Thursday, 24 March 2011

First Spring NOTD Orly Fancy Fuchsia

The first product which really jumped out at me from my swap package was this Orly Fancy Fuschia nail varnish which i instantly had to put on and what perfect timing as it was a gorgeous sunny day so the bright amazing pink was perfect!

This is from the Orly Precious Collection Spring 2011


This is the most perfect bright pink. Its not neon pink, its more of a unique bright bluish toned pink.

For me it is such an amazing colour. I love bright neon pink nails but i have been lusting after a pink of this tone for a long time but never came across the perfect colour but this really is it.

This colour really wont leave my nails during the summer.

In the picture i used two coats but i really could have got away with one as it is very opaque. It was also gorgeous to apply!

It is also a gorgeous pedicure colour for the summer.

LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS!!!
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Wednesday, 23 March 2011

♥ Swap From Across The Pond ♥

I recently did a swap with the gorgeous Leah who is from the US.

I was super excited to receive my package and it came yesterday so i had to share it will you today :)

I absolutely LOVE everything Leah i am one lucky lucky girl!! 


There were a few bits that i specifically asked for and then Leah picked me some extra bits she thought i would like.

She did an amazing job because there were some products in there i had wanted for agesssss :) She obviously knows me very well hehe!

I was also sent some US candy which i must admit i have started munching already! Not only did Leah pick some products i had wanted for ages she even sent me US candy which i loved when i was in New York and Las Vegas.

Now if there is anything you would like me to review then why not click on the picture to enlarge and let me know what you would like to see.

I already have a NOTD coming up and will be showing you the EOS Lipbalms tomorrow but if there is anything else then just leave me a comment.

Thank-You so so so much Leah!! I love everything and cant wait to maybe do another swap hehe!

Please all go check out Leah's Blog you will love it.


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River Island Jean Swap!

On Tuesday the 8th of March River Island encourage the people of Liverpool to drop their trousers in the street and take part in the first ever Jean Swap!

Over 150 locals were willing to drop their old jeans or trousers in the street and walked away wearing fantastic, brand new pair of River Island Jeans. This cheeky experiment run by the high street fashion brand was to celebrate River Island's Denim Week!

Those who took part were encouraged to donate their old jeans to Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Over 112 units were collected for charity on the day!

Such a brilliant idea for such an amazing charity. You can watch the craziness happening on the streets of Liverpool on the video below.


Enjoy 

X

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Monday, 21 March 2011

Chloe Rose Edition Eau De Parfum ♥

Chloe is celebrating Spring with the launch of Chloe Rose Edition.

I of course had to get my hands on a bottle!
Some of you may know that i work at the airport so get to shop in World Duty Free so i do get tax free discount and they also have a reward card similar to boots so i get to spend my points in store. Seeing as i am the massive perfume junkie that i am i save all my points up to spend on new perfumes :) Happy Sophie HeHe  

I have to admit i was never a fan of the original Chloe perfume lauched in November 2008 but i love this floral pink edition!


Spring is truly in the air once you have spritzed this delightful new fragrance from Chloe.

This edition is more floral, girly and much lighter for the spring/summer months.

I have to admit i dont have to original Chloe fragrance as i found it a bit too strong and heavy so for me this is perfect.

Im really not one for describing scents so here is what Chloe say

Chloe Rose Edition is inspired by the significance of a rose within a woman's life, from the spring blooms where love is born to the red roses of a broken heart this Chloe fragrance is the most romantic journey yet. This journey of love begins with subtle roses and magnolia that blend harmoniously with Lily of the Valley and cedar ending with a hint of amber.

The bottle design is based on the original Chloe with a pink bow located on the neck which i love!!

This is Limited Edition so grab one quickly.

It comes in a 50ml bottle and the RRP is £51.50



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Sunday, 20 March 2011

Sleek 'Avoir La Peche' Collection & Swatches.

The latest release from Sleek Make-Up is the Avoir La Peche Collection.

Get Peachy Keen!

I had already spotted a picked up the Sugar May Pout Polish in Superdrug in Westfield then the Paraguaya i-Divine slipped through my letter box during the week from the gorgeous girls at Sleek Make-Up. There is also a stunning peach Pan-Tao blush in the collection but unfortunately i don't have my hands on it yet so i will be keeping my eye out for it in Superdrug.


I love the packaging from this collection..it has to be my favourite by far from Sleek Make-Up its perfect for the spring and fits with the collection perfectly!


Like i said i already had my hands on the Sleek Make-Up Sugar May Pout Polish so i will share this with you first!


It is a rich creamy peach tone that comes out a sheer coral on the lips!

It looks much much brighter in the picture so please don't be scared off its not bright orange like it looks!

Like all Sleek Make-Up 's Pout Polish, Sugar May is enriched with jojoba, avocado and sweet almond oil as well as having a high SPF15, giving you gorgeous lips which are protected from the sun.

RRP £4.29

This is perfect for your summer holidays in your beech bag! 


Next up in the Sleek Make-Up 'The Paraguaya i-Divine'


This palette contains 12 gorgeous warm browns, cool corals and powdery pinks.


Left-Right...
Parfait, Blush, Cameo, Bellini, Redstone, Persimmon


Left-Right
Persian Orange, Peach Gold, Sandstone, Tangelo, Bittersweet, Stone

To be totally honest when i first opened this palette the colours totally drew me in as they are all so stunning but it hit me straight away the colours may not be very wearable for my skin tone.

However once swatched there are some amazing colours which can be used for the eyes and also for the cheeks as a blush. I like to do that with a lot of colours from my Sleek Make-Up palettes especially the Good Girl palette.

'Blush' really stands out to be an amazing blush colour!

Like all Sleek Make-Up i-Divine palettes the colours are amazingly pigmented and creamy.

Sleek Make-Up to cater for all skin tones and i think this palette is definitely one for darker skin tones.

RRP £6.49

This collection release date is the 16th of March so you will be able to get your hands on the collection now.

Sleek Make-Up Never Fail To Disappoint!
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Friday, 18 March 2011

Jelly Belly Reed Diffuser ♥

Anyone love burning candles but want something a bit safer??

Yep that's me...so when i came across these Jelly Belly Reed Diffusers i knew they would be perfect.

I do love the Jelly Belly candles but think these reed diffusers are brilliant as you get the scent all day long.

I came across these in my local Squires Garden centre for £6 but i believe you can also find them in John Lewis.



I went for Mango and Bubble gum but there was 6 scents available from Blueberry to Toasted Marshmallow.


Anyone love Jelly Belly beans?
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Boots No7 £5 Voucher!

Just to let my UK girls know that Boots are giving away the No7 £5 vouchers when you spend £5 or over in store.

These vouchers are so great as it means you get some really amazing products from No7 for a bargain price and also its a great way to try out No7 if you are new to the brand.

These vouchers are valid until the 27th of March


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Thursday, 17 March 2011

I ♥ YSL Parisienne

So much so i have the shower gel and deodorant perfume ♥

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Clinique Free Gift With Glamour Magazine!

To celebrate Glamours 10th Birthday they are giving away 10 Clinique mini products worth £80!!

Glamour magazine is only £2 so what a bargain for Clinique products.



So far i have only picked up 3 magazines but i think i will go back for more today :)

Below is the 10 different products you can choose from.


Don't miss out on the bargain girls.
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Aussie Angels*Community Challenge*Want To Be An Aussie Angel?

This Spring Aussie are giving the chance for 10 lucky community members to be part of the Aussie Angel Activity!

Fancy being a part of the Aussie Angel Activity & Joining Me On The Lusciously Light Journey?

All you need to do it answer this question....

“Put a spring in your spring! Tell us, how would you lighten up your life? #AussieLight”

in the form of a blog post on your own blog.. then you need to tweet the link to @yummyhair so they can see your entry!

Winners will be chosen by the Uncover Aussie team based on the most creative response that reflects the Aussie spirit. This means videos, pictures, stories or even songs can be in your blog post entry – just as long as you answer the question. Simples!

The competition closes on Sunday 20th March at Midnight!

So get cracking girls.

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*Aussie Lusciously Light* Exciting Package ♥

Aussie really never fail to amaze me with there amazing creative ideas for their Aussie Angels.

I was an Aussie Angel for stage 1 and have been lucky enough to be an Angel for stage 2 which is super exciting!!

I know i am pretty late with this post but i had to re-schedule my delivery and received it yesterday :) A Mashooosive box awaited me when i returned home!

I was extremely excited and when i opened the box i found this ♥



A helium balloon attached to a bottle of Lusciously Light Aussie Aussome Volume Conditioner for fine limp hair.


This smells delicious so i cant wait to try it this morning before i head to work!

Also attached to the balloon was a scroll asking if it was my barnet that needed a boost or my body and soul that could do with a spring clean?

So i have to decide if i want a Lusciously Lighter Style or Lusciously Lighter Self??

I shall be going with Lusciously Lighter Self...Who else is with me?!?

Once again Aussie you really are amazing so Thank-You so much to Emma and the team

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Thursday, 10 March 2011

COMING SOON Models Own Smash Up Crackle Nail Polish!

Hands up who loved the BarryM nail effects nail varnish but soon got fed up of the boring black colour??

Yep i did too...i had huge hopes that BarryM would bring out and array of colours but no it never happened!!

Guess what?! Models Own have teamed up with the ultra funky London based nail salon WAH to create the Smash Up collection in 9 Fabulous colours...just what we all wanted!

The amazing cracking nail varnish but in amazing colours.


I am really excited to get my hands on the silver, white and pink!!

Price at just £6 each, Black and Silver will launch exclusively in Boots on April 20th and the other colours will be available online from April at http://www.modelsownit.com/

What Colours Are You Excited About?!

P.s I just wanted to say a big Thank-you to MakeupSavvy for creating some gorgeous free blog headers for her readers to use...it inspired me to change my blog around again...I'm sorry it has been changed around again i just loved the header and really wanted to start using bigger pictures again.

So Thanks again MakeupSavvy I will be leaving a link along the side of my blog for these great headers.
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