I tried re-useable eyelashes and here’s what I think

*Snorts*

“Lol, do you remember those tiny tubes of lash glue?”


“Omg yeah, haha, so last century!”
Boots.com




Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more unprecedented than the eyebrow stamp. Oh. how you were wrong... 

Back in 2017, Onetwocosmetics dropped the latest beauty innovation - magnetic eyelashes.

And the beauty world were here for it. No, in fact, they went crazy for it; willing to splash out $69 pound for a pair, to be precise.

However, your girl here’s not made of money - sadly. So subsequently, I’ll be testing another popular brand’s (Ardell) more budget friendly alternative.

Ardell Magnetic Accents 
Photo: Boots.com













Value for money?
Caving in at £13.99, say you wore these lashes everyday for a month, they would add up to approximately £0.45 a day, a whopping £5.55 cheaper than your standard (one time use) £6 lashes (which would cost £186 to wear everyday for a month).

But do they work? 

Or is all this just a little too good to be true?


How they applied
I'm just going get straight to the point here. These. Were. A. Nightmare. To. Apply.

The technique took me ages to acquire and, oh, my goodness. The amount of times I lost them. It was like a constant wild goose chase, manically hunting for a pair of falsies that had gone astray (and as for where the lashes actually went off to...well, more often than not they were showing off their ability to stick on to my mirror, eyelash curler, tweezers and eyeshadow palette. Oh, and my other eyeshadow palette.)

Yeah, these falsies weren't quite as 'simply effortless' to apply as Boots suggested.
However, once you've got the technique down to a T (which took about a day) they apply LIKE A DREAM!!!

3 day wear test
Observations:




  • These lashes DO NOT BUDGE!!! (my eyes even began to well up at one point but"nuh-uh!", these weren't moving anywhere.
  • After the third day of trial and error (not tryin'a brag) but I became a proper pro at the application! So, if you're concerned about the application, it becomes super easy!
  • It doesn't feel as though you've got magnetic fields chillin' on the surface of your lash line - in fact, I often forgot I was even wearing them!



  • How They Look/ Worth it?
    Willing to cope with all the faff in the first 24 hours of finding the technique? Then these are 1000,000,000% worth it! They are brilliant for accentuating the outer corners of your lashes and achieving a natural, fluttery look. Obsessed.



    Have you tried magnetic lashes?
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    A Ranking Of The Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2018 | Which are worth it?

    Admittedly, it feels incredibly wrong to even be thinking the word Christmas in September let alone evolving an entire post around it.

     However, when everybody's favourite Christmas countdown method (notorious for hiding our favourite edible goods behind every door) turned into every beauty enthusiasts financial nightmare, we finalised that we need as much time in advance as socially acceptable - in fact, you may as well just let your bank know now that the excessive splurge was not in fact a fraud!


    So, wether the inevitable Christmas countdown is something you loathe or yearn after...it's inescapable. We may as well just embrace it, right?

    (A bunch of these calendars you have to pre-order in advance - before they sell out - that's why I'm getting this up so early haha).

    Ranked: The Best Beauty Advent Calendars The Season Has To Offer

    1. Look Fantastic Advent Calendar , £79, October 2018
    Photo: www.hellomagazine.com

    2. Bomb Cosmetics Advent Calendar, £17.60, Available

    Photo: Amazon Uk
    3. M&S Advent Calendar, £35 when you spend £35 on clothing, November 2018



    Photo:www.marksandspencer.com
    4.ASOS, £55




    Photo:ASOS
    5.Glossybox ‘All I Want’ Advent Calendar, £75, October 15



    Photo:glossybox.co.uk
    6. Rituals The Ritual of Advent - 24 Days of Merry Rituals (Debenhams) Exclusive Advent Calendar, £59, October 2018




    Photo:Rituals
    7.No7 Advent Calendar, £42, October 19




    Photo:Boots.com
    8. The Body Shop 25 Days of the Enchanted Ultimate Advent Calendar, £99, Available





    Photo:@thebodyshop insta
    9. Feel Unique Beauty Advent Calendar, £75, available



    Photo:FeelUnique
    10. 24 Days of the Enchanted Advent Calendar, £45, Available




    Photo:thebodyshop.com
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    HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR ROOM FROM BORING TO BOUGIE | Affordable Homeware

    What do you get when you combine cash, a little bit of inspo and an adorable homeware site called Chickadee?

    The answer is a super cute room.

    In the past year I have undeniably elicited my fair share of homeware (I did not plan for that to rhyme...) and along the way, explicitly expressed my love for it via Instagram.

    This time, the tables have turned and I'm going to be giving you guys the rundown on two hidden gems have been scurrying the breadth of the world wide web...

    You've already lived to long with out these two beauts in your life - let's just delve right in!

    Gold Wire Magazine Holder & Handle - Chickadee 
    If I had a streak with how many days I've woken up and straight up RE-FALLEN in love all over again with this magazine holder...I think it's safe to say we'd be surpassing every Snapchat users ultimate record!

    I mean, just look at it...





    P.S: ++ Bonus Bougie points if you throw in an issue of Vogue!


    The versatility of this homeware staple is also second to none - in the words of Chickadee -  this unique piece looks 'Stylish when stood and fabulous when flat'. 

    And it's true. 

    It really does.

    Primark Artificial Plant  (in the previous photos above!)
    It's mandatory that for a healthy diet 'we get our greens', right? 

    Well, it's also compulsory that we include greens for igniting a warm and cosy ambience.

    Plants really do make a room. And if you can find artificial ones that look just as real for as little as £8, why not?


    Thank you so much for reading! I'd love to hear your new favourite homeware picks!


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    Eyewake Unique Formula Collagen Gel

    Here's a quick question for you all: what is our biggest organ?

    *insert your mental answer here

    Got it yet?

    Uh-huh. That's correct. Skin. Adults carrying roughly 8 pounds of it - to be exact.

    Our Skin's Practically Sharpay - the biggest and the best!

    Consequently, we often show it the deserving appreciation for keeping us humans...well...humans, through the use of various skincare items (moisturisers, face masks, body scrubs, etc.) It's just human decency, right? 

    However, although us humans are notorious for taking good care with our skin...there is actually one vital part of it which, although, should be a mandatory skincare step, alternatively doesn't always seem to get the substantial attention.

    That's why today I'm here to introduce you all to this lil' gem!


    The Eyewake Unique Formula Collagen Gel contains powerful ingredients (including Cucumber and Eldeflower) to quickly and effectively sooth puffy eyes and reduce the appearance of dark circles and fine lines. Furthermore, this multi-functional skincare saviour can also be used all over the face and as a primer (for a flawless makeup base).

    Sounds luxurious, right? Well, it is! From the Ingredients right down to the formula and results. Just without the hefty price tag. What would we do without half price deals, eh?

    With my skin feeling/looking healthier, hydrated and super soothed...I think it's safe to say this product is worth giving a try for yourself!

     I'd love to hear how you've gotten on with it!





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