Nail Of The Day – Manhattan Lotus Effect Nail Polish 21G & Stamping With MoYou London Illusion 09

Hi there! Here’s another Nail Of The Day post!

For this mani I painted my nails with Manhattan Lotus Effect Nail Polish 21G (2 easy coats).

I think this is a beautiful yellow nail polish. It’s not too bright, but it’s also not too boring. It’s just right. 🙂

I also got another chance to use my MoYou London Illusion 09 stamping plate again.

The black polish I stamped with is Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto.

A few of the images were a bit smudged. That’s an issue with the plate and not with the polish. I have no doubt that, in real life, no one would notice.

Oh, and by the way, if you’d like to order from MoYou London, you can get 10% off if you order through this link.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 12 – 18 November 2018

Hi there! It’s Sunday again (time flies…), so it’s time for my weekly blog recap. Read on if you’d like to know what I’ve been up to on my blog this week. 🙂

Monday 12 Nov – Super Facialist By Una Brennan Vitamin C + Brighten Sleep & Reveal Night Cream

On Monday I reviewed a night cream. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 13 Nov – Sanctuary Spa 24H Moisturising Shower Cream & Nourishing Body Butter

Tuesday’s post was about 2 sensational body care products. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 14 Nov – Haul!

Wednesday’s post was about all the products I’ve bought over the past couple of weeks. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 15 Nov – Nail Of The Day
Friday 16 Nov – Pantene Pro-V Youth Protect Rejuvenating Intensive Conditioner

On Thursday I showed you a mani I did a little while ago. Click here to read the post.
And on Friday I reviewed a hair product. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. Thanks for stopping by!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Pantene Pro-V Youth Protect Rejuvenating Intensive Conditioner

Hi there! Today’s post is about Pantene Pro-V Youth Protect Rejuvenating Intensive Conditioner which I picked up for £1 (Poundland).

This conditioner promises to nourish hair for a more youthful look.

The product is quick and easy to use – use it like any regular conditioner, but leave it on for 2 minutes.

How’s the product? I like it! Whilst I think that Pantene’s Youth Protect shampoo and conditioner aren’t impressive at all, this intensive conditioner is very nice!

I’m not sure about the “youthful” look, but I’m satisfied that this product makes my hair feel super soft. I like it!

Pantene Pro-V Youth Protect Rejuvenating Intensive Conditioner is available as 200ml. I would definitely recommend it!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Rimmel Lycra Pro 500 Peppermint, Miss Sporty Lasting Colour 500, Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure 610 Over The Rainblue & Stamping With Bundle Monster BM 711

Hi there! I have a Nail Of The Day post for you today.

For this mani I painted my nails with Rimmel Lycra Pro 500 Peppermint (2 coats, middle and index fingers, thumbs) and Miss Sporty Lasting Colour 500 (2 coats, pinkies, ring fingers).

I used Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure 610 Over The Rainblue (1 coat) on my pinkies and ring fingers.

I used Bundle Monster‘s BM 711 stamping plate (from Bundle Monster‘s Secret Garden collection) and Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto to stamp floral images onto my thumbs, index and middle fingers.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Haul! Lots Of New Products – Herbal Essences, True Skin, Ekél, Valjean Labs, Sante Naturkosmetik, Skinlab, By Nature, Gliss & More

Hi there! I haven’t done a haul post for quite some time, so here’s what I bought over the past couple of weeks (months even…). 🙂

1 True Skin Hydrating Facial Water – 207ml for £5.99
2 Sante Naturkosmetik Instantly Smoothing Night Cream – 30ml for £4.99
3 Nourish Cooling Toning Mist – 100ml for £3.00
4 Nourish Refining Toning Mist – 100ml for £3.00

5 Skin Assistant Collagen Morning Glow Serum – 59ml for £6.00
6 Skinlab Facial Serum – 30ml for £5.00
7 Spa Cosmetics Rose Serum Oil – 50ml for £6.00
8 Valjean Labs Restore Facial Serum – 54ml for £6.00

9 By Nature Nourishing & Firming Face Mask – Pack of 5 for £5.99
10 Boo Bamboo Bamboo Fibre Charcoal Sheet Mask – Pack of 3 for £4.00
11 Rata & Co. Activated Charcoal & Natural Clay Sheet Face Mask – Pack of 5 for £3

12 Ekél Green Tea Cleansing Cream – 300ml for £4.99
13 Ekél Aloe Cleansing Cream – 300ml for £4.99

14 + 15 Gliss Total Repair Shampoo & Conditioner – £1 each
16 + 17 Nutrafix Keratin Hair Mask & Argan Oil Hair Mask – £1 each

18 Carex Fun Edition Unicorn Magic Shower And Bath – 500ml for £1
19 Imperial Leather Cosmic Unicorn Fantasy Icon Bath Soak – 500ml for £1

20 + 21 Herbal Essences Bio Renew Rosemary & Herbs Shampoo & Conditioner – 400ml for £1.99 each

22 + 23 Enliven Pink Grapefruit & Mango And Papaya Shower Gels – 400ml for 69p each

This is most of what I’ve bought over the past couple of weeks (or months…). It’s quite a lot, but I’ve finished quite a few shower and skin care products, so I deserved to treat myself!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Reducing My Oldies Stash – Sanctuary Spa Kyphi 24-Hour Moisturising Shower Cream & Nourishing Body Butter

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 products which I’ll miss dearly when they’re gone – Sanctuary Spa Kyphi 24-Hour Moisturising Shower Cream & Sanctuary Spa Kyphi Nourishing Body Butter.

Sanctuary Spa Kyphi 24-Hour Moisturising Shower Cream is one of the best shower products I’ve used all year. It cleanses my skin, but it also makes my skin feel super soft. I love it! The oriental fragrance is simply gorgeous – it’s dark, feminine and positively addictive. This product deserves 11 stars!

Sanctuary Spa Kyphi Nourishing Body Butter with sweet almond oil, shea butter and argan oil is a perfect 11 too! This body butter is one of the richest body butters that I’ve ever tried. However, this body butter is absorbed quickly, and it doesn’t feel sticky at all. The fragrance is 100% gorgeous and longlasting. This body butter is simply perfect!

Unfortunately, Sanctuary Spa Kyphi 24-Hour Moisturising Shower Cream & Sanctuary Spa Kyphi Nourishing Body Butter have been discontinued and replaced with lesser products. 😦

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Super Facialist By Una Brennan Vitamin C + Brighten Sleep & Reveal Night Cream

Hi there! Today’s post is about my current night cream – Super Facialist By Una Brennan Vitamin C + Brighten Sleep & Reveal Night Cream. This night cream promises to rejuvenate skin, to give skin a radiant glow, and to make skin feel smoother. I’ve been using this night cream since early October, and here’s what I think.

The first thing I noticed about this night cream was its citrus fragrance. I love the smell and taste of lemons, oranges and grapefruits, but this citrus fragrance is not my favourite because it’s not very natural, and it’s too strong.

I find the night cream quick and easy to use. It’s absorbed in seconds, and it feels rather light. Based on this, I think the formula is most suitable for those with normal to oily skin. I can also see that it would work well as a summer night cream. However, I don’t think it’s the best night cream for dry skin like mine – at least not for the colder seasons.

I don’t think that this night cream has had any effect on my skin texture or that it improved the look of my skin. It didn’t make my skin feel smoother, and it didn’t make my skin look rejuvenated or more radiant.

Based on my experience, I would not recommend this night cream if you have dry skin. I won’t buy this face cream again. However, if you have normal to oily skin, and you’re looking for an inexpensive night cream with vitamin C, this one might be worth a try.

Super Facialist By Una Brennan Vitamin C + Brighten Sleep & Reveal Night Cream is available as 50ml. I paid £6.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 5 – 11 November 2018

Hi there! Happy Sunday. Today’s post is my weekly blog recap. Read on if you’d like to know what I’ve been up to on my blog this week. 🙂

Monday 5 Nov – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 6 Nov – Montagne Jeunesse Purple Acai Peel Off

Monday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Tuesday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 7 Nov – Imperial Leather Invigorating Mango & Papaya Shower Cream, Imperial Leather Uplifting Raspberry & Pomegranate Shower Gel

On Wednesday I reviewed 2 shower gels. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 8 Nov – Nail Of The Day
Friday 9 Nov – Precision Beauty Charcoal Sheet Mask

Thursday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Friday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

 

Precision Beauty Charcoal Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Precision Beauty Charcoal Face Mask which I picked up at TK Maxx. This face mask promises to hydrate and renew delicate skin and to control oil for a natural glow. In addition to charcoal, this mask contains hyaluronic acid, botanical extracts and oils.

Is this sheet mask any good? I think it’s alright, but that’s about it. I don’t think it helps with oil control at all, but it hydrates my skin nicely for about half a day. If you’re looking for an effective, purifying sheet mask with charcoal, try Boots’ own brand mask or try The Crème Shop’s sheet mask.

Precision Beauty Charcoal Face Masks are available as packs of 5 masks for £4.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Revlon Colorstay 280 Blue Slate & Stamping With Bundle Monster BM 703

Hi there! I have a Nail Of The Day post for you today.

For this mani I painted my nails with Revlon Colorstay 280 Blue Slate (2 coats). This is one of my favourite Revlon nail polishes. I love everything about it!

I decided to stamp. I used Bundle Monster‘s BM 703 plate (which is part of Bundle Monster‘s awesome Secret Garden stamping plate collection.

The polish I stamped with is MoYou London‘s Scandi Sun. This polish is quite chalky which makes it difficult to pick up smaller images.

I didn’t love the mani, but I think it looked nice enough for a few days.

What colour nail polish are you wearing at the moment? Feel free to comment. And thanks for stopping by! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde