Empties – May 2020

Hi there! I hope you had a great start into the week and into June. 😘 Today’s post is about all the products I managed to finish in May. I’ve done really well, and here’s everything I said goodbye to.

1 Yves Rocher Monoï Eau Des Vahinés Eau De Toilette – this is an amazing fragrance! I have a few more bottles in my stash!

2 Yves Rocher Monoï Lagoon Moisturizing Perfumed Body Mist – another lovely fragance from Yves Rocher. Yes, I have a few more of these too!

3 Vaseline Intensive Care Essential Healing Non-Greasy Lotion – one of my of favourite body moisturisers. I will buy it again, no doubt!

4 Manhattan Tasty Lips Lipgloss American Grapefruit – a truly amazing lipgloss. If this one hadn’t been discontinued, I’d pick it up again.

5 Superdrug Deep Action Extreme Skin Brightening Solution – this is the best pore-unclogging and brightening product I’ve never used. I have a few more of these in my stash!

6 Boots The Garden Collection Rose Body Lotion (travel size) – this is a lovely non-greasy body lotion which I’d be happy to buy again.

7 Smack Beauty Sleeping Beauty Firming Night Cream – this is an OK night cream. I wouldn’t buy it again as there’s much better stuff out there.

8 Nivea Clay Fresh Deep Cleansing Shower Ginger & Basil Scent – a nice shower gel. I think I’ll buy it again!

9 Herbal Essences Bio Renew Bourbon & Manuka Honey Deep Repair Conditioner – one of the best conditioners I’ve ever used. I’ve already repurchased it (+ the matching shampoo).

10 Radox Scent Touch Feel Positive – this is a nice shower gel that I might buy again.

11 Rightguard Shower + Oils Purple Orchid – I love this shower gel! I’ll buy it again next time I see it.

12 Radox Eastern Spirit – this is a really nice bath gel. Unfortunately, this fragrance has been discontinued.

13 Classics Nail Polish Remover – my go-to nail polish remover. I have a few more bottles in my stash.

14 Burberry Brit Red – I loved this fragrance! Too bad it was a limited edition…

15 Primark PS… Pink Grapefruit Overnight Jelly Mask – this is a decent jelly moisturiser, but I won’t buy it again as there’s better stuff waiting to be used!

I also used a few single-use face masks. If you’d like to know which masks I tried recently, click here. I’m very happy with what I finished this month. I hope June will be amazing for empties too!

Thanks for stopping by! 🥰

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

May Beauty Awards

Hi there! Happy Friday. Today is the last working day of the month. This means that today’s post is about my favourite products in May. I chose my favourites from all the products I’ve reviewed since the beginning of the month. I’ll start with the Top 3, and there will be honourable mentions as well. 🙂

3rd place – Bling Pop Soothing & Brightening Pumpkin Face Mask
Runner-Up – Vaseline Intensive Care Essential Healing Non-Greasy Lotion

Bling Pop did an amazing job with their Pumpkin face mask.
Vaseline’s Non-Greasy Lotion was a very welcome surprise!

WINNER – Herbal Essences Bio Renew Bourbon & Manuka Honey Deep Repair Shampoo & Conditioner

Herbal Essences’ wonderful Bourbon & Manuka Honey hair products have been my favourite products this month! 😍

Onto the honourable mentions! Essence Plumping Nudes 07 So Heavy Lipgloss is fabulous. I’m enjoying Imperial Leather’s Narwhal Always Love You and Drop It Like A Sloth shower gels. And Skinfood New Zealand’s Mud Masque turned out to be a great face mask!

Have you tried any of these products? Would you like to try them? Which products have you been loving lately? Feel free to get in touch via the comments, and thanks for reading! 😚

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 18 – 24 May 2020

Hi there! Happy Sunday! I hope you’ve had a good week. Today’s post is my weekly blog recap. So read on to see if you’ve missed a post that you might have liked. 🙂

Monday 18 May – Essence Plumping Nudes Lipgloss 05 Bold Love, Essence Plumping Nudes Lipgloss 07 So Heavy

On Monday I reviewed 2 lipglosses. Click here to read the post.

Tuesday 19 May – Radox Scent Touch Feel Positive & Radox Scent Touch Feel Fresh

Tuesday’s post was about 2 shower gels. Click here to read it.

Wednesday 20 May – Nail Of The Day
Thursday 21 May – Vaseline Intensive Care Essential Healing Non-Greasy Lotion

Wednesday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
Thursday’s post was about a Vaseline body lotion. Click here to read my review.

Friday 22 May – Skinfood New Zealand Mud Masque

And on Friday I told you if this Skinfood face mask is any good. Click here to read the post.

This is it for this week. Have a lovely Sunday, and stay safe! xo

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Poundland & Poundworld Beauty Haul

Hi there! I’ve paid my local Poundland and Poundworld stores a visit the other day. And I found quite a few things I just had to have. Here’s what I bought:

Montagne Jeunesse face masks – I tried a few Montagne Jeunesse masks just recently and I loved them so much that I bought more. I got six mask duos in total – three Mud Pac / Amore Rose duos and three Passion Peel Off / Lemon Zest Peel Off duos. That’s twelve individual masks for £6 in total.

Vaseline Essential Healing Lotion – I’ve never had this one before, so I bought it. The 200ml bottle was £1 only which is really cheap considering the same size is £2.75 at Superdrug’s.
Haul 1
I almost couldn’t believe it when I found two of my favourite facial cleansers, Olay Essentials Smoothing Face Scrub and Olay Essentials Refreshing Face Wash, for £1 each. Normally these products are around £3 each. I bought two face scrubs and two face washes, so I spent £4 in total for these four products which will last me for at least six month (probably longer) – not bad!

Dove Essential Nourishing Hand Cream – I didn’t really need another hand cream, but £1 for a Dove hand cream is a really good deal.
Haul 2
I’m really pleased with what I bought. And I only spent £12 in total for all those goodies. In case you’re wondering, the face masks were from Poundland, everything else was from Poundworld.

Thanks for reading! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde