Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Enrapture Styling Tools | Win all 3!


Enrapture totem styler

I have used quite a few curling irons in my time, but this baby takes the cake. I can easily say the Totem styler is the best curler I have ever used, It is lightweight, comfortable to hold, it heats up quickly and creates a curl in a few seconds.
Best of all it has a custom 1-2-3 system so you can change the dials according to the type of curl you want (Tighter or looser). I honestly couldn't find any faults with this hair tool!
[Above I used the curler on 1-1-2 for a loose, effortless curl]

Enrapture amplify jumbo waver

I had wanted to try a three-barrel waver like this since I had seen some US Youtubers using them and i'm so glad I was asked by Enrapture if I wanted to try this out too.
This is great for speedy styling as it heats up so quickly, you place your hair in-between the barrels and work your way down the length of your hair, stopping for a few seconds each time. It creates a whimsical boho-style wave and again it looks very effortless, no kinks and is comfortable to hold (Sometimes hair tools can be heavy on your hands/arms after a while!)


Enrapture heated rollers

I had never had my own set of rollers before, I used to use them alot at uni whilst styling and always longed for my own because if you have a bit more time on your hands, the result of them are show-stopping.
These ones in particular are of amazing quality, I turned them on and the rollers were heated within 5 minutes (before I have waited much much longer) They grip incredibly well to the hair and they have duo heat technology and hold heat inside the roller aswell as outside so the curl is held for longer.  They also come in different sizes so you can create a look tailored entirely to you. I cant wait to use these for my next night out because they create bouncy voluminous curls which are to die for.


The lovely people over at Enrapture have given me the chance to host a comp here on my blog and the winner will win ALL 3 of these styling tools! (All worth £74.99)

How to enter

The Competition will run for 3 weeks

I will pick the winner using Random.org (So its as fair as can be )

You need to be following Enrapture on Twitter & Facebook and/or Instagram < Linked here

Your comment below could be anything you like, as long as you include your email address so I can contact you when the winner is chosen!
(I will also pass your email along to Enrapture so they can ship the tools out to you)

Wishing you all good luck!

Sammi x

Saturday, 15 June 2013

The Cold Shoulder







Dress - Motel Rocks*
Socks - H&M
Faux Fur gilet - F21
Wedges - H&M
Necklace - Brandy Melville
Rings - Shop Dixi*
Flower Headband - Primark

This cut-out shoulder dress from Motel really caught my eye, I love cut-out details and this one is subtle but shows a small flirty bit of shoulder and can be dressed up or down. Its very comfy, I wore it on a night out not too long ago! I know its summertime but at the moment here in the UK it has been very erratic so I threw this faux fur on as I liked the texture - it might be too hot for that elsewhere!

Hope you're all well,

Sammi x

Sunday, 9 June 2013

My Samsung S4


Samsung Galaxy S4*

Hey Dolls,
I have been eyeing the Samsung Galaxy phones for quite a while, I liked that this model in-particular is bigger than usual smartphones and seemed even more high-tech than Apple phones, which I have have had for quite some time, so when I was contacted by Samsung recently asking if I would like to review the Galaxy S4 phone I jumped at the chance!


Story album feature

I have been playing around with and discovering this phone now for around a week or so and I am honestly obsessed with it! The switchover first of all was manually very easy, the i Phone sim fits in the galaxy so I didnt have to faff with anything hardware-related. It was odd at first getting used to the phones 'apps and widgets' but many of the apps I usually use, you can download for android too (e.g Twitter, Instagram, Blogger, Tumblr etc.)

My favourite features so far would be the air signals you can make (waving your hand over the phone in certain directions activates certain features on the phone), Also voice commands - such as saying 'play, pause, next' to control music & 'answer/reject' to answer incoming calls - you can also record a clip of sound alongside an image you take which is good for note-taking and most of all I love the camera.



The camera films in full HD and if you want to see how it looks I filmed parts of my trip to manchester and uploaded a vlog yesterday using the phone the whole time! You can also create albums from certain days or events (totally up to you) on the 'Story Album' feature.

There is more 'thinking space' on this than you get on the i Phone, you can set your home-pages to hold things other than apps so when I swipe my screen to the left I have created a to-do-list and to the right I keep my calendar with all of my plans and appointments - its amazing! The phone is very light and I personally like the bigger size - for someone who likes to look at blogs, images and watch video it is perfect.



I was very much an apple person and I do still like my i Phone - I'm still getting used to being on android but this phone is so much brighter, freer, smarter and faster than my i Phone, so it would be very difficult to switch back now!

I know this is a long post but there is so much to say, apologies! Also If there are any negatives to this phone (because there are negatives with everything you can review) It would be that sometimes pictures can show up a little bit blurry, for example on Instagram - which i'm guessing is the phone stretching the images slightly as its a bigger screen and dosent shrink the whole app down like some tablets do.

Overall as I said, I adore this phone so far, there are pros and cons with everything, but to me this phone has much more pros and fits me and my lifestyle perfectly as it takes such good quality photographs and video and is very user-friendly. For more info on the phone click here, I hope you enjoyed this post, let me know your thoughts on this baby!

Some pictures snapped recently with the Samsung GalaxyS4
(They haven't been edited, only sized)




- I was not paid to review this phone, I was gifted the handset to try out and to share my thoughts. All opinions are genuinely my own

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Get out of town

Cardi - Brandy Melville
Top - Topshop
Skirt - Missguided*
Boots - Topshop (similar)
Necklace - H&M
Sunnies - Urban Outfitters

I've had a few obsessions recently, One are these boots, another is this cardigan and then also red lips. Once I like something I really do go overboard!
Anywho I have just come back from a little trip to Manchester, it was really nice to get away - I wish I got some more photos from there to post! I think I might do a little round-up post soon so might include a few! You know when sometimes you really feel you need to just get out of town? For different scenery!

Hope you're all well and are enjoying the sunshine!

Sammi x

Saturday, 1 June 2013

The Missguided TV ad! (sneak peek)

Hey dolls,
I'm so excited to be writing this post! If you saw my second to last post, you might know I recently had the amazing opportunity to travel to Ibiza with Missguided where I helped style the TV shoot and stills, whilst also capturing my time there behind the scenes for my youtube channels.
I am now able to share with you all the TV ad and photos from the shoot exclusively! Its not been on TV yet and I thought this would be exciting for you all to see too =]
Let me know what you thought of the ad! I absolutely love how it all came together, It was amazing to be there, to get to know everyone involved and then see the finished result!










The ad and photos will be out very soon and if you guys were wondering about some of the clothing items, They will be out in the next few weeks I believe!

Another massive thank you to everybody at Missguided, Im so glad i've been able to share this experience with you all and I hope you've liked seeing what i've been getting up to with Missguided!

Hope you're all well,

Sammi x

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