Tuesday 4 March 2014

Review || Schwarzkopf Essence Ultime Omega Repair

Hey guys!
I realised that I haven't done a full review of a product for a while, so thought that I should review one of my recent purchases, which is the Schwarzkopf Essence Ultime Omega Repair Beauty Balm hair treatment by Claudia Schiffer. This hair BB is for damaged, depleted hair that needs a lot of TLC.
There are three different ones to choose from. I chose the Omega Repair as my hair is very dry and brittle from overusing hair bleach and heated tools. This product is the best hair remedy which works ASAP and makes your hair feel light, soft and extra bouncy. What I noticed after using this product is that it made my hair very easy to comb through and it didn't even look flat, like it usually does. So not only does this product save hair, but it also improves it and gives it volume!
I have been so excited for Claudia Schiffer's haircare range to come out, as I have always been struggling with the state of my own hair, and her being a blonde like me made it easier for me to buy as I know that she dyes her own hair the lightest shade of blonde. I have tried so many different products over the past 5 years since I first dyed my hair, and because I keep changing my hair colour between platinum, brown and blonde, it never is in the state I wish it was. I've been trying to grow my hair out for about 3 years now as it sued to be long and healthy but then boom! I dyed it brown and had to bleach it when I got bored with the colour. Ever since I keep damaging my hair intentionally and I try to stop myself so it finally grows out, but it takes too long and I, being a Capricorn, am very impatient!!
The packaging of this product is quite small and handy. It looks like something hairdressers would use at an expensive hair salon. It has a picture of Claudia on it, so everyone knows that it is one of her products. It explains what the product does at the back of the bottle and what type of hair it is for.
Here in this picture, my hair looks really soft and bouncy, - just what I was aiming for. The product's consistency is very similar to normal hair conditioners which you wash out. This one is to leave in after every wash. I recently had a haircut so I don't have split ends, however, some ends of my hair are still very dry as I didn't want my hairdresser to chop all of it off! This is where the treatment comes in and saves my life. Every time I use it, my hair feels like it's just been done by a professional hairdresser, and all I have to do is brush it because it doesn't need styling!
In this picture, you can see the length of my hair when it's only been brushed (excuse my lip scar). It is naturally wavy and most days I cannot be bothered to straighten it so I just leave it wavy or put it up in a bun. It's not as short as I thought it was and is much healthier than it ever was!
 Overall, I would rate this product 9/10 because it does an amazing job in keeping hair soft and shiny, with an anti-frizz formula (this is always a plus). I got it on offer for £3.49, but I think the normal price is £4.99 so it isn't pricey at all. Well worth spending money on, I will definitely buy this product again when I run out!! BTW my nails are by Barry M.
Lots of love,
Maya xo

Monday 28 October 2013

Dr. Hobbs Heat Gro Intensive Hair & Scalp Strengthening Therapy Review

Hey guys!
So, I have been out shopping (again) and found some really amazing hair treatment when I was looking for new hair extensions. My hair is naturally very thin and fragile, but because I have been dying it and wearing my hair extensions it became thinner. This has worried me deeply as hair is a big part of everyone's appearance and I can't be dealing with having to cut my hair really short or go bald.
I read the ingredients of the treatment, and instantly thought 'wow I must buy this product, it's 100% natural'.

The packaging: The treatment is in a basic plastic tub and isn't exactly eye-catching. however it looks like something you would buy in a herbal shop, especially by the pot and spatula to mix ingredients, mostly herbs and tablets. The large bold writing draws attention to the packaging and makes you want to read on. As soon as I read that it strengthens hair and helps hair grow faster, I had to turn it around and read the back of it to make sure that the ingredients are natural. Overall, the packaging isn't very exciting and is rather simple.

The application: The application was quite hard to be honest! The texture of the treatment is very thick and gooey, almost like jelly so it was hard to spread it around my whole scalp. However I didn't have to use a lot of it, therefore it will last for a longer period. It says that you should apply it every day for best results, however I decided that I'm going to use it every other day as I don't want to wash my hair too often, because then it will lose its natural oils and make it harder for me to grow it. As soon as the product touches the skin, it automatically warms up. Sometimes it might be a little bit tingly, however I thought it was a nice burning sensation, almost like a sauna face mask, but for hair.

The results: I have used this product a few times now and I noticed that my hair is getting slightly bit thicker, like after using henna, the hair is covered in the product and stays that way for a while. My scalp isn't as flaky any more and I noticed that more hair is growing in places where it has fell out. I am very satisfied with the results so far as I have been using this product in less than a week. I will definitely buy this product again and use it all the time until my hair is stronger and thicker, but just to make sure it stays that way I will use it even then! It is a definite 10/10 and the fact that it cost me less than £10 makes it even better!
I hope this helps and that some of you will try this product out!

Sunday 29 September 2013


Hello Fabulous!
I'm so naughty, haven't been posting much lately AGAIN!
I've just been so busy with college, seeing as I decided to choose different subjects to what I did last year so now I have to catch up with all the work, boohoo! :(
I will try and post as much as possible now, I realised that blogging also takes time as much as revision does -_-
Well, today I have made a collage of my new purchases, there's not a lot because for some odd reason my silly phone won't let me send pics to my laptop :S, so I will include the rest of the pics in another post via my phone. Hope this month at school/college/uni has gone as fast as mine has! There's just so much work to do nowadays, and I always finish doing my hw and revision around 7-8 so I barely have any time for myself therefore less time for blogging :(
Anyway, these are my new purchases:
Creepers, fur coat, tartan socks, books, shloer, American goodies, and some new DVD's.
I have bought many more things since then so watch out for my next post!
Mwahh :*

Monday 1 April 2013

Valentine's Day = new hair colour!

United Kingdom
Hi everyone! Hope you're all well and had a lovely Valentine's Day, (I know I did;))
I went to a concert on the 12th of February and then went out to see my lovely boyfriend which means that my bedroom was covered with clothes due to decisions on what to wear!
I know it's been a long time since I last posted on my blog but it's tough to keep it all up due to hardcore revision for upcoming exams! :(
Going back to the actual topic haha, well it's hard for every girl to pick out clothes for a special occasion to feel that they look good especially as we all think we look fat most of the time (depressing times). I picked out a few outfits from my own wardrobe that suit my body shape that I will include in this post. Going shopping makes me so happy so I'm going to include my recent buys too!

I've wanted my hair to be a pure platinum white colour so I decided to dye it this colour. I used L'Oreal Feria Extreme Platinum Power L01 hair dye which made my hair go a very light bleached blonde colour. The results weren't as I expected them to be however going from a medium blonde to platinum does take time. I used silver shampoo to neutralise all the yellow and orange tones from the previous hair colour as the dye wasn't powerful enough for my hair. It did damage my hair a lot as I dye it waaay too often so I didn't want to continue dying it and obviously my hair extensions needed dying too but I didn't touch them as I knew it would damage them too much and I always change my mind about my hair.

A couple of weeks later I decided to go back to my natural hair colour however I  didn't want to dye my hair extensions so I bought a hair dye that'll come out to be the same colour as my hair extensions. I used L'Oreal Majirel 10.31 Lightest Golden Ash Blonde which is basically the same shade as L'Oreal Recital Preferance 7.3 Florida Honey Blonde. This hair colour came out quite dark as you can see in the picture above it looks a bit brown. I had to wash it with silver shampoo a couple of times for the colour to fade.

Nails INC: Nude
Collection 2000: Show Off

Peace Bracelet: New Look
Catholic/Christian Bracelets: Spain

Recent buys!
Top: New Look
Earrings: New Look
Bracelets: Internacionale

Tote Bag: Primark
Crop Turtle Neck Top: Primark
Cowboy Tassel Leotard: Primark
Shiny Leggings: Primark

I must say that this is the best primer I ever owned! It's very essential as it makes my face smooth as it fills out my pores. Even the texture is fabulous! It feels like velvet and makes your foundation easier to apply. It's a bit pricey however you get a lot for your money!
22ml - £23.50
44ml - £35 (more or less as I don't remember the exact price of this one as I got it ages ago)

Lots of love,
Maya xo
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