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Saturday, 24 June 2017

My Top Ali Express Buys and Tips

If you have never heard of it before, Ali Express is an online marketplace where you can buy things from hundreds of different sellers based in China. There are literally millions of things that you can order; you can pretty much buy anything you want! 

I've been using Ali Express for a few years now and I always have people ask me where something is from and are surprised when I tell them I bought it super cheap (sometimes things cost only pence!) from China. So I thought I'd put together a little list of my top Ali Express buys and tips!

Top Ali Express Buys white beach dress at the pool

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Competition Wins: June 2017

My last competition win 'haul' was back in February so thought I was due to do an update! I don't get much of a chance to enter competitions these days but whenever I see one in passing I usually will enter, and on Fridays I enter a few 'RT to win' comps on Twitter for #FreebieFriday. I was thinking of doing a new blog post on how to win competitions with my top tips. I did one back in 2012 but it's quite outdated now.. would anyone be interested in an updated version?

Here are my competition wins for the last 3 months...

Lots of boxes of Malteasers chocolate

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Introducing Smartbond at Regis Salons

I was recently invited by Regis Salons to try out the new Smartbond treatment from L'Oreal. As a Milton Keynes blogger, I popped along to my local salon at The Centre:MK. This new system (similar to Olaplex) protects and strengthens the hair during colouring so it's left smooth, soft, shiny, and not damaged.

I was interested to try this new treatment as my hair was previously left lifeless from using bleach and colourants, and I wanted to put some shine back into it!

Ombre hair with Smartbond at Regis SalonOmbre hair with Smartbond at Regis Salon

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Merlin at Whiskas Kitten Kollege Career Day*

Whiskas have produced a range of adorable Kitten Kollege videos on their YouTube channel, which each show how to care for your cat to ensure they lead a healthy and happy life. For those of you that might not know, my little fluff ball is called Merlin. He has been invited to take part in the Whiskas 'Kitten Kollege Career Day', where we look into which career would ideally suit his personality!

Merlin ragdoll cat kittenMerlin ragdoll cat kitten