Friday, December 22

My Best Year Yet | 2017 Highlights

2017 has been filled with so much love, travel, success and accomplishment, making it my best year yet. I travelled to 7 different countries, worked with more than 20 different brands,

January 1st - NYE in Times Square, New York City
January 2nd - Featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine for my 2016 Blog Award Win
January 3rd - First Day Freelancing
January 9th - Featured in MTV's 17 Up & Coming YouTubers' List
January 12th - 20K Twitter Followers
January 19th - GoSend Go Glam Gala, London
January 23rd - 15K Instagram Followers
January 25th - Shortlisted Best Established Vlogger, Johnson & Johnson Awards
January 31st - Brighton Trip with my Brother, Fraser
February 8th - Billy Elliot The Musical
February 22nd - YouTube Space London Filming with Amy & Bianca
February 24th - First Date with Benji
March 17th - Featured in Blogosphere Magazine
March 19th - Seeing Craig David
March 20th - An American In Paris Musical
March 23rd - Reykjavik, Iceland
March 24th - My 23rd Birthday in the Blue Lagoon
March 28th - 35K Subscribers
April 3rd - Beauty & The Beast Afternoon Tea, London
April 19th - Becoming Verified on Twitter
April 17th - Durdle Door with Benji
April 21st - UK Blog Awards 2 x Finalist: Best Lifestyle Blog & Best Vlogger
April 22nd - London Zoo with Benji
April 29th - My First Meet Up
May 1st - 100th Weekly Vlog
May 6th - Aladdin The Musical with MAC Cosmetics
May 18th - Benidorm, Spain with icelolly Holidays
May 20th - 6 Years On YouTube
June 4th - Costa Adeje, Tenerife: First Holiday with Benji
June 29th - Afternoon Tea at Sketch, Mum's Birthday
June 30th - New Forest Water Park, Georgie's Birthday
July 1st - Thorpe Park with Amy, Bianca and our boys!
July 15th - Split, Croatia Sailing with MedSailors
July 29th - The Addams Family Musical
August 19th - Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea, Sanderson Hotel, London with Dionne & Lucy
September 5th - Zoella Winter Wonderland Launch, London
September 21st - 5th Blood Donation
September 30th - Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida
October 18th - Chewton Glen Spa Night with Mum
October 22nd - 40K Subscribers & Radio 1 Teen Awards
November 8th - 20K Instagram
November 10th - Lyme Regis Weekend: Benji's Birthday
November 14th - Legally Blonde The Musical
November 16th - 45K Twitter
November 16th - A History Of Magic: Harry Potter Event with Lumos (meeting Eddie Redmayne!)
November 18th - Winter Wonderland, London
November 29th - Ice Skating in Bournemouth Gardens
December 16th - Blogosphere Christmas Party: First Time Panel Speaker
December 19th - Afternoon Tea Level8IGHT Sky Bar, Bournemouth
December 24th - Sestriere, Italy: Christmas Skiing with Family
December 25th - First Christmas with Benji (on the slopes!)
December 31st - First NYE with Benji

Brands I Worked With:
Zeek Gift Cards
Virgin Active
This Works
Swiss Clinic
My Beauty Matches
Miller & Carter
Attraction Tickets Direct
Rosefield Watches
Chelsea Candles
Canterbury & England Rugby
O'Neill's Pubs
Homesense UK
POLO Mints

I have written some thank you's in my new video above, but huge thank you to all my friends, family, management and to you guys, for making this year a truly special one. Here's to 2018!

Thursday, December 7

GHD Flight Travel Hairdryer | Limited Edition Nocturne Collection

I've travelled a lot this year. Whether it's been a holiday abroad, a night away in London or just to stay at my boyfriend's for the weekend, I'm constantly on the move. I've got my packing down to a T, including which make up I actually need, and how many t-shirts is one too many, but the item I struggle with the most, is my hairdryer.

Now, a girl and her hair is very important. Especially when you have naturally curly locks like mine. I like embracing my curls and letting my hair air-dry, but sometimes when I'm away, I've actually wanted to dry it. I've always left my hair dryer at home in fear it would a) break and b) be too bulky and c) eat into my luggage weight allowance. I've been on the hunt for a little travel hair dryer, but I'm SUPER fussy, I really need it to be half decent/a little bit more powerful. The hotel hairdryers just don't cut it.

That is when GHD pretty much saved the day. This gorgeous portable hairdryer ticks ALL the boxes. It comes in a purple travel case as part of the Nocturne Collection, to keep it protected and have the wire and plug all together. There's even space to have some mini hair products and bits in.

The hair dryer itself has a foldable handle, which click up and down super easily. There's two speed and temperature settings, going up to 65 degrees celsius. It has universal voltage too, so you can switch according to whether you're in the US or Europe. It's super lightweight, but powerful enough to dry my hair in pretty much the same time as my main dryer. I am completely in love!

If you travel often like me, or are looking for the perfect gift for a traveller, then this is it! I picked it up on ASOS for £59, shop here.

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