I apologise, however I had to miss a couple days of blogmas!! I hope that the final week of Blogmas I will be all caught up … fingers crossed.
I am back in Malta and just had my final week in Stirling that passed super quickly. I enjoyed going to Glasgow and Edinburgh, I might do a little blog post about that !!
But now I am back home, back in me room on my bed, I just love it!!
Today’s blog post is all about the three makeup looks for Christmas that I have done on my Youtube Channel for the past three years!!
I cannot believe that I have kept on uploading weekly on my channel – so happy wit h that – and I have over 2k subscribers! I am truly grateful to everyone who has subscribed to my channel!
Anyways I just wanted to put together a blog post with all the three christmas makeup look videos. I never really took any makeup classes and only learnt everything from youtubers like Kathleen Lights, Zoella, Carli Bybel, Shaaanxo and recently Imogenation. So yeah, thanks to youtubers I have gotten some makeup skills over the years and I also love trying out new looks and I especially did so in this year’s Christmas Makeup look (I think).
Anyways here are the makeup looks in the three years – including this year’s – I would love to know which one was your favourite?
One thing did remain constant …. the red lip!! I don’t know how many red lipsticks I bought over this month in a red shade … I am obsessed!
I thought today’s Blogmas should be a little different. Ever since I moved from Malta to Stirling I have been probably experiencing something new everyday and I wanted to dedicate a blog post to Stirling.
I have been here for a little over 3 months already and boy does time fly! I remember my first week feeling like a lost sheep in such a new country full of green grass and beautiful trees and surrounded by a lake.
Back in September I felt cold and now it is just too too cold where I even don’t feel my nose or lips whilst walking outside in the cold crisp air! Stirling is quite a quiet town and it’s not as big as I thought it would be although I was warned but I love it here!
There’s the cute little town with the Thistles shopping centre with shops like Superdrug, Primark, H&M, Lush, Boots which you will see me go in every time I go there. It is just a bus away from the student accommodation I am living at. I also chose the perfect student housing it is SO CLOSE to the lecture halls … I LOVE IT. It is like a classy hotel with the reception and a lift and a cleaning service. The University of Stirling campus is BEAUTIFUL and MIND BLOWING and so so big … like ten times the size of that one University we have in Malta. Also, the lecturers here are just wonderful in my course, they are helpful and so kind and answer to emails so quickly and we also get our marks in a timely manner unlike Malta’s university which takes a lifetime!
But thank goodness I did not choose an accommodation which was farther away from the university because I like my 10 minute walk to and from lectures especially on a cold day! We also have our own book shop, pharmacy and loads of food shops with our local grocer which is a tiny bit priced but when you’re in a rush for something, it is a great place to go to rather than catching the bus to go and do a shop at Tesco.
And it doesn’t matter that Stirling is a small town as you can simply catch a train and go anywhere that you would like. So far I have only been to Glasgow and Edinburgh but I want to explore more. Of course my studies stops me from doing this but since now I finished my exams and have a few more days until I go back down to Malta for Christmas, I hope to use these last few days left to explore and visit the Christmas Markets in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Next semester I would like to visit St. Andrews, Aberdeen and Dundee and maybe go to an isle of Sky or some other one. Hopefully will get to do that then.
Oh and something else I still have yet to properly experience is SNOW. The one time it did snow was for 5 minutes and I was inside doing my placement. When I went into my placement everywhere was green when I came out everywhere was white. It was something that I had never seen or experienced and it just felt magical! However, I was so gutted I missed it all! Although, it didn’t snow a heavy amount so we couldn’t do snow angels or a snowman, so that was disappointing too.
Ever since then, I have been checking the weather everyday waiting for it to snow and I think if my weather indicator is right today it should snow. I will keep you updated on my social media!!
I have come to visit lots of food venues whilst I have been here like Nandos, Wetherspoons, The Alannwater Cafe – best fish and chip place ever, an Indian place that I forgot the name of, Boozy cow, Kilted Kangaroo which I love and some others! Hope to visit more in the next semester!
Anyways, so yeah I am loving Stirling, it is definitely different from Malta with respect to the air, weather and cleanliness. I love the little town here and have gotten used to life here. However, yes I miss home and my parents’ cooking and my boyfriend and friends and not to forget my cat. Oh that is another disadvantage with Stirling, that there aren’t any cats here!
But I am thankful to be having this experience! And thank you to my mum and dad as without them it wouldn’t be possible!! Thank you for allowing me to take this opportunity, I think I am growing more and learning more about myself. I have also met so many different people from different countries and have made some really good friends here … so yeah I am happy and excited to continue this experience and learn more from it and more about myself!
Thank you for everyone who has read this! And thank you for all the support!!
So sorry for not uploading a Blogmas post yesterday. However, I had an exam today. I am writing this post on Sunday so by the time I upload this I would have finished my exam!!
Ahhh so nervous. This week included lots of studying and stress!
Anyways, today’s blogmas is all about my Top 5 Favourite nail polishes at the moment and I want to share them with you all. Please also let me know what your favourite Nail Polishes are, I would love to know! Simply comment down below!
My Favourite Nail Polishes –
#5 Catrice Brown Collection Nail Polish in Shade 02 Sophisticated Vogue
I love this nail polish shade, it really reminds me of the autumn months and the leaves that change colour! I love pairing this with a dark red nail polish too!
#4 Rimmel London Rita Ora Collection in Shade 812 Pedal to the Metal
This is a pigmented and metallic grey and I just love the effect it gives to my short nails. Makes them look better than they actually are!! My nan loves this shade also hehe!
#3 Studio London Nail Polish (No Shade Number Sorry!)
This is a lovely mauve purple shade with specs of glitter. I love this on it’s own or else pairing it with a pastel pink but I would do that not during these cold months!
#2 Studio London Nail Polish ( No Shade Number Sorry!)
This is a cute glittery light brown with a bit of pink … I don’t know how to describe it but it is perfect for the Christmas time in my opinion.
#1 Rimmel London Super Gel Nail Polish in Shade 45 Flamenco Beach
I of course had to include a red here because it is Christmas time and I guess it is a must plus this is a Blogmas Post so why the heck not! But I love this red shade – perfect for the holidays!
And those were my favourite nail polishes. Don’t forget to leave your favourites in the comments down below!
I really hope you are enjoying my daily blog posts!! Today’s blog post is all about Beauty Big Bang Matte Lipsticks. I also have a 10% Discount code that you can use – KEZZ10– for all orders in the store.
Here were my previous videos which I have done on Beauty Big Bang –
They only retail for £3.42 each !! That is amazing!! Beauty Big Bang sell a variety of makeup products from makeup brushes, to eyeshadow palettes and various lipsticks. They also sell mobile cases and nail accessories. They do not release replica makeup even though some of the lipstick names are like high end lip products! The lipsticks come packaged with a Beauty Big Bang label together with a box labelled Beauty Big Bang as well.
This lipstick collection comes in 6 different gorgeous shades for the autumn/winter months. There is also a shade called Dirty Money that I myself would not really reach for but I kind of like how it looked!
They have a lovely fruity scent that reminds me of a lip gloss I had gotten whilst subscribed to them S Club 7 magazines, anyone remembers them??
They are all pigmented and the purple shade was the most patchiest, but I fixed it nonetheless. The lipsticks are little bit dry therefore be sure to apply a moisturising lip balm before applying these lipsticks.
And finally the packaging of these lipsticks is just so pretty!! I recommend these lipsticks and I think they are a great addition to your lipstick collection!
The lipstick shades mentioned –
Beauty Big Bang Lipstick – Shade 01 – Kathryn
Beauty Big Bang Lipstick – Shade 02 – Jinx
Beauty Big Bang Lipstick – Shade 03 – Naked
Beauty Big Bang Lipstick – Shade 04 – Dark Brown
Beauty Big Bang Lipstick – Shade 05 – Weirdo
Beauty Big Bang Lipstick – Shade 06 – Dirty Money
So which one of these was your favourite shade? If you would like to see them swatched then you can go ahead and watch my video where I do a lip swatch of each of these lipsticks –
Thank you so much for reading! Hope you enjoyed Day 9 of Blogmas !!
So sorry for yesterday’s no Blogmas day!! However, I am busy with my studies and preparation for Monday’s exam.
Today’s Blogmas is all about my Top 5 Favourite Christmas Movies!!
#5 –The Holiday
I recently watched this again and I just love the concept of the plot. When Cameron and Drew’s Characters switched lives sort of to say. I love this movie and it is set during Christmas time. I also love it because there’s Jude Law in it with that amazing accent!
#4 – The Santa Clause
Oh my goodness this movie series brings back lots of childhood memories. I used to enjoy curling up on the sofa, a Christmas tree lit and so was our electronic fireplace and watching this movie!! I love this, everyone should watch it in their childhood and my favourite was the first one!
#3 – The Christmas Prince
A newer movie that was recently released on Netflix showed a journalist having to travel abroad to write up a story on this prince who is about to take the throne as his dad, the king passed away. And obviously the journalist and the prince realise that they could be something more. It is just a cute movie to watch this Christmas.
#2 – Love Actually
I had actually seen this movie a bit before Christmas at the event the University held a drive in cinema and it was just so cute showing that movie! It showed the lives of eight very different couples and how their romantic relationships are. And they loosely interrelated and all set during the frantic month before Christmas in London.
#1 – ELF
This I think has to be one of the most common movies to watch during Christmas, I might even still have the DVD of it back home! A man who was raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the US with his elf clothes and all in search for his true identity. It is just hilarious throughout and with a glass of milk and a plate of those coconut ballsI posted a recipe of, you will be all set for a nice Christmas evening.
And that was the end of today’s blog!! I really hope you enjoyed reading!! Please tell me all your favourite Christmas movies, I would love to watch more this Christmas!
I hope you are all doing well!! Day 6 is here! I hope you have been enjoying my blogmas posts!
But I did say that I will be trying out something else which I never have done. And that is VLOGMAS!
I have missed vlogging so much and Vlogmas was my excuse that I should start vlogging again. Before moving to Stirling I had every intention to vlog but as I got here and time really flew past quick, lots of things happened which influenced my choice in not vlogging until now.
I really enjoy vlogging and I just love having memories of where I go and what I do and who I meet. So now that I am in Stirling, living abroad and having a new experience every day … like cooking and cleaning and doing laundry and travelling to new places and of course learning a lot because the reason as to why I moved was to do my Masters – I would love to have a memory of all of it.
Last September like I wrote I had every intention to vlog, and well things happened and this had nothing to do with Stirling, and it just lowered my motivation on everything. Thankfully I still filmed my main channel videos that I love doing. But vlogging is more personal and I just didn’t feel myself to vlog.
I hope to one time open up about my story and will one day do it most probably. It basically evolves around my future in psychology. It is such a vast area yet so tough to get a career in. And I am already 24 years old so yeah seeing time pass and seeing that I still have a long way to go it just puts you down sometimes! Having doors constantly shut closed can really do a number on you!
But anyways !!!! My motivation came back to vlog and so here I am bringing you a Vlogmas this year! Mine won’t be uploaded per day but per week. So in this vlogmas week 1 you will get day 1, 2 and 3 of vlogmas. The next vlogmas, which will be uploaded next Monday the 11th, will include a whole week of vlogs – 7 days!! So in total I will have 4 Vlogmas videos on my channel and the last one will be uploaded on the 26th of December and by then I would be in Malta because yes I am going home for Christmas!
So in this Week 1 you simply will see me heading out to attend my placement that I have to do along with my course, study at the library and bake coconut balls. Yes my vlogmas won’t be that Christmassy until next Monday as I have an exam then but hopefully after I will get to do more exciting things!!
So I hope you like my Blogmas and Vlogmas this year!!
I really enjoy creating content and this really helps me and motivates me and sets my day in a more positive state!!!
I hope you all have a lovely Day 6 into December and thank you so much for reading and/or watching my videos!!
I would love to know what you are doing today !! Comment down below!!