Sunday, 21 September 2014

Creamy Candy Bubble Bar from Lush

This is quite a bold statement to make, but I'm going to just put it out there. I think this may be my favourite scent from Lush. If not top, definitely in the top 5 (we all know how indecisive I am). 

I've been picking this up and smelling it every time I've been in Lush in the last few weeks (that is more times than is probably healthy, especially for my bank balance) and it just smells gorgeous. It has a very sweet scent that is definitely not for everyone, but it is perfect for me.

A slight down side is that I did find you don't get anywhere near as many bubbles from this as you do from the likes of The Comforter and the bath water doesn't really change colour. That being said, the smell is 100% worth it in my opinion. Even just having it in my room was lovely, every time I walked past it I noticed how beautiful it smelled. 

Despite not having enough bubbles to build a bubble mountain, there were still a good few there and they lasted a fairly long time, although again, not as long as The Comforter. As this is one of the smaller bubble bars, I break it into 2 and get 2 baths from it but you can use the whole thing in one go if you want a particularly bubbly bath.

I love the smell of this so much I went out and bought another one once I'd used half and I think it's going to be a default buy every time I run out of it! 

Have you tried Creamy Candy? What did you think of it?

Lucy x

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Sunday, 14 September 2014

Laura Paige Nail Polish

I picked up this Laura Paige nail polish in 01 Aqua Blue last summer but for some unknown reason haven't tried it out until now. I usually go for a very plain colour but I was in the mood for something with a shiny, metallic look to it so gave it a go.

I was pleasantly surprised by this nail polish! I wasn't expecting much from it due to it being incredibly cheap but it's actually very good and I'd definitely try more from this brand! I've tried a few lipsticks and an eyeliner from the same brand and all of it has seemed to be pretty good so far. Obviously it's not as good as higher end brands but for a few pounds for a nail polish/lipstick etc it's pretty good and VERY affordable.

This nail polish went on very easily although it did need quite a few coats to be opaque, although I find that with most metallic nail polishes. Once it was on it lasted for a really long time with only a slightly bit of wear on my right hand from where I play guitar. The rest of the nails did not chip at all and only needed to be taken off when it started to grow out.

This brand of make up is available from The Co-op Pharmacy and online at As it is a UK brand, I'm not sure that it's available outside of the UK. If you know of somewhere that stocks it in your country, feel free to leave a link in the comments for other people to see!

Lucy x

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Sunday, 7 September 2014

L'Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil

I've been on the hunt for a hair oil that isn't ridiculously expensive for a while now and I came across this one in boots. At £9.99 it's not exactly cheap but it's far from expensive for a hair oil, especially when you consider there's a lot more in this one than in some of the much more expensive ones. It's got coconut oil and sunflower seed oil in it as well as other things, both of which I've heard good things about when it comes to hair, so I thought why not try it out.

Usually I use this product on wet hair but if my hair feels like it needs a bit more love when it's dry I'll put some on then too. All it needs is for you to put a pump or two (as little as possible really to prevent putting too much in and making your hair look greasy) into your hands, rub them together and then apply it to your hair. I only use it on the bottom half of my hair as you shouldn't use it at your roots - all it will do is make your
hair look greasy!

The ends of my hair are fairly dry and damaged at the best of times due to it being bright red a few years ago. Although I've let the colour grow out and it now looks like ombre, the sun still damages it very easily which is why this product is great for me in the summer. Although it's not a life saving product, it definitely does the trick. After using it a few times I did notice a difference in my hair and I think on hair that's not as damaged as mine it would work a treat! 

What is brilliant about this product is that because a little goes a long way, you really do get your money's worth. I've been using it for a good few weeks now and it's hardly gone down at all. 

As I've not tried other hair oils I can't compare this to any others. It certainly seems to work and the price is definitely fair. It's definitely a cheaper alternative to some of the very expensive ones such as argan oil. 

Do you have any recommendations for other hair oils? Leave them below and I might just try them out!

Lucy x

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L'Oreal Elvive Extraordinary Oil 100ml