[REVIEW] Birchbox – August

Here we are again, it's Birchbox time!   Absolutely beautiful box this time.  This month's theme is "Live a life beautiful" and every subscriber received one of 10 different designs, each one designed by an Etsy seller.  Mine is the Constance and Clay one, and it's so pretty!  I love bright colours and purples anyway, but... Continue Reading →

Delays to Service…

...as the train companies would say. My apologies for the missing blog post this week. I have been unwell for much of the week and am now away for the weekend. Normality (such as it is!) will resume next week. Have a wonderful weekend!

[REVIEW] Birchbox – July

As I said in my last Birchbox post, I'd already had my July one delivered by that point, I was just waiting for a replacement part for something that had been damaged.  I'm pleased to say they did that earlier this week, so here we are. 🙂 This month's box is of the more standard... Continue Reading →

[REVIEW] Birchbox – June

Subscription boxes are very much a 21st century phenomenon, I think.  There are many different ones available, meeting many different interests and needs - not surprisingly, one of the most popular is hair and beauty, and there are several very popular ones.  Having done my research, I opted for Birchbox.  It seemed to represent the... Continue Reading →

[REVIEW] Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser

Finally, the first of my skincare reviews! Skincare is a running pitched battle for me.  My skin is a temperamental combination of oily, sensitive and dehydrated, variable depending on the day, the weather, the temperature and a whole bunch of other influencing factors.  Fun times!  Sensitive, though, is top of the list of day-to-day problems,... Continue Reading →

How clean is your Beautyblender?

So, me banging on about brush/tool hygiene is hardly anything new by this point, right? A while back I came across this page: https://metro.co.uk/2016/03/26/you-might-want-to-cut-your-makeup-sponge-or-beautyblender-in-half-right-now-5777063/ Click-bait-y headline notwithstanding, it made for interesting reading. Cosmopolitan also picked up the same story: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/style-beauty/beauty/news/a55780/cut-you-makeup-sponge-in-half/ To spare you the extra reading if you're not in the mood, the gist of... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑