Instagram Stories For August

Are you looking for an Instagram challenge? Maybe you are looking for some inspiration on what to share in your Instagram stories? Here is a month full of hashtag story inspiration for each day of August. You can pick and choose what you would like to do, or maybe you are up for the challenge in doing the full month. It is 100% up to you. If you do take part, be sure to tag me  @nictatt  in your story so I can share your post in my Instagram stories too! Sunday 1st August #BlogShareSunday Monday 2nd August #IceCreamSandwichDay Tuesday 3rd August #WatermelonDay Wednesday 4th August #InternationalCloudedLeopardDay Thursday 5th August #ThrowBackThursday Friday 6th August #FunFriday Saturday 7th August #ShoutoutSaturday Sunday 8th August #BlogShareSunday Monday 9th August #BookLoversDay Tuesday 10th August #WorldLionDay Wednesday 11th August #WorkoutWednesday Thursday 12th August #WorldElephantDay Friday 13th August #FunFriday Saturday 14th August #ShoutoutSaturday Sunday 15th August #Blog

February 2019 Sun Kissed Bellabox Review

February 2019 Bellabox Beauty Products Subscription Box

Another month has very quickly passed, and I've received another monthly Bellabox chock full of a selection of full-sized and sample sized health and beauty products that suit my natural look and active lifestyle.

Bellabox is a monthly subscription box that gives you an opportunity to discover new or classic beauty items. Each month there is a themed box which includes 1-2 hero products which everyone receives, 3-4 products which will often vary from subscriber to subscriber and if that's not enough there's a bonus product which is generally a sachet sample. If you want to treat yourself to a wrapped surprise every month then Bellabox is the way to go.

In this month’s Sun Kissed-themed Bellabox I received over $70 worth of products designed to help keep the summer vibes lasting just that little bit longer. Once I received the box in the mail I promptly emailed the bellas at Bellabox and told them how much I loved this month's box - that's how much I love it!

Here are all the products that found their way into my Bellabox this month:

EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE:

Manna Kadar Bloom Mascara

Manna Kadar Bloom Mascara, full-size (Everyone Receives) RRP $29
As I've currently got three mascaras in use at the moment this one has been put to the side for now until I throw at least one out. I have however heard some great feedback about this cruelty and paraben free cutting-edge mascara from Manna Kadar. The hydrating and flake-free inky black formula combined with the uniquely shaped wand is designed to give you lush lashes in just a few strokes.

ModelCo Eyeshadow Trio

ModelCo Eyeshadow Trio, full-size RRP $18
Firstly, I adore most products from ModelCo. Secondly, I tend to go for a natural look. So this trio of on-trend foiled effect eye-shadows by ModelCo had a 50/50 chance of being something I'd actually use.  It was love at first try with the St Barts trio I received. Each shade is loaded with endless pigment. The creamy texture blends with unbelievable ease making this trio perfect for creating a statement look or for subtly enhancing your natural sun-kissed beach babe appearance. In this month's Bellabox you could be receiving St Barts, St Lucia or Mykonos.

UNIQUE TO MY BELLABOX:


Pantene Repair & Protect Foam Conditioner

Pantene Repair & Protect Foam Conditioner, 47g RRP $9.99 for 180ml 
I've not yet tried this product as my hair and scalp is suffering a little from the training I've been doing and I also recently coloured it. This weightless foam conditioner from Pantene promises to repair and protect locks without weighing them down. I look forward to trying it out as I've not used a foam conditioner before.

Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Sheet Mask – Hydrating
Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Sheet Mask – Hydrating, 1 mask RRP $4.99
I'm not a huge fan of sheet masks as I find them impractical as I like to multi-task when using a face mask. Seriously I suck at relaxing. The Palmer's Coconut Oil Hydrating Formula Sheet Mask is a moisture-drenched treat for dull and dehydrated skin. The coconut oil, water and hyaluronic acid formula re-hydrates your skin whilst the chamomile extract soothes it.

SAMPAR Golden Glow Cream

SAMPAR Golden Glow Cream, sample size 15ml RRP $45 for 30ml
The French know good skin that's for sure. The SAMPAR Golden Glow Cream tinted formula gives an instant sun-kissed glow while delivering 24-hour hydration. Packed with antioxidants, the illuminating moisturising cream can be worn alone (which is how I use it), under makeup, or mixed in with your foundation for added radiance. After using this product just a few times I'm sincerely thinking to purchase the full-sized product because each time I've used it my skin glows with good health.

BONUS PRODUCT: 

Pukka Blackcurrant Beauty Tea

Pukka Blackcurrant Beauty Tea, 1 teabag RRP $7.95 20 bags
I don't think I've come across a Pukka tea I haven't liked. Naturally caffeine-free, the tasty, the complexion-enhancing tea contains a cupful of ethically sourced ingredients, including Vitamin C-packed blackcurrant, rosehip, licorice root, fennel seed and beetroot. The only bad thing I have to say about it is that I would have liked to receive more than 1 tea bag.

To sum up what I think of the February Bellabox in 5 words is... "Keeping those good summer vibes". I can't wait to see what will be in the March Bellabox!

Bellabox - RRP: $19.95 ($16.00+ $3.95 P&H) on a subscription plan, billed monthly, but you can cancel anytime. For $5 off your first women's monthly box subscription use the promo code “NICTATT”.

For further information about the contents of the February 2019 Bellabox visit the Bellabox Blog.

This is a sponsored post, I received either product and/or payment in exchange for this post.

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