Today I want to bring you something really exciting and something that I’ve been absolutely LOVING recently. It all started with a trip to get my nails done which went disastrously wrong. It ended in two hours in a salon, my cuticle bleeding and my fingers sore. From then on I decided to invest in my own kit and start doing my own nails!
Where to Start? SENSATIONAIL!
There are many different companies out their of course that offer home gel nail kits. I wanted something of good quality and that I could get a salon looking finish for not an extravagant amount of money. Of course I hit google and did a little research into which companies had good reviews and a were a decent price. I did a little looking around and finally decided on SensatioNail! initially attracting me to SensatioNail was the multiple good reviews and the price, £50 for one of their starter kits. This includes everything you need to get started including the lamp, base/top coat, gel primer and gel cleanser and more.
So as I write this it is the 1st of July so I thought I would post what I’ve been loving in the month of June!
I’m going to list five things and explain why I’ve been loving them this month.
So the month of June for me was officially the first month of my summer holidays! I finished my exams on the 18th of May and from then on I’ve been moving out of my uni house, starting a new job and I’ve been on holiday! I’ve got a mix of beauty, clothes and other items for you today, so lets get started!
Conceal and Contour…
My first two products are both makeup and both from Benefit. One is a contour product I’ve been using for a little while but only in tester form. The other is a new version of a concealer. The contour product is called Dew the Hoola Liquid Bronzer and is described as a ‘soft-matte liquid bronzer for face’.
Did someone say summer?! Or was it HOLIDAY!!…
So I have been on holiday! Me, my mum and my dad have just got back from our well-known friend, the south of France. This time we stayed in a beautiful villa in the stunning coastal town of Sainte Maxime. We only visited last year but instantly fell in love and knew we wanted to come back, so that’s what we did! The little commune of Sainte Maxime is right on the coast of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. It has a sweet little ‘old town’ which has many bars and restaurants as well as some great boutiques! It was beautifully warm the entire week, which was really nice as we had a pool at the villa which was certainly well used!
So once again I find myself explaining why it’s been so long since my last blog post, and once again it is basically because I’ve been crazy busy! You’d think that now I’ve finished uni and have the summer to myself that I’d have all the time in the world, however, this is unfortunately not true! Over the last couple of weeks, I have started a new job, been away visiting family and been moving out of my uni house!
So last week I started a new job which involves all the lovely new job stuff. I also had to go up to Bristol for a course which was actually really quite fun! The week I started I had two shifts, then the course and then the following day we were going up to Lancashire to visit my gran, so it was a very busy week! However, I am really enjoying my new job. It is only temporary at the moment for over summer, but this is great as I will be back at uni in September! It’s very different from my last job but definitely in a good way! I have two more shifts this week and hopefully, they will be good!
Today I’m bringing you something a little different, my review of Grammarly!
What is Grammarly and why do I Need it?
Grammarly is a fantastic grammar, plagiarism and proof-reading service. As a student, this is a LIFESAVER. Writing numerous essays for uni, I have discovered I get the same feedback across most of my modules. Most of my modules tell me if I improved on my Grammar, wordiness, and clarity I could move my marks up significantly. Easier said than done right?
However, that’s when I came across Grammarly. To be completely honest I was as skeptical as the next person at first, but once you try it, you slowly realise how great it is.
At it’s simplest, you can import chunks of text, whole essay’s if you want, into Grammarly and it will highlight your grammar mistakes, as well as odd word pairings and wordiness! However, there is MUCH more than this…
Grammarly will also check your work for plagiarism, and you can have someone proof-read your work!