Crowning glory

Hey everyone, Just thought I would talk about my first impressions of a new shampoo and conditioner I recently purchased. now I know most people think shampoo is shampoo, but for someone that goes to the hairdressers regularly to have their hair bleached and coloured various colours caring for my hair is important.

In order to keep my hair in good condition and looking healthy I like to use products that are going to add moisture and that starts with the basics shampoo and conditioner. I have tried various hydration and moisturising products, some have worked, some I feel did the opposite and left my hair feeling dry and needing extra products to make it manageable.

I recently tried another shampoo in this range and seemed okay for the first couple of uses but after that I didn’t feel I was getting the results I wanted however my sister did so she used it. I brought the coconut oil and cocoa butter from garnier and after the first use I fell in love with it, my hair is so soft, manageable, I’ve taken to combining this with braiding my hair before bed the past couple of times and this has helped keep the frizz at bay while styling my hair without using heat.

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The shampoo is quiet thick compared to others I have used, a little of the conditioner goes a long way, compared to some that are very thick which you end up using more of. the smell is lovely but doesn’t leave a lingering smell. Currently its on offer at Superdrug, instead of £5 a bottle its 2 for £5 which a great price and also includes the hair oil in that offer.

 

 

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Blogmas day 5

Hi guys

Today I’ve spent the day watching Christmas films and ordering some more some presents and baking ingredient’s online. I plan to start my Christmas baking in the next few days so expect posts on the results.

I’ve painted my nails all festive, not the usual red and green although that might happen at a later date.

I’ve gone for grey gel looking finish with a glitter topcoat. I’ve used the gelly polish from Barry m in chai as I used one of these polishes on my toes for my holiday and loved it, it applies beautifully and gives a glossy finish that is hard to chip, which is good for me as nail polish chips so easily for me. anyway as for the glitter coat that’s NYC in lights camera glitter.

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gelly superdrug currently you get a free gift when you spend £6 on Barry m

gelly boots currently you get a free gift when you spend £9 on Barry m

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh Face

Hi guys, I would love to have been sitting at my new desk/vanity set up surrounded by makeup but alas that is not the case. I’m writing this in bed on my laptop feeling like ick.

This time of year I love the leaves falling, wearing boots and snuggly jumpers, not to mention the Smokey eye looks and berry lips but the one downside comes in the form of a cold, something I had been trying my best to avoid but unfortunately it got me so cue the cough, fever, bunged up nose and all the loveliness that’s comes with it.

So as I’m all wrapped up and drinking my tea I thought what better time then to write about something I had been meaning to write about for a while makeup removal.

Now I know I did do a post about some skin care previously  this is more about removing makeup, and the products I’m going to talk about you might have seen other beauty bloggers write about but this is just my opinion on them.

First up is micellar water, this stuff has been raved about so much its not even funny, as it was a hyped product I was a little sceptical about it but I gave it a try and fell in love. essentially its a cleansing water, so all you need is a cotton pad and your good to go. it removes my makeup so well even red lips and stubborn eyeliner which other makeup removers have struggled with, without tugging on the skin or leaving my skin feeling dry afterwards.

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It has become my go to product and the second product is micellar wipes. they were my godsend while I was on holiday, all the benefits of the water in a convenient wipe. Handy for taking on holiday or overnight stay, or for those times when we are feeling a little lazy when it comes to taking our makeup off. unlike other makeup wipes these leave my skin feeling hydrated, others I have used in the past claim to be alcohol free but still left my skin feeling like it was in desperate need of a drink.

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I will admit both of these products are not cheap but are by no means expensive. you definitely get what you pay for with them. they are available at most places where you can buy cleansers and face wipes and are currently on offer at superdrug.

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Let me know if there a product you would like me to review, or think I should try or even a makeup look. I’m thinking of setting my self the goal of blogmas, blogging everyday from December 1st up until Christmas what do you guys think?