My 5 Favourite Things at the Moment…

By the way, how cute is that font though….

So after a couple of weeks away from my laptop and the blogging arena, I am back and ready to go on at you all about the things I have been loving/have been my favourite/have been at the forefront of my periphery most recently.

This is pretty mixed, it’s not all make up *surprised?!*, I thought I’d round up my favourites as I bet there will be something on this list you’ll love too :).

  1. CUTE PYJAMAS:

The print that you see behind the purple artwork above is actually my newest pair of pyjamas. These are from H&M and they are the sweetest pyjamas ever – it’s a set with a long sleeved slouchy top and a pair of elasticated shorts. The print has all things from cakes to stars to pizza to CACTI. CACTI, YOU KNOW.

H&M Pyjamas!

*sorry I think these are in store only, I’ve had a look online and they aren’t there :(*

2. EASY CONTOURING:

I’m going to do a more in depth blog post on this so keep your peepers peeled…but I have been loving absolute idiot proof contouring. If you’ve ever read my blog before you will know I have a face as perfectly spherical as a 2p coin (I chose 2p as it’s a bit more moon face-y than a 1p). Thus, I need something ridiculously simple in order to provide some much needed definition. Cue the Maybelline Master V Contouring Stick which costs hardly anything for something that can create such definition in a little sweepy blendy motion. It’s so easy and I’ll be doing a post to show you how I use it!

Maybelline Master V Contour and the Zoeva Face Shape Brush

3. MASCARAS THAT DON’T GET CEMENTED TO YOUR LASHES:

I have been a lover of the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara for a good 2 years or so, but since purchasing a new one I swear they have changed the formula or something because I’m finding it a nightmare to get off. Its definitely not a waterproof version that I have so I don’t know what they’ve done to it lol. Instead I’ve been reaching for the Too Faced Better Than Sex on a daily basis as this is lovely to use and comes off really quickly. You can watch my Youtube review of this mascara here!

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4. BEAUTY SUBSCRIPTION BOXES:

Namely, my Birchbox subscription! To briefly explain, it costs £12.95 per month, which covers P&P as well and you get an assortment of sample sized beauty/skincare products, with an odd full size version thrown in in some months! The boxes are beautiful and are perfect for storing your little beauty gems afterwards and I’ve been loving it. You can watch my unboxing of the June Birchbox by clicking here :).

Birch box June 2016 - Pineapples!

5. EYE CREAMS TO PREPARE FOR WHEN YOU’RE 45 AND WRINKLY:

I don’t know if I’ll be wrinkly at 45, but it’s likely. Very likely, I’m so god damn smiley.

This Origins GinZing Eye Cream definitely feels like it’s doing good to prepare for that time. It’s great under make up as I’m sure it contains light reflecting pigments (but it’s not glittery) it just gives a lovely radiant glow! It’s a bit more pricey but remember, your 45 year old self may thank you in the long run…

Origins Ginzing Eye Cream

There are my 5 favourite things I’m loving at the moment!

I hope you enjoyed this post, leave me a comment on the thing you like the most (or the least, for that matter)!

Apologies for the hiatus 🙂

Lots of love,
Roshni xxx

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My Obsession with Dainty Jewellery

Hello Everyone!

I have an obsession with dainty jewellery, particularly necklaces and earrings. I think there’s something so beautiful about a slim, delicate chain with a small, simple pendant. On asian skin as well, bright golds and silvers look really pretty!

The shops that I think are best for dainty, delicate jewellery are probably the usual suspects: Accessorize, H & M, and Topshop! I think gold is my favourite style, with silver and copper coming a close second. I have a picked a selection of my MOST favourite pieces for you to peruse below:

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This necklace is my most recent purchase, from H & M (I think it was around £4.99). This is quite a pale coppery colour, and it has a really thin chain and a simple horse shoe and circle design. The only thing I get annoyed about is untangling it!

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This is one of my favourites 🙂 this necklace I bought when I went to Turkey with my sister. The shop was quite big, but it was run by a very old man with a white beard and shuffly sandals on. This is a REALLY thin gold ball style chain, with a bright blue and silver round pendant. The chain is so delicate that I have to be quite careful with it as I’m always scared it’ll snap!

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I’m so pleased with how this photo turned out! This necklace is a beautiful chain with triangular amethyst stones. I like how there are 5 (an odd number always looks very satisfying) and the chain again is very dainty and thin. I love the bright purple of the stones against the coppery/gold chain.

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This last necklace is from Accessorise, part of their ‘Z’ collection. The jewellery from the ‘Z’ range is a bit more expensive, but the pieces are usually so beautiful and dainty that I think it’s definitely worth it. The stones on this necklace are like a light aqua blue, so set against the bright almost yellowy gold it’s really striking. Something about it makes me think of Greece, they carry that style through to the packaging and font in the range design so I love that all the pieces are designed within the same style.

What is your favourite from the bunch? Or are you the opposite and loving in your face blingy necklaces and earrings?!

Thanks for reading,

Roshni 🙂 xxx

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The Mini Haul is back…and it’s bigger

This time my mini haul isn’t so mini…the things I picked up I love, it was one of those days shopping where I go into a shop, immediately bin off the majority of clothes and accessories and find what I like really quickly. Love days like that!

The things I bought were from H & M (where I usually find it quite hit and miss), Accessorise, Topshop and the Body Shop.

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First, I’ll start off with Accessorise! These earrings I bought are really beautiful, I went through around 10 pictures of them to show on here because the camera just doesn’t do them justice.

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They are gold plated, part of the Z for Accessorise range (Lily Floral earrings, £10) and they feature a beautiful flowery design with a pearlescent light blue stone. They are a little bit dangly so look great if your hair is up (which I can just about do with mine now it’s grown a bit!). I know I’ll be wearing these a lot as they are very dainty but really really pretty.

Next up is H & M, where I picked up this gorgeous berry/plum coloured jacket. It was £14.99 and I think that’s pretty good for a smart jacket that can take you from Summer into Autumn as easy as anything. It is collarless, which I usually don’t like, but I think paired with some black jeans and a simple top it will look splendid :).

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I also paid The Body Shop a visit for a sneaky skincare purchase, all because of Kaushal from Kaushal Beauty!  In some of her recent beauty videos, she’s been using a Vitamin E Face Mist before make up to help keep skin hydrated. I have quite dry skin, so I thought I’d give it a go on top of or before my other moisturiser to keep my skin hydrated throughout the hot summer days. One surprise for me was the rosewater in the formula. Rosewater always reminds me of my sisters because they hate the smell/taste/all of it! Hahaha. For me, the Rosewater is great because it actually calms my skin and reduces the chance of any redness.

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Next I popped into Forever 21 and the only thing I picked up was this brilliant nightie, and there’s not much I need to say about this, just look at it. It was £10, a complete bargain and JUST LOOK AT THE FACE ON THAT CHEESE:

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FINALLY, I bought this amazing handbag from Topshop (£40) which is a simple black handbag with short and a long handle. I love that this has a long handle too (you can take it off if you don’t want it) and it has three compartments. The inside has a central zip area with two sections either side that close with a magnetic button.  I think this handbag will last me a long time, so I’m very happy with this purchase :D.

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That concludes my mini/medium/reasonable haul!

Let me know if you’ve hauled anything recently and send me the links to your posts if you have :).

NEWSFLASH – I am on 198 Blog Lovin’ followers! Thanks you guys, it means a lot and please follow if you like the cut of my jib. I just thought of this phrase and thought I’d try it. #don’tjudge

Roshni xxx 🙂

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