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April Birchbox Review

Another Christmas present to myself in the form of this month’s Birchbox! Even when I look on the website and spoil some of the contents for myself, the excitement of opening my box as soon as it comes is glorious! So, what was in said box this month?A very make up heavy month this time with a cheek and lip balm, eye liner, nail colour, make up remover/all purpose wipes, body lotion and popcorn! The make up Thebalm Cosmetics Cheek and Lip Cream Cheek and lip stains aren’t for  ...

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No7 Lash Impact Mascara Review

I’ve had in my possession for a few weeks (perks of the job) the most exciting new mascara I’ve tried in a long time. Mascaras to me are just a bit blah. There’s new one every single week and after trying a few they all just blend into one. Every so often I’ll find one that will wow me, and just tend to stick with it for a year or two until they either discontinue it or I discover a new wow. That’s usually through getting a freebie of it, or hearing mega rave  ...

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March Birchbox Review

Another month, another Birchbox, and unfortunately another disappointment. I’m sensing a pattern here. It seems to be panning out that for every month I love, there is a month waiting around the corner leaving me feeling ‘meh’. This was that month. Before I get onto the specific products I’ll talk about my biggest issue with this month and that’s the repetition of products/brands. In January I received both a pore minimising primer and a body oil and this  ...

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Beauty, Cardmaking, Personal, Planning

Feb no buy – how did it go?

So after laying down the gauntlet at the end of last month I thought I’d give a little update. Um, it didn’t go that well. I think I probably spent more than I did in Jan. Oops. In my defence, I did a lot in the last month. Between weekends away, milestone birthdays and petrol costs I didn’t really have a chance. I will admit I slipped up when it came to my craft shopping too, but last month was the month I got my crafty inspiration back and so naturally I had to buy more  ...

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