Empties – August 2021

Hi there! Today’s post is about all the products I finished in August. I went through a lot of single-use face masks, and you can click here if you’d like to check out my latest face mask finds. Now let’s take a closer look at the big bottles, tubes and tubs!

1 Pacifica Hawaiian Ruby Guava Body Wash – this is a really nice shower gel. It smells sweet and warm, and the formula is very cleansing but also gentle on the skin. Nice one!

2 Superdrug Vitamin E Skin Care Smoothing All Over Body Cream With Acacia Collagen – I love this body cream. A definite repurchase!

3 Maui Moisture Strength & Anti-Breakage Agave Conditioner For Chemically Damaged Hair – not a terrible conditioner, but the not the most suitable one for my hair type. I won’t buy it again.

4 Radox Mineral Therapy Sleep Aromatherapy Bath Salts With Lavender & Ylang Ylang – these are wonderful bath salts! A definite repurchase!

5 Agent Provocateur Fatale Pink Eau De Parfum – a major disappointment. This stuff isn’t worth anyone’s time or money.

6 M&S The Fragrance Collection Vanilla & Woods Eau De Toilette – I LOVE this fragrance. It’s a modern classic. Feminine and cuddly. An ageless beauty. You wouldn’t believe it considering the ridiculously low price, but this fragrance is simply fabulous.

7 Superdrug Calm Skin Skincare De-Stress Refreshing Facial Spritz – I love this face mist. Too bad it has been discontinued, otherwise I’d pick it up again!

8 Palmolive Aroma Therapy Morning Tonic – I love this shower gel. Why did Palmolive discontinue this beauty? Fortunately, I have one more bottle in my stash.

9 Palmolive Aroma Therapy Sensual – same as above! 😢

10 Sanctuary Spa Ultra Rich Wet Skin Moisture Miracle – this is a really nice in-shower moisturiser, and I can see myself buying it again.

11 Poundland #6 Anti-Ageing Eye Cream – this £1 eye cream is much better than its price suggests. A very likely repurchase.

12 Superdrug Layering Lab Blossom Body Mist (x2) – this is the perfect dupe for Thierry Mugler’s Alien – but this body mist is actually better considering that it wraps you in a nice fragrance cloud (which L’Oréal’s watered-down version of Alien can’t do anymore). I have at least 2 more bottles in my stash, and I will continue to buy this body mist.

13 Poundland #6 Anti-Ageing Retinol Night Cream – a very good night cream! I might buy it again!

14 Poundland Anti-Ageing Retinol Day Cream With SPF 25 – same as above! 👌

I’m happy with the amount of products I finished in August. I don’t think September will be a great month for empties since I finished a lot of skin care in August already, but let’s see how it goes. Have you tried any of these products or would you like to try any of them? What have you finished recently? Feel free to comment, and thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 19 – 25 July 2021

Hi there! Today’s post is about all the posts I’ve written this past week. And here they are:

Monday 19 Jul – Declutter & Swatches Part 2 – Maybelline, B., Astor, Manhattan, Rimmel, & Technic

Monday’s post was about a bunch of products I said goodbye to (after swatching). Click here to take a look.

Tuesday 20 Jul – Sanctuary Spa Foaming Bath Soak, Sanctuary Spa Ultra Rich Wet Skin Moisture Miracle

On Tuesday I reviewed 2 Sanctuary Spa products. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 22 Jul – Agent Provocateur Fatale Pink Eau De Parfum

And Thursday’s post was about a fragrance I bought recently. Click here to read the post.

This is already it for this week. Thanks for stopping by. x

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Agent Provocateur Fatale Pink Eau De Parfum

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Agent Provocateur Fatale Pink Eau De Parfum which I’ve been wearing for the past 2 weeks now. This fragrance has the following notes: tangerine, yuzu and whipped cream (top notes), datura, white camellia and pink lotus (heart notes), and bamboo, musk and black saffron (base notes).

I found this fragrance to be a huge disappointment. Fatale Pink is remarkably faint, and it doesn’t last for more than 30 minutes on me. I’m almost halfway through a 100ml bottle after 2 weeks – ridiculous. What little I can smell is nice enough – citrus and a whiff of pink flowers. However, I wouldn’t recommend this fragrance for obvious reasons.

Agent Provocateur Fatale Pink Eau De Parfum is available as 30ml, 50ml and 100ml. I paid £19.07 for the 100ml.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Haul! New Products From Nuxe, Rochas, Anna Sui, Agent Provocateur, Caudalie And More!

Hi there! Today’s post is about a bunch of products I bought over the past few weeks. Let’s take a look at the goodies!

Nuxe gift set – half price at M&S, £14.

Another Nuxe set from M&S – 4 different oils for £11.

Rochas Mademoiselle Rochas Couture, 30ml, £14.72.
Agent Provocateur Aphrodisiaque, 40ml, £12.98.

Agent Provocateur Fatale, 100ml, £18.16.
Agent Provocateur Fatale Pink, 100ml, 19.07.

Agent Provocateur Fatale Intense, 50ml, £13.02.
Antonio Banderas Her Golden Secret, 80ml, £10.38.

Caudalie Thé Des Vignes, 30ml, £13.20
Antonio Banderas Her Secret Temptation, 80ml, £12.15.

Christina Aguilera By Night, 50ml, £13.95.
Anna Sui L’Amour Rose Versailles, 50ml, £13.61.

I bought all of these based on reviews ; the AP Fatale is a repurchase, but I only discovered it a few months ago, and it was also a blind-buy based on reviews.

Have you tried any of these products or would you like to try any of them? What have you bought recently? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. Thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde