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Belated Birthdayness (photo heavy)

So it was my birthday the other week & I'm not gonna lie it was fairly low key (for me). I'm noticing that happening a lot more with each passing year. But here's a few pictures from my week as I had a really good time!
 The monday night thrown together last minute look. This was about the 4th lipstick I tried on.
My housemate & I getting very drunk & taking pictures near horribly dressed women... 

 Tofu & Prawn noodles with duck Gyoza... heaven.
 My bessie Gayle & I went for lunch to Wagamamas & she let me decorate her nails with my new Barry Ms!



 How cute is this wee canvas?!
 I kinda rock at this... no idea what the rules are though
 Lovely surprise early Glossybox  arriving on my birthday!
 I didn't get a cake. But my friend Bex (other Bex lol) who was born exactly 3 days later than me invited me over for dinner & let have a yummy slice of hers! 
 Two of the more obscure presents I got. I love Astroboy so the book really excites me!
We went out again on the Saturday & oddly I have no proof I was actually there! But this is my favourite photo from the night apart from the Blair Witch...
Creepy Drunk Person. We loved Her.

So that was my week! Thanks for reading.
Bex

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  1. Loving your lippie! What shade is it? Also, was your housemate in Evita???

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  2. yes he was! infact he's also in the version thats on in the GOH this week lol.
    The lipstick is Mauve Over pout paint from sleek. my favourite lip colour at the moment!

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