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March 2013 Birchbox Review

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I really enjoyed this month's Birchbox, so thought I would write a post on it!


Yu-Be Moisturizing Skin Cream
Very rich, not greasy, good for super dry areas, however, thick consistency and smell was quite medicinal. However, I am currently suffering from psoriasis on my body so will try this on my dry skin patches to see if they clear up a little.

beautyblender sponge and cleanser (R)
I like the idea of this and the cleanser is a nice addition. However, after trying these I found I had to keep reapplying foundation as I couldn't get enough coverage. I have fairly blemished skin so found it too light, but it did blend well. The additional inclusion of the sponge cleanser is a nice touch though and you can use it for cleaning other make up brushes which I may do.

La Sultane de Saba Body Lotion with Argan Oil
Lovely musky smell, light consistency, as mentioned previously, have very dry skin at the moment so this isn't moisturising enough for me but fine for a top up.

Laura Geller…

Style Interiors, Godshill, Isle of Wight

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One of my favourite interiors shops in Godshill, Isle of Wight. They stock various products such as Emma Bridgewater, Cath Kidston, trinkets, home accessories, giftware, cards, clocks, wall art and soft furnishings etc. I couldn't resist picking up a couple of items in the Sale yesterday (pictured below), especially as I needed some storage drawers for my ever expanding make up collection. Sadly, they are no longer selling online, but it's definitely worth a visit if you are ever here.

http://www.styleinteriors.co.uk/




Zoella & the Isle of Wight

My favourite blogger/vlogger Zoella posts about the Isle of Wight!

http://www.zoella.co.uk/2013/03/sometimes-we-need-to-escape.html

Thanks Zoella!

Company Style Blogger Awards 2013

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Hi all!
Just a short note to say that my blog views are creeping up quite a bit, despite this blog only still being in it's infancy! So, if you enjoy my posts and would like to vote for my blog for the Company Style Blogger Awards 2013, please do so here:
http://www.company.co.uk/company-blog-awards-2013-with-new-look

Many much thank you!!! Or something like that...


NIVEA, Urban Decay Glinda Eye Palette & The Vintage Cosmetics Company

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So, a few things here!
NIVEA Pure & Natural Regenerating Night Cream First of all, I have recently got a sample of the NIVEA Pure & Natural regenerating night cream. Usually I am quite fussy about what moisturiser I use, as I have problematic skin that not only gets acne, but is dry on the cheeks and oily on the T-Zone (NIGHTMARE!). Therefore I detest oily facecream and only seem to get on with either a light application of Steamcream or Liz Earle Light Moisuriser. But, I was pleasantly surprised with the NIVEA sample, it's easily absorbed and the smell is wonderful! Even better, it's not tested on animals and is a reasonable price!
The Vintage Cosmetics Company I happened to discover this company when I received the YOU Beauty Advent Calendar from http://www.latestinbeauty.com/youac/. The packaging is really pretty and the general design is bang on trend. I already have the eyelash curlers from the calendar, but as my make-up brushes are looking a little worn I am plan…