Friday, 30 December 2016

My New Year Resolutions 2017 | AimeeBellMUA


So it is the 30th December, we can almost touch the new year.... time to start planning for the year ahead and I for one am so glad that 2016 is almost over even though I myself have had a good year but it seems to have been a curse for all the amazing artists & celebs we have lost this year! It has been a truly devastating year for so much talent!! Prince, George Michael, Professor Snape (Alan Rickman) and sooo many more!! But as all good icons, they will live on in our hearts forever and after in the music they have made & films etc!! 

When I sat down to put together my new years resolutions or goals or whatever we want to call them, I realised that everyone has similar goals... but we never put ourselves together to try and accomplish them with each others support!! So if you see yourself in my below resolutions, comment below & add me on snapchat: albmakeup and we can support each other in reaching them! I already have a few girls on their ready to take 2017 by the reigns and make it our year! Join me!! - Just search for 'albmakeup' on snapchat & I will follow back!! 

Without further ado lets get to it........

  1. MAKE HEALTHIER FOOD CHOICES - By this I don't mean eat like a rabbit for the next 365 days, but making better food choices or the low fat/better option when picking up meals & selecting food in restaurants... Far too many times I start the day great with granola, yogurt, smoothie, black coffee (no sugar)... & by dinner end up with a McDonalds & tea we order a takeaway!! With that being said, I am by no means gunna say goodbye to my takeaways, fast food & wine completely, just limit myself to a couple a month & try to choose better options than ordering everything on the menu!! I also want to start doing the 5 meal a day rule as so many of the #fitfam do.. which is... Breakfast, a small snack like fruit/nuts, lunch, another small snack like a smoothie or protein shake/bar, then a good hearty meal! I want to try and make each of my main meals as colourful as possible for good nutritional goodness & eye appeal!! Once i get my meals on track, I will do a food diary on snapchat/blog if you would like to see one! 
  2. WORKOUT 5 TIMES A WEEK (HOLIDAY PREP) - This one is pretty self explanatory, everyone knows what we mean by working out... Some people choose the gym, some people choose home workouts, some people choose outdoor walking/running or gym classes... Im looking at heading to the gym twice a week to train arms (lightly, I have chicken arms) & legs(heavy weight, I want to build my legs & gluten!), abs once a week at home, then arms & legs with an at home #sworkitapp workout.. If you haven't heard about Sworkit, head to your android/apple app store and search 'Sworkit' there are many different versions for focusing on different parts of your body & you can manage your workout time from 5 mins to 60mins depending on how much time you have spare!!! Perfect if your a busy bee! 
  3. BEGIN READING - I think a lot of people do this, I haven't read a book since my holiday almost 3 years ago, and i feel I am missing out on so much... I have my eyes set on the 'Girl with a dragon tattoo' series as I LOOOOVE the film & 'The girl on the train'!! If you have any book recommendations let me know! Im into, murder/crime/thriller/horror type books please!!!
  4. BETTER MY BEAUTY REGIME - By this I mean stop being so lazy!! I am finally into the routine of cleaning my makeup off before bed but I am getting lazy with keeping up to my nails/body/tanning/haircare etc & want to combine a proper or mini routine into my life every evening/morning to better my skins/body appearance and feel! Especially my run away eyebrows... Fall out with them on a regular basis cos I just can't figure out where they come from every day!!
  5. GET UP AN HOUR EARLIER TO BE PRODUCTIVE - Far too often, i set my alarm earlier to be productive & I turn it off and then go back to sleep till the very latest i can before getting up for work becomes a rush... I want to use my extra hour for..... #breakfast! I never eat brekkie unless on a weekend cos I just don't have the time... #blogging!! I want to use the morning to type up some blog posts, get the creative juices flowing.. i really don't want to let my blog/youtube/social media die off again!! #socialmedia! Speak to you guys more, put more varied content on there.... & finally #relax! Watch some Netflix, have some me time before the madness of the day!! 
  6. KEEP UP WITH MY BLOG/YOUTUBE/SOCIAL MEDIA - Following on from the above, i want to keep posting on my blog at least twice a week and maybe 2 videos a month on my channel.. I don't want to set too much of a high number on my YouTube just yet until I get back into it and better my videoing & editing skills.. Im a slow learner due to my patience with the upload time & iMovie editor!!! I want to better my photography skills too & provide a more varied content within my social media! I want to be able to speak to all you guys more too! The best way I love it via snapchat! So if you have it holla me! Search 'albmakeup' !! 
  7. BE MORE ORGANISED - I am pretty organised anyway and very OCD with my bedroom but I just want to keep up to my to do list more and use my time as productive as possible! 
  8. KEEP ROOM AND CAR GLEAMING -  I am a very tidy person and always tidy my room before I leave in a morning, but I wanna start a proper cleaning routine, especially with my car.. Anyone that works in their car travelling for a living will know that car lunches are a very regular thing and crumbs /fluff/papers end up everywhere, so I want to make it a ritual to vac out my car at least twice a month! As for my bedroom, I want to give it a full clean once a week, same as at Joshes! 
  9. HAVE FUN & ADVENTURES WITH FRIENDS & LOVED ONES - I already have a few things planned next year already, a holiday to corfu & a couple of Leeds hotel stays for food and drinks for birthdays but I am also hoping that we can get or at least start properly looking at houses and possibly move out for Christmas 2017 or spring 2018 cannot wait!! If that does happen, then i will be wanting plenty of gatherings and food and drink nights at our house with friends!! 
  10. SLEEP & RELAX - Pretty self explanatory again, but I wanna ensure i get enough sleep every night and not over sleep as that seems to make me tireder!! Relax is one thing I am going to incorporate into a morning/evening during pamper session... maybe start meditating/yoga to stretch out & just breathe... life gets so overbearing sometimes we just need to breathe!

And that concludes my resolutions! I feel like these are pretty achievable goals.. that I should hopefully be able to achieve!!! What sort of stuff are you going to be doing? Send me links/your list!! 

I am so looking forward to 2017!!!! 

Lots of Love A xxxx

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Thursday, 29 December 2016

St Moriz Dark Tanning Foam & End of 2016 | AIMEEBELLMUA


So it is nearing the end of 2016 & what a year it has been for me!! I left my horrendous IT service desk job, i started my dream job as an IT Apprenticeship assessor & technical skills coach, me & my bf almost have our house deposit together & we have had some amazing memories together & partied hard!!!

I love that everyone on NYE do totally different things to celebrate the new year & watch it come in differently... whether it be chilling on the sofa watching the London fireworks on the telly with a cup of tea, to partying hard in a club, to having a small get together at a friends house counting down together!! Whatever it is it seems to be a magical time... and for me its my chance to start over and press the refresh button!!

Christmas time is the best time to eat, drink and have fun with family and friends and we seem to forget everything to do with fitness & the gym.. I know I am feeling it now and I can't wait to get back into a routine again & incorporate some new things in 2017! (post coming soon!!)

So to get ready for my NYE masquerade ball at one of Joshes friends houses, I started my pamper session last night (28th December) and put on my first cheeky layer of fake tan.... This time I have used the ST Moriz Dark Tanning Foam... which I haven't used in such a long time! I forgot to pack mine to bring with me so me and Josh had to do dash to Wilko's yesterday to pick some up.... It was only £3.99... bargain bucket! Always forget the excitement of getting a dark tan for cheap!!

We headed home & i got my nice new shiny St Moriz Tanning Mitt out and I was so shocked and happy with how the formula seems to have improved a lot since I last used it & it glided on and blended so well! Lovely olive colour! NO ORANGE!!

As you can see above the legs are the true colour of the tan, its gorgeous... I do always worry though that once I shower, the nice dark coloured guide colour washes off and you feel like a ghost.. I have to say the guide colour did was off a lot, but the colour left over is lovely! Its not as dark as I want it so i am going to give it another coat on New Years Eve Eve (Friday 30th December). I did smell like a biscuit tin when i woke up, but I like that smell.. weird I KNOW! But if thats something you don't like then probs not the best tan for you... it does fade once showered though!

Do you like this tan?? What tans do you use? 

Lots of Love A xx

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Saturday, 16 April 2016

Saturday Workout | Aimee Bell


Saturday workout done! ✅πŸ’ͺ🏼
#300 crunches 
#100 side crunches 
#100 hip bridges 
#30 second plank 
#25 pushups 
#50 squats 
Feeling good & positive! Cleaned mine and joshes bedroom and bathroom! Healthy room, healthy mind!! ☺️☺️ #fitspiration #fitspo #cleaneatingalice #cleaneating #kaylaistines #workout #homeworkout #saturdayworkout #blog #blogger

Friday, 15 April 2016

My Protein Clothing Range Aimee Bell MUA



Myprotein Women’s Fiesta Printed Sports Bra: Image 01

MYPROTEIN WOMEN’S FIESTA PRINTED SPORTS BRA

Myprotein Women’s Fiesta Legging’s: Image 01

MYPROTEIN WOMEN’S FIESTA LEGGING’S



Myprotein Women's Yoga Leggings with Mesh Panels - Black: Image 01

MYPROTEIN WOMEN'S YOGA LEGGINGS WITH MESH PANELS - BLACK


Myprotein Women's Burnout Vest - Pink: Image 01

MYPROTEIN WOMEN'S BURNOUT VEST - PINK


Myprotein Women’s High Waisted Printed Block Leggings - Teal: Image 01

MYPROTEIN WOMEN’S HIGH WAISTED PRINTED BLOCK LEGGINGS - TEAL


Upon opening my emails this morning I saw an email from My Protein advising me about their wide range of clothing they have, which excited me to have a gander through their range! I have selected a few of my fave things on there to show you the cute range they have! See the rest of their range here >>>>> Click HERE

They have shared with me some codes in order to get you some lovely discount on your purchases dependent on your amount! Use the correct code below at the checkout! 
I will be purchasing some bits from here this weekend so once they arrive I will do a try on post :) 

£20 off when you spend £75 on Clothing
Add products to basket and use code

Code: MYP20
Valid till: 30/04/2016  23:59:00


£10 off when you spend £50 on Clothing
Add products to basket and use code

Code: MYP10
Valid till: 30/04/2016  23:59:00


£5 off when you spend £30 on Clothing
Add products to basket and use code

Code: MYP5
Valid till: 30/04/2016  23:59:00

Have you guys bought any clothing items from My Protein yet? Let me see pictures if you have!! What do you think?

Lots of Love A xx

Monday, 11 April 2016

BBG 1.0 2 month post update | Aimee Bell MUA


So it has been 2 months now since I finished BBG 1.0... Apologies I didnt do my 12 week update after finished the programme, I have just been so exhausted and busy and really didn't feel like blogging, but I m getting back into the swing of things now! 

After finishing BBG 1.0 I did feel better in myself as my body had changed and I had toned up alot in the 12 weeks which made me realize that bodies really are amazing little creatures! However once I cancelled the Kayla Istines app, I slipped back into my slouchy, lazy days and my workout really has gone out the window! Takeaway central came back & days in bed seemed to take over but my work really has stressed me out to the point of exhaustion so I haven't felt motivated to get back on it. 

However, I have now found another quirky little app on the App Store calls Sworkit! & its free!! It gives you 4 categories of workouts & you can choose which body part you would like to train & choose how long you want to workout for! You can select: Strength, Cardio, Yoga & Stretch.
I have used this a few times now and with the countdown & mini demo on each exercise 30 minutes working out flys by! I just put on my tunes and work away! 

If you are looking for a new workout app I would definitely recommend this one! Its perfect for anyone that doesn't have a gym membership or simply 'doesn't have time to go' its perfect! 

You can find it here! >>>>>  SWORKIT HERE!! 

**Picture taken from Sworkit.com**

The pictures taken above is after I tackled a gruelling 1 hour workout on saturday and as you can see the abs are slowly coming back out of hiding and my god today I can definitely feel it I cant walk! I did the full body to get me back into it! 

I am going to document my workouts for this week and begin showing you guys what im doing and what Im eating.. However this lunchtime I have had supernoodles (oops) due to not enough time to go out on my dinner to pick anything else up and I am off on a speed walk / run tonight to counteract the badness ha! 

Follow me on instagram: @aimeebellmua for more daily posts & images! 

Have you guys used this app before? What do you think of it? Do you have a workout routine? When do you do your workouts, AM / PM?? 

Would love to here your workouts!! Comment below! 

Lots of Love A xxxx

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

BRA-BLEMS with ThirdLove! | Aimee Bell MUA


So you have spent hours picking out the right outfit for your girly weekend away, trying on more dresses than you can count, in and out of outfit changes.... when you suddenly realize you are faced with a big BRA-BLEM (or Bra Problem)...

The straps aren't the right colour, they wont stay put, they keep falling down, the back of the bra shows, the front of the dress is too low and you can see full view of your little mini boob job cheat and you feel like just putting on your onesie, curling up in a ball on the sofa and sulking...

Or you have absolutely smashed shoulders/back/arms workout this week and the thought of those nasty evil bra straps digging in your poor aching muscles is anything to put you off working out again. So you sympathize with your poor shoulders and loosen the straps to stop the pain and risk losing the lift you love to hold those bad boys under your chin! But then they fall off & if your anything like me feel all flat and bleurgh!

We spend so much time trying to get comfortable fitting clothes we forget about ensuring our underwear is comfortable to match. Which is why Third Love have created their business to fight the battle against the uncomfortable bra blues!

They have given me the below guide to help with your Bra-Blems and try to resolve them once and for all!
So I am teaming up with Third Love to provide you with a promo code to find you your most comfortable bra yet from their gorgeous selection of bras online! 

From the classic t-shirt bras to the very feminine sexy lingerie there is something for everyone. 

For 15% off all orders, use Promo Code:BRABLEMS at the checkout. *Valid on all orders untill the end of 2016**

See below some of the items which are my personal loves!! 

The Classic Push Up Bra (For every girls cheat for that instant boob job!) 

Looking for a push-up bra with a seamless edge and perfect lift? The 24/7 Push-Up has memory foam cups with just the right amount of lift. The cups seamlessly hug your curves, enhancing your natural shape under every shirt.  It’s the perfect basic push-up to support you through every hour of the day.
Use Promo Code: BRABLEMS for 15% off your order! 


24/7™ Strap Happy Bra

A fresh and wearable take on the strappy trend. We designed this fashion bra to fit like our classic 24/7, with the same buttery soft layer of memory foam cups that forms to your body. The wide elastic creates a unique cut out effect on the sides and front. It's the kind of bra that you won't mind showing through a drapey armhole or backless dress. 
Use Promo Code: BRABLEMS for 15% off your order! 

What types of Bra-Blems have you been faced with recently? 
What are your bra tips and tricks? 

Share them with me & Third Love by tweeting them at @ThirdLove on twitter!!! 

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Lots of Love A xx




Sunday, 13 March 2016

Leeds Weekend Away | Aimee Bell MUA

Immmm baccckkk!!!! Sorry i have been away for so long!! Been nearly a month without any blogposts and im very sorry! Lifes been in the way as per usual, coursework on my it course, completing my social media marketing course and generally feeling exhausted and sort of stuck in a rut & wanting time out to myself i guess! 

So i thought i would share with you a weekend post from this weekends trip away with my boy in leeds! 

We stayed at the Radisson Blu Hotel which has recently been refurbished and my god is was beautiful! We got the business suite which was on the 6th floor and had an amazing view. (I forgot to save my snapchat of the view πŸ˜” apologies!!) 

It was a mahoooosive room with complimentary slippers & dressing gown and my fave thing was a nescafe coffee machine! Safe to say i was bouncing off the ceiling with caffeine after our stay ha!! 
We booked for brekkie too which was an amazing spread of self service, fry up, toast, all the pastries you could possible think of and millions of drinks juices & teas!! 

We went out for a meal at TGI fridays (which is where we had our first date nearly 10 month ago! How time flys!!) 

And then headed to my favourite bar on call lane called Fibre, which has also recently been refurbished and looks amazing!! Great people, great music and of course plenty of wine!! 

We are quite early birds when it comes to going out me & josh we were back at the hotel with sore feet around half 10 ha!!! 

All in all we had an amazing weekend and if you are looking at staying in leeds for a weekend i would definitely stay here again! We are looking to stay here for our 1 year anniversary again ☺️☺️

Hope you have all had a fab weekend! Let me know what you have been up to!! 

Oh and add me on snapchat! Search: albmakeup i would love to see your snaps & comments for future blog posts & videos as im planning on revamping myYouTube  and coming back!!! 

Lots of love! A xxxx




Monday, 8 February 2016

VALENTINES DAY WISHLIST WITH SPRING | AIMEE BELL MUA

We have hit February already! Cant believe we are onto the 2nd month of 2016 and this year is definitely the best so far! I have some amazing things coming up for you all soon which I cant wait to tell you all about!

I have teamed up with Shop Spring to provide you with a 3 Item must have for Valentines Day Gifts from your SO, BFF or to even just treat yourself!! So here is my wishlist of some of the amazing accessories Spring offer....






One of our signature frames, the Leonard combines classic materials with an added fresh punch of icy silver mirrored lenses. This pair compliments both square and round faces. Mirrored Lenses provide 100% UV protection and true-to-color reflections. Double hinge arms add durability while preserving the fit of each frame.




- From the Slim Runway Collection
- Sleek blushing timepiece with both polished and brushed detail- Quartz movement- Water resistant to 5 ATM- Round polished rose goldtone stainless steel case, 42mm (1.65")- Smooth bezel- Rose goldtone sunray dial- Bar hour markers- Second hand- Polished and brushed rose goldtone stainless steel bracelet, 20mm (0.8")- Imported







We love this delicate anklet for days at the beach or low-key summer nights. It adds the perfect touch of shine to your warm-weather look. Zinc Gold plated 8.5"





What have you got on your valentines day list?? Are you treating your other half? Are they treating you? Or are you just treating yourself and giving yourself some love?

Let me know I would love to hear!!

Lots of Love A xxxx

Friday, 29 January 2016

6 WEEK REVIEW #SWEATWITHKAYLA APP WORKOUT | AIMEE BELL MUA

If you have been following me on my instagram @aimeebellmua you will have seen that i have been carrying out a new workout and fitness routine with one of Kayla Istines bikini body Guides on her new app Sweat With Kayla (Can be purchased on App Store & soon to be Android). 

Friday, 8 January 2016

HOW TO SET UP YOUR MORNING RITUAL | AIMEEBELLMUA



As its the new year now and everyone is doing the whole new year new me thing, I think one of the best things to do with your resolutions is to set out a new morning routine which will set out your thinking and vibes for the rest of the day.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

MAKEUP & BEAUTY STORAGE 2016 | AIMEEBELLMUA


Since I first started my blog & youtube the thing which I get asked most often is how do you store your makeup & beauty products? The answer is in my ALEX by IKEA bedside tables! Well only in one as my collection has downsized somewhat over the last year or so! On new years eve I had a big sort out in my room reorganising everything ready to go into 2016 uber organised! 

Monday, 4 January 2016

FOTD BERRY LIP | AIMEEBELLMUA


Another FOTD for you guys! Definitely back into the swing of things now with my makeup side!!

Sunday, 3 January 2016

BEAU BELLE COSMETICS REVIEW | AIMEEBELLMUA


Over the christmas period I discovered @beaubellecosmetics and instantly fell in love with everything they had on their website so could not resist getting myself some new makeup, I mean why not! It was christmas after all! 

Saturday, 2 January 2016

NEW YEARS MAKEUP & HAIR | AIMEEBELLMUA


Aimee has hair! Woop! Okay so they are extensions, my little babies to transform me into my alter ego ha! I have had my clip ins for over a year now and they are still shiny and soft! i can't remember exactly which ones they are but i am wearing 2 sets which i believe were both from eBay for around £25-£30 each. I wear 2 pairs simply because the thicker they are the easier they are to blend.

Friday, 1 January 2016

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MY 2016 NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS | AIMEEBELLMUA

So its 2016! We have finally made it to the new year! I know, I know all bloggers do it & write about our new years resolutions and 99% of the time I definitely do not stick to it at all.. Im the worst at sticking to anything I set for myself but I find sharing my resolutions with you guys & you having similar ones we can all support each other!