Weekly Recap 24 – 30 June 2019

Hi there! Since it’s the last day of the week, today’s post is about all the posts I’ve written this past week. If you’ve missed a post that you might have liked, this is your chance to catch up with my blog. 😊

Monday 24 Jun – Patisserie De Bain Raspberry Roulade & Orange Crush Hand Creams

Monday’s post was about two hand creams. Click here to read it.

Tuesday 25 Jun – Miss Sporty Lipliners 007 Slow, 013 Coconut, 014 Earth

On Tuesday I reviewed 3 lipliners. Click here to read the post.

Wendesday 26 Jun – Nail Of The Day
Thursday 27 Jun – The Crème Shop Holiday Cheer And Clear “Nice” Stay In Control Face Mask

On Wednesday I showed you a mani I did recently. Click here to read the post.
And on Thursday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the review.

Friday 28 Jun – Monthly Favourites

Friday’s post was about all the products I loved the most in June. Click here to read my Monthly Favourites post.

And this is already it for this week and for this month! Thanks for stopping by! 😊

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

June Beauty Awards

Hi there! It’s the last working day of the month. This means that today’s post is about all the products I loved the most this month. I picked my top 3 from all the products I reviewed in June, and there are a few honourable mentions as well. Let’s start with the top 3!

3rd place – Miss Sporty Lipliners 007 Slow, 013 Coconut, 014 Earth

I enjoy using these lipliners. They can also be used as matte lipsticks, and they look amazing with gloss on top!

Runner-Up – Balance Active Formula Vitamin C Brightening Serum

This vitamin C serum is one of the best serums I’ve ever tried. I think Balance did an amazing job with this one!

WINNER – Superdrug Naturally Radiant Glycolic Acid Daily Cleansing Pads

These glycolic acid cleansing pads are absolutely fantastic. I’ve enjoyed them very much, and I’ll repurchase them soon!

Onto the honourable mentions! I liked Garnier’s Skin Active Matcha + Kaolin Mask and The Crème Shop’s Holiday Cheer And Clear “Nice” Stay In Control Face Mask.

Nivea’s Free Time and Harmony Time Shower Creams are very enjoyable, the two Body-X shower gels I tried are lovely, and Superdrug’s B. Soft Multi Acid Retexturising Pads are great too.

Have you tried any of these products? Would you like to try them? Feel free to comment, and thanks for reading! 😊

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

The Crème Shop Holiday Cheer And Clear “Nice” Stay In Control Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about a sheet mask I’m glad I dug up from TK Maxx’s clearance section – The Crème Shop Holiday Cheer And Clear “Nice” Stay In Control Face Mask.

This face mask promises to balance skin tone, to reduce inflammation and puffiness, and to combat acne and oil. On the back of the sachet it says that the mask can be used “to deeply cleanse and detoxify” skin. This sounds great!

I’ve now given this mask a try (well, 2 tries, actually), and I think it’s very good. This is a standard sheet mask that’s supposed to left on the face for 15-20 minutes. I left it on until the mask was dry, and I was (still am) happy with the results.

This mask doesn’t feel sticky, but it feels deeply hydrating and refreshing. A look at the back of the sachet reveals that sodium hyaluronate is the 4th ingredient – this is great! This mask also contains a number of botanical extracts – with lemon fruit extract being one of them. I have no doubt this is why the mask made my skin look and feel clean, clear, refreshed and bright!

I think this is another great mask from The Crème Shop! I’m very happy I picked it up! The Crème Shop Holiday Cheer And Clear “Nice” Stay In Control Face Mask is available as part of a set containing 3 Naughty and 3 Nice face masks – that’s 6 masks in total. I paid £5.99 for the set (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Barry M Molten Metal Holographic Rocket & Stamping With Pueen 77

Hi there! Today’s post is about a mani I did a little while ago.

For this mani I painted my nails with Barry M Molten Metal Holographic Rocket (3 coats, but 2 would have been fine too).

For the images I used the one and only Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto and Pueen‘s 77 stamping plate (which is part of Pueen‘s beautiful Buffet Leisure stamping plate collection).

I really liked how this mani turned out. In real life, it looked much better than in the photo, but I chose this photo to show off the beautiful holo effect of the Barry M polish. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Miss Sporty Lipliners – 007 Slow, 013 Coconut, 014 Earth

Hi there! Today’s post is about 3 Miss Sporty lipliners that I picked up recently (for £1 each) – the shades are (from top to bottom) 007 Slow, 013 Coconut, and 014 Earth. I haven’t seen Miss Sporty products at Boots or Superdrug for a while. I think it’s safe to say the brand will disappear once and for all as soon as the end-of-line discount stores will have sold their stock.

However, since Poundland (this is where I bought these lipliners) and other brick-and-mortar and online stores are still selling Miss Sporty products, I thought I’d do a quick review in case someone’s wondering whether they’re worth picking up. 😊

I’ve been using these lipliners for a few weeks now, and I think they’re really nice. These lipliners are highly pigmented, they’re soft, and they can even be worn as matte lipsticks! I’ve also noticed they look great with gloss on top! What else? These lipliners stay on. They don’t slip. And I like the colours I picked up because these nude-to-brown shades look great on me (I have pale skin, green eyes and ginger hair).

All in all, I’m happy I bought these lipliners, and I enjoy using them. But I’m equally sad because they’ve been discontinued. If you see these lipliners at your local discount store and wonder whether they’re any good – yes, they are!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Patisserie De Bain Raspberry Roulade & Orange Crush Hand Creams

Hi there! Today I’m reviewing 2 hand creams which I picked up for £1 each at my local Poundland – Patisserie De Bain Raspberry Roulade & Orange Crush! Let’s get straight to the review!

Patisserie De Bain Raspberry Roulade smells of sweet raspberries. The fragrance is very authentic, and if you love raspberries, this one’s definitely worth a try! I’m also happy to report that this hand cream feels very hydrating – almost nourishing. This is a very nice hand cream!

Patisserie De Bain Orange Crush is just as moisturising, and I’m happy with the quality of the product. However, I don’t love the fragrance – it’s a cheap Orangina kind of fragrance. I think this one might become a foot cream!

Patisserie De Bain Raspberry Roulade & Orange Crush are available as 50ml each. I paid £1 each.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 17 – 23 June 2019

Hi there! Happy Sunday! It’s the last day of the week. This means that 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 past week.

Monday 17 Jun – Balance Active Formula Vitamin C Brightening Serum

On Monday I reviewed the face serum I’m using at the moment. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 18 Jun – Nutrafix Keratin Hair Mask

Tuesday’s post was about a hair mask I tried recently. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 19 Jun – Body-X Endless Weekend & Feel Enchanted

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

Thursday 20 Jun – Nail Of The Day
Friday 21 Jun – Primark PS… Brightening Foaming Bubble Mask

On Thursday I showed you a mani I did recently. Click here to read the post.
And on Friday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the post.

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

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Blogging Buddies, Could You Please Help Me?

Hi there! I noticed that my comments don’t post on other people’s blogs. It appears that WP thinks my comments are spam! But I’m not a spammer! I just want to be able to comment on other people’s blog posts…

Since my posts appear to go into everyone’s spam folder, I can’t even contact people individually. For this reason, can I please ask you to release my comments from your spam folder. It’s easy to do. Just go to WP Admin and click on comments. You will see 4 different options with the third option being “spam”. Please click it and locate my comment. Once done, please mark my comment as “not spam”. The option is right underneath the message.

I’m not sure how many comments have gone to spam, but I cannot post any comments anymore because of this. I’d be very grateful if you could all please check your spam messages an release my message!

Thank you!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Primark PS… Brightening Foaming Bubble Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about a face mask I tried not too long ago – Primark‘s PS… Brightening Foaming Bubble Mask.

This face mask promises to cleanse and to brighten skin. Primark recommends the mask be used weekly.

How does it work? Apply the mask to your face and relax for 15 minutes whilst the mask bubbles up.

Is it any good? I don’t think this mask is anything special. My skin didn’t look or feel different. And I didn’t notice any other difference to my skin at all. But I had a similar mask from Primark before, so I already knew not to expect too much.

What’s good? To be fair, this mask smells very nice (it smells of peach and tea), and I think it’s great fun to use.

If you’d like to give it a try, Primark‘s PS… Brightening Foaming Bubble Mask is available as 10ml for 80p.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Nail Of The Day – Revlon Brilliant Strength 190 Entice & Stamping With Pueen 74

Hi there! Today’s post is about a mani I did a few weeks ago.

For this mani I painted my nails with Revlon Brilliant Strength 190 Entice (2 easy coats). I love this polish. It’s almost a one-coater (which is very unusual for such a light colour), and I love the amazing self-levelling formula.

For the images I used my Pueen 74 plate (which is part of Pueen‘s Buffet Leisure stamping plate collection). This is one of my favourite stamping plates. I use it quite often!

The 2 polishes I stamped with are the wonderful Revlon Colorstay 270 Stiletto (black) and Revlon Brilliant Strength 110 Hypnotize (gold).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde