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I know, I know! This video only went up at the end of last year showing you my bargain River Island find. But having friends like Siopaella means I come into contact with some beautiful things. And sometimes those things stick, like my new Louis Vuitton handbag ๐Ÿ™‚

Louis Vuitton Jeune Fille

I’ve gotten some questions about my new purchase, so I thought it would be fun to answer them in video form. My new very fancy purchase, is a vintage find from the 90’s, which makes me love it even more. It’s called the Louis Vuitton Jeune Fille Crossbody bag. I found out later that Jeune Fille means young girl in French, which I am at heart, but definitely not in real life ๐Ÿ™‚

Louis Vuitton SiopaellaI am not a designer expert whatsoever. That’s Ella’s job, so be sure to follow Siopaella on Instagram to keep up with all their awesome content. Their unboxing videos are the best!

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There is of course wear and tear to my new Louis Vuitton splurge, it’s old and it’s been used. I am completely ok with that, that comes with buying vintage. In the video, I tell you how I came across the bag and why I bought it, so I won’t bore you with any of that in written form.

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And as an extra little bonus at the end, I rummage through it and show you the compartments that it has and all the crap I can fit into it. Including a stupid amount of makeup, of course ๐Ÿ™‚

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Makeup for this occasion was pretty simple. I used the Anastasia Sultry Palette, which I happened to get in Siopaella too!! And also my beloved Urban Decay Torch eyeliner in my water line. Nothing ground breaking.

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Let me know what you think of my fairly pricey Louis Vuitton splurge. It’ll be a while before my next, that’s for sure ๐Ÿ™‚

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Brush Review

Long hair means tangles. Wet long hair equals disaster! I have flashbacks of my mam trying to get all of my hair into a pony tail in the mornings before school, my eyes still water at the thought.

As a grown up, and brusher of my own barnet, the Tangle Teezer has been my go to brush for a long time now, I’ve been through 4 or 5 of them in my life.

Tangle Teezer

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It’s basically a hollow plastic brush with different sized plastic bristles that you hold in the palm of your hand and it gets through the knots in your hair with, ease wet or dry. You can get them in different sizes, different colours and different textures, and are easy to avail of in Boots, other pharmacies, or Sally’s Salon Services.

 

So then onto a similar item that is much newer to me, The Wet Brush. I have heard alot about this brush online. I know America loves it, so if it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for us right?

The Wet Brush

The Wet Brush

 

You can see this looks more like a traditional brush. It’s light in your hand with plastic casing, bristles and handle. Like the Tangle Teezer, The Wet Brush comes in different shapes colours and sizes. For example you can buy a paddle version of the brush if you have a lot of unruly hair to get through. It glides through knotted hair painlessly and without too much effort. Adults and children alike will be happy about that ๐Ÿ™‚

 

I like both of these brushes. They both do their job and do it well. I think the buying decision comes down to preference. I feel like I am cheating on my beloved Tangle Teezer ( I kind of am). But for me, I think The Wet Brush comes out on top. I am old fashioned and I like the way it has a handle first and foremost, it just feels more comfortable in your hand. I have alot of hair and I shed like a dog…attractive I know, I get alot of fall out. But I did notice after using both brushes for a good period of time when comparing them, there was less hair left over in The Wet Brush than in the Tangle Teezer. This makes The Wet Brush the winner in my books!

The PR company never got back to me with a list of stockists, but people on our Facebook page have told me you can get it in Terrisales and I know it is in Sally’s too. Keep an eye out though, it won’t be long until it is stocked everywhere.

 

Which one would you choose?

 

Gemma

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