London Haul & #BloggersTeaParty Event*

 As I mentioned in my last couple of posts I attended the Bloggers' Tea Party over the weekend so here's a round-up of the event and a few things I picked up whilst down south...

The event was held at Drink Shop Do Kings Cross. It was such an adorable venue and sold all sorts of quirky bits and bobs alongside being a teashop. 

I had a Spiced Chai Tea in this very fitting teapot and a slice of Salted Caramel cake, which were both soooo yummy!

The event was held by Nadja of Throw Me Something Beautiful and Olivia of Beauty from the Fjord and it was fab to finally put faces to the blogs (huge thank you to them for organising the afternoon!) Also in attendance was Jessica, who runs the FBL Facebook and Twitter and Lucie from Fat Beauty.

I was sat on a table with these lovely ladies! It was surreal to meet Angelica from One Little Vicewhose blog I've come across so many times! I also discovered some fab blogs I hadn't read before through chatting with different people, Hannah from A Day in the Life of a Northern Girl and Alina from Beauty With Charm, just to name a few (make sure you check out all of their blogs!)

It was a lot of fun just to be able to talk with so many like-minded people in such a great setting. We were also treated to a goodie bag and a pick and mix. I walked away with bits from So...?, Palmer's, Sleek, Dr. Bronner, Sponge, Jason, Makeup Revolution, Ciate, Balance Me, Giovanni & ForYou*. Stay tuned to hear my thoughts on some of these products!

I also grabbed a few things at Brent Cross Shopping Centre and the big Tesco Extra in Watford (Tesco really is stepping up its beauty game!) which has a well-stocked, fantastic range of drugstore beauty and there was a 3 for 2 mix-and-match across almost all the brands. I picked up a second Rimmel Provocalips in Kiss Fatal a plum shade (£6.99), the Maybelline Lasting Drama Black Shock Gel Liner (£8.99) (I'll let you know how it compares to it's Benefit counterpart) and I finally got my hands on a Rimmel Exaggerate Full Colour Lip Liner in Addiction (£3.99).

In Boots at Brent Cross I got 3 Barry M Nail Paints and as I'd spent £7 I got a free Showgirl Mascara, last time I picked up the Volume on so this time I got the Lengthening version. I picked up the Top & Base Coat (£2.99), as I've had it in the past and it does the job. I also got 2 of the Gelly Hi Shine formula in Almond and Lychee.

All in all it was a fantastic weekend and it's really got me thinking that those of us in Manchester should try and organise a meet-up! Let me know what you think of the things I picked up in the comments :)

You can see my makeup and outfit from the event here

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  1. Great Post! Follow each other on GFC, Google+, Twitter, facebook and Bloglovin? If yes, follow me and i follow back as soon as i see it. Let me know with a comment on my Blog

    Keep in Touch xx Rabea from germany

  2. Tea parties are so nice! Looks like you got yourself some very cute things!

    I’d love it if you stopped by my blog sometime! xo

    1. Can't wait to try them out. And I'll take a look x

  3. Thank you for the mention lovely! Really glad to have met you at the event, hopefully you will pop over to London for other events int he near future :D! The salted caramel cake looks delicious! I recently picked up Barry M in Almond and I love the shade! x


    1. You're welcome, you have a lovely blog :) it really was a fab afternoon meeting all of you! xx

  4. Looks like you got some good loot to sort through. On another note, that cake looks freaking tasty & you got me craving some chai right about now. :] // itsCarmen.com ☼ ☯

    1. It was so yummy! Trust me too find an amazing the and cake combination 200 miles from where I live! xx

  5. It sounds like a really fun event, and that cake looks yummy! xx


  6. The event looks like so much fun, and I love the bits you picked up from Tesco :) xx

    Velvet Blush

    1. So many lovely bargains, they're definitely on my beauty radar now :) xx

  7. Ooh fab beauty haul :) it sounds like you had a lovely time xx

    1. Thank you :) it was great to have an afternoon of meeting other bloggers, chatting and getting some advice xx

  8. Definitely should be more events like this in Manchester. Looks like you had a fab time xxx

  9. Thank you for coming all the way from Manchester for Bloggers Tea Party! I'm really happy to hear that you had an amazing time and got to know some fellow bloggers. By the way, you looked gorgeous and I loved your outfit!

    Olivia x

    1. Thank you for helping organise such a successful event :D xx

  10. Love the Barry M nail polishes you picked up. Such a shame we didn't get to chat at the tea party. Hopefully we can fix that at the Xmas event. :) x

    Renata | Speaking Beauty UK

  11. Sounds like you had a lovely day! Those cakes look so good haha.


  12. We were here recently; if our group was larger we would have likely ordered one of each item just to confirm that all the food event coordinator recommended is high quality.


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