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October GlossyBox 2017

This month’s Glossybox is unicorn and mermaid inspired. I love the design of the box, how it’s a pink to blue ombre effect. All the products as well are full size which is really good. On top of the box is a Dorothy Perkins ‘the Shoe Edit’ booklet about all ‘the shoes you need this season’. As well as a ‘half unicorn’ sticker which I love, and will definitely be putting on my notebook. Also check out my Youtube channel hannahxoxoblog. I hope you enjoy!

 

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Make Up Revolution Mermaids vs Unicorns Eyeshadow Palette:
I have never tried any Make Up Revolution make up before so I am excited to try this out. It does have some colours which are out of my comfort zone but I will definitely give them a go. The information card that comes within the box says ‘Whether you’re channeling an other-worldly look inspired by unicorns and mermaids or merely want a subtle flash of uplifting colour, unleash your creative side with these twelve dreamy shades, from whimsically adventurous to subtly charming’. This product retails for £4

 

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Sleek Make Up Creme to Powder Blush in ‘Carnation’:
I have got one of Sleek’s powder blushes and I really like it. Therefore, I am excited to try out their creme to powder blush. The packing on this product is very similar to Nars packaging and I love how Sleek it looks. The information card says ‘An uplifting shade of blush always has the ability to put a smile on our faces. This innovative cream-to-powder blush is intensely pigmented (a little goes a long way) but has a natural, dewy finish and each Glossy will get one of six flattering hues’. This product retails for £5.99

 

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Kawaii Enterprise Brush Cleansing Egg:
I have wanted one of these for quite a while now so I am super excited to try it out! And to see if they are as good as everyone claims they are. The information card says ‘This silicone brush cleansing egg makes it easier than ever. Pop your two fingers inside the egg, wet your brush and add a dash of gently liquid soap. Swirl your brush over the small nodules at the top to create a lather and then remove the foam (and product build up) by running the bristles down the deeper grooves, which will also realign the brush hairs without damaging them’. This product retails for £7.99

 

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Lord & Berry Magic Brow Perfect Eye Brow Pencil:
I prefer extractable eyebrow pencils as I find them easier to use but I will definitely give this one a go. I have heard of this brand before but never tried out any of their products. The information card says ‘This highly pigmented brow pencil has a marbleised tip swirled with two complimentary shades, so it flatters all colourings by mimicking the colour variation naturally found in brows’. This product retails for £14

 

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Bang Beauty Cream Colour in ‘Dolce Pink’
I have never heard of this brand before so again I am excited to try it out. The information card says ‘This multi-purpose cream can be used on your lips, cheeks and eyes, making for the perfect eyeshadow, blush or highlighter’. This product retails for £19.50

Autumn/Winter Pretty Little Thing Haul|Try On

As it is getting into autumn and winter it is only right to do a haul. So I picked up a few bit’s and pieces for the new seasons. I also decided to shop on PrettyLittle Thing. I have never shopped their before but they had some really cute things and were reasonable priced. I also picked up a couple of things as well from Primark. And of course I thought I would share it with you! Also check out my youtube channel hannahxoxoblog. I hope you enjoy!

Jill Grey Slinky Bralet – £10
Jill Grey Slinky Palazzo Trousers – £15
Sianna Dark Mauve Oversized Sweater Dress – £18
Rosalina Cream Off The Shoulder Crop Jumper – £12

Blue Fluffy Jumper – Primark – £10
Nude Pink & White Cardigan – Primark – £13

 

September Favourite’s 2017

It’s the start of a new month so time for a September favourite’s. I have got a few random bit’s and bob’s that I have been loving throughout September as well. Also check out my youtube channel hannahxoxoblog. I hope you enjoy!

 

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NYX Tame & Frame Brow Pomade:
I have never tried a brow pomade before and I really like it. I have been using a pencil to shape my arch and then fill in my brows with this. I have been loving it. I find it a lot more natural at the start of my brow and it lasts all day! I have had so many compliments on how my eyebrows look when I use this. I would 100% recommend.

 

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NYX Tinted Brow Mascara:
I got this when I bought the NYX pomade as well and I again really like it. I find it sets my brows in place and they stay their all day. It gives my brow hairs some colour as well which I really like. And yet again I 100% recommend this.

 

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Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray:
I have recently bought this and I really like it! My hair has a little bit of movement but not a lot. So days I want my hair a little more wavy I will use this. After I have washed my hair, I just spray it into my hair let it air dry over night. And then in the morning it gives my hair a little more wave to it and a bit more texture which I really like. It doesn’t make my hair feel horrible as well which other salt sprays have done before.

 

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Body Shop Pino Colado Collection:
I am absolutely in love with the smell of this! I have used it up already because I love it that much. I love body shop products they have lots of really good products. This is one of my favourite scents Body Shop does. And it’s a perfect scent of summer time. I will 100% repurchase this since I have used this up.

 

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Anastasia Movie:
When I was younger and a little kid this was my childhood movie that I would watch all the time. So when I saw it being sold in Tesco’s I picked it up straight away! Not a lot of people I know has seen this film. But I have been rekindling my childhood memories by watching this film. I would definitely say check it out, I love this film so so much.

 

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Ben & Jerry’s Empwer Mint Ice Cream:
When I was doing my food shop with Casey I saw this. I instantly picked it up as I love mint ice cream. And I have been loving it! It is only special edition so every week when I have been doing my weekly shop I have been picking it up! And I have been loving It!

Empty Product’s 2017

I have been collecting some products that I have used up to share with you guys. I have done this blog before so I thought I would do it again for you. I also have some products that I haven’t used up but I am going to be throwing away and I thought I would share them with you as well. I hope you enjoy!

Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer:
I absolutely love this concealer. It has really good coverage, not drying under my eyes and really reasonably priced. I have repurchased this concealer so many times and i have already repurchased another.

Soap & Glory 2in1 Pencil & Brush:
Again, I absolutely love this product. I haven’t had to repurchase this product before as this is my first time using it all up. I have repurchased it already. When I was trying to find my shade ‘hot chocolate’ they never had it in stock so after a month without it I couldn’t not have it anymore so I bought the shade ‘dark chocolate’ instead. This shade is a really good match and isn’t much different to my previous shade.

Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Liner:
I don’t often wear liquid eyeliner much as I don’t think it suits me. But this eyeliner has finally dried up after having it for so long. I love how pointy the tip is and you can be very precise with it. I also didn’t find that it dry up quickly which I like. I do want to try a couple different eyeliners but in the future I will definitely repurchase this eyeliner.

Simple Micellar Cleansing Wipes:
I have repurchased simple wipes so many times and when I saw they had micellar cleansing wipes I was eager to try them out. I do really like them and I have repurchased them already. I find they remove my make up so quick and easy, I would 100% recommend these make up wipes.

Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water:
Again, I have repurchased this product many times. I find it removes my make up off like a dream. I have also found this is the only cleansing water that doesn’t irritate my eyes. Again I would 100% recommend this and I have already repurchased this product.

Keratin Classic Shampoo:
I bought this shampoo when I was in a rush so I just picked up any shampoo. I was drawn to this one as it says keratin on it. Normally I will wash my hair every other day and sometimes I can last an extra day if I’m too busy to wash my hair. But, when I use this shampoo I can tell that I need to wash my hair on the second day, and I can’t go three days without washing my hair. Therefore, I will not be repurchasing this shampoo.

Toni & Guy Cleanse Shampoo for Damaged Hair:
However, I do really like this shampoo. It washes my hair beautifully, and I can go an extra day without wash my hair and it doesn’t feel really horrible and greasy. I will definitely be repurchasing this shampoo.

Dove Intensive Repair Conditioner:
I love this product so much so it’s not a surprise I am going to repurchase this. I find it helps my ends not be so dry and helps to moisturise them. As well as helps to detangle my hair.

TRESemme Salon Touchable Feel Ultra Fine Hairspray:
I do like this hairspray. I didn’t find it was the best hairspray ever but it wasn’t the worst either, is was just okay. I do like the size of it as it is perfect for traveling. I may repurchase this product in the future.

TRESemme Instant Refresh Dry Shampoo:
I did really like this. I found it refreshed my hair really well and didn’t leave a white cast on my hair. I will definitely repurchase this, especially as I find it perfect for travelling as well.

Lush Rose Jam Bubbleroon Bubble Bar:
I love Lush products. I haven’t tried any of their bubbleroons before. I did really like it and I did really enjoy it. I did use this twice as it is a bubble bar and I will definitely repurchase this as I always do with Lush products.

Radox Sleep Easy Bubble Soak:
I bought this as I needed a bubble bath and this was just a cheap one so I picked it ups and got it. I do really like it, I do find it makes lots of bubbles which is good. I did find I used it up quite quickly even though I didn’t use that much each time. Although for the price I do think it’s worth it as it is cheap and I will repurchase it.

Treacle Moon The Honeycomb Secret Bath & Shower Gel:
I purely bought this bath and shower gel for the smell. It smells amazing! And I love it. Again I did really enjoy it and I found it gave me lots of bubbles. With this product I found it lasted a lot longer than the other one. Therefore, I will repurchase this product,

Dove Go Fresh Revive Body Wash in ‘Pomegranate & Lemon Verbena Scent’:
I received this in a hamper for Christmas from my family and I have finally got round to using it. I did really enjoy it and there was nothing wrong with it. But I don’t think I will repurchase it in the future and I didn’t really like it, it was just okay (if that makes any sense).

Evodia Coconut & Lime Hand Cream:
My family in Australia sent this over to me so I was very excited to try it out. I am in love with the smell of it! I do really like this hand cream and I would repurchase this if I was in Australia, but unfortunately I can’t.

Soap & Glory Kick Ass Concealer:
I do like this concealer but I find I don’t reach for it that much. I prefer a concealer to have a doe foot applicator as I find them quicker and easier to use day-to-day. Therefore, that is the reason I am going to be throwing the product away.

E.L.F. Baked Blush in ‘Passion Pink’:
I bought this when I had bought my baked highlight as well. I love my baked highlight in ‘moonlight pearl’ but, when I swatch this blush it swatches beautifully. When I apply it all my cheeks I can’t see it no matter how much I apply. It just doesn’t show up. Therefore, I am going to be getting rid of this product.

Essence Matte Lipstick in ’08 Matt’:
I do really like Essence as a brand but I find this lipstick is patchy when I apply it. It is a dark colour so that might be why. But, I will be throwing his product away.

Valquer Ice Hair Mask Total Repair:
I received this in my Glossybox. I have tried it out a couple of times and I must say I don’t like how it is an ice mask. I wasn’t too sure what it meant by ice mask but now I do and I don’t like it. When I have it on my hair it makes me feel cold, so I will wash it off and get out the shower and I’ll let my hair air dry. But it makes me feel really cold even when I have washed it off. And for that reason I am going to be throwing this product away.

Schwarzkopf Got2b Playful Styling Primer:
Again I received this product in my Glossybox, but quite a while a go and I never got round to using it until recently. I find it sticky on my hair even when I have dried my hair completely. It does say that it helps with grip & lasting control so that’s why I think I find it sticky on my hair. So, I will be getting rid of this product for that reason.

Noughty Intensive Care Leave-in Conditioner:
And finally I have received this product again in my Glossybox a couple of months ago (I think). I don’t like the concept of leaving my conditioner on my hair and not washing it off. I do find it weighs my hair down a little as I’m keeping the conditioner on my hair and I prefer to have some volume to my hair. Therefore, I am throwing this product away.

And that is all the products I have used up recently. Also check out my Youtube Channel hannahxoxoblog. I hope you enjoyed reading and I hope to see you soon! Bye!

Funfetti Cupcakes|Baking

I have been loving baking recently so I thought I would do a blog for you guys! I got this ‘funfetti cupcake’ idea from Zoella so I hope you enjoy!

Ingredients for Cupcake’s:
• 125g Caster Sugar
• 125g Self Raising Flour (sieved)
• 2 Large Eggs
• 125g Unsalted Butter
• 1/4 Teaspoon of Bicarbonate of Soda
• 1 1/2 Tablespoons of Milk
• 1/4 Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
• Sprinkles

Ingredients for Buttercream Icing:
• 335g Icing Sugar (sieved)
• 150g Unsalted Butter
• 1-2 Tablespoons of Whole Milk
• 1/4 Vanilla Extract

Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees celsius before you start.

Method:
1. Put the unsalted butter, caster sugar, self raising flour, eggs, bicarbonate of soda, vanilla extract and milk into a bowl and mix together.
2. Once it is all mixed together add some sprinkles (however many you would like) to the mixture.
3. Line your cupcake tin with some colourful cupcake cases and fill them half way with the mixture.
4. Time to put your cupcakes in the oven for around 20 minutes so they are a golden brown and bouncy to the touch.
5. While your cupcakes are cooling down I am going to start with the buttercream icing. Mix the unsalted butter in a bowl for around five minutes until its less yellow in colour.
6. Add a third of the icing sugar to the mixed butter and mix, and then add the second third of the icing sugar, and repeat with the rest of the icing sugar.
7. Finally add the whole milk and vanilla extract to the mixture.
8. Pipe the buttercream icing onto the cupcakes.
9. To finish off decorating the cupcakes add some sprinkles to the top of the cupcakes.
10. Enjoy!

 

I hope you enjoyed, also check out my Youtube Channel hannahxoxoblog . I hope you to see you soon! Bye!

September GlossyBox 2017

This month’s Glossybox has some really good bit’s & bob’s and has a good range of products. It also came with a Kinder Bueno chocolate bar which was very kind of them. Also check out my youtube channel hannahxoxoblog. I hope you enjoy!

 

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StyLondon Siligel Blender – Clear:
I have seen so many of these around on the internet and by what I have heard I don’t think it will work as well as a sponge or brush. But I will definitely give it a go and try it out. I do think it is a really good idea though. The information card that comes with the box says ‘The Siligel Blender promises to be more hygienic than other blenders and requires you to use less foundation as it doesn’t absorb as much as sponges and brushes’. This is a full size product and retails for £5.99

 

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Pixi By Petra Brow Tamer:
I love trying out new make up so I was very excited to see this in my box. I have heard a lot about the brand Pixi but I have never tried it out for myself. The information card says ‘This brow beautifier sets and holds unruly brows in place all day’. This is a full size product and retails for £12

 

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Monu Skincare Monu Firming Fiji Facial Oil:
I have never tried out a facial oil before and I’m not too sure about them to be honest. I am a little worried that it will cause spots. But again I will try it out. The card says ‘Facial oils are you skins best friend. This contains plant oils to nourish and protect and a refreshing blend of Bois of Rose and Patchouli essential oils to calm, firm and leave skin visibly brighter’. This is a tester size but the full size retails for £26

 

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Taylor’s 32 Flavoured Natural Whitening Toothpaste:
I am always looking for different ways to whiten my teeth so I was excited to try this out. There is one ingredient in most toothpastes that I can’t have as it cause ulcers in my mouth but I don’t think this ingredient has it in it. The information card says ‘Developed with dentists, Taylor’s 32 is an all-natural minty toothpaste formulated with sodium bicarbonate and silica to help remove stains naturally as well as xylitol and fluoride to reduce plaque and Vitamin E for gum health’. This is a full size product and retails for £5

 

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SkinFix Hand Repair Cream:
I love trying new hand creams especially when it gets into the colder months. This says it treats and manages eczema, which will be perfect for Casey (my boyfriend) as he suffers from it. The information card says ‘This goes above and beyond the average hand cream. It contains 1% colloidal oatmeal to target eczema, dermatitis and extreme dryness and a blend of healing botanicals, rich natural butters and emollient oils to nourish’. This is a full size product and retails for £12.99 from Boot’s.

Random Bit’s & Bob’s Haul|NYX, New Look, Topshop, Stationery

I have recently done a bit of shopping for a few things after the past week or so. And of course I thought I would share them with you! I hope you enjoy!

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NYX Tame & Frame Brow Pomade:
I have never tried a pomade brow product before so I was eager to try one out. So when I was in boot’s I picked this one up, as I’m loving trying out more of their products. I’m thinking its going to be waxy but I’m not too sure. I’ll let you guys know what I think about it soon.

 

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NYX Tinted Brow Mascara:
I don’t have a drugstore brow mascara which I love, so I’m trying out a few. While I picked up the NYX brow pomade I thought I would pick up their brow mascara too. I’m hoping the work well together too.

 

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Bumble & Bumble Surf Spray:
I have heard Tanya Burr talk about this product a while ago and I have really wanted to try it out. And then when I was in boot’s I came across it so I picked it up. I like quite messy and wavy hair so I though this would be perfect.

 

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Cotton Pads:
I was in the need for some more cotton pads. I did have the big baby cotton pads as I only have to use one of them when removing my make up. But I couldn’t find them so I opted for the medium ones instead. I did pick up two of them as well.

 

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Zoella Scooper Dooper Foaming Bath Soak:
I have never tried Zoella’s beauty products before and as they were 3 for 2 in Superdrug I thought this is the perfect time to try some out. I just choose the Scooper Dooper as it was in a massive pot and I’m always needing bath soak.

 

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Zoella Soak Opera Bath & Shower Gel:
I then picked up the Soak Opera as I love trying out different bath and shower gel’s. There’s not really a strong scent to it when I smell it from the bottle, but when I use it I may be able to smell it better. I love the packaging as well. It feels really good quality.

 

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Zoella Pretty Polished Sugar Scrub:
The last Zoella beauty product I picked up was the Pretty polished as I love using different sugar scrubs, again. When I opened up the lid the scrub felt quite solid which was weird but it might melt a bit in water, I presume.

 

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New Look Cardigan:
I have been wanting a cardigan for a while now so when I was in New Look having a little look I saw this and I thought I would pick it up. I loved the colour as it wasn’t full on black. I also love the length as it’s just below my bum, and it has pockets. I did pick up a size 10 (a size bigger than what I normally get) just so I can wear a jumper underneath it.

 

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Topshop Black Joni Jeans:
I had these jeans before but the faded so I had to pick up a new pair. I absolutely love these jeans they are a bit more expensive but the fit perfectly, they are so comfortable and they are so many different designs.

 

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Black Notebook:
I want to plan my blog’s and video’s a bit more so while they have all the back to school stuff I thought I would pick up a big notebook. This one had dividers in it as well which I really like.

 

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Colouring Pens:
While I picked up the notebook I thought I would get some new colouring pens to help me get organised and plan things.

And that is everything I have picked up recently. Also check out my YouTube channel hannahxoxoblog . I hope you enjoyed and I hope to see you soon! Bye!