30 Oct 2012

Quick Reviews .. #1

A couple of quick reviews because I don't know about you but I have so many samples, or products that I try that never get a mention on the old blog over here and I thought it was about time I did! (Or atleast attempted, terrible memory..)

First up is the Osmer Berber Hair Oil which I received an absolute age ago in a Glossybox. It's a very similar kind of product to Moroccanoil, which is why I still havent used up this tiny 10ml bottle! I find silicone based products like this don't agree with my hair all that well, so I only use this when I want to smell like cherries (not often, fyi). Another product I didn't get on with sadly was the No7 Stay Perfect Foundation which I recieved a sample of when I got colour matched at No7. Pretty much straight after applying this (cakey) devil to my face, I began to break out. My face was itchy and a few lumps and bumps began to appear as time passed, by the time I got to remove it the damage was done and the scars are still healing. 

On the positive side, the crazy hyped Nuxe Reve de Miel lip balm is a firm favourite of mine now as it sorts out my chapped lips a treat. I've never found a lip balm that works quite so well on my sahara desert dry lips, and best of all it lasts such a long time on the lips and in the pot (thank god as it costs a fortune!). Last up in this edition of iddy biddy baby reviews is the REN Active 7 Radiant Eye Gel, which I got free with a magazine over the summer. It's no secret that I absolutely adore REN, their skincare has changed my skin for the better recently and I couldn't be happier. This little eye gel is lovely and cooling on the eye area, especially in the morning when you might be struggling to hold your peepers open! I've also noticed that when I stick to using it everyday I don't have such stark dark circles, which is always a plus ;)

Do you have a million samples lurking that need to be used up like me?! Hopefully this little series will help me use them all up!


  1. I do so wish I was as wowed by Reve De Miel as everyone else! xo

  2. I haven't tried any of these but they sounds lovely! I really want to try out some REN products as they have gotten great reviews from everyone :)

    Lana, xo


  3. i really love that lipbalm and i also adore REN products! their invisible pores mask is one of my favourites, so i'm keen to try that eye cream:)

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  4. my sample pile is a joke! i've had to un-subscribe to beauty boxes because I need to use up what I've already got without adding more! I really need to try some ren products, you rave about them so much! i adore that lip balm!

    btw, nice new sexy blog layout!!

  5. Ditto!! I love trying new things but I dont get beauty boxes anymore either, they weren't really worth the money, if there's a sample I want I trawl ebay or something haha ;)

    You MUST try ren, no ifs or buts you MUSTTT! ;)


  6. I really want to try the Nuxe lipbalm, I always hear such amazing things about it! <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com


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