New Baylis & Harding Sensitive & Natural Hand Wash

New Releases From Baylis & Harding

Baylis & Harding Luxury Han Wash

Baylis & Harding Hand Wash

I have been using Baylis & Harding products for years, they’re fantastic quality, very affordable and stocked in so many shops. I tend to get mine in the supermarket whilst I am doing my weekly shop, which is very convenient. It also looks like I’m not alone in being a big fan of their products as one in two households in Britain use them too!

Founded in 1970, Baylis & Harding is a family business based in the Heart of England. From humble beginnings to an award winning, international success with luxury products in one in two UK households, Baylis & Harding’s story is one of hard work, passion and determination founded on strong family values.

So I’m excited to let you know Baylis & Harding have some wonderful new product releases. This month sees the launch of two new dermatologically tested hand washes which I have been putting to the test. One is SENSITIVE with calendula extract, geranium oil and vitamins B5 & E and the other NATURAL with oatmeal, milk & honey.

Both come in the signature Baylis & Harding style 500ml pump bottles. These are seriously big bottles and are fantastic to have by the kitchen sink or in the bathroom which gets used the most because these will last you months & months. I work from home and I’m constantly washing my hands, my bottles have lasted up to 4 months which is incredible.

Natural Oatmeal, Milk & Honey Cream Hand Wash

This natural, creamy hand wash is gentle and nourishing for your hands. It gives your hands a deep clean without leaving them feeling dry or tight. This also has the nicest sweet, fresh scent, subtle notes of vanilla, amber and sandalwood and every time I use it it makes my bathroom smell wonderful.

  • Blended with Oatmeal, Milk & Honey
  • Naturally kind to hands
  • Dermatologically tested
  • Suitable for all the family to use every day
  • Not tested on animals

With skin boosting natural ingredients including extracts of oatmeal, milk & honey for a naturally delicate scent, it’s suitable for all the family to use every day. This has become a firm favourite in my house!

New Hand Wash from Baylis & Harding

Calendula Extract, Geranium Oil and Vitamins B5 and E. Hand Wash

This hand wash has been dermatologically tested to be gentle even on the most sensitive of skins. It has delicate fresh uplifting scent and more importantly it’s free from nasties.

This hand wash contains no artificial perfume and no colours, it gently cleans hands without causing irritation. Lightly fragranced with delicate natural geranium oil which gives it a lovely Spring/Summer feel. It has the additional moisturising benefits of Vitamin E, Vitamin B5 and soothing calendula extract, it is a mild formulation clinically proven to be suitable for sensitive skin.

Keep your eye out for these brand new formulas in your local supermarkets & let me know which one you pick up.

Sensitive is available in Tesco, Asda & Waitrose. Natural will be stocked at Asda and Waitrose RRP £2.15

 

*This Post Contains PR Samples

Miller Harris Rose Silence Perfume

Rose Silence Fragrance from Miller Harris

Miller Harris Rose Silence

I was first introduced to Miller Harris 2 years ago and instantly fell in love. I’ve tried four of their fragrances but for me, their Rose Silence perfume is simply stunning and has become my everyday scent. You know that feeling when you find a perfume that makes you feel amazing when you wear it? well, that is how Rose Silence makes me feel.

Miller Harris was founded 15 years ago by expert parfumer Lyn Harris who spent five years training in Paris, then in Grasse at Robertet, the world’s leader in natural aromatic ingredients. Whilst respecting tradition, Miller Harris strives to push the boundaries, creating exquisitely crafted fragrances that are innovative yet timeless. Miller Harris perfumes are beautiful, luxurious and timeless. 

Miller Harris Rose Silence Perfume

I have the perfume in all three of the sizes available 100ml, 50ml and a 15ml handbag spray. I use this perfume on a daily basis, always have the mini bottle in my handbag and even take it away with me on holiday. It has become my signature scent.

I love that this is very much a modern, romantic take on a Rose perfume. It isn’t the slightest bit old fashioned or powdery. You can make out the sweetness of the blackcurrant and I love the touch of musk too, it makes it very sexy and contemporary. It has notes of,

  • Top notes: mandarin, blackcurrant

  • Heart notes: rose

  • Base notes: patchouli, cashmere musk

I seem to be drawn to fragrances that have patchouli in them and I think it works so well with the sweet/fruity notes of blackcurrant and mandarin which give it a zesty feel. Whilst the cashmere adds a romantic softness.

The rose notes are very delicate and combined with the other notes make this a very sensual and romantic scent which is easy to wear. It smells light and fresh but also has incredible staying power, I have noticed that a couple of sprays in the morning will last well into the evening, I can always still smell it on my clothes when I get back home. The quality of Miller Harris fragrance is such that a little product goes a long way and a bottle will last you months and months.

Favourite Perfume from Miller Harris

I love the square, chunky bottles. They feel weighty and luxurious, their simple black stencil-like design gives it them a very contemporary minimalist vibe. Everything about this brand is focused on quality, elegance and luxury. Their products make the most thoughtful, exquisite gifts.

Rose Silence Miller Harris Luxury Perfume

I am just head over heels in love with this scent and I just don’t feel like I’m ready for the day without it. It’s a scent which that lasts all day and I always have so many people asking what perfume I’m wearing, it seems to be a scent that appeals to a lot of people of all different ages.

I need to try the bath and body products from this collection too – I can imagine just how amazing the body lotion would smell on my skin.

Have you tried any perfumes from Miller Harris? Or have I managed to convince you to track down a counter and give them a go? I hope so.

You can explore their range at www.MillerHarris.com or visit one of their UK stores. To find your local store just enter your postcode here.

BAYLIS & HARDING ROSÉ PROSECCO FIZZ RANGE

Rose Prosecco Fizz Collection From Baylis and Harding

Baylis and Harding Rosé Prosecco Fizz Valentine's Collection

I have reviewed quite a few Baylis & Harding collections over the years but I have to say this latest Rosé Prosecco Fizz selection is by far my favourite. It is so luxurious looking and the scent is feminine and sweet. I also like the huge range of products and gift sets available. You can get everything from a small token gift to larger more special gift sets. It’s perfect for Valentine’s Day (or indeed Mother’s Day) gifts, especially if you’re on a budget but still want a gift that looks, smells and feels luxurious, Baylis and Harding really are excellent at affordable luxury.

Baylis and Harding Rose Prosecco Truck

Baylis and Harding Rose Prosecco Fizz Product Review

Rose Prosecco Fragranced Van Gift Set £8

I just fell in love with this sweet van shaped tin, it has a real Parisian vintage vibe to it which is adorable. I will be using this to store my beauty samples once it’s empty. The packaging makes it a really great gift for any female in your life. Inside you get two deluxe travel sizes of Body Wash and Hand & Body Lotion as well as a pink body polisher. A great trio of pampering products and ideal sizes if you’re planning a little Valentine’s Trip!

  • Set contains 100ml Body Wash and nylon body polisher to leave skin gently cleansed.
  • 100ml hand & body lotion to leave skin feeling soft and delicately fragranced.
  • Presented in a fun reusable tin.
  • Perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day.
  • Not tested on animals

The tin really makes this gift stand out to me & for only £8 I think it looks a lot more expensive and luxe. I am really blown away by the quality of this gift.

Baylis and Harding Rosé Prosecco Gift Range

Baylis and Harding Gift Ideas

Treats for Feet Sock Set: £8

This duo is another great pamper treat. The pink socks are very soft, fluffy and feel cosy on your feet. They are perfect to wear after you’ve used the Soothing Foot Lotion, to keep your feet soft and looking their best. The foot lotion is a very decent size at 125ml so will last a good couple of months, it will help get those toes ready for the warmer weather. I really like the heart design on the lotion packaging it’s sweet and very pretty.

  • 125ml Foot Lotion to leave tired feet feeling revived.
  • Pale pink super-soft sock for the ultimate relaxation.
  • Stunning gift packaging with scattered hearts design to complement the fabulous fragrance.
  • Perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day.
  • Not tested on animals

Baylis and Harding Treats For Your Feet Gift Set

Body Treats Gift Set – £18

Now, this is a really lovely set, it includes 3 great Baylis and Harding bath and body products as well as a pink body polisher. The 500ml Body Lotion & Shower Cream come in lovely light pink bottles which will look pretty in your bathroom.

  • Contains 500ml luxury shower crème
  • Indulgent 500ml body lotion leaves skin feeling soft and nourished.
  • 250g bath soak crystals which leave the skin feeling gently cleansed
  • Body Polisher

This is a thoughtful gift set for anyone that enjoys a nice relaxing soak in the bath. It comes in a great presentation box with a ribbon, a clear lid with LOVE written in gold foil lettering and lovely pink hearts details. It really is a stunning gift option and beautifully presented.

Baylis and Harding Valentines Gift Ideas

You can find Baylis & Harding in most major Supermarkets, Debenhams and also online at Amazon. Which means you can pick up gifts whilst you do your food shop or from the comfort of your home. I find buying online is super convenient & it also means you can pick up last minute gifts from the comfort of your own home.

So you have no excuses for not knowing what to buy this Valentine’s Day or indeed Mother’s Day, Baylis and Harding have you covered. Make sure you let me know if you treat someone you love or indeed yourself to anything from this new range (you 100% need the Prosecco Van in your life).

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Real Techniques PowderBleu Makeup Brushes

Real Techniques Powder Bleu Collection

Real Techniques Powder Bleu Collection

Real Techniques have really expanded their brush range over the past couple of years and they cater for all of your makeup brush needs (and wants). Everything from mini travel brushes & makeup sponges to more luxurious, pretty brushes. I’ve never tried a brush from Real Techniques that I didn’t like, their products are always fantastic quality and I love that they release limited edition and fun collections throughout the year. I’m a sucker for a limited collection.

I’ve been trying a selection of brushes from the recent Powderbleu Collection made with FauxBleu synthetic bristles which are meant to perform as well as the infamous Blue Squirrel haired brushes which were so prestigious within the makeup industry. All of the brushes are incredibly soft but I have to mention how nice the handles are. They are a blue ombre and I just love the blue hues in this collection, the colour looks incredibly luxurious and gives me those old Hollywood vibes. I think it is the mix of deep blue and gold touches. Very glamorous! The handles are long, quite slim and taper to a point which makes them very ergonomic to hold and use.

Beautiful Real Techniques Makeup Brushes

B01 Soft Powder Brush £22.00

This is a huge soft but dense powder brush that tapers at the top. It is like a much bigger version of the Soft Finishing brush. I like to use this to apply my finishing powder on top of my foundation. This picks up powder so well and is so light to sweep across my skin without disturbing my base. It feels so soft against my skin and my powder has such a flawless finish when I use this. It is a lovely brush to have in my collection and I’ve used it every time I’ve worn makeup for the past 5 weeks.

B02 Soft Finishing Brush £22.00

Out of the four brushes that I have been testing this is the only one that shed any bristles and I was a little annoyed because it continued to shed even after I had washed it. This brush is domed and dense in shape and is designed to blend + buff powder foundation onto skin for buildable, shine-free coverage but I haven’t been using it for this purpose. I have instead found it really good at applying powder blusher and bronzer, it picks up a good amount of product and places it nicely on my cheekbones. Because it is slightly tapered at the end it means you get a higher degree of accuracy when placing the product. I also use this brush to blend out the blush/bronzer so it looks subtle and seamless.

Powderbleu Makeup Brushes

B03 Soft Complexion Brush £22.00

This is a wonderful brush for applying powder foundation, I have really been getting into mineral foundations this past 18 months, and I’ve almost always applied them with a standard kabuki brush which works well. This Soft Complexion Brush has a smaller, denser head which makes buffing in the powder so much more effective. I also find having the long handle of a brush over the stubbiness of the kabuki brush easier to use and it’s easier to lightly apply my foundation and really buff it in giving me a soft focus finish.

B04 Soft Shadow Brush £15.00

The tapered, precision head of the Soft Shadow Brush makes it the perfect shape to layer and blend powder shadows for a naturally diffused look. It is incredibly soft and it blends out your eyeshadow with ease. I would say out of the four brushes I have tried from this collection this is one I have used the most. Not only for creating beautiful soft eye looks but also for applying touches of highlighter to the areas you only want to place a subtle glow, like down the nose, brow bone and cupids bow. It is a lovely multi-use brush and I always say you can never have too many blending brushes in your collection, they always see so much use.

All brushes in this PowderBleu Collection are

  • Synthetic  FauxBleu™ Technology Bristles
  • Easy Clean
  • Long Lasting

I received the PowderBleu Brushes complimentary from Influenster for review purposes. All opinions are my own and completely honest.