Friday, 31 March 2017

The Monthly Happy List (March)

monthly happy list

Hola mi amigas!

How are you? Hope all my Sydney followers coped ok with the bad weather this month. Between the clouds, the rain & the humidity, March has been a month to forget in that respect. I'd almost begun to forget what this >>>>>> 🌞 <<<<<<< looks like!

Regardless, March has also a huge month for the Monthly Happy List; so settle in for a looooong post:

Monday, 27 March 2017

The Lust List #3 (Autumn 2017 Edition)

the lust list #3

Hola mi amigas!

I haven't done one of these Lust List posts for about 9 months now *gasp*; so I figured with a new season in full swing, it was time to do another one! (I'm thinking I might make these posts a seasonal thing - good idea or bad idea? Let me know in the comments below.)

In case you've never seen these posts before (I've only done 2 of them, to be fair), The Lust List is like a sister to The Shopping Cart, except that the Lust List is essentially a wish list chock-full of stuff I'm itching to add to cart & get into my hot little hands.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Is It Weird To Follow Your Own Blog?

This is a question I've been pondering for a while.

I've seen fellow bloggers do this with their own blogs on Bloglovin' (albeit via their personal accounts) & for the life of me, I can't understand why. Is it to bump up their follower count? Is it to keep an eye on how their blog posts look once they go live? I don't know.

I'm also asking this question because I've been considering doing the same thing with my own blog. Whilst I do have people following my blog on Bloglovin', I also have people following me under my personal profile. At a time where I would like to gain more activity & reads from Bloglovin', the fact that people are following just me & not my blog is a bit frustrating, even though my Bloglovin' follower count remains the same regardless. I've also seen my blog come up on Bloglovin' (on occasion) when I've begun following someone else's blog & I won't lie, I have been tempted to hit "follow" just for fun. However, for some reason it just doesn't quite sit right with me - it feels a bit narcissistic. That's just my prevailing thought though, take it with a grain of salt.

So here's what I'd like to know...

If you're a blogger, do you follow your own blog on Bloglovin' or any other blog-related social media? Why have you done this? Is there any benefit to be gained from it, or is it more a case of quality control?

(P.S. If you aren't following my blog yet, then what the hell are you waiting for?)

Monday, 20 March 2017

5 Products That Will Make Your Hair Bhave

5 products that will make your hair bhave

Do you crave hair that is silky & soft to the touch? Is your hair in need of some TLC? Think that it's impossible to manage the damage done to your hair?

Well think again as I have the answers for you...and they all begin with bhave.

Monday, 6 March 2017

Confessions of a Nail Polish Addict Tag

confessions of a nail polish addict

I saw this tag over at Kellie Gonzo (who's now retired) a while ago & yet again thought it'd be fun to do + I'm sort of struggling to get a couple of posts finished at present, so here's a light-hearted post for your Monday....

1. What colour are you wearing right now? Zoya's Alicia (a silver linear holo) on my fingernails, Essie's In The Cab-Ana (aqua créme) on my toes. I'm a bit disappointed with Alicia, the holo isn't all that strong on my digits.

Zoya Alicia swatch artificial light
Photo of Alicia taken in artificial light

Friday, 3 March 2017

The Monthly Happy List (February)

Monthly Happy List

Hola mi amigas, happy Friday to you!

As this post goes live, I'll be slowly getting ready to go to my dermatologist for my first annual skin cancer check. (For those of you who don't know my skin cancer history, click here & have a read.) I won't lie & say that I'm confident about it because I'm not. In fact, I'm scared I've got another skin cancer, this time on the top of my right foot. I developed a scab there after I arrived back home from my trip last October & whilst the scab has gone, the mark still remains. The reason why I'm scared (nay, paranoid) is because I know full well that I haven't always applied sunscreen there due to worrying more about getting my feet dirty than sun exposure. Stupid reason, I know. I hope I'm wrong, but I guess I won't know until my dermatologist does the check. I'll be sure to mention the outcome (good or bad) in next month's Happy List.

Anyhoo, enough worrying, let's see what made me happy & what I dug in February: