So today marks the end of July and end of the first month of my year long Beauty Budget Challenge. If you haven’t seen it already, I set out my personal ‘rules’ in this post. My purchases this month: Una Brennan Super Facialist Neroli Daily Brightening Cleanser £5.99 Nip and Fab Glycolic Scrub Fix £4.39 (I was lacking a BHA product in my stash and yes, I could have bought some aspirin but this was on offer and will last a long…

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So as well as working on reducing my beauty hoard by working my way through my samples, gifts with purchase goodies (GWPs), and travel size beauty products… I am also doing a Beauty Budget Challenge. It all started on a forum (SaliHughesBeauty.com – check it out if you love beauty) on an innocent enough thread about spending. I spend a lot. On beauty. On life. Fact. Those money boxes in the picture above – pretty empty… My beauty hoard, however,…

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So on publishing my first post only this week, I was nominated for a Liesbter Award by Beauty Fashion Enthusiast. Thank you Melody! If you’ve never come across the Liesbter Award before, it is a way of helping small blogs gain a bit of exposure and giving other people in the blogging community a chance to learn a bit about them along the way.  The rules are: You must answer the 11 questions given to you by the person who nominated you. You…

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  So this is the first Beauty Review that I’m doing as part of my sample challenge to reduce my beauty hoard. Hope you find it helpful. This is a gorgeously light but creamy rose scented cleanser from Aromatherapy Associates. I tried this sample out over a few days morning and night to see how it faired on my dry and dehydrated skin. This cream is not as weighty or heavy as the Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish or the…

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My name is Ting and I love beauty and things in miniature. So it is no surprise really, that I ended up hoarding a huge number of small size beauty products…   This stash has been accumulated over time through gift with purchases, goody bags from events, freebies from magazines or in-store purchases, and a bit of blagging at the beauty counters. So now I am going to make my way through these tiny treats and not only give you…

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