Skip to main content

Ciate advent calendar


Having watched fellow bloggers feature this advent calendar for what seems year after year, this year I finally treated myself to one. Sometime in November TKMaxx had stacks and stacks of last years Ciate advents at only £19.99! Thats a steal compared to the price of a freshly released one asking £50 of your hard earned cash. I didn't even give myself time to think and just bought it and spread the word so my mum and sister joined the nail polish advent crew too.

Working the same as a traditional advent calendar you open a door every day of advent to reveal a surprise, but Instead of chocolate its nail polish. I was personally so grateful to find this due to recently finding out I'm no longer aloud to eat dairy so to all of my fellow women allergy sufferers.... this is a good option.

Just to clarify I had 2013 calendar which included the following products behind its magical advent doors (In no particular order):

Snow globe, boudoir, Hoopla, Hopscotch, Sugar plum, Fit for a queen, Candy floss, Amazing gracie, Pepperminty, Encorel, Startlet, Chinchilla,Members only, Play date, Ivory queen, Main stage, Pillow fight, Tweed and tails, Caviar metallic pearls silver, Caviar metallic pearls gold, Caviar metallic pearls Midnight in Manhattan, Caviar pearls Cupids arrow, Twinkle toes glitter, Dallas dolly sequins.


If I'm honest I've never bothered with the fiddly stuff like the pears or loose glitter, but having this calendar its allowed me to give them a go when I would normally pass them by in the shops. The only downside I found with this advent was that there were a few shades that were very similar to each other which kind of annoyed me but overall the range of colours is very good.I can honestly say that I don't need to buy any nail polish for a while. 

Were you lucky enough to have the latest Ciate advent calendar? Would love for you to link me to a blog post if you have featured it.

Happy Sunday!
xoxo 

Comments

  1. What a good idea to get advent calendars from previous years in TXMaxx, thanks for the heads up chick! I bought a No7 calendar this year, I’m really pleased with what products I got overall! How did you find the quality of the nail polishes? I’ve never tried ciate polishes. Fab post! :-) xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Really! Yeah I've heard good things about it. The quality is good. I did find some of the colours wore off on the tips though. Thanks so reading lovely xo

      Delete
  2. looks great :)

    http://allornothing-blog.blogspot.fr/

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Dreamland For Spring/Summer 2019 - Press Trip

It's that time of year again, DREAMLAND is open for business! I get so many questions about Margate and DREAMLAND in particular, so why not do another post for you. 

As a South Kent girl through and through, this place has a special place in my heart. Full of nostalgia, and pride of what it's like now. 
You may or may know that I've actually created two blog posts already from DREAMLAND, but wanted to give you a little update on it. I also played around with my camera and a new setting so it's a bit of experimenting too haha. 
Shall we?

Lets get the disclaimer out the way if you didn't catch it in the top right corner. I was invited to the park on this day as press, so received a free wristband, food and drink tokens. I wasn't asked to create a blog post in any way, but I always like to as you guys like it and its such a fun place to photograph. 

Now on to DREAMLAND:
I can't describe how much fun I always have when I visit this place. On this day pictured, it was…

Repping Vans...and a dress

Dress: Primark Demin shirt: Topshop Vans: Outlet in Wales Bag: Zara Nail Varnish: Topshop
So here i am, back after what seems a life time. Since my last post so much has gone on and happened in my life that my blog didn't even cross my mind. Some of the issues were personal and boyfriend related which has been hard but i feel I'm back to myself again :)

I would like to say a massive thank you to all of you that have stuck around and have continued to follow me even though i have been absent for a while.

So my outfit is just me on a Saturday after teaching Ballet and decided to go shopping and spend money i don't have!!! A haul post will be up in the next couple of days I PROMISE.

mucho love 
xoxo

For The Love Of Cucumbers and Skincare

Good morning and happy National Cucumber Day!

I love cucumbers! There, I said it. I like to eat them, drink them in juices and smoothies, and even like them in my skincare routine.

Over the last couple of months I've really struggled with my skin. Getting hard lumps under the skin, and rash like breakouts that were super persistent and refused to die down. I thought about whether or not I was using too many different products and clogging up my skin, or it was just down to stress or something. All I knew was that I had to give something a go and hope for it to work it's magic on my problem skin as it was getting me down.

What a day to share my love of cucumbers and my love of the Yes To Cucumber range with you cuties. Make yourself a cheese (vegan cheese if you're like myself) and cucumber sandwich and take a read about a range you'll want try! 



It may shock you to see an entire range made with cucumbers, but it's actually a pretty amazing vegetable when it comes to yo…