Thursday, 14 February 2019

Playtex Invisible Elegance Bra & Brief


Playtex Invisible Elegance Bra & Brief
Playtex Invisible Elegance Bra & Brief 



Hi Loves,

Have a look in your underwear drawer, does it make you feel proud? *sang in my best Heather Small  M People Voice*

If you are anything like me then probably not, at what stage do we give up trying to look smexshy and opt for comfort?  We can all remember the cheese wire G String days but when did we give them up and opt for something far more bloody sensible?  I think my pants started to get bigger at about 55, I remember holding on to a draw full of pretty little things from Agent P and the like  just because they were too girlie to throw away, I had a complete fit one day and got rid of them in exchange for sensible drawers!  If I am completely honest my mindset wasn't to look for attractive drawers in my mind I had passed all that and needed to be comfy!  







Playtex Invisible Elegance Bra & Brief 


Who knew you could have pretty and comfort thrown into one?  I have discovered Playtex, yes these were sent to me to try and if I am honest, I was quite looking forward to them arriving but had half a mind that they would be too fussy for my ripe old age. WRONG so so WRONG I have never worn more comfortable underwear in my life, AND I could get hit by a bus and not be embarrassed, they are a little twit twoo! I opted for a full cup bra just to keep the girls firmly in place and I expected this to feel restricted and binding, it is both pretty, secure and you hardly know you are wearing it.

The bottom half are a fabulous pair of nix with a cheeky lace back and a little ruching for incredible fit.


  • Material Content: 84% POLYAMIDE / 16% ELASTANE
  • Washing Instructions: Hand Wash Only
  • Bra Style: Full cup
  • Matching Items:
  • Full cup shape for great coverage
  • Invisible flat and bi-stretch lace feels like a second skin
  • Moulded cups, no visible seams for invisibility
  • Lined lower sections of the cups provide perfect fit
  • Decorated straps, refined bow and ultra feminine lace

I am absolutely sold on Playtex and have placed an order for different styles, It looks like I may be having yet another clear out and replacing my old girl drawers :) 

Having left you with that fabulous vision you can check out the 

Playtex Invisible Elegance Set Here 



Lyn  x 





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Wednesday, 13 February 2019

MakeUp Revolution Skincare


MakeUp Revolution Skincare
MakeUp Revolution Skincare 



Hi Loves,

for quite a while now I have been trying out Makeup Revolution Skincare, there are a lot of products in the range so some of my thoughts will be more in depth than others which will be first impressions.

Firstly let me start by saying my initial thoughts when I first saw this were of Deciem and the Ordinary range, I don't say that in a bad way and in fact for me personally it came at the perfect time.  Any of you that saw the struggle Brandon Truaxe went through  before his untimely death will maybe understand where I am at with this.  It literally broke my heart to see such a genius man suffer and lose his brand, I vowed that I would never buy a Deciem product again no matter how much I had loved them. He was always kind and polite to me on a personal level and as such had my utmost sympathy.


Moving on!!!  to what we are actually here for - Makeup Revolution Skincare.



MakeUp Revolution Skincare

Revolution Skincare Quinoa Night Peel 30ml

I want to say that this has been my favourite product so far, if not it is right at the top, the clear serum is applied to clean skin at night and left to work it's magic overnight, and actually magic it is.


  •  Apply a few drops to clean skin.
  • For best results, use in the evening before serum or moisturiser.
  • Use 1-3 times per week.
 Don't be put off by the word "peeling"  you wont wake up and find your face on the pillow but you will wake up to incredibly soft fresh skin that looks as though you have just had a facial in a salon - I love it!
Vegan & Cruelty Free


MakeUp Revolution Skincare


Revolution Skincare 30% AHA &BHA Peeling Solution 30ml

Now this is where peeling gets a little more serious, the serum is NOT to be used on sensitive or damaged skin.


  • Apply evenly to clean, dry skin.
  • Leave on for no more than 10 minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water.
  • Do not use more than twice per week.
  • Do not use with any other skincare product containing AHA, BHA or retinol.
Don't be alarmed by the red colour of the serum, this intense exfoliator will literally munch away at your dead skin cells leaving you pink and glowing, the pinkness won't last but the glow certainly will.
Vegan & Cruelty Free


MakeUp Revolution Skincare


Revolution Skincare 10% Niacinamide + 1% Zinc  30ml

This blemish and pore refining serum is designed to ease skin congestion, tackle oily skin and ease blemishes.  I have not personally tested this out on blemishes as I have normal/dry skin.


  • Apply a few drops to clean, dry skin.
  • For best results, use morning and evening.
Vegan & Cruelty Free.


MakeUp Revolution Skincare



Revolution Skincare 2% Hyaluronic Acid

Another massive hit with me as I swear by Hyaluronic Acid for plumping and hydrating. This serum really does what it claims, my skin looked plumper and fresher and actually improved with regular use. 

  • Apply a few drops to clean skin in the morning or evening.
  • Follow with moisturiser.

Vegan & Cruelty free


MakeUp Revolution Skincare


Revolution Skincare Superfruit Extract 30ml

THIS!  oh my lord I love this, the coconut fragrance and the mother of pearl look serum literally sinks into your skin giving an added  boost of moisture, this dual purpose serum can also be used as a primer under makeup which is actually my favourite as the pearl like liquid gives a lit from within glow to the skin and gives the perfect base for foundation.
  • Apply 2-3 drops onto clean skin in the morning.
  • Use before any water-based serums or moisturisers.
  • To use as a primer, apply 1-2 drops before makeup.
Vegan & Cruelty Free.



MakeUp Revolution Skincare

Revolution Skincare Gold Elixir 30ml

This Rosehip Seed Oil is literally filled with tiny gold shimmering particles to give you a subtle yet golden glow, although it's an oil it's not extremely greasy and massages in quite well, if you have dry skin it will drink this Gold Elixir up and thank you, for super dry skin this can also be added to your usual foundation.  It leaves the skin feeling both  soft and supple. 

  • Shake well before use.
  • Massage a few drops into skin before makeup or after any water-based serums.
  • Use alone or mixed with foundation for a dewy finish.
Vegan, Fragrance & Cruelty Free



MakeUp Revolution Skincare


Revolution Skincare CBD Oil  30ml

There has been a huge amount of chatter in the beauty world of late regarding CBD Oil, Cannabidiol extracted from the Cannabis plant, I have seen huge results when using it and am a bit of a fan, this oil nourishes the skin and somehow manages to make it look more relaxed, I personally don't think it chills your face out like the drug BUT it does seem to have some sort of effect on the skin in a totally good way. You are not getting high from this!
  It has amazingly impressive soothing properties so if you suffer from ultra dry or sensitive skin this will be your answer.

  • Massage a few drops into the skin.
  • Use whenever you feel it's required to soothe the skin
Vegan, Fragrance & Cruelty Free.



MakeUp Revolution Skincare

Revolution Skincare Hydration Boost 50ml

This jar of gel like cream is an absolute dream it absorbs easily, has a water like feel to it when you apply it to your face so you feel as though you are giving your skin a huge drink, one of the best things I found with this is that the moisture lasts as though it's locked in, probably due to the Hyaluronic acid content.   Even when you get to the late afternoon, early evening tiredness slump your skin still looks good and is bouncy to the touch.


  • Massage a small amount into the skin morning or evening.
  • Apply after water-based serums but before oil-based serums.

  • Vegan & Cruelty Free

    Overall I am seriously impressed with this range, the price as always with Revolution is a crazy bargain which makes it affordable for all budgets, but low price is not an indication of low quality, I am particularly in love with Quinoa Night Peel, Skincare Hydration Boost & Superfruit Extract.

    To be fair you could buy yourself half a dozen of these for the price of one average pot of cream. With 15 items in the range I have more to try so watch this space!

    Check out the complete range here   or buy direct from Revolution Here 


    Lyn  x 


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    Tuesday, 12 February 2019

    VitSpritz Vitamin B12 Spray


    VitSpritz Vitamin B12 Spray
    VitSpritz Vitamin B12 Spray




    Hiya Darlins,

    At this time of year I think our bodies need all the help we can give them when it comes to vitamins and supplements, If you are a regular friend of this blog you will already know that I have a firm belief in supplementation, especially with so much processed and chemical filled food around, lord knows if we actually get any vitamins from food at all nowadays?

    VitSpritz Vitamin B12 Spray

    VitSpritz Vitamin B12 Spray
    VitSpritz Vitamin B12 Spray


    VitSpritz as it's name implies are a vitamin company that produce spray vitamins, this was literally joy to me as I hate taking pills with a passion and have a huge bunch to take on a daily medical basis I didn't want to add more to the pile so when I was offered the opportunity to try a spray version I said yes please immediately.  The little 30 ml plastic spray bottle contains 115 servings which is actually pretty impressive, I have to admit to being a little tentative on the first squirt, after all I didn't know what I was letting myself in for!  I was however pleasantly surprised a sweet Orange flavour that was so easy to use it was childsplay,  speaking of children the brand produce vitamins specifically designed for the little ones which means no fighting with pills or gummy chews, I know the gummies can be a problem for Vegans and these sprays are vegetarian and vegan so no worries there. 

    The benefits of B12 


    • Contributes to the reduction in tiredness and fatigue
    • Aids in keeping blood cells healthy
    • Aids the nervous system
    • Prevents megaloblastic anaemia 
    • Helps the body produce red blood cells

    Check out VitSpritz Here 


    All in all this was the easiest method of getting a daily vitamin boost that I have ever tried and one that I will actually continue.

    Lyn  x


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    Monday, 11 February 2019

    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula


    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula
    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula



    Hi Loves,


    Being the worlds number one Cocoa Butter brand you will of course have seen or heard or even used Palmer's Cocoa Butter products.  I originally used it way back in the late 70s and at the time the only place I could find it was at Chemist in Putney, not so nowadays you will see the brand everywhere even in the supermarkets. To me this is living proof of quality, no brand lasts this long if it doesn't live up to it's marketing and in truth I personally don't think Palmer's needs any help in promotion as once tried it speaks for itself!

    This post is a couple of products that were sent to me that are actually new to me but well worth sharing with you.

    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula
    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Body Scrub

    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula  Body Scrub 200g

    With the familiar reassuring fragrance of Cocoa Butter & Coconut Oil  this body scrub is gentle enough for daily use should you be like me and obsessed by exfoliation. Natural exfoliants include crushed Cocoa Beans & Shea Butter, the scrub sloughs away any dead skin cells leaving your skin ready to absorb moisturiser, that said if you are in a rush just the scrub alone leaves your skin feel soft and moisturised.


    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula
    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Daily Skin Therapy



    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Daily Skin Therapy 400ml

    For me this was my first introduction to the Palmer's range and will remain a firm favourite always. It isn't a mamby pamby moisturiser that just smells pretty, this is the real deal that will soften dry rough skin almost instantly. It also works beautifully as a healing after sun if and when we actually see some!
    Easily absorbed you don't need to slather yourself in this cream as a little goes quite a long way, what you will notice is that if you use it in the morning after a shower, there will be no dry skin in evidence when you get undressed at night!



    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula
    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Lip Balm


    Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Lip Balm  4g

    Lip balm is something I am terrible at remembering, I tend to reach for it after the damage is done and I am suffering with very attractive crusty lips, I have however been a little bit clever with this balm, I have kept it in my coat pocket, odd you may think, but for me it's been a lifesaver in this horrible cold windy weather, especially when out walking with the dog, I would grab the lead and head off out into the elements without thinking about my lips, now it's not a problem as I have the balm with me.  It really is deeply moisturising and keeps your lips in good condition therefore making lipstick application look a lot better, nobody wants lippie on dry crusty old lips!

    Palmer's are Cruelty Free 


    I have totally enjoyed using these and there was something rather lovely about getting a hit of the familiar fragrance, it took me right back to my misspent youth! 😉

     Check out the Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Range Here 

    Lyn  x



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    Friday, 8 February 2019

    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced




    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced
    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced 



    Hiya Darlins,

    As you all know by now I am a bit of a saddo and 100% a packaging trollop so when I spotted this Baby on the Too Faced Website I was tempted to have it shipped from the states, I didn't need to stress as it was available in the Too Faced stores here in the UK, I got mine as usual in Bluewater,  here's the thing, a few weeks back I picked up the Clover soft toy (I told you I was sad)  and him indoors wanted to know if it was as a gift to my Granddaughter!  No!  I love you babe, but you know how I am about Too Faced.  This time round when picking up the Puppy shaped palette he just raised and eyebrow and paid lol.


    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced

    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced
    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced 


    I could not leave this in the shop as it's the cutest thing on the planet, disregarding how it looks it really is a versatile palette with a mix of 6 matte and shimmer shades in totally wearable colours, as always with Too Faced the pigments are stunning as is the blendability - I don't even know if that is a word!  but you all know what I mean.


    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced
    Clover Pretty Puppy Palette by Too Faced 

    With shade names

    • Bad To The Bone ( neutral nude matte)
    • Snuggle Time ( matte pinky beige)
    • Puppy Nose ( shimmer pink)
    • Heavy Petting ( deep plum shimmer)
    • Vanity Fur ( bronze shimmer)
    • Bow Wow ( light chocolate matte)

    Check out Clover Here
    As always with Too Faced there is a fabulous fragrance of delicate Chocolate.



    Lyn  x



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    Thursday, 7 February 2019

    MGC Derma CBD Hyaluronic & Stem Cells Facial Serum



    MGC Derma  CBD Hyaluronic & Stem Cells Facial Serum
    MGC Derma  CBD Hyaluronic & Stem Cells Facial Serum

    Hi Loves,

    I never thought I would see the day where Cannabis
    became acknowledged in the skincare industry, I think we have all heard about the healing properties for anyone in pain especially arthritis, although I cannot personally confirm, to be honest I don't think it will be too long until it is on the NHS prescription list, but I digress.




    I can with my hand on heart say it's been a long long time since I was this impressed with a product!  I was delighted when I was contacted to try this out as I had been reading a lot about the benefits of CBD oil in skincare and of course being the nosey mare that I am I wanted to see what all the hype was about.



    MGC Derma  CBD Hyaluronic & Stem Cells Facial Serum
    MGC Derma  CBD Hyaluronic & Stem Cells Facial Serum

    MGC Pharmaceuticals  are a company from Australia that have many years  specialising  in the medical cannabis industry, with licence to grow cannabis in Europe the products are manufactured in Slovenia. I am going to add the full details from the Company into the end of this post as it is a far better explanation than I can give into the technicalities, all I know is that I have absolutely loved using this serum, it is packaged as Anti-Ageing Night but to be be honest I am so addicted I have been using it morning and night, it is a simple serum that you apply in a thin layer prior to any other skincare, of course you could be super good and follow it with another product from the brand, but it works equally as well with your usual skincare.

    This is going to sound totally crazy as it is a topically applied serum but it literally relaxes your skin and gives it a fresh new glow, it was this glow I was waking up to which led me to use the serum during the day as well!  there is no scent to the product, it really is the easiest thing to use.

    If you get a chance to try CBD in skincare MGC Derma really are bringing years of experience and you will absolutely love it!

    Available at Cult Beauty


    Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid compound which in the human body behaves as our natural endocannabinoid, Anandamide (AEA), and is naturally derived from the Hemp plant. CBD is not a drug and has a long history of natural uses and its benefits have become even clearer through recent research. Its effects in the body are mediated through the Endocannabinoid system
    CBD was fundamental in the discovery of the Endocannabinoid system – a discovery only made in the last twenty years. Present in all humans and other mammals, the Endocannabinoid system can be thought of as the messenger of information flow between our immune system and the central nervous system. Integral to our physiologies, its function is to maintain balance. This balance, or more correctly; homeostasis, is a state whereby a stable internal environment is maintained regardless of any external change. This homeostasis maintains health at every level; from micro sub-cellular to macro organ scale, endocannabinoids play a significant role in our survival and adaptation in dynamic and potentially hostile environments. 
    Beyond this, the Endocannabinoid system is involved in even further physiological and neurological processes such as pain and analgesia, appetite, stress, mood and memory. It’s now becoming clear that the Endocannabinoid system operates as an interface with the nervous system and is, ultimately, a literal bridge between our bodies and our minds.


    Lyn x


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    Too Faced Then & Now Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced


    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced
    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced

    Hi Loves

    You may or may not have guessed but I have a bit of a "thing" for Too Faced Cosmetics, the packaging, the quality and first and foremost vegan.  Would you even believe that Too Faced have been around 20 years?  seems unthinkable to me, but to be fair at my age I don't know where the years vanish!

    This collection I have from a lady in the (Know) will be released in the UK in Selfridges August 10th and   Debenhams August 13th, get your cards ready you will want even just a tiny bit of this as it's nothing less than stunning.


    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced
    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced


    Starting with the  THEN & NOW Palette which I managed to get bought over from the US, firstly it's the largest I have ever seen from the brand, secondly just look at that flipping packaging!

    In 1998 Too Faced started with 10 eye shadows Shown in the top row. For 2018 these have been re invented and re named in bolder brighter shades, the reinvented selection is the bottom row.



    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced
    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced


    Starting at the Top Row we have


    • Twinkie
    • Pixie Dust
    • Dirt Bag
    • Rizzo
    • Zsa-Zsa
    • Temper Temper
    • Trixie
    • Villain
    • Ice Queen
    • Ohh & Ahh

    Bottom row 

    • Glitter Donut
    • Lost Boys
    • Gretchen
    • Reality Star
    • I can't Even
    • Gigi
    • Shady Bitch
    • Chill Out
    • Ohh La La 
    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced

    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced
    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced

    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced
    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced

    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced

    Too Faced TF20 Collection Celebrating 20 Years of Too Faced



    A super large mirror the tells you The brand are "Celebrating 20 years of being fabulous"

    20 totally wearable shades that will have you covered day or night, and as always the quality we have come to love from Too Faced.

    I will bring you swatches of the whole palette but as the first release is today, I wanted to share it with you.


    Selfridges HERE  Debenhams HERE   NOW  HUGELY REDUCED AT CULT BEAUTY

    Lyn x

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    Tuesday, 5 February 2019

    Magnitone Bare Faced 2






    Magnitone Bare Faced 2
    Magnitone Bare Faced 2
    Hi Loves,

    As you already know I have a bit of an obsession when it comes to cleansing so was delighted to try out the Magnitone Bare Faced 2 Daily Cleansing & Skin Toning Facial Brush. Which arrived as a surprise PR package.   As many of you will remember last year I bought the xyz Mia 2 and paid over £120.00 with one brush head, the difference in the two machines has made my much loved xyz redundant, firstly the Mia has only 2 speeds where as the Magnitone Bare Faced 2 has three speeds, sensitive, deep cleansing and pulse toning alongside Vibra Sonic™ and 3D which means the brush contours to your face shape therefore reaching every part for easy cleansing, the tendency to use a cleansing brush to scrub at your face is definitely not needed with the Bare Faced you simply move the brush gently and let the technology do all the work. 


    Magnitone Bare Faced 2
    Magnitone Bare Faced 2

    Magnitone Bare Faced 2
    Magnitone Bare Faced 2


    At night I always do a double cleanse which includes a first make up removal cleanse and then a deep cleanse using the brush. Of late I have been testing out the Magnitone WipeOut Cleansing Cloth which removes makeup using just water alone  (I didn't believe it either) but it honestly works!  Machine washable microfibre cloth that literally grabs at makeup and rinses it away, I wouldn't use this as a stand alone cleanse as I prefer a deep down cleanse after makeup but it works beautifully as your first cleanse. I follow this with the Magnitone Bare Faced 2 on the deep cleanse mode using whatever cleanser takes my fancy that night, rinse, dry and follow up with night cream applied with my actual favourite part of the machine the Tone It Up head a silicone head that is specifically designed to apply cream with deep penetration and massaging, you literally go to bed feeling as though you have just had a full salon facial!


    Magnitone Bare Faced 2
    Magnitone Bare Faced 2



    In the morning a quick whizz over with the Bared Faced 2 on sensitive mode with your usual cleanser is all you need, if you have the time you could of course apply your creams and serums using the Tone It Up head for complete pampering.

    Another thing to consider when comparing facial brushes is the cost of replacement heads, the XYZ heads are around £29.00 each and the Magnitone around £16.00 for two which is a vast difference for the future.  Also a HUGE benefit of the Magnitone is that it comes complete with it's own caddy so your brush has it's own stand to allow it to air dry where others just sit on the side in a puddle.  I am totally in love with this machine it's a breeze to charge by simply plugging into a USB the charge lasts around 30 days use which is amazing.






    Features
    • 20 second timer + 1 minute stop - (T-Zone, cheeks/chin and neck)
    • Vibra-Sonic™ gentle deep-pore cleansing (13,000 per/min)
    • Wireless USB charger
    • Bathroom Caddy
    • 100% Waterproof
    • Friendly to all skin types

    2 interchangeable heads
    • PoreFect Head - Antibacterial Brush Head
    • Tone It Up! Silicone Head - Enhances skin stimulation and skincare absorption

    3 Modes
    • Sensitive
    • Deep Cleanse
    • PulseLift Toning (An energising skin-workout to boost micro-circulation and supercharge your favourite skincare potions)

    Contains
    • Three Mode Vibra-Sonic Facial Brush
    • Wireless USB Travel Charger
    • Bathroom Caddy
    • Daily Cleansing Brush head (Antibacterial)
    • Tone It Up! Silicone Brush head
    • 12 Month Warranty
    • MyMagnitone Membership


    The Best price I have found the Magnitone Bare Faced 2 is here with £40.00 off 


    Lyn  x


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    Friday, 1 February 2019

    NEW Bio-Oil Gel

     NEW Bio-Oil Gel 


    Hiya Darlins,

    I very much doubt there is a person on the planet that has not heard of the famous Bio-Oil. Famous for it's repairing qualities on scars and stretchmarks.

    For the first time in 30 years the brand have produced a new product, namely Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel. This gorgeous pink gel to oil formula replenishes the skins barrier preventing moisture loss, soothes irritated dry skin and is perfect for elbows, knees and shins, in fact anywhere you suffer dryness.  For a super hand treat apply the gel and allow to soak into the skin while wearing cotton gloves.



     NEW Bio-Oil Gel 

    The tiniest amount is all you need as the gel melts into an oil spreading a long way, this is one of those products that once tried you will keep in the house forever, it's a perfect solution to rough/dry skin.


    • Cruelty Free
    • Vegan




    Bio-Oil Gel available here



    Lyn x


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