Wednesday, 22 June 2016

5 Things: What Blogging Has Taught Me

It's been a while - again! This time, I actually had a bloggers' block, there were literally no ideas or texts whatsoever in my head and I felt quite discouraged with my blog. 
Now, however, I hope that this writers' block is gone for good and I can go back to what I love - blogging!

In today's post I will actually talk about a couple of things that blogging has taught me throughout the last one and a half years - that's how long I've been at it, can't believe time has gone by so quickly!

I really don't know why I used these exact photos, though, I just like them a lot and blogging has actually made me become a lot more confident and that's probably the reason why I managed to make myself look somewhat presentable in public - and therefore find a boyfriend haha 
I'm the happiest person right now - of course there are ups and downs but I feel like we're going to manage everything together perfectly ♥

Blogging has taught me a lot; especially when it comes to myself and the way I look at life in general. Of course it has taught me lots of technical stuff as well and I've improved my photography and writing skills a little as well, but for the biggest part, it has made me become the woman I am today. 

Confidence. Like I already mentioned, blogging definitely boosted my confidence; not much but it did and I'm still working on getting a lot more confident and outgoing!

Freedom. This might sound weird but I feel like having a blog and setting yourself a strict schedule that you desperately want to follow but then realising that nobody is pressuring you for doing so but yourself is a big step into realising that you are 'free'. You're able to do whatever you want, whenever you want. It doesn't matter because it's your work and yours only.

Love. The blogging community or the internet community in general is seriously the nicest I've ever been a part of! I'm so glad that I've started my blog and got the chance to 'meet' so many amazing people!

Patience. Your blog won't go from 0 to 100 in a week or two; it takes time, tears and hard work, I tell you! I always thought having a blog or a YouTube channel is easy, but it's really not. I'm currently working on improving my social media performance, including everything from my blog to my Snapchat. And I hope it'll be worth the wait and all the work.

Individualism. It's your blog. It's your way of writing and taking photos. It's your opinion on a particular product or item of clothing. All of your written posts are your own honest opinion and nobody should judge about that. You can do whatever you want, like I said, and don't let anyone judge you by the clothes you're wearing or the interests you have. I know what I'm talking about; people always think it's weird because I like beauty and fashion related topics so much. Like, why would you care? It's none of your business, duh.

These are basically the five most important things that I've learned in one and a half years of being a part of the blogging world. I'm so thankful for all the amazing chances and opportunities during that time and I hope there are many more to come! 

Leave your Twitter, Instagram, Blog, etc. links down below! I'd love to get in touch with ya'll! :-)

Lots of love x

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Zoella Sweet Inspirations Haul

As soon as I heard that Zoe is launching a new range of Zoella Beauty products I knew that I had to order a few of them as soon as they're available on Feelunique. And that's exactly what I did two weeks ago... I was still in school while they launched so I took myself some free time in my English lessons to place a sneaky little order! haha

By the way, the scent of this range is incredible!! I can't even tell you how good this smells! Oh and isn't the packaging of this whole range just so cute as well?!

The first thing I put into the basket was the Double Créme - Body Cream because I also had the body cream from the Tutti Fruity range and really liked it so I thought I would like this one as well :-P

Next up, there is the Bath Latte - Bath & Shower Milk. It makes my skin soo soft and whenever I use this in the shower, I apply the cream afterwards and it's basically the best feeling in the world!

And because I always like a cute little bad for my handbag, I ordered the Life Is Sweet Bag as well. It's the cutest little bag that I've ever seen and it just looks too pretty to put it into my handbag to be honest...  

The fourth and last product of my little Zoella Beauty haul is the Fragranced Body Mist. Actually, I've been wanting to try the body mist from the original and the Tutti Fruity range but somehow I never got around to ordering it while shopping on Feelunique. So I was even more excited to finally give this one a try and oh my gosh, it smells amaaazing!

Basically, everything about this range is just perfect; the packaging, the scent, all the different products, etc. 

Do you own something from this range yet? And if so, let me know what you think about it! :-)

Lots of love x

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Summer Fashion Wishlist

This time my fashion wishlist definitely got a tiny bit longer than expected... But for me, the season of summer is always the time to bring something new into my wardrobe! So I took the time and ideas and created a wishlist on Polyvore, including all the things that I would really like to buy this summer - I will probably just buy one or two things but it's good to see all those cute bits and pieces out there :-P 

Starting this list with the least summery item of clothing - a bomber jacket, preferably in black or navy blue. I've been keeping an eye on a jacket like this but they're all just so expensive! The problems of a broke student blogger, boo :-(

Next up on my list, there are the Ray-Ban Clubround Tortoise sunglasses, which I am absolutely in love with but can't afford, and a basic floppy hat for hot and sunny days. Both of these have only recently made their way onto my wishlist but I hope to be purchasing them this summer - probably not these sunglasses but another pair that's similar.

I have also been really loving jumpsuits lately and that's why there are a couple on my wishlist this time. I don't want these three in particular but a couple that are similar to them. The patterns are just so lovely and perfect for summer!

Probably my favourite items of clothing to wear during the hot season: dresses. This year I love to wear dresses with patterns on them, like flowers, polka dots, stripes, etc. so I hope to be able to pick up a few cute dresses throughout the next months!

Crop tops are also very lovely to wear during summer and I hope to buy a couple more of them this year! I also want to follow the trend - a little late, though, I know - and buy a few off-the-shoulder crop tops because they look like the perfect top to wear with a cute pair of denim shorts and white sneakers or something!

And last but not least, there are three accessoires that I just really like, which would be layered necklaces - love them! - and two handbags, one of them being a little bigger than the other one. Pastel pink and blue are just my colours at the moment and they're probably the most girly colours ever but I don't really care because they're just too cute! haha :-)

What's on your summer fashion wishlist at the moment?

Lots of love x
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