The Demise of Table Manners

I don't know how or when it happened but common decency seems to have died out. 

Please note I am writing this on my phone at my desk at work I am on my lunch break not skiving before you ask, and I am having to type this one handed as the other hand is over my nose in an attempt to subdue the pungent smell of fish coming from one of the other desks.  

I can't be the only one who thinks this is not acceptable behaviour, I am not criticising anyone's food choices I may be a vegetarian but I don't have a problem with people eating whatever they want, except when it stinks out the whole office.  

I would never dream of eating smelly food in a shared space as it is not fair for other people to have to endure unpleasant smells, but if my office is anything to go by I am unfortunately in the minority which is why I currently feel like I am being gassed by a haddock.  


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Benefit Brow & Lash Tint Review

I have never really understood the obsession people have with their eyebrows and why anyone would want to spend so much of their time and money on maintaining them.

I think this is mostly because I have always had pretty decent eyebrows, not too bushy or too sparse and a nice natural shape. If I had ever struggled with my brows I probably would have jumped on the brow care bandwagon but because I didn’t, I never gave my brows a second thought until recently.

I don’t know exactly when it happened but my brows seem to have lost their colour and become almost blonde. It must have been gradual as I didn’t really notice it until I looked in the mirror and realised that I couldn’t see my eyebrows unless i looked for them.

i know that sounds weird, like i dropped them down the back or the sofa or left them on the bus, but seriously I had to really look, as my brows had gone blonde and were now blending into the background of my pale skin. So i made my first foray into brow maintenance.

I have had my brows tinted a few times now but though I would share the latest one as I also had my eyelashes tinted. I have wanted to have my lashes tinted for quite a while, the idea of waking up every morning looking like you are wearing mascara really appealed , especially as the ends of my lashes also seem to be going blonde .

I decided to bite the bullet and book in for a brow and lash tint at my local benefit boutique (the lash tints are only available at stand alone boutiques). The lady doing my tints was lovely and talked me though everything. I had dark brown with a little black on my brows and blue black on my lashes

So here is the before and after, I apologise for the lighting change and my poor photography skills.

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