Patisserie De Bain Cranberries & Cream Bath & Shower Crème and Hand & Body Lotion

Hi there! Today’s post is about Patisserie De Bain’s Cranberries & Cream Bath & Shower Cream and Hand & Body Lotion. I wouldn’t have chosen these products for myself, but I received them as a gift with purchase. And here’s what I think. 🙂
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Patisserie De Bain’s Cranberries & Cream Bath & Shower Cream is quite alright. It lathers up well, and whilst it’s a bit drying, I think the fragrance is surprisingly well done. It’s too sweet for my taste, but I’d describe it as a mix of cranberries, custard and pink champagne. Again, not really my kind of fragrance, but if you like sweet fragrances in shower gels, I’d recommend this shower gel.

Patisserie De Bain’s Cranberries & Cream Hand & Body Lotion isn’t great because they didn’t get the fragrance right. I’d describe it as a sickly sweet mess. This one will be used as a foot cream!
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If you’re interested, you can purchase Patisserie De Bain products through Rose & Co. England. Superdrug stocks a few of their products as well. Patisserie De Bain’s Cranberries & Cream Bath & Shower Cream and Hand & Body Lotion are available as 200ml each.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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L’Oréal Youth Code Luminizer BB Cream

Hi there! Today’s post is about L’Oréal‘s Youth Code Luminizer BB Cream (light shade, import from Germany) which I picked up for £4.99 at my local B&M Bargains store. This BB cream with SPF 15 promises 24-hour hydration and luminous skin.

It also claims to cover up blemishes and to make skin discolourations appear less visible. L’Oréal also says that, after 2 weeks, the skin looks more radiant and more even.
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I’ve been using this BB cream almost every day for just over a month now. And I’m satisfied that it hydrates my skin well. It does cover up minor skin discolourations, but it doesn’t replace a foundation. In addition, the light shade is way too dark for me, so I wouldn’t be able to wear the bb cream on its own anyway.

Having said that, this BB cream sits well under my foundation. No issues at all! However, I don’t think that my skin looks more radiant or more even. But I’ve been using all sorts of brightening products for some time now, so at this point I wouldn’t expect a random day moisturiser to pack a punch.

All in all, this is a nice BB cream. I would definitely recommend it to everyone who’s looking for a rich day moisturiser that plays well with foundation. The 50ml tube is £4.99 only (B&M Bargains) which is a total steal!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

100% Cruelty-Free – Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Red Hot Earth Sauna Masque

Hi there! Today’s post is about Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Red Hot Earth Sauna Masque. I’ve had this mask in my stash for quite a while. And I could kick myself for not trying it sooner!

Why? This mask is the exact same thing as Montagne Jeunesse’s Grapefruit Sauna and Sunburst Sauna! What does that mean? This mask is a powerful self-heating mask. It sucks the grease right out of my pores! 😁

If you’re looking for an effective cleansing mask, I would recommend this one. I think it’s one of the best cleansing masks out there!

Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Red Hot Earth Sauna Masque is available as 15g for £1. This mask is 100% cruelty-free. It’s BUAV-appoved, and it carries the Leaping Bunny logo!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 11 – 17 June 2018

Hi there! Today’s post is my weekly blog recap. If you’ve missed a post that you might have liked, this is your chance to catch up.

Monday 11 Jun – The Crème Shop Detoxing & Renewing Overnight Gel Mask With Charcoal

On Monday I reviewed one of The Crème Shop’s Overnight Gel Masks. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 12 Jun – MUA Luxe Utopia 10 Shade Eye Palette

Tuesday’s post was about an eye palette. Click here to read it.

Wednesday 13 Jun – Nail Of The Day
Thursday 14 Jun – Sukin Purifying Shampoo

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

Friday 15 Jun – Manhattan Cosmetics Soft Mat Lip Cream 95G

Friday’s post was about a matte lip product. Click here to read the review.

And this is it for this week! I hope everyone enjoys the last few hours of the weekend. 🙂 By the way, next week is going to be Nail Week. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Manhattan Cosmetics Soft Mat Lip Cream 95G

Hi there! Today’s post is about a product that’s been living in my cosmetic bag for quite some time – Manhattan Soft Mat Lip Cream 95G. These Manhattan lip products have hit the Poundstores (different shades are available), so I thought it’s time for a review. 🙂

So how’s the product? I think it’s not great. This lip cream applies like liquid velvet (it feels amazing), but within a few minutes it dries down to a matte mess. It feels very drying, it doesn’t look good or natural, and the pale nude colour makes me look ill. If you’re wondering why I’ve chosen such a light shade… well, this was the darkest (or the 2nd darkest) available shade. I expected something else…

Having said that, I found a way to make the product work for me! I use it as a base for all those uber-creamy lipsticks that don’t last or tend to bleed. Guess what? It works! Perfectly! You could say the dry lip cream and those uber-creamy lipsticks cling to each other!

All in all, I have no reason to complain. This lip cream has given me the chance to wear a number of different lipsticks that I didn’t think I’d be able to wear at all (well, at least not without checking my lips every half hour…).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

The Crème Shop Detoxing & Renewing Overnight Gel Mask With Charcoal

Hi there! Today’s post is about The Crème Shop‘s Detoxing & Renewing Overnight Gel Mask with Charcoal. The product promises to detox troubled or sensitive skin so that you can wake up with renewed and purified skin – even after a short night.

How does it work? On the back of the box it says… massage an even layer into your skin – right before bedtime. Focus on dry areas, and leave the product to do its magic overnight. And wake up to hydrated and brighter skin.

I really like the idea of an overnight gel mask. However, it’s just a fancy name for a night cream. 😉 Having said that, I love the gel formula! It’s awesome fun! I’m also satisfied that this product moisturises my skin without greasing it up, and that it helps maintain my skin’s brightness. Another thing I need to mention is the soapy fragrance – it’s clean and pleasant. Nice!

All in all, I think this is a nice and fun product, and I would recommend it to everyone who enjoys a good skin care product at a reasonable price. The Crème Shop‘s Detoxing & Renewing Overnight Gel Mask with Charcoal is available as 50ml for £4.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 4 – 10 June 2018

Hi there! Happy Sunday! Today’s post is about all the posts I’ve written this week. If you’ve missed a post that you might have liked, this is your chance to catch up. 🙂

Monday 4 Jun – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 5 Jun – The Crème Shop Charcoal Face Mask

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

Wednesday 6 Jun – Dr. Organic Aloe Vera Body Wash, Manuka Honey Body Wash

Wednesday’s post was about 2 Dr. Organic shower gels. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 7 Jun – Nail Of The Day
Friday 8 Jun – Superdrug Calm Skin Skincare De-Stress Refreshing Facial Spritz

I showed you another mani on Thursday. Click here to read the post.
And on Friday I reviewed a facial spray. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it! 😘

Mrs Strawberry Blonde