Last "Lust Have It!" Beauty Box - September

This is the last beauty box I will be receiving (if you would like to know why, please see my "Lust Have It!" - August post.
Dermalogica PreClense
This PreClenser get rid of any oils etc in your skin before you begin cleansing. I have used dermalogica products before and did like them - but they are so expensive! I will probably try and work this into my usual skin care routine and see if it does anything for my skin!
Dermalogica Active Toner
This Toner is actually a spray bottle - you spray it on your face and follow with moisturizer after.
The Dermalogica products also came with a promotion card - free dermalogica facial treatment valued at $90 (catch - youhave to spend $50 on their products first which, considering the price of them, would be equivalent to 1 product!)
Davroe Ultimatum Non Aerosol Hairspray
This product actually caught my attention. It supposedly has a long lasting hold and gives the hair extra shine - I will definitely be trying this one out!
The Davroe Hairsoray also comes with 2 promotional cards - Claim a free davroe styling product - I will be looking further into this!
Mirenesse "Protect Me" - Tinted or Regular
Holy moly - $69 for 18g of this product! This is an anti-ageing balm with mineral sunscreens infused into it (they protect against UVA and UVB) I will give it a try to see if it is truly worth the money - but to be honest I'm only 21 - so I'm not looking for an anti-ageing cream just yet!
Say it With Scent - Green Tea or Vanilla or Frangipani
I received the Green Tea hand or body lotion. Another lotion! My bathroom cupboard is full of these lotion samples...one day I might get around to trying them all!
Overall - a pretty expensive box this month! But as few products I am looking forward to trying.
- J x


Skin Care Routine

I have never been one to look after my skin or get into a proper skin care routine. I would stick with a "routine" for about a week and then I would get over that and forget about it!

But, over the last year I have been slowly working my way up to having a skin care routine in place. It started with me always putting moisturiser on under my foundation, and has now developed into a cleanse, tone, and moisturise routine.

Now, when it comes to the products I use, I am in no way an expert as to which products are better for my skin because frankly, I have not tried enough! I have in the past used Natio products which I have mentioned in other posts. I do love Natio, and would definitely repurchase their cleanser, toner and moisturizer. They are also very well priced.  But I recently ran out, so I have started using the 3 step skin routine from Clinique (I was given these as a present for my 21st birthday)

NB: I am not reviewing any of the products I have mentioned below. I am simply letting you know what products I use and my routine!

Step 1 - Cleanse

Clinique Liquid Facial Soap

I keep this in the shower so that I remember to use it! Facial soaps are a great alternative to normal soap as the skin on your face is more sensitive than that of the rest of your body.

Step 2 - Tone

Clinique Clarifying Lotion


This is used all over the face except eyes and is applied with a make up remover pad.
For eyes, I am currently using Avene Gentle Eye Make-up Remover to remove any left over eye make up after cleansing as it is not as harsh as toners / make up removers.

Toning is actually quite an important step. I used to always skip this because it is not as easy as applying it with your hands. But you will be surprised at how much product will still come off your face even though you have already cleansed it. The photo below shows how much product I got off of my face even after having a shower and cleansing!

Step 3 - Moisturize

Clinique Dramatically Different Mousturizing Lotion

I only complete steps 1 and 2 after I have had a shower, but I moisturize morning and night and if I re-do my makeup throughout the day. This clinique moisturizer only requires you to use a small amount, like in the picture below, as it has very good coverage. 


NB: A tip my boss was told by her skin care professional - when using moisturizer for the day time, use one with UVB in it not just UV. UVB rays are the main cause of skin cancers.

I must admit, when I am in my routine I can definitely tell the difference in my skin. Whilst we were away earlier this year, my routine got thrown out of whack and my skin became spotty and uneven. I believe that it is important to clean your skin daily especially after make up use.

- J x


Pinterest Pins of the Week

I have been pinning an awful lot lately, but these are my favourite pinterest pins of the week.


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How cool are these. Glow in the dark nailpolish. I think they are awesome for something such as a NYE party or a fluro party.


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I love the look of waves / loose curls for summer. To me, waves and curls are typical summer / beachy hairstyles because they look more natural than straight hair. Will definitely be wearing my hair like this!

Things to Make

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Such a cool idea. This is really the first tutorial like this that has not involved glue or anything complicated. All you need to do is wrap string around a balloon, spray with fabric stiffner, let it dry and pop the balloon - soo easy!!
Hope you have enjoyed a little insight into what I have been loving on Pinterest this week!!
- J xx