Sunday, 23 April 2017

Too Faced Sweet Peach: Worth The Hype?

Those of you who read beauty blogs on a regular basis will have definitely spotted Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection causing a fuzz on social media at the beginning of the year. 

I am very late to the peach party but I managed to get my hands on the product I wanted to try most from one of this year's most talked about beauty collection so far.


Too Faced Sweet Peach: Is It Worth The Hype?


As you may have noticed by the strong presence of Too Faced gracing the pages of my blog at the moment, I have fallen for the Sweet Peach Collection. 

The eyeshadow palette was first launched last year and it made a happy comeback, along with a few other peachy treats! 

Being Chinese, I think the packaging immediately appeals to me. There is a MASSIVE market for cute and kitchy things in the Far East, one look at Korean beauty products and you will totally get where I'm coming from; the cuter, the better. There's a huge customer base for brands who market themselves in the way that Too Faced does.
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Saturday, 22 April 2017

An Introduction To Tropic Skincare

Tropic Skincare is a brand that I’ve been very excited to tell you about. I’ve built a small (but precious!) collection of products since the back end of last year that have definitely made my skin look healthier. 

It’s another fantastic skincare brand that I discovered as of late and they really deserve all the love and hype they’re receiving at the moment. It’s no wonder that Tropic Skincare is the fastest growing beauty brand in the UK. 

An Introduction To Tropic Skincare

An Introduction To Tropic Skincare


There is a bit of a cult following, I’ve noticed that people who already use Tropic Skincare are true advocates for the brand and it’s down to how effective the products are. It’s an exciting vegan-friendly beauty brand that develops their formula using naturally derived ingredients is founded by Susan Ma, a candidate from The Apprentice in 2010-11 and I remember rooting for Susan that year purely for the fact that she is Chinese! 
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Friday, 21 April 2017

Love Me Beauty | Ecotools Brand Focus


Love Me Beauty April 2017

This has been my favourite Love Me Beauty* edition for quite some time and reminds me of what Love Me Beauty used to be like. 

This month, the main brand they're putting in the limelight is 100% vegan friendly Ecotools. It looks like that Ecotools have gone through a bit of a re-brand and I can see that they've caught on to the beauty blender trend which is great!
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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Hello Rose Make Up Set | Pixi By Petra

Hello Rose Make Up Set | Pixi By Petra

This 3-piece beauty kit sets you up for a simple, fresh look this Spring. I can't exactly get away with just using these three products (oh, I wish I could!) but it does remind me that I can keep things basic and that these three gorgeous Pixi By Petra can help!
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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Birchbox x Boden

Birchbox x Boden april edition

Birchbox collaborates with Boden in April


For April 2017, Birchbox* has collaborated with British clothing brand Boden. The theme of this month's edition is 'Be Bold and Beautiful' - encouraging everyone to be bold and beautiful on our own terms. 
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Tuesday, 18 April 2017

The Beginning Of Spring


The beginning of Spring has been good to me.

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter this year! The week running up to Easter was rather busy so the 4 day weekend couldn’t come any quicker. I think we all needed it! 

Usually, Bank Holidays never have any effect on me, I work through it and I’m sure anyone who is self-employed will relate to this, but I took 2 out of the 4 days off over Easter - to do nothing but watch TV, eat, and sleep. I am a workaholic so doing nothing for two days made me feel antsy and guilty, but sometimes we need to step back and let the ideas come at ya. Which is exactly what happened.

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Monday, 10 April 2017

A Liquid Lipstick That's As Good As Kylie Lip Kits

Lord & Berry’s Timeless Kissproof Lipstick are the most underrated liquid lipsticks ever. 

Liquid lipsticks have really taken off in the past couple of years and the trend is only set to get bigger! Back when I first tried Lord & Berry’s Timeless Kissproof Lipstick over a year ago, I could claim that the were the best liquid lipsticks I had ever tried, and I actually still stand by that. (With Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipsticks coming a very close second!) 

Lord & Berry Timeless Kissproof Lipstick

A Liquid Lipstick That's As Good As Kylie Lip Kits

They’re long-wearing, non-drying, and budge-proof. Plus, you won’t ever be met with the annoying ‘sold out’ label because there isn’t that hype over these like there are with the Kylie Lip Kits, you’ll always be able to buy them without clambering over each other.
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Sunday, 9 April 2017

Soaper Duper - An Honest Beauty Brand

Soaper Duper might seem like the most normal looking body care, but what if I told you that this is the new beauty range from the creator of Soap & Glory? Have I got your attention now? Let me tell you more!

Soaper Duper

Soaper Duper - An Honest Beauty Brand

I should point out that Soap & Glory was bought by Boots in 2014 and that Soaper Duper is not a sister brand of Soap & Glory nor is it connected in any way other than they were both started by Marcia Kilgore.

Marcia Kilgore founded Soap & Glory in 2006, built it into a super brand before it was acquired by Boots. She is a strong business woman who has many other beauty related businesses to her name. And one of her new ventures is the fabulous Soaper Duper!

Upon first impression, the design of Soaper Duper* packaging is usually not my thing and if I saw it on the shelves of Tesco, I wouldn’t look twice at it. But knowing that it’s Marcia Kilgore’s latest venture, my ears have pricked up. Soaper Duper has my full undivided attention!

Knowing how inspirational of a woman Marcia Kilgore is, I am fascinated by all the brands that she has created which includes Fit Flop, Bliss Spa, and most recently, Beauty Pie.
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Saturday, 8 April 2017

Body Fantasties Launch 4 New Fragrances

Body Fantasties body mists launched in the UK last year, and ever since then, I’ve been keeping an eye on their Instagram to see when they’re releasing new fragrances. Their US account has all the scents and I was hoping that Cotton Candy would be one of them.

body fantasies body mists

Body Fantasties Launch 4 New Fragrances

My dreams have come true because Body Fantasies have launched Cotton Candy n the UK, along with 3 others - Kissing In The Rain, Vanilla, and Pink Sweet Pea Fantasy. This is in addition to their first UK launch. What’s even better is that the new range comes in a larger 236ml bottle!
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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Rimmel Brow The Way Shake Filling Powders

Rimmel Brow The Way Shake Filling Powders review

Rimmel Brow The Way Shake Filling Powders Review


I can’t keep up with all the new brow product releases, it is definitely something the beauty brands are focussing all their efforts on right now!

The new offering from Rimmel promises easy application for thick, full brows with their Brow This Way Shake Filling Powder. Available in four shades (Blonde, Medium Brown, Dark Brown, and Soft Black), the small pots contain loose soft powder. To apply, you simply shake to disperse the powder and ensure it sticks to the applicator.
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Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Victor&Rolf Flowerbomb Bloom Perfume

Victor&Rolf Flowerbomb Bloom Perfume

Victor&Rolf Flowerbomb Bloom Perfume

Victor&Rolf launched their first perfume, Flowerbomb, in 2005 and this Spring, they have released Flowerbomb Bloom, an updated version of the iconic fragrance. It has blossomed and there is finally a “new chapter” of the Flowerbomb story.
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Monday, 3 April 2017

YSL Beauty Volupte Tint-In-Balm | Two Formulas, Double The Benefits

YSL Beauty Volupte Tint-In-Balm review

YSL Beauty Volupte Tint-In-Balm | Two Formulas, Double The Benefits

The amount I bang on about YSL Beauty Rouge Volupte Shine lipsticks on my Instagram, it’s no secret that I adore them. I’ve passed on the obsession to my Mum who has a bigger collection of YSL Beauty lipsticks than me… which makes her really easy to gift on special occasions like birthdays and Mother’s Day! 

YSL Beauty Volupte Tint-In-Balm review

It was this very recent trip to the YSL Beauty counter, a few days before Mother’s Day, when I spotted the new “double hybrid” Volupte Tint-In-Balm*. It has the same dreamy outer packaging as Volupte Rouge except it’s silver instead of gold. I had wondered what else was different about it.
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Sunday, 2 April 2017

Love Me Beauty - The Best Bits

I receive complementary Love Me Beauty* boxes on a monthly basis, but believe me when I say that nothing in blogging is ever free. When it’s busier than usual, beauty boxes are bumped down in my list of things to do and I feel guilty for omitting LMB from my blog - which is exactly what I’ve done recently. Not that any blogger should guarantee coverage in exchange for “free” gifts but I have loved this brand of beauty box in the past, and I want to continue supporting them.

Love Me Beauty - The Best Bits

I have combined my favourite samples that I have received in the past three months in to one single post. As with most beauty sample boxes, there are some products that I love and some that I know I won’t ever use. So consider this a highlight of the last three Love Me Beauty boxes to give you a taster of what their recent editions have been like. 

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