Scroll free September…

Many of you won’t know this but like most people, I have struggled with mental health. I have suffered with anxiety since I was at secondary school and it’s only been recently that I’ve started to accept it and ask for help. Asking for help was one of the scariest things that I’ve ever done but it was definitely a step in the right direction and it’s something that I’m so glad I did.

My friends and family supported me the whole time and it’s so important to not be afraid to accept that you’re not perfect and ask for help. No one is perfect and mental health is not something to be afraid of!

In honour of sharing awarness for people who suffer with mental healthy I will be joining in in NHS’ scroll free September campaign. I will be taking a whole month off social media and I’m quite excited to see the difference that It could make to my mental healthy.

Scroll free September: “NHS endorses mental health campaign to get children to give up social media for one month”

I will see you guys in October!

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Laurenwritesbeauty 2.0

Hello everybody and welcome back!

It’s been four years since I turned my passion for makeup and fashion into a blog in which I would share my top tips and opinions with the world. Four years later and I’ve learned a lot like; how to stage my photos, how to edit photos, how to pose and how to love myself.

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Garnier Ultimate Blends Photo Shoot*

Hi Guys,

Recently I was lucky enough to win Garnier’s Boots competition where I received a sample of Garnier’s new Ultimate Blends ‘Coconut Water and Aloe Vera range’. I also won the opportunity to attend a photo shoot on Wednesday the 24th of May in order to be the face of the new range which will be featured online and in store at Boots.

It was such a fun day and an amazing opportunity that I will never forget and will always be telling friends and family about! The staff were so friendly and Garnier spoiled me with products and pampering. I felt like a true princess for the day!

The new range includes three new products; Coconut and Aloe Vera, Coconut and Macadamia Nut and Coconut Milk. 
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– I received the Coconut Water and Aloe Vera range as well as a goody bag after the shoot full of various products that I can’t wait to try!

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The new products offer nourishing, lightweight and deliciously smelling shampoos and conditioners ready for summer! I’ve tried the Coconut Water and Aloe Vera range and I could instantly see a difference in how shiny, sleek and weightless my hair was! I would definitely recommend the new range if you struggle with dry and dull hair!

The new products are out in Superdrug next week and Boots the week after or if you can’t wait that long they are available on Amazon!


Look out in Boots stores, website and social media for me and tweet me if you find the pictures from the shoot! I can’t wait for you guys to see the new products and campaign!

Let me know if you try the new range and what you think!

See you guys soon,

Lauren, XO 

Liebster Award

The lovely blogger Sunhny recently nominated me for the Liebster award. I would like to thank her for nominating me for this great award of recognition.

*What is the Liebster award?: The Liebster award is a way of recognising new and upcoming bloggers around the world who have a high quality blog and high follower count. 

I have been given some rules to follow before I answer the following questions:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and include a link to their blog
  • Include the Liebster Award sticker
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger gave you
  • Nominate 5 other bloggers with fewer than 500 followers
  • Ask them 11 questions

Okay, so lets answer the questions then!

What inspired you to start your blog?

I have such a passion for beauty and lifestyle. I follow so many beauty, lifestyle and fashion blogs so I decided to start my own blog sharing beauty and lifestyle tips.

I met the lovely Lily Pebbles at Muji beauty event a few years ago and asked her advice on starting a blog which also pushed me that bit further to go ahead and create my own blog and she is a huge inspiration to me.

High Street or High End?

I am definitely a high street girl.

My dad is Scottish and he always says that he saves money where he can and only pays for what he has to so I guess I take on the trait of not splurging money where unnecessary.

Where are you from?

I live just outside London in Hertfordshire 🙂

Who do you look at for guidance?

If I want advice or guidance I normally go straight to my Mum as we get on very well and I look up to her a lot.

Me and my mum are best friends and I can talk to her about virtually anything. We have a super close bond.

How much time do you spend blogging?

I am constantly thinking about what my next blog post could be but I post new blog posts twice a month.

What is your instagram name?

@LAURENNO_

Why don’t you follow my Instagram to see what Is going on behind the scenes of my blog?

What is your favourite blog post?

My favourite blog post featured on my own blog is my top 5 instagram accounts.

My favourite blog post on another blogger’s website is InTheFrow’s ‘why it’s important to get time away’ blog post which is linked HERE.

Who is your favourite music artist?

My favourite artist at the moment is Ellie Goulding.

I have been listening to her album Halycon Days on repeat.

What is your favourite song/album at the moment?

My favourite song is probably Lush Life by Zara Larsson.

Give one tip to new bloggers.

The first thing people look at when they look at your blog is the simple yet stylish theme that you have.

If your blog has too much information and colour then It can be disorientating!

How successful would you like your blog to become?

I would love my blog to kick of as a career one day so I am hoping it gets very successful one day.

I nominate:

My questions for you:

  1. What inspired you to start your blog
  2. Where are you from?
  3. Who is your favourite blogger currently?
  4. How often do you post a new blog post?
  5. What is your instagram name?
  6. Who is your favourite music artist currently?
  7. Give one tip to new bloggers.
  8. What do you like to do with your best friend?
  9. What’s essential on a pamper night
  10. What’s your favourite book at the moment?
  11. How successful would you like your blog to become?

Thanks again to Sunhny for nominating me!

 

Check back for a new blog post soon,

Lauren, XO

Time for a break…

Hi Guys,

This past weekend someone very close to me sadly passed away. My Granddad had been in hospital for the past three weeks fighting an infection.

I will be taking a few weeks off from blogging due to this. I need time to grieve and say goodbye as well as spending lots of time with my family.

Don’t worry though, I will be back in three weeks with a fresh new blog posts! – Keep an eye on my Facebook page for sneak peeks into my next blog posts.

I really hope everyone understands! 🙂

-Lauren, XO

20 facts about me

1: Name?:

My name is Lauren Currie

Yes like the food but not quite… haha 🙁
2:Middles Name/s?:
Bethany Rose.
3: Size?:
I am 5ft 7 ish!
4: Size Feet:
My Feet Are Sized 6. I Have Big Feet! 🙁
5: Favorite Flowers :
Lilies and Peonies
6: I’m Very Organised
7: Favorite Food?:
Salmon En Croute and Cookies!
8: Favourite American Food?:
Cookies And Cream Pop Tarts
9: Favourite Animal?:
Cat. (I get called the crazy cat lady although i do not have a cat sadly!)
10: Celebrity Crush?:
Chris Hemsworth
11: I am a Pescetarian:
I eat Fish But Not Meat.
12: Favourite Holiday Location?:
Malaysia, Penang.
13: Old Pets You Had?:
Two Goldfish called Shannon And Georgia. (Named after my primary school friends)
14: I Find Phone Calls Awkward:
15: I am a huge coffee addict
I hate tea but coffee is lovely in the morning with breakfast
16: Job I Wanted When I was Younger?
To be a mermaid until I realized they were’t real and you can’t be a mermaid as a job…
17: I’m Addicted To Sims 3
18: First Job?:
Paper Round
19: Scared Of?:
Wasp’s, Bees, The Dark
20: Dream
My dream is to have a very nice cozy house with a ragdoll kitten.Located in London or New York. I want to have a job as a journalist and marry a very attractive and kind man 😉

Comment below 20 facts about you or suggest a post that you would like next! 🙂