Thursday, 31 July 2014

Monthly Beauty Favourites #4 July

July Beauty favourites

It's the last day of July (where the time has gone??) and time for me to share with you 5 products I enjoyed using most  in the last month.
In June I bought quite a few new make up items and some of them took place of the previous favourites like new eye shadow palette or blusher. I've reviewed most of them so you probably know already I love them but that's why they deserve the spot in the 'Monthly Favourites' post :)

Tuesday, 29 July 2014

100 Bloglovin Followers Giveaway

A week or so ago Mummy's Beauty Corner has reached 100 followers on Bloglovin!
And while it might not be a massive number to others for me it's a big milestone and I am very grateful for everyone of you who follows and reads my blog. You made it all so much more worth it! Thank you! 
I've been enjoying blogging a lot and it has become my real hobby. I spent most of my evenings writing my blog posts, reading other blogs, or engaging with the blogging community which is just amazing! It relaxes me and let my passion for beauty grow.

So as a 'Thank you' to all of you who read, comment on my posts and support my blog I decided to give away a little bundle of products which are my current favourites and you could read my reviews of them on my blog.

I'm giving away to one lucky winner:

*Makeup Revolution  I ♡ Makeup 'Death By Chocolate' Eyeshadow Palette, (review here)
*L'Oreal Color Riche Lipstick 'Luminous Coral', (review here)
*Bourjois blush 'Rose d'Or', (review here)
*BarryM Gelly Shine 'Almond', it's a beautiful, very chic shade, perfect for any season, look out for new #ManicureMonday post to see this beauty in action:)

Rules for this giveaway:

*To enter this giveaway you have to be Mummy's Beauty Corner follower, therefore the mandatory entry will be to follow my blog on Bloglovin and Twitter.

 *This giveaway is for UK residents only (sorry international followers!).

 *If you're under 18 you'll need parent's permission.

 *All entries will be checked so any duplicates or false entries will be removed.

 *As this giveaway is for blog readers, please don't share it on competition sites.

 *Giveaway will end 12.00AM on 20/08/14 and the winner will be chosen by random and contacted within 24 hours. Winner has a further 48 hours to respond, or alternative winner will be chosen.

Good luck!!


L'Oreal GlamMatte Gloss in Cherry Crop

L'Oreal GlamMatte Gloss in Cherry Crop
Before I started blogging I wasn't a big lipstick fan, I much preferred some nude lip gloss  and had in total maybe 5 coloured lip products.
But that has changed. A lot!
Couple of months ago I decided to buy some Summer appropriate lipsticks and my new addiction somehow started. There are so many amazing shades of lip products that it would be rude not to pick up at least some of them:)
Recently I noticed in my local Boots some new lip glosses/lipsticks from L'Oreal and after swatching them I knew I had to get at least one.

Monday, 28 July 2014

Manicure Monday #8 Makeup Revolution 'Wanted'

Hope you all had great weekend! I certainly did! Me and my family are trying to enjoy the most we can all those sunny, hot days we are having currently in UK. Part of the weekend we spent in Bournemouth, relaxing on its beautiful beaches, while the boys were having blast playing in the sand and water.
So what better colour to wear on my nails than beautiful sea green/turquoise that screams Summer holidays :)

Friday, 25 July 2014

Balance Me 'Cleanse and Smooth Face Balm'

Balance Me Cleanse and Smooth Face Balm
With the latest issue of Marie Claire UK there were fantastic freebies from Balance Me. I hadn't tried anything from the brand but read lots of good things about them so when I saw the magazine with 'Cleanse and Smooth Face Balm' I got it without any hesitation.
Balance Me is a British brand established in 2005 who produces skincare products made from 100% natural ingredients. Their products won many awards and are highly praised by beauty enthusiasts.
I was very excited to try the 'Cleanse and Smooth Face Balm' and, oh boy, I am so glad I did it!
I fell in love with this cleansing balm!

Thursday, 24 July 2014

I ♡ Makeup 'Death by Chocolate' Eyeshadow Palette

I ♡ Makeup Eyeshadow Palette Death by Chocolate
I'm talking to you today about another eye shadow palette from Makeup Revolution. This time the palette is from the new line of products called I ♡ Makeup. I'm getting really obsessed with eye make up from this brand as they're very affordable but great quality. And the new palette is not exception. In fact 'Death by Chocolate' have, in my opinion, the best quality eye shadows I've tried from Makeup Revolution and much better than many other drugstore offerings I've used.
And the packaging?... How cute is this! It does look like chocolate bar, my 3 year old son wanted to have a piece of THIS chocolate when he saw it :) And if you're wondering if it smells like chocolate I'm happy to tell you that when you open the sturdy case and smell the eye shadows you can definitely feel the scent of cocoa, so yes, it does smell like chocolate :)

Monday, 21 July 2014

Manicure Monday #7 Maybelline Color Show in Pink Slip

On my recent visit to Boots I spotted this Maybelline Color Show nail polish in Pink Slip and decided to get it as it's a bit different from all the pinks in my ever so growing nail polish collection.
I paired it with Rimmel I love Lasting Finish in Your Majesty as they both have similar metallic finish.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Garnier Ultimate Blends 'The Marvellous Transformer' shampoo and conditioner

Garnier Ultimate Blends The marvellous transformer shampoo
When it comes to my hair care I'm not very fussy and not much bothered about too many hair care products. I just need shampoo, conditioner, some volumizing product, hairspray, that's it, simple.
Of course I still want to try and test different shampoos etc. but I'm just not crazy about them.
For years I've had my hair mid length or short and in general they're in good condition. But recently I've noticed that it is quite dull and dry to touch which is not a surprise as I wash it nearly every day and dry it with hair dryer. So instead of buying another shampoo for normal, greasy hair, as usual, I picked something for dry, dull hair.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

I ♡ Makeup Blushing Hearts Triple Baked Blusher

Makeup Revolution recently released a new line of cosmetics called I ♡ Makeup which brings us lots of new products with message that make up should be fun.
The prices are slightly higher than the original line but still very affordable.
When I saw all the new things on the website I had to place the order and try some of them. There was no doubt I had to get this beautiful Triple Baked Blusher which resembles a lot the much more expensive Too Faced Sweetheart Blush.

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

My Evening Skincare Routine

Evening Skincare Routine cosmetics
 I really enjoy reading other girls' skincare routines as it's what works best for them and they're happy with it meaning, if their skin is similar type to mine, their recommendations are very valuable to me. So I decided to share with you my evening skincare routine hoping some of you might find some products interesting. I switch things up in the morning a lot, and still looking for the best products for my skin but the evening routine is the one I'm most consistent with and it works for me quite well. All these products I've been using for at least two months so I know they are suitable for my skin and I'm happy with the way my skin looks.
For reference, I have oily but also dehydrated skin with occasional dry patches. I don't get many breakouts, maybe just one or two around THAT time of the month or after too many days of eating too much junk food;) My main skin concerns are large, congested pores and uneven skin tone.

Monday, 14 July 2014

Manicure Monday #6 China Glaze Wait 'n See

Today I'm showing you my latest manicure made with one of the nail polishes from 2014 collection called 'Off Shore' by China Glaze in shade 'Wait 'n See' complimented by Barry M 'Mermaid' from Aquarium Collection.

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

'Eyes Like Angels' eye shadow palette by Makeup Revolution London

I'm pretty sure that at this point in time everyone interested in make up has heard about the new budget friendly British brand Makeup Revolution London. And you've seen probably lots of blog posts from different bloggers reviewing their products.
Recently Makeup Revolution released many new eye shadow palettes, and as I am self confessed eye-shadow-holic I had to treat myself to a few.
Today I am going to tell you my thoughts on Eyes Like Angels Ultra Professional Eye Shadow Palette (RRP £8).

Monday, 7 July 2014

Manicure Monday #5 Orly Soul Mate

My today's manicure is a bit different from my recent bright corals and pinks. Dark raspberry colour that looks kind of red depending on light. Orly Soul Mate. I absolutely love this shade and in my opinion is perfect for any season, any weather.

Friday, 4 July 2014

Empties #3 What I used up in June

Another 'Empties' post, it seems like I'm going through beauty products very fast! I kind of like to finish one product before starting another. But still have usually 2 of each kind in use, so many products to try, so little time!

Thursday, 3 July 2014

My favourite drugstore Summer lipsticks

Summer lipsticks
Today I had the pleasure to Guest post on Julie's blog. She's a lovely girl and I enjoy reading her blog a lot so I was very happy when she gave me the opportunity to do so.
If you want to find out all about my favourite Summer lipsticks from drugstore head over to Just Julie and don't forget to check her great blog!
Let me know if you tried any of the lipsticks and which one is your favourite.

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Monthly Beauty Favourites #3 June

Images of favourites beuty products of June
I can not believe we are already half way through the year! Where's the time gone? But I love Summer, long, warm days, BBQs, holidays, picnics, sandals, floaty dresses ... so I'm really happy it's July already!
It's come the time to talk to you about beauty products I enjoyed the most throughout June. I'm still loving my May Favourites but these are new things I've been reaching for and enjoying a lot recently.
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