We are coming to that funny time of year I’m not really sure if it’s time to pull out the tights or if I can be brave enough to bare the legs. I love the autumn but that funny time between isn’t the best. I was contact by Tobi and asked if I would like to try out some of their dresses, I picked out 3 wrap dresses that I knew could be worn with or without tights and are perfect for this little transitional period. The quality of these dresses are amazing, they where shipped out so quickly even though we did have a few issues with DPD with the first order, but thats a story for another day and Tobi really helped out super quick. The one thing I would say is to size up, Im usually a size 10-12, so I went for the M but the dresses seem to come up super short. Like super short. View Post

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As many of use beauty addicts are, I’m addicted to buying new bronzers. Whether they are from the drugstore or high end I love trying new bronzers. Over the Years ive managed to whittle them down to 5 that I really love. The first being the Bourjois Bronzing Powder which I have had for soo long but will always love it. One of my main reasons why I love it so much is the smell, I also love that it isnt sparkly which gives your face a natual look rather than a make-uped(not sure if thats a word) face. The price tag on this also draws me too it as this is the cheapest in my top bronzers. Next we have The Body Shop Honey bronzer which I have in shade 2, this is a recent addition to my collection even though it has had such a hype for a couple of years. This has made it to the post because it gives such a subtle hint but it has an amazing lasting power. It also creates a gorgeous contour when applied correctly! Nars Laguna Bronzer has and will always be my holy grail bronzer. Its subtle shimmer creates and amazing bronzed look for the summer but can also be applied during the winter as a contour colour. This is a little more on the expensive side but a girls gotta have what a girls gotta have. Right? Not to mention the packaging of the Nars bronzer! I just love all Nars packaging, although it does tend to look a bit grubby when its being lifted in and out of your collection everyday. But nobody minds there products looking loved, do they? Of course this post wouldnt be complete with the ever so famous Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel would it?! Some people have a love hate relationship with this but ive never hated it! Although I can sometimes find it hard to work with, on the right day this creates such a perfect contour and makes me look like I have cheek bones somewhere under my little chubby checks. As this is a cream product you really have to work it in and if im honest I do like to put a powder bronzer on top just to keep it in place. Last is this Elizabeth Arden Bronzer which I actully picked up from Tk Maxx last year for half the price. I like to wear this one on a day when I dont want it too look like I have much make-up on. As it is mixed with a white toned and pink toned powder it only really gives a slight bronzed effect. I also like to wear this on the top of my cheek bones as it has so much sparkle in it that it creates a kind of highlighter effect.

Whats your favorite bronzer? Have you tried any of these ones? Let me know in the comments!
CharlotteSamantha

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Being a beauty addict buying a box that comes every month with some surprise products in makes me soso happy. I decided just last week to get this months glossy box and was surprised when it turned up on monday! I loved this months box and will definitely be using all the products inside! Most probably purchasing them again and again. This months box was designed by Karen Millen and came with a gorgeous London landscape in a watercolour effect. This box will most definitely be getting used again! And to the lovely person who wrapped this I want to rent you for my Christmas wrapping, lovely pale blue tissue paper was tied with a bow covering all my lovely little samples. Now for the most important and best bits…

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ModelCo More Brows fibre gel, this amazing little product gives the look of fuller, thicker brows with one sweep. Ive totally fallen for this product and im not a huge fan off gel products on my brows but this little beauty is going to make it to the top in my make-up draws. You got the full size product in the box which is 3.5ml and costs £14.95, which is more than the box, so already we are on a winner.

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L’Oreal Professional Mythic oil, which I am yet to use on my hair but of course I put some in my hand to see what it felt like. My first reaction was that it felt veryvery oily but then I was quick to remember that this is for my hair and that is what my hair is in need of, it smells good which is also a positive in my eyes. I was given a 45ml bottle but for the full size 125ml it costs £15.95 which I think is an alright price for something that is bond to last a while.

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SkinPep Enzye and Acid Peel and Peeling Gel, this sachet sized samples are one of my favorite parts of the box. I am yet to use these as I am saving them for a special day when im feeling down. The peeling gel is too gently exfoliate, soften the skin and brighten the skin. I received a 3.5ml sachet of this which would cost £3.05 to buy or you can get the 180ml for £89.99, now you can see why im leaving this to a day when im feeling like a pick me up. (keep an eye out for a review!) I was also sent a sachet of the Eye Cream which is a dark circle eraser which I was sent a 2ml sachet which would cost £6.49 or £44.99 for a 15ml.

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Nails inc Westminster bridge Matte Top Coat, im not usually a huge fan of matte nail polishes but this one is different. I don’t like the texture it gives to the nails on matte top coats ive used in the past however, this one is different. It looks totally matte but doesn’t feel like others ive used which makes me happy as it definitely gives you two different looks with one nail varnish. I was given the 10ml which retails at £12.

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Gosh Cosmetics Silky Cream Blusher, in Forbidden Daydream. A peachy cream blush with a sparkle, I love anything like this so im sure itll get well used! I was sent the full size product which costs £6.99.

I totally love this months Glossy Box, I dont think there is anything that wont be used. The box itself will be getting a place in my room. Im looking forward to next months now!

What did you get in your Glossy box? And have you tried any of these products?
CharlotteSamantha

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Fotor09162019511. Denim Jeggins in Wine – £4.99 2. Cream Contrast Buckle Jumpsuit – £9.99  3.Structed Bag in Tan – £19.99  4.Contrast Mesh Panel Shell Top – £14.99

I’ve only recently found this website Miss Rebel and straight away fell in love! I had soo many tabs open on my browser with things I wanted to buy and the price is amazing! I cant wait to put my first order in and show you all what I bought, but for now have a little look at the things I have been lusting over!

Get yourself over to Miss Rebel and grab yourself a bargain!
CharlotteSamantha

 

 

 

 

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If I walk past something and love it, ill keep going back to it until its mine. I walked past it and took a double look, the next thing I know I have the bag slung over my shoulder like im some kind of celebrity. Say hello to my gorgeous new Ted Baker bag. I’m in love! This is not a typical ‘Whats in my bag’ as I’m just going to show you what I like to carry around with me, instead of going through all the rubbish and receipts that are kept in there, I like to think im neat and tidy but sometimes my bag gets a little over the top. I got this Ted Baker bag from Fenwick and it was £179 (wahoo, its a lot when I write it down like that). I’m not usually a splurger on things like bags but it was exactly what I was looking for and I just had to buy it.

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1. Purse
Something i’m sure we all keep in our bags is our purse. I couldnt go anywhere without this. You can never be too sure when you might see something that you need, well want but I like to put the title of need to make me feel better for buying it. I have a Ted Baker purse, im sensing a theme here, okay im a huge Ted Baker fan dont hurt me! I try to keep my purse pretty organised but sometimes the odd penny slips out and falls into another pocket of my bag, we are all guilty of this i’m sure!

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2. Make-up Bag
Shock! Ted Baker again. I dont actually keep make-up in this but keep things like paracetamol, lip balm, hand cream, hair bobbles etc. All things girly that you just never know when you might need! If I didnt have this cute little make-up bag to keep them in then they would be sprawled all over my bag!

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3. Diary and Notebook
As I am now a manager in my job I like to keep my diary on me to keep up to date with my rota, any problems that has happened in work etc. I also like to keep all my blogging schedule in there ( keep an eye out for my organisation blog post coming soon!). My notebook comes in handy for all the blog ideas I get when im out and about. I just like to keep myself organised and if I have cute things to write in and with I will actually stick to the plans I make!

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4. All The Other Bits…
The other bits and bobs I carry around with me include my bus pass, umbrella and earphones. You can also usually always find a chocolate bar wrapper, multiple receipts (maybe a few have chewy in them! Gross I know).

What kind of things do you keep in your bag? Let me know in the comments below.

CharlotteSamantha

 

 

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