SPACENK UK ‘The Party Favours’ GWP – Free Gift with Purchase(s)

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Just to let you know the latest SpaceNK FREE Gift with Purchase is now available online and in-store while stocks last – ‘The Party Favours Gift’.  When you spend £250, or over this time (excludes gift cards, sale items and delivery charges)  you will receive a FREE gift – states it is worth over £450 (photo below), while stocks last. Gift contains 26 beauty products, a Monica Vinader bracelet, a £25 SpaceNK Gift Card and 10 Xmas empty gift boxes (to use to split up the free gift into smaller gifts if you want).

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You can find out full details of what is in the gift via the link here.

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(Few of the items included in the FREE gift)

I definitely would recommend taking a look at the SpaceNK site and although I understand it is a large spend this time again, though £50 less than last years, the FREE gift is impressive so if you had intended to treat yourself or get a number of gifts anyway, it is a good time to get them if you can, while this free gift is available, as the FREE gift could be split into a number of smaller gifts / few for yourself as well and with the added ’empty’ gift packaging included even easier to do.  Especially love the addition of the Monica Vinader Bracelet this time.

As advised before I do like the selection of brands / products available in SpaceNK – although as always I try to purchase when gifts with purchase, special offers are on. Therefore if you have been wanting to treat yourself / someone else to a more expensive beauty advent calendar as well, you could purchase it as part of your £250 spend.  The calendar is £195 (states worth over £550),  see photo below and link here for full details.

spnk3I also love the extras you receive when you sign up to their N.dulge scheme as well – you  receive / can collect a free gift in store on / in the month of your birthday (just need to remember to enter your details – usually will receive an email to remind / advise you when to collect your gift), special offers throughout the year and money off once you obtain enough points from purchases, which can be redeemed online or in store.  If you use my link to sign up thank you in advance.

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Enjoy the rest of the week.

Thank you – take care.

Best Wishes Liz x

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Cult Beauty GWP – The Best of 2019 Goody Bag

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A quick post to let you know that the Cult Beauty Best of 2019 Goody Bag worth over £325 is now available, FREE with purchases of £180 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.  However currently there are also plenty of other beauty offers online, across a number of different sites while stocks last, including a free goody bag on feelunique.co.uk worth over £220 but with a £200 spend, so not as good a value but that also depends on what products you want to purchase as there a number of gift sets / free gifts available on Feelunique as well.  In addition the SpaceNK Gift with Purchase/ Goody Bag should be available from next Tuesday 5th November 2019 (will post contents etc. when available), so keep checking to see which suits you best.

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I am very impressed with the contents of Cult Beauty  The Best of 2019 Goody Bag, great value especially if there are products you need, wanted to try, or have gifts you need to get hint hint (Jingle bells)– perfect time to get them if you can.   You could also split the contents of the Goody Bag into a number of separate gifts making sure you leave at least a few or several treats for yourself.

 

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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 much 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.

Hope you all have a lovely weekend.

Thank you – take care.

Best Wishes Liz x

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Zohara Range & The ‘New’ Port Collection

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Hard to believe October already and almost the weekend again.

As you know one of my passions is fashion which includes all types of handbags and one local brand I love and discovered almost two years ago was the Zohara handbag and accessory range.

Zohara is a Northern Ireland company which launched in 2016 specialising in Handbags, Purses/Wallets, some jewellery pieces etc.    Their bags and purses/accessories I would say are at a mid price range at full price and the quality is superb, in my opinion equal to or higher than a number of high-end ‘designer’ bags – see my earlier post here for more details about the brand itself.

So imagine how delighted I was when I was v kindly invited by Zohara to preview the launch of their new Port Collection.  As an extra bonus they also give me a discount code to share with all to enable you to get 15% off the New Port Collection – only valid until 5th October 2019 (have shared it on my instagram but have had problems loading my blog posts) so if you were thinking of purchasing anyway, good time to do it if you can.

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As I said I already love Zohara bags and although thought the preview photos of the Port Collection were amazing they could not do the bags / accessories justice enough – the whole range is stunning, I think if had to pick a collection this may be my favourite to date and that is high praise indeed as adore all the other collections as well.

There are 31 beautiful pieces in the NEW Port Collection with prices starting from £29 for a Mola Card Holder to £209 for a Arcadia Box Handbag – delivery is free to UK / Ireland for orders £60 or over and £4.20 charge for orders below £60.

I love all the pieces and the new range also contains best sellers like the Camden and Glenada in different colours, but if I had to pick just three would be the following:

The Tide – £159

This bag is available in tan and navy and is in pebbled leather which I prefer as although lovely and soft, is also so hard-wearing.   The addition of the beautiful goldtone leather entwined chain just sets it off and the twist lock closure on the front is the perfect finishing touch.  Think it is perfect as well that the removable tassel for this collection is in black, one of my favourite colours – you can wear this tassel on any bag to change the look or match an outfit.  This is such a versatile bag and the adjustable straps means it can be worn both as a shoulder bag or crossbody which is perfect for that day out,  going shopping.


Zohara also v kindly gifted us each a bag on the day and The Tide in Tan, pictured above, is the one I was v, v lucky and grateful to receive – I adore it and will treasure it always.

The Strand – £179 – comes in Tan or Pewter Grey

I love the size of this tote bag, again in pebbled leather and the addition of the removable pouch just adds that special finishing touch.  Perfect for college, travelling, shopping work in fact any occasion.

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Now on my wish list.

The Camden – £189 (in Classic range in Black) but now in Navy and Winter Berry 

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Love this bag as well as think it is the perfect everyday bag,  adore the goldtone chain detail and perfect to take from the office to a night out as big enough to carry all your essentials in.

This bag in the navy or the classic black is also on my wish list too.

As before I definitely recommend checking out the full Zohara range if you havent already as know you will be so impressed, maybe a bit more expensive than you are thinking of spending but I personally think worth every pound as quality is so good especially if you purchase when an offer is on like now, when you use my code PORTLK15 until 5th October 2019 you can still receive 15% off the new Port Collection at Zoharauk.com.

I think these bags / accessories are a lovely treat for yourself, as gifts for anytime but especially will Christmas coming up, know anyone who loves bags / accessories would really appreciate these as gifts; and as they are from Ireland perfect gifts to send overseas or to take back with you from your holidays –  always will hold v special memories.

If ‘my’ discount code offer finished when you read this post, keep checking on Zoharauk.com  or call into any of the Bellamiaboutiqueuk stores if you can (staff so friendly and helpful, even if a bag is not for you call in if you can as so many beautiful brands / items) based in Ballymoney, Coleraine, Derry / Londonderry or online via link here  as they stock the Zohara range as well and both sites do have regular offers on as well.

I hope you enjoyed this post – love to know if you have you heard of the Zohara brand, or ever purchased anything from the range and if so have you been as impressed as me?

Thank you, take care – hope you have a good weekend and chat soon.

Best Wishes Liz x

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Jeans for Genes Day & 2019 Limited Edition T-Shirts

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Magazine Freebies – ‘May’ 2019

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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.

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Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Take care.

Best Wishes Liz xx

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Magazine Freebies – ‘April 2019’

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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 – ‘December 2018’

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Sorry this post is late but I have been away in Australia and not long back home long but as so many lovely freebies this month thought I would let you know about them while they are still available.

Harper’s Bazaar= £4.70 – Choice of 3 shades of Leighton Denny nail polishes worth £12 each I chose the Creme de La Creme neutral shade.

Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Harper’s Bazaar for £18 and a FREE Jurlique Rose Moisture Plus Moisturising Lotion worth £32, 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.

Marie Claire = £4.20 Free Rituals Soothing Hand Balm (worth £9.50) with this months magazinelove Rituals hand balms, feel and smells so so good – delighted to get this one.

No free gift with subscription this month but  usually an offer on so just keep checking online for more Free Gift with subscription offers

Elle = £4.40  – a Bella Freud Close to the Heart 10ml spray fragrance worth £19 with this months magazine – good size and so cute but fragrance is not for me although name is perfect as reminds me of fragrances my precious Mammy and Granny used to wear sometimes.  Still a nice gift to give to someone if you know they like this fragrance.

Subscription offer this month is 12 issues of Elle for £18 and a FREE This Works Sleep Plus + Trouble Shooter Spray (120ml) worth £35, 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.

(Once again a little reminder for any new followers, that magazines always are dated a month in advance i.e. you get the December issue in November).

Hope this helps – any comments / queries please let me know.   If not already subscribed, following my blog would love you to follow, would mean a lot.  Regular posts to start v soon again.

Thank you, enjoy the rest of the weekend and take care.

Best Wishes Liz xx

Review: Zohara Shoulder/ Crossbody Bag

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Hope your weekend is going well.

As you know as well as loving beauty, another one of my passions is fashion which includes all accessories; all types of handbags which I adore (maybe too much lol).  I personally think the right bag finishes an outfit or different handbags gives you different options with the same outfit.   I own a number of bags from different price ranges but when I go to reach for the same bag regularly which also suit so many outfits I know I am going to get value for money for my purchase.   Recently a few of my bags have got more ‘outings’ than others as everything about them has been perfect for the outfits I was wearing; colour, shape, practical as well, held majority of what I wanted to carry.

One such bag which I purchased at the beginning of the year in the sale was from the Zohara range.

Zohara is a Northern Ireland company specialising in Handbags, Purses/Wallets, some jewellery pieces etc, a local company for me which is perfect as makes it even more special when you love their products.  Their bags and purses I would say are at a mid price range full price.

A little bit about the brand:

The Zohara brand which launched in 2016, was born from a struggle for them to find a quality Real Leather handbag at an affordable price.  They wanted to create collections that featured styles to suit the day to day lives of all types of people – the student, the business woman, the mum and everyone inbetween, and for all sorts of occasions – work days, overnight trips, day trips and everyday life. With bag designs and materials selected, their colour palette was inspired by their location on the North Coast of Northern Ireland – rich blues and navy of the breath-taking Atlantic Ocean, warm stony tans and greys, sky pinks, forest greens – aren’t  we so lucky they have this fantastic inspiration on the doorstep.  Zohara have different collections inspired by different parts of Northern Ireland.

This was my first purchase from the range, as had not seen any of the bags in person as like to feel a bag before I purchase it, is this only me? However could not resist when I seen the bag below from their Notting Hill range on their online site at the beinning of this year, as was reduced to half price £74.50 as loved the colour and the style also appealed to me.

I am so glad I did as loved it as soon as I opened the box, colour was even better than expected a beautiful Ochre yellow colour and the quality of the pebbled leather, so soft but still durable, features, tabs, interior was suberb; as good if not better than a lot of the ‘designer’ bags which in most cases you are paying at least twice the full price for, and that is only usually for a v small bag as well, bags of this size could be anything from 3 to x times more expensive.    Although I do have to admit I still do love a number of designer bags especially if you can get them in the sale, designer outlet, lovely treat for that extra special occasion.


So impressed with attention to detail gold hardware is beautiful, it has also kept its colour and love the way Zohara is embossed on the outside, at the front and on the zipper tab on the back exterior pocket.  As there is a detachable adjustable strap can be worn cross body, on the shoulder and also as a clutch.  Snap front closure may take a little bit longer to get used too but does close the bag securely to give it a streamlined look.  There is an interior zipped pocket and two open pockets and fully lined throughout, quality silk feel material as well.  The tassle comes separate so bag can be worn with or without it and you can also mix and match with other bags as different ranges come with different coloured tassles.  I am hoping Zohara is going to start selling their tassles separately as well soon as love having the option to swap between bags, could also just add that finishing touch to an outfit with a different colour.  One of their representatives I have been talking to recently advised this is something they are considering so fingers crossed.

I have used this bag so much, perfect for all occasions; work, events, days & nights out and it still looks as good as the first day I got it or maybe better as when you first receive it boxed the leather may smell a little bit stronger than you would expect but once you use the bag this smell disappears.  As with all light bags with wear it might become slightly dirty rubbing against clothes, your hands even when out shopping however with this particular bag as you can see below if this happens all you need to do it rub gently with a v slightly damp cloth using just water and any slight marks comes straight off, good as new.  However as with all bags I protect and store it away in its dustbag when not in use.

I definitely recommend checking out the Zohara range if you havent already as think you will be so impressed, maybe a bit more expensive than you are thinking of spending but I personally think worth every pound as quality is so good especially if you purchase when an offer is on, like myself.  I  am trying to be good when it comes to purchasing bags at the moment but as Zohara now have 25% off their Rathlin collection online, via link here and the beautiful Bellamiaboutiqueuk stores (staff so friendly and helpful, even if a bag is not for you call in if you can as so many beautiful brands / items)  based in Ballymoney, Coleraine, Derry / Londonderry and  / online via link here also have items from the  Zohara range reduced, might not be able to resist as would love an everyday black or navy shoulder bag.    I am also excited to see the new Autumn / Winter 18 range  in person as seen some photos of the collection at the recent AW18 fashion shows and all the bags looked stunning.

I hope you enjoyed this post – have you heard of the Zohara brand, or ever purchased anything from the range and if so have you been as impressed as me?

Thank you, take care – enjoy the rest of the weekend.

Best Wishes Liz x