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*ARRAN Sense of Scotland Kildonan Orris & Violet Leaf Bath & Shower Gel

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     *I received this product for free but the opinions are my own. Arran Sense of Scotland (previously known as Arran Aromatics) has released their first new scent in 10 years. Kildonan Orris & Violet Leaf was inspired by the village of Kildonan which sits on the south coast of the Isle of Arran. I tried the bath and shower gel and it has a wonderfully smooth, lightly floral scent with a hint of a  summer coastal breeze.   As well as violet it contains notes of Pea, Lily of the Valley, Cedar, Orris, Ambrette & Cashmirwood. It also contains pro-vitamin B5.   It foams very nicely and left my skin feeling clean, soft and smooth. It was also hydrating enough that I didn't feel the need to moisturise after my shower.  The * Kildonan Bath & Shower Gel  costs £16 for 300ml and the Kildonan range also includes hand cream, hand wash and soap.  It's a great set that would look fabulous on my bathroom shelf, I love the colour of the bottle it comes in as well.  Its also a 100

Hello Sunday The Take-Out One Sunstick & Supergoop! Glow Stick - SPF On the go

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We have had a glorious summer this year (well some of the time anyway), so reapplying SPF throughout the day has never been more important, so I wanted to let you know about my favourite SPF products that are easy to carry around with you.  The first one is a new brand to me - Hello Sunday The Take-Out One SPF Invisible Sun Stick. This is basically the same as a stick deodorant that you twist up to use the product. The product looks purple, but it applies clear and its not thick and greasy, so it doesn't feel heavy on the skin and it does give you a little glow, but you don't end up looking like an oily mess.  This is such an easy product to apply on the go and I like the fact that you can just apply it directly to your face and then just rub it in to make sure everything is covered. It costs £15 for 30g from Space NK, Cult Beauty & Boots. Its water and sweat resistant and is a broad spectrum formula with SPF30 to protect against UVA/UVB. It also contains hyaluronic acid &

*Newton’s Lab Make Your Own Painting Pendulum & Make Your Own Hydraulic Claw

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*I received these products for free but the opinions are my own. I was recently sent some sets to review that help children learn as they play and I must admit that they keep adults entertained as much as the kids. If you have an interest in science and art then read on. Newton’s Lab Make Your Own Painting Pendulum* lets you learn about the forces of gravity while making your own pieces of art. It is made with die-cut cardboard, pieces of string, tempera paint and a syringe. You build it yourself using the instructions on the back on the box and then watch it create your piece of art. I must admit my eye sight isn't the best and I did struggle a bit with the instructions in certain light. I would have preferred a set of black and white instructions in the box to make it a little bit easier. It is fun though to see what it creates and allows your child to learn as they play. It costs £13.50 and is available from Kikkerlandeu.com . Newton’s Lab Make Your Own Hydraulic Claw* h

*The Humble Co - Dental Floss and Cotton Swabs

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     *I received these products for free but the opinions are my own. I don't know about you but one of the first things that my dentist asks me when I visit them is if I floss, so its something I try to do in my daily routine (most of the time anyway). The Humble Co Dental Floss* comes in a variety of flavours - Mint, lemon and cinnamon and even has a charcoal version as well. It can be purchased from Holland and Barrett for £2.99 or from The Humble Co for  € 3.99. It is eco-friendly and socially responsible as it has eliminated the need for a plastic case as the packaging it comes in becomes the floss dispenser which is great. It is 50 metres long so lasts a decent amount of time.  There is as many as 700 million plastic floss containers discarded each year so any change in our habits, however small, can start making a difference if we all do it. I also tried out the Bamboo Cotton Swabs* which are made from 100% sustainably grown bamboo with naturally coloured cotton .   The

*Products for Your Dog - Toy, Light and Poop Bag Carrier

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*I received these products for free but the opinions are my own. I am very much an animal person and have an animal loving family, cats, dogs and horses we have them all. I was kindly sent these super cute dog products to review so tried them out when I went to visit my sister and we walked her dog. Kobe Doggy Fake News Toy* is a toy for dogs of any size which can be used for tug-of-war, fetch, and chewing fun. It can even keep the owner occupied as it has fake dog headlines on the toy for them to read. My sisters dog is a Staffie and this toy held up well with some rough play as it is made from sturdy material and kept her occupied with the 2 squeaky noise makers inside which she loved. This toy can be purchased here for £12.49. The Kobe Dog Light* is an LED light with carabiner. I love that it has the carabiner so its easy to attach it to something convenient such as your lead or poop bag dispenser. It helps light the way when you walk your dog late in the evening when its dark and

Gruum Cleansing Bars - Facebook Offer

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I am often tempted by offers that appear on my Facebook page, but I am never quite sure if they are a scam or if they are genuine. Occasionally, I take up an offer ( Ultra Violette , We Are Wild Natural Deodorant ), and I was tempted by the trio of cleansing bars from Gruum  where you only pay postage for £20 worth of products. For £3.95 you receive: 1 Brightening facial cleanser - charcoal & orange - 45g 1 Body bar - orange and grapefruit 45g 1 Shampoo bar - nourishing coconut - 50g The bars are all made in England, are 100% plastic free, vegan & cruelty free and packed full of natural ingredients.  I thought they were all great products and I love that they are plastic free (they were delivered in a cardboard box with minimal packaging and a perfect size for the products that they contained). The bars are all generously sized and last an absolute age. They are great to take on holiday as well as they don't take up much room.  You can read more about this company made up o

Aldi Lacura Vitabase Moisturising Primer Review - Bobbi Brown Dupe

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I managed to get my hands on the newly released Lacura Vitabase Moisturising Primer from Aldi which is supposed to be a dupe of the Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base. It costs £5.99 for 50ml whereas the Bobbi Brown product costs £48.50 for 50ml. That's a big difference especially at times like these when every penny counts. The big question - is it any good? I actually really enjoyed using this primer. I have dry skin and this thick creamy primer really suited my skin. It contains vitamin c, vitamin b, vitamin e, shea butter, sodium hyaluronate & geranium oil and I found it very hydrating on my skin and it provided a great base for my makeup. My makeup stayed on all day and didn't go patchy or dry. It also has a fresh grapefruit and geranium scent which is really refreshing, but don't worry its not an overpowering smell. If you have dry skin I really recommend this product. It looks like its only available in store, so be quick as I'm not sure how long it will