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31/08/2012

MAKE UP: What happened when I did my make-up whilst watching The Hunger Games– An Effie Trinket inspired look

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So, I was casually watching The Hunger Games the other day when I was inspired by the lovely Effie Trinket to whip out my pastel eye shadows, this purpley pink shade has always been a favourite. It’s Tainted from the Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Palette and has a gorgeous gold sheen to it in some lights. I decided to just pack it on all over the eyelid and around the eye in a circular shape, I then blended it out so that the edges were seamless. I added a highlight in the form of Vanilla from the same Urban Decay palette, which also has a gold sheen to it, I think the combo looked lovely as the goldness was present across the whole eye. I then added a bit of black eyeliner, Bourjois Liner Feutre I believe, and some black kohl to the waterline (NATorigin). The mascara I used is the CARGO Lash Activator in black, two coats. On my face I’m wearing Illamasqua Skin Base in Shade 2 which is a teeny bit light for me at the moment as I’ve caught the sun a bit but I love the finish of this foundation, it looks flawless in photographs too. On my cheeks I used the Tainted eye shadow on a big fluffy brush and I love it! Will definitely be doing that again. I had two options for lips, in the first pictures I’m wearing MAC Chatterbox lipstick with a bit of L’Occitane lipgloss and in the last picture I’m wearing ZOMG by Rockalily. I think I prefer the brighter lipstick with the eyes, add a bit more drama.

What do you think?

Do you ever just feel like playing around with make-up?

Amyxx

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30/08/2012

Holiday Hotlist

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Last week I was challenged by Most Wanted – the lifestyle magazine from www.vouchercodes.co.uk to come up with my summer essentials, on a budget. The budget was £70 to get everything you need for the warmer weather, quite a challenge. As I was being challenged by Voucher Codes I thought I would check out the website to see if there were any deals going on that might help in my hunt for my summer saviours. I was pleased to find that The Body Shop had a pretty epic discount available over the Bank Holiday weekend (£25 off a spend of £50) and that’s where I get my staple summer skincare and body care. I was also pleased to see that Boots were running a special points event instore, 10 points per £1 instead of the usual 4 and Superdrug were offering 30% off orders of £30 or more online. I had all my bases covered, I’m a high street girl at heart. I also always check out Poundland and Savers when I’m in town as they often have products I use for much cheaper than in other shops. Another tip is to check out the clearance sections in shops, as it’s almost the end of summer a lot of summery products have made their way to those shelves – I got a proper bargain using this tip.

I’ve divided my summer must-haves into three sections: Face, Body and Hair. I divided the budget between them, £25 each for face and body and then £20 for hair as I found it much easier to stay within the budget this way. How do we think I did?

Face

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In the warmer weather my face becomes an oil slick, I get such an oily chin and forehead it’s ridiculous! To combat this I like to use a mattifying moisturiser, I’ve used expensive ones (La Roche Posay – Effaclar Mat) and I’ve used cheap ones (Garnier Pure Shine Control) but my favourite is The Body Shop’s Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream – it smells nice, it does a great job at mattifying the skin and it’s not too harsh. I always buy the Seaweed Skincare Kit for summer as it costs £10 and I get everything my skin needs, a cleanser, toner, moisturiser and night treatment, the products are 15ml each and you don’t need to use a lot for them to be effective. Using the discount on The Body Shop website I picked my skincare set up for only £5 – bargain. I also got to pick a free sample of another moisturiser for spending over £5, I chose the Aloe Soothing Night Cream and so far, so good. It’s lovely and cooling, would be perfect for those days when your skin might have got a little bit burnt.

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For make-up when it’s very hot and humid I like to use minimal products, my skin is quite blemish-prone though so I can’t go completely make-up free. I have been using the Stila Sheer Color Tinted Moisturiser in the shade Fair for years now, and imagine my surprise when I found it in Poundland for only £1 the other day! I normally only pay around £5 for a bottle off of eBay but £1 was such a bargain. I love this tinted moisturiser because it actually has really great coverage and the shade is pale enough for me, it has quite a dewy finish too which is nice for summer – makes you look more healthy.

I keep other products quite minimal, a swipe of waterproof mascara on my lashes, Natural Collection’s offering is my favourite – it’s only £1.99 and is quite lengthening, it stays on well, even when it’s very warm. To add a bit of colour to my cheeks I use a bronzer, the only bronzer I’ve found that is pale enough for me is also by The Body Shop, the Honey Bronze Bronzing Powder in Shade 1 Light Matte. This is normally quite pricey but with the discount it was only £6.50. To complete my summer face I like to pop on a bright lip colour, my favourites of this summer have been the Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stains as they are moisturising and last ages on the lips (they also taste nice!), as they’re a new product they’ve been on offer in Boots for only £5.99, a saving of £2. For days when I don’t fancy bright orange lips I also love using Carmex lip balm, the cherry flavour is a particular favourite of mine. I bought this from Savers for £1.25, so much cheaper than in Boots/Superdrug.

To keep my make-up looking fresh throughout the day I like to keep a refreshing toning spray to hand, my favourite at the moment is the Boots Botanics Rosewater Toning Spritz (reviewed here) as it does a great job at cooling down your face and also helps to make your make-up look a bit better when it’s been on a while. This product is also on offer in Boots at the moment, 1/3 off making it cost only £3.33.

The total for my must-have face products is:

Seaweed Skincare Kit – £5 + Stila Tinted Moisturiser - £1 + Natural Collection W/Proof Mascara - £1.99 + Revlon Kissable Balm Stain - £5.99 + Botanics Toning Spritz - £3.33 + Bronzer - £6.50 + Carmex - £1.25 = £25.06

Body

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For me, one of the most important factors in a summer body product is scent. I love to smell nice in summer (and winter, obviously…) but I associate certain smells with summer, coconut being the main one for me. Therefore I always purchase a coconut scented body butter and shower gel, I’ve tried lots of different brands but nothing beats The Body Shop Coconut range – the products smell like Pina Colada’s! Again, I usually purchase the gift set as it works out as better value for me seeing as I only use it for a couple of months. This cost me £5 again using the discount on the website over the weekend.

As I’m so pale I have to use a high factor (50!) sun protection as I tend to burn really easily, so I normally opt for the children’s versions as I always think that they must have lots of benefits and extra protection in them. I’ve loved the Ambre Solaire Rapido Spray for a couple of years now, it’s in an aerosol can that you can use at any angle (great for doing your back, and backs of knees). I like that it’s quite a thin formulation and rubs in easily without a white-cast, I’ve also never been sunburned while wearing this. It’s pricey though, an RRP of £16ish but it’s totally worth it! I was lucky when I popped into Superdrug and browsed the clearance section to find a full-size bottle for only £1.99!

If you do happen to get sunburned I find that a product containing Aloe Vera is the best for soothing it, especially the gel formulas. Keep a bottle in the fridge during warm weather and it makes a lovely cooling, soothing treat when you get home. This one by Vaseline is new to me, but I’ve been loving it so far – it smells lovely and really cools down your body. This cost me £2.43 from Superdrug.

I don’t know about you but I hate being all sweaty and hot when it’s warm, especially if I’m out and about trying to enjoy myself – step in Dove Maximum Protection – This stuff is fab, lasts all day long and it smells really nice too. £5.30 well spent!

Onto the feet, with summer comes sandals and with sandals comes pain. So much pain. I’m sure I’m not the only one that battles with blisters on the first few wears of my new sandals, and to help combat that I discovered the joy that is blister plasters. They are amazing! These Scholl ones are brilliant, they kind of fuse to your skin to create a barrier against rubbing shoes! I picked these up for £1.99 and they live in my bag for any shoe-related emergencies (these happen often in my life…).

To really treat my feet I like to soak them and then whack a thick layer of moisturiser on, this Intensive Foot Rescue from The Body Shop is perfect – it smells nice and minty and is really moisturising.  The RRP is £9.00 but with the discount it was only £4.50.

And once I’m all moisturised and nice smelling I like to paint my nails, I’ve always loved Barry M Nail Polish – only £2.99 and such a vast array of colours.

Total for the body:

TBS Coconut Gift Set - £5 + TBS Foot Cream - £4.50 + Nail Polish - £2.99 + Sun Cream - £1.99 + Aloe Vera Gel - £2.43 + Dove Deodorant - £5.30 + Blister Plasters - £1.99 = £24.20

Hair

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Humidity is not my hair’s friend, hello frizz. The L’Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil is great for smoothing out my hair once it’s been washed, it’s also good to pop on your ends throughout the day. This was on offer in Superdrug at £6.99. I embrace my curls year round but in summer I like to go for a more beachy, wavy look with my hair for the most part, salt sprays are brilliant for achieving this. I’ve tried lots of salt sprays before, but my new favourite is this one by L’Oreal – it doesn’t make your hair too crispy! Only cost me £2.79 from Savers too!

When washing my hair in summer I like to add as much moisture in as possible, so shampoos which promise this are my faves. I’ve been using the ‘blue’ Herbal Essences shampoo for years now, it smells amazing (like coconut) and does a really good job at adding moisture to your locks – this big bottle was on offer for £1.69 in Superdrug. For conditioner I swear by using intensive treatments, my hair gets so tangly – this Coconut and Sweet Almond one smells amazing and really makes my hair manageable – the scent lingers around for ages too. Bargain at only £1.49 from Superdrug.

Total for hair:

Hair Oil - £6.99 + Salt Spray - £2.79 + Shampoo - £1.69 + Conditioner - £1.49 = £12.96

AND LASTLY…

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My biggest summer must-have is water, lots and lots of water. Keeping hydrated is really important for your health and also for the way that your skin looks! I bought this water bottle with a filter for £7.45 so that I can drink tap water without the horrible taste. It’s really encouraged me to drink more water and I’ve been feeling so much better when I do.

The Grand Total =

£69.67

What are your summer essentials?

Take a pic and instagram it with the hashtag #vcuksummershortlist

Do you completely change your products round in summer?

 

Amyxx

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*I was contacted by the company and asked to take part in this challenge, I was given £70 to research the products that I wanted to mention.

29/08/2012

REVIEW: Boots Botanics Rosewater Toning Spritz

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Boots Botanics Rosewater Toning Spritz – 100% organic - £4.99

Organic skincare and make-up is something that I’m becoming more and more interested in nowadays, must be my age? But when I saw that this product from the Botanics range at Boots was 100% organic I was intrigued. The toner is completely paraben free and has been developed using active plant extracts which have been approved by Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. You’re getting a brilliant product that has been carefully created to make sure that it works for your skin, the ingredients inside are proven to work.

The Rosewater Toning Spritz smells lovely, obviously it has a rose scent but it’s not too overpowering and the scent doesn’t linger around. As you probably know, I’m not the biggest fan of rose-scented products but this is completely manageable. It’s also got a bit of a minty fragrance to it, that might just be me though.

The product is meant to be used as a toner, so applied to your face after you’ve cleansed to remove the last traces of your make-up. And it performs well in this capacity, I just spritz it all over my face and then wipe it off with a cotton pad when using the product in this way. The toner leaves the skin feeling revitalised and smooth, a perfect base for make-up. I have combination skin, more on the oily side though and this does a great job at balancing out the oiliness, I’ve also found that the product does not irritate any spots and I think it might help them actually.

More often than not though, I use the product as a refreshing facial spritz, as the product is in a spray bottle it’s perfect for this. When the weather has been warm I’ve kept this in my bag to mist all over my face when I’m overheating, it’s really cooling and refreshing and also sinks in quickly. You can spritz it over your make-up too and it doesn’t make it come off or anything, in fact I’ve even used the product as a make-up setting spray and it did a pretty good job.

I would definitely repurchase this product as it is so useful to have around, definitely a summer saviour!

At the moment the Botanics range is on offer and you can save 1/3 on this product making it only £3.33! Get down to Boots and pick it up!

Amyxx

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28/08/2012

REVIEW: Organic Surge Face Wash

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Organic Surge Daily Care Face Wash - £5.19*

This organic rose scented lovely is the perfect addition to any skincare regime, it’s suitable for all skin types and does a brilliant job at cleansing the skin.

I have combination skin and this worked really well for me, it didn’t dry out the dry areas of my face and it didn’t make me break out in the oily zones. The scent is probably the only thing that will divide opinion on this product, it smells like rose, not too rosy though, I personally hate rose-scented things but I get on ok with this, you get used to the scent after a while.

The cleanser foams up a little when rubbed into the skin with wet hands, but not so much that it becomes unmanageable – the foaming actually aids the cleansing process, it seems to make the product go further and get into the nooks and crannies in your face. I like that the product has a pump, this means that you don’t waste any product by dispensing too much into your hands.

The Organic Surge face wash leaves the skin feeling balanced and nice and matte, after use your skin will feel really clean and smooth. It also does not irritate any blemishes that I happen to have, which I thought it might due to the heavy scent – I think that because the product is made from natural, organic ingredients it’s a whole lot gentler than the usual face washes. The only downside for me, personally, is that the product cannot be used on the eyes. I’m lazy and like to remove all of my make-up with one product and this does not do that, I even tried it on my eyes but it was Sting City.

For a face wash that doesn’t contain any harsh chemicals and that is made with natural, organic ingredients this does a fantastic job. AND it’s only a fiver! I doubt you could find anything similar that works as well for such a good price.

If you’d like to purchase the Organic Surge Daily Care Face Wash here’s a link to the website: CLICKITY

Amyxx

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27/08/2012

She Said Beauty–The Social Network for Beauty–How to Make it Work for Your Blog

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She Said Beauty – The Social Network for Beauty

A couple of weeks ago now I popped down to London to go to the launch of the new She Said Beauty website (it’s actually been live for a little while now but it’s constantly being updated), I’m sure you’ve probably all heard of She Said Beauty but if not they’re probably most well known for their monthly beauty box.

The website is more of a social networking site for beauty fans – sounds so much more appealing than Facebook doesn’t it? (no chavvy ex-classmates clogging up your feed with pics of their 10th child…). Just a whole website dedicated to new beauty products as well as old favourites, and how people all over the world use them. She Said Beauty aims to be the one destination where members can share their passion for beauty. They can research new products, interact with hundreds of like-minded people, read the latest blog posts by beauty bloggers, watch the newest YouTube videos and get great tips from beauty experts worldwide. If you’re thinking about buying a new beauty product you can check out the reviews on She Said Beauty and maybe see it in action before you purchase it! There are over 30,000 products from over 1,000 different brands to discover on the website, that’s a lot of reviews to read and a lot of new products to add to wish lists…

For beauty bloggers the site is not just a place to go and read about the newest trends in beauty but also a place to share your blog, you can connect all of your social networks to your She Said Beauty profile so that the hundreds of users that use the site daily can easily be sent to your blog/twitter/pinterest etc. – great for redirecting traffic. Members of the site can also read your blog posts on She Said Beauty – you can connect your blog by RSS so that all of your posts automatically get posted onto the site with links back to your blog. You can also tag the products that feature in your posts with the products that are on She Said Beauty, so that when someone does a search for a specific product your blog post will come up in the search results – again, a great way to redirect traffic and gain readers. Reviewing the products is another feature of She Said Beauty, you can leave your opinion on any of the products and help out people that researching future buys – some of the reviews feature on the homepage of She Said Beauty meaning that you’ll get even more exposure, the reviews are also a part of the product page so again there is opportunity for gaining new readers there too. There is also opportunity for members of the site to access exclusive discounts and sales, free products and competitions as well as invitations to VIP events – meaning there’s the potential to hear about new products first and therefore to get the ‘scoop’ before anyone else – another great way to gain readership. The Blogs page is also particularly useful to bloggers, this shows all of the new blog posts which have been linked to so there’s potential to redirect people to your blog from there too. It’s a potential goldmine for page views, and a pretty fun one at that.

At the end of the day, we’ve all got a common bond in our love for beauty products – She Said Beauty just makes it even easier for us to communicate with each other

You don’t have to be a blogger to join though, anyone with an interest in beauty is welcome. The chances are that if you’re reading this post you’ll enjoy She Said Beauty, definitely worth signing up! It’s a great way to find some new bloggers/YouTubers to follow, you might even meet some new friends.

Joining the site is really easy, I’ve shown just how easy in the GIF above, and it’s also completely free. I signed up on Friday and it only took about 5 minutes or so to have my profile completely set up!

If you’d like to join up just visit the website: www.shesaidbeauty.com

If you’d like to follow me, my link is: https://www.shesaidbeauty.com/paperbacks

Amyxx

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26/08/2012

SIX ON SUNDAY #21

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Song| The Kills – Future Starts Slow

I want Alison Mosshart to be my girlfriend. She is so unbelievably attractive, I just want her in my bed for a bit. I love her voice too, Future Starts Slow is one of my favourite Kills tracks as it has such a good tune. While we’re at it I wouldn’t mind a bit of Jamie Hince either – sorry Kate!

TV or Book| Neither!

I don’t know what I have been doing this week but I haven’t been reading or watching anything on TV. I’ve been pretty busy though, went to London twice and have been to see Gracie a few times too.

Product| Urban Decay 15th Anniversary Palette

I’ve been getting back into playing with my make-up this week too, spent the whole of Friday creating different looks using this palette. It’s fab, such a wide range of colours – loads of neutrals too! Unfortunately I don’t think it’s available any more but if you’re lucky enough to own this palette whip it out and have a play!

Event| Miracle Skin Transformer Launch

On Thursday night I popped down to London to go to the Miracle Skin Transformer Event, it was great to learn about some new products that are being launched in September. They sound amazing, I haven’t had a proper play around with them yet but once I do, I’ll let you know how they are. Miracle Skin Transformer is a range of face and body products that aim to do almost all of your morning routine in one! Moisturiser/sunscreen/primer/concealer/foundation/powder – sounds amazing, no?

Also Sarah, the company’s owner, gave us all a pretty pink rose at the launch – hence the picture!

Shop| Beau XOXO

I came across this site yesterday afternoon, I love it! Those bow headbands are amazing – I need one. The shop sells a whole host of hair accessories including clips, bows, garlands and crowns and they’re all adorable. So, if you’re after some super cute hair stuff go and check them out! Everything is really fairly priced too, might have to make a cheeky purchase for Dad’s wedding.

Blog| Islaay x

Islay is such a little cutie! I love reading her blog, she blogs about loads of different things but I particularly enjoy her OOTDs and NOTDs, she’s amazing at nail art! She’s also active on Twitter and always leaves lovely comments on my posts.

She got her GCSE results this week and did fabulously so I think we should all go and say well done to her!

Islay’s Twitter

Amyxx

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25/08/2012

Let's all pay for Amy's phone bill - A Little Blog Sale!

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All prices include postage, just need to earn some pennies really! Things will be posted on Tuesday if you buy anything.
I’d like payment by PayPal gift, so if you leave a comment with your email below I’ll contact you with my details Smile
Happy Shopping!

Pay Day Wishlist #1

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Water Bobble - £10 | Brogues - £49.99 | MAC Studio Fix Powder Foundation - £20.50 | New Look Jacket - £39.99 | ASOS Bow Dress – £45

I thought I’d start a new feature where I show you all the things on my wishlist from the month and you can help me pick what to buy. Is this a good idea? I’m really trying to spend less money on frivolous items (says the girl who’s purchased 6 pairs of shoes in a month…) as I want to go back to uni next September and I need to start saving up for that. I’m going to pick one thing that I really want each month and just buy it, and then I’m going to try not to spend any money on things unless I need them. We’ll see how it goes anyway.

What shall I buy this month?

Amyxx

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24/08/2012

L’Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil

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L’Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil – All Hair Types - £9.99*

This product is amazing! I’ve used it every time that I’ve washed my hair since I got it about a month ago, I would not be without it now.

The L’Oreal Paris Extraordinary Oil is enriched with six different floral extracts that are used to nourish and protect your hair, they are:

- Chamomile oil to boost shine

- Dog Daisy oil to boost and protect vibrancy

- Linseed oil to nourish

- Lotus oil to nourish and protect

- Rose oil to add moisture

- Tiare oil to protect dry hair

So, basically the oil is intended to nourish, protect and add shine/vibrancy to your hair – everything I look for in a hair product. You can use the product in a number of different ways; before shampoo, before drying, before styling and as a finishing touch. You can also use it as a treatment to really nourish your hair, this can either be done overnight or as a weekly deep conditioning type thing. I do it overnight and just leave the product in my hair in the morning, it’s always so smooth when I wake up!

I’ve found that by using this product the ends of my hair (that really need cutting!) feel hydrated and smooth, and any spilt ends are much less noticeable. The whole of my hair feels soft and silky and not at all weighed down, this makes it really easy to brush through and style as I wanted. The product is not heavy at all and my hair style retains it’s curly/wavy nature when I’ve been using it, it also has the bonus of frizz-fighting! Normally my hair is a frizzy mess if I go to sleep with it wet but when using this oil it looks good-to-go in the mornings. Being an oil there’s always the worry that it will leave your hair looking greasy, but that’s not an issue here – you only need 2 pumps for the whole of your head (I have a lot of hair) and the result is lovely glossy, vibrant hair. The oil also smells amazing! And the smell lingers on your hair for a long time after application, great for sticking in second-day hair to freshen it up a little.

It really is a brilliant product, I’d definitely recommend it if you’re looking for something to give your hair a bit of a boost. There is also a version of the oil for colour-treated hair, my hair is dyed and I’ve just been using the ‘All Hair Types’ one, once it’s all gone though I’ll give the colour version a whirl to see if there’s a difference.

Are you a fan of hair oils?

Will you be giving this one a go?

Amyxx

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23/08/2012

Charity Shopping–A Book Haul

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I am a charity shop fiend. Especially in the book department, I can’t help but have a little look along the book shelves to see what they’ve got to offer. I’ve always bought my books from charity shops (the only exception is the Harry Potter books which I always bought on release day) as they’re so much cheaper and often have more interesting covers and such. I prefer to buy my books from the more independent charity shops though as I do find that the ‘big-brand’ charity shops (think Oxfam…) tend to overprice their books – sometimes even more than on Amazon! And I know that the money is going to charity but not all of it is and to be honest I wouldn’t pay £4 for a book from a charity shop! These little beauties cost me 15p each and I love them, I love the art work on them and I’ve been meaning to start a Beatrix Potter collection for a long time – I used to have all of the books when I was younger but they’ve been lost in the various house moves I’ve done. I think all of the books above are from the 70s, the Enid Blyton ones definitely are but the others don’t have any dates in them. I haven’t read them yet, but they sure do look pretty sat on my book shelf, said book shelf is rather full at the moment – might have to buy another one soon!

Any other charity shop book fiends?

Amyxx

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22/08/2012

Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream

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Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream - £5.99

I’ll keep this short and sweet. This cuticle butter is amazing, far superior to any that I’ve tried before and it smells amazing. The smell is quite addictive really, I find myself massaging this into my cuticles multiple times a day just to get a hit of the sweet lemony scent.

The cream is a solid product that melts and warms up as soon as you rub your fingertips over the product, this means that you never over use the product and it’s going to last a long, long time. I’ve been using mine every day for the past month and I’ve not even got a dip forming in the middle. The cream really makes your cuticles and nails look better, it makes all those flaky bits disappear and overall my finger nails are looking smoother than ever before.

I pop this on when I’ve removed nail polish as my nails are always a bit worse for wear then and I keep massaging it in until they are feeling better, I normally paint my nails straight after I’ve removed the old polish but I’ve been giving them little breaks so I can indulge in using this product. I also use it on my cuticles once I’ve painted them, I just rub some in any time I remember really. The product sinks in quite quickly and isn’t too greasy at all it just leaves your nails feeling nourished. It’s also great for applying to any of those dry bits around the tips of your fingers too and I’ve found that if I apply this product they tend to clear up much more quickly. It’s a little miracle in a pretty tin.

Have you tried this product?

Do you have any Burt’s Bees recommendations? This is the first product I’ve tried from them and I’d love to try some others!

Amyxx

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