Lush Haul

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

About a week ago I went into Lush and bought some of their stuff for the first time. I didn't go too mental even though I did want to. I bought the dragon egg bath bomb mainly because it smelled like refreshers. This is actually the only one I've used so far, and I did really really like it. It had little confetti bits in it and when they dissolved were really moisturising. The only down side with this was it did my bath water yellow. An unfortunate colour for a bath if you ask me! 
The next thing I picked up was the Amandopondo (try saying that three times fast) bauble bar. I haven't used this yet, but this has the most gorgeous rose scent to it which I just absolutely love! 
Finally I bought the Avobath bath bomb. Again, I haven't used this yet but it smells AMAZING! This one is actually aimed towards people who suffer from dry skin, so its right up my street. One of my friends actually told me this is great if you have sore muscles, so if you're the sporty time you might really like this. 
When I was paying at the till the girl asked me if I wasted to add in this tiny little tub of moisturiser for €1 and the money would go to charity. I decided why not, it was only a euro after all and I have to say it was a great decision. I really really love this! I'm definitely going to pick up the full size the next time I get up there. Its probably the most moisturising thing i've ever used. A tiny bit goes such a long way too. 

What should I pick up next time?

Review | The Nima Mitt

Saturday, 14 March 2015

If you saw my last post you'll know that I went to the Irish Beauty Show and I picked this up there. Whilst I was at the Nima stand, I spotted this. I'd seen it on line and wrongly assumed it was similar to Sigma brush cleaning mitt. This was described as something to take off even the most long wearing makeup and without irritating the most sensitive of skin. I bought it because it was only €5 and I couldn't really go wrong for that price. Before trying this, I did think it was more of a novel product. I'm afraid that was just a show offer and usually it is 9.95 but there is an offer on their website now where it is €5. Once its out of the packaging it feels very soft, so much so, that I honestly didn't think it would remove much makeup. I used this to take off my everyday school makeup which isn't a lot but my mascara (Urban Decay Perversion) can be a total bitch to get off sometimes. I used this with some warm water in the shower and straight away, makeup started to come off. It came off with very little rubbing and absolutely no irritation whatsoever. A few eyelashes did come out when taken off my eye makeup but i'm pretty sure that was down to user error more than anything else. Honestly my skin has never felt so clean, as when I used this. Once you've removed all your makeup all you have to do is just wash it out with some soap and leave it to dry. 

I honestly didn't expect to like this half as much as I did. If you read my blog a lot you'll know that I have very sensitive skin, and this definitely did not irritate it at all. The fabric used to make this is very delicate, so I could see you having to replace it after a few months, but for the price can you really complain? It is the price of a decent pack of after all. Its seriously quick to do, literally 2 mins including washing the mitt. 

I would definitely recommend checking this out if you're in the market for a new makeup remover. You can get it here
Will you be picking this up?

Irish Beauty Show Haul

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

On Sunday I ventured up to the RDS in Dublin for the Irish Beauty Show 2015. I was really excited about it as I'd heard some great things in the couple months leading up to it. The show certainly did not disappoint. There was amazing deals on all the stands, and I'm actually kind of sad I didn't pick up more! 
The First thing I bought was 'The Nima Mitt'. Nima is a relatively new Irish brand, and the girls at stand were so nice and helpful. This was only €5 and claims to remove even the most long wearing makeup. I'm very excited to give this a go and you can expect a review on it in the very near future. 

Next I made my way over to the Blank Canvas stand which, as the day went on, got more and more difficult to get anywhere near. It was swarmed with people. As I was deciding which brush I wanted, I met the lovely Sinead Cady, from 'The Makeup Chair. She was so incredibly lovely to chat to! I picked up the E34 brush which is very soft and I'm very excited to use. 

Like Blank Canvas, Fuchsia was incredibly hard to get anywhere near as it was constantly packed with people. I found the girls on the stand perfectly lovely, even though they were run off their feet. They had some really great deals going, I bought this pot of Gel Liner for just €2, and this setting spray for €8. I mainly bought the setting spray as I wanted to find a Dupe for the Urban Decay Setting spray. I did try the setting spray and It didn't exactly give an even spray, but that could just be an issue with the first couple of uses. 

Were you there? What did you pick up?

Debs Dress Inspiration

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

My debs is coming up in the next year (October) and I've started to look at dresses. I'm going to be super busy this summer so it's probably best I get my dress before then. I'm going to the irish beauty show this sunday so it'll be a great excuse to get into Dublin to look at dresses. I've been eying up some to try on in folkster, so  i'm very excited about that. I thought I'd share the type of dress i'm after as it's something I'd like to read about on other peoples blogs. I'm really not into the traditionally 'debsy' dresses. I'd love something with a nice shape to it and is more figure hugging. My hairdresser suggested an emerald green as a colour, at first I was very against the idea but I have to stay i've really warmed to the idea. Expect a post to follow on my dress shopping adventures. Also I fully intend to wear converse under my dress, am I mad? some people think i'm mental for doing it! Opinions?

What was/will your debs dress be like?

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