And So She Returns…

Well hello! It’s been a while. Almost three months, in fact, since I last sat down fingers to keyboard to write up a blog post. The intention was never to take such an elongated hiatus, but taking a step back while I acclimatised to a new working week was the best thing I could’ve done – both emotionally and physically.

For eight years I worked to the beat of my own drum: my own schedule, my own priorities and my own choice work-life balance; the ability to say yes or no to opportunities that came along, rather than feeling backed into a corner or withholden to corporate tape and process. But over time, inevitably sped up by the unpredictability of a global pandemic, the freedom I so thrived upon became more and more claustrophobic – because the control I once had was completely removed and left my head in a constant spin, thanks to the lack of clarity, certainty or stability I craved.

And so I started to think it was the right time to jump back into a full time position – albeit one that offered the flexibility, autonomy and entrepreneurial spirit I knew I would flourish in. It took a while (almost a year in fact) to find the perfect role, but I finally did… And honestly, it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.

Over the last three months I’ve had to adjust quickly to no longer having the time to nurture this blog and populate my channels as frequently as I once did, for they’ve had to take a backseat while I settled into the day job. I fully intended to take a temporary step back (juggling a new job, a part time client and an online presence is too much for anyone!) but those first few weeks snowballed into many more, and before I knew it it’d been three months.

But you know what? It’s been a blessing in disguise, to take an unintended break, for now I’ve rekindled my passion and rediscovered my love for a space that has grown and evolved over the last eleven years.

It no longer feels like a chore, to open my laptop screen of an evening or weekend or take photos of products I’ve been loving, which is honestly what it had evolved into over the last few years. When a hobby transforms into a career there are so many amazing positives, but when you put monetary pressure upon something that was previously driven only by the need to be creative the edges become more than a little fuzzy. I felt I *had* to write, I was *obliged* to take photos, and the pressure was always on to find new revenue streams.

For all the collectives and groups out there telling you to stop making money for other people and follow your dreams – I get it, I support it and I encourage it. But also, there’s no getting away from the fact it’s not a lifestyle that works for everyone and it’s not always sustainable in the long term. There’s no shame whatsoever in giving it a go for a while, and then changing your mind down the line; it’s braver, in a way, to admit when things aren’t quite working out and you’d rather have the stability of a monthly pay cheque.

I gave it eight long years, and they were wonderful. But the time was right to take a step in a different direction – for my own mental wellbeing as much as my bank account.

For the first time in a long time, I’m excited about breathing life back into this site and to create content just because I want to. No pressure to be ‘commercial’ and no accountant niggling in the background asking if this year’s profits will be up or down; just me, my laptop and an empty screen.

I’ve got a lot to say. I hope you’re ready.

Photos from one of my favourite shoots last year – in a sunflower field near my house.

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Glow recipe cult box – all products new and sealed £150

Contents are:

make up bag

pack of scrunchies

watermelon toner

watermelon fine mist

watermelon lip pop 

paypa lip balm

pineapple bright serum

banana souffle moisturiser

blueberry bounce cleanser

avacado melt eye sleeping mask

watermelon glow moisturiser

watermelon sleeping mask

Pic 1

CT pillow talk instant eye palette new and boxed £25

Chantecaille Tibet eye duo, one shade is chipped, the other swatched £8

D&G Vulcano Eyeshadow Quad, lightly used £8

CT The Legendary Muse Quad, swatched £10

Avon Underwater Paradise Quad, new £1.50

CT stars in your eyes palette, lightly used £15

Pic 2

Urban Decay one and done in medium light 50% left £5

Make up forever Matt velvet foundation in shade 35, unused £10

Clinique blend it yourself pigment drops, used once £8

New L’Oréal true match foundation in shade 3.5 peach £5

Unused Nars hydrating glow tint in medium, £15

New L’Oréal infallible total cover foundation in porcelain £4

New L’Oréal infallible 24h matte foundation in rose beige £4

Sealed MUA skin define Matte foundation in natural ivory £1

Bourjois health mix foundation in shade 54, used a few times £3

Bourjois health mix foundation in shade 56, used a few times £3

L’Oréal nude magic bb cream, medium to dark, about 50% left £1

Pic 3

New Burt’s Bees goodness glows foundation in ivory £7

NARS All Day Luminous foundation in medium 1 Punjab, 80% left £15

Ps Pro longwear mineralise foundation in shade 3 rich beige, unused £1

Ps Pro longwear mineralise foundation in shade 1 ivory, unused £1

Clinique even better foundation in shade 03 ivory, used once, £15

Laura Mercier silk creme foundation in bamboo beige, 90% left, £10

CT magic foundation in 6 medium, 80% left £12

New Dior Star Foundation in shade 021 £16

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation is shade 2 alabaster, used twice, inside lid is loose £8

New max factor skin lumininzer foundation in shade 50 natural £5

Pic 4

Mememe beat the blues highlighter, 80% left £1

L’Oréal glow mon amour highlighter in sparkling love, used once £2

L’Oréal Bourjois nudista awaking skin tint in medium, used once £3

L’Oréal glow Cherie natural glow enhancer in light glow, used once £3

Sleek barekissed Illuminator in Cuba, used twice £3

Sleek barekissed Illuminator in Monaco, just tested £3

Rimmel good to glow highlighter on soho glow, 70% left £1.50

No7 highlighting drops in rose gold, used 3-4 times, £3

Mua glow light lustre liquid highlighter, only tested £1

Freedom pro studio strobe cream, used once £1.50

Bourjois healthy mix glow primer in pink radiant, new £3

Bourjois healthy mix glow primer in apricot vitamin, new £3

Sleek highlighting elixir in she got it glow, used twice £2

Pic 5

Clarins sos primer in coral, 90% left £5

L’Oréal infallible mattifying primer, new £4

Clinique superprimer used 5 times max, £5

Stila One Step primer, used once £6

No7 Brilliantly Bare Beauty Enhancer, used twice, £4

Nivea express hydration primer, sealed, £2.50

Etude face blur, used twice, £2

Essence my skin tinted primer in nude beige, new £1

Pic 6

Clinique workout face and body hydrating spray, tried once, £5

Urban Decay rebound setting spray, used twice £5

Freedom priming water, tested once £1

L’Oréal infallible fixing mist, never used, £2

Maybelline dream satin mist luminous setting mist, used 3 times max £1.50

Mua glow up setting spray, never used £1

L’Oréal shake and glow setting spray, never used £2

Pic 7

Vs midnight mimosa body spray, 95% left £3

Vs love spell body spray, 95% left £3

Escentric Molecules Esentric 02 EDT 30ml, 90% left, £15

Diptyque mini santal candle, new, £10

Dior Jadore mini, 50% left, £4

Hugo boss Hugo woman edt, 80% left, £5

Pic 8

Elf prep and hydrate balm, new £2

Weleda  new skin food mini £2

Weleda wild rose skin soothing cream mini £2

Origins original skin mask, used twice £7

Origins no puffery eye gel, used once £7

Caudalie beauty elixir 30ml, new £5

Nivea urban detox mask, new £1.50

Origins by all greens mask, used twice, £6

Nivea urban skin detox night gel, new £1.50

L’Oréal pure clay face wash, new £1.50

Superdrug simply pure serum, new £1

Bobbi brown skin remedies skin salve, new £10

Laneige water sleeping mask,new, mini £2

Ren clear sunscreen mini, new, mini £2

Pic 9

Lee Stafford hair growth treatment sachet £1

Invisible bobble, 3pack, £2

Nuxe huile prodigieuse oil, 50ml, new £6

Percy & Reed no oil, oil, new, 60ml £5

Percy & Reed Dry Instant Volumising Spray, new £5

Pic 10

Nip Fab foundation in shade 25 never used £4

Mua pro base full coverage concealer, new, shade 104 £1

Nyx full coverage concealer shade light, new, £2

Maybelline instant anti age eraser concealer, shade light, new, £2

Nars sheer glow foundation in medium 4, Barcelona, 80% left, £12

The body shop lighting touch concealer in shade 00, new £2

Benefit hello flawless mini foundation in shade honey, new, £2

Tarte rainforest of the sea foundation, shade light neutral, used once, £10

Rimmel insta conceal & contour palette in dark, new £1.50

Rimmel insta conceal & contour palette in light, new £1.50

Bourjois radiance reveal concealer, shade 2 beige, new £2

La pro hd concealer in light ivory, new, £2

La pro hd concealer in beautiful bronze, new, £2

L’Oréal more than a concealer, new, shade 328 biscuit, £2

Nars radiant cream compact foundation, shade medium 1.5 vallauris, used once £10

Pic 11

Weleda pomegranate hand cream mini, new £2

Clarins gentle refiner face exfoliator, new £4

Clarins hand and nail cream, new, £5

Elemis hand and nail butter new, £5

Roger & gallet hand and nail butter, used twice, £3

Neom mini sleep spray, new £3

This works mini sleep plus sleep spray, new £3

Loccitane vanilla hand cream, used twice -£3

Pic 12 all new

Lottie lash curler £1.50

Prima lash express eyelashes £1.50

Prima lash dainty professional lashes £1.50

Kiss shy wispy lashes £1.50

Elf face brush £1,50

Superdrug solait tanning wipes £1

Pic 13

NCLA Nudes nail polish in volume v, new £1

2am London gel polish in hotter than her, used twice, £2

Essie spin the bottle, used once £1.50

Essie for the twill of it, used once £1.50

Essie ballet slippers, new £2

Essie off the wall, used once £1.50

Pic 14

Nyx contour palette, used a few times £3

Clinique chubby contour stick over 80% left £4

Bourjois sculpt & bronze liquid, over 90% left £2

Smash box contour stick, never sharpened, £2.50

New rimmel duo contour & conceal stick in deep £1.50

New rimmel duo contour & conceal stick in light £1.50

New sunkissed sculpt & glow duo £1

New but has small chip Kevin Aucoin the creamy glow duo £6

La girl glow palette, blush and contour, new £2.50

Pic 15

Benefit Hervana blush, used lightly £5

Benefit galifornia blush, used a few times, mirror inside cracked £4

Benefit rockateur blush used a few times £4

Illamasqua blush in Nymph, new but shattered may shatter more in the post £2

Ciate summer love blush, new, £3

Nars exhibit a blush, new £10

Illamasqua cream pigment in Androgen, new £5

Bobbi brown calypso cheek palette, used lightly £8

Mac blush in Equilibrium, used a few times, £5

Clinique blush in sunset glow, new, £6

Pic 16

Tarte colour wheel blush palette, used a few times £12

New Dior blush in rose Cherie -£10

New Clinique sculpting blush in defining roses £8

New Kevin aucoin blush in dolline £8

New Becca blush in Flowerchild £8

New tarte blush in celebrated £10

Tarte blush in fearless, used once £8

Bare minerals that peach tho blush, used twice £5

Pic 17

New mua light lustre highlighter palette £1.50

Wet n wild cushion highlighter in who’s that pearl, tested £1.50

L’Oréal true match lumi powder in rose, new £2

New L’Oréal glow kit, one shade is smashed £1.50

Mua undress your skin highlighter in golden £1

Wet n wild highlighter mega glow in crown of my canopy, new £2

New INIKA baked mineral highlighter, £3

New L’Oréal true match lumi powder in ice glacé, £2

Pic 18

New anastasia Beverly Hills peach nectar highlighter £10

New anastasia Beverly Hills starlight highlighter £10

New Bobbi brown shimmer brick mini in bronze £6

New Estée Lauder flash illuminator in heat £8

New Laura geller baker gelato swirl highlighter in ballet slippers £8

Becca shimmering skin perfector in moonstone, used a few times £6

Golden Rose terracotta stardust blush powder £1

New Bobbi brown highlighting powder in pink glow, £6

Hourglass ambient light palette, used a few times £15

Pic 19

New emite make up lip and cheek tint, red, £2

Nars power matte lip pigment in rock with you, used once £8

Nars power matte lip pigment in light my fire,used once £8

Nars velvet lipglide in paradise garage, used twice £8

Nars full vinyl lip glide in Valencia, only tested £8

New Sephora creamy lip stain in mandarin muse,£8

New Sephora creamy lip stain in classic beige,£8

Sephora creamy lip stain in strawberry, used once £5

Beauty pie liquid lipstick in hello petal, used once £2

Ciate liquid velvet lipstick in obsession (brown) used once £2

Ciate liquid velvet lipstick in fast lane used once £2

New Clarins instant light lip perfector in shade 02, £4

Too faced sweet peach creamy lip oil gloss, used once £4

New Armani lip magnet, shade 301, .£10

New Clinique lip pop lacquer in go go pop £5

Pic 20

All only tested or used Once £1.50 each

L’Oréal les chocolates ultra matte lipstick in box of chocolates x2

L’Oréal les chocolates ultra matte lipstick in candy man

L’Oréal les chocolates ultra matte lipstick in Sweet tooth

L’Oréal les chocolates ultra matte lipstick in Dose of rose

L’Oréal matte in I explore (deep nude)

L’Oréal matte in I rebel (purple)

L’Oréal matte in I enjoy (brown)

L’Oréal matte in I’m worth it (red)

L’Oréal matte in I savour (pink)

Pic 21

Clarins lip oil in 01 honey, 70% left £3

New bourjois sweet kiss gloss in orange presse (coral) £1

New bourjois sweet kiss gloss in rose (pink) £1

Barry m lip gloss in shade 4, new £1

Rimmel oh my gloss in ohh la la £1

New elf lip lacquer in praline £1

Pic 22

Kiko less is better matte lipstick in shade 01, used once £1.50

Nyx liquid suede in tea and cookies, used once £1

Ofra matte lipstick in Brooklyn, used a few times £1

Lancôme matte lip shaker in yummy pink, used once £5

Maybelline super stay matte ink in loyalist used twice £1

New Topshop longwear liquid in cartoon, £1.50

Sleek matte me liquid lipstick in velvet slipper used a few times £1

Revlon Ultra HD matte liquid lipstick in hd love (red) tested £1

Revlon Ultra HD matte liquid lipstick in obsession (pink) tested £1

Estée Lauder liquid lipstick in rebellious rose, new £5

New essence liquid lipstick in date proof £1

Pic 23

Nars cruella lip crayon, used once £5

New inglot lip crayon in shade 23 £3

New lacqua & Co cheeky lip crayon £1

New elf catwalk orange lip crayon (top is damaged) £1

Used mua lip trio bundle £1.50

New Mac velvet tease lip pencil in aim to please, £5

Soap and glory sexy motherpucker gloss stick in purple rain, used twice £1

Clinique chubby stick in curvy candy, used twice £4

Tarte lip creme stick in vintage, used twice £4

Bourjois, lip crayon in pinking of it, tested £1

Revlon lip crayon in complex, lightly used £1

Pic 24

New illamasqua precision gel liner mini £3 Black

New elf black liquid liner £1

New urban decay razor sharp liquid liner in bump (white) £5

Dior show waterproof liner, new black £8

Sigma liquid liner in black, new £4

New Lord & berry eye polish Pencil in black £2

New mua metallic eyeliner in icon £1

New Eyeko liquid liner in black, £2

Pic 25

Sleek contour palette in light, new £3

Sleek blush palette in sugar (browns) tested £2

Sleek blush palette in pink lemonade, new £3

Kiko blush palette in sweet coral, new £3

Milani baked bronzer in glow, new £2

Max Factor creme puff blush in seductive pink, tested £1

Cover girl blush in natural, new £1.50

Gosh lumi drops in peach, used twice £1

Mua cream blush in tiger lily, tested £1

Bourjois duo blush in Romeo and Juliette, new £2

Benefit lollitint, mini £2

The balm Bahama mama bronzer, over 90% left £4

New bourjois bronzing powder in dark, £3

New bourjois sculpting duo, £3

Slightly bashed but sealed milani blush in tea rose £2.50

Pic 26

Collection wonder brow semi perm brow Gel in light, new £1

Collection wonder tinted brow mascara in brunette, new £1

L’Oréal unbelievable brow in chatain, tester £1

Collection wonder brow semi perm brow Gel in medium, new £1

Collection wonder tinted brow mascara in blonde, new £1

Bourjois brow duo pencil in blonde, new £1.50

Collection wonder brow pencil in dark brunette , new £1

Pic 27

Ysl blur perfector, new £10

B.prepared primer, new £1.50

Mua pro base primer oil, new £1

Collection fixing spray, new £1

Pic 28

Topshop vanilla lip balm, new £1.50

New Burt’s bees lip shine new £1.50

Moa hand & lip balm new £2

Loccitane lip balm new -£2

Balm kind lip balm £1.50

Jouer lip balm, 90% left -£3

By terry lip balm, 90% left £5

Pic 29

Clinique all about base eyeshadow primer in medium, tested £5

Bobbi brown long wear sparkle in molten bronze, used twice £5

Bobbi brown long wear in golden pink, new £4

Ysl full metal eyeshadow in shade 3 (grey) £5 used a few times

Ysl full metal eyeshadow in shade 6(green)£5 used a few times

Etude house bling bling pencil, peach £1 used twice

Kiko eyeshadow stick in shade 5, new £2

Loc eyeshadow stick in uncorked, new £1.50

Zoeva bronze eyeshadow crayon used a few times £1

Nyx French fries jumbo eyeshadow pencil £2 new

Revlon cream eyeshadow in 730, new £1.50

Clarins ombré eyeshadow in black, only tested £4

Pic 30

New made up London everything warm palette, £3

Urban decay naked basics, used a few times £5

New ciate the fun palette £4

Mua singles bundle -£3 (5 shades)

D&G tender eyeshadow palette used a few times £7

Inglot pastel palette, few shades are chipped But new £5

Z palette with 21 mug geek eyeshadows, all used lightly £15

Pic 31

Mac mini lipstick in please me, used a few times £3

Mac mini lipstick in ablaze, new £5

Mac mini lipstick in blazing haute, new £5

Mac lipstick in Vegas volt, used a few times £6

Mac lipstick in ruby woo, used once £6

Pic 32

Nars jungle red limited edition, new £10

Nars jungle red normal, new £10

Nars Grace audacious lipstick, new £10

Nars natalie audacious lipstick, new £10

Ysl rogue pur couture lipstick, new £10

Ysl lip ink in shade 206, used twice £8

Pic 33

New Estée Lauder lipstick in restless £8

New Clinique lipstick in Paypa pop £8

Clarins Jolie rogue lipstick in guava, new £8

New Clinique lipstick in matte crimson £7

Dior addict lipstick in nude fever, lightly used £6

New Laura mercier lipstick in rogue electric £8

New illamasqua lipstick in rosepout £6

Lancôme lip lover in 334, used once £5

Pic 34

Bobbi brown lipstick in telluride, lightly used £5

Bobbi brown lipstick in grenadine lightly used £5

New Bobbi brown lipstick in pink tulip £10

New Bobbi brown lipstick in Russian doll £10

New Bobbi brown lipstick in shell £10

Bobbi brown lipstick in peach sorbet, lightly used £6

New Bobbi brown mini extra eye repair cream £2

New Bobbi brown hydrating face tonic, mini £3

New Bobbi brown mini vitamin e face base £4

New Bobbi brown mini face cleansing oil £3

New Bobbi brown hydrating face cream mini £3

New Bobbi brown hydrating eye cream mini £3

Pic 35

Used a few times Ct airbrush powder in 2 medium £8

Used once ct pillow talk quad £10

Benefit Dr feel good balm New £3

New Ct bar of gold highlighter £10 (pan is loose)

New Nars orgasm lip tint £10

New Aramini maestro glow fusion make up in shade 5 £15

New hourglass brow fibre gel in warm brunette £10

New stila magnificent metal eyeshadow in diamond dust,£4

New it superhero mascara in black £6

New Clinique eyeshadow in cream pop £5

New too faced sunny bunny bronzer, mini £5

New hourglass mascara mini in black £5

New ct eyes to mesmerise cream eyeshadow £10

New ct superstar lipstick in pillowtalk £10

Estée Lauder bronze goddess blush stick, used once £7

Pic 36

New Mac lipliner in stone £6

New Mac lipliner in lasting sensation £6

New Mac lipstick in plum £6

New Ct lip liner in pillow talk £8

Pic 37

Revlon candid loose powder in shade 001, new £2

Crown blush bronze illuminate palette new £3

Ysl translucent loose powder, new £10

Make up obsession baked powder in Cabo £1, new

INIKA baker powder foundation in nuture, new £3

Essence my skin loose fixing powder, shade nude, new £1

L’Oréal infalliable foundation stick in sable, new £2.50

Nyx hd powder, pressed £2 new

Rimmel insta matte powder, new £1.50

Laura geller Baker powder foundation In medium, new £60

Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go

Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go

I used to end up with back pain and shoulder pain, just from carrying my handbag around with me all day. I’m the kinda girl that likes to carry everything I could possibly need for any eventuality, but it’s just not practical. So I decided to really curate what I was carrying around in my makeup bag for when I’m on the go as I really don’t need 34 lipsticks for ‘just in case’.

For my makeup bag, I’ve definitely realised small is better. The bigger the makeup bag, the bigger the chance I’d overfill it, so I now ensure that the makeup bag inside my handbag is on the smaller side with just my essentials.

Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go

Another thing I’ve realised is that I always apply my makeup whilst at home so the only products I need to carry around with me are those I’d use for touch ups. So there’s absolutely no need for a primer as I’d always apply my primer at home before applying any other makeup. There are the odd occasion where I’d perhaps been in a mega rush and need to take a full face of makeup with me, but nine times out of ten, I’ll have applied the majority of my makeup at home before even leaving to go out.

I have around nine products in my makeup bag now in my handbag now, so I wanted to share the products I chose incase you also want to streamline your makeup bag. I’m not mentioning items likes mirrors as they’re a given so these five makeup must haves are purely makeup products I’d need for on the go makeup touch ups.

Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go

Full Coverage Concealer – before I used to take maybe one or two foundations and then a concealer, but I finally realised it’s definitely unnecessary. By choosing a full coverage concealer, I can then use it for concealing blemishes, breakouts and imperfections, but it also can be built up on the skin to give coverage in lieu of foundation.

I like to have either a makeup sponge or blending brush in my makeup bag, and when dotted all over the face, and blended, concealer doubles up as a foundation perfectly. Plus it’s much lighter than carrying around a weighty foundation bottle which would typically be glass, and prevents any potential smashing incidents too. My personal favourites would be the Barry M All Night Long Full Coverage Concealer as it builds up nicely, works well under the eyes for covering up darkness or imperfections and also lasts well on the skin.

Eyeshadow Palette – For my five makeup must haves roundup, I had to include an eyeshadow option. When I say eyeshadow palette, I’m not talking a full Urban Decay Naked Palette. I’m taking about a small travel friendly palette that would double up well for eyeliner and/or brow powder depending on the shades. I also like my palette to have a mirror in the lid, so I don’t need to carry around a separate mirror too.

The I Heart Revolution Mini Chocolate Eyeshadow Palettes have robust packaging, eight shades in shimmer and matte finishes with multiple different palettes to choose from. The quality is decent and for only £6 it’s not going to break the bank, and I’m not going to worry too much about the shadows being damaged in transit. If you don’t want a full palette, an eyeshadow pencil is another great option as you can draw over the lid and blend with your fingertips in a matter of seconds, and you don’t have any issues with potential damage to powder shadows that way either.

Multi-use Tinted Balm – Instead of carrying around a blusher, lip balm and highlighter I’ve really enjoyed using multi use products in my makeup bag like the Dr. PawPaw balms. They have different tinted versions which you can use for a cream blush, a tinted lip colour, and they add sheen to the cheeks, so you don’t necessarily need to apply a highlighter if you really do want to streamline the products inside your makeup bag. If you have their clear version, it can be used to tame the brows and hydrate cuticles too.

Cream Blush – I try to avoid powder blushes in my makeup bag as they can be bulkier, you need a separate blush brush for application and then the powder formula can be be prone to breakage whilst on the go. Cream blushes are so easy to apply, and some cream blushes like the Stila Convertible Colors double up as a lip colour too. They’re slim compacts with mirrors, and you can apply just with your fingertips in a matter of seconds.

Mascara – I always wear mascara even on my most minimal of makeup days, but I had to include it within my Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go as it’s such a must-have in my makeup routine.

Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go

I don’t typically touch up my mascara on a daily basis, but I like to carry one around just incase I have a situation where it’s smudged, flaked or run as I feel like mascara makes such a difference to your whole makeup look. I usually carry around a drugstore mascara like the Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara as it can be layered over dry mascara without mega clumps, and it lasts on my lashes all day.

I really hope you found my Five Makeup Must Haves For On The Go useful and it inspires you to streamline your makeup bag.

Beauty Tips

Sillas Exterior

Las sillas de exterior. ¿Qué tienes que saber?

Respecto a este tipo y modelos de sillas, es clave que sean resistente además de cómodas. A parte de soportar nuestro peso su estructura de acero pavonado al horno y un respaldo de polietileno de alta densidad y un acabado antideslizante o incluso toda ella de hecha de polipropileno con una capa de protección para el exterior. Todas ellas tienen materiales resistentes y que las hacen ligeras. Tantos estilos a escoger, así mismo diferentes materiales.

Aunque cuando oímos hablar de sillas de exterior, por lo general pensamos en la terraza de un bar, el jardín de un restaurante para hacer un banquete, piscinas, campings, etc. No lo pienses, ya que puedes llegar a crear ambientes tan bonitos en la terraza o patio de tu casa con todos los tipos de sillas para exterior que te ofrecemos en nuestro catálogo que incluso un conjunto de sillas de madera para exterior, quedará genial.

Escoge los colores que más te gusten y disfruta de tu patio o jardín con sillas de exterior Viada.


Modelos de sillas exterior

Todos los modelos que te mostramos a continuación, son para exterior y apilables entre ellas así mismo su mantenimiento solo son un paño de microfibra o poliseda para mantener su color. O un método más casero como el agua fría i jabón neutro.

Sillas plegables de resina con brazos

Sillas de Exterior resina con brazos

Este tipo de sillas para exterior, está fabricada en polipropileno recubierta con una capa para la protección y soportar el clima exterior. Es perfecta tanto interior como exterior. Sus medidas son: 87cm (alto) x 51cm (ancho). Posibilidad de obtenerla en blanco y rojo. Consulta disponibilidad de los colores.

Sillas plegables de resina sin brazos

Sillas para Exterior resina sin brazos

Tanto la estructura como el respaldo y asiento, están hechos de polipropileno y recubierto con una capa final para poder soportar el tiempo exterior. Perfecta para el banquete de tu boda ya que se puede cubrir perfectamente con nuestras fundas para sillas plegables. Medidas de 89cm (alto) x 45cm (ancho).


Sillas exterior Intensive

Sillas de exterior Intensive

Silla para exterior preparada para resistir la intemperie. El asiento y respaldo fabricados en polipropileno con un acabado antideslizante y además ergonómico. Cuenta con una estructura de acero con acabado epoxi. Al ser plegable, nos permite apilarla y ocupa muy poco espacio. Disponible en varios colores.

Sillas de exterior Mit

Sillas de exterior Mit

Tipo de silla perfecta para exterior. Es plegable, ergonómica y robustaEstructura fabricada en acero pavonado al horno en color negro. Asiento y respaldo fabricados en polietileno de alta densidad con un acabado antideslizante. Diseñada para aguantar para ser durable, resistente y para aguantar el exterior.

Sillas exterior Madera Pro

Sillas de exterior madera PRO

Modelo de silla plegable. Toda su estructura esta fabricada de una madera tropical llamada Dipterocarpus Alatus. Es la más resistente para aguantar el clima exterior. Disponible en dos colores. Con su método plegable, se pueden apilar encima de otras y ocupar muy poco espacio. Lo mejor, es que puedes personalizarla con tu identificador.



Stepping Out For Spring In A Brand I Never Thought I Could Wear: The Surprising Places You Can Now Buy Curve Fashion

There have always been certain shops that are absolutely off limits for me; those that may not have catered for my fuller bust or curvier behind, those who think lycra is a pre-requisite for every kind of fabric, and those who make me feel like I’m forcing myself to be ‘on-trend’ just for the sake of being ‘on-trend’. It’s become a subconcious habit to begrungingly walk on by (or as in recent times, scroll on by) these store fronts and not even face the inevitable frustration that comes with finding nothing that works for my age or my shape, but over the last few years things have certainly started to change.

More and more retailers are expanding into curve collections, understanding that fashion shouldn’t stop at a size 14. The average dress size in the UK is a 16 and plus size clothing is due to account for 22% of the UK clothing market by 2022, growing at a significantly faster rate than the rest of the fashion market; that’s something not to be ignored or undervalued.

Gone are the days when curvy fashion concious consumers are an afterthought, serviced with a few butterfly cold-shoulder tops or hanky hemlines; they’re here to make a statement, rock the latest trends like their smaller sisters and spend their money on clothes that make them feel good. And finally, we can do so without compromise thanks to more high street names like Karen Millen expanding up to a size 24.

Can I get a hoorah?!

Karen Millen Plus Size Clothing: The New Curve Fashion Collection

At the age of 38 this is the first time I’ve ever been able to comfortably wear a Karen Millen outfit, and I’m so excited to finally be able to slip into their exceptional quality designs and luxury fabrics. For years I envied my friends who could shop their beautiful designs with ease, but now they’ve created a range of plus size dresses, coats, tops, tees, trousers, shirts and so much more that I can finally enjoy – and isn’t this beautiful dress and coat combo just the perfect look for spring?

The floral midi dress is cut with just the perfect amount of flare to hug my curves in the most flattering way, without a bulge or bump in sight; the detailing around the neckline just adds an extra special detail, while the chunky waist belt elegantly finishes off the look in a way that makes it perfectly suited for Friday night drinks as much as a casual Sunday lunch with the fam.

Karen Millen Plus Size Clothing: The New Curve Fashion Collection Karen Millen Plus Size Clothing: The New Curve Fashion Collection Karen Millen Plus Size Clothing: The New Curve Fashion Collection

It’s the coat that I’m utterly in love with though. The pleated skirt makes this feel like a look in itself, while the flare fit and trench detailing keep it fresh and feminine – it’s the perfect cover up for any springtime weddings or events you may already have in the diary. It’s quite heavy for a trench coat too, providing just the perfect amount of warmth, while the colour and texture of the fabric ensure it’s the absolute in transitional dressing.

Together they’re undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with, and this duo will inevitably see me all the way through the season and beyond. All I need to do is swap the chunky belt for a slimmer style, slip on a pair of heels, add a clutch bag and I’m ready for my diary to return to its former glory. I’m all for investment pieces that I can cherish and re-wear for years to come, and even more so for those wardrobe additions that can be dressed up or down in a multitude of ways to suit my mood; and these are just the ticket.

Karen Millen have certainly delivered when it comes to plus size party dresses and beyond – and I can’t wait to see what’s next from them.

Can you?

Karen Millen Plus Size Clothing: The New Curve Fashion Collection

SHOP THE LOOK

Karen Millen Curve Soft Pleat Detail Trench | £199.00 (Now £149.25) | LINK


Karen Millen Curve Floral Midi Dress With Belt | £189.00 (Now £141.75) | LINK

Check out my post on 20 other places you can shop for plus size fashion here.