Sunday, 1 April 2012

Clinique and (Easter) chicks




Up until recently I was more than happy if a foundation had some SPF included in it although it was not my first priority. So when the lady at my Clinique counter told me their content was not enough to actually stop sun damage I was really surprised and realised that I probably should do something about it and actually buy a specific product....So being the excellent sales lady she was, the Clinique lady brought out this product- 'City Block Sheer'. Having combination skin I was slightly reluctant that a product containing an SPF of 25 would be really oily BUT this is oil free!! It comes out in a sort of foundation colour but once it is blended in it is completely clear and you still need to apply your usual make-up. 

With the weather becoming warmer and the sun's rays becoming hotter it is really reassuring to know that there is a base coat of protection guarding my face! I've now become a complete SPF addict, with age spots running in my family (*sighs*) I'm determined I won't get them!

Yesterday I went to my cousins 21st Birthday that she was celebrating with everyone in the family. The food was so yummy, hello prawns, filo tart, and salad (an amazing change from student food!). They also did an Easter egg hunt in the garden for all the cousins- one of our great family traditions. Her birthday cake had a Barbie in the top of a cake with a round cake as her dress (like we all had as children!) the sponge had white chocolate in! Below is a picture of me, my sister and my cousin in our outfits for the day! (Somehow we all managed to wear different colours!).

Do any of you use any specific face protector creams? And who is getting excited about Easter?! xx





10 comments:

  1. You look really pretty!! I wanted a belle cake like that for my birthday but no-one got me one =(
    xx

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  2. I was wondering about buying City Block Sheer but was worried it might make my face oily too, will definitely have to check it out now!
    Your cousin's party sounds like lots of fun. I really want to do an easter egg hunt now, haven't been on one for yeeeears!

    Gillian x
    elevatormusik

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  3. I love your dress! Such a beautiful colour!
    www.styleisalwaysfashionable.blogspot.com

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  4. I love clinique products, I pretty pale so SPF is pretty essential for me! Definitely excited about easter, love some family time and some chocolate of course!

    wishfulsinfulyou.blogspot.com

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  5. it sounds interesting...
    love your dress! follow each other?
    xx

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  6. I have used an SPF on my face ever since moving to London, I think my skin needs all the help it can get now! I use a dermalogica one as I have problematic skin anyway and it too is a foundation colour so I mix it in with my normal foundation! The clinique one looks good and oil free is always a bonus!
    I can not wait for Easter, 4 days off and lots of choc!! Hope you have a good one! xx

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  7. I really need to make more of an effort to use SPF! I'm so bad at it. Love the idea of an easter egg hunt... despite being way too old for one.

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  8. May have to give the cuty block a try, especially with this warm weather! Lovely blog btw, so cute!
    Hollie x

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  9. nice opinion.. thanks for sharing...

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