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I did a thing & I’m in love!!

hi lovelies,

just a very quick post update really 🙂 I did something…

I DYED MY HAIR RED 😍 & I’m freaking obsessed!!

what do you think?🙂

what colour have you had on your hair?😍

also, if you have any post suggestions let me know. I’ve been so busy lately but I promise I’ll keep posting xo

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Makeup of the day

MAC Rebel ❤

Hi beauties 🌞

After recently buying MACs Rebel lipstick I really wanted to do a makeup look, so here it is…

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Eyes
Maybelline Colour Tattoo in Eternal Gold – inner corners & centre of the lid.
Makeup Revolution Iconic 3 Palette – used the matte light brown for the outer corners and crease.
Maybelline Master Precise Felt Tip Liner in black.
Rimmel Retro Glam Mascara in black.

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This picture doesn’t quite do the gold justice, it looked so vibrant in real life.

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Face
MeMeMe Liquid Highlighter.
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation.
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder.
Benefit Hoola Bronzer.
Sleek Makeup Blush in rose gold.

Lips
MAC Rebel, obviously!
I’m absolutely loving this colour, definitely going to be my autumn fave! 🙂

Let me know if you’d like to see a review/swatches! 🙂

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What’s your favorite MAC Lippie? ❤

Lots of Love Natasha

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I died my hair, again!!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

The other night I was dying my hair & thought ‘why don’t I do a blog post about it’. So here it is, this is me re-dying my hair. I’ve just refreshed my roots, I naturally have dark blonde hair but dye it lighter.

My hair is very thick, as I said I’m naturally dark blonde, my hair is medium length & is in a pretty healthy condition as I like to look after my hair.

If you’d like a post on how I keep my hair healthy then please let me know.

Anyway on with today’s post. The hair dye I have always used is the Garnier Nutrisse Ultra Colour in 10.1 (when I first started dying it lighter I didn’t jump straight into this very light shade so bare that in mind!). I absolutely love this dye, it looks so natural & leaves my hair feeling so nourished, it’s amazing!

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I only ever used a different dye once, it was a L’Oréal one which I absolutely hated it didn’t do anything to my hair. Complete waste of money!! 

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Here you can see my dark, natural roots showing through. Obviously this was the worst part of my hair so I always start by applying most product in the roots & spread the rest throughout the lengths of my hair.

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This is everything you get in the dye box. If you’ve never used this dye before there’s instructions, so don’t fear 🙂 To begin you mix the tube of colour to the bottle, shake well & apply to the hair. I apply this thickly to my roots & spread whatever is left through the lengths!

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It looks pretty gross when it’s on, as you can see above. But it’ll turn out just fine, I promise. Well mine does anyway 😉

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Once you have waited the allotted amount of time, depending on how you do it. I always leave mine on for 25-30 mins!! You need to wash it out, I usually wash the dye out until I cannot feel it in my hair, you’ll know what I mean. It feels very greasy & claggy!! I then just use the conditioner which comes with the dye to put moisture back into my hair.

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Here’s how it turned out. What do you beauties think? Let me know if you have any more questions, I’m always happy to answer them ♥

Thanks for reading beauties, have a fabulous day xo

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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Last-Minute Holiday Haul!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

As you know I’m going on holiday on Monday (will probably be there by the time this is up), so last Wednesday I picked up the last-minute things I needed. So today I’m going to share with you what I picked up…

wpid-20140731_195753.jpgI had run out of my Batiste Dry Shampoo a while back (click here to check-out my product empties post) so I decided to re-buy it. They were half price in Superdrug so I got two different scents; I got the cherry & tropical ones. They smell heavenly.

I know they’ll come in handy on holiday as I know in the heat my hair will probably get greasy very quickly, so yay for Batiste!!

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I needed a new shower gel so I went for this Original Source Lemon & Tea Tree one. I’ve had this in the past & it smells lovely. It was also reduced down to 99p so I couldn’t resist!

wpid-20140731_195849.jpgI’ve had my eye on Benefit’s Gimme Brow for a while now, but I just can’t justify spending the money, especially when I’m trying to save the pennies. So whilst in town I spotted Maybelline’s version, their Brow Drama Sculpting Brow Mascara. So I decided to get it in medium brown (this is the middle shade!), I tried it as soon as I got home & so far I’m very impressed (will be writing a review soon!).

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So Maybelline had a ‘buy one get the 2nd half price’ deal, so I had to buy a second item. I’ve been looking for a nice wearable purple lipstick & when I saw this one I know I just had to get it. This lipstick is part of Maybelline’s Colour Sensational range, I got it in the shade ‘906’ Hot Plum.

Here’s what the lipstick looks like on…

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wpid-20140731_200044.jpgI wasn’t going to buy any more makeup products, that was until I spotted this. How beautiful is it? This is an MUA (Makeup Academy) Mosaic Blush in the shade English Rose. Can you believe this gorgeous product was only £2.50? I love MUA makuep, its brilliant for the price!!

Here are some swatches with & without flash…

With flash:

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Without flash:

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As you can see it just leave a pink-y sheen to your skin. I haven’t tried it on my face yet, but I’m sure it looks lovely 🙂

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This wouldn’t be a decent haul without any random products. The first is a 2-pin travel adapter, as I’m going abroad I need an adapter to be able to charge my phone, you just plug your phone charger into it & then into the socket abroad. I got this from Boyes for £1.50.

The second random thing is hay-fever & allergy relief tablets, I have only just started to get hay-fever in the past few years! It’s really annoying so I’m taking these as a precaution!

The third is razors, I’ll probably only take one but I was in need of new razors. We don’t want man legs on holiday now, do we girlies?

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The last thing I bought were these travel empties (not empty now as I’ve filled them already!). We (me & beautifulbreakable) thought it’d be a good idea to decant shampoo, conditioner & mouthwash into smaller bottles in order to save on weight when packing. We have also decanted some moisturisers & cleansers into the little pots too. These are also handy as the packaging is clear, which is recommended when traveling, so customs can see whats inside.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this haul & maybe got a few ideas on what you can do to make traveling easier. If you’d like to know more about any of these products let me know in the comments below 🙂

Thank you for reading beauties, have a fabulous day! ☼

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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Disney Series: Belle!♥

Hi beauties. ☼

So when I asked which Disney Princess you’d like to see, Ariel & Belle won. As I did an Ariel inspired look last time, it’s time for Belles inspired look 🙂

If you’d like to know how to create this Belle inspired look then keep reading…

Base

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As always I started off with a freshly cleansed face. To prime my skin I used MACs Prep & Prime (review will be up soon!!). I then went on to apply my Revlon Colourstay Foundation with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge. To conceal my under eye circles I used a small amount of Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer, I tapped this into the skin using my ring finger. This is the most delicate finger & the warmth from your finger helps the product melt into the skin better 🙂

Eyes

eyesFor the eyes I wanted to keep the look simple so I decided to just use this quad from Avon, it’s the True Colour Mocha Latte Quad! I used the light pink shade all over the lid, I then took the light brown shade in the crease as a transition shade. To deepen the outer corners I sketched in a  winged sort of look to the outer corner & blended inwards but not past the half way point on my lid. To make this look even smokier, I used the metallic brown shade in between the pink & dark brown colours, this is so the colours transition nicely from light to dark. As this is how you achieve a great smokey eye!!

To emphasise the lashline I used my Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl in Black along the upper & lower lashline & the tightline. I drew a very thin line on the top & smudged it out slightly to add to the smokey effect! I then did the same to the lower lashline & carried the liner up towards the brow to create a cat-eye effect to the look. To open the eyes I applied my Rimmel Kohl in White to the lower waterline.

This wouldn’t be a flirtatious Belle look without fluttery lashes, so to top the eye makeup off I used Benefits They’re Real Mascara!

Brows, cheeks & lips

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To start off with I combed through my brows with the Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Mascara (medium deep), this gives quite a bit of definition so you could stop here. But to ensure my brows where nice & precise I went in with my brown brow pencil to fill in any sparse areas!

Cheeks

For the cheeks I kept it very simple, Belle always looks blushed in the films but not overly pink. So I went with a peach blush, the one I used was Natural Collection Blush in Peach Melba 🙂 I placed this on the apples of my cheeks (to find where this is, smile & it’s the high bit you get under your eyes!) & swept the colour back. I find this application method to be the most flattering.

Lips

To Complete the look I opted for a simple lip. I just decided to line my lips with my ELF Long Wear Lip Liner in Mauve Luxe!

Hair

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To make this look more polished I put my hair into a bun. I then added in a small rose hair grip into the back of my hair as this look wouldn’t be complete without a rose! I also pulled out some short strands of hair around my face to frame my face a bit!

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Here is the completed look. I hope you all enjoyed my Belle inspired makeup look! This is such a wearable look, either day or night, I think it’s timeless (very fitting for the Disney story!). Let me know what you think 🙂

Thank you for reading beauties, have a fabulous day! ☼

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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Product empties: what I’ve used up – would I repurchase? ♥

Hi beauties. ☼

So I’ve decided to start sharing with you what products I’ve used up. I’m not going to call it a monthly thing, as I’ll just do a post on what I’ve used up when I get 5-10 empties 🙂

Anyway, here are the products I’ve used up within the last few weeks & whether or not I’d repurchase them…

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1. Simple – Pore Minimising Toner
I quite enjoyed using this product, it did slightly reduce the appearance of pores. But not as well as I’d hoped. I probably won’t be repurchasing it as I’ve gone back to my other simple toner, which I love!!

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2. Lee Stafford – Breaking Hair Detangling Spray
Honestly guys, I cannot praise this product enough. It really does what it says on the bottle & even better, it smells GORGEOUS. I have already repurchased it, well I had a back up 😀

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3. Tresemme – Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo
I did enjoy this product, but as I’ve said in previous posts, I don’t think this is as good/effective as the Batiste Dry Shampoo. I probably wouldn’t buy it again as its more expensive compared to Batiste & not as good.

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4. Aussie – 3 Minute Miracle Reconstructor Deep Conditioner
I love love love this deep conditioner, it makes my hair feel amazing & super soft when I’ve used it. It also smells delicious 🙂 I would 100% repurchase!

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5. Bio Oil
After discovering stretch marks I decided to give Bio Oil a go. I can tell you now guys, if you have the same problem then try this. Its been a savious, I would repurchase & already have!

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6. Pearl Drops – Ultimate Whitening Toothpaste
What can I say? Its tooth paste. But it did make my mouth & teeth feel super clean. I can’t really comment on the whitening aspect as it does take a while to notice a difference! I have already repurchased it.

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7. Svhwarzkopf – got2b Guardian Angel Heat Protection
I love this heat protector. It does seem to work as my hair hasn’t been damaged by heat. I definitely recommend & I’ve, again, already repurchased 🙂

I hope you liked this product empties post. Let me know if you have & if you’d like to see more 🙂

Lots of Love Natasha

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TAG: This or That? ♥

Hi beauties. ☼
I’ve been loving doing TAGs at the moment & after seeing this ‘This or That TAG’ on Brigitte’s blog ‘The Atmospheric Exchange’ I was inspired to do it as well. I tag ALL of you to do this too, I love reading what everyone else would choose 🙂
So lets get on to it since it is pretty loooooooong…
Makeup:
blush or bronzer – bronzer, as I’m super pale it helps me to look more healthy & gives life to my dull skin!
lip gloss or lipstick – Lipstick, I prefer the feel on my lips as most glosses are sticky, which I hate.
eye liner or mascara – mascara all the way, I love my eyeliner, but mascara just makes your eyes look more awake & open.
foundation or concealer – Concealer, my skin has been good recently so I can get away with appyling concealer where I need it. Rather than smothering my face in foundation.
neutral or color eye shadow – neutral, it’s rare I wear a bright colour on my eyes.
pressed or loose eye shadows – pressed, only really tried a few loose ones! They’re too messy for me.
brushes or sponges – brushes, real techniques to be precise. They’re so versatile & easy to use.
Nails:
OPI or china glaze – I’ve never tried any, but have wanted to try both for ages.
Long or short – long, but can’t for my job 😦
Acrylic or natural – natural, usually natural anyways!
Brights or darks – brights for summer. Darks for winter.
Flower or no flower – no flower, I’m not that skilled.
Body:
perfume or body splash –perfume, I adore my perfumes (check out my collection here).
lotion or body butter – body butter, love my the body shop body butter in strawberry 🙂
body wash or soap – soap, Dove soap is my saviour.
lush or other bath company – lush, they have such lovely products.

Fashion:
jeans or sweat pants – I live in black jeans, so jeans!
long sleeve of short – short, long sleeves piss me off.
dresses or skirts – dresses, mainly wear a dress when going out/special occassion.
stripes or plaid – stripes, I just think stripes suit me & I like wearing them.
flip flops or sandals – sandals, more comfortable.
scarves or hats – scarves, I own several scarves, plus I look like a doofus in a hat.
studs or dangly earrings – studs, don’t think I own dangly earrings.
necklaces or bracelets – necklaces, I think they make more of a statement & can pull any outfit together.
heels or flats – flats, I’m about 5 ft 9/10″ anyways, so I feel a bit out of place in heels.
cowboy boots or riding boots – cowboy boots, Taylor Swift makes them look cute, so why can’t I?
jacket or hoodie – hoodie, my boyfriends is sooooo comfy, I literally live in it.
forever 21 or charlotte russe – don’t own anything from either shop.
abercombie or Hollister – Hollister, I own a body spray from there & it’s nice. But never owned clothing from either.
saks 5th or nordstrom. – don’t have these shops in the UK!

Hair:
curly or straight – straight, normally have it natural which is straight-ish. But I do like it curly every now & again.
bun or ponytail – bun, although I hate my hair up anyway.
bobby pins or butterfly clips – bobby pins, hold my hair way better.
hair spray or gel – hair spray, as I have long hair it keeps it in the style I want it.
long or short – awkward, my hairs probably mid-length, haha!
light or dark – light, I’m a true blondie.
side sweep bangs or full bangs – side swept, used to have a full fringe, NEVER AGAIN!!
up or down – down, always!!!

Random:
Rain or shine – shine, love the sun ☼
Summer or winter –summer!
Fall or spring – Fall
Chocolate or vanilla – chocolate babyyyy
East coast or west coast – West coast? I don’t know.. ha!

That’s the end of the This or That TAG. I tag YOU to do this & don’t forget to let me know once you’ve done it too, I love reading your posts 🙂 I hope you’ve enjoyed this TAG. Have a beautiful day my beauties. xo

Lots of Love Natasha ❤

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