Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Urban Glitter

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Welcome to my new pastel pink hair. I've had pastel pink hair on and off now since 2009 and also dabbled in the colour as a teen (well that and blue, purple, green and even canary yellow). I've never been 100% happy with the pastel pink results which is why its never been a long term look for me. I've tried most of the dyes and toners on the market but never Directions so after reading lots of positive reviews and twitter comments on the brand I decided to take the plunge and try them out and I'm so happy that I did. The colour is exactly what I was after, perfectly pastel pink and sufficiently Barbie like. To get the perfect colour I used Directions Carnation Pink and mixed it with conditioner until I had the pastel shade I wanted. The other fabulous thing is you don't need to use much of the dye so it will last a long time and save me money, yay!

Outfit details
Sequin top ASOS
Skirt Tightrope $9.95

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Yes this skirt was only $9.95.

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Purple round sunglasses Diva $3
Flower crown Lady Petrova
Neon pink rope necklace Fashiondacci
Blue lipstick No She Didn't lipstick by Lime Crime a xmas gift from my sister from Lady Petrova
Pink hair Directions in Carnation Pink from Pimp My Eyes $14.95 with free shipping!

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I was lucky enough to be sent this cute pink and white stripped watch from Lacoste which perfectly suits my current Barbie-esque style. Lucky for you I was sent not one but TWO Lacoste GOA watches so keep reading to see how you can WIN this cutie for yourself!

Pink stripe watch Lacoste GOA
Neon pink clutch Boutique in Paddington
Faux fur pink tail Harry Wragg $25

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Pink jelly heels Juju Babes from MrShoesUK

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I really wanted to share with you my new handmade kawaii decoden phone cover complete with deco cream, cupcake charms and glitter. My friend Carla from Messy Carla (who also took the outfit photos in this post) helped with piping the acrylic cream and I'm so happy with the results. No one makes cute phone covers for my LG Prada phone, the only downside to having an android phone I reckon.

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I love the little details in the watch even the Lacoste logo and crocodile branding are cute.

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As is the packaging, I'm a sucker for good packaging.

WIN the cute Lacoste GOA watch in pink stripe valued at $100

To enter Simply comment on this post. Don't forget to leave your email, twitter or blog address so I can get in touch with you if you win.
The winner will be chosen at random using random.org.
Competition is open within Australia only.
Competition closes Wednesday 6th February 2013 at 5pm AEST.
Winner will be announced that evening via twitter and contacted via email.

Good luck xoxo

Shop the look!!!


  1. I love this look Hayley- the pink hair and the sequin top are uber cute!

  2. woww honeyyyy i love your look Hailey!!!!!!!!! super cute

  3. What a bargain that skirt was! The print looks amazing:)

  4. Adorable from head to toes, ahhhhhhhhhh, my dearest Hayley.
    Love, love your top so much, and your pink hair is perfecto.
    Much love, my gorgeous.

  5. Firstly you're hair is cotton candy-licious despite me hating when people put licious at the end of random words. Also I want all your things including your watch cos they are rad. P.s. visited your friend in Koenji !

    @Pixelhazard | Bright Green Laces |

  6. LOVING the hair colour Hayley!! Just gorgeous. This outfit is all kinds of over the top wonderful. I adore it. And you know me and stripes, well I just think that beauty needs to come and live with me. ;)

  7. https://twitter.com/shirleyfracture Loving all the bright colours right now. xx

  8. I love your blog and it is great to see you doing well and get recognition in the magazine i love the watch and thank you for the opportunity to win carmitamranyzur@gmail.com

  9. I really like the hair. Is it permanent or does it wash out?

  10. Your pink hair is amazing! I still didn't dare to try out to get mine pink, but your look is convincing... I love the glasses too, I am after lilac glasses for some time, can't believe they are this cheap. Shame I don't life in Australia, otherwise I would ask you if we could have cake together again and again and of course I would enter this contest to win the pretty watch ;-) Have a wonderful day gorgeous! Love, Sara xx

  11. That shirt has been sitting in my 'saved' folder on ASOS for awhile now, I LOVE it! I'm not a fan of directions, but I think it's mainly because I like my hair quite vibrant. It's great for pastels. (I buy mine on ebay for around $5 including shipping from the UK)

    Yet again, I LOVE everything about this outfit! This year i'm trying to be more 'me' and not dress for everyone else. I've found as i've grown older i've toned myself done a lot, I want to be more creative again. Thank you for being an inspiration!

  12. Love your skirt, what a bargain!

  13. Adore that sequin top! Might have to investigate one for myself...


  14. LOVE YOUR BLOG! xxx deahn.taylor@hotmail.com

  15. All babby amazing pink, all the time.


  16. Todo me encanta, los colores, el labial, el estampado de la falda, los accesorios, las lentejuelas, el bolso. Todo es fabuloso. Gracias por compartir. Después de unas largas pero maravillosas vacaciones estoy de vuelta y quiero compartir contigo mis dos últimos shootings Magdala y Again Vanessa, muévete a verlos. Besos y besos.

  17. awesome! i wish i could just dye my dark hair pink or lavender! but i have tried directions before and they are affordable and great to use!
    ive been looking for a skirt like that everywhere and cant find one in germany :( hopefully im lucky at some point!

  18. i just bought that top yesterday! clearly, i made a good choice.

  19. you are hilarious. That lipstick suits you. And it's a nice colour combo.

  20. So cute! I love everything about this look!


  21. Amazing lipstick!

    caitlinmay14 AT gmail.com

  22. Great hair colour!
    Would love the watch. :)

    avadarama [at] gmail.com

  23. this is soooooooooooooooooo cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!loveeeeeeeeeeee it!!!!koodos to you!!!!

  24. looking great Hayley! fab bargain buy on the skirt. that watch is awesome.

  25. I have been toying with the idea of taking my blonde to a pastel colour for ages! That shade of pink looks great on you!

  26. love the top!

  27. Love the directions dyes my hair is currently plum :) justzipyourlid at gmail . com

  28. and here's my email id!

  29. Those sunglasses are soo cute and the perfect color!


  30. LOVE that skirt! Super cute look!

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  31. Love it! Fabulous watch, fabulous colour!

    Cheers Amanda


  32. You look like a delicious dollop of fairy floss! :)

  33. Awesome bargain on the skirt! And the watch is adorable, I would love to give it a home on my wrist :)


  34. I'm loving all the pink and real 90s kawaii vibe your outfits have been giving off lately. Such amazing colour combos going on!

    I think I might have to stop walking past Tightrope!



  35. You rock, Hayley, as ever. marniejclarke@gmail.com


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