My 20th | Birthday “haul”

On the 15th of this month was my 20th birthday, and I thoroughly got spoiled and spoiled myself. I think one of the best parts of getting older is you can “spoil” yourself.

*Warning – long post*

The first thing I got myself were these gorgeous lashes by sera-g eyelashes.  I haven’t worn them yet but I think they look amazing. These are the first set of “full lashes” I’ve got, I usually just wear half lashes on the other corners of my eye bit I thought I’d venture out. Anyway, I’m super excited to wear them.

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The next two things are from a cheeky MAC purchase. So first is “Nylon” which the MAC website describes as a “pale gold with icy shimmer (frost)”. I bought this because it’s probably the best inner corner highlight ever created.

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A long with “Nylon” I purchased “Expensive pink”. Now I don’t think “Expensive pink” gets enough love on the Internet but I’d say its a quirky neutral, as in you could wear a wash of it every day and you wouldn’t look overdone. Temptali describes “Expensive Pink” to be “a dirty rose with peach and gold. It has a veluxe finish. It’s one of MAC’s more complex shades”. I agree that is a very unique shade with its duochrome effect, which goes perfectly with my bridesmaids dress.

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The next piece of make up was from one of my oldest childhood friends,  and when I opened the box I immediately text her “Omg, oh no you didn’t” which she imagined me to say in my “ghetto” accent. Its the Mary Loumanizer by theBalm. Basically, the best highlighter ever created. I think even though I don’t own MAC “soft and gentle” that the Mary Loumanizer highlighter could give it a run for it’s money. This highlighter is like wham-bam-thank-you-mam in your face. I am in love.

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"Nylon" in the middle, Mary loumanizer on the left, "Expensive Pink" on right

I also got this silver necklace from another special friend for my birthday which I think is perfect for wearing everyday to feel like you’ve always got something “on”. I like how its quite a thick chain rather than dainty because it means you don’t have to be so careful, if you’re clumsy like me.

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From my cousins I received this super cute strawberry Pandora charm for my bracelet which I love.  We have a funny story to do with strawberries, so that’s why they got me a strawberry.  I want my bracelet to quite quirky and have the more unusual charms, and I think this fits right in with the other charms.

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One of my you can’t see it presents is actually from my parents who are kindly paying for me to have one to one sessions with a personal trainer for 6 weeks. So, excited for that.

I just want to thank everyone who wished me happy birthday,  along with those who went out their way to get me a present. Also, I wrote this post because I enjoy reading posts like these, and I am NOT bragging. If you’re still reading this thank you, and well done for soldiering on,  and give this post a like to let me know.

Byeee!

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