REN Glow Daily Vitamin C Gel Cream

I think we've determined now that Vitamin C is one of those beauty ingredients that works. It's something that isn't going anywhere, and if you aren't using a product with Vitamin C in it, why not?! The latest to land on my desk is the REN Glow Daily Vitamin C Gel Cream. Vitamin C as an ingredient helps even the skintone by reducing and preventing hyperpigmentation, as well as acting as an antioxidant, reducing skin inflammation, and helping … [Read more...]

Jo Malone Solid Perfume Palette

What a fab parcel to receive last week - the gorgeous new Jo Malone London Fragrance Combining™ Solid Palette. I love a solid perfume. There's something quite sensual, and very vintage about solid fragrance. And also, I just love when my beauty mail contains something genuinely new and interesting - and that's what this is. It's also a cute way of buying into the Jo Malone London brand, without splashing out on a big bottle of … [Read more...]

Sunny 5pm Beauty Deals!

I've been all about the sunshine these past few weeks. I've been writing about sunny beauty products, smelling sunny scents, watching the glorious sunshine on Shipwrecked (I know, I know, it's addictive) and dreaming of sunnier days. I was also sent this new sunscreen brand, which has me looking out my passport and trawling the travel apps on my phone. Sunshapers is a new kind of sunscreen, the brainchild of Barcelona-born Rosa Gardella Trias, … [Read more...]

Cute little beauty bits from REX London

I was kindly gifted some cute little beauty bits from the newly launched range at online store, Rex London - formerly dotcomgiftshop. If you are a lover of all things cutesy, kitsch and kawaii, or you have a tweenie who is, then this new range is perfect for little gifts- and the bunny bits are brilliant to bear in mind for Easter. Being a cat lady, I love Cookie the Cat - the Makeup Bag is fluffy, cute, and spacious. Perfect. It's £9.95, and … [Read more...]

Love(ly) Scents!

It's Valentine's Day this week. Maybe it's Galentine's Day?  Or just Thursday. Celebrate it or not, here are some love(ly) scents that might be a nice gift, make a nice gift, or just be a gift to yourself! 1. If you are a fan of the DKNY Be Delicious fragrances, then here's another! DKNY Be Delicious Mai Tai EDT is part of the Pool Party line just launched. Pretty in pink packaging, this has top notes of pink pepper, cassis, and orange oil, a … [Read more...]

Valentine, Galentine – 5pm Beauty Deals

Valentine's Day next week might be a big night for you, and it might not. Maybe you will celebrate it as Galentine's Day with your pals. Whatever you chose to do, it's a great excuse to bag yourself a beauty deal, and treat yourself to a treatment. Maybe you want your bits waxed, maybe you just fancy getting your makeup done, or your hair blow-dried? Maybe nails are your thing. There are loads of deals on the 5pm Spa and Beauty site perfect for … [Read more...]

Sunshine Yellow Beauty

Inspired by the launch of the Marc Jacobs Daisy Sunshine I blogged about on here this week, I decided to pull together more beautiful sunny yelllow beauty bits. How bright and beautiful a colour yellow is, and I defy you to not be cheered up just looking at this sunny lot! 1.This gorgeous yellow nail polish from Chanel, is Giallo Napoli from last year's Spring Collection, which I blogged about when Chanel hadn't removed us from their … [Read more...]

Daisy Sunshine by Marc Jacobs

When this lovely bottle landed on my desk it made me smile! Who doesn't love sunny yellow? Especially at this time of year. So thank you Marc Jacobs for launching a Sunshine line of your iconic Daisy. There are four lovely bottles - four fragrances - available at The Perfume Shop now in the new Marc Jacobs Daisy Sunshine range. Buying one is guaranteed to put a smile on your face! They smell pretty good … [Read more...]

NEW Jo Malone London Myrrh & Tonka products

Back in January 2017, Jo Malone London launched Myrrh & Tonka as its latest Cologne Intense. The rich, heady, fragrance was an instant hit, and has remained a favourite. This is what the Master Perfumer who created it had to say about it at the time. There is an atmosphere of addiction and carnal richness to this fragrance which appeals to both men and women. At the top there is a hint of lavender and a floral note, creating a comforting … [Read more...]

5PM Spa and Beauty Big Deals

Finally! January is over. And we've been paid! Time to treat yourself - but no need to splash out too much with some brilliant Big Deals on the 5pm Spa and Beauty site. There are so many to choose from, but I've picked out five good ones to get you started. Most of them can be taken until around the end of March - a perfect pre-spring treat. First up, the Spa Experience + 2 Course Lunch for Two at Portavadie, Loch Fyne. You can use this … [Read more...]