White Musk Sun Glow

Body Shop White Musk Sun Glow

I recently ran low on perfume and decided to take a look at what else was on offer. I tend to stick to Chanel and Jimmy Choo, but as the sun seems to have made an appearance I felt like trying something a little better suited to the season.

Whilst browsing the Body Shop sale I came across this perfume from their White Musk range. Now, normally I would avoid the White Musk fragrance – it is not for me and I would associate it with the older age range. However, this was their “Sun Glow” summer version and the ombre shaded bottle swung me over.

White Musk Sun Glow

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No7 BB Lip

No7 BB Lips

I love a lip product, especially one that is easy to use and promises to be multi-purpose. This No7 BB Lips Beauty Balm claims to provide “beautiful colour, soothing nourishment & UV protection”.

No7 BB Lip

Now:  nourishment – check, UV protection – well I would hope they wouldn’t lie about that so, check but beautiful colour – hmmmmm.
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Essex Polo

Essex Polo 2013

Last weekend I spent my Sunday at the Duke of Essex Polo Grand Prix. I’ve never watched polo before, I have never been greatly in to sports in general, but I actually had a really good time and understood the rules and game (mostly!) by the end of the afternoon.

As with most events in Essex, the occasion meant an opportunity to glammed up! Although I did regret my decision to wear heels half way through when I was sinking in to the grass. There were some amazing outfits on show and many girls looked really gorgeous!

Essex Polo

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Madrid Shopping

Shopping in Europe

Shopping. It’s great, isn’t it? There’s nothing quite as thrilling as finding yourself the perfect dress, the most beautiful shoes, the classiest handbags. It’s pretty hard to find the perfect outfit on your local high street, however. Sometimes you’ve got to go above and beyond to really find yourself the perfect designer outfit or at the other end of the scale, the greatest bargain.

London has been voted the best shopping spot in the whole of Europe, and for variety, I can see why. Whether you want designer wear from Oxford Street or something more eclectic from Camden, there’s something for everyone. But what about if you want to look further afield to really get yourself something that no one else has?

Madrid is pretty good for shopping. There’s a huge Zara, and the Spanish chain Desigual has some wonderful bright coloured dresses and other clothes that really make you stand out. You can also hop on a train to Barcelona while you’re there. Barcelona is one of my favourite cities. It’s got everything, from great shops and boutiques on Las Ramblas, to a beach where you can strut your stuff on the promenade. I love it. For label junkies, you can grab some Custo Barcelona from its home city while you’re there.

Madrid Shopping

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Hair Extensions Essex

A Guide to a Hair Extension Fitting

It’s chilly today! Where has the sunshine gone? I hope it reappears for the weekend – I am at a country show for work tomorrow and don’t fancy it being cold!

So, a little while ago I had my med/long lenghth hair chopped in to a Lucy Meck-esque bob. I hated it and have worn it up since! I longed for my locks back and it seemed the only way to do this was to invest in extensions.

I have used clip ins in the past but find they tend to give me a headache if I wear them for too long or too often, I also struggle to colour match them to my hair as I have a variety of colours (from light blonde, to med blonde to a little bit of red/ginger!).

I contacted the lovely Sarah of Sassibeau Styling, based in Rayleigh Essex, and she gave me a price of £250 for a full head of high quality extensions. Perfect!

Prior to my appointment Sarah kindly popped round to mine to colour match my hair. This only took 5 minutes and she was then able to arrange for the correct colour extensions. I had a total of 3 different shades used.

Yesterday was D-day and I arrived at 11:30 for my appointment. The process couldn’t have been simpler, it was painfree and I was out by 3pm!
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