Friday, 14 June 2013

Boots and Dunnes Launch Online Stores

This week has seen the launch of two websites that I personally have been waiting with baited breath for.
First up is the new
I've lusted over the Boots British website for years, crying at times that they didn't ship to Ireland. When news hit of the Irish launch, I did a little dance. But at the same time wasn't sure if it would hit the mark against their sister site.
I've had a good browse of the website and all looks good. You can purchase makeup, skincare, healthcare and electrical (to name a few) In each category there is a pretty good selection to choose from.
My local Boots is alright but not great, meaning I take a trip to the Dundrum store so I think I would definitely avail of the website.
There is one little niggle I have with the site and that's to do with delivery. Delivery is €5 or free when you spend €50.All good there, the issue I have is with the store pickup option. Having used store pick up for a few different websites, it has always been free no matter how much you spend. Not here though :( with Boots charging €2.50 for under €25 orders. Hardly a massive charge but still a little annoying.
Next up is Dunnes Stores
Literally launched today, I had to head over for a sneaky peek. This is another place I've said for years needs to be online. Again there is a fair amount of stock on it, obviously not everything you would get in store but there is a pretty good selection.
I'm lucky enough to be close to a massive Dunnes Stores, but if for some reason I was stuck, the site would be very handy.
Delivery here is €4.95 and if you fancy picking up your lovelies in store, there is no charge.
Both websites look great and would definitely be handy if you didn't have a shop near you or your local shop wasn't particularly great.
Would you order off either website?

Monday, 10 June 2013

Bia Beauty Detox Scrub

Last week, I shared my thoughts on Bia Beautys Orange and Grapefruit Facial Exfoliant and Cleanser and this week I am sharing my thought on another lovely from Bia Beauty, their award winning detox body scrub.
This lovely combines castor oil with sweet almond oil and apricot kernals to exfoliatiate and detoxify the skin. Added to these, is a blend of lemon, grapefruit,juniper,rosemary, ginger, fennel and black pepper essential oils to create an incredible uplifting scent.
While the Orange and Grapefruit Cleanser features a citrus scent,the detox scrub has a spicier scent, most noticeably of ginger. For me, the smell is gorgeous and definitely lifts my spirits.
I've used the scrub twice a week for a month now and love how my skin is more even. This lovely is also ideal for getting rid of any remaining Cocoa Brown, I may have one.
You can buy thias beauty on and is priced at €19.95
Have you tried this or anything else from the range?