Advent 2015: Day 8


Today’s M&S present is from a brand I haven’t heard of before, it’s the Pure Natural Beauty Super Grape Day Cream and is a 30ml tube so there’s quite a few uses from it. I always like it when they make these skin care samples big enough to get more than a week’s worth out of them as it takes a while for skin to adjust to something new. I’m looking forward to trying this properly as a little goes a long way. The Yankee Candle tea light today is another Christmas Memories one which it am happy with as I do like the smell.

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Advent 2015: Day 7

  
Today’s M&S advent present is a can, I think you’d call it a can, of Rituals Zensation organic rice milk and cherry blossom foaming shower gel. I’ve seen these around on blogs and think you get them quite a bit in subscription boxes but I’ve never tried one so was interested to see how it works. I got my second duplicate from the Yankee Candle calendar with a Cinnamon Stick tea light.
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Advent 2015: Day 5

  
I am so excited about today’s present from the M&S calendar, it’s a full size Leighton Denny Renovate nail repair cream. I love finding new nail treatments as, although mine are in pretty good condition most of the time they’ve recently dried out and are so ridged since I’ve been less careful about buffing each time and this is supposed to help with that. The Yankee Candle tea light today is Snowflake Cookie which isn’t my favourite but I’ve been burning it today anyway.
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Advent 2015: Day 4

  
Today’s presents in the advent calendar are a small Pür Volume Vixen mascara in the M&S calendar and a Christmas Memories tea light from Yankee Candle. I’m not sure how big the mascara sample is as it says it’s 4.8ml and the full size is 5g so it’s hard to compare the two but it’s a fair size and will get quite a few uses from it. I’ve had ones like this size in previous free sets from Boots and they’ve lasted me a month or two so you get a good idea of whether you like it or not.
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Advent 2015: Day 3

  
It’s time for day 3 and today’s M&S advent calendar product is the Grumpy Cow body lotion from Cowshed. They’re a company I’ve heard a lot about and I think I’ve tried some before, this is a 100ml size bottle which is available from their own website but I think everyewhere else it’s larger bottles and this is in gifts. It’s a nice travel size and has a fair amount in to give it a proper try. The Yankee. Candle tea light this time is in Christmas Garland which is a nice Christmassy smell and I really like the picture that it shows for the label for this one.

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Advent 2015: Day 1

I’ve decided to go back to last year’s advent style and do this on the ipad because it’s a quick first impression after I’ve opened them, I may review some of these at another time. Do you guys like this or go back to on the laptop with a longer review?

Today’s advent presents were a tea light in icicle (I think, going by colour and scent description on the back) and a Philip Kingsley elasticizer in geranium and neroli.

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