Category Archive: BUDGET BUYS

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

Advance Notice: QVC TSV Timebomb Offer 4th December

QVC have always had a special relationship with Timebomb. This offer is for 5 generously sized products for £47.98. Supersize Hand Cream 150ml Supersize Flashback Night Cream 100ml (£73.00 – you’re already ahead!)… Continue reading

M&S Pixi Offer ‘Gift of Glow’

I went online to buy another bottle of Pixi Glow Tonic and came across this offer on the Marks & Spencer’s site 4 Pixi products worth £72.00 selling for £30.00 Four full size… Continue reading

REVIEW: Charles Worthington Moisture Seal Conditioner

Or, to give it its full title, Moisture Seal Hair Healer Leave-In Conditioner. I wasn’t really expecting great things from this leave in treatment. I haven’t used a Charles Worthington product for a… Continue reading

TRIAL: LACURA Caviar Illumination from ALDI

The LACURA Caviar Illumination skin care line for women over 40, from Aldi UK, has been much talked about in the media and by bloggers (even a few 40+ ones!) for the past couple… Continue reading

REVIEW Jade Hair Straightening Ceramic-Tourmaline Brush

I try not to straighten my hair if I can help it. The problem is that my fine hair wants to settle into frizzy waves, especially if there’s any trace of humidity or… Continue reading

REVIEW Real Techniques Core Collection Kit

I’m always a bit wary of ‘blogger designed’ products. Brands see the huge numbers of social media followers the popular vloggers are pulling, and put their name on any old tat they think… Continue reading

Feel Unique Pick ‘n’ Mix Free Samples Offer

This is new to me, but it’s very welcome. Feel Unique are offering a free sample service called Pick ‘n’ Mix. You just pay £3.95 for the postage, which you get back as a… Continue reading