BEAUTY. FASHION. LIFESTYLE

10 November 2010

Tweethearts Big Hair And Lucious Lips

Hey girlie's, sorry for the brief departure. I had an issue with a new laptop I bought, after three days it had a melt down. Its all good now though I picked up a new one so I'm finally set up and good to go. I have literally been blogging through my phone for the past 6 months, so its good to be back at a laptop and hitting real keys rather than a mobile phone screen. Also in that time I reached 900 followers, so a big thank you to everyone that stuck with me and the people that joined me.

So onto the post. I was recently tweeting about the Umberto Giannini 'Backcomb in a bottle'. I had been trying to get my hands on it for ages with each trip to my local Boots being a major fail. As I tweeted my upset, another lovely lady '@MandyKhaira' tweeted me saying she couldn't get hold of it either.

A little time passed,like 30 mins lol and she tweeted me again saying she finally found it on a 3 for 2 in boots and picked it up. She said one was for her friend one was for her and I could have the spare one. I offered her money but she declined saying it was a gift from her beauty addict heart. I thought that was so sweet, so after ensuring she wasn't a sweaty old man that just wanted my address, I emailed her my details and look what came yesterday.......

The first thing I did was tweet her a big 'thank you' because not only did she send me this, she threw in something else too (that I will get onto in a moment.)
Clearly being me,I wasn't just going to open this and let it sit there, so I sprayed it.......

It took the section of hair I sprayed it on up north, it wasn't sticky or crunchy but I definitely think there is a knack to using this so expect a review soon.

She also threw in a favourite of hers and I think its now a favourite of mine.

Its the Lancome colour fever lippie in '204 Beige Everyday'. Its such a natural pretty sheer lipstick. I'm actually wearing it in the top picture. I think it gives my lips that extra something something.

If your reading this, thanks again Mandy

And for the rest of you what do you think about the backcomb in a bottle? are you loving it or hating it?

Are you loving my new lovely lippie?

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18 comments

  1. you blog is looking amazing honey :D I love it.
    You too look rather lovely! xxx

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  2. I agree with Milly your blog looks amazing!

    I really want to try this product, I'll keep my eyes peeled for it. The lippy looks gorgeous xxx

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  3. oh i can't wait to have long hair to try this!! i love it! new follower here and the lippie is great too!!

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  4. @Diamondsandpearls thank you.x

    @DeAnna thanks for joining me : ).x

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  5. ah this hair spray look immense- I have seen it around, so think when mine are empty I will get it :) you look pretty in those photos, and I love your new header
    xx

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  6. This didn't work as amazingly on my hair as it did on yours! an dI have really thick loads of hair :(

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  7. Glad you have you properly back!
    Have you tried the Osis Dust it?! I have very thick hair so have no need for it myself but I've heard it's amazeballs.
    And what a sweet girl to send you it, I love seeing these posts xx

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  8. @Karleigh omg no,never heard of it,thanks for the tip off.x

    @Natalie maybe just try it on the crown area,wait a few seconds then scrunch it.

    @Steph thanks chic,defo pick it up, I think it would work really well in your hair.x

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  9. i have this prodcut aswell one of my top 5, really does what it says on the bottle!! <3
    + what a lovely person for doing this too!!
    the shade of the lipstick is lovely really suits you :)

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  10. Ohhh I love backcomb in a bottle! I've used it everyday since I got it!! I agree with Karleigh if you love big hair you NEED dust it in your life!! xx

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  11. I love Mandy. She's my like my right leg. I'd be wonky without it! Lol.

    The hair looks good by the way... I think I may need to invest in this badboy myself!
    Imagine it paired with a few heated rollers ;-)
    That would be some serios oomph-age!

    xxx

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  12. @nicola Im defo going to try that dust stuff.x

    @Amrita lol you know thats my next experiment ;-) .x

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  13. I absolutely ADORE backcomb in a bottle. I got mine for 2 for £7 at boots so not too bad, esp when its £5.49 a can normally. I dont think i can live without it now!!

    Laura xoxo
    http://thewhatlauralovesblog.blogspot.com/

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  14. I so need this!!! Love your blog :).

    xoxo

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  15. Oh wow I need to get my hands on that!! Never heard of it before now, looks amaze! Carla xxx

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  16. Wow your hair looks amaze!! Can I just ask is this the mousse or the hair spray that you used?

    I have looked at them so many times in Boots, but so far not picked one up, I think I will tomorrow now!

    Also- HOW generou sof Mandy, wow, I need a Mandy in my life to pick me up stuff and send it lol :)

    Agree with others, bloggy is looking HAWT!

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  17. @Carla get it get it lol

    @cheeky beauty thanks lovey : ), its the spray version.x

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