On a Lens Rose Gold Sunglasses by House of Holland | Mojito Swimsuit by Private Party | Printed Beach Bag by Topshop | Pom Pom Sandals by Boohoo | Watermelon Beach Towel by Missguided View Full Post
Summer means festival season here in the UK, but if you’re not big on camping then day festivals like MTV Crashes are the perfect way to see some amazing live music. This month, MTV Crashes Plymouth returns for its third year, and the good people at CrossCountry Trains are kindly giving me some event tickets to giveaway to y’all! Up for grabs are:
- a pair of VIP tickets to MTV Crashes Plymouth
- two pairs of standard tickets for two runners-up
I don’t know if it’s the increase of fake tan or the fruity scents that make me think of poolside cocktails – mmmm pina colada – but I love the little beauty switch-up we tend to make in the summer. I’ve picked up quite a few new products lately that have helped give my beauty drawer a summer revamp, so though I’d talk y’all through them. While they’re not all summery products per se (I mean, live your life, but I’d recommend using toothpaste all year round personally FYI), they’ve injected some much needed variety into my routine.
Maybe this says quite a lot about my beige personality, but foundation is actually my favourite makeup product. Yes I know that a world of wonderful colour awaits me with eyeshadow and lipsticks and I can use contour products to give myself an entirely new face – and don’t get me wrong, I LOVE all of them too – but a good base is honestly the thing that makes me feel the most confident, so a new foundation is always of interest. For the past couple of months I’ve been putting Vichy’s DermaBlend Fluid Corrective Foundation* to the test, and I’m happy to finally report back what I think. View Full Post
Sometimes you hear about a new product and you just know that it’s meant to be, and that your soul and its little product soul are meant to be joined together as one. That’s how I felt when I first heard about Benefit’s Dandelion Shy Beam, a matte liquid highlighter that promises to put a ‘natural looking spotlight’ on your skin. Although I actually haven’t tried many Benefit products (nope, I’m not sure why either), this appealed to me straight away and so I picked up Shy Beam while I was on holiday last month. And I’m very much in love with it.
Taking better care of your skin is one of the things I’ve realised is essential once you’re in your mid-20s (along with actually having to exercise and suddenly taking an interest in curtains, apparently). While we know that things like facials and microdermabrasion are beneficial from a young age, treatments in a salon can get pricey. So when I saw a couple of bloggers raving about an at-home microdermabrasion device I was VERY intrigued. I’ve since got my hands on my very own PMD Personal Microderm* (RRP £135), and after trialing it for a few months it’s safe to say I’m a bit in love with it. View Full Post