What I Wore During The Heatwave in Paris

A Hot Flash of Outfits For Summer Weather

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With red hot temperatures on the rise this summer we all need the perfect sweat-proof outfit that’s going to be perfect for chilling out and cooling down.

Being an autumn baby who lived almost my whole life in Ireland, coming up with summer outfits that are both comfortable and cool can be an impossible task at times, especially because I’m not used to having to go about my everyday life while sweltering under the extreme heat. It’s only really now after two years living in France that I’m getting used to dressing comfortably under the blazing hot sun so for today’s post I came up with three summer outfits that are perfect for staying stylish no matter how high the thermometer may be.

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NEW VIDEO + CIRCLE LENS LOOKBOOK

MY KPOP INSPIRED MAKEUP AND CIRCLE LENS HAUL

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OUR NEW VIDEO IS LIVE ON THE YOUTUBE CHANNEL!

Today’s video is all about Korean circle lenses and Korean inspired makeup. Myself and my special camera man put together a little lookbook in Paris for you guys! Also the video features me unboxing the lenses and generally being an idiot on camera so check it out!

I’d really be so grateful for you guys to support my youtube channel and especially this video because I know you’re going to love it!

Just thought I’d pop on here to promote the video because YouTube’s algorithm does not help small creators at all and I need all the love I can get !

I’ll put a full post on the blog tomorrow but if you want a sneak peak then you should definitely head on over to the video now.

That’s all from me for now. Thank you guys so much for watching the video and I’ll see you very soon!

~Amanda xx

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Update: Smiling in Paris Again

A Little Update After My Last Post

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Not the best quality photo I know but I figured that I would come on here and let you guys know how I’m doing after my last blogpost where I was feeling mentally exhausted and just drained from my bad experiences in Paris.

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Why I’m Tired of Living in Paris

I’ll Probably Delete This Later

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Its 3am and I just had to come on here and write this. Honestly I don’t know where to begin. Things have been hard lately.

I feel like everybody knows me as the walking cliché foreign girl in Paris who comes to the city after uprooting her whole life abroad to fall in love with cheese and baguettes and everything else associated with the most grotesque french stereotypes you can imagine. On instagram and often over here on our blog I’m posting constantly about how much I love Paris and on a very superficial level, my love for the city is real. I love the city as a city. No matter where you go here you’re always surrounded by beautiful things, chic restaurants, boutiques and cafés and every street is brimming with so much history that it would be impossible to know every single detail about it. But the truth about Paris is that trying to make it here as a foreigner is often misery.

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Emergency Haircare Routine ft Yves Rocher

How I’m Saving My Damaged Hair

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I don’t know about you but my hair has certainly been through a lot over the past year. Between bleaching it twice, toning, straightening, and blow drying on a regular basis I’m not stranger to split ends, breakage and dullness.

Ever since I bleached, balayaged and highlighted my hair one year ago, the thickness and softness has never been the same. I honestly am convinced that colourists are lying when they tell you that the work they do doesn’t damage your hair because mine has been drying gout and shedding like crazy ever since I highlighted it. It’s terrible now how empty I feel whenever I run my fingers through my hair sleek and shiny hair because the thickness is just not there anymore and each time I so much as touch my hair I end up yanking out massive clumps of it.
You shouldn’t get me wrong however, shedding is completely normal especially in the warmer months but dryness and extreme breakage on the other hand is a sign of chemical/heat damage. That is exactly why I’ve really stepped up my haircare routine lately with the goal of restoring my dead ends back to the long, luscious locks that they once were.
For this post I’m sharing my haircare regime with you guys in the hopes that it will help you too if you’re experiencing haircare woes in the same way that I am.
Let’s begin!

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#AD GRADUATION +THE PERFECT OCCASION WEAR THIS SUMMER

Class of PrettyLittleThing

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Summer is here which means that the time for champagne and celebrations during warm nights has arrived. For today’s post I teamed up with PrettyLittleThing to show you some amazing occasion wear that is perfect for weddings, classy soirées and also graduations. Their graduation store has so many beautiful dresses to choose from and  I couldn’t be more thrilled to show you guys a few of my favourites.

Graduation is unfortunately not celebrated in France and it’s something that now, living away from Ireland I’m pretty sad to be missing out on. The way it works here is that you get your degree in the mail and that’s that. There’s no big celebration where we wear the robe, the hats and do the photographs while holding the degree but that doesn’t mean that we should skip out on the chance to dress up every now and again!

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Favourite Places In Paris: Les Bouquinistes

The Perfect Place To Snoop in Paris

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Notre-Dame and the square surrounding it may be inaccessible after the fire that happened in April but that doesn’t mean that you should skip out on visiting the quartier of Saint Michel next time you find yourself in Paris.

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