Category Archive: BUDGET BUYS

ADVANCE NOTICE: Shay & Blue 4-Piece Collection Special QVC offer 11/10/17

Boutique fragrance brand Shay & Blue on QVC are running a One-Day-Only special value offer on Wednesday 11th October. Dom De Vetta, Shay & Blue’s founder (and former Senior Vice President of Chanel… Continue reading

REVIEW: Laura Geller Uptown Chic Eye Liner Kit

This is my first Laura Geller purchase and I couldn’t happier; plus, it’s incredibly good value. I’m always on the lookout for brown eye liners and pencils. Black is far too harsh on… Continue reading

e.l.f. Studio Baked Blush – Peachy Cheeky

Something I forgot to mention in my e.l.f. Complete Coverage Concealer review was that e.l.f. often offer gifts with purchase for a low minimum spend. I find US brands are usually more generous… Continue reading

REVIEW: e.l.f. Studio Complete Coverage Concealer

I’ve been a little quiet on here lately because I’ve been testing out a few things, and I wanted to give myself time to properly evaluate them. I’m suspicious of bloggers who declare… Continue reading

REVIEW: Nurture Replenish

Hormonal changes run riot during menopause, but fortunately, we’re seeing more brands creating products to address our different hair and skin care needs. I’ve trialled a few products (for over 4 mouths) from… Continue reading

REVIEW: e.l.f. Studio Lip Primer & Plumper

I absolutely love this lip primer and plumper by e.l.f. However, it only scores an average of 3.4 (out of 5) from a whopping 425 reviews on the official website, I think I… Continue reading

REVIEW: e.l.f. Studio Lip Exfoliator

I must be finally growing up (or getting old), because I really wanted to buy the Dior Addict Lip Glow Sugar Scrub, but balked at the £25.00 price tag. Applying a gorgeous luxury lipstick when… Continue reading

REPEAT BUYS

I suppose you could call this an ’empties’ post (I love watching those vids on YouTube). These are the 10 products I’ve recently repurchased and half of them cost less than a fiver. They all… Continue reading

COMPARISON: Jo Malone & ALDI Pomegranate Noir Candles

I’ve had to revise and rewrite this review – all because I stepped outside for a moment to collect the post. I love Jo Malone candles, in particular, the Red Roses fragrance. It’s a… Continue reading

REVIEW: AUTOGRAPH Gradual Tan Glow Booster Serum

It’s a no brainer, AUTOGRAPH Gradual Tan Glow Boosting Droplets Serum from Marks & Spencer is a dupe for Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster (they even copied the product name), but, as it’s £6.50… Continue reading

REVIEW: Koelf Gold Royal Jelly Eye Masks

Here is more gorgeous Korean beauty from the Yes Style website, which also features Japanese and Taiwanese make up and skin care. I’m not exaggerating when I say I want one of everything on… Continue reading

REVIEW: MACQUEEN NEW YORK GEL PENCIL, CHERRY BLOSSOM LATTE

I’ve been looking a smudge-proof rose gold eyeliner for ages and now I’ve found it. The pencil is from a South Korean company, MacQueen New York, and the shade I chose is Cherry… Continue reading

ELEMIS QVC OFFER SUNDAY 12th FEBRUARY

On Sunday 12th February, Elemis will be bringing their latest TSV offer to QVC. The 5-Piece Pro-Definition Contouring Collection worth over £209.00, is on offer for £69.00 while stocks last. This collection targets ageing that you… Continue reading

REVIEW: Charles Worthington Moisture Seal Overnight Ultimate Hair Healer

I had to buy this after the success of Charles Worthington’s Moisture Seal Hair Healer Leave-In Conditioner, I love an overnight product, especially a hair conditioner, and this one doesn’t disappoint. Give thirsty hair… Continue reading

BUDGET BEAUTY: Lacura RENEW Q10 Night Cream

This is not a post I had ever thought I would write, but LACURA’s Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Night Cream for the ultra silly price of £1.69, is a revelation! Lacura Q10 Renew face cream with… Continue reading