Friday, 15 March 2013
Finally I've got time to sit down. Turns out my 'relaxed' night wasn't so relaxed after all! Tonight I had to spend around 3 hours in the hairdressers with my mother, her hairdresser of 20 years accidentally dyed her hair bright orange! Took forever to sort out. 
When I got in I quickly packed my gym bag and went to Morrisons to do my weekly shopping. I try to eat healthy so my mam just sends me with her card once a week to do my own shopping as she gets too stressed trying to do it for me haha. Then off to the gym I went. 
When in Morrisons I picked up a few bits including this new 'Gemspa Calming Amber Crystal Body Scrub' claiming to "destress my body and mind'. For as long as I can remember i have had these little bumps/spots on the top of my arms (even worse when I was a child on my chest as well) now I have spent hours trailing the internet for cures to these spots, which I found out to be a condition called keratosis pilaris. It seems that there are hundreds of other women out there who are in the same boat as me. I've never found a cure for the spots but I find regular exfoliation and moisturising twice a day keeps them quite calm. 
I don't know if I really rate this exfoliator if I'm honest. It did leave my arms and legs feeling smooth afterwards but when exfoliating the scrub seemed to disappear almost immediately and it didn't feel like my skin was being worked enough, more of a polish than a buff! To me it seemed like my gloves did most of the work. One of the main things I love about a good exfoliater is that afterwards I feel like my skin looks radiant, unfortunately this did not leave me feeling like this. I'll use the end of the tub as I hate waste but I most definitely will not be repurchasing. 
When shopping for my food I took a detour down the magazine aisle and saw that Cosmopolitan had free samples of Elemis skin products in them, if you collect them all they're worth £28 and are all a decent size for a sample! I picked up the magazine with the Fresh Skin Skin Clear Mattifying Moisturiser as I struggle with oily skin and occasional breakouts. I'm going to use it tomorrow morning before I do my makeup for the day so the review will be up tomorrow night! I think I'm going to purchase the magazine 3 times to collect all three samples. 

So anyways I've just made my lunch for tomorrow at work and it looks super yummy! Smoked peppered mackerel salad. I'm going back to work tomorrow after over 3 months off. As a student I only work seasonal so the time has come again as it's approaching Easter. I work at Asda by the way, my shifts only 10:30 - 6 though so it's not too bad! Anyways I've just settled down with a big cup of green tea and Love Actually has just started so I'm going to read some blog posts I've missed by my favourites, read cosmo then read a book on my kindle (i love reading ok?!) Until next time...


  1. I can imagine she didn't want to leave her hair orange haha! Your lunch does look really good!

  2. Love reading your posts :) Great blog :)