November Wishlist

I can’t believe that it’s November and the count down to Christmas has begun! I thought I’d share some of my favourite items from the high-street in this month’s wishlist. From fluffy teddy coats to cosy knits to printed skirts here are some of the items that I’m currently loving…   1 – Teddy Coat £60 – Dorothy Perkins 2 – Embellished Hat £19.50 –…

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How to Keep Blonde Hair Healthy

I’ve been gradually going blonder over the last few months. If you follow me on Instagram then you’ll probably have noticed it gradually getting lighter and lighter. I absolutely love being blonde and don’t see myself going back to being brunette any time soon, but I have to admit being blonde can be hard work. Since going blonde I’ve been making sure that I pay…

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Top Five Apps That Bloggers Need

Since I work full time, I try to make the most of my free time in order to keep my blog and social media up-to-date. This means that I take advantage of a range of apps to help me manage my blog while I’m on the go. I thought I’d share my top five must have apps with you: WordPress Having the app on my…

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Printed Dresses

I have finally moved to Edinburgh! This means that I will have more free time and the plan is to get back into blogging more regularly. I’ve decided that I want to create and share more personal fashion based posts so keep an eye out for some upcoming autumn/winter based fashion posts. I recently went to Cyprus on holiday which made me wish it was…

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Kiki London Gel Polish Review

I’ve been using gel polishes for a while now and recently came across the British based brand Kiki London. With 42 shades in the range there’s plenty to chose from and you’re sure to find something that you like. I decided to try out five to find out what they were like and I have to say I absolutely love them. The shades I decided…

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Avene Hydrance Optimale Light

I genuinely can’t believe how long it’s taken me to getting round to trying Avene and I really wish that I’d tried the brand a lot sooner. I have combination skin and can really struggle to find a moisturiser that works well for me. I often find that they’re either not hydrating enough or they’re too thick and creamy leaving my skin looking greasy. So…

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Recently Read #1 – The Refugees, Eleanor Oliphant, and More

Since I’ve started my new job and spend quite a bit of time commuting, I’ve had the chance to read more books. I’ve always loved reading and anyone who knows me, knows that I can spend a lot of time in bookshops. I thought I’d start sharing my thoughts on some of the books that I’ve been reading recently. Also if and have any you’d…

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Freshly Baked Self Tan Review*

With summer well and truly underway it’s time to bring out the self-tan. This is the easiest and safest way to get a gorgeous golden glow. I recently tried out Freshly Baked Self Tanning Mousse which come in two shades (original and dark) as well as a variety of scents. No more biscuit-y tan smell, yay! I opted for the original shade but it also…

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The Changing World of Glossy Magazines

There is nothing I love more than sitting with a thick glossy magazine and a cup of coffee reading about the latest trends and beauty products and delving into the lengthy feature articles. But this seems to be quickly becoming a thing of the past as magazine sales continue to drop and many publications turn into online only.  Last year it was announced that there…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

It’s almost Mother’s Day here in the UK; it’s the 11th of March in case like me you had forgotten about it. If you’re still struggling with gift ideas then hopefully my gift guide will give you some inspiration.  From jewellery to beauty to gin you’ll hopefully find some inspiration here… 1- Silver and Rose Gold Rose Charm – £60 Links of London 2 –…

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I’m Samantha, a 26 year-old journalism graduate with a love for lipstick, fashion and coffee. She’s Looking at the Stars covers a range of beauty, fashion and lifestyle topics.

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