I have quite a few favourites this month, so we best get started! Beauty Favourites: Skincare (L-R) Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish La Roche Posay Effaclar M Soap and Glory Hand Food Avon Solutions Perfect Tone Night Cream I've had a great month, skin wise and I think it is...

Initially I thought I'd wear a dress, but after the one I saw online disappointed, I walked around Topshop looking for other options. Topshop; £18 I picked these up as all of my black leggings seem to be falling apart. These are extremely thick so I think they'll be hard wearing. You...

I was supposed to be going to the Kurt Geiger shopping event tonight, hosted by Grazia with a university friend, but due to an unhealthy bank account I had to, sadly, say no. Instead I've been browsing the online shoe world and building a summer wishlist of 'rags to riches' priced...

It features 12 full size colours, including four exclusives and is now part of their permanent range due to its popularity, plus a primer potion and brush. It was £32, which a lot of you may think ouch, but considering a single pot of eyeshadow from UD is £13-15 you are making a saving of...

It's been described as 'your lip colour but better' and it certainly is that. The creamy texture is really moisturising for your lips. The second colour I got was Belle, slightly darker, which adds just the right amount of colour for an everyday look. The second product I wanted to try was...

It all began well, I went into HMV and picked up these two DVDs which were 2 for £10 or £7 each. It then went downhill from there on in. I saw a million and one things in Topshop I wanted to put in my wardrobe but I can't always justify the prices that just seem to be forever...

I know, I've been a bit absent in the past week, what with a stupid amount of work all at once but I have just finished this weeks hand in and thought I'd celebrate with a blog post! Recently I've made the decision to buy out my Blackberry contract and get the new iPhone. I should have gone...

I think this would help me create different looks for day to day in the office, as well as giving me another option to poker straight hair in the evening. Have any of you tried this? I'd love to know your thoughts. H&M; £29.99 I've been after a new light-weight blazer for the S/S months...

Enter my blog, named Non Optional, because to me fashion isn't an option and a year later we're still going strong! To say thank you to you, my amazing followers and loyal readers, I thought it only fair I give you a present. I am finally getting round to holding my first giveaway! The...

(Ignore the top-right image, it doesn't print blurry) SCOUTS HONOUR Vauxhall Fashion Scout 'One's to Watch' winner combines a love of culture and digital print in a 'playful' womenswear collection. "It's the only place to be in Dalston," Sara says in her European accent, motioning...

 

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