6 Style Staples You Need This Summer

And so, it’s happened: spring has finally rocked up, like a hungover teenager dragging themselves out of bed just in time for Christmas dinner, sheepishly dishing out the roast potatoes while trying to act like they’re not about to barf. And well, isn’t it about bloody time.

After the longest winter EVER, we’ve finally been blessed with a couple of nice weeks. This has led to me panic ordering a whole new wardrobe, which in turn has led to me identifying a few key style staples I think we all need to pick up this summer. With minimal dilly-dallying, onto my list…

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1. Anything with polka dots

Two things I always swore I would never change my mind on: polka dots and ITV presenter Stephen Mulhern. And look at me now, rocking polka dots left right and centre and tuning into Britain’s Got More Talent specifically to lol at Mulhern. Leopards truly can change their spots, dear readers. View Full Post

James Bushell Birmingham Salon | Review

James Bushell Harvey NicholsNo, your eyes do not deceive you: it’s me, I am alive! I’ve been so busy adjusting to my new job that I haven’t updated for well over a month, which is a travesty because it means I’ve been keeping the news about this amazing salon to myself. And I’m super sorry about this, because as well as being alive for the last month, I’ve also been livin’ life with the most beautiful hair.

(If I do say so myself. Which I do.) View Full Post

Makeup Revolution Fast Base Foundation Stick | Review & Swatches

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It’s no secret that I’m not exactly quick when it comes to getting on board with trends. Whether it’s a must-have accessory or the latest Netflix craze, I usually get round to trying things about six months later than the masses (bakerboy hats and The Sinner, I’m looking at you both).

However, CHECK THIS OUT. Little Miss Lol-What-Gucci-Belt? has got her hands on the current most-hyped product, Makeup Revolution’s Fast Base Foundation Stick – and before it’s even landed properly in store yet. *Smug smile* View Full Post

Monthly Must-Haves #13 | The PLT Edit

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Hey guys and gurrrls! It’s been a while since I did a Monthly Must-Haves post, and I was wondering why this was. Have I cut down on my online shopping? Er no. Have I suddenly become rich and just buy everything I want straight away, eliminating the need to compile wishlists? Also no. Oh yes, that’s it: IT’S BEEN WINTER FOR APPROXIMATELY 73 YEARS. View Full Post

24 Hours In Manchester | Where to Eat, Stay and Drink

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To celebrate finally being out of the drudge-fest that was January, a couple of weeks ago I whisked my boyfriend on a romantic night away in Manchester. I say whisked – I mean I chuntered up the M6 in my Fiat 500, enjoying that lo-o-o-ong stretch of 50mph speed limit; and I say romantic – I mean I booked a budget city centre hotel with the last bit of my Christmas spending budget. But still, the thought was there guys. View Full Post

Eyebrow Microblading Review | Pain, Costs and Results

Eyebrow Microblading Blogger ReviewI FINALLY GOT MY EYEBROWS MICROBLADED Y’ALL.

After filling my brows in every single day for most of my adult life, it was no surprise that microblading – the semi-permanent tattooing technique that uses hair-like strokes – appealed to me ever since it emerged on the beauty scene a couple of years ago.

After following countless accounts on Insta and months of umm-ing and ahh-ing, I finally got them done last December. I had my top-up appointment about four weeks ago, and now feel ready to review the whole process properly. So if you’re curious about the costs, pain or results of microblading, read on. View Full Post