Want Free Skincare Samples …. Read On…..

Shhhhh…. I have a secret…..Come on in, Let me tell you….

Actually its not a secret, not at all, but I dont think people know about this. I didn’t and now I know I have to tell you, because its exciting!!

So let me tell you, what I got for free….

Yes I did, I got this for free, and I am getting some more next month, and hopefully after that every month until and IF they stop doing this…… so how? I can hear you! its coming, Im just getting you all excited just as I was….

And here it is, it is on the Feel Unique website here. Or if you go onto the Feel Unique Website search for ‘pick and mix’ and it will bring it straight up.

So how does it work?

You will need to register up first.

Then you pick the 5 samples you want from the list of 100’s and you pay for the P&P (£3.95) – and then once you received your goods- you get an email for the P&P back towards the next order. How cool is that!!!! And the other thing- you can do this every month! so every month you can get 5 free samples of skincare! I am sold. You?

I picked up the following, because these were samples that I really wanted to try out, but if you want to be super savvy about it, I would suggest you go for the luxury samples rather then the sachet samples I went for (lesson learnt for me going forward)

The mistake I made- I ordered over the phone. Seriously guys take 2 minutes out of your time and go online on a desktop or laptop, and you will be given details on the sample size and use your money towards the larger items like the tubes or the pots. The sachet usually have between 1ml- 2ml- I would try and get 5ml and above to make the most of this offer. You will be surprised some products are even 50 ml! How did I miss this?

I will just briefly go through the samples I got this time round

Upcircle Face Oil

Best to use at night, used to ease out wrinkles and firm up the skin. I love the smell of coffee and can’t wait to give this a try

Kiehl’s Age Defender Eye Cream

Bought this for the hubby because like me, he is noticing things hes never realised before.

Oskia – Bedtime Beauty Boost

Skincare for me is easier in evening than morning. I wanted to try this for a while, just didn’t want to fork out on the bigger sizes product incase I didn’t like it. This works out perfect for me.

Nuxe- Marveillance Eye Contour Lift

I’ve not really been using alot of the eye only products, but it’s something I’ve definitely been interested in. I’ll start with this.

Charlotte Tilbury Wonderglow Primer

I don’t think this needs much of a introduction…

And these are my 5 for this month and if one of them make it to my “Product Pick of the Month”- then its a winner….

So Guys don’t miss out on this. it’s awesome and its free!! two of my favourite words in one sentance. And if you do go for it, Let me know what you get and if it was any good!

Exciting times, my End of month is due, so ill be popping some more samples in. And if you want to join me here’s the Webby….

Chat soon.

Love and regards

M11bna

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Review: SkinGlow ‘Keep Glowing’ Electric Cleanser

Hi All, I am back with another review, and a exciting one it is. Now this product was not really for myself at all. The elder Boy is suffering from break outs, and pimples, and spots and all the yucky stuff that teenage kids get (yuck, gross, teenage years are the worst)

The generation of kids now-a-days allow it to get to themselves so much, seriously we have a dangerous generation growing up in front of us, I’d say the next generation will be looking at cosmetic surgery as a everyday norm.(OMG I sound like my mum!)

Anyhow……. the charcoal masks, the cleansers and the nose patches he was forever buying were doing good no doubt but was all a bit too time consuming and pricey……he is a student, students somehow never have money.

So when this popped up in my feed, I needed to get it for him (and for me of course)… but mainly for him.

These are all the rave at the moment, and at £16 It really wasn’t breaking the bank (they had a 50% off offer and when I went online, there was a code for a further 20% off. Wait for it!)

So here’s how we got along with it:

Well firstly this is the Skin Glow Electric Cleanser, it is used to remove blackheads, acne, whitehead, all kinds of toxic buildup that we get on the face, as well as allowing the face to rebuild , remove dull areas, smooth out wrinkles and skin elasticity and rejuvenation.

It is a cordless handheld device, its very pretty in the rose gold and white (that made no actual effect on the boy- that was purely for me) and it comes with 5 different tips in different sizes so that it can target different areas of the face. The device was already charged on arrival which meant we could start using it straight away, and also in the package we have a USB charger, and replacement rubber rings should be overuse or loose the ones in the device.

The tips are very easy to change and replace and fit snugly on to the device, its very easy to use with a start/stop button and also has three levels of power, which can be adjusted at a touch of a button. All in all- although manuals are always a must to read- the device is very easily understood as it stands.

Lets give it a try:

Firstly all make up should be removed, and wash the face with warm water and pat down, this is to ensure that the pores open up slightly making the whole process easier.

Attach one of the tips. I started off with a large tip because I wanted to use it over my forehead and cheeks and chin area and therefore needed a tip which can cover the larger areas. I started off with the lowest settings and I would advise everyone to do the same, the vessels around the face are very small, and the suction can easily break the vessels and leave bruises, so be very careful. It is also advised in the manual to constantly move the device around, and to not leave it in the same area for more than 2 minutes……. Do you remember me saying that I have a teenage son whom I bought this for? Well he doesn’t understand the need for a manual and decided that he knew better- he ended up with bruises all over his cheeks (luckily we are in lock-down and they disappeared after 4 days)….. Seriously Teenagers!!

One thing I do need to say is that the bruises did not hurt him at all just left marks like love-bites on the face which is not a good look for anyone let alone a teenage boy….

I did find that the the suction should be changed depending on what area you focus on, the forehead needed a higher suction whilst the cheek area was fine at the lowest setting. (After seeing the Kiddo I didn’t attempt the highest setting for fear of marks)

How did I find it? Damn I knew my skin needed cleaning, but didn’t realise how much junk can be left behind, it definitely swallows it up.

I was impressed with it, and I must say it can get addictive, once you use a product like this, you notice things on your face you have never noticed before and its very quick and easy to use this to get rid of it, so much more easier than face and nose masks.

I then used the precision tip for around the area of my nose, this worked literally on the first stroke. This is a good tip to use in the hard to reach sensitive areas. I find that my face dries up a lot round here so this helped in the removal without pulling furiously at the skin.

All the tips have their own uses; the diamond tip is used to massage and exfoliate the skin, I absolutely loved using this as the suction does make it quite relaxing, if only I could trust the boys in doing this for me, I would sit back and relax and allow them to do it, but i do fear for my life, or may face should I say….

A small tip is also available for the more sensitive skin types, so if you hesitant, then start of with this first before going to the bigger tips

After using the device, I felt very hot and bothered and the face felt flushed, It is advised in the manual that this is normal, as long as the pain is not overbearing, wet the face with cold water to close the pores and moisturise with your normal moisturiser. This sensation disappeared within 20 minutes.

You will notice the removal of blackheads immediately after use, but the skin glow and the radiance usually follows I would say 24 hours plus later.

Would I recommend and use it again? well lets just say it now has space in my weekly skincare routine.

You can purchase yours here, and look out for the offers, it makes it all the more worthwhile.

Hope that this helps in whether you purchase or not

Love and regards

M11bna

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A Day in with Elemis

I disappeared, yes I did. I disappeared for a bit. I needed too… Everything felt mundane, everything felt subdued, everything felt…. I don’t Evan know. I didn’t know what to write. I didn’t want to write. I had hit a blank.

And then whilst the mind decluttered, I slowely started getting back into things and…. First things first…. I need to sort my skin out. Quarantine made my skin dry, fasting made it itchy and flaky, the lack of food and especially water has drained the life out of my skin.

With Eid round the corner, I couldn’t just magic the healthy glow into my skin, I needed something I could trust, and something that I could potentially hope will clear up my skin in a matter of 2/ 3 days.

Thats when I saw the Elemis SuperFood Range. I knew I had to have it. Elemis notoriously known to be the best of the ‘Spa Brands’. I knew I couldn’t go wrong with it.

Isn’t it just the preetiest with its green and white branding? ….. Isn’t green just a healthy colour? It reminds me of all healthy foods, like peas, and broccoli, and spinach……(obviously from the M&S adverts. Can’t do greens otherwise) and also… Palm trees… so it’s like a healthy spa retreat….. I’m already feeling better.

Named SuperFood because of its plant-based superfoods; which include a variety of grains, greens, fruits, seeds, oils, ginger, kale, broccoli, avocado, matcha and flax seeds. Which are all designed to help replenish, nourish and hydrate skin, the Superfood System feeds your skin from the outside in.

There was an online exclusive on the products which gives the whole bundle for £105 ( £158 if bought individually). You can find it here. The bundle includes:

  • Superfood Facial Wash 150ml
  • Superfood Day Cream 50ml
  • Superfood Night Cream 50ml
  • Superfood Facial Oil 15ml

SuperFood Facial Wash

I’ve been starting my day with the facial wash, with the dulling of the skin, a good facial wash is important part of getting the skin back to its stable healthy colour. The facial wash contains avocado aswell as pumpkin seed oil. (Doesn’t that sound so ….. Green?) It smells nice too! It really helped in me feeling brighter, and cleaner for the day ahead.

SuperFood Day Cream

Probably my most favourite out of the whole range. I use this as a moisturiser, it’s really deep and creamy and hydrates the skin instantly, the flakiness on my skin was absorbed instantly. It also gives a hydrated look without looking oily. This is a must people. An absolute must.

SuperFood Facial Oil

At my age, oils are a must in my skincare routine and this facial oil does exactly what I need it to do. It nourishes and hydrates into the skin. You can feel the skin absorbing it in, and the end result is dewy, and not oily at all. Another winner and another product I will have to hide from the men in my life…

SuperFood Night Cream

With hints of Lavender and Ylang Ylang this night cream not only replenishes the skin, but also aids in sleeping. It’s nice and thick and acts as a mask to harbour all the nutrients into the skin overnight. So you wake up to softer, fresher hydrated skin. Definately a product which will sit with my night time routine.

Freebies

Yes. I said it… It’s freebies and who says no to freebies? No one. Ever. Elemis have a super cool offer on at the moment. If you spend £80 or more (*offer valid at time of purchase. May change) we get a 6 piece gift set including a toiletry bag from Olivia Ruben. ( One can never have too many toiletry bags). And here it is below:

Isn’t the bag the most prettiest thing ever? I love getting samples, it makes the whole purchase so much more worth it…..ill be giving these a try after Eid, and will get back to you on my experience. Right now I have got to get my Eid face ready

here’s one last pic of all the products below, thats £105 for all of this:

The Superfood bundle of 4 can be found here. (*Offers may vary)

Love and regards

M11bna

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{Collab}…. I tried out Shafs Beauty New ‘Pill’ Face Mask…

Hi All, hope you all are keeping safe and staying indoors.

I think I’ve learnt alot about myself whilst in Lockdown, firstly that I ‘can’ cook more than just chicken fillets…. Dressing in pyjamas all day can be a fashion trend… Cleaning the bathrooms is the worse job in the whole world… their is loads you can do in the house- if you stay in it long enough….barbers and beauticians are talented people for real…not all superheroes wear capes #love NHS….. and…. I’ve become a little obsessed over skincare…..

I have always been a pamper type lady, I love my spas, I love wining, dining, I love my massages, scents… All the good things in life… But I have always had someone else do the hard work whilst I just enjoyed it…

Now I’ve had to learn to wax parts of the body I never thought I would have to….I’ve learnt to deal with aches and pain, and I’ve had to learn how to look after my own skin…. And initially I was anxious- I mean what do you do? How do you do it? …. But honestly along the way I’ve picked up a love for self care and skin care, and I love pampering myself and trying out new and different things….

So when Shafs introduced the new “pill” mask to me….. Well let’s give it a go!!

Staying indoors has really done weird things to my skin, I came out with dry patches, red patches, dull skin and all sorts, and I think I realised it more because I’m not wearing make up much, and God I look awful without it!

But one thing quarantine has taught me, if you look after your skin well, you really don’t need so much make up at all. I haven’t touched my dior foundation in over 6 weeks, and I feel illuminated without it.

I spoke about the products I use from Shafs Beauty earlier- if you missed it click here…. And now let’s take a look at this new face mask…

When Shafs gave me this and said it’s a mask, I really didn’t know what to think, I looked at her blank, wondering if the quarantine was driving her insane, but she explained that I had to put it into the rose toner and watch it turn into a mask…. I was still dubious….

It’s a size of a large pill, how could that possibly turn into a mask…. But it did… Here’s a video on it… It’s really impressive…

Did you see it? Just how cool is that!!! Obsessed.

The Rose toner by Shafs is one product I haven’t spoken about before. Rose itself is a really good product to get rid of grime and oils in the skin, and the rose helps in toning the skin… Can I say that it smells divine. The toner can be used as it is, or with the face mask. I loved using it as a mask. It felt cool on the face, yet I could feel a slight tingling near my nose and upper lip area (where the black heads usually sit). This definately will be sitting in my weekly routine.

After I removed the mask- I used the Shafs Geranium moisturiser.

I’ve never felt so clean and…. Urm…. Purified. It really felt like my skin was smooth and silky, and fresh.

My new look out of quarantine will definately be more of a natural look.

Truly another great product by Shafs! I can’t fault it.

Do feel free to have a look at her products {click here} . And don’t forget to quote “m11bna” to get your 10% off

Stay Home, Stay Safe and love the skin your in!

Love and Regards

M11bna

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Lets Take a Look inside: ‘BubbleT Christmas Advent Calender 2019’

So Im taking a bit of a leap here, I know that at the moment we all are a bit Corona Crazy but don’t you just need a minute? Away from it all, just to forget? when this calender popped up outside my door (Thankyou to my Guardian Angel) I almost forgot what was happening in the world, and those few minutes were so precious.

I racked my brains a couple of times thinking whether I should do a blog or not, whether it is appropriate or not, then I thought to myself it made me feel so happy for those few moments. For those few moments I was back in my ‘normal’ world. And wouldn’t you my readers also want that?

So I will just jump straight into it.

What is BubbleT?

Its a cosmetic company which uses Tea as a inspiration for its products

OH MY GOSH- Could there be a better fit for me?? I love all things TEA!

There products include bath fizzers, shower gels, handcreams, lip balms…. all the things we need for pampering.

This advent Calender was for 2019 christmas , and it was in the market for £19.99….. I mean a bargain! Advent calenders usually start at £50 plus, so I was quite dubious over it….. but my gosh was I wrong, Im sure this year ill be getting it at christmas time because its soooo damn good.

Firstly its huge. Like huge. I couldnt get round how big it was. That excited me more.

So lets take a look at what was inside:

  • Hibascus and Acai Berry Tea shower Gel
  • Hibascus and Acai Berry Tea Bath fizzer
  • Lemongrass and Green Tea Bath Salt T-bag
  • Morrocan Mint Tea hand cream
  • Hibascus and Acai Berry Tea Bag
  • Morrocan Mint Tea Body Scrub
  • Lemongrass and Green tea Body Scrub
  • Shower Pouffe
  • Lemongrass and Green Tea Oil Pearls x2
  • Morrocan Mint Tea Bath Fizzer
  • Hibascus and Acai berry Tea Bath Jelly
  • Lemongrass and Green tea Hand Cream
  • Hibascus and Acai Berry tea Oil pearls (x2)
  • Morrocan Mint Tea Bath Sea-salt T-Bag
  • Hibascus and Acai Berry Hand cream
  • Morrocan Mint Tea shower Gel
  • Lemongrass and Green tea Shower Gel
  • Morrocan Mint Tea bath Pearls (x2)
  • LemonGrass and Green Tea Bath Fizzer
  • Hibascus and Acai Berry Tea Shower Gel
  • Lemon Grass and Green Tea Body Lotion
  • Hibiscus and Acai Berry Tea Shower gel
  • Lemongrass and Green tea Bath Jelly
  • Morrocan Mint Tea Bath Jelly

I mean all these goodies for £19.99…. could we get a better advent calender (my life is not complete without a friends reference!) I was really impressed with the sizes of the products too! Not too small, and not too large. And the beauty is the products you like- you can buy the bigger version.

I’m really liking the products so far, and on the Webby there is so much more! Here it is

http://www.bubbletcosmetics.com

Ill definately be looking out for the one for this year, and for that price isnt it a steal to gift to your loved ones and have something to look forward to and speak about and compare notes?

With treats like this, Oh I do wish it could be christmas everyday.

Love and regards

M11bna

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{Collab} I tried out Hello Body Coco Skincare Range

{Collab} Psssst…. whos struggling with their skin? Do you like all things natural? Is your skin drying up with this cold and dry unpredictable British weather? struggling to find the right products?

When I received my Hello Body Coco Skincare products, I was hesitant, abit curious, excited and intrigued. Having been chosen as an ambassador (super super excited. eeeeeeeeek) I had to make sure that the products worked for me, before I could share with you all.

I received my products just under two weeks ago. (How stinking cute is the packaging?. I love all things cute!) …. and I have been using them since, and so far……. I am in Love.

Abit about Hello Body- “Natural is Glamorous’

“We believe that the key to beauty is naturalness. Our real beauty is revealed when we are true to ourselves – independent of the demands or opinions of others.

On the basis of this conviction, we want to encourage you to say bye-bye to rigid rules and ‘ideal’ stereotypes – no more pigeon-holing! Let’s say goodbye to unrealistic ideals, empty promises and false expectations together.”

Need I say more?….

Now dont misunderstand me, I love makeup, I love looking the ‘extra‘. but that exactly what make up is for me, ‘Extra‘ for everyday I prefer to look…… well like myself. And Hello Body promotes that loud and clear.

“Natural is Glamorous

Lets take a look at the products:

Hello Body offers 3 ranges in their products, the Coco range, the Cara range and the Aloe Range. I will be reviewing the Coco face Products range.

Coco Fresh Detox Face Cleansing Foam

Soapy and foamy, I put two squirts on my hand, and it was toooo much, way too much. It lathered into my skin, and made it feel all sorts of soft. I instantly fell in love with this

Coco French Pink Clay Mask

How creamy is the mask? Its thick and creamy exactly as a mask should be, it smooths so well into the skin, and really, initially it stung- I got worried, I felt a panic, I thought of taking it off, and then after a couple of seconds the cooling sensation came in.

removal of the mask was quick and easy, and my skin felt really soft and clean, like my pores had been emptied. I wont lie on removal my face was still a slight pink in colour, but 5 minutes after all of came back to normal.

Coco Detox Daily Face Cream

I have been using this daily and it really acts as both a brightener and a moisturiser, the milky smell of almond and coconut feels very theraupeutic. This is one product i hide from the hubby because he too is obsessed over it. It keeps my skin hydrated all day long.

Coco soft Detox Night Facial Cream ,

Very similer to the day cream but more thicker in consistency to add the depth into the night, I love ending my night with this product. In the morning my face still has a moisturised feel to it, and altogether it feel more brighter.

As an ambassador Im very pleased to tell you all that you can use my very own code to get discount on your products.

For 40% off use BALM17 at checkout.

And Here’s the Webby http://www.hello-body.co.uk

Love and regards

M11bna

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Let’s Take a Look inside………The Cult Beauty Starter Kit….

As you guys know I’m suffering from a illness called ‘Ageing’, and I mean I’m really struggling with it. Its no joke so don’t sit there smirking….. It happens to the best of us!

So my skin has been affected the worse. The skin on my face that is, the part that shows…. the visible part…….so I’ve been looking around and using products like I never have before in all my life….

I think I’m turning into some sort of skin care guru, trying to learn how best to look after my skin, what should be in each product… Etc ( I just will not drink water!!)

And I came across this pack from cult beauty….

It is the cult beauty starter pack, called the ‘Holy Grail’- WHY?

Well because it holds 6 of the make up industry’s iconic brands all in one box. Some of the products are mini sizes, and some the normal size. And it just gives the consumer the chance to explore the products before they buy.

It contains products by, Nars, Ordinary, Glow, Huda, patchology and Living Proof. All at a price of £30 (normally £79).

It was actually the Glow watermelon maske and The Ordinary that I was after. The two products alone were coming up to £25 for me, it seemed silly for me to not put the extra £5 in to get the remainder….

I’ll just go through  the products now

Well firstly. You guys should know this by now. Box ✅ tissue paper ✅…. It’s already a winner… (Smiles lovingly)

This is the mask I was talking about. This just keeps popping up on my Instagram feed. It was calling me. I had to get it. The mask in this pack is a mini size, but that’s the greatest thing. If I don’t like it at least I know not to buy the bigger one…. Btw I just removed the lid and omg! It smells so delish. I could scoop it up and eat is as a dessert if it was edible. ( I’ll let you guys know how I get along with it after I’ve tried it a few times)

When I shared on Instagram my sore and dry skin, the amount of people that showed and sent me pictures of their products was amazing (thank you guys. You are the best) the most popular was this. I had never heard of The Ordinary before.( Told you I’m a skincare virgin) and it seems to be all the rage over the internet, for it’s effectiveness and price. I can’t wait to start using this.

I’m still trying to get use to the fact that I’m having to look after my face and the pack includes this ‘Living Proof restore Mask treatment’ for Hair! For Hair people I tell you- for Hair!… I always just use conditioner, and they have masks for this. ( I really have just woken up) I’m really looking forward to my pamper day where I try this whole box on together…. Well not together, but together… You know what I mean. Together. Right?

This sheet masks are very popular, everywhere I go I see them. Up till today I’ve not bought one,because well, we have masks at home and I just don’t get this buy one wet sheet, throw it on your face and then throw away philosophy. ( I’m old school) but I’m pleasantly pleased to see this in the box. Because I’ll actually be able to try one and throw it away…. I’m quite excited by it….

Nars the Multiple. I had to research this one (don’t you dare roll your eyes at me!) I just didn’t get it, it’s too big to be a lipstick, it’s flat, it’s not liquid. What the hell is it?well it can be used on the cheeks, eyes and lips! Before makeup or after to add glow. That’s all I can tell you. I’ll need to YouTube a video and find out more. If you guys know. Please help. Make up virgin here 🙋‍♀️.

There’s nothing more on the makeup world that excites me as much as Huda!and this Topaz collection is an absolute beauty. Just look at the colours on that and be mesmerised. This and the Glow mask make the whole box worth every penny and more.

All these products individually priced come to £79 … At £30 you really can’t go wrong, and also as mentioned before, if there’s certain products you like after, then it’s worth buying just that product.

I’m really excited to try out all the goodies. If there is a certain product that I like and feel it’s made a difference I shall let you all know.

Once again here’s the Webby for the cult beauty starter pack:

https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/cult-beauty-the-cult-beauty-starter-kit-0120.html

Love and Regards

M11bna

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