Maternity Style Bite: George at ASDA

Now that I’m in the last few weeks of pregnancy trying to find something that even fits has become a challenge, let alone something stylish.

If you’ve kept up with my pregnancy updates you’ll know that up until recently I’ve mixed bigger sized basics with maternity pieces. Currently my bump seems to get bigger every day and is protruding from the bottom of most of my tops – not a desirable look I’m sure you’d agree. So I’ve been on the hunt for some maternity clothes that are stylish, comfortable, fit me and don’t break the bank – Hello George at ASDA.

I’ve found the George maternity range has some great pieces that you can style up at a low price. Here are some pieces that I’m now living in to get me through the last few weeks before Baby Douglas arrives . . .

Black wrap dress – £12

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Review: Carla Nougat Maternity Pillow

One of the things about being pregnant is all of a sudden everything begins to ache and generally feel uncomfortable which can make sleeping all that harder. I have a bit of back trouble anyway and being pregnant makes it worse,  also with your tummy expanding it feels very strange and can be uncomfortable to sleep in the positions that you’re used to. So I decided to invest in a maternity pillow and after some deliberation decided on the Carla Nougat essential pregnancy support pack . . .

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Benefit They’re Real Mascara Review

For me the search for the perfect mascara has been a life long journey, as a fair skinned girl I suffer with blonde eyelashes which also happen to be short and straight. As well as having blonde eyebrows, it means I have to rely on make-up for definition. I have tried lots of different mascara’s that promise to lengthen, curl and millionise – what ever that means? However I always end up settling for one that will just do.

I reached a point where I wanted a mascara that actually made a difference and I thought it would be worth tweeting for beauty bloggers to recommend me a brilliant mascara –  I can’t believe I didn’t think of this before and that is how I discovered Benefit – They’re Real – aka the best mascara ever!

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A Season for Stylistpick – Boots Boutique

As far as shoes go I’m definitely a boots girl and whether they are flat, heeled, fur lined or knee high I just have to have a new pair each winter  – who am I kidding I probably buy three or four! This year for me it’s all about ankle boots, they are so versatile and can really enhance any outfit regardless of wearing trousers, shorts, skirts or dresses.

Stylistpick have launched their boots boutique for the Autumn / Winter season 2012 and very kindly let me choose a pair to style. There were so many gorgeous designs it was hard to choose, so I decided on a pair that I wouldn’t normally go for – the Charlotte – Olive wedge ankle boots from the Louise Roe collection.

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Benefit They’re Real – Mascara Review

For me the search for the perfect mascara has been a life long journey, as a fair skinned girl I suffer with blonde eyelashes which also happen to be short and straight. As well as having blonde eyebrows, it means I have to rely on make-up for definition. I have tried lots of different mascara’s that promise to lengthen, curl and millionise – what ever that means? However I always end up settling for one that will just do.

I reached a point where I wanted a mascara that actually made a difference and I thought it would be worth tweeting for beauty bloggers to recommend me a brilliant mascara –  I can’t believe I didn’t think of this before and that is how I discovered Benefit – They’re Real – aka the best mascara ever!

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Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector – Oil Free Review

Over the years I have used a combination of powders and foundations, my favourites being Estee Lauder’s double wear foundation which I found had good coverage but it felt quite heavy on my face and is also quite expensive. I also use Max Factors face powder which has a really good colour match to my skin but can appear to sit on the skin especially in the dry areas but is also too thin to use on it’s own. I had started using Nivea’s tinted moisturiser with the powder but found it very oily around the nose area.

I decided to try a BB Cream as I’d heard they are the perfect combination of a foundation and a tinted moisturiser and when I saw Garnier’s BB Cream  – Miracle Skin Perfector which was oil free, I thought it might suit my skin. I have been using the BB Cream for a few weeks now and I love it!

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