11 December, 2014

- The Tesco Hudl 2!

I just love technology and new gadgets! Doesn't everyone? I recently got a Hudl 2 and I have been loving it! It's pink, it's handy and it is the perfect mini computer for travel, or just when you're snuggled on the sofa or in bed and you don't want to get the laptop out.
I won't say too much here about it, I'll just post my video on it, because I think it's better to see how something looks and works sometimes.
As I said in the video, it would make the perfect gift for you or a loved one if you're looking for something like this. I really can't fault it. It runs smoothly, the batter lasts really well, it is lightweight, the sound and screen quality are great and you can use it for reading, writing, social media, listening to music and watching videos (and so much more).

It doesn't just come in pink either! You get pick the colour you like the best.

Check the Hudl 2 out! Just £129.

Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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06 November, 2014

♥ Makeup Revolution Love! ♥

I was so excited when I first heard about the new makeup brand Makeup Revolution and I couldn't wait to get my hands on some of the products to try. I had seen reviews and they were all positive, and the prices are so crazy good! So I got some lovely bits from them to try out and here are my thinkings on them!

13 October, 2014

Plus Size OOTD: The Fancy Frock!

I'll start with a little back story first. My brother got married in August (outfit post here), and when I was shopping with my Mum for an outfit to wear I found a dress in Evans that I fell absolutely in love with, (Link!) it was from Scarlett & Jo (Prom Dress Range) and it was like my dream dress, I picked up the size I thought I'd need and went to try it.. If looked amazing, perfect. It was just *the* dress, ya know?

Only problem was that it was too big and because I am currently losing lots of weight, it seemed pointless. So Mum ran out to get the next size down... They didn't have it, and because the dress was in the sale they didn't have more. I left the shop with a pout and went home and searched the internet to see if I could find it anywhere, or on the Evans website. No such luck.

Fast forward 3 months and I'm casually browsing the Evans sale (as you do!) and I see this dress from the range (the exact same style) and it's on sale, but they don't have the size down that I needed in July. They did have the next size down though (Size 20, FYI) so I thought I'd order it and give it a go because I love it so much and I thought I might get lucky, or I could slim into it.

I picked it up in store last Wednesday and I love it. It fits and it's perfect.. It's not the black spotty one I originally wanted but it's just as pretty, navy blue and flowers are not usually a me thing, but I feel good in it - I think it's the style of the dress. It's so me and so well fitting, flattering and gorgeous.

The point of all that chatter was to do this outfit post and show the dress on, sooo...
Pretty, huh? I love how it flatters my shape and skims my hips, bum and tum. I am very happy with my purchase! I now want to get this dress in every version they have. Like THIS! Sooo tempted.

Get it here: Evans, Scarlett & Jo Navy Floral Print Prom Dress (£30!) But they have very limited sizes.

Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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Lov-ing! - The USpicy LED Lamp.

If you wear gel nails you will know how important a good lamp is in that set up, I had a small LED lamp (from Nailene) and a UV one before I got this one.. I always opted for the LED lamp as it's safer and there isn't a need for protecting your exposed skin from the rays of the UV lamp.

When USpicy offered me the chance to try their lamp for review, I took a look and accepted right away. It sounded great and since I am still quite new to the at home gel nail thing, I was more than happy to try new things and see what worked for me.

So here's what I love about it.

It's crescent shaped and has room for a whole hand (or foot!) my smaller LED lamp was only large enough for 4 fingers, I always had to do thumbs separate, so because of this is saves me so much time.

It looks pretty! I mean.. it's a peachy pink colour and so cute looking! Importantly, it also feels very sturdy and is not too heavy at all.

It has a timer! I cannot even tell you how much I love that feature! My previous lamp beeped after so many seconds.. THIS lamp doesn't even need to beep, it has three auto time settings 30, 60 or 90 seconds! Or you can just put it on continuous if you'd prefer (but why?!), up to you.

The timer helps greatly, and the coolest part is that the lamp has a sensor, so you set it to the time, and it will automatically start to count down when it senses your hand entering the lamp.

I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this LED lamp whatsoever. It is my go to for when I do my nails, it saves me time and it does the job perfectly, setting my gels in place for 2 weeks +!

If you're interested in this lamp, or taking a closer look..

USpicy Crescent 18w Nail Polish Dryer LED Lamp. £59.99.*

Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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06 October, 2014

Gilette Venus & Olay Superberry Razor.


Y'all love silky smooth pins, right?

I know that I do. But as the winter months come in, we can get a little bit lazy and let some of the fuzz make a reappearance. Ugh!

I am typically an epilator kind of girl, especially for summer, but that can take more time than I like, so I like to have a razor at hand for when I want the job done. This razor from Gilette Venus is so nice! I had the old, plain style Venus razor before this, and I was more than happy with it but this just takes it up a level.

This razor contains the great five blade razor head for a great, close exfoliating shave... Then it has the superberry moisture bar with Olay, that feature is so cool! First off, it smells incredible, it makes your legs feel extra silky and it takes out the need for any shaving cream because it creates a light lather on your damp as you shave. It also comes with a cool little in shower holder that you can stick it to the tiles so you can reach for it when you need it!

This razor has totally made me want to bother with shaving my legs more! (Yep, even in the winter!) because it's fun to use and makes my legs feel so lovely. The moisture bar keeps them feeling so soft for ages after too.

Gilette Venus & Olay Superberry Razor* £10.99.

Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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18 September, 2014

DIY Plus Size Cage/Harness Bra. [Inspired by Tess Munster!]

Alright! Sooo, let me give you a little backstory on this post.

I love and find Tess Munster so inspiring, she empowers women to love the skin that they're in and if that's not enough she's absolutely gorgeous and full of self confidence, which I love and find so inspiring.

If you don't know who I am talking about, I suggest you Google her, she's a plus size model from America.

Now, with that out of the way... One day I saw an Instagram pic of Tess in some lingerie from Lane Bryant, the bra had these straps that sort of hugged your boobs, but higher up. I did some research and found it on a US site but could never afford it so I pushed it to the back of my mind for a while.

Then last week I happened to see the pic again (Link!) and I googled some more and found others, including one of how it looks with a vest top on (Link!). I found out it was called a cage or harness bra and started searching online for where I might find one with no success. I did see a few on sites for non plus size girls, but nothing else.

I had a sudden thought.. Maybe I could make my own! So then I searched for a DIY to see if anyone else had already had this bright idea.. turns out they had! I found this post from the gorgeous Gwen and immediately went to eBay to buy everything I needed.

A few days later and a couple of hours sewing and measuring, I had my very own gorgeous plus sized cage / harness bra! I'm not going to go into details, Gwen explains it better than I could and I pretty much did the same thing, but with two straps. I am eager to make other designs though, the possibilities are endless.


Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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17 September, 2014

Outfit Post - The Family Wedding!

Hey lovely people!

So a few weeks ago my brother married his lovely girlfriend and made her his wife, it was the first proper family wedding I had ever been to and it was a chance for everyone to be together, which is great as we are all scattered around the country.

Today I thought I would share what I wore and a few other snaps from the day. Yes, this is my first ever official OOTD post, like ever. Let's see how I do!

Here's what my outfit... (excuse the awkward smile, allowing someone to take full length pictures is all new to me!)

- Dress - Yours Clothing
- Pashmina - eBay
- Clutch - Deichman
- Necklace - Yours Clothing
- Shoes - New Look (Old)

I loved the dress as soon as I saw it and I like how it looked on too, it's a great length and perfect for any special occasion or event. I now need to find a chance to wear it again before it gets too big for me!

And here are just a few other snaps from the day, with my Mum and Sister, my Sister and then the happy couple.

Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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15 September, 2014

It's only me. . .


Well hey, remember me?

Haha! :)

It's been a while, a lonnnng while. I know! I've been so busy with life in general that my blog got neglected. I think my mojo went missing for a bit there, but I feel like it may be coming back baby! yeah! (I cannot help the Austin Powers input, I loves him.)

Soooo, what's been going on? I've got a new job, that is my biggest news and what has been keeping me the most busy. I have been continuing to lose weight (6.5 stone so far!) and I have been addicted to binge watching TV Series', first Breaking Bad and now American Horror Story.. Cannot wait for Freak Show! How hot is Jessica Lange for a 60-something year old woman. I hope I look that fab at her age.

I have some reviews to come and then some makeup posts too.. ooh, and who knows - maybe some fashion posts. I feel a little more confident since losing weight, although I still have a long way to go yet. :)

Thank you for reading!
Love, Sophie xx
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04 August, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 3/8/14.

Looking for a great physical sunscreen? This week at theNotice, Rae reviews & compares a few all-natural options for you. Don't miss it!

Musicalhouses takes an in depth look at the controversy and science, and tackles whether parabens are safe, and their role in cosmetics!

Get Feline Fierce with Phyrra's Too Faced Cat Eyes Tutorial!

FabDiva20 has B2M'd for four amazing MAC lipsticks from the permanent range and she is loving them that she cannot just choose one favorite out of the four! Check out her review & swatches!

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed dresses up her nails with textured top coats from Maybelline and Sally Hansen - come admire her adorned nails!

What if I told you that you can melt away make-up and impurities in less than 3 minutes?!? Jenn from SpicedBeauty has the scoop.

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22 July, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 20/07/14.

Hey all.. Apologies for lack of posts by me.. I've had lots of busy stuff on. Soon though! In the meantime, here are this week's Link Love posts!

Phyrra tells you to Be Cool Honey Bunny and check out the new Urban Decay Pulp Fiction Collection!

Over at Makeup Morsels, MM's putting some bathtime & bodycare products through their paces. Find out which ones made the cut.

This week at theNotice, Rae has found the perfect neutral quad. You heard her: it's perfect. And you'll never guess who it's by.

Jenny from My Funny Valentine explores the Pantone 2014 Colour Of The Year with a FOTD featuring purples, pinks, grey and gold.

Summer is the best time to check out new beauty products! Jenn from Spicedbeauty finds three that she's obsessed with.

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed discovers the hassle-free joy of a lip stain - check out her swatches and decide if not having to reapply lipcolour all day would make your world a better place!

Beauty Info Zone shares beauties from a name we haven't heard from in a long time Vincent Longo. They've developed gorgeous new products and reformulated many of our old favorites. With a discount code too, you can't help but love Vincent Longo Cosmetics.
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06 July, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 6/7/14.

Beauty Reflections demonstrates the new Benefit They're Real! Push Up Liner and shares her thoughts on this hyped-up beauty product.

Brands that focus on their ingredients are great, but sometimes, it's just a marketing ploy. Find out which new beauty brand Rae is none too pleased with at theNotice.

Musicalhouses reviews the Benefit They're Real! Push Up Liner to see if this much-hyped, highly-raved-about eyeliner lives up to its name!

FabDiva20 has some gorgeous MAC lipsticks that are perfect for the summer season! Check out her top MAC lipsticks for the summer.

Jenny reviews the gorgeous Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Quad in The Dolce Vita on My Funny Valentine.

Jenn from Spiced Beauty shows you how to get hydrated hair using ONE product! Trust me. It's a life changer!

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed falls in love with Mary Kay True Dimensions Lipstick - check out her swatches and join her in revelling in all the beautiful shades and shine!

Need a moisturizer for your combo skin? Pammy Blogs Beauty checks out LUSH's fresh selection of moisturizers for summer!

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22 June, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 22/06/14.

The L'Oreal Privee Nudes Collection is back and bigger then ever - check out the swatches from Lisamarie at Beauty Crazed to find your perfect nude!

This week at theNotice, Rae's going sheer with Clinique. Check out her reviews & swatches of 14 different Chubby Sticks and A Different Nail Enamel polishes!

Glitter lovers, FabDiva20 is excited to show you the Voilet Voss Glitters that she has won from a giveaway! Check out her Violet Voss post!

Phyrra brings you the new Makeup Geek Blushes! Find out which shades are her favorite.

Jenn from Spiced Beauty shows you her new obsession from Benefit Cosmetics! Do you like Tinted Lip Balms?

Who doesn't want a beautiful and bronze Summer look, right? Pammy Blogs Beauty scopes out Lancome's new for Summer 2014 French Riviera Collection.

What is Beauty Info Zone obsessing about this week? Just maybe it's eye creams. Be prepared to go shopping.

Beauty Reflections demonstrates the new L'Oreal Paris Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream Anti-Redness and you have to see how well it works! No more red cheeks!

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What's the best way to celebrate summer? Head over to Makeup Morsels and ring in warm weather with an Urban Decay giveaway.

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08 June, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 8/6/14.

It's a polish photo-fest over on Makeup Morsels this week. Check out these bright new launches from Morgan Taylor, just in time for summer.

This week at theNotice, a Clarisonic skeptic gives the Mia 2 a try. Come see how it's going so far!

Phyrra tells all about the Makeup Geek Makeup Brushes! Find out which ones she loves and which ones to skip!

Where big is beautiful - Addicted to Beauty checks out the elephant, yes, elephant beauty pageant.

Jenn from Spiced Beauty shows you her favourite summer collection from the Body Shop! Do you like Early-Harvest Raspberry?

MAC Alluring Aquatic Collection is a gorgeous summer collection with the packaging that makes FabDiva20 so excited! Check out her collection haul!

Pammy Blogs Beauty has found the perfect concealer to help her tired Mommy-of-an-infant eyes: Laura Mercier's New High Coverage Concealer!

Beauty Reflections is reliving the 80s with Dior Addict It-Lash Mascara in Blue!

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Beauty Crazed is giving away a naughty little Agent Provocateur Fatale set - including the fragrance - so get in on the action and win it!

Have you checked out Sophie's Remington 5 in 1 epilator giveaway over on her blog? Head over to Makeupwonderland now and enter!

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04 June, 2014

Giveaway - Remington 5 in 1 Cordless Epilator!

Hey Lovely People!

So, Summer it's on its way and that means it's time to de-fuzz and get your skin prepared for the sunshine. You may have seen a review that I did a while ago (link!) on the Remington 4 in 1 epilator.. This is the perfect companion to get smooth, Summer ready skin, and lucky for you lot, the lovely people over at Remington are offering you the chance to win their fabulous 5 in 1 (cordless!) epilator (this one!)

It's simple to do, with very few rules. Simply use Rafflecopter below to place your entries. The giveaway will end at the end of June and is only open to people that live in the UK (Sorry international people!)

So that's about all for now.. Just enter below!
 

*From Remington*

Get ready for summer with Remington’s 5 in 1 Cordless Epilator - and we’ve got one to giveaway!

Whether you’re relaxing on the beach, heading to a festival or simply enjoying the garden this summer, smooth, silky skin is essential for every summer look. Containing superior technology, the Remington 5 in 1 Epilator features 40 high-performance tweezers that are capable of removing hair as short as 0.5mm. Plus, a massage cap enriched with soothing and conditioning Aloe Vera, leaves skin glowing and silky soft.

With results lasting up to four weeks, a Remington 5 in 1 Cordless Epilator will keep your skin smooth and stubble free – allowing you to get on with your summer fun!

With an RRP of £119.99 we are giving you the chance to get your hands on this summer essential!



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24 May, 2014

~ Beauty Blog Link Love 25/05/14.

Ever wonder how many products a beauty blogger uses in one day? Find out in Phyrra's Makeup Wars Beauty Diary!

Jenn from Spiced Beauty show you her favourite quick and easy makeup removal method! Do you use any of these?

Nude nails are notoriously difficult to pull off...unless you happen to find the perfect shade. Discover one such tasteful option over at Makeup Morsels.

How do you feel about brightening and whitening products? Come add your voice to theNotice's discussion about the new Moisture White Shiso range by The Body Shop.

Want Summer ready skin? Check out a few of Sophie's fresh face essentials at Makeup Wonderland!

Is change good when it comes to the reformulation of NARS Lip Glosses? Check out Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed's swatches and decide for yourself!

What would summer be like without some dewy glimmer? Beauty Info Zone shares the beautiful Beauty Addicts GlimmerSheers for your drooling pleasure.

Beauty Reflections shows us the really NEATSephora Collection Double Down Brush Set!
 
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Have you ever wanted to try Mally Beauty? Now is your chance! Head on over to Pammy Blogs Beauty to check out her review and enter her giveaway!!



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17 May, 2014

- Fresh Face Essentials!

Today I thought I would round up a few products that I have been using a lot in recent months and been really enjoying. The theme seems to be my face for these.. I’ve been really liking trying new products and finding things that really work for me and my routine.

So first off is the Good Things Manuka Honey Refining Scrub. My goodness this product is absolutely divine! It’s like a luxurious exfoliation and every time I use it I feel like I am smearing oats and honey onto my face. It’s rich in texture and quite sticky in application, but it is so hydrating and the scrubby bits (oatmeal) gets rid of dead skin cells while injecting lovely moisture into your skin with the oils and honey that are in it. Sold? You should be!

This next product is a pricey one but I’m not getting any younger and anything that can help with the aging process and do a good job is a winner for me. This serum from Beauty Lab is lovely, I apply it after cleansing and it soaks in so quickly so that I can moisturise. I focus this in areas such as my forehead, brow line and around the eyes (not too close). Basically, where you would have botox injections. I don’t know if this is botox in a bottle exactly (I've never had the real this), but I have seen and felt differences, my skin feels great and looks more plump when I use this daily.

Bioderma! Everyone and their Mother has used this and I’m probably way late to the party! You know what though? I really like it! At first I didn’t see what the big deal was – I had heard and read so many positive reviews on this and I wasn’t sure why. I’ve come to realise its great though… I use it for my skin, to cleanse it. It removes makeup and leaves my face super fresh and clean feeling. It also works on eye makeup and I sometimes use it for that, but usually on days where I’m not wearing much (rarely). It felt a bit too much like hard work when I wear heavy makeup and an oil based remover does the job quicker.

Last but certainly not least, this little pot of joy from Lush! First off, it smells absolutely flippin’ divine! Like popcorn and all sorts of sweet yumminess. This is for face and body, I am yet to try it on my body though. I do love it for my face though, it has gentle exfoliant in it and it reveals fresh feeling skin that is softer than soft with a delicious scent that hangs around. You just take a small amount in your palm with a few drops of water to form a thick paste. I would tell everyone to try this. It is truly lush!

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14 May, 2014

St. Ives Fresh Skin Apricot Scrub.

I love exfoliating my face. There is no better feeling that scrubbing away the old cells and revealing soft, fresh skin. One of my favourties to exfoliate with had always been the St. Ives Apricot Scrub*, but I have to be honest and say that after seeing so may other products on the market, I stopped repurchasing this in favour of trying out new things.

Since last using this the packaging has changed quite a bit and I like the look now, it's more fresh and modern. There are also different scrubs for different types of skin. Mine is the invigorating fresh skin scrub and I have fallen in love with this product all over again!

It really does exfoliate deeply and leave me with skin that feel smooth and looks brighter, as well as instantly more radiant. It's also great for the body too, I love using it on my legs before I epilate or shave. Because it is quite a deep exfoliation I would recommend being gentle and not using this daily. I use it 2-3 times a week.

It smells great, exfoliates excellently and it is cheap. What more could you need? I think I am back on the St. Ives scrub bandwagon again!

What scrubs do you guys love?

Available online, here.
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12 May, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 11/05/14.

Want Cara-esque brows that can last through a workout, all from a pencil? Makeup Morsels has the scoop.


Over at theNotice, Rae's found the perfect spring eyeshadow in Benefit's Always a Bridesmaid. Read her review, or check out the super quick, super easy eye look she created with it!

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed discovers that mascara doesn't have to be expensive to be good - check out her Hard Candy Lashaholic Super Volume Mascara swatches and see if you agree!


Phyrra shares her April beauty favorites! See her must have items.

Jenn from Spiced Beauty find a new Highlight & Contoured Cheek Duo from Hard Candy which changes the beauty game!


Sometimes the littlest items can be the best. What does Beauty Info Zone consider to be so special from Tarte?

Beauty Reflections shows us the new Shu Uemura Tint in Gelato Lip and Cheek Colors!

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26 April, 2014

Beauty Blog Link love 26/4/14.

At Musing on Beauty, Mariella compares the new Dior Glow Maximizer with her trusty laura Mercier Radiance Primer. Find out why they are very different!

What brush range does Rae think is the best buy for your buck (and sometimes just the best, buck aside)? Find out on theNotice!

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed likes the look of coral lips and pink tips as a warm weather look - check out her swatches and see if you agree!

Did your favorite MAC lipstick get picked for the MAC By Request Collection? If so, FabDiva20 has got the gorgeous lipstick shades to show you! Check out her MAC By Request haul.

Phyrra brings you the best vegan foundations!

Did you know that April is Rosacea Awareness Month? MM has the scoop on Avène's redness relief line at Makeup Morsels.

Jenn from Spiced Beauty falls in love with Radiant Orchard, the new Sephora+ Pantone Universe Collection.

Pammy Blogs Beauty shares some of her recent loves from the fabulous Kate Somerville skincare line!

Beauty Reflections says you can get a custom self tan with Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster!


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22 April, 2014

~ Some In Shower Loves!

Hey guys!

So, Summer is on it's way (apparently!) and we're all wanting to start buffing and shaving and getting all Summer ready, right? I know Summer for me means trying to control my hair, and keeping my skin feeling soft and hydrated.

I've been absolutely loving these products lately. First, the Argan 5* range (available here) is to die for! I have been loving oils for my hair for years, but now oil in my body wash too! This wash is divine, it smells so fresh, it lathers really well and feels so luxurious on the skin and, once rinsed away, I am left with super smooth, supple skin.. Of course, I then go and apply some oil to places where I get extra dry, just for some extra smoothness, and because it smells so good. I've actually had to stop leaving the body wash in my bathroom because I swear my boyfriend had been having a sneaky wash with it!

As for the oil.. It's a great oil, perfect for multi-use which always pleases me. I have used this for hair, body, nails, dry skin and even on my face, the packaging suggests mixing a drop with your moisturiser and that's a great idea which had never even crossed my mind before - works a treat for nighttime, really working at your skin overnight so that I wake up feeling soft and hydrated.

I've also been enjoying this Macadamia flawless cleansing conditioner*, this is a cleansing conditioner for the hair.. It took me a few times to actually figure it out! It works like co-washing does (washing your hair with conditioner only) which I have tried in the past, but always failed at because I missed the lather of shampoo.

This doesn't lather, but it works so nicely on my hair, I have natural curls and lots of thick hair, this helped to tame it SO much! My hair literally feels amazing each time I use it, it air dries into it's natural curls so much nicer and looks so shiny and healthy, I swear you would not think I hadn't used shampoo and conditioner, and it also doesn't leave my hair feeling super condition-y slick and greasy, which was something I worried about, and it minimises drying time too! Having thick hair means that takes ages for me.. Not so much with this, it was try in a few hours naturally (which can usually take about 5/6). Now, the downside is the price, this is expensive and for me would only be something I would save to use for special occasions - as much as I would love to use it every wash.

So there we are.. Some lovely in shower goodies that I've been loving lately.  What do you love to prep for Summer?
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12 April, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 12/04/14.

Jenny breaks down a sultry brown smoky eye look step by step, featuring Tom Ford Cocoa Mirage on My Funny Valentine.

What's $7, silicone-free, and smells like blood oranges with a floral twist? Find out on theNotice.

Phyrra loves the Too Faced A La Mode Eyes Palette and so should you! She brings you 5 tutorials and a review too!

Musicalhouses gives the MUFE HD Cream Blush a review - find out why she likes it so much!

Boring body wash or shower nirvana in a bottle? Makeup Morsels investigates: uplifting shower gels at any price point.

Fleurissante has gotten her hands on new OPI Brazil collection. Check the swatches and dupes.

Beauty Reflections gets Unicorn Hair without the commitment using L'Oreal Professionnel Hairchalk!

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed knows that nothing really says spring like new spring nail polish shades - so come admire her swatches from the Spring Quo by Orly collection!

 Do you ever have a product that you want to toss instantly? See what Marcia from Beauty Info Zone has to say about this liquid eyeliner pen from Essence.

Jenn from Spiced Beauty falls in love with blush that feels like second skin! Check out these Make Up For Ever gems.

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Win it! Head over to Pammy Blogs Beauty to find out how you can win a year's supply of Dove products!

06 April, 2014

Lovely Locks! ~ L'oreal Oil Spray.

Wow. Long time no post!

So, here I am today with a little review of a product that I have been loving for the past few months.. The L'Oreal Ever Riche Oil for hair.. 

I've been a hair oil addict for a while now and I love the idea of one in a spray bottle, rather than pumping it out and applying it. I find the spray distributes much easier. This oil has so many benefits, it's light and feels so weightless, it smells so amazing, it has no sulphates and it is full of conditioning ingredients.

I like to spritz this onto damp hair and let it dry naturally (my usual way).. It nourishes my hair so well and leaves it feel smooth and looking very healthy. I sometimes like to use it on dry hair too, this works great when my hair is curled or straightened, for straight hair a small amount sprayed on adds incredible shine.. On my curls, it just adds shine and helps to define the curls and minimize the frizz that can come with curly hair.

Soo, my new fave oil of the moment! I got mine in Boots, but I think it's available in supermarkets too, and it's less than £10. 

What are your top hair oils?

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31 March, 2014

Beauty Blog Link Love 29/3/14.

Jenny reviews the NARS Eye Paints in Mozambique and Iskandar on My Funny Valentine.

Love the Urban Decay Electric Palette but need vegan dupes? Check out Phyrra's UD Electric Palette Dupe List.

Over at theNotice, Rae has a warning about a fraudulent online shop that sells cosmetic supplies... but doesn't always ship them. If you live in Canada or the US, consider yourself warned!

Love cream blush? Then you should check out Musicalhouses' MUFE HD Second Skin Cream Blush swatches!

At Musing on Beauty, Mariella revisits some old favorites: Barry M. Dazzle Dusts. Go down the memory lane with her!

Spring is finally here and FabDiva20 has got some Spring related goodies from NARS Final Cut Collection! Check out her NARS Final Cut Collection Haul!

Are you short on time yet you still want a high-end, results-oriented, and spa-like treat for your skin? See why Pammy Blogs Beauty loves reaching for these Age-Defying Exfoliating Pads from Radical Skincare. From the effervescent feel to the amazing results, these are totally worth checking out!

Jenn from Spiced Beauty shares her L'Oreal Extraordinaire Gel-Lacquer 1-2-3 manicure experience! What do you think?

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed takes MAC Studio Sculpt Mascara for a spin - check out her swatches and see if a comb really does make a better brush!

Beauty Reflections is in love with Lancome Lip Lover Rose Ballet #313! It's her favourite long-wearing gloss ever!

Whether you're feeling an understated nail or something outrageously sparkly, Makeup Morsels' latest lacquer discoveries have you covered for the weekend.

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