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Birchbox November 2018 Review

Hey my lovelies,

So because I miss doing my youtube unboxing reviews I thought I would start doing my reviews over here. I really need to find myself someone to edit videos for me lol. I can pay in coffee and sarcastic jokes.

In the meantime here we go with the start of my unboxing reviews.

This week I received my Birchbox, and because I have been back with them for 6 months I have been awarded Vip status. They sent a cute card to thank me for my loyalty. With this 'huge' honour I get 15 % off any purchases on their website as well as a free gift. The idea of the free gift excited me until I realised that my free gift was a shiny cheap looking makeup bag. This will not get used but thanks Birchbox anyway.

Moving on to my actual box. It is Nutcracker themed, to team up with the new film out at the minute. However I fail to see what any of the products have to do with the actual theme of Nutcracker. In saying that the box is stunning, I love it, I think it would have actually be…

Living with Chronic Pain: My Positive Story!

I saw a post on a facebook group recently. It just said, Does no one have a positive story about their Fibro. It stopped me in my tracks. We always hear the bad and how awful living with Chronic Pain is, and don’t get me wrong the life I live is not what I ever expected to live, but I am so blessed to be able to stand up and say me I am a positive story!!
Nearly 7 years ago my life hit rock bottom. My body had had enough. I was working in a nursing home and absolutely loved my job. My body was not loving it though. After months of being in more pain than usual I went to the doctor expecting him to give me a sick line for a few weeks and after a rest I wholeheartedly believed that I would be back at work in about a month. That was not to be. I went from bad to worse while we tried to find suitable medication. The doctor took me off the pain relief I had been on while we tried something else, the problem was we then realised the full extent of the pain my body was actually in. We didn’…

LMX - Little Mix Makeup Brand Review Part 1 Shout out to my Pout

Hello my lovelies,


I was so intrigued when I saw that there was a new makeup collection exclusive to Boots. LMX is a brand brought to us by Little Mix band members. They have everything from eyeshadows to highlighters.

I purchased a couple of box sets from the Boots 3 for 2 range. Sadly one item came broken. I was gutted but Ho hum, I moved on and just reviewed the rest of the products on their own. I will continue my reviews of the brand as soon as I get my replacement.

So my two items I have thoroughly tested are the Shout out to my Pout Liquid Lipstick and Liner collection (rrp £18) and the Rock in the Gold Get the Look Palette (£14).

Lets start with the lip products, get the negative out of the way early. I purchased this kit of 4 lip liners and liquid lipsticks. I chose this specifically because it was nude tones and I thought well at least one will suit me, how wrong was I. I found them so orange toned, none of them suited my skin tone I was so dissapointed. They tout this as a n…