Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Good night | My dream time essentials ❤️

Getting home after a long day at work, is probably my favorite time of day. I make this extra special and  enjoy it more when I can fully relax and chill out comfortably. One way to make sure your all 'zen'd out is to keep your place of rest (ie my bedroom) relaxing and pleasing to go into. I like to make sure my room is in immaculate condition by vacuuming and dusting regularly, and keeping candles handy and ready to light as I walk in. I keep candles at the high points of my room, to light the room fully without having a harsh celing light on. I usually light candles in the four corners of my room and on both my dressing table and bedside table.

Once I've gotten myself ready for a relaxing evening in my pjs, I like to make sure I've got all my essentials handy. Including 2 books one fact and one fiction (for veriety). The ones I'm currently in love with are all the Harry potter books (duh) and my 'bible' the Bobbie Brown Makeup manual (great read for both makeup artists and beginners alike). I also make sure I keep a ice cold bottle of water handy, because it's so easy to forget to hydrate yourself and wake up in the morning with rubbishy skin and the groggy feeling in your head. So don't forget to drink a bottle before bed! (But if you don't finish it during the night, drinking the rest in the , morning will really help to release toxins from your body and completely flush you out ready for the day ahead. 

Another item I like to keep handy on my bedside table is the Crabtree and Evelyn Lavender eu de toilette as a pillow spray. It's super handy to have especially if you have trouble drifting off, the lovely smell of lavender on your pillow sheet really helps me to relax and wind down, so it's a deffinatly essential for me!

And last but not least I of course need to have my Hello Kitty slippers on just cause the cute and comfey... No other reason really! 

Hope you enjoyed my essential bed time items.
Post soon,
Danielle xoxo


Thursday, 22 May 2014

Makeup brush disaster!

As a makeup fanatic, losing or breaking a makeup brush is a huge disaster and devistation. Especially when it is your favorite and most used brush. I bought these beauties from eBay, from the recommendation from Gabbs ie Velvetgh0st on YouTube, they seemed to be great quality brushes for the price. And they didn't feel cheep like most un-branded makeup brushes. I had them for around 6 months when the worst happend, the glue dissolved and the brush hairs started coming out! My worst nightmare. 

After the unthinkable happend, I came to the conclusion that I should stop wasting money on cheep un-branded brushes and just save my spare cash to get good quality ones, such as Real Tecniques and Mac.

I wanted to write this little post just to warn you, if you were thinking of buying these brushes or any cheep makeup items. These are classed on eBay as 'Jessup makeup brushes' and they come in face and eye packs. You have been warned! 

Post soon!
Love Danielle xoxo


Monday, 19 May 2014


So, it's only just creeped up on me how long it's been since I've posted and how long it's been since I've cleansed my hair and body care collection. Over the past year or so my little collection has grown into rather a large one that I'm not proud of. Many of the bottles are unused, unloved and out of date. It's about time I spring cleaned and make my a product aura much clearer! Let's go!

Before ~

SO MUCH CAIOS!!! ('Your aura is pulsing my dear, are you in the beyond? I think you are!!!!'*) So much old, unused things that needed a good clear out! I made a keep and chuck pile and threw out all of the things that I really didn't need.

Goodbye old yucky ness, you won't be missed! All the stuff I decided to chuck were either, out of date or empty. If I had anything that was still in date and not empty I would of given it away, but as I did not, into the rubbish it goes! 

After ~

I've condensed my collection completely down to the bare essentials, and I refuse to buy anything until I've run out of said product! I love the feeling of my drawers beeing clean and organised. My aura feels clear. Time to tackle my makeup collection...

Post soon!
Love Danielle xoxo

*10 points to you if you know where that quote is from. 20 points to you if you read it in Prof. Trelawney's voice!

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