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5 Trending Spring/Summer 2023/24 Nail Polishes

Tuesday, 2 May 2023

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  1. Pastel Colors: Pastel shades have been popular in recent years, and they were no exception in 2021. Soft shades of pink, blue, and lavender were especially popular, with many brands releasing collections featuring these colors.

  2. Bright Colors: Bold, bright shades of yellow, orange, and green were also popular in 2021. These colors can be a great way to add a pop of color to your look and can work well with a variety of outfits.

  3. Metallics: Metallic nail polishes have been popular for several years, and they continued to be a trend in 2021. Shades of silver, gold, and rose gold were especially popular, and many brands released collections featuring these colors.

  4. Nude Shades: Neutral, nude shades were also a popular choice in 2021. These colors can be a great option for those looking for a more understated look or who work in a more conservative environment.

  5. Sheer Shades: Sheer nail polishes that allow the natural nail to show through were another popular trend in 2021. These polishes can create a subtle, elegant look that works well for many occasions.

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Fragrances worn by your favourite Korean/K Pop stars

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Many Korean/K-Pop stars are brand ambassadors for luxury fragrance companies, and they often wear the perfumes created by those brands. 

For example, BTS member Kim Taehyung (V) is a brand ambassador for the French luxury brand, Gucci, and has been known to wear their fragrances, including Gucci Bloom and Gucci Mémoire d'une Odeur.

Another popular fragrance among Korean/K-Pop stars is the Diptyque Philosykos Eau de Toilette, which is a unisex fragrance that features notes of fig, coconut, and cedarwood. This fragrance has been worn by several stars, including BLACKPINK's Jennie and Red Velvet's Irene.

In addition to these fragrances, many Korean/K-Pop stars have also launched their own signature scents. 

For example, the girl group Red Velvet released their fragrance, La Rouge, which features notes of blackberry, rose, and vanilla. Similarly, the solo artist IU launched her fragrance, titled IU x Atelier Cologne, which has a floral and citrusy scent.

It's important to note that fragrances can smell different on different people due to differences in body chemistry. Therefore, what smells good on a Korean/K-Pop star may not necessarily smell the same on someone else. 

Ultimately, the best way to find a fragrance that suits you is to try different scents and see which ones you like the most.

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My Make Up Routine Step by Step plus Hailey Rhode Bieber's bareMinerals Favourite Products

Wednesday, 21 December 2022

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In Her Bag: Jisoo from Black Pink and a breakdown of all the products in her bag plus my fav alternatives from YesStyle

Tuesday, 20 December 2022

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Many of you asked me to do a series of breakdowns of what is in the bags of a few celebrities you liked and I have decided to start with some Korean K-Pop Stars. 

Here I am going to break down the items Jason form Black Pink is using in her bag as per her Vogue Video. And for the ones of us that love our wallets I shall also include some budget friendly alternatives! Yea! 

So let us start!

1. The bag.

Jisoo owns the Dior Lady D - Joy Bag which you can find via the link below. 

Dior Lady D Joy Bag in Black

And because not all of us have a safe of $,£ 3,000 to use here is my choice of alternative for you.

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Winter Skincare Finds: The Wonders of The Ordinary 100% Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil and the crazy amazing K Beauty Peeling Gel by Plunking Yul

Thursday, 15 December 2022

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My Vanity Shelf Perfume Favs (atm)

Tuesday, 19 July 2022

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Hi All, 

I am back with yet another blog post and may I say that I am sorry for keeping you waiting!

In this post I would like to share with all of you my current vanity shelf perfume picks I have been using in the past year. As you can see from the photo above these are in total only four. So a small selection, but nevertheless a good one.

Funny fact is that only one of these perfume I have purchased myself and the other three were gifted to me from friends and family.

In general I tend to stick to a few rules or likings in the process of using perfumes. 
I have a winter selection and a summer selection, forgetting about the other two seasons which seems to be absent in England anyway ( laugh). Then I also would have a day smell and a night smell, which funny enough recently has completely gone out the window that system of mine. 

So from the vanity shelf my winter labelled scents are: 

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Why Sun cream is vital part of your skincare

Thursday, 18 February 2021

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Sun cream is one of the most important steps in our skincare game and yet it has been underlooked for such a long time.
Even I have not been using it regularly and feel very bad because my skin deserves all the protection it can get. If you like me live in a megapolis of a city, then you most definitely should be applying sun cream on a daily basis.
The trouble is that most people think they need it only in the summer when they go on a vacation.
I was one of these people for such a long time. 
Time to change and you know what they say: 'Better late than never"

As much as I enjoy the sun and I love a good tan, it really does matter we do this correctly and protect ourselves from the harsh invisible sun rays.
Just because you cannot see them does not mean they do not exist or they do not impact you. In fact, every time you go outside you are exposed. Even on a rainy day or cloudy sky.Even if it is so cloudy that you can't possibly see the sun in the sky.

Sun cream helps you get a healthier tan if there is such a thing as a healthy tan. I mean that brownish glow you see after sunbathing actually is a sign of your skin being damaged by the sun and the reaction it creates results in that colouration. 

Tanning is a natural bodily process; when your skin is exposed to sunlight, it causes a pigment in the skin (melanin) to be broken down. As a result, your skin - the human body's largest organ - produces darker melanin and more of it! This production of melanin is what gives your skin a darker appearance (i.e. a tan). 

Tanning is a natural protection mechanism to prevent further damage to the deeper layers of skin. 

For more Read  HERE  


So as trivial as it sounds the harsh truth is that we humans are so brainwashed by the fake beauty standards that a sun damage signs to our skin look beautiful to us. Not only that but we go to crazy extends to get them- to damage our own skin! Crazy!

I am not saying do not enjoy yourselves when you are on a vacation, but do so with precaution and with the necessary protection means, e.g SUN CREAM.

It is not ideal that when we are enjoying the outdoors and the warm sun rays, soaking up that vitamin D inevitably we are damaging our skin.
 And to better understand why I say ' Inevitably" I am going to further explain.

For your benefit, you all need to understand something very important and make it simple and clear in your minds.


If you are still wondering why let's do this again: 

Once skin is exposed to UV radiation, it increases the production of melanin in an attempt to protect the skin from further damage. Melanin is the same pigment that colors your hair, eyes, and skin. The increase in melanin may cause your skin tone to darken over the next 48 hours.

Skin tones that are capable of developing a tan, typically skin types II through V, will probably darken in tone within two days.

The Bottom Line:

Evidence suggests that tanning greatly increases your risk of developing skin cancer. And, contrary to popular belief, getting a tan will not protect your skin from sunburn or other skin damage. The extra melanin in tanned skin provides a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of about 2 to 4; far below the minimum recommended SPF of 15.

Read more HERE 

I am not going to go further into premature ageing and the risk of cancer or what types of skin conditions can occur as a result of skin sunburns.

I do trust you all that without me scaring you you will be sensible enough to take this into account and do what is best for you and your health.

Think of your skin as a garden fence for a second. If you have a good danced and high fence nothing can get in, however, if your fence is full of wholes than all kinds of things can go through it and damage your garden. 
Well, think of the sun cream as a protector of your fence- your skin!

Enjoy the sun but use a suncream with high SPF protection. 
Your skin will be thankful!

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When Fashion Meets Hair - Long Hairstyles Lookbook

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

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Let's start with the obvious! 
This is a lookbook of images of long hairstyles, 
I have been gathering and that inspire me on a daily basis. 
Sometimes I take my hair looks from here and sometimes I improvise. 
I know that these curls have been styled by prof. hairstylists,
 but never the less you can achieve a similar look 
with home products or products from the high street.
I hope you enjoy this compilation and let me know 
what hairstyle you have.

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Victoria's Secret Sport Favourite Items

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Classic & minimal must Have's - Weekly Style Inspo - Celebrity Edition

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When it comes down to fashion, I like to keep it minimal and invest in few but quality items. Sometimes even less expensive clothes can last you longer and can bring your outfit game up.
It is not always in the quantity but the quality and the way you style your outfits. 

The more minimal the better. You can use one piece of clothing in many different ways and in this article, I am going to talk to you about a few favourite staples of mine that I believe is a must-have!

I have chosen some of my Inspo boards and celebrity outfits to illustrate the power of a single classic piece.


I hope you have loved this as I did and please do not hesitate to comment and subscribe or simply reach to me with any questions or requests you might have.

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Up to 50% off Valentine's Day Gifts for Her - Skincare and Wellness Edition

Tuesday, 9 February 2021

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Hi lovely people! I am back for yet another colourful article on ideas for Valentine's Gifts.
I can not wait to share with you all the lovely goodies I have found.

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Up to 30% off Valentine's Gifts for Her - Fragrance Edition

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As the love day 14th of February is upon us I thought this will be a good time for me to recommend some gifts and share some ideas for the ones that are desperately looking for some inspiration. Not only this but to top it all, I am including only discounted items to make it a bit sweeter for you all!

And as the saying goes: Ladies First Please!

Let's start with Fragrance! One of the most looked items for special occasions and the one that can trigger our memory and sentiments in a matter of seconds. It is a scientific fact that our brain connects a nice lovely memory to a particular smell we were wearing. So why not make it MEMORABLE!


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