Vivienne Westwood

Wednesday 31 May 2017


For me, May was a good month full of amazing new beauty products I got to try out! I love trying out new things, as well as using up old products haha - I don't know if it's just me but I find it so satisfying to use up products and chuck out the empty packaging??

First up, we've got my beautiful Vivienne Westwood Orb Earrings which I received for my birthday from the other half. I love them so much and try to get a lot of wear out of them but they're so precious I'm scared to lose them :( One of my close friends lost her VW earring down the sink, so imagine how painful that must have been for her!!

The fragrance I've been constantly using throughout the month of May is Viktor & Rolf's Flowerbomb - come on now, the clue is in the name haha, it's the most perfect scent for spring! I love the cute bottle, it comes very handy if you're travelling as the bottle is easy to store.

I don't know about you but I've never really seen/heard any makeup gurus rave about any high-end face powders but when I got my hands on this little number by Lancome my life literally changed haha. The packaging, for one, is gorgeous. I love the lid - it screams expensive. This powder was a part of a limited edition collection for Christmas in 2014 called 'Parisian Lights' and has bits of shimmer in it. I got this from my mum as she works in makeup and is lucky enough to get her hands on LE stock that can't be sold to the public anymore - sort of like Bicester village.

Another one of my May favourites was the Makeup Revolution Contour Palette. This bad boy only retails at £3.50 (last time I checked anyway). It comes in a cute compact with a mirror, a cool-toned bronzer shade, bright highlighter and rose-gold blusher. I've already used up one of these but the one I had before didn't come with a mirror which makes me feel like this one might be slightly more expensive, but most likely still very affordable. My favourite part of this palette is probably the highlighter as it is BLINDING. It looks great on my pale skin which is hard to find, to begin with, so if it shows up crazy bright on my skin tone you can only imagine how piercing it'd look on darker skin tones. The blusher reminds me a lot of Nars' Orgasm but for a fraction of the price. The bronzing shade is also great for those who prefer cool-toned contour shades over warmer shades.

What best way to tone up than using a Firming Anti-Cellulite Gel?! Haha don't get me wrong, this isn't going to make you look like Rihanna but it will help reduce the appearance of cellulite wherever you desire to get rid of it. I've been using this for a while now and have noticed a slight difference in the cellulite on my thighs. I've also been trying to drink more water and work out harder at the gym so I can gladly say my Summer body is coming along nicely! (Update: 16/02/2021 - I was very obsessed with having to look a certain way and have since become confident in my own skin and would never recommend a cellulite 'removing' product as 1. this cannot be done, and 2. cellulite is normal!!!)

Last, but not least the Benefit It's Potent Eye Cream - the saviour. I had a lot of deadlines and a few exams in May so it resulted in many sleepless nights thus making my eyes very puffy. This cream is amazing and I have raved about it many times before so if you'd like a further read on it, check my post here.

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What have you loved in May? Did you have any important deadlines to meet or exams?

Lots of love,
Maya xo

Wednesday 4 December 2013

You have a more interesting life if you wear impressive clothes. - Vivienne Westwood

Hey lovelies!
I noticed that I haven't been posting much lately, and that's only because I have been so busy at college and work that I barely had any time to myself! (sob, sob). So, I got a new job and I couldn't be happier about it! It isn't too hard but it's very tiring :( however I cannot wait till pay day!! I already decided what I'm going to buy, and it's all going to be in this loooong post! ;)

I particularly like this top  because of the bright green colour. It would complement my blue eyes and make them stand out more. The lace flowers are so fashionable and would look really nice with black skinny jeans and Chelsea boots.
This festive jumper is so so so so cute! I must have it! 
I need a midi dress, but I hope it won't make me look too short so I will deffo buy some sky scrapers to go with it!
This playsuit is so adorable and sexy. The silky material just makes me want to touch it! It looks a little bit like a night time slip, but who cares?! It's gorgeous!
Cable knit jumpers are my favourite kind, so I will definitely be buying this one! especially as the colour is so lovely and will look good on my pale skin.
I know that this is a men's shirt, but it's so America, and I just love America too much not to buy it, especially as it's such a bargain for £7 from Primark!
No words need to be said other than 'look at the previous picture'.
This picture is so tiny but what can I say, the jumpsuit is so pretty it makes me want to cry that I don't own it yet.
This camisole style dress will make me look a lot slimmer and hopefully make my bust look larger he he!
Those leggings though... I would feel like a princess wearing them with my salmon camisole!
I only have one midi skirt and I think it looks great on me, but I need a plain black one so it would go with more of my tops!
This watch is just perfect especially as it's only £19.99 at New Look! I will definitely purchase this item as I need a new watch and of course it's such a bargain! 
My eyelashes are already long and thick, but 2 pairs of Eylure fake eyelashes for £5.99 at New Look is just such an amazing thing! I love wearing fake eyelashes as it makes me feel more feminine so I will deffo buy them!
I've heard many good reviews on this highlighter and I really want to try it, seeing as I'm running out of the one I normally use!
As I've said before, I love Benefit's primers, and I currently use POREfessional, but I'm running out of it boohoo :( so I won't be buying the same one again as I'd like to try this one. I've had a tester of I before and I love the smell of it and it makes my face look so much brighter and healthier.
Now, now, now. MAC make up is so good and I love it. I really need to buy a new brush cleanser because the one I use now makes my brushes feel really coarse :(
The next foundation I will be buying is the Studio Fix from MAC. I heard that it smells horrible but works wonders on the face!
Another Studio Fix foundation but in a form of a powder. I will probably take this foundation with me everywhere I go as it's rather small and would fit in my little hand bag!
This translucent powder is perfect as it will give my foundation a satin finish on my face so it doesn't look caked up.
This blush is gorgeous. The colour will make my cheeks look more lively so I don't look too pale!!
My favourite MAC products must be their lipsticks. I particularly like this one as the colour would complement my blue eyes and blonde hair.
And here come the eye shadows. I particularly like those four colours as they go well together and I could mix and match them with my other eye shadows. The dewy finish will make my eyes stand out more, which is just what I want!

That's it for today my lovelies.
Have a good night!
Lots of love,
Maya xo
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