MoroccanOil Fleur de Rose Body Butter*

MoroccanOil Fleur de Rose Body Butter

Monday’s are never the best day of the week, so I thought it would be nice to share what has to be one of the most luxurious products I’ve tried recently – MoroccanOil’s Fleur de Rose Body Butter.

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Up until pretty recently, I had no idea that MoroccanOil made body products – I though that they were exclusively a haircare brand, but I’m absolutely in love with their gorgeous Fleur de Rose Body Butter. It’s packaged in a seriously luxe acetate tub, and it has to be one of the most indulgent body creams I’ve ever tried!

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Unlike a lot of body butters I’ve tried, which feel like slightly thicker body lotions, MoroccanOil’s offering is incredibly thick and nourishing, so you only need a finger full when you’re using it. The formula is enriched with argan oil with shea, cocoa and mango butters meaning that it’s just perfect for combatting dry skin throughout winter, and I can’t tell you how soft and smooth my skin feels after I’ve applied it!

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Even though the Body Butter is incredibly rich, my skin completely drinks it up, and any dry skin completely disappears after a single use of the moisturiser! I’ve been using it every evening, as it feels completely dreamy to apply, and I find the delicate rose scent incredibly relaxing. I have been completely blown away with how great MoroccanOil’s body butter is, and I can’t wait to try more from the range!

MoroccanOil’s Fleur de Rose Body Butter is priced at £45.00 and is available here (UK) and here (US)

Ghost Girl Party Prep Set*


Before I even start this post, I’m going to say it, I know that it’s months until Christmas, but stores are already gearing up for the big day. I can’t tell you how many christmas trees I’ve passed and I’ve even spied mince pies lining grocery store shelves, so I guess we should start thinking about Christmas presents for our nearest and dearest. One of the absolute best bargains I’ve come across is this stunning Ghost Girl Party Prep Set which Boots have just released. And the best thing? It’s currently on a seriously amazing offer until 15th October – instead of it’s regular price of £75, you can get it for £29.99. Great right?!?!


Inside the huge metallic pink box, you can find all the goodies you need to get ready for a flirty, fun night out. The inside of the Prep Set is super sparkly, and it’s just such an amazing, fun gift to give. The set contains a 50ml bottle of the Ghost Girl EDT, a bottle of bubble bath, a silky smooth body butter, an adorable Ghost makeup bag, the prettiest makeup brushes you could imagine, as well as two lip crayons.


I’ve reviewed the Ghost Girl EDT before here, and I can’t imagine anyone not falling in love with the fragrance. It’s a beautiful mix of fresh fruity notes that include pear, orange blossom and pomegranate which is blended with white cedar wood and amber. It’s an incredibly fresh scent which is perfect for everyday wear, and it’s an awful lot of fun to wear too! Have I mentioned that the bottle is all kinds of adorable?


One of my favourite indulgences is enjoying seriously indulgent bubble baths. The Party Prep kit comes complete with a 150ml bottle of Bath Bubbles as well as a 50ml tub of seriously indulgent body butter.


Being able to layer up the Ghost Girl scent is a complete dream, and it means that the scent lasts all day too!


I am absolutely obsessed with the brushes that come with the Party Prep Set – you get a fluffy powder blush, an angled brush that’s perfect for eyeliner or eyebrows and two smaller eyeshadow brushes. The handles are pink lucite and the brushes are dip dyed magenta, and they are beautiful! They are just so soft and almost too pretty to use!


I just adore the baby pink and berry lip crayons included in the set. The chunky feel of them means you can easily swipe them on whilst you’re out and about, and the colours are just so pretty! The formula of both is dreamy – very creamy with a hint of gloss, and I can see myself using these all season!


Last, but not least, is this adorable makeup bag. It’s a great size, and it’s big enough to fit the entire Party Prep Set, so if you’re on the go, it’s perfect for keeping all your essentials! Trimmed in bright pink with an adorable little Ghost zip pull, the whole bag is decorated with the same doodles as the Ghost Girl EDT bottle.

The Ghost Girl Party Set is such an amazing gift, and it is a serious bargain until the 15th! You can find it exclusively here for £29.99 (but remember, it’s going up to £75 once the promotion is finished!)

Monu Papaya Bath Salts*

Monu Spa Papaya Bath Salts

I think one of my favourite places in my house to spend time is in the bathroom. I adore taking lot, hot baths which let me unwind and catch up on reading. I love to light a couple of candles, pop on some music and just relax. My newest bath time product is Monu’s Papaya Bath Salts.

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Unlike most of my bath products, Monu’s bath salts are papaya scented, so I feel like I’m having a rather exotic break whenever I take a bath using them! To use, I just run a bath as normal, and then add a couple of spoonfuls of of the salts.

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I’ve become a bit of a bath salt addict, as I feel like they’re gentler on my skin than some foamy options, and they make the bath water smell amazing! The bath salts themselves are quite a gentle grain, so you can even mix them with a little body oil to create a gorgeously fragrant scrub!

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As well as smelling amazing, Monu’s Papaya Bath Salts are awesome for your skin – the formula contains  Lactic Acid and Papaya Extract to stimulate, as well as Calming Linseed Extracts to moisturise. I love how soft my skin feels after I’ve used the scrub, and the scent is just heavenly!

Monu Papaya Bath Salts are priced at £14.95 and are available here

Urban Decay Afterglow 8 Hour Blush – Indecent*

Urban Decay 8 hour Afterglow Blush Indecent

When Urban Decay released their new Afterglow 8 Hour Blush earlier this summer, I absolutely fell in love. The mix of stunning colours and seriously impressive formula meant I couldn’t wait to add another one to my collection!

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As much as I love the blushes themselves, I’m somewhat smitten by the packaging. The Afterglow 8 Hour Blushes all come in these beautiful grey metallic compacts which stack easily and look great on my dressing table. I love the fishnet detailing on the top – it’s a nice nod to Urban Decay’s edginess!

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Since I had previously played around with a rather vibrant shade (you can read about it here), I thought that I would opt for the more neutral Indecent. Worn by the likes of Kim Kardashian, Indecent is a stunning warm-toned coral which is perfect for giving a natural flush of colour.

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Like the other Afterglow 8 Hour Blushes I’ve tried, the formula is an absolute dream to work with! Even though it’s a powder, it feels almost creamy, and the blush is incredibly pigmented. I just need to lightly swirl my blush kabuki in the powder for the perfect amount of colour which I apply before I put on my bronzer.

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Since Afterglow 8 Hour has such great colour payoff, you only need a little for a really pretty, natural looking glow, and I’m just obsessed with the colour of Indecent. Unlike most of my blushes, Indecent is a stunning warm coral, and it’s really perfect if you’re looking to create a pretty, natural look. It is also perfect for autumn, as it gives such a lovely warmth which I’m seriously in need of right now!

Urban Decay Afterglow 8 Hour Blush in Indecent is priced at £19.00 and is available here (UK) and here (US)

Essie Gel Setter Top Coat*

Essie Gel Setter Top Coat

Whenever I go to the nail salon, I always wish I could get gel nails. I just think they look so wonderfully shiny, and the fact that they last past my regular two or three days. Unfortunately though, I don’t have nails which are strong enough to cope with the formulas, and the idea of soaking my nails in acetate just feels so wrong! Thankfully though, Essie have solved all of my problems with their new Gel Setter Top Coat.

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Packaged in Essie’s signature bottle, the Gel Setter Top Coat promises to give the ‘rock-hard’ shine of a gel manicure without any of the nasty stuff. And I have to say, I’m impressed! I’ve been using it to top off my manicures for the past couple of weeks, and it’s become my go-to. After applying two coats of my colour of choice, I simply top my nails off with a light coat of the Gel Setter. The Top Coat has quite a thick consistency, but it’s dreamy to apply, and goes on super smoothly. Unlike other polishes which claim to have gel qualities, Essie’s new Gel Setter dries incredibly quickly and there isn’t a hint of bubbling once it starts to dry. Instead, I’m left with super-shiny nails which dry in record time! I’m not sure that Gel Setter improves my wear time for polishes – I average at two to three days per application, but the fact that my nails are so pretty and shiny more than makes up for it!

Essie Gel Setter Top Coat is priced at £9.99 and is available here (UK) and here (US)

This Works Sleep Plus+ Pillow Spray*

This Works Sleep + Deep Sleep Pillow Spray

For me, my bed is absolute heaven. I’m kind of obsessed with bedding (my choice is white Frette for the most luxurious sleep of your life!) and I could quite happily spend a weekend snuggled under the covers. Despite my enthusiasm for my bedroom however, whenever I’m busy or stressed I can find it hard to get to sleep, then I tend to wake up during the night. It’s not ideal, especially when I tend to have busy mornings, so I’ve been relying on This Works’ Deep Sleep range for the past couple of years to help me get a great nights’ sleep completely naturally.

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So, when I found out that This Works had released a Sleep Plus+ range, I couldn’t wait to try it out! Rather than the original Deep Sleep range, which aims to help you drift off quickly, Sleep Plus+ promises an extra two hours of sleep, and who would say no to that?!

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I was very kindly sent the large bottle of the pillow spray, and I’m so glad, because I’ve become completely addicted to the stuff! To use, all you have to do is lightly mist your pillowcases and then snuggle in for the night. I just love the scent of the pillow spray – it’s a woody, lavender mix which just smells so luxurious. Since I change my sheets nightly, I just spray a little every night before I get into bed, pop on some chilled out music and relax.

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I cannot tell you how quickly I fall asleep when I’m using the Sleep Plus+ spray. Normally it takes me anywhere from an hour or two to drop off, but with This Works’ help, I’m out for the count in 10-15 minutes. But what makes the new spray even more special is the way it keeps you asleep – lavender is naturally encapsulated within the formula, so that the scent is gradually released throughout the night, keeping you in a naturally deep sleep. When I wake up in the morning I feel like I’ve spent the night in a swish hotel as I just get such a great sleep thanks to the spray!

This Works Sleep Plus+ Pillow Spray is priced from £25.00 and is available here

Harvey Nichols Edinburgh Sunset Yoga with Lululemon and Yogandha Oils*

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I don’t think Mondays are anyone’s favourite day of the week, but last night Harvey Nichols Edinburgh made it my favourite day of the week with a special Sunset Yoga lesson which was hosted by Lululemon and Yogandha Oils.

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I’m by no means a yogi, but it’s something that I’ve been wanting to try out, so the opportunity to give it a go in undoubtedly the most glamorous ‘studio’ in Edinburgh was too good to resist! Not only was the evening a chance to enjoy a relaxing session led by Lululemon’s Demelza, but also to meet Sinead the wonderful founder of Yogandha Oils  as well as getting to play with some of her incredible products.

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After swatching a number of Yogandha’s gorgeous oils, we got started with the yoga class. To make room for everyone, Harvey Nichols had shut down the entire restaurant and brasserie, meaning that instead of looking into regular studio mirrors, we got to look at the sun set over Edinburgh. Stunning doesn’t even begin to describe it!

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As we transitioned between downward facing dogs and warrior poses, the sky became dark, and Edinburgh Castle lit up. It was a completely magical backdrop to Demelza’s wonderful class which she had designed to promote relaxation and wellness.

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Taking an hour to really stretch out, relax and concentrate on something as simple as breathing was really wonderful. I definitely felt the benefits, and the fact that we got to keep our amazing Lululemon mats was so incredibly kind! I’ve already laid mine out in the study and loaded up some youtube videos so I can practice at home.

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After the yoga session, we got the chance to listen to Sinead Duffy, who isn’t just the mastermind behind Yogandha, but has also taught yoga for 10 years. Listening to her describe how to use aromatherapy to benefit both body and mind was truly inspiring, and her enthusiasm was completely infectious!

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As everyone passed round the oil rollerballs, we got to try all three blends – Grounded, Uplifted and Balanced as well as the beautiful Body Oils. Very kindly, Sinead gave me a bottle of the Relax Body Oil, so I can’t wait to give it a really good go, and of course, I’ll post a review of it so you can see it for yourself!

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Once we had finished sampling the oils, there was a selection of fruit teas and fresh juices to help us rehydrate – and pro tip – if you’re visiting the Forth Floor, check out the Pret a Porter mocktail, it’s delicious! The whole evening was such a great experience, and it really felt like it was something really special! Everyone I chatted to absolutely loved it, and I think a lot of people are hoping it becomes a regular calendar fixture!

Edinburgh Castle at Night

Thank you so much to Harvey Nichols Edinburgh, Lululemon and Yogandha Oils for last night. I had such a wonderful time, and I can’t wait to try out my new mat and oil!

Harvey Nichols Yoga Event

Calvin Klein Euphoria Essence*

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Since it’s a rather cold and grey Monday, I thought it would be the perfect time to talk about Calvin Klein’s gorgeous new perfume Euphoria Essence which was just released in August.

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Packaged in a gorgeous iridescent purple bottle, the perfume is a limited edition take on the Euphoria fragrance, and it’s a stunning mixture of fruity, woody and gourmand notes which is perfect if you’re looking for a new scent to love throughout the Autumn season.

Calvin Klein Euphoria Essence

Clavin Klein’s Euphoria Essence is a really beautiful option for an everyday perfume. When I first apply it, I get a burst of juicy, fruity notes. The hints of raspberry and and blackberry smell good enough to eat, and they feel so fresh to wear during the ever darker mornings.

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As the perfume warms up, it deepens thanks to the heart notes of orchid and cashmere woods. It’s this combination which makes the fragrance feel really uniquely sophisticated – the balance of fruits and warmer woody notes is absolutely addictive – every time I wear Euphoria Essence I can’t stop sniffing my wrists!

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The base notes of Euphoria Essence include patchouli hear and white chocolate accord, so it’s a great option for people who tend to opt for gourmand fragrances. I don’t want to mention the ‘C’ word, since we haven’t even hit Halloween yet, but everyone I’ve been around with when wearing the perfume has completely fallen in love with it!

Calvin Klein Euphoria Essence is a limited edition and is priced at £52.00 you can find it here (UK) and here (US)

ARK SkinPerfector Hydration Injection Masque*

ARK SkinPerfector Hydration Injection Masque

As the weather is getting colder, I find that I need to put a little more thought and effort into my skincare routine to keep everything as hydrated and as moisturised as possible.

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Since I’m a big fan of face masks, I thought I would give one which focused on adding moisture rather than cleansing a go, so I opted for ARK Skincare’s SkinPerfector Hydration Injection Masque. Packaged in a chic minimalistic white tube, ARK Skincare promise that the masque will ‘quench skin, plump wrinkles and restore vibrancy.’ So I thought it would be the perfect thing to pop on whilst I gave myself something of an at-home spa evening.

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After giving my face a really good cleanse and exfoliation, I simply smooth the Skinperfector Hydration Injection Masque over my face, neck and chest and let the formula get to work. Depending on how dry and dehydrated my skin is, I leave it on for anywhere between 5 and 20 minutes before removing it with a hot towel.

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I love how luxurious the rich formula feels to apply, and my skin really feels pampered after I’ve applied it. The formula itself is filled with skin-favourite ingredients including Hyaluronic Acid Booster which drenches skin with moisture, optimising the circulation of water through all skin layers and providing 24-hour protection against water loss, whilst Sugar Beet and Abyssinian Oil intensely nourish the skin leaving it feeling velvety soft.

ARK Skincare’re SkinPerfector Hydration Injection Masque is priced at £35.00 and is available here.

Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick – Naked*

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I’m sure like many people, I’m a devoted follower of Urban Decay’s NAKED range. I have three out of the four palettes, and a handful of the lip glosses, but I had no idea that there was a lipstick available in the shade.

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I’ve always been big on lip products, and Urban Decay’s Revolution Lipsticks are absolute winners for me. The mirrored packaging is so glamorous tucked into my makeup bag, and the formula of the lipstick is the perfect mix of creamy and balmy.

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Naked is an absolutely stunning pinky-nude shade which is a complete work horse of a lipstick. It’s the perfect shade for day when I want a subtle, natural look thanks to the flattering pink tones. I usually just slick the lipstick on direct from the tube, and I just love the subtle sheen and flattering wash of colour.

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I’ve also found that the Naked Revolution Lipstick is the perfect choice for evenings when I’m wearing a bolder eye look. No matter how many lashes I apply and how much liner and shadow I slick on, Naked never looks like it’s trying to compete. Instead, it feels like a polished, sophisticated choice which never veers into the dreaded ‘corpse lips’ territory which is always a worry when rocking a nude lip.

 Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick in Naked is priced at £15.50 and is available here (UK) and here (US)