Garnier Micellar cleasing wash

3 Jan 2017



Hello everyone, Happy new year! Can't believe this is my first post of 2017, I hope you all had a great Christmas and new year! So the other day I went into town and saw in the local boots they were selling the Garnier micellar face wash. I wrote a review all about the micellar water and to date I think its been the most popular post on my blog. So I thought I would share with you my views about the new face wash.  As you may or may not know, I loveee the micellar water and Im pretty sure I have gotten through about 7 of the large bottles since I brought my first one back in 2013 I think it was? I've been using the wash for about 3 days now and already feel like I can write my thoughts about it. Its great at getting your face make up off if you are after a deeper cleanse than using just the water. However, I feel like you still need to use a eye make up remover as well as the was for your eyes. When I first tried it I thought that it would make me spotty or make my skin quite dry as it did sting my eyes a little. However, I have found that its made my skin so soft whenever I use it and has not broken me out at all! I would defiantly recommend this facial wash as its great at removing facial mak up and making your skin super soft and clean.




 Thankyou for reading! Happy New Year xx




Mum's festive mince pies

22 Dec 2016



















Hello everyone, today I thought I would share with you my mum's festive mince pie recipe. Its so simple and easy to make and makes around 20 mince pies. 

Ingredients
4 Oz butter 
8Oz self raising flour 
3 tsps caster sugar
1 egg yolk
water
mincemeat
icing sugar

Method-for the pastry- First sift the flour into a large bowl and add the butter. Begin chopping u the butter into little pieces and then move onto using your fingertips to create breadcrumbs. 

once the butter and flour have formed breadcrumbs add thee sugar and egg yolk and mix with a knife. You can now begin to add small drops of water into the mixture until a ball of dough is created.

Now you use a rolling pin to roll out the dough and use a medium sized circular cookie cutter to cut the dough. however, before placing the dough into the tray make sure you grease the tray using  sunflower oil, you could substitute this for butter or even coconut oil. 

Now place the pastry circles into the tray and fill the pastry with the a teaspoon of mincemeat. If you dont like mincemeat, maybe try strawberry jam instead. Now place a small pastry star on top of the mincemeat. 

Now put them in the oven at gas mark 5 and cook until golden brown.





 

Chrome nails at home

21 Dec 2016


Hello everyone, todays post is all about the M & S Autograph nail polish in the shade 'cranberry'. My boyfriends mum kindly let me share her M & S beauty advent calendar and this was one of the amazing products inside. If you want to see some of the other beauty bits I have received in the calendar I will happily write a blog post all about it. 

I was so surprised at the color of the nail polish when I applied it to my nails and I was not expecting it to be so shiny, which I love.  I really love the fact it looks like you have just had your nails done at the nail salon when they use the chrome powder. This can be around 325 for shellac and the chrome powder, which is pretty expensive, where as this nail polish costs only £6 which is such a great price. It also lasts pretty well on the nails, however, just like any nail polish it will chip a little.




thankyou for reading xx