25 February 2012

Dia daoibh.

I have not been blogging as regularly as I would like for the past while. Sickness has hit me a few times; nothing serious just chest infections, problems with my asthma and a tummy bug I was hit with last week. Boo :( I feel like doing a random picture catch up blog. Here we go:

Things I'm liking!
I won this Jimmy Choo Perfume and Shower Gel set a good while ago from Andreea over at ArtDonatella and I really love it! It has quite

23 February 2012

Dia daoibh!

Avène. Heard of it? It's a French Skincare brand highly focused and centered around Avène Thermal Spring Water and it's soothing properties.

"Very low mineralised, rich in silica and trace elements, the Avène Thermal Spring Water has been clinically proven to be naturally soothing, anti-irritating and anti-free radical."

So, if you're into your natural, soothing, dermatological goodies, this brand in particular may interest you.

I was actually sent a lip product, their  Eau Thermale Avène Cold Cream Lip cream . This could not have come at a better time, (about 2 weeks ago) as the weather was cold and I myself had a touch of the flu and was feeling run down. My lips were very dry. Here it is.

Very simple and clean looking packaging. Here's some

09 February 2012

Dia daoibh!

Carmex. One of, if not my favourite lip balm brands. Their newest addition is the Moisture Plus range. The packaging of these products has completely changed from the usual yellow and red to a sleeker looking nudish/silver tube. 

Some ingredients worth noting are vitamin E and aloe so it will help to nourish and moisturise lips, along with SPF15. Fragrances/shades available instore now are Clear, Sheer Pink and Sheer Peach. The two newest colours which you may or may not be able to get your hands on soon are Sheer Plum and Sheer Berry

I was sent the Sheer Peach one to try our. Here it is:

03 February 2012

Dia daoibh!

Happy Friday!! Just wanted to let you know about a special offer at the moment regarding GLOSSYBOX In case you're not familiar with the brand, here's what they're all about.
By signing up to Glossybox you will receive 5 luxury product miniatures from high-end brands every month delivered to your door in a beautifully packaged sturdy box. 
Every month you will receive different products which could be beauty products like various make up items, skincare, haircare, perfume and more!
Here are some of the brands that are part of Glossybox

Glossybox are a UK company so here are the prices in £ and a rough conversion to €

£10 + £2.95 = £12.95 in total
€12.02 + €3.55 = €15.57 in total

At the moment if you enter the code AFFGLOSSY50OFF at the checkout to receive your first box for half price, so that will be
£7.97 or €9.56 including shipping

This code is valid until 13/02/2012.Your subscription will then be set up and the usual amount will be taken monthly automatically. You can cancel your subscription at any time, so if you're just interested in this months you can just go for that! 

!!!Look away now if you don't want to know what will be in your box!!!!

Here's what's included in the special hot pink Valentines Glossybox. You will get 5 out of these 8.

Orly Nail lacquer
Eyeko skinny eyeliner
Weleda one step Cleanser and Toner
MURAD Hybrids Skin Perfecting primer – Dewy finish
DAVINES Cleansing Nectar
DAVINES Moisturizing Balm
CLARINS Extra Firming Day Cream
CLARINS Extra Firming Night Cream
So if you're thinking about signing up to Glossybox, now's a great time. Click HERE to have a look at their website. 


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