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THE GLOSSIER SKINCARE REVIEW

You know when you go into Sainsburys wanting one thing and then end up spending almost an hour in there and even forgetting the only thing you went in for? Yeah, well that’s what happened with me on the Glossier website. I went on it to buy their bestselling mascara and got side tracked by […]

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Beauty

STEVE LAURANT LIP TINTS REVIEW

After receiving two of the Steve Laurant lip tints in my Glossybox it felt only right to review them both for my blog. These are the first things I’ve owned from the Steve Laurant makeup line and I had high expectations for them due to their high end persona and lavish prices. So, I’ve took […]

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Fashion

LEVI’S X STAR WARS

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TESTING 3INA EYESHADOWS

Hey guys, welcome back to my blog. In today’s post I’m going to be reviewing the 3INA unique texture eyeshadows all ready for this upcoming Fashion week. I feel like face makeup a lot of the time can really make or break an outfit, so it’s always handy to know what products work best for […]

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MY TOP 5 MASCARAS

Finding the ideal mascara can be a challenge for all of us. Sometimes it’s too clumpy, doesn’t curl your lashes, lasts about two seconds until you sneeze and it’s down your cheek, itchy, doesn’t make your lashes longer, and in the end you end up going weeks without any mascara at all because it takes […]

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Fashion

THE TOP HAIR ACCESSORIES FOR THIS UPCOMING SEASON

Hey guys, if you haven’t had your head in the clouds for the past year then you’d know the rising trend of statement hair accessories this season. From seen on the Gucci runway to the Met Gala pink carpet (Ashley Graham you’re doing amazing sweetie), it’s kind of hard to shy away from the fact that […]

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Lifestyle

MY TOP 3 HISTORICAL FANTASY FICTION BOOKS

Hey guys, if you’re new to my blog and have no idea who I am just know that I’m obsessed with the genre historical fantasy fictions within novels. It’s my favourite kinds of books to read and always sparks my interest in a book shop due to their exciting blurbs. It was hard for me […]

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VOGUE 73 QUESTIONS PARODY

Hey guys, I was recently inspired by the challenge going around of Vogue’s 73 questions parody, mainly by the blogger TheNewburyGirl. Since I love Vogue and reading a good old Q&A type post, I thought that I’d enjoy answering one of these so much that I thought I’d do one. Hopefully if you like this […]

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London Travel

BEST PLACES TO EAT IN LONDON

Where better place to eat in the UK than London? It has probably the biggest amount of Vegan options in the UK, the trendiest cafes and the most globally well known restaurants, including one of my all time favourites: Sketch. This post consists of my top 3 places to eat in London and what I’d […]

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Beauty

MY FAVOURITE AFFORDABLE SKINCARE PRODUCTS

Looking for good skincare whilst on a budget can be a little hard sometimes which is what inspired me to make this post. I’ve used brands from £10 to £100 and saw little difference and some of my favourites actually come in as little as £2!! So, my skin is combination and I normally break […]

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Lifestyle

WHAT I READ JANUARY 2020

To start the year off I read some amazing novels this month including bestselling authors and authors I’ve previously read and loved. There were 2 fictions that had an occurring theme of Fashion, my favourite kind: historical fiction and a thriller, so 4 altogether. Each were enjoyable in their own way and it’s safe to […]

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5 DIFFERENT PRIMERS, ONE MAIN DIFFERENCE

For months I’ve been experimenting with a variety of 5 different makeup primers to find out what really is the difference between them all. For someone who normally forgets to even put primer on 90% of the time, this post is long overdue but I’ve finally pulled myself together to find out if there really […]

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Fashion

KATHARINE HAMNETT SLOGAN TEES

My first time being introduced to Katharine Hamnett was at London Fashion in 2018, so not only does that tell me know long I’ve been wanting to buy her products for but also how long brexit has been going on for haha. Katharine Hamnett is known for her controversial slogan tees included in her activist […]

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Fashion

HOW I’M STYLING DRAGON PRINT

Dragon Print is all over the runway right now but is slightly less common than let’s say  women wearing suits. Gucci have done it multiple times and literally made one of the models carry a faux dragon during their 2018/19 fall/winter runway show, Emilio Pucci has an embellished print Dragon design worth £4,890 and is […]

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FILL A BAG OF BOOKS FOR £10 – WHAT I GOT

Although this sounds like such a great deal unfortunately it was due to one of my local book store closing down. My friend sent me a link on Facebook to say they were doing an offer to fill a provided bag with as many books as you can for only £10 and my dad surprised […]

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Beauty

MY GO TO MAKEUP LOOK FOR PHOTOS

Instagram isn’t real life guys keep up! My everyday makeup look is so much different to the makeup I wear in the pictures on my blog, in fact I hardly even wear makeup everyday. I always feel the need to go all out and make as much effort as possible for my pictures so go […]

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URBAN DECAY NAKED HONEY PALETTE REVIEW

For Christmas one of my bestest friends kindly gifted me the latest Urban Decay Naked Palette: Honey. This is actually the first Naked palette I’ve ever used, and I’m impressed. The packaging, the product, the everything, so without further ado here’s my review on the new Urban Decay Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette. The packaging It’s […]

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Fashion

HOW TO FIND YOUR OWN STYLE

This ones an exciting one on my behalf as I don’t really 100% believe that people are associated or should be associated with only one style. I’ve said in the past that the way I’d describe my own is experimental and that’s the best way I can put it into words. Finding your own style […]

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London Travel

4 REASONS TO VISIT SHOREDITCH IN LONDON

Last Wednesday I went down to London with my friend Kira and ended up seeing some of the coolest places in Shoreditch. We only spent an evening there but managed to fit a lot in as well as missing three of the trains home we planned to catch. This was my first time there and […]

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Beauty

MY TOP 3 FOUNDATIONS FOR COMBINATION SKIN

There’s nothing better than finding the perfect foundation for your skin tone and most importantly skin type. There’s been times when I’ve bought foundations mainly recommended by popular beauty gurus on Youtube and have ended up looking like a blotchy mess until I realised everybody has different skin. After years of experimenting with foundations (It […]

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WHAT I GOT IN THE JANUARY SALES

Who doesn’t love a good sale at the start of the new year?! I think most of us can agree on the fact that the sales actually include 99% absolute rubbish and it can be very, very tricky finding that 1% you actually like. Although with that said I don’t have any tips on how […]

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THE PERFECT RED LIP WITH HUDA BEAUTY

Ever since attending Glamour’s Beauty Festival last year and seeing all Huda Beauty’s products in real life for the first time, I have been LOVING shopping from her brand. I got a lip kit included in my goody bag in the shade ‘Heartbreaker Shameless’ which is the nicest red I’ve ever worn. It includes a […]

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TARTE PARK AVE PRINCESS CONTOUR PALETTE REVIEW

If you’re an active reader of my blog then you’d know how much I love contour palettes, and after receiving this in the last day of my Glossybox advent calendar I bet you already guessed how excited I was to start using it. Although I’d never heard of it before, I recognised Tarte as a […]

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HOW I GET MOTIVATED TO WORK EVEN ON MY BAD DAYS

Work to me isn’t just writing an essay for college, which maybe it might once have been, work to me now is all sorts. It’s writing blog posts every night ready for the next day, full time college and having it overrun into my own time afterwards and working in Fashion retail as my part […]

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MY TOP 3 EYELINERS

Lately, I have been loving wearing a subtle wing liner and no doubt you’ve seen me wear this in almost all of my Insta photos, it is considerably becoming my signature makeup look as well as glowy skin. I’ve been through many eyeliner flops even ones that are said to be bestsellers. Since starting out […]

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THE RIHANNA BOOK

I CANNOT even start with how much I LOVE this book. From when it first came out I wanted to buy it so when I opened it on Christmas morning I think you guys already know that I screamed a lil inside. The motherfkin Rihanna book. I still cannot really get over it. A book […]

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MY GOALS THIS DECADE

A whole new decade of hustling and grinding already. 2020 damnn. I try not to set new resolutions each year but make new plans and set new goals mainly towards my future and things I want to achieve in the long run instead. My goal last year was simply to continue on with my blog, […]

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THE RULES OF LIFE BY RICHARD TEMPLAR BOOK REVIEW

Since the author Richard Templar is male I wasn’t sure what I was going to think of this book as a man’s perspective on life can be completely different to a woman’s, but it was surprisingly relevant for both genders and didn’t lean more towards male stereotypes at all. I bought it as an impulse […]

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THE MILLION DOLLAR BLOG BOOK REVIEW

After almost 2 years of blogging, I finally decided to pick up Natasha Courtenay Smith’s ‘The Million Dollar Blog’ novel in W.H.Smiths with a mental note of starting the year off the right way. Although the book was released in 2016 and the blogging community has changed drastically since then, it still includes some timeless […]

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WHY WORKING ON MY ENERGY WAS THE BEST THING I’VE EVER DONE

Getting more positive energy wasn’t an overnight accomplishment, in fact I’m still now focusing on it on a daily but in all honesty it’s took me years to lead up to this point. I’ve made changes and sacrificed friendships all in the search for more positive energy and although it seems harsh, It’s one of […]

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Beauty

WHAT WAS IN THE GLOSSYBOX ADVENT CALENDAR

The beauty advent calendar of all beauty advent calendar’s. The 2019 Glossybox Advent Calendar as you could imagine did not disappoint. 25 days worth of beauty and skincare products all in the midst of a cute pink box. What better way to start the lead up to Christmas? With the calendar being seen on almost […]

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WHY EVERYONE NEEDS AN ART DAY

Haha no, I’m not telling you guys to try and be the next Van Gogh or Da Vinci but if that’s what you want to do then by all means go ahead. I came to tell you guys the importance and benefits you will gain from taking a break once in awhile and having an […]

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Fashion

DOING THINGS THE FRENCH WAY

I saw this theme on Kelsey Simone’s Youtube channel and just had to do my own spin on things… The influential Youtuber got inspired by the beautiful makeup of the French and decided to show her viewers her own take on coming up with ideas inspired around the subject. This of course got me inspired […]

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WHAT 2019 HAS TAUGHT ME

From the stress of college results and choosing the right University to being front row at a Drake concert and making my own clothes. 2019 will definitely be remembered for all the right reasons and the journey it’s lead me on. After losing and gaining friends, getting my first real part time job in between […]

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Fashion

CHILL DAY OUTFITS FOR THE WINTER

Hey guys, I hope you’re all having a great December! Since the huge drop in temperature lately and the icy mornings I’m finding it hard to get out of  bed and changed into a nice outfit for the day ahead. Which is why during the past week I’ve woken up and changed straight into joggers […]

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GET OUTDOORS THIS WINTER

When I say “getting outdoors”, this isn’t specifically telling you all to check out Snowdon or go hiking up your local mountains (which by all means do but make sure it’s safe because of ice risks) but I’m telling you guys to just leave the house and experience what the Winter Season has to offer. […]

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FESTIVE BOOKS TO READ THIS CHRISTMAS

Hey guys, finally Christmas is almost here. For the start of this festive season I though I’d include a book guide so you guys can pick your perfect festive books to get you in the mood for Christmas this year. I’ve read some great once that are all entirely works of fiction but each are enjoyable […]

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DIOR BACKSTAGE CONTOUR PALETTE REVIEW

The amount of times I’ve seen this palette popping up at beauty and backstage fashion events is too many times to count. After the Glamour festival I attended at the start of the month, I felt inspired to start up experimenting with makeup again. The next day I headed down to Manchester’s Selfridges and picked […]

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Lifestyle

BECOMING MICHELLE OBAMA BOOK REVIEW

I CANNOT explain to you guys how long I’ve been wanting to get my hands on this book but kept finding excuses to not splurge £25 on a hardback (sorry Michelle). As you can imagine I was over the moon when my mum’s friend lent it to me and I began reading it the second […]

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Beauty

ESTEÉ LAUDER EYES

Hey guys, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m going to be showing you one of my easiest eye makeup looks using one of my oldest eye shadow palettes in my collection. Recently I’ve been lacking in the eye shadow department and excluding it out of my everyday makeup routing to save 5 minutes every […]

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Fashion

H&M PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND COLLECTION

Welcome back to another fashion blog post finally! Since I’ve been inspired majorly by the H&M X Giambattista Valli new collection I was intrigued to who else H&M have collaborated with to provide luxurious good quality items that look a lot more expensive as to what’s normally on the high street. After searching the website, […]

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Beauty

5 MAKEUP PRODUCTS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT

Hey guys welcome back to my blog. I’ve been trying to be a lot more consistent with posting and creating content but recently I’ve found myself surrounded with college work and only just managing to write this post today with only my personal statement due and a book to finish. But besides that, after wanting […]

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Fashion

WHY WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN FASHION!

Something I love sharing most on my blog is my opinions. From beauty reviews to real life situations I have a lot of thoughts about many things in the world, especially when it comes to fashion. You’ve either clicked on this blog post thinking “isn’t fashion all women anyway?” and you’re intrigued as to how […]

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Beauty

WHAT WAS IN MY GLAMOUR BEAUTY FESTIVAL GOODY BAG

Hey guys, welcome back to part 2 of the Glamour Beauty Festival blog posts where I will be showing you all the freebies I got in this years Goody bag. Although I was intrigued to go to the festival itself after hearing so much about it let’s be real the goody bag was a make […]

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GLAMOUR BEAUTY FESTIVAL 2019

If you haven’t seen all over my Instagram (@tjblogs) recently all the posts I’ve been doing whilst at the festival then I guess I could say you’re really missing out. I got the chance to attend the Glamour Beauty Festival in Manchester this week with my beautiful mum and to say the least – it […]

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Lifestyle

WHAT I ACCOMPLISH FROM EXPLORING THE OUTDOORS

Since I live in Wales you would have thought either A. I live on a farm, B. I live up a mountain or C. In the middle of nowhere. Let me tell you how none of those are true. I live in a town surrounded by houses in a neighborhood where we all grew up […]

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THE HALLOWEEN GLOSSYBOX

Happy Halloween guys!! I hope you all have an amazing time whatever your plans are and you are all getting creative with your makeup looks. This morning I received the Halloween special Glossybox from my Godmother full of this seasons inspired beauty bits. The box itself is amazing and the contents inside are even better. […]

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MY TOP 5 LIPSTICK SHADES THIS AUTUMN

Finally an actual post where I talk about lipsticks?! Since the nights are getting darker and makeup slightly heavier I’ve changed up my go-to lipsticks for darker, more daring colours. I’ve included some of my favourite high end ones and some of my favourite drugstore ones so there’s a mixture of price ranges to choose […]

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Fashion

HOW I INCORPORATE MY MUSIC TASTE INTO MY STYLE

When you pass someone on the street wearing a singer/celebrities merchandise that you love do you ever just think instantly ‘damn we’d get along’ and feel the need to speak to them for absolutely no other reason than what’s on their top. It’s happened to me on a number of occasions where I’ve seen people […]