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Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Skincare | 2 comments

Balmi – Cube Lip Balm Raspberry

Balmi – Cube Lip Balm Raspberry

This little Balmi Cube Lip Balm* was inside my goody bag that I received at The City Girls blogger event that I attended a couple of weeks ago in Leeds, and it’s so cute that I thought it warranted its own review. It came packaged inside the clear plastic bauble which I think would be great re-used at Christmas – I might put some crafty DIY skills into practice and fill it with confetti and glitter and hang it on the Christmas tree! To get to the lip balm you simply twist off the lid of the rubbery cube container. The lip balm sticks up in a sort of hard cone shape making it ideal to apply to both of the lips at once, and it has a raspberry flavour, it’s delicious and smells/tastes really sweet. The Balmi Lip Balm contains SPF15 too which I think is important in a lip balm to help protect the delicate lips from the effects of the sun. The little cube has a tag hanging from it...

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Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Makeup | 5 comments

The Body Shop – Shimmer Cube Palette in Green & Smudger Brush

The Body Shop – Shimmer Cube Palette in Green & Smudger Brush

A duo from The Body Shop for you today, it’s Shimmer Cube Palette in Green* and the Smudger Brush*. Shimmer Cube Palette in Green – I used to have one of these Shimmer Cubes in a browny/gold shade years ago and found that it was a bit crumbly, but The Body Shop have definitely improved the formula of these since then. Available in 7 shades, the Shimmer Cube Palette contains 4 little cube blocks of eyeshadow – each one in it’s own removable lidded perspex box so you can take them out of the palette, rearrange them, or take them out with you. Three of the green shades are iridescent and shimmery, perfect for highlighting the whole of the eye area or smudging into the crease of the eye socket. The darkest jade green shade has more of a matt finish which makes it great for contouring the outer corner of the eye for a dark, smokey look. The shadows are pretty much crease resistant, just don’t apply too...

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