Mini Review: Bleach London White Toner

So I’ve been a bit MIA. I find it hard to stick at things so posts on here may be few and far between!

Anyhoo, I wanted to quickly review the Bleach London White Toner which I tried out last night. I recently decided to bleach my hair after several years of blonde highlights. Because of the highlights, I had bright white roots and yellow toned lengths. I desperately needed to solve this and after reading a few reviews I decided to go for it! 

Now, re the condition of my hair. As I mentioned, it had been highlighted so the lengths were not as bleached as my roots. I discovered that I actually have fairly strong hair as following the initial bleaching at the hairdressers, it was lovely and soft and not at all feeling damaged! 

I followed the instructions provided, well laid out and easy to understand. I didn’t psych test (oops, seriously you probably should) but only because I wanted it done and haven’t had any dye reactions in the past, at home or in the salon. It says to leave it on 20 minutes, I’d say I left it 25 minutes taking into account putting it on and making sure it was evenly applied.

One thing I will say about the directions in relation to my hair condition is that my roots went slightly grey/purple as they were far whiter to begin with.

Washing it out was easy & my hair did feel fairly dry. The reincarnation mask however – woah. It made my hair feel like silk instantly. Amazing.

All in all I am so pleased with the results. My hair is definitely far less yellow and it’s a great solution to keeping your hair looking bright between salon visits. And at only £7 it doesn’t break the bank either! I’ll definitely be buying it again. 

post toner with no yellow in sight!

Flashback: Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Review and Swatches

L-R: Nude-ist, Frambourjoise, Hot Pepper, Ole Flamingo!, Pink Pong, Grand Cru

I’m gonna start off by saying this: I adore these lipsticks. They are super long lasting, the colour range has enough in it to suit everyone and they’re a dream to apply. The formula is also pretty consistent, bar one (Grand Cru, but I’ll get to that), so you know that whatever colour you pick up, you know it’s going to be great. Continue reading

Flashback: When Beauty Boxes Disappoint

Beauty Boxes are great on the whole, getting to sample new products, bonus samples of products you already own and love and just generally expanding your knowledge of what’s out there. It’s a little treat for yourself every month and something that I look forward to.

I’ve tried out 4 different boxes: Birchbox, my favourite of the bunch; Look Fantastic, a box I’ve only tried a couple of times but have been generally impressed by; Glossybox, after a 3 month sub I gave up as it just wasn’t for me; and now Cohorted, and this is where my problems begin. Continue reading

Flashback: Bleach London Hair Crayons Review

Hello! I feel I have neglected you all, how are you today? I need to get better at this whole posting thing, I promise I’ll get there! Anyway, onto the review!

I’ve always wanted to dye my hair silly colours. Growing up I dreamed of having bright red hair, the closest I got was dying it with Henna from Lush which was more of a dark cherry red that I loved but had to grow out…that took a while. For the last couple of years I’ve had blonde highlights, just to lift my natural mousey brown but to be honest, I’ve been getting a bit bored. I mean, I love being blonde, but I’m so scared of change, I’ve had the same haircut for about 5 years now.

After Christmas I was browsing the Boots sale and saw mini bottles of Bleach London hair dye for £2.50. I got it in Rose, however that wasn’t such a huge success as it was too pale to properly show on my hair. Anyway, this review is about the crayons. I picked up a set of 3 (Rose, Bruised, Violet and Washed Up Mermaid) for £3 when they normally retail for £4 each! I couldn’t really argue with that logic now could I?!

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