Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Little mood lifters



There are times when we can all feel a little down or disheartened and in desperate need of a 'pick me up'; some find that in the form of retail therapy or just having a bath. I've compiled a couple of little mood lifters for today's post and I hope they brighten up your day!

If you need a total break from everything, reading is so therapeutic. Even just a magazine is great to take your mind off things. I just finished reading 'Me Before You' by Jojo Moyes and OMG that book is just amazing. There are no words to describe how incredible it is and there is a definite possibility that it'll be in my February favourites. I could get lost for hours in a book and it is just such a great way to escape.

Painting my nails is such a simple task but I find it's a great way to just take time out of the day. I have a new found love of Essie polishes and the one that is on my nails right now is the shade 'eternal optimist' a gorgeous dusky, barely there, pink shade - perfect for all year round. Plus you get something out of it - beautiful nails! Painting my nails is probably my favourite way to kick back and relax.

Fifteen minutes for a face mask is perfect for a little break and as someone who's not fond of baths I find it a great way of still pampering myself. I love the Mask of Magnamity from Lush as you really feel like it is making a difference to your skin. Just sitting back with a face mask and watching a YouTube video (or multiple YouTube videos) lifts my mood totally. There is something weirdly therapeutic in watching someone flawlessy blend eyeshadow.

A few little mood lifters to brighten up your day - I hope you enjoyed this post!
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  1. I love relaxing by using a facemask after a busy day! I think I might try Me before you- I've heard alot about it!
    www.itsagirlthingblogging.com

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    1. You should! Honestly one of the best books I think I've ever read!

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  2. Face masks are great to use, especially if your skin is playing up! I love painting my nails with bright colours :) xxx

    Jasmine || http://www.blogsallbeautyy.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Face masks are great! I'm totally digging nude nails right now :) xx

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  3. Great post girly !! I find that just having on a face mask (Lush or handmade ones are the BEST!!) and catching up on my favourite you tubers always makes me feel better !! I I also LOVE reading blogs .. They are such a pick me up! Love this post lovely !!

    Saira
    www.throughtheglitterglass.wordpress.com
    Xxx

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    1. Thank you!! I so should have mentioned about reading blogs as I love doing that when I want to relax! xxx

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  4. I love this post! Self care is so important! One of the things I never think of when I think about my self-care routine is painting my nails, but I actually always feel so much better after I've done it!

    Kelly // Velvet and Vibranium

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    1. Thank you! It's one of those things that you don't really think lifts your mood because we do it so often but it really does!

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