Summer Essential: Bare Minerals Natural Sunscreen SPF30 review

Monday, 30 June 2014

If you hate thick and greasy sunscreens, Bare Minerals Natural Sunscreen could be your Holy Grail answer this Summer.

The Weekend Post: 5 Tips for a Stress Free Sunday

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Whilst I'm not religious, I do like to try and view Sundays as a 'day of rest'.  Or rather a day of relaxing before yet another busy week takes over.  Here are my top 5 tips for a Stress Free Sunday.

Summer Hair Trend: The Understated Jewelled Hair Clip

Amongst the usual array of flower headbands and brightly coloured hairties that so often dominate summer's attire, I've seen a quiet trend for small and understated jewelled hair clips this year. 

My New Handbag Essential: The Gillan Battery Pouch (Classic Magenta) review

Friday, 27 June 2014

One of the biggest FMPs (First World Problems) in life is having your smartphone or tablet run out of juice.  Yep, we've all been there and it's really, really annoying, especially as it almost always happens when you need it the most.

Budget Beauty: You Beauty Discovery Box - June 2014 review

Thursday, 26 June 2014

After seeing lots of blogposts raving about how great (and affordable!) the You Beauty Discovery Boxes are, I decided it was high time I checked them out.

Beauty News: Get FREE Tickets to the Love Natural, Love Organic Show - 4-6 July 2014 in London

The Love Natural, Love Organic show is a huge 3 day event showcasing the very best in natural and organic beauty, health and lifestyle products.

NOTD: Ted Baker Sweet On You Nail Duo

Monday, 23 June 2014

As it was my Birthday at the weekend, I decided to slap on some glitter and create a summery NOTD look with one of Ted Baker's new Sweet Shoppe Duos.

Love You Long Time: Apples & Pears Wild Rose Lip Balm

Saturday, 21 June 2014

In an attempt to curb my crazy lip balm addiction/stash, I've picked out a few that I'm going to make a real effort to use up.  One of the lucky ones is from Apples & Pears.

New In: Organic Surge Gardners Range - Hand Cream & Hand Scrub review

Friday, 20 June 2014

Launched at famous The Chelsea Flower Show earlier this year, Organic Surge have a brand new handcare range created especially for gardeners.  Don't worry if you're not green fingered though - the products are absolutely perfect for anyone who has dry hands too.

Review: Birchbox - 'World Cup / Global Strikers' Theme - June 2014

Thursday, 19 June 2014

As an early Birthday treat, my friend Katie surprised me with a Birchbox!  I'd seen a couple of cheeky spoiler posts in advance, so I couldn't wait to open it up.

Try This Instead: 4 Alternatives To Shaving Gel / Foam

Monday, 16 June 2014

In my '6 Beauty Products That I Don't Buy' post, I mentioned that I don't use mainstream shaving gel/foam, which led to a couple of people asking about what I used instead.  I mainly stick to these four alternatives and find that they all work much better.

New In: B. Limited Edition Summer Collection (Review & Swatches)

Sunday, 15 June 2014

Heads up to everyone who is a fan of bright pastel shades - B.'s new Limited Edition Summer Collection is right up your street!

Tried & Tested: SkinLikes 100% Natural Deodorant review

Deodorant certainly isn't the sexiest product to talk about, but as the majority of us use some form of it on a regular basis, it makes sense for a post like this to pop up every now and again.  Over the last couple of weeks, I put my beloved Dr Organic Pomegrante Deodorant into storage and whipped out a shiny new one to try out from SkinLikes.

Review & Swatches: Real Techniques Modern Natural Makeup Kit Palette

Saturday, 14 June 2014

When I heard that Real Techniques had released two makeup palettes, I was excited like everyone else.  So I was even more excited when I found out that I'd won one from the lovely Nic (who writes Strawberry Blonde) in her blog giveaway!

Beauty News: Superdrug Celebrates its 50th Birthday with Limited Edition Products

If you've popped into a Superdrug recently, you'll no doubt have seen their huge displays and banners celebrating their 50th Birthday.  I've seen so many highstreet shops close down since the recession, so it's amazing to see such a strong and familiar British brand still doing so well.

Review: Love Me Beauty Box - June 2014 (Menu 3)

Friday, 13 June 2014

June's Love Me Beauty Box arrived bright and early this morning.  I chose Menu 3 this time around, so let's take a closer look at what's inside!

Review & Swatches: Living Nature Foundation in Pure Beige

Thursday, 12 June 2014

I've been on the hunt for a decent natural liquid foundation for such a long time, so how did I get on with this one from Living Nature?

Skincare Review: Pai Sample Set

Over the last few months, I've been delving into this sample set from Pai and picking out a product to trial every so often (I try not to switch up my skincare routine too much these days, but curiosity usually gets the better of me!).  I've finally finished up the set and thought I'd share my thoughts on it.

Beauty News: I'm in Pure Beauty Magazine!

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Every month, Pure Beauty Magazine features three of their favourite bloggers to discuss their products of the month, and this month I am thrilled to be included!

Summer Essential: Yon-Ka Solar Care SPF 25 Sunscreen for Face & Body review

Monday, 9 June 2014

Sunscreen is the summer time essential so if you're looking to replace last year's (probably expired) bottle, and are feeling a little spendy, look no further than this offering from Yon-Ka.

May Favourites

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

I have a small handful of beauty favourites from last month; these have all been used a lot recently and are wholly recommended if you're looking to pick up something new.

May Empties / Products I've Used Up

Monday, 2 June 2014

Empties time!  Here are the products I've managed to finish up recently, my overall thoughts on them, and whether I'd repurchase any again or not.

May Books List

Sunday, 1 June 2014

A roundup of the books that I read last month:-

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