On Sunday it was my birthday, I had plans to go to the shard and dinner and wanted to dress up a little, why not it is my birthday after all hehe!! I wanted to keep my look simple, elegent and sophisticated and nothing too dramatic.
If you would like to create the look in the above photo please see below products I have used.
- Barry M eyeshadow pot in silver
- Rimmel liquid eyeliner for eye wing effect
- L’Oreal false lash superstar mascara
- Make up forever HD foundation in the shade 128
- Ben nye banana powder for setting my foundation
- Bourjois blusher in the shade 74 Rose Amber
- L’Oreal colour riche matte lipstick shade 640 Erotique
- Aquaphour skin balm
- Lancome hypnose – such a nice sweet scent.
- Dress – Boohoo.com – black peplum dress with emblieshed pearl neck line £25
- Accessories – silver pearl wrist cuff from primark £3 and White pearl ring from Forever 21.
The shard was an amazing experience and fantastic views, my lychee martini was delicious!! (Had just the one as im getting old lol )
We then went for dinner at Jamie Oliver’s restaurant barbecoa http://www.barbecoa.com. The starters was amazing, small but very tasty (Pork cheeks) but my main was just average (ribs) however the view of St. Paul’s cathedral made up for this.
I had fantastic day thanks to my amazing loved ones 🙂
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Hey All! I was out the other day and popped into The Body Shop, the smell of there products always lures me in! I had picked up two purchases. 1) Colour Crush Shine Lips in shade 13 2) Mango Eau De Toliette perfume.
I was instantly was drawned to this lipstick as there was a sale going on marked down from £10 to £7, plus as i am a member they had an extra 20% off promotion, so equalled to round £5. Therefore i was tempted to just try one as it was half price for me! (I am a sucker for deals). I really like the packaging, it is cute, small and pretty.
I favoured this colour out of the bunch the most as it matched my nail polished! hehe! (shade 13). In the swatch it looked like a lovely dusky rose pink. However as you can see below on my lips, it looks more like a browny-pink.Therefore, a little disappointed as I wanted a rose pink!
As you can see, this lipstick does give that glossy shine, it is very sheen, almost like a lipstick balm which makes this product very moisturising. I do not feel like I am wearing a lipstick! However, because of this, it is not very pigmented and the longevity of this product is very poor, it comes of instantly after a few sips of water! There are far more better lipstick crayons/balms/stains currently out there in the market. I far more enjoy using my Loreal Glam Shine Balm as this is more pigmented yet still very moisturising.
Overall Verdict:I am disappointed with the product and will not re-purchase. This product may be good for young girls trying out their first lipsticks.
Second product I purchased was The Body Shop Mango Eau De Toliette (perfume). I fell in love with this scent straight away. It scream out tropical! Therefore a very summery scent to have. It smells just like mango juice, it also states in the ingredient list it contains mango juice! The only downfall I have with this product is that the scent doesn’t last long, prehaps 2-3 hours. But again this only costs £8 so a bargain compared to other perfumes out there so I was not expecting it to last all day! I would just pop this perfume in my hand bag and give my self top-ups throughout the day. It is really cheap so I do not mind spraying it more times and re purchasing again.
Overall Verdict: If you love the smell of mangos then definitely purchase this little beauty!
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