Over the last few months it seams that Micellar Solution based cleansers have taken the beauty world by storm, starting with the much raved about Bioderma. While noticing that I was nearly running out I had to find something that was quite similar. I came across L'Oreal Paris Skin Perfection 3 in 1 Purifying Micellar Solution which is an alternative to Bioderma. 

If you aren't familiar with micellar waters, they're basically water based cleansers, with microscopic oil molecules floating throughout. these oil molecules lift make-up and dirt from the skin, giving the most gentle cleansing you could dream of. They don't interfere with the skins natural barriers or PH balance, and the no-rinse formula leaves the skin refreshed without feeling dry or tight.

The way I have been using the micellar solution is as an eye make-up remover only. I apply a small amount of the solution onto a cotton pad, and then place them over my eyes for a few seconds, I then gently wipe over my eyelids and lashes to dislodge the make-up and repeat another time to fully remove any traces of make-up.         

In terms of effectiveness, I would say that the micellar solution is effective and just as powerful. The L'Oreal micellar solution takes off even the toughest waterproof mascara's without harsh rubbing. What is really fantastic about this water based solution is that it removes your eye make-up without smearing it all around your face as it would with regular cleansers/face wipes. The L'Oreal micellar solution is completely alcohol and perfume free which means there is none of that stinging feeling and doesn't irritate the eyes.

Have you tried the L'Oreal Skin Perfection 3 in 1 Purifying Micellar Solution? 

Apologies for the lack of absence. Days Out Guide are offering 2for1 entry to over 150 top London attractions, restaurants, theatres, exhibitions and more, when you travel by National Rail. Last week, I opted to visit London Zoo. This was my first time visiting. Luckily, it was a beautiful day and perfect for a long walk through Regents Park - which needs a map of it's own to navigate yourself through unless you are familiar with it's layout and know where you are going. Fortunately, with the help of my iPhone and street signs we got there without getting lost and this didn't waste anytime. I got to see so many animals, including my favourite animal, Penguins. It was great experiencing the feed at Penguin Beach. It was a shame as there was no sign of the Tigers and Lions. Other than that, I had a brilliant day out! If you have never been to London Zoo, I would highly recommend visiting.   

Recently Travel Supermarket seem to be nailing it with their competitions. Travel Supermarket have launched a competition called Worldwide Wardrobe. One of five winners will be whisked off to their destination with £200 spending money. Basically, all you have to do is create an outfit that sums up the destination, the five categories are; 'sightseeing in Paris' 'clubbing in Ibiza' 'Shopping in London' 'cocktails in New York' and 'Partying at a Full Moon party in Thailand. The competition is being judged by other bloggers (Hiya Lily Emma, Ella, Alexia and Lily P) I have participated in four of the five categories because I really enjoy putting these together and a holiday would be a bonus!

This is the Limited Edition "Summer party in a bottle" varnish Grosvenor Gardens from Nails Inc. Grosvenor Gardens is a 3D glitter varnish featuring a blend of pastel shades. The Varnish is made up of two different sized pieces of glitter, holding it in place with a clear base. The larger pieces of glitter is a mix of pastel pinks, silver and lilac, which are the most visible shades from a distance with a mix of silver and pastel green finer particles of glitter bringing the polish together. The polish applies effortlessly with the standard Nails Inc. brush, a few strokes creates a high impact finish. It dries quickly and evenly. It's optional to apply this over a nude polish, I paired this with Barry M 'Lychee' and liked the overall finish.     

Grosvenor Gardens is available to buy from HQhair.com for £12.00

What do you think of this nail varnish? Whats your favourite Nails Inc. varnish?

It feels almost ages since I've bought a magazine! In the June '13 issue of Elle Magazine featuring Miley Cyrus on the cover. The 10-page spread, the singer dons several edgy pieces from Saint Laurent, Fendi, Emilio Pucci and Simone Rocha. 
In this issue of Elle Magazine it comes with a free miniature Benefit 'They're Real' mascara. UK's No.1 bestselling mascara worth £19.50. I already own the full size and with it being one of my favourite mascaras, I just had to pick this issue up. 
I highly recommend this mascara and ideal for those who simply want to try it but don't want to fork out for the full size. 

Have you tried Benefit 'They're Real' mascara?
Garnier Moisture Match Ultra-Hydraiting Rich Cream: £5.99* 

Moisture Match by Garnier is a simple range that features five different products that aim to meet all skincare needs. The introduction of these tailor-made moisturisers ensures that skin doesn't only benefit from 24hr hydration, but customised active ingredients help to make skin look its best.   

I really like the packaging as each variant has its own colour which isn't only just featured on the pack, buy within the actual shade of the moisturiser itself. Created with nourishing but ultra-light oils, its texture is rich but non-greasy. With the cream becoming thicker as the hydration demands become richer.   

Goodbye dry is enriched with Camellia oil, known for its nourishing properties it immediately leaves the skin feeling soothed and silky soft. Nourished with moisture, the skin feels plumper and looks dewy. It also contains Mannose which helps to boost the moisture levels in the skin leaving it feeling and looking hydrated. Once applied the moisturiser sinks into the skin almost instantly. The biggest benefit from this product was the fact that it kept my skin hydrated for the whole day. 

Have you tried the Moisture Match range?
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