HAULy friday – 21 – random things

Hello everyone,

days like today really push me to the limit.
We planned to buy wallpaper, white paint and our whole new kitchen, including cutting the workspace wood and the “hole“ for the sink….
We also wanted to start renovating our new apartment.
I tell you things went wrooong.
The paper turned out pretty shitty, meaning it is too thin, because of that it is impossible to cut it with a cutter knife without ripping it. We ended up deciding we will only paint the walls and bring back the wallpaper and glue stuff to the shop.
Also we bought three huge work space woods /counters. All needed yo be shortened which worked, but one needed the hole for the sink even though we brought the sink to the guy at the shop, he cut it too big!!!! He did not apologize, he even blamed me because I put too much pressure on him saying I needed the counter cut today not tomorrow or monday. Bitch what?!
Anyway, I am super tired now and not really able to make a huge HAULy friday pist, so I just want to show you some products I bought a while back, but which I love.

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shampoo and conditioner from Balea. I do not like this. I don’t know why so many people wrote good reviews about it, but it just doesn’t work for me.

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shaving from from Balea. Very nice and good smelling. I just love it.

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honey mania body scrub from The body shop.
In general I love the scrubs from them. I recent also bought one from Rituals, which I love even more and one from Balea which I still have to try.

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My japanese BB cream. Great in every aspect. Best BB cream I have tried so far.

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a little exception, I got this as a present from my best friend and I loooove it so much. Cherry Blossom line from The Body Shop.

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That is it for today, if you find any typos, please excuse them since it is in the middle of the night and I writing this on my tablet while almost falling asleep.

Have an awesome weekend.

Mara

☆『マラ』☆

HAULy friday – seventeen – Rituals

Hey everyone,

today  I have a different HAULy friday for you.

hauly

After I already bought one of their shower foams a while ago and since I loved it so much I decided to visit my local Rituals Shop. I wanted to try their Sakura (cherry blossom) range so bad, but since they are not really cheap I was hesitant to buy more.

Anyway, that day I went in knowing this could be dangerous haha but I still did and started sniffing around. The sales lady came running and went through the whole Cherry Blossom Ritual with me. She wet my hands, used the hand oil, the peeling, the shower foam and later the body cream. I was in heaven!

I smelled incredibly nice and actually wanted to lick myself haha

Oh well, sold. I decided against one of their big packs, which included 200 ml Zensation (shower foam), 150 ml Rice Scrub (hand scrub), 100 gr Sakura Scrub (body scrub) & 70 ml Magic Touch (body creme). Why?
Simply because I wanted the the full sized products.

So here is what I bought.

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Left top to bottom right …

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Sakura Scrub
Body Peeling
18,50 euro / 375 gr

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Magic Touch
Body Creme
15,00 euro / 200 ml

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Zensation
Shower Foam
8,00 euro / 200 ml

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Tea Time Candle
Green Tea
17,50 euro / 290 gr

candle in action^^

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All together I paid around 60 euro, but it was totally worth it!

I used all of these products a few times already and I really love them.
Because of their price they are for sure no everyday items, but I always use them when I am super stressed or had a shitty day/week.

So I am sure these will last me a while.

The peeling is really nice, you don’t need much but it gives you really soft skin. In combination with the shower foam and body creme it is even better. For me this is a little luxury treat once in a while, to pamper myself and feel good. Mostly after I used them, I will light the candle and relax watching my favorite shows. The whole Ritual is very calming.

So far I also bought the Shower Foam from Trees, which is a Douglas brand I think, but I mostly don’t use it. I liked the smell at the beginning, but it is kind of too strong for me now.

Kneipp also came out with two different shower foams. But more on that later^^

I will definitely re-buy those products and really hope they will never discontinue them. I am a big fan of these.

Have you ever tried Rituals products? I know they sell a lot of different products and scents, also Make-up, but since I almost never use Make-up anymore I was not really paying attention to that area of the shop^^
They also sell home goods like towels, room scents and clothes. I know right now they have an offer where you get a free Hammam beach towel if you buy things over the value of 40 euro.

Let me know which Ritual products you like. I am curious to read your opinion.

Have a relaxed long weeked (if Monday is a holiday for you).

Mara

☆『マラ』☆

 

 

HAULy friday – twelve – L’occitane

Hey everyone,

welcome to another HAULy friday post.

hauly

Recently I did a huge order at L’occitane which I discovered thanks to a germany Youtuber, her name is Reni. You can check out her channel here.

Reni got me interested in L’occitane, especially in their hand cremes and their Shine and Color Protection Shampoo.
I liked L’occitane on Facebook and saw that they offered a set of 3 mini hand creme for their Facebook fans.
That was the perfect chance for me to dive in. I signed up and picked up the creme set for free.

I talked about that in my HAULy friday two.

Back then I not only got the free hand creme set but also a “full sized” hand gel for 5 euro and some samples to try out.

These were the hand cremes

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this is the green tea hand gel

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one of the sample was also the Shampoo I wanted to try out.

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I tried everything out and I am very impressed! I love these products.
The cremes and also the hand gel have a really great texture and are absorbed very nicely. The shampoo was also amazing which is why I had to place an order. L’occitane always has special offers and since I was been registered with them after getting the free hand cremes they sent me a coupon for another set of welcome products.
At the time of my order they also offered a spring bag with mini products which I also wanted to get but since you only can add ne coupon per order I ended up separating it in two orders.

I ordered both as presents because I really love their boxes 😛

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with each order you can also pick three samples

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with my second order came only two samples, but that’s fine.
In the following picture you can also see the welcome set, which included shower oil, foot creme and their karité hand creme.

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I also bought their cherry blossom bag, because I really really love cherry blossoms.
It contained a hand soap bar, shower gel, a shimmery body lotion and the hand creme which I own twice now^^

 

 

 

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another thing I really wanted was the spring bag, because I thought the bag was super cute!

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it contained the almond hand creme, shower oil and skin oil.

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last but not least I bought the two most expensive products, which are the 500ml shampoo and their hair repairing oil.
The oil I tried while I was picking up the hand creme trio form the store. For the rest of the day my hair smelled so gorgeous that I had to buy this one as well.

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As you can see I own some of the products more than once, but that is totally fine since I will definitely use all of them.
The quality and the smell of all these products is simply addicting haha

If you have any questions regarding the products please ask me or visit their website www.loccitane.com

 

Mara

☆『マラ』☆