2 May 2012

What I enjoyed using in April

With everything university related coming to an end in the past few weeks, I never got to do my monthly skincare post, so that's coming in a few days (Note - I have turned into a skincare obsessive)
But today! I'm doing a sort of 'monthly favourite's' post as these are pretty popular posts for everyone to do aren't they?! I enjoy being nosy into what people have actually been using and not just bits they reviewed. I'm also including a little added 'honourable' mention at the end, because I no longer feel like I should enjoy it but everyone loves it!

Natural Collection blush in Peach Melba
For £1.99 you can't complain really can you, but it's also a bonus when it's genuinely nice! I think it compliments my skin so well, I hate the barbie pink cheeks look, so this is a win for me.
Bliss Blood Orange + White Pepper Body Butter
HEAVEN, yes it deserves capitals. I want everything Bliss does in this scent! Plus it's honestly a lovely moisturising but not-too-heavy body butter! I need the full size but it's price makes me cry a little.
Hello Flawless in I'm pure for sure
My splurge this month, and I'm so glad I did! I'm not a fan of heavy foundation and this is nice and light, not cakey but buildable. I was colour matched for the first time in my life (I know, that's quite bad!) and I'm really pleased with the results as I was actually going to choose another colour!
Caudalie Beauty Elixer
Cult product maybe?? But justifiable! I'm smitten with how natural it is, anything without chemicals is something I must try!
Moroccan Oil
I caved and bought the baby one because I'm weak willed... I have enjoyed using though, my hair is so shiny now. It's still an uncontrollable mess though because I need a hair cut!! ;)

Honourable mention - Bioderma Sensibo H2O
I'm not sure what to say about this, I purchased at the beginning of April and really enjoyed using it, it's so gentle and is fragrance free which I like. HOWEVER, doing my post on animal testing has lead me to find out that Bioderma do test on animals! I was really miffed at this as I was planning on getting the oily skin version as soon as I've used up this one, but now I wont be! It's not all that bad, there's several cleansing waters I've got my eye on that I'm sure will be just as great, if not better because they don't inject theirs into bunnies! The two I'd like to try at the moment are This Works Clean Skin 5-in-1 water and the Caudalie Cleansing Water, so we'll see what price my purse can stretch too this month :P

PS. I'm off to see the Avengers now, AHHH, I'm such a geek and haven't been this excited since Harry Potter!
xo Annabel


  1. Lisa Wieczorek2 May 2012 at 15:27

    I've been looking for a foundation that's not too heavy.  Thanks, this is really informative!


  2. I'm so tempted by the Caudalie Beauty Elixer! Do you think i'd be suitable for oily skin? x


  3. blytheponytailparades2 May 2012 at 18:07

    I really want to try the hello flawless! Thanks for the review. It's extremely difficult for me to get a correct color match because I am SO pasty white.

  4. Yes! I have very oily skin actually and this is so refreshing feeling, not greasy at all :) get it! xo

  5. You should get a sample and give it a try :) xo

  6. I've seen the Caudalie Beauty Elixer featured on 4 blogs tonight - definitely a sign that I must need to get it soon! :) x


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