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Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Makeup, Skincare | 0 comments

Figs & Rouge – Cherry Blossom Tinted Lip Balm

Figs & Rouge – Cherry Blossom Tinted Lip Balm

This Cherry Blossom Tinted Lip Balm from Figs & Rouge was in my June Glossybox, and I was very excited to try it out. Figs & Rouge is a new UK beauty brand that uses 100% natural ingredients in its products, containing naturally occuring fatty acids and no petroleum or other nasties. I really like the retro packaging of Figs & Rouge products, the floral tube is really pretty and is crying out to be shown off! The logo printed on the tube was a bit blurred – I’m not sure if this is a design feature or if there had been a problem when printing on the tubes – but overall I really love the packaging and I won’t hesitate to bring this out of my handbag to show it off. I have never used a lip balm in a tube before, the ones I have used have been a lipstick-style bullet or in a little tin, so this was a new experience for me. The Cherry Blossom...

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Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Makeup, Skincare | 0 comments

Glossybox – June 2013

Glossybox – June 2013

My June Glossybox is here! The theme of this one is ‘Summer Looks’ and it is quite make-up focused with some good full-sized products. I really do get excited when I am opening my Glossybox, I love taking off the lid, untying the ribbon and peeling back the tissue paper to find out what is nestled inside! The first item is a full-sized 25ml John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Hair Serum which retails at £6.29. I use this product all the time to tame my frizzy hair, so whilst it’s not particulary new and exciting it is well received! The second product is a full-sized Eye Inspire Mono Eyeshadow in Mirage from affordable boutique make-up brand Me Me Me, which retails at £4.99. It is a lovely shimmery coffee brown colour and I think this will work really nicely as an accent colour on the eyes. The third product is another full-sized make-up product, a Waterproof Protective Lip Liner pencil in shade 4 from Helen E priced at £8. I have tried Helen...

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