Posted in January 2013

Call to arms!

Call to arms!

As I was reading this post on how often we should chuck out our make up I felt myself overcome by a particularly virulent strain of moral outrage.  I have to have seen at least a dozen of these type of articles within the last year and it makes me cross that all these self-styled experts assume we’re … Continue reading

Redken Extreme Shampoo and Conditioner

Redken Extreme Shampoo and Conditioner

I MIGHT have got a bit carried away in the sales this year, but I got this set and another Redken set for £12 each which seemed like excellent value.  Extreme has an ‘exclusive fortifying complex powered by IPN’  (that’s Interlock protein network to you and I), and claims ‘up to 73% reduction in hair … Continue reading

Jamela 24k Gold Under Eye Mask

Jamela 24k Gold Under Eye Mask

Do you remember me mentioning this from my December She Said Beauty box?  Well, I finally got round to using them. There were no instructions in the beauty box on how to use them, but SSB had written a blog post about them, and it said to just lay them under your eyes, skinny side … Continue reading

She Said Beauty’s parting gift

She Said Beauty’s parting gift

The She Said Beauty box is no more, but they promised a surprise gift to all those subscribers with enough points for a free box that they could no longer redeem.  Mine arrived on Friday so I just thought I’d give a peek into it for anyone curious.   If you’re a regular subscriber to … Continue reading

Sanctuary Intensive Heel Balm

Sanctuary Intensive Heel Balm

Finally, I have found a foot cream that really works! I used to be a BIG fan of Garnier Foot Cocoon, which I maintain is possibly the best foot cream ever made.  My first love, if you will.  It smelt amazing, which is rare for foot products, and left my feet super soft.  Then, a … Continue reading

BioEffect EGF Serum

BioEffect EGF Serum

This is another product from my You Beauty Advent Calender. What they say: Bioeffect EGF Serum is a groundbreaking cellular activating serum which delivers visible dramatic improvements to your skin, often within days. Adds radiance and luminosity Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles Moisturises deeply Diminishes dry spots Improves complexion Hypoallergenic What I … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

‘Tis the season to feel guilty, tralalalala la la la la. Yes, it is dear readers.  It is January, and that means resolutions, deprivation and guilt!  So, for what shall I be feeling guilty this year?  I normally always go for the whole weight/size/fitness thing, and although I would definitely love to lose a stone … Continue reading

Kosmea radiance 24/7 youth boost

Kosmea radiance 24/7 youth boost

I have been waiting to review this for you for the longest time.  It came in my Think Pink edition of Glossybox and I wanted to finish the bottle before I wrote a review so I could give more than just first impressions.  Kosmea is an Australian brand and this is a face oil designed … Continue reading