Hello October.

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I’ve been kicking October off with fluffy slippers, cosy blankets, nutty lattes and autumn scented candles.

Sounds divine, doesn’t it?

I wanted to take part in Blogtober this year but life has kinda got in the way. Plus, I’ve been uploading new videos on my YouTube channel. *happy dance* I will however be doing Blogmas like last year because OMG that was so much fun!

If you are taking part in Blogtober this year please do send me your blog links I would love to add them to my reading list.

Much love,
Hannah x

P.S. Listen with me: my current Autumn Playlist on Spotify 

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Must Have Monday.

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Hello hello! Today I want to share with you these awesome products that I have not only been loving but I have also been using them every single day.

They are everything I need in an eyeliner and mascara. For a long time I’ve struggle with applying eyeliner. I started off by using pencil eyeliner from Rimmel, which I still use on my bottom lashes actually. I’ve used quite a few liquid eyeliners but I’ve always found them difficult to handle. When I received this one for Christmas I instantly feel in love with it. It’s so easy to use and it stays on all day. I tend to apply a thin line on my top lashes. One day I will learn how to put a proper cat flick!

As for the mascara, I like to have one that really draws attention to my lashes without being too much. I like them to be defined! I have quite long natural lashes so it’s only right to flaunt them lol! I feel that this mascara is just everything I need right now!

I’ve also featured both of these products in my recent post about my Spring Make-up Bag.

I hope that you enjoyed this post. Let me know what eye products you’ve been loving recently! 

– Hannah ❤

My Go To Spring Lipstick.

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Happy Sunday! I hope you’ve all had a fantastic weekend and are feeling excited and ready for a new week. I certainly am!

I tend to go through stages of wearing lipstick and just sticking to lip balm. With the weather warming up it’s inspired and motivated me to experiment a bit more with my make-up.

Late last year I purchased this high shine lip crayon from Primark. When I moved house I rediscovered it. It’s a strong pigmented pink and I love how it looks on my lips. I have been reaching for this lipstick more and more over the past couple of weeks. It’s going to be one of my favourite lipsticks this spring!

What lipsticks have you been reaching for this Spring?

– Hannah ❤

Night-Time Essentials.

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Today I want to share with you a few of the products I’ve been loving to use before I go to bed. There is nothing better than getting into bed having done a full pampering session on yourself. A few weeks ago I picked up this Clean and Clear blackhead clearing daily scrub. I tend to get a fair few blackheads around my nose area and it makes me feel quite self-conscious. After using this for a few days I could already notice a difference. It’s also worth mentioning that this product is oil free. (hands up if you’re an oily t-zone person) I like to do this scrub in an evening time as i can let my skin breath overnight rather than putting makeup over the top straight away.

There is something so therapeutic about putting a face mask on, lying down on your bed and reading a good book. I know it’s recommended to leave the face mask on for between 10-15 minutes, but I would be lying if I didn’t tell you that it’s likely I leave it on for 30 minutes.

That enough about your face eh? Lets move on to body! I’ve been using (yes I know) another Soap and Glory product. What can I say! They have great products. My boyfriend’s mum bought me this as a Christmas gift and I have to tell you, it is one of the best body moisturisers that I’ve ever used. It smells amazing and it leaves my skin feeling incredibly soft.

I would love to know what products you use for your daily night-time routine. 

– Hannah ❤

Must Have Monday.

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Hello everyone!

It’s nearly mid April and I’m sure that a lot of you are thinking the same as me “lets get my body ready for summer!” It can’t be just me?

I used to be quite good at pushing myself to exercise as I loved the feeling that I got when I did an intense workout. However I feel that I lost that discipline over the winter time. With all the cold weather, wintery foods, and chocolate it’s safe to say that I put weight on. It’s really difficult for me to not dwell on the weight that I’ve gained but I’m proud of how I’ve been handling it.

I’ve been getting back into regularly exercising and one of the things that I’ve been focusing on is my arms (I hate them if I’m honest) so that brings me to this weeks Must Have Monday.

These weights! Honestly I’m so happy that I picked them up. They do wonders for toning my arms. I’m starting to feel more confident in myself already.

Enjoy the rest of your Monday!

– Hannah ❤

Hello Spring.

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The past few days have been amazingly sunny and I’ve been trying to take full advantage of it.

Nothing builds confidence more than a bright, sunny Spring day. I love the feeling of putting on a summery dress a pink lipstick.

✨ It makes me feel confident.

✨ It makes me feel positive.

✨ It makes me feel body-confident.

Recently I have been looking up spring inspiration on Pinterest. I want to change up my style this spring. I’ve been loving my natural curls but I want to change my hair colour a little, maybe some blonde highlights. I also want to learn how to plait my hair. (Any tips on how to do this would be greatly appreciated)

I also want to experiment more with my makeup. I have a greeny colour eyeliner so I’m going to be learning how to apply that, I think that it will look great with my eye colour.

Will you be changing up your style this Spring?

– Hannah ❤

10 Things I Tell Myself When I’m Feeling Down.

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We all have those days where we have had a relatively good day but for some reason we end up feeling a bit meh.

Today was one of those days for me. I had a great day at work, I came home and had a snack, I watched some Netflix then before I knew it I didn’t feel great. I’m not sure what made me feel like that. I picked myself up and did a little bit of yoga. I always find that doing yoga allows me to stretch out my stresses. I’ve been feeling quite body conscious recently and doing yoga today has helped me feel a bit more at ease with myself.

On those days where yoga just isn’t enough I find that writing down the positive things in my life really helps.

Here are 10 things I that I tell myself when I’m feeling down:

✨ I am enough.

✨ Things will get better.

✨ I have overcome so much. I can overcome this too.

✨ I am my biggest investment.

✨ Keep being me.

✨ I have achieved so much.

✨ I am worthy.

✨ Take time to love myself.

✨ Do more of what makes me happy.

✨ Treat myself how I would treat others.

So those a just a few things I try to tell myself when I’m feeling down. I feel that by telling myself things like that on a regular bases really helps with my self-esteem and my confidence.

How do you deal with your bad days?

– Hannah ❤

Must Have Monday!

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As of this week (I’ve seen a few bloggers do this and I wanted to try too) I will be starting a new series where I will pick one product that I love and would love to recommend to you. None of these posts are sponsored (thought, in many ways I wish they were) unless otherwise stated!

It’s certainly no secret that I’m a through and through coffee lover! It’s only fitting that I have a selection of various syrups in my kitchen. I would say for the past four months I’ve been absolutely loving adding vanilla syrup into my coffee’s.

Click here to the syrups that I use.

I would love to know what you think of these types of posts. So that’s it for this weeks Must Have Monday!

I hope that you’ve had a great start to your week. 🙂

– Hannah ❤

I Have News.

Dear Journal,

Ready?

I have a job. I’m so happy! I hate not having a job. A job makes me feel like I have a purpose, a responsibility.

I have always wanted to work in a coffee shop and now I’ve got the chance to experience that coffee barista life.

Tomorrow is my last day training then I will be hopefully starting paid shifts from next Monday.

I have a busy few days after tomorrow, I’m hoping to be filming what I get up to.

Check out my new video over on my YouTube channel 🙂

I hope you’re all having a great week.

– Hannah ❤

Positive Affirmations.

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Sometimes we just need a few written reminders of just how brave, strong and amazing we can be!

Mental illness can really wear us down and make us both mentally and physically drained. It’s been one of those days for me.

But despite having a pretty bad morning, lots of positive things have come from today. I planned a few big surprise things that will be happening in the next few months. I went shopping with my friend. (she is just adorable and really makes me smile) I’m so lucky to have her! I bought some food for dinners as well as some ingredients to do some baking on my day off on Friday! I also took a bath and did some reading. I’m reading such a cute book at the minute. I admit, I’m a huge fan of the romance books! I’m also planning on going to the gym after work tomorrow!

I would say a pretty positive day in the end!

If you’re feeling down, useless or unmotivated, I highly suggest writing some positive affirmations down. Even if you don’t believe them right away, it’s great to have them as a motivator.

✨ YOU are stronger than you think!

✨ YOU are worthy of happiness and love!

✨ YOU are more incredible than you think you are!

✨ YOU do deserve a break!

✨ YOU can do this!

✨ I believe in you.

I hope you are enjoying your week so far.

– Hannah ❤