Tuesday, 28 December 2010

My go at Hime Gyaru Make-up!

I'm in love with Hime Gyaru!
I got my circle lenses In the post a while back so I thought I'd have a try for myself!


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What do you think?


X Hayley X


:: OUTFIT HAUL!!!! ::

Now Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without hitting the shops on Boxing Day to indulge in the glory of the sales!!!

By now, I'm sure you are aware that I love me a bargain! ;)

On Boxing Day, I went to a shop I normally don't go to..... Outfit. Now for those of you who are not familiar with Outfit, it's basically a shop with shops inside. Kinda like a department store but It's a lot smaller and only has certain brands. These brands being: Topshop, Topman, Warehouse, Miss Selfridge, Wallis and Dorathy Perkins.

Check out these AMAZING deals I got!!!!

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This Topshop slouch jumper was £38 reduced to £18! This is perfect with a Tu-tu style skirt and I just love the slash effect at the back(shown above), it's so comfy as well! (We have a little intruder in the top right lol)


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This Miss Selfridge cardigan is super Kawaii!!!! I just love it! Was £38, I got it for £20!!!


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This Topshop cardigan was £35, I got it for £18! What a bargain! I love the beautiful rose detail!


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This Topshop sheer blouse Is sooo vintage it hurts!I absolutely love the lace detail and the price was EVEN better! £38 normally but I got it for £18!!!


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Now it wouldn't be a typical 'me' haul without some funky tights! I love the nautical tattoo effect! At only £4 it would have been rude not to buy them he he.
Keeping with the nautical theme, I got this corsage(£7).... I don't know If you remember the sailor-esk play-suit I bought from Primark but I think this will look rocking with that!!!

Did you guys have fun at the sales???


X Hayley X




A very KITTY Christmas to all!!!

Hey guys!
I had the BEST Christmas EVER this year!
It was the first time we had it at the flat rather than visiting other people. I have to say I was a bit scared cooking for the three of us(not to mention my sister is a strict vegetarian) but after a wee glass of bubbly (or 5 hehe!)I managed to chill out and just got on with it.....the dinner went down a treat! I was soooo chuffed!

All the presents I got were fantastic! (apart from the HUGE amount of chocolate I got from my mum, I've been trying to tell her for years that I hate the stuff but she never listens lol)

Check out the amount of Hello Kitty stuff I got!!!!


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I got that sweet, pink Hello Kitty bag from my little sister, the Hello Kitty hot water bottle and make-up bag from my friend Susan and the mirror and plasters for my secret Santa at work!
I also got some more Hello Kitty from my pal Aeigh but I forgot to take it home with me.(Nothing to do with the bottles of vino we consumed hehe!)
How lucky am I????

Hope you guys had as good a Crimbo as I did!!


X Hayley X


Merry Xmas to you all! ;)

Hey guys! I hope you all had a fab Xmas!!!
I know I haven't posted in awhile but due to the Xmas run up I've been mega busy.
I hope Santa was good to you all, I know he was to me. Hehe.
I'll posting up some hauls etc shortly for you guys :)


X Hayley X

Friday, 17 December 2010

:: Primark Haul!! ::

In these hard financial times, what's the modern fashionista to do??
As much as I love spending the cash I have to say my purse isn't happy!
Thank God for Primark! I took a wee trip today on my lunch break and here's what I went away with......


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This cute nautical playsuit was a steal at only £11!!!!


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This sheer beige blouse was only £8! I could see this tucked into high-waisted shorts, pearls and brooches for a vintage feel!


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These grey floral tights are my fave buy of the day.....only 2 quid!!!

The beauty of Primark for me is (being so cheap) you can allow more money for really wacky, exciting accessories. I have some fab 6% Dokidoki and kawaiigoods.com items that would work fantastically with these pieces!!!

X Hayley X


:: Crazy Colour Update::

Here's the outcome of the Crazy Colour (Capri Blue) after a few washes......


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As you can see it's faded out quite a bit and I've only washed it 3 times.
Now I have to admit I actually prefer it now that it's more of a pastel blue and the fade could be due to the fact that my hair is heavily bleached.
It is very easy to apply yourself at home and I have to say that it still had a very even result (even when it started to fade).
I do like this product but once I have reviewed more I can give a better comparison for you guys.

x Hayley x


Wednesday, 15 December 2010

:: Crazy Colour ::

How many of you out there get bored with your hair?
Ever felt like going crazy with it?

I LOVE mad hair colours and (like so many times) I get bored with my hair..... tonight was one of those nights! ;)
With so many different brands out there it's difficult to choose which to buy, this has led my to the conclusion that what you guys might appreciate are a few reviews..... I'm going to start with Crazy Colours tonight!
This is my hair at the moment.......



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I'm not going to go too wild and do the whole of my head, so I've just sectioned off a small panel at the front under my fringe. I'm going to use Capri Blue.


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The instructions are clear enough on the bottle. You just apply to dry, clean hair and leave for 10-15 mins.(I left mine for 20mins just to make sure it had maximum grip on my hair)
I'd recommend using gloves if possible as it my stain!
My hair is currently bleach blonde, if you have darker hair and want as close a colour as you can to the actual colour, it's best to pre-lighten it.
Please DO NOT pre-lighten it yourself!!! Bleach is an unpredictable product as can easily damage your hair beyond repair, I'd advise going to a hairdresser. (Trust me I've had clients who have done this and the only way to fix it is to cut a lot of it off!!)

Here's how the colour turned out! (Sorry about the picture quality, I'll be getting my camera back tomorrow so I'll post another tomorrow.This was taken on my webcam )


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The instructions don't say how long the colour will last. I was my hair everyday so I'll see how long and let you guys know.
If you'd like to know more about Crazy Colours and/or want to buy, they are around £4 per bottle. You can order online at their website: www.renbow.co.uk

X Hayley X



Tuesday, 14 December 2010

:: RTBU Shoe Review ::

Hey guys!
You may have remembered I had  an earlier post regarding my shoe order from eBay shop Refuse To Be Usual... They have arrived!


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They arrived securely packaged and in fantastic condition!
Now personally I'm a 'flats' girl and am on my feet all day(being a hairdresser) so comfort is a MAJOR factor for me.
I have to say I was pleasantly surprised at how comfortable these shoes are!! Not to mention the beautiful pearl strap, bows on the back and lovely heart with gold flower detail!
They have discreet push buttons underneath for easy on/off and adjustable straps!


I also have to mention how brilliant Nicky was to deal with as a seller!


To check out R.T.B.U click HERE!!! 




X Hayley X



Monday, 13 December 2010

:: Web pages worth a look!!! ::

Here is a list of websites I LOVE!!!
Please check them out and If you have a website you think I should check out please leave me a message in my :: Contact Me!:: page.

Jodie Mann Photography : The most fantastic photographer/make-up artist I've ever had the pleasure of working with!

sassyNpunk Boutique  : Fabulous hand-crafted kawaii accessories, a must for any girl who wants to stand out from the crowd!

Hairworks 2 : Facebook page for the salon that a share with the amazing Steven Dell and awesome barber David Fisher, please check out our work.


I will be adding more links so watch this space!!!

X Hayley X


:: Blog TLC ::

Hey guys!
I've been working away on my blog for most of the day adding some new pages and giving it a general overhaul!
Please check out my new :: Hair work:: page and let me know your thoughts, I love hearing from you guys! :)
You may also notice that I know have a new ::Contact Me!:: page too.
If you have any questions, comments or would like to chat about me reviewing some products for you feel free to drop me a wee message there and I'll get back to you as soon as I can!

X Hayley X


:: AWESOME GOTHIC LOLITA ::

Hey guys!
I thought I'd share this super Gothic Lolita make-up tutorial from the amazing Michelle Phan!
I'd like to give www.paintingtherosespink.blogspot.com a big thank you for making me aware of this video!
Enjoy guys!





X Hayley X


It's been a while! ;)

It's been a few days sinced I've blogged, don't fear, I've not forgotten about the reviews I'm currently working on however we had our staff do on Saturday night and I seem to have misplaced my camera! EEK!

In the meantime, I thought I'd share my latest purchase with you all!

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How cute is this hell bunny dress??!!!
I found it on ebay for like £9, what a bargain! I think it will look awesome with a neon pink petticoat underneath!What you guys think?


X Hayley X



Monday, 6 December 2010

Restyle!

Hey guys!
I thought I'd share another hair transformation that I did.
Now as a hairdresser, I really shouldn't be divulging this as most stylists want you back in their salon every 6 weeks for colour. ;)
This particular colour technique is great If you want to spruce up your current hair colour without so many trips back for maintenance.
Here's Fiona before we started.......


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And Fiona after.....


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What I did here was bleached up a panel underneath and then used Fudge Cherry Bomb.
The reason this colour is cheaper to maintain is mostly to do with the placement of the panel. As long as its not too close to the hairline (around the face) or too close to the parting, It's actually really difficult to see the regrowth!
I myself had a similar panel in my hair and I could go 2 months without re-colouring it! (See below)
As for that vibrant red, all stylists know that they fade really quicky! So what I've done with Fiona Is briefed her on how to apply the red and as part of the cost I include the rest of the bottle of colour so she can top up at home in between visits!


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Me with a similar colour panel but a long hair style. :)

X Hayley X


Sunday, 5 December 2010

:: SassyNpunk & Cupcake Provocateur! ::

I've just got the best news EVER today!
I entered a competition a few days ago for a custom made necklace and $10 voucher to spend at sassyNpunk and I won!!!!
Basically, I love the jewellery that Leyla makes. When I found out that the necklace was a collaboration with Cupcake Provocateur I HAD to enter!!!
Now you may have read previous posts I've had on sassyNpunk but If not Leyla makes the most kick ass accessories I've laid my eyes on! You can check out her blog     http://sassynpunkboutique.blogspot.com/
Cupcake Provocateur make the CUTEST aprons, homeware and cupcakes! Check out her blog http://cupcakeprovocateur.blogspot.com/

I'll post pictures of the necklace and let you know what it's like :)