Recent Purchases

Sometimes it feels nice to buy stuff. It really does. To be honest, this post is a couple months coming. I decided to keep tabs of my buys, so I could show it to you. Duhhh. Because it's so very enthralling & captivating. These range from face, hair, body, & home items actually. Anyhoo, so here it is. These are my ReCenT PurCHasEs! 


I got the Forever Midnight & the Coconut Lime Breeze Fine Fragrance Mists on sale a month or so ago from Bath & Body Works. Forever Midnight has notes of vanilla, jasmine, sandalwood, & gardenia. It smells like a floral musk. Dark & strong.

Coconut Lime Breeze is ideal if you want to smell like you're on tropical summer getaway. This smells fresh & light. I can't recall the price of them but they were $5 or less each. These fragrances are excellent as a body mist, because they don't last too long but leave a delicate scent.

I'm obsessed with the Desert Essence Australian Tea Tree Oil. I put a dab on my bug bites & they really helped cease the itching. It replaced the itchiness with a cool, tingly sensation. Tea tree oil can be applied to blemishes, insect bites or stings, or other minor skin irritations. It's also nice to add a couple drops to the shower to assist with throat or chest congestion.

I haven't really given the Equate Astringent a go, but it seems like a simple & straight forward enough product. You're supposed to use it to remove any last oil, dirt, or makeup. It's just a good way to get your face squeaky clean without much effort.


I really love a good wax melt. They work better than candles most of the time. They actually distribute a scent throughout a given area & end up being cheaper. Each of these wax melt packages were no more than $3 each. I'm glad that I got dual-scented & triple-scented cubes, so I don't have to commit to just one aroma. These packs should last me several months. I normally would buy one candle for $10+ & may never be happy with the scent flow. These all rock! 

I still need to try No Drought dry shampoo from LUSH. From what I can tell, it smells really good, like grapefruit & lime. I'd been looking for this actually. Turns out it was under the bed. Hidden! Very sneaky. I'm excited to test it out, hopefully I don't have to wash my hair as often or I can use this when I'm on the go.

Have you tried any of these items? What's your experience with them like? Do you prefer candles or wax melts? :]

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  1. Wow, you sure love your fragrances! I can't say that I've tried any of these products, besides Glade - which I agree has such a fresh linen smell! Personally, I opt fot candles, incense and diffusers.. I'm still working my way through a sandalwood Crabtree & Evelyn diffuser bought nearly eight months ago! Thanks for the interesting post, Carmen :)

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    1. Oooh I love incense. It's more of a musky scent. :]

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  2. I always love making my home smell nice and these sound like great choices!

    Maggie
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    1. A nice smelling home is a happy home! :]

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  3. I love coconut smell
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  4. great stuff!! :)

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  5. love everything! great photos :D

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  6. Ooooh I love the look of the wax melts! I love wax melts - especially in the Summer xx

    Gemma // missmakeupmagpie.com

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  7. I want to try that Coconut Lime Breeze! Sounds so refreshing!
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  8. Lovely post! Love lush too!

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  9. I'm interested to see how the dry shampoo from Lush works. I just ran out of my Herbal Essences dry shampoo and am looking for a replacement!

    Adventures of a Dream Catcher

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  10. I like the things you've bought and am interested in that dry shampoo from Lush. Great post and keep up the good work.

    LEJA

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  11. Coconut lime is one of my favs from bath and body! So yummy


    Nightchayde

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  12. I'm so with you that a good smelling home is a happy home - fragrance is one of my favourite things to buy and I'm such a candle addict! I'm glad to see that others feel the same about home scents, I feel so middle-aged loving air fresheners but it makes me so happy, haha :)

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  13. I love lush!! i agree about a good smelling home....

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  14. The coconut fragrance must be wonderful!!!
    Lots of love, xx

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