Empties – May 2018

Hi there! Happy Friday! It’s the 1st of June, so it’s time for my May Empties post. As always, I’ve used a number of single-use face masks. Whilst I don’t keep the empty sachets, you can read about my latest face mask finds if you click here. Now onto the ‘real’ empties!

1 Pacifica Island Vanilla Perfume – this was nice while it lasted, but I don’t think I’ll buy it again. Having said that, I believe I have 2 Island Vanilla scented perfume roll-ons in my stash…

2 Superdrug Optimum Skin Illuminating Glycolic Overnight Peel – I really liked this one. However, Superdrug sells another glycolic overnight peel that gives me the same results and that’s half the price, so I’ll stick with the cheaper product.

3 The Body Shop Early Harvest Raspberry Eau De Toilette – I’m glad this one’s finished. I wouldn’t buy it again. I have another bottle in my stash, but I’ll pass it on to my teenage relative who I hope will enjoy it more.

4 B. Confident Hyaluronic Acid Facial Spritz – this is one of my holy grail products! 🙂

5 Olay Hydration & Cleansing 2 In 1 Cleanser & Moisturiser Duo – this is a nice cleansing milk. I will buy it again, no doubt!

6 Christina Aguilera Eau De Parfum – this is a really nice fragrance. I might buy it again.

7 Palmolive So Tempting Shower Gel – this is a lovely shower gel that reminds me of Flower by Kenzo. I am happy to buy it (the shower gel, not the perfume) again. 🙂

8 TRESemmé Colour Revitalise Vibrant Colour Protection Conditioner – this conditioner is the epitome of “average”. I am glad it’s gone.

9 Treacle Moon Warm Cookie Dough Bath & Shower Gel – this shower gel is awesome. My husband enjoyed it too, so this one’s a shared empty. I’ll buy it again, no doubt!

10 Dr. Organic Aloe Vera Shampoo (travel size) – this is a decent shampoo. I might buy it again.

11 Boots Essentials Cucumber Facial Toner – this toner is excellent. I’m happy to repurchase it.

12 Boots Extracts Sweet Mango Body Spray – Boots’ mango fragrance is simply the best. I’m glad a have a few bottles of this awesome body spray in my stash.

13 Radox Feel Exotic Shower Gel – I didn’t love this shower gel, and I won’t buy it again.

14 Classics Nail Polish Remover – this is the best nail polish remover there is for £1. I’ve gone through several bottles over the years, and I’m sure I’ll buy many more.

15 Garnier Body Intensive 7 Days Smoothing Nourishing Lotion With Cocoa Butter – this body lotion is awesome! I’ll buy it again, no doubt!

This is everything I finished in May. I’m happy I managed to finish a few fragrances and skin care products – and that 900ml conditioner. 🙂 Have you tried any of these products? Which products have you emptied recently? Feel free to get in touch. And thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Weekly Recap 25 – 31 Dec 2017

Hi there! Welcome to my weekly blog recap which is also my last post in 2017! If you’d like to know what I’ve been up to on my blog this week, just read on! 🙂

Monday 25 Dec – Palmolive Aroma Moments So Vibrant & Feel Glamorous

Monday’s post was about 2 amazing Palmolive shower products. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 26 Dec – Christina Aguilera Eau De Parfum

On Tuesday I reviewed one of Christina Aguilera’s fragrances. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 27 Dec – Nail Of The Day
Thursday 28 Dec – Montagne Jeunesse Black Out Peel-Off

On Wednesday I showed you a mani I did a couple of days ago. Click here to read the post.
And Thursday’s post was about a Montagne Jeunesse face mask. Click here to read the post.

Friday 29 Dec – Monthly Favourites / December Beauty Awards

Friday’s post was about my favourite products in December. Click here to read the post.

Saturday 30 Dec – 2017 Favourite Manis

On Saturday I showed you my favourite manis. Click here to read the post and to see all the manis.

And this is it for this week, this month, and this year! I hope everyone enjoys the last few hours of the year. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Christina Aguilera Eau De Parfum

Hi there! Today’s post is about Christina Aguilera’s first fragrance – a.k.a. Christina Aguilera Eau de Parfum. I’m not the biggest fan of celebrity fragrances, but I saw this one on sale (£9.99 for a 50ml bottle, B&M Bargains), so I just picked it up.

What’s the fragrance like? Well, it contains exotic fruity notes and blackcurrant (top notes), plum, jasmin and peony (heart notes), and amber, musk and vanilla (base notes).

And what does it smell like? It’s a very nice fragrance for all occasions. It smells fruity, but it’s not too sweet, it’s light, and it has an almost transparent feel to it. However, it’s also feminine and it has a youthful and happy aura – and it doesn’t come across as cheap or as a teen fragrance at all.

I would recommend this fragrance to everyone. No matter if you’re looking for a new day fragrance for yourself or for a gift for a friend, this fragrance would be a safe choice. And if you’ve never smelled it, you need to change that!

Christina Aguilera Eau de Parfum. is available as 15ml, 30ml and 50ml. Prices vary greatly – depending on where you shop.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde