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#BuyFragranceNotFlowers with Fragrance Direct

I think I stopped buying my Mum flowers for Mothers Day about 4 or 5 years ago. My Ma, I’ve found, can be quite difficult to buy for as she’s one of these people that asks for the same thing…

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I JUST WANNA POST THESE FASHIONS AND GO.

Fashion blogging was so simple back in the day. You’d just upload your photos with a little bit of text talking about the pieces and where to get them (or sometimes no text at all), then go. Voila. Job done.…

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REDISCOVERING SELF LOVE | #PERFECTFIGURE

I’m not going to lie; It’s been a bit of a mission, trying to get this post up. Not specifically because I’m not the biggest fan of the photos I’ve taken for this or like how I look, or the…

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Charlotte Tilbury | The Gift of Goddess Skin Review

When I received the email asking if I wanted to try some Charlotte Tilbury products two months ago, I was absolutely gobsmacked for minutes. Me? Little old me? I couldn’t actually believe it. I’ve heard nothing but good things about…

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WHY I HATE THE WORD 'FLATTERING'

I feel like ‘flattering/flatter’ in relation to clothes, carries two definitions (don’t quote me on the below as they aren’t from the dictionary pls pls pls): Flattering: A garment that fits someone perfectly: not too big in places, not too…

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Celebrating #everyBODY with Elvi

It’s been a pretty interesting few months in the world of plus size fashion, and fashion in general. From plus size and ethnic representation being featured in a mainstream brand campaign to models having their stretchmarks included in products shots, it’s…

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Why I'm no longer taking my health for granted

  I’ve always taken my health for granted, to be honest. Growing up, aside from the Asthma I inherited from my Dad which is well under control and a bit of Anemia that manifests itself via rare bouts of tiredness…

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MERCIER x FENTY

This post is incredibly overdue, as these days I like to take my time with beauty products and trial them for a wee while before giving my final thoughts. As a little treat to myself around Christmas (well, Boxing Day…

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Practicing Self Love On Valentine's Day*

Valentines Day may be more than a month away but for some of us (myself included), the countdown starts now. It may be that you’re in a relationship and you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift or activity to…

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…2017.

Seeing as this is to be my last post of the year, I’ve been putting a lot of pressure on myself to write something both epic and entertaining, yet poignant, without being too personal. I’ve written and re-written this post…

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The Gift of Giving with Oxfam

I don’t know about you guys, but Christmas over the years has become less important to me, to the point where we don’t really celebrate it. Don’t get me wrong, I love what Christmas represents (or what it was supposed…

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