Wednesday, 16 January 2019

So what the heck is Kombucha? No.1 Kombucha Review

No.1 Kombucha Review
So I have reimagined my fitness regime at the start of the month so I am not just thinking about going to the gym or exercising, I am also thinking about my diet. Now I know I said diet BUT I am not going on the typical fad diets that are out there but rather a more healthier way of eating to help control my PCOS. I am now thinking about portion sizes, how much sugar is in my diet and also snacking. I have made many changes and I know it may sound nuts but I am starting to feel better the way I am eating and exercising now, it is all progress. 

I was kindly sent No.1 Kombucha to try. Now at first, I wasn't sure what Kombucha was but after research on their website, I was pleasantly surprised about the benefits including the fact it's naturally rich in live cultures. The brand was founded by Jonny Wilkinson and comes in 3 delicious flavours; 'Ginger & Tumeric', 'Raspberry, Pomegranate & Hibiscus' and also 'Passion fruit and Goji'.These are available in Sainsbury's. 
So what the heck is Kombucha? No.1 Kombucha review
So what is Kombucha?
Now I know many of you may be wondering what Kombucha is because to be honest before I was sent it I didn't know either. Kombucha in basic terms is fermented tea. Its ( 91% ) filtered water, cane sugar, green tea and live kombucha cultures. It also has white grape juice, Ginger juice ( 3 % ) and Tumeric ( 0.1% ). It does have caffeine as it does contain green tea but it doesn't contain any more caffeine than your usual cup of green tea.

Now, this drink is made through a fermentation process so it does have a very small trace of alcohol in it. The drink is also live and unpasteurised so its best to keep it in the fridge and once opened to drink within 2 days of opening.

Not only do they taste delicious but they are less than 50 calories in each bottle and they are suitable for gluten-free, dairy-free and vegans
Eco-friendly: Bottle made from recycled amber glass which not only can be recycled again but also helps protect living cultures in Kombucha. The cap can be recycled too.
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Benefits of Kombucha
Great for the gut
During the fermentation process of kombucha, it becomes full of powerful antioxidants making it perfect for gut health.
Great for the brain 
They contain probiotics which are known to support mental health and brain ageing.
Great for the liver
The fermentation process of kombucha can produce organic and amino acids which are brilliant at supporting the liver.

If you want to give this drink a try, pick them up over at Sainsbury's. More info on their website below.
https://www.no1kombucha.com/

Have you tried Kombucha before?

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Monday, 14 January 2019

Birchbox January 2019 | Review

January Birchbox 2019 review
I have only recently subscribed to the Birchbox subscription box and since I was impressed with last months December Birchbox, I thought why the heck don't you treat yourself to another? I am so glad I did too as I just love the design/theme and what's inside is just as impressive. This months theme is 'Shake your Pom Poms' and the box itself has vibrant circles on it which actually look like pom poms. The month's box has been designed to make even the gloomiest of days feel more vibrant. 


This months box has an extra treat inside so instead of 5, you get 6 amazing goodies inside the box. The box costs £10 plus P&P and can be a rolling subscription or save money by buying every 3,6 or yearly.

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January Birchbox 2019 review
Inside Januarys Shake Your Pom Poms box

CLE Cosmetics Essence Moonlighter Cushion in either Apricot Tinge or Copper Rose ( FULL SIZE: RRP £22 )
Infused with luminescent pearl powder in a sponge. You can either apply with the applicator sponge that's included or you can apply with your fingers. It has a cooling sensation when applied to the skin and it can be used on your cheekbones, brow bones or down your nose, wherever really!

Dr Bontanicals Cleansing Bar in Pomegranate Superfood or Cocoa & Coconut ( FULL SIZE: RRP £5.90 )
I was sent the pomegranate superfood cleansing bar and the first thing I noticed was its lovely pomegranate smell, it has a lovely fresh juicy scent. This bar is formulated with 98% natural so its safe to use on face and body. I am excited to try out this soap.

Philip Kingsley Flaky/Itchy Scalp Shampoo ( Sample Size: Full-size retails at £24 )
Now as much as I love haircare in subscription boxes I really wish they could send out a sample of the conditioner too because for me I like using brands as a duo rather than different ones. Anyways This shampoo is for giving the scalp some TLC and also to help hair get stronger and shiny. I haven't tried it as yet but it has a lovely fresh smell.

Afterspa Facial Micro Scrubber ( FULL SIZE: RRP £7.00 ) 
This works perfectly with a cleanser! I use this on the evening to remove my makeup with my soap and glory deep cleansing milk! It helps removes dirt, oil and impurities, all you have to do when your done is to rinse and dry for next time.
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Sand & Sky Brilliant Skin Purifying Pink Clay Mask ( SAMPLE SIZE: Full-size retails at £39.90 )
A clay mask that's has a 4 in 1 formula. The formula detoxes invigorate, refines and brightens the skin. The clay itself is pink and contains soothing aloe vera and pomegranate which tightens pores and also brill for making the skin radiant. I have yet to try it but I hope they are enough because the sample size is rather small.

Something extra
Birchbox Pom Pom Hair Ties
A nice little extra! I am sure my girls will love these.

My Thoughts
I think this months box was so much better than last months box! They are more full-size products and the fact the samples are a good size makes a huge difference too. I am most excited about the Cle Cosmetics essence moonlighter cushion in apricot tinge, as I have never tried a sponge based highlighter before. Not only that I do think the compact itself looks amazing too. I am not disappointed in anything in the box this month ( phew ) I am glad I will happily trying everything.

Have you got this month Birchbox? What are your thoughts on this months box?

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Friday, 11 January 2019

Glossybox January 2019 | Review

 
Now I know January can be one of those months but I have taken a different aspect to it this year, like a more positive spin. Now, who heard the term January blues? I know we see it a lot in the media and over on social media and I would say it because of the end of the festive holidays and the start of a new year and of course the usual cold weather. I am embracing the new year as a fresh way to start goals and also be positive! I have even started going to the gym.

As many of you may know, Glossybox was my favourite beauty subscription box last year and it ended the year perfectly with the December 2019 Glossybox. They have started the New Year with the 'Beauty Resolutions Edition' which are all picks for keeping beauty resolutions easy with a selection of beauty products mainly from the hair and skin care category.

Glossybox is monthly beauty subscription box that could contain a variety of products including makeup, skincare, haircare and the occasional treat! Prices start at £10 a month plus P&P but you can save money if you buy quarterly, 6 month or yearly plan. I personally have the rolling subscription as I love having the option in which I can cancel when I want.

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January Glossybox 2019 review
So what is in the Beauty Resolutions Edition box?

Avant Skincare Deluxe Hyaluronic Acid Vivifying Face & Eye Night Cream
Now after all the long night and early starts in December my skin definitely needs a bit more TLC. I do have a pretty intense skincare routine already but I am excited to give this product a whirl once my current 'Beauty Kitchen night time cream' has finished( which I love by the way and I would definitely recommend it). This cream has ingredients that you can use as a face and eye cream so as you can tell by that it is deep conditioning. It is also an anti-ageing moisturiser which is formulated to be deeply hydrating with its wonder ingredient of hyaluronic acid. 

If I do like this cream I definitely won't be able to repurchase it because I do think £98 is a bit steep for me personally for 50ml of product. 

Full Size: RRP £98

Batiste Rethink Dry Shampoo 
Now I have lost count of the number of dry shampoos I have now LOL! Unfortunately, I am not a huge fan of them as I personally don't see or feel the difference with them and I know it might be different for others but for me, it sure doesn't.  I will be giving this a try still as its supposed to help hydrate the hair so we will see how that works out especially after I've been to the gym!

Deluxe Sample: RRP £1.50 

Maybelline Dream Blender Foundation Sponge 
This is latex free and has an easy to hold handle. I would love to give all-stars for this product but my goodness this just moves foundation all over my face and doesn't blend very well at all, I had to blend it with my real techniques sponge, such a shame really as I was excited to try this. I do also think its rather small compared to other makeup sponges I have tried. 

Full Size: RRP £4.99
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Hask Repairing Deep Conditioning Treatment
Now I just love Hask deep conditioners, I have tried them many times and are brilliant for adding hydration and smoothing my hair. They sent me one for colour treated hair which is ideal for me since I recently dyed my hair ( again LOL). They help repair, soften, smooth and strengthen the hair and they also have a range of shampoo and conditioner products too. 

You simply massage a generous amount of this on your hair after shampooing and rinsing your hair and you leave it on for 10 minutes to work its magic. I like to finish up with my usual conditioner as its seels the hair cuticle making it easier for me to style my hair 

Full Size: one sachet RRP £2.49 

-417 Facial Micro Luffa Foaming Gel 
I have recently started using a cleanser in my skincare and omg it makes a huge difference, I will explain more about that in a future blog post. This is a refreshing gel-based cleanser that actually foams  ( don't a lot of beauty products do that lately? haha) These are formulated with minerals from the dead sea, rare plant extracts and vitamins. Can't wait to give this a try.

Deluxe Mini: RRP £13.31

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My Thoughts
I love most things in the box and I am super happy that its mostly hair and skincare products. The choice of products is a good variety and the fact it has new brands I haven't tried before makes it more exciting for me. I am most excited to use the -417 facial micro luffa foaming gel as cleansers have made such a difference for me lately and another reason I know it might sound daft but I just love the name of this, its fab!

I am not so keen on the Maybelline makeup sponge but that's just me, it just didn't work well for me which is a shame. I can't complain really when the box costs a fair £10 plus P&P

If you want to know more about Glossybox, check out their website here.



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Thursday, 10 January 2019

Lush Valentine's Day Collection 2019

Lush Valentine's Day Collection 2019
💘  Hello everyone! 💘

Now you might be wondering where on earth is my Lush boxing day haul blog post? Well, the short answer is I didn't buy anything in the sales as honestly Lush can be sooooo busy and I didn't want to waste time on boxing day. Loosing out of the sale didn't bother me at all ( even though I did love most of the Christmas collection ) because Lush dropped the most amazing Valentine's Day Collection and it has to my favourite so far. Now I can't say I am completely jumping for joy as I am a little disappointed they didn't bring back 'Titsy Totsy; it was one of my favourite bath bombs ever!!

The Lush Valentine's Day Collection 2019 includes a variety of products including knot wraps, naked shower gels and bath bombs. The range includes 34 products and choosing which ones to try first was a challenge since this year they have brought out many new products and also some old favourites too. When I get the chance to go back to Lush I will definitely be getting 'The Big Banana' Massage bar ( I love the smell of banana and would love to try a massage product as I haven't tried one from lush before). I also would like to 'Peachy' which is a bath bomb in shape of a peach and as you guessed it, it is also peach scented. Now as much as I looked for Peachy is my Braehead, Glasgow I couldn't find it, maybe next time when I go hopefully.

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Products in the Lush Valentine's Day Collection 2019 Range
  • 7 different designs of knot wraps including one of which has the name of 'What's your sign' - Prices from £3.95 to £4.95.
  • 8 different gifts which are wrapped to perfection and one has an amazing name which I just love which is 'Bananarama'. Prices for the gift sets start at £10.95.
  • Love Boat - Bath Bomb. I wanted to try this last year but never got round to it. It is in the shape of a boat and is blue and pink. A lovely £4.50 each.
  • Unicorn Horn - Bubble Bar. A valentines day staple from lush, design has changed over the years but its Unicorn themed, what'ss not to love?  A magical £4.50 each.
  • Love Token - Reusable Bubble bar. I just had to try this! It smells amazing and it looks like a giant coin. They cost £4.95 each
  • Eve's Cherry - Lip Scrub. I love lip scrubs, they are the perfect lipstick prep. Priced at £6.50  each.
  • Adam's Apple - Mouthwash Tabs. Not my favourite products from lush but I do love the name. Price is £6.50 each.
  • Open your Heart - Bubble Bar. Same scent as the golden pear family! It also has a fabulous design which can be used more than once. Price is £4.95 each
  • Six - Bubble Bars( They is two versions, one is red and yellow and the other is yellow and blue). Both new products for 2019! Price is £5.50 each
  • Avocado Wash -  Shower Gel and Naked Shower Gel.  No packaging option, that's got to be a huge bonus right? Prices start at £5.95 each. 
  • American Cream - Shower Naked Shower Gel. Another product with a package free product option? that's fab don't you think? Prices start at £5.95 each
  • The Big Banana - Massage Bar. I have never tried a massage bar from lush before, so I am excited to try this, especially as its banana scented. It is a fruity £5.95 each.
  • Strawberry Whips - Soap. A strawberry scented soap that is also the shape of tasty fruit. They are £6.50 each.
  • Love Island - Body Scrub. Just when you heard enough from the programme they release a product named after it LOL. Love the theme and the name. They cost £3.50 each.
  • American Pie - Body conditioner and Naked Body Conditioner. A body moisturiser available without packaging, it's a thumbs up from me. They cost from £8.50 each.
  • Aubergine - Bath Bomb. I just love the design of this and the smell of this is just divine! It smells like violets, sooooo nice. They are £3.95 each.
What in the lush valentines day collection
Products I bought 
Aubergine - Bath Bomb
Designed like the aubergine emoji and is a lovely purple and green! It smells like violets and has the key ingredients of fresh aubergine, bergamot oil and Tonka Absolute.

Love Token - Bubble Bar 
I just love that it looks like a huge coin! Not only that but its very sparkly. It has an amazing smell which is woody and fresh. Its key ingredients are Ginger oil, Pine Need Absolute, Clove Bud Oil and Guaiacwood oil

Six ( red and yellow) Bubble Bar 
This is such a cheeky bubble bar but I just love them. They can be used more than once if broken up. The key ingredients for these are Clove bud oil and Ylang Ylang Oil.

My Overall thoughts
I do love the range and I do think the collection is a good size of products to choose from. I do think the theme this year is more daring than ever but overall all the products are brilliant and I wouldn't mind giving them all a try in the future. I do wish they brought back some old favourites from the previous Lush Valentines Day collections like I explained above with 'Titsy Totsy' but apart from that and the price of the products now then I can't complain, they have a fabulous new range to choose from.

Did you get anything from the Valentine's Day Lush Collection?


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Friday, 4 January 2019

What I Got For Christmas 2018

Hello everyone!

And just like that Christmas and New Year just flew by with the blink of the eye!! It just seemed like yesterday when I was planning for the Christmas holidays and now I am just sitting here scratching my head thinking flipping heck that was quick. Now I must admit Christmas was a bit of a hit and miss this year as we were ill and I was the only one cooking so you can only imagine how hectic that was for me. To top it all off people who said they were coming changed their mind at the last minute... typical right?

The kids have just loved the holidays though so it makes it all worth while! They have played board games, went to the park and enjoyed their toys that they got from us and family members. They got lots of Playmobil this year and lots of crafty things, so plenty to keep them all busy that's for sure. This year I was super duper shocked and ecstatic with my presents ( as I am every year of course as I just love presents no matter the time of year!) 

What I got for Christmas 

Soap & Glory Bubble Act Gift Set
Every year Soap and Glory never disappoint us when it comes to gift sets, do they? I had my eye on this huge gift set every time I went past it in boots, secretly wishing I would get it for Christmas! MY WISH CAME TRUE, WOOHOO. Not only do you get a huge gift tin which is super handy at storing skincare etc but you get £80 of amazing Soap and Glory products inside.

Inside bubble act
Thick & Fast HD Mascara
The Rushower Dry Shampoo
Peaches and Clean Deep Cleansing Milk
Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss in Bare Enough
Bright and Beautiful Radiance - Boosting Mask
Original Pink Body Spray
Melty Talented Dry Skin Balm
Fizz-a-Ball Original Pink Bath Bomb
Hand Food Hand Cream
The Scrub of Your life Body Scrub
Clean on Me Shower Gel
The Righteous Butter Body Butter

Flamingo Cups and Saucers
Now the person who got me these knows I am partial to some tea and biscuits ( Yes I am mentioning you Zain 👀 ) This come in a set of four and honestly I can't wait to make all types of teas with this set. I will be using them next time I have guests over.

Calendar Club Cow Calendar
This made me laugh in hysterics because my mum knows I am a big fan of Jason Momoa and she kept giving vibes it would be an Aquaman calender but nope it was something I was expecting...COWS! I just love cows they are one of my favourite animals and has been for many years now.
 I hope you all had an amazing Christmas and New Years! If you have a 'What I got for Christmas Post' I would love to see it, put it in the comments below so I can visit the post and leave a comment.
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Thursday, 3 January 2019

PixiGlow Cakes | Review

PixiGlow Cake review
 Hello Everyone!

Pixi is a brand that I have heard about for a few years now but never got round to actually trying anything till last year. I currently have a highlighter duo which gives some amazing glow and shimmer and also the chole morello palette which is a super versatile palette which contains blushers, eyeshadows and brow products. I was kindly sent these 'PixiGlow cakes' to try!

PixiGlow Cake  Review
PixiGlow Cake review
PixiGlow Cake comes in 2 beautiful shades. 'Gilded Bare Glow' which is like a warm bronzer with a built-in highlighter. 'Pink Champagne Glow' is a subtle baby pink shade with a lovely shimmery highlighter built into it too. The pans on both of these products are just huge and the photos honestly don't do them justice. The shades aren't just one block shade but rather an ombre of products that are blended together that can either used separately or all together, whatever you fancy really.

Both products have lots of pigment and can Gilded Bare Glow can be used as a subtle bronzer or even as a contour, its what I do and its just lovely teamed up with the highlighter included in the pan. Pink Champagne Glow is just gorgeous (all this mention of cake is making me hungry 😜) as its lovely pink that is very buildable and can also be more contoured with the darker shade of pink in the palette. Both of these are long lasting and have a huge amount of product in them... 24 grams to be precise and my goodness that is huge!

I like to use my real techniques brush crush 302 blush brush with these and I simply swirl my brush in the pan use whichever of the 3-1 products I want or even all 3. Not only do these maximise the complexion's radiance, but they also have ceramides which help restore the skins moisture barrier. It also has peptides which plump and firms the skin and I can't forget to mention grape seed extract which helps improve skins elasticity.
PixiGlow Cake swatches
Pros
  • Huge pan with a whopping 24 gram of product
  • 3 in 1 Product 
  • Ceramides which help restore skins moisture barrier
  • Peptides to plump and firm
  • Grape seed extract helps improves skins elasticity
  • Can be used separately or all together
  • Cruelty-Free 
 Cons 
    • Not really a con but would love if they had more choices to choose from but I do love the ones I have, they are just fabulous. 

    Now you may think omg it costs £24 but you know something, I honestly think its a bargain considering its a 3 in 1 product, I can barely hold the palette in my hand it's that big. You get a whopping amount of product, it is not like you will need to go to the shops any time soon after purchasing one. The pigmentation of these are just unreal and the sparkle is just perfect for that add of glimmer. I just love them both and can't choose a favourite.

    I can't wait to try out more Pixi products in the future because so far none of the products has let me down and all have exceeded my expectations and beyond every time. 

    Want to find out more? Check out the Pixi Website here for more info on the fabulous PixiGlow Cakes. 

    Have you tried the PixiGlow cakes yet? What products from Pixi are your favourites?

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    Wednesday, 2 January 2019

    My Goals for 2019

    Hi Everyone!
    It's 2019 already! 2018 had to be one of the fastest years yet right? It sure was a rollercoaster year in many ways but it had many positives so I won't complain too much because life is too short to complain too much in my opinion, so on with the positive. So I thought it would be a bit fun to make a list of all the goals I have for 2019. Each of the goals is a more like look back to see if I continue it to the end and also to look back onto at the end of the year!

    So without further ado, let's get onto my goals for the year!
    🏃 Go back to the gym and eat healthier 🥑
    I was doing so well with weight loss last year until negative vibes came my way and I ended up putting more weight on and some! I can't say I wasn't disappointed because I was but I have accepted it now and I am ready for my fitness journey!

    When it comes to food I may not eat loads when it comes to meal times but I sure do love the snacks and unfortunately the most healthy snacks lol! I am definitely going to start keeping track of my diet once my Christmas treats run out that is.

    📗 Read more books 📚
    I have read more books than I did in the previous year but I would love to find more time to read more, it is very enriching. Last year my favourite book had to be Preacher. Now you may all be wondering about Preacher but it is a tv series I just love and once I found out they were books prior I just had to have a read. The books are completely different from the books as they are more action packed and my goodness more swear words LOL! I can't wait to read the next book.

    🙌 Make new friends 👯
    I haven't made friends since been in Scotland and hopefully in 2019 that will all change. As I said 2018 was eventful and I am ready for a more positive year ahead hopefully.

    🌅 Go on Holiday Abroad 🌄
    I know this may be unlikely but a girl can dream, right? It has been 12 years since my last holiday abroad and I do think its about time I went on my first holiday abroad. I am not sure as yet but I think maybe Turkey or Spain I am not sure yet.

    💻 Improve my blog and social media 📷
    Over the past year, my social media and blog have grown so much to the point I was bowled over with happiness! I am so proud of my achievements so far and the sky is the limit, right?
    👐Get a new camera ❤
    As much as I love taking photos with my phone I want to have the extra edge you get with a camera. I am hoping to get into a photography course this year too, so that should come in handy for me.

    🔏 Get another tattoo 👀
    It has been far too long since I last got a tattoo... that being down to the price of them and I don't just want tattoos. I have a few ideas for the upcoming year so fingers crossed for this.

    🏘 Find a new flat 🏡
    As much as I love the area my flat is in, it really isn't ideal as a mum of 3, we need for space. Ideally, after a few months, we will find the right place for us.

    👩 Be more confident
    Probaly the most important of them all! I need more confidence. I have had enough of being shy and being underconfident, I am going to smash my goals this year.

    🖋 Organise more 👌
    I have a diary so I am going to plan out my blog posts in that and also put in the events I will be going to for the upcoming year.

    What are your goals for 2019?

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    Friday, 28 December 2018

    Stack and Still - Glasgow | Review

    Stack and Still - Glasgow | Review
    Pancakes are one of my favourite desserts...like ever! When I saw advertising on a first bus about a pancake restaurant in Glasgow central I just knew I had to visit to see what amazing pancake options they have to offer. Stack & Still is the biggest urban pancake house in the UK! 

    Stack & Still have a huge menu... so huge that if you went there every day for the next 35,000 years you wouldn't have the same pancake twice! The menu is very versatile as well with so many options including a make your own and also combinations they have come up with two from the sweet and savoury menus. If you are vegan they have a pancake option and also they have gluten free options as well as a protein pancake!
    Stack and Still - Glasgow | Review
    Finding Stack & Still
    Me being not brilliant with directions needed to use my google maps to find the location but if you know Glasgow well it should be easy enough to find but if not, no worries google maps helps!

    100 West George Street
    Glasgow City Centre
    G2 1PJ

    Opening times 
    Mon-Thurs 8am-10pm
    Fri-Sat 8am-11pm
    Sunday 9am-9pm

    More info 
    https://stackandstill.co.uk/index

    The outside decor looks amazing and has some retro vibes to it, that continues once you walk into the building too. They are a wide variety of table styles and chairs, so they are plenty of room for single people or even parties. We didn't wait long to be seated by a friendly waitress who got a 2 seater placed next to the large window which was ideal as it helped give me these ultra amazing blog photos.

    We got a menu each which had lots of pancakes choices to choose from including a make your own option up. They also had a few sides to choose from including pancake fries which I didn't get a chance to order but I definitely want to try out next time. On the table, there is a jar with the cutlery and also a drinks menu which has a variety of soft drinks and also alcoholic drinks including cocktails!
    Stack and Still - Glasgow | Review
    We ordered different pancakes one from the sweet menu and one from the savoury menu. I will do a little description on both of them. 

    Steak Stack 
    Rosemary & Parmesan savoury pancakes with marinated braised beef brisket with a pickle, mustard, onion rings and a yummy gruyere stack and still beer gravy. 
    I have never tried a savoury pancake before so trying this was a new culinary adventure for me for sure. Everything about these pancakes was just divine from the soft beef brisket to the mouth-watering gravy, just heaven. 

    Strawberries & Cream
    A buttermilk stack with meringue, strawberries, Chantilly cream pecans and a delicious chocolate sauce. 
    This was displayed beautifully on the plate with a good serving of every ingredient. The buttermilk pancakes were lovely and hot and so soft that they melted in my mouth with every bite. I had 3 pancakes on my plate but my god with the pancakes and the ingredients were so filling that I had to ask for a box so I could finish the rest at home. Money well spent though because they have to be the best pancakes I have ever tried. 
    Stack and Still - Glasgow | Review
    I am so glad I finally got to go here and is a place I would 100% go back too in the future, its a pancake heaven. The environment is lovely, they are plenty of seating, its bright with the lights and natural daylight and the choices of the pancakes is just mind boggling!

    I loved everything about this place and I can't wait to try another cocktail and pancake next time I get a chance to visit.

    Have you been to Stack & Still before?
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    Thursday, 27 December 2018

    November Beauty Favourites

    November Beauty Favourites
     
    I can't believe its nearly Christmas and how fast the year 2018 has been! In November I didn't wear as much makeup as I usually do but I did have a firm few favourites that I loved wearing on the days that I wore makeup. I totally nearly forgot to post this post so its up way later than the usual beauty favourite post would be up. 

    Novembers makeup was just makeup I would do in less than 15 minutes and most of the choices are neutrals because I think they look better with my bleached blonde hair. I am saving up the vibrant and sparkly looks for December seeing as its the party season aha.

    My November Favourites
    Too Faced Melted Latex in Hopeless Romantic 
    This first featured as one of my monthly beauty favourites back in July and I still love it now. I wore this for a family wedding and I am so glad I did as it went perfectly with my outfit and I got so many compliments wearing it. I am so thankful to my friend Ummbaby for gifting me this as it happens to be my favourite nude lipstick, like ever. Just wanted to say Ummbaby ( Sal ) is a very friendly amazing blogger and Instagrammer, definitely give her a follow.

    Kat Von D 'Metal Crush' Extreme Highlighter  in Gammaray
    I have to say my highlight game has been absolutely dazzling this year and that's thanks to mostly my Kat Von D highlighters. The highlighters are so sparkly and pigmented, they are always my go-to highlighter as I know they will last all day. Gammaray is as the name suggests EXTREME HIGHLIGHTER... its justs blinding and out there that you only need a small amount. It is a lovely pink/copper hue and works wonders on cheekbones, cupids bow and eyebrow arches.

    Loreal Infallible 24 hour Foundation in Linen 
    This has to be my favourite high street foundation that I have ever tried, it is just brilliant. It works well with the infallible primer as a base and it glides onto the skin like silk, its very light and pretty much weightless when on the skin. It has light-medium coverage and can be buildable depending on what you like.

    3INA The Eyebrow Kit 
    Now I am usually a girl who loves wearing eyebrow pomades but this kit is up there with favourite eyebrow products. It has 2 eyebrow powders and wax with tweezers, not forgetting 2 mini eyebrow brushes and not only that, the palette itself has a mirror so its an all-around amazing product.
    November Beauty Favourites
    NYX Liquid Liner 
    I have been wearing eyeliner for many years now and this eyeliner has to be one of my favourites to use. It's easy to create a variety of looks from everyday liners to glam looks, it is so damn versatile, I love it.

    Kat Von D Shade and Light Eyeshadow Palette
    I usually go for more vibrant eyeshadow palettes but this palette sure won me over as its perfect for everyday looks and it's also perfect for glam looks, its a palette I didn't know I needed till I got it. It has a matte finish and blends perfectly together, it can also be used with shimmer and glitter eyeshadows too.

    MUA Luxe Bronzer
    I got this a few months back in the Halloween Edition Glossybox and I got to say it is one of my staple bronzers, its great. I love using it as a contour or to add definition to my cheekbones. It's not my favourite bronzer by any means but I love the glow and dimension it gives.

    Beauty kitchen SPF30 Mineral Shield Daily Primer
    I know it may sound daft but I never knew you could get primers with SPF in them, I always thought you needed a separate product. This is a mineral primer that I was lucky enough to get in a Triyit box offers up SPF30 and has 5-star protection against UVA/UVB rays. Not only is it natural product buts its suitable for all skin tones and skin types ( even like my sensitive skin).

    What products did you love in November?


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