Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Free Ciaté Lipgloss With Marie Claire!


Ciaté St. Barts

We all love a good magazine freebie and this is one not to be missed!

I first came across this on Holly's blog over at http://www.ymbeautyblog.com/

When Holly said it is M.A.C's Hue lipstick but in a lip gloss it had to be mine.

M.A.C Hue is one of my all time favourite lipsticks.

St.Barts is the lighter shade of the 2 being given out free with Marie Claire Magazine. I now want the brighter coral shade as these are gorgeous lip glosses.

For those of you who don't like sticky lip glosses then this is perfect for you, its such a creamy consistantsy that its a pleasure to wear throughout the day.

I love Ciaté Nail Polishes and now love their lip glosses too.

It retails at £9 but with the magazine you pay a only £3.60 or even £2.50 for the travel size magazine so go grab one quick before the September issue is released on the 2nd of August.


Also before i go in the September issue of Marie Claire Ciaté are back again but with 2 gorgeous shades of nail polish!!

They 100% cant be missed.

Did you pick up this months issue of Marie Claire?
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Saturday, 23 July 2011

Ops! Varnish Clean Up - Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique


Seeing as i am on a real nail polish kick at the moment i was really pleased when i came across this

Ops! Varnish Clean Up

I instantly knew it would be a life saver!!

I can't paint my nails and have them all messy they have to be perfect so when i do make a mistake it is slightly hard to clean it up..

Not now i have this little wonder.

This is a specially formulated fluid (nail polish remover) with its customised slender brush for cleaning up any mistakes.
So yeah OK this just is technically nail polish remover but with such a thin brush it does really do the job.
It can be used to remove mistakes, clean up your manicure line or even to make purpose smudges.
All you need to do is brush the area and then clean off the brush with a tissue and re-dip into the bottle.

It is a little pricey at £4.99 when this is clearly just nail polish remover but i do really like it.

You can get this from Superdrug Here and the rest of the Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique Range.

What do you reckon? Would this help you out and be a life saver?
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Friday, 22 July 2011

Models Own Nail Polish Swatches ♥ Picture Heavy ♥


I love Models Own Nail Polish and own a fair few so thought i would share them with you today.

I will be putting  LOVE next to my favourites out of my collection as i love a lot.

Just quickly as i get asked a lot...i don't wear false/acrylic nails they are all natural. They have been cut a lot shorter now so don't look as fake as they did before even though they weren't fake..if you get what i am trying to say :/

Lets get on with the swatches.

Pastel Pink... LOVE


Buff Pink


Lilac Dream...LOVE



Lemon Meringue


Beths Blue...LOVE


Jade Stone..LOVE


Nude Beige


Fuzzy Peach


Top Turquoise...LOVE


Purple Poppy...LOVE


Bubblegum..LOVE


Sophie's Pink


Raspberry Crush


Purple Grey


Apologies that some of the swatches are not perfect and neat swatching 14 nail polishes is hard work haha

So there you have it my Models Own collection and swatches.

Whats your favourite colour?

Any other colours you recommend?
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Thursday, 21 July 2011

Sneak Preview Of New Up & Coming Sleek Make-Up Products!

I was recently lucky enough to get a sneak preview of some up and coming new Sleek Make-Up products at the Superdrug Christmas event.

I have only a few pictures but i was so excited i just had to share them with you.

Sleek Make-Up is one of my favourite drugstore products and i adore the whole team behind the brand so when a new product is set to be released i am like a kid at Christmas and cant wait for it to hit the shelves.


I just wanted to share with you the new Sleek Make-Up stand which will be in all Superdrug stores.


Right first of all we have the 'Nude' collection which will consist of an i-Divine Palette, Pout Polish and a blusher.

How gorgeous and perfect is the palette?

I literally cant wait for this release.


Yep..you did see that picture right..an eyebrow kit!!!

How exciting.


Then we have 3 new lip products...

3 new colours for the Pout Polish
Glossed Lipgloss which has 8 different shades

Then last but not least the really very exciting Pout Paint which i think are going to go down a storm.

I was lucky enough to get 3 shades at the Superdrug event so i will share swatches with you soon.

I cant wait to reveal these products in more detail to you when they are released ie. pricing and if they are limited edition products ect..

What are you most excited about?
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Sunday, 17 July 2011

Umberto Giannini Painted Lady Launch

Recently myself, Sabrina and Shortiee31 headed on down to the launch of hair care brand Umberto Giannini make-up range Painted Lady at Home House in Portland Square.

The Painted Lady range is out in September and will be available for the Christmas period only as Christmas gifts.


The range is inspired/an extension of the Glam Hair range and has the lady from the bottle of Backcomb In A bottle on the packaging!


The products are fab and the packaging is so gorgeous with a feel of vintage, gothic and pretty painted ladies :)

There will be gift sets available and a few single products available.


My favourite gift set is this stunning box set, the Fashion Loving Hair & Make-up Kit. It contains some really exciting new products like these amazing nail wraps and still has some core products in there from the hair care range.

The box is beautiful and is going to be perfect for storage on my dressing table so i cant wait to get my hands on this

RRP £30


Next up is my favourite single product. The Painted Lady Palette contains 4 lips colours and 8 eyeshadows! The colours are really wearable and super pigmented. I was lucky enough to be given this at the launch so if you want swatches of it then just let me know!

RRP £10


This is the Painted Lady Eye Compact Duo which will be available with the Fashion Loving Hair & Make-up Kit and the Party Loving Hair & Make-up Kit.

Its so gorgeous i just had to show you it up close.

Perfect colours for a smokey eye!


How gorgeous is this clutch?

This is the Style Loving Hair Kit which includes this padded faux leather clutch and handbag sized Backcomb In A Bottle and Rock n Roll Hairspray.

RRP £15



Then last but not least we have the Party Loving Hair & Make-up kit.

This kit again includes some new products and some of the core hair products but they are all in this cute bag which can double up as a make-up bag and a laptop bag!! How amazing!

The core hair products are all full size and you get 3 of the new from the Painted Lady range.

RRP £25

How excited are you for these to launch in September? I know i am!

What do you love the most?

Thank-you to Umberto Giannini for a lovely day!
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Friday, 15 July 2011

Dr.Organic Virgin Olive Oil Cuticle & Nail Solution


Painting my nails and keeping them in perfect condition has been top of my list recently so when i was contacted to try this Dr Organic Virgin Olive Oil i was super excited and couldn't wait to give it a whirl.

It contains virgin Olive oil, Shea butter, jojoba seed oil, coco butter, vitamin e, tea tree oil, blackcurrant extract, African coffee tree oil. So much goodness!!

This is an intense therapy which naturally moisturises and helps restore dry, cracked and ridged nails.

What Dr. Organics Say

'For truly beautiful, healthy looking hands our cuticle and nail treatments are a must have solution...Dr O'

This is the most moisturising cuticle oil i have ever tried. I just dab a small pea sized amount using the easy use applicator and massage into the cuticles. They are left feeling so smooth, soft and looking really glowy! Although this is an oil its not too greasy and doesn't leave a horrible residue. It also smells so good a mix of olive oil and vanilla...think that is the coca butter coming through!

The tube is small enough to keep in your bag or make-up bag but holds a good amount of product at 15ml.

Also great as it is free from parabens, SLS, artificial colours, harsh chemicals, fragrances and preservatives.

My nails love love love this and look amazing!

Dr. Organics is exclusively available at Holland And Barrett and this retails for only £6.19

I cant wait to try more from Dr.Organics
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Bargain Alert ♥ Garnier Body Tonic Sugar Scrub!


I have already done a post about this Garnier Sugar Scrub HERE

It is my all time favourite body scrub so i had to tell you all that Savers have this on offer for only £2.99!!

This normally retails at around £8.00 so for £2.99 it is an absolute bargain! So much so i stocked up on 4 bottles i couldn't resist.

Also just to let you all know these pictures have been taken with my new camera...what do ya think?

I will be doing a post on the new camera soon but i hope you have noticed a difference in the quality of my pictures

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99p L.A Colours - Colour Craze Nail Polish

L.A Colours Colour Craze Nail Polish With Nail Hardeners are amazing value and such a bargain at only 99p so i thought i would share my favourite colours with you today!


Tropical Breeze ♥


Palm Tree ♥


Lightening ♥


Splash ♥


Summertime ♥


What gorgeous colours for the summer?!

I don't think i can pick a favourite.

For only 99p the quality is amazing and only needed two coats!!

L.A Colours Colour Craze are a WIN with me.

Whats your favourite colour?

Edit: Totally forgot to add that i get these from BeautyBase...my nearest store is Westfield but you can have a look HERE to check your nearest store! If not then i am sure they are on eBay!
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Sunday, 10 July 2011

Frankie Sandford New Hair Style Yay or Nay?

Frankie Frankie Frankie...i still absolutely love you and think your totally stunning but I'm really not feeling your new hair cut :(


Frankie's previous hair cut was my all time favourite hair style..so much so i even had it at one point but this has really disappointed me!

Who is with me or who likes it?


All pictures sourced from Google
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