Saturday, 30 August 2014
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Birchbox are very quickly becoming the highlight of my month so when the August Birchbox* landed on my door mat I couldn't wait to get the box open and see what was inside. The theme was Away We Go, celebrating Summer getaways with travelling essentials.
N.4 Lumiere d'hiver Super Comb Prep & Protect
I don't usually use leave in conditioner, I just assume it's going to clog my hair up with product but this little 30ml sample really changed my mind. Not only does it leave my hair feeling light and conditioned, but it detangles and protects against heat leaving my hair smelling like Summer.
Liaison de Parfum I Dare You 2ml
I Dare You is like nothing I've ever smelt before, it's heavy and musky with notes of vetiver, sandalwood, leather and amber. For £105 per 100ml bottle it's on the pricey side but the scent lasts for hours and it smells much more sophisticated than most perfumes on the market.
Nude ProGenius Treatment Oil
This little wonder oil had some pretty impressive claims but it smells awful. I had to take it off as quickly as I put it on. As much as I'd like ageless skin, I'd like it without smelling like Naan Bread.
Wild About Beauty Creme Eyeshadow 01 Olivia
I've never tried Wild About Beauty before but had heard really good things about the brand so I couldn't wait to try the creme eyeshadow, something I rarely use. I received the shade Olivia which is a shimmery, cool champagne colour and really makes the colour of my eyes pop. I've used it a few times and it does crease without a primer but I'm really liking it.
Supergoop Daily Correct CC Cream
I can't keep up with all the different alphabet creams on the market, this came up quite orange on me but it blended really well and offered a really fab coverage.
Birchbox also included a taster of The Proposal by Tasmina Perry and all this months products came in a handy, clear bag with a cute beach theme. I can't wait to see what next months box includes!
Use the code BBX5ALICEBEAUTY TO GET £5 OFF YOUR FIRST BIRCHBOX MAKING IT JUST £7.95! OFFER ENDS 31/08/14 SO HURRY!
Monday, 25 August 2014
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Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Monday, 11 August 2014
Although I usually blog about make up and beauty products, just like anyone else I do love a good clothing haul and July for me seemed to be the month of hauls. Today I have for you some bits I picked up towards the end of the month in River Island and Topshop. I'm a toppers girl through and through, and have been for many years, plus River Island had a sale on so it all went downhill from there.
In River Island, I went print mad! The first piece is a long, medi sleeve kimono with a striking geometric and floral print. It has yellow beading all along the sleeves and along the front. There's a lining inside too which makes this perfect for those Summer nights with a slight chill. My sister came across this beautiful maxi dress, declaring it was really me and I had to get it. It comes in an Aztec style print with splits up the leg. It's really light weight and perfect for Summer although I am going to find a way to wear this through Autumn. Lastly from RI is another kimono. This blue, boho-inspired print kimono isn't what I would usually go for but I put it on and fell in love with it. It's long sleeved so works as a fab cover up for the evening and I have been wearing this non stop recently.
Now for Topshop, where I just bought Tops. I am obsessed with their basic camis! They're light weight, easy to wear and come in so many colours which is also why I have more or less the same top in the photos. I always buy these in a size up too as I just find that they fall better. I'm trying to inject some more colour in my wardrobe so I bought it in Lilac and Grey. Black Camis are so handy to have to just throw on and I also wear them for work so I've doubled up on them. I also picked up a slouchy black top just to wear with jeans if I fancy a casual day.
Have you been clothes hauling recently? Leave your links in the comments below as I would love to have a look.
Friday, 8 August 2014
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Sunday, 3 August 2014
Argan Dew has featured a lot on various blogs over the months and when Amy and I were organising the Southampton blog meet they kindly sent through samples for each of the girl's goody bags. I finally got round to using my samples last week when I fancied a pamper day. Argan Dew specialise in that oil we all know and love; and since I've had my hair bleached again it needed some TLC, this certainly did the job.
I used both treatments in one go while having a relaxing bubble bath. You put the Replenishing Hair Mask on for five or so minutes and then just rinse out. It smelt so lovely, I can't stand anything that smells gross on my hair as it tends to linger. After washing through my hair just incase it irritated my scalp (it didn't, woo!) I towel dried my long tresses and applied the Daily Hair Treatment to the ends and let my hair dry. Again, it left my hair smelling lovely, it looked really shiny and healthy plus the ends didn't look as frazzled. Top marks for Argan Dew from me! You can order their products online via their website which I have linked at the top.
If you have tried Argan Dew I'd love to know your thoughts in the comments below.
Friday, 1 August 2014
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