Nail Of The Day – Underwater Nails Feat. Rimmel, Pueen, Revlon, Filthy Gorgeous & Essence

Hi there! Today’s post is about a mani I did recently.

We had a few colleagues from France over at our office. I managed to dress properly (navy-blue suit, red and white striped top), but I couldn’t bring myself to wear plain red nails (yawn).

Since I was already dressed like a sailor, I thought I might as well just do a marine mani using the French national colours. And that’s exactly what I did! 🙂

And I used these products:
red base colour – Revlon 335 Mon Cherry,
blue base colour – Rimmel 231 Blue Eyed Girl,
white base colour – Rimmel 703 White Hot Love,

white stamping colour – Essence Nail Art Stampy Polish White,
blue stamping colour – Filthy Gorgeous Midnight,
red stamping colour – Revlon 335 Mon Cherry.

I chose images from three different stamping plates – Pueen 89 (shells), Pueen 91 (fish and corals), and Pueen 96 (anchors). These three stamping plates are part of Pueen’s Buffet Leisure stamping collection!

I realise this mani looks quite busy – but I really love it! I also got quite a few compliments which was very nice! How do you like this mani? Feel free to get in touch. And thanks for reading! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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100% Cruelty-Free – Superdrug Yoghurt Smoothie Mask

Superdrug Yoghurt Smoothie MaskHi there! Just a few days ago I picked up a new face mask at my local Superdrug. I found it on the sale shelf (49p) – so I guess it’s been discontinued…

Anyway, since you might still come across it, let me tell you if Superdrug’s Yoghurt Smoothie Mask is any good.

First of all, this mask reminds me of Montagne Jeunesse’s Buttercream Dream Mud. Whilst this Superdrug face mask doesn’t contain any exfoliating beads, the formula and the fragrance are quite similar to Montagne Jeunesse’s face mask.

What I like about this mask is that it gives my skin a deep cleanse and that it makes my skin feel soft and refreshed.

I think this mask is really nice! If I manage to swing by Superdrug again next week, I’ll definitely pick up a few more masks! 🙂

Superdrug’s Yoghurt Smoothie Mask carries the Leaping Bunny logo. It’s BUAV-approved and as such it is 100% cuelty-free!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

I Love… Yummy Caramel Bath & Shower Crème, Nourishing Body Butter

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 I Love… products that I found at my local Poundworld. I Love… had 2 limited editions last Christmas – Chocolate Truffle and Yummy Caramel. The Chocolate Truffle products were everywhere (I stocked up!), but I couldn’t find the Yummy Caramel products anywhere – until a few weeks ago.

And now that I’ve been using these 2 products for about a week, let me tell you if I Love…’s Yummy Caramel Bath & Shower Crème and Nourishing Body Butter are any good. 🙂
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I Love…’s Yummy Caramel Bath & Shower Crème is a nice shower product. The caramel fragrance is sweet and yummy (they weren’t kidding), and the formula is gentle and non-drying. Great stuff! I Love…’s Yummy Caramel Nourishing Body Butter is rich and nourishing indeed, and it smells sweet and yummy too. This body butter is a real skin treat!

I would recommend these I Love… products to everyone. I found these products at my local Poundworld, but I’ve also seen them at Bargain Buys – for £1 each.
I Love…’s Yummy Caramel Bath & Shower Crème is available as 500ml, and
I Love…’s Yummy Caramel Nourishing Body Butter is available as 200ml.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Olay Hydration Balancing + Purifying Cleansing 2 In 1 Refreshing Face Wash

Olay Pink Face WashHi there! Today’s post is about Olay’s Hydration Balancing + Purifying Cleansing 2 In 1 Refreshing Face Wash.

This face wash contains aloe vera and cucumber extracts which promise to cleanse, purify and invigorate skin. At the same time the product claims to be non-drying.

Is this face wash any good? Yes, it is! I think this face wash is a wonderful facial cleanser. It’s effective, but it’s not harsh or drying at all. In addition, this face wash is fantastic if you use it with a konjac sponge.

Olay’s Hydration Balancing + Purifying Cleansing 2 In 1 Refreshing Face Wash is exclusive to Superdrug. It’s £2.99 for a 150ml tube. However, I only paid £1.45 (half price offer), so keep your eyes peeled for special offers to make the pennies go further. 🙂

Have you tried this face wash? Feel free to comment if you want to. And thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel Salon Pro 636 Hooray Henry & MoYou London Doodles 07

Hi there! I hope everyone had a good weekend. 🙂

I’m starting the new week with a mani post. I really like how this mani turned out, so let me tell you how I did it.

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel Salon Pro 636 Hooray Henry. This polish is almost a one-coater. Great quality!

I wanted a cute mani, so I grabbed one of my favourite cute stamping plates, MoYou London Doodles 07, and I went to work! 🙂

The black polish I stamped with is Rimmel Lasting Finish Pro 430 Black Satin.

Feel free to comment if you want. And thank you for reading!

If you’d like to order from MoYou, you can get 10% off if you order through this link. In case you’re wondering… yes, I did purchase this stamping plate myself!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 10 – 16 Apr 2017

Hi there! Happy Easter! And welcome to my weekly blog recap. Read on if you’d like to know what I’ve been up to on my blog this week.

Monday 10 Apr – Yves Rocher Lemon Basil Refreshing Shower Gel
Tuesday 11 Apr – Nail Of The Day

On Monday I reviewed Yves Rocher’s Lemon Basil Refreshing Shower Gel. If you’ve missed the post, you can read it >>here<<. Tuesday’s post was about a manicure I did recently. >>Click here<< to read the post.

Wednesday 12 Apr – Calcot Manor The Perfect Day Rich Body Butter

On Wednesday I reviewed Calcot Manor’s The Perfect Day Body Butter. >>Click here<< if you’d like to read the post.

Thursday 13 Apr – Superdrug Extracts Grapefruit & Papaya Shampoo + Conditioner

Thursday’s post was about Superdrug’s Grapefruit & Papaya hair products. If you’ve missed the post, you can read it >>here<<.

Friday 14 Apr – L’Oréal Skin Perfection Correcting Concentrated Serum

L’Oréal’s Skin Perfection Correcting Concentrated Serum was the product I reviewed on Friday. If you’re interested, you can read the review >>here<<.

This is it for this week. I hope everyone enjoys the rest of the Easter weekend. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

L’Oréal Skin Perfection Correcting Concentrated Serum

Hi there! A few weeks ago I emptied the first L’Oréal serum I’ve ever used, and since then I’ve been using another L’Oréal serum – L’Oréal’s Skin Perfection Correcting Concentrated Serum. This serum is aimed at women aged 18-32 who want smoother, brighter and more radiant looking skin. In summary, this serum promises to tighten pores and to make first lines appear smoother – in 7 days!

Whilst this serum isn’t perfect, I do like it. Here’s why: I think the pump dispenser is great. Two pumps deliver the perfect amount of serum for my face and neck. Nice! The serum is lightly fragranced – the fragrance is nothing special, but it’s definitely pleasant.

I think that this serum feels great on my skin. The lightweight formula delivers a refreshing hydration boost which is very nice! Whilst I don’t think this serum made any difference to my pores at all, I’m still happy with it because it seems to maintain the ‘fresher skin’ look the other L’Oréal serum gave me.

I would recommend this serum – and I would recommend you get your 30ml bottle from B&M Bargains. L’Oréal’s Skin Perfection Correcting Concentrated Serum is £15.99 at Superdrug – but it’s only £4.99 at B&M!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde