Monday, 9 February 2015

Valentines gift ideas, just for you.

Monday, 9 February 2015
Hey - I'll happily put it out there that i'm a single pringle and as much as I would like to convince myself that Ralph (my chihuahua) will be getting me a valentines gift, I doubt that will happen, harrumph. This is a holiday which is about love and I do believe that to welcome love into your life, you first need to love yourself (cheesy but true!). Now, I am working on that, it's a struggle as i'm sure you're aware. Valentines is a day renowned for showing your friends, family, partners and pets that you love them, but there's nothing wrong with treating yourself to. Here's a selection of what's currently on my wish list and what I believe are perfect little gifts to oneself.

1. Tom Ford - Velvet Orchid Eau De Parfum - £72.00

I have been on the hunt for a new perfume for quite some time and having read a few reviews, I think this may be my next scent of choice. This perfume is said to have beautiful floral notes but with a seductive, 'sexy' finish. Sounds like my kind of scent!

2. Happy Jackson - 'Love me, love my dangerously expensive shopping habit' shopper bag - £4

Not going to lie, I bloody love a good slogan, especially one that seems to be written about me.. Ha!

3. UGG - Coquette leopard slippers in charcoal - £100

I've never really been a fan of the classic style UGG boots, they're not really me. I do rather like the other style of shoes that they do. However, the slippers - my word! Little pairs of heaven, i'm telling you. I unfortunately do not own a pair myself (yet!), but I have tried on some.. it was a truly beautiful experience.

4. Flamingo Candles - Love Potion Jar Candles - £12

I have a thing for candles.. What blogger doesn't?!

5. 'Deliciously Ella' Cookbook by Ella Woodward £7.99

As is standard procedure, the time for a health kick rears its cheeky head every now and again. Lasts for a stupidly short amount of time usually, however, a few months ago I discovered 'Deliciously Ella'. So many amazing recipes and I regularly head over to her website for cooking/health inspiration. Cookbooks are one of my favourite types of book, so it would make sense to add this to the growing collection.

6. Hourglass - Ambient Lighting Palette - £40.00

This palette seriously looks like crushed pearls. Amazing! I have heard so many good things about the Hourglass range, and this palette in particular. It would be a bit of a splurge, but hey! If you're treating yourself, then you can't put a limit on the price.. Fact :D

7. Benefit - 'How to look the best at everything' £25.50

Since discovering Benefit's 'Rockateur' blush, my Benefit collection has grown quite extensively. I simply adore the small sets that they put together. The sets are great because you get the opportunity to sample different smaller versions of their products and see how you get on.

8. NARS - Semi matte lipstick in Funny Face - £20

Lipstick doesn't get much prettier than this. Enough said!



  1. I think it is very important to treat yourself and what better day to do it! Love this Nars lipstick :)

  2. I'm so glad you agree Lizzie :) xx

  3. Replies
    1. Me to!! I think i'm just going to have to treat myself :) haha

      Vanessa xx

  4. I wish that I got Ruby woo lipstick from MAC :)

    1. I love Ruby Woo - Such a stunning shade!

      Vanessa xx

  5. I love your style!

    - Liz


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