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    It’s been a while again, hasn’t it? Truth is, writers block got the better of me but after a few weeks of dwelling about things I’ve finally sat down and got myself back into gear. So lets do this.

    Around this time of the year most people are planning their Summer hols’ or if you’re not a Brit: vacation. I’m finally heading off on my first Summer holiday since last April, about time right? I think so. So with that comes so much excitement, especially to plan all of my outfits and plan what I’m gonna’ pack. If you don’t do this, then you’re doing it all wrong. I’m also super prepared and hate taking new skincare and makeup away with me if I don’t know how I’m going to react to it, so in preparation I’ve pulled out my MUST HAVES from my skincare bag for my upcoming holiday. Some are long-term favourites, and some are more recent finds but you bet they’ll all be with me the whole time… of course I take so much more than just this with me but I know these are the items I couldn’t live without this year.

    If you’re new here… Hi. You won’t already know how much I love FFS, so let me catch you up. FFS, AKA, Friction Free Shaving, is a razor subscription and delivery service bringing top-quality razors to your door every month without the hassle of being ripped off by supermarket finds. They provide you with replacement blades for those weekly blade changes, something most of us women don’t realise is EXTREMELY important to do.

    The Silvia Razor (also comes in Rose Gold): a firm favourite of mine. She’s “the world’s first chrome razor designed especially for women. I’ve got a lubricating Vitamin E strip and 6 stainless steel blades, which are diamond coated to help me glide across your skin effortlessly.” and if you’ve seen my previous reviews you’ll know just how much I’ve raved about FFS razors for the past, almost-two years. You can read my full reviews by clicking HERE and if you’re sold, you can also get discount/money off your first razor by signing up by clicking this link here.

    LIMITED TIME DISCOUNT CODE, Friction Free Shaving are offering my lovely readers all 3 of their add-ons COMPLETELY FREE when you sign up this week using the code “I-DO“.

    An add on to your Friction Free Shaving subscription is one of the greatest gifts of all to your shaving routine: Post Shave Balm. FFS launched their Post Shave Balm late last year and ever since I’ve not been able to do my shave routine without it. It’s a refreshing post shave balm that cools and moisturises, helping you restore your skins natural moisture balance and reduce any irritation. It leaves my legs feeling SO silky smooth and if on the odd-occasion where I’ve had to go without this after a shower if I’ve forgotten to take it somewhere with me, I’ve complained about it the whole time because using this makes a HUGE difference in how my skin feels. Not only does it just make you feel good, but its packed with ingredients that come with so many benefits from using it.

    If you’re going to try any of the add-ons that Friction Free Shaving have to offer, make it this one. Trust me on this.

    You can read my full review where I break down everything by clicking HERE and if you’re sold, you can also get discount/money off your first subscription by signing up by clicking this link here.

    LIMITED TIME DISCOUNT CODE, Friction Free Shaving are offering my lovely readers all 3 of their add-ons COMPLETELY FREE when you sign up this week using the code “I-DO“.

    Using a lip balm all year round is a necessity anyway, but when you’re on holiday and in the sun it should be a PRIORITY. The outer layer of our lips are incredibly thin so its important to protect them since they’re not naturally protected by the sun. A lip balm that I’ve been obsessively reaching for this last two months has been the GlamGlow Pout Mud Wet Lip Balm in the shade clear. It also comes in other various shades but for a natural look I always choose clear, that way if I decide to ~try~ and rock the clear skin, lip-glossed lips look it doesn’t look too out of place with a bright pink shade.

    This lip balm is one of the most moisturising balms I’ve ever tried, it’s promoted more as a treatment which creates instantly softer, hydrated and restored lips with a range of ingredients from sweet almond oil, to cocoa and shea butter and so much more. It can be used day and night and has been my go-to while I’ve been at home, so I can only imagine how it’s gonna’ become my best friend when I’m on holiday. Don’t let the price put you off, I also wouldn’t typically reach for a £16 lip balm but a little of this goes a long way and you WILL get your monies worth out of it. The best thing? You can pick it in World Duty Free when you’re in full-holiday mode before jumping on the plane.

    If you’re yet to hear, try or see a tangle teezer then – girlllllll, where have you been?! It took me a few years to finally try out one of the most popular, hyped up brushes of all time but when I finally did I realised EXACTLY why we all need one in our lives. It’s pretty self-explanatory. We have hair, it gets messy, knotty and in the way – all that kinda’ stuff. The tangle teezer keeps your hair strand-perfect “anytime and anywhere“, it can be used on wet or dry hair and all hair types. The compact tangle teezer has an innovative removable cover which protects the specially designed brush from dust, fluff and dirt. With the amount of hair I have it’s important I keep a check-in on it as much as possible and having this compact teezer has been a dream… no more scruffy brushes with hair stuck all over it in the bottom of my handbag! Winner. This tangle teezer is another find that you can pick up before jetting off on your holiday’s in World Duty Free. It’s going everywhere with me on holiday, trust me.

    This lotion to me is one of those “where have you been my whole life?” products. I spontaneously picked this up in the supermarket a few weeks back and it hasn’t left my side since. I use this 2-3 times a week after showering and my post shave balm, and it gives me the most incredible bronze tan the following day. Getting that pre-holiday tan in before. I’m one of those people that promises themselves they’re gonna’ moisturise and take care of their skincare, buy all the gear but then leave it untouched for weeks. It’s probably why I have a huge makeup and skincare collection problem. Basically, I always forget to moisturise my bod’. So when I picked this up and realised how incredible it works on my skin, the results have kind of had me addicted to using it in a routine. Not to mention that it leaves you smelling delicious.

    My skin has never felt, smelt and looked so healthy, and the natural glow? Well thats just an even bigger bonus. You can pick this up in most supermarkets and drugstores or online here.

    What are your Summer Holiday/Vacation must haves? I’d love to know!
    Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for all of the summer/vacay content I have coming your way these next upcoming weeks, we have some exciting things planned.

    Lots of Love, Bow xxx