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January Birchbox

I’m a little late to the party this month, I know, but I was quite excited to try all the products so wanted to do a good test before posting. Laura Mercier Ambre VanillΓ© Body Butter O.M.G. This stuff smells amazing! I applied it after the shower on my day off and I still smelt amazing the next day before my next shower. The softness lasted and so I didn’t have to use anything after the following day’s shower either. I love this stuff. While it’s quite a thin formula  ...

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FAST Shampoo and conditioner – final review

So, it’s been two months now! As you probably saw in part two of my review/test I wasn’t overly impressed but I had vowed to persevere for at least another month. It was making my hair feel lovely but I wasn’t bowled over in terms of the growth I was getting. And now? I won’t be buying it again. So it made my hair feel nice initially; but after around 6 weeks of usage I think I had a massive issue with product buildup. My hair just started to feel quite knotty and in  ...

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New No7 Stay Perfect Superlight Foundation

I’ve been very loyal to my No 7 Instant Radiance foundation for over two years Β now. Ever since the colour match machine came out in August 2011 (if I remember rightly) I’ve had it in Calico.Β  I’ve flirted with most of the other ones but ruled them all out and always gone back to IR… Stay Perfect: good coverage but far too cakey on my skin. Lift and Luminate: great coverage but waaaay too oily. Essentially Natural: a nice foundation, but not enough coverage and  ...

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John Frieda Salon Shine Hairdryer review

My trusty Mark Hill hairdryer went pop. *sad face* I say trusty because it was nice to my hair, it sadly only lasted around 9 months so I decided I’d exchange it for an upgrade. Thankfully I had an old Phillips hairdryer that had served me well over the years lying around so I could take a few days to decide on which replacement I wanted. I knew I didn’t want another Mark Hill and after browsing it came down to just two; the John Frieda Salon Shine and the Panasonic Nanoe which  ...

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