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Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Makeup, Skincare | 0 comments

Selfridges Beauty Christmas Advent Calendar – The Review

Selfridges Beauty Christmas Advent Calendar – The Review

Last year I decided to treat myself to Selfridges Beauty Christmas Advent Calender. At £85 it certainly wasn’t cheap, but I knew that whatever Selfridges were offering  had to be great quality and I couldn’t wait for 1st December to come so that I could pop open that first door! The calendar itself was a box, hinged in the middle, and it was really sturdy. Each product was hidden behind a perforated door and each beauty item came out easily apart from a couple of the perfumes that had to be gouged out of the plastic casing using tweezers. The image above shows a selection of the beauty products that came out of the advent calendar. There was a really great selection of skincare products – mostly Lancome with a couple of Kiehl’s products – and some pretty miniature perfumes. Make-up products were limited to 2 Lancome mascaras and a couple of lip glosses, plus a mini black eye pencil. All of the beauty products that came out of...

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Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Bath & Body | 0 comments

Perfume of the day – Lancome Tresor Eau de Parfum

Perfume of the day – Lancome Tresor Eau de Parfum

This little mini Tresor Eau de Parfum came in my Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar and I just think the little bottle looks so cute! The bottle has been designed to look like a precious treasure, and ‘Tresor’ actually means ‘treasure’ in French. The fragrance is both floral and fruity, with a sort of sweet powdery note to it. Lancome say, ‘Its luminous fragrance gives a refined and radiant aura to the woman who wears it.’ Tresor is actually a bit too sweet for me, I prefer more mysterious fragrances like Thierry Mugler’s Alien, but the little bottle does look so sweet sat on my dressing table! I might have to give it away though to someone who will love the fragrance. Prices for Lancome Tresor start from £39.50 at The Perfume Shop, for a 30ml Eau de Parfum gift set. I will be reviewing some more of the dinky products that have come out of my Selfridges Advent Calendar soon. If you enjoyed reading this blog post why not...

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