• A slightly different photo for my @fairyloot unboxing but I just loved this shot🙊
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As I mentioned there’s a full unboxing of the May Unlikely Romances box up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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All the creators and artists have also been tagged in this photo📸
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I finished My Dark Vanessa too last night oh my god what a book. I loved it. •
Today I’m starting Great Expectations and going to try to get through some of that before I spend the evening with my favourite watching Netflix 💕
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  • I left a piece of my heart in Brighton😍
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And Little Hampton, Arundel and we already knew we loved Bristol.
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There’s a rather long post up about the little road trip around the South @sam_g_oldham and I did at the end of May💕
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So many wonderful places, great memories and lovely photos.
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  • Today I spent far too much money on things for upcoming holidays😂
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I’ve lost count of the amount of linen midi dresses I now own🙈
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The rest of the night is being spent in joggers having laptop time. I desperately need to catch up on my reviews!
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Speaking of there’s a review of Song of Sorrow by @melindasalisbury on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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Also anyone else struggling with hay fever super bad atm?🤧
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  • Throwback to this brilliant event at Manchester Deansgate Waterstones.
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My interview with @stdennard has just gone up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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It was an honour and a joy to interview Sooz. I’ve loved her books for years 😍
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📸: @coffeeeyesandblankstares
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  • A night of relaxation is just what I need👏🏻
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Then tomorrow we’re watching The Act. I’ve been wanting to see it since I saw the first trailer. Based on the true case of Gypsy Rose Blanchard.
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I definitely think I’ll be using one of these masks tonight. There’s a little post about them up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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  • Small self appreciation post because yes, I made this cheesecake.
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And yes it was glorious😍
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And yes I managed to use every bowl in the house making it....a talent someone else I know has 🙊💕
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  • I would much rather be getting ready for another lovely meal out with my favourite💕
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Instead I have a night of life admin and tidying oh joy😂
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I have however started Once & Future by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta and oh my god it’s amazing.
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There’s a little post up The Royal Oak restaurant and the last time Sam and my family went💕
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  • I have spent all day behind my laptop catching up and getting ahead on all the things I’ve needed to post!
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Then tonight I get to have a Netflix night with my favourite person💕
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Speaking of posting I’ve got a little one up about my new favourite Tapas place - @elgatonegrotapas
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I’m still dreaming about their Jamon Croqettas🤤
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  • We found the most amazing graffiti in Bristol, this was definitely my favourite😍
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Its a lovely little place with a load of great bars and restaurants. This time we also found a food festival and spent a while sat on the edge of the river bank with a cocktail💕
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Highly recommend!
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Wish I was there now though the lie in I had this morning was pretty amazing😂
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  • I’m just over 150 pages into The Star-Touched Queen and what an amazing book😍
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I read some wonderful things in May and a full wrap up of my reading is now up on my blog (link in bio✌🏻)
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Now back to my book and snuggling under my blanket👏🏻
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  • Wish I was still in London getting ready to go watch Hamilton 😭
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At least I get to go back there with my favourite person soon💕
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Recommendations for places to eat and things to do more than welcome🙊
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Beauty Skincare

Rodial

May 2, 2018

I have been a long time follower of Maria Hatzistefanis (the CEO of Rodial and Nip + Fab) on Instagram. I love her ethos, mentality and many many fashion posts. I picked up her book Overnight Success a while ago...though I've yet to get to it. Story of my life right? But on a whim I decided to wander into Harvey Nichols just after Christmas with a gift card burning a hole in my pocket and found myself gravitating towards the Rodial section. A huge thank-you to the lovely Beth who spent ages talking through the different products with me.

I have to preface this saying that Rodial is not an affordable brand. At all. But my god their products are fantastic. I picked up, from the new Vit C range the Brightening Mask. First of all I love the packaging, the pump makes this very hygienic and you get the perfect amount of product. It's a clear gel consistency with a citrus scent. I wasn't a massive fan of the smell at first but I don't mind it now. I love how this makes my skin feel. When its on there's a slight tingle, which I like but I know isn't great for some people. To me it suggests its doing something. After a few weeks of use I've found my skin is brighter and smoother. I'll have to get another when this runs out.

Oh I love the Brightening Pads. I was shocked at how well they worked. Within a couple of days I noticed a difference in my skin texture, I have quite a few under the skin bumps which cleared up almost immediately using these pads. They lasted a lot longer than I anticipated but are quite an expensive extra step. If you have any open wounds or spots these will sting. A lot. I warn you now. Don't be me. However, if you're able I highly recommend these. They also help balance the oil on the skin and tighten pores so I tend to use these in the morning only.

 

This was a huge sample...and now I want the full size. I adored how this cream felt. It smoothed out my skin and made it feel so so soft. I did notice however though that it could write easily pill up when placing a primer on top of it. Though that may have simply been because I was a little over zealous with the amount I used... what can I say I loved the Stem Cell Magic Gel.

 

Have you tried anything from Rodial?

What did you think?

Thank-you for reading,

Katie x

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