BBC Sport Relief Trailer – Can you see me?

BBC Sport Relief Trailer – Can you see me?

Hello Lovely Guys

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Filming to Sport Relief

Sport Relief just launched their trailer for 2018. If you don’t know what Sport Relief is its when the British public comes together to get active, raise money and change lives. This year it’s bigger than ever and there is a whole week of activity lined up for you from 17th to 23rd March 2018.

I am so excited to be featured in it. Great work from VisAble and the BBC changing and helping peoples lives.

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Production
Whether you walk, push, run, hop, skip, jump or dance, the money you raise transforms lives by funding incredible projects around the world, to ensure people live happier, healthier, safer lives.
Let me know if you can see me in the film below…
Love Love
Sam
x

4 Party Outfits

4 Party Outfits

I had the opportunity to do this photo shoot with amazing brands like Paul Magen, Valdenize

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Blue Dress from Valdenize Soares. Picture by Sikandar

Soares, Judith Leiber represented by Sangeeta Assomull and with the fantastic photographer Sikandar. The stylist was Saskia Rowlans and the makeup was by Hanna Soraya.

The outfits are amazing. It was a very cold day, around -1 degrees Celsius and we were taking the photographs outside. I think you will agree that the results are stunning. Special thanks to Saskia for putting everything together.

The lifestyle of a model is not all glamour. It requires a lot of hard work sometimes in extreme temperatures.  It was a great pleasure to work on this project with such great people.  We had great fun working as a team and the results you can see in the video below.

If you would like to follow any of these brands or professionals on Instagram here are their addresses.

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Makeup by Hana Soraya Hand bag Judith Leiber – Sangeeta Assomull

 

 

Sikandar – Photographer- maccanoniphone
Saskia Rowlads – Stylist – saskiarowlans21
Sangeeta Assomull – Judith Leiber Couture – saengeeta_assomull
Hanna Soraya – Makeup Artist – hanasoraya
Valdenize Soares -Designer – valdenizesoares
Paul Magen – Jewellery – paulmagenjeweller

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Judith Leiber Handbag Jewellery by Paul Magen

Rua Luja is a Brand That I LOVE – Find Out Why…

Rua Luja is a Brand That I LOVE – Find Out Why…

Rua Luja – Pict by AK Hussain

Recently I attended the London Ethnic Boutique event, which was an amazing opportunity to further explore my passion for fashion. During my day there, I discovered plenty of amazing brands, along with a plethora of fantastic, inspiring people to share the experience with. One of my favourite brand on display was most certainly Rua Luja.

What can I say, other than I adore everything about their range of items? They’re a London based fashion label, which is part of London Organic – a company which supports those that supply organic clothing.

Predominantly, they stock long, elegant dresses that look fabulous. If you’re searching for a dress that will ensure you look glamourous for a special occasion, then Rua Luja may be the perfect choice. Plus, they stock a variety of different long dresses, so there’ll be something for everyone.

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Rua Luja

Now, other than what you see on the exterior, the brand has wonderful morals, values and beliefs if you dig a little deeper. For instance, they sell fur jackets, which I must admit, look divine. But, all of the fur that they use has been validated for being cruelty-free, which shows they have a conscience, and want to appreciate all living things on this planet.

Talking of fur jackets, I did manage to try one on during the event, and I honestly couldn’t fault it. You see, being a wheelchair-user, I often find it difficult to source clothes, especially jackets, because they seem to get caught in the wheels. To put it simply, finding the right jacket is a nightmare.

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Rua Luja Pict Kwame Photography

However, the length on the Rua Luja fur jacket is absolutely spot on, which I was amazed at; it doesn’t interfere with the wheels whatsoever. As I spent quite a while at the Rua Luja stand, I was able to try on most of their range, as well as delve into the finer details. Something that stood out to me, was that everything is extremely affordable, despite the high-quality materials.

All in all, I had a terrific day at the London Ethnic Boutique event, and I’m super-happy that I discovered Rua Luja. If you want to check them out, then either visit their website, or their Instagram (both links will be below).

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Rua Luja Pict by 

Website: https://www.rualuja.com

Instagram: rualuja

Best Sam xxx

 

5 of the Best Ways to Keep Your Skin Glowing

5 of the Best Ways to Keep Your Skin Glowing

The appearance of your skin is a huge factor when it comes to your overall appearance. Now, some people are blessed with genetically perfect skin, which stays clear all year round. However, others, like myself, need to do a little bit of maintenance to ensure the skin remains vibrant and healthy.

But, you don’t need to spend a substantial amount of money on expensive skincare products. I’ve been utilizing a few different methods for an extensive period of time, and they’re not only financially-friendly, but they’re also extremely effective. Here are 5 of the best…

  1. Thermal Water

I use this all the time, and that’s because it comes with a multitude of different benefits. Thermal water is essentially a variant of mineral water, and it is extracted from deep within the earth. Due to this, it is full of great minerals and CO2, and low in pollution and bacteria. These will soften the skin, reduce any inflammation and prevent any dryness.

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Vitacid Plus

This one does need to be prescribed by a dermatologist, but that’s because it is a type of medicine that performs so well when it comes to the skin. It contributes heavily to the production of collagen, which subsequently lightens the skin, smooths any redness and gives it a radiating shine.

Sun Screen

When the temperatures rise, and the sun comes out, it is crucial that you apply plenty of sunscreen to places that are going to be exposed to the rays. Not only will this reduce your chances of developing skin cancer, the moisturizer within the screen will keep your skin glowing. Plus, it will prevent sunburn, so your skin won’t dry up, become sore and crack.

4. Water

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Skin Glowing

It is no secret that healthy, soft and beautiful skin is a result of it being well hydrated. That’s why drinking a lot of water every day is so advantageous; it will keep the skin hydrated and fight off any toxins. If you balance out the pH levels with a pinch of sodium, then this will further assist with maintaining superb skin. I aim for 1 liters of water every single day!

  1. Skinade 

This is a collagen drink that I absolutely love. It has been developed by scientists, and every ingredient is designed to help give your skin a gorgeous glow. Along with being full of active items that speed up the production of hyaluronic acid and collagen within your body, it also tastes delicious.

Extra Tip: For those of you that wear makeup, try removing it using natural coconut oil, rather than the typical chemical-based products. This will allow your skin to remain healthy, and will also help you with hands as you apply it to your face.

I hope you’ve found this article useful, and it would be great to know if you have any preferred methods to keep your skin glowing? If you do, please leave a comment below!

Check out the YouTube version of this article, and keep an eye out for more posts.

Love Sam x