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Christmas: The Ghost Fragrance Beauty Collection Gift Set

Posted on November 20, 2017

Hi Guys!

Yes I have yet another Christmas post to share with you today (and there’s still plenty more to come!) I have the beautiful Ghost Fragrance Beauty Box Gift Set – let’s take a look inside…

The set is comprised of a sturdy chest with eight pull drawers. (This is very high quality, and could easily be used as a keepsake / accessory box after the products have been used) Each draw has a sweet Christmas themed word printed on the front in silver, and opens to reveal a luxury Ghost gift wrapped in tissue paper.

Impressively, this beauty collection features a full-size 30ml Ghost Deep Night EDT fragrance as its stand out gift. If you’re not familiar with Ghost Deep Night, it’s an intense, seductive and sensual oriental scent, opening with notes of Night Blooming Cereus and exotic Indian Rose, leading to a fruity heart of sweet Apricot and Peach, with warming notes of White Wood, creamy Vanilla and Musk rounding the scent off at the base. This is a gorgeous fragrance that I think has a mass appeal to pretty much all ages.

  • Top Notes: Night Blooming Cereus and Rose.
  • Heart Notes: Apricot, Peach and White Wood.
  • Base Notes: Musk, Amber and Vanilla.

The set also includes three deluxe miniature scents, a limited edition iridescent black cosmetic bag, a Deep Night themed eyeshadow palette, a Deep Night purple nail polish and a handy compact mirror, as well as a Ghost the Fragrance mini candle, perfect for giving your home a warm, relaxed feel thanks to its calming floral notes of Lily, White Rose, Indian Ambrette and Vanilla Orchid.

The set contains…

  • Ghost Deep Night Eau de Toilette (30ml)
  • Ghost The Fragrance Eau de Toilette (5ml)
  • Ghost Eclipse Eau de Toilette (10ml)
  • Nail Polish in shade Deep Night  (5ml)
  • Ghost The Fragrance Mini Candle
  • Rose Gold Compact Mirror
  • 5 Colour Eyeshadow Palette
  • Iridescent Black Cosmetic Bag

What a fab little gift set! I’m really impressed with it, and for the price, I really think this is great value for money – especially when you consider the Ghost Deep Night EDT 30ml on it’s own is worth £25.00. This is just perfect for fans of Ghost fragrances, and I think any beauty lover would be happy to open this on Christmas day.

The Ghost Fragrance Beauty Box Gift Set is £45.00 and available now at .

I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

Lifestyle & Beauty: Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Posted on March 21, 2017

Hi Guys!

I’m not sure how on earth it’s almost Mother’s Day already – didn’t Christmas just happen? Anyway, Mother’s Day is right around the corner so I thought I’d gather together a few lovely gift ideas to hopefully give you some inspiration. I’ve tried to include a bit of everything here to cover a range of budgets – Enjoy!

Starting off with some beautiful rose gold jewellery from Ted baker – the Ted Baker Ceanna Cuff Bracelet & Edda Bow Necklace (£17.50 each at ) are such good bargains, I had to include them. They’re both half price at the moment (£17.50 rather than £35.00 each) which really is a fantastic bargain.

The Ceanna Gem Frame Cuff Bracelet is made from brass with rose gold coloured plating, it features a gem frame design and is enhanced with Swarovski crystal embellishments. And the Edda Bow Necklace also has a rose gold finish, with a super cute baby pink bow pendant.

I also had to include the lovely Ted Baker Hat Box Gift Set (£18.00 at ) – This decorative hat box contains a 200ml refreshing body wash, a large 250ml shimmering body soufflé and a mini bath scrunchie. The box is also very pretty and would be great to keep or to use for future gifting.

Next I have this super sweet Cupcake Kit (£24.99 at ) – this handy kit contains everything you need to bake and decorate 8 cupcakes. Inside the box is a pastry bag, 7 pastry tips, 1 pastry clip, 8 re-usable silicone cupcake cups and 1 recipe booklet, featuring step-by-step instructions for using the pastry bag and creating delicious cupcakes. I’m looking forward to trying this set out with my son very soon! 🙂

The Swash London Floral Meadow Notebook (£12.50 at ) is another half price find in the Amara sale. This fun and colourful notebook has plain pages and a hardback cover, finished with a hot pink elasticated bank closure and a matching ribbon marker.

Clarins have also recently brought out some lovely products which would make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts. The Clarins Tender Moments Collection is a mini collection of products in cute, limited edition packaging.

The Skin Illusion Blush (£16.00 at ) is a handy little product that’s perfect to give cheeks a pop of colour. I love the compact style of the packaging, and Clarins has also incorporated a mirror onto the lid which is a really nice touch. The formula contains active plant ingredients which offer added comfort and radiance on application, and I love that the product is super easy to apply with the integrated sponge.

And the Daily Energizer Lovely Lip Balm (£16.00 at ) – rather than just a bog standard lip balm, this nifty little product contains an ‘intelligent pigment’ which reacts with the lips’ pH to develop a personalised natural pink shade. The balm also promises to repair and nourish whilst the peachy fragrance smells good enough to eat.

For Mum’s that like a brew, the Silken Pyramids Selection Box Set (£22.00 at ) is the perfect set for branching out into new tea flavours. This luxury selection box is filled with silken pyramids which have been individually wrapped for freshness. There are four beautifully-aromatic infusions to choose from, including:  Jasmine Princess, Strawberry & Mango, Hunan Green and Rooibos Orange.

For mums in need of a pamper (hands up!) the La Source Collection (from £6.00 at ) is definitely worth checking out.

The La Source collection draws inspiration from the restorative powers of the sea, and is carefully designed to restore, condition and rejuvenate the skin from head to toe. Formulated with a blend of ingredients such as underwater algae, mineral salts and seaweeds the products in this collection allow you to escape everyday life and immerse yourself in spa-like rituals.

Of the above products so far I’ve tried the beautiful La Source EDT fragrance, and the Refreshing Body Mist. They both smell wonderfully light and refreshing, and I think any mums in need of some me-time would love to receive these this Mother’s Day.

I’m pretty sure I can’t plan a gift guide without including a candle! This Cat Candle (£45.00 from ) is just so unusual and striking, I think cat lovers and candle fans would both love it. The candle itself is available in a either lavender or rosemary & watermelon scents, and it’s housed in a wonderful bone china container, decorated with cats and embellished with pure gold lustre.

For fans of skincare, the Foreo Luna 2 (£169.00 at ) would make a fantastic gift. It is expensive, but in my opinion it’s worth the splurge when you consider how much use you’d get out of it.

The LUNA 2 is an enhanced T-Sonic face brush and anti-aging system that gives you a completely personalized cleansing, and it’s now available with four specialized brush types for a tailor-made skin care experience. I won’t go into too much detail here, but please check out my previous review if you’d like to hear more about the Foreo Luna 2.

Another one of my favourite brands for gifting is Molton Brown, and their new Exquisite Vanilla & Violet Flower Shower Gel & Lotion Gift Set (£45.00 at ) really would make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. This limited edition bath and body set blends notes of creamy vanilla over delicate floral scents of violet flower and orris, to create a stunning fragrance. The set is presented with a grosgrain bow and violet-hued metallic caps in an exquisite limited edition Mother’s Day gift box.

For a budget option, this Exquisite Choices Gift Set (£12.95 at Pretty Little Treats) is just so girly and pretty. The handcrafted set contains four pampering treats: a mini pot of hand cream, a lip balm, a bath treat, and a matchbox solid perfume bar. The products are all beautifully packaged, and presented in a luxury box which is perfect for gifting.

On to fragrance now, DKNY Be Tempted Eau So Blush (£50.00 for 50ml at ) is a wonderfully fresh and sparkling fragrance that’s perfect for Spring. Be Tempted Eau So Blush opens with an invigorating blend of Pink Grapefruit infused with juicy Blood Orange and succulent Red Currant, whetting the appetite with mouthwatering notes. With a playful allure, Pink Peony, sensual Jasmine and Cedar Wood at the heart lead to a base of rich Creamy Woods, Apricot and Musk.

  • Top Notes: Pink Grapefruit, Blood Orange, Magnolia and Red Currant.
  • Heart Notes: Peony, Jasmine and Cedarwood.
  • Base Notes: Creamy Woods, Apricot and Musk.

I’ve also included Estee Lauder Modern Muse Nuit EDP (£70.00 at )- this floral woody oriental scent blends sophisticated floral tones with creamy woods to create a beautiful contrasting accord that is lushly vibrant yet luxuriously warm. More of an evening fragrance than the original Modern Muse, this scent is opulent, glamorous and sensual.

  • Top Notes: Mandarin and Bourgeon de Cassis.
  • Heart Notes: Chamomile, Jasmine Absolute, Jasmine Sambac China and Heliotrope.
  • Base Notes: Sandalwood, Clearwood, Tonka Beans, Madagascar Vanilla, Musks and Amber.

And I had to include this Elie Saab Le Parfum Gift Set (£49.30 at Escentual) – I’m a massive fan of Elie Saab fragrances so I think this Le Parfum gift set would make a wonderful present for Mother’s Day. If you’re not familiar with the scent, Le Parfum is a beautiful, voluptuous and feminine fragrance. It opens with a radiant Orange Blossom, leading to a heart of elegant Jasmine Absolute, combining with a pure, modern Patchouli. The base note unfolds into a Cedar Woody Accord adding character and a lingering trail, while the Honey Rose envelops the composition in a beautifully addictive note.

The gift set includes: Le Parfum EDP 50ml, Le Parfum Scented Body Lotion 50ml, and an Elie Saab Red Clutch Bag.

  • Top Notes: Orange Blossom.
  • Heart Notes: Jasmine Absolute and Patchouli.
  • Base Notes: Clear Woods and Honey Rose.

And lastly, I also wanted to show you this stunning fragrance from Vince Camuto: Fiori (£55.00 at ). I just love Vince Camuto bottles, they’s so striking and would look just wonderful displayed on a dressing table. Fiori (meaning Flowers in Italian) is a fresh, light and  uplifting fragrance featuring top notes of luscious Pink Grapefruit and ripened White Nectarine, a heart of sheer Iris and dewy Freesia, leading to a base of rich Sandalwood and creamy Blonde Cedarwood.

  • Top Notes: Pink Grapefruit and white Nectarine
  • Heart Notes: Iris and Freesia.
  • Base Notes: Sandalwood and Blonde Cedarwood.

I’m sorry this ended up being such a ling post – well done if you made it this far! I hope you have a lovely Mother’s Day whatever you do, and I hope you enjoyed my gift guide xxx

This post contains press samples

The Body Shop Christmas Gift Collection

Posted on November 4, 2015

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Hi Guys!

It’s time to get excited – Christmas has now officially landed at The Body Shop!!

There’s just something about the Body Shop’s Christmas products the brings about a sense of homeliness and nostalgia for me. I recall vague memories of giving and receiving The Body Shop mini sets with my friends as a pre-teen (I say vague because I can’t for the life of me remember which ones they were) and smelling their sweet, fruity products just takes me right back – and I love it.

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So The Body Shop’s Christmas collection is massive, as always. And I have only a very small selection of products to show you today – so make sure you check their site out to see the full collection!

I have to start by telling you about the amazing  (£17.00) you can see the awesome plum shaped tin above, which contains four mini Frosted Plum bath products. I love the novelty factor of the giant plum tin – and the fact that it’s re-useable and perfect for storing bits and pieces after you’ve used up the products.

The products include –

  • Frosted Plum Shower Gel 60ml
  • Frosted Plum Shimmer Lotion 60ml
  • Frosted Plum Body Butter 50ml
  • Frosted Plum Sugar Scrub 50ml

The Frosted Plum scent is just everything, it encompasses the essence of The Body Shop, Christmas, and fun all in one for me! This is definitely a must have for any Body Shop fans.

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Next we have the  (£12.00) – which look good enough to eat!

Each jar contains 10 fizzing cubes scented with a refreshingly juicy scent, with notes of cranberry, pomegranate and red berries – a perfect treat for the season of indulgence!

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The  (£8.50) smells of delicious sweet apple, and unfortunately my camera couldn’t manage to focus on the amazing shimmery liquid. You can get an idea of what it looks like though!

This lovely mist gives your skin the slightest hint of shimmer, with a lovely sweet fruity apple scent, including notes of fresh green apple, vanilla and candyfloss. It contains apple seed oil from the Italian Alps, and Community Fair Trade aloe vera.

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And lastly, what’s a Christmas party without a dose of all head to toe body sparkle? This product is simply called The Sparkler (£14.00) – it has a fantastic retro style air pump so you can easily spritz yourself with the micro fine gold shimmer mist. This is also available in silver and can be used on both the body and hair.

So if this little lot isn’t making you feel Christmassy yet, I don’t know what will! And as expected, these products are all I’d hoped for from The Body Shop and more. Please do check out their whole Christmas collection for fun, affordable and fantastic Christmas gifts.

I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

This post contains press samples

Ted Baker | The Girl With The Beautiful Face

Posted on December 8, 2014

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Hi Guys!

I’m completely in love with Ted Baker gifts this Christmas, they have such a fantastic range of products on offer, from Mini Fragrance Tree Treats, Candles, bath sets and beauty & fragrance gifts, there really is something for everyone!

I have the amazing The Girl With The Beautiful Face set to show you today. This set really is the ultimate beauty gift that any girl would love to receive on Christmas day!

‘Lift the lid on Ted’s beauty secrets with this alluring selection of gorgeous goodies! From lashes to lips, it has all you need for a look to turn heads. This Ted Baker London The Girl With The Beautiful Face Make Up Kit makes a beautiful gift for ladies of luxury. The set comes in a pretty pastel cosmetic case, decorated with stylish vintage style illustrations and complete with mirror. Inside the lid are stunning cosmetics for face and nails, while the pull-out draw hides treats for lips and eyes.’

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The set comes in a sturdy card box with a clear slip to protect it. The box itself is a pretty light green with pastel houses printed around the sides and inside lid.

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You lift the lid to reveal two Illuminating Liquids on the left hand side in shimmery Pearly Pink and Golden Glow, and two nail polishes on the right in pewter and a festive bright red. There’s also a beautiful bronzer in it’s own purse-friendly mirrored compact, and a large bronzing brush. All the products are finished in Ted Baker’s signature metallic rose gold packaging which gives them a gorgeous luxe feel.

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The lid of the box also includes a handy mirror on the inside.

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As if that wasn’t enough, you then open the drawer below to reveal another tray of beauty goodies! This drawer holds a lip crayon and lipstick, rose gold eyelash curlers, two eye crayons, mascara and eyeliner.

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The eye crayons are in very wearable shades of metallic pewter and gold. (The only products that appear to have their own shade names in this set are the Illuminators.) The formula is fairly sheer and easily blendable.

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There’s also a handy mascara and felt tipped eyeliner pen. The mascara is pretty standard but the eyeliner really is great! It gives a fantastic sharp deep black line that lasted all day!

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And finally there’s a lovely bright red lipstick to match the nail polish, and deep burgundy lip crayon.

Well what can I say, this set really is both beautiful and luxurious, and it literally has all the colour cosmetics you need to create a beautiful look this Christmas! I’m really impressed with both the presentation of the set and quality of the products – Ted Baker has created another winning gift! I’ve checked and been informed that The Girl With The Beautiful Face is currently sold out online but is still available from Boots stores for £40.

I hope you enjoyed my post! xxx

This post contains a sample provided for review.