Saturday, 27 November 2010

Vaseline Lips Tin ♥

Doing Secret Santa at work this year and not sure what to buy?

I have the perfect gift for a girly girl who loves Vaseline!!

The Vaseline Lips Tin..contains 4 Vaseline lip treatments in such a cute HUGE Vaseline tin. The tin will be great for storage on your vanity.

It contains 2 Rosy Lips, 1 Original and 1 Aloe Vera.

Thought i would just show you how massive the tin actually is :) Its so cute i love it!
Please excuse the mess which is my room!!

The great thing about this cute and fun gift is it only cost's £5.99 so is perfect for a Secret Santa.

You can find the Vaseline Lips Tin at most Superdrug stores or online and also in the gifts section of Sainsburys supermarket!

Who loves it?!


Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Dove Visible Care&Effects Proucts!

Dove Visible Effects Hand Cream
I recently blogged about the Dove Intensive Cream for Extra Dry Hands which i use at night but today i am coming at you with what i use during the day and at work. Dove Visible Effects is a much lighter cream but still with supreme moisture for visible skin improvement. The formulation of his cream is incredible, its extremely moisturising but when you rub it into the skin is disappears instantly so much so its like you had never rubbed any cream into your hands but leaves them feeling so super soft. It really is crazy, no residue of the product is left on your skin.
Why does Dove Visible Effects give supreme moisturisation to your hands?
It has a breakthrough formula with a patended multi-layer complex that nourishes every layer of your skin, the surface,the middle and deep down where beautiful skin begins. The scent of the cream is totally different to the intensive cream it is a lot more floral, i have to admit i prefer the smell of the intensive cream but i don't dislike the Visible Effects scent.
This hand cream is perfect for the busy women who are on and off tubes, at work, at uni who need a quick fix of softer hands with a fast absorbing cream.

Dove VisibleCare Brightening Cream Body Wash
Who doesn't love shower gels/body washes? I love them so i couldn't wait to try out this Brightening Cream wash. I'm much more of a shower person than i am a bath person. I do love the odd hot bath here and there but showers are my thing, and so is what i shower in. I love to change my shower gel each time i need a new one, there are some i love and do go back to and there are some totally different shower gels which i come across just like this Dove Visible Care Brightening Cream Wash.
How does Dove Visible Care Brightening Cream Wash give you beautiful skin?
Designed to rejuvenate dull skin, this unique formula with Nutrium Moisture contains moisturisers found naturally in skin, building blocks that help to improve skins condition over time.
This is such a creamy body wash something which i have never come across before. It is almost like showering in body butter mmmm. I have very dry sensitive skin so for me to come across such a thick cream shower gel is perfect for. As it is so thick a little goes a long way and you really need to work it with a lot of water as it will stay a thick cream otherwise. The scent of the cream wash is quite fruity/floral very relaxing in the shower. Dove say to use this daily for softer, smoother skin in just 7 days and with continued use skin is visibly more beautiful within 3 weeks. My skin is definitely much more softer and smoother and has a glow after a shower. You can see the cream wash has a glow to the product so this does come off onto your skin which is perfect if you want brighter skin.

Dove Visible Effects Hand Cream £3.49
Dove Visiblecare Brightening Cream Body Wash £3.32

Disclaimer- Products were sent from PR for review but this has not influenced my review in any way. All reviews are my honest personal opinion.


LucyMarie85 Is Back In Town ♥

Some of you may remember LucyMarie85 from her YouTube channel about a year and a half ago. Lucy had to leave the world of YouTube suddenly but i am pleased to say that she is now BACK!!! Me and Lucy were really good friends and i really did miss her from the world of YouTube,Blogger and Twitter so i am pretty excited that she is back :)

Lucy is now making YouTube videos under the name

You can also follow Lucy on Twitter at

So go subscribe and follow guys..lets get the word round that Lucy is back in town!!


Sunday, 21 November 2010

Come And Play At Selfridges This Christmas!

Selfridges launches NEW beauty event of the season. Come and Play
Thursday 25th November- Sunday 5th of December!

Selfridges are holding a great event for us beauty addicts starting from this Thursday. Come and Play is launches and Selfridges beauty hall has treats for all the season. Who wants to be the first to be introduced to exclusive, never before seen products? You will meet their team of experts at their exclusive masterclasses and be spoilt with exclusive treats including personalised products. Why not visit your favourite beauty brands at Selfridges and let them show you how to stand out from the crowd this Christmas and New Year!

The Countdown Begins...

25th Of November To mark the launch of 10 Days of Play two exclusive colour stories launch at Selfridges. The Chanel Le Vernis in Riva (£16.50) is inspired by St Tropez - yet another desirable nail shade for your collection. Estee Lauder’s first custom lip gloss collection by Tom Pecheux is inspired by his work on the catwalk. All Stores

26th of November The nail trend continues with the exclusive launch of the Grey City Nail Collection inspired by three capitals of fashion: Paris, London and New York. In order, Gris Montaigne, Bond Street and NY 57th – all £17. All Stores

27th Of November Allow the avant garde and ingenious make up artist, Alex Box, exclusively at Selfridges on the Illamasqua counter. Alex will be take customers through the fine art of makeup in an exclusive and extraordinary master class.

27th November – Birmingham
28th November – Trafford
4th December - London

28th Of November The nail trend continues with a Christmas set launch and two exclusive offers for Selfridges customers.The RMK Christmas Berry Kit launches on the 25th November. Consists of, RMK Nail Colour, Lip Crayon and Lip Glosses in three berry colours (£40.50). BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND PLAY: Introduce a friend to RMK and upon their purchase of RMK product, receive a complimentary nail colour. NOVEMBER NAIL FEST: Buy any two products from RMK and have your nails painted complimentary.

29th Of November Meet the Nars Pro Team for Autumn / Winter make up masterclasses and find out what Spring / Summer 11 has in store!
25th & 26th November – London / 29th & 30th November – Trafford / 1st December – Birmingham / 2nd & 3rd December - London

30th Of November Selfridges launches the NEW Rejuvenated Skincare Destination in the beauty hall - a new-generation treatment hub with niche brands from across the globe. London Only

Get the Look and know-how at Le Metier. Le Metier de Beaute’s senior make up artists work their magic in a ‘Get The Look: Rhianna’ workshop on counter with a live model. London Only

1st of December Personal your favourite Armani Master products with Swarovski Crystal Personalisation. The fab-four collections; Eyes to Kill, Face Fabric, Illuminous Silk Foundation and Armani Rouge can be personally crystallised at the Armani counter at no extra cost. All Stores

2nd Of December From 6-8pm the Keihl’s Shop For a Cause event launches exclusively at Selfridges.  GOSH celebrity ambassadors man the counter in the Selfridges beauty hall whilst American style canap├ęs and refreshments are served.   All recruited and spending customers receive a goody bag worth £25. London Only

3rd Of December Bare Minerals beauty hero SJ is in store hosting make up demos throughout the day.  For hints and tips from the beauty queen head to the Bare Minerals counter. London Only

4th Of December Sexy Santa makes his way to store at Benefit as the team dress up Christmas style with red tutus, white halos and fairy wings. For a special season treat Selfridges have he exclusive offering of a complimentary Powderpop with every £30 minimum purchases (while stocks last). All Stores

LAST DAY 5th Of December
Join YSL for the ‘Get the Lloyd Simmonds Look’ exclusively at Selfridges to learn products used by the make up master and application tips from YSL’s top make up artists.  All Stores

More From Your Favourite Brands

Keihl’s: All customers who spend over £55 get two travel sized products worth £15. Available throughout Come & Play. London, Birmingham and Trafford

Laura Mercier: National make up artist events: 26th – 27th November – Trafford, 1st – 2nd December – Birmingham and 3rd – 4th December – London.

Sisley: Exclusiver ‘Winter Essential Kit’ offered to all customers during the event with the purchase of 2 Sisley products (to include one skincare item). London Only

Bobbi Brown: Get made over and become a star at Bobbi Brown. Make up artists will be in store creating new looks: Vintage, Vixen or Hollywood with a photographer giving customers post make-over pictures to take home. 25th – 27th November and 2nd – 4th December. All Stores

Trish McAvoy: Champagne and cupcakes on counter. 2nd – 3rd December. London Only

Clinique: Custom-fit consultation and with any two purchases customers will receive your must-have essentials. Available throughout Come & Play. All Stores

Origins: Different offers each day of Come & Play. To include deluxe samples, complimentary mini facials and complimentary tote bags. London Only

Suqqu: Make up artist Kazumi is in store to offer make up and skincare advice. 25th – 26th November. London Only

Clarins London and Trafford: Customers spending £100 or more will be invited to take part, where they open a draw and receive a prize. Available throughout Come & Play

Clarins Birmingham and Exchange: Champagne and chocolates on counter with a raffle inclusion with every purchase to win five products including raffle bag for customers, worth over £100. Customers who spend over £75 receive 4 discovery sized samples. Available throughout Come & Play

Le Metier: Get The Look, Masterclasses and Sampling from the USA’s cult beauty brand. Available throughout Come & Play. London Only

La Prairie: Rewarding customers with deluxe travel sizes of Platinum/ White Caviar/ Caviar and Radiance and mini treatments. London and Trafford

Shu Uemura: Exclusive offers galore - purchases above £60 receive complimentary cleansing oil and purchases above £99 receive complimentary brush set (while stocks last). London and Trafford

Why not check out to find out what your nearest store has to offer!


Hair Magazine

There is a few magazines which i will guaranteed purchase every month and Hair Magazine is one of them. I think hair magazines can go slightly un-noticed as people only tend to buy them when they are looking to change their locks. This is where Hair Magazine is different, it not only includes lots of gorgeous hair cuts and styles is also includes lots of reviews and top products from hair care to make-up. Although a lot of us are cosmetic and make-up addicts and like to think we know exactly what is out there i have come across a lot of products in this magazine which i had never heard of or seen before. Its a magazine which covers all areas which is why i love it!

I have left lots of images of the magazine for you below so you can get an idea of how versatile it is :)

I hope you like the look of it and have a nosey next time your out buying you glossies.


Products I Can't Live Without♥Beauty Basics

There is a few beauty basics which i love and can't live without so i thought i would share with you what i 100% always re-buy!

Shockwaves Power Hold Hairspray Ultra Hold- Perfect hair spray for my hair type. Its not too heavy and sticky. Great for spraying and brushing out doesn't leave the hair hard. I use the ultra hold so it lasts all day. These are often on offer in places like superdrug for 2 for £4 so such a great bargain price for a perfect hair spray. If I'm honest around 80% of the reason i love this hairspray is because of the scent! It smells amazing..not like any other hairspray. So fruity and scrummy. I think anyone would love to spray this on their hair all day long just because of the scent!

Beverly Hills Formula Natural White Whitening Toothpaste- We all now i am a huge teeth whitening addict LOL! I think i have tried and tested pretty much every teeth whitening product on the market but there is one teeth whitening toothpaste which i cant live without as for me it is the only toothpaste which works. Beverly Hills Formula Natural White. This is now my 4th or 5th tube of this toothpaste i love it. It keeps my teeth nice and white and doesn't taste awful, a lot of teeth whitening toothpastes can taste really bad. I love that it is available everywhere!! Superdrug,boots,Tescos,savers you name it you will find it :) 

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula- I have used Palmer's Cocoa Butter since i was little however there was a stage i went through where i couldn't stand the smell, i don't know why but it was just far too sickly for me. Then my boyfriend started using it and it reminded me how much i love it and suddenly i loved the smell again :) Leaves my skin literally silky soft and leaves a gorgeous sheen to the skin. Recently i have been buying the Breast Cancer bottle as 25p from the sale is donated to Breast Cancer Care.

Sure Maximum Protection- Now this is the one product i have to admit i haven't re purchased but only because i haven't finish this one and i will 100% be re purchasing as i don't think i could now live without this deodorant. Deodorant isn't something you usually see on a beauty blog but it is something everyone uses everyday to i think it should be mentioned if you come across a good one. This is a new deodorant added to the Sure line. Sure Maximum Protection's technology acclimatises to the body by forming a protective network across sweat glands and a deep layer of protection. Sure Maximum Protection should be applied at night and will even last after your shower in the morning. I work an active job so its perfect for me during the day, i also have to be searched for the nature of my job so it means i don't have to worry about being sweaty. I know its a little personal and quite disgusting really but we all have to cope with it and if some of you suffer worse than others then this is the deodorant for you.

Cutex Nourishing Nail Polish Remover- There isn't much you can say about a nail polish remover but i have always bought Cutex and i love the Nourishing one for weak nails as it moisturises and leaves a vanilla scent!!

Dove Intensive Cream For Extra Dry Hands- I keep hand cream in every bag possible, my car, work my bedroom and also on my bedside table and this is the hand cream i use before bed! Its an intense cream so really works with my dry hands over night. It contains cream oil to really moisturise the skin. It is a fast absorbing cream and leaves your hands extra soft, extra smooth and extra beautiful instead of extra dry. It smells amazing too.

No7 Cleansing Sponges- Simple for a little facial everyday! Who doesn't want a little facial every morning??

Johnson's Daily Essentials Nourishing Facial Cleansing Wipes For Dry Skin- These are the only facial wipes i can use. They are not too scented and leave my skin clear. I have tried so many different facial wipes and these are the only wipes that work for me. I don't use facial wipes every night but these are perfect for those times when you are in a rush. These are great just to have in your dressing table for multi purpose use.

Simple Exfoliating Facial Wipes- I have dry skin and pretty much everyday i have a dry area on my face which these wipes smooth out such as my nose or chin. These wipes are quite hard to come by as they are only in selected boots or Superdrug so when i have run out i notice such a difference if i have to go a while without using them. They have no scent and although they are exfoliating one side is rough and the other side is smooth so they are not harsh on the skin at all.

Carmex Lip Treatment- I have spoken about Carmex many times before and i think you all know i love it. It really is the only lip balm that i re purchase and that i know will 100% sooth my dry lips throughout the winter. This is a much have for me.

Most of these products cost around £2-£6 so are super affordable for great products and can be found at any Boots or Superdrug also many supermarkets like Tescos.


Friday, 19 November 2010

Grab Yourself Some Limited Edition Sparkle- Sleek Make-Up i-Divine Sparkle Palette!

Another new Sleek Make-up palette i hear you ask? Aren't we
  extremely lucky! First we had the Bad and Good Girl i-Divine palettes and now we have the Limited Edition i-Divine Sparkle just in time for the Christmas party season!

Like all i-divine's the palette is packed with 12 intense high pigmented shades and specially designed to give a pop of colour to all skin tones. The i-divine Sparkle ranges from midnight blues, Christmas greens to mystic purples all infused with a generous amount of sparkle!

How gorgeous is the packaging. I seem to love the packaging of the i-divine palettes as much as the palette itself.

From top-bottom
Noir, Star Light, Twinkle, Galactic, Dream Maker, Cranberry

From top-bottom
Tinsel, Gold Ribbon, Glitz and Glamour, Mistletoe, Festive, Illusion

Such gorgeous sparkly colours. I think my favourite's are Illusion and Festive which i can wait to create a look with..i will be sure to blog about it as soon as i do!

So go grab yourself some Sparkle on the 24th of November as this palette is LIMITED EDITION!!
(until the 8th of January 2011)

Like all Sleek Make-Up i-Divine Palettes this palette costs £5.99 from Superdrug stores or the Sleek Make-Up Website


Saturday, 13 November 2010

John Frieda Precision Foam Colour- IN STORES NOW!

I'm sure a lot of you have heard about the new John Frieda Precision Foam Colour so i just wanted to give you a heads up to let you know it is now available in stores!

I think most of us girls can admit that we do love a bit of home hair dye and from the range of colours from John Frieda i am sure there is going to be lots of girls rushing out to try the first ever Foam hair colour in its gorgeous shades.

Here is a little more information and also the colour chart for you to have a look at!

Keep an eye out during the next week or so as i am going to be trying out the John Frieda Precision Foam Colour for myself and blogging my experience and sharing some pictures with you :)


Tuesday, 9 November 2010

CLOSED Sugababes Perfume Giveaway!

I was recently contacted by the Pr company working on behalf of the Sugababes Frgrance! They have given me the chance to give away the new Sugababes Fragrances. So yep that's right three of my lovely readers will receive one of the three perfumes..tempt,tease and touch!

Are you a huge Fragrance junkie like myself and want to try one of these new perfumes?

All you have to do is....

Must be a follower of this blog

Comment below saying 'Enter me' along with an email address
For an extra entry,if you tweet or blog about this giveaway then do mention in your comment as well

You must become a fan of theSugababes Fragrances Facebook Page

Only one comment per person please!

UK ONLY Unfortunately

Giveaway will end on the 23rd of November that is in exactly 2 weeks time.

The 3 winners will be picked via

Good Luck X


Links Of London 2012 Collection ♥

 So who has a Link Of London Sweetie bracelet and loves it?

Well today i am going to share with you the new Link Of London 2010 Collection!

Links of London are proud to have been appointed creators of the Official Jewellery Collection of London 2012. Their official collection celebrates this exciting sporting occasion with playful and versatile collections made from sterling silver which incorporate beads and charms allowing you to capture a unique set of memories.

The gorgeous new Sweetie bracelets are £130. I love them as they are much more colourful and fun!
These are four of the new charms for the 2012 collection. So bright, colourful and gorgeous. This collection is so different from the original Sweetie collection and i love it!!

As much as i love the Sweetie bracelets i have always been a huge huge fan of the Friendship bracelets. I have a black one which i love and now Links Of London have released lots of amazing colourful Friendship bracelets. A blitz of new designs brings fresh energy with hearts, skulls and colour motifs as well as neon brights, sparkling metalics and double wraps. All Friendship bracelets are from £110.

These are my four favourite from the new Friendship Bracelet Collection. Amazing bright colours and hearts and skulls. I cant quite decide which is my favourite! I love them all!
To check out the new Collections from Link Of London then click Here
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