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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Beauty Review - Lush Dark Angels Cleanser

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I've loved Lush Skincare for a while now, if you've been reading the blog for a while now you'll see some early reviews on the Lush Herbalism Cleanser, when I went for my Validation Facial with Lush I tried out the Dark Angels cleanser. 

I'd never tried it and was intrigued by it. I was given a sample to take away to try and I was instantly won over on it so I went and purchased the full size. Dark Angels is a great exfoliator and as a bonus is vegan!


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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Lush Spa Cardiff: Christmas 2017

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As you've probably guessed by now if you're regular readers of the blog we love Lush, (here is our lush tag to check out past Lush posts!) so when we got invited to see the Lush Christmas range of course we headed to the store to try out the new bits!



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Thursday, 26 October 2017

How to Pack Beauty Products with Airline Limits - Cruelty Free

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Twice this year I've traveled to Edinburgh from Cardiff and flown, the biggest challenge I find is getting all the products I want whilst sticking to the 10 x 100ml airline limits. Of course as with all of my posts all these travel products I use are cruelty free too!


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Friday, 22 September 2017

Lush 1000 Millihelens Jelly Face Mask Review

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As soon as I saw Lush had bought out the Jelly range I need I had to try them, as a huge lush fan I couldn't wait to try the jelly bath bombs and face masks out. The jelly bath bomb review will be up soon!


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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Lush Breath of Fresh Air Toner Water Review

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There are probably going to be a lot of lush reviews from me over the next few weeks as I've been picking up some old faithfuls and some new products to try, today is an old faithful I loved for a while. The breath of fresh air toner water is a lush product I've probably been using now for about 5 years, it's even mentioned in early days blog posts so when I picked up a new bottle I thought I'd share a new post on it.




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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Lush Crème De Menthe Mouthwash Tabs

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When I went cruelty free the hardest thing I found to change was toothpaste, I struggled to find a good one (I shared a post on deodorant and toothpaste here) for travelling I take the lush one's featured in that post and for everyday use one by Dr Organics. Something I hadn't found though and had debated making my own was a Cruelty free mouthwash so when I saw lush were bringing out mouthwash tabs I had to try them.



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Thursday, 27 July 2017

Lush Shark Invested Custard Bath Melt

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After L and I's trip to Lush Oxford Street one thing I picked up was the Shark invested bath melt. I hadn't tried any of the Lush bath melts so thought it was time to change that!



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Friday, 30 June 2017

Validation facial - Lush Spa Cardiff

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This is another of the posts I've been meaning to write for a while, so as I'm travelling down to Cornwall I thought I would share it with you.

As soon as I heard Lush was opening a spa I was pretty excited, I love going on spa days with my mum or friends and as I love all things Lush I couldn't wait to try it out. Back in January I bought my mum a treatment for her birthday so we could go together when it was open.





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Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Lush Metamorphosis Bath Bomb


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Hope you're having a fabulous week - I've been off work for the last 2 weeks after a car accident but I'm feeling so much better now. I never realised how much whiplash and general impact could affect you, fingers crossed it's over now.

One thing I've been doing whilst being off is having a fair few baths (to help the aches!) so I've been working my way through my stash of new bath bombs. The first is Metamorphosis from Lush which we both picked up from their new Cardiff spa store when it opened.


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Monday, 5 June 2017

Lush Spa Cardiff Yellow Submarine Bath Bomb


Morning!

I've got a great new bath bomb to share with you today, this is the Yellow Submarine. It's exclusive to the new Cardiff Spa and Oxford Street, and it's a beautiful sunshine yellow little boat - it's cute!


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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Lush Sacred Lotus Bath Bomb


Morning all!

I've got a quick review today of a bath bomb from Lush, it's called the Sacred Lotus and is an Oxford Street exclusive. I picked it up when we went to London a few weeks ago (really need to get a post up on that soon!) and couldn't resist the bright colours and the scent.

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Sunday, 14 May 2017

Top 5 Cruelty Free Skincare Brands


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Happy Sunday! Hope you're having a relaxing morning. I'm catching up with jobs before going to my friends son's first birthday party - he's such a cutie I can't believe he's one!

Today's post is a summary of my favourite cruelty free skincare brands. M made the switch a while ago now and I try my best to buy cruelty free, skincare is much easier for me and I'm just finishing up using some products from before. Make up is a bit more difficult but with brands like Urban Decay, Illamasqua and Make Up Revolution it is a lot easier!


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Saturday, 6 May 2017

Lush Radiant Eye Powder Pigment

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A few weeks ago L and I headed to London and just happened to walk past Lush Oxford Street, as we knew Cardiff was opening it's own spa we couldn't resist a peak inside to see a glimpse of what may be on sale in Cardiff. We lost an hour in there browsing and both couldn't resist a few cheeky purchases.

The make up pigments and lipsticks are exclusive to Lush Oxford Street and Lush Cardiff I believe so if you head to either of these make sure you check them out.

Lush Radiant Pigment Review, cruelty free highlighter

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Friday, 14 April 2017

Lush Floating Island Bath Melt


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Happy Good Friday to you! Hope you're enjoying the long bank holiday weekend so far, it's so nice to have a 4 day weekend without taking any time off.

Today's quick review is of a bath melt I picked up from Lush Oxford Street store during our trip to London recently - we will get our posts up about our trip soon!

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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Lush Spa Cardiff

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Last week we were lucky enough to be invited to see the new Lush store. A few weeks back we went to Lush Oxford Street and it made us even more excited. We couldn't wait to visit and stock up on the essentials, we love how hands on Lush is and it's great to see and play with the products to find the right one for you.

Lush Spa Cardiff Review and Products


Lush Spa Cardiff Review

Lush Spa Cardiff Review


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Saturday, 19 November 2016

Cruelty Free Skincare Holiday Essentials

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As I've just got back from holiday there will definitely be a few holiday based posts coming up. I'll be sharing what I got up to soon but as well took over 2500 photos across 4 cameras there are a lot of photos to sort through.

This was my first holiday since moving to cruelty free beauty so I knew I needed to pick up a few bits and find substitutes for old favourites.


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Friday, 11 November 2016

Beauty Rehab


Hey all!

Autumn is my absolute favourite month, the leaves changing colour and falling off the trees plus the cold crisp weather, I love it!

It's also a great time to get rid of the old stuff in your own life, so I've been using up as fast as I can. I might start Project Ten Pan soon to try and use some other products up, but I feel like it will take too long!


Rimmel Super Curler Mascara - I love Rimmel mascaras, they always work for me so I don't see the point in spending more. I didn't see much of a curl but if it did it would be a small miracle anyway, my lashes repel even heated eye lash curlers! This was one was great.

Rimmel Wake Me Up Mascara - Same as above, loved the separation this one gave but I'm not sure if I liked that it smelled so strongly of cucumber

Maybelline Colossal Volume Mascara - this is another favourite of both mine and Ms, would repurchase this too

Antipodes Divine Oil - hands down favourite oil I've tried so far. My skin loves it and I've had multiple bottles since first trying it!

Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer - Without wanting to sound like a stuck record, this is also a favourite and I have 3 at any given time. I love the Nars concealer but it's expensive, the Collection one is really good and a great price, and I can buy 5 for the same price! Perfect for every day wear


Beauty Rehab

Lacura Caviar Day Cream - This was a good day cream, quite thick so was really good for the parts of my skin that are drier, but by the end of the jar it did feel like my skin was a bit greasier so it's probably a bit too thick for my skin right now

Lacura Q10 Night Cream - Same as above, probably a good cream for older skin but a bit heavy for my skin as it is at the moment

Lacura Expert Eye Gel - love this, it's light and absorbs really quickly. It's one of my bargain buys and feels lovely and cooling

Nivea Daily Essential Express Hydration Primer - not sure if this works longer than a few hours, it creates a lovely base for make up but didn't make my make up last any longer than without using a primer so it wasn't a deal breaker for me

Beauty Rehab

Lacura Q10 Serum - obsessed with these serums, they are a bargain at £3.99 and I really really like them. I'd repurchase.

Good Thing Manuka Honey Creamy Cleanser - this is a great cleanser, I've bought it before and I try and use it during the winter months where my skin needs more of a hydrating cleanser. I'll buy again when it's on offer as it's also another bargain!

Boots Tea Tree and Witch Hazel Facial Mask - I bought this on 3 for 2, but I wasn't convinced it did a lot so I wouldn't repurchase it

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask - love this too, I have many from various gift sets and they are great for travelling with. I would repurchase this but would wait for the gift sets so that I can get the 50ml size as it works best for me

Beauty Rehab

Garnier Ambre Solaire Intense Dry Body Mist - again this is another favourite, makes it so easy to tan your back and other hard to reach places without having to worry about streaks. Life saver

Lush Yummy Mummy Shower Gel - absolutely adore this scent! Cannot wait for February time next year so I can treat myself to a large one of these, it's gorgeous!

Elemis Spa Home Skin Nourishing Body Scrub - this was lovely but I can't say I would spend on an Elemis body scrub, I'd rather go crazy on their facial skincare!

Dove Derma Spa Body Lotion - in my opinion one of the best, moisturising so doesn't go orange or streaky and doesn't smell anything like others

Beauty Rehab

Original Source Lemon and Tea Tree Shower Gel - the zingiest shower gel on the market, love it

Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner - so much love for this conditioner, it's awesome and saves my hair. If I use any other it either covers my hair so much I can't wash it back off or my hair still feels like straw. It's a winner

Baylis and Harding Bath Salts - I didn't notice anything when these went in the bath, I was sad because the scent sounded fabulous. But I couldn't smell it at all nor notice any benefits in the bath water so I felt like these were pointless (and I poured the entire pot in!)



What have you been using up? I've had lots of baths recently so have been working my way through that stash.



L xxx




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Friday, 4 November 2016

Lush Snowman Shower Jelly

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As you can probably tell from my last few posts I've been loving the Lush Christmas and Halloween range and have lost a lot of my wages to it!!! Today is the Snowman Shower Jelly. I think shower jellies are a love hate. My first pot I wasn't convinced on then by the second I was hooked. I love them. As expected they are slippery little things but they lather up well and smell delicious so I can't resist them! The snowman is no exception!

Lush Snowman Shower Jelly Review

Lush Snowman Shower Jelly Review

The Snowman smells so good! I knew straight away L would love his scent but she's not totally convinced on texture. This little guy is packed with lemon, bergamot and buchu oil. It's got an amazing fresh citrus scent to it.

Lush Snowman Shower Jelly Review

Lush Snowman Shower Jelly Review

I tend to break my shower jellies up into smaller pieces so they aren't so big and slippery or you do sometimes end up chasing it around the bath tub! I have had one shoot straight out of my bath!! They really lather well and like all lush products leave a great scent on the skin. Another tip you can see on the tub that I like to use is to freeze a few pieces so that after a long day I can massage it into my legs!!

As an extra bonus the tubs also count to getting a free face mask!

Are you a shower jelly fan?

Love M

xxx

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Friday, 28 October 2016

Lush Lord Of Misrule and Snow Fairy Shower Gel

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Earlier in the week I shared my thoughts on Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb (post here) I love it so much I've been back and grabbed two more since! I think I've always missed the halloween products previously as I'd never tried Lord of Misrule.

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The scent isn't one that grabbed me straight away if I'm honest....but at the event they mixed it with snow fairy!! I'm not part of the snow fairy lovers, it's a touch to sickly sweet for me (that doesn't stop me having two bottles in my collection though!!) Mixing snow fairy and lord of misrule though gives my perfect scent. It's sweet but not over powering and has a great peppery undertone!

After smelling the two mixed I had to buy Lord of Misrule and I'm so glad I did. Lush shower gels are more expensive than normal let's not beat around the bush there but for me they are worth it. They're cruelty free, which is something I know only buy, they are so thick and luxurious you only need a small amount so they really last especially if you use a shower puff and the scent really lasts on your skin. Yummy mummy in particular (if it's bought out again for mothers day I can't recommend buying it enough!!) last so long I don't always wear perfume!

Lord of Misrule is only available until 31st Oct so snap it up quick!

Love M

xxx


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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Lush Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb Review

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In Friday's post I was sharing some of the new bits from Lush's Halloween and Christmas range and mentioned I'd bought the Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb on Lorna's recommendation. I couldn't wait to try it out so because the shower gels worked so well together I decided to mix in some snow fairy for some bubbles in the bath and also added a Miss Patisserie bath shard piece as I love how my skin feels after a bath and using these.

Lush Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb Review

Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb Lush Review

Lush Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb Review

The bath bomb itself is bright green and I hadn't seen it in action before so expected it to just be a green bath!! How wrong was I!!! It's made of patchouli oil, black pepper and vanilla and smells amazing. Mixing it with a bit of snow fairy really makes it smell even more amazing as it has a sweet peppery smell to it.

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Lush Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb Review

Once the middle hits and amazing pink colour comes pouring out!! I was expecting this so it was a nice surprise! It filled the bath with pink and turned the previously green water a purpley red colour! Definitely more inviting!

Lord of Misrule Bath bomb in action

I'm hooked on this bath bomb and will be stocking up so I can have a few throughout the year!! Have you tried the Lord of Misrule products?

Love M

xxx


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