zara:

A red Zara jumper from TRF
A pair of skinny jeans
A jacquard print jacket from TRF
A Leopard gem encrusted necklace

Shoes I bought from River Island:

River Island Saline Studded Boots in red

Items you may already own in your wardrobe:

Bright coloured trousers
Faux leather leggings
Red heels
Beige boots

Now what I have prepared are more than 5 looks (and counting!!) that you can have with these items. With limited cash flow and everyone wanting a piece of the latest fads, it’s time to get creative ladies!! So here’s my take on what I bought and how I intend to wear it. The great thing about the jacquard print jacket is its multicoloured and can go with bright colours like electric blues to subdued beige. Dress it up with a dress or dress it down with a pair of skinny khakis- there is no compromise on style.

Here you go ladies. I hope this gives you inspiration for trying different looks with key pieces in your wardrobe. Enjoy!

Please keep on reading my blog and spread the love!! Xxxxxx

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Anyone who follows my blog knows I hardly do any posts on other people. You must think, God! she must love herself too much. Where it is true I do love myself 😛 (I JOKE!!) I never wanted my blog to become one of those run of the mill street style blogs. Yet I find myself admiring quite a few girls who dress so well yet seems like they hardly put any thought into it yet managed to totally rock out in their outfit!

One such girl who has hit my radar is Vicki (I hope I spelt your name right!!) Every time I see her, she looks amazing. She mixes different styles. Case in point, the photo I have attached of her outfit. From her choice of trousers (TOPSHOP), to her studded collar top, the denim shirt with the embroidered detail and the vintage brogues- this is what uber cool and hipster is all about people! She mixes all these individual pieces so well that they form a synergy rather than stick out like a sore thumb! Show some love for my friend here! 😀 xxxx

 

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One new product on my “To Try” list is this Estee Lauder Even Skintone Illuminator. Although, people tell me I’ve got clear skin, I’m not very good at taking care of it. I get lazy and careless. Like any other girl, I have uneven skin tone so from the sounds of it, this product is perfect for me. Priced at £46 for 30 ml and £62 for 50 ml, it is not the cheapest beauty product around but I do swear by Estee Lauder products, they stand the test of time and are high quality products. On enquiring about the product from the beauty counter of Estee Lauder at John Lewis, the lady told me it is a serum that illuminates your skin and you can wear it under your regular moisturiser. It  is similar to Strobe cream by MAC that I buy loads of. So definitely want to see what’s the difference between the two.

You can get your hands on it from any leading department store like Selfridges, House of Fraser, John Lewis and Debenhams etc. If anyone reading this has tried this product then I would like to hear from you! Email me.

For more information on the product, click here.

Till the next one xx

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Loving my Vivienne Westwood boots I managed to grab from the crazy Selfridges’ Summer sale! I fell in love with these boots when they first came out in black. But I prefer their tan version. It was love at first sight and fate finally united us!! I believe there is a God!! 😀 xx

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I love piling up my accessories but not to the extent of looking like I’m running away with all my jewellery! Loving the chunky bracelets and range of ethnic rings I got from my recent holiday to Pakistan! Pile it up ladies!!

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Guess what I came across while shopping at Westfield Stratford. Triumph was showcasing it’s latest collection of lingerie, hosted by the feisty Brix Smith (I know her mainly from battling out her designer dresses against Gok in Gok’s Fashion Fix) There were four models modelling Triumph’s designs with Brix going around and explaining the history behind each piece. I saw more men than women gawking at the beautiful ladies! haha. Till the next one! xx

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The title says it all! Are you one of those girls who spends ages trying to perfect the arch of your eyeliner? I don’t know about you but I guess I speak for myself when I say we’re not all make up artists who can perfect the eyeliner arch in one swish. Every time I do put the eyeliner on, I know I have to spend another 10 minutes trying to clean it, perfect it and reapplying it. So, most of the times I just don’t wear it!

I think my search has finally come to an end. I am so excited that although I am dead tired today and want nothing more than sleep, I couldn’t help but share this with you. I came home and tried it straight away!

The eyeliner I am talking about is by Soap & Glory, which by their name seems more like a bath than a beauty product. But trust me, their products are super amazing!

I tried this eye liner and it is extremely easy to apply. The liner is like a sharpee and if you’ve got a steady hand you can easily create the shape you want. Now I have tried loads of eyeliners from Urban Decay, Maybelline, Mac and couple of others but I have found this one the easiest to apply. For an amateur like me, I will prefer this over any other while the Maybelline one is a close second. It’s as simple as creating the arch shape that you want and colouring it in as you would with a colouring pencil. Forgive the quality of the photo, but you can tell the shape is almost perfect and this was done under 30 seconds!!! (for one eye that is :P) I did not have to use any eye make up remover to tidy it up. Now that is an achievement.

So GO BUY IT!!

You can buy it from BOOTS in their beauty section or click here to order online. It costs £6 but it is definitely worth it.

Ever since I first bought the body scrub product, by the British beauty brand Soap & Glory, from BOOTS, I have become a loyal fan of theirs. I would like to share a little bit of history about this beauty brand that I have come to love. This brand is the brainchild of suds-loving entrepreneur and celebrity facialist Marcia Kilgore. She counts Demi Moore, Madonna and Calvin Klein among many A-listers as her clients.

Before I knew about the history of the brand, I knew how good they were because I used them and the products spoke more than enough for the brand’s credibility- A Listers or no A Listers. If you suffer from dry flakey skin then their “Flake Away” scrub and exfoliator is THE BEST product I have tried so far. It literally leaves your skin ultra smooth as if you’ve moisturised it. It smells great, feels great and works like a beast!

I am a fan of brands that not only focus on the product itself but the packaging as well. It is the presentation that attracts me towards the product. The packaging is not only fun but extremely humorous. Their marketing is spot on, you really get it and can relate to it. An example is:

They do a whole range of products from bath to beauty and I swear by these products. I have not been disappointed yet and I was going through the reviews left by customers- quite a relief to know how well they’ve been received. Have a look at their website and products by clicking here.

That is all for now ladies and gentlemen (?). Till the next one xxx