Beauty Lifestyle

Celebrity Make-up Masterclass | Top 10 Tips

“The first rule of eye makeup is that you can never wear enough blue eye shadow” – Shelly DeVoto’s advice to Vada in My Girl. This also doubled as my first piece of ‘real’ make up advice. Cheers for that Shelly, it provided many laughs for my friends in school! Needless to say, this was …

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Inside the £130 Pedicure | Margaret Dabbs

On a serious note, does anybody actually like feet?! (not including Clint Eastwood obvs) The most attention mine ever receive is choosing a nail varnish colour and what shoes to wear. I’ve never, ever been for a pedicure before, normally I avoid anything to do with feet like the plague. However, I was recently invited …

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Interior Design

Interior Design | Statement Pieces

As our lives continue to grow, so does Contour Allure. It’s just too exciting! Let me take you all the way back to the end of October 2017 (seems like a lifetime a go now in all fairness). It was a bright winter’s week in October, my 26th Birthday was looming, we had a holiday to …

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Akea Life | Doctors & Bentley’s

Disclaimer: This post is in no way sponsored or paid for. It is not in partnership with anybody nor have I been asked to write it. I attended an event with the company and genuinely thought this was something that you may be interested in. Words & pictures are 100% my own. Did you see …

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Being Missy | Shrek The Musical

Thanks to WeBlogNorth, my brother & I were lucky enough to attend the press night for Shrek The Musical at The Palace Theatre, Manchester. As baby brother (Ellis) and I don’t get to spend much time together, we kicked the evening off with dinner at Gorilla. Taking full advantage of their 50% January Discount. Considering Ellis …

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Fitness

The Training Diary | Week 2

Welcome to the second in the series of The Training Diary. How has your week of training been? I’ve actually really enjoyed this week of training, although I did want to get a couple more sessions in. Definitely felt like I had the energy too. Workout 1: Sprints / shoulders What a combination, I know. …

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Fitness

The Training Diary | Week 1

Welcome to week one of The Training Diary.  A new series where I will be reviewing my week of training. Ta Daaa. I decided to start this series for two reasons; the first being to help me stay on track by adding a further element of accountability; and secondly, to show you it’s not always …

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Fitness Lifestyle

A Foodie Post | The Protein Bakery Launch

As a vegetarian and fussy eater, meal times are basically a pain in the ass for me and tracking my macro intake is borderline depressive. Taking on an adequate amount of protein is a genuine struggle of mine and it is definitely hindering my progress towards competing. I know it is possible though and I …

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Fitness

Gym Confidence | Tips

It’s January, one of the busiest times of year for the fitness industry. With so many new years resolutions to get fit or to loose weight, there is a major influx of gym sign ups. Whilst many get annoyed with the fuller, busier gyms; I salute the gym newbs. You have successfully taken your first …

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Lifestyle

Year in Review | Fitness & Lifestyle Goals for 2018

What a year 2017 has been hey! From what I can see on the world of Facebook & instagram, it seems the majority of us have had a pretty fabulous 12 months! Even on Twitter, which seems to be the negative platform mostly used for passive aggressive comments and calling people out, there seems to have …

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