A few weekends ago my wonderful friends, Paul and Alice, got married in the Lake District and it was flipping lovely. A beautiful location, a fun and very ‘them’ wedding, combined with a stay in a cute little Airbnb with great friends all made it a weekend to remember. A few people asked me to blog what I wore, so here is my spring wedding guest OOTD featuring this stunning red dress.

Spring wedding guest outfit inspiration: red lace, black leather, and leopard print...

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Daniel Sandler Luxury Matte Lipstick Red Carpet

Daniel Sandler Luxury Matte Lipstick Red Carpet

I got the Daniel Sandler Luxury Matte Lipstick Red Carpet in the ASOS sale ages ago and can’t believe I haven’t blogged about it already – it is a stunning, true red lipstick. Although it is a matte lipstick, it has a really great formula: smooth, moisturising (that’ll be the hyaluronic acid!) and doesn’t cling to any dry patches. Win, win, win!

The colour is really pigmented so you need to be careful with the lip line, but means that you only need one good coat straight from the bullet.

It also lasts really well and stains a little bit so that any wear that does happen is not very noticeable. I can’t wait to get more colours from this range.

You can buy Daniel Sandler lipsticks HERE.

Lex

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Seventeen Baked Cherry

Seventeen Baked Cherry

I have always had a soft spot for the Seventeen brand (or 17 as it was before their rebrand). It reminds me of being young and my first forays into make up. Their nail polishes are usually very good: super affordable, tons of beautiful colours, great application… which is why this one really disappointed me.

The brush was a complete nightmare. The bristles were all different lengths and really stiff which meant that neat application was impossible. I had to do so much clean up afterwards to get them looking acceptable which is very frustrating.

I’m hoping this was just a bad brush as I’ve had other bottles from the same range that are brilliant.

So ignoring the crappy brush, this colour is truly gorgeous. A very deep pinky red, that was a perfect 2 coater. Topped with Seche Vite, but shiny without it and quite fast drying as well. Just a shame that I probably won’t wear it again due to the awful brush…

You can see the full Seventeen nail varnish range HERE.

Lex

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Kiko 240 Apple Red Review

Kiko 240 Apple Red Review

I firmly believe that everyone should own a classic red nail varnish. Red polish not only goes with everything, but it also instantly dresses up an outfit and makes you feel oh so glamourous. I would like to put this polish forward as a candidate for the ultimate red nail varnish,

Kiko Apple Red is a blue-toned, red creme polish that applies unbelievably well. It is so flattering with my skin tone I never wanted to take it off. This is two coat perfection, topped with Seche Vite.

You can buy this amazing polish HERE.

Lex

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