Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Things Your Mother Didn't tell You: Long Distance Relationships

Right, I don't know how to start this, so I was in a long distance relationship for around 2 years, it had some really high points and then some really dark parts. I feel like people always protect others in long distance relationships and don't really understand that is is pretty shit here is some home truths that people won't normally tell you.



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Monday, 6 April 2015

MUA Luxe Lip Lacquer: Dreamiest Product

Okay so, you know when your in boots/superdrug and you are going for it with the lip swatches, that happened the other day. I headed to trusty MUA to have a nosey not realising they had changed the lipstick game forever. I mean I am not even going OTT on this. I ended up getting 5 new Matte Lip Lacquer from them and they are the dream.




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Sunday, 5 April 2015

Favourite Bloggers of The Month: March

So I thought I would start doing a little monthly ode to bloggers I have been loving over the months. I love finding new blogs to indulge in or old favourites that may have got lost in the bloglovin' feed. Just want to show some blog upon blog love.



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Saturday, 4 April 2015

Holy Grail Hand Sanitiser

Okay, things are about to get real. I mean I could have lost it because I am taking a whole blog post to tell you how wonderful a Hand Sanitiser is. Yep, I am aware how lame this could be but this is so good I just don't care!!


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Thursday, 2 April 2015

Bullies

This post have been floating round my drafts for a few months  now not knowing whether the subject matter is a bit shitty for people to read and whether people will read this who I don't want but I want to post it so I can help people, if something bad is going on.


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Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Monthly Playlist: April

[Insert comment on March being short and how busy it was] I feel like the blogging world at this time of the month is favourite after favourites and don't get me wrong they are some of my favourite (no pun intended) posts to read and write but this month I wasn't feeling anything! I have so many favourite things, so I though I'd do them as separate posts and break up your bloglovin' feed with a little bit of a April Playlist!



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Sunday, 29 March 2015

14 Things to be Happy About

Last week I did a post all about my favourite books of the month, and one was 14,000 things to be happy about, the other day I was driving a long and saw a sausage dog in a bright pink rain coat and it made me the happiest person! So I thought I would share with you 14 things to be happy about. (I mean no one has time to read my 14,000 I am sure)



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Saturday, 28 March 2015

Why you HAVE to dry brush

Dry brushing AKA the crack of body care. Addictive, beyond belief. You brush your teeth, brows, maybe sometimes your hair... I mean come on no one has time to brush their hair anymore. But you so have time to brush your whole body, trust me.


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Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Currently Reading: March

So urm has this month even happened, how is it nearly the end of March?! I feel like my feet haven't quite touched the ground this month!! But I have had some time to get some reading in and I have been loving the books.



This month I have had  breakfast book and a bed time book. Yes, I know. But I am trying to get away from my phone as much as possible and replace it with a good book, so instead of tediously scrolling through twitter and seeing the same old tweets, yawn.

So with my breakfast I have been reading 14,000 things to be happy about, it is such a cheerful book. It puts everything in to perspective, how you can find so much happiness in such little things; like 'window shopping in fall' or 'tolerable temperatures' after flicking through you can't help but notice little things that make you happy and sets you up for a lovely day. Aw.

my 'night time' book is one I have had for a while but never fully indulge, like it's a bit brutal. It is called 'Skinny bitch' and I am currently on a 'shit i need to loose weight for summer' hype. This book says its tough love, but it scares the shit out of me, sometimes I close it for a breather. But is written in such a good way that you feel like one of your girlfriend is giving you some heavy advice. The advice is good! I don't listen to it all but most I do, if you want to learn about what is actually going in your gut and scare yourself silly this is the one for you. I also like books that promote eating to loose weight and stress not starving yourself. Perfect Combo.

SO they have been my go too books for this month but I have a stack currently on my bedside that is calling my name I have so many to get through!





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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

An Ode to Avo

I honestly love t when vegetables become trendy, like how even? Who chooses avocado to have its fame?! I am glad it has however as it is currently my go to meal!! Avo is a good fat, yes a good FAT. Fat is good for you in small healthy doses and an Avo shows you how to do that. So I think you should know why it's encouraged (by me) to have avocado for every meal of the day.


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Monday, 23 March 2015

Topshop Lipstick Thoughts

I am on a serious Lipstick hype at the moment, brands are bringing them out left right and centre, and I love it!! I had completely forgot about my love of Topshop Lipsticks until I was clearing my car out and stumbled upon 'pillow talk' an old friend I thought I'd lost many moons ago.





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Sunday, 22 March 2015

Take 1 Hour

I have been majorly blog slacking and I hate hate hate it. So today I am scheduling like a mad women to make sure I have new content *most* days! Phew. Being so busy at the moment and just being the biggest stress head ever have forced to create the best chill out hour. Just an hour.


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Friday, 13 March 2015

The Gym = Happiness Maker

Never in my nineteen years of life did I think I would be writing this post. I mean it is a bit of a momentous event. I, Eleanor Fearnley, on the 13th of March declare that I love the gym. I mean not puppy love, it's not a phase. This has the promise to be a long term relationship thing. Phew.



So this year, has gone from bad to worse to amazing. I am currently in an amazing  head space and mind set it is lovely, which is down to an amazing support system and grabbing life by the balls and taking control myself, but that is for another post.  One of the things I grabbed was the gym, I was mainly forced by best friend AKA current fitness junkie and honestly can't thank her enough.


Raise your hand if you've ever been going through shit and you got this line 'ooo start running and get endorphins running through you', yep not what you want to hear.  Honestly I used to think this was a pile of rubbish and was very content with my Netflix binging till 2am. But boy o boy endorphins are real. Endorphins are affect receptors in the brain, often reducing the sensation of pain or stress. That's right reduce STRESS. By getting moving you are practically running away from feeling stressed, yep it's amazing. 

I think it is so important to love yourself, and sometimes you look in the mirror and are just a bit meh. I know the feeing, normally you think meh and do meh all. With the gym you think meh and do whatever you can, did the Victoria Secret Models get where they are by sitting on their bums. Nope they go up and moved there bodies until they were happy. It's so simple when you write it down, but is such a hard thing to get a hold of, and us lazy people are hard work. However body confidence is key to you feeling good, so even if it takes a little more moving and a little less chocolate now and then, you will see differences and feel amazing. 

Lastly it is a huge distraction from the world, a space you can go for an hour forget the world a little bit. Go with your friends and have a massive gossip. I go every day (try to) with my bestie and it means I get to spend time with her as well as get the best summer body. Win win. Also the eye candy at gyms isn't the worst I mean come on. 

Hope you are all well and had a fabulous week! 





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Saturday, 7 March 2015

'Why The F Is It Still Not Summer' Lipstick

Lets get real, I feel one ray of sun on my skin and thats it, I need! I need it to be summer. I would like a tan and strawberries to be in season, is that too much to ask! I also just got the nicest pair of Forever 21 sunnies and would like to take them for a spin.

To try and get my summer fix, I have been trying to shed my winter makeup and get summer ready, like I've got to say I am getting super tired of berry and red lips. Sorry not sorry.


First things first, this lipbalm, ok! I have never been a big lipbalm girl, like I hate those tins where everyone one and there dog has stuck there finger in it, and the sticks just don't do anything for me, super useless. But I recently got sent this Bee Good in Vanilla and Honey*. Holy crap. Game changer... I have been going through this true at the speed of light, it is so thick but not sticky and it leaves your lips so soft and ready for lipstick. Nothing says it's not summer like chapped lips. Say goodbye to those and hello soft lips.



This my current, 'it's not summer but i'm going to make my lips pretend it is' I got the lipstick on a recent Mac trip, which is becoming more of a hunt for 'Velvet Teddy', still no. Damn you Kylie Jenner. I did my weekly search but came across this one 'Modesty' URM hello dream lipstick. The colour is so pretty, its like a pinky, nudey peach?! Thats a thing. I have a similar one in colour to this called 'Kinda Sexy' which is okay, but matte and so so drying! This is a creamsheen and slides on so well, it's staying power is brill! I mean what can go wrong. I comes up a bit darker in the photos than it is, it is a lovely colour and I will use it so much spring summer!

Let me know any summer lip shades I am missing out on and I will put them on my list! 





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Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Monthly Faves: February

February was a crazy month, it has some pretty huge changes, which have turned out to be for the best finally getting on my feet and feeling so happy and positive, cannot wait for for the rest of the year. So taking these photos I have realised that it was a gold/beige month for sure, loving this colour.



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Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Catch Up through Insta

As I said in my last post, I have not been around the blogging world for a month or so so I thought I should fill you in on whats been going on! Via my favourite thing, Instagram. I have phases and in February my fave social media was 'gram, so I posted a lot. 



Traveling back from Uni for some TLC/ Got some beautiful tulips (my favourite) / New shoes which are making me mad that the weather isn't perking up/ I love this Anti-Val Sweater cosiest. 


Pink roses beat Red ones / Cute little reminder my Grandma made me / This was bought and conusmed in a matter of days hours / pancake that looks like a man with a moustache


Sunny driving is better / Afternoon tea including jam-spiration / my favourite part of Chinese new year / respect your selfie *peace hand emoji* 


So there we have a little catch up of my month, slowly but surly getting my mojo back, thank you for all keep reading, I would love any suggestions to get my blogging back on track. 


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Sunday, 1 March 2015

Positive Vibes Only

Happy first day of March. Pinch, punch and all that stuff! So you may or probably not noticed I've not blogged for the whole of February and honestly all together February 2015 kicked me to the curb. I mean honestly things went tits up and honestly didn't want all you lovely readers having to read some half arsed negative shit on my blog! This is a lovely place, I try! I might go into more what happened in blog posts to come. 

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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Colorist IQ - Review

Okay, I have just discovered the best ever service EVER. They have shorted every nail polish problem out.

Buy it for one outfit - Never wear it again. SORTED
Go through a new phase - Never wear it again. SORTED
Leave it for two weeks come back and its a big gloopy, crusty mess. SORTED.
ColoristIQ* will solved them all.


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Saturday, 24 January 2015

Slendertox Tea - Review

I am a massive detoxer! Well make that tea-toxer. Anything that is in tea form and good for you I am so down for! Adore it. I was super excited when I saw Slendertox tea* I was super excited! I have never used this brand before but I loved that they included that you would get increased energy, always a perk as a uni student. 

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

Currently Reading: January

Nothing pleases me more than a neat row of books. I admit it I judge a book by it's cover and if it is pretty I will buy it to put on my beautiful dressing table. I currently have a mid-month resolution to make sure I start reading all the books I buy/am given. 

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

How Style by MiTEC Saved Me

Okay so I want to start this by telling you a horror story. It was a cold winter night, not a sound in the house, when suddenly bang. It happened, what we all fear... the Iphone charger broke, not another one in sight... it gets worse. One. Percent. Battery. Bang. All fears realised in a matter of 2 hours.



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Tuesday, 20 January 2015

How to Cope with Aunt Flow

Yes. Periods. Being that my readers are pretty much 100% female (apart from maybe my boyfriend or my dad, you can switch off now guys!) it is only right that we would reach this topic at some point. Naturally, I am a total bitch around this time of the month so thought I would talk about coping, not dealing or helping, coping.. just.



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Monday, 19 January 2015

Nanshy 4 in 1 Blending Sponge - Review

Never have I ever had a make-up sponge. I have always wanted one but I was always a bit put off by the price tag and whether they do work! Then this new Nanshy MARVEL 4 in 1 Makeup Blending Sponge* came into my hands and I don't think I will ever be without it. 


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Sunday, 18 January 2015

Jealousy

This is getting a little bit personal today but I needed to get my thoughts out and what better place to do it than on my online diary. Here goes, lets talk jealousy. They're a life constant and I see it happen so often in girl friendship groups and it gets me upset.



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Saturday, 17 January 2015

Lets Be Frank

Normally I have two main guys in my life, my boyfriend and my poodle. This last week all that has changed. I welcomed a third man into my life and boy is he good. He treats me like a princess, gets rough when he needs to be and he smells SO good. Meet Frank...


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Friday, 16 January 2015

Little Improvements

Just a little post to show you some changes and share some exciting news! I wanted 2015 to be the year where I really knuckle down and focus on Effy's Space. I love my little place on the web and I love improving it, making it my own and place that people want to come and see what I have to say.



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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Numbers Vs Healthy Living

Numbers are pretty important Duh. I mean you use them everyday, you don't even realise it when you use them! But we need to stop using numbers when it comes to weight/being healthy. Throw away clothes sizes, pounds, calories out the window. You don't need them! 


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Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Tom Ford - Ruby Rush Lipstick

I am a lipstick magpie, anything shiny and pretty I have to get my hands on it. From the packaging to the colour, Ruby Rush is my new go to red. (P.S I use the back of the bullet so I don't spoil that TF)



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Sunday, 11 January 2015

My Thoughts on Bikram Yoga

On Wednesday I attended my first ever Bikram (otherwise known as Hot) Yoga! I went along with my boyfriends mum and sister, nothing like sweating to get in with the family (FACE PALM). 



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Saturday, 10 January 2015

How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are - Review

Okay, I will hold my hands up and say I am not the worlds biggest reader. I don't really like fiction books, come on I do enough make believe in my own daydreams. So when there is a book that is fiction, about Paris, fashion and love. TAKE MY MONEY! 

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Long Distance Relationship - Advice

Clearly long distance relationships S.U.C.K
Like honestly. No one wants to be apart from their best friend soul mate snuggle buddy. But life happens and that's okay. We live. 
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Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Motivation to Move

Yes, you said you would, you told everyone, this year you will be the healthier, maybe a little bit less podgey. You actually have to do it now. Sh*t. I needed thought that we could do with some motivational tricks and tips.   


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Monday, 5 January 2015

Happy New Year - 2015

The blogging world has been a blur of  looking back at 2014 and Resolutions  . I think it is so important to make resolutions to keep you on track for a great year! I have three big New Year Aims this year to share with you. ( If I put them here there is no getting out of it!) 


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