Lovely Lip Balms

Couvent de Minimes Smile Lip Balms

Lip balms aren't really my friend. I really hate watching people jab their finger in a pot and swirl it over their lips, again, and again, and again. However, I do have to use lip balm from time to time, and particularly when the colder weather starts to kick in. No-one wants chapped lips. But..I'm not stabbing my finger into a pot! Nope, this autumn I will be using one of the lovely new Couvent des Minimes Smile Lip Balms. These little tubes of … [Read more...]

Stocking Filler of the Week – Festive lip balms!

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So, in the run-up to Christmas, I will be bringing you my Stocking Filler of the Week  in place of my Beauty Bargain. This week it’s from Marks and Spencer. How cute are these festive character lip balms from Marks and Spencer? And at just £2.50 you can grab all three if you like, or buy one for all your friends! They have the cutest little moving eyes. Perfect for popping into someone's stocking as a little extra, adding to a Secret Santa, or … [Read more...]

Maybelline Baby Lips – Beauty Bargain of the Week

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We can all spend a fortune on beauty products, but we don’t need to. Every week, I’m going to bring you my ‘Beauty Bargain of the Week‘  – a product I’ve used, and would recommend, and that, on most occasions, costs less than a fiver! What’s not to like!It's a lot of fuss about a lip Balm, but apparently Maybelline's Baby Lips Lip Balm are worth the wait. And what perfect timing, with a certain Royal Baby arriving yesterday (on my birthday, … [Read more...]

National Kissing Day on QVC!

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It's National Kissing Day today. So pucker up and kiss someone! And look after your lips with these goodies all available on QVC. Have you watched QVC recently? It's great! It's rally informative and full of fabulous brands, including one of my all-time favourites, Emma Hardie.Emma Hardie has just launched a new anti-ageing range, which includes a lovely Moringa & Rose Treatment Lip Balm. This balm smells wonderful, and really works … [Read more...]

Lip Balm Addiction? Melvita may cure it

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Your lips need looking after in the winter, but be careful choosing what you take care of them with. Dry and chapped lips can actually be exacerbated by constant re-application of paraffin-based lip balms. I pounced on a poor friend in the pub who was liberally applying and re-applying her lip balm at the weekend.Lip balm addiction is very real, and harmful. The main additive in many lip balms is petroleum jelly, or a petroleum by-product such … [Read more...]

Chubby Chatter about Chubby Sticks

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Sometimes a beauty product just works. For Clinique in the last couple year it has to be their amazing Chubby Sticks. These simple little moisturizing lip balm crayons have captured the imagination of Clinique fans around the globe, and it as no surprise this year when an extra eight shades were added to the original shades. They deliver a sheer hint of moisturising colour, and as they just twist up, they require no sharpener. Genius.Since … [Read more...]

New colours of Clinique Chubby Sticks

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Clinique's Chubby Stick lip crayons have been a massive hit since they were first launched last year, so it's no surprise that the brand have added another eight shades to the existing eight.They're moisturising, very colourful for a lip balm blend, and the best bit of all is that they don't need sharpening - you simply twist them up when they wear down. They now come in Heaping Hazelnut, Bountiful Blush, Two Ton Tomato, Oversized Orange, … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – Carmex lipbalm

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We can all spend a fortune on beauty products, but we don’t need to. Every week, I’m going to bring you my ‘Beauty Bargain of the Week‘  – a product I’ve used, and would recommend, and that, on most occasions, costs less than a fiver! What’s not to like!I am not a big lip balm wearer, but if I was going to carry one around it'd definitely be Carmex. It's got that brilliant retro cool vie about it, don't you think? I love the Original Pot … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – A Great Kisser

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We can all spend a fortune on beauty products, but we don’t need to. Every week, I’m going to bring you my ‘Beauty Bargain of the Week‘  – a product I’ve used, and would recommend, and that, on most occasions, costs less than a fiver! What’s not to like!Yes, it's February, it's Valentine's Day this month, and I will bombard you with gift ideas and Valentine's related posts until it's all over! Apologies in advance!So, this week's Beauty … [Read more...]