Last week, bump and I made our way down to The Bloggers Summer Hangout to check out all things lovely. When I say lovely, I’m talking about some awesome niche brands that are bursting on to the scene right now. Strawberry slushie in hand, I perused a number of gorgeous brands from skincare to hair extensions, who were kind enough to gift us bloggers a few samples to check out. Come and take a peek inside The Bloggers Summer Hangout….
When it comes to doing my own nails, I’m enthusiastic at best, but sadly my attempts at nail art often resemble a pre-schoolers artwork. I guess colouring within the lines just ain’t ma thang. That’s where Dinki Belle Nail Wraps come in. Thankfully, they’ve mastered the art of awesome nail designs, with both edgy, on trend and darn right adorable patterns to choose from. The best part is, they’re so easy and quick to use. No hairdryers, or smelly nails polishes to contend with, these wraps are great at making you look like you’re a nail art maestro. They’re also non-toxic and free from a number of other nasties, so you can get beautiful digits, guilt-free.
Now The Perfume Shop is an absolute classic and a must visit destination for all things fragrance. I literally can’t leave the house without a spritz of perfume and for me, variety is key. A summer scent that’s light and floral, something deeper and a little sexier for the evening, and a warming scent for a winter’s night. Simply put, perfume can transform your vibe. Right now there are so many gorgeous scents to choose from, it was fab being gifted some samples to try. I’m loving the new Jimmy Choo- Illicit Flower!
Pink Parcel is a subscription box with a difference. This box of goodies arrives once a month with the aim of helping you through your period, because let’s face it, it’s not fun. The idea behind this box would literally have been my dream when I was a teenager, and I think that it’s the perfect gift. It’s an ideal pick me up and with little treats like lip glosses, face masks, chocolate brownies and sweets – the Pink Parcel subscription box will finally make that time of the month ‘something to look forward to, rather than dread.
An online boutique with the cutest offerings, you can expect to find a beautiful range of gifts and decor for your home. Sass & Belle was definitely one of my favourite discoveries at The Bloggers Summer Hangout as I had never actually heard of this brand before. It has such adorable things, at incredibly wallet-friendly prices. I love the watermelon glass that I was gifted, the handy yet fun foldable shopping bag and the sweetest parrot nail file. This is a gift lovers dream. Word of warning: expect to want to buy everything! It’s just that good.
I adore high-quality skincare products so when I set eyes on Natures Wish and their heavenly blend of nourishing essential oils and flower essences, I knew I was in for a treat. I sampled the Balance Face Oil which is a blend of rich organic omega oils, packed with nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins. Not only do they pack a punch in terms of the ingredients, they smell absolutely amazing. Think five-star spa and the sound of the sea lapping against your feet. There are oils for both face and body, plus energy sprays that you can pop on your desk and spritz when you’re feeling lethargic. Browse the online shop and check out the backstory to understand what this boutique brand is all about!