The Pin Up Parcel: Review

Well, if there were ever a time that I could sit down and write on Anchors & Swallows, this would be it!I hope you are all keeping well during these uncertain times. I have been isolating after a cold and now been distancing for a total of 2 weeks. Luckily, I have my blog toContinue reading “The Pin Up Parcel: Review”

My Current Skincare Routine [feat. Tropic Skincare]

Ever since I was a spotty teenager, I have been looking for the perfect skincare routine. I remember my mum buying me my first skin care set from The Body Shop and her teaching me how to apply each product. My road to good skin has been a long one and after all these yearsContinue reading “My Current Skincare Routine [feat. Tropic Skincare]”

Trying out Magnetic Lashes?! [Silly George Review]

I love lashes, but I just don’t wear them enough! This is because of fiddling with glue, trimming and just general faff. After a few years of wearing false eyelashes on occasion, I saw the advert for Silly George magnetic lashes… but I was sceptical. Is it really that easy? A bit of a learningContinue reading “Trying out Magnetic Lashes?! [Silly George Review]”

Sunshine & Sea Air [CHC Vintage]

The only way of enjoying this warm summer weather lately, is by gazing out the window at work, or on the drive home. But after finishing a night shift, I took the chance to head to the beach with my husband – camera in tow! It was a fantastic summers day – a good opportunityContinue reading “Sunshine & Sea Air [CHC Vintage]”

Springtime with CHC Vintage

It is that time of year again, where I find myself freezing cold in the spontaneous English weather… Purely because I am determined to wear that cute outfit I’ve had planned for my day off all week. I think you could call that commitment or stubbornness! But when I received my CHC Vintage dress subscriptionContinue reading “Springtime with CHC Vintage”

Trying Out the House of Drewvid Marcel Spray!

My hair setting routine has really evolved over the last couple of years – from a basic heat set with only hair spray to hold, to now never being without my Suavecita grooming spray. But when I sadly ran out of my trusty Suavecita a couple of months ago, I wasn’t able to purchase moreContinue reading “Trying Out the House of Drewvid Marcel Spray!”

CHC Vintage: True Vintage Review

My true vintage collection is ever growing. You may have gathered by now that I am always on the look out for new vintage pieces. True vintage is really one of a kind and for me, I love having a little piece of history. I always think about an items story – where it mightContinue reading “CHC Vintage: True Vintage Review”

Birchbox vs Glossybox: March 2019

It’s battle of the boxes – Birchbox vs Glossybox!My first ever beauty box I tried and reviewed on my blog was Birchbox. There were a few different beauty subscriptions to try, my second choice being Glossybox, as I had heard they were quite similar. But my time with Birchbox had run its course when IContinue reading “Birchbox vs Glossybox: March 2019”

Love Beauty & Planet – Vegan Haircare!

There appears to be more and more cruelty free/vegan hair care products appearing on the shelves currently. I am over the moon with this, as while I am trying to replace my make up with a full cruelty free routine, the hair care was a little bit of a struggle.It all seemed to be expensiveContinue reading “Love Beauty & Planet – Vegan Haircare!”

The Pause Subscription Box

Another month, another subscription box! Taking a break from the fabulous Vintage Boxed, I have chosen a subscription to try that is very close to my heart – the ‘Pause’ box from the charity Mind. Mental Health One in four people will experience a mental health problem every year, according to the charity. At thisContinue reading “The Pause Subscription Box”

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