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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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The Elephant Dress

I’m sitting wearing a jumper and looking out at a grey sky, just wishing that I could be back in Spain.  I hate the feeling that you get when you come back from a lovely holiday and don’t want to go back to the normality of everyday life.  If only I could spend all my days walking along the beach in the sun, having coffee…

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Sleek Blush by Three – Californ.I.A

I picked up this Sleek blush trio as lately I felt I was just reaching for the same blushers and wanted to try something different.  This blush trio has been out for a little while now and I had heard some good things about them so thought I’d give it a go. The Califon.I.A palette consists of three cream blushes, two matte and one shimmer. …

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Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream Review

I had wanted to try the Burt’s Bees Cuticle Cream for a while but the thing that always put me off was how solid and waxy it looked.  There is nothing I hate more than putting products on my hands that leave them feeling sticky, greasy or take ages to absorb.  When I went for a manicure recently and was told that my cuticles were…

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Benefit Gimme Brow Review

If you’ve not seen the new line of Benefit brow products, where have you been?  The brand recently relaunched their brow products in new packaging as well as releasing some brand new brow products too. With 13 products in their brow range and with varying shades there really is something for everyone.  I recently picked up two of their products, one which had been out…

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Red Carpet Manicure Starter Set Review

I got my Red Carpet Manicure set for my birthday because due to currently working in retail, putting stock out and being on tills was resulting in my nail varnish lasting a day if I was lucky.  I had been getting Shellac nails done at my local beauty salon however I was starting to feel it hard to fit in an appointment when I was…

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L’oreal Skin Perfection Day Cream Review

Sorry for the lack of posts lately, I’ve been doing a lot of extra hours at work and between that at going to the gym I’ve not had as much time as I would have liked for blogging.  I’ve got a little break for the extra hours just now so I’m using it to try a write and schedule as many posts as I can.…

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Pixi Glow Tonic – Worth The Hype?

Pixi Glow Tonic seems to be everywhere at the moment, I think just about every blogger owns this or is talking about it. I got this in my Marks and Spencer’s Beauty advent calendar, which I really hope they do again this year as it had so many great products, you can see some here. Pixi Glow Tonic is described as being an exfoliating toner,…

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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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