TURNING 22 | WHAT I'VE LEARNT ABOUT LIFE SO FAR.

Sunday, 28 August 2016

If you follow me on social media or are a friend of mine IRL - then you might be aware that I turned 22 this weekend (thank you Taylor Swift for making a pretty pointless age seem more exciting than it is) and of course I had to come up with something to blog about. I decided not to throw you a  breakdown of my day because it just involved a lot of eating, drinking and eating plants - #monopoly darenight or a summary of the gifts I received, instead here's 22 things I've learnt in the 22 years I've been on this earth. 

V FESTIVAL | THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE DOWN RIGHT SKANKY.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Hi guys! Hope you all had a fun filled weekend and enjoyed the sunshine. If any of you keep up with me on Instagram or Snapchat (gianaspiteri) you might have seen a couple of the shenanigans that went on at V Festival this weekend in Essex. This was in fact my first festival in the UK so I had no idea what to expect, apart from what I'd seen on the buzzfeed articles comparing them to festivals in the US (more bizarre). To sum it up I had a fab time, it's been a while since I got to dance in the rain and grind to Rihanna in the middle of a field. Of course, I saw my fair share of bizarre things which of course, I had to share with you. 



A COLLABORATION WITH LOTTOLAND | WHAT IF I WON THE LOTTERY?

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

When I was around 15, there was nothing more exciting than sitting in the living room at 7pm with my mum watching the Gibraltar lottery and imagining all the things I'd do if we won the jackpot. I think the closest thing we ever came to winning anything was a minor prize of £500, but even then that had to be shared out between the whole office so the winnings weren't anything substantial. Since then I can say I've probably only bought one scratch card and despite having worked in a betting company for a year, I've only bet on the horse races once and only managed to win my money back. I just find it all very confusing, but then Lottoland gave me the opportunity to try all this out online, which is great for us lazy folks!


PRODUCT REVIEW | SECRET SCENT SUBSCRIPTION BOX

Monday, 15 August 2016

Subscription boxes have taken over our mailboxes this year, with everything from razors, sweets and flower bouquets all being delivered to you monthly there's no need for any of us to ever leave our houses. Recently I was contacted by Secret Scent Box to share my thoughts on their brand new monthly subscription box service. My initial thought was, great I don't have to clog up my nostrils smelling 20 different scents at Seruya and instead get sent three mini designer perfumes to try out per month so that you can a. change your scent up often and b. figure out what smells you like best before splurging on a 100ml bottle. 

SUMMER EDITION | BODY AND MIND WELLNESS TIPS

Saturday, 13 August 2016

As summer comes to a close it's your last chance to make the most of your free time and keep your spirits up before you have to return to school/university or if you've been working the whole time, you'll need this even more. I decided to write a blog post all about the little things I do to keep my mind and body at ease both inside and out, and to stop myself going crazy when life gets a tad bit stressful. Play some relaxing music in the background for some added effect.


15 THINGS YOU EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU LEAVE HOME FOR A WHILE

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

So as I'm writing this I've come to the realisation that I have just 20 days left in London before returning home to Gibraltar for a week and then back to Bournemouth for my final year of University, hectic huh? So this gives me the perfect time to reflect on what living away from home for the majority of 3 years has been like, and to share with you guys some of the feelings and experienced I've had throughout!


PRODUCT REVIEW | FAUST'S POTIONS FOR DISCERNING NIGHT OWLS

Sunday, 7 August 2016

So I stumbled upon something pretty neat the other day on Twitter, which is something I don't say often. How many times have you woken up feeling hangover AF and just wishing the world would swallow you whole or you could drink some magic potion and feel fresh again? The answer to my prayers came in the form of Faust's Potions, minus the whole er, magic part. FP are handy little "shots" that are designed to restore your body after a heavy night out, or help with jetlag and dehydration. 

14 DRINKING GAMES TO LIVEN UP ANY STUDENT PARTY

Thursday, 4 August 2016

For anyone that's ever been at a house party/pre drinks/pre gaming with me can tell you i'm an avid fan of drinking games to get the party started/alcohol flowing/breaking the ice. Having seen some of my friends take away some of these games to uni etc and not remembering how to play I thought i'd make a handy list of my favourites that are simple, but effective.



SUMMER EDITION | MY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Hi guys, here's part two of my summer getaway essentials! In part 1 I collaborated with Marble Arc and showed you some of my favourite fashion pieces for a holiday break which you can find here. I try to pack as light as possible and when travelling with just hand luggage it can be hard to bring your whole make-up bag with you whilst sticking to the under 100ml rule - although my 10 lipsticks thrown in my bag always seem to make it through. Here are some of my favourite beauty products to bring on holiday with me!


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