Thursday, 24 December 2015

Advent Calendars: Days 16 to 24

WOW I can't believe that's the end of the Advent Calendars well not quite 4160Tuesdays gives me a perfume for Christmas Day.

Here's an update as to what I received each day from day 16 to 24:

16 December

YOU Beauty: The Vintage Cosmetic Company Slanted Tweezers - I've a pair of tweezers I love so have gifted these.

M&S: Rodial Dragon's Blood Sculpting Gel 15ml - this is a bit scary sounding! No doubt I'll give it a try.

4160Tuesdays: Tart's Knicker Drawer (how I'd laugh if someone asked me what perfume I was wearing while wearing this one!) It has notes of powdery floral amber.

17 December

YOU Beauty: Lanolips 101 Ointment - I have used this in the past but this one I've gifted on.

M&S: Swell Ultimate Volume Masque 50ml - another I've gifted on but have enjoyed using it in the past. See my review HERE.

4160Tuesdays: The Dark Heart of Old Havana - I love this one! With smokey notes of Tobacco, Coffee and fruits.

18 December

YOU Beauty: Benefit Roller Lash mini Mascara - pretty happy to see this. Tried it before and loved. Huge fan of mini mascaras.

M&S: Crabtree & Evelyn La Source mini Soap - this smells gorgeous! Huge fan of bar soaps. This one would be good for travel.

4160Tuesdays: The Lion Cupboard - this has been the first scent I haven't really liked. It has notes of herbs, coffee, juniper, citrus, woods and tobacco. I found it a bit old fashioned and musty.

19 December

YOU Beauty: Bee Good Plump & Firm mini Moisturiser - I tried this moisturiser recently for the first time and loved it. See my review HERE.

M&S: Autograph Ultimate Shine Twist Up Lip Colour - Nude - love this glossy pop of neutral colour. One of my favourites from all the calendars.

4160Tuesdays: New York '55 - with notes of raspberry, rose, violet, vanilla and musk. Really like this one.

20 December:

YOU Beauty: Philip Kingsley Body Building Shampoo & Conditioner - was pleased to see these in the calendar as they are brilliant size (75ml) and my hair could do with a little bit of body.

M&S: L'Occitane Verbena Shower Gel 75ml - used this before and loved it.

4160Tuesdays: Raw Silk and Red Roses - WOW love this one. It has notes of rose, geranium, musk and fruit.

21 December

YOU Beauty: REN Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial 15ml - I've used this before and loved it. See my review HERE.

M&S Pixi Glow Tonic 100ml - I've just started using this and my skin seems to like it.

4160Tuesdays - Paradox - with woods, citrus, musk, iris and violet.

22 December

YOU Beauty: Green People Age Defy+ 24hr Brightening Moisturiser 10ml - I've a feeling I've tried this before. Good size sample.

M&S: REN Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial 15ml - received this yesterday in the YOU Beauty calendar. Will probably gift this one on.

4160Tuesdays: Inevitable Crimes of Passion - "the end of innocence. An invitation into a Victorian orangery, then into the velvet upholstered parlour for tea..then down to the basement". Sound interesting...

23 December

YOU Beauty: Rodial STEMCELL super food glam balm multi 25ml - a multi-purpose balm which you can use on your face, as a mask or eye balm.

M&S: Stila Lip Glaze in Sugar Plum - I've used these in the past and this looks like a pretty shade.

4160Tuesdays: Maxed Out - this one is gorgeous! It has notes of rum, coconut, lime, coffee, tobacco and cannabis. It has a really lovely coconut lime scent.

24 December

YOU Beauty: Rituals Under a Fig Tree mini Reed Diffuser - was really excited about this one! Can't wait to try it out.

M&S: Morgan Taylor Nail Polish - in a pretty maroon shade.

4160Tuesdays: Be Careful What You Wish For - citrus, oudh, cedarwood and patchouli. Looking forward to testing this one out more.

So that's it! What are your thoughts on the contents?  4160Tuesdays have made their calendar for 25 days so I'll get an extra treat on Christmas Day! Also looking forward to having time to try everything out properly.