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Green Energy Organics Quick Lift Therapy Mask Review

As you will know, I am a huge lover of face masks and especially cloth masks, the ease of popping a mask directly on your face, without the faff of washing it all off makes it all such an easy experience. I have discovered Green Energy Organics, as a gift from my friends at Millabaci, who are a luxury organics skincare boutique.  www.millabaci.com  Green Energy are just one of the fabulous brands they have on offer. This mask is the Quick Lift Therapy Mask, anti age lift effect. On opening… Read more

Skin Chemists | Lab2 Brushes | Make up revolution | BBeauty | give away, freebies

This weeks giveaway, all you need to do it Follow @thelavenderbarn  on twitter and retweet to be in with a chance, I have also included YouTube into this Competition for more chances to win, just comment on the Video.  This really is a fantastic bundle this week, it includes a Lab2 I'm Turning Pro Brush set , and Beyond a shadow of a doubt brush.   Lab2 Brushes click here  I have reviewed these in a previous post  Lab2 Make up Brushes review Next Up is Skin Chemists Advanced Wrinkle Ki… Read more

Beauty products giveaway

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Juliette at Home Kitchen Candle Review

Anyone that knows me will know my love of candles, 32 in the lounge at the last count, I am by no means a candle snob, and my collection ranges from Primark to Dyptique, but my joy at discovering a new range never diminishes, and I was delighted when I received a parcel from Juliette at Home to try out. Juliette at Home was created in 2005 by Juliette Goggin. They are based in Lewes where all of the products are made their factory in the heart of the Sussex Downs. Juliette at Home outg… Read more

Syno-Vital Oral Hyaluronan From Modern Herbals | Review.

This is a bit of a different post for me, I was given Syno-Vital Oral Hyaluronan to try, the reason I have chosen to write a post about this is that it actually works, I had personally never heard of it before and had only ever thought about Hyaluronan being an ingredients  in skin care, never really given it much thought.  However.........here is what the Company say.......  What is Hyaluronan ?   Hyaluranon is a mucopolysaccharide occuring naturally throughout the human body. It is f… Read more

Copper Christmas Decorations

I usually tend to go for traditional when it comes to Christmas but this year anything Rose Gold or Copper has been the thing for me, I have been having a little search around for Christmas Decorations in these themes and have been blown away by the prices ! Yes I know it's lovely to have something different, but for example the copper diamond tree decoration I spotted at 9.75 for ONE !  too much for me, having had my heart set on finding them cheaper I managed to find a little ra… Read more

Skin Chemists Wrinkle Killer Eye Serum For Men | Review

As I promised on   My YouTube Channel  I would be talking about a product that I have not personally tried.  My Lovely friends at Skin Chemists sent an eye cream for Mr Lavender Barn to try,  Wrinkle Killer Eye Serum Pour Homme.    He is a brilliant Guinea pig for me and can often be seen sporting a face mask lol....... I would like to say poor thing, but he loves it.  Mr Macho Tree Surgeon is out in literally all weathers, so his skin does take a bit of a battering, I did laugh though w… Read more

Nailed London by Rosie Fortescue Gel Wear Nail Polish Review

If you are a fan of Made in Chelsea, you will no doubt know who Rosie Fortescue is. Rosie is not only a TV reality Star but also a Fashion Blogger in her own right, with a keen eye on cutting edge beauty she has launched her own range of 35 gel wear nail polishes including 4 glitters and a top and base coat. Don't be fooled into thinking these are just another fashion range of polishes with a celebrity name tag, far from it ;  I would honestly say  you will be hard pressed to find q… Read more

Beauty products giveaway coming up

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NKD SKN | Selexir | Salon Systems | Miss Sporty | Giveaway | Freebie

NOW CLOSED  Hiya Gorgeous, yes you ! I am doing another freebie giveaway, this time the goodies are......... Salon Systems individual lashes. NKD SKN tanning mouse. NKD SKN tanning mitt Miss Sporty Lip gloss. Selexir Peace Balm. All you need to do is follow @thelavenderbarn on Twitter. retweet as many times as you like, and that's it ! Winner drawn at random. Announced on Twitter, so keep an eye out. Terms and Conditions. Follow @thelavenderbarn on Twitter  Re Tweet the competition. or write a… Read more

Bodhi and Birch | B Beauty Giveaway

As you probably know from previous blogs, my love for the Brands Bodhi and Birch and BBeauty masks is clear to see. Starts Friday 13th November. ends Friday 20th November 2015 Winner picked at random 12.00pm On Friday 20th Nov I have been lucky enough to be gifted items by these Companies to give away to you in a free competition. Bodhi and Birch have been kind enough to provide the ultimate in relaxation the Unwind gift set comprising of Rosemary Chi bath and shower therapy ( reviving ) … Read more

Belle Gel Freebie and other stuff

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Competition talk and other bits.

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The reality of blogging

Hello gorgeous, yes you, we don't know each other but in my opinion you are gorgeous for clicking on my little page. This last week I have been overwhelmed by the comments and feelings running through the whole of social media regarding  (trickery)  I can't think of a better word for it, by this I mean the contrived trickery of a visually perfect life.  OK lets be right here, there is nothing wrong with aspirational, brands like Hermes, Chanel and Loubie, they would be out of b… Read more

Typography Art Prints

Now having an empty nest I have decided to turn one of the spare rooms into an office for my internet rambling, and as I am a bit of a neat freak the sooner the better, as products and press releases etc are in almost every room downstairs, yup even the kitchen, I tend to have them out all the time they are being tested, then moved to the best light for photography, then moved next to me where ever I am with the laptop, so things do tend to get spread around, well no more ! I have the … Read more

I Want One Of Those | Bargain Gifts

When it comes to Christmas, in our house we like to do silly presents alongside the main presents, I think it kind of replaces the Christmas Stocking gifts now that the kids have all grown up. I was having a little online mooch as you do this time of year, and remembered IWOOT  I Want One Of Those.  Every year when someone produces something unusual I always say oh where is it from ? and every year I get the same answer !  well this year I remembered, and I will produce the cool gifts … Read more

Phase Eight Evening Dresses

Coming up to the Christmas Season, I know we have only just hit November but a lot of black tie events will have already started, and of course you don't want to wear the dress you wore for 3 hours last year ! I have been having a little browse at some long dresses, and have found my favourites from Phase Eight, it's a funny thing with Phase Eight and I don't want to do them an injustice but when looking for clothes I tend to forget about them until I wander into a concess… Read more

Free Belle Gel Rapid Nail System Worth £85.00

GIVEAWAY Starts 7/12/15 at 12.00 a.m Ends 14/12/15 at 12.00 a.m This fabulous Belle Gel  Rapide LED nail system worth £85.00 can be yours just by entering via the link below. This great system gives you salon nails at home. please see  Belle Gel Rapide Website I have tried and tested this system myself, please see my thoughts here  Belle Gel Rapide review A fantastic prize either for yourself or a great Christmas gift for a loved one. Good Luck Lyn x Terms and Conditions. Follow @thelavenderbar… Read more

Skin Chemists Advance Bee Venom Duo Moisturiser Review

Skin Chemists bring you the highest quality anti-ageing products you would hope to find. Looking at the long list of celebrity followers the brand has, it's no surprise us mere mortals are snapping it up, one tweet from Tulisa caused sales of over 1,000 products within minutes. I have been using this Advanced bee venom Duo moisturiser for a while now and I honestly have to say you don't need to wait for this product to start working, the results are instantly visible, you can a… Read more

Advanced Nutrition Programme Review

There are a lot of variations on the meaning of beauty, and we know for sure it is a multi billion pound industry.  Can you make yourself more beautiful ? The Company says " Beauty may only be skin deep, but we believe it starts a little deeper than that " I personally am not sure that you can, but what I do believe is that you can make the best of what you have been blessed with, and just as you would if you owned a Rolls Royce, look after it, service it and maintain it in it&… Read more