FASH FASH FASHION, LIFESTYLE

I’M NEW TO THIS..

12166285_10206356675649339_91802493_nDANS12166673_10206356675609338_455616158_nJacket; Gina Tricot (old, similar here), T-shirt; ONLY (old, similar here), Jeans; Gina Tricot (here), Boots; Deichmann (old, similar here) Sunnies; Charles & Keith (here)

.. So please bear with me. 

I’ve been away from blogging but I’m back, and I’m here to stay. I don’t wanna go in to too much detail, all you need to know is that I really miss blogging and the whole community – I feel motivated.

So this post is very unusual to what I usually post but I really want to get into the whole fashion posts, OOTD and such. I’m very into fashion, always have been – I actually graduated as buyer from a fashion school earlier this year.

I’m not very confident when it comes to fashion taste and knowledge but this is going to change now! I think these posts will help me figure out who I am fashion-wise and make me more confident with myself and my body. As for why now? The whole inspiration to get into these kind of posts is all down to gorgeous plus size models and the beautiful Hannah! I recently discovered her but she’s rapitly become one of my fave bloggers.

I think I’m going to sign out for now. Thank you for reading <3 It really means a lot!

Lots of love
Marie-Louise xx

PS. I’m VERY awkward and weird at heart so my OOTD’s will probably not be the typical gorgeous poses 😉

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BEAUTY // CURRENTLY TESTING #1

Well hello you lovely lady! Right now I’m busy writing my PBA in Purchasing Management. Baaah. I need a subject which I really passionate it about but I’m currently stuck. So I thought I would take a tiny break and show you the stuff, I’m testing at the moment. 

Rimmel London Provocalips – I just picked these bad boys up. I wanted to test a nude and a bright colour as these sometimes perform different. The nude colour is a pink-nude with the name 110 Dare To Pink. I have a thing for red lips so I had to pick up 500 Kiss Me You Fool. These are advertised as kiss proof lip colours and should last 16 hours. So I’m waking up early tomorrow! 

Chleopatra Copenhagen Oils* – I was contacted by Chleopatra Copenhagen a couple of weeks ago and they wanted to mail me some oils. I picked Rosehip Oil as I have heard loads about this and I Prickly Pear Seed Oil as this sounded interesting. So excited to see the results. 

NUXE Paris Rêve De Miel Lip BalmWhen I was picking up the Provocalips I stumbled upon a giftbox with this beauty. I have heard SO much good about this! Yup this is going on my lips as we speak. 

Philip Kingsley Daily Damage Defence – This is my first Philip Kingsley product which I received in my Look Fantastic Beauty Box and I have to say that I’m looooooving it. That’s all. Watch this space for a review soon.
Any requests on what you want to see a review of first? What are you currently testing?

Lots of love
Marie-Louise xx

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NEW IN // BRUSHES FT. REAL TECHNIQUES & ECOTOOLS

I love makeup brushes – I just have a thing for them. So when I was looking for a new perfume, I found Fragrancedirect.co.uk which is a website with cheap perfumes but also cheap beauty stuff. I found these gorgeous brushes and some other stuff which I will show you in a later post. 


I La la la LOVE Real Technique brushes, I have a bunch and this is definitely not the last. I was in need of a big fluffy Powder Brush. This one is, like the other RT brushes, superb soft and feels nice on the skin. I so happy with this purchase and at only £9.99 it’s a bargain! 


While looking at brushes I also found this beauty of a brush set. It is the Eco Tools Fresh & Flawless Complexion Set. The set contains 5 brushes, in a travel friendly size. I was a bit surprised by the size but it’s perfect for when I go home in the weekends. The best thing about these brushes are that they a superb soft and they were only £10.99 for all 5 brushes! 

Do you love makeup brushes as much as me? Which brand is your favourite?

Lot of love
Marie-Louise xx

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WHAT I GOT FOR CHRISTMAS #1

Hi you lovely ladies! How did you like my 10 Notes for 2015 post? I think it’s quite exciting and would love it if would link yours if you have a similar post. Now to today’s post. I love seeing what people got for Christmas so I thought that I would show you what I got. 

Here, we give and receive presents on Christmas Eve but my parents are divorced so my siblings and I celebrate Christmas Eve both on the 23. and 24. of December. On the 23. we were at my dads this year – so here are the presents I got from my sister & her boyfriend and from my dad. 

My sister knows that I love Rimmel London – a lot! So she got me 2 beauts from the brand. The first one is the Scandaleyes Eyeshadow Paint in Rich Rosset, a gorgeous colour and product. I already own this product so I exchanged it to something else which I’ll be writing about later in the month. The Stay Blushed! Liquid Cheek Tint is a product which I’ve been eyeing up for such a long time, so I was very happy to get it in this beautiful coral colour – Sunkissed Cherry. Lastly, they also got me some face masks from Montagne Jennesse. 

Which beauty junkie doesn’t like to get vouchers for a beauty junkie’s fix  😉 Matas is a little bit like Boots and I’m so happy with this present! With the voucher I also got a great sized sample of the Clarins Super Restorative Night Wear which I’m excited to try.

#2 will be up later in the week. What did you get for Christmas? Please link your post! <3

Lots of love
Marie-Louise x

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LIFESTYLE

10 NOTES FOR 2015

  • Travel and explore new places.
  • Try not to please every single person – it’s impossible.
  • Meet new people.
  • Keep in touch with old friends – and see them more. 
  • Become more comfortable with who I am.
  • Work m butt of to achieve my goals.
  • Be more positive when it comes to myself. 
  • Blog more! It’s a hobby that makes me so happy. 
  • Try to be more organised.
  • Love what you do. Do what you love!

Lots of love
Marie-Louise xx

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PRETTY POLISHES + UPDATE

Hi ladies! So I think I’ll get the update out of the way. I have been meaning to blog A LOT MORE than what I’ve done but I have had some kind of weird virus which has slowed my computer down and have tested my patience. I had to get my hands in a extern hard disk so I could save everything before I reinstalled my computer. Yes it’s kind of complicated but the point is that I’m able to blog again and that makes me so happy <3 

So now to the fun part of this post – the polishes! Over the last couple of weeks I have collected these gorgeous polishes. These gems are some that I’am going to use loads over the next couple of weeks – though my nails are so short and totally broken – I have no idea why. Stress maybe? 

Rimmel London is one of my all time fave makeup brands so I have no idea why this is my first polish from the brand. I have only heard great thing about their Salon Pro range and so I picked up the colour 402 Urban Purple. It’s a beautiful pink-ish purple and so pretty if you’re not feeling the reds this season. 

I have been meaning to pick something up from & Other Stories – gorgeous brand and definitely a brand I could see myself get more from. I picked this beautiful deep deep navy colour with the name Crespo Midnight. It’s very dark – almost black – but in the right light it’s so beautiful! 

Believe it or not but I just noticed that every polish is a first for me! haha. Polishes from The Body Shop are one of my moms favourite brands and so she gave me a polish. Originally it was a classical red but I felt I needed something a little different in my collection and that’s how I got my first The Body Shop Polish in the colour Got The Blues

Have you tried any of these? Would you like to see some NOTD? Let me know in the comments! <3
Lot of love
Marie-Louise xx

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FASH FASH FASHION, NEW STUFF

NEW IN FASHION-WISE // CHELSEA BOOTS

I’m sick today – bwah! But this morning the doorbell rang – uh oh! What could it be? Yes, you’ve already seen the photos above AND the title. The postman aka Santa came with these beauts from Deichmann. My very first Chelsea Boots – with a twist. 

I saw them in the store before a coffee date and it was love a first sight. I tried them on and they had to be mine but the pair I tried was the one that everyone had tried on and you could see that they had been on display. So I ordered them the minute I came home – now they are mine!

What do you think? Are they pretty or are they pretty?

Lots of love
Marie-Louise xx

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