Top 3 Red Lipsticks for Valentines Day

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 Across the Universe|Rendezvous|M.A.C Red

Valentines day is almost upon us so I thought what better excuse than to share with you my favourite red lipsticks to wear.

Rimmel Apocolips in Across the Universe£6.49

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This is a great red lipstick if you are going out for dinner on valentines day and you don’t want the food – or anything else that might happen to ruin your lip colour. Super long wearing and with fantastic pigmentation this is such a gorgeous and affordable liquid lipstick; completely kiss proof.

Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Rendezvous£7.99

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The perfect red lip for anyone who is just dipping their lips into the red lipstick trend. A much sheerer lip formula with loads of moisture but can also be built up to a slightly high coverage if desired.

M.A.C Satin Lipstick in M.A.C Red£15.50

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A more high end lipstick but one of my all time favourite red lipsticks, the perfect Hollywood red with a creamy formula and a slight shine. A good lasting power and amazing pigmentation, could even be the perfect Valentines gift.

What is your favourite red lip?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

My Top 4 Cream Blushers

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Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blush|Soap&Glory Sexy Mother|Topshop Cream Blusher.

Cream blusher is not everyones cup of tea and it certainly wasn’t mine to start out with but I have been completely converted! Easy to blend, full of pigmentation and with a better staying power than powder blushers here are my favourites.

Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blusher in Pinched£7.99

The first cream blusher I ever tried and the easiest to use for anyone just starting out. Its a very natural peach blush perfect for fair skinned girls but would also look great on darker skin. Easy to blend, best applied with fingers for a fresh faced look.

Soap&Glory Sexy Mother Blush in Onamatopecha£9.00

If you prefer a more shimmery cream blush then this offering from Soap&Glory is for you, slightly less creamy than the Revlon one but still blends easily and is full of pigmentation. I love applying this one with my fingers and then buffing it in with a stippling brush.

Toshop Cream Blusher in Afternoon Tea & Head Over Heels£7.00

The cream blushers from Topshop look pretty scary and bright in the pan but once they are applied – I love applying these with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge they become gorgeous natural blushers that blend easily. Also the packaging is adorable! Afternoon Tea is a dolly pink whereas Head Over Heels is a more peachy orange colour.

What are your favourite cream blushers?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Blue Jeans White Shirt|OOTD

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 Shirt – Brandy Melville|Jeans – New Look|Hat – Topshop|Shoes – Miss KG.

Blue Jeans White Shirt Walked Into The Room You Know You Made My Eyes Burnt

I am ready for it to be spring now in the UK and this will be something I will be wearing on a regular basis when the sun does start to shine. It’s a great smart causal outfit with the relaxed jeans and smart heels paired with my favourite bowler hat which will definitely be making a proper come back once the wind dies down. As the outfit is so simple you could definitely go to town with accessories but I kept with the simplicity theme wearing my silver Tiffany pendant along with my usual Accessorize rings.

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Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

The Pale Girls Foundation|L’Oreal True Match

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L’Oreal True Match Foundation in Rose Ivory £9.99

Pale girls rejoice there is an affordable foundation out there for us! L’Oreal True Match has everything a high end foundation has but with an affordable price tag. Being a pale skinned girl with a cool undertone is a nightmare when looking for a good foundation but L’Oreal has pulled through with their amazing range, with around 20 different shades for all skin tones the True Match Foundation blends effortlessly into the skin giving you a natural medium coverage.

This does cling to dry patches a little but with a good primer its great and lasts for a good 8 hours before starting to fade. It really helps to brighten the complexion and with an SPF of 17 helps protect your skin at the same time.

If you struggle to find your skin tone then check out the L’Oreal True Match range!

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

ASOS Roxy Boots

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ASOS ROXY Chelsea Ankle Boots£35.00

I am a shoe addict and black chelsea boots are my weakness, I have had these babies since Christmas and seeing as I have finally broken them in I thought it was time to introduce you to them. They are a little chunkier than my others – diversity is key when you have an obsession and I love the platform. The other key selling point of these was the elasticated back of the boots, again its different to others on the market but also makes these much more comfortable which is a plus if you want to wear them for a long period of time.

Anyone else got a black chelsea boot obsession?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Sleek Corrector&Concealer Palette|Review

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Sleek Corrector&Concealer Palette in Shade 1£7.99

I love Sleek products so when I saw a product I hadn’t tried before I picked it up excited to see what it would be like. Sadly I was a little disappointed in this conceal trio.

The palette comes with a corrector; a very light and very pink corrector which is supposed to hide discolouration as well as brighten under the eyes. I wouldn’t put this under my eyes as it turned white on my skin and looked very unnatural. Next is the concealer, this I can use under my eyes and on any blemishes but the very wet formula puts me off. Then the setting powder which is nothing special but I can’t really fault it.

The main disappointment is the formula, it’s super wet in the palette but once on the skin its stiff and hard to blend in.

Has anyone else had this difficulty or is it just me?

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

Disney on Ice

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When K and I aren’t abroad on one of our Disney adventures (read about our most recent adventure here) we like to get our Disney fix closer to home and as a Christmas present she took me to see Disney on Ice at the O2.

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It started with a trip to Five Guys; my first trip and I was impressed. Mainly by the huge choice of Fanta flavours I recommend Peach or Strawberry accompanied by a Little Cheeseburger.

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The show was fantastic, the lifts and tricks never fail to amaze me and the added Disney magic just added to the overall experience.

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Mickey and his friends present the show; how they skate in those huge costumes I do not know!

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The show was full of characters including some of the lesser celebrated characters like The Incredibles and Pocahontas.

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Disney on Ice happens throughout the year and with different shows each tour I would highly recommend whether young or old to get yourself a ticket and see the magic for yourself.

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Don’t forget your Mickey ears!

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

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For more information and tickets click here.

Hypnotic Red|Review

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L’Oreal Colour Riche Nail Polish in Hypnotic Red£4.99

I don’t normally blog about nail polish but these Colour Riche polishes are amazing. They are by no means new to the market but at only £4.99 a pop they are worth getting excited over. The colour Hypnotic Red is a gorgeous dark cranberry red and the finish is super shiny giving the appearance of gel nails. The thick but not overly gloopy formula is the real selling point, fast drying and only one coat needed so great if you are in a rush but two coats gives a slightly stronger colour.

If you haven’t picked one of these up then why not!

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

The Woodman

Good food and good friends are all you need to beat the January blues. I recently met up with a few of my old dancing pals something that seems to happen only once in a blue moon (read about our last meet up here.)

We headed to a pub in Battersea called The Woodman with the promise of good hearty winter warmers and we were not disappointed.

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The menu is full of british food but with a twist on the traditional pub grub – No pie and chips here.

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After chit chatting over a few glasses of wine we ordered and for once I knew exactly what I wanted. K and I are currently in the habit of acting like a married couple and sharing food is one of those things that most married couples do.

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I chose the Winter warming Venison cobbler with cheese scones paired with creamy mustard mash and seasonal veg and K went for the Pan fried pheasant breast with smoked bacon lardons, roast onions, mushrooms and gratin potatoes.

Both were a fantastic combination of flavours and textures, my favourite was the venison I’ve never had cheese scones with my meal and it was an added bonus perfecting for mopping up all the gravy. The meat from both dishes was full of flavour and melted in the mouth.

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Next up was pudding and although I didn’t want to part ways with the other half of my Sticky toffee pudding I did for a half of K’s Chocolate mocha tart and I am so happy I did. The desserts are well worth leaving room for, I would highly recommend the Sticky toffee it is to die for!

If you happen to be in the Battersea area definitely pop in for a bite to eat, I will be heading back to try one of the burgers they looked fantastic! Make sure you take some friends with you to enjoy the grub!

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Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

For menus and bookings click here.

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