1500 Followers Giveaway! Colourpop, Stationery, Disney & More

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Recently I reached 1500 followers on Twitter (although it does fluctuate a little), 800 followers on Instagram, and 800 on Bloglovin’. As I hit all of these milestones within about a week of each other, I figured it made sense to do a giveaway to say thank-you. So here we are. The main prize is a Colourpop Matte Liquid Lipstick in the shade Beeper, because it’s difficult to get Colourpop in the UK, so I thought a lot of people would like that. I’m also giving away a few more makeup bits (including Barry M, Makeup Revolution & Seventeen), a cute Disney store Tinkerbell keyring, some stationery, some Invisibobbles because...

The Sky Garden

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I’ve been meaning to visit the Sky Garden in Fenchurch Street for a while now, and I finally got to go yesterday. It’s a literal garden, with a bar, cafe, restaurant, up high in London, with a fantastic view over the city. Did I mention that it’s free?! It can be a challenge to book tickets because it’s so popular, but persistence is definitely worth it (or booking a slot quite far in advance). The Sky Garden is on floor 35 of the 20 Fenchurch Street building (A.K.A. the Walkie Talkie building), the 5th tallest building in London, opposite the Shard. It really is spectacular, especially from the outdoor viewing balcony,...

10+ Amazing Places for Vegan Food in London

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I’ve been vegan since around February, and living in London means there’s so many places to get vegan food! Over the last few months, I’ve visited many restaurants and cafes that offer vegan food, and some that are specifically vegan or vegetarian, so I’ve decided to compile a variety of my favourites into a big blog post for you! (Also because my Instagram is always filled with pictures of vegan food, so I thought they could serve a dual purpose). My Favourite Vegan Restaurants Mildred’s: Soho & Camden My friend (who isn’t even vegan) loves Mildred’s and could believe I’d never been, so we had dinner there together one night in Camden. It’s...

Trying Out Colourpop Makeup

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You may know (because I’ve mentioned it in many blog posts), that my boyfriend spent a study abroad year in California and recently got back. He was awesome enough to let me order some Colourpop makeup to his accommodation and brought it all back for me, so I got a bit carried away and ordered a load of ultra matte liquid lipsticks, gel eyeliners and cream blushes… I wanted to try the Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks mostly, because they’re so popular and apparently the formula is the same as the Kylie Jenner lip kits. I ordered a few pink-neutral shades, including Clueless, Beeper and Tulle, as well as a purple...

Jadu Luxury Tea

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It’s been 10 days since I posted a blog, who am I? My boyfriend got back from his study abroad year in California, so that’s my excuse. We’ve been doing fun things like seeing the Book of Mormon on Wednesday, and voting remain in the EU Referendum yesterday. Yay politics. Okay so now for the actual topic of this blog post. Tea. Everyone knows that I have a tea obsession. I drink way too much tea, and I love trying out different types. So, of course, I jumped at the opportunity to review some luxury tea from Jadu, winners of the Great Taste Awards 2015. Jadu teas are sourced from China,...

My Crazy Hair

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Since starting university last year, my hair has been an array of ‘crazy’ colours, including varying shades of purple, pink and blue dip-dye, even purple and green at one point, then a few months ago I dyed it all a dark navy blue / black. I get bored quickly, and when my brown hair started growing through, I decided to bleach the roots and dye them bright blue instead of re-dying it blue/black. I had leftover peroxide and bleach powder so of course I decided to dip-dye the rest of my hair, and went a bit crazy with pink and blue dye, Harley Quinn style. It all worked out well,...

MCM Comic Con

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This post is a bit late, but I was lucky enough to go to London’s MCM Comic Con at the end of May with two of my friends. It was a really last minute decision to go (mainly because I wanted to see my favourite YouTubers who happened to be doing a panel on Sunday, and of course we were all keen to see what Comic Con was like). We had a wonderful time, and although we only went on the Sunday, we managed to see pretty much everything, and it was a well-needed break from our exams. As you can see from my pictures, I decided to go dressed...

Camden Gal Vibes

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How is it June already!? It feels like I only finished my exams yesterday, but it’s been a week now and still haven’t published a blog post… I spend a lot of my time in Camden, it’s an awesome place filled with awesome people, quirky shops and far too many tourists. I like to think I dress a little bit ‘alternative’, usually with little tennis skirts, Star Wars t-shirts and knee-high socks, with my patched denim jacket, and of course my hair is always brightly coloured. Due to this, sometimes people look at me a bit weirdly, unless I’m in Camden or Shoreditch or another area filled with students, but...

Organic Aromas Essential Oil Diffuser

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Organic Aromas were kind enough to send me a beautiful essential oil diffuser, which is described as “the world’s most beautiful, quiet and effective essential oil diffuser for professional aromatherapy”. I don’t know much about diffusers, but this is a ‘nebulizing’ one, meaning that it emits a very fine mist of oil similar to a perfume atomiser, following Bernoulli’s principle, which is apparently the most therapeutic. My diffuser is their ‘Radiance’ one, with a dark wood base, and a lovely swirling glass design. It has a low energy consumption and automatically shuts off after 2 hours, so you don’t have to worry about leaving it on. The motor is very quiet...

Cute Disney & Star Wars Stuff!

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  Okay so I have a friend called Zach, and he is an utter BABE. His mum works for Disney, so when he went home recently, he said he’d bring me back some Disney / Star Wars stuff. I got really excited (of course because I’m obsessed with Disney and Star Wars), but I wasn’t expecting anywhere near the amount of things he got me! So the blogger inside me was like “you have to blog about this”, and here we are. Everything came in an adorable Frozen ‘Keep Calm and Let It Go’ bag, and I’m completely overwhelmed by tsum tsums and other cute things. I love the tsum...

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