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Review : L’Oreal Paris Skin Perfection 3 in 1 Purifying Micellar Solution

L'Oreal Paris Skin Perfection Micellar Water Solution in Australia

I’ve heard that L’Oreal Paris Skin Perfection 3 in 1 Purifying Micellar Solution is making its way to Australia soon-ish, but meanwhile I got my cousin to buy me not one, but TWO bottles of this baby from Boots (UK drugstore mecca; Aussie equivalent is the beloved Priceline) when she came to Australia last October (yes, my review is nearly half a year late!).  I’m glad I got her to buy me TWO bottles because…(spoiler alert)…I love it a lot!

You may be thinking – Girl, it’s just a make-up remover!  What’s the big dealio?

Well, please allow me to waffle on and share my love…

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Reader Survey : Please Help Me!!!

YOUR HELPNEEDED!!!

Hi everyone!  Sorry for no new posts recently but I’ve been dealing with Miss Crankypants aka my baby girl all week as she is going through some 12 week growth spurt thingo!  Anyway, I NEED YOUR HELP!!!  I have conducted my first every official Reader Survey because I need to know your input and feedback to determine the future of this blog.  Without you, my dear readers, this blog is nothing!!!  Please, please, please click through and tell me your honest feedback.  It’s just a short wee survey with 8 questions but it will help me figure out a few things I am planning to work on.  And I will blog about all the results in a few weeks.  Thank you kindly for your time!

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My Goals For 2014

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Okay, so we’re nearly 1.5 months into 2014 and I’ve only just found time to write down my goals for this year. I became a SAHM (Stay At Home Mum – at least until my maternity leave ends) last week after my darling mother left Australia to return back to Scotland and let’s just say that I have not settled into my role as gracefully as I would have liked. Free time? What free time? I only have 90 seconds to brush my teeth and pee before Princess Bunty starts crying! Anyway, let’s not dwell on that and talk about my goals for 2014. I feel that if I blog about it, it will keep me accountable and I will try and follow through.

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Tips On How To Choose The Perfect Wedding Shoes

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*This post is a collaboration between Bride Magazine and The Best Beauty Blog

My husband and I met on 31st October 2009 and around 7 months later, we got married – and let me tell you, it was the best decision I ever made.  There was only a short period of time between our engagement and wedding – one and half months!! – so I didn’t have a lot of time for wedding planning so I needed to make quick snap decisions.  For example, shopping for a wedding dress only took me 20 minutes because I bought the first wedding dress I tried on.  However, when it came to buying wedding shoes, it took me slightly longer – and that was because my dress was not floor-length which meant that my wedding shoes would be on show so I really had to hunt down the “perfect wedding shoes”.  When I found them, I was ecstatic – they were PERFECT!  It turns out my wedding photographer thought so too because she took a few wedding shoe shots.

Anyway, I have collaborated with Bride.com.au, to give you 3 helpful tips on how to choose the perfect wedding shoes :-

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14 Beauty Products To Help You Rock Radiant Orchid

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Radiant Orchid is the Pantone Colour of 2014 – I love it!  It’s bright, happy and eye-catching.  Not only can you wear this purple hue as clothing, shoes and accessories, you can add pops of colour in your beauty routine too.  However, you probably should not wear head to toe in Radiant Orchid – unless you want to look like Violet Beauregarde from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory :P  Each to their own!

To get the deets on 14 beauty products which will help you rock Radiant Orchid, read all about it on my guest post at Breakfast With Audrey.

Who else is loving the colour?

Say Hello to Our Little Munchkin!

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Happy 2014 everyone!!!  Long time no blog, but you all should know why…  This little munchkin arrived on 17th December 2013 and it’s been crazy hectic ever since – crying baby, dirty nappies, sore nipples (yes, I’m breastfeeding and I feel like a cow – *moo moo*), hospital check-ups, visitors here and there, etc, etc…  And today, right now, may be the first time I have had a little teeny bit of free time for like 15 minutes…and I should be catching up on much-needed sleep, but I have chosen to update my blog instead – it’s called dedication, yo!

So she does have a REAL name but to remain private and all, we have an online name for her which is Bunty.  And we actually call her Bunty more than we call her by her real name, LOL.  It’s just a made-up name we called my baby bump and it has stuck!  She’s turning into a baby beauty blogger already as she has had some lovely care packages with baby products – thank you to those brands, you know who you are.

Well, I don’t have much else to say except once I get a bit of routine in my life, normal beauty blogging WILL resume so stay tuned.  I hope you are all keeping well and update me with your goss please.

Just a few random things which I strangely wanna share before I go take a shower :-

1.  I stink of (breast)milk!!!  In fact, everything smells of milk.  And I am the biggest milk-phobic ever!!!
2.  My iPhone camera roll has been invaded with baby pictures of Bunty…and I am turning into one of those mums who force people to look at photos of my offspring!!
3.  I only wash my hair 2-3 times a week now.  Those days where I used to wash my hair every single day seem so long ago!!
4.  As of today, I have worn make-up two days in a row!!  Does it count as make-up if it is only one product though??  Anyway, if you wanna know, it is Face Of Australia Berry Brulee Glossy Lip Crayon which is a beautiful colour representing Radiant Orchid, the Pantone Colour of 2014!
5.  I am so happy that I can cut my toe nails now!

Told ya it was random!  Anyway, chat soon!  Thanks for reading as always!

Ling xxx

P.S.  Just as I was about to press “Publish” on this blog post, #BabyBunty started crying.  She’s awake from her wee nap already!!!  How did she know I just finished blogging??!!!