Look Fantastic Beauty Box December 2019 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

The last Look Fantastic box of the year! And perhaps the last one in general for me, I’ll have to go through the posts of how each beauty box scored this year but I have a feeling that Look Fantastic did the worst. The theme this month was essentials to help you get through the party season which definetely fits the month. The box design was absolutely gorgeous. This beauty box always comes with a quote under the lid andRead more

Coffee Chat: End of year reflection and what’s coming up!

Hello my lovelies, It’s time for another coffee chat! Grab a coffee and join me for some chit chat on reflecting 2019 and what’s coming up on Bonds of Beauty! It’s December already, time passes so quickly! We are almost at the end of the year and so it’s time to reflect back. It is important to do so in all areas of life, whether personal, professional or…cosmetics related! It’s always a good idea to learn from previous actions andRead more

MAC Starlit Lip Bag Starring You – In-depth Product Review and Ingredient Analyses

As annoying as the winter holiday retail season is, it also comes with some advantages. One of them is the gift bundles that pop up at this time, which often contain many products at a cheaper price than if you were to buy them individually. One of those, save your money and feel great bundles, is the MAC Starlit Lip Bag which comes in 3 different versions: nude, plum and red, and contains 1 lipstick, 1 lip liner, 1 lipRead more

Cohorted Beauty Box November 2019 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Cohorted is always the last beauty box to arrive every month but it’s also usually the most exiciting one these days. It might be the most expensive one of all, at £40, but it is always value for money containing products of 2-3 times the value usually. The Cohorted box was the standard black, square box that closes with a lid. The box also came with it’s monthly, small beauty magazine (about 30 pages) that tells you a little bitRead more

Dermalex Eczema Treatment Cream – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

In a previous coffee chat post, I shared my personal skin condition story and which ingredient strategy and products I used to overcome it. If you missed this post check out: Coffee Chat: My skin condition story which can happen to you! The main cream that helped was the Dermalex Eczema Treatment Cream even though I do not know for sure if my issue was Eczema and it didn’t really matter in my case. The ingredients in this cream are nutritiousRead more

Glossybox Beauty Box November 2019 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

The second beauty box of the month, Glossybox, went for a “winter warmers” theme, including products that will help us transition into the colder months. This month’s box contained 5 beauty products as always, of which 4 were full size. The box also came with two tea bags to try bringing the winter theme full circle! Let’s have a look at the products in more detail. These are short reviews that cover first impressions and experiences from using the products. ForRead more

Look Fantastic Beauty Box November 2019 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

It’s November, it’s getting colder and duller here in the UK, but it also means that it’s time for another beauty box unboxing round! As always Look Fantastic was the first to arrive and this month the theme was “Hygge” which means finding comfort and cosiness in life’s simple pleasures. And if you are reading this blog chances are you agree that cosmetics are indeed one of life’s little pleasures! The Look Fantastic box also always comes with a smallRead more

Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstics – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Who doesn’t love a good lipstick. They are one of the most exciting cosmetic items to buy and wearing them can even have positive psychological effects, not only on you but also on others. Check out: Exploring the red lipstick effect. Does it really attract men? While there are many great lipsticks out there and many of them are good for dry lips too, there is one particular kind that has that little extra factor. Is it the packaging, the scentRead more

NAOBAY Illuminating Micellar Water – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

There are plenty of micellar cleansers out there these days so finding out that stands out is hard. Most, if not all, are gentle and clean well so which one do you get then? You could choose by price or availability or perhaps find one that is somehow special, that has that little extra which makes you want to use it. In this post we will be looking at the NAOBAY Illuminating micellar water. Is it worth your money andRead more

Cohorted October 2019 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Cohorted is a luxury beauty box which costs £40 a month. While this might sound like a lot of money, it is often a very good investment as the products contained are worth much more than that. However, like with any beauty box, some months are more exciting than others but the lows can be worse because of that £40 price tag, making it feel extra bad. This is how I felt this month, even though the worth of theRead more