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Lagos, Portugal Travel Guide

As the rain batters off the windows in another dull day in Scotland, I’m wishing I was back on one of Lagos’s sandy beaches enjoying the sun.  Lagos is situated on the south of Portugal and is approximately 90km west of Faro airport so the journey takes about an hour. Getting there We flew with Jet2, who I have to say were amazing to fly…

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Monthly Favourites – September ’17

Illamasqua Antimatter Lipstick – The Antimatter lipsticks have a lovely semi-matte finish which is between a matte and satin.  As it’s not completely matte it’s not overly drying on lips and is highly pigmented with one swipe leaving lips with a bright, vibrant colour.  I have the shade Hadron which is a gorgeous lilac shade and is perfect for brightening up dull dark mornings. Superdrug…

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Jamie’s Italian Glasgow

If you’re looking for somewhere to go for a nice relaxing meal in between a bit of shopping in Glasgow then you should check out Jamie’s Italian.  Situated in George Square it’s the perfect location to go to for a spot of lunch or an evening meal.  My mum and I decided to go for a late lunch before hitting the shops to get some…

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Handsome Devil Review

I decided to post something a little different today; a film review.  I wanted to write a few more lifestyle type posts and about a few more things that I’m interested in.  I knew as soon as I saw this film when I was up in Shetland that I wanted to share it on here but just didn’t have time to get it up before…

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Barry M Matte Me Up Lip Kit Review

When I saw these I just knew I had to try them out; there is nothing I love more than a new lipstick.  These are supposedly a dupe of the Kylie Jenner lip kits, which I have to admit I’ve not tried purely due to the fact I know that some people have said that they have had trouble with customs charges.  If you’re looking…

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Sleek Colour Corrector Palette Review

I never replaced the last colour correction palette I had when it ran out as I find that my foundation usually provides enough coverage.  I decided to pick this up after my skin broke out due to sun cream.  I can’t seem to find one that doesn’t cause this; if you have any recommendations please let me know.  Anyway I felt that I needed a…

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Things to See and Do in Shetland Part Two

Last week’s post focused on things to see and do in Lerwick, this week I’m going to talk about some of the other places that I visited in Shetland.  Although I was there on work experience I made sure that I saw as much of the island as I could.  I plan to go back soon for a proper holiday so that I can see…

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Things to See and Do in Shetland Part One

You may know that I was up in Shetland a couple of weeks ago on work experience and if you follow me on Instagram you’ll have seen that I did a little exploring while I was there. The Shetland Islands are a group of islands, the largest being called the mainland with numerous surrounding islands such as Foula, Fair Isle and Yell. I was staying…

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Peanut Butter and Choc Chip Energy Balls

Now I’ve been heading back to the gym I’ve been trying to make sure that I eat a little healthier too. The thing that I feel is sometimes the hardest is a healthy snack, especially if you want something with chocolate. Energy balls seem to be everywhere at the moment and these ones are quick and easy to make (no cooking involved!) and will help…

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15 Minute Vegan Cookbook Review

I love cooking; I think there is nothing better than creating something really good and nutritious to eat.  As you might already know I’m vegetarian and being at university through the week I like to make meals that are quick and easy when I come home. My aunt told me about 15 Minute Vegan book after she had heard an interview with the author Katy…

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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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