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Thursday, 26 January 2012

January Favourites!

Hello Lovelies!



With January coming to an end I thought I would share products I have been loving!


Nars Larger than life Volumising mascara
Its no secret I love Nars products as they never dissapoint lol
I love this mascara,it separates lashes,thickens and coats them in a rich deep intense black pigment. This
mascara stays put all day on me,doesnt smudge,transfer or flake. It holds curled lashes like nobody's business. My lashes look and stay fuller. This mascara is enriched with Vitamin E and Macadamia nut oil to keep lashes soft and healthy. It is fragrance free and safe for contact wearers. One thing I have to say though is that you need to really have a good eye makeup remover as this is a pain to remove seriously,I use either Nars eye makeup remover or the one from Simple to take it off



Miss Dior Cherie Eau De Parfum 50ml
Hands down my all time favourite scent call it it my signature scent if you may please. This perfume is very sweet,fruity and lovely.Not only does it smell fantastic but it lasts all day on me. The bottle is very cute. Although it comes with a whopping price tag it definitely is worth every penny I dont mind splurging on this at any moment



NYX Megashine lipgloss in African Queen
By now you should know I love bright and bold lip colours. African Queen lipgloss is a bright fuchia gloss with lots of purple and pink tilts to it. The lipgloss is very affordable,glides on easily,its so smooth and creamy. The lipgloss is also non sticky but has a light cherry scent that will fade as the day goes by. I really love this lipgloss,if you are into bright pink and sexy lip colours then you will love this. I think it will look beautiful on many skintones



Radox Nourish Bath Therapy
Hands up if you dont like shower gel and bath foams that smells delish. There is nothing more I love than looking forward to having a bath with a shower/bath creme that smells divine!This one contains sheer butter and ginger and smells very feminine. The fragrance is vanilla sweet scent that everytime Im tempted to drink it haha but dont you worry I have never tried hehe. This bath soak leaves your body and bathrroom with a beautiful scent. My skin feels soft and supple after use,i love it!


Organic Root Stimulator Jojoba Oil
Having natural afro hair can be a pain in the butt sometimes especially when it comes to combing the hair and straightening it. Sometimes I end up having a headache trying to straighten hair ends and managing it lol but thank goodness for those products created to make our life hassle free. Organic Root Stimulator blends natures finest Jojoba oil with other essential oils like Coconut oil,Castor oil and soybean oil to restore moisture and incredible shine. Enriched with Vitamin E which strebgthens the hair,Jojoba oil is excellent for maintaning healthy looking hair. This is definitely a staple for my hair now,it gives my hair a healthy shine,softens the hair making it easy for blow drying,hair straightening and combing hair much easier,I cant do without this product anymore




WHAT ARE YOUR JANUARY FAVOURITES????
HAVE YOU USED ANY OF THE PRODUCTS ABOVE????



Have a wonderful day Chicas
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Soap and Glory Peaches and Clean 4 in 1 Wash Off Deep Cleansing Milk Review

Hello Lovelies!




About 2months ago I purchased the Soap and Glory Peaches and Clean 4 in 1 cleansing milk used it for over a month and think its about time I put my 2cents in lol


Product Claims
To purify,energize and melt away makeup



Ingredients
*Peach extract with skin smoothing fruit acids
*Includes Quillaja Park which is a gentle natural soap
*Includes Jojoba Oil an emoilent skin  softener
*Detoxy boost Technology to help purify and deep clean
*Pore shrink R2 for a clearer,fresher,brighter complexion


Packaging
I love the packaging which is very hygenic in the sense that it comes with a pump making it easier to control how much you want to use


Weight
200ml


Price
£7.00 from Boots website&stores or Asos website



How to use
Pump a small amount into the palm of your hand,massage onto you cheeks and all over your face rubbing double on any trouble spots,oily forehead,nose,chin to maximise the actives. Rinse off with water.



If after a long day at work or night out and dont want the hassle of using wipes etc to take off your makeup just pump a moderate amount onto your hands and apply directly to your makeup. This stuff will melt your makeup like nobody's business. Just rinse off with water afterwards,pat dry,apply your night moisturiser and or serum


My experiences
I have dry/normal combination skin which is also sensitive. This stuff left my face clean and so soft without drying. However I noticed it gace me a little rash on my cheeks just after cleansing but it did disappear after a while. It did remove makeup and left skin looking fresher and brighter


Cons
This cleanser has a heavy scent of peaches so if you are allergic to peaches or hate the smell of peaches dont buy this
If you have skin like mine*sensitive to fragranced cleanser* this may not be suitable as it will irritate your skin
This may not be widely available to everyone depending on where you live


Pros
*Comes in a pump bottle which is hygenic in my opinion
*Reasonably priced
*Does what it says
*Removes makeup&cleanses


Overall
This is a good cleanser apart from giving me minor rashes
Would recommend to those who like cream/milk based cleansers
This stuff not only removes  makeup but cleanses the skin
If you have sensitive skin maybe stay clear off this cleanser



Hope you have found this review helpful!!!!!
Have you used this cleanser?????
What cleanser do you use?????




Have a wonderful day Chicas
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo




Saturday, 21 January 2012

Totally Teal Nails!

Hello Lovelies!





This weeks nail polish is from No 7 Brand from Boots. The shade is called Totally teal. I applied 2coats with a base coat underneath. The colour is gorgeous and it dried pretty fast.


Excuse the crappy swatches lol!













WHAT NAIL POLISH ARE YOU WEARING?????
DO YOU LOVE THIS COLOUR?????






Have a wonderful day Chicas
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo







Friday, 20 January 2012

Clarins Radiance Boosters Daily Energizers Collection

Hello My Lovelies!




I got this set from Clarins during christmas time


Inside the box the contents were in this nice bag which will be great for travelling


The SA at the Clarins was so nice that she gave me samples of their Exfoliating cream and Instant Eye makeup remover for me to try


Clarins says: Three essential products to help you achieve a very natural looking radiance that lasts all day!


Daily Energizer Cleansing Gel
The first step in you skincare routine to boost skin radiance. Its rich lather gently removes makeup and impurities while respecting the skin,even the most sensitive. Skin is perfectly cleansed,your complexion looks clear and luminous.
Use morning and evening. Gently lather onto damp skin on the face. Avoid the eye contour. Rinse with cool water in the morning to wake up your skin and use warmer water in the evening to relax and better remove makeup


Daily Energizer Wakeup Booster
This delicious,invigorating lotion combines the most effective plant extracts to energize the skin and renew its healthy glow. Its hydrating action helps promote softer,smoother skin. Its toning action refreshes and promotes a wonderful feeling of well being. The complexion is luminous and radiant looking.
Before applying your daily moisturiser apply to clean,dry skin in the morning to face and neck using a cotton pad or by gently patting onto skin


Daily Energizer Cream
This easily absorbed radiance -boosting cream is ideal when you'ld like to ensure balanced long-lasting moisture. It helps promote flawless skin that is supple and shine free while revealing a natural healthy-looking glow. A combination of Vitamin C and extracts of alchemilla and turmerichelps reduce tiny imperfections while Ginkgo biloba leaf extract boosts micro circulation.
Your complexion looks fresh,more even and radiant.
Apply to clean, dry skin morning and/or evening to the face and neck



So far am loving Clarins Skincare *Full review coming soon*





Have a wonderful day
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo



Monday, 16 January 2012

Nails of the week: Barry M Berry Ice cream& Barry M Instant Nail effects

Hello My Lovelies!




This is a post to share this weeks nails. I used Barry M nail paint in Berry Ice cream which is a pastel lavender colour and one coat of Barry M Instant Nail effects







WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT MY NAILS???
HAVE YOU TRIED THE BARRY M INSTANT NAIL EFFECT????




Have a great day Chicas
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo


Saturday, 14 January 2012

Smashbox Double Exposure Lip and Cheek colour

                                                                              Hello My Lovelies!










I stumbled across Smashbox Double exposure lip and cheek colour in my collex the other day and remember just how I love it! This is supposed to bring an instant flush to your lips and cheeks. It is also stated as suitable for all skintones





The shade that I have is called Double time which is a bright rosy pink colour
It wears well on both lips and cheeks. I prefer wearing it on the cheeks more as it tends to be a tad bit drying on the lips but you can always apply a lip balm before  you put this on


This instantly gives a touch of colour perfect for everyday. On the cheeks it gives a rosy radiant glow



The name of the shade is written underneath



The shade double time is so pretty do u agree

The formula is quite creamy and easy to blend. The pigmentation is very sheer but you can built it up

The packaging is portable pot which is perfect to carry in your makeup bag.

I think this would look beautiful on most skintones





Where to buy
Vivamondo.co.uk or qvc.com




Thus all for today Chicas
Have a wonderful day
Stay Beautiful and Blessed
Much Love
xoxo





Thursday, 12 January 2012

Beauty buys!

Hello Chicas!




Just a post to share things I have bought over the past week!

The Body Shop Lychee Blossom Body butter
I love this body butter this is my 3rd time purchasing it. Its perfect for my normal dry skin. Has Lychee blossom scent which smells divine


Vaseline Lip therapy Rosy
Claims to give a gorgeous soft rosy glow and a touch of moisture all in one go. Gently tints lips with a rosey shine and enhances their natural glow while providing a surge of moisture and a touch of sweet almond and rose.
*Contains Almond oil which cares and protects dry lips
*Contains Pro Vitamin E which protects against free radicals
*Contains Petroleum jelly which keeps moisture locked in.
*Dermatologically tested


Sally Hansen Maximum Growth Daily Nail treatment
Recommended for short nails that break and just wont grow
*Claims that you will get stronger,more beautiful nails in just 1week
*Daily nail treatment with exclusive silk protein formula gives problem nails the strength and protection they need to grow.
*Reinforces soft,bitten,weak or thin nails against splitting and peeling


Nivea Powerfruit refresh shower gel
Doscover the unique combination of Powerfruit and Replenishing skincare. Let the vibrant fragrance of Goji berry energise you while the formula containing Vitamin C and Cranberry,gently cleanses and invigorates your skin,leaving it feeling soft and well cared for
*pH skin balanced
*Dermatologically approved


Neutrogena Visibly Clear 2 in 1 wash and mask
Helps to remove impurities and clear spot for a doubly clear skin
*Its unique formula contains Micro Clear,a breakthrough patented technology,quickly dissolves oil and helps to eliminate spot causing bacteria
*Used as a wash it effectively removes dirt,oil and impurities and help reduce and prevent spots
8Used as a mask the soft clay based formula absorbs excess oil and unclogs pores to purify skin deep down

Bio Oil
A specialist skincare product formulated to help improve the appearance of scars,stretch marks and uneven tone. Its unique formulation contains the breakthrough ingredient PurCellin Oil which is also highly effective for ageing and dehydrated skin
*Contains Vitamin A&E
*Contains Calendula,Lavender,Rosemary and Chamomile oils
* Can be used on face and body
*Its non greasy
*It rapidly absorbs into the skin
*Its Hypoallergenic
*Suitable for sensitive skin


No7 Stay Perfect Nail colour
*Pigment rich colour
* A quick drying Ultra gloss finish polish
*Shade name is Totally Teal



WHAT HAVE YOU BOUGHT RECENTLY????



Have a wonderful day my lovelies
Stay Beautiful and Blessed
Much Love
xoxo






Monday, 9 January 2012

Current wishlist

Hello My Lovelies!




So my birthday is coming up in a few weeks thought I would share things Im currently drooling over!
Clinique brush cleanser £12 from http://www.boots.com/ or http://www.clinique.co.uk/

Foil effect jeans £34.99 from  http://www.mango.com/


Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte lipstick from www.boots.com


Viktor and Rolf Flowerbomb 50ml perfume £61.00 from http://www.selfridges.com


Giorgio Armani  Designer foundation £47.00 from http://www.selfridges.com


Pauls Boutique White Leopard flower Molly bag £56.00 from www.asos.com

Asos Petite Lace dress £45.00 from www.asos.com

Schuh Prince Court glitter high heels £65.00 from schuh.co.uk



Rochelle python envelope clutch bag £15.00 from  www.boohoo.com


Nicki Minaj OPI Nail Lacquer collection




Thats my wishlist for now
WHATS ON YOUR WISHLIST?????????





Have a wonderful day Chicas
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo























Sunday, 8 January 2012

Nails of the week

Hello Lovelies!


Had my nails done at the salon the other day. I usually do my own nails at home coz I change nail polish every week sometimes I get fed up with things easily.







WHAT DO YOU THINK?????????
DO YOU DO YOUR OWN NAILS????????







Have a great day
Stay Beautiful and Blessed
Much Love
xoxo

Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick Review

Hello Lovelies!





Today we are going to talk about my favourite drugstore lipsticks from Rimmel! I have always been a massive fan of Rimmel products from when I started  venturing into makeup in my early teens.





WHAT RIMMEL SAYS
A moisturising lipstick that gives smootherlips nad better colour. The moisture infused lip essential reduces lip dryness by up to 65% for smoother lips and better colour.Developed with SPF20

 

The packaging is very pretty,I likey a lot!

Taken with no flash


Taken with Flash



From left we have Rose Passion,Vintage Pink and Coral Queen


Coral Queen(a pretty coral shade)


Vintage pink(pink nude shade)


Red passion (bright red shade)


My absolute fave is Vintage pink as its perfect for everyday and any occassion
My second fave is Rose passion a great red which is not too loud and Coral queen perfect for Spring and summer seasons




THE GOOD
*These lipsticks add a sheer pop of colour to your lips but you can built it up to what you want.
*They contain Collagen,Polypeptides and Hyaluronic Acid which deeply hydrates lips and improves their condition over time
*They have a colour complex of Vitamin A,C and E,antioxidants and SPF which protects lips from everyday damage
*The lipsticks are very moisturizing
*The last a good few hours and as they fade they leave a nice tint
*They are perfect for every day wear
*There is a wide variety of colour to choose from
*The packaging is cute
*They are very affordable



The Bad
I have nothing bad to say about these lipsticks
I love them



Where to buy
Boots website,Boots.com,Superdrug.com& store,Asos.com
*Price differs*




Have a nice day Beauties
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo












Saturday, 7 January 2012

Simple Radiance Brightening Cleansing wipes

Hello Chicas,Hope y'all doing well


Simple Radiance Brightening wipes are a perfect blend of active ingreadients and mango goodness to cleanse exfoliate and remove impurities. Perfect for sensitive skin

These wipes contain Mango extract which hydrates and refines skintone


They contain Bisabolol which soothes and calms


Also contain  Glycerin which hydrates and nourishes




These wipes have no alcohol,no oil,no perfume and no colour






Here is why I love them
I always use facial wipes as the first step of removing makeup before using cleansers etc to ensure that all dirt is removed. I love using these wipes beacuse they are so gentle on the skin and even on eyes. I use them mostly to remove makeup but every now and again I use them to refresh my face as well. With continued use I have noticed that my skin looks more healthy and brighter. They do smell nice and although Simple says they contain mango,you cant even pick up any mango scent in them. They do remove all traces of makeup without irritating the skin. Normally one wipe is enough for the whole face as I use eye makeup remover for the eyes. Just to mention my skin is sensitive,have dry skin,oily t-zone but these have never irritated me from day 1. The wipes are non drying and non greasy.






I really love these wipes,I will continue to buy them as they help in improving
the texture and appearance of my skin
Do recommend to all you Chicas








They retail for £3.99 from Boots and Superdrug but Im sure there are many online stores where you can buy them.








DO YOU USE FACIAL WIPES&IF YOU DO WHAT BRAND
HAVE YOU TRIED THESE WIPES BEFORE?????










Have a great day Lovelies
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Mac 217 Blending Eyeshadow Brush Review

Hello My Lovelies,How are we all doing???


What Mac Says obout the 217:
For shading or blending of colour or creamy products. This brush has fine densely packed fibres that are arranged in an oval shape

I keep mine in its original packaging lol
After all the hype surrounding the Mac 217 brush I had to purchase it and see what's the fuss was about.This is my only eyeshadow brush from Mac and its my absolute fave eyeshadow brush. Although this is meant to be a blending brush I use it for applying shadows,packing colour and blending.The bristles are really soft,I have had mine for almost ayear now and I really love it.



Pros
The 217 can be used to multitask for shadow application,blending&packing colour Although I wash mine at least once a week,Im pleased to say I didnt experience any shedding with this brush



Cons
Price is a bit expensive for a single eyeshadow brush
Numbers do disappear after a while



Overall
I recommend this brush to everyone
I would buy again,its worth the hype and its a staple for every makeup lover



DO YOU HAVE THE MAC 217???
WHATS YOUR FAVE EYESHADOW BRUSH???




Have a great day
Stsy Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo


Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Im Currently loving

                                                       Hello Lovelies!


                                                     Just a quick post to share beauty products I have been loving x

MUFE HD Foundation -my shade is 173(amber) this is a great foundation which looks natural and covers imperfections It offers medium to full coverage yet it feels so light and doesnt cake on me. Another plus is it does not oxidise and it photographs well,loving it x




Christian Dior 5Colour Palette- great colours perfect for everyday wear,eyeshadows blend easily and lasts all day. The eyeshadows are so pretty&pigmented.



Chanel No5 50ml edt spray -                                                                                                                                                    isdistinctive feminine scent with Top notes of ylang ylang,neroli and aldehydes
 and midnotes of jasmine and may rose. The only negative thing I have to say is that it doesnt last long as it is a Eau de Toilette,so have had to be reapplying every 4-5 hours as the aroma tends to fade.
*I would recommend buying the Eau De Parfum instead due to staying power*




Mac Up the Amp lipstick
An amplified creme lipstick from Mac. Its a pretty purple colour with a creamy consistency and is not drying. Has great staying power. The texture is smooth and this lippy would suit most skintones




Barry M blusher shade #4 (Rasberry) - A bright magenta pink powder blush which is nicely pigmented,long lasting and with a cute packaging. Really affordable as well at £4.59 from Superdrug/Boots




2True Liquid eyeliner-
£1.99 from Superdrug this has a great tapered blush which makes it easies to apply liquid liner. This liner dries fast but stays put all day. It is also very pigmented and doesnt smudge at all




Studs £2.99 from Internacionale
Been wearing these cuties all November and December. I am a massive fan of  big/huge earrings but lately I been keeping it simple with these studs




WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY LOVING???




Have a great day Chicas
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo


Sunday, 1 January 2012

Happy New Year!

                                                                Hello My Loves!





Happy New Year to y'all Chicas,all your family and friends





I thank you so much for sticking around with me throughout 2011
I have enjoyed interacting with you all,reading your posts&coming across new blogs
You always inspire me to carry on
I also want to say thank you to both old and new followers you guys are fantastic
I have recently reached 200+ followers and I want to say Thank you from the bottom of my heart
I hope and pray that 2012 I will be able to develop better things for this blog
I also that we will continue to interact well as bloggers,be friends,support each other in every way possible





Wishing you all the best of luck and happiness for the New Year
I pray that God will bless You All,Guide you,Protect you,Prosper you,Give you Goodhealth,Love,Peace,Success,Happiness and Long life
I also pray that all your prayers may be answered and wishes granted






I love you all very much
Have a happy and blessed 2012
xoxo
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