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Product empties September 2016

I realised there was rather a lot of empty packaging building up on top of my chest of drawers so I thought I'd better put an empties post together so I get recycling and clear some space. 


Lets start with a couple of the more boring products; the Soft & Gentle 0% Aluminium deodorant* and Vaseline Active Fresh ProDerma deodorant. To be honest I find deodorants much of a muchness so they don't tend to wow me very much. I do have another bottle of the Vaseline deodorant but I have abandoned that now because it leaves such bad white marks over everything. The Soft & Gentle one is the UK's first aluminium-free deodorant, for in case you're concerned about aluminium in your deodorant. It was a nice deodorant, but nothing particularly exciting.
Repurchase? Probably not.

There are also two body scrubs; the Rituals Tao Wai Wang mild exfoliating body scrub* and anatomicals the buff stuff citrus body scrub*, both of which came from Birchboxes. If you read my August Birchbox post you'll know how I feel about the anatomicals scrub, but I did give it a try. This isn't actually empty but as a scrub I found it pretty much useless, so I'm getting rid. The Rituals scrub is a nice scrub but is quite mild and I do prefer something a little more scrubby on the body.
Repurchase? No to both.

Avène PhysioLift* eyes £22 This is currently my favourite eye cream and the first one to make me actually remember to apply eye cream twice a day. It absorbs well and makes my eye area feel great.
Repurchase? Yes

Product empties September 2016

Lush The Comforter & Yuzu and Cocoa shower creams £4.95 each I love the Lush shower creams as they're slightly more moisturising than standard gels, After finally trying out The Comforter bubble bar I had to try the shower cream and it smells gorgeous! I'm a little disappointed with the Yuzu and Cocoa one because I was under the impression it smelt like chocolate orange, but it doesn't to me. You do have to be slightly careful with these though as they can stain slightly if any is left anywhere.
Repurchase? The Comforter yes, Yuzu and Cocoa no.

Product empties September 2016

Laura Mercier Ambre Vanillé Soufflé body crème* This one was another Birchbox sample. I've not tried a Laura Mercier body product before and this was really nice. It's rich and thick but absorbs really well, which is unusual with my skin. It also smells gorgeous.
Repurchase? I would love to, but it's too expensive for me!

The Body Shop Wild Argan hand cream £4 If you've been reading my blog for any amount of time I don't really need to say anything about The Body Shop's hand creams, they're my favourite.
Repurchase? As always, yes!

The Body Shop Vitamin E Eyes Cube* £9 Just a note that this is the limited editions Mothers Day packaging from I think last year. I'm a big fan of the Vitamin E range and this is a nice eye cream in the form of a stick. The stick format does mean that you can't get it right into the inner corner if you want to and when it runs out you can catch the packaging on your skin, but otherwise I like it.
Repurchase? Possibly as it's £3 cheaper than the cream version.

Product empties September 2016

Lush Cranberry Festive face mask* As a festive mask this has been finished for a while now and I can't remember an awful lot about it apart from I did like it and am hoping it might return this year (the products have been revealed now so we should know?).
Repurchase? If it comes back, yes.

YSL Fusion Ink foundation £32.50 This is my favourite foundation, I love everything about it. It applies beautifully, looks amazing and lasts really well. 
Repurchase? I already have done (well technically my boyfriend treated me).

Product empties September 2016

Merumaya Melting cleansing balm* £16.50 This has been finished for a little while now and again I can't remember an awful lot about it (I need to start making notes for empties posts!). I've not really used melting cleansing balms before but I liked it and enjoyed using it.
Repurchase? I'm not sure; I do like it but it's a little more than I usually pay for cleansers and I think you can only order online.

Clinique Clarifying lotion 2 I've had a tiny little bit left in this bottle for so long I thought it was silly to keep holding on to it and that it was time to use it up. This is a bit of a tingly one when used but I like it, although I can't say a huge amount about it because there was such a small amount left.
Repurchase? Yes I think I would.

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My biggest fan - Spectrum Collections Large Fan brush

Despite being a beauty fan and of course a beauty blogger there are a few things that in general I don't really attempt. These include fake tanning (too pale), bronzer (too pale), contouring (too pale) and highlighting (oily skin when younger). Something that I am trying to start embracing though is highlighting, although actually it kind of feels like I'm trying to start doing it because it feels like I should be doing it.

Whenever I have highlighted I have always used what I think is the Real Techniques Contour brush, but I'm not entirely sure because the name has rubbed off (a quick Google image search suggests I'm right). But something I've been curious about is fan brushes. To begin with I couldn't get my head around exactly how you would use them, I was thinking the wrong way around, as in holding it vertically rather than almost horizontally (don't ask me why!). But after seeing them used in a few videos on Instagram I now get how they're used. I spotted Spectrum (the queen of mermaid/unicorn esq brushes) were on the Bloggers Hangout (which I believe has now become Social Berry) so I approached them to see if they would like to work with me and they kindly sent me the Spectrum Large Fan brush*.

Spectrum Collections Large Fan brush
Spectrum Collections Large Fan brush

I believe this particular brush is part of their standard line, as in it's available separately whereas their other designs come in sets. When I first received this I think it was just on the website as 'Large Fan brush' but now it says '#No.1 Fan' (I thought of my post title before I saw that!). 

It comes with a pink handle with Spectrum and the brush code printed on it, a black metal ferrule and blue to purple ombre coloured bristles. It's designed to be used for highlighting or for contouring the face and collarbones. It has soft rounded bristles to provide a light coverage that can be built up if you wish. That is absolutely perfect for me as I don't think I'm ready to go all out with highlighting just yet, but if I choose to ramp it up a little in the future I can achieve this.  

Spectrum Collections Large Fan brush

It is a large wide brush (I've compared it to the Real Techniques brush for scale), so large it took me a little by surprise when I first saw it, but it's perfect for the job it's designed for. It does indeed provide a light coverage that provides the subtle glow I'm looking for and blends seamlessly. Of course there's also bonus points for looking amazing on my desk and in Instagram pictures!

The Spectrum Collections Large Fan brush is £9.99 and is available from the Spectrum website.

Have you tried any of Spectrum's brushes?

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Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink

I was going to start this post by saying that I haven't tried an awful lot of Soap & Glory's make-up, but when I thought about it for a second I realised I've actually tried quite a lot. I'm a big fan of their original Supercat liquid liner pen, their Thick & Fast mascara, the Kick Ass Blur & Brightening (concealer) crayon and One Heck of a Blot. I also have Glow All Out, one of the Sexy Mother Pucker Gloss Sticks and tried one of their original Sexy Mother Pucker glosses but didn't like it. So yeah, actually, I've tried loads!

When I spotted their new Made You Blush blushes on Instagram I went a little heart eyed emoji over them and decided I probably needed all three. I discovered they were already in stock in Boots so I headed down to take a look at them. When I checked them out in person I discovered there was only one that I actually did want, so Cheeky Pink came home with me. 

Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink
Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink

The Made You Blush blushers come in Soap & Glory's typical quirky, retro, pink based packaging featuring a plastic compact that comes in cardboard box. I much prefer their plastic over cardboard compacts as my Glow All Out is starting to look a little dirty and battered now, whereas plastic looks better and lasts longer. Soap & Glory's compacts have always been on the large side but this one is actually quite dinky at maybe about a third smaller than previous compacts. You open the lid to find a mirror the size of the compact in the lid and then the blusher section lifts up to reveal a brush in the bottom of the compact.

Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink
Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink
Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink

The brush included seems pleasant enough, it picks up the product well and feels quite soft, but I don't tend to use it because the shape is more of a fan brush than blusher brush for me, so I tend to use my Real Techniques blush brush with it. 

The reason why I decided I only wanted one of the three new blushers was because I wasn't keen on one of the shades in person and the other contained shimmer, which I'm not a fan of in blushes. Cheeky pink is quite a bright pink that I thought would give my pale skin a nice healthy flushed look. Brightening my pictures has lightened the shade slightly in my pictures so I have included an unedited picture below to give you a better idea of the shade. 

Soap & Glory Made You Blush in Cheeky Pink

The actual amount of product included may be less than half of what is included in some of their other compacts (4.7g compared to 9g) but this does pack a bit of a punch in terms of pigmentation, so you do only need to use a small amount. It applies nicely and blends well, but you do have to be careful not to use too much or you will end up having to try and tone it down. Up until now my favourite day to day blush has been Illamasqua Hussy but I think this might have currently taken the top spot as it's the one I tend to reach for. 

One thing I might have noticed about this, although I'm not entirely sure, is it appears to have actually dyed the white bristles on my Real Techniques blush brush. I may have just not washed it well enough, but the last time I did wash it the bristles did stay tinged pink after washing.

I believe I paid around £7 for this on introductory offer but the price is now £9, which is £2-£3 cheaper than their other compact products. I personally think I'd prefer to pay around £6/£7, as it is half the size of their other compacts, but based on how little you need to use I can see this lasting well.

Have you tried one of Soap & Glory's newest blushes?

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The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation

More and more brands are now embracing the increasingly popular 'cushion' trend and one of the latest brands to try their hand at a cushion foundation is The Body Shop. I think the only foundation type product I've tried from The Body Shop was the Tea Tree BB cream, so I was even more curious to try The Body Shop's Fresh Nude Cushion foundation*. 

The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation
The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation
The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation

The Body Shop's offering comes in what I would say is pretty standard cushion product packaging. You get a round compact and when you lift the lid you find a mirror in the lid and a pad type applicator. Under where the applicator sits you lift another lid to reveal the cushion in a separate (and hopefully airtight) compartment. The Body Shop have recently revamped all of their packaging across new and existing products and I have to say I am slightly disappointed with the packaging the Fresh Nude Cushion foundation comes in. There's nothing wrong with it at all but the plain and simple monochrome packaging is, well, a little bit plain and simple! As long as it does the job though that shouldn't matter. 

The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation
The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation
The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation

As you can see in the photo the applicator does have a tendency to attract lint, which you can blow/brush off while clean, but once it's covered in foundation they might not be quite so easy to remove. The applicator does have a very velvety smooth and soft feel to it. With my L'Oreal cushion foundation I'm not very keen on the applicator because I have trouble keeping hold of it, but I don't appear to have that problem with this one. 

Most of the cushion products I've tried so far (which hasn't been many!) you've been able to see the product in the cushion as soon as you open it but with this one you're just greeted with mesh. The product does come up to the surface though once you start pressing on the mesh. 

When it came to shade selection I didn't know what to go for so as I usually do I went in for the lightest shade available, which was Fuji Peony 01. Based on the name I had no idea whether it might be a good match for me as I'm used to looking for porcelain or ivory, but it's actually pretty good. Whether it still will be when we get into winter and any tan I have fades away only time will tell. The first time I used this I was quite surprised to find that it is quite heavily scented. I find the scent pleasant, but if you are sensitive to heavily scented products then this one might not be for you.

This applies beautifully and 'Fresh Nude' is a very good way to describe the finish it provides. I wouldn't call it dewy, but it does give a very fresh, glowing, almost youthful (although I'm not that old!) appearance to my skin. Although this does provide a beautiful finish to begin with I wouldn't say it's the longest lasting and it does start to separate/break down a little after a while. Although this may well be something to do with my dry skin drinking up any water in the product and leaving behind the pigment. In general I'm pretty impressed with this and have been enjoying using it.

The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation is available in The Body Shop stores and online.

Will you be giving The Body Shop Fresh Nude Cushion foundation a try?

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Birchbox September 2016 - Heroes

September's Birchbox* theme is 'Heroes', celebrating the heroic women in your life as well as hero products, and after last months Birchbag this month they've returned to a drawer. I do like the idea of making the boxes drawers, if they're going to do a few of them you can stack them up on your dressing table and use them as storage, but I'm not hugely keen on the design of this months box. It's just a little too pastel for me; I personally prefer something a bit brighter. But box itself aside I'm very pleased with the content of this months box.

Birchbox September 2016 - Heros
Birchbox September 2016 - Heros

Back in the July Birchbox (which I didn't blog about because I only got my hands on it in August!) there was an Indeed Labs Hydraluron moisture boosting sheet mask and in the September box it's the turn of the Starskin Bio-Cellulose Second Skin eye masks. I have been weary of sheet masks after the first one I ever tried burned my skin a little, but I did enjoy the Indeed Labs one. There's no lavender in the eye masks so I'm good to go with trying them out, but I will be careful because a burnt under eye area will not be a good look!

Birchbox September 2016 - Heros

I was delighted to see a sample size of the Laura Mercier Blemish-less foundation primer because it was a Laura Mercier primer that convinced me that primers can actually do something and is one of my favourites. I haven't repurchased because they aren't cheap and also because I received another primer to review. But now that primer is running low I'm so pleased I have this to move on to.

I think I have received Model Co products before (although I don't really remember using them) but as I'm just starting to try and embrace highlighting I was pleased to see the Model Co Highlighting trio featuring the shades Champagne, Peach Bellini and Bronze. I do tend to prefer powder highlighters, but I will be giving these a go.

Birchbox September 2016 - Heros

I have so many little hair product samples to try and work through but I was still pleased to see the amika: Bombshell Blowout spray. amika are a brand I haven't come across before but this one is a spray to protect, texturize, volumize and repair and based on the z's I'm guessing it might be an American brand. Most importantly for me this provides heat protection and colour protection and when I did give it a quick spray last night it was fine mist, which I do like to try and cover as much of my hair as possible without missing any bits. 

Finally there's a Nuxe product and it's the Nuxe Prodigieux huile de douche Precious Scented shower oil. I've never used a shower oil before and I think it could go one of two ways. Either it will be amazing for my dry skin, or it will end up leaving an oily film on my skin that I'll hate! It also contains a golden shimmer, which I think I'll either really love or really hate. 

This month Birchbox have partnered with photo-printing app LALALAB to offer you a free LALALAB box. You just choose 36 of your favourite photos, which will come in a gift box, and all you pay for is the postage to get your prints to you. The offer is valid until 31st October 2016 and you'll find a card with the promo code required in your box. You can sign up to get the September Birchbox here.

What do you think of this months box?

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A few handbag essentials

When it comes to handbags I've always been an across body kinda girl. I love the convenience of being able to have both hands free if I want to and to be honest I always feel a little awkward holding a handbag. Like what do I do with it? Hold it, hook it on my arm, put it on my shoulder? Am I the only one? When it comes to the size of the bag I like it to be small enough that I don't end up carrying all kinds of crap around with me, but big enough so I can get the essentials in. As well as the absolute essentials such as my purse, phone and keys I also like to carry around a few items that, while not necessarily essential, just make my life easier and I would be a little lost without them.

The handbag essentials
One thing I have to carry around with me is Tissues. Although I haven't actually been diagnosis with it (probably because I've never bothered to ask a doctor about it) I appear to have inherited Rhinitis from my dad. This is where I pretty much constantly have a runny nose, all year round. I do suffer from hayfever, which for me can last anytime from around April through to October, but this does vary each year. I'm not sure what causes it through the rest of the year but I believe it may be an allergy to dust, which is frustrating as the blimmin stuff is everywhere! 

Whether it's for an annoying little papercut or your shoes are rubbing you somewhere it's always handy to have some Plasters tucked away in your bag. Shoes often rub my feet and if you're out and about for long periods of time you need something to try and stop your feet being torn to shreds by the time you get home. 

My hair is a little longer than shoulder length and although I try to wear it down as much as possible sometimes you just want it either off your face or out of the way completely. So I always make sure I carry an Invisibobble and hairgrips with me. In fact I think the back zip section of my handbag is pretty much full of hairgrips! I like to use an Invisibobble because in general when you do take your hair down you're not left with a tell-tale kink and I believe they are generally kinder to your hair. 

Although my skin is generally dry I do suffer with an oily blemish prone chin and it particularly likes to get oily when I apply make-up over it. I do tend to pop a powder in my bag if I know I might want to top up throughout the day, but I'm not keen on applying it straight to an oily chin as you may be transferring the oil to the product. I much prefer to use a Blotting sheet first to remove any oil that has been produced and then apply a powder to try and help keep any more oil at bay. 

The handbag essentials

When I was younger I had braces and although I'm very happy with my now very straight and in line teeth something I have noticed ever since is that food tends to get trapped quite easily between my teeth. This is something I'm always self-conscious about, but even more so when I'm on set. I recently had a regular role on a TV show (which will air at the end of this year) and on set catering on this show is very good. But after lunch each day I'd worry about if anything was caught in my teeth. It's not really practical to carry around a toothbrush and be able to find somewhere to use it so something like the Dentek Floss Picks* is an amazing idea. In one pack you get two cases, mine are neon green and neon pink, and in each case you get six floss picks. They're basically a little piece of silky soft dental floss on a little plastic stick. I personally find dental floss quite difficult to use, trying to get one end of it right inside your mouth, but these are much easier to use and also quite discreet to use. They'd be ideal to pop in your bag if you're going out for a meal on a date so you can sneak off to the loo after you've eaten for a quick floss.

The Dentek Floss Picks are just £2.99 for the pack of two cases and you can find them at Boots.

What essentials do you like to carry around with you?


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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo (+) Unifiant

When I received an email inviting me along to the launch of a new La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo (+) product I really wanted to go as I'm a huge fan of the original product. But unfortunately I live a couple of hours outside of London and although I do travel over for work (where I'm obviously getting paid) I can't afford to travel over for events. So when La Roche-Posay contacted me saying they knew I was a huge fan of the original product and offered to send me the new product to try I was over the moon!

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo (+) Unifiant

The new product is Effaclar Duo (+) Unifiant*, which is exactly the same as the original product but this one is tinted to provide a light layer of coverage. Unifiant comes in exactly the same packaging as the original Effaclar Duo (+), although the design on the packaging appears to have been updated a little since I last repurchased the original.

If you're unfamiliar with La Roche-Posay they're a French pharmacy brand that have made their way over to the UK and thankfully are now quite widely available over here. Effaclar Duo (+) is a product designed to correct the appearance of blemishes by uncloging blocked pores, exfoliating the surface of the skin, refining skins texture, accelerating the repair process, rebuilding the skins surface and preventing scaring.

La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo (+) Unifiant

Despite how much I love the original product I had doubts about Unifiant because I'm not a huge fan of light coverage tinted moisturiser type products. I tend to prefer a little more coverage in general and also as I'm quite pale these sort of products are often to dark or orange for me. However I was actually really pleasantly surprised and I'm just as much in love with this product as the original. The shade is currently perfect for my pale skin (I'm not sure if there's any level of shade adapting going on) but it may be a little dark for me once we get into winter and any level of tan I have fades. Although this isn't really the sort of product I would use in winter so this probably won't be an issue. I'm also really surprised by the level of coverage it provides. I do still need to use concealer, but then I also do with my higher level coverage foundations. I would say the level of coverage provided is light, but a good light, as in actually providing some coverage rather than not really looking like you've applied anything. It does a really good job of evening out my skin tone and goes some way towards covering redness.

I would usually only use the standard Effaclar Duo (+) on my chin as a targeted treatment, but I've been using this all over my face and I've found that there has been an improvement in my skin across my whole face. All round this gets a big thumbs up from me!

Unifiant is slightly more expensive than the standard Effaclar Duo (+), which is understandable due to the inclusion of the tint, but I think it is very reasonable at £16.50 and I'd definitely consider purchasing it in the future.

How you tried the Unifiant version of Effaclar Duo (+)?

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The Body Shop Piñita Colada collection

I suddenly realised that summer appears to be slipping away now and I've not yet talked about The Body Shop's gorgeous Piñita Colada summer collection, so I thought I'd better get in there before both disappear! 

For at least the last two years (I'm not entirely sure if they did it before that) The Body Shop have released a small collection of existing products but with a new summer influenced scent. Last year they went for Virgin Mojito and this year they've gone for Piñita Colada, so a cocktail theme appears to be emerging. I'm a huge fan of Piña Colada's, so this years theme appealed to me hugely. 

The products available are a body butter, body scrub, body sorbet, shower gel and a gift set containing three of the aforementioned products and a bath lily. The Body Shop kindly sent me the Piñita Colada gift set* to try and I bought the body sorbet myself (not pictured, I forgot about it!).

The Body Shop Pinita Colada collection
The Body Shop Pinita Colada collection

If you're not familiar with the Piña Colada cocktail it's a sweet one made with rum, coconut cream  or milk and pineapple juice and it smells and tastes delicious. The Body Shop's Piñita Colada collection is scented with pineapple and coconut, so it smells just like the cocktail of a similar name (I have no idea why this is Piñita rather Piña).

Generally The Body Shop's body butters are a little too heavy for me but I'm happy to go in with a light layer of the Piñita Colada body butter just so I get that amazing scent. Although this is more of a summer scented product I will probably be saving most of this for the winter when my skin really can become unmanageable dry at times. 

If your skin finds the body butters a little too heavy or you don't have particularly dry skin than the body sorbet might be more up your street. This is a much lighter moisturiser that does have an almost sorbet like consistency (it's not quite as 'frozen' as a sorbet) and absorbs almost instantly. It's also the perfect product for hot, sticky summer days because it has a cooling effect when applied, so it's ideal for hot, tired legs. 

The Body Shop Pinita Colada collection
The Body Shop Pinita Colada collection

I love a good scrub for trying to get rid of any scaly skin I might have and to try and help any products I apply actually be absorbed into my skin. The body scrub is the perfect consistency for me; not too harsh so it feels like you're actually removing a layer of skin, but not too subtle so it doesn't feel like it's actually doing anything. I think this might actually have real little bits of coconut in too and like all the other product it smells amazing.

I always find it a little difficult to know what to say about shower gels but this doesn't dry out my skin, gives a nice lather and smells amazing, so I guess there's not much more to say about it really! 

Prices for the Piñita Colada collection range between £5 and £25 and it is still currently available in store and online so get yourself down there before this one slips away like our 'summer' apparently already has done.

Update: The Pinita Colada collection is no longer available 

Have you tried any products from the Piñita Colada collection? 

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Instagram round-up August 2016

August really hasn't been a great month for me on Instagram. As I've said in previous posts I was growing reasonably well, gaining about 100 followers a month, but in August I hit a barrier and I have really struggled to get past it. I'm not sure what's happened but unfollows have probably been even higher than usual and I guess because I'm not gaining as many followers as before I haven't been growing. I'm pushing on though and enjoy creating pretty images for my account. 

Instagram round-up August 2016

T:L A post on this brush will be following in the near future so I won't say too much about it here but it's certainly a very Instagramable brush in all it's mermaid like beauty.

T:M The last weekend in August I had a family wedding that me, my boyfriend and two friends attended. We had a great time messing around in the photo booth and eating all the candy from the candy cart and this was the beautiful wedding cake that I didn't have a piece of because I ate too much candy!

T:R Playing Pokemon Go means I've been doing a lot of walking around Cheltenham hunting those Pokemon and when it's a gorgeous day I've been enjoying taking some photos at the same time. Pretty much anything looks pretty with a backdrop of a beautiful blue sky. This is the bandstand in the Montpelier gardens.  

M:L I knew there was a parcel waiting for me back at my parents but didn't know what it was because when I spoke to my mum she couldn't quite remember the name! When I returned home I was delighted to discover it was some Kiehl's products. I've only tried one Kiehl's product before and they're a brand I definitely want to try more from.

M:M One of the last times I went to visit my in-laws I found this amazing plant in Sainsburys that I had to bring back with me. It's called a Celosia (or Cockscomb!) and it has beautiful and unusual purple flowers (that look pink in photos) and dark leaves. 

M:R I haven't actually tried these products from Mary Kay yet but the bronze, silver and gold shades were very appropriate at the time I took this picture because of the Olympics. I didn't manage to watch much of the Olympics this time but I did enjoy what I did watch.

B:L We took the opportunity to have a wander around Bury St Edmunds to look for Pokemon when we headed back for the wedding and I was pretty impressed by the tower on the abbey. Again it looked amazing against a beautiful blue sky.

B:M I'm not sure if you can still get them but if you popped your details into The Body Shop's Facebook page you could claim some free sachets of their new face masks. I've just tried both the rose and honey ones and I really liked them. 

B:R I nipped in a shop we have in Cheltenham called Vinegar Hill (I believe it is a chain) and I found a pretty cool vase that has a pearl effect to it that kind of makes it look like a bubble. I'm not sure if I should store some flowers in it or a few pretty make-up brushes. What do you think?

This month I'm recommending some bright and colourful Instagram accounts for you to follow. A fun, bright account really catches my eye and I'm likely to hit follow. My recommendations for bright accounts would be @aww.sam, @linesacross, @violettinder and @labelsforlunch.

Is there any accounts you think I should be following?

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