September Haul!

September Haul! So I picked up some makeup bits in recent weeks….I have already used some of these and I’ll let you know what I think of them as we go! I bought some of the new L’Oreal Eversleek shampoo & conditioner, these are sulphate free.  I got the smoothing & moisturise version and so […]

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Origins GinZing Refreshing eye cream Review

Origins GinZing Refreshing eye cream I picked up this little pot of goodness about 6 weeks ago.  I had used up a small sample previous to buying the full size, clearly I fell in love with it.  I bought this for £23 for 15ml.  It’s quite a thick cream and you really only need a […]

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Origins GinZing energy boosting moisturiser Review

Origins GinZing moisturiser This is a product I’ve been thoroughly enjoying for a few months.  I picked up a sample of this moisturiser a few months ago and really fell in love with it.  I bought the full size 50ml for £23, you can check it out on their website.  This helps to hydrate my […]

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September Empties!

September Empties As you can see I’ve a few empty products this month. Lets talk skin care first Empty Skin care products I’ve used up two more Biore nose strips.  These are fine, I’m not overly sold on them still. I’ve finally used up my Liz Earle Skin Tonic.  I’ve been using this in the […]

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September Favourites!

I only have a few favourites this month to share with you.  I have one fail unfortunately. I’m going to get my fail out of the way, so we can end on a positive note! My fail is OPI Nail Envy for Sensitive & Peeling nails.  I bought this as I suffer badly with peeling […]

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Botanics All Bright Cleansing Toner Review

Botanics Cleansing Toner I’ve had this for about 6 weeks now, I bought it at the same time as Botanics Cleansing Balm which I’ve already review here. I really do enjoy this product.  I like using this as part of my evening skin care routine after using my cleanser and before my serum and moisturiser. […]

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Crown Brush Review

These are the Crown brushes that I bought while at IMATS a few months ago.  I’ve really enjoyed these brushes and a few have made it to being regularly used favourites. All of these brushes wash well and there is very little shedding, apart from one or two of the brushes. First lets talk Face […]

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17 Solo Eyeshadow Review!

17 Solo Eyeshadows I’ve been a fan of these lovely little eyeshadows for quite some time.  In fact that green in the bottom left, I’m sure I’ve had that for about 6 years…mmm, it would seem it’s no longer available actually…  Anyway I really love these little shadows from the 17 boots brand and I […]

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Botanics 97% Organic Hot Cloth Cleansing Balm Review

So I’ve been testing out this little tub of goodness for about 6 weeks now and I have to admit that I actually do enjoy this product.  Not as much as my Emma Hardie cleansing balm, but this is not bad at all for a budget cleansing balm. This is quite a thick balm and […]

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Bdellium Tools Brush Review

This is a quick review of the rather fabulous Bdellium Tools makeup brushes that I picked up at IMATS, there is one brush I bought from love-makeup.com but I thought I’d include it too. All of these brushes wash well and don’t shed, just thought I’d get that out of the way now! First up […]

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August Favourites & Fails!

So I’ve been doing weekly favourites this month as I’ve been shopping my stash so I’ve gone through and picked up the main items that I couldn’t stop using each week. Lets start with lip products.   Revlon & Rimmel You are no doubt unsurprised to see my yummy new lipsticks, from left to right […]

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Birthday Haul!

So it was my birthday last week and I got some wonderful gifts from my OH, he also very kindly gave me some vouchers for boots – he understands I have an obsession and the spending ban was going well but I missed buying makeup!  So I have now spend said vouchers!  So here are […]

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Nail of the Week!

So it has been a while since I’ve done one of these posts, but I’ve done something a bit fun so I thought I’d show you what I’ve done! Barry M Guava; Illamasqua Load I’ve used Barry M Gelly High-shine in Guava all over the nail, which is a beautiful blue and then added some […]

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All Over Pampering!

So I’ve been giving myself a gradual pamper over the past two days.  I started on Sunday by having a really nice long shower.  I gave myself a thorough brush all over first using my body brush from Body Shop, once I was all brushed I applied Aromatherapy & Associates Revive Morning Bath & Shower […]

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StarGazer Nail Polish Review

  I am so glad I found these nail polishes at IMATS.  I bought these three as they stood out the most on the day, I’ve since checked out the website and there are quite a few more I intend to check out! You can buy them online here and they retail for £2.   314; […]

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Shopping My Stash

So I thought it might be good to use some products that have been gathering dust and are in dire need of some love.  So I’m shopping my stash and doing a makeup basket for a week.  I will still use the same basic products like eyeshadow blending colours etc.  My makeup basket is full […]

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Barry M Gelly Hi-Shine Review & Swatches

So I’ve been slowly but surely building up my collection of the Barry M Gelly Hi-Shines, I’ve ended up with 13 out of the 18, so I thought it might be useful to share my thoughts and some swatches! So below are the swatches.  I will list the colours left to right (ignore the 3 […]

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Replacement Haul!

So as you know I’m still on my spending ban, I did however decide that I would buy replacements for any products I used up.  So these are the bits I decided to replace!   First up are the Origins GinZing Refreshing eye cream, (£23 for 15ml), Origins GinZing Energy boosting moisturiser (£23 for 50ml) […]

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