life update: gcses are over!!!!!

Guess who's back...
I am SO excited to be back blogging, as I haven't posted since 29th April, which for me feels like ages ago! I'm currently sat writing this with 1 exam left, which is maths, that I will sit in the morning. This post is going to be super rambly most likely as it is just a life update, and me celebrating about no more exams!!!
I have my last day on Friday (15th June), which I am going to be doing a post on, mainly to just look back on in the future! After last day, I have Prom on the 21st, and I am helping at my schools sports day in July. Other than that I do not have much planned until the 23rd July, where I am going to be starting the NCS experience. If you haven't heard of it, NCS is a programme that allows 15-17 year olds to have an amazing summer away from home for 2 weeks, and then allows them to do something good for the environment. So posts will most likely go down to 1 per week on a Sunday at 10am, but until then, I am back to my usual upl…

A Day in My Life: First Day Back at School

It feels so good to be back! I'm having a chilled out night where I can focus on my blog and getting a couple of posts written. One I have been literally so excited to write is a day in my life post, and I wanted to do a back to school version because I want you all to see why I haven't really been posting! I don't know whether people like these sorts of posts, but I love them! Let me know in the comments!

For school I get up at 6:15, and the first thing I do is check social medias, before getting up and putting moisturiser on straight away, which gives it enough time to sink in before applying makeup. Usually for school I don't make a lot of effort, so I just stuck my hair into a ponytail, and did some simple makeup. I quickly sort out my school bag, packing what I need and removing any rubbish I need to get rid of! The next thing I get is breakfast and during this time I also make my lunch for the day. I have to put this in here but I am LOVING bagels at the minute …

It Was A Cold Couple of Days...

I'm going to say it now before I don't mention this at all, and this little intro is just to say that from now on until mid-June, posts will not be to their usual standard due to GCSEs, which start a month today for me. It is going to be super tiring and stressful so my blog has to take a step back for now. I do have a few things planned however that I'm hoping to get up throughout the exam season.
I wanted today's post to be a simple one, I did have something planned but I would rather put this post up first, because I haven't posted some photography in such a long time, and we had family friends up this week so spent a lot of time at the beach, so I took a fair few photos that I wanted to share as I enjoy photography a lot! It was also freezing, we definitely didn't have a good few days in terms of the weather! 

Not sure when the next time you'll see me is, but have an incredible week! love, 
amelia xx

The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Face Mask Review

100% vegan Tingling charcoal clay maskEnriched with Community Trade tea tree oil from KenyaPacked with bamboo charcoal from the Himalayan foothills and green tea leaves from JapanAbsorbs excess oilFor skin that needs extra purification to reveal a healthy, youthful glowDematologically tested
I am a big lover of The Body Shop and if you remember back in November tine, I attended one of their parties, and one thing that I really was excited to pick up was the Himalayan Charcoal Mask, which I know has been raved about by several YouTubers. Now I have had some time to try this out I have decided to write about it!

The Body Shop say that this mask "draws out impurities and refines the appearance of pores for healthy-looking skin with a glow that shows." I definitely agree with this as after using this product my skin feels so much nicer and more fresh in a way, and you have the feeling of nice clean skin!

When you first apply the product, it does feel extremely tight on your skin a…

Easter Sunday GRWM!

Happy Easter everyone! I'm back today with another get ready with me as I enjoy writing these posts, as it incorporates both fashion and beauty: things I am both passionate about. And today I am out for an Easter meal, so I decided to get a little bit dressed up, which I don't do often but I do really enjoy! However I did keep my makeup fairly natural because I am loving that look at the minute! 

(I'm childish at heart) I decided to go with a smart-casual look so started with my usual pair of New Look Black Jenna Jeans, and accessorized with my Black Belt from Primark. I paired this with a Striped Shirt from Miss Selfridge, which I don't wear enough but I really liked this. To finish the look off, I wore my not so White Converse (which isn't even in the picture!), as well as my Rose Gold Hoops from Topshop, and a bracelet from Guess which was from my boyfriend. 

Primer: PS Primer Water Colour Correct: Freedom Colour Correct in Green Concealer: Maybelline F…

Where I've Been...

It feels weird to be back here as the past two posts were pre-written so I haven't really been on the blog which is bad, but life has really gotten busy recently, so I do apologize for this, and I hope to be back soon. 
Since my birthday, lots has gone on, and the day I'm writing this and the day it goes up, I am currently suffering from pharyngitis. which means I have been extremely tired and not really able to do much, or eat a lot too. This has resulted in so far, 3 days off school, which I am actually not pleased about as I have a major deadline this week that I feel won't be reached. Apart from that, school has been going okay, but it is the main reason I haven't been able to blog because it has taken priority now as my GCSEs are only 2 months away, which has come around too quick. 
Another reason I have not been too active is because of dance. On Saturday, I pushed through the pain from my pharyngitis, and performed 2 dance shows that my dance school hold annual…

What I Got For My 16th Birthday!

After turning 16, I wanted to write this post as I've been away from blogging for such a long time and I want to share with you what I received for my birthday as I am so grateful for everything I got from my family and friends! I am in no way trying to brag, I just wanted to share this! 
From my Parents and Sister:  - Old Skool Vans - Bar Necklace (which I am getting in April) - A Trip to London - Ivy Park Tee -Black Bralette - Sharpies Pack - Stationary: Folder, Study Planner, Refill Pad and Revision Cards - Holler and Glow Face Mask - PS Primer Water - Lemon and Bergamot Candle - Body Fanstasies Spray in Kissing in the Rain - Set of Primark Earrings - Food: Digestives, Rainbow Belts, Maltesers, Choco Thins, Nutella - Phone Case with my Name On! 
From Family: - Money from Grandparents and my Aunties and Uncles - A Happy Birthday Plaque with Glitter from my Auntie Sue, Uncle Andy, Libby and Ella.
From Friends: - Shopping Centre Voucher, A Sratchcard and 2 Lottery tickets (I was …