Showing posts from July, 2013

Keeping cool in the heat - Face Spritzers and Ocean Inspired Beauty Products

Mmmn, cooling sea breezes and a hot summer...
Does anybody remember the lovely Oceania range by the Body Shop? Sadly it seems you can't get it anymore, but I remember the scent was lovely and fresh, reminding me of a sea breeze! This got me thinking about ocean inspired products and currently I am clamouring after Essie's 'Naughty Nautical' turquoise shade. Is there any ocean inspired beauty products that you could suggest? Also, particularly loving the nautical inspired home range at NEXT and Sainsbury's currently, definitely worth checking out next time you are online or in a store.
I am lucky enough to live near the sea and took my puppy Piper for a dip earlier today, however, surprisingly, the water is still freezing!
Since we are so lucky to have such hot weather, I have been thinking of various ways to keep cool. My friends have been coming up with ideas and posting interesting photos on Facebook! How do you keep cool?

Refreshing Facial Sprays
I have always be…

July/August 2013 Magazine Freebies!

Eyeko Skinny Mini Liquid Eyeliner Marie Claire
I don't usually get on with eyeliners like these as they are too fiddly, I did use the , but this one is excellent. The thin pen meant I that I could build up that sixties look gradually. Also, where it has been so hot I have struggled with sliding make-up, however, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this stayed on ALL DAY without smudging! This is my first make-up from Eyeko, although I did have a pot of their lovely shimmery face cream years ago, such a shame they don't stock it anymore! Unfortunately the magazine and packaging was a bit bashed up when I got it but the eyeliner was intact.

Balance Me Super Tonin Body Wash Glamour
Was expecting this to be red in colour like the packaging, however it is clear. Has the Balance Me signature scent and is actually quite a generous size for a freebie!

Nip + Fab Dry Leg Cream Cosmopolitan
Lovely scent and rich in texture without being too greasy, put this on my very dry legs afte…

Summer Sale Picks