Beauty | Soap & Glory – Righteous Butter & Sugar Crush Review

So no prizes for guessing what Boots Star Buy I snapped up at Christmas! Every Soap & Glory fan knows, as soon as the Boots Christmas catalog is released, it’s just a matter of time until the mother of all Soap and Glory gift sets – The Next Big Thing…

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Beauty | Pamper Night with No7 & Boots

So I’m home alone, the TV’s rubbish tonight (especially because I’m not allowed to watch Sons of Anarchy on Netflix when the boys not here) and it’s been a pretty stressful week on the whole. To me this means grab a good book, a lovely cup of tea and use…

Lifestyle | The Netflix Tag

This tag was created by the lovely Alice Spake at Annie Writes Beauty as a way for fellow Netflix addicts to share what they’ve been watching and discover new shows that others love. 1. What are you favourite series’ to watch on Netflix? Sons of Anarchy, Grimm, Fringe, Buffy the Vampire…

Beauty | Ciate London Mini Mani Manor Calendar 2014

I love a bargain and I love Ciate London so I couldn’t resist treating myself to the Mini Mani Manor Christmas Calendar 2014 reduced from £49 to just £14.50. Although I was a big fan of the beauty advent calendar this year, some were a little excessively priced for my liking. I’m STILL…

Beauty | Top 10 Beauty Box Samples

It’s no big secret to regular readers that I subscribe to several beauty boxes, including You Beauty Discovery, Birchbox and Glossybox. Your average box tends to contain 4-6 lifestyle, skincare and beauty samples, some even full sized, usually all connected by a common theme such as ‘cosy at home’ or…

Beauty | Makeup Revolution – Conceal & Blush Palettes

Another week another Makeup Revolution buy, I think I may have a small problem! But can you blame me? I have yet to be disappointed with any of their products… and believe me I’ve bought and tested a lot over the past couple of months.  So why is Makeup Revolution…

Beauty | bareMinerals – Mineral Veil Finishing Powder & Blush

There’s nothing I love more than an indulgent, beautifully packaged high-end beauty product, however with a wedding to pay for my budget has dramatically decrease over the last couple of months. Miniature gift sets are a great way to try bestselling products at a fraction of the price of their…

Beauty | High Beam by Benefit Cosmetics

As a Birchbox subscriber not only do I get to try a whole range of beautiful skincare, lifestyle and beauty samples each month, but I also review them and gain ‘Birchbox points’ which can be used to purchase full-sized goodies in their online shop! To learn more about subscription beauty…

Beauty | My First MAC Lipstick – Was it Worth the Hype?

I know, a beauty blogger that has never purchased a MAC lipstick – the shame! I’ve been admiring the MAC lipstick collection from a far for a while now but to be honest I’ve been quite happily using my No 7 Moisture Drench lippy in Sweet Copper (£9.95), and even…

Beauty | Ciate London Big Beauty Bus

After Christmas I’m not normally one for boxing day sales and bargains but when I was stocking up on a few essentials in Boots the other day I came across the Ciate London Big Beauty Bus (down from £15 to £7, although it actually retails for £25 on the Ciate London official website)…

Beauty | Birchbox – January’s Women’s Health Collaboration

New year, new you? Well, hopefully! With the wedding only 6 months away it’s definitely time to start worrying about my jiggley bits! Davina’s 7 Minute Fit DVD is ordered, my Christmas chocolate is nearly all gone and thanks to this month’s Birchbox I have some lovely beauty goodies to help me on my…

Beauty | Sweet Cecily’s Handmade Natural Skincare

This Christmas I was given a lovely gift from my friend and gorgeous bridesmaid – a personalised Make Your Own Lip Balm Kit from Sweet Cecily’s. As I love to make things and obviously have a passion for anything skincare and beauty related, I was ridiculously excited by this pressie…

Beauty | You Beauty Discovery Box – January

Considering I only made my choices on the 3rd I’m delighted that my You Beauty Discovery Box has arrived so soon! So a quick introduction to the You Beauty Box for any newbies reading today – priced at £6.95 (including postage & packaging) this is a monthly subscription beauty box. On the 1st of…

Beauty | January’s Beauty Wishlist

I feel a wee a bit cheeky writing a wishlist straight after Christmas but let’s face it, isn’t treating ourselves to some beautiful beauty goodies the only way to fight away the January blues? Or you might even have some Christmas money from Grandma left burning a hole in your…

Beauty | B.right! Radiant Skincare by Benefit

For Christmas I received the Benefit Skincare 6 piece miniature gift set (rrp £14.50). I love little introductory sets like this that allow you to try best selling products before investing in full sized bottles, like the Smashbox Try It kit or bareMinerals Greatest performers kit, that’ll be reviewing soon.…