Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water Review

Hi Beauties,

So I wanted to do a review on one of my favourite skincare products,
Garnier Micellar Water!

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For those who are not familiar with Micellar water, it is a skincare product that removes makeup and cleanses the skin without needing to rinse your face.
Micelles are an active cleansing ingredient which act as a magnet to capture impurities, make-up and sebum on the skin without vigorous rubbing.

Micellar cleansing waters have been very popular lately, I believe the trend started with the Bioderma Micellar Water, which I personally have not tried.

To use the micellar water you just apply a small amount to a cotton pad and wipe over face, focusing on areas where makeup is more heavy like eyes and lips for longer.

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I personally like to wet two cotton pads and hold them onto my eyes for about 20 seconds before wiping away any makeup.

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Then I wipe the cotton pad across my eye area to remove any excess.
The Micellar water lifts all the eye makeup off of my eyes

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Before and after – Left eye makeup has been removed, right still has makeup on.

The Garnier Micellar water is a cheap alternative to the Bioderma cleansing water at half the price, you can pick it up from Supermarkets (woolworths and Coles) and most pharmacies in Australia (Priceline and Chemist Warehouse etc.) for about $12.99. However you can sometimes get it cheaper on sale. The size it comes in is 400ml which is a very generous amount. And it is definitely worth every penny!

I love this product because you can use it on your eyes and lips and it is fragrance free and therefore is so gentle on your eyes, it doesn’t sting and burn my eyes when I am taking my heavy eye makeup off at the end of the day.
It is light and doesn’t leave my skin feeling greasy or oily or tight and dry.
And it literally just lifts the makeup and takes it away so easily, it’s amazing. No rubbing is required which my skin really appreciates because otherwise it gets red, sore and irritated.

I only have one negative about this product and that is that I’m almost out of it and I love it too much that I use it all the time, I am gonna have to go buy some more soon. They should make a one litre bottle :/

It doesn’t have a strong scent to it and is fragrance free which is good for people that get irritated by fragrances.
It is nice light and refreshing cooling on your face which is good as it doesn’t leave any residue, meaning you can save time by not needing to rinse it off.

I definitely recommend this product! I love this Micellar water and it works great for me to help remove my makeup before cleansing my face.
It’s a great product to take with you if your going somewhere overnight or for a couple of days and want something to quickly and efficiently take off your makeup at the end of the day or for in the morning to freshen your face. If you don’t have access to running water to wash and cleanse your face properly then this is a great alternative.

Although suitable for all skintypes it was specially formulated for sensitive skin.
It is also Dermatologically and Ophthalmologically tested.

I will definitely be purchasing this product again and again.
It seriously is a great product and I think everyone should try it!

If you have used this product yourself I would love to hear about your experience and opinion on it. Leave me a comment below.

I wish you all a fantastic week!

 

Sammysbeauty xoxo


Disclaimer:
All opinions are my own.
All photos are my own, taken by myself.
Some excerpt’s taken from Garnier website.

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Estee Lauder Haul!

Hello Lovelies,
Hope you are all doing great!
Today I wanted to do a quick haul on some Estee Lauder products I purchased a couple weeks ago. I love Estee Lauder products and it has been one of my favourite ‘high end’ brands for quite some time now, we are talking a decent 7 years or so. I am that passionate about the brand that I now work for them also. My job requires me to wear a full face of Estee Lauder makeup, which I definitely have no problem at all with as I love the products. So this haul mainly includes some replenishing of main products I use for my daily face of makeup and a few skincare products that I had run out of.

So here is some of the products that I picked up,

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Day Wear Moisturiser creme Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Creme

This is my all time favourite moisturiser for my face, I use this morning and night. It has SPF 15. It smells amazing, has a slight cucumber scent. It is not heavy or greasy on your face and is really hydrating. I use this after applying Advanced Night Repair Serum over my face, the Hyaluronic acid helps the moisturiser to penetrate deeper into my skin.

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Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum

Apart of the advanced night repair range this is a great product, helps to reduce the look off every key sign of aging around the eye area, such as fine lines, wrinkles, puffiness, dark circles, dryness and uneven skin tone.
I use this along with Advanced Night Repair Serum all over my face at night before moisturising.

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Double Wear Foundation Stay In Place Makeup

Double Wear is Estee Lauder’s most popular foundation and with good reason, it has 15 hour staying power which is great for long days at work as it doesn’t move at all. It has a beautiful natural flawless matte finish, with full coverage. However it doesn’t look cakey and is oil free. It also has SPF 10.
I wear the colour Ecru, which is in the intensity 1 because I’m so white with skin tone neutral.
Estee Lauder’s Double Wear comes in many shades with cool, neutral and warm skin tones to suit everyone’s different skin tones.
If you go into a counter I’m sure they will be more than happy to sit you down and colour match you so you get the correct foundation colour for you skin.

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Double Wear Liquid Concealer, Stay In Place Flawless wear Concealer

Estee Lauder have a ‘double wear’ range that is long wearing ‘stay-in-place’ makeup.
Estee Lauder do two concealers at the moment, one is this liquid concealer I use and the other is a cream compact one that gives a thicker fuller coverage.
I use the liquid concealer in 01 Light, because I’m still white! It doesn’t crease and stays all day!

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Pure Colour Blush in 02 Pink Kiss Satin

The packaging of this product is so classy and beautiful, it comes in a rectangle gold compact with the Estee Lauder symbol on it.
This colour gives a sheer natural glow it is buildable but I like to start with it light and build it up if I need. It is very blendable.

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Sumptuous Infinite, Daring Lenght + Volume Mascara

This is my ultimate mascara, my favourite, most used, most purchased mascara, i simply love it. I love the lenghth it gives and how it separates all my lashes making them appear much longer and fuller then they actually are. I also love that it doesn’t clump my lashes and I don’t get any fall out or flaking under my eyes. And it is easy to remove.

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Double Wear Stay in Place Eye Pencil in Onyx (black)

Another one that is apart of the Double Wear range is this pencil eyeliner that I use everyday! It is so smooth and creamy which makes for easy application. It stays on all day.
And on the other end it has a smudger, which is great when you want to smooth things out or blend and smudge to create a smoky look.

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Pure Color Envy Lipstick in Tumultuous Pink 240

Estee Lauder do a couple different lipsticks this one is from the Envy range which are a pure colour not matte but give strong pigmented colour. This one is 6 hour wear however I can sometimes get away with longer. It is very creamy which makes for easy smooth application. and it covers evenly and my lips feel moisturised when wearing it it doesn’t dry out my lips at all.
This one is not usually a colour I would generally go for but it is great for work to mix it up and add a darker but bright pink colour to my lipstick collection.

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Pure Color Envy Shine Lipstick in Suggestive 220

Apart of the new Shine range of lipsticks it is a lighter pink lipstick similar to the Envy lipsticks however with more shine.

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Pure Color Envy Lipstick in Desirable

I also got this lipstick and gloss pack,
A light pink with more of a nude look to it, beautiful creamy and moisturising.

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Bronze Goddess The Nudes Eyeshadow Palette

I literally have saved the best for last!
When I saw this come out in stores I knew I had to have it!
I love nudes and browns for my eyeshadows and that’s generally all I wear and these colours are perfect for me.
During the Summer season in America (winter in Australia) Estee Lauder releases a ‘Bronze Goddess’ range, It is a limited edition thing. Within the range they have the ultimate ‘summer’ collection (the smells and colours remind me of warm holidays by the beach *drools*) Bronzer, Illuminator/highlighter compact, blush stick, gel liquid bronzer, eyeshadow palette, perfume (that is to die for! smells amazing! current favouorite) a shimmering body oil and a perfumed body creme that smells similar to the perfume.
This palette has 5 nudes and 3 high intensity metallic shades they are all beautiful colours and they are all really blendable and long wearing. I personally find that the 3 high intensity colours are more pigmented then the other 5 but they all still go on great.

So apart of my job is to try the new products and see the results for myself and to educate myself so I know what I’m selling.
And we have had a few new releases and a heap more coming! Cannot wait!

Some of these products were given to me to try for myself.

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New Dimension Shape + Fill Expert Serum (not in stores yet)

This is a new serum that is yet to hit stores that I will be trying out.
After using this you’ll see more defined looking facial contours and cheeks and jawline are visibly more lifted. Skin will be more plumped and refined.

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Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Energy Creme

Re-nutriv is Estee Lauder’s ‘luxury’ range and this new product is the definition of luxury!
Starting with the packaging… I mean look at that packaging! I don’t even need to explain, it’s clearly luxurious with glass surrounding the gold that the product sits in. the glass creates a diamond look.
This creme is infused with Black Diamond Truffle Extract, one of natures rarest treasures. And is great for multiple signs of aging, lifting, contouring, loss of radiance, loss of firmness, tone, dryness and dehydration. However it comes at a price.

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Modern Muse Le Rouge Perfume (not in stores yet)

This new beautiful fragrance is now my new favourite.
It is a Fruity Floral Oriental scent
Following on from the original Modern Muse and Modern Muse Chic this is a beautiful sweet fragrance.

Well we have come to the end, I hope you enjoyed reading, I spent alot of time on this one as you can tell by the amount of photos etc.
It seems like a lot of products however I didn’t get them all at the same time, I have been gathering them in the last couple months and thought I would do it all in one big haul for you guys.
If you have gotten this far like this post for me so I know you read it! 🙂
I would love to hear if you have used any of these products and what your thoughts and opinions are on them, so leave a comment below and let me know.
Also if you would like me to do a more in depth review on any of these products let me know.

Have a wonderful day!

Sammysbeauty xoxo


Disclaimer:
All opinions are my own.
All photos are my own, taken by myself.
Some excerpt’s taken from Estee Lauder website.

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Nivea In-Shower Rich Body Lotion Skin Conditioner Review

Hello Beauties,

Today I’m going to do a review on an amazing product that I have been using for awhile now. Yes it has been around for quite some time now.
If you haven’t heard of this product or tried this product yet then you need to stop reading this and go get it right now! Well maybe continue to read until the end of the review and then go and get it because it is seriously amazing! It is one of my holy grail products.

Who would have thought you could moisturise in the shower!? Saving time and avoiding that sticky greasy feeling of putting moisturiser on after showering.

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“In-Shower Skin Conditioners are a more convenient way to moisturise. Now you can quickly moisturise before you get out of the shower”
It comes in 3 different types, Normal to Dry skin, Dry skin and Very Dry skin.

It really is as easy as 4 steps which are –

1. WASH – Cleanse with shower gel as usual and rinse off

2. APPLY – Stepping back from the shower stream, apply a generous amount of NIVEA In-Shower Body Lotion. You’ll be amazed how quickly it rubs in

3. RINSE – The caring formula will immediately be absorbed by your skin and then you can rinse off

4. READY– Dry off and you can get dress immediately!

So this product is a moisturiser that you put on in the shower and then rinse off, that’s right, no waiting time! You don’t have to stand around in the cold naked waiting for it to soak into your skin.
This is not a soap or cleanser you can not lather this product and use in replace of shower gel or soap. You must rinse off before exiting the shower.

I love saving time. I love having beautiful soft hydrated and moisturised skin. And to be honest I am terrible when it comes to moisturising my body. But at the same time I get really dry skin especially on my arms and legs.
So when I first saw this product I couldn’t believe it, it was my ultimate product to encourage me to moisturise more!
Let me just add that I am a pro when it comes to moisturising my face, I don’t know what happens after that though.

In summer I like to fake tan, however if you want a nice tan and want to prolong the wear and life of your tan you need to moisturise, a lot.
I am good on the first day or two but then I always struggle after that, I get lazy and can’t be bothered moisturising anymore, it takes to long and feels icky.
I mean when I get out of the shower I just wanna hurry up and get dry and put clothes on I don’t wanna have to wait around half naked doing a ‘hurry up and dry’ dance to try and make the moisturiser soak into my skin faster before I can put clothes on without them sticking to me. For it to then feel like I barely have any moisturiser on at all.

I have been using the In-Shower Rich Body Lotion for Very Dry skin (purely cause I was hoping it would moisturise more) I don’t use this every time I shower, usually about 3 times a week. But my skin is so much more hydrated since using it, and it makes me feel great.
I hate that sticky, oily greasy feeling you get after putting on most moisturisers/lotions.
This product doesn’t leave a greasy oily residue on your skin. And best of all after you get out of the shower and dried your skin instantly feels soft smooth and moisturised!! What girl doesn’t want that!?!  Instant results!

If your familiar with Nivea products then you will know and probably adore that original Nivea scent that comes with most Nivea products. I love the smell.

The only negatives about this product is the slight residue it leaves on the bottom of your shower (or bath in my case) makes it a little bit slippery the next time you use the shower. However I rinse the bath down with water after I’ve finished showering and always make sure I’m careful when getting into the shower the next time.

Second negative I have is the packaging, it is bulky tough plastic. I am not a massive fan.
I would love it if this product came with a pump lid because the lid is hard to open and when you get towards the end of the bottle the tube is hard to squeeze to get the product out. I get frustrated by this, I would much prefer if the bottle was a softer plastic to make it easier to squeeze product out.  However the actual product outways the negatives and I will definitely keep repurchasing this product.

I love using it especially when I have shaved my legs because it makes your legs look amazing after, I use to always be self conscious about my legs as they would be really dry and have that ashy, scaly look 😦  no moisturiser ever seemed to soak in and work as good as this one does.

The price is extremely affordable aswell and you can generally find them on sale quite a bit.
You can find them at supermarkets or pharmacies such as chemist warehouse and priceline. 400ml’s for about $6.00!

*Do not put this on your feet as it will be very slippery and may cause a lot of pain* :/

I would love to hear if you have used one of these In-Shower body conditioners so leave a comment below and let me know your experience/opinions.

 

Sammysbeauty xoxo

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‘Lust Have It’ Unboxing/Review June 2015

Hello Beauties!

So we are finally back to normal shipping with Lust Have It, yay!
I got my June Lust Have It box the other day and it looks pretty good.

For those who are unfamiliar with Lust Have It, It is a monthly subscription box with 5-6 deluxe sized beauty items and sometimes full size products. Priced at $19.95 a month including postage and handling.

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This is what came in June’s Lust Have It box. Everything was a full size product!

 

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So unfortunately this is the packaging it now comes in… which I am slightly disappointed with as I loved the pink mesh zip bags and now I get a paper gift box and scrunched paper 😦

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The Cosmetic Kitchen Wake up body scrub, 60g. RRP $29.95. Full size.

I just have to start off by saying I have not yet tried a body scrub! ;o
Body scrubs recently became very popular with the Frank Body coffee scrub that was on trend a couple months ago. I am excited to give this body scrub a go as I would love to have nice exfoliated soft skin all over my body. Would be a lovely way to relax after a busy day. I also like that it is actual natural products like raw sugar that you are rubbing onto your skin, that’s gotta be good right!?
This scrub contains some natural ingredients like raw sugar, organic coffee, salt, pink Australian organic clay and bergamont.

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The Cosmetic Kitchen Peppermint Foot Mask, 50g. RRP $24.95. Full size.

A foot mask sounds unusual? I wouldn’t generally think to get a mask for anything other then face or hair but I guess if it’s going to make my feet soft and smooth and relaxed and at ease then I’ll do it. Especially after standing on my feet all day at work, coming home to a foot mask might be just what I have needed in my life.
I have previously received a few products from The Cosmetic Kitchen and I love that their products are natural handmade in Australia.
This peppermint foot mask contains organic clay, peppermint essential oil and lemon scented tea tree oil. And to use it you add a teaspoon to coconut oil and water and make a paste.

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NAK Thermal Shield, 150g. RRP $25.95. Full size.

This is as it says a heat protectant shield, to help keep your hair from being damaged by heat styling tools like hair straighteners.
I have been looking for a good heat protectant for a while now to try out so I am glad I got this. I don’t often straighten my already straight hair but I sometimes like to curl it but not as often as I should. And I am always concerned that I may burn my hair and end up with bad split ends and wire like hair if I do always use heat tools and never use a heat protectant, so this will go to good use 🙂

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Chapstick Hydration lock. RRP $4.99. Full size.

So if you read my blog you will know I have a slight problem with collecting an unreasonable amount of lip glosses and chapsticks…
And Chapstick is one of my favourite brands! So I’m super excited to try out this because it is a dual action and I always get dry lips so any extra moisture and hydration is great.
It is nice and smooth on the lips but it has a slightly funny unusual taste which I am not a massive fan of, but I’m sure I’ll get use to it as it’s not that strong.

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Teeez Trendy Cosmetics Eves ready to wear lipstick, Rebellious Red. RRP $32.00. Full size.

This month Lust Have It sent out an email with the option to choose what colour lipstick you wanted from Teeez Trendy Cosmetics range of ‘eve’s ready to wear lipsticks’, there was 3 choices of nude, caramel and red.
As you can see in the picture I chose red, which was an unusual decision for me as I usually stick with nudes and natural colours to not draw attention towards myself.
But I thought I would go for something I don’t usually choose, so red it was.
And I am happy with my choice of red because when I tried it on it looked amazing, actually delicious!
It’s so vibrant and bright and the texture is beautiful it is so creamy and smooth and it glided onto my lips with ease. It is so hydrating which is so surprising for a lipstick.
However on their website they do state that you will “Fall in love with the lipstick’s rich formula, which nourishes, hydrates and repairs cracked or dry lips thanks to the specially added wild mango” and exactly that happened!! I love the texture and that it helps to repair cracked/dry lips.
Not to mention the amazing packaging!! I have taken a photo of each side of the lipstick cover to show you guys, is that not the most creative packaging you have ever seen!?
I love it! So bright.

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(unfortunately the lighting wasn’t the best to capture a true to colour image)

 

Overall I really liked this months box, it had all full sized products in it and I am happy I will be able to get use out of the products.
However I still want my pink mesh bag it comes in and not a cardboard gift box. Hopefully they are working on this and planning on coming out with an amazing new baggy I can add to my collection of makeup bags.

 

If you have any questions or opinions/personal experiences with any of these products or would like a review on any specific products let me know, I would love to hear about it in the comments below!

 

Sammysbeauty xoxo

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‘Lust Have It’ Unboxing/Review May 2015

Hello Lovelies!

I got my May Lust Have It box a couple weeks ago. I am finally catching up with everything and doing my review. The team at LHI have skipped the box for April to try and catch up on the shipping problems they were having, however my May box did come very late in may (infact I think it was early June)
Again this months box arrived in a cardboard gift box instead of the usual pink mesh zip up bag. However I was pleased to see that they had provided the info card this time.

 

For those who are unfamiliar with Lust Have It, It is a monthly subscription box with 5-6 deluxe sized beauty items and sometimes full size products. Priced at $19.95 a month including postage and handling.

 

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Lonvitalite 24K active face mask. RRP $9.95. Full size.

I am interested to try this mask as the benefits of hydrating and smoothing out skin are something every girl wants, am I right!?
I love having healthy smooth skin 🙂
Plus I’m still yet to try a full piece mask, they look cool.

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Coconut Revolution hand cream, 10g, sample size.
Full size 150ml RRP $19.95.

I don’t know much about this brand but this smells amazing! I can even smell it through the plastic bottle. I am always looking for a nice hand cream to hydrate and soften my hands because they are always drying out from working with makeup all day and constantly washing them. So I am excited to try this.

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Soak Superfood Skincare shampoo, conditioner and body lotion 25mls deluxe sample size.
Full size shampoo and conditioner 500ml RRP $24.95.
Full size body lotion 500ml RRP $29.95.

I haven’t heard of this brand before but I’m interested to try. All the products are infused with natural ingredients.
The body lotion is infused with chia seeds, the shampoo is infused with purple Kale and the conditioner is infused with Maca root.
They all smell lovely.

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Hola Seaweed moisturising lotion, 150ml. RRP $17.95 – $24.95. Full size.

I really like the packaging of this product the lid is very cute.
I also like that it has the benefits of seaweed.
I have been using it for the last couple days and it is a beautiful product, It’s a nice light lotion with a beautiful scent and makes my skin soft and smooth without feeling greasy or like I have cream on. Plus my skin feels much more hydrated after use.
I am excited to use this lotion more in the future to see the benefits really come through.
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Bloom liquid foundation brush. RRP $35.00. Full size.

Lust Have It sent out an email before the boxes were shipped so we could choose if we wanted the Bloom foundation brush or the foundation stick. It just so happened that on that specific week my other foundation brush that I use every day had starting loosing a lot of it’s bristles and was falling out everywhere and loosing it’s shape and just needed to be replaced asap and I was on the hunt for a new foundation brush. So this couldn’t have come at a better time for me, I obviously chose the brush!
The bristles are so soft! It’s nice to use. However I have only used it a few times since receiving it.

 

Overall this was a good LHI box, I will get good use out of most of the products which is great, however it would still be nice to see a couple different products coming through because I’m getting quite the collection of Lonvitalite Masks.
I am also slightly disappointed that I didn’t get the little mesh bag that the products usually come in but hopefully they will be continuing them in the next month to come.

 

If you have any questions or opinions/personal experiences with any of these products or would like a review on any specific products let me know, I would love to hear about it in the comments below!

 

Sammysbeauty xoxo

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‘Lust Have It’ Unboxing/Review March 2015

Hello Beauties!

Sorry for the late post on this review, I received this about 2 months after March as all the lust have it boxes have been previously delayed and they are still trying to catch up. However they skipped the April box and went straight to May in order to get back up to date with shipping, which I will be reviewing soon!

So this months box arrived in a cardboard black gift box instead of the usual pink mesh zip up bag, which was slightly disappointing because I enjoy the bags. They also forgot to add the card with all the information about the products, where to buy and prices, which was also disappointing, I like to have that info.

 

For those who are unfamiliar with Lust Have It,
It is a monthly subscription box with 5-6 deluxe sized beauty items and sometimes full size products. Priced at $19.95 a month including postage and handling.

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Lonvitalite C4 Coconut milk face mask. RRP $9.95. Full size.

I am still yet to try these amazing masks that I have heard so much about, however I’m getting quite the collection as I am always receiving them in beauty boxes.
I am also still yet to try a full piece mask/peel off mask, so I am excited to try it. Plus it’s a hydrating one and I can always benefit from more hydration for my skin.

 

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Appelles Hair care duo pack, 35ml, Deluxe sample size.
Full size 500ml RRP $68.09.

I have had a few other products by Appelles previously and they are nice. The scent of these hair care products is amazing! The conditioner has a really calming smell and I love that they are made with aromatherapy scents like rosemary and ylang ylang. I can’t wait to try them out.

 

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Urban Skincare Co Body Cleanser, 35ml, deluxe sample size.
Full size 500ml RRP $26.95.

Haven’t used this one yet as I’m currently trying another cleanser however am interested by this as it doesn’t say ‘face’ cleanser it’s a ‘body’ cleanser.  I also like the unusual scent.

 

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Uriage Tolederm soothing cleansing water 8ml and Tolederm hydra-soothing cream 3ml, sample size.
Full size RRP 250ml cleansing water $29.95 and 30ml cream $39.95.

I have heard about this brand Uriage a bit lately however this will be my first time trying it. It is directed more for people with sensitive skin to help calm the skin from irritation. I love cleansing waters so I will be interested to try that out. Although the samples are very small I may struggle to properly test and form an opinion.

 

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Model Co BB plus cream (medium). RRP $22.00. Full size.

I love BB creams as they are great for me on my days off of work if I still want to wear some makeup, and I love anything that has hydrating properties. I unfortunately got mine in the shade medium which is never my shade, even in summer when I’m tanned I am still not this dark 😦 #whitegirlproblems.

 

Overall I wish I could say I’m happy with this months box… But I’m not.
Some of the brands, Lonvitalite masks, appelles and urban skincare brands keep popping up in beauty boxes. It would be good to start seeing some different things in the boxes including makeup.

 

If you have any questions or opinions/personal experiences with any of these products or would like a review, I would love to hear about it in the comments below!

 

Sammysbeauty xoxo

 

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‘Lust Have It’ Unboxing/Review February 2015

Hello Beauties!

Firstly, I apologise that this post is a little late. As I had previously mentioned in earlier posts my laptop had officially died, no way of fixing it and I had to go without.
I borrowed my boyfriends laptop for the last couple posts and then his had to get repaired for other reasons and we were without again. So then I was waiting for today (it’s my birthday) to receive a new laptop which my boyfriend bought me for my birthday 😀
So now I am with technology again and posts will flow!

So late last week I received my February Lust Have It.

Once again it is late this month, they are still trying to catch up since they were late in December, I don’t think March’s box will be getting here any time near March at this stage.

For those who are unfamiliar with Lust Have It,

It is a monthly subscription box with 5-6 deluxe sized beauty items and sometimes full size products. Priced at $19.95 a month including postage and handling.

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It came in the usual pink see through mesh bag

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Natural glamour illuminating foundation. 40ml.

RRP $29.95. Full size.

So I got the Foundation in the shade ‘Medium’ which of course was far too dark for my pale skin, as you can see in the photo above. It has a very grey tone tone to it, it looks very dirty in colour and when I rubbed it into my skin more it went more brown in colour. I am not a massive fan of receiving this product as I won’t be able to use it.
However I liked the packaging as it was a squeezy bottle but has a pump top on it.

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Natural Glamour 2glo line treatment concealer. RRP $27.95. Full size.

This is a dual ended concealer promises to treat and hide flaws, tighten and moisturise, reduce the appearance of redness and under eye dark circles, pigmentation and other imperfections.  Sounds like a miracle stick!!

I used the concealer which came in shade ‘light’ and suited my skin tone, yay! It did the job of slightly concealing my under eye circles but it wasn’t great. I have found no difference when using the line treatment as of yet.

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Designer Brands Black Liquid Eye Liner. RRP $8.99. Full size.

I love eyeliner, but I am terrible when it comes to applying liquid eyeliner! it’s like all of a sudden I can’t hold steady and draw a straight line. I can never make the wing symmetrical or even similar on both eyes, and I give up to quick and go back to gel or pencil. However I managed to get his on really well it went on smoothly and didn’t leave a mess all over my eyelid. I will be sure to try this out again.

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ULTA3 Plum lip liner. RRP $2.95. Full size.

I don’t usually go for a plum lip colour, but I like this colour on my skin tone. The colour wasn’t too over powering and bright or too dark and it looked really nice when I put a clear gloss over the top.
I was a little skeptical at first knowing that Ulta3 is a cheaper brand and I was worried the quality would be lacking, but to my surprise it wasn’t! It went on smoothly, it was moisturising as much as a lip liner can be. It is a smooth crayon that was easy to apply and the colour lasted quite awhile.
I will definitely be using this again.

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Paula’s Choice skin perfecting 2% BHA liquid exfoliant. 30ml. RRP $12. Deluxe sample size.

Lastly the exfoliant was something I was interested to try as I am currently on the look out for a new exfoliant, however was slightly disappointed at the fact it left a sticky residue on my face and it was unpleasant feeling. I will give it another try but I don’t think I would go out and purchase the full size just yet.

Overall I was satisfied with the contents of this months ‘Lust have it’ however I’m a little disappointed that we couldn’t choose the colours of the foundation, I know a lot of people would have had this same problem, with the concealer as well. I’m also a little disappointed at the late arrival.

If you have any questions or opinions/personal experiences with any of these products or would like a review, I would love to hear about it in the comments below!

Sammysbeauty xoxo

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