What I Got For My Birthday

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If you read my birthday wishlist then you’ll know that I was, depending on how you look at it, either a) somewhat bratty or b) very very sensible, helpful and proactive this year by creating a birthday list. Yeah, like you do when you’re 7. I just felt like it was the best solution for everyone, as it meant that I got presents I actually really wanted, and my family didn’t have to use their brains too much. Very kind of me, no?

Well, my birthday rolled around and as well as getting a few of the beautiful things off my list, I also did get a few surprises from some of my lovely friends and fam – and they are all SO perfect I felt it necessary to put together a little birthday haul. Disclaimer time: not bragging, very grateful, let’s go.

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So first up, I was lucky enough to receive the YSL Black Opium perfume, which I’d been lusting after for AGES, along with MAC Soft & Gentle and the lipstick in shade Faux from  my lovely friends. My dad surprised me with a pair of Ugg slippers that I’d mentioned ages ago, and oh god, my feet are so grateful now it’s getting Arctic here in Costa del Cov.

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Lauren treated me to the Makeup Revolution Precision Contour Oval Makeup Brush Set, which is so gorgeous that I haven’t even used them yet, as well as the prettiest copy of The Picture of Dorian Grey for me to use as decoration in my room. Finally, I also got a new Pandora charm, a gorgeous rose gold choker, the beaut copper fairy lights and enough chocolate to last me until Christmas (though it did in fact last me about me about a week. Oops). Not forgetting three bunches of flowers and a trip to Liverpool, and I honestly feel the most spoiled 26 year old ever.

I had the best birthday, so a huge thank you to all my family and chums! Let me know your favourite things from my little birthday haul in the comments!

11 Responses

  1. Sarah October 15, 2016 / 2:58 pm

    Happy belated birthday! Those brushes look gorgeous and so do the fairy lights :)

    Sarah | What Sarah Writes

  2. jenny October 15, 2016 / 6:14 pm

    Happy belated birthday lovely and such amazing gifts!! I just treated myself to a pair of UGG Slippers today and absolutely love them! So comfy and excited to start wearing them as it’s so chilly here….xx

    Jenny | Krystel Couture

  3. Nicole October 16, 2016 / 1:20 am

    Wow, so many lovely things for your birthday! Soft & Gentle is such a gem :)

    Nicole | The Glam Surge

  4. Tashpantz October 16, 2016 / 9:21 pm

    Major envy of those brushes! In desperate need of some. Happy Belated Birthday Hun x

  5. Emily-Alice October 17, 2016 / 10:47 am

    Happy Birthday! And welcome to the 26 club :) Those brushes look so cool, I’ve seen them in the shops and thought about trying them. Maybe you could do a post on them when you have used them? Would love to see it! x

    emily-alice.co.uk

  6. Jenn October 17, 2016 / 6:41 pm

    Hope you had a lovely birthday little lady! I think writing a list is very organised and extremely helpful for everyone!
    That lipstick shade is beautiful!

    Jenn
     Photo-Jenn-ic 

  7. Jasmine October 17, 2016 / 8:36 pm

    I always go and look at those gorgeous versions of the classics in Waterstones but never buy one haha. I’m a big MAC Soft & Gentle fan – I need to give mine some love :)

    Jasmine xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

  8. Caked To The Nines October 24, 2016 / 5:50 am

    Those brushes look amazing! I would love it if people gave me their birthday wishlist so I wouldn’t have to think too hard haha. It’s a win win for everyone. I’ve been wanting that YSL perfume for ages now too!

    xx
    Nida | Caked To The Nines

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