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Feeling dowdy, need a cheap pick me up

(17 Posts)
WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sat 13-Jun-15 23:03:15

Feeling a bit grotty and fed up with myself so could do with some cheap ideas to perk myself up - any suggestions?

LikeASoulWithoutAMind Sat 13-Jun-15 23:04:59

How's your hair? A good haircut can work wonders - and you can wear it every day wink

WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sat 13-Jun-15 23:07:28

Hair definitely needs an overhaul, have to wait for pay day for that and get roots done

Smellyoulateralligator Sat 13-Jun-15 23:10:25

A nice bright lipstick, sunglasses, a coul ordeal scarf maybe? Accessories can be cheap and lift your look I find. Nice earrings, perfume, lipstick and sunglasses always make me feel more glamorous.

Smellyoulateralligator Sat 13-Jun-15 23:11:06

I mean a coloured scarf of course.

WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sat 13-Jun-15 23:14:42

Have never worn scarves, have a couple lurking in the wardrobe, will try one tomorrow, thanks

DownWithThisTypeOfThing Sat 13-Jun-15 23:16:06

Nail varnish?

ShebaQueen Sat 13-Jun-15 23:18:30

Fake tan? Doesn't have to be really dark, I use a gradual one and it always makes me look and feel a lot better.

WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sat 13-Jun-15 23:18:54

I do my toes, but don't generally do my hands as it seems to chip so quickly, maybe I just need a different brand, I think I have Rita Ora/Rimmel in the fridge at the moment

WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sat 13-Jun-15 23:20:55

Sheba ive always been a bit scared of fake tan as there seem to be so many orange people about! Any recommendations?

ShebaQueen Sat 13-Jun-15 23:26:16

I like Johnson's Holiday Skin as it's foolproof and not orange. I noticed there is a thread on here about the new St Tropez in-shower tanner but I haven't tried it yet.

I also use the wash off tanning products regularly, Rimmel SunShimmer is great and if you don't like the tone you can just wash it off.

Sgtmajormummy Sat 13-Jun-15 23:28:25

A new well fitting bra will raise your "morale"grin. If you go to M&S at a quiet time you should find someone willing to help.

WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sat 13-Jun-15 23:31:48

Is the Rimmel SunShimmer the glittery/sparkly one?

Am all good on undies, though agree wearing nice undies always makes you feel better.

Longleggedlovely Sat 13-Jun-15 23:45:45

Definitely a fake tan! I was feely crappy last week having had an operation, booked myself a spray tan (£12.50 Sienna X Tan) and I've had compliments all week so it worked a treat!

ShebaQueen Sun 14-Jun-15 10:57:49

Rimmel SunShimmer comes in "Shimmer" or "Matte" Windme. I much prefer the matte.

WindMeUpAndLetMeGo Sun 14-Jun-15 11:10:13

Thanks, will keep an eye out for the matte one.

Blueberrymuffint0p Sun 14-Jun-15 11:16:29

Eat well for a couple of days-no sugar or processed food,drink lots of water,go out for a brisk walk. That always makes me feel brighter.

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