Empties – May 2022

Hi there! Today’s post is about all the products I finished in May. And here they are!

1 Lancôme Hypnôse Eau De Parfum – what a fragrance! I’d buy it again, but it has been discontinued. I guess Lancome needs the shelf space for another version of La Vie Est Belle…

2 Thierry Mugler Alien Sunessence Eau de Toilette Legère – one of the best fragrances I’ve ever had. Very much like the original Alien (before L’Oréal ruined the Mugler brand) but lighter and with a touch of lemon. Amazing stuff! If this was relaunched (same formula, of course), I’d buy several bottles.

3 Prada Infusion De Fleur D’Oranger Eau De Parfum – what a wonderful fragrance! 11 stars! I hope it will be relaunched – so I can buy another bottle or two!

4 Daily Defense Advanced Deep Conditioner With Argan Oil From Morocco – what a wonderful conditioner! I have one more tub in my stash (plus 2 keratin hair masks from the same brand).

5 Scinic Sparkling Pore Toner – one of the best toners ever. I hope to find it again!

6 Lux Soft Touch Soap With SilkEssence TM & Rose Water (no photo) – this soap is amazing. A definite repurchase.

7 Rightguard Shower + Elixir With Black Orchid – I love this shower gel. Unfortunately, it seems to be discontinued.

8 L’Oréal Elvive Hydra Hyaluronic Moisture Locking Conditioner – a very good conditioner (the shampoo is lovely too). I will buy it again, no doubt. My husband is currently using the leftover shampoo, and he likes it a lot. (I always use more conditioner than shampoo, and once I finish a conditioner, I pass the matching shampoo on to my husband, and I move on to another shampoo and conditioner combo.)

9 Soap & Glory The Scrub Of Your Life – this is a lovely body scrub. Very effective! I’m not the biggest fan of the girly-pink fragrance of most the Soap & Glory products, but I would consider repurchasing this scrub.

10 Lancôme Hypnôse Hypnotising Shower Gel – a great shower gel. Too bad the Hypnôse line has been discontinued.

11 Lancôme Hypnôse Hypnotising Body Lotion – I liked this body lotion a lot too. Ah well… one can hope for a relaunch at some point.

12 Valjean Labs Replenish Hydration Gel – a really decent moisturiser. But I don’t think I’d buy it again as it doesn’t work as a base for make-up.

And this is it for May. Not too bad, I think! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

January Beauty Awards

Hi there! Since it’s the last day of the month, today’s post is about all the products I loved the most in January. It’s quite a few products this month. Let’s start with the Top 3, and there are a few honourable mentions further down.

3rd place – Jil Sander Simply Elixir Eau De Parfum & Rich Body Cream

Jil Sander Simply Elixir was a lovely surpise! The fragrance smells a lot more expensive that it is. You could call it a female version of Dior Fahrenheit!

Runner-Up – Agent Provocateur Fatale Intense Eau De Parfum

Fatale Intense smells like a lighter version of Angel. What a great find!

WINNER – Scinic Sparkling Pore Toner

Whilst the 2 fragrances above have really blown me away, this toner is in another dimension. I worship this toner!

Onto the honourable mentions! Skin Treats Aloe Vera Restoring Sheet Mask and Skin Treats Fennel Brightening Sheet Mask were lovely. Westlab Reviving Epsom Bath Salts are a new household favourite. And Carex’s gentle shower products definitely deserve a mention too!

Valjean Labs Replenish Hydration Gel is a brilliant facial moisturiser, whilst Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Fragrance-Free Non-Greasy Lotion is wonderful for the body. Essence XXXL Nude Lipgloss 06 Soft Almond is my current favourite lip product, and Lux Soft Touch Soap With SilkEssence TM & Rose Water is already on my list of products to buy again.

Wow, so many favourites! Have you tried any of these products? Which products have been your beauty heroes lately? Feel free to let me know via the comments, and thanks for stopping by! xo

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 17 – 23 January 2022

Hi there! Today’s post is my weekly blog recap, and these are the posts I’ve written this past week.

Monday 17 Jan – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 18 Jan – Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Fragrance-Free Non-Greasy Lotion

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

Wednesday 19 Jan – Scinic Sparkling Pore Toner

Wednesday’s post was about this toner. Click here to read my review.

Thursday 20 Jan – Essence XXXL Nude Lipgloss 06 Soft Almond, Superdrug Vitamin E Skin Care Lip Balm, Malibu Sun Lip Care Vanilla Flavour 

On Thursday I reviewed a few lip products. Click here to take a look.

Friday 21 Jan – Westlab Reviving Epsom Salt

And Friday’s post was about these bath salts. Click here to read my review.

And this is it for this week. Enjoy what’s left of the weekend, and thanks for stopping by! x

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Pure Awesomeness – Scinic Sparkling Pore Toner

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Scinic Sparkling Pore Toner which I found at TK Maxx. This toner with sodium hyaluronate, lemon, lime and plenty more botanical extracts promises to remove sebum and dead skin cells, to soothe the skin and to make pores appear smaller.

I’ve been using this toner for a few weeks now, and I love it! Wow, what a product! Since this toner contains lemon and lime extracts as well as other fruit extracts, it has a brightening effect on the skin. It’s amazing! This toner has insane cleansing powers. It makes my face look and feel clean and clear, but at the same time it doesn’t feel drying at all. This is, without doubt, one of the best toners I’ve ever used!

Based on my experience, I’d recommend this awesome toner. If you’re interested, Scinic Sparkling Pore Toner is available as 150ml. I paid £6 at TK Maxx.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde