The best Makeup and Beauty Buys under £25!

I don’t know about you guys, but this time of the year when I start reviewing how the year has gone, I take a look at my finances and think how could I have done things better. When I am reviewing my finances, my progress, my life, I tend to try and cut back on things I want and focus on things that I actually need. Makeup for me is a luxury and can be an expensive ‘want’ sometimes and I know that there are times you just want affordable makeup! What I love about…

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Advice for the 11+ System for Kent, Bexley, Medway and Bromley | Part 2

So here we are with Part 2. I am glad alot of you found Part 1 of this post useful. It is really encouraging. I wasn’t sure whether to post these kinds of posts, but I am glad I did. In this post, I will go through the differences between the 11+ exams for Kent, Bexley and Medway and some good resources to use in order to prepare for these exams (based on the information for 2017). Also, be mindful that there are grammar schools in other areas such as Essex, and North West London,…

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The Ordinary Foundation on Medium to Dark Skin Tones | Is it worth the hype?

If you are like me, when you think of foundation, you don’t think of the price being anything less than £20. I think my main exception to this rule has been the L’Oreal True Match which is £9.99. Now, when I heard about a foundation for £6, I couldn’t believe it. Admittedly, I was also very sceptical. Will it make me break out out? Will even be good?! What foundation am I talking about, I hear you ask? The Ordinary Foundation Coverage Foundation. I knew they did skin care but I didn’t know they did…

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October Favourites | Beauty and Makeup Products I have been loving

Can you imagine that we are in November already?! This year has gone so fast. Before we know it, it will be Christmas already! I am going to be honest with you guys, taking care of my skin has not been a priority at the moment. I don’t know about you but when I get overwhelmed or super stressed, my skin suffers. Either because I am comfort eating so I break out, or my skincare routine goes out of the window. However, in the last couple of weeks, I have re-established my skincare routine and…

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Are black dolls even necessary? | Lessons I have learnt from Motherhood

I wasn’t going to post this, but I thought what the heck? It is important to me, so I might as well share it. To set the scene, I will explain abit about myself. Growing up I had a hol’ load of self esteem issues. I felt that I was too dark to be seen as beautiful and attractive to the opposite sex. I felt that I was too ‘spoilt’ to be seen as a Christian. I felt too ugly and worthless to be seen as anybody significant. I felt like the features that God…

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Beauty Cocoon Box | Beauty Subscription Box for Women of Colour

This is a review about Beauty Cocoon Beauty subscription boxes. To be honest I have felt some sort of way about beauty subscription boxes. I usually find them full of beauty products that I cannot use. I mean when you receive beige concealer, you just think (as a dark skin girl) ermmmmmmmm so what am I going to do with this product!!! This is why I stopped subscribing to these beauty boxes, I just concluded that they are not made for women like me. It is a shame really, because chocolate ladies like to spend…

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Advice for the 11+ System for Kent, Bexley, Medway and Bromley | Part 1

I love all things education. I am passionate about it. I have attended workshops, worked with young people and even considered teaching when I was re-evaluating my Investment Banking career! However, I do not have the patience levels of a saint which is absolutely necessary working with children, so I just stuck with banking! God is helping me on that! This blog is an insight into my interests, and as much as I loveeeeeeeeeee a popping highlight and a matte foundation, I also love researching and reading about education. As soon as my ‘mum’ hat…

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