Dead Sea Spa Magik: BB Cream

dead sea spa magik beauty balm bb cream natural spf 15

One of the products that surprised me most over the last few months has been the Dead Sea Spa Magik BB cream in Natural. I found this in one of my LookFantastic beauty boxes and didn’t have high hopes, as I am not usually a fan of BB creams (or any product that feels the need to use silly letters like CC). This one is a little different though, as I kept reaching for it this summer.

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Doves & Roses Giveaway Reminder

doves and roses 2nd blogiversary giveaway

Just a friendly little reminder that I am currently running a great giveaway to celebrate my second blogiversary! You can win a beauty box with lots of lovely goodies, including a mini of the new Chanel mascara and a set of Eylure lashes.

Just click here to go to the original post with all the details on what’s in the box and how to enter.

Balm Balm Little Miracle Rosehip Serum

Balm Balm Little Miracle rosehip serum

I adore organic beauty products and recently I have been testing out several new brands to find skincare that is both green and affordable. While browsing for a new face oil, I came across the Little Miracle Rosehip Serum by Balm Balm. I was rather curious about the brand as I have never tried anything by Balm Balm before and at a mere £14.50 (about $18 / €16) a bottle it certainly met the affordability criterium. So, is this a little miracle?

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Doves & Roses 2nd Blogiversary Giveaway

doves and roses 2nd blogiversary giveaway

I am returning from my little blogging hiatus with a bang: a giveaway to celebrate Doves & Roses turned two this week. I cannot believe it, time has simply flown by and I have had so much fun meeting new people and becoming part of the blogging community. A word of warning: this blogging stuff is rather addictive.

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Empties: Miniature Edition

Empties Miniature Edition

End of the month again, so time to have a look at the products I finished this month. It is a bit of a special edition, as each of these products is a tester. I had so many of these lying around and decided to work my way through them and collect them all in a single post. Obviously, you can’t really test a skincare product properly from a small sample, so I will just be giving you my first impressions on these.

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This Works: In Transit Camera Close-Up

In Transit Camera close-up thisworks

If a brand claims a particular product does just about everything at once, I am usually rather sceptical. You know the type I mean: the serum that miraculously deals with twelve different issues at once. Usually, these products just leave me disappointed, even if they are actually quite nice, because they simply don’t live up to the bold claims on the packaging.  So, I approached the In Transit Camera Close-Up by Thisworks with caution as this claims to be a mask,moisturiser, and primer in one.

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Relax with Aveda’s Stress Fix Body Creme

aveda stress-fix body creme

Welcome to a little relaxing midweek break. I have had a crazy week – you may have noticed I have been a little absent in the comments and on social media – so I can use a little stress relief. I don’t really want to tell you the news just yet as I don’t want to jinx it, but we all know how stressful job interviews are right?!

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Purging my Stash

Purging the stash

This insane changeable summer weather of late -no honestly, right now it is pouring with rain and grey, yet two days ago I was wandering around in a dress enjoying the sunshine -has been irritating, but those dreary Sundays are perfect for cleaning and organising. Inspired by Stashy from Stash Matters, I decided it was time to get rid of some stuff I simply don’t use and older products that have passed their use by date (in some cases, I am a little ashamed to admit, by quite some margin). Let’s have a look at what is going into the trash.

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