Latest in beauty; cosmopolitan box πŸ“¦πŸ’‹Β 

I need to start by saying I would have happily paid full price for this box! I paid Β£15 in their winter sale & it should have been Β£25… 

The eylure lashes were bloody beautiful.. I did end up ruining them though which I was gutted about, but I think I have a new favourite no. now! I normally had 101 or 107! 😍 I’ve also replaced my old beauty blender sponge with this one. I love the shape of this one. I much prefer a flat edge! 

Two sleek products, they’re spoiling us with this box. The eyeshadow palette has such beautiful shades, it is very small though so you won’t get much use out of it! The red matte lipstick is a lovely colour. I have only swatched it so far, but it might be my valentines lipstick this year πŸ’πŸ½πŸ’‹

The little glitter pots may get used maybe for an extravagant makeup look, or a festival… The face wipes are fab, do the trick perfectly πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ & work well with sensitive skin. 

So so many products in this box, I think it was an absolute bargain! I mean Β£15 & it includes st tropez… You can’t beat that can you?! 

Is anybody subscribed to latest in beauty or had any of their boxes before?

Caitlin xo πŸ’‹

Blogmas; day 11 πŸ’„πŸŽ

Sorry this is a bit late, but my November lookfantastic beauty box review! So much skincare this month which I was chuffed about, wahoooo…

Let’s start with how perfect it is getting a new deep red lipstick for winter. Perfect shade & it was from bella Pierre which I have recently been introduced to & I’m loving their products. Looks beautiful on & it’s a really good sized product too πŸ‘„ 

The pixi beauty glow booster liquid has a beautiful silky feel to it & doesn’t sit on your skin too heavy! Only tip I would say is don’t put too much on as it is very pigmented! 

I absolutely love the pillow spray by this works. I used this spray when I was feeling full of cold & it honestly did help me sleep. My mum wasn’t too keen on the herbally scent, but I love it πŸ˜πŸ’πŸ½ 

I really loved the murad day cream, especially as it had spf protection too. It was so hydrating & packed with vitamin c. The scent was so lovely, quite fruity! My skin instantly felt firmer! A definite fav out of this box πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ 

One product I was disappointed with was the teeez cosmetics eyeshadow. It was kind of like ombrΓ© but it was a khaki green,with a shimmery pink. You just couldn’t see the pink on your eyes whatsoever & wasn’t very pigmented, the colour just wouldn’t build up on my eyes… Sorryyyyy

The eye cream is perfect too. I loved the thicker consistency of this product! Another fabulous smelling cream… I swear my boyfriend gets fed up me keep saying ooo smell how good this one smells! πŸ˜‚

Cannot wait to show you the December box 😍😍 

Caitlin xo ✨

Lookfantastic; October 2017 πŸ‚πŸ’„

The packaging on this months box is stunning! So elegant looking 😍

The theme is indulge.. And I swear they have really pulled it off! There is only one item in this months box that I didn’t like. That’s pretty good going! 

So I tried the model co concealer first. The product I would probably rate 7/10 altogether as I wasn’t too keen on the way it dried too quickly. Maybe this is just me? I had this issue with another concealer recently.. Anywho. The applicator was perfect & the shade was lovely. It is quite an illuminating concealer so don’t use it too heavy under your eyes… Nothing worse than bright white circles under your eyes πŸ˜‚

I absolutely loved the ciate mascara!! I had previously only tried nail varnishes by this brand so this was exciting. The brush was definitely my cup of tea & the actual product itself was perfect. Not gloopy, but not too thin! Definitely a bit of me…

I absolutely hate the smell of coffee so I gave this one to my mum to try out… In her words ‘bloody awful, I couldn’t scrub it off… It stained me, the bath & it didn’t actually scrub me at all’ … At least she’s honest β˜•οΈπŸ˜‚

Oh myyyy the ski mono hand masks were amazing. I say masks, they’re gloves but yknow. Anywho. I recently took my Nexgen nails off πŸ’…πŸ½ so my nails and hands were in need of a bit of tlc so these were absolutely perfect. I honestly loved them. Popped them on when I was in the bath face mask on too… Absolutely fab product!! πŸ™ŒπŸ½ my hands honestly felt so soft & it gave my nails a bit of a kick too, they were very dry! 

Another monu skin product, this makes me happy as I’ve had a few before & really enjoyed them. This hasn’t been any different. They always smell so herbally, like you could be in a spa, yknow. This one was a facial oil & the consistency was spot on πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ you only need a small amount though, you will end up with greasy looking skin if not. 

Lastly the lancer polish . Which is apparently one of Victoria Beckhams go to products, I tell you what, I can see why. It’s an amazing exfoliator to get your skin ready for a perfect skincare routine! My skin honestly looked super clear after using this! 

What did everyone else think to this box? 

Caitlin xo πŸ’…πŸ½

Dollibox; September 2017 πŸΏπŸ’†πŸ½

You must try this popcorn. Soooo yummy 🍿 

So this month was a bit of a mixed review. Not sure what I thought all round. Some products I loved, some not so much. Probably more my taste that was the issue than the actual products though. 

Lets start with that delicious popcorn. So bloody good. Please try it if you haven’t already. I think mine was demolished in minutes. How did dollibox know I love coconut? 

The glitter… Well not so keen. I’m not that fussed by glitter anyway & mine literally was just a bit too gloopy. It didn’t go on very well when I tried it, plus didn’t come off nicely either. I think this is because I’m not too confident using glitter. I had bits on my face after removing it. So, sorry guys I cannot rate this product at all πŸ™ˆ I feel like I’ve gone back to the 00’s when glitter babes was cool πŸ˜‚ 

The Schwarzkopf conditioner was one thing I did love 😍 I pride myself in having good hair. Plus anything that makes my hair look shinier & feel silkier is a winner from me. I love all Schwarzkopf products to be fair. This sample sized bottle lasted me 3 washes πŸ’†πŸ½πŸ’πŸ½ plus it smells fabulouuuss. 

The ‘never lose your cherry’ πŸ’ lip balm by anatomicals smells like heaven. I don’t really need to say anymore do I? I love this brands packaging… They recently had their products in a hotel I stayed in. I was pleasantly surprised! By far one of my favourite brands recently.

Fairypants.. Love the name! This dry skin balm is vegan friendly, it smells amazing & works an absolute treat. You literally need a small amount, rub it in your palms until it melts into an oil. I don’t need to tell you what to do next… πŸ˜‚ I honestly slathered myself in this because it smells delicious, and well I wanted to smell delicious πŸ€” obviously. 

I’m not really into nail varnishes as I always have nexgen on my nails. I’m sorry, another product I can’t review. Don’t hate me guys πŸ™ˆ the sound of it isn’t my cup of tea either I’m afraid.. a nail varnish that peels off? πŸ€” sounds a bit gross… ahhh, I don’t like not liking products.

I feel like I’ve let everyone down on this post, but I honestly can’t review this box all that well. I usually rave about dollibox to everyone! I just don’t feel the same this month. What did everyone else think? 

Caitlin xo πŸ’«πŸ’ž

Lookfantastic; the birthday edit πŸŽ‰πŸ­

So it looks as though I share my birthday month with one of my fav beauty boxes πŸ’πŸ½ lucky me. Although I’m clearly a lot older.. Anywho, this month was just wow. Full of goodies & a really tasty lolly too πŸ­πŸ˜‹  I loved the packaging this month, so instagrammable. That’s probably not a word πŸ€” yeah the lolly lasted all of 5 minutes before I ate it πŸ™„

I’m going to start with the item I tried first, the Christophe robin cleansing volumising paste. This has blown my mind. It looks like a face mask.. But you use it like a shampoo. Mesmerised. I honestly can say this was my favourite item this month! My hair was amazingly soft & it really did give my hair volume. I do have quite thin hair so it was perfect πŸ’†πŸ½ it smells herbally too, like most salon shampoo. So it felt like a treat. Plus you don’t have to use a lot πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

The hikari eye shadow quad had perfect shades for me. I love warm shades so I was definitely excited to get stuck in. I was a little disappointed as you had to use a fair amount to get any colour to show on your eyes… 😟 when it did finally build up it did look really nice, but I wouldn’t buy it myself. I used the brush that I received in this box too, purely because I wanted to try it out. Loved it πŸ’πŸ½

As I already told you, the lolly lasted for 5 minutes… It tasted really good. I clearly needed some sugar when I opened this box πŸ˜‚ 

I have tried decleor products before & loved them then, so I wasn’t expecting to not feel the same. I really wasn’t disappointed. I love this product because it’s sort of like a gel/cream. I have used this both morning & evening, it honestly works wonders no matter when you use it. You could even use it as a makeup base. I wouldn’t say the scent of this would sell it to anyone as it smells more like cleaning products than a luxurious scent πŸ˜‚ well it’s not that bad, but you know what I mean πŸ’πŸ½ 

This is a really unpopular opinion now.. I’m not a major fan of Illamasqua products πŸ™ˆ sorry.. So I honestly can’t even review this for you. I used it once, didn’t understand the hype & then never used it again. Sorryyyy πŸ™„ I suppose that’s a sort of review.

Lastly the eve lom cleanser & muslin cloth. This is more like a balm than anything, so it’s very different. The best bit about this product is that it does so much.. It cleanses, exfoliates, tones & also improves your skins circulation. What more could you ask for? It does have a slightly weird scent to it, but I can get past it πŸ˜‚ do I have an issue with the way things smell?

A bit of a mixed review this month. What did everyone else think? 

Caitlin xo πŸ’–

Look fantastic; AUGUST 2017 πŸŒ

I loved the look of this box as soon as I saw it! The theme was around the world so all of the goodies this month were from different places πŸ‡¬πŸ‡·  a few of the brands I had seen or heard of, but some were totally new to me so I was definitely excited to get stuck in.

Mane n tail shampoo & conditioner was definitely one I’d heard of & I looove this brand. I used it quite a lot when I was trying to find ways to help my hair grow. I didn’t see any miraculous hair growth but I did notice that my hair was a lot stronger than it had been. I honestly love this brand so I enjoyed using this. The only downside I have to this is there isn’t a delicious scent, I love super smelling hair πŸ˜©πŸ’†πŸ½ 

The skin79 BB cream was new to me. Originating from Korea it contains a strong SPF to help protect skin from sun damage & aging. I used this as a primer when I tried it & it glides on so easily. It wasn’t too thick so was perfect for a primer. I’d 100% recommend this to anybody, loved it! The pink packaging helped too 😜

Lord & berry, wooohoo.. This brand is definitely top of my list!! I’ve got a few of their matte lip pencils, & a concealer so I was looking forward to using this. This brow pencil was so easy to use & it was the perfect colour for my brows, woohoo. I still used a spoolie on my brows as I love to finish the look with one, but I would definitely recommend to anyone who likes a more defined brow πŸ’πŸ½ It’s perfect for outlining them.

The Gatineau cleanser that I received is just perfect. If you hadn’t guessed it’s French. I was really pleased with this it left my skin feeling so silky smooth, really did cleanse my face brilliantly. Although I did have to use something different on my eye makeup, not the end of the world though, that’s what eye make up removers are for. It’s quite a luxurious product so I haven’t used it everyday. But it honestly has the most perfect consistency πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

Now the korres moisturising body milk is to die for. It’s the perfect travel size to take away with you on your holidays, and it will leave you feeling like a Greek goddess. It is the perfect after sun as it contains aloe and almond oil. What an excuse to book another holiday 🌴  I really don’t need one πŸ™„πŸ™ˆ

Lastly the cutest addition to the box, the Lotties London balm ball. This brand is extra amazing as its vegan friendly & cruelty free 🐰 yay animals! It’s the best invention for lip care as its the perfect shape to pop your lips on. Mine tastes sooo good too πŸ‘„ not that I eat it… But it’s cherry scented πŸ’ 

Did anybody else receive this box? What was your favourite?

Caitlin xoβœ¨πŸ’• 

Roccabox JUNE 2017; my first box πŸ’Ž

This box is absolutely beautiful. I first heard about it when I saw an account that I follow on Instagram post a picture of that beautiful packaging. Completely lured me in. This is a subscription box that you can unsubscribe to at any point too, so if you are super skint one month, then you don’t need to worry. You can just restart it when you like πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ I also loooove the little logo for this box πŸ’Ž 

The olverum bath oil is so luxurious. Using this really helped me to relax & feel at ease. Smells absolutely amazing too, completely filled the bathroom with its scent. My skin felt so soft after using this too. Another added bonus is it didn’t leave the bath looking greasy. Really enjoyed this product, for a full size bottle of this it is Β£27. I imagine that would last a fair while as the sample I received I used it for 3 baths πŸ›€πŸ½ even my boyfriend said it smelt amazing πŸ’πŸ½

The svelte super tea, ohh my. I love a good tea β˜•οΈ I have recently done a review on tiny tea (if you haven’t read it then please do, so good) but this tea was just as good. I obviously only received one tea bag, so cannot tell you if they make a difference but if you’re looking to try out a new brand of these nourishing teas then this is worth giving a try. They never taste as bad as people imagine they do too! I’ll definitely be buying some of these.

Bellapierre is becoming another favourite brand of mine. I already have a beauty of a highlighter which is so me. Now I have a kiss proof πŸ’‹ lip creme. I love a matte lip & they even sent me MY colour. So pleased. I’ve used this a few times already, I cannot believe I received a full size of this which is worth Β£20 πŸ’„

Eyelash curlers by the vintage cosmetics company, yessss. I really love their packaging. I already own a few of their products & love them, including tweezers. So it’s safe to say I was happy when I saw these. These included a few spare cushions (not sure if that’s the correct term but it’s what I’m using) amazing value for money for these eyelash curlers. 

A hang bag sized oil roll on by bloomtown botanicals. Smells absolutely gorgeous & summery. The scent does last for quite a while but you do have to use a fair amount. Rather than a spritz of perfume onto one wrist you do need to roll it on to both wrists to get the scent to really come out.  I think this is a really clever idea rather than carrying around perfume for the day. Looking forward to using this throughout the summer 🌸

Is anybody else subscribed to this box?

Caitlin xoπŸ’–

Dollibox πŸ’„βœ¨ JUNE BEAUTY BOX

Firstly, sorry it’s late but I have been on holiday & one of the products came with me 😍 wanted to give you a full review πŸ’πŸ½ so this month was jam packed, delivering a massive 8 products!! So lucky.

The product I was immediately drawn to was the mermaid makeup brush!! 😍 who wouldn’t be its so beautiful. This has definitely taken a place in my brush pot, still yet to use it but I’m super excited to! It’s really soft, plus it’s actually comfy to hold πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

I have taken one of the products away with me, this amazing palmers cocoa butter sun lotion! I was hesitant at first as I’m not too keen on the cocoa butter smell (even though I love chocolate) BUT the smell isn’t that strong & it contains shea butter & coconut oil. Fantastic formula, it also is quite thick, not too runny, perfect consistency so it applies perfectly to the skin! Just like to say using this I haven’t burnt ONCE this whole holiday (obviously I’ve had to use other creams too as one would never last) it also makes you look nice & shimmery too in the sun which I love 😍 I would definitely buy this again RRP Β£9.99

Pura cosmetics lip balm – prosecco flavour. Nothing else needs to be said there. This smells & tastes (I promise I don’t eat it πŸ™„) amazing. Lovely packaging & it honestly leaves your lips feeling glossy & hydrated. Best part about this product though is that it’s 100% cruelty free, which makes my heart feel full πŸ’– yay animals 🐰

Wax melt that smells like cake?! Who wouldn’t love this! 😜 I literally have been burning this for days! Lasts FOREVER! So pleased with this as I am a bit of a candle addict. The tealights I have been using are 4 hour burning, swear I have used at least 4 so far πŸ•―  

 Now I have recently tried some seacret products & I feel like I have been missing out. I’m falling head over heels with this brand, it’s fabulous. This month I received a hand cream that is to die for. With Shea butter, orange oil, sunflower oil, cocoa & vitamins a&e this product feels luxurious & gives me super soft hands. Cannot fault this πŸ™ŒπŸ½

I was lucky enough to receive two extra (only 6 are in the beauty guide) goodies this month, yay. One being a mini mud mask, by that fabulous brand I was just telling you about (seacret, if you had already thought what was it again πŸ™„) which I thought was perfect. Whenever I get a mud mask I always use them in the bath to really make the most of relaxing πŸ›€πŸ½ I also got a pair of beautifully pink tweezers, wahooo. So me! Been using them straight away. 

Lastly, a concealer by popfeel. Not too keen on this product, not suited to my skin πŸ™ˆ I hate writing bad reviews but it irritated my skin so I haven’t used it again. I do have VERY sensitive skin though so it’s probably just me. But for the price of it I would say you should definitely give it a try, the packaging is cute too πŸ’πŸ½ 

Did anybody else receive this box?

Caitlin xoπŸ’–

Lookfantastic: JUNE REVIEW πŸ’–

Wow wow wow.Β This months packaging was something else! So bloody beautiful. Those colours are amazing πŸ’«




This months box had 6 lovely products to try, so lucky! Plus the usual copy of Elle magazine, can’t go wrong there. I love that it’s travel size too, I’m definitely taking this as a holiday read πŸ“š

KΓ©rastase shampoo: so nice! I received a sample size that was to battle hair that was damaged, brittle & had split ends. I found this product to be perfect for me πŸ’†πŸ½ it left my hair looking a lot more healthy as well as feeling it. It really did tackle the ends of my hair to help get rid of the split damaged ends. This size sample lasted for 3 washes with me, which I was pleased withπŸ’– I’ve tried a few other types of shampoos from this brand & I love them all.

Balance me moisturiser:Β I have been using this every morning for the past week. It’s a little bit more of a thinner product than I usually like, but it sinks into the skin really well πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ it also smells amazing! It really leaves your skin glowing & it helps to even skin tone too, so no need to pile makeup on top after you have used it.

Bellapierre shimmer highlighter: loooove a good highlighter so I was really excited to see this in my box. I literally used this the day I got it πŸ™„πŸ™ˆ couldn’t contain myself. The product itself is beautiful, just the right amount of shimmer ✨ the only downside though is its pretty hard to get out of the pot to apply it with a brush. If you like to apply with your fingers then it’s fine. I’m just being picky πŸ™Š

MonuΒ rosewood reviving mist: I have received these mist products before by this brand & they always smell so good. I find that I use these products so much more in the summer, they’re fabΒ for a quick cool down. πŸ’¦ I wouldn’t necessarily buy this but I do love to receive one every now & again πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

HaileyΒ Baldwin model co super lips lipgloss: I loved the shade I received, definitely goes with everything. The application isn’t as smooth as I would like & you do have to apply a fair amount, but once it’s on it’s lovely. It lasts quite a while too πŸ’‹ not a top choice but I like it πŸ’πŸ½

First aid beauty facial radiance pads: now theseΒ were my fav this month. I feel like I’ve actually adapted my skincare regime to add these in already πŸ™ˆ I’ve even used them on the other half too (he’s so lucky) πŸ˜‚ they’re so perfectly formulated so they don’t harm even the most sensitive of skin, that’s me πŸ™‹πŸ½ would definitely recommend these to anybody, completely leave your skin feeling fresh.Β 

What’s your favourite beauty product?!

Caitlin xoπŸ’–

Lookfantastic… Certainly feel it

The May box from Lookfantastic was an absolute beauty this month! I have now been subscribed to this beauty box for well over a year & I can honestly say this is one of the best boxes for value for money! πŸ‘ŒπŸ» at just Β£11.25 a month (this includes postage) cannot complain at all. 

This month I received 7 products, some sample size & a few full sized. Plus a copy of the latest Elle magazine & a fabulous beauty guide! This is definitely worth reading, loads of fabulous tips in there πŸ’πŸ½  I have saved this months copy of Elle magazine as I am going to need some reading material on my holiday πŸ™ˆ

The packaging this month was b-e-a-UTIFUL too! This months theme was ‘get the glow’ which has suited me well as I am a holiday addict! Lots of fantastic products that I can use to prepare myself for my holiday next month, or take with me when I go β˜€οΈπŸ‘™ got to get your skin ready for the sizzling sun right?! 

I am already loving the scrub love coconut oil body scrub. Absolutely amazing to really deeply exfoliate the skin ready for tanning whether this being fake tan or natural tanning. I received coconut cranberry & I can tell you that is the yummiest smelling product everrrrr! It comes in a packaging which allows you to seal it to keep it for another use ✨ 

I think my next favourite product would have to be the system professional hair elixir. I live for having soft & silky locks. Plus a great shine πŸ’‡πŸ½πŸ’†πŸ½ this product is the perfect consistency & it isn’t too slimey or gloopy. It is very thin & you only need to use a small amount so even a bottle this size should last quite a while πŸ‘ŒπŸ» I only use it on the ends of my hair. Try not to get it too high up if not it will leave your hair feeling greasy πŸ™ˆ

I used my NuFACE cloth whilst I was in the bath so I knew my skin was prepared for a fabulous treat! Skincare means a lot to me πŸ™Š I loved this product, it was super soft & perfectly gentle for my skin as I do have quite sensitive skin when I try out new products πŸ’πŸ½ I would 100% recommend this to anybody ✨ because who doesn’t want beautiful soft skin?! I teamed this face cloth with my real chemistry 3 minute peel. It was so easy to use, literally just apply in circular motions onto your face & you will instantly feel the peel starting to activate. I really enjoyed using this product, only downside was I wish I had more 😜 

The pretty pink mellow baked eyeshadow is perfect for a more natural makeup look as it fairly light & not a heavy product. I like to apply this to the inner corners of my eyes to make them really pop out 😍 this is definitely going in my makeup bag when I jet off on that plane ✈️ 

I’m sorry this review is shorter this month but I am saving my James read tan & glov for my holiday β˜€οΈπŸŒ΄ because I will definitely want glowing skin when I am in Rhodes πŸ‘™

Thanks for reading again lovelies ✨

Caitlin xoπŸ’–