Friday, 22 February 2013

My Wishlist...

1. River Island// 2. Yankee Candle// 3. Topshop// 4. Marc Jacobs// 5. Topshop// 6. Miss Selfridge// 
7. YSL// 8. Miss Selfridge//

Just a little Wishlist of the things I've been loving lately...

Let me know what you think :)

Beth, xx

Friday, 15 February 2013

Liebster Award... ❤

So I have been nominated for a Liebster Award and I'm sooo happy, first of all I'd like to say thank you very very much to Grace for nominating me :) 

the rules of the Liebster Award...
1. link back to the person who nominated you
2. write 11 random facts about you
3. answer the 11 questions from the person that nominated you
4. nominate 11 people and come up with 11 questions for them to answer

So lets get started...

11 Facts About Me:
- My name is Bethany Smith and I'm 18 years old.
- I live in a small town in Scotland where the weather is dreadful (most of the time).
- I want to be a make up artist.
- I have an amazing boyfriend called Paul.
- I have a beautiful baby nephew called Bodhi.
- I work in a chip shop and my local social club behind the bar, when I'm not at college.
- I love reading blogs and watching vlogs, addicted perhaps.
- I have a passion for all things make up and beauty.
- I love apple... I'm glued to my iPhone and ipad.
- My favourite colour is red.
- I love music and listening to new bands. I can also play the guitar.

11 Questions from Grace: 
1. My favourite film if I had to pick one is probably P.S I Love You, but it's so hard to pick, ask me again tomorrow I'll say something else haha.
2. My favourite memory of 2012 was going on holiday with Paul.
3. My favourite beauty blog is probably Zoella's.
4. Blog post I am most proud of ? That's a hard one as I'm just starting out so I'm not particularly proud of any of them yet.
5. My favourite sweet is Haribo Black and Rasps.
6. My celebrity crush is Channing Tatum.
7. The best bargain I have found it probably anything I found in Primark haha.
8. I couldn't live without the Internet.
9. My favourite book/s would have to be the 50 shades series.
10. Favourite hairstyle is curly, but it's always much nicer on other people.
11. I love blogging because it gives me somewhere to write anything I want and all of the people are so nice.

My tags: 


My 11 Questions:
1. Who's your favourite blogger ?
2. What's your favourite high street store?
3. Your favourite make up brand? 
4. Your favourite designer?
5. If you were stuck on a desert island and could only have 1 item, what would it be?
6. Who's your celebrity crush?
7. Best make up tip you would give someone? 
8.  What's your favourite and least favourite food?
9. What do you wish to achieve over the next year?
10. What's your dream job ?
11. What's your favourite movie? 

Thanks again Grace. x

ASOS & marc b : E-tail pr competition... ❤

So e-tail pr are running another amazing competition... this time to win £75 to spend on marc b. and £175 to spend on ASOS. I just had to get involved as it's too good to miss. All you have to do is design an outfit round a marc b. bag using ASOS clothing which was really easy as there was loaaaaadds to choose from.

I chose the Tori Black Tote bag as it is beautiful and looks like it's much more expensive than just £59. 
It would fit lots in it but is still really classy for a night out. I designed my outfit for a date night or night out with the girls. The lime dress is beautiful and would be perfect for spring time, I added the black wedges and leather jacket to give it a sort of 'rock-chick' look but you could wear it without the jacket too. I also put a Vivienne Westwood necklace and bracelet with it as they would match the bag really well and the red lipstick contrasts the dress but finishes the outfit off nicely. 

If you're interested in entering the competition click here, hope you enjoyed my post and wish me luck :)

Beth, xx

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Competition: Win £200 to spend on Lashes of London!

So E-tail web stores has teamed up with Lashes of London to give bloggers the chance to win £200 worth of vouchers to spend on Lashes of London. All you have to do is create a wish list of the things you would like from Lashes of London, which was pretty easy as they have loads of lovely things in just now. You then have to post it on your blog with this link to the website. You then just e-mail the link to your post to It's as simple as that! :) 

I know I'm probably not in with much of a chance as I don't have great editing software (I do all of my blogging on my ipad, sigh), so my collage doesn't look as great as it could. It was fun making the wish list anyway and I'd love to see your collages if you're going to enter so feel free to comment with a link to it. 

Also if anyone knows any good apps that you can make wish list style collages on (better than mine, ha), please let me know! :)

Wish me Luck! :)

Beth, xx

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Pancake Day! yaay

So today Paul and I decided to make pancakes as it is Shrove Tuesday! I'm not giving up anything for lent as I'll never stick to it anyways (I'm so interesting, I know).

    Here's what we used:

  • 110g/4oz plain flour, sifted
    A pinch of salt
    2 eggs
    200ml/7fl oz milk mixed with 75ml/3fl oz water
    50g/2oz butter

  • We then topped them with lemon juice and sugar.

    Hope you've all had a nice pancake day, let me know what you got up to and if any of you are giving anything up for lent. :)

Monday, 11 February 2013

Valentines Post ❤

So I stole this from another blogger (This One to be precise). And basically it's like a tag where you answer questions about things you love (other than your valentine). So here's mine...

14 Things I Love

number one- beauty product...
at the moment I'd probably have to say Rimmel - Apocolips as I'm truly amazed by it see my post 
here for my full review

number two- perfume...
Vera Wang - Princess, simply because it smells beautiful.

number three- shop...
I'm going to have to say Primark. If you go to the right place and it's not like a jumble sale then you can really get some amazing bargains (usually 3 or 4 bags full of them if you're like me).

number four- city...
I'd have to say Glasgow because its probably the one I visit the most. I went to London a couple of times but never for shopping so I would love to go again. Also Barcelona was beautiful.

number five- movie...
This is a hard decision but anything Disney (the rescuers and lady and the tramp in particular), P.S I Love You, The Notebook and most recently Les Miserables and The Vow (see previous posts lol). 

number six- song...
Again a really hard decision - every Glasvegas song. every Ben Howard song and Love you Til the End by The Pogues.

number seven- person...
My Boyfriend - Paul. He's just simply amazing and I'm so lucky as I get to have him as a boyfriend but he's also my best friend!

number eight- hobbie...
Eating, watching movies, reading, blogging and cross stitching. Perhaps I need to get a life lol.

number nine- food...

number ten - drink...

I'd have to say Fanta or flavoured water.

number eleven- designer...
I'm not a huge wearer of designer clothes, I'm more of a high street dresser. But I'd probably have to say Karl Lagerfield (Chanel).

number twelve- day...
I'd probably say Christmas, for so many reasons... presents, loads of food and spending time with loved ones more than usual.

number thirteen- memory...
Meeting Paul and our holiday last Summer.

number fourteen- blog...
Zoella, Sprinke of Glitter and FleurdeForce by far!

i hope you all have a great valentines day! let me know your plans in the comments below? 

           ♥ i tag YOU to answer these questions ♥ 


OOTD; A day with my nephew and my boyfriend!

Outfit of the Day:

So today Paul and I were both off (yay). We decided to get my nephew and take him a walk for a couple of hours to give my sister a break for a while. We then came home and watched 'The Vow' which was amazing, I suggest if you like movies such as 'The Notebook' that you watch this. It was a really nice day and the sun was shining for the first time in what seems like forever. I just thought I'd share with you what I wore today.

Shirt - Primark
Disco Pants - New Look
Converse - Office
(I also wore a coat as although the sun was shining it was still quite cold)

I hope you all enjoyed your Monday as much as I did. :)

Beth, xx

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

What's in my bag? ;

So I know everyone and their grandma has done these posts but I decided to jump on the band wagon anyway.

This is my bag...

It says "women of the world' on the front and displays stereotypical women from all different areas of the world. It's a medium sized bag but fits quite a lot in it to be fair. It also comes with a long strap if you want to wear it over your shoulder but I usually wear it in the crook of my arm.

Here's what I had in my bag today...

  • Hair bobble
  • Dove deodorant
  • Body Shop Bronzer
  • Mac Make up Brush
  • Rimmel Apocolips Lip laquer
  • Benefit "feelin' dandy" kit
  • I phone
  • Vera Wang - Princess perfume
  • Diary
  • Purse
  • Pen
I'd be interested to know if anyone else has this bag because I haven't seen anyone else with it?

What's in your bag? Do you have any tips of things I should carry around?

Beth, xx

Sunday, 3 February 2013

Summary of my Sunday;

So today has been one of those days where you don't do very much and it's just wonderful. I spent a little time with my nephew this afternoon but apart from that my day was taken up by newly found interest - cross stitching and baking. I made ordinary cupcakes but decorated them with butter icing,  popping candy and butterflies. I am also in the process of stitching something to put on a valentines card for my boyfriend... but shhh!

Hope you're all having a good Sunday! 

Let me know if any of you have had similar days or what your Sunday plans are ?

Beth, xx

Friday, 1 February 2013

Review : Rimmel Apocalips;

Rimmel Apocalips;

So today I nipped into Boots to pick up a few things and get some points on my advantage card, as you do, and I decided to have a quick look at the make-up. Whilst browsing at the Rimmel stand I spotted the 'Apocalips lip lacquer' and remembered I had seen quite a few different reviews on these (all good), so I decided to pick it up in the colour "Stellar" which is a bright pink colour. As soon as I got home I decided to try it out and let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed! It's amazing and so pigmented. 

I'm so impressed with this, it's just beautiful on and lasts ages! It goes on like a lipgloss but has a sort of matte look and is really pigmented like a lipstick or tint. The packaging is really nice too. The only downside I would say is that it's not that big so I'm not sure how long the product will last. It's only £5.99 in Boots though, which is brilliant. 

I'm definitely going to pick up more of these next time in Boots (perhaps them all, lol). Have you tried this ? Let me know :)

Beth, xx

Quick Every Day Make Up;

This is a quick make up look that I use most of the time if I don't have a lot of time to get ready. For example if I'm going to college or nipping out somewhere. It's pretty simple and takes about 5-10 minutes. The pictures aren't great but it gives you an idea :-) I usually straighten my hair using ghd's, if I'm going out I would add my hair extensions as I was cursed with really thin hair (thanks mum). But for this quick look my hair is my own.

What I used - 

Foundation - Body Shop Moisture Foundation - 03
Concealer - Body Shop Lightening Touch - 03
Bronzer - Body Shop Baked Bronzer - 02
Eyeshadow - MAC (don't know the shade sorry, browny colour though)
Eyeliner - Maybelline Gel Eyeliner
Blusher - MAC - sheer shimmer blusher - Springsheen
Mascara - Benefit - They're Real
Brows - Body Shop Brow Kit
Lips - Body Shop Lipstick (not sure which kind) - Shade 58

Let me know what you think and if you have any ideas for quick make up! :)

Beth, xx