It’s Almost Time: Stanmore Pain Management and Rehabilitation Programme, Part Five

I can’t quite believe how fast this has come around. Three more sleeps and I’m off into hospital for my three week in-patient stay for Pain Management. I’m so anxious just writing this. It’s such a good job that I booked a hotel for the night before because I know on Monday morning the last…

Blush Addict Tag

The above picture is a handful of the blushers I have, I tried to take a picture with them all in but it was getting slightly overcrowded. I also realised that I only have one high street/drugstore blush, recommendations are more than welcome. What colour blush suits you the most?I tend to gravitate towards light…

Sarah in Wonderland had a Makeover: Blog redesign

Do you notice anything different?My darling little blog has undergone a huge transformation and I absolutely love it. Let me first of all thank the absolutely amazing Serena at Pretty Wild Things for all her hard work and putting my crazily long emails into action, she deserves a medal for handling my control-freak ways. I…

Kat Von D Beauty – Shade Light Contour and Eye Contour Palettes: Review

I jumped on these palettes when they were released at Sephora online. If there was a Sephora in the UK I’d definitely set up camp outside. I picked the palettes up months apart as the Eye Contour Palette came out at a later date. Everything about them is perfection; Kat Von D does packaging like no…

The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton: Book Review

The Miniaturist is Jessie Burton’s debut novel; it is a international bestseller and has been published in over thirty languages. ‘Haunting, magical and full of surprises.’ S.J. Watson ‘Fabulously gripping.’ Observer ‘Powerful and richly imagined.’ Sunday Times After reading reviews online, I decided to purchase The Miniaturist and see if it lived up to the…

23 Pale Girl Problems: Girls with Porcelain Skin

1. There is NEVER a matching foundation. You will search forever and then it’ll be discontinued because there’s only you buying it. 2. A make up brand brings out a new foundation with thousands of shades and the lightest one is too dark. 3. Foundation is always named ‘Ivory’ or ‘Porcelain’ – and they’re too dark. 4. You’ll never find…

Luxury High-End Beauty Haul: Charlotte Tilbury, Laura Mercier, Becca and Tom Ford

The Selfridges in Manchester City Centre has a Charlotte Tilbury counter; I don’t own anything by Charlotte Tilbury; I had a cardiology appointment in Manchester; I had to go shopping afterwards, obviously. I also decided I would treat myself to a Tom Ford lipstick. Selfridges Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick – Bitch Perfect | £23 |…

Blame it on Nars Collection

NARS – Blame it on Nars Ultimate Lip Pencil Set | £29 | Link | IT’S HERE, IT’S FINALLY HERE! I eagerly anticipated the limited edition Blame it on Nars collection as (as you well know) I’m a huge lover of all things beauty and especially all things Nars. I simply can’t get enough. As soon…

I’ve Got a Date: Stanmore Pain Management and Rehabilitation Programme, Part Four

My in-patient date for Stanmore, RNOH, came and I felt sick as soon as I opened the letter. My initial thought – ‘I don’t want to go’, my stomach churned and anxiety kicked in. It was real now, I was actually going into hospital for three weeks. THREE WEEKS! The admission date is August 3rd, if…