The Greatest Showman

A film about the man who invented the circus. A creative man with hopes and dreams. It sounds like it could be pretty cheesy right? And trust me I’m that friend that moans when the girls want to watch a soppy lovey cringey film. But this was something else, I would almost be extra cringey and say it was magical.

It is like nothing else I’ve ever seen before amazing actors, a different story line and the most beautiful songs.

I fell in-love with Zac Efron all over again, I felt like I was watching an adult version of high school musical. I thought any song he sings would be my favourite but Never enough by Loren Allred really did give my goose bumps.

Although the film was completely irrelevant to real life scenario’s I found myself relating the songs and films to my own life choice. The characters in the film each had strong personalities and you fell in love with each character individually.

I found myself driving home singing the playlist. Two weeks later and I’m still singing them in the shower.

Brilliant timing releasing this film just before all the film award programmes are on TV. Watching this space as I’m sure this film will win lots of awards.

Oh if you haven’t watched this film, I suggest you get in your car and go watch it now.

DL x

Body Shop Review๐Ÿ’‹

I am loving the body shop at the moment. I wanted to share with you guys a few of my favourite products.

The Body shop – Frosted berries

This smells like Christmas, feels like Christmas and loves my skin like a Christmas present. As I suffer from skin problems, I have to used sensitive products. This is super gentle ok my skin feels lush to rub in. I rub this on my shoulder, legs and sometimes my arms. And sometimes on my bum cheeks!

Body shop – The oil of life

This is one for your face and actually since I’ve used this people have asked if I have changed foundation because my complexion is glowing. But it’s all down to this. Whole winter is trying to dull my skin this hero is brightening my skin and making it feel very healthy

Body shop – Lip smack

Great lip balm, very good value for money, I put this on every night before bed and every morning and my lips are feeling great. I haven’t had any chapped lips and I feel they are more healthier then usual

The body shop – Tea Tree Range

There are two products I use from this range. The tea tree cleanser which I use one a day switching it up between morning and evening face wash. It smells Devine and really makes me skin feel fresh. I also use the tea tree clay mask once a week and this really is a treat for my skin. It reduced the redness in my skin and also hydrates my skin.

Lastly, I use the facial exfoliator pads from the body shop. I use these twice a week and it takes of all the scabs and dead skin and leaves my skin feeling fresh!!

I hope you liked this review and I would love to know what products you guys are trying!?

DL ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿผ

7th Heaven – Charcoal Mud

This week I am testing out Charcoal mud by 7th heaven. I haven’t seen this one before which is surprising because Charcoal is all the range at the moment you can use it for your skin and for your teeth as well.

I was interested in this mask because it mentions that it’s for oily and combination skin which is 100% my skin. After Christmas my skin has been disliking me I guess because all the bad eating and drinking has taken a toll on my skin!

This charcoal mask is said to detox away oils and impurities. I’m hoping this is the SOS my skin needs.

How to apply

  1. Cleanse face
  2. Apply mask
  3. Leave for 15 mins
  4. Wash off

Today I have cleaned with my body shop facial wash ( my favourite product at the moment ) and also uses my facial exfoliating pads also from body shop to prep my skin. Without drying my skin, I apply the mask straight onto my face using a face mask applicator. I’m loving the smell of my mask, it smells like a basic mud mask but with a kind of minty smell!

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I would say that it took around 15 mins to dry. It dried kind of flakey, but was super easy to remove.

Due to the mask drying so tight to me skin, it left my skin feel really refreshed and clean. My skin felt lovely all evening and I even woke to feeling fresh.

I really recommend this mask! It’s defiantly the skin boost I needed and I have less redness on my skin this morning.

DL rates *****

Enjoy xxx

Mask Monday ( but on Thursday)

Hey Yallll,

Again, I’m sorry for the gap between my posts I’ve been a very busy bee and there is a whole post about it on my page if you are interested.

I’m back and my skin is need a good treat. I have invested in a head band and face mask application brush. I order this from amazon for ยฃ5.99!

This week I am using a cucumber peel off face mask by 7th Heaven ( who I am lovinggg if you haven’t noticed)

The rules

  1. Cleanse face
  2. Apply to face
  3. Leave for 25 mins
  4. Peel off
  5. Rinse face

Today in my super quick video you will notice I have cleaned my face with the body shop tea tree oil face wash which I am really digging right now.

I then pop on my head band and apply the face mask with the application brush. It is soooooo easy to apply with the brush and i feel this mask could of been super sticky so I really appreciated it.

I couldn’t smell cucumber but I defiantly smelt a fresh earthy smell which was refreshing.

Once applied I’ve got a half hour left of I’m a celeb!

It took 25 mins to dry and there was a bit that I piled on to much face mask that wouldn’t dry properly.

Easy peasy to peel off, although there was some bits I had to feel for before I could peel off!

My skin felt lovely going to bed felt clean, moisturised and Fresh.

The next day my skin still feels fresh, and my blemishes are very much less red and my skin is less inflamed.

I really like this mask as I defiantly can see and feel a difference. It’s easy to put on and peel of which is convenient .

5/5 for this one ๐Ÿ˜

Super drug – Seaweed Peel of Mask

This week I am trying Super Drugs own brand masks. I decided to try the seaweed peel of mask.

This mask is said to cleanse and detox the skin. It is well known that seaweed is very beneficial for the skin. I also havenโ€™t used a peel off mask in a while and I always feel nice and refreshed after using them.

This mask doesnโ€™t smell as strong as some of the masks I have recently been using. It was really difficult to apply because it is super thick! If anyone has used the charcoal black head masks, itโ€™s a similar constituency of that.

Once you work out a technique to put it on itโ€™s easy after that. I use all of the contents and applied a

medium layer across my face.

It says it take 10-20 mins to dry. It took 20 – 25 mins to fully dry. Some parts didnโ€™t dry properly, I feel they may have been areas where I over applied. It was really easy to take off, peeled straight off. Unlike the charcoal masks, it didnโ€™t hurt or leave my face red raw. Instead it left me feeling cleansed and slightly moisturised as well.

I spent the remainder of my day with no make up on and two of my aggravated spots had noticeably become less red and had decreased in size.

I would give this mask a 4/5!

Have you used any of super drugs own branded face masks? I would love you to comment below! ๐Ÿ‘€

DL ๐Ÿ’‹

Positive changes, to help the world ๐ŸŒŽ

I’m always thinking of little way, to make a big difference to other people life’s. It’s a good feeling helping other people, and I’m sure it’s amazing for other people to be on the receiving end!

Coffee stamp cards โ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธโ˜•๏ธ

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all love a coffee stamp card, 9 coffees later and you can finally have a free one! What a great achievement! It's feels amazing right getting something for nothing! Imagine how amazing it would be to give you free coffee to someone who is homeless, who is freezing from sleeping on the road. Why not give it to someone, who has nothing? You will honestly feel ten times more amazing!

Food Banks๐Ÿช๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿง๐Ÿก๐Ÿฒ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿฅ˜

โ€ขDon
to your local food bank is a great way to help your local community. There are many ways you can donate, you can donate food that you have in your cupboards. Let’s face it, most of us have tins in our cupboards that have been there FOREVER! Pop them in a bag and drop them to your local food bank.

Buy one get one freeโญ๏ธโญ๏ธ

โ€ขWe al
a buy one get one free! Even if we went for one item, it’s great because we can use the other item when the first one runs out. However, you could always donate to your local food bank or to a hopeless person. They will
defiantl
preciate it!

Clothes clear out๐Ÿ‘š๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿ‘”๐Ÿ‘˜

  • Why not sort thought your clothes to declutter your bedroom! Clothes can be donated to local charity shops or again for the homeless. Every time I have a clear out, I donate to different charity shops as I can never decide on which charity is best

Hobbies to fundraising๐Ÿ“šโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿคผโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • Fundraising doesn’t have to be difficult, in fact it can be fun! I once did a read-a-thon, I read six books in a week and raise over ยฃ100 for charity! I had the best week of reading and I did it for a great cause. That can be the same with anything from baking to jogging, there’s always room for something.

McDonald’s stickers ๐Ÿคถ๐Ÿผ

  • Every year McDonald’s do monopoly give aways sometimes you win big and sometimes you won food or drink prizes. For the last couple of years, when I have one a meal prize I have given it to a homeless person. Each time they have been so grateful and commented on how thoughtful I was. Defiantly made me feel good.

Spend time with the Elderly ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿผ

  • The Elderly can get really lonely and look forward to social interaction. There are a few ways in which you can help. There is a charity called St Vincent to Paul, which is charity which involves volunteers visiting elderly people or helping them with small chores like their food shop! There is a club in Brighton called the casserole club. This charity pairs you up with someone Elderly in your area and you can choose to drop them dinner or have dinner with them. I know a few people that are involved with these charity’s and they say that it is so rewarding.

DL๐Ÿ’‹

Garnier – Matcha Tea & Clay

For today’s mask Monday, I am using Matcha Tea and clay mas by Garnier Skin Active brand.

This mask of for combination to oily skin is said to purify and give you fresh mattified and clean skin.

This week my skins in major need of TLC, I think the junk food has caught up with my skin and given me some big spots ( Sorry skin)

This mask is a great texture, really easy to apply! I love the smell of the mask too as it remind me off a tea tree mask but not as strong smell.

like most masks some areas dry quicker then other and even though it said 10 mins.. it was probably 12 mins until it was fully dry.

Getting it off was a little harder then putting it on. Some bits really clung to my skin and I used my beauty scrubber to remove it fully.

My skin felt super refreshed after and it felt really really clean.

Within a couple of days, my bigger spots started to dry a little ( and shrink) but the rest of my skin remained feeling fresh and moisturised!

I would defiantly recommend this one for when you are in need of a skin boost!

Would love to know if you have tried any similar masks?

DL ๐Ÿ’‹

Work it girl!

I always find it difficult on where is best to buy my work clothes from. I am an estate agent and always need to look smart at work.

The bases of most of my outfits is to have a couple of pencil skirts and smart trousers and alternate between tops / Shirts and blaisers. I also like to wear work dresses, usually a skater style dress with tights. I swap a change between wearing dolly shoes and work heels. In the winter I always wear heeled boots.

I have put together a couple of outfits that I wear to work:

Dorothy Perkins – Polka dot, Skater dress with white collar

I love this little dress, I wear this with black tights and black heels! I got lots of compliments wearing this dress. It’s very flattering for my figure type.

Boohoo.com – grey long sleeved Peplum Top in their basic range

This cute grey top is super cheap and is in the basic boo hoo Range. It can be slightly see though but I wear a strap too under neath. I match this top with either a black pencil skirt or black smart trousers. For shoes I will either wear black dolly shoes or black heels. So simple and super comfy.

Light knit blue dress from H&M ( Bought last year)

This dress is perfect for all seasons, it’s light enough to wear in summer without tights but also great in the winter with tights.

Striped peplum from Primark

This striped peplum is super cute and again flattering for my figure type! I wear this usually with a black pencil skirt or trousers!

Floral 3/4 length sleeved top from Matalan

This top is really girly and looks really smart. My mum loved this top so much she bought herself one. It looks smart with or without a blaiser.

I hope you enjoy this post! I would love to hear your favourite places to buy work clothes!

DL ๐Ÿ’‹

Boutique of Molly

I discovered Boutique of Molly on Twitter, after noticing lots of of people following the account.

I had a look at their website and fell in love with there dresses and handbags! The clothes are not your usual clothes. They are unusual and fashionable. You feel like you have discovered something that only important people order from. What’s more, the prices are reasonable.

I was approached by the company and asked to pick and try an outfit. I would like to point out at this stage that opinions are my own and this is not a paid ad.

To start start sure I found it difficult to choose, just one outfit that I liked. I finally decided on the “Evie Dress”.

The dress came next day delivery and arrived in the cutest pink packaging!!!

You can feel straight away that the material is good quality. I love the colours, and even though they are different shades of grey.. you can see the contrast between each grey shade.

I defiantly feel I could wear this dress for a smart / Casual occasion. It would be great to wear this for a dinner occasion with a pair of little black heels.

I cannot wait to place my next order! I am loving the handbags and think this may be next order! I perticular like this grey handbag!

I would defiantly recommend having a look, the process from ordering on the pink website, the pink packaging and beautiful clothing makes online shopping a girly treat.

Thank you for reading my review, and I would like to offer you a discount code: DL20

https://www.boutiqueofmolly.com

DL ๐Ÿ’‹

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Th couple next door is a gripping Thriller published in 2016, by an English Teacher called Shari Lapena.

This book is about a married couple, who attend a dinner party next door. They leave their young baby next door due to unforeseen circumstances and decide to check on her every half an hour. When they arrive back home, the baby is gone! This leaves us wondering who has taken her.

From the moment you open the first page, you are sucked into this world of chaos. You are introduced to some bold characters and are unable to work out who is dishonest and who it’s truthful.

This book has a range controversial characters with different backgrounds. Through out the book I was constantly undecided on which characters I liked and which ones I didn’t. At one pointed I actually disliked them all!

A quarter of the way through the book, I was wondering how they would drag this story out to the end. However Each chapter leaves you suspecting a different character and wondering if the baby is alive.

There are a few shocking milestones throughout the book, and I would never have been able to guess the ending.

If you are looking for a book, that every time you put it down you are still thinking about it… then this is the book for you.

I am excited to discover this Author has another book called A Stranger in the house which was published this year and I cannot wait to read this next!

*****

DL ๐Ÿ’‹