Monday, 26 July 2010
Friday, 23 July 2010
Wahanda offer daily deals on spa and beauty treatments in London, Manchester, Birmingham and now Leeds with up to 90% off. You all saw the post I did on Monday about their £2 deals and that's just an example of the fab offers they do.
Here's how it works if you're not familiar with them:
1)Using the power of collective buying, Wahanda negotiates special volume discounts with top spas, salons and studios to offer one exciting MobDeal every day from Monday to Friday.
2)The deal is open to everyone but is only available for 24 hours, and only comes into effect if enough people sign up for that day’s MobDeal (the number varies by day and deal).
3)Customers are encouraged to share the deal with friends via email and social networking tools such as Facebook and Twitter because if the minimum number of purchases is not met, no one gets the deal.
4)Once a MobDeal has been purchased by the minimum number of customers, the unbeatable deal is officially “live” and is available for the rest of the day for anyone to purchase
They also donate £1 to a charity called Water for every purchase made, which is pretty amazing.
I had a voucher for a hair cut and an intensive conditioning treatment at a Mahogany salon in Manchester. When this was on offer it was £25 for the voucher and its value was £77 so that's a saving of £52 which is a massive saving! I would be more than happy to pay that for a haircut in a city centre salon as I'm sure well know a decent haircut doesn't come cheap.
When I arrived I was taken to a chair and told Karen who is a senior stylist at Mahogany what I hated about my hair (its lack of volume and that I'm trying to grow out a graduated bob) and what I liked (the length at the front). I asked her not to make all of my hair the same length as when I'm growing out my old graduated bob as it just wouldn't suit me and I expected to be told it would look silly but she listened to me and I was lead to the sinks to have my conditioning treatment. After it was applied I sat under the heaters for 20 minutes and was looked after very well!
I told Karen I tend to leave a long time between appointments as I have a phobia of having my hair cut, hairdressers just seem to get a bit scissor happy on my hair. So I may have put her under pressure to make sure I was happy but I was really happy with it! Generally hairdressers make a pigs ear of my fringe but she cut it really nicely and made sure it lay right. As she dried my hair she was giving me tips on how to get more volume and she also gave me some colouring advice.
As I dye my hair at home I tend to buy different colours all the time so I thought I had to put it on all over my hair for the full time. However she told me that all the colour has built up on the ends and the follicles have sucked it all up. So the ends of my hair are a lot darker than my roots, she told me to put the colour on my roots and to leave it on for 20 minutes and then whack the rest of the colour on my ends for the last 10 minutes. Which is what I did the day after my appointment so I'm hoping I'll soon have healthy hair!
The treatment left my hair feeling lovely and soft and healthy looking and I was really happy with it. The cut looked fab and I left feeling really happy. I don't have one bad thing to say about the salon they made me feel comfortable and confident in their hands.
There are some fantastic Offers on the Wahanda website for hair cuts and treatments at the moment and I definitely recommend you go and have a look and buy one, a lot of them are in London but there's a couple in the Midlands! When its time for me to have my next cut I'll definitely be looking for another MobDeal!
If you're looking for deals in the Manchester area check out this link as they are still offering the £20 worth of treatments for £2.
Tuesday, 20 July 2010
On saturday I went away for the night for mum's 44th birthday! We stayed at a Village hotel and we were watching "Fake That" in the evening. As well as mum there was lots of her friends and my sister! We had a fab time, although I did pay for it yesterday which a rather bad hangover. Seeing as I haven't had a proper night out since my hen night nearly two years ago, I think it was well deserved.
I'll share some pictures with you
Monday, 19 July 2010
Wahanda already offer fantastic beauty deals in Manchester, Birmingham and London, now they are launching in Leeds!
To celebrate this they are offering £20 worth of treatments in all four cities for just £2! Bargainous eh?
To find out more head over to the Wahanda website Wahanda
This post isn't affiliated with Wahanda but if you do use my link I get a lovely £5 voucher which would come in very handy! Sign upto their newsletter and you will also get £5.
Keep your eye on my blog later this week for my thoughts on my first Wahanda experience.
Thursday, 15 July 2010
Thursday, 8 July 2010
Anyway, a lot of people have been saying Jazzed is similar to Ever Hip, which I didn't hear until after I ordered it and I was a bit worried I'd ordered a dupe but when I compared the two they are definately different.
So you can see Ever Hip is more Pink than Jazzed.
Here is Jazzed on the lips
And Ever Hip
I hope you can see the difference between the two, I can in real life but I'm not sure it comes across in photo's. I love them both, they're both very wearable. Its just a shame they're both limited edition.
Monday, 5 July 2010
I bought the first one I picked up which was 020 Baby Pink
I really like the packaging, its black and sleek and I wouldn't be embrassed to take it out in public.
Its a standard light bubblegum pink lipstick
I love the embossed Revlon on the actual lipstick, I'm not sure why but I just like looking at it.
On the lips is slightly frosted which you wouldn't think from looking at it in the tube! I was slightly disapointed but I do like the colour, it's more of a lilacy pink
The consistency is nice, I would compare it to MAC, not too soft and it lasts well. There's also no nasty tastes or smells! This was on offer in Boots for £5.99 they're usually £7.99 which I think is a bit steep for a drugstore lipstick. I'm really starting to prefer lipstick to lipgloss, which was a shock as I always felt like I'd been raiding my mums make up bag as a kid when I wore lipstick but its so much easier than sticky gloss's.
Have you tried these? What did you think?
Sunday, 4 July 2010
Saturday, 3 July 2010
This was one of two items I was sent from MyPure this month.
I was a bit dubious when I saw the bottle, I thought it looked a bit old fashioned but I put that to one side and took it to my shower with me!
I still don't think I'm used to the smell of organic things as it took me a few days to get used to the smell and I quite like it now.
The blurb from the MyPure website - "A'kin Jojoba & Lavender Conditioner combines certified organic lavender flower extract combined with cold pressed Australian jojoba to provide light conditioning and natural lustre to fine or oily hair."
When I applied it I noticed it didn't feel as smooth to apply as usual conditoners and my hair didn't feel as soft as normal conditioners make it feel. Once I dried it I noticed my hair definately did feel softer and was so much shinier! I'm really impressed with this product, if I had a bit of spare money to treat myself I would definately repurchase.
Ingredients in the conditioner
You can purchase this conditioner from the My Pure website for £7.49 for 225 ml http://www.mypure.co.uk/akin-hair-care-b2/jojoba-lavender--conditioner-p13
Friday, 2 July 2010
DuWop isn't really a brand I know a lot about, I think they did the Twilight make up last year? But I've never used anything from them. This lipgloss claims to give you full,soft, hydrated lips by "Blending that same spicy concoction of cinnamon, wintergreen and ginger with skin softening ingredients like jojoba, avocado and sunflower oil, beeswax for protection, and green tea for soothing"
I have it in shade Pink Champagne which is a lovely nudey pink colour, it comes in a squeezy tube with the plastic angled applicator.
The first thing you notice when you apply it is that it is a thick gloss, and it is the sticky kind! Then your lips start tingling as you get with these plumping glosses. Its not an "Oh my god quick get this off my lips" tingling, its actually quite nice. I'm quite addicted to the sensation actually!
I feel like when I look in the mirror I can see a difference in my lips but when I took photo's it doesn't show.Maybe I just pout a bit much when I'm looking in the mirror! I'll post them anyway seeing as I went to the effort of taking them...
Thursday, 1 July 2010
Purple isn't a colour I would've picked but its a nice bright colour to brighten up your face when its too hot to be wearing tons of eyeshadow. It looks like a felt tip pen and its really easy to apply, it makes quite a thin line so I did have to go over it a couple of times to make it thicker.