A Speedy Glittery Smokey Eye Make Up Tutorial!

Hi Everyone!

So I have an exciting new tutorial that I’ve filmed for you, where I have created a glittery, shimmery smokey eye look that is ideal for a glamorous evening or night out. It uses matte eyeshadows to build up intensity around the crease and then a shimmery eyeshadow stick (By Terry Ombre Blackstar in Misty Rock – I’m sure you’ve heard someone talking about it before).

This look does use false eyelashes and I’d definitely recommend these ones that I have used in the video which are by the brand Red Cherry, these are GORGEOUS and they only cost around £3.50!! Bargain – AND you can reuse them! I would say you can reuse them a maximum of three times, which is better than the usual Eyelure strip lashes you get from Boots.

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Please leave a like on the video if you enjoyed watching, feel free to leave a (nice) comment and please subscribe to my channel if you want to see more videos like this one!

Thanks for reading/watching/visiting my space on the Internet

Rosh xxx

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Want to grow your hair quicker? Then try this from Lee Stafford…

Hi Everyone <3!

Today I’m posting about something that I have been testing out for around 3 months already…

*read to the end of the post to see my before and after*

To show you that I like this product, I can prove it by telling you I have used around 3 pots of this stuff and still have 2 left that I bought as back up! I’m talking about the Lee Stafford Hair Growth Treatment (the little pink pot) that everyone and their distant aunty has been talking about.

I cut my hair into a short bob at the beginning of the year (new year, new hair and all that – you can see my ‘transformation’ here). I loved having it short but because I went from having rather long hair to short quite quickly it was hard to adjust *weep*. The thing I missed the most was being able to scrape it into a pineapple explosion bun on the top of my head at the end of the day…ahh.

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So around July time I decided to try a few things to encourage my hair to grow. I had previously dip dyed my hair and made it ombré red – which looked great until my hair had become so dry the ends started to go a bit orange *ew*. So once I had cut my hair into a bob it had basically lobbed off all the manky frazzeldy end bits and I had much healthier and thicker hair again.

I originally heard about the Lee Stafford Hair Growth Treatment  from the blogger and blogger Velvetghost (Gabby for those of you who are familiar with Youtube, I have met her and she’s lovely!). Instantly I had a feeling this would work well as she had used it to help her own hair grow and she had reported very good progress!

What’s great about this first of all is that if you buy it from Boots, usually there is a 3 for 2 going on which means that if you buy three of the hair growth pots it will only come to £16.98…AND you will get Advantage Card points!

It’s recommended to use this product each time you wash your hair, so basically what I do is get in the shower, wash my hair with my usual shampoo (I’m using the OGX Coconut Milk Shampoo at the moment) and then grab a golf ball sized amount of the Lee Stafford treatment and start to really massage this into my scalp. Part of me was sceptical that the only reason it’s worked so well is BECAUSE I’ve been really massaging it in and consequently stimulating the blood flow to my roots…but if it is a placebo I don’t care because it’s working lol.

Take a few minutes to really work this in – don’t worry about using this much as it doesn’t make your hair greasy it just helped my hair become shinier, healthier and stronger. You can add it to your ends too but I tended to just use my normal conditioner at the ends. I then would rinse this out – it smells amazing like really fresh herbs (which sounds weird but it smells good).

I really love this stuff, but more importantly I bet you guys want to see how it has helped me to grow my hair.

Well – here is a little comparison from when I cut my hair in January and how long it is now! Obviously I’ve only been using this product for a few months but I would say it has helped with the majority of the growth :D:

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All in all I think I’m going to continue using this as I’d love to have my hair long again, it’s in so much better condition now and I think that’s in part down to the Lee Stafford Hair Growth treatment…

Have any of you guys used this? Any other recommendations on how to help your hair grow healthily?

Thanks for reading,

Roshni xxx

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Dye-ing for a Red Ombré

I have always been keen to change things up with hair colour, within certain limits. In the past I have tried violet wash in wash out colours, warm coppery reds and slightly lighter browns. One of my favourite things I have EVER tried though, is the L’oreal Wild Ombré dip dye kit in Red 6.66. 

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Having always had darker hair, I have always said a big fat resounding ‘NO’ to the thought of ever going blonde, as I just know it would look terrible and ruin my hair at the same time (thoughts of bad ashy blonde hair with black – brown roots comes to mind.) Not wanting to be left out of the Ombré hype, I was pleased to find a red dip dye kit that looked easy to do at home, and was very reasonably priced.

Now I have used this kit about 2 times before, and have been very very happy with the results. The first time I used it, the red was not very prominent but more of a shimmery red tint along the ends of the hair. The second and now third time that I have used this, it is much brighter due to the gradual lightening of the hair each time. When it catches the sun, it becomes a really vivid red so looks quite striking.

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One thing that some may say is an advantage, and others a disadvantage is that after the first week or so once you have dyed your hair, depending on your original colour, on me this tends to go quite violetty because it is quite a cool toned red at first. After the first couple of weeks of washes (depending on how good you are at not washing your hair everyday – *slaps wrist*) it tends to calm down a bit into a more warm, reddy ombré.

NOW, when dyeing your hair – particularly if it is red in a white bathroom- I have a few tips that might make the whole process easier, AND save your bathroom looking like a scene from Psycho:

1. FACE UP TO THE FACTS:

Make sure that you use either a body lotion, body cream or something like Vaseline to put around your face, hairline, and around your ears to stop yourself getting the dreaded dark hair dye ring around your face. Particularly for me, using a red hair dye and getting it all over me meant a very tense time of having to use a damp flannel around my neck to stop my skin looking like it had been scalded. A simple swipe of body lotion will help to act as a barrier, and keep the colour where it belongs…on your hair.

2.  I GLOVE A GOOD OMBRÉ:

When it comes to those crappy disposable gloves you get in your hair dye kit, hair bands or bobbles are your best friend, trust me. I put a hairband on each wrist in order to keep the disposable gloves on my hands, and this also stops you from getting any hair dye inside the glove, or around your wrist.

3. BECOME A BAG LADY:

As I’ve mentioned, I have to dye my hair in a white bathroom. Which is risky. Therefore I try to cover as many surfaces as possible, and try to minimise the amount of things that I ruin :). One of the things I do to protect my clothing (although I tend to wear old oversized t shirts for hair dyeing) is to grab a bin bag, turn it upside down, make a hole for my head and one each for my arms and wear it like it has just waltzed off the Jenny Packham runway at London Fashion Week (garbage chic, anyone?). This will help to protect your clothes, and you can clip it tight around your neck to protect your neck too. Best of all is that you can whip it off and chuck it straight in the bin after.

4. DO A RAPUNZEL:

BRUSH, BRUSH, BRUSH. When using this dip dye kit, I cannot stress how important it is to brush your hair first. You are kindly provided with a brush to squeeze the dye onto, to make it easier for you to brush the dye into your hair. Now, clearly the people who designed this brush were not asian, as we asians have pretty thick hair and this is a very flimsy brush. The aforementioned bin bag really comes into it’s own in case you pull too forcefully on said Flimsy Brush, handy if you get little splashes of dye everywhere after dragging Flimsy through the lengths of your hair.

Hair dyeing can be a bit of a chore, but the results make it totally worth the sitting on the bathroom floor watching youtube with a timer on your phone for 35 minutes.

What do you think, has Ombré had it’s time in the (bleaching) sun? Or is it here to stay?!

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