Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Holiday Essentials and a Duty Free Purchase!

Hello!! I've just returned from an amazing holiday in the beautiful island of Majorca, I had such a good holiday relaxing around the pool and updating my tan!! I used lots of different beauty products and in this post I'm showing you some of my favourite and most used! And also a cheeky duty free purchase which I bought in the airport before flying home.

My first essential for any beach holiday is a body scrub, I took the Spatopia Deep Sea body scrub which was perfect for exfoliating and removing all the suncream and dirt which clogs up your pores. I particularly love this scrub because it's not too rough and oh my it smells so fresh and amazing!!

As wells as exfoliating, I also find that whilst on holiday and after my skin also needs a good cleanse again to remove any sun cream and dirt which is in pores because no one wants a break out! My current cleanser which I took with me is the Garnier Micellular water, this stuff is amazing! It removes any makeup, even waterproof mascara, easily!! It leaves my skin feeling fresh and refreshed and I would really recommend it to everyone!!


Another favourite of mine is the Nivea in shower body moisturiser, this is perfect for holiday because it saves so much time when getting ready because you can moisturise your body whilst in the shower. I often find that on holiday the sun starts to dry out my skin and this is great for moisturising and it makes your skin feel so soft. This is the honey flavour and it smells good enough to eat!!

As well as my skin, I find that the sun also can make my lips very sore and dried out so I always take a lip balm with me. This year I chose the Palmers Cocoa butter because it is so rehydrating and the smell is so good (you may have notice the smell of a product is quite important to me!) but also importantly for being in the sun it also contains spf 15 so it protects your lips from the sun as well.

The sun can also be quite damaging to hair, mixed with chlorine from the pool and the everyday washing I find my hair can often feel quite dry and weak after being on holiday. My final holiday essential is the Schwarzkopf essence ultime hair mask. This stuff make my hair feel so healthy, shiny and so soft! I think it's great for stopping the damage and rehydrating your hair again.

A little duty free purchase!

In Palma airport, whilst waiting to board our plane I had a quick look around the duty free and ended up buying the Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau So Fresh perfume, I've had my eye on this perfume for quite a long time and when I saw it was on offer I just couldn't resist!! I have literally fallen in love with this perfume, it smells like spring and summer, it's a fresh and floral scent which is so different to any other perfume I own. I haven't stopped wearing it! And how freakin cute is that bottle, the daisies and the colours oh my I am in love with it. It has already become one of my favourite perfumes ever!!



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Em ♥

Monday, 14 July 2014


Hello everyone! On Friday 4th of July last week, I had one of the best nights of my life, Prom!! It was a Las Vegas theme with showgirls, roulette tables, playing cards and Poker chips. It was an amazing and incredible night and I thought I would share with you all the different elements of my prom.

First of all, my dress! I wore a red flowing chiffon dress with a sweetheart neckline and silver and red beaded detail. I honestly felt so beautiful and I was in love with my dress, especially because it made my feel a little taller! I bought it from a local boutique called Dress To Go and it made by a company called Sousourada.

My shoes were white silk with lots of jewels, beading and diamantes, I fell in love with them! They complimented the beading on my dress perfectly. They were from New Look and cost around £30! For prom shoes they were perfect because I was able to wear them all night long and they weren't too high to walk in.

My bag was also from New Look and cost me £25, it's similar to my shoes because it is white silk with lots of sparkling detail. It was a great size for Prom because I could fit all the different things needed to take with me.

I wore very little jewellery because I didn't want to overpower my dress or look too sparkly!! However I did wear a little pair of diamond earrings by the designer Jon Richards which is available at Debenhams. They cost me £12 and were exactly what I was looking for because they weren't too big or too small.

For my hair after a few different trials, I decided on having two waterfall braids on either sides on my head with loose curls (as you can tell I'm not the best at describing!). I chose this because I wanted my hair to look elegant and pretty and I particularly liked how a waterfall braid looks.


For my makeup I wanted to look flawless and to look natural. I loved my makeup, it was the perfect balance, I had neutral, gold eyes and a nude lip. It was the perfect no makeup, makeup look I wanted.  I also had a manicure on the morning of Prom, I chose to have shellac put onto my nails because it is long lasting and I loved the wide colour range. I decided to have glitter nails, where a pale pink base coat was applied and then a layer of glitter. I was so pleased with them I loved how sparkly they were!

Our transport to Prom was a stylish black limousine, I loved it! I went to Prom with 7 of my closest friends and the atmosphere in the limo was a mix of excitement, happiness and lots of nerves! I enjoy the trip to Prom so much I felt so special.

I hope you enjoying seeing pictures and hearing about my Prom, I had such an amazing time! Thankyou for taking your time reading my posts, I love hearing your thoughts and reading your comments!

Em ♥