Design.Me Haircare Products

Design.Me Power Dry Haircare

OK so there is a fun new haircare brand in town & it gets the prize for the most adorable, instagramable packaging, ever! It’s fun, simple and pastel coloured – I love it! Design.Me hail from North America and are an innovative, ahead of the curve brand who want to protect, enhance and keep your locks looking fabulous. I’ve been trying out a few products from their collection and they’ve become my goto Summer styling products. I’m pretty impressed by these pastel packaged hair treats! The range consists of 4 cult products:

Design.me Haircare Collection

  • PowerDRY.ME – a unique technology product to reduce blow dry time by up to 50%.
  • Fab.ME – the mother of all hair treatments, with four defence formula that will give you your youthful, fabulous hair back in a matter of seconds!
  • Puff.ME – The FIRST EVER super-volumising powder spray in a pump to pep up medium to thick hair to give you the instant volume you’ve always dreamed of.
  • Puff.ME Light – A lighter version of Puff.ME, this super-volumising powder spray is perfect for fine to medium hair.

DESIGN.ME products give hair sheen, oomph, volume, and styling speed. Plus, these high-quality products are vegan, cruelty-free and contain not one single drop of harmful sulfates, parabens or gluten.

Design.me Puff Me Haircare

FAB.ME

I have such a quick hair care routine and the fewer products I need to use each day the better. I like to keep it simple and this Fab.Me Hair Mist is described as ‘The mother of all hair treatments’ and it really is! It has so many wonderful benefits from hydrating to detangling and even protecting against heat damage caused by styling.

You lightly mist it on to clean, damp hair and it works its magic, giving you shine, preventing split ends and leaves your hair feeling manageable and silky smooth. It is such a great multi-benefit product and one that fits right into my haircare routine. I love a product that has more than one benefit and this styling mist has a whopping 18 benefits – as well as smelling amazing and looking super cute. It ticks all the boxes for me and I have been using it a lot over the Summer to lock in moisture and reduce frizz & static (so no flyaways here!)

KEY BENEFITS
Detangles & hydrates
Colour fade protection
Frizz control
Shine and lustre

PUFF.ME Light

How adorable is this little pink and white bottle?! Well, let’s just start by saying it looks cute but the packaging was a nightmare for me – this is a powder and for some reason when I took the lid off so much of it puffed out all over the place. I wouldn’t travel with this and I would say not to put the lid back on.

This product is to give your roots volume and texture and it does that in abundance. I have to say I wasn’t 100% blown away with this and it left my hair feeling weird and the powder wasn’t translucent in my hair. When I used it I 100% had to wash my hair the next day otherwise my hair felt like straw. I think I prefer to use a standard dry shampoo to achieve the same results, this product is great in theory but needs a little more tweaking.

KEY BENEFITS
Instant volume
Odour and mess free
Made for fine to medium hair
Perfect texture for updo’s & braids

Affordable Haircare Design.Me

Powerdry.ME

Say hello to my new best friend – as most of you know in the UK we have had some of the hottest weather we’ve seen in a LONG time and the last thing anyone wants to be doing in this heat is spending ages blow drying our hair (and melting in the process). So this Powerdry.Me mist has halved the time It takes me to dry my hair. This mist is wonderful if like me you have thick, unruly hair, it speeds up drying times by up to 50% and it also leaves your hair sleek, protects from damaging heat and UV. So it’s the ideal product to add to your hair care routine this Summer. I am singing its praises and have been recommending it to anyone that will listen.

KEY BENEFITS
Decreases your blowdrying time by 50%!
Frizz control
Heat and UV Protection
Smooth & conditions hair

Design.Me Styling Products

The Design.ME hair styling range is now available in Sally Beauty stores nationwide and online at www.sallybeauty.co.uk

*This post contains PR Samples

Currently in Use #8

Skin Care Products Currently In Use 9

Products Currently In Use 9

Superdrug Raspberry & Vanilla Shower & Bath Soak 

I can’t get enough of these Superdrug own brand shower gels. They have the nicest selection of scents. I picked up this Raspberry & Vanilla one and also my favourite Salted Caramel one too. They always seem to be on offer so I stock up and they last ages. This one is lovely and fruity with a touch of sweetness. This bath soak leaves my skin soft and makes my whole bathroom smell so good. Best of all is the fact they’re Vegan and cruelty-free, not to mention a complete bargain. So if you’re looking for a new shower gel (you can use them as bath soak too), I highly recommend this range. I really want to try the Rhubarb and Custard one but it is always sold out in my local Superdrug.

Garnier Ultimate Blends Shampoo – The Sleek Restorer with Coconut Oil & Cocoa Butter

This is great if you find most shampoos weigh your hair down, or you find it difficult to wash it out fully. The consistency of this shampoo is like a lightweight gel, it is so easy to work through your hair and very quick to rinse out. It leaves hair feeling hydrated, looking smooth and glossy with no trace of product buildup. I have naturally wavy hair that can get super frizzy but this shampoo helps to keep it manageable and frizz-free. I really want to try the conditioner too. Oh and this smells like pure Summer in a bottle, it is gorgeous.

Compagnie de Provence Karite Liquid Marseille Soap

In my house, I enjoy having products in lovely packaging, especially items that are on display all the time like handwash. When I saw this one in a cute homeware shop in St Ives I had to get it. The soap is great & doesn’t leave my hands dry at all. It is enriched with nourishing Shea Butter which is rich in vitamins A, D, E and F.

The bottle is ceramic so when it runs out I will refill it and keep using it. I love the bold typeface used on the bottle and think the cream and black make it look very modern and not too in your face. It was £18.50 so a bit of a splurge but it is 500ml and going to last a long time, also as I said I will reuse the bottle so that makes it worthwhile.

Superdrug Vitamin E Gentle Oatmeal Exfoliator 

I have tried almost all of the Superdrug own brand skincare collections and have never been disappointed. They’re affordable, vegan and have really good ingredients. I bought this Oatmeal Exfoliator from the Vitamin E range on a whim and I have to say I love it. It isn’t abrasive but the oatmeal scrubbies are enough so they exfoliate away the dead skin without leaving skin sore. I often apply it then leave it on my skin like a facemask for a couple of minutes before massaging it over my skin then washing it off with a damp warm cloth. It reminds me of the LUSH Oatifix face mask. For under £3 this is a great exfoliator to have in your routine.

Enriched with naturally sourced Vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that will help to shield your skin against environmental damage and premature skin ageing by combating the harmful effects of free radicals, The indulgent formula also contains a skin conditioning multivitamin complex comprising of vitamins A,B ,F and H, which, combined with horse chestnut extract, helps to care for dry skin.

SheaMoisture 10-in-1 Multi-Benefit Hair Masque 

I use this hair mask once a week and I try to leave it on my hair as long as possible (2-3 hours). It is a wonderful mask with so many benefits – well 10 to be exact and they are

  • Age-defying
  • Nourishing
  • Anti-stress
  • Revive body
  • Colour Protecting
  • Shine
  • Hydrating
  • Strengthening
  • Manageability
  • Softening

This is the ideal mask to add to your pamper routine, it gives your hair such a deep treatment. Once I rinse this out my hair instantly feels silky smooth and healthy. It’s a great masque if you have dry, dull hair because this will bring back the shine.

It contains some fab hair loving ingredients & the whole SuperFruit Complex range is pretty fantastic. I have tried both the shampoo & conditioner and they’re well worth investing in it is great for hydrating and nourishing dry, damaged hair.

  • Superfruit–a blend of red raspberry, ketones, goji, acai and guava extracts rich in anti-aging antioxidants
  • Marula oil–contains natural plant peptides that help support hair’s elasticity
  • Biotin–nourishes individual strands for thicker, stronger hair
  • Shea butter–deeply moisturises while conditioning hair and scalp

Let me know if you’ve tried any of the products I’m currently using – or if you have any recomendations of products I need to try.

FeelUnique Beauty on the go Kit

feelunique everyday essentials kit

feelunique everyday essentials kit

Introducing Powered By Feelunique*

The passionate beauty experts at Feelunique have used their unrivalled knowledge to create Powered by Feelunique, a brand new own-label initiative that underscores commitment to innovation, quality and value. Powered by Feelunique launches with a stellar line-up of carefully curated Beauty boxes and Beauty on the Go kits. Every product included in these special edits has been hand selected in-house and given the Powered by Feelunique stamp of approval.

There are currently 3 boxes to pick from & this cute pink one is called their Everyday Essentials Kit. Ideal for anyone that’s constantly on the go or if you just like to be organised and have all your beauty essentials in one place. I really like this concept and have to say the contents although not super duper exciting, they are very practical and include all those bits & bobs you need but can never find (usually because they’re all loose in the bottom of your handbag). Not anymore, all your essentials will now be in this extra stylish pink cosmetics pouch ready for when a beauty emergency arises.

feelunique beauty on the go kit

Everyday Essentials Kit from Feelunique

Everyday Essentials Beauty on the go Kit*

This kit includes,

  • Pink Nail File – This mini nail file is a beauty essential must have.
  • Hair Clips – Is there a better invention than the humble Kirby grip? No, no there isn’t. Keep these within arm’s reach to avoid any hair disasters.
  • Tweezers – Not the most glamorous of tools but certainly an essential piece of grooming equipment for keeping brows trim and tidy at any time or place.
  • Mini Hair Brush – Whether you’re rushing off to a last minute meeting or heading out after work this travel sized brush is perfect for looking polished 24 hours a day.
  • Pink Mirror – This handy pocket mirror is essential for avoiding any lipstick on teeth scenarios and other makeup mishaps.

Everyday Essentials Powered by Feelunique

NEW Everyday Essential Kits from feelunique

  • Bright Pink Bag – Keep all of your everyday essentials together in this buttery soft pouch and with a pink this bright you won’t be able to lose it!
  • Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Lipbalm – With ethically and sustainably sourced coconut and Tahitian Monoi Oil you can nourish dry lips on the go whilst keeping your beauty conscience in check with this moisturising lip balm.
  • Popband London Essentials –  These are hair ties that double as a fashion accessory. So when you’re not using them to keep your hair out of your face you can wear them on your wrist & style it out.
  • NUXE Reve de Miel Crème Mains et Ongles – Our hands are the biggest indicator of ageing so give them a daily dose of TLC with this deeply conditioning cream.

FeelUnique #iamready

I really like those Popband hair ties as they don’t leave that dreaded dent / kink in your hair and their super gentle so these won’t snap or pull at your luscious locks. A hand cream is a must have for me too. I get terribly dry hands so I’m counting on this luxurious NUXE one to keep my hands soft and nourished.

The other Beauty On The Go Kit has all your travel essentials for surviving a flight and that kit is just as handy as this one. Seen as I am not jetting off anywhere exotic this Summer this Everyday Essentials Kit is perfect for my day to day needs. I’m going to pop in a small can of dry shampoo and a hand sanitiser too, just to tailor my kit to specific needs but apart from that I think it has a well rounded selection of beauty tools and products which I reach for on a daily basis.

Feelunique Beauty On The Go Kit

Which of the two kits takes your fancy? Are you a fan of the Travel Essentials Kit or the Everyday Essentials Kit? Both are £15 each and you can snap one up on www.feelunique.com

* This post contains PR samples

DECIEM Launch New Brands On QVC

The Ordinary 5 Piece Anti Ageing Skincare Set

Mark your calendars people! Deciem are doing an 1 hour long show on QVC on Tuesday 18th April at 6pm. The show and will introduce new DECIEM brands that have not been previously available on QVC. In true QVC style they have some incredible deals and skincare bundles so you can stock up on your favourite DECIEM products or try them for the first time.

The Ordinary 5 Piece Anti Ageing Skincare Set

NEW! The Ordinary 5 Piece Anti-Ageing Set, £33.50 includes

Buffet, 30ml – 
Advanced Retinoid 2%, 30ml 
Lactic Acid 10%, 30ml 
Natural Moisturizing Factors, 30ml 
Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG, 30ml

Stemm 3 Step Hair Thickening Set

NEW! Stemm 3 Step Hair Thickening Set, £51.60 (RRP £88 a saving of £36.40) includes

Density Stimuli, 60ml
High-Amino Shampoo, 480ml
Black/Gold Fulvic Conditioner, 480ml

The Chemistry Brand Home and Away Set

NEW! The Chemistry Brand Home & Away Set, £20 (RRP £27 a saving of £7)

Hand Chemistry, 100ml
Hand Chemistry, 30ml

NIOD 4 Piece Dermal Science Skincare Set

NIOD 4 Piece Dermal Science Skincare Set, £59.88 (RRP £140 a saving of £80.12) includes

Copper Amino Isolate Serum, 15ml
Multi-Molecular Hyaluronic Complex, 30ml
Fractionated Eye Contour Concentrate, 15ml
Sanskrit Saponins, 90ml

Fountain Hyluronic Molecule Duo

Fountain Hyaluronic Molecule Duo, £37.52 (RRP £56 a saving of £18.75) includes

2 x Fountain Hyaluronic Molecule, 240ml

Chemistry Brand Hyluronic Concentrate
Chemistry Brand Hyaluronic Concentrate 240ml, £24 (RRP £28 a saving of £4)

NIOD Flavanone Mud

NIOD Flavanone Mud 50ml, £24.50 (RRP £29.00 a saving of £4.50)

I’m a huge fan of the NIOD range from DECIEM and my absolutely favourite product is the Flavanone Mask which will be available at a great price during the show. I have been so excited to try The Ordinary for months now and I am going to enjoy putting this 5 Piece Anti-Ageing Set to the test. The Ordinary are so well known for being super affordable but not compromising on quality or results.

Let me know if you have tried any of their brands & what you’re most excited to try from them.

*This post contains PR Samples