Redken Heatcure Hair Mask – In-depth Review and Ingredient Analysis

Haircare doesn’t receive as much attention as skincare and it is a shame as the state of your hair, your general hairstyle and even the way you choose to wear your hair with certain looks can make a huge difference. I always looked for nutritious shampoos and conditioners and did my usual “I’m a chemist on the lookout for ingredients” thing but admittedly, beyond that, haircare wasn’t huge for me, at least not to the level that I take myRead more

Beauty Product Discovery – Glossybox Beauty Box November 2018 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Beauty SOS! Another Glossybox is here and this month’s theme was “an emergency supply of haircare, makeup and skincare”. It is basically an essentials type of box which is nice all year around, especially for stocking up before the winter festivities. Since it was all about essentials, the design of the box remained as the iconic pink Glossybox without any special prints. I personally love these boxes, they are very sturdy and useful for storage and gifting and in generalRead more

Triyit Discovery Club meets Beauty Kitchen – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Time for another Triyit box! Triyit is a product discovery club that allows you to try new products, at home, for free! It is a little bit like Influenster with one of the differences being that Triyit is actually UK based. All you need to do is go to and create a personal profile, where you can tell them about your likes and dislikes, personal habits, like exercising, or what type of food you like etc. Then, every now and againRead more

Let’s talk beauty advent calendars 2018 – Look Fantastic vs Glossybox vs others

* This discussion is product spoiler free, the relevant links are given where appropriate if you want to find out what is inside these calendars *   Why get a Beauty Advent Calendar Advent calendars are part of the December festivities and traditions for many of us, no matter where you are from or what culture you were brought up in. They provide a cute way of counting down to the holidays, even if you don’t celebrate Christmas and it’sRead more

Beauty Product Discovery – Birchbox Beauty Box October 2018 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

One more month, one more Birchbox although this one is my last. After a year and a half of being a subscriber to Birchbox and also to other beauty boxes, I have come to the conclusion that Birchbox is the least value for money and the least exciting beauty box to receive. For all the details and further explanations check out: Coffee Chat: Goodbye Birchbox – Why I unsubscribed from the Birchbox beauty box after a year and a half I’veRead more

Beauty Product Discovery – Birchbox Beauty Box September 2018 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

This month’s Birchbox was a beautiful purple draw-like box with some soft coloured shape pattern. It’s definitely one of the most pretty Birchboxes and one that I’ll likely keep for a while. Love it when the box is pretty and you can utilise it too! The theme this month was “On top of your world”, as September is the month of new beginnings. Never heard of that before but I guess it makes sense, schools and Universities start now, theRead more

Beauty Product Discovery – Look Fantastic Beauty Box September 2018 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to youuu, Happy Birthday to Look Fantaaastiicc, Happy Birthday tooooo youuuuuu! Well who would have thought that September would be such an exciting month for this beauty box. It’s actually the Look Fantastic beauty box 4th birthday (in the UK?) and it came with an absolutely gorgeous box purple box design with says “Birthday” at the front with white letters. It’s so gorgeous I almost wish I got this on my birthday! How excitingRead more

Triyit Discovery Club August 2018 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

A couple of months have passed by and I’ve now received another Triyit box! If you missed the previous one I received click here.   Triyit is a product discovery club where you can try new products, at home, for free. It is a little bit like Influenster but Triyit is actually UK based. All you need to do is go to and create a personal profile, where you let them know of your likes and dislikes, personal habits like exercisingRead more

Beauty Product Discovery – Cohorted Beauty Box August 2018 – Unboxing and Product Reviews

The Cohorted box was the third to arrive this month which was a little surprising as it is usually one of the last ones. Nevertheless, that doesn’t really mean anything, better early than late right? Cohorted is one of the most expensive UK beauty boxes, retailing for £35 but also promising a bunch of travel to full size, higher end beauty products. It might sound like a lot of money to invest in a beauty box but you get moreRead more

International Giveaway #1 CLOSED

Hello my lovelies, It’s been a week already (how does time pass so quickly…) and so the #1 International beauty giveaway is now CLOSED. Check out original post: International Giveaway #1 ! Many of you have entered, thank you so much for taking part in this. All valid entries who followed the 3 basic requirements: Follow this blog by WordPress subscription or email – click here and scroll to the bottom of the page. Follow me on Instagram (@bondsofbeauty) Tag 3 friends onRead more