Breakfast Scrub and Beauty Haul!

Happy Saturday bloggers, welcome to the weekend! I’m on a third sunny morning in a row, which is quite incredible knowing British weather. It’ll probably be snowing again tomorrow! 

Popped in to Boots yesterday and picked up some goodies from my Feb wishlist, along with some extras in the sale. Soap and Glory were on a 3 for 2 offer, so alongside the Breakfast Scrub and Whipped Clean shower butter, I got Peaches and Clean free! I also checked out the Rimmel Apocalips range and came away with ‘Nova’, a beautiful bright pink with blue undertones (want to review this separately :D)

There was a lot of hype over Elvive ‘Extroadinary Oil’ over the summer but I remember them mostly being sold out. I got this hoping it could do something for my dry ends, as I need something between conditioning. The formula is amazing and very moisturising – my ends look a lot glossier – and it smells like a sort of musky coconut scent. It’s quite pleasant and reminds me of a perfume that I just can’t place. The only downside is that the bottles looked a bit battered; the plastic was badly scratched and was coated with dust. Not one to judge by appearance, but perhaps they could be presented with a little more care, eh Boots?

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 This has to be the coolest scrub I have ever tried. I have to start with the smell because it is the best thing ever! Think waking up on a sunny morning smelling pancakes and toasted waffles oozing with maple syrup – and you have it. Not as oaty/bananery as I thought it would be, but even better in my opinion. Just try not to eat it! It’s a very sticky, sugary scrub, much more so than the previous S&G scrubs I’ve tried but that just makes it yummier and better at exfoliating!

Overall, I don’t have any issues with this product – even the high price is worth the amount you get! I’m so happy to have to tried it at last and give it a well earned place at the front of my cabinet ^^ 

5 shiny stars from me!

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  1. Angela - RoseTinted Lenses
    February 2, 2013 / 12:34 pm

    OMG that scrub looks amazing trip to Boots this afternoon for me xx

    littleandrandom.blogspot.co.uk

    • elizabeth
      February 2, 2013 / 3:19 pm

      Aw sounds like an amazing afternoon! πŸ˜€

  2. Unknown
    February 2, 2013 / 12:44 pm

    I love peaches and clean, it smells gorgeous!!!!!

    Kimberley x

    kimberely77.blogspot.com

    • elizabeth
      February 2, 2013 / 3:20 pm

      Gosh same! S&G plus peaches = nomnomness πŸ˜€

  3. Sharon
    February 2, 2013 / 12:57 pm

    hi! that scrub looks really good!
    i was thinking of buying the l'oreal extraordinary oil. do you like it?

    • elizabeth
      February 2, 2013 / 3:24 pm

      Yup, I'm definitely impressed with it, it's been the best thing for my hair so far! I think it's on offer at Boots at the mo, so would recommend picking it up while it's on – but make sure it's in good condition lol πŸ˜€

  4. Ale
    February 2, 2013 / 1:17 pm

    The Rimmel lippie looks so pretty, great shade. I really want to try these too.
    The elvive oil sounds fab too, I'm a fan of hair oils :). X

    • elizabeth
      February 2, 2013 / 3:27 pm

      Same, have only just discovered them! They're really great for dry hair – thanks for the comment! πŸ˜€

  5. GemmaFerris
    February 2, 2013 / 2:00 pm

    You picked up some really nice things πŸ™‚ I love the Extraordinary Oil I did a review of it a couple of days back! Its brilliant for the price xx

    gemmaferris.blogspot.co.uk

    • elizabeth
      February 2, 2013 / 3:29 pm

      Aw thankyou! Would love to check that out πŸ˜€ xx

  6. Izzy
    February 2, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    I am absolutely loving the sound of the breakfast scrub, it sounds so gorgeous. I'm not really big on Soap and Glory products but I'll definitely be trying this out!

    youremyfavouriteflavour.blogspot.co.uk/

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:46 am

      Do try it – you'll be addicted in no time! πŸ˜€

  7. daniella-r
    February 2, 2013 / 3:52 pm

    Great haul! I want everything πŸ™‚ Really want to try the breakfast scrub- heard so much about it but I need to finish my Sugar crush Scrub first! The Apocalips colour you got is lovely, I bought 2 but want them all now!
    Daniella x

    daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:47 am

      Haha, I'd love to try the Sugar crush one, sounds awesome! πŸ˜€

  8. Unknown
    February 2, 2013 / 4:21 pm

    Hello from Spain: I live in the north and the climate is very similar to England. Whenever it rains a lot and it's cold. I need sun. ! Very good buys. Keep in touch

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:47 am

      Same lol, bring on the summer! πŸ˜€

  9. ValΓ©rie
    February 2, 2013 / 6:26 pm

    Amazing products! I bought Rimmel Apocalips in Celestial today! Haha πŸ˜€ Can't wait to try it! Great post!

    XO
    scribblesofvalerie.blogspot.com

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:49 am

      Thanks so much! Let me know when you've tried it lol, would love to see what the others are like! πŸ˜€

  10. Dressed With Soul
    February 2, 2013 / 7:41 pm

    Hello from Germany: our Saturday wasnΒ΄t very sunny – it was the opposite and the snow returns …

    Wish you a sunny Sunday, too!

    xxx
    Rena

    dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de/

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:50 am

      Gosh the dreaded snow again; bring on summer already! xD

  11. L.
    February 2, 2013 / 9:00 pm

    Snow does return to the north on tuesday (sledging for me!)!!
    If i get enough money, me and my willing sidekick are going to be hitting the shops to get some S&G and Apocalips!! Apocalips is such a good name, original XD

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:51 am

      Sure is! Hope you have a lovely shop! πŸ˜€

  12. Carrie
    February 3, 2013 / 12:53 am

    ooo, the breakfast scrub sounds amazing!!!

    Enter to win a feather hair extension from Hair Extension Deal!!! πŸ™‚

    πŸ™‚
    Carrie
    readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:52 am

      Yay thanks! Best scrub ever! πŸ˜€

  13. Unknown
    February 3, 2013 / 1:09 am

    Great post. I love the new Rimmel Apocalips also.

    I'm a new follower of your blog – I really like your layout!

    If you want to check out mine is thestellarskin.blogspot.co.uk/

    Looking forward to your future posts πŸ™‚

    Rachel

    xoxo

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:52 am

      Aw thanks so much! πŸ˜€

  14. Sakuranko
    February 3, 2013 / 3:14 am

    This srcub looks so georgeus! Yeah IΒ΄m the 300 follower!
    This scrub has an original name!
    I hope you follow me back!

    xoxo

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:52 am

      Woohoo – thanks so much! πŸ˜€ x

  15. Mei
    February 3, 2013 / 7:06 am

    Thanks for visiting my blog! I love yours as well πŸ™‚

    That scrub looks really nice! I love a good exfoliating scrub as well. The smell sounds soo wonderful *drool*.

    -Mei
    meihearts.blogspot.com

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:53 am

      Aw thankyou! πŸ˜€

  16. CoastWithMe
    February 3, 2013 / 7:28 am

    Hi darlin! Thank you so much for following my blog! I'm following you back on GFC:)!

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:53 am

      Thanks so much! πŸ˜€

  17. Saritschka
    February 3, 2013 / 8:07 am

    Thanks for your lovely comment girl! Your blog is lovely and I'm following back!

    Hope to see you soon! πŸ™‚

    Xx, Sara.

    saritschka.blogspot.com

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:54 am

      Aw thanks so much! πŸ˜€

  18. Anonymous
    February 3, 2013 / 8:53 am

    amazing haul
    i havent try that breakfast scrub..

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:58 am

      Aw thanks – and defo worth a try! πŸ˜€

  19. jackysvision
    February 3, 2013 / 9:10 am

    LOvely post <333

    xx jacky

    • elizabeth
      February 3, 2013 / 11:59 am

      Thanks so much! πŸ˜€

  20. Emelyne
    February 3, 2013 / 4:29 pm

    Thx for your comment!
    Great products πŸ™‚

    I follow you too πŸ™‚

    Emelyne
    ledressingdemelyne.blogspot.fr

    • elizabeth
      February 5, 2013 / 6:45 pm

      Thanks so much! πŸ˜€

  21. Pomarancza
    February 3, 2013 / 8:28 pm

    thanks for your comment πŸ˜‰ nice blog!

    • elizabeth
      February 5, 2013 / 6:45 pm

      Yay thankyou! πŸ˜€

  22. Unknown
    February 3, 2013 / 10:44 pm

    I really need to try some soap&glory products now! xx
    Following you, would love a follow back xx

    voguevndal.blogspot.com.au

    voguevndal.blogspot.com.au

    • elizabeth
      February 5, 2013 / 6:45 pm

      Hehe thanks so much and sure! πŸ˜€

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