Lessons Learnt | 2018 Retrospect

Lessons Learnt | 2018 Retrospect

Every year I try and think of what my goals and plans are for the coming year. I usually find this task difficult because it feels like so many of the things that I want to do are contingent on other factors. One thing I’ve realized is that I’ve spent so much time focused on making it through this year that apart from a few things there’s not much on my goals list.

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday | 2018 Edition

Black Friday & Cyber Monday | 2018 Edition

I’m a hypocrite guys, I wrote the post about how I wasn’t going to buy anything during the Black Friday sales because it wasn’t financially responsible, then Sephora came out with their Daily Wow’s and my conviction crumbled liked dust. After seeing the list of what they were putting on sale each day, there were a few eyeshadow palettes that caught my eye, because I need more eyeshadow palettes right?

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Melanin and Swatch | Coloured Rain Vivid Pigments

Melanin and Swatch | Coloured Rain Vivid Pigments

When I first saw the promo picks for these shadows I knew that I wanted them. When I saw the pre-launch price I knew that I was definitely picking it up. Did I need 16 vibrant matte shadows, of course I did. Them being from Coloured Raine just sealed the deal, I have the Queen of Hearts and Cheers to You palette and I like their shadow formula both for the mattes and the shimmers.

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The Stack | To All The Books I've Read This Year

The Stack | To All The Books I've Read This Year

Let me begin by saying it won't be all of the books that I've read this year. I'm a prolific reader and have read quite a bit this year. I want to focus on the books that stood out to me, the ones that I enjoyed and the ones I anticipated. The list might be a bit long, so I'll not to run on too much about each book. You already know that I'm not the best at reviewing books anyway.

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Black Friday | To Buy or Not To Buy

Black Friday | To Buy or Not To Buy

I had big plans for this Black Friday, a lot of indie brands put on some good sales and my intent was to pick up a few items from a few that I’ve had my eyes on. However I’ve had to amend my plans, there will be no black Friday purchases this year. Mainly due to finances, I can’t responsibly afford to make any purchases, and since having debt is not my idea of a good thing, I’ve decided to be a responsible adult and not spend money I don’t have.

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