April Favourites 2017

 

I cannot believe that we are already in April 2017! That is just crazy to me. Since we are in a new month, it is time for another monthly favourites. If you would rather listen to me talk about these products, scroll down to the video!

 

BWC Loose Powder : Find it here!

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L’Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation : Find it here!

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Too Faced Peanut Butter & Honey Eyeshadow Pallet : Find it here!

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Tarte Kind is the New Pretty Pallet : Find it here!

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Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish : Find it here!

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Pukka Peppermint and Licorice Tea : Find it here!

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Until next time,

xx

B.

Review: Clinique Take the Day Off Balm

Hey guys!

I am sharing one of my favourite products with you today and that is the Clinique Take the Day Off Balm. I am sure you have all heard of the Liz Earl Cleanse and Polish, which is a fantastic way to take your makeup off and cleanse your face, BUT, when I am not using that I reach for my Take the Day Off Balm.

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This product is so good for taking your makeup off at the end of the day. It starts as a balm, which I would say is very similar to coconut oil. You only need a little bit and it starts to melt into an oil as your body heat warm it up. As you work this all over your face it just melts the make up off and you are left looking a bit like a raccoon but as you wash it off with warm water, it turns into a creamy consistency and poof, makeup is gone!

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I was a little skeptical about using an oil, since I do have a very oily t-zone, but this doesn’t leave an oily feeling on the skin. It just gets in there, removes all of the makeup and then washes away. Also, as with all Clinique products, it is allergy tested and fragrance free, so it does the job without causing any irritation.

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After the makeup is gone, I then continue with cleansing my face and the rest of my skin care routine. So, if you are frustrated with never feeling like you truly got all of the makeup off, give this a try!

Until next time,

xx

B.

Review: Clearasil Ultra Rapid Action Scrub

Hello Chant-ilys!

As you guys know, my face hasn’t been agreeing with me and I have been struggling with some spots. I have been trying a lot of different solutions and this one I have loved so much I had to share it with you.

This is the Clearasil Ultra Rapid Action Scrub and it has very quickly become one of my savior products. It claims to give visibly clearer skin in just 12 hours. Now I wouldn’t say that it gives you clear skin in 12 hours, but it does reduce the redness and the skin looks less angry.

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I use this in the morning and evening to treat the spots. In the morning I pair this with the Clearasil Rapid Action Pads to really start the day with a clean and cleansed face. In the evenings I pair it with my Mario Badescu Drying Cream (which is also amazing!)

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This face scrub has little blue beads in it to exfoliate and really attack the spots and start clearing them away quickly. I also just love how fresh and clean it makes my skin feel after using it. It does have a fairly clinical smell, but I have grown to really like it as it just adds to feeling clean and fresh.

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If you are struggling with some spots, I would recommend trying this product. You can find it in most supermarkets and it is only about £5.00.

Let me know what your favourite acne fighting product is in the comments below!

Until next time,

xx

B.

Micro Ulta Haul

Hello friends,

Today was a good day. Why? Because I got to get my shopping shoes on and get myself back into the beauty world of course! Although, it wasn’t in a big way because I only bought four items. But still, it’s a start! So let’s dive in. Here is what I got:

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NYX Contour and Highlight Pallet:

I have seen this on a few YouTube videos and I really liked the look of it so I wanted to give it a go for myself. I am pretty excited to use this (and review it for you) because of the different shade options. I think its going to be a good little contour/highlight go-to!

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Revlon Finishing Powder:

Long story short, I just needed a finishing powder and this was the only one I could find today, so this is what I ended up with. I haven’t seen any reviews or videos on this off the top of my head so I am hoping it is a good one, but I am excited to try it out and let you know! I am especially curious to see if the 16 hour stay claim is true or not!

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John Frida Sea Salt Spray:

I have wanted some sea salt spray for a hot minute, so today I found this little bottle on sale and just went for it. I am going to go wild with some sexy, beachy waves, just you wait…. well, I’ll try anyway and trying is what counts!

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Mario Badescu Face Spray:

I was on a mission to find a hydrating face spray and let me tell you, it was actually a lot harder than I thought it would be. Ulta has quite a lot of stuff but they were really lacking in the face spray department. I only found about four options and out of those I decided to go with this bad boy. It was small and inexpensive (only 5 dollars) so I thought it would be good to try it first to see if it actually works. I’ve used it once today and it seems quite nice actually so I think I will like using this one. Yay!

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I have also made a little video over on my YouTube channel, so if you want to listen to me talk about my shopping trip today, here it is:

 

So, what do you think guys? That is my micro haul. Good? Have you guys tried any of these products? Let me know if you have and leave a comment below if you want to see any reviews for these.

Until next time guys,

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Review: Balance Me Eye Cream

Hi everybody!

Today I thought I would share with you my current go-to eye cream. The Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream.

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I was introduced to this brand back in March, last year and I was able to  chat with a lovely  Balance Me rep. and get a skin scan (I think that  is  what they are called. You know, the little machines that show you how your skin is  doing….?) Anyway, this showed that the skin under my eyes was a bit dehydrated and I decided to try this eye cream to sort it out. You guys, I am so glad I did because it turns out that I really like it.

The brand is a natural skincare line, which I am really drawn to because the more natural, the better, in  my opinion. I like how it feels on my skin, it feels hydrating but not sticky – I hate sticky!- and I like how it smells. I know this sounds ridiculous, but when I smell this stuff it  makes me  happy (haha). It is a really fresh and  clean scent, who doesn’t like that?! I would definitely buy this  product again! My only issue is that it is a UK brand and  I don’t  believe you can buy it in the US yet, sorry to my US readers! Fingers crossed that changes soon so I can review some more of their products for you all!

You can buy it here!

Have any of  my UK readers tried the Balance Me products? If you have, let me know what you think! Also, let me know if there are any other products you think I should try out and review.

Until next time lovelies!

xx

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Review: Bliss Body Butter

Hello everybody!

I hope you are all having a fabulous day! I thought I would talk about the Bliss Lemon and Sage Body Butter today because, well, I think you should know about it.

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I first tried the  Bliss Lemon and Sage Body Wash and fell in love with the  smell. It is really strong and whenever  I got  out of the shower the whole room would smell of citrusy delight. Since I loved the shower gel so much, I thought I’d give the body butter a try as well.

This stuff smells so good. It honestly is just so fresh and citrusy that I cant get enough of it. That being said – if you don’t like citrus scents, this is not for you because it is quite strong, but I love it! It is a pretty thick formula and I  do find it to be a bit heavy, but it’s hydrating and it is great to use on your legs.

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I would definitely recommend the Lemon and Sage scent from Bliss if you haven’t tried it, even just for the smell alone!

You can find it here!

Have any of you guys tried this scent? What other Bliss scents do you love? Let  me  know if the comments and I will go out and  try a few!

xx

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Review: Garnier Moisture Bomb

Hey hey it’s moisturiser review day!

Four words for you. Garnier Moisture Bomb Moisturiser. If you haven’t tried this yet, get yourself to the store and give it a shot. No need to say it but, guys, I like this product!

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I first tried this about three months ago and although I don’t use it everyday, I really do like it. I feel like it does exactly what it says on the bottle. It is so moisturising and it feels very luxurious on the skin (not greasy!). I love the feeling of washing my face and then slapping this on my face. You don’t need a lot so a little goes a  long way with this bottle. I think it’s a  good night time moisturiser to prep your skin through the night. I also like that they have included pomegranate, I think it just gives the illusion that its more natural, but I still like it! And did I mention it has SPF? That’s a must for my pale skin.

You can find it here!

Have any of you tried it? Let me know what you think and any other moisturisers you are  loving at the moment.

xx

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