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Products I Have Tried This Spring

As a blogger, I get the opportunity to try various products and talk about them on Fashion and Style Police. I had the lovely pleasure of trying these products this spring and I have been dying to tell you all about. Trying new products every now and again is fun. I look forward to my Post Man coming every day because I know there will be at least 1 blogger mail for me, which is so cool. I bet he wonders what I do for a living 😊

Here are all the details of the products I have been trying.

 

Pro Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal Powder

 

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This Pro Teeth Whitening Activated Charcoal Powder is the way to get your teeth looking whiter. I have been using it for weeks now, along with my Oral B electric toothbrush and I can see a massive difference in the colour of my teeth already. It is now a few shades whiter and I am loving it,

This premium non-abrasive teeth whitening powder is made from finely ground coconut shell and Bentonite Clay. The formula helps to absorb the toxins and stains in the teeth whilst delivering essential minerals. It polishes the teeth, freshens the breath and is floride free.

Have you used this product?

 

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You can buy buy at Boots stores and boots.com priced £15, Amazon £11.99. You can also get it on www.beautybay.com and direct from Pro Teeth Whitening.

 

Botonique Drink

Botonique is a unique non-alcoholic vegan-friendly drink, which can deliver the perfect, bubbly glass of fizz for those who love wine, but don’t want to, or can no longer, drink alcohol. The taste is very unique. It does not taste like a regular wine. It tasted more like a sparkling herbal drink.

 

 

 

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Botonique contains the beneficial elements of Prelixir®, a unique blend of vitamins, minerals and amino acids which alcohol is known to deplete. This unique element means that Botonique is able to provide anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, alkalising, detoxifying and hydrating benefits, resulting in all the pleasure of drinking without the negative side effects. What is there not to like?

This drink retails at £6.99 for a 750ml bottle or £39 for a case of 6, Botonique is currently stocked by Tabl.com as well as Ocado.com.  

Have you tried this drink?

 

Lynx Unity

We all know the Lynx brand. Well it has launched its first-ever gender-neutral body spray in the UK, entitled Lynx Unity. The deodorant combines floral scents with the subtle notes of honeydew melon and sandalwood, to deliver a fresh and impactful fragrance.

 

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Lynx Unity is available on shelves nationwide from Spring 2018, in 150ml can and retails at £3.15. It comes in a sleek pink and black can that is compact enough to be packed discreetly.

Jamie Brooks, Lynx brand manager says, “Lynx Unity comes at a time when inclusivity and gender continues to be a prevalent conversation with young girls and guys across the UK. Unity is a versatile deodorant designed with everyone in mind, to celebrate individuality in whatever form it comes in, and to encourage everyone to feel confident in the person they want to be”.

What do you think of Lynx Unity?

 

 

Rosa Faia Beautyfull Louise Underwire Bra and Pant Set

I really like this Rosa Faia Beautyfull Louise Underwire Bra and Pant set. The delicate and cheerful design is such a beauty. The pretty butterfly print and floral embroidery on semi sheer tulle is just a beauty.

 

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The underwire bra goes for £59 and the high waist brief goes for £26.

What do you think of these items? Please share your thoughts in the comments section, let’s chat.

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Eats from the Streets Food Festival

Who doesn’t love good food? I know I do. A delicious meal with a glass of wine is a perfect way to end a busy day!

 

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Being a mother has made me embrace food more. Before motherhood, I could go a whole morning without breakfast or an afternoon without lunch. I could be too busy being busy, that I would forget to stop to feed the belly. But motherhood has completely changed all that. I am now fully responsible for feeding 2 fussy toddlers 24/7, which is no easy feat. The good news is that I know what they like and how they like it, which makes the meal times a lot more fun.

I have been busy testing my hands on a new recipe – Spaghetti Bolognese with Greek Yoghurt. I am collaborating with Broughton Shopping Centre Cheshire on their Eats from the Streets Festival to bring to you this yummy dish. Broughton Shopping Centre Cheshire will bring street food flavours from all over the world to Flintshire, Cheshire, this weekend (17th & 18th June) with its Eats from the Streets pop-up foodie festival.

Sweet tasting food vendors from all over the world would serve up a whole host of cuisines from Thai delicacies to cupcakes and cake-topped milkshakes. The Street food stalls will be serving up near Broughton between 11am and 6pm on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June, and it promises to be a delicious experience, so aim to be there!

In my preparation for this pop-up foodie festival, I made this Spaghetti Bolognese with Greek Yoghurt dish. I decided to go for this dish as it is one of my regulars, the kiddies love it so much. It is one of their favourites, so I make it quite regularly.

 

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Ingredients

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 small onion
Frozen mixed vegetables
Salt
A pack of Spaghetti
Tomato sauce
1 Tablespoon Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon tomato paste
400g of mince beef
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Steps

1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
2. Brown 400g of mince meat until both sides are brown.
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3. Add tomato sauce and leave to simmer for 5 minutes, stirring in between.
4. Add in the sliced onion and salt, and leave for another 5 minutes.
5. Add the greek yoghurt, leave for 3 minutes, stirring well to mix.
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6. Add the cooked spaghetti.
7. Add the mixed vegetables and leave for 3 minuets to simmer.
8. Enjoy with a glass of wine.
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This recipe was so yummy (if I may say so myself). It is my first time adding some Greek Yoghurt to Spaghetti Bolognese, and I love the creamy flavour it added to the dish. I can see myself making my Spaghetti Bolognese like this going forward.
I am really forward to seeing what the food vendors cook up at the Eats from the Streets Food Festival this weekend at Broughton Shopping Centre in Cheshire. I can’t wait to taste some more good food.
You can find out more about the event on Broughton Shopping Centre’s Facebook page and the Twitter account.
Are you a fan of Spaghetti Bolognese? Please share thoughts in the comments section below.
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Product Review: LOLA Makeup

Hey beauty lovers! If you follow me on Instagram, then you would know I am now a LOLA Makeup blogger yay!! I will be featuring a lot of LOLA Makeup review posts, so keep your eyes open.

For those who have not heard of LOLA Makeup by Perse

LOLA is EVERYONE!
Designed in Britain by a creative team of beauty experts and make-up artists, LOLA brings professional, cruelty free make-up to everyone so you can become your own beauty expert!

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Today, I am reviewing 3 makeup products by LOLA – Colorete 009 Eyeshadow, Duo Kajal + Eyeliner, and 107 Smoothie Matte Lipstick.

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107 Smoothie Matte Long Lasting Lipstick

This Smoothie velvety cream lipstick provides an immaculate matte finish and intense, enduring colour. It has a blend of polymers and emollients which provide a smooth appearance and fuller looking lips.

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Here are my thoughts –

PROS

  1. I love the matte finish and the intensity of the colour.
  2. It is long-lasting, stays on and in place for hours.
  3. It moisturises my lips thanks to the Vitamin E and Jojoba Oil.

CONS

None.

Colorete 009 Eyeshadow

Matte eyeshadows are perfect for a natural everyday look or to provide a base colour for building, blending, highlighting or contouring.

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Here are my thoughts –

PROS

  1. I love the smooth matte finish.
  2. I love the shade, it suits my skin tone.
  3. It is long-lasting and stays in place for hours.

 

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CONS

None.

 

Duo Kajal + Eyeliner

The LOLA Duo Kajal + Eyeliner combines two amazing eyeliners in one handy pen. At one end an intense black Kajal and in the other, a precise liquid eyeliner in marker pen form.

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Here are my thoughts –

PROS

  1. I like the fact that it is 2 products in 1.
  2. It is super easy to apply.
  3. It dries very quickly and stays on for hours.
  4. It is waterproof and crease-proof.

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CONS

None.

All 3 products have no cons for me. I love them and I would recommend them 100%.

If you want to shop the LOLA Makeup by Perse brand, then you are in luck because I have a 10% discount code for you – policelola10 ​

Happy shopping and please let me know your thoughts in the comments section.

 

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