Saturday, 8 June 2013

Thank you Mr. Postman

So the postman banged on the door at around 8am this morning.... it is a Saturday - this is early for my house at the weekend! BUT thank god someone bothered to answer it because.... it was all stuff for me (oops!) and super exciting stuff aswell! So I thought I would do a quick small haul for you before I head off out into the sunshine for the day!
All the nail polishes above are from Fragrance Direct and were total bargains (would you expect anything less from me?) The essie polishes were all ONLY £1.99 each , yes I am not lying only £1.99! Essie polishes normally retail at around £7.99 so these were total bargains, I'm guessing they are discontinued colours or products they had over ordered but these doesn't make the colour or quality any different. The other polish I got was an OPI colour and I'd seen this a while ago and feel in love but I am well too poor/stingy to pay £8/9 for one nail polish at the moment so when I saw this for £3.99 - I was sold!

1. OPI Nail PolishNothin' Mousie Bout It
Like I said before I'd seen this a while ago and feel in love. Firstly, it is Disney related! Yes it is from the Minnie Mouse collection which, even if I didn't know any of the colours I would buy because of the name alone! This polish is so unique and that's what I love about it! Not only is it a pretty shimmery pink colour BUT it also has little hearts in the polish! Just like the confetti polishes that seem to have come in recently this polish paints little hearts onto your nails too. So cute. IT does need a few coats as the product is quite sheer but this is fab for using as a top coat over another colour. (sorry the photo for this hasn't come out that well, maybe google it for a better picture! :( )

2. ESSIE Nail Polish - Neo Whimiscal
First one of my total bargains is this gorgeous nude colour. I have a couple of nude/really pale pink colours already in my nail polish collection but they are always so so thin and need about 5 coats so I hardly ever bother wearing them. I hoped that being an essie polish (I love their quality) that it would work alot better and be alot thicker... and I was not wrong! This is fab and only needed a coat or two to get a really nice opaque nude which I have been looking for for so long.

3. ESSIE Nail Polish - Cascade Cool
Did Kirstie need another bubblegum pink type nail polish? ...... of course she did! On Fragrance Direct the colour swatch they put with the nails of the polishes are just not very convincing or helpful so what I like to do (ADVICE ALERT) is google the name of the product and go straight to images. 9 times out of 10 people are going to have already have bought the product and put up some fab photos of it on their nails.... the perfect way to see what the colour ACTUALLY looks like! I do this with everthing I buy on FD and it is so so helpful! Anyway this is a gorgeous girly pink which I know is going to become a staple pink that I always reach for.

4. ESSIE Nail Polish - Bikini So Teeny
Perfect for summer this is a cool pastel blue. I'm definitely going to wear this to the festivals I am going too this summer, I think I even prefer it to my Barry M Blueberry Ice Cream (and that says alot!) I also think this and Cascade Cool would work really really well together!

5. ESSIE Nail Polish - Mojito Madness
Don't you just love the names of all these polishes? That must be the best job - 'nail polish namer.' I may look into how to apply for this...... anyway back to Mojito Madness! I'd like to describe this as a dark pastel green (is that allowed?) Even though it is quite a bold colour for nails it is quite subtle and I can't wait to find some clothes to match this colour as I think it would look so cool together.

6. ESSIE Nail Polish - Action
Last but not least for nail polishes is Action! This is a super bright orange and this is a colour I have been looking for for a while. The number one reason I wanted a polish this colour - it will look amazing with a tan, and that is why I bought it. I think super bright fluorescent colours look so amazing in the summer especially with all the neon/90s clothing that is coming back in and this colour will look great on both fingers and toes! The only downside is that this polish just seemed like its not been shaken enough even though I've done it loads, but for £1.99 I can't complain!

Sleek Face Contour Kit -Light
I have wanted this for so long as I have seen so many people raving about it but no shops near me stock Sleek! So I finally caved and ordered it from Superdrug online (free delivery was what sold me) and I am so so glad I did! I was already in love with the product without even seeing it and now that it's here I love it even more! I can already tell this is going to be perfect for my skin, I got the light as I thought 1. I don't have a tan yet and 2. it is easier to build a darker colour if needed that make something lighter!
The bronzer is matte which is great, I think it's really hard to find a plain matte bronzer most of them seem to have some form of shimmer even if only tiny. The highlighter is also amazing, I am a sucker for any form of highlighter to be honest, I love the look they give and ever since the first time I randomly bought High Beam from Benefit when I was a teenger I have been hooked on highlighters! It is a super pretty shimmer and I cannot wait to use it later! (Sorry that in the photo you can see the lovely finger mark from myself.... I jsut couldn't wait!) 

Yellow iPhone Case
This is, of course, from eBay (the only place I buy my cases from)! If you're anything like me then you get bored of having the same case on after a while and need a change (there are other people like me right?) So I love going on eBay and searching for a new case! I had a bit of an accident this week when I ordered a new case but ordered it for an iPhone 5 not a 4s... what a doughnut so I needed a replacement fast! This one was only £2.49 and I think it is perfect for summer, so simple and plain but with really pretty detailing... and kind of matches my blog now I think about it!


  1. Haha! I did this at the beginning of the week too - was so excited how it was all £1.99! Loving all the colours you've picked! :)

    Yinyin xx

    1. So cheap I love it!! Thank you so excited to wear them all! x

  2. Love all your picks! I would go crazy if we had access to sales like this!

    1. where are you based!? haha I could have bought so much more but I was strong! xxx

  3. Gorgeous polishes! I always do the same with google image search when buying polish online :D

    1. It's the best thing to do, I always do it!! xxx

  4. I've been lusting after this Sleek contour kit for a while now, would love a review post to see how it looks on!

    Claire xx

  5. Ooh love cascade cool, pretty colour and what a bargs!

    1. Wearing that one right now... although time for a change... so chipped (how do I do it!!?!?) xxx


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