Thursday, 22 October 2015

Pretty In Pink

Colour 'Pink Champagne'- Next
Colour 'Well Jel'- Next
Over the past couple of years my nail varnish collection has excelled to the point where I could start charging money to the people wanting me to paint their nails (mainly my mum and nan). I am obsessed with the different colours and textures of nail varnish I have a reputation in my family and with my friends of always having different nail varnishes on. When I was allowed to wear nail varnish at school (before the rules changed) a few people would come up to me and ask me with where I got my nail varnish from, what colour it was or how much it was to buy.

Recently, my nan gave me these two nail varnishes out of her nail collection (yes, i have converted her as well haha) as a little gift. I thought they would just be ordinary nail varnishes that take FOREVER to dry and so easily chip off in water. However, these are probably the best nail varnishes out of my whole collection and i'll tell you why!

1. They are both very pigmented so you only need to put on 1 coat instead of the average 2-3 coats of nail varnish
2. It isn't thick and doesn't clump up which makes it very easy to spread around the nail for even coverage
3. It drys super quickly so you don't have to wait half an hour before you can do anything- which is brilliant if you are putting it on in a rush!
4. The nail varnish doesn't chip away easily like other nail varnishes. For example, it stays on after washing my hair in the bath or after doing the washing up
5. Both nail varnishes are hard-wearing metallic foil meaning they last a very long time, and also leave a lovely shine and glittery look upon the nails whilst only using the 1 coat :)

I hope you liked this blogpost and feel free to leave any comments. I'll see you again soon with another blogpost!

Emma x

Friday, 9 October 2015


I woke up today by the singing of the birds and the sunlight beaming into my room like it was reenacting a day in summer. But when decided I had to get out from underneath the covers I was reminded it was Autumn thanks to the temperature of my bedroom, causing me to dive towards my wardrobe to get a pair of warm jogging bottoms out so my legs wouldn't freeze.

I decided to pop down town today with my mum as I had to get a few things and help with carrying shopping home. Usually when I get ready to go out, I always end up getting down the bottom of my road feeling super hot and too overdressed.. Well, it is Autumn. However, luck was on my side today and the air was cold and crisp, like it should do this time of year. So I wasn't melting in my winter coat. Thank goodness it didn't rain.

Whist I was in town I wanted to go into the jewellers and try on a ring that i'd been eyeing up for quite a few months now. I wanted it for my thumb as I think thumb rings look super cool. This particular ring had little tree-like branches on it with sparkly gems, and was really cute. Unfortunately though, the ring didn't look right on my thumb, so I didn't buy it.

On a lighter note, I remembered that i'd seen one of MyPaleSkin YouTube videos a couple of weeks ago. Em had used a MUA Eyeshadow Palette- Undress Me Too and I remembered how great it looked on her eyes and how I really wanted to rummage around Superdrug to try and find it. I was so pleased when I did and really surprised when I saw the price tag was only £4!! Bargain! All the colours look really pretty and I can't wait to start using it.

I will keep you updated on what I think about it but now i'm off to watch some YouTube videos :)

Emma x

Thursday, 8 October 2015


It's a Thursday evening and i've been listening to Duke Dumont- Ocean Drive on repeat for around half an hour. Oh, and it's 10 Friday's tomorrow until Christmas (thanks to Oli White for filling me in) Ridiculous, I have no idea where the past 5 months have gone, I think i must have slept through them...

I love October. I'm not really a fan of the random weather or the way the freezing cold makes me bedroom feel like an ice cube, or the way the cold turns my cheeks and ears red, and makes my nose look like Rudolph's.. so yeah, basically, I don't like the cold. BUT, other than the weather, there are many things that I do like about October.

1. The clocks go back- thank the lord for an extra hour in bed
2. Christmassy scented candles
3. Thick jumpers and blankets
4. Fluffy socks
5. You can consume an unlimited amount of hot chocolates without being judged
6. Nobody will moan at you for being 'too cold'
8. Winter fashion e.g. wearing tartan and leather boots
10. Vlogmas is only 2 months away

You might be wondering "Emma, why isn't Halloween on your list?!". Well, I haven't really been a big fan of halloween, or anything scary for that matter. I'm a massive wimp and tend to ignore the knocks on the door unless it's little children, in which case I answer the door because they all look super cute in their outfits and I just want to do a Rachel from Friends and give them all the candy.

The main thing that I love doing in this part of the year has to be wrapping up and layering on the clothes when i'm heading out and about. My checklist for AW fashion has to include: leather boots that will survive torrential downpours, thick & fluffy socks to stop my feet from freezing,  an oversized tartan scarf that I could possibly use as a blanket whilst travelling on the train etc., a beanie hat to stop the weather ruining my hair and to warm up my ears and reduce the risk of me getting a headache *and breathe*, and either a super thick jumper and raincoat, or a thin jumper and a thick coat with a fluffy inside. Oh, and don't forget the gloves. Though, I prefer to wear mittens, even if they do annoy me when i want to check my phone.

So, there are all the things I like about October an the on-coming months. Comment below if you agree or disagree... Hopefully i'm not the only one who likes these! I'd love to know what you guys like about Autumn/Winter months :)

Emma x