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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Goof Proof: Brow Pencil by Benefit

Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil 2

When it comes to brows, I am quite lucky. I have natural deep and full brows and have never over-plucked them, so I was one happy camper when the fashion went my way and everybody started wearing clearly defined brows. Thank you Cara Delevigne! I don’t actually touch my brows on a daily basis, but they do look a little smarter for special occasions if filled in with a pencil and kept in place by some gel. So, I was curious to try something from Benefit’s new brow range: the Goof Proof Brow Pencil.

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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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Etos Hydrating BB Cream

Etos Hydrating BB Cream spf 15 in VanillaAfter finding the perfect color match for my skin in the renewed make-up collection by Dutch pharmacy brand Etos, I had to try another of their base products. Such a great color match is not to be ignored, we all now how tricky finding the right shade of affordable foundation can be. I decided to try their Hydrating BB Cream in ‘my’ shade Vanilla.

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