December 22, 2011

christmas gift guide: glossybox

Hi beauts, some of you may remember that a few months ago Glossybox weren't in my best books after they fiddled around with their Glossydots reward system and postage prices however I think that as they were such a new company at the time it can now be overlooked slightly. If any of you are yet to finish your Christmas shopping then I'd recommend checking out the gift subscription option, you can buy someone either 3 boxes at £30 (+p&p), 6 boxes at £60 (+p&p) or 12 boxes at £110 (+p&p). And the best part is the gift card is emailed either to you or the recipient of the box so you can either print it out and give it to them personally or have it sent straight by email.

Decemeber's box:

Glossybox for Men:

Glossybox have also just launched the male version of the box which instead is shipped every 3 months with 7 samples but costs £17.95 per box, a bit too expensive for my liking. The samples in the box didn't impress me enough to warrant that kind of price but hopefully the sample sizes will improve as one thing I did like was the variety of products to try out (if you were a bloke). And as us ladies know men definitely need a friendly push in the right direction when it comes to skincare and cosmetics so giving a gift subscription to your other half this Christmas is a good idea too.

December 16, 2011

gift guide: soap and glory christmas gift sets

I've got a load of Christmas gift idea posts coming up for you all in the next few days so watch out for those but for now I will just put up a quick one featuring Soap and Glory.

If any of you are stuck for gift ideas this Christmas then I really recommend popping into Boots to have a nose at the Soap and Glory gift sets which are 3 for 2 at the moment, or if you are feeling lazy have a browse on the Asos website where the gifts are currently 25% off. The cheaper sets make perfect stocking fillers and the slightly more expensive versions would put a smile on any beauty junkies face.

December 15, 2011

soap and glory big splendour gift set

Hello beauts. Just a quick post to let you know about this years Soap and Glory gift set offer. Last year was the tote box gift set which I personally preferred to this years offer which was also worth £60 but sold for £25 but I'd still definitely recommend getting your hands on the Splendour gift set for yourself and one for a Christmas present for someone else as it's a great chance to try the range out for a cheap price. Just be aware that they sold out within a day online last year and really quickly in store also.

This Friday (available online at Boots.com 4am) and as soon as stores open their doors, the Soap & Glory BIG SPLENDOUR GIFT SET, which normally retail's at £60, will be available for £25. This no-holds-barred magnificent mix of beauty stuffs for face, body, hands and feet contains all your favourite full sized Soap and Glory products - a perfect gift for friends, family or even yourself. 

Soap & Glory BIG SPLENDOUR™ GIFT SET contains:
Larger-than-life lip plumper.
Clean On Me™ creamy clarifying shower gel 500ml.
The Righteous Butter™ body butter 300ml.
Pulp Friction™ body scrub 250ml
Face, Soap & Clarity™ fresh facial wash 150ml 
Off Your Face™ cleansing wipes
Heel Genius™ foot cream 125ml
Hand Food™ hand cream 125ml
Mist You Madly™ fragrant body spray 250ml
Sexy Mother Pucker™ lip plumper in Candy Gloss 7ml
Calm One, Calm All™ bubble bath 500ml.

December 12, 2011

sleek brow kit

As the eyebrows are said to frame the face I always think it's important to look after them properly so a good pair of tweezers and a brow kit is essential to me! Over the years I've tried eyebrow pencils, dark eyeshadows and different kits for my eyebrows but the Sleek kit is definitely by far my favourite. The kit comes with a dark shadow, a wax to set the colour, two brushes and a mini pair of tweezers in a compact with a good sized mirror.  The product applies really easily and lasts all day, I also find that it's the perfect dark brown shade for my brows and the compact fits really nicely in my make up bag. The kit comes in light for those with blonde/light hair or dark for people with darker/brown hair and at just £7.99 is great value for money.

Before                                                                       After

(I'm wearing Benefit 'they're real' mascara in the second picture)

''For perfectly shaped, groomed brows look no further than Sleek MakeUP’s brow kit. Complete with all the tools you’ll ever need for brows that flatter and frame your face, choose from two shades in light or dark to compliment your natural colouring. Just a few simple steps are all it takes for preened and polished brows! Begin by using the mini tweezers to remove any stray hairs for a smooth and defined result. Using the handy hard angled brush, apply the brow wax along the natural shape of your brow to create the ideal arch. Next, use the setting powder to set the wax and to fill in any sparse areas. All packaged in one handbag sized kit, your brows need never stray away!''

Available in Superdrug stores or on the Sleek website for £7.99