Sunday, 9 July 2017

Hi Peach Fox Skincare !

I was contacted a while back to try out any two products from the Peachy Fox range and let them know my thoughts. Peachy Fox is a brand that loves animals (so no animal testing) and is a natural and organic brand that is created in Britain! I love animals and I hate the way we still test on animals and although I do try my best to opt for not tested product, I do still find it hard but the good news is lots of companies are changing their policy and I am happy to know Peachy Fox has always had this policy.


Now the two products I picked from their Amazon store was the Anti Redness Facial Cream that helps calm the appearance of redness so this is perfect for sensitive skin and their Marine Collagen Eye Gel that reduces dark circles and gives the appearance of youthful looking eyes. The packaging is clean and simple as the brand itself states they are on their website and I quite like this look because it makes it easy for the consumer to read about the product and follow the instructions. Sometimes companies overload their packaging and make things more confusing, Peach Fox hasn't.


The facial cream once applied gives your skin a refreshed feeling almost soothing and then quickly tightens it up in a good way. Although it is a cream it seems suitable for all skin types as there is no oily residue left behind and it would quite easily work well underneath makeup. This would be a lovely cream to apply after a facial as right now that I am wearing it my skin feels so good and all I have done is applied this cream.


The eye cream once patted on to your eye area once again gives a tightened like feeling and soothes the area. The cream does not flake, something a lot of eye creams tend to do. It is quickly absorbed by your skin and it makes your eyes feel awakened. This is perfect for on the go or for any of you early morning birds that work long shifts - this is a must.



Overall I must say I am very impressed with the results and the combination of these two products makes me confidently feel like I would need these with me in my bag for when my skin is feeling stressed or tired. To check out more about Peachy Fox please click this link HERE.


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Friday, 7 July 2017

Discovering Korres New Olive Range

When I was recently over Greece I went to my local favourite pharmacy that I always used to shop at when I lived over there to go and stock up on some Greek beauty products that I have a hard time finding over in the UK. Last time I seen Korres products I kind of felt let down by them since it always seemed to be the usual on sale all the time and whilst other Greek brands were experimenting with more ingredients it was almost like Korres wasn't. I was over the moon to see that in the past two years Korres has come up with new a new ranges one of them being the body sprays that are like perfumes and smell divine, the saffron serum (which I will talk about in another post) and of course the olive range.


I know, a lot of you might be thinking yeah but Elpitha surely it stinks. It actually doesn't. It has this beautiful oil aroma that smells better than shampoo on your hair , better than your face cream and your body lotion. I originally went in the pharmacy and spent a lot of money however after I had left the shop I could not stop thinking about this olive range and what really stuck with me was their 3 in 1 nourishing oil that is for your face, skin and your hair. So as you probably guessed, I went back a few days later and bought this oil which costs roughly 30-20 euros. I know, its a bit expensive but don't forget its a 3 in 1.



Let me start with the packaging- the design I think is pretty spot on Greek vintage and goes perfect with the olive theme. I love how the actual bottle is glass rather than plastic, ill tell you why I love that. Oils should always be stored in glass to keep them at their best and I'm glad they decided a glass bottle instead of a plastic one. For your face I would say it works well on all skin types, yes oily as well. Korres has some instructions on the bottle that tells you to mix it in with your face cream or serum to create a night time kind of face cream. I personally put two drops on my hand and rub it all over my face and let my skin absorb it in. I wouldn't put it on underneath makeup however what you could do is use it as a natural highlighter or lipgloss. If you are placing It on your body, I would definitely recommend for your legs especially during summer now that we are all wearing shorts or dresses to make them look slimmer. I mean you could even highlight your bones to make them stand out  more to create a natural , makeup free contour look on your body. On my hair I use the oil after I have had a shower on the ends only a few drops and let it dry naturally. If you want to try something different one day when you are free apply it all over your hair like a hair mask and then rinse it out well and you will have the shiniest hair!



I think overall when you get a 3 in 1 product that is an oil the possibilities are endless and you definitely get your moneys worth out of it. The great thing is, you only need two drops so the bottle is going to last you a while. I did ask the pharmacist to give me some samples of the olive range but sadly she didn't have any. I did have a quick smell of them and what I really liked was the hair range and the showergels, which hopefully one day I will get a chance to try them out.



If you live in Greece pop to your local pharmacy and try out the oil and smell it because they are bound to have a tester of it if not then try and see if you have a local supplier in your country that you could maybe try it before you buy it. Its definitely a range worth checking out and lets not forget that Ancient Greek women and modern day Greek women are known for their long, shiny, healthy hair.

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Thursday, 20 April 2017

Birkenstock - Comfort At Your Feet

The original is also the most extraordinary. At the heart of every Birkenstock sandal, clog, boot and shoe is the footbed that started it all. That’s right, Birkenstock invented the contoured footbed, introducing the concept in the 1930s for anatomically shaped insoles with incredible support. Since then, many have tried to copy the idea, but there is only one that can proudly bear the Birkenstock name.


Today I am going to share with you some of my favourite and most fashionable Birkenstock sandals that will go with just about anything you wear this summer. They do have a bigger price tag however keep in mind that these will last you a good few years and they are the comfiest thing you will wear all summer whilst exploring as a tourist or going out with friends for those summer nights.



The range is so big, that the style of the sandal or the colour is never going to be a problem. They have a glossy range and a matt range - most of these also have the coolest names usually destinations around the world. Maybe purchase the sandal that will be the destination you will be going to this summer.  If you want to see some more  sandals then please check out Spartoo.
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Monday, 6 March 2017

The Shopping Bag Edit



Who does not love a good shopping bag? Bigger bags are always my first choice for an everyday bag. I only ever tend to use small bags for a night out where you literally just carry your purse and phone. Bigger bags work so much better because they are so much more useful. They allow you to carry more things with them and are even good for using if you go to school/university. As the word itself says, shopping bags are also great for carrying some shopping in especially here in the UK were carrier bags are not given unless bought in a fight to combat climate change. I have had a look for the best shopping bags out there at the moment and have placed them in the image above. From Armani to Moschino can your look really go wrong? If you want to see some more  Accessories then please check out Spartoo.

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Thursday, 23 February 2017

That Yellow RuffleTop

On Saturday I went out for my friends birthday and wore this stunning yellow ruffle top that I wanted to share with you. The problem I had was that since I do not go out that often, I did not want to buy a dress that I won't wear for another 3 month cause I have an issue with wearing the same clothes on a special occasion - I know its not good! I wanted to wear some jeans with some high heeled ankle boots and a nice going out top.


So I was a woman on a mission last week trying to find a top that would look formal but could also be dressed down so that I could wear it on another casual day. I came across this top on Next that I instantly fell in love with the colour because it brought a taste of summer with its bright yellow colour. It was a nice stretchy jumper that was tight fitting and had ruffles along the top. I bought a nice choker like necklace that was silver and boom - outfit sorted.


What do you girls thinks of it? If you are wondering where I bought it from the check out the link HERE from Next UK and best thing about it is that it was mega cheap!



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