Saturday, 30 June 2012

Emjoi Micro Pedi

I was kindly sent this Micro Pedi from Emjoi to review, and as summer is (hopefully) approaching there is no better time to get your feet glam and gorgeous! 
The Micro Pedi allows you to get salon results at home, in just minutes, removing the roughest skin in just seconds anyone can use the Micro Pedi with ease. 

This kit consists of the Micro Pedi roller, 2 roller heads coarse & extra coarse and a cleaning brush...

 The Micro Pedi fits neatly in your hand making it easy to use, and hold, and it's not heavy at all. 

I couldn't wait to test this out, and see if it really lived up to its promises, 
Check out the dry skin on the heel and around the side of the toes

 I couldnt quite believe my eyes to see how much skin this actually removed, it gently buffs the dead skin off in just seconds...

Emjoi recommend using the Micro Pedi for 2 weeks to get ultimate results but I can honestly say after just one use the improvement is amazing, pop on your fave foor cream after use and your feet feel brand new. 

The Emjoi Micro Pedi is avaliable from Boots.com priced at just £39.99, and believe me it's worth every penny! You would pay this for just one treatment in a salon, so I cannot rate this little gem highly enough. 

I LOVE this! There really is no excuse to have rough or dry feet ever again. 

Happy Buffing! 

CF xxx

**Huge thank you to Imogen for my sample**

SkinBase The Facial

Skin Base Microdermabrasion is the choice of celebs everywhere. Featured heavily in the media and Vogue magazine, if it's good enough for them then Its damn sure going to be good enough for me!

The SkinBase Facial is non-invasive and painless with no recovery time.
Treatments can be performed in as little as 30 minutes - even during a lunch break.
There is virtually zero risk of allergic reaction and treatments can be tailor-made to all skin types and all skin tones.

A while back I featured the lovely ladies at Cream Hair & Beauty in Plymouth on my blog, if you missed my previous post catch up here
Brand new to Cream is the Skin Base Microdermabrasion System, after having just 3 treatments all I can say is wow! 

You may remember my previous Microderm experience, (if not you can read it by clicking here) didn't exactly blow me away and at £65 a go I thought it was a total waste of money.
Needless to say I was sceptical to try out microderm again, but boy am I glad I did! 

I have had just three treatments, which they recommend you have them at a minimum of 7 days and no more than 10 days apart at once weekly intervals to get best results.

The things I do for you lot....here I am bare faced and feeling quite frankly over exposed for the purposes of this blog post.

 I hate my visible pores sooooo much :(

The lovely Sarah started my treatment by going over my skin worries, I explained to her that my biggest bug bear were my visable pores, she recommended me a course of just 3 treatments to get results.

Following my consultation Sarah began cleansing my skin ready for the microdermwand to work it's magic...
This stage of the treatment is so relaxing and gives the SkinBase facial a real luxury feel.

And then the microderm wand worked it's magic on my face. I can only describe the sensation as a riubber being dragged across your face, totally painfree and very theraputic.

Sarah worked over my problem areas and my skin felt like it was having such a deep clean, it felt
really nice!

A fine jet of abrasive crystals gently removes dead skin cells layer by layer and a vacuum action lifts away the debris, stimulating the blood flow and encouraging collagen and elastin formation that results in firmer, revitalised and youthful looking skin.

Wrinkles disappear, acne scarring is reduced and dull and tired skin is completely banished - sometimes after just one treatment.

Wrinkles disappear, acne scarring is reduced and dull and tired skin is completely banished - sometimes after just one treatment.

And in my case I had a definite improvement on my pores and skin tone...

After my 2nd & 3rd sessions I can see a total change in my skin, its brighter, clearer and looks nice and dewy. I also find that my skincare products melt into my skin so much better & my make up looks flawless.

I have even left the house with NO foundation on, and for me that is a miracle!

It's so affordable so there is no need for anyone to miss out on this fantastic treatment.

Costs for Cream Hair & Beauty are:

One treatment £45 (half hour treatment)
De-luxe treatment £60 (one hour treatment includes facial)
Three treatments for only £100 (if you pay in full up-front)...saving you £35!!
Pay for five treatments at £45 each and get your sixth treatment free!!
Eight course treatment (no facials) £360....if you pay in full on first treatment you get £70 off!!

But of course prices will vary depending on your location.
Find your nearest SkinBase Therapist by clicking here

Find SkinBase on Twitter: @skinbase_facial
Join them on Facebook where they give away a facial each week!
and check out the SkinBase Website and watch the Video's on the SkinBase YouTube Channel

Also check out Cream Hair & Beauty on Facebook & via the Cream Website for all the lastest offers

Huge thank you to the lovely Sarah at Cream, you are amazing!

Have you ever tried microdermabrasion?

CF xxx

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

New CID Cosmetics

New CID Cosmetics launched in 2005, a simple to use range of cosmetics with innovative tools such as light up lippies & built in mirrors and blending brushes. 

Founder of New CID Cosmetics Kelly Coleman states that she wanted to create a range of cosmetics to simplify make up application, taking the guess work out of what suits who, and creating products that are literally foolproof even the most in experienced person can use them! And the results are amazing!

 The first products I received to review are...

New CID Cosmetics i - prime £27.00

i - prime helps to blur imperfections, giving the skin a smoother and more radiant appearance. i - prime contains ATP (andenison tri-peptide) a skin care ingredient that helps to strengthen the skins barrier function and also adds the bounce and radiance back to the skin that we lose as we age.

Winner of the LookFantastic Awards 2011...

I'm sure you'll agree even the packaging looks so luxurious

 To pump the primer out you simply twist the base and the nozzle pops up so that the top can be pressed down, I only use one pump of the primer and it's enough to cover my whole face and neck.

 The primer is a lovely gel like texture that melts into the skin, and smells so fresh, it's a pleasure to use.
It really gives your make up staying power, whilst blurring fine lines, pores and other imperfections.
If you don't use a primer then you don't know what your missing, I strongly believe that primer is essential in laying the foundations for your days make up. 

 Check out the .i - prime application video right here!

The second product I was lucky enough to review is this
New CID Cosmetics Foundation Buffing Brush £26.00

The foundation buffing brush allows you to buff the foundation onto the skin for a polished airbrushed look. The super soft, synthetic taklon bristles have been hand cut for perfect building, blending and smoothing, while the shorter aluminium handle is easy to store and luxurious to use.

This brush is amazing! It makes applying foundation effortless and gives such a professional result. 
 Check out the tutorial video here

Here are a couple of pictures that show my foundation applied with the CID Foundation Brush & using the CID i - prime as a base for my make up. 

I have a couple of other New CID Cosmetic products to review for you so keep an eye out as they will be coming up soon!

What do you think of New CID Cosmetics?

Head over to the Online Store and bag yourself some goodies!
Join them on Facebook for competitions and giveaways & have a look at the You Tube Channel

CF xxx

*Huge thanks to Olivia for my samples*

Day 22

Day 22

I am a huge fan of Katie Price. you have to admit she is very good at making money & has been in the industry for 17 years!

I have read all her books, her autobiographies are so honest they are a brilliant read!

You may be watching her show at the moment on Sky Living, Katie is a real life documentary following the trials and tribulations of the Pricey.

Day 22 is just one of Katie's Business ventures and I have to say it's a real break away from the stereotypical pinkness you'd expect from Katie.

For those of you who may not know about Day22 here is some background info...

Katie Price and Lamis Khamis have a strong love for fashion. With Katie Price being in the forefront of the media's attention and being one of the most photographed women in Britain, Katie is always changing her image and style.
Lamis Khamis already has her own successful clothing brand with fans worldwide and top celebrities included and worked with Katie from the very start of her modelling career so they both shared similar ideas for new clothes designs. Their friendship grew over the years and they both decided to share their love for fashion and work on a clothing brand together. They wanted to create a brand that is stylish, comfortable, edgy and of quality. Pieces you would want to wear forever.
Most importantly Katie and Lamis wanted a brand that is fresh all the time, with new pieces added monthly, being clothes or accessories... so they decided that on Day 22 of every month they will add new pieces to the collection. All the pieces will be of limited edition and never repeated identically... so 'Day 22' was born.

I wanted to share with you my recent purchases from Day 22....

How cute are these tees?!

You will have seen Day 22 Items on loads of celebs, the quality of the pieces is amazing and really worth the money.

With new pieces added to the website on the 22nd of each month you will be spilt for choice!

Do you own any Day 22 Clothing?

Check out Day 22's on line store

CF xxx

Monday, 11 June 2012

ModelCo Airbrush Face

ModelCo Beauty Fix Airbrush Face is a lightweight, transparent spray that gently mists onto face to set and seal your makeup, making it smudge-proof, tear-proof and water resistant! 

Beauty Fix Airbrush Face's unique formula offers long-lasting adherence without compromising the flawless finish of just applied makeup.
Unlike similar products on the market that give a matte finish, Beauty Fix leaves your skin with a luminous effect. 

 On application Beauty Fix Airbrush Face provides a feather-light film over the skin, this film forming polymer protects and seals the makeup. Beauty Fix Airbrush Face contains alcohol and water which form a volatile solvent to fix the film over the makeup which guarantees a quick dry time combined with the hydrating properties of water. Beauty Fix Airbrush Face is suitable for all skin types and is hypoallergenic.

The spray has a lush citrus, light refreshing scent to it, and the only real bad point I can find is that if you apply it after your mascara it can make it run, so my top tip is to apply your base spray and then do your mascara last. 

I love this stuff it really does prevent the need of topping up make up all day, and with just one small spritz needed to cover your whole face it'll last you ages! 

ModelCo Cosmetics are available via Boots.com and this spray is priced at £22

Have you tried any make up fixing sprays? 

CF xxx

EcoTools Bath Tools


I featured EcoTools amazing make up brushes a couple of months ago, if you missed my post catch up here!

EcoTools are a cruelty free company dedicated to bringing us earth friendly beauty bath and body products to be proud of.

"Our indulgent bath tools help clean and exfoliate for soft, radiant skin. EcoTools® sleek bath accessories not only smooth your skin, but also do their part to be eco-friendly!
Our bath accessories feature innovative, earth-friendly materials such as: sleek bamboo, 100% recycled plastic netting, cruelty-free bristles and also may have soft, natural loofah, cotton, and ramie"

I was sent two of the fab products on offer from EcoTools the Sustainable Bath Mitt and the Bamboo Foot Brush & Pumice.

The Sustainable Bath Mitt is a lovely easy to use mitt, which lathers your fave shower gel to a rich and creamy lather and gives your skin a really nice yet gentle exfoliation. 

It simply pops on to your hand just like a glove and your ready to scrub! 

Priced at just £3.99 its a steal and will last you a good few months before it needs replacing. Once you've used it simply rinse with clean water and hang it up to dry. 


 The Bamboo Foot Brush & Pumice is a lovely bath tool, its long chunky handle makes reaching your feet so easy and its all you'll need to keep your feet in perfect condition this summer.

Before jumping in the shower or bath simply use the soft bristles to clean your nails and to buff your feet...
 And then use the pumice stone made of recycled glass to smooth any rough patches into perfection.

The foot brush is priced at just £4.99 and again it will last you for months to come, so its a real treat for tired feet! 

This is just a small selection of the fab bath tools from EcoTools, to find out more please head over to their website at EcoTools.com shop the range out at Boots.com 
Tweet the lovely EcoTools people @ecotools
Join them on Facebook
and check out their You Tube Channel

Have you tried any of the EcoTools Products? If so I would love to hear what you think! 

CF xxx

**Huge thank you to Olivia for my samples**

Ted Baker 'Butterfly' Toiletries

Ted Baker Butterfly

A beautiful, super girly & feminine range fusing fashion and fragrance. 
Perfect for summer, 

Feel as light as a butterfly with this gorgeous range of luxury toiletries from Ted Baker. Inspired by the famous Ted BakerWing Print.

Top Notes: Tangy Bergamot with a rich blast of red fruits & rhubarb.
Heart Notes: Pure Floral with tuberose, rose & moonflower
Base Notes: Warm Woody with patchouli & sandalwood.

The products available are: 
Body Wash £5.50
Body Lotion £5.50
Body Spray £5.00
Body Scrub £6.50

 I was kindly sent three of the products i the range to try out, and layering them just means you smell delicious for even longer! The butterfly detail on the products will mean you want to display them on your dressing table too.

And the best bit, the range consists of mini versions of the products so they are perfect for your handbag, or your holidays. 

I wish you could smell these products, they smell so beautiful so light and fresh yet just the right amount of fragrance without being to over powering.

You can check out this range along with the other yummy Ted Baker Toiletries exclusively at Boots.com
Tweet @ted_baker 
Are you a Ted Baker fan? 
CF xxx
**Many Thanks to the gorgeous Olivia for my samples** 

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Make Believe 'Enhance' Cosmetics

Last month I reviewed the amazing self tan products on offer from Make Believe, with the simple to use zoning system even the most in experienced tanner would be able to master it using these fab products! 
If you didn't see my previous post catch up on it here

The lovely people at Make Believe do not just stop at self tanning products, oh no, they have a range of cosmetics to compliment your new golden, sunkissed colour.

So may of you ask me about matching products to your skin tone when you have a tan, and the Enhance Range from Make Believe Beauty takes all the guess work out of this dilemma. 

At long last something we have all been waiting for... The only 5 products you'll ever need to enhance your tan, weather its real of faux!

I have reviewed 4 of the 5 products on offer, hope you like them...

Make Believe Illuminating Concealer RRP £15.00 is an amazing concealer that hides dark circles, blemishes and adds highlights to your face, whilst blending in perfectly with your golden colour. 
Its a lovely light creamy texture & melts into the skin with ease. 

The built in brush applicator allows you to apply it just where you need it and for a luminating concealer this little baby could certainly give some of the bigger brands out there a run for their money!

I have used it on my left eye in this picture just so you can see how good the coverage is...

The Make Believe Luminize Skin Highlighter RRP £7 is a gorgeous creamy highlighter that gives a gorgeous glow to the skin, and even when I'm not tanned I will be using this as part of my daily make up routine, I love this stuff!

The Make Believe Luminize Skin Highlighter RRP £7.50 is a gorgeous creamy highlighter that gives a gorgeous glow to the skin, and even when I'm not tanned I will be using this as part of my daily make up routine, I love this stuff! 

 I have swept the Luminize Skin Highlighter across my whole eyelid to give a hint of colour, it really highlights the brow bones and looks fab!

 It's really hard to capture the shimmering goodness of this creamy highlighter, but I promise you, 
you'll love it!You can sweep it down the front of your shins to slim legs, and even popping it on the apples of your cheeks and down the centre of your nose gives a great effect.

Make Believe Sunbeam Bronzing Powder RRP £15.00 is the perfect way to Enhance your tan, and the little compact and mirror, not to mention the brush in this kit makes it feel so luxurious & its handbag friendly!

On my cheeks here I have swept the Sunbeam Bronzer across the apples of my cheeks & then dabbed in the Luminze Highlighter cream over the top. 
Make Believe Shimmer Lip Gloss RRP £10 is the only gloss you'll need when your rocking the golden goddess look, and the best part is that it can be worn alone or over your fave lippie.

It smells so sweet & delicious and has a beautiful rainbow of glitter through it, it's hard to capture them on the camera hence the picture being blurry.

This gloss provides the perfect colour to your lips without looking to over the top, and leaves your lips feeling non sticky and really moisturised. 

Here are some shots showing the full face using all the products...

No more having to mess around taking loads of products on your summer holiday, this range is all you need taking the guess work out of having to find the perfect make up to wear when your looking golden and gorgeous. You can even use this collection on a night out if you have applied tan as it will go with your skin beautifully. 
Of course if you use any of the pieces as part of your daily make up routine then you can use them as you normally would. 

I am so impressed by the range, I love all of the items, my fave would have to be the highlighter as it has so many uses. 

Shop the Enhance Make Up Range now on the Make Believe Website
you can also find some products via Boots.com
Join the Facebook Page
Tweet the lovely people at Make Believe @makebelieve_tan

Have you tried any of the Make Believe Products? 

CF xxx

**Huge thank you to the lovely Alison for all my samples**

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