Thursday, 26 May 2016

Getting your body Spring/Summer ready ...


We all up our game when that sun starts peaking through, even if it is only a tiny peak! So getting our body's ready for Spring/Summer fashion trends can be a tricky one. So I thought you would all like to hear about the fabulous Urban Veda three step Reviving Body Ritual*.


The Reviving Body Ritual is a bodycare routine to help get the body smooth and soft, ready to show that tanned or not so tanned body. So will be altogether perfect to get the body prepped and ready for applying any fake tan or showing off any Snow Whiteness.


Reviving Body Wash: The first step is to massage the beautiful Rose scented Body Wash into damp skin, using circular motions. This helps to cleanse and nourish the skin and is packed with skin conditioning plant extracts, this creamy wash is the perfect first step in the pamper routine.

Reviving Body Scrub: Then follow up the the matching Body Scrub which contains a natural exfoliating volcanic pumice and milled peach seed powder. With its fabulous moisturing ingredients of Rosehip it adds great moisture balance to the skin, while getting rid of any dead skin cells or patchy areas on the body. The body scrub is important to help support healthy skin cell production!

Reviving Body Lotion: To help add the most nourishment to the skin, pat the body dry and add some Reviving Body Lotion on the needed areas of the body, concentrating on the legs and arms. The Reviving Body Lotion helps to hydrate and repair the body's skin with its many ingredients including Rosehip, Rose Damask Oil, Flower Water, Vitamin E, Geranium and more. It's jam-packed with natural botanical goodness for the skin.


To purchase this Reviving collection from Urban Veda simply visit urbanveda.co.uk or check out selected Fenwick stores. RRP £29.99. 

Karen x JinksyBeauty x 
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Monday, 23 May 2016

Kitsound: Supporting Cancer Research


Are you after some new beautiful headphones? Well make sure you check out the amazing Kitsound Malibu headphones* if you are! Not only are they the most beautiful and comfy headphones, but they are helping support Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens


These fabulous lightweight and foldable headphones are perfect for adults or kids with their adjustable faux leather band. They are great for at home, in the park or out and about anywhere. The large padded ear cups add to the fashionable look and also make them super comfy.


Kitsound are super proud to be supporting the amazing charity that is Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens! They know just how important it is to help find kinder treatments and cures for the horrible illness. The research that takes place is so super important with around 30 children in the UK being diagnosed with cancer every week.


These Kitsound Malibu headphones can be purchased on Amazon via this link for only £10.00 including free postage and packaging. And when you purchase the headphones £1 of this will go directly to Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens. They are available in Dark Blue, Light Blue (currently unavailable) and Grey. 


Thanks so much for stopping by today. 
Karen x JinksyBeauty x

#DiscoverKitSound
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New Biore: Baking Soda range


I do love a new release! So when I heard Biore had a new innovative product launch I couldn't wait to try it out. Biore have brought out 'Baking Soda' newbies with their Pore Cleanser and Cleansing Scrub*. Both aimed to purify and clean out the skins dirt and oil, while still being gentle on the skin.

These have both been beautiful on my oily skin and have fab smoothing exfoliating properties, which I love. The Pore Cleanser (£4.99) I have been using of a nighttime to throughly clean off all my makeup and dirt from my face, it can be used both morning and nighttime, but I normally just use a Micellar water of a morning for quickness. The cleanser removes everything without stripping my skin of its natural oils and doesn't feel drying on the skin.

Along with the Cleansing Scrub (£7.99) that I have been using 2-3 times a week, my skin has felt super soft and fresh. The Cleansing Scrub is my favourite, so different and unique. It comes in a powder form where you add the water to activate the formula, turning it from powder to a foamy fizzy liquid. You control how much exfoliating action you want with this product which is amazing, depending on how much water you add!



Both products are available at Boots.com or instores right now. So go check them out and let me know what you think to these fabulous newbies. 

Karen x JinksyBeauty x
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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Disney Store Haul


I'm totally Disney mad, always have been, even before I had the kids! But now I have the perfect excuse to be super into all the cool Disney products out their, as my kids love Disney as much as me! Our dream is to one day go to Disney World Florida, savings pot needed! And we can never walk past a Disney Store without going in, we recently picked up a couple of gorgeous items....


We were soooooo excited to see the release of Disney Lego Minifigures recently and spotted them for the first time in the Disney Store at £2.50 each. I'm someone who will stand there feeling all the bags to see if I can tell who is inside, and think we did rather well at getting six different characters first time. We were especially happy to get Alice in Wonderland, as we are obsessed with all things Alice (As you can maybe tell!). We would love to get the Cheshire Cat minifigure but had no luck at being able to feel that one out (in the bag!)


As you can see from the top picture we brought a beautiful Alice in Wonderland T-Shirt for my daughter which wasn't too badly priced at £7.95. We then spotted the Alice Glass Compact Mirror!!! WowZa, just how beautiful is this? It's a definite must have!


This beautiful Alice in Wonderland compact mirror was such a good price at £9.95. It's soooo weighty and absolutely stunning, and I'm very jealous to say, it's my daughter's! .... I very much wanted one for myself!


We 100% need more Alice in Wonderland themed goodies, so please let me know the cute things you have spotted. Maybe we could do another Haul with all Alice in Wonderland products? 

I can't wait to see the new 'Through the looking glass' film at the end of the month and also still need to see the new Jungle Book, heard great things!

Thanks for popping by my mini Disney Store Haul today. Hope you enjoyed. 

Karen x JinksyBeauty x
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Flamingo Candles Birthday: #TheMeltCrowd


Hooray! And congratulations to one of my favourite subscription boxes on their first birthday! This month's #TheMeltCrowd from Flamingo Candles celebrates their amazing year success and has some gorgeous melts, as ever. 


As Mays box is a celebration of their years birthday we all had a lovely special birthday treat in our boxes, an extra melt in the scent Birthday Cake. The box as always looks so super bright and cheerful, with their beautiful coloured packaging! Since receiving Flamingo Candle products I have been obsessed with all things Flamingo, let me know if you know any cute Flamingo themed products that I need to check out. 


As always #TheMeltCrowd box is £10 delivered straight through the door each month. This month my scents were as follows:

Birthday Cake 
May Carnival
Banana
Wild Bluebell
Coconut Lemongrass
Cola Jellies
Clean Cotton
WILD (collection) Lemon Alcopop
Fresh Aloe


All beautiful scents and well worth the money for this incredible subscription box. I have all my melts stored in a gorgeous clear glass sweetie jar that I purchased from TKMaxx, and they look so cute. I shall share a pic on my Instagram soon to show you!


Which is your favourite melt from this month's box? Let me know in the comments. 

Thanks. Karen x JinksyBeauty x

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Monday, 16 May 2016

For the Dreamers: Birchbox


These months just fly by, before you know it I'm sharing another one of my favourite beauty subscription boxes! Well let's be fair, it happens most times I post at the minute. This time we have Birchbox, themed 'for the dreamers'. 


This month's box had an unusual twist, the top was a massive exciting scratch card where we could win a holiday! Some subscribers were very adventurous with their scratching designs, but my kids got hold of it and just scratched the lot of. Sadly I wasn't a winner but that's ok! I got my goodies inside my box!!!


The first thing I noticed and was extremely impressed with, was the Ole Henriksen clean truth cleansing cloth/wipes. I have been wanting to try these after seeing one of my favourite YouTubers MsBudgetBeauty talk about how fab they were. So this was a massive plus for Birchbox already! RRP £12.00 (30 wipes).


If you have been following me awhile you will already know I'm a massive fan of Spectrum Collections makeup brushes. So when the choose your own email arrived and I knew they were going to be in another box, I was thrilled. We got to pick if we wanted a pink or lilac Unicorn Tears Wonder Sponge in our box .... as you can see I went for lilac. 

I have been loving applying my makeup with a beauty sponge lately and it's great for all types of formulas of makeup also. This sponge is only £4.99, which is amazing compared to the original beauty blender, which costs £16 alone. 


How cute is the packaging to the Eyeko black magic mascara deluxe sample size that I also received in my box this month. The brush looks absolutely perfect for what I look for in a mascara wand, and this has been added to my box of many mascaras to try out soon. RRP £18.00 for full size.


A beauty extra in my box was the Givenchy Live irresistible fragrance sample, always a welcome little treat as they are always useful as they are great for popping in my handbag for a freshen up in the day. The Philip Kingsley PK Prep Polishing Balm is exactly what it says on the tin (tube) for the hair, and the Puriskin resurfacing cream has already come in handy to control an angry spot that appeared overnight.


So some products inside this month's box were massive hit with me, some are just useful. Overall I'm still really happy I receive Birchbox every month, and have been doing so for the past 21 months! They kindly rewarded for my loyalty with a 20% off the Birchbox shop code. Look out for my mini haul on my other social media channels. I shared my post delivery first on my Snapchat (jinksybeauty) which I'm very new on, so do give me a follow on there as I've been snap happy.


Thanks. Karen x JinksyBeauty x
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