#OOTD informal work meeting 

#OOTD informal work meeting 

An informal meeting today at work- here is what I am wearing   Jacket-Debenhams 

Vest- Evans

Jeans- new look 

Shoes- Clarks

Necklace- next

Watch – Radley

Bracelet- Tiffany 

Stay fabulous

Laura x

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It’s all about that base.

It’s all about that base.

i have been struggling with my skin recently. I think it is changing because I’m getting older, and older…..

I have been looking into changing my make up, but I want to do it a certain way.

I am a counter girl. I like to go to a make up counter, try a foundation for a few hours and then come back to buy it. A counter foundation in the UK Is a minimum of £25. I am fed up of being pushed into buying one that does not last the day. Once you have opened it most counters refuse to exchange because you didn’t like it, even if they say they will at the time of purchase!!

As you all know, I am a huge Estée Lauder fan, and have been loyal to this brand since I was sixteen years old.

I have been finding the double wear foundation to heavy recently and I want too try something different.

However, my nearest Estée Lauder counter is in Merthyr, and I normally go on a Sunday. The lady who works on a Sunday is not very pleasant and will not let me try products because it is normally too close to her break! I actually think it is because she believes I can not afford it! 

I see make up products as an investment. Not only are they expensive, but they will be with you for at least three months. I want to make sure that these are products that I want to invest in, that I will actually use and will make me feel good about myself.

Last week I went to Cardiff and visited the Estée Lauder counter in Debenhams. The lady was so helpful! I told her my worries and she suggested the double wear light, and even let me try some. As I wasn’t sure about it she gave me a generous sample to take home!

We also talked about primer. I wanted to know the best primer for my beloved double wear foundation, and she suggested a Matte one.

  
I also stocked up on my double wear mascara, because it stays on my lashes all day long, rather then working its way down to my cheeks at lunch time!

This is what it all looks like on when just applied…

 I’m so happy with it! 

I spent £70 on three items, which I feel is a lot of money. I appreciated the lady helping me and matching products to my concerns- and even happier with the fact that my ‘game face’ lasted all day long.

What make up products do you invest in?

Stay fabulous.

Laura x

Some holiday attire..

Some holiday attire..

As you all know I hate packing!

So I decided to take some old besties away with me!

Day- my play time dress from Yours. (Again miserable face- sorry!) 

Old bag

Flip flops- store 21 (very painful would recommend investing in some comfy flip flops- there is a post coming up)

Evening- my lovely ASOS dress by Alice and you.

Necklace – oasis

Shoes- newlook   
I can’t explain how lovely I feel in this dress!

 

Day- maxi dress from tesco

Little shrug – store 21- it was very windy! 

 

Evening-

Dress – savoir @ littlewoods

Shrug – debut @debenhams

Shoes- newlook

The dress is so easy to wear! I love the palm tree print- very apt for holiday!

 
This is such a great photo! It sums up my holiday – lots of laughs, great company, and plenty of relaxing!

What do you wear on holiday?

Laura x