Sunday, 17 June 2012

Haul; But not really a haul?

 I say haul, it's a couple things I picked up when I was out today.

Alberto Balsam Herbal Shampoo and Conditioner in Sun Kissed Raspberry. 

So this one is easy, I needed some new shampoo and conditioner. I've used different Alberto Balsam's before so thought I'd give these one's a fair trial. I love the smell of fruity shampoo but let's see if the 'moisture splash' has any effect on my rather dry ended hair.

I'll review these in a week or two to let you all know if they had any effect on my hair.

Purchased from B&M for £1.69

Technic Electric Beauty 12 eyeshadow pallet

I've had some troubles with Technic before, mainly their polishes but when I saw this in the shop, I just had to have it. Look at those colours! Amazing. Not writing too much as I'm going to do a separate post about these, so stay tuned for that!
Purchased from Bodycare for £1.99
N.Y.C Smooth Mineral Starter Kit 755A Basic Brown

L-R Cocoa Shimmer, Espresso, Almost Apricot,Natural Veil
I've never really used mineral make up so I'm looking forward to trying this out properly. The shadows can be used wet or dry for lining, contouring and highlighting. It says on the box they are intense but extremely blendable. The finishing powder looks great for setting looks. It's quite pale so I don't have to worry about looking tangoe'd, which is always a plus! The blush has an SPF 12 which is always handy! It looks a bit too dark for my skin but if it's a blendable as they say, I won't have to worry about that.

I'll do  proper in depth review of these products once I've tried them out properly. Can't wait to create some looks with this!

Purchased from B&M for £1.49

Dentex Easy White Immediate Brush On Tooth Whitener

My teeth have always been a sore point for me. I don't like them whatsoever, the colour, the shape, the way they feel in my mouth. Nothing! Now I can't do anything about the last two things but the colour, I can work with this!

It's quite simple to use, the brush is just like a nail polish brush, brush it over your teeth, it dries and hey presto! I quickly tried it when I got in and I did notice bit of difference but I'm going to use it again tomorrow morning after I've brushed my teeth and see what it's like then.

To remove the whitener you simply brush your teeth at the end of the day. The only thing I don't like about this is I can feel there is something on my teeth, which I hate.

Purchased from B&M for £1.49

Digital Coin Bank

I'd seen that my boyfriend had one of these, I'd never seen them before and thought it was a great idea! So when I saw one sitting on the shelf, I had to get it! I love the zebra-esque print, gives the box a wee funky look instead of just being one block colour. Let my Illamasqua and Benefit Fund begin! ;)

Purchased from B&M for £3.99

*Oh and mentioning Benefit, I popped into Debenhams to drool over their Benefit counter and picked up the booklet that has descriptions of all the products. I would love one of everything! In all seriousness though, the booklet will help me decide which products to save up for. It also has two little tokens at the back that you can exchange for a make up lesson with one of their Beauty Artists, these will be put to good use. I;ll see if Miss Scarlet Pout would like the other one!

All in all, some really good bargains I reckon! Look out for future reviews of the above products and let me know below if you have these, want to try them or anything else!



  1. Those eye shadows look so sparkly!

    Chelle x

  2. great post!

    Natali xox

  3. I swear by benefits make up! If you buy Glamour magazine before the end of the month you get a sample of a benefit product! I got the porefessional which is AMAZING by the way! Xxxx


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