Empties – April 2020

Hi there! Happy Friday! Today’s post is about all the products I finished in April. Read on if you’d like to know which products I said goodbye to.

1 Olay Anti-Wrinkle Firm & Lift Day Lotion – another amazing Olay product. I’ve already repurchased it!

2 Olay Essentials Refreshing Face Wash – one of the best pure and gentle face washes out there. I have a backup!

3 Superdrug Naturally Radiant Glycolic Tonic – this is an amazing toner. It’s brightening and exfoliating, and my skin tolerates it perfectly well. I’ve already repurchased this one.

4 The Sanctuary Spa Body Lotion (travel size) – I love this stuff! I have lots of Sanctuary Spa products in my stash.
5 Nivea MicellAIR Skin Breathe 2 In 1 Rose Water Cleanser & Toner – this is a terrible cleanser. Good riddance!

6 Kirstie Allsopp Nerolina Orange Blossom Shower Gel – this is a nice shower gel. It has been discontinued, otherwise I’d buy it again!

7 Palmolive Pampering Clay Body Wash – this shower gel is lovely, and I will buy it again!

8 Spa Premium Epsom Salts And Eukalyptus – these bath salts were great, and I’ll buy them again next time I’m at Poundstretcher.

9 Calcot Manor The Lazy Evening Moisture Soufflé – this is a nice body butter, and I’d like to buy it again!

10 Beautifully Scrumptious Cocoa & Vanilla Body Butter Fusion – my husband and I used this body butter as a foot butter because we didn’t like its “fragrance”. So glad this one’s gone!

11 Alberto Balsam Zesty Orange Conditioner – I enjoyed this one very much, and I will buy it (and the matching shampoo) again.

12 Carex Sensitive Bath Soak – I won’t repurchase this one. I didn’t care for the fragrance, and I found the formula to be drying.

13 Palmolive Purifying Clay Body Wash – this is a lovely shower scrub that I’ll buy again.

I’ve also used quite a few single-use face masks. If you’d like to read about my latest face mask finds, click here. All in all, I’m happy with what I emptied. And I know May is going to be a good month too because I have a few near-empties which I will focus on.

Have you tried any of these products or would you like to try any of them? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. And thanks for stopping by today! 😘

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 6 – 12 April 2020

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 past week.

Monday 6 Apr – Alberto Balsam Zesty Orange Shampoo & Conditioner

Monday’s post was about the hair care products I’m using at the moment. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 7 Apr  – Nail Of The Day
Wednesday 8 Apr – Yves Rocher Monoï Lagoon Moisturising Perfumed Body Mist

Tuesday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Wednesday I reviewed a fragrance mist. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 9 Apr – Scinic Vita Ade Eye Cream

Thursday’s post was about the eye cream I’m using at the moment. Click here to read the review.

Friday 10 Apr – The Batte Of The Purples – Palmolive Aroma Moments So Relaxed Bath Foam vs. Carex Sensitive Bath Soak
And on Friday I reviewed 2 bath products. Click here to read the post.

This is already it for this week. Enjoy the rest of the weekend. And thanks for stopping by! 😊

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

The Battle Of The Purples – Palmolive Aroma Moments So Relaxed Aromatic Bath Foam vs. Carex Sensitive Bath Soak

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 bath products – Palmolive Aroma Moments So Relaxed Aromatic Bath Foam with essential oil & Carex Sensitive Bath Soak.

Palmolive Aroma Moments So Relaxed Aromatic Bath Foam with essential oil is one of my all-time favourites. The formula is gentle, and the fragrance is sensational – it smells wonderfully purple – thanks to lavender oil and ylang-ylang. I’m enjoying this bath gel very much!
Carex Sensitive Bath Soak is nice but not special. I found the formula a bit drying. And whilst the bath gel smells amazing when you sniff it from the bottle, it doesn’t smell as nice once dissolved in water. It doesn’t smell bad, but it has a strong waterlily note which I don’t care for. This isn’t a terrible product, but it’s also not a great product.

As expected, Palmolive Aroma Moments So Relaxed Aromatic Bath Foam is the clear winner of the Battle Of The Purples. If you’d like to try these bath gels, they’re available as 500ml, and they’re £1 each (if you pick them up at a bargain store).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde