I'm not even sure if anyone even comes to this little online space anymore but I decided not to renew my domain so I'm a few weeks I will be going back to adressisforlife.blogspot.com.
I'm not sure if I will restart this blog at any point but for now it's on the back seat, I don't really spend the money on fashion I used too and feel at the moment it's not a priority.
Just wanted to let you know
Thanks for reading :)
Thursday, 23 June 2016
Since I've been away I've fallen in love with everything Charlotte Tilbury. Her make up is so beautiful from the packaging to the product itself.
My collection has grown quite a bit but rather than show you everything I wanted to share my recent purchases including the new Hot Lips lipstick which I've been waiting to come out forever.
I did treat myself to 4 of the lipsticks, 2 lip pencils and a eyeliner. Apologies for the pictures a beauty blogger I am not!
Top from left to right, kiss n tell lip liner & bad romance.
Hot lips lipstick from left to right electric poppy, bosworth's beauty, secret salma, hells bells.
The lipsticks are all matt and don't dry your lips out at all I can't recommend them enough.
The lip liners are so soft and took a bit of scrubbing to get off my hand. I tried to go with colours that I already have or are close to these so I can get the most use from them.
The make up is expensive so it's not going to be in everyone's budget but it is something lovely to treat yourself or someone else for a special occasion.
Has anyone else tried Chatlotte Tilbury what did you think?
Thursday, 7 April 2016
Well it's been quite a while hasn't it?! I dont really have time to update this blog as regularly as I've done in the past so posts will probably continue to be pretty sporadic. Since I've been away I've been spending lots of time with family and nights and days out with friends (those have a habit of ending in a hangover!) I've also got a premement job which I'm super happy about !
I just wanted to share a few outfits with you from nights out as I really loved them and think they are great pieces everyone needs in their wardrobe.
First up is this amazing jumpsuit from Asos curve, unfortunately it's out of stock on the website but it has gone out of stock and returned again before so fingers crossed it does again! This is a size 22 and fits like a glove. It was so easy to wear out and I felt comfortable all night.
The waistband is quite thick so give the jumpsuit a nice shape as the legs are baggier at the top and taper down. I found them a little long but I'm only 5 4" but I just cuffed them and they were fine.
Next up in a super cute swing dress from Simply Be. The hubby bought it for me a few weeks ago when we went shopping and I fell in love. I really like this style of swing dress with the cuffed sleeves and high neck, I have a black velvet one which I adore. This is a size 24 as these are quite short so I find sizing up give a little extra lenght. The only downside to this is the lace overlay material dos get caught on my bag a few times and I can imagine you might have the same issue with jewellery.
Sunday, 7 February 2016
The You Beauty box has got a new home and has had a bit of a make over for February, the price is still the same £6.95 including postage and you still get to choose 2 products to try.
Because of the make over this month and re subscribing I got extra samples in my box they were the Eyeko black mascara and Phillip Kingsley elasticiser.
The extra in the box that everyone would get even if they hadn't re subscribed were Vita Liberata overnight face tanning mask and Real Techniques brush cleaning gel.
My first choice was Benecos hand and nail cream. This has a really refreshing orange scent to it, it does hydrate your hands well but does leave a little bit of a greasy film on your palms. I love to try new hand creams and I'm always in search of the perfect one but sadly I don't think this is it.
My second choice was Dr Organic Dead Sea Face Mask. I much prefer my face masks in a tube or pot as you can use as much as you need, I always find that with the sachets I'm throwing a lot away. I have used the Dr Organic snail gel before which is really good so I have high hopes for this.
Friday, 5 February 2016
I haven't been feeling great for the past few weeks but I finally have some antibiotics so hopefully I will start feeling better soon! This means that my birthday this year has been a little different as I was a bit too tired for a full day out but it was a fabulous day all the same.
My lovely hubby brought me breakfast in bed while I opened my presents from him. They were really lovely, he got me earings and a necklace that match the ring he got me to replace my wedding ring at Xmas. And this totally amazing phone case!
After breakfast I got ready to go out, it was the first time in 3 weeks that is worn make up and felt presentable. I wore my jeggings from Matalan, a old Evans top, Simply Be boots, New Look leather jacket and I added my faux fur stole over the top. Excuse the mess birthdays are not for cleaning!
We headed off to Cannon Hall farm, I love being around animals and this was the perfect way to spend my birthday morning.
Here are a few pictures from the farm,
As it was quiet at the farm we decided to wander into the kids play area which resulted in me grinning like a big kid and the hubby on the floor!
We picked up some bits from the farm shop including some very fancy chocolates and steaks to have that evening. We also picked up some passion fruit vodka ready for when I can drink again.
The rest of the day was spent watching films, playing Fat Princess and snuggling with the cats and the hubby, perfection!
Friday, 8 January 2016
It's been quite a while since I've done any outfit post but lighting has been rubbish and the batteries in my camera need charging and to be honest charging them slips my mind until I need to use it!
So I'm just going to share some of the outfits I've been wearing.
These will be mirror shots and the background will probably be messy but love me love my mess :)
First up my outfit for my work Xmas party where I ended up dancing with my friend on the empty dancefloor about 20 minutes after arriving and finishing the night very drunk! I have to say this dress is beautiful but it is not made to dance the back of my legs were torn to shreds after hours of dancing. Dress was from simply be about a year ago.
Next up was an outfit I wore to my friends local pub where we intended to go for a few quiet drinks but it turned into a night on the tiles!
The jeans are Claire Richards for fashion world and the crop top and jacket are from Matalan last year.
Next was a playsuit I bought in the Simply Be sale just before Xmas and I wore it for a night out. Unfortunately the lace overlay has bubbled and in places gone like cotton wool! So I wouldn't recommend this if you like to dance around or have a bag that would rub against the fabric.
Below is a little Instagram collage I did when me and the Mr went out for his birthday/our anniversary. The top and skirt are both Simply Be about 6 months ago and the necklace was ASOS years ago.
Look how cute we look!
And lastly here is what I wore today, the dress is about 2 years old from Simply Be and the boots I got this week from the Simply Be sale, they are fabulous! These are the extra curvy plus and a little tight when I zip them up but the feel fine when they are on.
Tuesday, 22 December 2015
This time of year can be especially hard for some so rather than gift guides or wish lists i want to leave this here for anyone who might need some extra support or someone to speak to this christmas.
A big thanks to Kellie for compiling the list of numbers again this year.
MINDWebsite www.mind.org.ukTel No 0300 123 3393SamaritansWebsite www.samaritans.orgTel No 116 123Alcoholics AnonymousWebsite www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.ukTel No 0800 9177650StonewallWebsite www.stonewall.org.ukInfo line 08000 50 20 20London Lesbian and Gay SwitchboardTel No 0207 837 7324SANELineWebsite www.sane.org.ukTel No 0300 304 7000Papyrus, Prevention of young suicideWebsite www.papyrus-uk.orgNational self-help body for the Transgender communityBeaumont SocietyInformation Line 01582 412220ChildlineDepression AllianceWebsite www.depressionalliance.org
RefugeWebsite www.refuge.org.ukTel No 0808 2000 247BeatBeating eating disorders.Website https://www.b-eat.co.ukHelp line 0345 634 1414Youth Line 0345 634 7650ShelterWebsite www.shelter.org.ukTel No 0808 800 4444NHS Direct1111No PanicWebsite http://www.nopanic.org.ukTel No 0844 967 4848youth helpline 01753 840393
A big thanks to Kellie for compiling the list of numbers again this year.