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Wednesday, 30 March 2016

PRO:VOKE Touch of Silver Shampoo

As some of you may know, I had a bit of a hair change earlier this year.

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I was bored of having such an obvious green dip dye so I had it bleached and toned down to this, and I love it so much. The blue is gorgeous and I've decided I should always be blonde!
Of course, with hair such as this, it requires maintenance. So I decided to buy the PRO:VOKE shampoo's in an effort to keep my hair ashy and blonde!

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As you can see, it consists of a daily shampoo and a weekly shampoo which is a lot stronger. 
I've been using them for just over a month now, and I love them. at £4.19 for 400ml, this shampoo is so affordable, and I'm surprised at how effective they are for such little money. The weekly shampoo is £3.19 for 200ml which is a bit more - but this shampoo has a toning effect which the other does not. I wash my hair every other day and I have over 3/4 of each bottle left which is great! The smell is subtle and lovely, and the only thing I don't love is the tendency for the weekly shampoo to get everywhere - it's a very dark purple so you can tell when it's all over the shower walls!

All in all, I love these products and I would highly recommend them if you're planning on dying your hair blonde!

What's your favourite blonde shampoo?
Kx

Sunday, 27 March 2016

Spring Wishlist

Spring Wishlist

So here is my wishlist for this Spring, I'm loving all things pink at the moment, inspired by the blossoms I'm waiting to see on the trees!! If you want individual links for products, it's on my Polyvore here :)
What's on your wishlist?

Friday, 18 March 2016

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour All-Over Miracle Oil

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Elizabeth's Arden 8 Hour Cream is a staple in most women's make up kit. Although I am not fortunate to own one myself, I know about the wonders of this miracle cream. So when an email popped in my inbox detailing the beauty of the new Miracle Oil, I knew I had to give it a try.

Oh boy, I'm glad I did. I knew that this oil was meant to be multi-purpose, promising 'a versatile, multi-tasking formula for the face, body and hair' so I tried it on all three places.
I have been suffering with sensitive skin for a few months now, so I wasn't sure how my skin would react to the new product, however I was happily surprised. I applied it to my face every night before bed for a month, and my skin was left soft and felt nourished and refreshed - the gorgeous citrus scent helped too! It claims to reduce redness and irritation, which it definitely did in my case!

I also used it on my hair for a month too, to smooth it down and reduce flyaways - which I get a lot of. It definitely did this, and made the ends of my hair feel super conditioned which was nice, but it did therefore make my hair greasy a little bit quicker...although one should probably expect that if they're putting oil on their hair anyway!

Of course, I used it on my skin too. My hands are horrendous over the Winter period and I often get flare-ups of eczema due to the cold weather and central heating, which is irritating to say the least. So I used the 8 hour oil once a day - at least - I found my skin was in much better shape. I only had one little patch of eczema which is so much better compared to how I usually am over Winter!

Overall I'm incredibly pleased about this oil. At £29, no it isn't the cheapest out there, but with a product like this you definitely get what you pay for. If you can afford it, I recommend it. I've been using it for 6 weeks now and I still have over 3/4 of the bottle left!

Have you tried it? What did you think?
Kx



Disclaimer: This review contains a product sent to me for review. As always, this does not change my review or opinion.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Revlon Volume and Length Magnified Mascara

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I had heard lots of things about Revlon's new mascaras, so I thought it was only fair I gave one a go. Out of the five options - nicely colour coded - I decided to go for 'Volume and Length'. I like a good all-rounder so this seemed best for me, and it promised a 'doe-eyed' look which I'm a big fan of!

However, this mascara didn't deliver all the goods I wanted. It definitely had it's pros - at £6.99 (on offer at the moment) this mascara is definitely one of the cheapest I've bought in recent months - my normal go to mascaras are both Benefit, so this is definitely a lot cheaper to what I'm used to. It didn't give me the doe-eyed look I was after though, and it's definitely a more natural, 'day-time' mascara. I like my mascara to make my eyes pop and give massive definition, whereas I didn't feel like this gave me that. Although it's definitely a good mascara to use when I'm wanting a more natural look, it isn't good enough to knock Benefit's Rollerlash off it's top spot in my make-up bag.

Have you used any of the new Revlon mascaras? What do you think?
Kx

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Februrary Favourites!

I spent most of February bed bound with a nasty bug, so this month's favourites may seem a little sparse!

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1. The Wet Brush - I feel like this is the Tangle Teezr's bigger sister. I love this brush so much, I have very long and thick hair and I get so many knots in it, this is the only brush that removes the knots!

2. Maybelline Colour Tattoo 24hr in On and On Bronze - This gorgeous bronze eyeshadow is my new favourite when I'm not using a palette, it's my new favourite nude!

3. Benefit's Erase Paste - Whenever I'm ill I tend to get SUPER bags, and this heavy duty concealer is amazing at covering up all my blemishes!

4. Bourjois Healthy Balance Matte Powder - I had been looking for a new powder for a while and the Twittersphere recommended this, so I of course picked it up. It's a great powder, expect a review soon!

5. Urban Decay Brow Tamer in Brown - When I don't have time to spend ages on my brows, this is the product I go to. It's a gorgeous product that stays on all day and makes my brows look thicker and neater.


What's on your favourites list this month?

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