Aussie Dual Personality Anti-frizz + Conditioning milk review

I’ve never done a beauty product review on my blog before, but there’s a first time for everything! As I have recently dyed my hair (see post), I thought it was time that I start looking after it a bit more. Although my hair is one of my favourite features, I can tend to be lazy with it and not really give it the tlc it most definitely needs (trips to the hairdressers are not on my frequency list). So I’ve been on the hunt for a hair product that specifically targets frizzy/dry hair. Having naturally very thick and curly hair, I’ve endured an ongoing battle with my dry hair for as long as I can remember. I’ve heard some positive things about the Aussie hair care range so I thought I’d give it a go and see what all the fuss is about. The product I purchased is called ‘Dual Personality Anti-frizz + Conditioning milk’. It is enriched with Kelp extract which is a nutrient-rich seaweed, believed to leave hair feeling silky and well-mannered. On first impressions, I liked the bottle as I much prefer using products with a pump dispenser so that I can control how much I use. It can be applied to damp or dry hair which is good for me as I don’t wash my hair everyday so it can be used as an everyday product. Because I have very long hair, I use about 4 or 5  pumps and distribute it evenly from root to tip. The scent is very pleasant and leaves your hair smelling nice and clean. As a ‘milk’, it is very lightweight and so doesn’t make your hair feel greasy or heavy. In terms of it being a ‘frizz miracle’, I wouldn’t go as far as calling it a ‘miracle’ product. Although it did reduce the dryness in my hair and made it feel slightly softer, I didn’t feel that it was that amazing. So I certainly won’t be in a hurry to buy it again. However, I do recommend you try it for yourself if you’re looking for an easy to use, light hair product. Overall rating 6/10.

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Schwarzkopf Live Color XXL Shake It Up Colour Foam


Today I dyed my hair. When it comes to hair, I’m a DIY (Dye It Yourself)  junkie. I don’t really see the point in paying ridiculous salon prices for an all-over colour. I’ve dyed my hair myself plenty of times in the past, but this time I thought I’d try a different kind of dye – a foam. I chose Schwarzkopf’s Live Color XXL Shake It Up Colour Foam in number 589 Red Berry Passion. Since I have dark brown hair already, my aim was to acheive a subtle reddy tint . Preparing the dye was an easy process. Simply pour a liquid and powder together in the tub, close the lid and shake away. Try not to get too carried away with the shaking…Eventually a foam is formed. Pretty cool, I know. Then you apply the foam to the whole of your hair like you would apply shampoo. Make sure you don’t forget to wear the plastic gloves provided. You don’t want to be caught ‘red’ handed (awful joke). So after leaving the dye on my hair for 30 mins (or 40 if you get carried away on twitter) I rinsed my hair and applied the conditioner which left my hair feeling really soft. Once my hair was dry, I could really see the effect of the dye. My hair has now got a lovely red tint, especially when the lights shining on it. I would definitely use the Schwarzkopf Colour Foam again rather than a standard liquid based dye! No photos of my hair just yet as I’ve not properly styled it. So watch this space 🙂

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Turkey


Hello bloggers! Apologies for the lack of posts recently, I’ve had a very busy (and fun) few weeks. It’s safe to say that after returning back to the dull and grey UK, I have definitely been struck with a severe case of holiday blues 😦 But nevertheless, I still have the memories (and the tan) from Turkey to keep me sane! After visiting Marmaris, my Dad, two sisters and I travelled to Istanbul for 5 days. In contrast to the party and beach resort of Marmaris, it was great to see the city life of Istanbul. As a keen tourist, I was taken away by the beauty of the historical artefacts such as the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace. A shopping trip in Taksim Square was also a very enjoyable part of my visit (thanks Dad!).  It’s well worth a visit! Here are some snaps I took whilst on my travels. Hope you like them 🙂

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