The White Company Winter Candle

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We can officially call it candle season! If you're not cosying up under a blanket and lighting your favourite festive candles right about now, then you're doing Autumn/Winter all wrong! This time of year is all about getting cosy and festive. The weather has got really chilly lately and there's nothing I love more than being snug with a warming scent burning. I couldn't ignore the hype The White Company Winter has been getting the last couple of years. So this year I picked up the Winter Botanical Pillar to see what all the fuss is about.
Now my favourite candle this time of year is usually Bath and Body Works Leaves. I love the festive warm cinnamon scent and I was hoping The White Company Winter would be similar. The White Company Winter is a gorgeous festive candle with cinnamon, cloves and orange to give you that spicy but sweet scent. It smells absolutely gorgeous, you just can't beat cinnamon and cloves this time of year. The difference in Winter is it has a fresh orange hint to it. This is such a gorgeous combination, it really balances out the candle so it doesn't get too spicy or sickly. You could have this burning in any room to add a festive feel. The added orange make sure the candle isn't too over powering and too spicy, but you still get that warm spicy scent.
I chose the botanical pillar because I absolutely adore the added cinnamon sticks, orange slices and berrys in the candle. This makes the candle just that little bit more cosy and festive, it just looks so gorgeous and Christmassy - a perfect Christmas decoration.  The botanical candles have a hard wax outer so the candle burns down on the inside and stays looking beautiful and festive on the outside.
This is the perfect Winter candle to cosy up to, it will warm you up and relax your mood. I definitely think this is up there with Bath & Body Works Leaves. It's a gorgeous festive spicy candle with a sweet orange touch, making this a perfect all rounder you couldn't get sick of.

Have you tried The White Company Winter Candle yet beauties? What are your festive favourites?

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My Me Time Must Haves


As I get older I find it even more important to take some much needed me time. I find that life is just so busy and moves so fast now that it's incredibly easy to let it just zoom past without taking anything in. Taking a couple of hours for myself every week is definitely something I've been trying to incorporate in my life. I have a few me time must haves that really help me to take a minute and relax!

The first and most important step in taking my my time moment, is of course the hot bubble bath! I've found the perfect pick me up double act from LUSH to turn any bath into a mini spa break! First you need bubbles and Brightside Bubble Bar gives the softest most luxurious bubbles! I'm a sucker for a citrus fresh scent, and Brightside is just delicious it smells good enough to eat! The sicilian mandarin, bergamot and tangerine oils are so uplifting, it's pretty impossible not to feel great afterwards. The bubbles are lovely and creamy, they feel so amazing on the skin.
I've found the perfect bath bomb to pair up with my Brightside Bubble Bar, Cheer Up Buttercup. This little wonder packs a hell of a punch in the citrus scent department - it's not to be underestimated. The uplifting lemon, lime and neroli scents compliment Brightside bubble bar so well - you'll be in citrus heaven. This citrus duo are the perfect pair to give a well deserved uplift, it's exactly what I need after a long week.
The next thing I do to make sure I'm enjoying every moment of my me time, is light my favourite cosy candle. At the moment I'm loving the spicy and warm festive scents. I still have plenty left from my Bath & Body Works haul from last year. I've really been enjoying Leaves this season. To me it smells exactly like Christmas. It's spicy and warm but oh so cosy. Salted Caramel is also one of my favourites, it's warm and sweet and smells absolutely delicious. Having a candle burning not only smells delicious, but it really creates a relaxing environment with the flickering flame - get some fairy lights on and it may just feel like heaven!
So I'm now utterly relaxed after my indulgent bubble bath, it's time to settle down with a festive candle and watch one of my favourite films or read a good book. I love to find a couple of hours a week to cosy up on the sofa and get stuck into a film. At the moment I'm feeling Bridget Jones. It's so festive but hilarious at the same time - a real pick me up! Nothing is cosier than a good rom com right?

Taking these few hours a week really gets me going for the week ahead. I'd love to know what you do in your all important me time beauties?

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The Ultimate Berry Lip | MAC Diva


I've really been embracing the chillier weather recently, it finally actually feels like Autumn! I love the colder weather, wrapping up warm and having natural glow to your face! One makeup trend I can't get enough of in the Autumn is the berry lip! A vampy burgundy shade, really adds some colour and warmth on a colder day. I want to share with you my ultimate berry lip this Autumn - MAC Diva.
Mac Diva is the perfect go to berry lip this season. It's a bold burgundy berry shade that will step up any makeup look. I've been wearing this any chance I get, it just makes a normal average look ten times better! I used to be kind of scared to wear a bold lip but Diva is just so easy to wear, it's just so flattering. Diva is a gorgeous shade for all skin tones. The matte formula is surprisingly so comfortable to wear too. I like to apply the smallest amount of lip balm before hand when I apply any lipstick, but I still look out for dryness when wearing a matte lip. Thankfully Diva feels almost creamy even though it's a matte - I know crazy right!? This is going to be one of those lipsticks that I just can't live without and have to repurchase. Now that doesn't happen a lot, but when you find your perfect Autumn berry lip, you just can't be without it! If you want to see this gorgeous lipstick in action, you can check out my Warwick Castle vlog.

Have you tried MAC's Diva yet beauties? What's your ultimate berry lip this Autumn?

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