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Saturday, 25 August 2012

My Makeup Collection and Storage

Hello Lovelies!




How have y'all been? After what seems like forever I have decided to show you how I currently store my makeup. I love watching fellow bloggers and Youtubers makeup collections and storage ideas


It looks somewhat small you may ask considering you see me with several haul posts.To be honest I do buy loads of products and coz Im very generous like that I tend to giveaway products I dont need or use to family and friends

Anyways here is my somewhat *Normal* collection I decided not to use flash for this post.



I keep my drugstore lip products in this old jewellery box with my Sleek Pout polish and vaseline backup
On the side of my WHSmith makeup drawer box I store my everyday skincare products from various brands ie Lush, Clarins, Nivea, Clinique, Lancome etc
Bottom  and largest drawer I store my eyeshadows,I barely buy single eyeshadows Im more of a palette girl
Eyeshadows from Boots 17 Cosmetics, Rimmel, Sugarpill, Nars eyeshadow duos and Sleek palettes
Middle right drawer I store all my foundations and Primers I have foundations from Sephora,Nars, Lancome, MUFE, MAC and Iman as well as setting powders underneath
Middle left drawer all my cream and powder blushes from NARS, BARRY M, SMASHBOX, MILANI, BEVERLEY KNIGHT,SLEEK,TOO FACED AND BECCA. As alwaysI got rid of my Mac Blushers as they tend to give me a bit of rash on my cheeks
Top small drawer to the right I store my eyeliners, mascaras and brow pencils from Gosh, L'oreal, Collection 2000, Maybelline, Nars, Ysl and many more
Top small middle drawer I store my concealers, eye primers from Mac, Iman, Urban Decay, Mary Kay and Benefit High beam and other bits from various brands
Last top drawer I store my high end lipsticks and a few glosses mainly from Mac, Ysl, Nars and few others
On top of the makeup drawer box I store my fragrances,Lipliners and my everyday Makeup brushes 



Im currently happy with this storage idea, have had this WHSmith box for almost 2years now and I love it. Maybe with time willupgrade to something better who knows,hey! I hope you have all enjoyed this post 



How do you store your makeup????
Have you got blog post or video about makeup collection& storage???





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













Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Does My Bum Look Big in This?





Infographic Produced by very.co.uk

Recently  playsuits and jumpsuits have made a major comeback. I for one love a one piece design jumpsuit and playsuit to show off your silhouhette and their pretty prints and colours perk up your look

With brands like Motel and Lipsy designing gorgeous playsuits and jumpsuits for women its amazing to see that  very.co.uk has teamed up with some of our favourite celebs such as Holly Willoughby, Fearne Cotton and one of my favourites Jameela Jamil who has a wonderful collection of  beautiful dresses and so much more.

The very.co.uk ranges have been designed to suit each celebrity so all you have to do is pick up a celeb which suits your style and figure from the pieces modelled on the website. 33% of men live in fear of upsetting their partner when she asks the much dreaded question so Gentleman take note because this is the perfect opportunity to browse celeb collections that match her style and shape and Click away! Even if her bum does look big,the fact that it is designed by her favourite celebrity we hope it will make life less complicated






Here is some of our  picks










Check out these fabulous collection at very.co.uk









Monday, 20 August 2012

Lush Haul!

Hi Lovelies!





How are we??? The  other day I popped into Lush Croydon to buy my Lush Tea Tree toner as I amost ran out my skin loves that stuff but me being the beauty addict I am I end up purchasing other things. I love strolling around and browsing in Lush stores although some of the scents can be a little unbearable




TEA TREE WATER  £7.50 for 250g which is the bigger bottle

Suffering from spots, blackheads or excess oil? Don’t fret! And most importantly, don’t use a toner laden with skin irritating alcohol. Blemish-prone skin if often more sensitive than we like to give it credit for. Treating breakouts with alcohol can actually further the problem! Our suggestion? Gently, but effectively, treat your skin with Tea Tree Water. The antiseptic tea tree oil clears out blemish causing bacteria, while grapefruit and juniper water balance oil production. Spritz your face with Tea Tree water throughout the day to refresh and keep oil under control. See? Things are looking better already. e helps banish imperfections.



BUBBLEGUM LIP SCRUB £5.25 25g

Had to buy a backup of this Bubblegum  lip scrub which is made from castor sugar to act as a gentle scrub and jojoba oil which is wonderfully moisturising but light enough not to leave you feeling greasy.
Keeps lips in tip top condition, for kissing, pouting, talking or anything else you wish to do with them. 
Provides a great base for lipstick, which looks much better on smooth prepared lips I already cant leave without it
This lip scrub is sure to leave your lips enticingly soft and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time!

OCEAN SALT FACIAL SCRUB £6.95 100g


This face scrub is mixed in fresh avocado and coconut to hydrate thirsty skin, while the antibacterial effects of lime and vodka is ideal for blocked pores, blackheads or blemishes. The minerals in sea salt soften as it scrubs away dirt and blockages
Suitable for all skin types: Ocean Salt is most beneficial for combination to oily skin.
This will give you a scrubby mix that is antiseptic, takes away dead skin and tightens the skin. But it is also intended  to  soften the skin and leave it moisturised and supple
Quantitative Ingredients

RUB RUB RUB SHOWER SCRUB £7.95 330g

Rub Rub Rub is a bit of a variation on the normal shower gel. For one, it’s so thick we put it into a tub for handy scooping in the shower. Secondly, it’s a bright blue, supremely softening, exfoliating sea salt shower scrub to revive your skin. Sea salt is extra cleansing, mineral-rich and softening for the hair and body; you can even use it as a shampoo. This rubby scrub is startlingly refreshing, with a dash of lemon juice and the tropical scent of mimosa blossoms for a light, blossom-scented wash and smoother skin.


All that salt makes this perfect for washing hair and adding volume. It’s also great as a scrub for tired feet.
Rub Rub Rub is packed full of mineral-rich sea salt and organic lemon juice. 
  • 2-in-1: Super scrubby shower gel and shampoo for refreshing, uplifting washes.
  • Get your scrub on: Made with refreshing, mineral-rich sea salt for subtle scrubbing and smoother skin.
  • Lather in luxury: Orange blossom absolute is intensely floral, and although expensive, it is one of the most popular essential oils used in perfumery.





RO’S ARGAN BODY CONDITIONER £15.50

LUSH product inventor Rowena made this decadent, rose-scented shower ‘lotion' – so it's Ro's Argan Body Conditioner which very conveniently sounds like Rose Argan Body Conditioner. She noticed how much she liked the sultry soft feeling conditioner gives her hair, so she thought how nice it would be if she could have the same feeling for the body too. With scoops of cocoa butter, cupuacu butter, almond oil and Argan oils, this is the most luxurious body softener that ever was 


  • Absolute Bliss: Wash with Turkish Delight Shower Smoothie before conditioning with Ro's Argan Body Conditioner for the ultimate in shower luxury.
  • Moroccan treasure: Argan oil is incredibly softening on the skin and has been used in Morocco for hundreds of years.
  • Smooth moves: Use this at night before you put on your pajamas and sink into slumber with soft, rose-scented skin.
  • Thank goodness for the Lovely Lush assistant who gave me half a jar of this amazing body conditioner.The scent is light,rosey and feminine without being too perfum-ish or heavy. I looooooooooooveeeee how well it moisturizes and how my skin feels certainly the best body lotion/moisturiser i have tried so far cant wait to repurchase. It will leave you feeling wonderful,Trust me you dont know what you are missing lol!







HAVE YOU TRIED ANY PRODUCTS FROM LUSH
WHATS YOUR FAVOURITE/S LUSH PRODUCTS?
Any Recommendations?








Have a wonderful day
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo
  • Absolute Bliss: Wash with Turkish Delight Shower Smoothie before conditioning with Ro's Argan


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  • ImHdy Conditioner g on the skin and has been used in Morocco fhAHor hundreds of years.
  • Smooth moves: Use this at night before you put on your pajamas and sink into slumber with soft, rose-scented skin.


Thursday, 9 August 2012

Recent Skincare Buys!

Hello Lovelies!










Here are a few things I have repurchased over the past week. 

Nivea Visage Pure And Natural Facial Wipes 25S £3.05


This is said to suit all skin types
They do nwhat they say- Cleanse, tone and hydrate
Removes all my make up & waterproof mascara
Suitable for sensitive eyes my eyes were not irritated by them
95% ingredients of natural origin
Biodegradable wipes
Free from: parabens, silicones, colourants, mineral oils and alcohol
Skin compatibility dermatologically approved
95% of the cleansing lotion ingredients are from natural origin including Aloe Vera and exotic Moroccan Argan Oil.
Argan Oil is natural source of Vitamin E
Aloe Vera is known for its hydrating and caring properties
Gently cleanses, removing make up and mascara
Skin is cleansed, feeling soft and looking naturally radiant.
Im loving these wipes and will continue to repurchase

2. Vaseline Essential Moisture Cocoa Radiant Rich Feeling Lotion 400ml £5.29
Vaseline® Essential Moisture Cocoa Radiant lotion leaves your skin feeling healthy & glowing.
Our rich feel formula combines pure cocoa butter + stratys 3™ multi-layer moisture igniting skin's natural glow at the source by penetrating deeply, infusing moisture at the top, core and deep down layers*
*This has become a firm favourite of mine and it smells lovely not so strong like other cocoa butter products

3. 
L'Oreal Paris Triple Active Day Cream for Normal & Combination Skin £6.12
With my Clarins Daily Energizer almost finished I have been looking forward to trying a more budget friendly moisturiser and I am quite liking this one.
L’Oréal introduces Triple Active Day Moisturiser with 3 actions:
1) Long-lasting hydration: the skin’s ability to retain water throughout the day is improved
2) Protection: helps reinforce skin’s natural protection against free radicals and the harmful effects of the sun.
3) Radiance: the formula, enriched with Ceramide and Vitamin B5.


4.Ooh La Spa Drink it Up Body Oil Spray £5.99


Drink it Up Body Oil Spray from new spa brand Ooh La Spa has been developed to give the body an intense luxurious moisture boost and a shimmery sheen. The fast absorbing oil will leave skin soft and glowing with health. Like everything in the range, the spray has been formulated with a carefully selected blend of effective ingredients and a delicately fragrance blend of patchouli, vanilla and bergamot.Its also been infused with jojoba oil and soya bean oil 
I've fallen in love with the Ooh La Spa range! Its fun, affordable and packed with skin pampering ingredients! This Body Oil is perfect for re-hydrating your skin. It leaves me smelling divine and looking all glowy. I will review other products from this range soon



5. Superdrug's Natural High Face Wash 150ML £4.99

Naturally High in Organic Orange Fruit Water, Grapefruit and Raspberry Waters. This purifying face wash improves the skin tone, leaving it looking and feeling clean, fresh and balanced.

This face wash is Brilliant! It cleans your skin using only natural ingredients and moisturises it at the same time. It has a great smell too. It leaves skin soft, smelling good, moist (but not oily) and naturally clean! It's natures way of keeping spots away!



6.Superdrug the little pink tin lip therapy spf15 balm 

I carry this around with me all the time as it keeps my  lips soft and moist.  I like this one as much as I like Vaseline Lip Therapy although this is much lighter and sliperry.  I will definitely buy it again since it has SPF who can resist!





Have you used any of the items I purchased????
WHAT HAVE YOU BOUGHT RECENTLY






Have a wonderful day
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo









Tuesday, 7 August 2012

MALLZEE - ONLINE SHOPPING MALL

Hello Lovelies!




As much as I love shopping and bragging about beauty and skincare products, I am also a fashion lover and dont you agree that the two just work hand in hand? I love shopping on the high street and online too! 


Sometimes we dont always get to shop in person due to hectic work and life schedules so thats where online shopping comes and today look no further because I bring you Mallzee.com




Mallzee is all about making shopping social. Users create their own online mall (Mallzee) by  picking their favourite brands and stores. Our fancy technology then finds products suited to their tastes to showcase. Once they have built their Mallzee they are then able to invite their friends to shop with them, talk about products in chat, promote their Mallzee or brand choices on Facebook/Twitter and thanks to our group buying power receive some great discounts for their friends. 




Plus as an added bonus - the user who built the Mallzee gets paid whenever they or their friends buy anything via it.


The site will be live later this year and we already have 200 amazing companies on board (Urban Outfitters, New Look, French Connections and more). We are really keen to get the word out about Mallzee. With this in mind people can register now for a launch invite at Mallzee.com and if they spread the word on Facebook of Twitter we will also enter them into a prize for £100/$155 of shopping vouchers and some other goodies. 



I suggest you go  Head to Mallzee.com and enter your email to register for your invite as I for one did the same. 




If thats not exciting enough for you I dont know what is!





Friday, 3 August 2012

SPRING AND SUMMER SUMMER LIPSHADES

Hello Loves!








I thought I would share my fave lipshades for spring and summer months. I believe these shades would suit a variety of skintones.




Sleek OMG lipstick, Sleek Fuschia lipstick, Sleek Coral Reef lipstick, NYX Louisiana lipstick, Rimmel Coral Queen lipstick and Revlon Colourburst Fuschia lipstick


NARS Niagara lipstick, Mac Impassioned lipstick, Illamasqua Blaze lipstick, Mac Girl About Town and Mac So Chaud lipstick




Lancome Juicy tube, NYX Megashine gloss in Dolly Pink, Mac Viva Glam Cyndi lipstick, OCC liptar in Anime, NYX round gloss in Strawberry pink and Illamasqua Intense lipgloss in Petulant


WHAT ARE YOUR SUMMER SEASON LIPSHADES
DO WE HAVE SIMILAR TASTE?



Have a wonderful day
Stay Beautiful&Blessed
Much Love
xoxo






Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Mini Apothica Haul: Becca Cosmetics

Hello Lovelies!





How have you been? Today I bring you a haul courtesy of Apothica who are sponsors of my blog.They were kind enough to let me choose products I would love to try. I am thrilled at the amount of  makeup products and brands available to purchase on their website. There is also a huge variety of skincare products on Skincarerx and Skinbotanica. If you havent shopped from these sites I suggest you start now and thank me later


Only thing Im disappointed in is that some brands I wanted to try cannot be shipped outside the United States *shrugs* but hey ho never mind you can still grab something awesome from the site or arrange a relative or friend to get your package for you and foward to wherever you live outside America.  




Enough talking let me get onto the fun part!!! I decided to try some Becca products since its hard to come by in the UK and I have heard nice reviews on their products


Becca Creme blush, Becca Mattifying Primer, SpaRituals Mini Nail Lacquer in Delight

Also got 3 samples to try Vichy LiftActiv Retinol HA Night moisturiser and 
Vichy LiftActiv Retinol HA Eye cream and lastly  Cane+Austin Retexturizing treatment pads 10% Glycolic


SpaRitual Mini Nail Lacquer - Delight $5.00
Get nails that look absolutely delightful! SpaRitual Mini Nail Lacquer - Delight is not only gorgeous on nails, it is 100% Vegan and free of DBP, Formaldehyde, and Touene. Each shade in the SpaRitual collection was has its own unique meaning associated with the shade. Delight is a creamy seafoam green. I cant wait to do Nail post with this shade its pretty and unique



BECCA Cosmetics Creme Blush - Dahlia $30
This AWARD winning blush gives natural,long lasting colour to the cheeks. Its highly pigmented formulation and silky-smooth texture melds into the skin for an incredibly natural, "just blushed" look. Layer for added drama.
Dahlia is a rich burnt red/orange shade. 


BECCA Mattifying Primer $40

 A Mattifying Primer with Anti oxidant Vitamin E imparts a matte finish to oilier, shiny skin as it extends the wear of both liquid and cream makeup. It works to visibly improve the look and texture of the skin by smoothing fine lines and pores to create an even canvas for makeup. It also helps the skin retain moisture without a greasy feel.

Now I have normal/combination skin with an Oily T-Zone so I ordered this one specifically for my pores and t-zone,I will do a review soon on this primer




Obviously I have to pay for shipping costs but Many thanks to Apothica for give me an opportunity to try new products,Im really grateful.


                                   


                      have you tried any of these products???
                      have a wonderful day
                      stay beautiful&blessed
                      much love 
                       xoxo
                        











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