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Elemis Pro-collagen Deep Cleansing Balm ♡

Hi lovelies,

Yaaay!! A review, I love writing reviews, especially when they are good ones!! I’ve missed just sitting down & talking about a product I have enjoyed! THUMBS UP👍 if you like a good review too!❤

This product is rather boujee for me, but I have been LOVING it!! My lovely auntie kindly bought me it as part of a baby shower gift to treat myself. I thought it was such a lovely & thoughtful idea but was so shocked to see it was all Elemis stuff. I know she loves it but never expected to receive such amazing products especially knowing they’re quite expensive!

After reading so many reviews on this product & I’ve actually wanted to try it for the longest time I was too excited to dive in I used it that night!!

Before I dive in & tell you what I think, as always, let’s see what Elemis claim;

This powerful, deep cleansing balm dissolves make-up, daily grime and pollutants. Luxurious Rose and Mimosa waxes are infused with nourishing Elderberry, Starflower and Optimega™ oils and supercharged with anti-ageing algae, Padina Pavonica.

Skin is intensely cleansed, nourished and renewed for a glowing complexion.

Would I agree with what Elemis claim!? Yes, I definitely would!

I used straight on top of makeup most times I used this & it really does just melt into your makeup & dissolve it for it to be effortlessly wiped away! I even used this for mascara & massaged it in to the lashes, nothing has got mascara off so easily & AMAZINGLY it didn’t sting my eyes! WOW! I would literally just repurchase it for the ease of taking eye makeup off!

I did use this when I didn’t have any makeup on, it is such a beautiful cleanser that moisturises & cleanses your skin without leaving it feeling dry! I definitely need this as my skin has got so dry recently, during pregnancy it got dry now I think the weather is making it worse!!

I love how silky smooth this cleanser feels when you rub it in to the face, it leaves this buttery soft feeling to the skin after cleansing too that really does make my skin glow!!

I was pleasantly surprised by the scent, I thought it was going to be hideously perfumed & far too strong. I couldn’t have been more wrong. I actually really love the scent, it is sort of flowery but not.. its hard to describe, it’s not over powering but you can smell the different ingredients used to make this beautiful cleanser! Once I’d used this I felt truly relaxed & my skin felt so nourished! It is quite pricy at £43 for the full size – think a 20g travel size is £10 – it is worth the money if you can afford to splurge on skincare or if you fancy a treat. But myself I couldn’t justify buying it as I have found high street cleansers to be nearly as good!

Overall, I think this is a gorgeous cleanser that is worth the price tag, if you can afford to splurge 🙂 it really does what it says!! ❤

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♡ Lush Marmalade Jelly Bomb ♡

Hi lovelies ☺

If you read my blog before you’ll know I LOVEEEE Lush!! Who doesn’t right!?😍

So when I discovered they were doing jelly bombs I just had to have one… I do wish I’d bought multiple though!!😂

Anyway, I was browsing Lush & the lovely assistant came over, after asking me what sort of things I like he pointed me towards this fairly new bomb… after he explained how it works & it’s benefits of moisturising your skin while relaxing you I couldn’t resist!! I’m glad he did mention it to me as I’d never seen this baby before 😮

What lush claim

Please look after this Jelly Bomb and uplifting orange flower absolute will look after your mood. Get in a warm bath, toss in this brightening brunch of Brazilian orange and grapefruit oils and relax as jelly covers the water, softening skin and spreading joy as it goes.

This jelly bomb details for £4.95 per bomb which to me it is definitely worth it. If you use lush a lot you’ll know they aren’t super duper cheap but not expensive.. after all their ingredients are natural & cruelty free based!!

This jelly bomb definitely does relax you.. it is by far my favourite one I’ve tried! I really wish I’d picked a few of them up as I don’t live close to a Lush store 😕 #sadtimes not only did I feel super relaxed after this bath but my skin felt AMAZING!!! Literally like never before.. considering I’m now 28 weeks pregnant any moisturisation & calming ingredients are vital.. I had the best nights sleep that night 🙂😍

Here’s how it looked in my bath…

As it was dissolving the bath water did go very jelly like.. if you like a nice hot bath, like me, the bomb will dissolve totally & the water will no longer feel like jelly which is nice. Although it does still feel super moisturising & glossy to the touch!🙂

As you can see the water is no longer a jelly like consistency! What other thing I did love was there was actual orange pieces in the bath that just made it smell even more divine 😍

Basically, you can tell this is my new favourite & I’ll definitely be buying HEAPS more!!🙂

Have you tried this or any of the other jelly bombs!?

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Lush Fizz Banger Bath Bomb ❤

Hi beauties,

I think I’ve just found my new ALL TIME FAVOURITE Lush bath bomb!!!! I have literally just tested this out & my gosh is it beautiful.

Which bath bomb is it I hear you ask? Only Lush’s Fizz Banger. I tell you. If you haven’t tried it, you NEED to!! 🙂

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If your a loyal reader of my blog you’ll know I included this in my Lush haul quite a few months ago now. Only now have I got round to using it!
Oh boy, it was worth the wait. My best friend recommended it to me & she wasn’t wrong to, it’s gorgeous!

What Lush says about its Fizz Banger..

A Catherine wheel of a bath bomb. It changes colour as it fizzes, crackling with popping candy as it goes and releasing first a citrussy apple and then a cinnamon, apple pie like scent with a hint of ylang ylang. 

It definitely does change colour & Fizz about all around the water. It looks truly stunning when put into the water (image below!). It also smells very citrussy which I love, it’s so calming.

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How cute does it look?:)

Once the Fizz Banger has done it’s thing, the water underneath is left a bright green colour. It looks awesome!

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The colour is lovely & calming while still holding the citrus burst of scent. It truly is a lovely bath bomb!

For £3.35 each you can’t really go wrong. Next time your in Lush definitely pick one up! 🙂

Have you tried Fizz Banger?  What did you think?  ❤

P.S Not long till the 500 follower giveaway!

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Pamper night ❤

Hi beauties 🌞

Third time lucky. Every time I’ve written this post & gone to schedule it, it has somehow managed to delete itself -.- so here we go, third time lucky in getting this post up. 🙂

I was having a pamper night the other night & thought ‘why not show my beauties’. So here it is…

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First of all I like to take every scrap of makeup off. I begin by taking most of it off with a makeup wipe, then cleansing my face with my Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish. This makes your face feel so fresh & nourished, cannot beat it! 🙂

As another treat for my skin I used Lush’s Dark Angels black sugar and charcoal cleanser. This just revitalises the face, yes it’s messy but beneficial!!

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Depending on how I’m feeling I’ll either have a bath or shower. This time I opted for a shower, to cleanse my hair I used Aussies Mega Shampoo,  LOVE this shampoo, its so nourishing you don’t even need a conditioner after!
To make myself smell luscious & clean I used Soap & Glory Sugar Crush, seriously, if you haven’t smelt this, you need to!!!!

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However, if I was to need a conditioner I’ve been loving this Lush H’Suan Wen Hua hair treatment. It can be used on wet or dry hair & leaves it feeling silky soft. It has a strong smell, but it’s so good I don’t mind!!

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I like to keep myself shaven but hate the rash that can come with it. Have no fear my lovelies, this little beauty stops shaving rash & moisturises the skin as you shave. I’ll never use crappy disposables again! 🙂

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After my shower/bath I like to moisturise my skin. This time I went for my St Tropez Gradual Tan as I wanted a bit of a healthy glow too 🙂
My other go to normal moisturiser is the body shop body butter in the strawberry scent. Can’t beat it!

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Lastly, this wouldn’t be a pamper routine without a bit of oil. I use this Avon Advanced Techniques Moroccan Argan Oil through the ends of my hair to prevent split ends & keep my hair healthy looking!

So there it is, my pamper night!
What’s your fave way to pamper yourself? ❤

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Weird but wonderful!♥

Hi Beauties ☼

Recently I have struggled with my skin, in particular my legs, they have been so dry & when I try to shave they’re so itchy!! BUT. I have finally found a solution.. what is this saviour I hear you ask? Mens shaving cream. Yes, I know it’s for shaving anyway, but most people don’t usually think to use mens shaving cream (as there are brands that make it for women!). I thought well its great for the face so I’ll try it on my legs & it worked.

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I received this Dove Men + Care Sample with an order I made, but my boyfriend doesn’t clean shave so I stole it 😉 it turns out, its been well loved! At first I didn’t think it was going to do the job, as it is quite heavily scented with quite a musky ‘male’ smell, my skin doesn’t usually agree with highly scented products.

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It is pretty self explanatory in how you use it, it is a cream product you can use wet or dry, but I find it best wet as it creates a lather on the legs which leaves very very soft & smooth legs! YAAAAY!! 😀 I’ve also tried this on my underarms & other areas, it does wonders, it leaves the skin so silky smooth & soft, I just can’t get enough 🙂

After trying this male shaving cream I’m in the market for a good ladies shaving cream, let me which ones you guys like so I can try more! 🙂

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LUSH: Golden Egg Bath Bomb ♥

Hi Beauties ☼

Thanks to my beautiful twin (beautifulbreakable), again, I recently tried the Lush Golden Egg Bath Bomb Melt. It is slightly different to a normal bath bomb in that it’s very moisturising as it is made up of cocoa butter and olive oil, while being dusted in gold glitter.

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What Lush say about it…

This spectacular invention has combined a Bath Bomb and a Luxury Bath Melt to create (drumroll please…) the Bath Bomb Melt! Its creamy, moisturizing cocoa butter exterior encases a fizzy Bath Bomb center, and the whole egg is dusted in a delicate golden luster.

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Here you can see it fizzing away…

I totally agree that this is a luxury bath bomb melt as it made my skin feel so amazing & soft. For the small price of £3.75 (I think, not sure as I didn’t buy it!!) I really believe it is worth it. The cocoa butter & olive oil leave the skin super soft while the scent leaves you relaxed & calm.

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Here you can see how creamy & bubbly it is. It makes the water & your skin feel silky soft.

This bath bomb melt is a toffee/honey scent. If you’ve ever smelt the Honey I Washed The Kids soap you’ll know exactly how luscious it smells!

Overall, this is probably my favourite product I’ve tried. It is so luxurious, makes you smell lovely & even look lovely, as you gain a subtle shimmer to your skin! I don’t know whether you can still buy this in Lush, but if you get the chance to, then I suggest you pick it up!

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Have you tried this golden egg bath bomb melt? If so, did you like it? 🙂

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First Impression Friday: St. Tropez Gradual Tan ❤

Hi beauties 🌞

So spring is upon us & its that time of year again when we want to start looking a bit healthier (or at least less vampy!!!).
To begin this transition into spring/summer skin I decided to take the plunge & buy the St Tropez Gradual Tan! I’ve heard such good things about this brand & product, but never took the plunge.

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St Tropez Gradual Tan
– light/medium skin formula
– 100% natural tanning agent
– natural streak-free colour
– easy to use

Before I applied this product I had a shower, I didn’t exfoliate my body, I just washed as usual. I like to apply my tan on a night before I go to bed, so it can develop over night & I wake up a bronze goddess 🙂

This gradual tan comes in two shades light/medium & medium/dark! Being very pale I chose the lightest one! To apply this product it is very simple as the product is a cream formula which comes out white. As this is a gradual tan, it acts as a moisturiser & tan in one, which always wins me over!

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While applying this gradual tan I noticed it had quite a fragrant, floral scent, which to me was very pleasant as with most gradual tans you get that ‘fake tan’ odour!!!! (Ew!) I was very pleased with this as throughout the development of the tan it only had a slight fake tan smell, which is a winner & one of the main reasons I wanted to try it in the first place! 🙂

When I woke up the tan was quite noticeable, I am very fair & not used to any sort of tan. Anyway, I went into the bathroom to have a peak at my new tan, to my surprise it looked very natural & healthy. I was astounded by the beautiful, streak-free finish & guess what? No funky smell either. Yipeeee!!! Plus, it moisturises my skin PERFECTLY. It sinks into the skin quite quick, leaving your body feeling nourished all day!👍

ST Tropez has really got it down good with their Gradual Tan, I knew there was a reason why everyone loved this brand so much! :)❤

Have you tried this product or any other from this brand? If so, what did you think?

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