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The Red Statement Blazer

April 5, 2017

I for one am a sucker for a blazer; I have a dozen different colours/styles hung up in my wardrobe (or say packed in my suitcase, depending on where I am jetting off to).

And lets be honest, we all love the classic black blazer. I mean, it is sophisticated, timeless and forever classy…how can it ever do you wrong? BUT now summer is approaching I think it is time to give the loyal black blazer a well deserved rest and maybe swap it for a statement piece instead… how about RED?

This is one of favourite blazers I bought from Zara not so long along. I like to style around the blazer or even rock it as a suit (I have the matching trousers of course).

OHHH and I don’t suggest walking around in nothing but a bikini and your blazer… just like I did for one of my most recent photo shoots. It was a lot colder than it looks… trust me.

To buy online: https://www.zara.com/uk/

Photographer: Yolanda Kingdon

 

 

 

 

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Sunset Series

November 12, 2015

Sunset Series By Carlo Parducho

Shot by LA based commercial photographer at The Grafton on Sunset (Sunset Boulevard).

Thankfully the weather is pretty much always Sunny in Los Angeles so shooting in October was never going to be a worry.

It was a pleasure to shoot with Carlo; he is fun, creative, easy going and professional! I am already looking forward to shooting with him again soon… HEY any excuse to get back to LA 😛

I try to be as versatile as possible so the images are slightly different to some of my previous shoots.

Check out his website: http://www.carloparducho.net

Sunset Series; The Grafton on Sunset: http://www.graftononsunset.com

Hair: Minimal Styling by Me.               Colour: Warm brown/blonde balayage        
Makeup: Minimal with Mac Rivera Life Lipgloss.
Royal Blue Dress: Amarni Exchange
Dark Blue Maxi Dress: Club L

Chloe xXx

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Miss Earth UK Finals

September 3, 2015

WOW what a hectic Bank Holiday Weekend I had!

From London to Kent to Birmingham to North Lincolnshire to Worcestershire then back home to Kent! I have clocked up some serious millage.

I would like to say what a lovely time I had at the Miss Earth UK 2015 finals. It was a pleasure presenting Miss Earth UK for the second year in a row and it was especially nice to catch up with all my pageant sisters and being able to gain new ones. I am already looking forward to next year!

Thanks again to Louise Brown (the UK Director of Miss Earth) for putting on a great event! I know how much effort it takes to put together an event like Miss Earth UK and it is only getting bigger and better each year. Congratulations to all the award winners and our new Miss Earth UK 2015 title holders.

The finale of Miss Earth UK 2015 was held on 29th August 2015 at the Burlington Hotel in Birmingham.

Katrina Kendall was crowned Miss Earth England 2015

Amy Meisak was crowned Miss Earth Scotland 2015

Lara Stephen was crowned Miss Earth Wales 2015.

All three ladies join Dearbhlá Walsh who was crowned Miss Earth Northern Ireland 2015 at City Hotel Derry on 13th July 2015 to make Team UK.

The lucky 4 will now represent their respective countries at the Miss Earth 2015 pageant in Vienna, Austria. 

Every single one of the girls competing were fantastic and rocked the stage!

 

‘You should continue to chase your dreams’

Chloé xXx

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Radical Youth Serum

July 10, 2015

Protect the Skin you are in – The FANTASTIC Radical Youth Serum…

As a ‘young’ adult I have always been interested in looking after my skin. I am forever on the look out for a practical youth serum that prevents my skin from gaining further wrinkles whilst keeping it smooth and radiant.

In comes… Radical Youth Serum

A serum for thirst hungry skin! It has potent ingredients proven to reduce wrinkles and sagging skin supercharge this anti-aging formula.

A dual-purpose serum created to radically boost hydration levels in the skin whilst repairing at maximum levels, which also has the ability to exponentially increase the efficacy of the Radical Peptide Infused Antioxidant Serum and Moisturisers. 

The Benefits

  • Plant based stem cells extends the life of healthy skin
  • Maximum Levels of Hyaluronic acid to boost skin hydration to make a a true youth elixir
  • Instrumentally after 6 weeks of product use, 92.3% of subjects had an improvement in facial skin lines/wrinkles width

CHLOE SAYS “It is not often that you find a product, which does what it says on the tin. I used the serum once in the morning and once at night and it lasted just under two months. It is perfect for dehydrated sensitive skin. My skin felt nourished, toned, brighter and I noticed my face was positively glowing. RESULT!”

It is slightly on the expensive side but I have to be honest… It is worth it. 

PRICE: £110 for 30ml. 

Buy here: http://www.radicalskincare.com/products/youth-infusion-serum

So what is it made of?…

Because we want more, we know better and we want the best.
Radical Skincare Youth Infusion Serum is THE solution, Radical results and nothing less:

  • 84.6% of subjects had an improvement in facial skin lines/wrinkles severity, after 6 weeks
  • 100% of subjects had an improvement in facial skin pigment evenness, after 6 weeks
  • 84.4% of subjects had an improvement in skin hydration, after 2 weeks

For best results

Smooth serum gently onto face and neck using slow, upward strokes. Use on cleansed skin in the morning whenever your skin feels dry, as well as every evening. For maximum anti-ageing performance, use before Peptide Infused Antioxidant Serum and follow with anti-ageing Restorative Moisture.

Chloé xXx

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Miss Universe Great Britain 2015

June 30, 2015

Miss Universe GB

WOW, what an amazing few days I have had at Miss Universe Great Britain.

I can honestly say I put my heart and soul into the Miss Universe Great Britain contest. There was absolutely nothing nothing left in me to produce a better outcome. I am incredibly proud of all the girls who competed on Saturday night and also proud of myself. I was confident positive and very focused. I am feeling empowered!

Having already competed Internationally at Miss Earth 2013 representing England, I have naturally improved and become far more rounded and focused. I felt the best I have ever felt whilst performing on stage this weekend at Miss Universe GB and for that reason I do not feel sad I that I did not win. I know I gave it my all. From the long hours spent at the gym, pageant training lessons, interview prep to carefully choosing my gown and clothes I would wear during the three days competing.

Thank you so much to Paula for organising the competition. It was lovely to be competing with some of my very good friends and new faces. All of the girls were awesome and I know I have come away with some new pageant sisters. I love the thought of being with like minded women empowering one another. I am inspired by strong women, who are ambitious and know what they want out of life. I have met some of my best friends in pageants. That is something I will be eternally grateful for.

I am so overwhelmed by the amount of people who supported me on my journey to Miss Universe Great Britain. I am truly grateful for every single person who donated to my Strongbones JustGiving fund, who took the time to vote for me and all the kind messages I received in the lead up to the final; I was generally touched by all the support. You guys are awesome and I feel emotional that so many of you had be down as your winner…I now have time to read your forums online and have translated into English. You are so very kind to me and I thank you all for the best wishes.

I am so pleased for Nena and I am confident she will do well at Mss Universe 2015 later this year. She is a fabulous winner and I cannot wait to follow her journey. 

Chloé xXx









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Halloween Happy

November 18, 2014

My inspiration for Halloweeeeeeeen – KATY PERRY

My outfit was a cross between Cup Cake Katy and Whipped Cream Katy… Both outfits appeared in her video for California Girls!

I coloured my hair blue with some hair dye from SuperDrug. For my makeup I used a NARS & Benefit Foundation, Benefit Brows Kit, NARS Bronzer, MAC Blusher, YSL Touche Éclat, Double Lashes from ELURE, Benefit Mascara, MAC Red Lips & I drew on some thick flicks on my eye lids using a Loreal Eyeliner.

My friend Sarah dressed as a Skeleton 😛 Who knew her mum was a face paint pro!?!

We had a makeup artist at the house party in Knightsbridge so I was able to get some cute love hearts and lollipops painted on my body plus some funky facial glitter art!

I had a wicked night with great people!

 

Chloé xXx

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Greasy hair beware!

October 20, 2014

Have you ever found yourself in a grim and ‘greasy’ situation and you’ve finished the last of your dry shampoo?!? No stress… baby powder is the perfect cover up! You can sprinkle it onto your roots or brush it throughout your hair.  Not only does it remove the oil but it smells clean.

Baby powder works wonders for blondes/grey hairs. QUICK TIP: You could also add a little bit of cocoa powder to the baby powder if you are brunette… Redheads try cinnamon… brush it throughout your hair.

Other awesome uses for Baby Powder include:

Ant repel

Pet shampoo

Removes Sand and grease stains

Loosen up playing cards

Ease waxing pain

Freshen up your shoes

Add to plastic gloves to fit into them easier (eliminates moisture) 

Freshen closets

Cool your sheets during the hot months

Makes a good deodorant and keeps your fresh

Soothes your skin

WHAT!? You are out of baby powder too :O ooooook… how about adding some translucent powder to your powder brush and brush that onto your roots/tzone. This is also a clever substitute for dry shampoo 😀

 

Chloé xXx

 

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Passing of the Crown * 21st September 2014 *

September 26, 2014

SO my year as Miss Earth England has finally come to an end! What an incredible journey it has been. I feel so fortunate to have had the chance to compete at the international finals in Philippines for just less than one month with 90 beautiful ladies; it was an experience of a lifetime.

I am very lucky to have such a huge support network. Thank you to my family and friends who came to watch me win and who have been there for me all year round. Thank you to all the Miss Earth fans from around the world that have constantly supported me. All your lovely comments and emails have been much appreciated!

I worked so hard in the run up to the final and when I won the chance to represent England at one of the Top 3 pageants in the world it was a dream come true. I carried on my hard work all year round. I have always been involved with raising funds for various charities so I was thrilled to win the charity award last year as this meant so much to me especially as I was able to raise money for RSPCA in Leybourne; a charity close to my heart.

During my month in the Philippines I absorbed so much knowledge about the earth, different countries, environment, marine conservation, ecotourism, etc… I made some amazing friends for life from all around the world and built up so many superb memories!

All of the girls were asked to donate a gift from their respective countries in order to raise funds for the Typhoon Victims. My Great Granddad made a solid silver bangle, which I donated. It was the first bangle he ever made and I hope it will be cherished by its new owner.

I planted trees, taught school children about problems we face worldwide, ways to be eco friendly and information about the environment, visited orphanages, spent time with seriously sick children and typhoon victims, ate in the most amazing restaurants, made speeches on stage, performed my Shakespeare monologue at the talent round, gala dinners, gave interviews, got involved in all the challenges, had the most amazing spa day, met mayors of cities, ate so much food, pizza parties with the girls, karaoke on the bus, made a kite, collected a stash of about a gazillion biscuits, donuts, chocolate and crackers, walked in charity catwalk shows, got involved in various arts and crafts, I got the chance to travel to another island; Sorsogon, fell in love with Halo Halo… The list is endless!

When I competed in the final for the Miss Earth 2013 crown on stage I knew there was absolutely nothing more I could of done. 100% effort goes into everything I do. Even for me at the end of the pageant I was all glam’ed out! Picture Perfect everyday in heels, I have never smiled so much in my life 😀

Thank you to all of my sponsors for helping me prepare for the international finals, thank you to the director of Miss Earth Louise and to the judges last year for choosing me to represent England; I am so grateful. I would like to wish Justine, Gabriella, Yasmin and Romy representing the UK in this year’s Miss Earth final all the best! Enjoy every single moment of your time wearing the crown and having the opportunity to represent your country. I know you ladies will rock the Philippines <3 If you ever need any advice/information please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.

Lots of Love,

Chloé xXx

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Murad ‘Pom Power’ Pore Cleansing Facial

May 13, 2014

Recently my skin has broken out in all kinds of disgusting lumps and bumps… I seriously needed to get my ass marching to the nearest Facial experts. I decided to scour the internet to see what deals I could find. There are some great offers if you delve deep. I came across a super cool site called Wahanda and managed to squeeze in an appointment with Murad in their beauty room at House of Fraser, 318 Oxford Street for a Pom-Power Pore Cleansing Facial:

The perfect pick-me-up for skin of all ages. This facial uses the wonderful Vitalic range of products from Murad, which harness the powerful anti-oxidant effects of the Pomegranate fruit to energise and renew your complexion. This facial includes a gentle peel which will help to brighten and resurface your skin. This facial is suitable for all skin types and is a very good facial for younger clients.’

The whole process lasts about 40minutes and I was generally really happy with the outcome. My therapist Natasha, was warm, friendly and passionate about her job, she got straight to work on my face without any 10-15minutes flaffing about like a few therapists I have come into contact with over the years tend to do. I was impressed with her knowledge of the products and her professionalism. Natasha also took off all my makeup (most therapists leave my mascara on) and I left with my skin positivity glowing. I would definitely recommend this treatment and I hope to go back again soon 🙂

Chloé

xXx

 

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Bronzed Goddess

March 7, 2014

Last night I managed to squeeze in a ‘Vita Liberata’ Spray Tan at the ‘Benefit Boutique’ in Covent Garden;5 minutes from where I live. I usually get my tan  at ‘Fab Spray Tans’ in Kent (usually on a Friday night) BUT as I am in London during the week, I had to look at other options!

I came across ‘Benefit Boutique’ by chance late yesterday afternoon. I was busy googling spray tan salons in Covent Garden. I didn’t know Benefit had rooms for pamper sessions, sprays tans, waxes, eyebrows etc. They also do make overs which I will probably try next week! Luckily the Boutique had one space left at 5:30pm so I got myself booked in and a few hours later I was standing naked in the spray booth waiting to be transformed! I can’t stand tan lines so I always decline the option of the ‘paper thong’ but I was taking no chances with muddy looking feet so the sticky shoes were a YES please! My tan specialist was incredibly friendly and sweet. The whole process takes around 15minutes as I like to be sprayed twice. I wanted to be brown not ‘lightly sun kissed.’ I walked in like a pasty goat so I need to be leaving like I have stepped off of a plane after a week in the Bahamas! The whole process took around half an hour which was ideal plus it was now dark outside… WIN no one can see my tangoed new look in the dark. Hoping no one would see me (plus I’m braless) I quickly pop into Holland and Barretts to trial a couple pea-protein yoghurts… FAIL they taste horrible (I’m trying to limit my dairy and soya intake so I am looking at other options, clearly this was not one). Anyway I get home and sleep in all black loose clothing, I put a towel over my pillows and sheets as not to stain them! I wash my tan off in the morning and I am looking meeeeaaan. Loving my new bronzed look and I will definitely book myself in again! Now the real question is how long will this tan last??? Meh, as long as I am looking fresh for the weekend it’s all good in the hood.

Benefit Boutique 19, Shorts Garden, London (Nearest tube: Covent Garden)

http://www.benefitcosmetics.co.uk/brand/boutiqueoverview/boutiques

http://www.vitaliberata.co.uk – Check out my tan choice 🙂

I will upload pictures of my bad ass tan later this weekend 🙂 ‘Chow’ for Now

Chloé

xXx