Elizabeth Arden launches Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil

elizabeth-arden-introduces-eight-hour-cream-all-over-miracle-oil-300x377If you’ve never heard of Elizabeth Arden’s famous Eight Hour Miracle Cream, then quite frankly, I don’t know what you’ve been doing!

The famous cream has been a staple in women’s toiletry bags for decades, however get excited as the brand has revealed a spin-off oil product which is about to change your life yet again.

The Eight Hour Cream All-Over Miracle Oil is ideal for use on the face, body and hair, providing luxurious, head-to-toe conditioning benefits and moisturisation for 8-12 hours,

The product, which is available now, uses Tsubaki oil from the camellia flower, native to Jeju Island off the coast of Korea, known for its anti-oxidative, anti-wrinkle, anti-inflammatory, smoothing and soothing effects. It contains a high concentration of Omegas 6 and 9 to help nourish, soothe and protect the skin. In addition, it helps to boost skin’s natural collagen to smooth skin and improve its overall texture.

Further natural key ingredients that enhance the formulation, according to Elizabeth Arden, include: grape seed oil to moisturise and condition the skin, ginger root extract to help improve the skin’s texture and tone, boswellia resin to improve the skin’s firmness, vitamin E to help condition the skin and protect against free radical damage, as well as olive, avocado and sunflower seed oils and rosemary extract.

All that for a bargain priced of £29 for 100ml! What are you waiting for – get yours now!

Sam x

Xmas Gift Guide: £10 and under

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Considering it is now December, it’s time to get buying presents for your loved ones if you haven’t already…

However, with grans, aunts, uncles, sisters, brothers, mums, dads and friends and colleagues to buy for, it can get rather expensive! This is why I’ve created this gift guide for 10 items at £10 or under to mean you can get more pressies for your money!

It’s also the perfect solution for all those secret santas you end up getting roped into!

Happy shopping and I hope you find something you like!

Sam x

1. ‘Dream Big’ neon notebook, Topshop, £3.50

2. Jack Wills mug, £9.50

3. Photomug, Mustard, £10 

4. Hot Cookie mug warmer, Mustard, £10

5. Snap fish eye lens, Topshop, £5

6. Korres Wild Rose Mini Brightening Kit, Debenhams, £8.50

7. 12 Portly Penguins, Hotel Chocolat, £7 

8. Cubic Zirconia Triangle Necklace, Miss Selfridge, £10 

9. Alphabet scented candle, NotOnTheHighstree.Com, £6.99

10 Pug Mug, IWWOT, £7.99

Barry M introduces Nail Care Range

barry-m-cosmetics-launches-nail-care-range-300x222Barry M is known for its great nail polishes and now the brand have brought in a new range to make sure your nails are well looked after too.

The Nail Care Range comprises Super Mani (£3.99), a 7-in-1 treatment which offers seven benefits; hydrating and protecting enamel for healthy, nourished nails; Iron Mani (£3.99), a basecoat and treatment which strengthens, smoothes and protect nails from breakage; and Mani Mask (£3.99) which camouflages, colours and conditions nails and is available in two colours – Bashful (a light baby pink) and Birthday Suit (a creamy nude) for a semi-matte finish.

The collection will launch in high street favourites Boots and Superdrug on 20 January, so you’ll be able to start the year with lush nails!

Happy shopping 🙂

WATCH: J-Lo’s epic AMA performance

 

So, I know the American Music Awards (AMAs) were like a week ago, but I needed to share this video for all of you who missed J-Lo‘s EPIC performance as the show.

Not only was Jenny from the block hosting the show and dazzling with her gorgeous array of outfits, but she also showed of her amazing dance skills in the 7-minute-medley of the best tracks of the year, including Bruno Mars‘ ‘Uptown Funk’ and Nicki Minaj‘s ‘Anacona’.

The sexy singer also showed off her vocals at the start of the performance with a slowed-down version of her song ‘Waiting for Tonight’.

Honestly is there anything this lady can’t do – I actually think she’s Superwoman!

 

M&S and Misguided win at Drapers Awards

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Winners at the 2015 Drapers Awards last night (26 November) included Marks & Spencer’sMisguided and House of Fraser. 

The awards, which are in their 25th year celebrate those in fashion retailing. They took place at at Old Billingsgate in London and were attended by more than 800 people in the industry.

House of Fraser took home the best store design award for its Jolly’s of Bath premises, whilst Misguided won the fashion pure-play etailer of the year. 

Marks and Spencer’s meanwhile was triumphant as fashion retailer of the year – consumer choice and White Stuff was named as best place to work.
You can see a full list of the winners here.

Well done to all the winners!

Superdrug is introducing Braid Bars to its stores

Braid BarSo there’s some exciting news for beauty fans… Superdrug has just announced you will now be able to get your hair plaited while you shop as it is introducing Braid Bars to five of its stores this year!

The Braid Bars will offer a menu of braided and plaited hairstyles, with prices starting at a bargain price of £10.

The first Superdrug Braid Bar will open in Superdrug’s Westfield White City store in November. Stores in Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and a second London store will all offer the service before the end of 2015.

What’s better is that you don’t even need to book – it will just be a walk-in service!

A similar service is already offered in Topshop.

Happy braiding 🙂

WATCH: 100 Movies Dance Scenes Mashup To Bruno Mars – ‘Uptown Funk’

Love a good film and a good dance? Well then have I got a video for you…

The clever people over at What’s the Mashup have only gone and created this amazing mashup video of 100 of the best dance scenes from some of our favourite movies.

Included in the vid is scenes from Flashdance, Dirty Dancing, Austin Powers, American Pie and my personal favourite – Magic Mike, all set to Bruno Mars’ smash hit ‘Uptown Funk’. 

Enjoy and prepare to be amazed…

Rimmel launches The Only 1 Lipstick

rimmelLipstick fans listen up as Rimmel London has launched a brand new product for you.

The Only 1 Lipstick is basically a combination of the brands best moisturising and long-lasting lipsticks.

For all you science buffs, the lipstick offers pre-coated pigments which give full coverage in one easy stroke. It also contains lightweight oils and Vitamin E to leave lips all moisturised and smooth.

You will be spoilt for choice too as The Only 1 Lipstick comes in 14 difference shades. As well as this, Rimmel will be launching five new shades of its Exaggerate Full Colour Lip Liner range to compliment the new lipstick.

The Only 1 Lipstick will be available on September 30, and will be a bargain at £6.99.

Can’t wait to try!

WATCH: Sam Smith & Disclosure cover Drake’s ‘Hotline Bling’

So I only heard Drake‘s chill new track ‘Hotline Bling’ for the first time today (September 17), and now there’s an amazing cover of it!

Yep man-of-the-moment Sam Smith laid down some smooth vocals to Drizzy’s new tune in the Radio 1 Live Lounge, teaming up with Disclosure for good measure, who were providing the backing.

Check out the song below and if you still haven’t heard Drake’s original check it out here – you won’t be disappointed.

Enjoy!

Sam x

Flamingo Candles launches new pastel collection

lavender-_-white-teaUK firm Flamingo Candles has launched its new pastel range.

The firm combines natural soy wax with luxury scents. The new range features five different pastel shades to choose from; Rose Velvet & Precious Oud, Lotus Blossom & Water Lily, Tuberose & Orange Leaves, Lavender & White Tea, Lemongrass & Ginger.

Each candle gives a burn time of 60-70 hours and is priced at £22 each. However, customers can pay an extra £6 for engraving on the lid.

Check out the pastel range on the Flamingo Candle website here.