2016 Beauty Favourites

So we are now into 2017 and there will be lots of new fun things to do and new makeup lines to try soon. In the mean time, I thought, I’d share with you, my favourite and most used makeup and beauty items of 2016 in my beauty stash. I am […]


2016 in Review 2

So 2016 had not been a great year for the world, but I made the decision to forget about the world for my own selfish reasons. The world is going to run whether I dislike what has happened or not. So for me the year has been a mix of […]

Save your lips this Winter with Dr PawPaw*

So I wear lipstick or some kind of lip colouring product every day that I leave the house, and I reapply throughout the day and yes, it dries out my lips. Every night I used to apply faithful vaseline in hope it would work… it would for the morning, reapply […]


Vegan & Vegetarian Stocking Fillers 1

You’ve got a friend, girlfriend or family member that is vegan or vegetarian and you aren’t sure what you can actually buy them? Or maybe you just didn’t realise that most makeup brands aren’t vegan/ cruelty-free friendly. In this post, I hope to help and perhaps educate you.  Of course […]



The Christmas Date

Things you can do with your new date, beau or partner around the Christmas festive period whether you celebrate Christmas or not. Robyn does not celebrate Christmas as such, he doesn’t stop me or anyone else enjoying themselves just doesn’t part-take as much. So I have a list of amazing […]

The Christmas Work Party Series – What not to wear! 1

You know that age old rule?: Legs or Boobs, not both out. Yeah, keep that one rule in mind for the work Christmas Party! Yeah, I know from my own experience that, that is very difficult to keep to and to stop yourself from flashing your pins and new push […]



Have Christmas with a view – at the Grape & Olive 1

Live near Swansea or coming down our way over the Christmas period? Then I can tell you honestly the Grape & Olive Swansea is somewhere you need to be, view the pretty lights, gorgeous welsh beaches and of course not forgetting totally mouth watering food and a glass of bubbly […]

The Christmas Work Party series – Dress Season (affordable) 2

Okay, so Christmas Parties is definitely when all the velvet, sparkly, tight, and over the top red dresses come out yes? I’ve been searching the internet (well basically just my favourite online shop ASOS) to find affordable dresses suitable for your work party or any really. I hope you have fun […]



Lush Christmas – A beauty lovers dream stocking filler presents* 2

In October just before Halloween, I could barely even think about Christmas as Halloween was excitedly 2 weeks away and my bank balance cried as it knew the costume, food, alcohol, travel and night out was going to be expensive! So off I went to Lush Swansea to their first […]

Christmas Line Up on Rose above the Thorns

Hello, so I think I can officially say Christmas can be thought about now and is scarily on its way fast! I went Christmas present shopping last Sunday so I think it’s time I put up my Christmas posts on Rose above the thorns, right?! Below is a list of […]



How to rock a turtleneck top 2

I’m not going to lie this outfit is sort of out of my comfort zone. But when I put it on I genuinely felt quite cool and comfortable in it. You see I am the type of person who will look at outfits in shops, think they look really cool […]