Pink Parcel – September 2016

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Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription service based on your menstrual cycle. They send you exactly what you need when you need it! The box is filled with the essential plus just the right things to brighten up the most dreaded days of the month. It also helps us avoid last minute runs to Boots! Soooo annoying *eye roll*.

It costs £10.50 per month (inc P&P) with your first month’s box for just £6.99.

The overall cost of the box is less than the value of the products which is great! However, for me, it’s less about value for money and more about getting to make my week from hell easier.

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Life Update: Leaving London!

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Hi Guys!

I know I haven’t put up a blog post in about two weeks now but I have been REALLY busy lately so I thought I’d just update everyone as to what I’ve been up to. I know this post may not be of interest to many of you but here goes anyway:

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Mock Trials

Mock trials were by far my favourite legal extra-cirricular activity. A mock trial is an imitation of a real trial. I’m sure a lot of you knew that but just for the sake of this post I wanted to put it out there.

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Review: Nyx Soft Matte Lip Cream

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Hello my lovelies!

This review is actually in collaboration with Sprinkle of Surprise! As she is based in America and I am based here in England, I thought it would be fun to recommend a product to each other from our respective countries. She recommended me an American branded product and I recommended her a British one – both drugstore products. Check out Sprinkle of Surprise’s review to find out which product I recommended! And follow her on Instagram to see what she’s up to.

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When in Copenhagen: Part 2

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We made our way to Tivoli Gardens on the second day. I actually thought it was literally a garden, just bigger. It was actually a theme with flowers and plants surrounding it.

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We only went on one ride I think as we didn’t have time to spend the whole day here. It is actually really pretty with the theme park, water and plants/flowers. Completely different to what I’ve ever seen before.

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We had some ice-cream and walked around for a bit, just taking everything in.

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It was time to visit the beautiful Nyhavn now. It was honestly breath-taking, I didn’t want to leave! As we arrived, we walked around for a bit and then sat down to have lunch at the waterfront. There’s a whole strip of restaurants by the water so we were definitely spoilt for choice!
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After that, we decided to walk to the Little Mermaid. No, I do not mean the Disney movie! The Little Mermaid is a landmark – it’s a statue on a rock by the waterside. So we thought it wouldn’t be that far as it was by the water but no, we were wrong. I mean, we had asked the waiter how long of a walk it was and he had said 20 minutes. It was no where near 20 mins! We ended up walking for about an hour and a half!! But it wasn’t too bad as we got to explore more of the city 🙂 so it was all good.

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We were pretty far out at this point so it took us a while to walk back to the bus stop. We managed to find it after walking another half an hour but by that point we were pretty tired so we went home and made ourselves dinner, then went out to meet one of Jessa’s friends for drinks. After that, we called it a night.

We were actually supposed to go back to the Tivoli Gardens for the Illuminations but for some reason the website had the wrong time on it and we got there an hour late 😦 so we didn’t actually get to see it. Oh well, wasn’t meant to be I guess. Next time.

Part 3 coming soon!

Debating 

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I’m sure most, if not all, of you know what debating consists of but just for the sake of the post I’ll tell you. Generally, debating simply means “arguing” about a specific topic. Ofcourse, I don’t mean the aggressive arguing, I mean a logical argument based on facts and opinions.

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Top Travel Websites

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Everyone always asks me how I use to travel so frequently, that too as a student. It really isn’t that expensive.. you just need to find the right websites to make the most of your budget.

So here are my absolute favourite websites which can help you find the best ways to enjoy your holiday even if you are on a lower budget:
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Arbonne Products Review: Skincare

 

 

 

 

 

 

I had been trying out some Arbonne skincare products the past month and thought I would do a review on them.

Many of you may not know about Arbonne but their products are  botanically based and earth friendly; I’m all for that! It is an online-based company so everything is available on their website.

Just a disclaimer, I am not being paid to do this – these are completely, 100% my honest thoughts:
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Show Review: Mann Mayal

 

So I recently started watching this show and I have to say I am  SO OBSESSED! Taking it back to my roots, I think one of the reasons I am so excited about this show is that it is based and shot in my hometown as not many shows are.

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Get My Look: Jumpsuitin’

I went to a friend’s birthday party a week or two ago at the Landmark Hotel for afternoon tea and I decided to wear this plain, beige jumpsuit but put it with lace up heels and a brighter coat to glam it up! I hardly ever wear colour so I was a bit apprehensive about wearing the coat but I think I made it work?!

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Christmas Gift Guide For Her: Fashion

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How is it Christmas already?! This year has gone by so quickly, TOO quickly even. But then again, I guess we all say this every year don’t we?

I thought it was about time I would post about Christmas gift ideas to give you some inspiration! Click on the pictures to be directed to the website:

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Kiko Haul!

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I discovered this brand when I was living in Valencia as it is better known there than it is here in London. I have to say that it immediately became one of my favourite as it’s so reasonable for the quality.

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The Mystery of Coloured Concealers

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I always use to wonder what all these different coloured concealers were used for and whether they actually worked. I’m sure there are some of you out there who still have these questions in their minds. Well, hopefully this post can help with that. I’m going to give a quick run down on the purpose of each colour:

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Travel Handbag Essentials

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There are a few things that NEED to be in my travel handbag when flying out. I have a habit of packing my bag the night before, I mostly keep chucking things in my bag here and there but I check it one last time right before I go to sleep. Here are my must-haves:

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Livin’ The Smoothie Life

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A couple of months ago I got into the whole ‘being healthy’ thing which meant I had to change my diet. I’m not the kind of person to always be snacking and I don’t have a sweet tooth either so my diet wasn’t awful but I still wanted to lose a little bit of weight.

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When in Paris

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The best thing about having friends abroad is that they know their own city and therefore are able to show you places you wouldn’t usually think of (being a tourist). Here are a few things I think everyone needs to see and do when in Paris:

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10 ‘Must-Knows’ for Starting University

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As most of you probably know, I have just graduated and four years have literally flown by! However, I wish I had known a couple of things before going to uni – it would have made things so much easier! So today, I am going to try and make YOUR uni experience a little bit easier by giving you a few pointers:

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Graduation Make-Up: What’s On My Face?

 As promised, here’s the post about how I did my hair and make-up for my big day!

For a day like this, I wanted my make-up to last really long and not melt off my face! Even though the weather in England isn’t really that hot, I knew I’d be running around in my robe all day and taking pictures, so I wanted it to be perfect.

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Graduation Day

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I am officially a Law Graduate!

This day was by far one of the best days of my life. It was just amazing and I can’t explain the roller coaster of emotions I was feeling. To put it into one word; I was OVERWHELMED.

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Graduation Prep!

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I’ve finished my law degree in June but my Graduation Ceremony is in a couple of days. I am so excited about it – I haven’t even been able to sleep properly the last few nights!

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Autumn/Winter 2015 Make-Up Trends

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Many people don’t change their make up looks with the change in season and tend to stick with their normal make-up regime. But it’s nice to change it up a bit, right ?

This autumn/winter it’s all about graphic liner, smoked out eyes, flushed cheeks and bold lips!

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What I Do When I’m Feeling Down

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I like to keep to myself when I’m upset and don’t usually talk to anyone. Some may think that that may make things worse for them and that’s fine. I, however, find that because I’m down I don’t really interact with other people in the best way and can become pretty snappy so instead of ending up upsetting others around me I think it’s better to keep to myself.

I’ve found that the best way to cheer myself up is by relaxing. Now, this could mean many things so here’s my take on ‘relaxing’:

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My Morning Routine

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Recently I have been getting quite a few compliments on my skin and that’s pretty unusual for me because I have always been so conscious about it as I use to have acne and still have a few acne scars.

I have to be honest though, I have seen a difference since I’ve started a proper morning routine and as I always get asked on it I thought I’d share it with you guys.

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