You probably all know this by now, but Merumaya are one of my favourite brands and they have been for years. I’ve pretty much tried their entire range now, with the exception of an upcoming secret product which is on the way to me as I type this. So I thought I would talk you through the Merumaya products I’ve been using most lately and offer you the chance to try out a sample of the brand too! I am offering 100 of my readers a 5ml sample of the Gentle Exfoliating Toner to try out as well as 15% off your first purchase of Merumaya with the code SMBL15. All you need to do is sign up HERE and in the ‘where did you hear about us?’ box, you need to enter the code SMBL15. 100 random names will be picked once the promotion closes in 2 weeks!   Everything Everywhere Beauty…

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I’ve said it time and time again but it’s just the truth, The Good Spa Guide are by far one of my favourite brands to work with. The boxes of spa goodies they send every couple of months is simply unbeatable and I always end up finding my latest beauty addiction. This time I’ve been using quite a few things on a day to day basis and by the looks of how fast some of them have gone down, so have other people in my house! In this latest selection, which you can see me unbox on Twitter, there’s the…. Temple Spa Body Truffle 150ml£60 What if you could combine hydration with glamour? That’s exactly what this body lotion does, with rose quartz, cashmere and truffles it oozes luxury whilst leaving your skin looking gleaming and flawless, quite literally. It appears to have gold lustre inside which helps to even…

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The Body Shop Advent Calendar is now live and as part of it I have been sent two different skincare sets to try out and tell you all about them! Whilst talking to The Body Shop at a recent Sheffield Bloggers Events I mentioned that two sets had arrived that morning and one of the women was so excited to tell me about the Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask as you can no longer buy it on its own, just in sets and it’s an amazing mask that I needed to try out. Obviously after hearing how excited the woman was about it, I just couldn’t wait to try it myself and put it on that night when we got home. Immediately I knew that the Himalayan Charcoal mask would be my new favourite and indeed it has become just that. The Finest Facial Mask Duo at £25.00 is the perfect set to try out two…

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This is another one of those posts where GG just isn’t impressed. By now I’m meant to have glorious, unblemished skin, but that just isn’t the case. Although I loved the Frezyderm sunscreen (read the post here) and primer, their acne face wash and moisturiser really didn’t do anything for me at all. Similarly a ‘ph balanced’ range called Sebamed didn’t really scare my spots off either. The treatment toner was fantastic at keeping my oily skin slightly more in control (as I am seriously oily) but the rest of the range did nothing. Obviously you all know by now that just because something didn’t work for me, it doesn’t mean it won’t work for you, it just means I’ll have some suggestions on better products to start with. I’ve been trying these products out over the course of a couple months so I’ve really been able to see what’s…

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The Good Spa Guide are on my list of favourite people to work with. They’re always so lovely and they send the most amazing parcels. The last one (as there’s a new one coming up soon!) was incredible. It featured brands like Thalgo, Caudalie and Nimue. The Good Spa Guide sends a select group of bloggers these bundles every now and again for us to try out, join a Twitter chat talking about them and then blog about them. I am quite a cheap person when it comes to anything really, I don’t like buying expensive things because I think dupes can be just as good. Having these boxes is a real treat for me to see how the other half lives, to understand luxury beauty bloggers and I definitely can see why the more luxurious products prevail in some people’s eyes. The box included: Trufflesque Ultra Hydration and Radiance…

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