Monday, 18 December 2017

My thoughts on Christmas eating And why you shouldn’t feel guilty

If there is one thing that annoys me at Christmas time, it's girls worrying so much about the amount of food they are eating and what it will do to their figure. Girls...let me tell you something, let yourself go at Christmas and regret nothing.

I am a tad guilty of this myself, I won't lie. I do find myself feeling bad after overeating at Christmas, but it is all about balance. For me, I still go to the gym over the Christmas period. I will have Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day off, as the gym generally isn't open, but it just helps me keep my guilt at bay (even though it is obscene that we all feel guilty about eating crap in the festive period). Although, this year I will be in Cornwall, and I have no idea whether there will be any gyms out in the middle of nowhere.


All you have to remember is that you don't eat like this all 365 days of the year, and eating like this for one week of the year is not going to have a huge impact on your body, in the long term. Yes, you will probably feel bloated, and look a couple months pregnant after your Christmas dinner, but so what, everyone will, embrace it! Your whole years progress you've made in the gym won't go to waste just because of one week, please remember that.

So basically, this is a blog post reminding you all to eat whatever the hell you want at Christmas, and just enjoy it. After all, what would Christmas be without all the mince pies, Quality Street, chocolate coins and Christmas cake?!

This will be my last post of 2017, so have the most amazing Christmas, and you’ll hear from me in 2018, with all my ‘new year new me’ bullshit...
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Sunday, 10 December 2017

Another Festive Look With FalseEyelashes.co.uk

I couldn't resist creating another Christmas look using another set of beautiful lashes sent to me by the lovely guys over at falseeylashes.co.uk! I opted for more of a traditional festive red lip, with wispie lashes and a classic winged liner. These lashes are my go-to for nights out, they're so light but make any eye look gorgeous.




  




Highlighter: Jouer Topaz
Brows: NYX Brow Gel
Lip: YSL Glossy Stain 9 (Limited Edition)


You can never go wrong with a red lippie at Christmas, am I right?! Sorry it's not a chatty post, but really guys, what more do you need to know other than what is on my face, eh? I have enjoyed creating these festive looks so much - I very rarely wear makeup anymore these days, so when I do it feels special. 

I shall most definitely be rocking these lashes for my work Christmas party this week. Don't forget you can grab a huge range of eyelashes over on FalseEyelashes, and you can get free delivery in time for Christmas too!

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Monday, 4 December 2017

Christmas Party Makeup Inspo w/ FalseEyelashes.co.uk

It's December, which can only mean one thing....festive makeup! I don't know whether anyone has any Christmas parties coming up, but nonetheless, I teamed up with FalseEyelashes.co.uk to bring you a festive makeup look which I think is perfect for the party season. 


They have such a huge range of eyelashes on their site at a discounted price, and they offer Free UK delivery which is such a huge bonus. Their site boasts products from Violet Voss, Ardell, Red Cherry, Eyelure and so many more. I've ordered from them many times and can not fault their service or products. 




For this look I used the beautiful Violet Voss Just Slayin' lashes, which are limited edition, and I bloody adore them. I usually go for more natural styles, but if you can't wear dramatic lashes at Christmas, then when can you?

I paired them with a silver and black cut crease, which has not yet been perfected, I know, and far beyond my makeup comfort-zone. I bought this gorgeous silver glitter eyeshadow stick from Topshop last year in their Christmas sale, and truly never thought I would have a use for it, but it's come in handy now! For my skin I wanted a flawless base, so used my heaviest foundation, Illamasqua Skin Base (which I highly recommend by the way), and used my Sleek Contour Kit and Maybelline Instant Age Rewind concealer to create a heavy contour and bright under eye highlight. 





Of course, no look is complete without bold brows, so as per usual, my trusty Anastasia Dipbrow turned my brows from nonexistent to insta-friendly. I always feel that when you have dramatic eyes you should keep the lips a little more natural, although I am also a firm believer in there being no rules with makeup. My Tanya Burr Cosmetics gloss in 'Aurora' was the perfect natural colour, and honestly, I don't remember the last time I wore lip gloss, but I am digging it with this look. 


I wish I could be one of those girls who was bothered to wear falsies everyday, but I am far too lazy for that. I'd love to know if you guys have a favourite pair of lashes? Please let me know as I am desperate to try out some more from the guys at False Eyelashes

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