Thursday, 3 September 2015


Hi guys, so my birthday is coming up shortly and I was looking for a really nice dress for it. I struggle quite a bit to find nice dresses as I am petite and most dresses I find are too long or just don't fit right and not many retailers have much choice in there petite sections. I found myself on the ASOS petite section and I was blown away by the choice and the selection, there were so many different styles, ASOS have really uped there game and are always updating there petite section daily. They stock petite brands such as chi chi, glamourous, jarlo, john zack (my favorite), lipstick boutique, little mistress, maya, new look, noisy may, paper dolls, tiger mist, vera moda and true decadance. As you can see there are plenty of choices and currently have over 380 different styles currently on their website. So i thought i would show you a few of my favorite dresses.

John Zack 

                                                                      Lipstick Boutique

                                                                      Paper Dolls


                                                                       John Zack

                                                                         John Zack

                                                                     John Zack

                                                                      Tiger Mist


What are your favourite dresses?
Ashling x

**This is not a sponsored post, i am just sharing my love for petite clothing :) **

Thursday, 14 May 2015

All Time Favourite Hair Care Products

  Hi guys I'm back with another post this time it is my all time favourite hair care products that have been a life saviour for me! These are products I absolutely love and keep my hair healthy looking.

Dove Argan oil spray-

  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this stuff. I originally bought it when it first came out and all the hype was around it but it ended up getting put in the back of the drawer until about a year ago I found my hair was getting very dry and unnamnagle, so I put few sprays of this into my hair and never looked back! I find this great to use after I had a shower as it helps to untangle the hair and leave it soft and shiny! I have had a bit of a problem lately trying to find it, but I know you can buy it in bigger boots stores and online. The reason why this is in German is because I bought a few of the sprays when I went over to Austria recently! I always stock up on this product. Can you tell I love it lol.

Loreal Fibrology Thickening Shampoo & Conditioner-

  This is a new product I have been using a lot of lately. When I first started using this it did make my hair thicker but it recent weeks it only seems makes my hair feel smooth and shiny which I'm not complaining about. This is definitely a product i will be sticking too.

Keratase Elixir Ultime Hair Oil-

  This is an old favourite of mine! It is quite expensive at €34 and I got mine in Peter Mark salon but You only need a small amount of this as a little goes a long way! I use this mainly when my hair is dry just to give it a little boost, it is definitely worth the money.

What are your favourite products?

Ashling x

Monday, 27 April 2015

NYX Lip Pencils

  Hi guys, I've never really been a big lip liner fan (never really knew how to apply them ha) but now lip liner is huge at the moment and there is plenty of tutorials around (mainly because of kylie Jenner) .

   I have started using lip liners a lot recently and have to say I'm hooked! I wasn't sure what brand to go with when buying lip liners, I knew Mac have fabulous liners and I've heard great things about them but they are pretty expensive! It was only when I was searching for dupes I came across NYX! I was originally looking for dupe for Mac whirl and came across the shade mauve but unfortunately could not find this shade at any of the local stockists I went to.  Instead I bought the shade natural which is very similar to mauve! I use this shade mainly with velvet teddy and it's a great light brown shade. The other shades I bought are Prune 834, which is great paired with Mac rebel, Rose 840 is a lovely rose pink shade which is great paired with Mac Please Me, and finally Pale pink 854 which Is lovely paired with Loreal color Riche in doutzens shade.

(L-R pale pink, rose pink, natural, prune)

The liners have great pigmentation for the price and the colour goes on nicely on to the lips. It doesn't feel harsh on the lips either like some cheap liners can. I have a few other liners on my wish list and at €7.99 each where could you go wrong.

What brands of lip liners are your favourite?

Ashling x

Friday, 3 April 2015

How i clean my make up brushes

   Every Thursday for me is the much dreaded weekly make up brush cleaning,  I try to wash my face brushes weekly because I use them the most and they get the dirtiest. I thought I would share with you how I clean them.

   I have been using Johnstons baby shampoo for the last few years to clean my brushes but I found recently it did not thoroughly clean my brushes. I was in the hunt for a new cleaner, and I came across the Johnstons baby shampoo with camomile which was also on offer at buy one get one free (an offer I could not refuse). I think is cost me €3.45 which was a steal!

   I start buy putting of dot of the shampoo on the palm of my hand (only a pea sized amount) and I swirl the brush in my hand trying to get as much make up off the brush as I can, I keep repeating this step until all the make up I can visibly see has come off. I then rinse the brush under the tap or in basin of water until there is no make up and shampoo left on the brush. I leave them to dry naturally overnight or as long as they need to dry.

   I've also found from using this shampoo the bristles on the brushes are lot more softer and the make up comes off the brushes very easy with it.

What products do you use to wash your make up brushes?

Ashling x

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