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Beauty: Purple eyes + nude lips

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Hey Lovelies, how are we all? Sorry I haven’t blogged in ages. Since getting back from holiday I’ve just been a bit distant from my blog. And there is nothing worse than forcing blog posts. So I’ve been keeping track of any ideas I have had and am now ready to get back to it. I have been posting to Instagram so I haven’t been completely gone.

GOSH VELVET TOUCH LIPSTICK

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Today I’m kick starting my month break with some new beauty products. Lets start with this GOSH Velvet Touch Lipstick in the colour Nougat. Wow, what a really fab lippy. I have quite thin lips so I often shy away from wearing lippy and head towards a gloss, but this dusk pink nude is so nice. I have to admit I have a similar shade lipstick from Loreal, but this one is so smooth and as the name suggests, velvety! It is an A/W make up staple for me, its dark enough to not look odd against my pale-ish skin.

No7 INSTANT RADIANCE

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I love love love to highlight and contour. Not as extreme as Kim K but I like to look a bit bronzed and shimmery. These No7 Instant Radiance Highlighter and Bronzing Highlighter are perfect for summer skin and winter skin. The bronzing highlighter is great for when you have some colour, as it shows it off even more with that summer glow. The highlighter is great for brightening eyes and highlighting above your cheekbones. I use it everyday and the results are always fab. Below you can see what they both look like on my skin tone. Shimmering goodness in a stick!

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GOSH 9 SHADES- TO ENJOY IN NEW YORK 

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I really am a sucker for eye shadow palettes. This muted purple hues one by GOSH is so pretty and girly. I love the look of a purple smokey eye and this palette helps me create the perfect day smokey eye for work! The middle 3 colours are my faves they are so autumnal. For £9.99 in Superdrug I think it’s a really great addition my make up collection which does consist of a lot of Urban Decay. This palette fits in so well with my Naked 3 Palette.

Have you picked up any new beauty products lately? Let me know in the comments below, I’m always stalking the make up isles when I go shopping!

Oh! You can find the whole range of Gosh Cosmetics in Superdrug stores or online >here< (this post isn’t sponsored I just really love finding new beauty products).

x Jenny

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Halloween Styling

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Hey Lovelies, I’m backkk!!! To gently get back into blogging after being away in the beautiful Tenerife (gathering all my photos for a post that will be on here soon) :) I thought I would indulge in a little wish list/style up post, there are quite a few picks today! I thought it would be wrong to let this dark and spooky time of year slip on by! HALLOWEEN! I haven’t got plans this year, like most years I’ll probably be in, wrapped up on the sofa watching a non scary film (I’m a scaredy cat) in my giraffe onesie. But that doesn’t mean I can’t drool over the gorgeous Halloween inspired pieces that are all about at the moment. Which by the way can easily be styled for Christmas/AW too :) Win win!

ASOS Little Mistress Navy Sweetheart Dress
I love the sweetheart neckline on this dress, also the navy colour is not something you would usually see on Halloween. Pair with some black accessories for a modern take on the Halloween night out outfit.

ASOS Pointed Bow Heels
Bows. Is there really much else to say about these shoes. Okay, so yes there is a bit more to say, how freaking cute are these. Taking a classic shoe and adding a simple black bow at the ankle! Genius!

ASOS Green Beaded Clutch
I really like this emerald-green beaded clutch, pair this with a simple all black outfit as a stand out piece.

TOPSHOP Sequin Panel Pleated Dress
Now, this Topshop dress has been on my wish list for ages, well, the wish list in my head that is! It’s stunning I love the different textures and lengths, this could be a possibility for a work Xmas meal outfit at this rate! I LOVE IT!

ASOS Halloween Embellished Choker Necklace
Talk about gothic chic. This is an extremely beautiful and intricate piece of jewellery, reminds me of the costumes in Underworld! Sophia Myles wore some stunning pieces.

TOPSHOP Webbed Tights
Something a little fun! I am always on the look out for quirky tights to wear to work to snazzy up the uniform, these web tights are perfect for Halloween!

TOPSHOP Red Plunge Jumpsuit
I don’t usually gravitate towards red, but this jumpsuit is so elegant and definitely means business, I’d layer this with a mess top underneath and some black high heels for a vampy evening look.

ASOS Halloween Gothic Rose and Lace Headband
This headband is AMAZING! Gothic vibes all around. This really is a ‘wish’ piece as I wouldn’t know where to start with styling it on myself! Definitely something to look into in the future.

TOPSHOP Halloween Scrunchie
Another fun item from Topshop, I love scrunchies and this Halloween themed one is too cute. Especially when you have to wear your hair up for work this is a nice and simple way to incorporate some of the Halloween spirit into your everyday look.

NEW LOOK Mesh Baroque Tee
This tee is fab for layering, using under a dress or jumpsuit or over a bright crop will revamp any piece of clothing in your wardrobe with a gothic twist.

NEW LOOK Black Lace Sleeve Crop
I LOVE this black lace sleeved crop, I can easily see Wednesday Addams wearing this. This would go really nice with a burgundy miniskirt and Docs.

NEW LOOK Pure Colour Burgundy Lipstick
I can’t wait to go into my local New Look and pick up some of their new beauty range. This deep burgundy red is perfect for A/W and for creating sultry vampy make up to complement a gothic look. It would also look great with very natural make up for a stamens pop of colour.

NEW LOOK Black Faux Fur Trim Heels
These fluffy heels are everywhere, I know lots of other places do them, but New Look are my fave high street store for shoes! They are adorable, with fluff adds a cuteness to them and ultra girly vibes. With pay-day looming they might be making a new home for themselves with me very soon.

I hope you like my Halloween inspired picks, if you like them they are all linked above :) Feels good to be blogging again, I am currently settling back into things. I know I was only gone for round about 2 weeks, but you can’t rush things when coming back otherwise it would feel like a waste of a really lovely holiday and time away. And I am in no rush to let go of the holiday vibes! :)

x Jenny

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Mini Haul: Models Own & Topshop

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How is everyone this somewhat rainy Tuesday?! Hope you are all fine and dandy! I’m in a particularly good mood due to the fact that I got my hair done yesterday, I know typical girl, but i’ve wanted a change in colour to my hair for quite a while now. This post isn’t about my hair update but I thought I’d just talk about it anyway! I was planning on doing an outfit post today to incorporate my new do but when I got home it was raining, fingers crossed tomorrow will be no so soggy! Then I will tell you all in more detail about my hair! (If you want to sneak a peak you can find a poorly lit photo on instagram >>>).

Right, now for the actual post, I went into Norwich on Saturday with the bestie Lauren for a catch up/lunch/mooch around the shops. I said I wasn’t going to spend a lot, I did kinda keep to my word, a few of the bits I purchased were in the sale or part of an offer.

I haven’t photographed everything, due to the fact that a top I brought will be in my next OOTD post and I want to save it for then. These are just the smaller items :)

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DSCN2477 J necklace

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DSCN2475 spikey necklaceFirstly I wasn’t planning on buying any nail varnish, but Boots have an offer on at the moment (it should still be on as I only got these on Saturday), buy any 2 Models Own products and get one of the Velvet Goth Collections for free. I chose Absinthe, I was tempted with Valerian (the blue one) but I do have some similar polishes already. I’m addicted to chucking on a sparkly topcoat lately so the Jade Stone/Snowflakes Artstix was straight in my basket, well hand anyway. I have swatched them and will post about them later this week.

Im an absolute sucker for Topshop jewellery, and when there is a sale I just can’t help myself! The J necklace is so cute, its quite long so will look nice with pretty much anything. The studded necklace is one that will just add some edge to an outfit or to have peeping under a shirt collar. These were both half price so around £4-£5 each.

I also picked up this lipstick, the colour on the box is a tad different to what I found it to be. The stick itself looks black! I didn’t test it first, so I suppose I’m to blame for the unexpected colour! It is very Halloweeny though so I will probs use it at some point.

Have you found any fab sale items lately? Or like me have you had a shock when a lippy does in fact make you look even more ghostly! hehe!

Feel free to find me on twitter/instagram and bloglovin, I’ve added some new buttons over there >>> and you can always have a ramble in the comments :)

x Jenny

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