Monday, 29 December 2014

My Dubrovnik adventure: part two

So in the first part of my Dubrovnik blog, which if you haven't seen yet is here, I spoke about my first two amazing days in the most gorgeous hidden gem of a city break. But the next two days were just as amazing; full of lots of beautiful views, amazing sights and the nerdiest tour of all. So the main reason we went to Dubrovnik in the first place is because it plays host to Kings Landing from HBO's Game of Thrones and being a huge fan (no shame) and an aspiring actress visiting the sets and learning inside secrets about filming was amazing for me. We also stumbled upon the most beautiful bar with the best view ever, I can't even begin to describe it so make sure you read on to check that out. Dubrovnik was one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to and hopefully reading this will make you realise just how much this place has to offer.  


Wednesday, 17 December 2014

My Dubrovnik Adventure

So at the end of November I was lucky enough to be treated to a trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia as a gift for my Birthday from my lovely boyfriend, I know he spoils me. This mid-semester break was the perfect relaxtion trip to escape from university work and a chance for me to explore what's meant to be one of the most beautiful, fairytale like cites in Europe. And that it was. Wow, I've never been to a place that felt so much like living in a fairy tale; a walled city overlooking the ocean, hidden at the foot of a mountain. This city is so enchanting that it's used as the location for Kings Landing within Game Of Thrones, this is manly the reason my boyfriend treated me to a trip here in the first place. I'm secretly a massive nerd and an even bigger game of thrones fan, so in keeping with that I was treated to a tour of the locations used for filming where we learned about the show and the real history of Dubrovnik. I really can't describe how amazing this place and our short break here was.


Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Skinny Minnies Supplements

So on my journey to getting my body back after the return to uni binge, I thought it would be the perfect time to try a diet supplement meal plan. After reading up on a few different types of dietary supplements including Juice Plus and Celebrity Slim I opted for SkinnyMinnies Supplements Meal Time shakes. All the reviews for this product were good and everyone said how yummy they tasted,  so I thought I      should give them a try. I ordered myself their £20 7 day trial, which comes equipped with 14 shakes of your choice and a shaker. I opted for 7 of my favorite ice-cream flavor, choc-mint and also 7 choc-orange shakes too.  I received a lot of questions about these shakes on instagram and twitter so read here exactly what I thought. 


Monday, 17 November 2014

Tarte's Lights, Cameras, Lashes Mascara

Every girl knows the struggle to find the perfect mascara is all too real. You need voulme, pigment, curl and length in one magic bottle. It can't bankrupt you but you can't deal with a terrible brush that constantly clumps. No turning your lashes into spider legs or leaving you with panda eyes after a few hours. Talk about a mission to find the holy grail! I've tried everything from drugstore products to highend designer brands, YSL to Collection 2000 and yet not a single product I would swear by. Until now...

Now my Mother is a bit of a QVC addict, which means she finds some great beauty buys for me. QVC have recently started stocking Tarte, a American beauty brand which uses 'high-performance naturals' in order to create a 'pure, powerful cosmetics.' Ive bought a handful of Tarte products before whilst on holiday in the US and the products have always been pretty good. Then one lazy day over the summer I was watching the beauty hour on QVC with my mum, a bit lame I know. This special featured Tarte and this is when I spied their new mascara Lights, Camera, Lashes. I was left in awe at on the onscreen demonstration. It genuinely looked like the model had applied false lashes but I watched her use this stuff so know she didn't. I just had to get my hands on this stuff straight away and that's exactly what I did. All I can say is... this mascara is a game changer!


Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Zara Woman Eau De Toilette Box Set

Now a cheap but amazing smelling perfume is hard to come by... Usually you're lucky to spend around £40 for a lovely scent but most of the time your paying for a brand rather than the potent liquid within the bottle. Well what if I could tell that there's two perfumes out there retailing for £12 in total! Two different scents, two 100ml bottles and one is a fanatic dupe for a designer perfume. Zara have really treated us with this little boz set, wow. 


Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Bootea Teatox

With summer fast approaching I'm sure I am not the only one trying to shift those extra pounds in time for swimsuit season. I've just booked myself a cheeky 10 days in Salou and Barcelona and I'm booking my family holiday in the coming weeks so I though this would be the perfect time to repurchase the newest fad in weight loss aid, a teatox. Earlier this year after doing my research and seeing numerous teas available on the market I decided to try BooTea, a Uk based 14/28 day teatox company. They use natural ingredients such as dandelion root, gotu kola leaves and psyllium seeds in order to create 100% natural health supplement that promote a healthy and balance lifestyle. Their teas contain a mixture of natural health and weight loss ingredients to help shed the pounds without drastically restricting calorie intake like other types of detoxs do. If you follow me on instagram or twitter you know I'm obsessed with Bootea, This is my third repurchase so have a look below to see exactly what I love about this product.
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