QVC TSV SHAY & BLUE 4 PIECE COLLECTION

Shay and Blue QVC TSV

Shay & Blue Fragrance

I have a very exciting QVC TSV from London based perfume house Shay & Blue. They will be launching a 4 piece fragrance collection for one day only on Wednesday 11th October. This collection will feature not only their best selling fragrance but you will also get the opportunity to try their newest scent that will isn’t available anywhere else until 2018!

Shay and Blue QVC TSV

Shay & Blue Perfume

This unique collection is made up of

1x 100ml Eau de Parfum Spray in Atropa Belladonna

1x 10ml Eau de Parfum Spray in Black Tulip

1x 200ml Body & Hand Wash in Atropa Belladonna

1x 200ml Body & Hand Lotion in Atropa Belladonna

So the deal includes Atropa Belladonna which is Shay & Blue’s best-selling fragrance and is an intoxicating beauty of cassis berries, jasmine, white narcissus and patchouli.

The other scent in the collection is Black Tulip which is new for 2018 so you’re getting the opportunity to experience a fragrance that has not even been smelt yet by the beauty editors of the major magazines. This latest fragrance is a beautiful floral gourmand of snowdrops, cyclamen, rich black tulip, juicy plum and smooth white chocolate. It’s very much a modern floral scent with lovely fresh, sweet notes.

If purchased individually these 4 products would cost £112 but QVC are giving its customers a chance to purchase it for, under £50, that’s a saving of over £60. Just remember this is a TSV offer so will be available for one day only!

SAVE OVER £60
Collection value: worth over £112
QVC special price: under £50

Shay & Blue Launches on QVC

Shay & Blue QVC Bundle

Shay & Blue brand debut on qvc

SAVE OVER £60
Collection value: worth over £112
QVC special price: under £50
Special price available for ONE DAY ONLY from midnight on Wednesday 11th October 2017.  SO mark your calendars! 

This Post contains PR Samples

Molton Brown Russian Leather Collection

Molton Brown Russian Leather

New Molton Brown Russian Leather Collection

Say hello to the latest release from fragrance experts Molton Brown. The Russian Leather Collection is sophisticated, dark and bold with a modern twist. It is one of those fragrances which makes you think “can I pull this off”? because although it is unisex it does have a masculine, gentleman feel to it. Personally, I think that sort of scent is intriguing and very sexy, especially on a woman. It is layered with notes which reflect a bygone age but Molton Brown have cleverly given it a fresh current feel.

The collection is inspired by the bygone Russian Leather making craft which is practised by only a few remote villages perched on forest edges. Taking inspiration from this complex craft, Molton Brown has tempered aged leather accord with fresh Siberian pine oil and trails of cade wood oil. This is deepened by resinous birch oil, an ingredient used since the 17 century to saturate Russian Leather giving it a unique durability and scent for the creation of boots, suitcases and bookbinding.

Molton Brown Russian Leather

Molton Brown Russian Leather EDP

  • TOP NOTES black tea, elemi and purple basil
  • HEART NOTES Siberian pine, tobacco and birch.
  • BASE NOTES leather accord, vetiver and cade.

So this collection brings it to life the rich history of the Russian Leather making craft and the products feel just as rich, layered and interesting. It really is a beautiful collection and one that is quite different to anything I have tried before. It seems that I have a love for woody, masculine scents and I am OK with that.

Russian Leather Fragrance from Molton-Brown

Russian Leather Collection from Molton Brown

The collection includes

Molton Brown Russian Leather Eau de Toilette £39

Bath & Shower Gel £20

Single Wick Candle £39

Three Wick Candle £60

I highly recommend popping into a store & giving it a test, I think it will make a gorgeous Autumn / Winter scent and of course, Molton Brown products always make fantastic gifts.

Available now nationwide and online at moltonbrown.co.uk

Updating My Perfume Collection

Accessorize Lovelily Perfume-

I don’t actually own too many perfumes, I try to keep my collection small and actually use them before they pass their best. Fragrance can quite often be very expensive and often that can lead you to only using them sparingly or for special occasions. I like to use my perfumes everyday and so it is nice when you can have a nice mix of good quality affordable options as well as more luxe options too.

I want to introduce you to, two affordable scents from two very well known high street shops, both perfumes have slotted well into my collection and have been seeing a lot of use!

Accessorize Lovelily Fragrance

Affordable Fragrance Monsoon Rose Gold

Accessorize Love Lily 

I used to use Accessorize makeup all the time and always loved the fun, feminine packaging, so I was excited to try their signature scent. This Love Lily fragrance would make a lovely everyday scent, it is nicely subtle and settles to wear for quite a few hours before the need to reapply. It is incredible value for money and the bottle is beautiful.

The perfume comes in a pretty hexagonal bottle, it is quite weighty and is finished with a pink floral stopper. Out of the two perfumes this does have more of a youthful feel, I think it is because the scent is fruity and sweet. It features notes of raspberry, orange, jasmine and sweet vanilla.

If you enjoy scents that are juicy, fresh and fairly sweet you need to add this to your collection. Don’t think this is going to be sickly sweet because it is not at all, the zesty fruit and floral jasmine help to give it a twist.

Beautiful Affordable Perfume

Monsoon Rose Gold Fragrance

Monsoon Rose Gold

The Monsoon Rose Gold is very different from the Accessorize Love Lily. The bottle is more understated and elegant and the scent is sophisticated and sexy. That is how I have justified keeping both – this one makes a beautiful evening scent. So I now have new scents for both day & night.

What I like about the Rose Gold fragrance is that is has more of a warm, sexy scent and neroli and musk are two of my favourite notes. They add a masculine feel. These notes work so well alongside the rose, lemon and vanilla which give it that zesty, sweet twist.

Top notes of sparkling lemon, soft fruit and ozonic scents

Heart notes of velvety rose, tuberose, neroli and cyclamen

Base notes of Eastern woods, vanilla, mosses, musk and balsamic amber

Once it has settled down it smells beautiful, not too heavy but it lasts well on me. I can still smell it on my scarf 4 days after I’d sprayed it.

Both scents are affordable are very pretty. They’re very different in terms of scent and I do feel like the Accessorize Love Lily would be perfect for late teens early 20’s. The Monsoon Rose Gold has a slightly more romantic, sophisticated feel but that being said I have enjoyed them both.

Perfume is down to personal taste & I always recommend trying them out for yourself. So if you get chance to pop into a Monsoon or Accessorize store give them a whirl and let me know your thoughts.

Monsoon Rose Gold is £24 for 30ml, or £35 for 100ml

Accessorize Love Lily is £19 for 74ml

*This post contains PR Samples

 

YSL Beauty Travel Minis

YSL Products in Travel Miniatures

YSL Products in Travel Miniatures

OK so not much gets me more excited than beauty minis, I know it is an exciting life I lead but you have to admit they’re just so flipping cute. When this bag of YSL Travel Minis * arrived on my doorstep I was ecstatic. I have a birthday trip booked for September and this set will be perfect to take with me, so I am saving everything for that.

For me when I was growing up, YSL was so well-known for its Black Opium scent, it is such a cult perfume and I’m sure everyone knows at least one person that wears it. Well included in my oh so sweet bag of minis is that iconic Black Opium fragrance and also their latest addition to the Opium family, Black Opium Floral Shock.

YSL Beauty Gift Sets

Black Opium Floral Shock Eau de Parfum 

I would say it is a modern more youthful twist on an iconic scent. Not only have YSL updated the scent but the pretty black glitter encrusted bottle has also had a revamp. The bottle is just as luxurious as the classic version but it now has subtle frosted pretty pink hues but it still looks just as glam rock!

  • Top notes – Bergamot Essence, Pear Accord, Freesia Accord
  • Heart notes – Orange Blossom Absolute, Golden Gardenia Accord, Solar-floral accord
  • Base notes – Coffee Accord, Sandalwood Accord, Vanilla

The fresh mix of fruity and floral scents work really well together and the addition of coffee is unusual but gives the scent a warmth that is quite sexy, while the vanilla and sandalwood offer both sweetness and luxury. I am in love with it and I think if you find the original a little too heavy and heady, this Floral Shock version will feel more fresh and youthful but still with that edginess you expect from YSL Opium.

YSL Beauty Travel Gift-Set

YSL Touche Eclat Blur Primer Blurring & Illuminating Primer

This is a lightweight primer with a nice gel consistency, formulated to smooth and blur pores and wrinkles which I have to say is a pretty accurate description. It is such a nice base for your foundation and is enriched with four nourishing oils—corn oil, apricot kernel oil, passiflora oil, and rice bran oil—to leave skin feeling incredibly soft without a greasy residue.

Not only does it help give your skin a soft focus finish but it also has subtle, tiny golden shimmer flecks which gives your skin luminosity and radiance. This is such a good product for people like me whose makeup tends to start looking a little dull after a while or whose makeup sinks into their fine lines. This is a really good primer for a special event or night out as it keeps your makeup looking fresh, flawless and in place for hours.

YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick

YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick

How sweet is this mini YSL Lipstick! The packaging is beautiful and has the YSL logo embossed on their iconic gold packaging. The shade is 52 Rosy Coral and it is a vibrant pink, it’s a lovely flattering shade and it brightens up any makeup look. It’s the perfect Summer holiday shade. It’s a lovely lightweight, hydrating formula which feels very comfortable on the lips and has an easy to wear satin finish. I also really like that the Rouge Pur Couture range has SPF15. I’ve never tried a YSL lipstick before so this is a very exciting addition to my makeup stash. With this in my makeup bag I feel like a sophisticated woman who has her shit together.

YSL Rouge Pur Couture Lipstick Swatch

YSL Top Secrets Lip Perfector

This is a product I’ve also never tried from YSL. It is a 3 in 1 product and can be used as a primer, lip treatment or a lipbalm. It has a really comfortable non greasy formula and it gives the lips a nice glossy finish. It is clear and works well both under your lip colour as a nice smooth base which helps prolong the wear time of your lipstick or on top to give it a subtle glossy finish. I am for sure taking this away with me to Amsterdam as my fancy lipbalm!

What are your favourite mini products and do you have a drawer full of them just incase you need them for a trip?

To shop for your own YSL Minis and Gifts head to www.yslbeauty.co.uk

*This post contains PR samples