Beauty

Keeping Makeup Fresh in the Heat.

2 July, 2015
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Keeping my makeup on in the sun was something I used to really struggle with, my skin suddenly becomes super oily and just slick. It’s grim, you guys. Grim. Luckily, I have quite the routine to keep me glow-y… and not sweaty. I always apply a good SPF, and I thought I would include that here just because I don’t often mention that sort of thing on these pages. I really like the Benefit Dream Screen SPF 45 (£25), it’s…

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Lifestyle

July Goals.

1 July, 2015
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July, you came around way too quickly. I shouldn’t be complaining, July is pretty much my favourite month because sun. I’ve been super busy lately, I’m relaunching the Nouvelle website and the stationery shop to go alongside it. It’s been such a long few months, it was that sort of worry that really gets you down and leads to mad, impulsive decisions. Anyway, it’s almost sorted and we’re waiting for new stock to arrive and then launch time! I hope…

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Lifestyle Travel

New York City Guide: Shopping.

30 June, 2015
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The final part of my New York guide is all ahhbout the shopping! Shopping is an absolute must if you’re in ‘Murica because everything is bigger, better and cheaper. Fact. I’m a little bit sad to think that a whole month ago I was on my way to the magical city right now (well, actually I’d be chilling in the Blue Lagoon spa in Iceland, but whatevs) but I’m going to relive the trip through the last of my photos.…

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Inspiration Interiors

Fresh Flowers.

29 June, 2015
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I know we all love a good Pinterest-style peony photo, so when I was redoing my MADE.COM Unboxed snaps yesterday, I thought I’d go a step further and take a few more for a blog post. I bought a huge bunch of peonies from Debenhams this week, as Annabel has a 25% off code on her blog, and also picked up a few cheaper bunches of £4 peonies from Asda (lasted way longer), and some Sweet Williams too. I always…

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Beauty Favourites

June Favourites.

28 June, 2015
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I can’t believe July is just a few days away… right now I’m wearing a jumper and thick socks and I can hear big spatters of rain hitting the window. A true Scottish summer. Perhaps my summery roundup can brighten things up a little… If there’s one thing I owe my happy, clear complexion to, it’s the Aesop Fabulous Face Oil (£40), this stuff is amazing! I said a while ago that I had really stripped back my skincare routine, and…

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