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Spring 2015 Skin Heroes

April 25, 2015
springskin-heroes

Now that we’ve had some glorious sunshine at least two weeks in a row and I’ve woken up naturally at 7am every morning thanks to the glorious early sun I feel I can finally say that we are truly in Spring. With that, it’s time to take a peek at some of the all important skin heroes that have been helping me nourish my dried out winter skin Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser – Original Yes I know I’m…

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Skincare

The Body Shop Festive Sweet Treats Hand Cream in Vanilla brulee, Glazed Apple & Frosted Cranberry Review

November 12, 2014
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  Gem and I have been saving up some of our Body Shop “little card of Christmas wishes” from various magazines for a few weeks now. As it happened, we both went to meet a friend in town on Monday and thought it would be such a wasted opportunity if we didn’t go in store and use one of our £3 off cards. After all the new “Christmas” ranges were out and we were both desperate to try out “Vanilla Brulee”.…

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Free L’Occitane Hand Cream with Marie Claire

October 14, 2014
Loccitane-marie-clair

It’s delicious freebie time and this month you can pick up a free L’Occitane Hand Cream with any copy of Marie Claire. If you’ve not tried any of their hand creams, now is probably the time. They are absolutely gorgeous and leave hands feeling wonderfully soft without the sticky residue of most creams. This month there will be four to choose from, classic Shea Butter and the limited edition scents: Vanilla Bouquet, Delightful Rose and Zesty Lime each worth an…

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Beauty Boxes, Make-up, Nails, Skincare, Travel

Glossybox June 2014 Review

June 16, 2014
glossybox-june-14

This is the last of my beauty boxes to arrive this month, and Gem and I have been waiting on tenterhooks after a few spoilers were going around, but now the wait is over and I can finally see what is in my Glossybox! The first thing I noticed, is that mine was prepared a little more shoddily than the usually impeccable presentation. My Glossybox (GB)  sticker looked as though it had already been peeled off, and everything was just…

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Skincare

Nip + Fab Clean Fix Gel Review

June 2, 2014
nipandfab-facial-cleanser

I finished using this facial cleanser a few weeks ago and it has since joined the box of “empties” waiting to be reviewed. After my 3 month love affair with this product (yes it lasted a whole 3 months!), I’m finally ready to ‘come out’ and spill the beans at how much I actually enjoyed using this. This was actually purchased on my last Nip+Fab haul in September, which you may recall (see my post here) and when purchasing some…

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Candles, Clothing and Fashion, Make-up, Nails, Skincare

Accidental May Haul

May 29, 2014
may-haul

Sometimes you just want to shop. It’s an urge that truly can not be ignored, especially if Gem and I are left alone, unsupervised! This afternoon was definitely one of those times and we ended up going on a completely unplanned spree. No budget style shop would be complete without a trip to Primark and even though I didn’t -need- anything at all, I still ended up with a bag full of stuff. I absolutely adore giraffes and I squeeled…

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Skincare

Deep Steep Moisture Stick Review

April 23, 2014
deep-steep-moisture-stick

The Deep Steep Moisture Stick was received as part of my first ever Love me Beauty March Box. Since the moment I’ve taken this out the box, its been a definite staple in my everyday routine and now has pride of place amongst my hand creams on my desk. I am one to suffer dry skin I am forever carrying around tiny pots of moisturiser that either open up in the bottom of my bag or leave my hands greasy…

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Skincare

Nip + Fab Viper Venom Eye Fix Review

April 23, 2014
Nip + Fab Viper Venom Eye Fix

I’ve got a lot of love for Nip + Fab, so I picked this up with very high expectations. We all want those wonder products that fix everything and perform miracles, and there are so very many with such extraordinary promises that don’t follow up. This however is not one of them. The Nip + Fab Viper Venom Eye Fix is a cooling eye treatment in with a roller ball applicator that claims to smooth the look of fine lines…

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Skincare

Dermalogica UltraCalming Review

April 18, 2014
dermalogica-mini-set

  You may recall many post ago Gem and I gave in to the Glamour Beauty Edit 3, one of the main perks of this being the miniature dermalogica UltraCalming starter kit. Well it may have taken a little while but I’ve finally cracked this open and put it to good use! The UltraCalming range is supposed to be well suited to those that suffer from flare ups or inflammation due to sensitivity of their skin – which sounds absolutely…

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Skincare

Back to Basics – Simple Skincare

March 19, 2014
Simple Skincare - face scrub, face wipes, light moisturiser

  Long before I became a beauty blogger with a mountain of skincare products that threatens to topple and kill me any minute I only used one brand and that was Simple. Today I picked a few products up on a whim (as they were an amazingly cheap 3 for £5!) to see if they still live up to my memories now that I’ve been tainted with the world of high end skincare, and I have to say I feel…

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