Beauty & Style, Cosmetics

Benefit – So Hooked On Carmella

A friend got me Benefit's So Hooked On Carmella for my birthday last year and it's a really nice fragrance. I like it because it's very different from anything I've had before. The scent is a mixture of citrus fruits, sandalwood, vanilla, and something chocolatey, but they blend nicely together so nothing about the fragrance… Continue reading Benefit – So Hooked On Carmella

Beauty & Style, Clothing

GUESS What I Bought?

I actually treated myself to quite a few things for my birthday. My friend and I made the fatal mistake of popping into the Guess shop - just for a look round. We never end up only looking round. There is nothing that we don't love in that shop. Instead I ended up buying this… Continue reading GUESS What I Bought?

Beauty & Style, Cosmetics

Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss in Flash

I treated myself to a new lip gloss from Dior last week. I'm a sucker for anything shiny that comes in pretty packaging. It was £21.50 so I might not have bought it if I hadn't had a £15 Boots voucher, but I love it. It works particularly well with my Pretty Pink Precision Lip… Continue reading Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss in Flash

Beauty & Style, Clothing, Cosmetics, Mental health, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Retail Therapy

"Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to shop." ~ Bo Derek I named this blog Make-Up and Mirtazapine because it is brought to you by the combined effects of beauty products, the medication mirtazapine, and my shiny new iPad. In other words, I feel that my recovery has been fueled in… Continue reading Retail Therapy

Beauty & Style, Clothing

In Praise of Primark Ho’s

I bought some Primark hosiery a few weeks ago. Mainly because they were only about fifty pence each. I also bought three pairs of shoes for, like, five quid. But anyway, I was surprisingly impressed with my purchases. I bought some cute, white tights with little black hearts on. They still fit perfectly, even though… Continue reading In Praise of Primark Ho’s

Beauty & Style, Clothing

Little Black Dress

The most expensive item I have ever purchased was my little, black Prada dress. I justified it to myself on the basis that it was the last black dress I'd ever need to buy. I'm still trying to come up with an excuse to get a MacBook Air...             34363MEPK927