Wish List Wednesday – Deadpool

10 Feb

Hey guys! Dane here! Nat is letting me loose on her blog again to talk to you about the regenerat-ing degenerate, Deadpool.
Today the merc’ with a mouth arrives on the silver screen. It has been an incredibly long time coming; both Nat and I have been incredibly excited since its announcement over a year ago. Recently we have seen everyone go crazy for the ‘pool, it is everywhere and to me that is a very good thing for fans of the character. You can’t be anywhere and not see an advert on a bus or on social media. Personally, it is absolutely brilliant. The best thing they are doing with the movie is the “touching yourself” campaign for men and women, where Deadpool instructs you to check yourself for lumps and bumps and not even in a way that makes you think it’s an awful attempt to promote the movie.
Do I need to give you a background of the character? Just watch this video.

With the upcoming movie Nat has tasked me with providing you all with a few possible gift ideas that I would personally like and for that person who loves a bit of Deadpool. You could gift these for someone for Valentine’s Day, or even just as a general pay day treat for yourself. The possibilities are endless!

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Well the best place to start for a comic book character is obviously the comics. You can start with the Deadpool Classics as I believe that’s where he is first introduced. I’ve never been a big fan of comics as I never liked the art style of the older comics. I started with the Deadpool Complete collections which are a bit newer and I think are the ones which really show Deadpool as we all know it. I also have the Deadpool kills series, Night of the Living Deadpool and Return of the Living Deadpool. All good stories in my opinion, I have found myself reading through the collections as soon as I buy them. I have just enjoyed them that much. The weird and sometimes hysterically dark adventures have kept me invested with this character and it just makes me that much more excited to see him portrayed on the silver screen. I would like the Cable and Deadpool series next (and eventually all Deadpool related media) but I think the next one I’m going to buy will be the next volume of the Complete Collection and Deadpool Vs. Thanos as starting a new series would just confuse my little brain.

  • 12 Inch Figure – £259.99 (link)

Well who wouldn’t want this? Doesn’t it just look majestic? Yes it does, is exactly what your answer should be. Never mind the price, just means its proper quality. Am I right? :D
For something a little more feasible and less stressful on the wallet. Imagine this bad boy sitting on your shelf/in your display cabinet. I want it. I want all the expensive figures at some point. Including the Star Wars Stormtrooper ones and there’s this Attack on Titan figure (link here) that would mortally wound my bank account. If you have the £300 to spare it would make an excellent addition to anyone’s collection.

  • Pop! Vinyl Deadpool Chimichanga Truck – £22.99 (link)

This I could live with and not feel like my bank account hates me. I have said before in other posts my uneasiness with Pop! Vinyl figures but I think this one would be pretty cool to have. It has the figure with Deadpool’s Chimichanga Truck. What is not like about that?

  • Clothing

For something to wear out there’s plenty of things out there, be it official or not there’s some decent quality stuff. Just Google “Deadpool clothing” and you will find an abundance of items but if you want to be saved that arduous journey of pressing Ctrl+T and typing that short sentence here’s a few items.

  • Varsity Jacket – £29.99 (link)

I love my varsity clothing, I have enough myself. My snowboard jacket is varsity, I have a Black Mesa (Half Life) varsity and a few other jackets to go along with them. For me the colour isn’t my thing as it’s too in your face but it still looks pretty cool. Natalee talked about this in her February wish list (link here) and I think she likes this item more so than me.

  • T-Shirts – starting from £14.99-£15.99 (link, and link)

For something a bit more subtle you can go for these t-shirts. I can see myself wearing these to show my support for the ‘pool.

  • Lego Keyring – Various prices on eBay, just search for “Lego Deadpool keyring/keychain”

This one is quite the unique one. Nat actually bought us one each as a little Valentine’s Day present, and they are pretty darn awesome. Merging the Lego and Marvel universes even further by this unofficial Lego figure. I can’t really see Lego ever bringing out this character officially as he is known to be aimed at a more mature audience, then again he has had more toned down appearances in other media including Ultimate Spiderman. So there could be a chance, but in the mean time I am happy to settle with this. His swords even detach and can be held! Whoever made this is pretty skilled, mega props to them!

  • Game (available on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4) – starting from £26.59-£28.00 (link)

I know that when it was originally released it wasn’t the best game in the world and according to newer reviews it still isn’t. It has been released for newer consoles and includes some of the up-dates and DLC bundled with it. I have watched Lets Players run through this game and it looks entertaining but the game play just seems… Bleh. I am also conflicted by the way Deadpool is portrayed. From memory he’s a bit wackier than I would like. Which yes Deadpool is crazy and can be quirky, but he’s not THAT bad. The game seemed to remind me of the Animaniacs and I just think that’s a bit too much for his character. He has some dark moments in the comics; he’s desperate to die, he has an intimate relationship with the Marvel personification of death (who is female) and he just wants to be seen as a good guy really. I haven’t actually played the game (yet) so my re-view could be somewhat unfair and my assumptions and prejudices could be preventing me from being exposed to great Deadpool media. For what it is, a cash grab by Activision to jump on the movie hype, it is a tad expensive and I will be waiting for a price drop or sale to happen before genuinely going to buy it.

So there it is a few ideas for the Deadpool lovers out there. I know I will be getting a few of these.

Both Nat and I are excited to see the film in a few hours, are you? Have you seen anything here that you think you would like to buy for yourself, if not someone else? Have you got any awesome Deadpool items you want to share with us? Feel let us know, and feel free to comment below and tell us what you think! Ciao! :D

Thanks again to Dane for being on my blog! I love when he writes for me, as like Deadpool he is just so wacky, and hilarious. :P

We’re off to go watch Deadpool now anyhoo, I hope you are too!

Until next time all, take care.

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Organique Birmingham – Blog Event!

8 Feb

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Woop I have a really exciting post for you all today. I’m sorry I have been so quiet the past week, I’ve just been a tad busy with work… Again…

Last week I was invited to a blog event by the lovely Suzie over at Suzie Speaks (link to her blog here) at Organique in Birmingham, which I attended on Thursday, alongside a couple of handfuls of bloggers like myself, and they were all lovely!

The store has been open since August 2015, and although it might sound like an unrecognisable name, it’s actually a well known one in other countries in Europe, such as the Netherlands, Canada, Kuwait, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and Poland where there are 50! So it’s a well known name, which has now joined the UK.

I hadn’t even realised where it was until I rocked up outside it half an hour before the event started! It really is a hidden gem, and is located in the North Western Arcade right next door to House of Fraser.

I did a little research into the brand before popping along to the event, and was delighted to discover that they have been around for over 14 years, and produce natural cosmetics for body, hair, and face. So, me being into all things pampering and cosmeticesque, I knew I would love the place straight away, and boy did I fall hard!

Even though the store has been open for six months it still looks brand new, and was laid out beautifully. It isn’t a huge store, but to me it was the perfect size to walk around to have a look, and take everything in without getting lost, or anything like that.

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The first thing I noticed when I walked into the store was how beautiful it smelt, not anything heavy or in your face either like Lush, just gentle, natural scent. I loved it. Then wondering what the smell was coming from, I soon saw that it was from the bath bombs, powder, and salts in the middle of the store. They were probably my favourite part of the event as they were just so colourful and gorgeous. I just love giving things like that a good ol’ sniff too, which I made sure to do throughout the event.

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Another thing that was really lovely to see was all the novelty soaps on display to the right of the entrance. It reminded me of the soaps my mom used to buy me when I was a kid. There were some really beautiful smelling ones, and I wish I had picked one up at the time, but alas I shall wait until next time.

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The two I liked the most were chocolate and coconut, pictured above.

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Image taken from suzie81speaks.com

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We had Justyna the manager of the store demonstrate some of the products for us, which was lovely. I was hoping she would show us face masks, as I was after something new. She showed us two of the algae masks, a clay one which you apply and wash off with warm water, and a peeling one, which was so satisfying to peel off the back of my hand!

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We were allowed to walk around the store to look at the various products on offer, as well as drink some orange juice, eat some yummy Polish doughnuts, and of course talk with fellow bloggers who were there! I had a good natter with just about everyone, and it was just nice to talk about some common interests! None of my friends are bloggers (well two were but they don’t do it anymore… *insert sad face here*) so it’s nice to be able to talk about it with someone new, who can relate.

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I’m pretty skint at the moment, and I so would have bought more if I’d have had the money, but alas I only had a little bit of spending money so I decided to treat myself to a few little things whilst I was there.

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I picked up the lip balm in Cherry Candies (link) and although I don’t neeeed anymore lip balms, I am really glad I picked this up as it’s such a lovely balm. It reminds me of Cherry Drops, which I loved as a kid. I’ll be keeping it by my bed to use on days off, and I’ll probably end up throwing it in my handbag for when I’m over at my boyfriends the weekend.

Being a bath freak, I KNEW I would end up picking up one of the bath bombs, and whilst I liked the scent of all of them, Greek stood out most to me (link) as it reminded me of something I just couldn’t put my finger on, until I was talking to one of Justyna’s friends who was helping her during the event (I’m sorry that I can’t remember your name *sad face inserted here*) and she told me it was white grapes. Then I realised exactly what it reminded me of, Yankee Candle’s Vineyard scent! It smells just like this, and is a candle I have loved for years. I cannot wait to try this out, I really do want an alternative to Lush bath bombs and these sound divine. You only need to use half to get a good bath, which is what I use with Lush bath bombs anyway! I’ll make sure to review this bad boy.

Finally I picked up a face mask, which for the life of me I can’t find on the Organique website, so sadly I can’t link you guys to it. As I mentioned before, we were demonstrated two types of face masks, and me being me, I fell in love with the cool peel off one. I also sighted that they sold a blueberry face mask, which I KNEW I had to have. I love anything with blueberries in, whether I can eat them or not. A good example of this being at work. I found out this morning that we sell a blueberry chutney! BLUEBERRY CHUTNEY! I’ll have to buy it at some point. :P Anyway back to Organique! I can’t wait to try this face mask out tomorrow on my day off work. I’ll be reviewing this too I’m sure. Justyna gave me a serum sample to use after the face mask, but I’m not sure which one it was… I have a feeling it was the Green & White Tea Immuno-Serum (link) but don’t quote me!

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Sadly a few hours after the event started, it was time to head home. We were all given goodie bags by Justyna, which was so lovely of her! She was an amazing host, and I hope she does another event like this in the future. All the bloggers who were there were all so friendly, chatty, and just plain awesome! I have previously been to blog events where most of the bloggers there were a bit snobby, didn’t want to talk to me, and put me off going to anymore. I’m glad that I attended this event though as I had such a lovely time chatting to the girls, trying some new products, and discovering an amazing new cosmetics company!

So you’re probably wondering what I got in my goodie bag? I was given four lovely things to try out, one of them being something I wanted to buy myself!

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I was given the a sample of the Anti-Age Hair Shampoo (link), a sample of the Ghassoul Clay Powder (link), a full size of the Africa Bath Powder (well bath bomb but it isn’t in the shape of a bath bomb!) (link), and a sample of Chocolate Sugar Peeling (link), which is the product I really wanted to try!

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I honestly cannot wait to give all these a go over the next week or so, and hopefully be able to pick up some goodies soon. I have my eye on the Sensitive Bath Nectar (link), Caffeine Slimming Serum (link), and pretty much ALL the bath bombs!

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What do you think of Organique Cosmetics? If you’re in Birmingham City Centre, will you pop in and have a look?

If you aren’t local to Birmingham, don’t worry because Organique do indeed have a website! I’ll link their website down below, as well as all their social media too.

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Until next time all, take care and I hope you had a lovely weekend!

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February ’16 Wish List

3 Feb

We’re down one month of 2016 already! Only 11 more to go and it’ll be Christmas and New Year all over again. :P I was a little spend happy throughout January, so I need to watch my money this month and be good. Lipsticks won’t help me buy a house, sadly. This being said, there are a few bits and pieces I am still after this month, and it never hurts to lust after things, does it?

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  • Benefit The POREfessional: Instant Wipeout Masks – £24.50 (link)

Benefit have a few new goodies coming out for their POREfessional range, one of them being the Matte Rescue gel, which I was so excited to try and pick up! These are little face masks which you can use all over the face. They’re like nose strip style shape and size, BUT they aren’t pore strips. They’re a liquid face mask which you can apply to the nose, chin, forehead, and cheeks, as they have up to 10 uses from what the woman told me on the Benefit counter. I would have bought some when I was there the weekend, but they’re not cheap and these will be a product I’ll pick up as a real treat to use once every fortnight. I don’t really have issues with my pores, I just have an oily t-zone. My boyfriend would probably love these mind. I want to look into these more though, they sound cool.

  • New Look Black Turtle Neck Cold Shoulder Jumper – £22.99 (link)

I’m a huge fan of the cold shoulder look on long sleeved, black garments and I REALLY DON’T KNOW WHY! Is it a trend from the 90’s that I love? Or grunge? What is it people, can anyone tell me? I have a black long sleeved t-shirt from New Look that shares the cold shoulder look, and it’s one of my favourite black t-shirts to wear now. So why not add a jumper into my wardrobe to throw on when it’s nippy? Not only do I love the cold shoulder look, but I happen to love turtle necks too. I think it’s the whole wrapping up warm aspect for me. I wish I had gone in New Look and had a butchers for this when I was in town last weekend, but I never thought of it at the time. I would love to pick this up though to rock with a skirt, some denim shorts, or a light wash skinny fit jean. The Dr Martens in this wish list would look great with them too, as well as my Jake Dr Martens (post about those here)

  • ASOS Swing Dress In Star Print With Eyelet Detail – £15.00 down from £30.00 (link)

I wouldn’t have known this dress existed if it wasn’t for Hannah Gale, who recently featured it on her blog, as well as one of her vlogs. She looks gorgeous in it and I loved how she teamed it up with a belt and some boots (you can view how she dressed it up here). I don’t know how the hell I would dress it up if I bought it, but I’d rock it all over the spring and summer months. I showed it to my boyfriend and he isn’t sure on it, but that being said I will keep my eye on it and see how I feel. It looks beautiful on Hannah, but it might not look as nice on me. :’) It just look so airy, and the perfect dress to wear if you want to look great, but feel like shit.

  • Dr Martens Serena Faux Fur Lined Boot – £110.00 (link)

I have wanted a pair of these boots for years… Since before I even met Dane and I met him three years ago this year (God that’s flown by!). I’ve found a pair cheaper on eBay, and although I would jump at the chance to buy them usually and still say, “BUT IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!” I need to be a little more realistic now. I need to save money, and I still have my Jake Dr Martens, which I only got in September when I finished university. I love those Dr Martens… BUT yellow Dr Martens with silly faces on aren’t always practical… Especially when I just want to rock some black clothing and look like the inner goth that I am. :P I shall see how I feel in the future, but Dr Martens want to be something I rock more this year and onward. They’re amazing boots, and a shoe brand that I really adore.

  • Marvel Deadpool Men’s Varsity Jacket – £29.99 (link)

I wanted to save the best until last, and it’s hard to choose between this and the last item! As everyone knows, the new Deadpool movie is out next week and let me tell you, I am so fucking excited! I have been a fan of Ryan Reynolds for 10 years, and Deadpool is my favourite Marvel character too. I came across this having a nose for some present ideas for my boyfriend and have fallen in love. I don’t really need anymore jackets, but this one is just too nice to pass up. I love wearing my boyfriends jackets, they’re just so comfortable and as this is a man’s jacket I could get away with buying a small size and rocking it with some skinny fit jeans, and boots or Vans. It isn’t expensive either for an official licensed product!

  • Pokemon Yellow on 2DS and 3DS – Price TBC

This is the item I saved until last. The only thing I know about it is that it is due to come out on the Nintendo eShop on 27th February, the same date the original three Pokemon games (Red, Blue, and Yellow) came out 20 years ago! I don’t know how much they’ll be, I imagine something like £10-£20. Anymore than that would be a bit of a rip off to be honest… I will be getting Pokemon Yellow, as this was always my favourite to play. I know my boyfriend is going to get one too, so we can play and trade Pokemon together. Anyone who isn’t going to be buying these bad boys, WHY NOT? I’m hella excited.

So that was my wish list for this month. I need to save money so the only things I can really see me buying is the Deadpool jacket, and Pokemon Yellow. Two nerdy things I am super excited for this month.

What goodies are my readers after this month? Make sure to let me know in the comments!

Until next time, take care all and hope you’re having a great week.

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January ’16 Favourites

1 Feb

New Year, new monthly posts! I love doing these so much, and always look forward to writing a new one at the end of each month. I’m not changing the way I write these at all, and will stick to the same format that I usually do. My favourite five products of the month. This year I’ll try not to repeat any products, but if I do alas, it just means it’s an amazing product!

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  • Lush The Comforter Shower Cream. (link)

This is a shower cream I received in one of the many Lush gift sets I got over Christmas and my birthday. I have a couple of bottles of these so I decided to start using one as a nice treat. It smells so delicious, and I already know I’ll be buying a huge bottle in future. It smells just like The Comforter bubble bar and is really strong. The scent lasts on the skin most of the day, which is great! When I first used this it didn’t foam up that well, but since then it has been great. This has been great to use before I start early shifts at work, as it really does wake me up. My boyfriend seems to really like this as well!

  • The Body Shop Africa Ximenia & Salt Scrub. (link)

I picked up this beauty in the Boxing Day sales, and I really do love it! I can see picking this up over and over again as it is just an amazing body scrub. I actually used it on my boyfriends back whilst he had a bath to give him a massage, and he loved it. It leaves your skin feeling silky smooth, and you don’t need a lot as it’s super thick and goes a long way. Due to the ingredients it leaves a lovely smoothness behind that only a body lotion could do. I intend to keep the pot it came in too so I can try to create my own coffee scrub. I recommend this if you have dry skin like me, as this is perfect!

  • Marc Jacobs Decadence EDP. (link)

This is a perfume my brother bought me for Christmas, and it was by far one of the nicest gifts I received! My brother always picks the best perfumes and this is probably the best he’s ever bought for me. I tried this out whilst I was on holiday and I loved it so much. I didn’t buy it though as I thought, “No I have enough perfume!” and it’s a good job I didn’t considering my brother bought me this before/during my holiday! I honestly can’t describe the scent as it’s such a unique one, very masculine smelling in my opinion. It reminds me of Illamasqua’s perfume to be honest! This is by far best fragrance by Marc Jacobs and I wish he would make more like this. I’ve been wearing this quite a lot throughout the month. I love it so much.

  • Aromi Beauty Liquid Lipstick in shade Miss Mauve. (link)

I’ve gone a little liquid lipstick crazy recently (honestly I really have!) and this is one of my recent purchases, and also one of my favourites. I reviewed it recently, which you can check out here. This is a gorgeous mauve shade, which feels so comfortable and creamy on the lips. Due to the light shade it’s really wearable too, and one I have found myself reaching for for work when I fancy wearing something nice. If I fancy anything OTT and awesome, I’ll always go for my Jeffree Star shades, or MAC. I would love to try more Aromi Beauty lipsticks in the future. This one is just perfect, and I’m so glad I picked it up when I did as it’s currently sold out on Cocktail Cosmetics website!

  • Laura Geller Matte Maker Invisible Oil Blotting Powder. (link)

This was one of my Christmas presents from my mom, and it was very much appreciated as I was in need of a new face powder. I think she knew that, which made this even nicer. I have been using this to set my The POREfessional by Benefit and it works really nicely with that to help keep my face matte for most of the day. I could probably do with taking this to work so I can powder during my break… But meh I’m too lazy for that! I just love this powder, and I recommend it as a finishing powder for sure.

So those were my favourites for January! Wow the first monthly favourites has come and gone already. I can see this year flying by already, I can’t believe it’s February now.

What products did you love during January? Make sure to let me know in the comments down below.

Until next time, take care all!

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A Belated Birthday Money Haul

31 Jan

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I mentioned in a post recently about how I’d received a Debenhams gift card (post here) from my brother for my birthday, as well as some birthday money from family… But that I hadn’t spent it yet.

Well after a crap week, a trip to A&E, and some resting in bed, I decided if I was feeling up to it I would take a trip to town with my boyfriend and do some much needed therapy shopping… and eating.

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It’s not technically something I bought with birthday money, but I wanted to give the item, and my friend a mention. My friend Claire (over at All Mouth, No Spoons) offered to sell her Jeffree Star liquid lipstick in Unicorn Blood to me earlier on this week, and when she said for £10, I jumped at it straight away! She knows how much I love Jeffree Star’s lipsticks, and bless her she knows my skin tone well and that it would suit. It was nice to have a natter with her for a while when I went round to her house to buy it. I’m sure I’ll be meeting up with her soon, and doing some collaborative posts in the future!

Our first stop of for the day was to Yakinori, a noodle, bento, and sushi restaurant. There are two in Birmingham, one in Grand Central, and one in Selly Oak by Birmingham University. I have to say hands down it is some of the best katsu curry I have ever had, and let me tell you I’ve tried a lot from various Japanese restaurants… So I’m kind of a pro now at this taster stuff. Joke. :P It really did set us up though for the day, and we didn’t feel hungry at all after that. We intended to get some more sushi from there on our way home, but that never happened.

So we went into town to do some shopping, parking was a pain but it wasn’t SO bad and town was actually quieter than we originally thought it was going to be, due to people being paid and such. It was good though, nice and quiet just how we like it.

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Our first place to go shopping was Nostalgia Comics. It’s my favourite place to go if I want to do some much needed geeky shopping. They stock comic books, manga, Pop Vinyl’s, various figures, I could go on. You get the gist of it by now, they stock a lot of nerdy stuff. We went in to get some comic books and manga. My boyfriend was on the hunt for more Deadpool comics, and I wanted to try and get some new manga to read. My boyfriend kindly offered to buy me some manga, my choice being the Sword Art Online Progressive series, which started not long ago. Nostalgia do a 3 for 2 offer on most manga, and these were on the deal too. They weren’t cheap in my mind at £9.99 each, but meh. They’ll keep me happy for a while!

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I loved Nostalgia Comics anyway, but after yesterday I love them even more. When my boyfriend purchased his goodies, the woman serving us put some free Deadpool goodies in too! She gave him a beanie, a sleeping mask, and a badge. I said, “Oh wow I’d love the beanie!” To which my boyfriend replied, “No I bagsied it!” I said aww and obviously looked sad, so the woman asked if I wanted a hat too! I said yes of course, and only when I had a nose at the hats a while later did I realise she gave me a full set of goodies too. What a legend! The beanie hat is so damn comfortable and baggy, it’s definitely going to be worn to death.

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Next stop was Debenhams, where I decided I would either use the whole £50 on my gift card, or just half of it. I ended using all of it! On things I really wanted mind. The first thing I picked up is this adorable fox dress by H! by Henry Holland. I LOVE foxes so I couldn’t pass picking this up. I went and tried it on, and it was just perfect. The fit, the length, and especially the print. It has a nice little cut out above the boobs as well, which is a nice change. For £28 I thought this was a bargain, and that’s full price. I’ll wear this loads throughout the year.

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As well as that I picked up a new product by Benefit, the POREfessional: matte rescue. I can’t wait to try it, and have had my eye on it since it releasing in America a while ago. I’ve heard nothing but positives about it too, especially for people who have oily skin. I have an oily t-zone (which I HATE!) and whilst the POREfessional does help it, it doesn’t help it all day. This wasn’t cheap at £21.50 but to be honest, it’s a huge tube and a little bit does go a very long way, so I don’t mind spending that much. I’ll be writing a review on this in the future. The woman who served me at the Benefit counter was amazing too, she gave me a couple of free samples, which I can’t wait to try!

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Finally I made a stop off at Victoria’s Secret, the shop I mainly wanted to go to town for. Since my friend Poppy introducing me to the store back in December 2014, I have loved their bras. It is like my boobs are on air, and they’re loving it! However, my first bra from there is damaged, two more I bought aren’t the right fit for me, and a duplicate/replacement I bought of the first one is just wearing away from overuse (oh dear…), so I decided it was time to buy a couple of new ones. I’m so glad I did! I always get my bras from upstairs in the PINK section, but this time I opted to try the Victoria’s Secret section downstairs, and I’m really glad I did. I picked up a gorgeous red bra that I liked the look of and waddled to the changing room to try it on. I asked Gemma, the girl who served me if I could try it on and be measured as I was concerned that I may have gone down a bra size. She said yes, not a problem and helped. She said I was still the same size, and that the bra I had picked up fitted perfectly. To be honest, I felt pretty damn good in the bra I picked up, and I loved it so much I picked up another one but in a nude shade. I can’t wait to wear them next week now. I’ve missed having a comfortable bra! The only problem with VS though, is the price… These made me want to cry when they came to £77.50… But meh they last quite a long time, and they feel comfortable, so to me it’s worth every penny.

So that was everything I picked up from town with my birthday money! I have bought some little bits and pieces up this month, but I’ll feature those in a separate post me thinks. I really need to stop buying things now. :P

Have you picked up any nice goodies after pay day on Friday? Make sure to let me know in the comments down below!

Until next time all, take care and I hope you’ve had a great weekend.

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Lush Tag!

28 Jan
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I recently discovered this tag over at Lauren’s blog, Lozzlepop, and as many of my readers will know, I LOVE LUSH! So I couldn’t help but join in with the tag. I really loved doing this one too. ^_^

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What was your first…

1. Lush Bath Bomb?

Oh God I can’t actually remember! I think it was Waving Not Drowing. It was a tiny bath bomb like Butterball. Butterball was probably one of the first I tried as well.

2. Lush Bubble Bar?

Creamy Candy! I still love this bubble bar to this day. It’s so creamy smelling, and shares its scent with Rock Star soap. I haven’t yet tried the new formula.

3. Lush Massage Bar?

I’ve never tried any of the massage bars, I’m not a huge fan of how greasy they leave me feeling. Ick!

4. Lush Shower Gel/Cream?

Tramp! I loved it so damn much and then Lush went and discontinued it. :(

5. Lush Shower Jelly?

Whoosh. I still love this shower jelly and I used to use this during my phase of university when my insomnia first started. Thank God I don’t have that anymore. :P

6. Lush Fresh Face Mask?

Cupcake, I hated it. Broke me out terribly.

8. Lush Bar of Soap?

Godmother. I am so sad that it’s discontinued now. It shared its scent with Snow Fairy, so it gave me my fix during the year when the sparkly pink beauty wasn’t around.

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What is your favourite…

1. Lush store?

Mmm I don’t know to be honest. It used to be the Merry Hill store but it’s just way too small. I like the Coventry store to be honest, and Cheltenham too. I find the staff in there are really lovely and honest.

2. Lush Bath Bomb?

Limited Edition – So White.

Permanent – Intergalactic.

3. Lush Bubble Bar?

Limited Edition – Unicorn Horn.

Permanent – The Comforter.

4. Lush Massage Bar?

Don’t have one as never used before.

5. Lush Shower Gel?

Limited Edition – Snow Fairy

Permanent – The Comforter.

6. Lush Shower Jelly?

Sweetie Pie, but it’s gone. :'(

7. Lush Fresh Face Mask?

Cup O’ Coffee.

8. What Lush products would you like to see come back/haven’t had a chance to try yet?

There are so damn many I want to see coming back! Happy Blooming Bath Melt, Tramp Shower Gel, Sweetie Pie Shower Jelly, Sonic Death Monkey Shower Gel, and Snow Fairy Bath Melt.

Things I want to try – Twilight shower gel, Happy Blooming shower jelly, Lava Lamp bath bomb, Don’t Rain On My Parade shower gel, Key Lime Pie lip balm, and Prince Of Darkness face mask.

So those are my answers from the Lush tag! I tag everyone who reads this post to give it a go and link me in the comments so I can read your answers.

Until next time, take care all!

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Sometimes Life gets in the way…

26 Jan

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This line is so damn true to my life right now… Ha! I don’t know why I found this so funny. As regular readers of my blog may have noticed, I’ve been quiet for up to five days and then had a post come up. Why? Because I am just so damn busy with work. My shifts aren’t all one set like they used to be, I’ll be working really early one morning, a normal 9-5 the next, and then a really late shift. Of course I use my days off in the week to catch up, but sometimes it isn’t enough time to actually sort my blog out to last me until my next days off.

I usually apologise for this sort of behaviour, but not this time. Not because it is okay, but it’s my blog. If I’m busy, I’m busy. I’m not a student anymore with plenty of time (outside of doing uni work of course…) or work part time, hell my blog isn’t my job either! I don’t earn anything money wise from doing this, but I LOVE to do it. It’s my biggest hobby and I intend to stick around to do it for as long as possible.

I have a lot I want to do with my blog soon, and I intend to make a blog goals post very soon about all that.

So this is just to let readers know why I’m so quiet, but to be honest I’m sure you all have enough brains to realise I’m just a busy lady right now.

My blog being neglected is always in the back of my head, niggling at me saying, “Hey Nat? You haven’t written on me in a while… Why? Did I do something wrong?” and I just want to scream and cry at my blog, “NO MY PRECIOUS I LOVE YOU. I’M JUST TOO BUSY RIGHT NOW!”

God help me when I finally get a puppy! Oh dear. It’s too early in the morning and I haven’t finished my coffee yet…

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On that note, I shall leave this here and wander off. I have an exciting post coming up tomorrow to make up for some quietness.

Is there any posts that my readers would like to see? Make sure to let me know in the comments!

Until next time, take care all.

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