Tuesday, 16 December 2014

STOCKING FILLERS: PART TWO

Finally, Part Two is up and ready for you guys! See Part One: For Her Here... That was considerably bigger because most of them were taken from my own wishlist but I think buying for any man in your life is considerably easier compared to women as alot of men say they either don't want anything or they only want one specific thing. But anyway, let's get on with this! In any stocking, there has to be a pair of socks to keep your toes cosy through the Winter and these Socks by Ralph Lauren are gorgeous and very fancy, if I do say so myself.

I thought it would be a good idea to include portable phone chargers, that work for most phones and are easy to put in your pocket on the go. Juice Cube and this Portable Charger Case are both great christmas gifts. Add abit of luxury into his life with this Taylor of Old Bond Street Shaving Set or A Cire Trudon Candle. If he's a keen traveller or his holidays are right around the corner then a Travel Guide is the perfect gift, like this Pocket Guide on Berlin! Something to keep his head cosy is this gorgeous Superdry Colour Speckle Beanie now on sale. And lastly, I can't not give someone a little body gift and I found these two from Asda (2 for £8) Nivea Mens Mini Set or this Lynx Body Set. 

Monday, 15 December 2014

STOCKING FILLERS: PART ONE


I love buying stocking fillers, it's a little extra something for someone to enjoy and there's some amazing deals on at the moment. Part One is stocking fillers for her, and of course part two is for him so keep your eyes out for that! For the Ladies who love a little luxury in their lives there's Jo Malone Travel Candles, a smaller less expensive version of their favourite scent they can take anywhere with them. Liz Earle Christmas Star Treat  that comes with their signature nail polish in the shades Ebb Tide or Grace, both beautiful colours. Essie Nail Polishes are a great place to start for those who are slightly more obsessed with beauty - choose from a single glitzy top coat or a set like they're Summer Collection so they're ready for 2015! Another great nail polish set is Ciate's Luxe Caviar Set that comes with a Nail Polish Colour and Beads to finish off your look. Topshop are doing some fantastic stocking fillers this year, one is the Lip and Cream Blush Set or their Lip Bullet that ready to hang on the tree.

For the Girls that like to go out on the town there's this Fluffy Clutch that would look beautiful with any outfit and keep you warm, maybe not but you get my point... Next there's The Wet Brush and Tangle Teezer, these are a staple for me and my hair on a daily basis and make me feel less guilty about brushing through those awkward knots. Something to add back that Volume is this Tigi Catwalk Volume Set; with a gorgeous root boost spray and catwalk hairspray, your hair will be literally set and ready. Another great gift for someone that carries everything they can't go without at all times is Impulse's handbag essentials kitIsit too late to add this to my own wishlist? *Telepathically sending a message to Santa!* 

I couldn't talk about body/skin treats and not include Lush, that would be wrong on a whole new level. The Buttercup box that includes two of their best sellers; Cocoa Butterball Bath Bomb and Honey I Washed the Kids Soap. For those that prefers baths compared to showers, there's The Radox Love a Duck Set with two full sized soak products and a rubber duck. (This is on my wishlist!) Two little somethings from The Body Shop are their Coconut Treats Mini Set and Wild Rose Hand Care. I tend to pick up either one for someone as they're such great quality. And to finish everything off finally, is Dove's Real Woman Gift Set - with a body lotion, hand cream and nourishing cream pot, whoever you give this to will be silky soft. 

Sunday, 14 December 2014

MY FOUR FAVOURITE EYE BRUSHES



I haven't used a mass amount of brushes, I'm not a beauty brush expert but I do have my favourites in my own collection. The Real Techniques Deluxe Crease Brush is just the right size for blending eyeshadow into the crease with it's gorgeous domed shaped end and soft bristles. A beauty favourite is The MAC 217 brush and I've seen alot of people state their love for this product. This is great for blending eyeshadow and packing everything in and the bristles are very soft and lightweight.

This is one I picked up on a whim, hence the slight hesitation that is currently happening... Models Own blending brush is very affordable and an everyday staple, the bristles are more basic and simpler than others but they're still very soft and blends product beautifully. Real Techniques Contour Brush is perfect for under eye concealer with it being very soft and lightweight, and because of it's larger domed end I can get into the corner of my eyes. This is always a winner for me and one I reach for when I'm applying concealer. (I definitely need a back-up of this incase the worst was to happen, that being I lost it and I had really bad bags!) Let's not go there...!