December Books List / Reviews

Friday, 30 December 2016

A round-up of the books that I read this month:-

Green Beauty: Love Lula Beauty Box - December 2016 review

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Love Lula Beauty Box - December 2016 review
Hope everyone had a good Christmas?! I had a couple of parcels re-delivered yesterday that I missed during the Christmas mayhem, and one of the treats amongst them was this month's fantastic Love Lula beauty box.

GRWM: Easy Christmas Eve Makeup Look

Thursday, 22 December 2016

GRWM: Easy Christmas Eve Makeup Look
Christmas Eve is a time where I catch up with a few friends and then travel on to meet up with my family, so I like to keep my makeup festive with a little gold eyeshadow, winged liner and a dark red lip.

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

The Last Minute Christmas Gifts
Need some last minute Christmas gift inspo? Here are a few ideas in case you've forgotten someone or haven't made it to the shops yet.

Christmas Party Prep: The Quick Fixes

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Christmas Party Prep: The Quick Fixes
The countdown to Christmas is upon us, so if you're running around like a mad hatter in need of some quick beauty fixes for an important party or evening out, this is the post for you!

Unboxing: The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box - December 2016 review #TVK38

Monday, 19 December 2016

The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box - December 2016 review #TVK38
This month's The Vegan Kind box arrived a little later than usual, but it's definitely been worth the wait! There are so many festive treats inside so let's have a closer look at December's contents.

Winter Skincare: Getting to Know Your Winter Sun Protection Lotion #ad

It’s a good habit to protect your skin from the sun even at the height of winter. The sun may be hidden behind the thickest of clouds at this time of the year, but it’s still highly likely that your skin is being exposed to its harmful rays. 

Foodie Friday: Kinomi Nuts - Waku Waku Cashews, Pori Pori Almonds & Pika Pika Pecans review

Friday, 16 December 2016

Kinomi Nuts - Wakuwaku Cashews, Poripori Almonds & Pikapika Pecans review
A few weeks ago I came across a tube of spicy almonds in a Lick My Dip box (reviewed over on All Subscription Boxes) which were quite frankly the best almonds I've ever tasted in my life.

Skincare Review: Antipodes Manuka Honey Skin-Brightening Light Day Cream & Eye Cream

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Antipodes Manuka Honey Light Day Cream & Eye Cream review
Fans of Antipodes' much loved Aura Manuka Honey Mask will be delighted to learn that two new products have recently been launched to extend the Manuka Honey range; a brightening Light Day Cream and a matching Eye Cream. I've been putting them to the test for the past month.

Beauty Box: Love Me Beauty - December 2016 review

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Love Me Beauty - December 2016 review
My good friend Sophie surprised me with an early Christmas present last week, which was a six-month subscription to Love Me Beauty! I decided to redeem the gift voucher straight away so that I could take advantage of their fab choices for December.

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Candles Edit

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Candles Edit
Welcome to the fifth and final feature for this year's Christmas Gift Guide. I've saved my personal favourite Edit for last because this one is all about candles! Here are my top picks across a range of different price points.

Haircare Review: L'Oreal Professional Série Expert Nutrifier range for Dry Hair

Monday, 12 December 2016

Haircare Review: L'Oreal Professional Série Expert Nutrifier range for Dry Hair
Dry hair is a difficult thing to manage, but luckily there are lots of dedicated haircare ranges out there to help it out. One of the newest ranges on the market comes from L'Oreal Professional and everything in it is silicones-free

Budget Beauty: You Beauty Box - December 2016 review

Friday, 9 December 2016

You Beauty Box - December 2016 review
December's You Beauty box has arrived, and I cheekily decided to upgrade to the Gold membership thanks to an awesome shortlist of products being featured this month.

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Fragrances Edit

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Fragrances Edit
Perfume continues to be one of the most requested Christmas gifts on many women's wish lists, and this year is no different. Here are just a handful of some of 2016's bestsellers covering high street and designer favourites.

Mid-Week Pamper Treats: De-Stressing with HAYO'U

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Mid-Week Pamper Treats: De-Stressing with Hayo'u
The run up to Christmas is without a doubt one of the most stressful and busiest times of the year, so for this week's Mid-Week Pamper Treat, I wanted to throw a spotlight onto HAYO'U, and their wonderful de-stressing products and one-minute rituals.

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Green Beauty Edit

Monday, 5 December 2016

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Green Beauty Edit
Searching for that perfect gift for your green beauty obsessed friend, or want to find a present that's more environmentally friendly this year? Look no further, this is the Christmas Gift Guide edit for you!

Skincare Review: La Roche-Posay Toleriane 3-Step System

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Skincare Review: La Roche-Posay Toleriane 3-Step System
French skincare favourites, La Roche-Posay, have a special range for sensitive skin called Toleriane and back in October they released a new 3-Step System. My skin is often very temperamental and especially during the Winter months, it becomes a lot more sensitive and easily irritated, so I thought I'd try it out.

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Under £15 Budget Edit

Friday, 2 December 2016

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Under £15 Budget Edit
Christmas need not be an expensive affair, with so many affordable gifts on offer this year from both the high street shops and online retailers. Let's jump into my budget-friendly guide!

November Books List / Reviews

Thursday, 1 December 2016

November Books List / Reviews
A round-up of the books that I read last month:-

November Favourites

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

November Favourites
My beauty favourites this month are definitely an indicator that Winter has arrived in the UK, because they're all foolproof products that'll help to prepare your skin, hair and body for the colder times ahead.

November Empties / Products I've Used Up

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

November Empties / Products I've Used Up
It's nearly the end of the month, so it's time for an Empties post! Here are all of the products that I've managed to finish up recently, my thoughts on them and whether I'll be repurchasing them again in the future or not.

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: The Luxury Brands Edit

Monday, 28 November 2016

Christmas Gift Guide: The Luxury Edit 2016
Welcome to the first feature in my Christmas Gift Guide for 2016, and what better way to kick things off than with a Luxury Edit featuring some of the most covetable high-end beauty brands around.

High-End Beauty: Trying Out Kat Von D Makeup - Review & Swatches (Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks in Lolita I, Lolita II & Outlaw, Studded Kiss Lipstick in Magick & Tattoo Ink Liner in Trooper)

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Kat Von D Makeup - Review & Swatches
The arrival of Kat Von D's makeup range in the UK back in September was perhaps the most anticipated beauty event of the year. Being a massive fan of the lady herself, I picked up a few of her most popular minis to see what all the fuss was about.

Mid-Week Pamper Treat: Formula 10.0.06 Deep Down Detox & Pores Be Pure Mud Masks review

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Formula 10.0.06 Deep Down Detox & Pores Be Pure Mud Masks review
As a self-confessed face mask junkie, mud/clay based masks play a very useful role in my skincare routine as they help to draw out impurities and keep my skin looking clear. Here are two relatively budget-friendly options from Formula 10.0.06

Beauty Box: Love Lula Beauty Box - November 2016 review

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Love Lula Beauty Box - November 2016 review
This month's Love Lula Beauty Box arrived over the weekend, and I think it might just be my favourite from them yet!

Cold Weather Skincare: Upgrade Your Cleanser To A Balm - Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm Oil Cleansing Complete Kit review

Monday, 21 November 2016

Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm review
Earlier this month, I swapped all of my cleansing gels and washes for more hydrating cleansing milks in the mornings, and lovely thick and luxurious cleansing balms for the evening. 

Green Beauty: Ere Perez Oat Milk Liquid Foundation, Amazing Arnica Concealer & Rich Olive Oil Lipstick - Review & Swatches

Friday, 18 November 2016

Ere Perez Oat Milk Liquid Foundation, Amazing Arnica Concealer & Rich Olive Oil Lipstick - Review & Swatches
Earlier this year, I reviewed some makeup from the Aussie eco-brand, Ere Perez (you can read that post here), and now I'm back with some more of their products to tempt you with.

Mid-Week Pamper Treat: Optrex Warming Eye Mask review

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Optrex Warming Eye Mask review
Something a little different for my Mid-Week Pamper Treat today as it's not technically a 'beauty' product, but more of a wellbeing/relaxing treat for tired eyes.

Tried & Tested: Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Skincare Routine review

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Juice Beauty Stem Cellular range review
Organic skincare continues to come on leaps and bounds with new and innovative formulas being developed all the time. Juice Beauty are one such brand who are pushing the boundaries.

Budget Beauty Gifts: Studio London & Tanya Burr 12 Days Of Christmas Beauty Advent Calendars 2016 review

Monday, 14 November 2016

Budget Beauty Gifts: Studio London & Tanya Burr 12 Days Of Christmas Beauty Advent Calendars review
Looking for a beauty advent calendar that won't break the bank? These two from Studio London and Tanya Burr are currently on offer in Superdrug! [Warning: this post contains contents spoilers!]

Foodie Friday: The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box - November 2016 review #TVK37

Friday, 11 November 2016

The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box - November 2016 review #TVK37
What better way to start the weekend than with a Foodie Friday post featuring this month's The Vegan Kind box. Let's see what's inside shall we?

Currently Loving: RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up & skin2skin Foundation Brush review

Thursday, 10 November 2016

RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up & skin2skin Foundation Brush review
RMS Beauty are a classic example of how a luxury organic brand can be just as good (if not miles better) than its mainstream, high-end counterparts. 

Budget Beauty: You Beauty Box - November 2016 review

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Budget Beauty: You Beauty Box - November 2016 review
The first of the monthly subscription boxes are starting to arrive, and my You Beauty Box was delivered bright and early yesterday morning. 

Cold Weather Protection for Sensitive Skin: Conscious Skincare Pure Body Butter & Pure Body Polish review

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Conscious Skincare Pure Body Butter & Pure Body Polish review
To put it bluntly, it's bloody freezing in the UK right now! Last night, the temperature dropped to -2C where I live, so it's time to pull out the body butters and slather them on.

Health & Lifestyle: KIKI Health Body Biotics, Alkaline Infusion and Organic Virgin Coconut Oil review

Monday, 7 November 2016

KIKI Health Body Biotics, Alkaline Infusion and Organic Virgin Coconut Oil review
KIKI Health are one of those fab, all natural supplements and superfoods brands that you can happily pick up alongside your beauty shop the next time you're in Space NK

October Favourites

Thursday, 3 November 2016

October Favourites
Skincare and makeup have been two passions of mine for such a long time now, but I still get excited like a little kid on Christmas day, when I discover new products to fall in love with. This small, tried and tested handful are my October Beauty Favourites.

October Empties / Products I've Used Up

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

October Empties / Products I've Used Up
Last month was one of those months' where everything seemed to start running out at the same time (we've all been there!). So here are my October Empties - my thoughts on them, and which ones I'll be repurchasing again in the future.

Green Beauty: Love Lula Beauty Box - October 2016 review

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Love Lula Beauty Box - October 2016 review
October's Love Lula Beauty box was a great selection of natural and organic skincare products, to help protect your skin against the colder weather ahead.

October Books List / Reviews

Sunday, 30 October 2016

October Books List / Reviews
A round-up of the books that I read this month, including a lot of horror for Halloween!

Payday Treats: Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask & REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask & REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask
Fancy treating yourself this payday weekend to a new face mask to add to your Autumn skincare routine? Here are my two picks (both cult favourites!) featuring one for charity, and one that's currently on a too good to miss offer.

UK Giveaway! STARSKIN Glowstar Foaming Peeling Perfection Puff for 10 Winners!

Monday, 24 October 2016

Say goodbye to dull skin with STARSKIN's Glowstar Puff - I have 10 of these clever quick fixes to giveaway to my UK readers, so read on to find out how to enter!

Beauty Box: BodyMonth - October 2016 review

Sunday, 23 October 2016

BodyMonth - October 2016 review
The monthly subscription box trend shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon, with new boxes constantly popping up on the market. BodyMonth is one of the latest kids on the block.

Health & Lifestyle: New Tisserand Aromatherapy Mists - De-Stress, Energy & Sweet Dreams review

Friday, 21 October 2016

Tisserand Aromatherapy Mists - De-Stress, Energy & Sweet Dreams review
I've mentioned my love of aromatherapy numerous times, and I'm always happy to share my passion for it by recommending products that I've found which work for me. The latest addition to Tisserand's multi-award winning Wellbeing Collection are these new Aromatherapy Mists

High-End Beauty: Trying Out Make Up For Ever - Review & Swatches

Thursday, 20 October 2016

High-End Beauty: Trying Out Make Up For Ever - Review & Swatches
Make Up For Ever have been on my wishlist of makeup brands to try out ever since they arrived in the UK last year.  They've been a Youtube and blogger favourite for a while now, so I'm finally jumping on board the MUFE train and trying some bits out. Whoop whoop!

Mid-Week Pamper Treat: Leonor Greyl L'Huile de Leonor Greyl review

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Leonor Greyl L'Huile De Leonor Greyl review
Give some TLC to dry, damaged and coloured hair with a nourishing pre-shampoo treatment, and reap the rewards the next day with glossy, swish-worthy, healthier looking hair.

Budget Beauty: Benecos Autumn Collection - Review & Swatches

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Benecos Autumn Collection - Review & Swatches
Having been impressed by Benecos' Summer Collection earlier this year, I was excited to see what they were going to release next. 

Foodie Friday: The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box - October 2016 review #TVK36

Friday, 14 October 2016

The Vegan Kind Lifestyle Box - October 2016 review
It's another jam-packed box from The Vegan Kind this month! Shall we take a closer look at what's inside?

Worth The Hype? Beautiful Brows Contour Kit - Review & Swatches

Thursday, 13 October 2016

 Beautiful Brows Contour Kit - Review & Swatches
Contouring is arguably one of the biggest makeup trends of the last couple of years, so it's no surprise that contour kits have been flying off the shelves.

Mid-Week Pamper Treat: Multi-Masking with Superdrug

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Mid-Week Pamper Treat: Multi-Masking Fun with Superdrug
Proving that pampering yourself doesn't need to be expensive, this week's Mid-Week Pamper Treat will cost you less than £2, and you get to play around with the popular multi-masking trend.

Tried & Tested: 3 Natural Roll On Deodorants from Dr. Hauschka, Eco by Sonya & Mádara

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Tried & Tested: 3 Natural Deodorants from Dr Hauschka, Eco by Sonya & Mádara
Natural deodorants, like many things, can be very hit and miss, but the good news for consumers who are wanting to try one is that there's more choice out there than ever before. 

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