Beauty · Beauty boxes

February Glossybox ’17

Glossybox February '17

I was quite annoyed with the people over at Glossybox last month so I had my fingers crossed for a great box this month and I think they’ve delivered the goods. No real theme to this month’s collection of products but that is a gorgeous Valentines box which will be going on the ‘keep’ pile.

I always like to wait until I’ve tested every product before writing up my review and I’ve finally given everything a go so let’s get into it shall we?

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Beauty · Empties · General

January Empties


I’m so looking forward to summer. Sure the warm weather and barbecues will be lovely, but it also means longer days and enough light to take decent pictures for this blog. The reason we’re halfway through Feb and I’m only just posting this now is because I was away last weekend and the weekend is the only time I see real daylight at home at the moment.

Excuses done.

So this month I finished seven products:

  • Essential Hydration Cream from AlphaH
  • Black Rose Cream Mask from Sisley
  • Nourishing Night Cream by Utan and tone
  • Mary-Lou Manager highlighter from theBalm
  • Clear Skin Daily Face Wash from AlphaH
  • Aromessence Néroli Hydrating Oil Serum from Decléor
  • Infallible 24 Hour Matte foundation by L’Oréal

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Beauty · Empties

December Empties

December Empties summary

Hi Everyone. Once again I’m pretty late with the empties post, my only excuse is that I had to wait until this weekend to take the pictures so I could get some natural light. How does everyone manage in winter?!

Five things used up in December;

  • Kiko Color Corrector
  • Rodin Olio Lusso Jasmine Neroli face oil sample
  • Manna Kadar Conditioning Lash Primer
  • Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb
  • MV Organic Gentle Cream Cleanser

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Beauty · Beauty boxes

Box of Dreams 2 (Caroline Hirons & Cult Beauty)


A few weeks ago I saw that there would be a new Box of Dreams from Caroline Hirons with Cult beauty for Christmas, “Oh I’ll just sign up to the email list and wait and see what the products are” I thought. Dangerous move. As soon as the email came out I couldn’t resist and before I knew it I had entered all my details and received my confirmation.
I don’t regret it for a second though. For starters, buying the box is a 48% saving on buying the items individually, and what a gorgeous box to arrive all for me just before Christmas!

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