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Bringing back glam



There was a bit of running joke when I was a teenager that I was going to turn out to be a WAG. I always had big hair, lashes, tan.... it was a huge effort but 15 year old me loved it. Lately, I've felt a bit of a return to being that girl. It takes a huge investment of time but I'm enjoying getting ready so much and I've been feeling more confident. Here are my three little 'go to' glam products that make me feel just a little bit more fab on a day to day basis.

Cocoa Brown Gentle Bronze
I am very picky with tan as I have quite dry skin on my body. I have been loving the Cocoa Brown Gentle Bronze formula as it is very moisturising. I have previously tried the other Cocoa Brown offerings but they just aren't for me. As I've stated before, mouse tans and I just aren't friends. The formula applies as a caramel colour and 1 coat gives a golden glow overnight. I've been applying this 2-3 times a week and thus far I've had no tanning mishaps. The tan also has no over-bearing scent. I've found it applies amazingly with my Glove Your Body mitt (You can read a full review here). 

Beyonce Heat Wild Orchid*
Firstly, the bottle of this looks so cute sitting on my dresser and matches my room perfectly! This has been a real "go to" scent for day to day as the summer fades away. The scent is sweet but still warm. With notes of orchid, pomegranate, amber and coconut water, the scent feels fun and flirty. It dries down to a much more musky scent with a more grown-up vibe. It is perfect for those in their late teens and early 20s who want to feel a little bit special on a daily basis. 

Charles Worthington Volume and Bounce Texturising Spray 
A key component of my glam routine has always been my big hair. I think flat hair is boring. I'd read a lot about this spray from fellow bloggers so I decided to test it out myself. Post blow-dry I spray a liberal amount of this in my hair to give some volume. It gives a good amount of root lift and hold.  It is very much like the different "dust" products on the market only delivered in a spray format. Just make sure not to go too crazy as you might end up with a white cast in your hair if you are dark like me.

Let me know the products that make you feel glam by tweeting me @GemmaLEBond or leaving a comment below.

*PR Sample