Jeans for Genes Day & 2019 Limited Edition T-Shirts

Hi Everyone

Just wanted to let you know that the 2019 Jeans for Genes Limited Edition fashion t-shirts are now available to purchase on  the Jeansforgenesday.org website.    I am just after purchasing mine as I do each year.

logo.png

What is Jeans for Genes?

Jeans for Genes Day is the annual fundraising campaign for Genetic Disorders UK, the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by a genetic disorders.

Who does Jeans for Genes help?

Monies raised on Jeans for Genes Day fund the work of the charity and provide grants to organisations for projects that aim to transform the lives of children with genetic disorders‘ – please see the Jeans for Genes Day UK site for more details.

2019 Limited Edition T-Shirts

This year Jeans for Genes have teamed up Warner Brothers UK and Kingston School of Art to bring you this year’s Bathgirl / Batman limited edition t-shirts designed by Chayanis Jumrus.

The T-shirts are £20 and come in women’s sizes UK 8 – 22,  men’s sizes S to XL – all sizes still available at time of posting and children’s are £9, sizes 1-14 years.

gfrvfgr-590x590

 

1-mens-fashion-Eyal_Booker-590x590

The quality of the t-shirts is usually excellent and I am sure this year will be no exception.

As I said last year I would definitely recommend visiting the Jeans for Genes Day website to learn more about this great cause, then by purchasing this t-shirt  or any of the other beautiful products on the site you can also be a part of Jeans for Genes through supporting this excellent cause.

Thank you for taking the time to read my post – much appreciated.  Look forward to any comments you may have – if you are not already a follower would love you to follow my blog too – would mean a lot.

Take care and enjoy the rest of the week and will be back soon.

Best Wishes Liz x

Credit – inserts Jeansforgenesday.org.

Magazine Freebies – August 2019

Hi Everyone

Another month has just flown past so magazine freebie time again, ‘August’ editions – a little reminder as always, for any new followers, that majority of magazines are usually dated a month in advance i.e. you get the August issue in July but sometimes they can come out a little earlier i.e. near the end of the previous month i.e June.

Harper’s Bazaar =  £4.80 –  a free Sarah Chapman Skinesis 3D Moisture Infusion Hydrating Sheet Mask worth £15 with this month’s magazine – love Sarah Chapman skincare so delighted with this freebie.

No free gift with subscription offer this month but usually regular offers on so just keep checking online for more free gift with subscription offers.

Red =  £5.49 (a bit more expensive but still love this mag and this months free gift is FAB as well)  –  A Rodial Smokey Eye Pencil Duo both full size and worth £34 – a brown and black shade is included which is great.   Do love these eye pencils so another fab freebie this month for me.

 

Again no free gift with subscription offer this month but usually regular offers on so just keep checking online for more free gift with subscription offers.

Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   As always if I see any more magazine freebies will update this post.

If not already subscribed, following my blog / instagram (link below) would love you to consider following, would mean a lot.

Take care and definitely will be back v soon with more regular posts / reviews.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Instagram Beautyfashionchitchat

Cult Beauty ‘The Summer 2019 Goody Bag’ – Free with Purchase(s)

Hi Everyone

A quick post to let you know you that the Cult Beauty 2019 Summer Goody Bag worth over £300 is now available, FREE with purchases of £150 on Cult Beauty.co.uk while stocks last – please see photos below of what is in the free goody bag and link here for full details as well. There are plenty of beauty offers online now across a number of different sites while stocks last, so keep checking to see which suits you best.

CULTBEAUTY S19.jpg

I do love what is in the goody bag and it is great value & a lovely treat, especially if there are products you need, wanted to try, or have gifts you need to get – perfect time to get them if you can.  Just a well reminder as always that the free goody bag does not usually last that long.

cbs192.png

Also remember to claim your cashback on any Cult Beauty purchases – via my link here (thank you in advance if you use my link), if you are not already signed up for cashback or if would like to see more details on ‘cashback’ please see my earlier post here.

Hope you found this useful – welcome any comments you may have.

If you are not a follower would mean a lot if you followed me on my blogging / instagram journeys.  Link to instagram below.

Thank you – take care.

Best Wishes Liz x

Inserts – Credit Cult Beauty.co.uk 

Instagram Beautyfashionchitchat

 

 

Magazine Freebies – ‘July’ 2019

Hi Everyone

Magazine freebie time again. a bit earlier than usual as seen one freebie is already out for July – a little reminder as always for any new followers, that magazines always are dated a month in advance i.e. you get the July issue in June usually but sometimes like the Tatler magazine below, they can come out a little earlier i.e. near the end of the previous month i.e May.

Tatler =  £4.90 –  A choice of 3 styles / shades of sunglasses free with this month’s magazine.  I chose the lilac pair below.  There is a free 2019 wedding guide included as well.

 

Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Tatler for £29.90 plus receive a Lisa Armitage Gift worth £69 for FREE with the subscription as well, see below.   If this offer has finished by the time you read this, always usually an offer on so just keep checking online for more Free Gift with subscription offers.

 

Elle =  £5.50 for it and a copy of July’s Cosmopolitan  –  A choice of 3 Benefit Mascaras free with this month’s magazine (a deluxe sample size).  I chose BAD gal Bang! (3g).


Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Elle for £18 plus receive a St Tropez Purity Bronzing Water Gel worth £33 for FREE with the subscription as well, see below.   If this offer has finished by the time you read this, always usually an offer on so just keep checking online for more Free Gift with subscription offers.

There also is a choice of three Leighton Denny nail varnishes, worth £12 each, FREE with this months Harper’s Bazaar magazine (photo below), July edition – on sale 6 June 2019.  I love the look of the cerise shade so will post about it once it is available to purchase.

Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   As always if I see any more magazine freebies will update this post.

If not already subscribed, following my blog / instagram (link below) would love you to consider following, would mean a lot.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Take care and will be back soon.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Instagram Beautyfashionchitchat

Magazine Freebies – ‘June’ 2019

Hi Everyone

Magazine freebie time again – June editions (a little reminder as always for any new followers, that magazines always are dated a month in advance i.e. you get the June issue in May).

Harper’s Bazaar =  £4.80 –  A Free Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara (deluxe sample size 3 ml)worth £12.50 with with this month’s magazine.

Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Harper’s Bazaar for £18 plus receive a Balance Me Tri-Molecular Hyaluronic Serum worth £30 for FREE with the subscription as well.   If this offer has finished by the time you read this, always usually an offer on so just keep checking online for more Free Gift with subscription offers.

There also is a choice of three Leighton Denny nail varnishes, worth £12 each, FREE with next months magazine (photo below), July edition – on sale 6 June 2019.  I love the look of the cerise shade.

Tatler = £4.90 – There is a  £20 Espa skincare gift card with this months Tatler.  I did not purchase as it is £20 off a £50 spend and there is nothing I currently need.


Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   As always if I see any more magazine freebies will update this post.

If not already subscribed, following my blog / instagram (link below) would love you to consider following, would mean a lot.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Take care and will be back soon.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Instagram Beautyfashionchitchat

Magazine Freebies – ‘May’ 2019

Hi Everyone

Just the one magazine freebie I have seen this month so far – May editions (a little reminder as always for any new followers, that magazines always are dated a month in advance i.e. you get the May issue in April).

Elle=  – I got the Elle and Cosmopolitan magazine pack for £4.99  – A choice of 3 Nail Inc Nail Polishes / or a Base Coat worth £11 FREE with this months Elle.  I chose the shade ‘Marylebone High Street’ a coral / pink shade.  My first Nail Inc nail polish with the new packaging.

 

Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Elle for £18 plus receive a Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Hyaluronic Marine Collagen Lip Cushion worth £32 for FREE with the subscription as well.   If this offer has finished by the time you read this, always usually an offer on so just keep checking online for more Free Gift with subscription offers.

Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   As always if I see any more magazine freebies will update this post.

If not already subscribed, following my blog / instagram (link below) would love you to consider following, would mean a lot.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Take care.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Instagram Beautyfashionchitchat

Review: Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Challenge – Recycle & Be Rewarded Scheme

Hi Everyone

If you have been following me for a while you will know that I love Kiehl’s skin care and their ‘recycle and be rewarded scheme’ already (details on it at bottom of this post and you can see my earlier review on it here as well). Therefore when I seen their Ultra Facial Cream Challenge that works in conjunction with the recycle scheme I was delighted, excited to share with you all.

Currently when you bring an empty or unwanted moisturiser from any brand into a Kiehl’s ‘standalone’ store to be recycled via TERRACYCLE you will receive a deluxe 7ml sample of the Ultra Facial Cream, see below.  You will also receive a stamp on your ‘recycle and be rewarded’ loyalty card and a complimentary skin hydration check.

 

I managed to get mine last week, it is a good moisturiser so perfect way to try / take with you on a short break.  I love on this occasion that Kiehl’s are allowing any brand of moisturiser to be exchanged for their cream as it is another fab way Kiehl’s are encouraging / reminding more people to recycle.

 Belfast Store ‘Recycle’ box last week – FULL

Kiehl’s  ‘Recycle & Be Rewarded Scheme’ – When you return empty Kiehl’s ‘full size or travel size’ containers to a Kiehl’s ‘standalone store’  you can receive complimentary ‘Free’ travel-sized products.  Just ask for  a ‘stamp’  card in store (see below*), then you will get one stamp per empty product returned and when you have collected 10 stamps you can choose a free travel sized product.   You can find out more details about the recycle reward scheme here.

Recycle&Reward.jpg

I understand it may take a while to complete a stamp card but it is still a great way to be rewarded for recycling especially if you purchase a lot of Kiehl’s products already.   I got my 5th stamp when I exchanged my empty moisturiser container – see photo below.  (Belfast store had none of the loyalty cards still last week so they are stamping on their business cards until they receive more).


Love to know if you have managed to get your complimentary deluxe sample of the ultra facial cream yet or received any travel size products through the recycle reward scheme before.   If you are not already a follower would love you to follow my blog too – would mean a lot.

Thank you – take care and will be back soon.

Best Wishes Liz x

* Insert loyalty card – credit Kiehls.co.uk

Magazine Freebies – ‘April 2019’

Hi Everyone

Sorry it has been so long since my last post (a month) but 4 weeks ago I was unexpectantly admitted to hospital, I was there for a week and since then on doctor’s advice I have been trying to rest / relax (which I find v difficult to do) .  However I have now so many posts planned, over the next few weeks hoping to post at least two or three (more if I can) per week.

Two magazine freebie I have seen this month so far – April editions (a little reminder for any new followers, that magazines always are dated a month in advance i.e. you get the April issue in March).  One I have purchased, but one I have resisted to date, please see reason why below.

ELLE £4.50  – There is a 25% off Warehouse discount gift card with this months Elle – I have not purchased it as nothing I want in Warehouse at the moment and one of my friends has the magazine for me anyway – she only bought it for the gift card.

 

MARIE CLAIRE £4.20   –  A Body Shop handcream worth £5 is free with this month’s Marie Claire –  choice of 3; coconut, mango or shea, I chose the mango fragrance – not as good a value as some of the freebies usually included but if you love Marie Claire and hand creams still worth getting.

 

No free gift  with subscription this month but there are usually regular offers on so just keep checking online for more free gift with subscription offers.

Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   As always if I see any more magazine freebies will update this post.

If not already subscribed, following my blog would love you to follow, would mean a lot.

Take care and will be back soon.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Magazine Freebies – ‘March’ 2019

Hi Everyone

Just the one magazine freebie I have seen this month so far – March editions (a little reminder for any new followers, that magazines always are dated a month in advance i.e. you get the March issue in February).

Elle=  – I got the Elle and Cosmopolitan magazine pack for £4.99  – A Free 70ml Percy and Reed Smoothing Styling Cream worth £11 with this months Elle, a new product from Percy & Reed so lovely way to try.

 

Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Elle for £18 plus receive two gifts from Body Shop worth £30 for FREE with the subscription as well, 100ml Shea Body Butter & Coconut Body Scrub, see below.   If this offer has finished by the time you read this, always usually an offer on so just keep checking online for more Free Gift with subscription offers.

 

Free Gift in next month’s Elle as well – April edition:

Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   As always if I see any more magazine freebies will update this post.

If not already subscribed, following my blog would love you to follow, would mean a lot.

Hope you have a good week.

Take care.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Review: Fenty Beauty Flyliner Longwear Liquid Eyeliner

Hi Everyone

Hope you all had a lovely weekend.

If you have been following me for a while I am sure you will know by now that a black eyeliner is one of my must have makeup items, always has been.  So when I was in Australia last year and I purchased a number of items in Sephora (love that store) I accumulated enough beauty points with purchases to redeem them against a number of deluxe sample size beauty items, was v lucky that at the time a deluxe size Fenty flyliner eyeliner (full size RRP£17) was among the selection of beauty award items so I got two. Although loved the packaging, all Fenty beauty packaging is stunning, I still was not sure what to expect from this eyeliner as quality and staying power of different eyeliners can be so hit and miss.

Packaging:

Love the rose gold triangular packaging which sets it apart from other eyeliners and also makes it easier to hold when applying – ignore the scrapes that is what happens when you carry it in your makeup bag on a daily basis.

img_9715
Application & Results

It has a precision felt tip which is so easy to apply, glides like a gel,  either as a fine line or  built up to a thicker line by pressing slightly heavier when applying – make sure to shake well before application.    I have had absolutely no irritation when wearing.  Good strong black colour which doesn’t take too long to dry, though recommend applying gently to start with as it is quite ‘wet’ so if you apply too much the line may not apply as straight as you want.  As I have said before although I am not a master of the ‘flick’ this eyeliner is perfect for it as well.  I have found this liner to be long-lasting, waterproof, does not budge, and I do not need to reapply as often either which is perfect.

Currently this is my favourite go to eyeliner and will be a definite ‘repurchase’.  As with most eyeliners you are recommended to store it tip down but as I carry it with me daily in my makeup bag not really practical but have not noticed any adverse effects because of this – though have stored my spare one the recommended way.

Although long wearing still easy to remove with a cotton pad & micellar water, my favourite is the Bioderma sensitive one but I then I always go on to cleanse my face with the L’Occitane Shea cleansing oil which also helps to remove any makeup residue left on the eye area.

You can currently purchase the Fenty Beauty eyeliner from Harvey Nichols – keep checking as well as sometimes there is a gift with purchase(s) on.

If you are not a follower would love you to subscribe / follow my blog too, would mean a lot.  More posts to follow soon.

Thank you, take care and hope you have a great week.

Best Wishes Liz x