Saturday, 28 May 2016

OK Bouquet

Hiya Beautiful

Can you imagine the joy when a courier knocked the door to deliver this ?

Ok, it's not just a brown box.

How clever is the water container that it built into the box?

The smell when opening the box was sheer heaven.

Opened in the dining room.

On display in the lounge.

As you have probably gathered by now OK Bouquet is a flower delivery website, not just any old website, it is STUNNING and the value for money is outstanding, with next day delivery you can choose from Pastel Bouquets starting at £25.00, Roses either by the dozen as shown here at £30.00 or for £50.00 you could really go to town and have 2 dozen.

This site really is one to keep on your favourites bar, you can see exactly what you are getting for your money, no more hoping that what you have sent lives up to it's cost.

Be it as a treat for yourself, a gift or a thank you to a client, OK Bouquet really won't let you down.

I am delighted to have discovered this company, and would like to say a huge thank you to them for totally brightening my day.

Find OK Bouquet HERE

Love Lyn x

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Friday, 27 May 2016

Ark Skinperfector Hydration Injection Mask

 Ark Skin perfector Hydration Injection Mask. beauty,skincare,blogger,

Hiya Lovely

If you are a regular reader you well already know of my love of a good face mask, and this one from Ark Age Aware Skincare is no exception, you will have seen me write about Ark Age Aware skincare products before, and there is actually a lot to love about this brand, from the sleek stylish packaging to the fact the skin care is age tailored so you know it's perfect for you whatever age you are. Also that it is flying the flag and made in England.

Ark Skinperfector Hydration Injection Mask. beauty,skincare,blogger,

This Vitamin filled mask is designed as once or twice weekly pick me up for tired looking skin that lacks radiance, I am happy to report that I have used this a few times now, the 75ml tube will actually go a long long way as you only need to apply a thin layer to gain the benefits. It has clean fresh almost herb fragrance, nothing overpowering or fake, applied to clean skin you leave the mask on for the given length of time for your age group from 5-20 minutes, needless to say I was in the 20 minute range, and on a couple of occasions I did even better than that and slept in the mask, my idea not Arks, when you are ready to remove simply clean off with a cloth and warm water, follow up with ideally Ark Hydrating Toner, I didn't have this so used another brand, and then follow with Ark Age Aware moisturiser which I have reviewed here   my skin was left looking plump and refreshed as though I had had a really good nights sleep.

 Ark Skinperfector Hydration Injection Mask. beauty,skincare,blogger,

Just as a little side note the fragrance actually aids as a relaxing aroma when falling to sleep, it was like drifting off in the middle of a salon facial :)

Find this and all of Arks Products here 

Love n Hugz
Lyn x

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Thursday, 26 May 2016

JD Williams Summer 2016

Hiya Beautiful

Hope the sun is shining on you whatever part of the world you are in, it's a grey chilly dull day here in Surrey, UK and I am rather wishing I were back in Tenerife sat on the Villa balcony looking out to sea ( sigh )
Before I went away to Tenerife I was contacted by JD Williams with a very kind offer of a Summer outfit, perfect timing for me just when I was holiday clothes shopping, I was given a budget to spend and came up with two great looks, I can only show you one as my favourite one wasn't sent to me :(  some sort of mis-communication I guess.

I chose this second dress Joanna Hope Jersey fabric as part of the budget as it was plain & simple, easy to dress up or down in a fabulous easy wash and wear fabric.  Also it was the amazing bargain price of £15.00 which I thought everyone would love to see, I chose Navy although it does come in various other shades.
 One of the best things about this dress apart from the fabric is the cut of the top, I have put on a lot of weight this last year, and with that comes the fatty bra bits, this dress is cut that no lumps or bumps are visible and the cross over top is a modest V without your girlie's falling out.  It was ridiculously comfortable and easy to wear, the only downside I would say is that it isn't the longest dress on the planet, I am 5'6" and would say it was only just long enough for me.

 I teamed it with a pair of Sole Diva Rose Gold Diamante Sandals at £20.00  that seriously are the comfiest thing on the planet, I did take a risk by taking new shoes away with me, but these were comfy from the very first wear, with an adjustable gold fabric strap they were perfection, and I have to say I wore them far more than was intended as they were so comfortable, they also come in Silver.

If you have never thought to look at the JD Williams before I really recommend that you do, there are some really nice non-mumsy outfits on there and the prices are seriously reasonable.

Whatever you are planning this year, I hope the sun shines on you.


Lyn x

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Trio | Lipstick

IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Trio  | Lipstick

Hiya Lovely You

thanks for stopping by again :) it's nice to know I am not clacking on to myself.

Here I am again as promised with another review from the US brand IT Cosmetics, this time it is with a Trio of lipsticks, real name Vitality Lip Flush 4 in 1 reviver, I think it's wrong of me to call these lipsticks as they are so much more than that, packaging reads,

 Anti-ageing not sure about that, but hydration is always good on the keeping things looking younger so OK we can live with that.
 Lipstick, yes they do act as a lipstick.
 Lip gloss & lip stain, for sure they are both of those.
AND cruelty free with no parabens.

IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Trio  | Lipstick

The three shades in the set are: 

Pretty Woman which looks like a dark Burgundy in the case but is a sheer wash of colour that has both gloss & depth.

Je Ne Sais Quoi which is a clear balm until it hits your lips where it turns into a gorgeous pale pink gloss as if by magic.

and finally Love Story, which despite the colour in the tube is a fabulous natural looking nude that really would suit anyone.

Let me just say at this point, I never ever wear dark colours, I do wear everyone of these, with a balm texture they are sheer but give colour without looking heavy at all, you actually feel as though you are treating your lips rather than wearing make up, but not wishy washy like most glosses.

IT Cosmetics are only available in the UK from QVC HERE as always with a 30 day money back guarantee.

My next review for IT Cosmetics is all about eyes :)

Love n Hugz

Lyn x

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Too Old For Gold ?

Hiya Beautiful

Am really wanting opinions here, as long as they match mine it's all good ( kidding ) you can be as harsh as you want I promise not to cry ( much )

While looking for holiday bits n bobs before going away the other week, I spotted in River Island what I thought were a really cute pair of trainers that would be ideal for the flippin hills in Tenerife,  Mr LB was so not impressed, almost smirking and giving it the "well if you like them " obviously I don't dress for him, but it really put me in a mood, why do they do that ?  when you show them something you like you clearly like it or you wouldn't be showing them !  and what most straight  Men know about what's on trend you could write on a postage stamp, I put them down and went home wondering what the hell was wrong with me ?  what was I thinking ? was I hungry ?  I couldn't think of one reason why I didn't ask for my size are rush to the counter waving my Debit Card like a sword.

Fast forward............Now we are in Tenerife, there is one shop in our area that sells, Tom Ford, etc and has some seriously gawjus shoes, and just like a MAGPIE I spotted them..........GOLD GLITTER..........ha ha, knowing the answer I ask -" what do you think of these ?   the reply  "well if you want to look like a Chav then they are OK I suppose"      that was all I needed, in my broken Spanish I asked for my size and proceeded to pay..........far more than I would have paid in the UK but I had a point to prove, I AM THAT CHAV !!!!!!! 
 Chav indeed, the man has no taste lol 

I wore my shiny shiny trainers shopping last week and they hurt like a b***tard but no worries, I limped home without saying a word about my plight, and put them to one side for another braver day and some compeed.

Was I right ?  should we wear whatever the hell we want, as long as it isn't showing boobies or bum I personally don't see why not, and as we all know they joy new shoes bring against a sour pussed old fella are no comparison :)

Let me know how much you love my shiny shiny shoes LOL

In fact now I have posted a picture I have realised I NEED the River Island ones too :)  Happy days 

Lyn x

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