Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Shopping for summer with Chemist Direct - Review!!

In case you don't know what Chemist Direct is....It is the UK's number 1 online retailer of pharmacy medications, specialist skincare products, everyday essential toiletries, vitamins, supplements and they even stock a dedicated range of products to keep your pets happy and healthy. By shopping with them you can browse a larger range than your average High Street pharmacy whilst still being able to fulfil prescriptions via their team of GPhC registered pharmacists and all from the convenience of your own home.

Earlier on in the year I tried out Chemist Direct for the first time....They recently got back in touch and asked if I would like to do some shopping for summer....Of course!!

I found some fantastic offers in the summer sale and I managed to snag myself quite a few.....


Mainly for myself I bought....

I have never been able to get away with using fake tan creams but the spray on one is the way forward for me....I have lovely tanned looking legs....hehehe 

Malibu Once Daily Protection Lotion SPF50 
£2.60 was £6.49

Malibu Once Daily Protection Lotion SPF50 helps protect against sunburn and long-term UV-induced skin damage. It offers high protection that is ideal for sun sensitive skin that burns easily.

L'Oreal Sublime Bronze Express Pro Summer Legs Self-Tanning Dry Mist 
£7.49

L'Oreal Sublime Bronze Express Pro Summer Legs Self-Tanning Dry Mist means there is excuse to hide your legs away whatever time of year! It's time to show them off with an airbrush, natural effect tan all year round.

Malibu Continuous Lotion SPF30 Aerosol Spray.
£2.40 was £5.99

Malibu Continuous Lotion SPF30 Aerosol Spray helps protect against sunburn and long-term UV-induced skin damage. It offers high protection that is ideal for sun sensitive skin that burns easily.

Wilkinson Sword Lady Protector Razor
£3.82
 
Guarantee a safe shave with Wilkinson Sword Lady Protector Razor. It is specifically designed to protect your skin and keep it smooth and irresistible, its protective wire guards will ensure you never have to worry about nicks and cuts again. This is the ultimate razor for safety and simplicity.

For the kids I bought....

Spray on Suncream which I have used on the kids and it is fantastic....Much easier than cream you have to rub in....I was sure to stock up on plasters too....The kids have the 6 weeks playing outside during the summer holidays and we always go through plenty and Becky wanted to remove the hair from her legs....I don't want her shaving them so Veet it is.


Banana Boat Kids Ultramist Spray Lotion SPF50 x2
£6.50 was £12.99
 
Banana Boat Kids Ultramist Spray Lotion SPF50 provides fast and even coverage, meaning speedy and easy all over protection from the sun. 

Banana Boat UltraMist Aloe Aftersun Spray Gel
£5.10 was £10.19
 
Perfect for soothing and cooling, just one pump of the Banana Boat UltraMist Aloe Aftersun Spray Gel and you can enjoy a continuous mist over sun-drenched skin.

A & E Washproof Plaster Dressing 25p
A & E Washproof Plasters are durable, long lasting and can be used for cuts and wounds.

A & E Assorted Fabric Plasters 49p
A & E Fabric Plasters 20 are durable, long lasting and can be used for cuts and wounds.

Veet 3 Minute Hair Removal Cream for Normal Skin
£3.99


Veet 3 Minute Hair Removal Cream for Normal Skin ensures effective hair removal now in only 3 minutes.

Just for Becky I bought....

Teeth things....We have finally got the date that she is getting her braces and I know she will be brushing her teeth more than usual so it's nice to have a head start on the supplies we need.....I also saw some deodorant especially for teens which I haven't seen before which seems like a great idea.


Colgate Extra Clean Toothbrush Triple Pack
£1.49

Get an extra clean feeling every morning, and every night for longer with the Colgate Extra Clean Toothbrushes Triple Pack.

Colgate Total Sensitive Toothpaste
£2.05

Colgate Total Sensitive Toothpaste is formulated especially for people with sensitive teeth. It gives you 12 hour non-stop protection against bacteria for a healthier mouth and gives better stain removal to help restore the natural whiteness of your smile.

Piksters Interdental Brushes Purple
£2.39

Piksters were voted Number 1 "most used/recommended" interdental brush. Just like a normal toothbrush, you can wash the bristles out under running water and re-use your brush. It will last up to 2 weeks per brush, depending on how hard you use it and how much you bend the wire. Patients often comment on how much more durable they are than other they have tried.

Keep It Kind Missy Deodorant Spray
£2.99
 
Specially designed for young teenage skin and ideal for girls aged 11+, Keep It Kind Missy Deodorant Spray is made from all natural ingredients and provides effective all-day protection for children by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, the cause of body odour, whilst still allowing the skin to breathe.

Keep It Kind Missy Girls Teen Roll-On Deodorant
£2.63

Keep It Kind Missy Girls Teen Roll-On Deodorant - A deodorant designed for teenage girls with natural ingredients and long lasting protection.

I ordered on the Wednesday and my box of goodies arrived on the Saturday.....There were no issues with my order and everything was there and packaged well....

I think there are some great bargains to be had but also some things seem overpriced.....For example the Piksters Interdental Brushes are £2.39 at Chemist Direct but I saw them in Poundland earlier in the week obviously for £1. 

I did have another fantastic experience using Chemist Direct and would recommend the site....
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I was given a voucher to purchase these products....This did not influence my opinion. This is my honest review.

Monday, 27 July 2015

Our Weekly Meal Plan!! - #mealplanningmonday


It worked well not planning what day we are eating what....We ate just about everything off last weeks meal plan....Hooray!! The highlight of the week was the Sausage and mushroom crumble.....The girls have already asked for it again....The burgers didn't get eaten yesterday....I fancied some sort of roast so made chicken wrapped in bacon with roast potatoes and veg....The burgers will have to be eaten today....

This week I have found a few new recipes to try from other blogs I have been reading....I feel like we should be eating salads this time of year but the weather hasn't been that good up here....It seems more like autumn than summer!

This week on the menu we have:

Burger in buns with fries....
Mini quiche's and salad....
Homemade fish & chips....
Roast chicken dinner....

As always I've joined in with the wonderful Mrs M's #mealplanningmonday linky....

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Project 365 - Week 30

Ahh! The first week of the school holidays have flown over....We have had a lovely relaxed week. Just watching a lot of Minecraft videos and being very lazy....


199/365. 18th July 2015

The last of the uniforms washed until September!! Hooray!!

200/365. 19th July 2015

Ellie does love to pull a funny face... 


201/365. 20th July 2015

Wispa Biscuits....I didn't even know these were a thing until I saw them in Poundland!! They are so good!

202/365. 21st July 2015

Give me all the coffee.....Ellie got me up very early! Too early for the school holidays. I am not a happy person at 6am!


203/365. 22nd July 2015

Why do they feel the need to sneak into my bed! Both sound asleep!!

204/365. 23rd July 2015

Minecraft videos on the big TV in their living room....The kids think I am the best mam ever!

205/365. 24th July 2015

Just a random of Becky :)

Win Luxury teas from Yogi - Giveaway!

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