Caring for my Highlighted Hair

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Already the lockdown is taking its toll on our hair. All over tiktok there have been numerous trends of people giving themselves DIY haircuts and dye jobs. Sometimes at home salon treatments turn out beautifully, other times they can be a bit of a disaster but one thing that is always going to be completely fool proof is the moisturising treatments that help us to maintain our hair’s natural shine.

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Moving to Paris

In today’s video I’m sharing my story about moving to Paris at 20 years old. Hopefully if you guys are thinking about moving country or are interested in how to move to Paris this video will help you out.

There will be more posts up here soon. For the time being I’m prioritising YouTube while I’m getting through exams. Bisous

~Amanda xx

October Goals

NEW MONTHLY VLOG

 

Hey everyone! After a long wait my October goals video is finally ready! In this month’s goals video I do so many amazing things in Paris to make the most out of my favourite month of the year.

From taking photos of Paris on film to visiting beautiful castles and parks covered in Autumn leaves, there are so many awesome things in this video! I really hope you’ll check it out and leave me a comment over on YouTube.

Thank youuu! I’ll see you very soon in our next post.

~Amanda xx

How I Spent My October in Paris

What I’ve Been Up To During My Favourite Month of the Year in My Favourite City

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Happy November! Welcome to a long overdue blogpost. It’s been forever since I updated my blog and I feel like all throughout the month of October I’ve been completely absent from social media compared to most other months. I’ve been doing my best to make the most of the month of October in Paris so here is everything I’ve been up to lately!

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A New Year in Paris

A Short Update

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MY OUTFIT: JEANS RIVER ISLAND(SIMILAR)/ TOP ETAM/ BAG LOUIS VUITTON

Here I am back in Paris and back to my daily routine of taking the metro, climbing a million steps as I run up and down the streets of Montmartre and drinking my weight in coffee just to stay awake as I strike the balance between running my blog, working and studying all at the same time. For today’s post I wanted to talk about some goals I have laid out for the content I want to put out this year!

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Favourite Places In Paris: Les Bouquinistes

The Perfect Place To Snoop in Paris

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Notre-Dame and the square surrounding it may be inaccessible after the fire that happened in April but that doesn’t mean that you should skip out on visiting the quartier of Saint Michel next time you find yourself in Paris.

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What To Do On A Random Day In Paris

Life in Paris as a Local

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There is so much to do and so many things to see in Paris but what do you do once you’ve already seen the Champs Elysées, The Louvre and the Eiffel Tower a thousand times? In today’s post I thought I would take you with me on this very normal day in my life in Paris.

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Outfit of the Day at The Moulin Rouge

We All Know The Film, Now It’s Time For An Outfit of the Day!

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What is it that makes Montmartre so charming?

Though it may have a rather sordid past, the architectural beauty of Paris’ former red light district is undeniable.

Pigalle is an area in Paris where pretty much anything goes. Located right in the middle of the hill at Montmartre, this quartier was once the playground of artists and musicians alike all throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. Some of the biggest names in western art and culture such as Picasso, Renoir, Ernest Hemingway and Van Gogh frequented the many local cafés there including La Nouvelle Athènes and the world renowned Le Chat Noir. It was the district where Rimbaud frequented with his lover Paul Verlaine, where Edith Paif sang and of course where brothels and cabarets were commonplace.

Out of all the culture that exists across the area of Pigalle, The Moulin Rouge is the most show-stopping monument of all. With it being the birthplace of cabaret and the epicentre of burlesque, I just had to stop by last time I was strolling around Montmartre.

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Is It Too Cliché To Wear Stripes in Paris?

A little post on the iconic marinière

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Known in France as la marinière, a trusty striped shirt is as cliché as croissants, fromage and the colour navy blue. But as with many french clichés, where there is smoke there is fire and la marinière is a cult classic that is as common in every parisienne’s wardrobe as her little black dress.

For today’s look I’m going to be sharing this classic Parisian look with you guys and share with you how I pull off my stripes and keep the look chic and stylish all at the same time.

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How To Move To Paris

A How-To Guide For Moving to The City of Love

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Since moving to Paris, a lot of people have been asking me for recommendations in the city and more frequently aout the ins and outs of actually moving to Paris. This decision was one of the most exciting ones I have ever made in my life but also one of the most daunting ones. It takes a lot of guts to uproot your life and to settle in a new country. Personally I got extremely lucky when I moved here and I fell in with a group of girls who were facing a lot of the same unknown experiences as I was. However I can’t help but wish sometimes that I had somebody to give me all the insider tips and tricks that could have saved me from making a lot of stupid and often expensive mistakes.

Whether you may be dreaming about moving to Paris or seriously considering it in the near future, hopefully the fact that I’m sharing my experiences with you here today in this blogpost will help in making the accomplishment of your dream a little easier.

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