18 Apr 2014

Loving Lately #30

Lately I have been loving my iPad and it's continuous form of distraction, Netflix in any shape or form, Ben & Jerry's S'mores flavour ice cream (which I can only get at the cinema for extortionate prices per scoop) and Strawberry Crunch Nakd bars.

Beauty wise I'm taking it easy, I'm feeling a little uninspired in the beauty (and blog) departments, because I'm so preoccupied elsewhere. However I still have to do my daily chores of washing my face and slapping a bit of makeup on my mug so here are some things I've been reaching for lately.. 
First up I was over the moon a few weeks ago when I won a little giveaway over on Ru's blog Short, Small & Sweet. The prize was a few One Love Organics goodies, a brand I have wanted to try for so long now! I've been loving the Brand New Day Scrub & Masque most of all, it makes my skin so soft and is unlike any exfoliator I have ever tried, it's a super fine powder, not gritty at all and doesn't hurt or feel harsh on the skin, I could honestly stand there massaging my face for hours it feels so wonderful.
Another skincare item I've been favouring is the 001 Pure Lavender Hydrolat Toner*, I have acquired quite a few toners in the form of mists but this one, being pure lavender flower water is so soothing and calming, plus I just adore anything lavender scented and this is true lavender.

Even if I don't wear makeup I have an urge to line my waterline with blacker than black eyeliner, it's kinda my thing and I don't feel human without it, my current favourite is this Lily Lolo one, it's SO black and SOOO soft, plus it gets a good grip on my waterline and actually sticks around, a strong feat for miss watery eyes over here. I'm quite loyal to a good eyeliner so I'm sure this will be sticking around for a long time. Keeping with the general eye area theme we have a previously unmentioned product, tweezers. I'm the worlds worst eyebrow tamer, I just don't do it. A few weeks ago however I decided maybe I needed to up my game and purchase some proper tweezers, maybe they'll help me out. I used my boots points and came home with these cute Tweezerman Mini Slant Tweezers.. now I'm not saying I suddenly have amazingly neat brows (never gonna happen) but these really have made an improvement to my life (be it a very minimal one, we're talking about eyebrows people, not kittens).

What have you been loving lately??


  1. Tweezerman Tweezers are the only way to go. And I'm really interested in trying the One Love Organics Scrub--and their makeup bag is really pretty, too.

    xo Lillian from Parisian To Be

  2. I've been loving the Lily Lolo mineral foundation, my liquid foundation hasn't seen light for a good few months now. Tweezerman tweezers are also one of the best purchasing I ever made a few years ago.

    Abbie x

  3. Yay so happy you enjoyed Brand new day! It's excellent as a mask on its own, or mixed with honey. I can't live without it! x

  4. The Lily Lolo pencil sounds fab as does the lavender spray!
    Do you reckon that the tweezerman tweezers really are better than any other? I really want to try them but they're so costly in comparison to other tweezers!
    Roshni’s Journey

  5. I love my Tweezerman tweezers, I couldn't live without them! They are so sharp and precise, and do the best job when it comes to shaping my eyebrows.. The Lily Lolo eyeliner sounds amazing, I want to try it! x

    Rachael | overdosedemaquillage.com

  6. Great product and beautiful photo! I'd love to try all of these :)

  7. love this photo!! this sounds like a lovely product

    This Girl Loves Chic


  8. Lol I am exactly the same when it comes to my eyebrows. Good job this s/s untamed brows are in fashion ;)

  9. Same! I've been so stressed out with finishing up college and graduating and finding a job and an apartment that I'm just so uninspired with makeup. It's usually the one thing that I enjoy doing during the day, and I'm just not feeling it recently. Maybe I just need a few new purchases to make things exciting again?

    Then again, I've had a sudden change of heart when it comes to lavender. I used to think it was a grandmotherly smell, but I just can't get enough of it recently. Maybe I'm turning into a grandma?

  10. These sound like great products! Lately, I can't live without my Sappho Organics Liquid Foundation :)


  11. YOu should give the Une Kohl black liner a try if you're keen on blacker than black eye liner! I've been so impressed with its performance xx

  12. These sound like great products! Lately, I can't live without my Sappho Organics Liquid Foundation :)


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