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Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Skincare | 1 comment

Lancome – Bi-Facil Make-Up Remover

Lancome – Bi-Facil Make-Up Remover

Today I wanted to share one of my favourite eye make-up remover products with you. Unfortunately I don’t currently have a full-sized bottle to photograph, so the image above is of a sample-sized bottle that I received in last year’s Selfridge’s Beauty Advent Calendar. I have included a stock image below of the full-sized product though so you can see what it looks like. Lancome Bi-Facil Make-Up Remover is a bi-phase liquid, this means that the liquid is split into 2 layers – a pale turquoise layer at the bottom and a darker blue layer on top. You need to shake the bottle before use, and the 2 layers merge into one shimmery pale blue layer. You can see the bi-phase 2 layers clearly in the stock image below… The bottle of the Bi-Facil Make-Up Remover says that it is non-oily but I actually disagree, I do feel that it has a slightly oily texture but this is why I like it. It has a pleasant fragrance and glides...

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Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Nails & Nail Art | 1 comment

Jacava – Nail Polish in Toffee Apple and Top Coat

Jacava – Nail Polish in Toffee Apple and Top Coat

I was recently introduced to Jacava Nail Polish, a new development in UK nail colour, these nail polishes are ‘8-free’ and non-toxic. Jacava Nail Polish does not contain any of the top 8 worrying chemicals found in regular nail polish – including Formaldehyde, Camphor, Toluene, DBP, Cellophane, Phthalates or Animal Ingredients, plus they are vegan-friendly and have undergone no animal testing. I chose to review Jacava Nail Polish in Toffee Apple* plus the clear Top Coat*. I chose Toffee Apple as it looked like a nice Autumn-y brown colour, however when it arrived I found it is more of a dark red colour, but it’s still lovely. It’s not as dark as Chanel’s popular Rouge Noir, but is probably more of an everyday wearable dark red colour. I have been wearing Toffee Apple on both my finger nails and my toes, the consistency of the polish is fairly liquid but this makes it nice and easy to apply and to get an even coat. I thought that this nail...

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