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Anything and everything about my love for fashion, travel, food and beauty.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

What I have been up to lately..

What I have been up to lately...

Hello Everyone, How is everyone? Today has been a dull day.Things in my personal life all up in the air at the moment. In cheltenham this week we have such glorious weather from almost up to 18 degrees!

Some of my recent instagram pictures..


So of course its my sisters birthday this friday, She isn't actually down for her birthday so we got her a cake to make up for it! She brought her boyfriend who we met for the first time as well. 

Myself, Jess and Rion. 

We have had horses in the family for years, well ever since I was a baby. At the moment the mother has two horses, Dinky and Buzz. They have the horses at a racing yard up in the hills in the cotswolds. 



This is more of a random post!

Lauren :)

Friday, 7 March 2014



Being a hairdresser I am constantly being told how do I keep my hair so bright? How often do I dye my hair. What Do I use, what do I suggest shampoo and conditioner wise? 

This is my little secrets on Red hair. 

How I dye my hair and how often. 
 Every one stated to me the more you die your hair then more it will fall out. This is not true, If you look after your hair, trim it often, don't apply heat to your hair everyday. Your hair will be fine. 

Being a professional I ONLY use professional products, Do not go near LIVE XXL !! It will stain your hair!

I do a permanent every 8 weeks to roots only, and a conditioning fashion shade every couple weeks to just brighten it up. 

So this is my hair when it hasn't been coloured with a permanent in about ten weeks. Mainly due to a scalp condition. 

Shocking re-growth!!

You can see more brown then red!

And always wear a shirt worth getting hair dye on! This is my lazy day shirt!

This is the brand I use, Matrix. You can find many salons stock Matrix. 

I ONLY do the roots!! with a permanent never go towards the ends of their hair, If you keep putting permanent hair dye on the hair you are just going to overlap the colour. 

So with the end result of the permanent colour my hair ends up a red/orange colour.

So after the permanent I go over with the conditioning colour. this is when I apply my mix of Purple/Pink and red. 

This colour is Crazy colour, you can buy this in sallys.
But this colour stains and I mean stains everything towels, your bath and not to mention your face.

I leave this for about ten minutes and using gloves I wash it off. I have forgotten to use gloves before and had to walk about with pink hands. Not a good look.

The end result! Yes no more roots! 

Might of slightly stained by head, But with a little nail varnish remover that comes off easy.  


1. Do not wash it everyday, use dry shampoo every other day. 
2. Wash it cold water, washing it with hot water opens the cuticle therefore the colour runs
3. Wear a hood if it going to rain. This colour will run on white shirts!
4.Use colour hold shampoo and conditioner I recommend Vitamino Colour by L'Oreal Professional. 
5. You can buy from Aveda this amazing product that protects your hair from the sun.. Yes the sun fades your hair the same way it bleaches blonde hair.

lauren :)

Thursday, 6 March 2014



Today I finally upgraded, Through a lot of hassle… My fault.. Forgetting my debit card wasn't helpful. 

But I am so chuffed with this phone. I have had an apple phone for 5 years now, iPad and my beloved Macbook. 

This phone compared to my old iPhone 4s, Is a lot lighter actually a considerable amount lighter. It is thinner. 

It comes with some snazzy new design headphones, Im also with o2 so I took advantage of the 5gb and just pay for 1gd offer they currently have on at the moment at earphone warehouse. 

And colour wise, You can choose black white or gold. I chose Gold. Its quite a classy looking colour.I know this is taken via webcam late. You get the idea however! 

A very sleepy Lauren

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