Latest Primark Haul

Whoops I did it again (I'm sure I've used that line before probably many times when I've bought things I don't really need).  Anyway this is my latest (smallish) Primark Haul (it's lethal working in a city centre). I loved the 2 bags above designed by Henry Holland for House of Holland.  They are £3 each and made with sustainable cotton.  It's nice to see Primark selling products that are ethical as they haven't always had the best press for their working practises.  I think there are 4 bags in the range but I can't remember what the other ones were. I think Primark knock it out of the park with their Disney range.  This jewellery is so lovely and features Beauty and The Beast, Alice in Wonderland and Mickey and Minnie.  These were £3 each.  I can't imagine how much you would pay at WDW or the Disney store for this type of thing.  The rings come is such nice packaging as well.  These would make great gifts for your Disney friends.  Read about my last …

Elemental Herbology Metal Detox Bath & Body Oil Review

I've been loving bath and body oils lately and one of my favourites is Elemental Herbology Metal Detox Bath and Body Oil.
This bath and body oil can be applied to your body before a shower, dispensed into a hot bath or applied directly to dry skin to nourish and hydrate.  I prefer to use it in a hot bath and it really helps my skin stay hydrated and lovely and soft. 
It smells great as well, a cross between fruity and herby if that makes sense. I'm not too sure about the detox part but it is meant to eliminate toxins, stimulate lymphatic drainage and encourage circulation.  It includes rosemary to improve circulation, aid digestion and stimulate the mind, grapefruit which aids general detox and helps stimulate healthy digestion and juniper berry for cleansing and purifying and helps remove toxins and improves circulation.    My skin is well moisturised after using this in the bath and I don't need to apply any moisturiser on top.   It absorbs easily into my skin and doesn&#…

Money Saving Tips

I am really focused on trying to save money this year and I have posted about some of the ways I have done this.  I thought it would be a good idea to have all the links in one place and I can add to them throughout the year.

Car Insurance

Referral Links


Store Loyalty Cards

Let me know how you have saved money in the comments section.


Primark Beauty Brand Review - My Thoughts on the Products

I love browsing around the Primark beauty section, especially as there are lots of bargains to be had.  I can't promise that the products will all still be available in store as Primark changes stock so often. Here's my thoughts about some of my recent purchases. PS Love To Glow Face Mask - £1 reduced from £3 for 50ml
This has Moroccan clay & Himalayan bamboo charcoal and is for exfoliating and smoothing, as well as purifying & brightening. You apply a thin layer to wet skin and leave on for 10 minutes and remove with warm water.  I could feel the exfoliating particles which felt a bit scratchy when applying this to my skin initially, but as you only apply a thin layer it's not too bad.  It drys down on your skin without feeling tight which is good.  Once I removed the mask my skin did feel smoother.  It wasn't my favourite mask but I would use it again and for the price you can't complain.

PS Rose & Vitamin E Micellar Cleansing Pads - £2 for 80 pads
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Money Saving Referral Links

Continuing on with my money saving tips I thought I would also include some of my referral links.  Typically referral links offer you some kind of money saving as well as an incentive for the person whose referral link it is.  I think this is a good way for both parties to get some money off their next purchase.  I did think about whether it was a bit cheeky to list my referral links, but at the end of the day they are there to be used if someone wants them.  Hopefully some of you will find a useful link that will save you some money or give you some kind of incentive.   I will list what the current incentive is for both parties next to the link.  There is no pressure to use any links but they are there if anyone would like to use them. Please rest assured that I am only including referral links where I use the company on a regular basis and I am really happy with the service I receive.
Glossier - Get 10% off your first order using this link (I will receive a £10 store credit).


Brand Reviews

Rather than focusing on one product, I have recently been trying all the products I own from one brand and reviewing them all in one post.  Here's a link to all the brand reviews that I have done so far:

H&M Conscious
Sol de Janeiro

Primark Beauty
Let me know if there any brands you would like to see me review next.


Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter Review

I have to admit that I am not a big fan of highlighters as I think they can look too in your face for my taste, so when I am going for a full on glam look (which isn't often I might add), then I just want a lit from within subtle glow.  I think that I have found the perfect product from Charlotte Tilbury  the Hollywood Flawless Filter which promises a superstar youth glow.   Charlotte Tilbury is one of my favourite makeup and beauty brands, so I always take advantage of goody bag offers from Cult Beauty to stock up on CTs latest products.  The Hollywood Flawless Filter is £30 for 30ml and comes in 7 shades.  It has a doe-foot applicator which makes it easy to dot the product onto your skin and I find it blends just as well with fingers as with a beauty blender.  I picked shade 3 Light/Medium and although it looks a bit dark and orange in the bottle, it doesn't come out that way and it is the perfect shade for me. You can apply it all over the face as a flawless filer, or on top …