Friday, 30 December 2016

Christmas Market Magic In Brussels!


Hey there, it's been quite a while since my last post because of the Christmas festivities! This month has been so busy and absolutely flown over, the highlight being me and a group of friends flew out to Brussels, Belgium on a last minute Winter trip! I took about a million photos but thought I'd share a few with you of the Christmas Markets, which were the main attraction of the city break. We had the the most amazing time, I ate my weight in chocolate topped waffles, forced my boyfriend onto a ferris wheel, bought mulled wine purely to warm my hands up and of course, had a few laps around the ice rink! Honestly, if you love all things Christmas then you will fall in love with Brussels this time off year... but don't forget to wrap up as it's freezing!! If you're interested in visiting Brussels I have a travel guide coming soon which I hope you will find useful, including where I stayed and the best places to go suggested by the locals.

I'd love to know which Christmas Markets you visited this year? 




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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Travel Friendly Skincare | NSPA Beauty Rituals Box Product Praise


Hello and welcome to Blogmas Day 7! Today's post is a review/ praise of the NSPA Beauty Rituals Skincare Gift Set that I thought fits in well with Blogmas as it's a great affordable gift and it's been a while since I've talked about anything beauty related. A long time ago I purchased this small gift set from ASDA while I was supposed to be doing a food shop (no surprise there!) and completely forgot about it at the back of my cupboard! It was only when I was out of Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish and searching for a make up remover that I remembered about the Hot Cloth Polish from the NSPA Skincare Box and it saved the day! This worked so well that it got me interested in testing out all the products and I'm really impressed, so much that I am taking the 4 step regime to Brussels next week, as they are the perfect size for travelling!


Each product is 50ml and is supposed to be a key step in providing a spa like facial at home and I'm very happy to say it is not tested on animals, as well as packed with moisturising Ginseng, Vitamin E and Grapeseed oil for radiant skin. The first step is the Melting Cleansing Gel which is a lovely gel like formula that goes milky as you lather it in. It is a really nice, gentle cleanser that can be used to melt away make up or just work as a face wash. The second step is exfoliation using the Hot Cloth Polish with a muslin cloth to buff away dead skin but I mainly use this to further remove my makeup and it is very gentle on the eyes. It's a lovely option for travel because of its size but won't replace my Cleanse & Polish in every day life because my skin loves that stuff! The third step is something that I've really been missing in my skincare routine and hadn't even realised it... the Radiant Flash Serum gives my skin a glow that the cold weather has been taking away! I haven't used it for long enough to see more permanent results but I am liking it so far. The final step is to moisturise with the Brightening Day Cream which I really like as it's not too heavy, so makes a great base under make up and for a few days it won't hurt to double it up as my overnight moisturiser, as I don't suffer from dry skin. Because of this I'm not very picky with moisturiser and I tend to try new ones every time and I'm still looking out for the perfect one s please let me know your recommendations.

All the products are available in full size so I think I will be picking up the full size of the melting cleansing gel!


Available at ASDA now for £8.00!

Let me know if you've ever used Nspa products or your favourite skincare to travel with!
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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas... My Festive Interior

I am having the best time doing Blogmas this year, I love absolutely everything about the run up to Christmas so I thought I need to share with you some snaps of my Christmas interior. We've gone all out with our usual traditional colour scheme of red, green and gold and the Christmas tree is my favourite part! I'd love hear what your favourite part of your Christmas decor is? -xo



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Monday, 5 December 2016

Autumn Hues












Frosty mornings are upon us but the Autumn colours are hanging in tight, with fresh green grass and golden leaves it is officially my favourite time of the year! Today I wore this statement Camel Coat from New Look that I actually bought last year however I have linked some great options that are available this winter. It's a great stylish piece that will hopefully last me a really long time and it is perfect for this kind of weather. I've paired it with a cream jumper from Primark, Topshop ripped jeans and my favourite new purchase... Sock Boots! This pair in particular are from In The Style and they are amazing quality for the price and look great with almost every outfit! If you're looking for a pair I've seen some lovely choices for Public Desire and Missguided










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Sunday, 4 December 2016

The Christmas Jumper Edit

It's Blogmas day 4!! A post I couldn't pass up doing this December is my Christmas Jumper Edit, so here it is! Perfect for if you're looking for a christmas jumper that is actually wearable! Gone are the days of ugly Christmas jumpers when you can get awesome ones like these... Pretty Little Thing has came through once again in providing the majority of these knits so shout out to them! I hope you're enjoying the festive season and please let me know if you'll be purchasing any of these jumpers. -xo


Sleigh My Name, Sleigh My Name Pretty Little Thing £20.00 // Is It Too Late To Be Good? Topshop £34.00 // Grey Elf Pretty Little Thing £18.00 // Cute Penguins Roll Neck Dorothy Perkins £21.00 // Fairy Sparkle ASDA £20.00 // White & Red Snow Flake/Reindeer Print Pretty Little Thing £15.00 // Dabbin' Through The Snow Amazon £11.93 // Glitter Reindeer Pretty Little Thing £18.00
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Saturday, 3 December 2016

Topshop A/W Fashion Wishlist


Christmas is just around the corner and what better way to get some inspiration than a Topshop fashion wishlist! These are my favourite picks from the high street brand that will give you wardrobe refresh in time for the New Year! Ahhh can you believe it's nearly 2017?! 

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Friday, 2 December 2016

Everything Etsy | Christmas Gift Guide 2016

As the last instalment to my Christmas Gift Guides 2016 (don't worry there's still plenty holiday themed posts to come) I'm bringing to my favourite picks from Etsy. If you've been living under a rock and never ventured onto the creative jungle that is Etsy, it is a great platform for businesses to sell their handmade and uniquely designed products to people all over the world! This makes it the perfect place to do some special Christmas shopping to treat someone you love to a gift that's personalised, unique and definitely not on the high street! As a regular user of Etsy, I thought it would be a nice little idea to share what I've been loving lately and perhaps you'll find your new favourite shop. Please do share in the comments your favourite Etsy shops and products and let me know if you buy any of these items! Tweet me: @ailsahymers xo

Check out my Etsy Edit Wishlist for even more lovely products!



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Thursday, 1 December 2016

For The Fitness Fanatic | Christmas Gift Guide 2016


Whatever type of fitness you, or the lovely person you're gifting this Christmas are into, there is bound to be an item in this gift guide that will make someone very very happy! It's no secret that having nice sportswear or equipment makes us feel more motivated to work out and gone are the days of boring sportswear.. Here's my favourites that I think any women will love! 
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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

The Perfect Gifts For A Jet-Setter Travel Blogger/ Youtuber | Christmas Gift Guide 2016


If you're looking for a gift for your favourite jet setter, who loves to document their travels then this gift guide is for you! These gifts are perfect for someone who wants to improve their content and become a pro at travelling. You can also check out my Beauty or Fashion Blogger/ Youtuber gift guide and Tech Lovers gift guide for more relatable gift ideas. I have so much fun creating these gift guides so if you want to see more be sure to follow on Bloglovin' and check out the rest in the Christmas category.  Let me know in the comments if you buy any of these gift ideas -xo 




1. Make their travels more comfortable with this Oh So Lovely Neck Pillow & Eye Mask £15.00.
2. For instant polaroid pictures try out the FujiFilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera £79.00.
3. This stylish Ted Baker Porcelain Rose Travel Document Holder would have any jet-setter organised and ready to go! £39.95 £31.96
4. Taking an iPad Mini 4 £419.00 means they can update their social media, keep in touch with friends and family easier and stay entertained without taking a laptop.
5. A great way of keeping track of your travels is with this novelty Luckies Scratch Map Travel Edition £6.99.
6. For those who want high quality video recordings of the fun things they get up to. The GO PRO Hero4 Action Camcorder £299.99 is probably on their wishlist! (New GoPro is now out: Hero5 4K )
7. Luggage doesn't have to be boring... get a suitcase that stands out like this River Island Silver Suitcase £80.00 .
8. A very practical gift for those who are always messy and unorganised! The Teckone Universal Portable Organizer £9.99 will make travelling so much easier and make sure they don't loose important cables or memory cards etc. 
9. To save them carrying around a full size tripod this GorillaPod Tripod £14.99 is the perfect size and multifunctional!
10. The most expensive on this list but also the most professional. Your investment in the DJI Osmo £519.00 should pay off as their vlogging and video quality will be top notch. 

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Perfect Gifts For The Interior Lover By H&M Home | Christmas Gift Guide 2016

When doing my usual research (*cough* procrastinating/ online shopping) for my last Gift Guide For Her I came across some gorgeous cushion covers from H&M. This naturally lead me to delve deep into H&M Home to view every single item they sell... and well let's say I was very impressed and LOVED A LOT. Honestly I'd buy every item if I could, especially their cushion designs... I can just feel a New Year bedroom makeover coming on! Anyway, the outcome of this very important research on my wild Friday night by myself, is this interior design gift guide that will hopefully make your home lover extremely happy on Christmas morning! If you'd like to see more Holiday Gift Guides check out the Christmas category here on Debeau and let me know in the comments what's on your wishlist this year! xo

Turquoise Patterned Cushion Cover £17.99 // White Large Woden Box £14.99 // Text Print Shower Curtain £14.99 // Stone Soap Dispenser £7.99 // Jacquard Weave Towel £6.99 // Patterned Mug £ 3.99 (available in more colours) // Anthracite Grey Wooden Box £12.99 //  Leaf Patterned Cushion Cover £8.99 //


Deer Bath Towel £12.99 // Red Sequined Cushion Cover £7.99 (more colours available) // Cinnamon Scented Candle £3.99 // Photo Frame £6.99 (more colours available) // Faux Fur Cushion Cover £12.99 (more colours available) // Burgundy Velvet Cushion £7.99 // 2 Pack Floral Guest Towels £7.99 // Pink Small Metal Tealight Holder £2.99 (more colours available) // Bow With Deer Lid £7.99 // Pink Quilted Velvet Cushion Cover £12.99 (also available in Dusky Green)

Embroidered Cushion Cover £14.99 //  Gold Metal Tray With Rim £17.99 // Pineapple Metallic Print Cushion Cover £6.99 // Oval Glass Box £7.99 // Round Glass Soap Dispenser £12.99 // Block Colour Cushion Cover £8.99 // Copper Metal Wire Basket £9.99 (also available in gold) // Glitter Pillar Candle £2.99 (also available in silver) // Beige Faux Fur Cushion Cover £12.99 // Gold Perforated Metal Tray £14.99 (also available in silver) // Jacquard Pattern Cushion Cover £12.99

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Monday, 28 November 2016

Fashion & Beauty Blogger/ Youtuber | Christmas Gift Guide 2016

If you have a friend or loved-one who's into the whole blogging or youtubeing 'thing' and you're not too sure what to get them, one of these suggestions could be just what you're looking for! A fun but useful gift that will help them with their passion, whether it be photography, stationary or just novelty here's my top picks for everyone in the blogosphere to create better content!
1. RING LIGHT
Lighting is key for great product photography so this Neewer Ring Light could be just what they need to take their content quality to the next level!

2. PORTABLE PHONE CHARGER
A blogger always needs battery and with this handbag friendly Lumsing Dual-USB Charger they'll be able to snap and record everything, without worrying about battery percentage.

3. LITTLE MISS BLOGGER MUG
Because they're going to be spending a lot of time working at desk and that means copious cups of tea (or drink of their choice) and with each sip this Little Miss Blogger Mug will remind them of their passion. 

4. MARBLE MOUSEPAD
Decorate their desk with this pretty handmade Marble Mouse Pad from Etsy.

5. ACRYLIC STORAGE 
No doubt they'll be needing storage for their beauty items. Take a look at Amazons deals like this 'Letter Holder' style which is great for face and eyeshadow palettes.

6. CAMERA STABILISER
Whether they film lookbooks, hauls or chatty videos, give the gift of stability this year to up their video quality with this Zeadio C-Grip Stabiliser

7. EYE-FI 16GB
A nifty little gift enables them to transfer photos wirelessly to their laptop or phone even if their camera does not have Wi-Fi built in! The Eyefi SDHC Card automatically organises the photos in time and date order for ultimate organisation. 

8. NOTEBOOK/ PLANNER
With 380 pages this White Marble Daily Journal from Urban Outfitters could be home to all their blogger plans/ ideas and looks super stylish on their desk. A key prop for those desk flatlays!

9. WIRELESS HEADPHONES
Anyone would love the new Beats Solo 2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. They're great for editing and very practical for travelling as they fold up.

10. REFLECTOR SET
The Phot-R 5in1 Handheld Collapsible Studio Light Reflector is a great affordable way to diffuse light and diminish shadows.

11. A GOOD QUALITY CAMERA
Every blogger /youtuber needs a camera! My choice is the Sony A5000 as its great quality, yet easy to carry around and with it's flip up screen its perfect for vlogging. It is the worlds smallest and lightest camera that has interchangeable lens' and also has built in Wi-Fi for ease.

12. SLIDER
With this Neewer DSLR Camera Slider your blogger beauty can create much more professional content with smooth panoramic shots.

13. LIGHT UP PHONE CASE
Be selfie ready with a Lumee Phone Case. Perfect lighting is only a click away!

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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Santa Made Me Do It... ANOTHER Holiday Gift Guide | Beauty, Fashion, Jewellery & More!


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After taking a little break from the everyday gift guides her on Debeau, they're now coming back in full swing starting with this selection of lovely gifts for your favourite girls! I've included my favourite items from all categories and price points so there really is something for everyone, from my gorgeous Olivia Burton watch and Pandora rings to affordable sunnies and over the knee boots! I mean really, what more could you want? 

There's still plenty more in store coming to hopefully help you with your Christmas shopping so you can avoid that last minute mayhem. If, like me you didn't manage to complete your shopping in Black Friday just gone make sure you follow on Bloglovin' to get new daily gift guides and check out the CHRISTMAS category to see whats been done so far! -xo

❄️ Cushion Covers || H&M Home || LINK
❄️ Linea Feather Glass Jewellery Box || House Of Fraser || £35.00 £17.50 || LINK
❄️Just Sheepskin New Dutchess Mule Slippers || House Of Fraser || £55.00 £38.50 || LINK
❄️Dark Denim Superstretch Jeans || H&M || £19.99 || LINK
❄️NARS ASOS Exclusive Blame It On Nars Cheek Palette || ASOS || £45.00 || LINK
❄️Linea Rowe Pouch || House Of Fraser || £20.00 £10.00 || LINK
❄️NARS Limited Edition Moon Matte Lipstick || ASOS || £21.00 || LINK
❄️ River Island Gold Aviator Sunglasses || ASOS || £10.00 || LINK
❄️ Be Happy, Be Bright, Be You Box Candle || New Look || £7.99 || LINK
❄️ Rose Gold Crystal Vanity Mirror || LullaBellz || £30.00 || LINK
❄️ Zoeva Caramel Melange Eyeshadow Palette || BeautyBay || £18.00 || LINK
❄️ Snowflake Cookie Yankee Candle || House Of Fraser || £8.99 - £21.99 || LINK
❄️ Benefit Defined & Refined Brows Set || ASOS || £28.50 || LINK
❄️ Sparkle Slogan Wine Glass Bottle || LullaBellz || £15.00 || LINK
❄️ Skye Satin & Lace Triangle Bra || ASOS || £18.00 || LINK
❄️ Grey Suedette Flat Over The Knee Boots || New Look || £44.99 £22.00 || LINK

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