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Welcome to the second post of me sharing my holiday pictures from Goa, India. If you haven't seen my first post then please click here to do so. Some of these photos aren't the best quality but I still wanted to share them.














Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Goa, India

My Holiday Pictures! Part 2 | Goa, India.

Welcome to the second post of me sharing my holiday pictures from Goa, India. If you haven't seen my first post then please click here to do so. Some of these photos aren't the best quality but I still wanted to share them.














Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Hey there and welcome to a new post. A few months ago, I made a blog post sharing all of my holiday pictures from Torromolinos, Spain and you all seemed to really like it. So, I thought I would do the same from my recent trip to Goa, India. As I got lots of pictures in India, I thought I would share them between two posts and that one will be out not long after this so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for that one, if you would like to see those pictures too!














Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Goa, India

My Holiday Pictures! Part 1 | Goa, India.

Hey there and welcome to a new post. A few months ago, I made a blog post sharing all of my holiday pictures from Torromolinos, Spain and you all seemed to really like it. So, I thought I would do the same from my recent trip to Goa, India. As I got lots of pictures in India, I thought I would share them between two posts and that one will be out not long after this so make sure you keep your eyes peeled for that one, if you would like to see those pictures too!














Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Welcome to today's blog post which is actually in collaboration with fellow blogger Rachael from www.bloggerrachael.blogspot.co.uk, and we will both be sharing our Valentines inspired makeup looks. I absolutely love trying out new looks and pink eye shadow isn't something that I do too often so I was actually really excited to try something new. So ... how did I create this look?

This is basically a full face of Revolution products and this shows just how much I love revolution as a brand because this wasn't even planned.


After moisturising I then used the Barry M Brightening Primer which has become my go-to quite quickly and I really like how smooth it makes my skin before applying my foundations. For foundation I decided to use the Laura Geller Filter First in the shade Buff and this foundation blends out really nicely, has good coverage, the colour match is almost perfect to my skin tone and it has a natural finish so there's a bit of a glow there. For Concealer I used the Revolution Conceal & Define in C3 and I'm sure this didn't come as a surprise to any of you because I love this one so much.

You can read my full review of this concealer here.

To set all of that in place, I baked my under eyes, round my nose and my chin with the Revolution Lace Baking Powder before bronzing up my face with the bronzer from the Revolution Chocolate Heart. I really like this bronzer because it gives you a sun kissed glow and that it much needed right now! I decided to contour my face a little bit using the bronzing colour in the Revolution Praline face palette. To highlight, I also used the Praline palette and I used a mixture of Fondant and Bon Bon, as well as taking the more blush shade called Ripple onto the apples of my cheeks.


For Brows I'm still using my Revolution Pomade in Granite. I feel like this works best for the bold brows that I like and think suit me best and also because I really need my brows done, I feel like this pomade can cover that up and not make it so obvious. I then set my brows in place with the Natural Collection Clear Brow Gel.

This eye look started out trying to be minimal and quite natural, so that I could add a bold lip ... but as usual I got a bit shadow happy and went for more of a pink smokey eye. The palette I used to achieve this look is the Revolution Red Velvet Palette and I thought that this would be the perfect palette to use for a valentines look!

Shadows used:

I first took Blend and Cupcake and blended them both through the crease. To deepen the crease, I then took a mix of Caramelize and Chocolate and places them on the outer third of the lip, before blending it out, only to the middle of the crease though. Next up, I took Beetroot and placed that on the front two thirds of the lid and sort of making a cut crease ... leaving the outer third still dark from the shadows before. I then took Infuse, which is more of a berry colour, and used it to blend the harsh line between the Pink and the Dark outer corner. On top of Beetroot, I placed Red Velvet to create a bit of a shimmer to the look. I then took a mixture of Bitter and Crumbs to further darken the outer third of the lid, before blending Patisserie just above the crease to make sure there's no harsh edges, but also to bring a bit more colour into it. To add a little bit of a highlight, I decided to take a mixture of Cream Cheese and Frosting and then place them on my inner corner and on my brow bone. Lastly, to finish off the eyes, I took a mixture of Infuse and Patisserie and blended them on the lower lash line to tie the whole look together.


To finish off the eyes, I decided to go for some winged liner to make it a bit bolder and the liner I used was the Rimmel Exaggerate Liquid Eyeliner. I usually struggle quite a lot with winged eyeliner as I don't really do it much nowadays, but this one makes it super easy and glides on completely opaque. If you're looking for a good eyeliner for winged liner, then I really recommend this one to you.

For mascara I used my new fave which is the Eyeko Black Magic Mascara. I chose this one because it really extenuates your lashes, making them look long, curled and thicker than natural ... all without looking like spiders legs and I LOVE IT!

To complete this Valentines makeup look I decided to go for a creamy nude lip which is the Soph x Revolution in the shade Cake. I think this lipstick was the perfect colour to tie in the whole makeup look, without looking too much with the eyes. Because of the bold liner I didn't feel the need to apply some lashes, but if you decide to try out this makeup look then of course go add some lashes.

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The Final Look!
*please excuse my eyebrows as they are in desperate need of being done!! hahah*

I actually planned for this look to be a light pink with a little shimmer to it ... however it very much turned into more of a sultry smokey eye with a little pop of pink and shimmer. I really hope you enjoyed this post and liked hearing about how I created this look. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and I'll see you soon with another post! Also, thank you to Rachael for collabing with me!

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Valentines Makeup Look || Collab w/ BloggerRachael.

Welcome to today's blog post which is actually in collaboration with fellow blogger Rachael from www.bloggerrachael.blogspot.co.uk, and we will both be sharing our Valentines inspired makeup looks. I absolutely love trying out new looks and pink eye shadow isn't something that I do too often so I was actually really excited to try something new. So ... how did I create this look?

This is basically a full face of Revolution products and this shows just how much I love revolution as a brand because this wasn't even planned.


After moisturising I then used the Barry M Brightening Primer which has become my go-to quite quickly and I really like how smooth it makes my skin before applying my foundations. For foundation I decided to use the Laura Geller Filter First in the shade Buff and this foundation blends out really nicely, has good coverage, the colour match is almost perfect to my skin tone and it has a natural finish so there's a bit of a glow there. For Concealer I used the Revolution Conceal & Define in C3 and I'm sure this didn't come as a surprise to any of you because I love this one so much.

You can read my full review of this concealer here.

To set all of that in place, I baked my under eyes, round my nose and my chin with the Revolution Lace Baking Powder before bronzing up my face with the bronzer from the Revolution Chocolate Heart. I really like this bronzer because it gives you a sun kissed glow and that it much needed right now! I decided to contour my face a little bit using the bronzing colour in the Revolution Praline face palette. To highlight, I also used the Praline palette and I used a mixture of Fondant and Bon Bon, as well as taking the more blush shade called Ripple onto the apples of my cheeks.


For Brows I'm still using my Revolution Pomade in Granite. I feel like this works best for the bold brows that I like and think suit me best and also because I really need my brows done, I feel like this pomade can cover that up and not make it so obvious. I then set my brows in place with the Natural Collection Clear Brow Gel.

This eye look started out trying to be minimal and quite natural, so that I could add a bold lip ... but as usual I got a bit shadow happy and went for more of a pink smokey eye. The palette I used to achieve this look is the Revolution Red Velvet Palette and I thought that this would be the perfect palette to use for a valentines look!

Shadows used:

I first took Blend and Cupcake and blended them both through the crease. To deepen the crease, I then took a mix of Caramelize and Chocolate and places them on the outer third of the lip, before blending it out, only to the middle of the crease though. Next up, I took Beetroot and placed that on the front two thirds of the lid and sort of making a cut crease ... leaving the outer third still dark from the shadows before. I then took Infuse, which is more of a berry colour, and used it to blend the harsh line between the Pink and the Dark outer corner. On top of Beetroot, I placed Red Velvet to create a bit of a shimmer to the look. I then took a mixture of Bitter and Crumbs to further darken the outer third of the lid, before blending Patisserie just above the crease to make sure there's no harsh edges, but also to bring a bit more colour into it. To add a little bit of a highlight, I decided to take a mixture of Cream Cheese and Frosting and then place them on my inner corner and on my brow bone. Lastly, to finish off the eyes, I took a mixture of Infuse and Patisserie and blended them on the lower lash line to tie the whole look together.


To finish off the eyes, I decided to go for some winged liner to make it a bit bolder and the liner I used was the Rimmel Exaggerate Liquid Eyeliner. I usually struggle quite a lot with winged eyeliner as I don't really do it much nowadays, but this one makes it super easy and glides on completely opaque. If you're looking for a good eyeliner for winged liner, then I really recommend this one to you.

For mascara I used my new fave which is the Eyeko Black Magic Mascara. I chose this one because it really extenuates your lashes, making them look long, curled and thicker than natural ... all without looking like spiders legs and I LOVE IT!

To complete this Valentines makeup look I decided to go for a creamy nude lip which is the Soph x Revolution in the shade Cake. I think this lipstick was the perfect colour to tie in the whole makeup look, without looking too much with the eyes. Because of the bold liner I didn't feel the need to apply some lashes, but if you decide to try out this makeup look then of course go add some lashes.

SHOP THE PRODUCTS?




The Final Look!
*please excuse my eyebrows as they are in desperate need of being done!! hahah*

I actually planned for this look to be a light pink with a little shimmer to it ... however it very much turned into more of a sultry smokey eye with a little pop of pink and shimmer. I really hope you enjoyed this post and liked hearing about how I created this look. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and I'll see you soon with another post! Also, thank you to Rachael for collabing with me!

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Today's post is in collaboration with Alix from www.alixkate.co.uk, who is one of my very good blogger friends. We will both be sharing our favourite lip products at the moment, but valentines edition, so if you're going on a date this valentines, or out with your girl friends, then this post may help you to find a good lippy to finish off your makeup, or just a new lippy that you might like to try out!

My first lip obsession for valentines is the Laritzy Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in the shade Power. I actually received this in a Birchbox and I'm so glad I did because I hadn't heard of this brand before that but I turned out to really like the lipstick. Power is a really nice Burgundy, Dark Red colour and it'll compliment a lot of different looks, but I think a sultry black smokey eye would be the perfect eye look to wear it with. Although it is matte, it doesn't feel dehydrating or crack on the lips as it sits comfotably and it's really creamy ... it almost feels like you're not actually wearing anything on your lips. The swatch below was done with just one swipe of the product and as you can see, it's really pigmented. It hadn't quite dried down before I took the photo, but it takes around 60 seconds or so to completely dry matte. You can shop this liquid lipstick here.


Why are glosses so hard to swatch eh? Anyway ... If you’re looking for more of a natural lip colour then the NYX Butter Gloss in Vanilla Cream Pie could be a better bet. I really like this one as its a really nice creamy gloss but also has a slight tint of pink which is perfect for valentines. It’s also a really versatile gloss as it can team up with either a bold makeup look, whether that has a pop of pink in it or not, and it also will finish off any more low key neutral smokey eye look. As you can see from the swatch below that it’s a pigmented and opaque lip gloss, so a little goes a long way without needing to apply a load to actually get some colour to show from it. You can also use a lip liner underneath and it’ll still show through without being completely drowned out by the colour of the gloss. This gloss retails for just £5.50, which I think is a really good price as you get a decent amount for product, it’s a lovely buttery smooth gloss, it has a really nice sweet smell and they also have 34 different shades all as pigmented as each other. I cannot recommend this enough and for these reasons this is one of my current Lip obsessions.


So, they were my two lip obsessions for Valentines and I really hope you enjoyed reading all about them. Also, thankyou to Alix for collabing with me on this post ... make sure you all check out her blog and YouTube channel makeupwithalixkate.
Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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2 Lip Obsessions: Valentines Edition || Collab w/ AlixKate.


Today's post is in collaboration with Alix from www.alixkate.co.uk, who is one of my very good blogger friends. We will both be sharing our favourite lip products at the moment, but valentines edition, so if you're going on a date this valentines, or out with your girl friends, then this post may help you to find a good lippy to finish off your makeup, or just a new lippy that you might like to try out!

My first lip obsession for valentines is the Laritzy Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick in the shade Power. I actually received this in a Birchbox and I'm so glad I did because I hadn't heard of this brand before that but I turned out to really like the lipstick. Power is a really nice Burgundy, Dark Red colour and it'll compliment a lot of different looks, but I think a sultry black smokey eye would be the perfect eye look to wear it with. Although it is matte, it doesn't feel dehydrating or crack on the lips as it sits comfotably and it's really creamy ... it almost feels like you're not actually wearing anything on your lips. The swatch below was done with just one swipe of the product and as you can see, it's really pigmented. It hadn't quite dried down before I took the photo, but it takes around 60 seconds or so to completely dry matte. You can shop this liquid lipstick here.


Why are glosses so hard to swatch eh? Anyway ... If you’re looking for more of a natural lip colour then the NYX Butter Gloss in Vanilla Cream Pie could be a better bet. I really like this one as its a really nice creamy gloss but also has a slight tint of pink which is perfect for valentines. It’s also a really versatile gloss as it can team up with either a bold makeup look, whether that has a pop of pink in it or not, and it also will finish off any more low key neutral smokey eye look. As you can see from the swatch below that it’s a pigmented and opaque lip gloss, so a little goes a long way without needing to apply a load to actually get some colour to show from it. You can also use a lip liner underneath and it’ll still show through without being completely drowned out by the colour of the gloss. This gloss retails for just £5.50, which I think is a really good price as you get a decent amount for product, it’s a lovely buttery smooth gloss, it has a really nice sweet smell and they also have 34 different shades all as pigmented as each other. I cannot recommend this enough and for these reasons this is one of my current Lip obsessions.


So, they were my two lip obsessions for Valentines and I really hope you enjoyed reading all about them. Also, thankyou to Alix for collabing with me on this post ... make sure you all check out her blog and YouTube channel makeupwithalixkate.
Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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I'm in two minds about whether January actually went by in a flash or whether it's dragged out. I've heard so many people talking about how this month feels like it gone on forever. I almost feel as if it's flown by, but then I think back to New Years and that feels like soo long ago. Anyways, throughout this month I've been using lots of new products as a lot of them either were kindly gifted to me at Christmas or I've bought with Christmas money. This means that there are lots of products to include in my January favourites and most of them I've not spoken about on my blog yet ... how exciting. Without me rambling anymore, let's get into actually talking about my favourites.

I did include some of these items in a recent haul post, so if you would like to take a peek at what beauty bits I bought this month then please click here.


So, my first favourite for this month has been the Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation in the Shade Ivory. I've only actually been using this for around two weeks, but I cannot put it down. I'm such a fan of Drugstore Foundations ... particularly Rimmel ones ... and this one didn't not disappoint. They're always such a good colour match for me, with the correct undertones, that it just works perfectly for an everyday foundation. This one also is really comfortable on the skin and it works particularly well for my combination skin, as it doesn't cling to dry patches and it also doesn't seem to look like it's gonna slide off my skin where it's oily ... gross, I know!!

Next up is the Urban Decay Naked Concealer in Fair Neutral and this used to be one of my favourite and my go-to concealers a year or so ago, but then I sort of neglected it when I found the Revolution Conceal & Define. However, recently I've been trying to use a range of products in my collection as I felt that a lot of it was just sitting there and not being used and now I can't put it down again. For me, it is a little bit pricey for an everyday concealer as it retails at £19.50, but I do think that it works really well, so if you can afford to spend a little more on this then I would highly recommend it.
I did actually write a review on this concealer, so if you would like to read more in detail about it then please click here.

This Revolution Baked Bronzer is another very new favourite for me, but I just couldn't wait until next month to share it with you. I actually got this in the I Heart Revolution Chocolate Heart Set and it was such a steal at just £15 for 2 eye shadows palettes, a face palette and this bronzer. I'm not really a fan of glowy bronzes, as I usually like them to be completely matte, however this one gives such a nice bronzey glow and would be particularly perfect for a holiday no makeup, makeup look!

My next favourite is this Look Fantastic Makeup Brush, I'm not exactly sure on the name of it as it came in their Beauty Advent Calendar, but I've really been liking using this brush for both my highlight and to set my under eyes if I'm not baking. I don't usually get on with fan brushes as I find they don't pick up much product, however this one is a little thicker than most of the fan brushes that I've tried and it picks up a good amount of product to give a popping highlight! I think that it would also be a really good brush to travel with as it's double sided, small and can be used for powder, bronzer and blush too!

Last but not least is the Tea Tree & Witch Hazel Berry Jelly Moisturiser from Boots and I actually forgot how much I used to really like this. I'm always switching up my skincare routine so that my skin doesn't get too used to the products I'm using, but since I've been breaking out more recently I've decided to take a step back from using lots of oils and hydrating products as I feel that this has been a contribution to my break outs. This Jelly Moisturiser works really well for me as it sinks into the skin almost immediately, it has tee tree and witch hazel in it which is supposed to be good for helping with spot prone skin and it doesn't sit on the skin or seem to block the pores ... which is what actually causes a spot to grow. If you have spot prone skin too and want something thats going to keep your skin hydrated without that oily or sticky feeling, then this one will be right up your street. Also it's only like £4 at Boots with a buy 1 get the second 1/2 price and you can shop here.

~SHOP THIS POST~


And there we have it, my January favourites! I really hope you enjoyed reading about the products that I have been loving throughout the first few weeks of this year. I am actually going on holiday tomorrow so I will be taking a break from blogging whilst I'm away and I will be back at it with a new post on the 11th January. 

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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January Favourites | 2019

I'm in two minds about whether January actually went by in a flash or whether it's dragged out. I've heard so many people talking about how this month feels like it gone on forever. I almost feel as if it's flown by, but then I think back to New Years and that feels like soo long ago. Anyways, throughout this month I've been using lots of new products as a lot of them either were kindly gifted to me at Christmas or I've bought with Christmas money. This means that there are lots of products to include in my January favourites and most of them I've not spoken about on my blog yet ... how exciting. Without me rambling anymore, let's get into actually talking about my favourites.

I did include some of these items in a recent haul post, so if you would like to take a peek at what beauty bits I bought this month then please click here.


So, my first favourite for this month has been the Rimmel Match Perfection Foundation in the Shade Ivory. I've only actually been using this for around two weeks, but I cannot put it down. I'm such a fan of Drugstore Foundations ... particularly Rimmel ones ... and this one didn't not disappoint. They're always such a good colour match for me, with the correct undertones, that it just works perfectly for an everyday foundation. This one also is really comfortable on the skin and it works particularly well for my combination skin, as it doesn't cling to dry patches and it also doesn't seem to look like it's gonna slide off my skin where it's oily ... gross, I know!!

Next up is the Urban Decay Naked Concealer in Fair Neutral and this used to be one of my favourite and my go-to concealers a year or so ago, but then I sort of neglected it when I found the Revolution Conceal & Define. However, recently I've been trying to use a range of products in my collection as I felt that a lot of it was just sitting there and not being used and now I can't put it down again. For me, it is a little bit pricey for an everyday concealer as it retails at £19.50, but I do think that it works really well, so if you can afford to spend a little more on this then I would highly recommend it.
I did actually write a review on this concealer, so if you would like to read more in detail about it then please click here.

This Revolution Baked Bronzer is another very new favourite for me, but I just couldn't wait until next month to share it with you. I actually got this in the I Heart Revolution Chocolate Heart Set and it was such a steal at just £15 for 2 eye shadows palettes, a face palette and this bronzer. I'm not really a fan of glowy bronzes, as I usually like them to be completely matte, however this one gives such a nice bronzey glow and would be particularly perfect for a holiday no makeup, makeup look!

My next favourite is this Look Fantastic Makeup Brush, I'm not exactly sure on the name of it as it came in their Beauty Advent Calendar, but I've really been liking using this brush for both my highlight and to set my under eyes if I'm not baking. I don't usually get on with fan brushes as I find they don't pick up much product, however this one is a little thicker than most of the fan brushes that I've tried and it picks up a good amount of product to give a popping highlight! I think that it would also be a really good brush to travel with as it's double sided, small and can be used for powder, bronzer and blush too!

Last but not least is the Tea Tree & Witch Hazel Berry Jelly Moisturiser from Boots and I actually forgot how much I used to really like this. I'm always switching up my skincare routine so that my skin doesn't get too used to the products I'm using, but since I've been breaking out more recently I've decided to take a step back from using lots of oils and hydrating products as I feel that this has been a contribution to my break outs. This Jelly Moisturiser works really well for me as it sinks into the skin almost immediately, it has tee tree and witch hazel in it which is supposed to be good for helping with spot prone skin and it doesn't sit on the skin or seem to block the pores ... which is what actually causes a spot to grow. If you have spot prone skin too and want something thats going to keep your skin hydrated without that oily or sticky feeling, then this one will be right up your street. Also it's only like £4 at Boots with a buy 1 get the second 1/2 price and you can shop here.

~SHOP THIS POST~


And there we have it, my January favourites! I really hope you enjoyed reading about the products that I have been loving throughout the first few weeks of this year. I am actually going on holiday tomorrow so I will be taking a break from blogging whilst I'm away and I will be back at it with a new post on the 11th January. 

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Hey there and welcome back to my blog. A couple of weeks ago I uploaded a Beauty + Skincare Travel Essentials post, which was actually a collab and you can read that one here, and you all seemed to like that one, so I thought that I'd do a part 2. This post is going to be me sharing my In-Flight Carry On Travel Essentials and the bits and bobs that I couldn't live without when on a plane ... particularly long haul journeys. 

My next essential is the This Works Stress Check Breathe In Roll On and this is a lavender scent which helps to relax you. This is perfect when you want to fall asleep on the plane but it can sometimes be a bit hard to get comfortable so this really does help. I especially find this handy when you apply a bit just before boarding the plane and then just as you're trying to get to sleep and you'll soon fall asleep. Also, it's just a little tube so perfect for having on you and keeping in your pocket for when you need it!!

Hair Ties. They're always really handy when you have long hair to just get it out of your face and these are not only a travel essentials, but an everyday essential as I have one on my wrist 24/7. Let me know if you do too!

The next thing I have got to have in my handbag is a book. I hardly read books, but when it comes to being on plane I just need something to pass the time. I've actually been reading the Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig and have really been enjoying it. I heard about this book on one of Emily Canham's Haul Videos on YouTube and it sounded exactly like a book that I would enjoy, so I just had to get it.  

I always like to have some skincare on me in my hand luggage. I don't know if you find this too, but on flights my skin drys out so much and I sometimes break out, so I try to keep on top of it and prevent this from happening. Also, it takes up a bit of time to, so if you're on a long boring flight then you can wipe out 30 minutes to an hour depending on how precise you are and how much you want to do. I like to hair a sheet mask, under eye masks, a moisturiser, face wipes (particularly if I'm wearing any makeup) and also lip balm ... because my lips also dry out too and there's nothing worse than having dry lips but no Vaseline/ balm to fix it!

Obviously having a passport in your hand luggage kind of goes without saying, but I just wanted to share this passport holder with you as it's just soo cute. This one is from Carvela and I actually received it for Christmas ... I'm just a sucker for cute little accessories. 

I don't know about you, but I always find that planes are soo cold and no matter how many layers I have on, I can just never warm up. So, I like to wear fluffy bed socks on the plane, not only for comfortable, but to also keep me warm. If you find planes cold, then I cannot recomend you taking fluffy socks on there with you. I also like to take a big scarf with me as well as it works as a blanket too!

Lastly, but probably one of the things that I couldn't not have with me (sounds really bad I know) and that it my phone. Phone's have so many different ways of taking up time, whether it's listening to music, a film you've downloaded, playing games or, if you have Wi-Fi, watching YouTube and going on Socials etc.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post, I hope you enjoyed reading about my Carry On Travel Essentials. Make sure you check out my previous post and I'll see you soon with a new post!!
Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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My In-Flight Carry On Travel Essentials!


Hey there and welcome back to my blog. A couple of weeks ago I uploaded a Beauty + Skincare Travel Essentials post, which was actually a collab and you can read that one here, and you all seemed to like that one, so I thought that I'd do a part 2. This post is going to be me sharing my In-Flight Carry On Travel Essentials and the bits and bobs that I couldn't live without when on a plane ... particularly long haul journeys. 

My next essential is the This Works Stress Check Breathe In Roll On and this is a lavender scent which helps to relax you. This is perfect when you want to fall asleep on the plane but it can sometimes be a bit hard to get comfortable so this really does help. I especially find this handy when you apply a bit just before boarding the plane and then just as you're trying to get to sleep and you'll soon fall asleep. Also, it's just a little tube so perfect for having on you and keeping in your pocket for when you need it!!

Hair Ties. They're always really handy when you have long hair to just get it out of your face and these are not only a travel essentials, but an everyday essential as I have one on my wrist 24/7. Let me know if you do too!

The next thing I have got to have in my handbag is a book. I hardly read books, but when it comes to being on plane I just need something to pass the time. I've actually been reading the Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig and have really been enjoying it. I heard about this book on one of Emily Canham's Haul Videos on YouTube and it sounded exactly like a book that I would enjoy, so I just had to get it.  

I always like to have some skincare on me in my hand luggage. I don't know if you find this too, but on flights my skin drys out so much and I sometimes break out, so I try to keep on top of it and prevent this from happening. Also, it takes up a bit of time to, so if you're on a long boring flight then you can wipe out 30 minutes to an hour depending on how precise you are and how much you want to do. I like to hair a sheet mask, under eye masks, a moisturiser, face wipes (particularly if I'm wearing any makeup) and also lip balm ... because my lips also dry out too and there's nothing worse than having dry lips but no Vaseline/ balm to fix it!

Obviously having a passport in your hand luggage kind of goes without saying, but I just wanted to share this passport holder with you as it's just soo cute. This one is from Carvela and I actually received it for Christmas ... I'm just a sucker for cute little accessories. 

I don't know about you, but I always find that planes are soo cold and no matter how many layers I have on, I can just never warm up. So, I like to wear fluffy bed socks on the plane, not only for comfortable, but to also keep me warm. If you find planes cold, then I cannot recomend you taking fluffy socks on there with you. I also like to take a big scarf with me as well as it works as a blanket too!

Lastly, but probably one of the things that I couldn't not have with me (sounds really bad I know) and that it my phone. Phone's have so many different ways of taking up time, whether it's listening to music, a film you've downloaded, playing games or, if you have Wi-Fi, watching YouTube and going on Socials etc.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post, I hope you enjoyed reading about my Carry On Travel Essentials. Make sure you check out my previous post and I'll see you soon with a new post!!
Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Today's post is quite an exciting one for two reasons, one being that I'm doing something completely different to anything I have done on my blog before by sharing some of my favourite series and films on Netflix. And the other reason being that this post is actually in collaboration with Huda from www.blushesandbutterflies.com. Huda will also be sharing her Netflix picks over on her blog, so make sure you check out her posts after this one by clicking here. Let's jump right in then!

1. YOU

Okay, so let's start off with a very new favourite of mine and that is the series called YOU, which I'm sure you've all heard the hype about it even if you haven't seen it. I don't usually jump on the bandwagon and watch hyped about series or films as soon as they come out, but with this one I just thought I would give it a go ... and thank god I did. If you don't know, YOU is about a charming psychopath who starts to stalk an aspiring writer when he takes a liking to her after she comes into his book store. The series follows this guy on the journey through his growing relationship with the writer and also previous times in his life that have made him who he is today. I wont give away anything else, but if you haven't yet given it a watch then I really recommend it to you. I also read that there may be a series 2 of this, so hopefully they do.

2. 13 Reasons Why

Well, I did say that I don't usually jump on the band wagon with hyped series, but here I am again talking about another overly raved about show, however I did hold off for a long while before I started watching it. I actually binged watched this series, like many others, and managed to finish it in 2 days ... and I really enjoyed it. However, I didn't like series 2 as much and considering I was so excited for them to bring it out, I do think it was a bit of a let down. I know it's a bit of a contraversial show and people think that it glorifies suicide ... which I guess it does, I do still think that it is a good series and if you're into Thrillers kinda series, then I think you'll really like this. Also, season 3 is supposed to be coming out soon, so I hope its a good one! 

3. Insatiable 

Moving on to Insatiable and I actually heard about this series on Twitter when it was first released. I remember people having strong opinions about how it was basically portraying a message that being skinny is better than being bigger which I do understand but I did really enjoy the series. This show is full of surprises and lots of things happen that you just don’t see coming so I will leave it to you to check it out if you want to just so I don’t ruin it. 

4. Stranger Things

Stranger Things was one of those series that I tried a few times but just couldn’t get into but on like the third time of watching it, I became hooked and ended up watching both series in a few days. I’m sure you’ve all seen this but I wouldn’t want to ruin it, but it’s about a boy who goes missing and his group of friends and his family have to find out where he is. Whilst he is missing, his friends meet a girl (Millie Bobby Browns character Eleven) with strange powers whose on the run and she can help to find him. I believe a new seasons is coming this year so I’m looking forward to watching that one!!

5. Gavin & Stacey 

I'm sure this is an obvious one, especially if you know me because even after like 10 years, I still watch each series back to back. I'm sure you've all seen Gavin & Stacey, however, if you still haven't then I cannot recommend it enough to you. It's like the perfect British sitcom about two people that meet online and after ages of talking only, they finally meet in person and you follow their lives together. 

6. Sierra Burgess is a Loser

This film is very much one where you really want the girl and the guy to get together and you're rooting for the girl but you know with her actions and the way she tries to get him that you shouldn't like her, but you do ... that will probably make sense to those who have watched it. If you liked To All The Boys I've Loved Before then you'll more than likely like this one as well and Noah Centineo is also in this so do I really need to say anything else? haha.

7. To all the Boys I've loved before

This one is probably one of my favourite chick flicks that I've seen in years and it's deffo up there with Angus, Thongs & Perfect Snogging and Mean Girls. I'm sure you've all watched this film but if you haven't and you love films that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, then this ones for you! 

8. Sex Education

I was trying to hold off from watching Sex Education just because I was hearing mixed reviews about it. But as I was struggling to find a new series to watch one day, I decided to give it a go and I actually really liked it. Usually it takes me a while to actually get into series, but this on was actually really good from the start and I couldn't not keep watching the next episode and I ended up finishing it in like 2 days. If you haven't watched this yet, I do really recommend it!

9. Every Day

I actually only watched this film a week or so ago but it's a really good film. I saw an advert for this quite a while ago when it came out and I really wanted to see it, so I was happy that it popped up in my recommended and reminded me to do just that. Not to spoil it too much for you but it's about a person called A who wakes up everyday in someone else's body and ends up as someones boyfriend for the day, who he eventually falls for and they start seeing each other but it doesn't run too smoothly as he's always waking up in a different life. I thought it was such a cool concept for a film and I found that the way the story line unfolded was really good and kinda sad in some parts. 

10. You Get Me 

Last but not least is You Get Me and this is one of those films where you want there to be a happy ending for the couple because along the way they do run into some issues. Not to give too much about this film away but it’s about a couple that go through a bad patch and a new girl comes into it but ends up being a bit of a stalker.
So, there we have my netflix picks, I really hope you enjoyed reading this post and liked seeing something new on my blog. Also, thank you to Huda for collab-ing with me on this post and make sure to check out her blog afterwards. 

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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My Netflix Picks! || Collab w/ blushesandbutterflies.

Today's post is quite an exciting one for two reasons, one being that I'm doing something completely different to anything I have done on my blog before by sharing some of my favourite series and films on Netflix. And the other reason being that this post is actually in collaboration with Huda from www.blushesandbutterflies.com. Huda will also be sharing her Netflix picks over on her blog, so make sure you check out her posts after this one by clicking here. Let's jump right in then!

1. YOU

Okay, so let's start off with a very new favourite of mine and that is the series called YOU, which I'm sure you've all heard the hype about it even if you haven't seen it. I don't usually jump on the bandwagon and watch hyped about series or films as soon as they come out, but with this one I just thought I would give it a go ... and thank god I did. If you don't know, YOU is about a charming psychopath who starts to stalk an aspiring writer when he takes a liking to her after she comes into his book store. The series follows this guy on the journey through his growing relationship with the writer and also previous times in his life that have made him who he is today. I wont give away anything else, but if you haven't yet given it a watch then I really recommend it to you. I also read that there may be a series 2 of this, so hopefully they do.

2. 13 Reasons Why

Well, I did say that I don't usually jump on the band wagon with hyped series, but here I am again talking about another overly raved about show, however I did hold off for a long while before I started watching it. I actually binged watched this series, like many others, and managed to finish it in 2 days ... and I really enjoyed it. However, I didn't like series 2 as much and considering I was so excited for them to bring it out, I do think it was a bit of a let down. I know it's a bit of a contraversial show and people think that it glorifies suicide ... which I guess it does, I do still think that it is a good series and if you're into Thrillers kinda series, then I think you'll really like this. Also, season 3 is supposed to be coming out soon, so I hope its a good one! 

3. Insatiable 

Moving on to Insatiable and I actually heard about this series on Twitter when it was first released. I remember people having strong opinions about how it was basically portraying a message that being skinny is better than being bigger which I do understand but I did really enjoy the series. This show is full of surprises and lots of things happen that you just don’t see coming so I will leave it to you to check it out if you want to just so I don’t ruin it. 

4. Stranger Things

Stranger Things was one of those series that I tried a few times but just couldn’t get into but on like the third time of watching it, I became hooked and ended up watching both series in a few days. I’m sure you’ve all seen this but I wouldn’t want to ruin it, but it’s about a boy who goes missing and his group of friends and his family have to find out where he is. Whilst he is missing, his friends meet a girl (Millie Bobby Browns character Eleven) with strange powers whose on the run and she can help to find him. I believe a new seasons is coming this year so I’m looking forward to watching that one!!

5. Gavin & Stacey 

I'm sure this is an obvious one, especially if you know me because even after like 10 years, I still watch each series back to back. I'm sure you've all seen Gavin & Stacey, however, if you still haven't then I cannot recommend it enough to you. It's like the perfect British sitcom about two people that meet online and after ages of talking only, they finally meet in person and you follow their lives together. 

6. Sierra Burgess is a Loser

This film is very much one where you really want the girl and the guy to get together and you're rooting for the girl but you know with her actions and the way she tries to get him that you shouldn't like her, but you do ... that will probably make sense to those who have watched it. If you liked To All The Boys I've Loved Before then you'll more than likely like this one as well and Noah Centineo is also in this so do I really need to say anything else? haha.

7. To all the Boys I've loved before

This one is probably one of my favourite chick flicks that I've seen in years and it's deffo up there with Angus, Thongs & Perfect Snogging and Mean Girls. I'm sure you've all watched this film but if you haven't and you love films that make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, then this ones for you! 

8. Sex Education

I was trying to hold off from watching Sex Education just because I was hearing mixed reviews about it. But as I was struggling to find a new series to watch one day, I decided to give it a go and I actually really liked it. Usually it takes me a while to actually get into series, but this on was actually really good from the start and I couldn't not keep watching the next episode and I ended up finishing it in like 2 days. If you haven't watched this yet, I do really recommend it!

9. Every Day

I actually only watched this film a week or so ago but it's a really good film. I saw an advert for this quite a while ago when it came out and I really wanted to see it, so I was happy that it popped up in my recommended and reminded me to do just that. Not to spoil it too much for you but it's about a person called A who wakes up everyday in someone else's body and ends up as someones boyfriend for the day, who he eventually falls for and they start seeing each other but it doesn't run too smoothly as he's always waking up in a different life. I thought it was such a cool concept for a film and I found that the way the story line unfolded was really good and kinda sad in some parts. 

10. You Get Me 

Last but not least is You Get Me and this is one of those films where you want there to be a happy ending for the couple because along the way they do run into some issues. Not to give too much about this film away but it’s about a couple that go through a bad patch and a new girl comes into it but ends up being a bit of a stalker.
So, there we have my netflix picks, I really hope you enjoyed reading this post and liked seeing something new on my blog. Also, thank you to Huda for collab-ing with me on this post and make sure to check out her blog afterwards. 

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Another month of me supposed to be on a spending ban hasn't exactly gone to plan, and I ended up spending quite a bit of money this month, probably even more than I would if I wasn't on a spending ban ... oops! But, I love hearing about the new bits in peoples makeup collections, so I thought I would share the few beauty bits that I purchased throughout this month. You will probably see all the holiday clothes that I also picked up in my holiday post (which will be coming when I get back) or over on my Instagram.


The first product that I picked up is the Revolution Supersize Conceal & Define Concealer in the shade C3. I absolutely love this concealer, it's my go-to for everyday use and more glam looks. I know some people will think that because this concealer is full coverage, that it could be too much for an everyday concealer, however a little does go a long was. I recommend using a damp beauty blender to take away any excess product and then baking to set the concealer in place and it'll stay looking flawless all day. 

Is that a new makeup sponge I see? I then picked up the B. Blending Sponge from Superdrug. I haven't heard anything about this sponge, but as I was in need of a new one and didn't really fancy spending too much money on a Beauty Blender right now, I thought this one would do the job for a bit AND it was only £4.99.  Could this mean that I'm continuing my Makeup Sponge Review series? I guess you'll have to wait and see. 

I decided to pick up the Barry M Brightening Primer because a few months ago I did try out the Green primer from this range (not sure the name of that one tho) and I really liked that one. But this time I'm more in need of a brightening primer and one thats going to fill in the pores, instead of covering redness and I hope I like this one just as much as I did with the other one. I'm always looking to try new primers, so if you have any recommendation then please let me know in the comments below!

I hardly buy high end foundations as I think drugstore ones can do such a good job without having to break the bank and this Rimmel one proves that. I've tried a few of the Rimmel foundations before and absolutely love every one of  them and I don't think I have tried this one out yet, so I thought I would pick it up and try it out. After a few uses I can tell you that this deffo lives up to expectations. It has really good coverage, the colour matches almost perfectly, it looks great all day and doesn't seem to be sticking to my dry patches! 


I decided to pick up the Chocolate Heart by I Heart Revolution after seeing one of my friends talk about this in one of her YouTube videos (her channel is makeupwithalixkate) and after seeing that it was in the sale for JUST £15, how could I resist? In the gift set you receive a Chocolate Heart Shimmer Bronzer, a Red Velvet Eye Shadow Palette, the Peanut Butter Cup Eye Shadow Palette (which I'm extra excited to get playing with) and also the Praline Face Palette. I absolutely love Revolution's Products as they're so affordable yet have such amazing quality and are even better than a lot of the high end beauty brands out there ... no shade meant haha. The Chocolate Heart is still on sale for £20 and if you fancy, you can check that out by clicking here!

Thankyou so much for taking the time to read about my latest beauty buys and I'll see you soon for another post.

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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New in for January | Beauty Haul.

Another month of me supposed to be on a spending ban hasn't exactly gone to plan, and I ended up spending quite a bit of money this month, probably even more than I would if I wasn't on a spending ban ... oops! But, I love hearing about the new bits in peoples makeup collections, so I thought I would share the few beauty bits that I purchased throughout this month. You will probably see all the holiday clothes that I also picked up in my holiday post (which will be coming when I get back) or over on my Instagram.


The first product that I picked up is the Revolution Supersize Conceal & Define Concealer in the shade C3. I absolutely love this concealer, it's my go-to for everyday use and more glam looks. I know some people will think that because this concealer is full coverage, that it could be too much for an everyday concealer, however a little does go a long was. I recommend using a damp beauty blender to take away any excess product and then baking to set the concealer in place and it'll stay looking flawless all day. 

Is that a new makeup sponge I see? I then picked up the B. Blending Sponge from Superdrug. I haven't heard anything about this sponge, but as I was in need of a new one and didn't really fancy spending too much money on a Beauty Blender right now, I thought this one would do the job for a bit AND it was only £4.99.  Could this mean that I'm continuing my Makeup Sponge Review series? I guess you'll have to wait and see. 

I decided to pick up the Barry M Brightening Primer because a few months ago I did try out the Green primer from this range (not sure the name of that one tho) and I really liked that one. But this time I'm more in need of a brightening primer and one thats going to fill in the pores, instead of covering redness and I hope I like this one just as much as I did with the other one. I'm always looking to try new primers, so if you have any recommendation then please let me know in the comments below!

I hardly buy high end foundations as I think drugstore ones can do such a good job without having to break the bank and this Rimmel one proves that. I've tried a few of the Rimmel foundations before and absolutely love every one of  them and I don't think I have tried this one out yet, so I thought I would pick it up and try it out. After a few uses I can tell you that this deffo lives up to expectations. It has really good coverage, the colour matches almost perfectly, it looks great all day and doesn't seem to be sticking to my dry patches! 


I decided to pick up the Chocolate Heart by I Heart Revolution after seeing one of my friends talk about this in one of her YouTube videos (her channel is makeupwithalixkate) and after seeing that it was in the sale for JUST £15, how could I resist? In the gift set you receive a Chocolate Heart Shimmer Bronzer, a Red Velvet Eye Shadow Palette, the Peanut Butter Cup Eye Shadow Palette (which I'm extra excited to get playing with) and also the Praline Face Palette. I absolutely love Revolution's Products as they're so affordable yet have such amazing quality and are even better than a lot of the high end beauty brands out there ... no shade meant haha. The Chocolate Heart is still on sale for £20 and if you fancy, you can check that out by clicking here!

Thankyou so much for taking the time to read about my latest beauty buys and I'll see you soon for another post.

Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Another year of Blogging has gone by in an absolute flash and I'm still loving it as much as I did when I first started and tbh, probably even more so now. I can't believe it's been two years since I eventually bit the bullet and went for it to create my own little space on the internet to share my ramblings, my thoughts and opinions on products, my travels, my goals, and everything in between. I'm so happy that I started to branch out more into lifestyle throughout 2018 and I can't wait to share more content this year. You may even see more Travel and Fashion related posts throughout 2019 too!

Some of my Favourite Posts!
Top 5 Most Popular Posts!

My Top 5 Fall Lipsticks (link)
W7 Delicious Palette Review (link)
Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Concealer Review (link)
No7 Flawless Finish Blending Sponge Review (link)
LA Girl PRO Coverage HD Illuminating Foundation Review (link)


My Favourite Things About Blogging!

1. Meeting new people, sharing ideas and collab-ing with other Bloggers.
2. Being able to turn my unhealthy obsession and love for Beauty, Fashion, Travelling and everything else I love into something productive.
3. Being creative and being able to do as I please with my own space on the internet as well as having something that I've made, completely from scratch, exactly what it is today!
4. Being able to work with some incredible brands and the fact that they seem to like my work enough to get in  touch and say they want to work together still never fails to blow my mind.

A Collage of some of my Blog Photos!


As always, I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who supports me and takes time to not only read my posts but to leave comments, tweet me, DM me etc. to tell me that you enjoy my posts that really makes me so happy! Also, thankyou to the brands and companies that I have worked with this year and for the opportunities to work with you!! And here's to the next one!

My First Bloggerversary Post >> click here <<
Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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My Second Bloggerversary!


Another year of Blogging has gone by in an absolute flash and I'm still loving it as much as I did when I first started and tbh, probably even more so now. I can't believe it's been two years since I eventually bit the bullet and went for it to create my own little space on the internet to share my ramblings, my thoughts and opinions on products, my travels, my goals, and everything in between. I'm so happy that I started to branch out more into lifestyle throughout 2018 and I can't wait to share more content this year. You may even see more Travel and Fashion related posts throughout 2019 too!

Some of my Favourite Posts!
Top 5 Most Popular Posts!

My Top 5 Fall Lipsticks (link)
W7 Delicious Palette Review (link)
Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Concealer Review (link)
No7 Flawless Finish Blending Sponge Review (link)
LA Girl PRO Coverage HD Illuminating Foundation Review (link)


My Favourite Things About Blogging!

1. Meeting new people, sharing ideas and collab-ing with other Bloggers.
2. Being able to turn my unhealthy obsession and love for Beauty, Fashion, Travelling and everything else I love into something productive.
3. Being creative and being able to do as I please with my own space on the internet as well as having something that I've made, completely from scratch, exactly what it is today!
4. Being able to work with some incredible brands and the fact that they seem to like my work enough to get in  touch and say they want to work together still never fails to blow my mind.

A Collage of some of my Blog Photos!


As always, I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who supports me and takes time to not only read my posts but to leave comments, tweet me, DM me etc. to tell me that you enjoy my posts that really makes me so happy! Also, thankyou to the brands and companies that I have worked with this year and for the opportunities to work with you!! And here's to the next one!

My First Bloggerversary Post >> click here <<
Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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It's that time again ... another month, another Birchbox opening. After such a pleasant surprise of how much I liked last months box, I was very much looking forward to receiving this months. If you would like to see December's opening then you can click here, but for now let's get into talking about these goodies.

The first item that I pulled out of the box is the Essence Moonlighter Cushion by CLE Cosmetics and I received the shade Copper Rose. This was said to 'give a lustrous shine equivalent to that of a moonlight glistening on water', which I definitely agree with as it creates such a nice glow to the skin that doesn't give a cakey or powdery look like other highlighters. I don't think I've ever used a cushion product but I think this one has converted me as I love the way it blends as well as the way it looks and lasts on the skin. I like the fact that you can have a natural looking glow, but also build it up to make it reaallly POP! This would normally retail at £28, which is a little more on the pricey side, but I think I'd happy spend that due to me really liking it ... however I do think there are many other products that can give similar results for a fraction of the price. 

I  absolutely love getting mini mascaras in order to try out new ones every now and then ... and this one definitely did not disappoint. This one is the Max Lash Volumizer Mascara from the brand called DOUCCE and the full size tube of this retails at £17. The wand on this is quite thick and has lots of bristles in order to reach each and every lash. I'm really looking forward to using this mascara as it looks and, from the way it's described, sounds right up my street. You can shop this mascara here.

One product that I was particularly happy to receive was the Coco & Coconut Superfood Reviving and Exfoliating Cleansing Bar from Dr Botanicals. I'm actually really looking forward to trying this out because it smells incredible and from the reviews and comments online, I can see that this will be really moisturising on the skin. If I like using this I'm sure you'll all hear my thoughts about it in future post.

Next up, is the Philip Kingsley Flaky Itchy Scalp Shampoo and this is actually from a brand that I hadn't heard of prior to getting it in the box. I think thats the beauty of a subscription service like this because you can try new products and brands that you probably wouldn't have done without it. This was a really handy thing to get as we always need shampoo and having one thats particularly good for dandruff helps me as during the winter my skin can get quite dry so this will deffo come in handy sooner or later.

I then got a facial scrubber, another handy thing to have,  and I think the name of the brand this is from is Afterspa ... again a brand that I haven't heard of before, but I'm looking forward to adding this to my skincare routine. I find a lot of scrubbers can be too harsh on the facial skin, but this one should be much less harsh due to the fact that this one is specifically for use on the face.

From what I can tell from both December and January's box, is that they always send a little extra something that isn't necessarily a product and this month it was some hair bobbles. These always come in handy and they're super cute with the little pom pom on the end ... which actually matches with the theme (I think that's the right word for it) of the box with 'Shake your Pom Poms'.

And so, they were all of the bits and bobs that were in the January Birchbox and I have to say that again, I am very impressed and pleased with the products I received. I can't wait to see what surprises the next months box has in store. Thank you so much for reading this post and I will see you in a few days for a new one!!

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Until Next Time,
Luci ♡♡
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Birchbox Unboxing // January 2019.

It's that time again ... another month, another Birchbox opening. After such a pleasant surprise of how much I liked last months box, I was very much looking forward to receiving this months. If you would like to see December's opening then you can click here, but for now let's get into talking about these goodies.

The first item that I pulled out of the box is the Essence Moonlighter Cushion by CLE Cosmetics and I received the shade Copper Rose. This was said to 'give a lustrous shine equivalent to that of a moonlight glistening on water', which I definitely agree with as it creates such a nice glow to the skin that doesn't give a cakey or powdery look like other highlighters. I don't think I've ever used a cushion product but I think this one has converted me as I love the way it blends as well as the way it looks and lasts on the skin. I like the fact that you can have a natural looking glow, but also build it up to make it reaallly POP! This would normally retail at £28, which is a little more on the pricey side, but I think I'd happy spend that due to me really liking it ... however I do think there are many other products that can give similar results for a fraction of the price. 

I  absolutely love getting mini mascaras in order to try out new ones every now and then ... and this one definitely did not disappoint. This one is the Max Lash Volumizer Mascara from the brand called DOUCCE and the full size tube of this retails at £17. The wand on this is quite thick and has lots of bristles in order to reach each and every lash. I'm really looking forward to using this mascara as it looks and, from the way it's described, sounds right up my street. You can shop this mascara here.

One product that I was particularly happy to receive was the Coco & Coconut Superfood Reviving and Exfoliating Cleansing Bar from Dr Botanicals. I'm actually really looking forward to trying this out because it smells incredible and from the reviews and comments online, I can see that this will be really moisturising on the skin. If I like using this I'm sure you'll all hear my thoughts about it in future post.

Next up, is the Philip Kingsley Flaky Itchy Scalp Shampoo and this is actually from a brand that I hadn't heard of prior to getting it in the box. I think thats the beauty of a subscription service like this because you can try new products and brands that you probably wouldn't have done without it. This was a really handy thing to get as we always need shampoo and having one thats particularly good for dandruff helps me as during the winter my skin can get quite dry so this will deffo come in handy sooner or later.

I then got a facial scrubber, another handy thing to have,  and I think the name of the brand this is from is Afterspa ... again a brand that I haven't heard of before, but I'm looking forward to adding this to my skincare routine. I find a lot of scrubbers can be too harsh on the facial skin, but this one should be much less harsh due to the fact that this one is specifically for use on the face.

From what I can tell from both December and January's box, is that they always send a little extra something that isn't necessarily a product and this month it was some hair bobbles. These always come in handy and they're super cute with the little pom pom on the end ... which actually matches with the theme (I think that's the right word for it) of the box with 'Shake your Pom Poms'.

And so, they were all of the bits and bobs that were in the January Birchbox and I have to say that again, I am very impressed and pleased with the products I received. I can't wait to see what surprises the next months box has in store. Thank you so much for reading this post and I will see you in a few days for a new one!!

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I absolutely love a good shopping spree, but I sometimes find it super tricky to find summer holiday clothes around this time of the year, because each store is full of cute jackets, knitwear and knee high boots ... but how is this gonna be suitable for the beach or by the pool? Well it's not is it? So, I thought I would share with you all some of my favourite beach holiday friendly outfits and bits & pieces that I will be taking away with me in a few weeks time. So that if you're in the same position and don't know where to look for your beach dresses and bikinis, then I hope this post will help you out!! One bonus, is a lot of the holiday shop items are usually in the sale this time of the year.
1. Khaki Cami Shift Dress - Missguided ~ (link)
2. Stripe Wrap Maxi Dress - Boohoo ~ (link)
3. Kimono Front Wrap Playsuit - Boohoo ~ (link)
4. White Button Bardot Dress - Pretty Little Thing ~  (link)
5. Stone Stripe Culotte Jumpsuit - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
 6. Accessorize Scallop Edge White Beach Shirt - ASOS ~ (link)
7. Seafolly Bandana Print Playsuit - ASOS ~ (link)
8. White Oversized Lemon T-Shirt Dress - Missguided ~ (link)
9. Wide Leg Co-ord - In The Style ~ (link)
10. Light Wash Front Zip Denim Skirt - Pretty Little Thing ~  (link)
1. Black Weave Stitch Trim Bikini - ASOS ~ (link)
2. Green Leaf Print Swimsuit - Missguided ~ (link)
3. Contrast Strapping Cut Out Swimsuit - Boohoo ~ (link)
4. Pink & Lemon Cut Out Swimwear - In The Style ~ (link)
5. Pinstripe Ring Swimsuit - Boohoo ~ (link)
6. Red Triangle Bikini - Boohoo ~ (link)
7. Candypants Rib Cut Swimsuit - ASOS ~ (link)
8. Free Society Khaki and Gold High Leg Bikini - ASOS ~ (link)
9. Black Crinkle High Waisted Bikini - ASOS ~ (link)
10. Green Palm Print Bikini - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
1. Black After Hours Sunglasses - Quay Australia ~ (link)
2. Straw Beach Hat - Rebellious Fashion ~ (link)
3. Khaki Frill V Plunge Cover Up- ASOS ~ (link)
4. Palm Print Beach Cover Up - Boohoo ~ (link)
5. Finders Keepers Peach Resin Frame Sunglasses - Quay Australia ~ (link)
6. Mandala Round Beach  Towel ~ (link)
7. Pom Pom Split Beach Trouser - Boohoo ~ (link)
8. White Fishnet Bardot Beach Dress - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
9. Black Round Retro Sunglasses - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
10. Lissy Grey Aviator Sunglasses - Missy Empire ~ (link)

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I absolutely love a good shopping spree, but I sometimes find it super tricky to find summer holiday clothes around this time of the year, because each store is full of cute jackets, knitwear and knee high boots ... but how is this gonna be suitable for the beach or by the pool? Well it's not is it? So, I thought I would share with you all some of my favourite beach holiday friendly outfits and bits & pieces that I will be taking away with me in a few weeks time. So that if you're in the same position and don't know where to look for your beach dresses and bikinis, then I hope this post will help you out!! One bonus, is a lot of the holiday shop items are usually in the sale this time of the year.
1. Khaki Cami Shift Dress - Missguided ~ (link)
2. Stripe Wrap Maxi Dress - Boohoo ~ (link)
3. Kimono Front Wrap Playsuit - Boohoo ~ (link)
4. White Button Bardot Dress - Pretty Little Thing ~  (link)
5. Stone Stripe Culotte Jumpsuit - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
 6. Accessorize Scallop Edge White Beach Shirt - ASOS ~ (link)
7. Seafolly Bandana Print Playsuit - ASOS ~ (link)
8. White Oversized Lemon T-Shirt Dress - Missguided ~ (link)
9. Wide Leg Co-ord - In The Style ~ (link)
10. Light Wash Front Zip Denim Skirt - Pretty Little Thing ~  (link)
1. Black Weave Stitch Trim Bikini - ASOS ~ (link)
2. Green Leaf Print Swimsuit - Missguided ~ (link)
3. Contrast Strapping Cut Out Swimsuit - Boohoo ~ (link)
4. Pink & Lemon Cut Out Swimwear - In The Style ~ (link)
5. Pinstripe Ring Swimsuit - Boohoo ~ (link)
6. Red Triangle Bikini - Boohoo ~ (link)
7. Candypants Rib Cut Swimsuit - ASOS ~ (link)
8. Free Society Khaki and Gold High Leg Bikini - ASOS ~ (link)
9. Black Crinkle High Waisted Bikini - ASOS ~ (link)
10. Green Palm Print Bikini - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
1. Black After Hours Sunglasses - Quay Australia ~ (link)
2. Straw Beach Hat - Rebellious Fashion ~ (link)
3. Khaki Frill V Plunge Cover Up- ASOS ~ (link)
4. Palm Print Beach Cover Up - Boohoo ~ (link)
5. Finders Keepers Peach Resin Frame Sunglasses - Quay Australia ~ (link)
6. Mandala Round Beach  Towel ~ (link)
7. Pom Pom Split Beach Trouser - Boohoo ~ (link)
8. White Fishnet Bardot Beach Dress - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
9. Black Round Retro Sunglasses - Pretty Little Thing ~ (link)
10. Lissy Grey Aviator Sunglasses - Missy Empire ~ (link)

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Luci ♡♡
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