Monday, 6 May 2013

Isadora Sugar Crush Nail Polish Review

Hey Beauties, 
It's no secret that I love bright nails. I wear neon pink, green, yellow..anything that tickles my fancy really. I'm always on the lookout for unusual colours, and textures. Textured nails are huge this Spring/Summer. I'm a sucker for a funky trend, so of course I was dying to give it a go! When I was at the Isadora event a little while ago, the introduced the Sugar Crush Nails. With an array of beautifully bright colours I was eager to get my hands on them. 
With ten gorgeous colours to choose from, and priced at €9.75 they're reasonable, so you can pick up a few! I normally hate putting on nail polish, as I've no patience, and don't want to wait a million years for two or three coats to dry )I really should get one of those instant drying coats)I applied two coats onto my nails, and was delighted with how quick my nails dried, as well as the coverage. It was completely covered, no opaqueness whatsoever, a pet peeve of mine! As well as not testing on our furry friends, Isadora's all nail polishes are free from formaldehyde,Toluene,Camphor and Dibutyl Phtalate. 
My Favourite of the three, and possible the whole collection is "Pink Crush" It's so girly and pretty! I do love the other bright colours, but I think the pink is so nice and wearable all year round. I applied a base coat before I wore the "Sugar Coat" and applied two layers. Not wanting to loose the "Sugar" effect I didn't add my usual top coat, so unfortunately after three days, my nails had chipped. Lasting power on these isn't great, BUT the effect is so different. It's perfect for a special occasion or a night out! 
Sugar Crush Nails*€9.25 available in selected Debenhams Stores and Pharmacies.

What do you guys think of the Sugar Crush Nail Polishes? 

S xx
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Saturday, 4 May 2013

Cut Out Shirt Dress Review

Hey Lovelies! 
You may notice I've got my hair coloured. It was virgin territory for me, as I've never touched my hair in my whole 23 years of existence! Crazy, huh? I went for Balayage in stead of Ombre, as I wanted a more natural look. Now I love it, but I did have a "Oh God, what have I done" moment, that night but I think it was just missing my  dark brown hair. I'm over it now, and love it. Sure nothing  there's wrong with a bit of change!
Whenever I think of Spring, I think of pretty floral dresses. I've an array of floral dresses in all shapes and styles, so I'm nearly spoilt for choice each Spring. However, when I saw this dress on Simply Be's Website, I feel in love. The cut out detail is gorgeous, and so different, from anything I've ever seen. Simply Be never let me down, they've gorgeous clothes, and are becoming more and more fashion forward, and pushing the boundaries in terms of Plus Size Fashion, which I of course think is fantastic, and well needed.
I love this dress, It's so pretty and feminine, and perfect for Spring. I've worn this loads of times in the last while, and can say how comfy it is. The sleeves are a nice length as they're not too short not too long, so it's perfect when the sun has finally decided to shine! It also sits mid thigh, which is perfect for me as I don't like dresses longer. I love the subtle floral print, as it's muted so you can wear this dress day and night. My favourite part is of course the gorgeous cut out collar. It's such a unique detail, that screams designer. It's great to see a Plus Size retailer making unique touches to their clothes, as more often then not, you get a basic range, just in different colours. This dress is great quality, and for less than €50 it's a steal!
Dress*:Simply Be, Bag:Fran&Jane, Sunglasses:Penney's/Primark

Who else is a fan of Simply be? :)

S xxx
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Friday, 3 May 2013

New Look Summer Wish List

Hey Lovelies,
With Summer fast approaching I for one, am on the look out to update my Summer wardrobe. I love floral patterns, mini dresses and neon so shopping for summer clothes is a joy for me! For Summer clothes you still want quality, as let's face it, you want to get bang for your buck even if you're not spending as much on it as your Winter wardrobe. For price and quality, I always go to New Look. Arguably one of the best priced clothing on the High Street, you're bombarded with good quality clothing at a cheaper price. I'm constantly in and out of New Look, as I'm sure you've all seen on here! Shopping for my Summer Wardrobe, I like to know that I could wear it for two years at least, and I've even gotten clothes from New Look, that are now pushing  four years, that I still pull out!

New Look
New Look is full of gorgeous floral dresses, short shorts and pretty summer tops! Both available in their main range, and in their New Look Inspire range. You can never go wrong with pretty little summer dresses. From Denim dungaree style ones, to comfy cotton ones, you're bound to find something that floats your boat. They  also have pretty floral ones, which would be perfect for your holiday's as they can be dressed down heading to the beach, or dressed up with bright accessories going for dinner. They also have a huge selection of Midi and long sleeved dresses in light fabrics, which would both be ideal for travelling or to wear when it gets a little cooler at night. 

Shorts can be a tricky one, I for one, don't care and would wear the shortest shorts I can head my hands on but I know a lot of girls would be conscious of their legs. New Look have an array of shorts ranging from short to long in every size, so you can find one that will suit your taste. With my boobs, as big as they are I wouldn't be supported enough with a bikini from the high street unfortunately, but If I had smaller boobs, I would definitely pick up with gorgeous daisy print one. The bottoms with the skirt, are not only flattering but extremely cute.

When I go away or even if it's a gorgeous day here, I always throw a jumper in my bag. No matter how hot it is, when you leave the house I know when the sun sets, I'll get a bit chilly! With a nice bright zippy like the one above, you'll still feel summery but you'll be kept warm. It's light so you can chuck it in your bag, and it won't take up too much room. Same  goes for a light jumper, bonus points for a cute motif ;) As you're probably aware I love skater skirts, they're easy to match things with, they're comfortable and their girly. You can wear them with tank tops, crop tops or plain jumpers, so they're a versatile piece in your wardrobe, and perfect for Summer. It's not Summer for me if I don't buy loads of neon jewellery and statement necklaces. I've been honestly blown away with New Look's Jewellery as of late, they have a great selection, with gorgeous pieces, that are as cheap as chips! I can't wait for my holiday now, or my next pay check! 

What do you gals think? Are you a fan of New Look? 

S xxx
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