Thursday, 25 October 2012


So its Halloween next week, this is one of my favourite times of year. I love getting dressed up and going out or just sitting in and watching films. Hocus Pocus is definitely one of my all time favourite Halloween films and will be getting watched this year.

I'm very lucky to have the mum I do, no matter what the holiday she goes all out decorating the house and Halloween is no expectation. I used to love coming home from school to a house full of spiders cobwebs and scary monsters, she always makes the holidays special for me and my brother.

So even if you feel your too old to dress up (I don't), you can still do little things for Halloween, for example painting your nails with spooky designs  My favourite is the nightmare before Christmas design (these are not my pictures).

Halloween is very ,on trend, at the moment, just look at Topshops latest collection the witching hour or there  collaboration with J.W Anderson, which features a bat and ghost knit jumper, or a spider print suit (I have the jumper and the spider print top half of the suit, once a Goth, always a Goth). So why add something small to an every day outfit and celebrate Halloween with some spooky socks or a t shirt.

And finally why not bake some spooky cupcakes like I'm planning on doing, I shall post some pictures of what I end up doing next week.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Victory Rolls

This is a hair style I've been dying to try for ages, only problem is I'm not very good at doing anything with my hair. With it being curly I have the same style most days and doing anything with it is always a pain as I can never get it to look smooth without straightening it first which takes forever and I hate doing it. However I am determined to give this a go, I've found some pretty cool guides  here and here.

The other thing I've always wanted to do with my hair is have a fringe (My idols are Bettie Page and Zooey Deschanel very famous ladies all with very famous fringes), but I've been told by my hairdresser that my forehead is too small (which it really is) and for me to be able to have a fringe it would have to start quite far back into my hair (basically I would be stuck with it forever). The other problem with a fringe would be the upkeep, I couldn't have a day off doing my hair, curly hair and a fringe could lead to a lot of hair disaster days. But I've seen quite a lot of fake fringes recently. They come in a range of colours and you can always cut them to the style you want. It would mean I could have the fringe one day and the next day take it out. All the benefits of a fringe without actually getting one.