Subscriptions boxes are awesome, right? But sometimes they send you the same things over and over again, or only include tiny samples of products and that sucks. That’s why I love Little Known Box. Their aim is to introduce you to brands and products that aren’t as mainstream, so it’s really rare to get something you’ve had before!
For only £15 per month, Little Known Box brings you a variety of full-sized and deluxe-sized products ranging from skincare to hair, nails, beauty and more! It offers variety, undiscovered brands and great new products. See last month’s box here to see how fab it is for yourself!
August’s theme is Summer Nights! It contains products to keep you looking and feeling great through all the fun events that happen this time of year – weddings, BBQs, festival etc.
About 2 months ago, I went on an amazing holiday to Florida and , obviously, I spent a fair chunk of my time there shopping for makeup. I had to, right? It’s taken me a while to get a haul together, I’ve just been too busy! I bought so much stuff that I’ll have to divide it into 3 sections: Drugstore, High End and a Colourpop Haul! First up, drugstore!
I basically had 2 rules for myself when shopping for drug store makeup in the US: 1. Only get things I can’t easily access in the UK 2. Keep lipsticks to a minimum (I ordered waaaay too many on Colourpop to be allowed to buy more). So, when I entered the hallowed halls of Ulta, Walgreens and the Walmart beauty section, I kind of went a little crazy. I think I got a variety and it’s all stuff I really wanted, so it’s not that bad, right?
If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ll know that I absolutely love Sniffy Wiffy products. Their beautifully simple handmade products are some of my favourites: everything from their hand creams to their body scrubs. Even my grandma swears by their lavender hand cream! I have a whole post dedicated to their products here. So when I was offered a sneak peek at one of their newest innovations, I couldn’t say no!
Without further ado, here is the Sniffy Wiffy Spout Pouch Hair & Body Wash!
As with all Sniffy Wiffy products, this multi-purpose wash is SLS and paraben free, making it ideal for those with sensitive skin or wanting to avoid as many unnecessary nasties as possible. In fact, it only includes 6 ingredients in total, which is awesome. So many products are crammed with ‘filler’ ingredients which serve no real purpose and can cause sensitivity or damage the skin. It’s refreshing to see something so simple and so gentle.
But how does it perform?
The Cohorted Beauty Box has become a staple for me. I look forward to it each month and know I’m always going to love what’s inside. They’re always jam-packed with high-end goodies. See last month’s box here as an example.
The Black Edition Beauty Box from Cohorted is a £35 per month subscription and contains 4-5 full sized high-end and luxury beauty products, with the occasional extra sample thrown in for good measure. They feature brands such as theBalm, Too Faced, Mac and Nars to name a few, and the value is always incredible. I’m never disappointed. You can find more information or subscribe here.
July was a month where every product I was using ran out. There were a lot of products. A lot. I’m actually kind of proud of myself for working through so many items; it’s satisfying to see them all collected in one place.
As usual, I’ve developed some opinions on all the products I finished and I’d like to share them. But, as this is such a bumper edition of my empties, I’ll do my best to keep my reviews short, sweet and to the point. As always, I’ll tell you if I think they’re worth splashing the cash on by rating them: BUY or BYE! There’s a lot to get through, so let’s jump right in!
When summer comes around, skirts and shorts are staples – that means getting your legs out. My legs, however, are so incredibly pale and bright white that they reflect all of the Sus’s rays into the eyes of innocent bystanders. And because I’m such a considerate and kind person, I like to give myself a hint of colour to save the vision of those around me. Gradual tan is my best friend during the summer. It lets me control how deep the colour gets and is easy to maintain. So, I enjoy trying new ones and putting them to the test!
At the recent Steel City Blog Meet, I was kindly gifted a bottle of Crazy Angel Golden Tease Gradual Tan. I’d never heard of this brand before, but I was willing to give it a try…
It’s been a while since I made a favourites post and that’s because I didn’t absolutely love anything new! I was still using the products I’ve talked about a million times before. My product drought seems to have come to an end with so many new and exciting products entering my life!
It’s a small, select group of products that I just can’t get enough of. There’s even a hair product – I’m not even really a ‘hair person’! Enough waffling, let’s get to the good stuff…