Liebster Award #1

Wow, ive never been nominated for this award before! I’ve only started this blog since November 2013, and ive had so many good times through blogging. I’ve met some greet people on twitter and WordPress and i couldn’t of asked for a better community than beauty and fashion bloggers. (#bbloggers, #fbloggers) So i want to say firstly thanks to Brittany from Fabulous with Heart ( for the nomination! I really do appreciate it. And id also like to say thanks to Chloe from Dazed Fashion ( and Jen from ( that has also nominated me, thanks girls.

So, the rules you need to follow if you’ve been nominated:

  1. Mention the person who nominated you (link & name)
  2. Nominate 11 other bloggers with 200 or less followers
  3. create 11 new questions for them to answer


1) What brand of hair tools do you use?

I use a range of brands for my hair, my daily hair brands would have to be Batiste (dry shampoo) Tresemme (hairspray) and Schwarzkopf (powderful styling powder).  Hair tools; would be GHD for straighteners and Remington and Babyliss for Curlers.

2) Do you have any cool talents or skills?

Erm i don’t think i do which is a shame, i’m okay at singing? (embarrassed) my hidden talent would probably be i’m double jointed so i can do strange stuff with my feet and hands but lets not go into that. I’m a pretty normal person.

3) Breakfast or Dinner?

Definitely dinner, i never have time for breakfast on a morning, i do love a good fry up but a cereal bar is usually all i have on a morning.

4) Name some cities in the world you would love to visit

Oh wow there’s so many! Definitely Venice, i love the look of the place so pretty and peaceful. Then a city would be New York so many sites to see! and somewhere relaxing would probably somewhere like Jamaica or the Caribbean, i know that’s not really a city but it kinda counts.

5) What are your interests beside beauty and fashion?

Im a HUGE film and TV fanatic, i watch way too much stuff but i love it!

6) Who are some of your idols or role models?

I really love Demi Lovato as a singer, shes so inspiration after everything shes gone through, she hasn’t hid away from what shes done shes let it all out and shes done so well for herself since! I also love Cara delevingne, shes so pretty and i just love the way she dresses, shes so done up in photo shoots but so casual and normal everyday. She seems so nice and doesn’t care what she does, i admire that.

7) What is your favorite animal?

Oh gosh i dont think i have one, i love so many animals from cats, dogs, rabbits, koalas, tigers.. the lists endless.

8) What is your favorite 20th Century era(20’s,30’s,40’s,etc) (fashion, beauty, history, etc)?

Probably the 20’s and 50’s. I love the 20’s for all the sequin and flapper girl dresses, they’ve come back in fashion which i love but i would of loved to of lived then. Also, the 50’s i love the fashion then too, the polka dot dresses and the hairstyles are so cute too. Its just pretty much grease!

9) Favorite color?


10) What is something interesting about the country that you live in?

Where i’m from (Middlesbrough), they make this meal called Chicken Parmesan, its so nice! And only my place and other places nearby do it, so that’s one thing interesting i suppose.

11) Do you take naps?

Yes! all the time especially when i come in from University or after work, if i don’t i just cant concentrate.


Favourite Foundation?

I havent had that much experience with foundations, ive only ever tried Rimmel, Maybelline or Elf. So though experience i would say Rimmel lasting finish is great for my skintone.

Favourite Product in your make-up bag?

Definitely Theyre Real mascara by benefit, its so great for my lashes, makes them so long and thick its my fave!

Favourite Perfume?

I would say FLASH by Jimmy Choo, it smells so nice and the smell stays all day!

Daily Hair routine?

Wash the night before, let it dry natural, straighten it on a morning with argan oil and got 2b powderful for volume.

Would you rather leave the house without foundation or mascara?

Foundation! Mascara is necessary.

Do you like trying out new products or are you quite weary when it comes to putting products on your face which you have never tried before?

I like trying stuff new especially if its cheap, if its expensive then i probably wouldnt get it incase i didnt like it and id spent all of that. I do need to be brave and try new expensive products, i could end up loving them!

Favourite brand of nail polish?

Barry M! I have a large collection now that just keeps growing.

Are you more of a dress kind of girl or a jeans kind of girl?

Definitely jeans, i wear them al week!

Liquid or pencil eyeliner?

Pencil, i cant use liquid it always ends up messy.

Vibrant lipsticks or nude coloured ones?

Vibrant purples i love, but i like nude colours too so its hard to pick.

Curled or straight hair?

I have my hair straight, but i do love it curly, i wish it would just do that though it takes ages to do my hair.



Are you more of a skin care or make up person?

Definitely make up!

What was the inspiration for your blog name?

I love nail polishes and nail art so i wanted to emphasize this so i used polished, and i love clothes so i decided on couture. I hope my name polishedcouture portrays fashion and beauty.

Have you been to any meet ups since you started your blog/would you like too?

I havent no! but i have two coming up in March that im really excited for.

What is your biggest achievement in your life so far?

Definitely getting into University, i never ever thought about going till i went to college, best decision ever.

What is your favourite item of clothing at the moment?

My new blue playsuit, click here to see it!

If you could eat any food a lot and it wouldn’t make you unhealthy what would you eat?

Oh probably pizza and chocolate!

 What is your favourite genre of film you like to watch?

Action – im such a geek to marvel films.

Do you have a job, if so what is it?

Im a sales assistant at Greggs.

What is your favourite thing about the place you live?

A dish called chicken parmo, only my place and places nearby do it, its amazing.

What would you say is your best feature or personality trait?

My smile, that’s probably one thing i wouldn’t change, everyone says my smiles contagious *cringe*.

What make up are you currently wearing?

Rimmel 24 hr foundation, collection felt eyeliner, they’re real mascara and e.l.f bronzer.

My nominations:


All these nominations, i follow either on Twitter or WordPress! Some are new, some aren’t so please check them out and i will look forward to reading your answers to your questions. Comment on here with the link so i can see!

The questions:

  1. How long have you been blogging for?
  2. Whats your favorite dish?
  3. What plans have you got for 2014?
  4. Whats your favorite lipstick brand?
  5. Why did you start blogging?
  6. If you could have any super power or ability what would it be?
  7. What is your favorite fashion store?
  8. Fluffy socks or Slippers?
  9. Whats the one beauty product you cant live without?
  10. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
  11. Heels or flats?




    • 24 February 2014 / 11:17 pm

      Oh wow thankyou so much! Lovely comment 🙂 x

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