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9.01.2014

YVES ROCHER// BENEFIT// SLEEK



FLOWER CROWN: MISSGUIDED - MATTE LIPGLOSS: SLEEK - MASCARA: YVES ROCHER - EYESHADOW: BENEFIT COSMETICS - GLASSES: GLASSESSHOP.COM (Use code GSKayla for 20% off anything at Glasses Shop!)

I rarely do makeup reviews, probably because I don't think I'm particularly good at applying my makeup, and I always go for the cheapest makeup, even though I know its not the best (buying super expensive makeup and then finding it doesn't suit you makes me not a happy bunny). Despite this, I have a few expensive makeup brands which I love, mainly being Mac and Benefit. Here I'm using the Benefit World Famous Neutrals palette on my eyes, its my fourth eyeshadow palette that I've had over the past five years and its just as pleasing as the previous ones! I'm also using the R.S.V.P Creaseless Cream Shadow underneath as a base which comes in a palette that Benefit no longer stock unfortunately. I still have lots left though so its ok! The Neutrals palette also comes with Creaseless Cream Shadows but they're more of an earthy colour and right now I'm really enjoying the pinks!

I like to have super big full of volume lashes with probably way too much mascara on (I do enjoy the almost-clumpy mascara look) and a while ago Yves Rocher sent me this Ultra Volume mascara to review. I've been using it for a while and I am loving the results, its a very tiny bottle with a huge brush which is something I always look for in my mascaras (if you're permitted to open them before trying them aha!) The results are very dark and dramatic and I think my eyelashes look bigger than normal which is always good! It kind of reminds me of all the volumizing Rimmel Mascaras apart from its more compact and fancy looking and smells nicer!

Finally I'm also wearing the Sleek Matte Me in Birthday Suit I've been wearing this literally almost everyday for the past two months! I've never really been into nude colours, or lipgloss for that matter, I hate it when my hair gets stuck in it, which it always does. But this is different! It goes on like a lipgloss and then drys matte, and its super opaque and pigmented so the colour is really good! Its just the right amount of nude for my skin tone that it looks half natural and half super striking which is something one really wants to achieve, it reminds me of a 90's lip colour. Also its only £4.99, excuse me while I pop down to boots and buy all the other colours in the range!

8.30.2014

WHICH IS FINE BECAUSE YOU'RE MADE OF EVERYTHING I'M NOT IF YOU'RE 555 I'M 666



UNIF DAISY 666 CROPPED RAINBOW HALTERNECK: *DOLLS KILL - WHITE DENIM SHORTS: CHARITY SHOP - WHITE LACE KIMONO: *PRETTY LITTLE THING - PURPLE GLITTERY SOCKS: TOPSHOP - PLATFORM SANDALS: *DAISY STREET - POMPOM HEADBAND: *DIRTY DISCO - IRIDESCENT SUNGLASSES: *ACCESSORYO


When is it ever the correct time to title your blog post with lyrics from The Heretic Anthem by Slipknot? Well, probably when you're wearing a Unif daisy rainbow top with the numbers 666 emblazoned across it from the wonderful land of Dolls Kill. All of a sudden The Heretic Anthem instantly becomes extremely relevant! I'm so excited to be collaborating with Dolls Kill, they are literally my favourite online store. I love that 'normal' isn't a thing for them, or their 'normal' is actually completely crazy. Their clothes in-still confidence in me that I can still wear completely weird things and not feel bad about it!

I decided to pair the top with my pom pom head band from Dirty Disco which is now my new favourite headband, move over flower crowns!! And also my vintage denim shorts and PLT kimono which after this look is posted, is going into retirement as its too long for me (insert very sad face here) Its one of my favourite items of clothing and I've worn it many times, unlike a lot of the clothes I have which only emerge from my wardrobe once! Despite this I can only wear it with platforms and heels because of my mere 5ft 3 self, it always drags on the floor, so I figured its not entirely practical. I hope it shall go to a happier taller home where it will experience many outings where it doesn't drag on the floor!

8.28.2014

THIS CAN'T BE REAL



KIMONO: AX PARIS - SUNFLOWER SHORTS: MOTEL ROCKS - SEQUIN EMBELLISHED VINTAGE WAISTCOAT: WEARECOW - ELECTRIC BLUE CREEPERS: REBEL CIRCUS - NECKLACE: LOST AT SEA JEWELLERY - VINTAGE SHIRT: WEARECOW - SUNGLASSES: WEARECOW
In a complete contrast to what I said in my previous wishlist post, here is an extremely autumn-y look with autumny colours! I wanted something that would go well with the kimono from AX Paris which is super pretty and the print is really vintagey, I thought it would go really well with my claw necklace from Lost At Sea which I've wanted for ages! Also with it being brown and everything that usually makes me think of vintage clothes so I decided to pair it with a few bits and bobs from WEARECOW who I am finally, after months of thinking 'Ahhh I need to go see COW' I am going to go to their head office to meet them all yay! I've only ever been to their Birmingham store so it will be super weird to go to a different shop as I'm used to the giant warehouse-shop in Digbeth. Hopefully I'll get to try on lots of amazing vintage clothes eheh I am very excited!!