First Impressions: MINTD July Box

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Considering my well documented love of samples, travel sized products and basically anything beauty related in miniature form, it may surprise you to know that I have never subscribed to any beauty boxes. You’d think they would be perfect for someone like me, but I am extremely picky and the idea of having a bunch of random samples and sachets arriving at my door every month just gives me anxiety. Not only that, these days you can get a sample of just about anything from Sephora or any green beauty alternative (Credo, The Detox Market, Content Beauty) and most brands offer free samples when you order from them directly, so the idea of paying for samples (no matter how small the cost) just seems like a waste of money to me. Continue reading

Omorovicza Summer Skin Edit Series

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As many of you will know by now, Omorovicza are a brand I have loved and used for many years. It all began one Christmas when I received a beautiful set of deluxe samples and since then the products have become a constant staple in my routines. When they asked me to take part in their Summer Skin Edit series I could not have been more excited and humbled. It was a huge honour to collaborate with one of my all time favourite brands and I had such a good time shooting my picks. You can check out my edit on Omorovicza’s blog here and below is a full description of everything I picked and why. Enjoy! Continue reading

On The Road Beauty Buys

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If you already follow me on Instagram, then you will know that I have been on the road for most of this month. It has been a crazy few weeks with over 10 flights and despite my best efforts, it wasn’t always possible for me to keep my skin looking its best. Thankfully, everywhere I went I was able to find a Sephora to buy some products to deal with the issues my skin was having as a result of all the travelling. These are my favourite picks from my purchases and the ones that worked the best. Continue reading

July Empties

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My love of hoarding can only be matched by my love of purging and while that might not make sense, it allows me to maintain a manageable quantity of skincare products where I get to try new things, have backups but I’m also using stuff up and not letting things just sit there going to waste. I love posting about my monthly empties as it’s a great way to keep track of (and also celebrate) the highly satisfying experience of using up a product all the way to the end. This month, for some reason, I don’t have that many empties but I suppose I had so many the last couple of months, it has sort of balanced itself out. Anyway, here’s a look at the products I finished up in July. Continue reading