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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The Body Shop Glasgow Event

Growing up I used to love going to The Body Shop and treating myself to the fruity body butters and lip balms but then they seemed to drop off my radar. I was excited to attend their event in the Sauchiehall Street store in Glasgow to find out about their new products and to see how the ranges had changed. If you follow me on…

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Adexe Meek Petite Rose Gold Watch

If you follow me on Instagram then there is a good chance that you’ll have seen some posts featuring this gorgeous ADEXE watch.  I was really lucky and won a competition held by Hayley, who runs HaySparkle, and had opportunity to chose an ADEXE watch. I think that watches are the perfect way to complete an outfit and I hate leaving the house without one.  I…

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Kat Von D Everlasting Lipstick – Outlaw

You know that I love a good lipstick, so I just had to try out the Kat Von D Everlasting Lipsticks  after seeing so may reviews about them.  With 44 shades to choose from, including turquoise (if you’re brave enough), it was a tough decision to pick one but I finally settled on Outlaw. The lipstick comes in a black box with a silver floral…

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My Top Five Nude Lipsticks

I’ve gone from avoiding nude coloured lipsticks to owning quite a few.  I’ve finally found some that suit me really well and thought I’d share my favourites with you.   Sleek Matte Me Lip Cream in Birthday Suit This was part of a set that I picked up in the Boots sale this year and I can’t believe that it has taken me so long…

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My Skincare Routine

It’s taken me a while but I’ve finally found a skincare routine that works for my skin.  I used to be constantly switching up products, trying to see what I liked better, what didn’t break me out or completely dry up my skin. Morning In the morning my skincare is pretty quick and simple, mostly because I usually don’t have too much time to spend…

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January Favourites

Sorry I’ve been so quite on here the last week or so, I’ve been extremely busy finishing off my final university project.  Now it’s been handed in it’s time to search for a new job (which I’m really excited about) and it also means that I’ll more time to blog too! Yay! Anyway, I thought I’d share some of the products that I loved through…

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Week – Why it’s Important to Attend Smear Tests

It’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Week and research revealed has that 35% of young women don’t attend smear tests due to being embarrassed about their body shape.  It was also found that one in four women do not make an appointment after receiving their smear invitation.  Having a regular smear test is important as it helps to detect any abnormal cells that could possibly become cancerous.…

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How to Keep Your Hair Healthy

I think that everyone loves to have healthy, glossy looking hair.  Since I regularly colour my hair I feel that it’s important that I pay a little extra attention to it to make sure that I keep it in the best condition that I can.  Since I had the ends of my hair bleached, I’ve become an even bigger fan of hair oils to help…

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I’m Samantha, a 25 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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