20 August 2014

Coconut Oil Hair Mask by Old Wives Tail

Old Wives Tail Coco Loco Organic Coconut Oil Hair Mask

Hello! I haven't posted in a while because I've been sorting out my University stuff (which seems to be taking forever), and entertaining my little brothers. Anyway, today I'm reviewing a new favourite product of mine, a hair mask from Old Wives Tail. I've mentioned before that I'm really into natural beauty products, so when I was kindly offered a product from Old Wives Tail, an organic hair care company, I couldn't resist. I've read that coconut oil is amazing for skin and hair, so I chose the "Coco Loco Organic Coconut Oil Hair Mask".

Old Wives Tail Coco Loco Organic Coconut Oil Hair Mask

The scent of the mask is quite strong, which I personally like: it has a kind of minty scent that stays in my hair for a few days, which is great because my natural shampoo is actually unscented. Considering the mass of unruly curls that I have to deal with, I was very surprised at how soft my hair was after leaving this in for only an hour! I use it mainly on the ends of hair because they're dry, but it's also a good treatment for your scalp and encourages hair growth, which is another reason to add this to my hair care routine. I also find that I don't need to use conditioner after using this mask, because it makes my hair really soft. Old Wives Tail recommend sleeping with this in your hair, so I'll be doing that twice a week.

The Coco Loco mask is £14.95, which is a great price for a high-quality natural product made with organic ingredients and no parabens, sulfates, additives or chemicals. I am definitely interested in trying out a few more Old Wives Tail products, they don't test on animals and offer free worldwide delivery!

What are your favourite natural beauty products?

Thank-you for reading!

8 August 2014

Zara Girls Outfit / Haul

I read recently that a lot of petite women buy clothes from the 'kids section' of many shops, particularly Zara Girls. I'm a regular size 8, but I'm short so I struggle to find trousers/jeans that fit me, so my wardrobe mainly consists of skirts and dresses. I decided that I wanted to attempt to find trousers that actually fit me, and I am so glad that I ordered from Zara's "Girls" section of their website.

I had a browse through the sale section, because I wanted to order something quite inexpensive to see whether they fit me or not, and boy am I glad I did! I got two pairs of trousers and a t-shirt for only £15.99, and each item is good quality, which I'm really happy about. The sizes go up to age 13-14 which I believe will fit a size 10, because the items I ordered were age 11-12 and fit me perfectly.

5 August 2014

Organising My Clothes...

Hello! Yesterday I decided to actually organise my wardrobe and drawers, and I'm so glad I did! I now know exactly where everything is, and it'll make it a lot easier to choose what I'm going to take to university in September. I just hope I can keep it this way...

4 August 2014

Luxury Jewellery from Kuka-Me

Good afternoon, in today's post I'm gushing over the beautiful jewellery that I received this morning! In June, I was lucky enough to win £120 to spend at Kuka-Me from the lovely Catherine (Not Dressed As Lamb). I spent quite a long time deciding what I wanted because everything they sell is gorgeous, and I am definitely happy with what I eventually chose!

The Summer Dreaming Wreath Ring immediately caught my eye, but size 01 wasn't in stock, so the wonderful Carys from Kuka-Me had that ordered for me, which was definitely worth the wait. I love the grecian-style leaf design of this ring, it's very cute and unique, and it costs only £52 excluding VAT. The ring fits me perfectly, I don't ever want to take it off!

I also decided to get some earrings, and I eventually chose the Long Blue Lace Agate Earrings (£71 excluding VAT), because I liked the lavender colour of them. These are really pretty, a bit too extravagant to wear daily though, so I'll have to wait for a formal event to show these off! They also sell a similar pair called "Tiny Leaf and Blue Lace Agate Earrings", which would be ideal to wear casually. I also found that if you don't have your ears pierced, Kuka-Me actually sell clip-on earrings in the same designs, which is pretty cool!

Anyway, as you can probably tell, I'm totally excited about these, and so grateful to have won them. Make sure you check out Kuka-Me Jewellery, and Catherine's blog "Not Dressed As Lamb"!

Thank-you for reading!

26 July 2014

I got a tattoo? ...

I got a tattoo!

I'm kidding.  This isn't something I'd typically write about of course, but I got sent a temporary tattoo from TTTattoo recently. It seems pretty random, but they offer custom designs, so I got one of Elvis Presley's signature. Everyone knows that I adore Elvis, and I managed to trick one of my little brothers into believing it was real. 

25 July 2014

What Makes Me Feel #BrandNew?

Ryman Stationery have just launched their new website, and they are running a blogger campaign to celebrate! Ryman have asked bloggers to write about what makes them feel #BrandNew, so that's the topic of my blog post today.

Starting University

When I begin University in September, it'll definitely be a #BrandNew experience for me, living away from home for the first time, in London! I'm really excited, but nervous at the same time, and of course I've got to get my A-Level results first. It's also an excuse to buy new stationery...


I've been enjoying doing step-ups on my Wii Fit, while sneakily watching TV!
Over the last few months, improving my fitness has been really important to me, and that's what makes me feel "brand new". I've mentioned before that I've been following Blogilates; Cassey's inspiring and motivating videos definitely make me feel #BrandNew (as well as very tired!).

I have a review coming up soon, but I thought I'd briefly mention that I've been wearing a fitness tracker (a Withings Pulse) that monitors my steps, heart-rate, sleep and more. In combination with my Wii Fit and the apps I have on my iPhone (MyFitnessPal and RunKeeper), I've been getting more exercise, making me feel a lot healthier and #BrandNew!

Thank-you for reading!
What makes you feel #BrandNew?

This post is not sponsored, but I will be sent some stationery from Ryman for taking part in the campaign. Make sure you check out Ryman's new website!

21 July 2014

Black Milk Disney Princesses & Villains Wishlist!

Black Milk Disney Princesses & Villains Wishlist
When I found out that Black Milk are coming out with a Disney collection, I immediately browsed through the entire collection on their Pinterest, re-pinning everything I like (nearly the whole collection of course). 

Black Milk's Disney Princesses & Villains collection is amazing. I love the fact that the collection is not just princesses, they've included the villains, Alice in Wonderland and the animal films like 101 Dalmatians, Aristocats and The Lion King. 

There are a lot of items on my wishlist from this collection (pretty much all of the Alice in Wonderland items), but I've managed to narrow it down for a reasonably-sized wishlist!