Sunday, 21 August 2011

8 Week No Heat Challenge: Update!

Hi everyone!
I just wanted to do a quick update on my 8 week no heat challenge. You can read the idea behind this challenge here. Anyway... besides using no heat for 8 weeks, here's what else I'm doing to make the most out of this challenge.

For products, I'm only using Schwarzkopf Hair Retention Care System Shampoo, TRESemmé Hair Mask for extra dry or brittle hair and TRESemmé Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo.

As for food: I've been drinking a lot of water and I have reduced my caffeine intake. I've been eating lots of fish to keep my hair looking shiny and healthy looking. And as hair is made up of excess protein from your body, I have increased my red meat intake.

For supplements: I have been taking Boot's own brand “Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails tablets. Also, every now and again I have taken a few spoonfuls of Cod liver oil which is brilliant for maintaining healthy, shiny hair (but I think it tastes absolutely revolting so I haven't really been taking a steady intake)

That's really it for products and supplements!

The only styling tool I have been using is a Paddle brush from Penneys! I no longer blow dry my hair, I just allow it to air dry. I haven't touched my straightener in ages, I miss it so much!

I have one week left in this challenge, so I will be doing a post about the results, how I thought the challenge benefited me overall and the ups and downs of using no heat for 2 months.

Hope you liked!

Until next time...
Laura :)

Friday, 19 August 2011

Penneys Haul: Accesories and Pyjamas!

Hi everyone, this is just a post about a few things I picked up at Penneys today, enjoy!

Ring €3

Vaseline €1.45

Slippers €5

Belt €1.50

Hairbrush €2

Satchel €9

Leotard €7

Necklace €3

I know that there was only a few things, but I thought I would share them with you anyway!

Hope you liked!

Until next time...
Laura :)

Monday, 15 August 2011


Hi everyone! So Recently I have been lacking in ideas for posts, but as I still wanted to post something, I decided on a picture post, enjoy!

As you can see, I took inspiration from Marilyn Monroe, my favourite actress.

Hope you liked!

Until next time...
Laura :)

Sunday, 7 August 2011

Tag: 13 Personal Questions!

Okay so, todays post is a tag, I personally love tags as I think you can learn so much about a person from just a few short questions!
I was tagged by the lovely Celia (check out her brilliant blog at This tag is just a few personal questions and I hope you enjoy :)

Q1. What do you order at Starbucks?
Coffee Frappuccino, everytime! I love them with whipped cream and lots of chocolate :)

Q2. Whats one thing in your closet you can't live without?
I could not live without... plain tank tops, they are very versatile and can be either casual or dressy.

Q3. What is one thing most people don't know about you?
Hmmm... I'm going to say that I get obsessed with the smallest things (I think I have a mild case of OCD) for example, I can't watch the TV if the volume is on an odd number :L

Q4.  Whats the one thing you want to do before you die?
Travel the world, I want to experience a many countries as I can before I die.

Q5. What's one food you can't live without?
Potatoes :) I have them every single night with lots of butter.

Q6. What's one quote that you live your life by?
My all time favourite quote is:
'Do what you want and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind' I don't know where it's from but I think this quote says alot.

Q7. What do you like and dislike about the Youtube community.
I'm not on Youtube but by just watching videos, I'd say that a thing I like is how close everybody is and how much you can learn from other people (It's like a very big family!) The thing I dislike is the amount of pointless hate and the stupid haters who waste their time being jealous of people and writing nasty/unnecessary comments.

Q8. What's your number 1 on your ipod?
LMFAO ft Lil Jon - Shots I love love love this song :)

Q9. What kind of style would you describe yourself as having?
I think my style is unique and casual.

Q10. Favourite number?

Q11.  Two hobbies?
Listening to music and blogging (sometimes I do them both at the same time!!)

Q12. Two pet peeves?
My first would have to be that when I'm sleeping, the only thing that isn't covered is my head, I have this fear that if I put my arm/leg outside the duvet, I will get attacked! (Thank you, Paranormal Activity) and my second would be annoying sales assistants in shops bugging you with aload of questions and just hovering around you, watching your every move. (i know it's their job, but BACK OFF!)

Q13. Your guilty pleasure?
Jersey Shore :S I love it sooo much!

Hope you liked :) Again I thank Celia for tagging me and now I tag everyone who reads this :)

Until next time...
Laura :)

Saturday, 6 August 2011

OOTD: Polka Dots!

So today, I went for a white camisole top, with a black and pink polka dot cardigan, paired with denim shorts and black tights!

 Black and pink polka dot cardigan: Penneys* €13.99

 This cardigan has really cute gold buttons and a black bow on either side.

Denim shorts: Penneys* €7.00
Black tights: Penneys* €4.00 (pack of 3)

I just realised that everything that I'm wearing is from Penneys*. (I love that shop, mainly because you can get really nice, on-trend stuff for very cheap prices!) I'm like a poster girl for Penneys* (I promise you I don't have a partnership with Penneys!*)
*Penneys is known as Primark in the UK*

Hope you enjoyed

Until next time...
Laura :)