After using the Ole Henrikson Cleanser, I decided to give this cleansing balm a go.  The cleansing balm is created with black mud and found in Budapest. It claims to removes impurities, makeup and even waterproof mascara. 



With the heat wave that has just gone and left. I was not summer ready and opted for some lightweight Zara print trousers, which have a very distinctive floral print,  a basic v neck t-shirt, some black sandals, a jacket - just in case it was going to be cold, a light scarf and a small bag.



I can't remember when I received this little cleanser, but I decided to give it a go after I finished my cleansing oil from the body shop. The product is a gel formula, and for application, apply onto dry hands and massage onto your face and neck to break down makeup and has a slight scent. After fully massaging the product onto your face apply warm water, so the formula reacts and creates a milky texture just like the body shop cleansing oil and then wipe and wash away. 



I usually post on the same day I receive my beauty boxes through the door, but I have been really busy - busy meaning productive so that makes it all alright. Now getting into this months birchbox - it's a collaboration with French Sole, giving you a chance to win their shoe collection. French sole is a popular shoe brand worn by Poppy Delevingne and Olivia Palermo - both fashion inspirations. Getting back to the flat shoes - I personally are not a fan because it tends to hurt my feet, I need something with a little height or a thick platform in order for me to make it through a day.



First of all who doesn't like the watermelon packaging? It's bright, colourful and gives us the kick that summer is literally around the corner. And being me, I love everything watermelon related, and I did a little squeal when I opened my parcel bag.  Back to the box all beauty lovers  are sure going to love the Glamour Summer Beauty Edit, which is an collaboration with Glamour magazine and Latest in Beauty selecting this summer's must have beauty essentials. The total value of the box is £117.99 but we only pay £17.99. Scroll down to see what I got in my box.



 It's time to let you guys know, how I have been getting on with these goodies I received from BirchBox and Latest in Beauty.

WAH LONDON Nail Polish | Birchbox
'Be Better Not Bitter' is a lovely emerald green colour. I used 2 coats and that was enough to build a solid colour. Longevity of this is not great, I found that it chips on the end of the nails quite easily but I received many compliments on the colour. I would recommend a top coat in order for the colour to last.

WHISH | Body Butter In Almond | Birchbox
If you like the smell of almonds you definitely need to try this. I used this all over my body after a bath, and I still smelt amazing the next morning. This is also very moisturising as it has a rich formula. Would really recommend,

CLINIQUE High Impact Mascara | Latest In Beauty 
This mascara did not agree with me at all. I have straight Asian eyelashes that needs the right mascara to hold the curl, and this did nothing but made them droop more after I curled my eyelashes. I also found that it smudges on me, so I'm not a fan

MIRENESSE, Mattfinity Lip Rouge in New York, Sydney | Birchbox
The 'lip hug' applicator did not fit well with my fuller lips and picked up too much product, which I had to scrape off on the opening of the tube. I found it difficult to manoeuvre, ant did not set on my lips in 15 seconds, I let the product set on my lips for more that 5 minutes and there was still transfer. The colour is really nice, but that's all to it.

NUMBER 4 | Lumiere d'Hiver reconstructing Masque |Birchbox
This little sample worked wonders for my hair. I have coloured hair therefore quite damaged and dry. This mask transformed my hair feeling lighter instantly and  seemed soo much healthier and detangles my hair easily. This is definitely worth the splurge.

Thank-you for reading, there is more to come as I am constantly trying out new things!

Joyce x



Let's start off with: Why are my legs soo pale compared to my body ?!- you can obviously tell I'm a Pants/Jeans/Trousers person, the legs just never see the sunlight. Getting back to the outfit, it was extremely sunny, therefore a summer look must be done. I pulled out my most amazing and favourite shorts in my wardrobe. You've probably guessed it, It's from ZARA.
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