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☀️Shopaholic’s Summer Blues OOTD ☀️

☀️Hello Lovelies!

Summer is here in all is sweltering glory 🔥! When frizz messes with your hair, humidity stresses your skin and all you want to do is stick your face in the air conditioning vent 🌬. 

Dressing up in summers for me requires some serious debating 🤔 Anything tight and form fitting is out of the question, fabrics must be light and airy. Dresses, skirts and float pants and loose tops are the most comfortable for me. In terms of colors, whites, pastels and my ever favorite blue 💕 makes up my summer palette 🎨. 

So for this OOTD, I opted for my absolute favorite blue : the chambray 😍. There are so many variations of chambray you can opt for: dresses, tops, shirts, skirts , pants there really is something to suit everyone’s style. For my look I chose a shift dress that i paired with leggings. It’s comfortable, casual which is me to a T 😇. You can totally change this look and make it dressier by omitting the leggings and adding wedges. So here is presenting today’s OOTD which happens to be all about the blues 💕

☀️Outfit deets:

☀️Dress & leggings : Old Navy

☀️Shoes : Toms

☀️Accessories : Fossil

Let me know your favorite summer looks 😘

Until next time xoxo 💋

🎉Shopaholic’s Versatile Blogger Award!🎉

Hello my lovely blogging friends! 

I know I know I have been totally ignoring the blog for the longest time but hear me out. Way too many things were going on at once and I am so bad at managing time that a lot of things took a back seat and unfortunately the blog was one of them.

Anyways with my studies hopefully under control, unexpected vacations over and a wonderful opportunity to make a comeback thanks to the lovely lady over at strictlylighthearted 💕. I will be more regular with my posts incase anyone was missing them (fingers crossed🤞🏼).

So here is today’s comeback post (do I sound like a flop movie star ⭐️ trying too hard 😋). The ✨Versatile Blogger Award!✨. Do check out strictlylighthearted’s blog esp her totally funny award post 🤣.

So as per the rules I have to tell you guys 7 things about myself, so here goes peeps. TMI time 😋

1- I still haven’t figured out what I want to do with myself I mean I have bopped from one interest  to another in hopes of finding a fit but nothing has worked out for me yet. So if anyone out there is wondering if they are the only looser out there who doesn’t have a clue what to do with their life maybe we should get together and start a club 😖.

2– I have recently become addicted 😍to the CW series Crazy ex girl friend and omg I can so relate to her idiotic and downright frustrating antics … anyone else a fan ?

3-I realized on my recent trip to Prague, that I adore 💕traveling to places that have legends and myths associated with them not just shit boring historical facts 👸🏼🤴

4– I often wonder if every one else’s life is as routine and uneventful as mine 🤔

5- I wish people would have the common courtesy of not talking just amongst themselves and leaving the third person feeling like a moron and having to resort to mindlessly playing with their phone. (Yes I’m referring to yours truly 🙄)

6– I wish society would drop the fake beauty standards already I mean aren’t we exhausted ladies? Fake eye lashes, extensions, implants ,fillers, having a perfectly baked, contoured face and the list goes on and on….

7-I can totally tell the difference between a genuine and fake compliment now 😳 A real compliment makes me ridiculously happy 😊 

So guys hope you enjoyed getting to know me a little bit better 😘

I’ll only be nominating three people even though there are tons of wonderful bloggers out there ✨

Ciarasspaceface

Irishrosebeauty

Thefaithfulfashionista

Ladies congrats on the nominations🎉 now just link back to my blog, list 7 things about yourself and nominate some fab bloggers of your choice ✨

All you bloggers out there check out these wonderful blogs and leave me some love in the comment section 😘😊💕

Until next time loves 💋

☔️Shopaholic’s Spring Showers OOTD ☔️

☔️Hello Lovelies! 

☔️So the past week the weather has been surprisingly awesome 👏🏻 well for me atleast 😁. I know a lot of people associate cloudy weather and rain with doom and gloom 🌚. But trust me when you have the sun beating down on you year round non stop a bit of rain is a welcome change. 💕

☔️Here in Dubai rain usually means light showers 💦which cools the temperature down without making you stuck indoors. Today was a perfect day for an OOTD, it was drizzling on and off accompanied by a light breeze and gorgeous clouds spread across the sky. 

☔️So here is today’s spring shower OOTD , showing you two looks with the same dress 👗 hope you guys enjoy 😊 

☔️Outfit details : 

💦Dress and jacket : Old Navy

💦Bag: Joyn

💦Scarf: Zara

💦Shoes : Sam Edelman 

Leave me your comments and suggestions I would love to hear from you 😘

 👃🏻Shopaholic Reviews: Beauty Formulas Pore Strips👃🏻

Hello Loves! ☀️

☀️Today was the official start of summer here in Dubai 😭. Of all the seasons summer is the one I detest the most no offense to anyone. 😘 

☀️I hate the heat doing a double attack on my person, beating down relentlessly on my head and rising from the ground in suffocating waves. 😖 Summer here is no laughing matter and it takes a toll on your skin and hair as well. Which is why come summer I have to give my skincare regime a complete overhaul.

☀️One of the major issues with my skin as a result of the heat and humidity is clogged pores. After trying countless products I have finally found one that lives up to its claims. ☀️Yes the humble pore strip 😋. Don’t turn your nose up just yet✋🏻. I know most pore strips are simply : put crapola in a fancy box. They either don’t stick properly despite going over them repeatedly with a paint roller dipped in super glue 😒. Or they adhere so bad that you fear your skin coming off along with the strip 😱 And your pores remain clogged 😫.

☀️The Beauty Formulas strips promise you cleaner, less noticeable pores minus the torture of a skin peel.☀️They come in a pack of six and are partially precut to adhere to your skin with just water 💦. Goodbye crazy glue 👋🏻 Just wash your face, dampen the skin, peel the strip, press firmly to ensure no air bubbles are left and leave till stiff 10-15 mins. Then peel off and voila! ✨ Smooth, bump free skin, smaller pores and one heck of a satisfyingly nasty strip. 😝☀️I usually follow with quick exfoliation with a scrub and use a toner or a mask and that’s it! Pores be gone! This strip pulls out blackheads and whiteheads. Just be careful though and don’t use it if you have active or painful acne or any skin condition. 😘 I give this product 5/5!✨

☀️So that was part of my regimen for summer skin. How do you guys take care of your skin in the summer and what are some of your skin peeves? 

☀️Let me know here! 

Until next time 💋!

✨Shopaholics Sporadic Shopping Spree✨

Hello 💞guys,

Today’s post is completely unplanned. I was at the mall ( big surprise there 😉). No I had to visit my cell phone provider and that’s it I swear. Halfway through the mall Mother Nature 🌹decided to make a visit 😱. Yes I know TMI but bear with me it will make sense. To be honest I had been expecting her for a while but if she would just bloody make up her mind and show up on time for once we wouldn’t be having this conversation. 😡

So once I felt the warning signs I rummaged through my bag for my emergency 🚨 stash. Yes I always have the essentials since the visits have been sporadic for awhile now. However as 🍀luck would have it I was totally out. Which brings us to the “sporadic shopping spree” bit. I nipped into the nearest boots, which thankfully was deserted given, it was 1:30 on a weekday and no annoying sales people! 😱 I swear if anyone had approached me with the intention of pestering me to buy the latest anti aging on special I would have snapped 🔥.

I just wanted to pickup what I needed along with some non essentials to camouflage incase the cashier was a guy (yes I’m very paranoid in this regard 😥) and rush off to the nearest ladies room. 

I ended up buying what I needed, I got the Lillets,  point blank because the packaging was adorable 💗 I mean who wouldn’t want to buy that seriously 💕. Along with, drumroll 🥁:

✨A sheet mask.(They are trending in skincare and I wanted to know what exactly is so amazing about them).

✨A Mustela baby bar🍼& baby wash.  I love mustela products, ever since I became an aunt and I sneaked baby meemo’s baby wash 😋. I love the fragrance and how they aren’t harsh or drying to the skin.

✨And finally the Beauty Formula, face wipes. I’ve used their pore strips before and they worked amazingly well so I decided to see if these would work just as well. 

Then since I was near a Starbucks and quiet frankly worn out from stress and cramps I treated myself to the ultimate comfort food outside of home. A white chocolate caramel mocha 🍫☕️. 

So there you have it guys my unplanned mini shopping spree rant.  Hope you enjoyed that and do share your shopping stories with me I would love to hear them 😘.

Much love xoxo💋

✨Shopaholic Reviews : Maybelline Lasting 24 Hour Gel Eyeliner✨

Hey Everybody! 💞

Your fav shopaholic here with a short and sweet product review. If you have been following my Instagram which you totally should btw 😉 since you will catch all of my awesome updates there ✨. You might have noticed a sneak peak of this product there 🎉. As I have mentioned in countless posts before liner is my go to makeup item and one that I can make look half way decent on myself 😇

I have gone through a fair share of eyeliners over the years pencils, powder and gels. However I always am on the lookout for something that will make applying liner a breeze and give me somewhat symmetrical looking eyes😒.

I’ve honestly found over the years that a high price tag doesn’t equal superior quality or better results. So I do like to try out drugstore brands quiet often even though they do have the problem of not allowing you to try the product in store before buying. ☹️

So usually with drugstore brands it’s hit or miss. For this product I was a little wary to being with since I couldn’t try it but I figured I always do need liner and as long as it didn’t give a horrible rash it was worth a try. 😵

So here’s presenting the✨ Maybelline Lasting 24 hour Gel Liner✨.I chose the color black that’s it no fancy names here. The packaging is pretty basic: a tiny glass pot with a aluminum lid accompanied by a dual ended brush.😕Onto the product, the liner has a creamy texture and goes on smoothly. 

The color is  rich and intense and even though looking at the brush I was initially doubtful at being able to line my eyes it surprisingly did a pretty good job. Either that or my hand was extra steady today 😜. 

That being said taking it off was pretty difficult I used a makeup wipe and I had to really go after it to get it completely off. Now normally that would mean good news since it reads long wearability to me. However I haven’t tried this liner in the dead of summer here and that is when most makeup items fail the long wear test miserably.

So for the time being I give this product a 4/5. If any of you have used this do comment below and let me know how you liked it. 

Until next time my loves 

Xoxo 💋!

🌸Shopaholic’s Closet Remix Spring Edition 🌸

Hello Everyone!

Happy Spring 🌸! Hopefully you have bid adieu to the winter ❄️ season where you live 🌍. 

Today’s post is all about remixing your wardrobe and putting together different looks with a few staple pieces. If you remember my last spring🌸 OOTD featured some pieces which you will see again in this post. If you are on a budget being able to mix together pieces to create different looks is the way to go.

Since spring 🌸and summer☀️ here are pretty 🔥warm skirts and dresses are the mainstays in my closet. I usually prefer to pair prints on my upper half with solid colors on the bottom. Since I’m a 🍐 pear shape I feel this combination balances out my figure. 

For today’s look I chose to pair the same dark colored skirt I wore in my spring OOTD with a printed top. Since it was raining I chose a denim jacket to finish the look. I’m a flats girl despite being vertically challenged 😋 so these gorgeous sandals added just the right amount of bling with their gold detail✨

As always outfit deets will be at the end of the post. Let me know how you remix your wardrobe and what are some of your spring 🌸staples. 


🌸Outfit details :

🌸Top : Loft

🌸Skirt : Banana Republic

🌸Jacket : Old Navy

🌸Sandals : Aldo

🌸Bag : LV

🌸Accessories : Forever 21

As always I would 💞love to hear from you 😘 

Until next time xoxo 💋