Friday, 29 July 2011

Asda Nail Varnish

Hello (:
So today I went shopping with my mum and she treated me to some new nail varnish! I have been looking for a pale/lemon yellow kind of colour, but I just cannot seem to find any! So if you know any brands that sell any, please let me know (I know Barry M does, but its not sold at the boots or superdrug near me). So because I was promised a new nail varnish I decided to get one anyway. So I looked at the Asda own brand nail varnish for £1.75! So because theyre so cheap I just couldnt say no to two of them! So I got 56 Swoosh, which is a coral kind of colour then I got 70 Shipwrecked which is a kind of mint green colour.

I have just been painting my nails with Swoosh, then a big ass spider decided to crawl down my wall and pay me a visit! So I only have 1 hand done... This nail varnish drys very quickly, and it doesnt smell like nail varnish, which I love! Id say you only really need 1 coat, but I did another just to make it look brighter. I love the brush, and it makes it very easy to apply... I dont know how staying power or anything like that is because I have only just applied to 1 hand. If the staying power is any good, I think I may start getting these instead of Barry M, as they are a fraction of the price!!

I would take pictures, but its 25 past 11 at night so its not very light in my room!
Have you tried these nail varnishes before? What do you think?

Bye bye (: xx 

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Dying My Hair Red!!

Hello (:
For about a 10-11 months now (since last october) I have had the front part of my hair bleached and then I was putting wash out dye on the bleached bit, so at the moment its pink, then the rest of my hair is just my natural dark brown colour. But because the dye was a wash out one, it needed doing every week. Since starting work, I have been too tired to do this as it means taking an extra hour in my shower time, which I just cannot be bothered to do!

Then the other day I was watching The Jezza Kyle Show, and there was a lovely woman on it who was really upset about her body after she had given birth to her child, but her hair was lovely! It was like a red colour, but the red wasnt in your face red, and I fell in love with it. So I decided I wanted to dye my hair that colour!

So today I went shopping with my mum, dad and sister and we went into a cheap shop and I decided to have a look at the hair dyes. Then I saw straight away the colour I would like to go, its the Schwarzkopf (can tell I have the box infront of me, seeing how you spell it, and I would be so embarrassed if its spelt wrong!) Colour XXL in Red Passion 43. But then because my hair is different colours, I knew that I would have to get it all one colour before I do the red, or the front of my hair would be a lighter shade of red, and I dont want that! So I bought Schwarzkopf Poly Colour in Warm Brown 38, which is just a dark brown (I have this in right now).

This is the first time I have ever dyed all my hair on my own, so I will have to wait and see how it goes before I tell you. So when its done ill upload pictures and say what I think (:
I think I will get my mum to do my red so I dont miss bits out, because that would just look stupid!

After dying my hair the brown colour it was pretty much my natural hair colour, which I think I did really good because I love my natural hair colour. The bleached/pink bits turned a more redish colour, but I didnt think this would be a problem as I was dying it red anyway, so me and my mum were like "it would blend in anyway". I then got my mum to put the red dye in, and we left it for 45 minutes. My hair is now a lot darker than my natural colour. As for the colour its come out, it is slightly red in like bright light, but when its just inside at night it does look black. I like the colour the bleached bits have come out, but I dont know what the back looks like as I cant see the back of my head. I think next time I do dye my hair I will go for another brand and research for the best dye to use, ill also use 2 boxs as I dont feel like just 1 was enough for my hair. It feels really weird to not see bright pink hair when my hair is over my face. I also feel a bit emo because of how dark is looks, also with my dark eye make-up it makes me look a lot more emo! So iv decided to go for a girly outfit today. (I do have a youtube channel, which I will be uploading a OOTD onto, maybe you should check that out!   Ignore the name please!)

Well bye bye (: xx

After dying it brown:
As you can see the bits at the front are a redish colour.

After dying it red:
This it the colour of the bleached bits

I love the colour it is in this picture!

Pictures from just now:

I think it looks more of a brownish colour now...

But this is the final bye from this massive blog post (: xx

Sunday, 17 July 2011

A-Z Of Me! And A Little Update Thing.

Hello (:
So, i'v not been on here since Monday! Wow! Nothing fun has really happened, apart from me seeing the amazing Harry Potter on Friday, it was so good infact, I am going again tonight! I also went to the dogs yesterday, and to be rather frank, I think it is wrong! Not only are dogs being trained and made to run for our pleasure, they are also given something to make them do sloppy poops so they can run faster!! But, it is a good night. And I made £9!!
Other than that, all i'v really done is sleep and work. So on to the A-Z Of Me (:

Bed Size: Single, wish it was bigger. But it isnt!
Chore you Hate: I hate cleaning. So my mum always does it for me... But I hate when I have to mop the floor at work.
Dogs: I have two dogs. The first (and the best) is Max, he is really old now, I would say about 12. He is also a German Shep, which means he has reached his like maximum age thing. But he is really healthy and still runs around playing, so im guessing he still have a few years left in him! We got him when he was about 7 weeks old, so he's part of the family! My other dog is Alfie, he is a staffie and is about 1 and a half maybe, we got him last August, and he may be the most stupid dog you will ever come across!
Essential start of your day: The biggest can of Red Bull you can buy
Favourite Colour: Pink, purple, green, blue, yellow, orange... Basically bright colours. But pink is my favourite favourtie favourite colour.
Gold or Silver: Silver. Just because I have silver lip bars and a silver tongue bar. So if I wore gold earrings it just looks silly. But, silver earrings make my ears itch so I have to buy ones that are gold but had gems in them so you cant really see the gold.
Height: Urm about 5ft5"/6"
Instruments I play: Me and my boyfriend are learning to play the guitar, and we go to lessons every wednesday.
Job Title: Sales Assistant, AKA SLAVEEEE!!!!
Kids:Well I am only 17, so the thought of having children does scare me because im still a child at heart.
Live: With my parents, two sisters, big sisters boyfriend, two dogs, fish, birds, rabbits, rats, lizards, a snake, a tortoise and a scorpion in the North West of England.

Mum's name: Michelle (I think thats how you spell it anyway :S)
Nickname: I dont really have any. People just call me Lauren. My boyfriends sister did call me Ralph, because of Ralph Lauren, but that was when she liked me...
What happened to O?!
Pet Peeve: I just dont like people... But I hate when people are too friendly. Like theres friendly, and then theres friendly!
Quote from a movie:
Ughhhh, Troll Bogies.

Right or left handed: Right.
Siblings: I have a big sister, and a twin sister
Time you wake up: When ever I want.
Underwear: I wear whats pretty on the eye and what feels nice...

Vegetables you dislike: All of them!

What makes you run late: When im tired and dont want to get out of bed?
X-rays you've had done: Iv had a lot done, the most recent one was when I broke my toe and my mum thought I had broken my foot because the bruising went up to my leg...

Yummy food you make: I dont cook, just incase I set fire to the kitchen.
Zoo animal: I like them all, mostly the big cats like lions though
Well I must shoot as I am in a rush and this took me away from doing my hair... Ahhh!!
Bye :Lauren xx

Monday, 11 July 2011

If money was not an option, I would buy:

Oft, 3rd blog today. Gosh Lauren, you're on a role!!
So iv just been looking at different people's blogs, and I came across Aimee's blog, after reading her if money wasn't an option, I would buy this. I decided I wanted to do something like that! Obviously my blog post isn't going to be as good as Aimees as she did a really cool picture which had all of the things together. But I cannot do that, so I will just try to include the picture within this blog post and write why I want it! Because I am one of them people who go into a shop, or looking online and think "if I had all the money in the world, I would buy this, this and this". So yea! I am going to look at the New Look website, because I just love New Look so much!!

So the first thing is a dress, it is the Sleeveless Pussy Bow Smock which is £27.99. I know this isn't like the most expensive dress ever, but I am 17, which means I do not have a lot of money, and I am also saving up for a holiday which means I do not have the money to spend a lot on a dress. I am also not a dressy person, but if I were somebody who did wear a lot of dresses, this is something I will get! I love the bow and I love that it doesn't show a lot of boobage, as I do not have big boobs so don't really have anything to show off, so I think by having this style it would mean the eye will be taken away from that area. I love that the dress is flowy and girly, but I do not think this will be very good for my body type, but I love the dress on the model and that's all that counts eh?

The next thing I would buy are these Heeled Lace Up Boots which are on sale for £15.00 down from £29.99. Again, I know this isn't a lot of money for a pair of shoes from New Look, but if you're somebody who doesn't really wear heals, then it is a lot of money to spend on a pair of shoes! I didn't like the whole military boot fashion when it was out, but I do really like these. I wouldn't wear them on a night out, but I think they are the type of boots you could wear on a day to day basis.
So this next lot is all the jewellery I would buy, and I look a bit weird because they are all animals, but I like them! So the first one is the Mini Triple Owl Ring which is £4.99. I like this because I am guessing this is going to be a rather big ring, and I think that most other rings this size would be for more than one finger, and I feel like they could be rather uncomfortable. The next thing in my lovely little picture that I made on paint, because I am such a wizz on computers, is the Turtle Ring which is £6.99, I do really like this and by looking at the picture you can see it is one of them rings that you can change the size of, which means you can always wear it on different fingers. Which is really good as the fingers on my right hand are bigger than the ones on my left hand, so by having a ring like this it would mean I could wear it on what ever hand/finger I wanted to! Next is the Embellished Deer Pendant Necklace which is £6.99. I think this could be the most liked thing out of the things I picked! I think I may actually get it at the end of this month (when I get paid). I love how is looks like the deer is looking at you, and it doesn't look daft because you can see the body, and it doesn't look like it is standing in an impossible position. The last thing I picked is the Diamante Rocking Horse Necklace which is £8.99, I love this because I think it would look really nice with a plain white shirt, so will the deer one, but this is just a bit more sparkly as it has gems on it.

Well, that's all the things I have picked this time, I has fun making this blog post, and it must have taken me about an hour! I think I may make these types of blogs again, if you would like to see more like this leave a comment below. I think next time I would pick a different shop. Well thanks for taking the time to read this blog.

See you again (: xx

Saved a few lives today!

So if you read my last blog post you would have seen that I was giving blood today. And it was successful!!!
So I did crap myself just a little bit, but it worked! It took around 5-6 minutes (I am not too sure as I forgot to ask). I still have my plaster thing on, because I am too scared to pull it off... But I will take it off tomorrow when I have a shower (:

Well just a little up date thing, so see you next time.
Bye bye (: xx

Little rant + donating blood + Harry Potter!!

So I have just finished watching Louise's and Zoe's youtube video about tips on blogging, and I used some of their tips to redesign my blog. I like it, what do you think? But Louise and Zoe said about this blogging thing being easy, and saying if Louise can do it, anybody can. All I can say is this blogging thing is not easy!! I thought I wasn't that bad at computery stuff because I taught my dad how to use facebook, but no! So far I have learnt how to create new blog posts, without clicking on half a million things. Another thing that's difficult about this blogging thing is the fact that you cannot just search for a certain type of blog, like on youtube if you wanted to watch a make up tutorial on how to do a smokey eye then you type it in the search bar and then a load of videos would pop up for you to click on! But instead there's the 'next blog' button which takes you to one blog which is probably not the type you want to see, and I don't know about you, but when I click to view the next blog, they're never in English?!? But apart from that, I do like this whole blogging thing, I like the idea of having a place to type what ever I feel like typing. Like I could just buy a diary to write what ever I want, but this seems a bit more fun?

Well that's that part of this blog over! Oh! Today! I am donating blood!!!!
I know you're probably like "its only having blood taken from your body and put into another person's body, nothing to get all shouty about it". But, I am scared of needles and pain, so this is something to get shouty about. And I know you're probably like "if you're scared of needles and pain, then why donate blood?" But don't you think it would be good to think that something your body makes on a day to day basis, can save somebodys life? I think that idea is amazing!! Only thing is, this is my 3rd time and the other 2 times have failed. The first time I was mega scared, and when the nurse went to put the needle in, I jumped and she missed and I cried... It was such a mess, and I was left with a huge bruise ): It was last year I think, and my boyfriend still goes on about it. Then the second time, my blood was really slow, and it took longer than 15 minutes to fill the bag. And you only get 15 minutes to fill the bag or the machine cuts off and stops sucking your blood out. So because I didn't fill the bag, they wouldn't take my blood! How rude!! So hopefuly this will be 3rd time lucky!
The other night I had a bad dream and this is weird for me because I don't usually have dreams, or if I do, I don't remember them once I am awake. But I had a dream that I was donating my blood, and they put the needle in my arm, but no blood would come out. So they used something that sucked my blood out. And they sucked too much out! And then I went all weak, and small and ugly. When I was telling my boyfriend about it, I compaired myself to Voldemort at the start of Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, so now im a bit nervous.

Oh! I mentioned Harry Potter! I am sorry but... Oh My Gosh!! I am so excited!!! I keep seeing the trailer, and I get that weird excited/almost going to puke feeling in my stomach every time. I was looking on the cineworld website, and the 3D glasses and going to be like Harrys!! I have just started reading the books again, and I cannot put them down. Even as I am typing this, I have the book at my side.

Well anyway, I am all out of things to talk about. I might make another blog tomorrow to tell you how donating my amazing blood went. I am trying to make myself eat something even though I am not hungry, just so I don't pass out (not that is has happened before, but my boyfriends dad passed out, and I would hate for my boyfriend to have that over me aswel as the whole crying thing!). So anyway...
Bye bye (: xx

Tuesday, 5 July 2011

First blog?

So I created my blog last night because I was watching Louise's (Sprinkleofglitter) and Zoe's (Zoella280390) youbtube video, and because they often talk about their blog, I decided to finally check them out, and I created a blog so I could follow them and yeaaaaa! I also decided to start blogging because I just finished college today (with DDD!!! Which, if you dont know, is top marks!!!!) so ill have a lot of time on my hands because I only work 2 days a week. But, I think im going to try get another job just for during the week, just until I start university in september!

Well anyway, rant over! I thought I might just use this first blog as a way of letting peple know a bit about me, even though I highly doubt I will get any followers, and it would just end up with me talking to my laptop! But yea:

My name is Lauren, and I am 17 but will be turning 18 on the 25th August. I live in England, and I must say I like that it rains a lot!! As I have already said, I finished college but I was on a Health and Social Care degree, and I will be going to university in september on a Criminology and Sociology degree (makes me sound like a female Einstein doesnt it!). I work in a shop on the tills, and I am saving up to go on holiday with my boyfriend!! Which I a uber excited about!!!

I cannot think of anything else to put, so if I happen to get any followers, and you want to ask something or want to know something then maybe you should leave a comment!!!

Bye bye (: xx