August 2015

My Little Gypset Box

It’s been two months since my last My Little Box review. Just to show that I am still loving it and highly recommend that you subscribe, here is an overview from my latest August box entitled ‘My Little Gypset box’. Whilst some subscription boxes can be a bit of hit and miss month by month, My Little Box seems to have mastered getting it right. If I’m being honest, I

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Blo bar

I’ve always been envious of those ladies who casually pop to the hairdressers twice a week to get their hair blow dried! Oh how the other half live! Whilst I always blow dry/diffuse my hair depending on whether it’s straight or curly, I can never quite achieve that ‘I’ve just walked out of a salon’ effect! More the over the top, I look like I’ve backcombed the hell out of

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Build your own Birchbox at Selfridges

Today as a extra special Friday treat we have a double whammy of beauty box posts! In celebration of their 5th Birthday Birchbox UK have launched their own pop up store amongst the beauty Isles of Selfridges!   The concept: Build your own box.  For £15 you get to choose 5 sample size products from a selection of brands including Nuxe, Benefit, Elemis, Benefit and more. The pop up runs from

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The Cult Beauty Box By Caroline Hirons

  Happy Friday! It’s the start of a long bank holiday weekend here in the UK and best of all, it’s pay day! So to kick your weekend off with a bang here is another fabulous limited edition beauty box curated by the very talented skin care guru, Caroline Hirons! If your not familiar with who Caroline Hirons is then here are a few facts. Caroline is beauty obsessed and

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Designers Guild The New AW15 Collection

Interiors have become a real interest of mine more so since me and Mr J first started living together. Back then, our interior skills and taste, shall we say, was just child’s play (as there is only so much you can change in a rented flat). So owls, cushions and candles became my thing. It was when we bought our first property that we really needed to get our thinking

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New Spa Of The World Collection

With the end of summer drawing in to a close, I’d say what a summer it has been! I don’t think that I and Mr J have stopped with hens, stags, weddings, baby showers and house warmings. It really has been a fun filled summer. Whilst we still have a few momentous occasions in our diary  (not forgetting a sneaky little bit of end of summer sun) it’s time for

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DIY Sugar Lip Scrub Recipe

Countless numbers of brands, blogs and skin care experts advise us to exfoliate our skin to keep it looking smooth and healthy. Strange that no one really mentions our lips, those pouting pillows that that we use every day whilst speaking, eating and kissing our loved ones. Exfoliating your lips once a week keeps them smooth and free of any dead skin, and for all you lipstick lovers, it sets

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The Melt Crowd By Flamingo Candles

It’s official! I’m a subscription box addict! I also may need therapy for my obsession, as not only do I love beauty boxes but I have managed to source out a different type of box for one of my other passions – candles! Yes, those scented waxy type things that come in jars with wicks and are regarded as a massive fire hazard by Mr J. So what’s different about

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Visibly Clear with Neutrogena

Yes I’m visibly clear (she says laughing, whilst checking if my makeup is still firmly in place). You’ll know from my previous posts that I love trialling and testing new things. Maybe it is not the most ideal thing to do but that is because when I use something for a long period of time, it just stops working. Personally, that is what I found out but more than likely,

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Ban The Bead – Microbeads

I wanted to jump on the #banthebead bandwagon and raise awareness on an important issue that I am reading about everywhere – on blogs, in the news and all over Facebook – Microbeads! So what are Microbeads? Microbeads are what is seen in the beauty industry as a cash cow! They’re the tiny beads that could be added to an existing product (clever idea), renamed and hiked up in price.

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