Review: Holika Holika Good Cera Super Ceramide Lip Oil Balm

I’ve got really dry lips. Well, my entire skin is dry, but I hate having dry lips. They crack easily, they hurt, lipstick doesn’t look nice and it’s just not my look. Lip balm is something I swear by. I always apply it before bed after brushing my teeth and it keeps my lips nice […]

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Review: Addicted to Americana by Charles Phoenix

If there’s anything you need to know about me, I love kitchy 50s stuff. This book seemed right up my alley! Let’s have a look: Title: Addicted to Americana Author: Charles Phoenix Pages: 176 Published:  October 10th 2017 by Prospect Park Books ISBN: 9781945551192 Raised on a used-car lot, Charles Phoenix was destined to become […]

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Popular Books I Won’t Be Reading

There are so many books out there in the wild, and some people take their love for books a little bit too far. Ok, granted, books are my life, but you aren’t a horrible person for not reading a certain book just because it’s so popular. If you are looking for a reason to drink […]

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Audrey Hepburn’s most underrated movie

I love Audrey Hepburn. Not just as an actress, but as an actual person. She is truly amazing. I have tons of movies of her and books! She was an amazing person, my favourite quote (that’s actually on my resumé!) of her is: As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other […]

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Review: 100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman

Did I get this book because Audrey Hepburn is on the cover? Maybe. Do I regret it? Not at all! Title: 100 Years of Fashion Author: Cally Blackman Pages: 400 Published:  May 16th 2012 by Laurence King Publishing ISBN: 9781856697989 This book documents in pictures the most exciting and diverse period in fashion: from 1900 […]

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Think Pink!

My sister, Sophie, is a photographer. I’m pretty lucky, as my younger brother works in the film industry as well! So naturally, I had to study makeup artistry to complete this line in our family. Anyways, my younger sister was willing to make photos with me for my blog this month so here’s my absolutely […]

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Review: Ace Beauté Grandiose Palette

I mean, do I even need to explain why I bought this palette? I love neutral palettes, but especially neutral palettes that use the colour red and lots of glitter! This palette was right up my alley, and as I’ve never used Ace Beauté before I was really excited to try it out! Did I […]

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Review: Violet Voss Fun Sized Eye Shadow Palette Berry Burst

I am on the look out for the best travelling eye shadow palette. When I came across this one by Violet Voss, I got really excited, because it looks like the baby cousin of my all time favourite: the ABH Modern Renaissance palette. Did I like this one as much as my favourite? Berry Burst […]

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Review: Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson

I’m secretly obsessed with 19th century American history. Well, it isn’t so secret anymore if you read my blog regularly! I came across this history book about kick ass ladies while browsing on Bookdepository. Discover the stories of twelve women who “heard the call” to settle the west and who came from all points of […]

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Home Notes Magazine

I talked about Good Housekeeping a few days ago, so let’s have a look at my other favourite magazine: Home Notes! Home Notes is a typical magazine: it talks about children, fashion, cooking, needlecrafts, short stories, the lot! I really enjoy reading these as they are an amazing look into the past and they are […]

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