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Ere Perez Volumising Waterproof Mascara

Ere Perez Volumising Waterproof Mascara

I came across the Ere Perez Volumising Waterproof Mascara whilst looking for a natural, cruelty free mascara. Apparently a natural mascara that's volumising and lengthening is pretty hard to find. Most of the mascaras that I saw were for a more natural look, which isn't the look I tend to go for with my lashes. After looking at a lot of ingredient lists I found this one that, although it has dimethicone in it, has clean ingredients and had really good reviews too.

The first mascara I had delivered to me was really dry and it was hard to get the product on to my lashes. I emailed Love Lula and they sent me another one out, which was much better. Most mascaras start out really wet and then dry down over a couple of weeks, but this one actually started out drier than others. I also found that it doesn't actually dry down any further - it stays at that consistency until it runs out. This means I can apply more

A Weekend in London - Harry Potter & The Cursed Child Play

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Our weekend in London was a while a go now (over 2 months ago to be more exact) but I still wanted to share it with you guys nevertheless. Over 18 months ago Anthony booked tickets for us to go and watch Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre. I'm a massive Harry Potter fan in case you didn't know (fun fact: Anthony actually proposed in the Great Hall at the Harry Potter Warner Bros Studio Tour!) and when the tickets came out Anthony spent 2 hours in the queue to book tickets for us. I wasn't in too much of a rush to see it so we decided to book it well in advance and make a weekend of it. We go to London quite a lot on day trips but had never stayed before and now was the perfect opportunity. Grab a cuppa cause this is gonna be a long one!

We got the train down on Friday morning, after rush hour and arrived early afternoon at Euston. Our hotel was the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel in Leicester Square and it was the perfect location for the weekend. We

The Body Shop Superfood Face Masks


I've seen so many people raving about these masks lately that I just had to look into them for myself. My skin has been a little bit problematic lately and I'd been neglecting my face masks for a while, even though I know they do wonders for my skin I just couldn't be bothered, so I thought what better way to get back into them than by investing in some new ones.

The Body Shop's new masks seemed exactly what I needed to revive my skin and after doing a bit of research I found that all of the new masks are formulated without parabens, parafins, silicones or mineral oils, which was a pleasant surprise. I know that The Body Shop's products aren't natural products but with these new masks it seems that they are trying to cut out some of the chemicals in their products, which is definitely something I can get behind. All of the masks are 100% vegetarian and three of them are even 100% Vegan (Himalayan Charcoal,

Botanicals Organic Sanitiser

Botanicals Organic Sanitiser

Whenever I go on holiday I always like to take a hand sanitiser with me and in case you didn't know already I'm off to Spain with some girl friends next month and then Mexico in June with Anthony, his sis and her hubby, so I've been looking for a cruelty free version to take with me - and preferably a natural one too. I used to use Soap & Glory's Hand Maid but since they're cruelty free status is questionable I've not been buying from them anymore. Therefore it was perfect timing when an email popped into my inbox asking if I would like to try Botanicals' new Organic Sanitiser * - yes please!

We all know by now that I love Botanicals - they are a great cruelty free company with some amazing products, so my hopes were pretty high for this. It's 100% natural and is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin. Botanicals Organic Sanitiser uses organic alcohol, derived from sugar beet, organic lavender and tea tree

Dr Botanicals Advanced Anti-Oxidant Superfood Facial Oil Review & discount code

Dr Botanicals Advanced Anti-Oxidant Superfood Facial Oil Review

In honour of Earth Day on the 22nd April, Dr Botanicals are spreading the word and encouraging people to use greener skincare. When they got in touch with me and asked if I would like to try their Advanced Anti-Oxidant Superfood Facial Oil * I of course jumped at the chance.

Dr Botanicals believe in using natural and ethically sourced ingredients in their products. All of their products are paraben free and free from any harmful preservatives. The Advanced Anti-Oxidant Superfood Facial Oil has only 15 ingredients including Blackcurrant Seed Oil to nourish and strengthen the skin, Sea Minerals that mimic skin compositions to improve the vitality of the skin and Wild Plum which has healing properties and includes antioxidants to help fight ageing signs. This is their greenest product to date and it's preservative free and contains no water, making it a self-preserving product. It's also suitable for Vegans, which is always good to hear.

Budget Natural Beauty Products With Benecos

Benecos Make Up

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to receive an email from the lovely team at Benecos offering to send me a few of their products to try out. Benecos is a natural beauty brand that uses plant oils and waxes that mimic skin lipids to support the natural regulation process of the skin. They don't use any of the following ingredients in their products: silicones, parabens, mineral oil of synthetic ingredients - so you can use their products knowing that you're being kind to your skin too.

I was very generously sent the Nail Polish in Blue Sky*, Eyeshadow in Apricot Glow* and the Natural Bronzing Duo - Ibiza nights*. All of these are great shades for me, as I like a natural look on my face and I love to have bright nails for summer. The first thing I noticed was that the packaging is amazing! It's simple looking in a clear plastic case, so that you can see the products, but the quality is some of the best I've ever seen. The thick cases are so

Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eye Palette

Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eye Palette

My eyes can be a little sensitive sometimes and there are some products that irritate them. A while ago I was looking for a natural/organic palette that I could use all the time that would also be kind to my eyes.  The Lily Lolo Laid Bare Eye Palette ticked all the right boxes for me and I've never looked back. I've had this palette for a while now (probably not far off a year!) so I thought it was time to share a review with you.

Lily Lolo is a brand that caught my attention for their emphasis on mineral make up. Over 10 years ago Vikki, the founder of Lily Lolo, started mixing her own mineral make up at home and that's where it all began. You'll never find harmful ingredients like parabens, phthalates, synthetic perfumes or dyes in their products as they only use ingredients that are kind to the skin. They're also cruelty free of course.