Jul 25, 2011

Giveaway: Alice Takes A Trip...


Frooly is a market place for independent retailers. Basically its a great way for small businesses to get there products out there. It sells a great mixture of fashion, jewelry, gifts and arts and crafts. Its the kind of place I'd go to to buy a special birthday present for someone.

Frooly recently got in touch with me asking me if I'd like to do a giveaway with one of their online shops. I've not done a giveaway in about a year and I thought it might be more fun than reading about something I got sent. They let me pick out any piece from the website but the shop 'Alice Takes a Trip' really stood out to me; its cute, vintage-style and kitch. I picked out the 'Rabbit Looking Glass Necklace' (Pictured Above) for one of my readers to win. All you have to do to win this necklace is go onto the Frooly website and pick out your favourite item, then leave a comment on this post with a link to the item. Simples! 


If you could leave at twitter name or email address that would be great. That way if you win, I can contact you to get your postal address. Please remember I will be passing on your address to Frooly so they can send out the prize. 


The giveaway ends on the 8th August so get commenting :)


Good Luck, 

Onna 

Jul 18, 2011

What's on your mind?


  • Sorry about the photobooth picture. I'm at home, in bed after coming down with something. Wash you hands and take your vitamins people, somethings going around!
  • I want caramel blonde hair but I just don't think going lighter actually suites me anymore! #seriousproblemobviously
  • I feel like I need a change, I want a proper career but I'm turning 20 soon and I work at New Look *face palm*
  • I've officially signed up to Open University and will start my degree in English Literature and Language in October. So excited as I miss writing essays (Sad but true) 
  • Also wanted to thank everyone who suggested the OU after my college catastrophe, I'm seriously grateful as I would have never thought of it. 
Have a good everyone :) 

Onna 

Jul 13, 2011

OOTD: I'm just too hot...

...to wear makeup. I didn't want to put foundation on today as I'm boiling, which resulted in very few OOTD pictures for you as I didn't feel like showing much of my face. Also sorry for the bra showing, I can't think of an excuse for that. 



Shorts: Primark
Vest: New Look
Necklace: New Look
Waistcoat: New Look


The back of the waistcoat is my favourite part of the outfit... so pretty and girly, not something I would usually go for. And as you can see I went for the usually messy updo. 

Have a good week,

Onna x

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Jul 7, 2011

My Brazilian Wax Experience

Source Apologies for the lack of pictures but lets face it, I wasn't going to take before & after pictures of my va-jay-jay to post on my blog :)


Preparation:
For me, this is the worst bit. YES you do have to grow your hair back. You need about 1/4 inch of hair, minimum for waxing. I let it grow for around a month, but usually 3 weeks will be more than enough. 


Price:
I paid £22 for the Brazilian and £28 for a full leg wax. When you add that up its pretty expensive to pay every month or so. If you live near London I'm sure you will pay a lot more. If I were  to continue waxing I think I'd skip the legs to cut the cost. 


Pain Level:
I would describe the pain as uncomfortable but bearable. It does hurt but its not so bad that you run away crying :)I've also been told the pain subsides the more you get it done, a bit like plucking your eyebrows I guess.


Process: 
The whole process took around 50 minutes and the girl who did my wax made me feel really comfortable so I didn't find it awkward or embarrassed. The leg wax was standard, she started at the front, worked her way up, then finished the wax with a soothing oil. The Brazilian was a little more complicated. You get to wear some snazzy disposable knickers (sexy) and you have to bend your leg in lots of weird positions (not difficult ones) in order to tense your skin. Its undignified but it helps to reduce the pain. If you didn't already know, a Brazilian is where you wax everything off apart from a little 'landing strip' and bare in mind, some bits hurt more than others... the tweezing to finish was the worst!


Results:
I'm so happy with the results of the Brazilian. At the time it bled the tiniest amount and looked a little red, but that goes away after about 12-24 hours. You also can't have hot baths or apply any products for 24 hours. After the leg wax there are still a few missed hairs, which is disappointing but they weren't long enough to be waxed off. I guess thats the only downside for me. I've been told the wax should last around 4-6 weeks but with some leg hair missed I'm sure they won't last that long.

Hope someone found this post useful,

Much Love,
Onna x

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Jul 5, 2011

Blogs I love.

Zara at Mouldy Fruit...
She's so gorgeous and exotic but what I like most about her blog is her pretty photos which are always in her 'own style'. She has a great variety of posts and is just a lovely girl. Follow her on twitter @MouldyFruit


Lisa at GoldenGlow...
A recent blogging discovery, I love her simple, clean layout and again (its gets my every time) pretty pictures. I also really enjoyed her latest post on her 'Mummy Makeover' as I'm always giving my mum makeovers! Follow her on twitter @GoldenGloww


Grace at Glitter and Carousels...
I really love the general 'ambiance' of Grace's blog. I know thats a weird thing to say but I hope you all know what I mean. I adore her gorgeous, long, blonde hair and she has a great mix of beauty and personal posts on her blog. You really get to know her through her blog which is nice :) Follow her on twitter @Glitzcarousels


Holly at GoodGollyMsHollie...
I first saw this girl on youtube, and as I said on twitter she instantly reminded me of SWalkerMakeup so I knew I was going to like her. Then I found out she has a blog and immediately followed it! She's young, fun and has great taste. Follow her on twitter @GollyMsHollie


Laura at The Beauty Spark


As with my last "Blogs I love." post I tweeted asking bloggers to send me links. Laura was the first person to respond, but she's on here because I was reading a post by her the other day and I love her layout. Its so fresh and simple and thats how I love my blogs. She also seems lovely and genuine which is a bonus! Follow her on twitter @TheBeautySpark

More Blogs I Love next month :) 

Onna x

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Jul 3, 2011

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I Came...

I saw...

I conquered... YUM!

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