Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Oral B Toothbrush

Hey everyone :)

I used to have a normal toothbrush and after my first visit to the hygienist - she recommended a electronic toothbrush over a normal one and so (me, who loves to spend money) zoomed off to Tesco and bought one! They are expensive - that is the first thing that will probably put lots of people off buying them over a plastic normal toothbrush - but they are lots better and do all the work for you.

This is my second electronic one as my first recently died. Tesco also had a deal on and I wanted to spend money ... typical me!

The great thing about the toothbrush for me at the moment is the battery life - my other one didn't hold much charge so I'm glad I have a new one that lasts more than a week. This toothbrush also had a pressure sensor - so a red light flashes when I'm pushing too hard on my teeth/gums and a gum cleaner ... which is just the toothbrush on a slower setting that pulses - both great and helpful little features.

This toothbrush cost me £35 but it was in the sale at Tesco, I think normally it's around £70. I got one free head with the product but they do recommend changing them every 6 months and it costs around £10-£15 for 2 new heads.

It also comes with a little charging dock and the toothbrush is waterproof so you don't have to worry about getting it wet. It has also a 'charge' icon so you know when the battery is getting low.

The plug connected to the charging dock is a 2 prong plug so you may need to buy the 2 prong-to-3 prong UK plug unless your bathroom has one of those 2 prong plug sockets.

So let me know in the comments below what kind of toothbrush you use and which you think is the best - I'd love to hear your comments!!


Friday, 24 June 2016

A 'H&M' Wishlist ...

Hey everyone :)

You should all know by now that I'm a big H&M fan! I buy lots of clothes from them - mainly because they just feel like good quality and they have a big range ... even for the men's section.

I've been browsing through their 'new arrivals' section and a few things caught my eye! 






1. Printed T-Shirt (£7.99) - a lovely ocean/sky blue colour - which some printed words on the front - simple and great looking.

2. Printed T-Shirt (£7.99) - simple words and a palm tree.

3. Printed Vest Top (£7.99) - still in love with tank tops so this caught my eye! 

4. Pattern T-Shirt (£7.99) - patterns are great on t-shirts or shirts and I'm in love with them atm.

5. Shirt in Premium Cotton (£14.99) - again, I really like my patterns so this is a shirt with a black/white line pattern.

Let me know what you think of my choices and if you like/love/hate H&M for men's clothing.


Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Thoughts: Fudge Urban Texture Junk Styling Paste

Hey everyone :)

I have spent lots of my life trying to find a good hair product that will just do what I want. I find it very frustrating when my hair just won't hold or stay where I want it.

I found this product in Tesco a few weeks ago and decided to give it a go and I'm over the moon with it - if I have to say anything negative - is that it's gives too much hold.

I thought I would try and categorise my thoughts so here goes:

The actual product is a rectangle-tin type shape. It opens to reveal the paste in one side and obviously just the lid in the other. The colour is a bright orange and looks great and does stand out on the shelf. The name 'urban' to me says street art, graffiti, cool designs and the tin does show this ... more so on the back and the front too.

The 'actual' Product
The product is a thick yellow-white paste and a little goes a long way. I take a small finger amount and rub into my hands and then apply to my hair and my hair is quite long at the moment. It smells good too - not a great smell but not a horrible smell either.

Hold Factor
The product has a hold factor of 6 which I think is appropriate and I definitely agree with. My hair keeps its shape and style all day at work and I do move around alot and shake my head so it does get tested well.

I do think the product is quite expensive when it comes to hair products - in Tesco you will pay £7 per tin. I don't think it was on special so this is the normal price. I also at the time bought their other product (the blue tin) which has a stronger hold (hold factor 8) - believe me this one is very strong. So the two tins cost £14.

I love when a product pleases me ... who doesn't and I like to get what I pay for and this product gives me that! Yes it's £7 and a few years ago I would have thought I would be crazy to spend that much on a hair product but it does what it says on the tin! I'm very happy and it will hopefully last a long time! I've been using it for about a month now (5 days a week) and I've barely used any or so it seems.

Let me know in the comments below if you have ever used this product or if you want to suggest anything else that gives good hold - then let me know.


Sunday, 19 June 2016

Pokemon Alpha Sapphire

Hey everyone :)

A year or so ago Dave bought me a Nintendo 3DS with Pokemon X for Christmas. Pokemon was one of my favourite television programmes when I was younger - going back to the Ash and Pikachu days! 

I was in Asda a month or so ago and came across Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and decided to buy it as I wanted to try a newer Pokemon game. 

The setting and plot for this game is very similar to Pokemon X (and its partner Y). The game starts with the player moving to the Hoenn Region and you begin in the back of a moving truck - arriving at your new house. The player's father is the new gym leader of Petalburg Gym and this is the reason for the move. 

Like every Pokemon game you get to choose from three starter Pokemon: Treeko, Torchic or a Mudkip (so grass, fire or water) ... I chose a Torchic as I feel that its the strongest of the three (I might be wrong that is just my opinion). 

I am about half way through the game at the moment and I am doing really well. I am on my way to the secret underwater cavern. But I don't want to spoil the plot for any new players or people who aren't that far yet.

Have you played any newer Pokemon games or do you like remembering the old Pokemon Yellow days and don't want to spoil it with newer versions? Let me know in the comments below.

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