Super Easy Date Night Effortless Waves Tutorial

Hello Spring! How I’ve missed you!

When I think of spring…warm weather, flowers and date night pop into my head. Today I’ll be showing you how to create super easy date night effortless waves using the ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong. Who doesn’t love effortless waves? I know I do, it’s my all time favourite hairstyle. I’m extremely grateful to be given this opportunity to try out such a fab product and it has easily become my go-to curler.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Tools you’ll need:

  • ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong (32mm barrel)
  • Hair brush (not pictured above)
  • Hair Clip
  • Hair Tie
  • Hair Spray
  • Heat Protector
  • Hair Oil

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Start off with freshly washed or 1 day old hair. Before you start curling, make sure you thoroughly brush through your hair and remove any tangles. To prevent your hair from getting heat damage, apply heat protector spray all over.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Split hair into halves and again split the upper and lower – so now the hair is divided into quarters.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves (10)

Take a small section of hair and clasp about 5cm section of hair. Twist the curler out (away from your face) until hair is wrapped around. Hold for 15-20sec, release clasp and slowly slide curler out.

For a more natural look, I like to alternate directions of the curl. Same process as the above but twisting the curl in (towards your face).

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Continue taking similar sized sections and repeat the process until you have curled all your hair. Run your fingers through the waves to make them loose and flowy,.

Now you have effortless waves! Add some hair spray, this will help make your curls last longer.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

The very last step (optional), gently pat a few drops of hair oil to give it a bit of shine.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

What’s your favourite hairstyle?

 

The ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong was gifted to me. This has not affected my opinion in anyway.

 

Fresh off my shopping basket – Priceline Sale and Haul

Fresh off my shopping basket - Priceline Haul

Yippee! It’s that time of the year where Priceline has their 40% off skincare sale. The last few months, I have been waiting for this sale and I’m so glad it’s finally here. If you haven’t gone yet, the sale is on until tomorrow so get in quick. I shared a piccy on instagram yesterday of my shopping basket so it’s only fair I post about the products I’ve purchased. Luckily, today I finished work a little earlier than usual so I could come home and take a photo. The lighting ain’t great but hey it will do for now.

In no particular order, here’s what I got:

Uriage Cleansing Cream – I’ve been using this cleanser for a couple of years now and it’s great as a morning cleanser or days where I’m makeup free.

Nuxe Lifting Eye Cream –  I was attracted to this because it was under the anti-aging section. I’m willing to try anything to stop me from looking like a Chinese Aunty for now. This was the most expensive item out of the 11 items at $32.99 which is not too bad for an eye cream.

La Roche-Posay Micellar Foaming Water – This was recommended to me by a friend last year and have been using it since December. The micellar foaming water is one of my favourite foam cleansers because it’s quite gentle and doesn’t dry out my face.

Aveeno Intense Relief Hand Cream – A nice and cheap little hand cream at $5.99. I use it mainly before bed time and this permanently sits on my bedside table.

Swisse Manuka Honey Detoxifying Clay Mask – Not gonna lie, I threw this into my shopping basket yesterday as so many bloggers rave about it. Managed to try it last night and I’m pretty happy with it. I saw some oily gunk seep through the mask last night.

Skin Doctors pH Balancing Cleanser, Supermoist & Gamma Hydroxy – At the start of the year, I got to try out these amazing products from Skin Doctors, I loved it so much I had to repurchase.

Nivea Men Protective Moisturiser & Natio Men Oil Free Moisturiser – I couldn’t find the usual moisturiser the husband uses so I purchased the Nivea and Natio moisturisers for him to try.

Cetaphil Moisturising Cream – This is a first time purchase, the husband wanted a moisturiser to bring to work so got this one for him.

 

Did you go to the Priceline sale and what did you buy? 

 

Bank account said no but the Credit Card said ‘yes, you can afford EVERYTHING’.

 

What’s In My Bag: 2016 Edition

what's in my bag

Gosh I haven’t done a What’s In My Bag post in a longggg time! The last one I did was on my travel bag so that doesn’t really count as you tend to carry different things whilst on holidays.  Anyway, how have you all been? I’m currently suffering from a cold so I took the day off work, didn’t want spread it around the office unlike last year where I pretty much gave it to everyone (*evil smile*).

what's in my bag

The OCD in me like to carry small pouches in my bag to keep the small loose items together so it’s more organised. I’m always rushing around for work and if I didn’t have the small pouches, things would be falling out left, right and centre.

*Drum roll* The moment you’ve all been waiting for – all the goodies in my bag haha Hope you all got excited for nothing!!

what's in my bag

Here are the things I carry around:

  • Phone – Right now I’m using the trusty Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
  • Oroton Purse
  • YSL Lipstick
  • Crabtree & Evelyn Hand Cream
  • Carmex Lipbalm
  • Target Tissues
  • Beats Earphones – Earphones are a must if you ride the train to work/school everyday. It’s great for entertainment and blocking out annoying noisy people.
  • Keys
  • Bath & Body Works Hand Sanitiser
  • Myki train ticket
  • Hello Kitty pouch containing mirror, pads and some panadol

If it’s a work day, I carry an additional tote bag around with my umbrella, water bottle, lunch and some snacks. These items are generally heavier so it’s better for my handbag and shoulders if I carry them separately.

There you have it my 2016 What’s In My Bag post, I would love to hear what your necessities are? 

Everything has been purchased by me with my own $$.

 

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