Special Delivery July Birchbox

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As always a cute Birchbox with a varied selection of lovely products, although mainly hair and body products meaning I can’t actually show the results in pictures, just waffle a lot about them!

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Balance Me Wonder Eye Cream
I adore the smell of this range and love the richness of this cream that disappears into skin, dark shadows are diminished by the chamomile & Cucumber oils and witch hazel, using ring finger to pat gently around the area cares for delicate skin, prevents dragging (which causes wrinkles) and the patting motion increases circulation and lymphatic drainage aiding the cream in helping hide the bags.

Weleda Nourishing Shampoo
I used this once, I’m a person who picks by my sense of smell a lot and this is not a smell I would be picking my hair to smell like, in fact it’s rather gross. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t do what it says on the tin or that someone else wouldn’t think it’s totally gorgeous, I just can’t use it long enough to find out 🙂

Gilchrist & Soames
A nice fresh citrus fragrance, this luxury light foamy sea kelp mineral foam also contains therapeutic marine nutrients. I used this as a shower gel, was alright but would probably be much more luxurious in a bath (but I’m a mum, a blogger, a writer and running a beauty room baths are just that a luxury a 5 minute shower and even then it’s normally the 5 min someone turns a tap on or needs the loo!)

Whish Lavender Body Butter
Moisturises skin perfectly leaving it feeling rich and nourished without having to apply too much product, it smells nice of lavender, not something I’m head over heels for but its subtle and fresh, plus my skin isn’t left feeling greasy, woulf recommend.

Ultra Dex
Retardex rebranded, sensible huh!?! Unusual lifestyle essential included in this months box, but I love it. The clean mint flavour is sugar and alcohol free. It’s perfect for me before clients or meetings to just have a freshen up, especially as I drink so much tea I’m always worried I’ll have teachers breath! This handy spray pops straight in any handbag or make up bag, or handy to have in the car.

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Laqa & Co Lip Lube
I love this I’ve used it so much since receiving this box, the colours perfect for summer, it’s quick and easy to apply, perfect for my handbag, soft in texture and featured in a few blogs already! (5 minute make up, Face Of the Day)

Like the look of Birchbox then subscribe through me here we both get £5 to spend in the Birchbox shop, you can earn extra just by answering surveys on the products you recieve. I have now got  £30 to spend I’m going to treat myself to a gorgeous Laundry & Co perfume I have fallen in love with!
xoxo

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FOTD Thursday feeling BRIGHT!

So today I have a new wrangle dress and I love to contrast so I’ve gone for bright pink lips and some natural eyes

Starts like this..

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Then using these..
Foundation Arbonne Perfecting Liquid Foundation in BUFF love the wayvshe uses opti-light technology to make me feel flawless and then this…
Bronzer Arbonne… Defines perfectly and blends smoothly over the top
Blusher So Susan Universal Blush to apples of my cheeks love the shimmer brick style effect of this tonal blush
Eyeshadow some naturals in a Ruby and Millie old pallette I’m neve roofing to ever be able to use up!
Mascara Dior Diorshow Extase Mascara in black love this especially after lash curlers it’s a fab mascara
Brows HD Brows Professional Brow Palette to fill in my gaps 😉
Lips a combination of Bobbi Brown Artstick Bright Raspberry toned down by NYX Gloss in Natural

To Create This…

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Thoughts? Do you like to contrast? As always like and comment below nice to know you’re out there
xoxo
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Wish List Wednesday

I’m loving blogging I love researching, trying, photographing reviewing I feel so lucky to get the opportunity to do it. So I thought up another weekly blog I’m going to share with you all its the products I’ve seen on my travels that I want to add to my Mount Everest of Make Up. I’m going to share one item from each category each week just so I don’t get carried away!

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So this week:
Fragrance Jimmy Choo Exotic
I love the original Jimmy Choo fragrance along with a million other people that I end up smelling like when I wear it! Would really love to try this new version a blend of
Body Nip + Fab Tummy Fix Daily About Gel
Ok so I may be a skinny bitch (it is my frame I can’t help it) but after having baby no.2 6 months ago I do yoga and kickboxing to stay in shape, I also do loads of sit ups but just have these tiny wrinkly rolls round my belly and Im not a fan! I think this product is my next must try for that reason.
Skincare the whole exquisite range of Dolce & Gabbana Skincare
I love the simplistic elegance of the packaging, I love the brand and I really really want to try, exclusively in Harrods I’ll be sure to go along and have a try
Face Chanel Vitalumiere
I had a sample and I truly miss this foundation it’s beautiful so for that reason I’d like to own it!
Bronzer Guerlain have always heard of their Bronzer being rated so would just like to know what all the fuss is about
Blusher Nars Blush Deep Throat it was a toss up between this and orgasm as both rock and are highly rated by all in the beauty industry
Eyeshadow Urban Decay Naked Palette
Another MUA fav and the looks that can be created with this palette are amazeballs! I want one! 
Mascara Dior Addict It Lash
Saw this on the back of my Marie Claire magazine, I love the way it’s designed like the rest of the Dior Addict range and the brush looks so cool.
Lips Giorgio Armani lip maestro in 300 saw this on a model in the Marie Claire magazine and now I want a holiday, a tan and this gorgeous shade of orange for my lips! 

What’s the product on top of your wish list right now? I’d love to know and take a look
xoxo

FOTD Wednesday looking Dench

Morning!!
My bin men asked me at 7am how I can say that smiling (as I put out my bins in my marvel pj’s!! Haha!!) but I’m bouncing back after a weird day yesterday and as I said to him, the sun is shining it’s a nice day what’s not to smile about?

Now just on that happy buzz I’ve done my make up, blogged for u guys, enjoyed a cuppa in the garden and I’ve listened to YouTube videos all morning that make me laugh.  Including loads by Lethal Bizzle which is where I got my title from!  Dench is a descriptive word in the dictionary as well as STAY DENCH being a brand!  I like using the word and I really want Bizzle and Frimpong to bring out a Girls range because all the Ts are unisex and I don’t want Dan to get all moody when his looks more Dench on me!

Anyways I digress my make up today started like this

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Used these

Prep products
Eyes Arbonne Calm Soothing Eye Gel
Lips Dr Lipp original nipple balm for lips
Primer MAC Prep & Prime Skin Base
Cuticle Oil Nails Inc Vitamin E oil pen

Make Up Used
Foundation trying a new sample from Une Natural Beauty, Skin Glow Foundation in G08
Bronzer Arbonne Bronzing Powder
Blusher a coral colour from an old Ruby and Millie palette brand doesn’t exist anymore which is such a shame I loved them
Eyeshadow Lancome Colour Focus Duo Thelma et Louise
Mascara Dior Diorshow Extase Mascara in black
Brow Powder HD Brow Professional Palette using ash blonde
Lipstick Arbonne Lipstick in Candy

To create this finished look.

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What do you think? What product would you like to try?
Back later with my Wednesday Wishlists
xoxo

Sorry Bare Faced FOTD

So today I’m going for bare faced beauty in that I’m having a day off from make up. Just my normal cleanse and moisturise and a day to let my skin just be!

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Sorry, short & simple today, only because I’m prob not fully with it. I had a wonderful morning, I’ve spent it with one of my friends who really gets my beliefs and airy fairyness, it means I can chat to her about feelings and deep shit. It always kind of leaves me a little fuzzy headed and emosh! Hence quite possibly my shortest blog lol
I promise full service of rambling resumes next blog
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Monday Manicure

So a few weeks back no I won the Grazia Monday Manicure competition…

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I won an amazing nails inc set worth £50…

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And tonight after a long day catching up indoors and decorating I used my Nails inc prize to create my Monday Manicure…

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What do you think it’s a gorgeous summer colour, I’ll add a daylight pic in the morning.

Products Used
Nails Inc Caviar Base Coat
Nails Inc Gel Effect Polish in Kensington Passage
Nails Inc Caviar Top Coat

I’ll do full review of the products this week as loads of product updates getting down to the nitty gritty are coming together
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The start of week 2. FOTD Monday

So today’s face of the day a little late it’s been a morning of housework and sorting through tons of stuff and rolling round the floor with my 6 month old baby 🙂

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Products Used
Foundation it’s the final day using Dior Forever Foundation in 020 I’ll do a full review this week but I have loved it everyday it will be missed!
Blusher Arbonne blush in Dusty Rose this is my go to blush I love it
Eye Primer Absolute New York the eyeshadow palette I used really needs a primer underneath and this is my fav at the mo
Eye Shadow Bourjois Smoky eyes Bleu Rock mehhhh without primer this would be a wash out and just blend off and with primer it is a lot tougher to move a blend. This was a bargain this weekend though so don’t mind too much
Mascara Arbonne It’s A Long Story Mascara live this doesn’t smudge, wand makes it easy to apply, it’s a luscious thick black and makes this Eyeshadow look semi ok
Lipstick ModelCo Party Proof in Kitty love this it’s matt but has a shine that make it look glossy without the stickiness and a moisturising feel that keeps making me rub my lips together (it’s ol doesn’t make it come off!!) I love this as a day to day lippy ♥

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Mondays blogs are on their way…

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Don’t think I’m bailing after one week guys, I’m not out until later so I’m a bare faced beauty whilst I get organised indoors, play with the baby and set up my bloglovin page… Could take a while. Anyway will update you with Monday manicures, motivation and the face of the day later on
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FOTD Light Smokey Sunday Make Up

Spending the day with my man so a simple subtle grey blend over my eyes with Eyeliner and lots of lovely baby pink lipstick for a light glossy touch to a sunny Sunday.

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Moisturiser Embryolisse, this moisturiser does absolutely wonders for my skin, I recieved it in my June Brazil Birchbox, and think it’s going to be a must purchase, not many moisturisers make this much difference to my skin and I think it’s extremely affordable too.
Primer MAC Prep & Prime I’ve been going mad for this primer and it’s creamy texture all week! I got this sample from following a link on MACs Facebook page.
Eyeshadow Primer Absolute New York really rating this primer on its own and as a base so far I think it’s the least oily and noticeable when I have it on. I recieved this in my June GlossyBox
Foundation Dior Forever 020 this sample is seeming to last a long time proof that with the right prep under your make up only a very little is needed.
Blusher a combination of a sample size blush InStain in which has a really bold colour with a lighter Arbonne blush circling the apples just to soften the look
Bronzer Arbonne just a little to add slight definition
Eyeshadows from a Dior grey and black 5 colour palette this is old stock but I find most shades are repeated through various palettes
Eyeliner Eyeko London this done the first eye perfectly but was dry and really dragged on the second one thing I’ve noted with this tip is it’s hard to see what’s about to or not about to come out.
Mascara curled lashes and Dior Extase for a more dramatic lash
Lipstick Thomas Sabo this is so soft light and pretty, it was a present from Christie we both love everything Thomas Sabo, my skull necklace in all my pics is by them and I also have a charm bracelet and perfumes I want so much in that shop I considered getting a job there as well as running all my stuff!! The link above is for the beauty page but it doesn’t look like they have it, you can always call the Bluewater store as I write this I know they have it in stock I saw it in their the other day 😉
Hair just to add a slight volume I just popped some sleep in rollers in anyhow just to add a bit of oomph

Less products today just for an easy yet pretty day make up. Especially as I dont actually know what we are doing yet 😉
xoxo

FOTD Face of the Day Saturdays Make Up

Ahh Saturday it’s the weekend so I thought I’d play with bright colours and false lashes! I also had another go with the BeautyBlender I got in my June Brazil Birchbox it’s growing on me the more I play and try it, although I still feel like I’m using a lot more foundation then normal even after thoroughly soaking and drying out the Beauty Blender.

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So today’s FOTD was created using;
Primer MAC Prep & Prime
Lip Care Dr Lipps original nipple balm for lips
Foundation Dior Forever Fluid Foundation 020
Concealer Arbonne Light
Blusher an old palette of pinks by Dior you get lots of different brands do this style, I used the deepest shade where I normally have Bronzer the two mid pinks on the Apple of my cheeks and the pale highlighter under brows and top of cheekbones
Eyeliner Eyeko skinny mini just to have Eyeliner close to the lash line in case of any gaps when applying lashes
Mascara Laura Mércier Long Lash mascara black just to keep my own lashes thin and lengthened so they blend in with the false lashes I’m applying, after yesterday don’t think I’d wear on its own again really doesn’t do a lot when compared to the advances you can get in Mascaras now.
Lashes LA Luxe These were given to me by a friend who sells these lashes and I like them although the style I have is a lot less natural then I originally thought and far too long for a general day time look.  For night time glam they are fabulous stand out eye popping lashes, they are super glossy, they kept their shape really nicely along the lash line making them easy to apply and they are usable up to 25 times if cared for correctly. Oh and they are natural handmade mink fur lashes, that their says so much! Think I need to order in some more styles 🙂
Lips NYX Xtreme Lip Cream in Strawberry Jam, creamy bright and summery perfect for a super Sunny Saturday I love it!

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Do you like trying different lashes? Make sure you share your blogs and FOTD below, I love seeing everyone else’s blogs too
xoxo