Saturday, 7 December 2013

What to Get Your Friends for Christmas (with a budget)

Deciding what to get my friends for Christmas and who i am going to buy presents for is always hard. Everyone likes different things and the price always adds up. Here are 3 tips and ideas on what to buy your friends:

1. A Set of Earrings from Claire's! I normally go for a Christmas themed set but it's totally up to you. They normally cost around £9.00 and you get 9 in a set. I always make my cards but it's your choice. Buy/make a card with a Christmas tree on and then take the earrings off the plastic and hang them on the card. This way it looks like you have spent a lot of time and effort on it. If this isn't enough then you could always buy a set of Christmas tree shaped chocolates that you can also hang on your Christmas tree and put one or two in the envelope.

2. Topshop Socks! I have 3 really close friends and Topshop always have a 3 for £8 deal on their socks so this would be perfect. They look so expensive and everyone loves socks so you can't go wrong with them! Again you could make a card and put a few chocolates in the envelope.

3. A Photo Frame! If you have a really close friend then this is a perfect present. You could either buy a pretty frame or you could buy a plain frame and decorate it with buttons, shells or feathers. Then put a picture of you two in it together and job done!

I hope these helped, what are you getting your best friend for Christmas?xox

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

My Maybelline Mascaras

Hey guys,
My aim is to get to 100 followers by christmas and i already have a giveaway planned!

I like to switch up my mascara a lot because sometimes i want fuller lashes but sometimes i want curly lashes. I only own two Maybelline mascaras because i have no need for any more and these are the two most raved about in the blogger world.
Obviously The Falsies was going to be one of the two i would buy. It's so crazy how this mascara has been out for years and years and most bloggers say it beats any high end mascara and they have even re-purchased it. This is my favourite mascara to use for my bottom lashes because it has a curled applicator and doesn't overload them so is really easy to use. It is completely clump free and i find this mascara is the easiest to apply without a mirror because you can't overload it. It's also light and thin so is perfect for make up bags. I would recommend this mascara to people that are starting out their make up collection or just want a more natural looking mascara.
The Rocket Volum' Express Mascara is a lot newer than The Falsies and a lot thicker. I find this mascara to be easy to overload and end up looking like you have 5 day old false lashes on. This mascara does clump a little. The applicator is called a "Glide Brush", it doesn't glide at all it clumps up and gives your lashes an uneven look. This mascara isn't for me because i don't have many lashes and the ones i do have are very thin. After taking this mascara off my eyelashes always feel like rubber. This mascara is more for people that do their eye make up day-to-day and want a thick mascara.

As you can probably guess I prefer The Falsies.

What's your favourite mascara?xox

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