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10 ASOS Spring Style Picks.

Hi I'm Jodie, a self confessed ASOS addict. 


Lets Talk Bridal Shoes.

When it came to my wedding shoes I was torn, the main dilemma being whether I go high end or find a more affordable option. I had a certain style in mind, and of-course they had to be comfortable. I've noticed last year and especially this year a lot of my favourite high street stores are bringing out their own bridal accessorise and wedding shoes. Today I wanted to share the shoes I'll be wearing on my wedding day and some other options I love and think make beautiful wedding shoes for the special day - without breaking the bank!


5 Spring Makeup Staples.

Spring is my favourite season for pretty much everything - I love the lighter mornings, dewy fresh makeup, and not to mention the 4 day Easter weekend!


The Nuxe Aquabella Range.

If you have combination skin you know the struggle when it comes to finding products that suit your skins needs - it was the bane of my routine for so long!


Embracing Change and Managing Stress.

A personal goal for this year was - in short - to start looking on the bright side of life. I knew 2018 was going to be eventful, and instead of dreading the huge changes and feeling overwhelmed I wanted to feel excited and optimistic about my future. I know it comes so naturally for some, but for me it really doesn't - I can't be alone in this? I wanted to share how I've been feeling and how I've managed the stress of it all, and actually tried to embrace the change and feel positive about uncertainty, having options, and what's to come.


My Most Worn Lipsticks.

Lipsticks are definitely the one beauty product I have most of in my collection. I would say there's over 30 (that's post clear out) that I have to choose from *currently praying Jay doesn't realise when I move in with him* here are my most used that I reach for regularly...


10 Last Minute Mothers Day Gifts.

When it comes to Christmas and birthdays I'm super organised, but for some reason anything else and I usually leave things a little last minute - then panic and go into meltdown every time! 


4 Things I'm Looking Forward To This Spring.

There's snow outside, it's -5 and I've never felt more ready for spring and what's to come over the next few months! I have so much going on and I thought I would bring you up to speed and share 5 things I'm looking forward to in particular...


4 Skincare Products To Try.

There's nothing I love more than discovering a new product that's absolutely amazing, especially when it's skincare!


5 Changes I'm Making To My Instagram.

Instagram has been a hot topic for a while now, I feel like everyone has a different experience and different things seem to work for different people. Over the past few weeks I've made a couple of changes and I'm planning on making a few more too, so I thought I would share those in a post!


Last Minute Wedding Prep

This is going to be my last pre wedding blog post - eeek! With less than 2 months to go I thought I would share how my current to do list is looking, how I'm feeling and let you know all of the last minute things I have planned.


How I Cleared My Skin From The Worst Breakout Ever.

Until you have bad skin yourself you don't realise just how much of a negative impact it can have on your confidence. I would wake up every morning and one of the first things I would do is touch my skin to see if I had another new breakout, it actually makes me so sad when I think about how much of an impact it had!


5 Random Things That Make Me Happy.

With the cold weather showing no sign of going just yet - sigh - I thought I would share a 'lifestyle' post and chat about 5 random things that make me happy...


How I Got Better At Saving Money

I haven't always been good at saving, whilst a student I was definitely the irresponsible one always in Boots shopping the 3for2 makeup I didn't need...


5 Winter Pamper Picks.

During the winter months there is nothing I love more than a good pamper!


Honeymoon Haul & Wishlist.

With the combination of payday, January blues and my honeymoon coming up, I decided to treat myself to a little ASOS haul. 


Wedding Day Makeup Inspiration.

After booking the venue my next priority was to find a makeup artist that I trusted with my wedding day makeup.


I'm Moving! & Interior Wishlist.

At the end of April I'm officially moving out!


5 Things I Wish I Did When I Started Blogging

Blogging has managed to become a massive part of my life, not a day goes by when I don't work on it - whether I'm writing a post, replying to emails, taking photos or planning content.


5 Long Lasting, Full Coverage Foundations.

Some days just call for a long lasting, full coverage foundation.


Content Creators Who Inspire Me

I thought it was about time I did another post like this and shared the love for some of my favourite online content creators.


Four To Try

I flippin' love doing 4 To Try posts so I've decided to bring them back! I like the idea of being able to talk about more random products in my beauty routine that would probably get left behind without these posts...

A lovely product I've barely spoken about that definitely deserves a mention is the ByTerry Ombre Blackstart in Frozen Quartz. It's a pigmented stick eyeshadow that's the perfect balance between creamy and smooth. It leaves a soft, shimmering shadow behind that can be left rich in colour or blended for a more subtle finish. The shade Frozen Quartz is a soft sparkling pink, one of my favourites for spring. Also - how gorgeous and insta worthy is the packaging!?

Another gem that my eye makeup routine thanks me for is the Urban Decay Primer Potion, it's the only primer that keeps my eyeshadow in place! I recently had my wedding makeup trial, the MAC paint pot in soft ochre was used and that just wasn't enough for my oily eyelids! It made me realise how amazing the primer potion is at not only keeping eyeshadows in place but making them appear more vibrant.

My final makeup pick is the Iconic London Illuminator in Shine*. This is without a doubt one of the most beautiful highlighters I've ever used. I don't go mad with this like those Instagram videos you see, I just apply a small amount (by small I mean tiny) to the top of my cheek bones, a little on my nose and below the brow too, then blend it out with a damp beauty blender. Considering how pigmented this looks at first, once blended it leaves a beautiful, lit from within look. I can see myself getting a lot of use out of it in summer and on my honeymoon - eek!
A skincare product that's quickly become a holy grail in my routine is the Mario Badescu Drying Lotion. If you follow me on Instagram or twitter or watch my vlogs you'll know I was complaining about breakouts before Christmas, thank fully they have pretty much cleared and the drying lotion has been a massive help. I apply this in the evening to any blemishes that are raised and by the morning they have either gone completely or are on their way to healing. As you only apply this directly to the blemish the rest of your skin is clear, and I haven't experienced any dryness what so ever. If you suffer from breakouts then I highly recommend using this to clear them up fast.

So, they're four things I thought were worthy of a mention in this post...

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