Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Dorothy Perkins Curve Wish List

I'm not sure if you're aware but Dorothy Perkins now have a curve range going up to sizes 28!! Isn't it amazing when brands finally start to do a proper range of sizes? It's a shame they don't go up to a size 32 but 28 is a start. At the moment there is only 45 items and I'm unsure if they'll be in their high street stores but I'm sure over time they'll expand and keep us updated.

I've always loved Dorothy Perkins, but they can be a little overpriced, I have a few dresses and they're such high quality and when DP have a sale, boy do they have a sale! I remember getting my dresses so cheap that I got them in every colour they had, this must have been 18 months ago and the dresses still look brand new. I also got my 21st birthday dress from DP and now I've lost a little bit of weight it looks even better! 

For an added bonus DP currently have a two day 25% off sale and their DP Curve collection is in it!

Monday, 5 October 2015

OOTD: Plus Size Ripped Jeans

I've been wanting ripped jeans for so long it's unreal, they've been on trend for a while now but it seems to be so hard to find ripped jeans in plus sizes, I mean you can find some but they're so overpriced or not ripped very well. I got a pair of Jeggings from Yours Clothing but unless you're 5'7 the rip isn't exactly in the correct place and you can't tell they're ripped unless your knees are bent. I found some on Boohoo+ {here}, ASOS {here} and MissGuided+ {here} but they're all expensive or not the rips I'm looking for. I was having a look in my local H&M who do plus size and I came across these beauties. 

Friday, 2 October 2015

New Shoes: RI white embellished plimsolls

 Yesterday I treated myself to these beautiful shoes, the second I saw these white embellished plimsolls in River Island I fell in love. Actually, I fell in love with the black pair but I knew I needed to get out of my comfort zone of black shoes and opted for the white pair.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Bucket List Update

My bucket list has been a major focus on my blog the past 6+ months as it's something I'm really passionate about. If you're yet to see anything to do with my bucket list, I have a list of 30 Things Before I Am 30 and 21 of which I wanted to do before I turned 22. I turned 22 on the 27th September and I only completed 8 of my 21 things. I'd say the 8 that I completed were the most important to me but I'm a little disappointed in myself for not getting more done. Some were actually harder to do than I expected. I've been working nearly everyday, I had two holidays and now I'm back at university so I really haven't had the time to do some of them. 

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Guest Post: Top Tips For Natural Looking Makeup

Hi everyone, it's Beth from La Blog Beauté. You may remember my last guest post Benefit's Some Kinda Gorgeous  which I wrote for Charlene little over a week ago and I'm back again with another post to share with you all.

I'm the kind of girl who doesn't like her makeup to look caked on - ever since I first picked up a makeup brush, I have always been the same. As I went through my teenage years, I experimented with different makeup looks, like all girls do, but I always preferred a more natural look. From time to time, I go for a look that's a little more dramatic - this is normally when I am heading for a night out, but most of the time I like my makeup to be as natural as possible. 

My Iceland Adventure: Days 9 - 11

So this is the last post in my My Iceland Adventure series. I had an amazing time in Iceland and I'd love to go back very soon and see more of the country, it's a shame I didn't have the option to go up north and see more of what Iceland have to offer. I'd recommend Iceland to anyone looking to experience something new and exciting but don't stay in Reykjavik for longer than a few days as you see everything in a short amount of time there as it's so small.

Make sure you read days 1 - 4 and days 5 - 8 of My Iceland Adventure before you read on with this post.

Monday, 28 September 2015

My Iceland Adventure: Days 5 - 8

View in the National Park
It is time for the second installment from my recent holiday to Iceland. If you'd like to read days 1 - 4 of My Iceland Adventure you can read it here. During days 5 - 8 I was super tired, I think I did too much during my first 4 days and it took it out of me. I like to explore a country but sometimes you need a holiday to be a holiday where you can chill out and not have to wake up early and do a lot of things in a short space of time.

Saturday, 26 September 2015

My Iceland Adventure: Days 1 - 4

I got back from Iceland yesterday and I had an amazing time, I enjoyed every moment of it and it was a trip to remember! I did so many different things and have loads to write about so I thought instead of one super long post with loads of pictures I'd spread My Iceland Adventure over 3 posts which will be over a few days as tomorrow is my birthday and I know I won't want to blog, the posts will be days 1-4, days 5-8 and finally days 9 - 11. 

Friday, 25 September 2015

Bucket List: 16 - See the Northern Lights (or at least go to Iceland)

I am so excited, I actually can't believe I've just been to Iceland! I'll be writing up loads of detailed posts over the next few days but for now here is a picture of me at the Northern Lights. Seeing the Northern lights have been on my bucket list for many years and of course it is number 16 on my blog bucket list.

Thursday, 24 September 2015

What I'm Reading: Charlotte Crosby's Me Me Me

I'll be back in the UK in just under 12 hours and I wanted to share what I've been reading. If you can remember back to my Thursday Thinspiration, you'd know how much of a Geordie Shore fan I am. I have Charlotte's fitness DVD and when I spotted her book in ASDA I couldn't help myself.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Blogger Interview: The Curvaceous Vegan

As Plus size fashion blogging is becoming even more popular I wanted to get inside the head of a plus size blogger, the beautiful Aime from The Curvaceous Vegan said she'd help me out.
About Aime
Name: Amie Cadwallader 
Age: 22 
Location: London 
Likes: working out, fashion, lots of vegan food, baking, and spending time with my husband. 
Dislikes: Body shaming, parsnips, people who lie and having anxiety. 

Sunday, 20 September 2015

21 Things I've Learnt In 21 Years

I'm turning 22 next week, which is a little scary to me and to celebrate my 22 years on this earth I thought I'd spread my knowledge of what I've learnt in the past 21 years. 
My teenage years were a roller coaster to say the least, I've laughed, cried and smiled but through it all I've learnt what works best for me and how to live my life. Before I know it I'll be in my 30's out of education, and truly living life to the fullest but before I can take the next step I needed to realise what has shaped me into the beautiful young lady I am today. 

Friday, 18 September 2015

Guest Post: Benefit Some Kinda Gorgeous Foundation Review

Hi everyone, I’m Beth, a UK beauty and lifestyle blogger from La Blog Beauté. I live in the beautiful Devon countryside with my gorgeous fiancé, four cats, and my mad, but loveable puppy, Monty. I am beauty mad, crazy about decor, and also, a total foodie.

When it comes to makeup, I love trying new things. However, there is one product that I am incredibly picky about, and that’s my foundation. I am one of those lucky people who has skin that isn’t prone to spots, so I don’t really have much that needs covering up. Apart from a little redness, around my cheeks and nose, and dark bags, under my eyes.

For the past few months, I have been using Benefit’s Some Kinda Gorgeous foundation - available to buy here. While slightly on the pricey side - £24.50 for 9.5 grams, it has to be said that it lasts well - mine has lasted me nearly four months!

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Meet my new friend: Simon Jr

After getting a new fishy back in March {post here} 4 out of 5 of my fish died over a two day period. It was a very sad as one of the fish was an original that I had had for little over a year at the time. I decided to take care of the one fish that survived who was the first fish I got. I made sure my tank was always clean and the perfect living condition for him. Fast forward a few months and I've got a new little friend. He's like a mini Simon so he's called Simon Jr.

Sunday, 13 September 2015

NOTW: Pre Reykjavik Nails

I'm jetting off to Reykjavik tomorrow and I've been so busy I've not had the time to pain my nails and do my normal beauty routine so I decided to pain my nails myself yesterday. Poundland is across from my work so I go in there everyday, well yesterday I spotted two beautiful shades of varnish and couldn't resist. I've never thought about using Poundland make-up but I loved the shades so much.