10 August 2012

The 100 Day Challenge - Update # 9


When I first started this challenge, I thought writing these weekly updates would be a tedious chore. But in actual fact, I quite enjoy them! It's nice to document my progress as well as showing you all the products I am lusting after. And it's always great hearing how other people are getting along and what they think of the products in each week's wishlist! So this is update # 9 and I have reached the end of my 10th week on the challenge, a long, long 70 days with just 30 days left to go! The end is in sight!! So what has made it on to this week's wish list?

Weleda Foot Balm / Maybelline Dream Terra Sun Bronzing Powder

Moonie Muslin Cloths / theBalm Nude 'Tude' Palette

After last Sunday's #bbloggers chat I asked if anyone could recommend me a foot product which would help my feet. I have (if you're queasy, skip this bit) terrible dry feet with hard skin, and I hate it. Hate, hate, hate it! It makes me feel so embarrassed! I have tried God knows how many products and tools to try and fix it. I even have an at home foot spa, but nothing works for more than a day. So many of you lovely #bbloggers suggested various products to me, but the Weleda Foot Balm was the most suggested product! So I really want to try this now and see if it is as good as people say! I am a down to the core, bronzer girl. I have naturally tanned skin as I am Cypriot, and I just think bronzers suit me better than blushes. After seeing a fabulous review by Ysis who runs Le Beauty Girl, I am now lusting after this Maybelline Dream Terra Sun bronzing powder. It just looks so fab and right up my street! Next up we have Moonie. Moonie is a newly launched brand by the lovely Kia who runs Make Me Up Kia and they are special, different-from-all-others, handmade muslin cloths! They only launched this week and already I have seen some rave reviews, and I am dying to try them out myself! And finally, a brand I have only just recently heard of but one which has caught my eye. I saw the theBalm Nude 'Tude' Palette reviewed by gorgeous Sherrie who runs Beauty in the Mirror and her review and swatches have got me lusting after this beautiful palette!

So there's my wish list, four lovely items for me to want after. But how have I done this week? Well, another week down, another week of no spending. This challenge has actually so far been a blooming massive piece of toffee pavlova and super duper easy! I'm surprised because I am the type of girl who goes out shopping, doesn't have anything particular in mind I want to buy, yet comes home later £200 lighter laden with shopping bags. I adore shopping. Yet since I sat down and wrote my first post and promise to do this challenge, I haven't missed it. I haven't wanted to go shopping, I haven't cheated, I've fessed up the one time I spent £2 in Poundland (last week, all revealed in update # 8) and it's not driven me mad. I would seriously recommend this challenge to anyone who needs to save a bit of cash or has no restraint when it comes to spending money. Because if I can do it, anyone can!

Have you started The 100 Day Challenge? Let me know how you're getting on! If you have any of the products in this week's wish list I would love to know your thoughts on them! What products have you been lusting after this week? 

You can read all about the challenge and why I decided to do it, here.
You can also read updates 1, 2, 34, 567 and 8.
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14 comments

  1. There are some lovely products here! Glad youre finding it easy not to spend and haven't missed it! How are you going to celebrate in 30 days? Massive haul?

    Helen xxx

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  2. The moonie cloths look really nice, I have a No7 muslin cloth and it's so scratchy. Well done with the challenge :) x

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  3. This 100 day challenge is quite appealing. I might do it. Although I think I'll wait till January, there's just TOO many things I want just now and I know I'd defo fail :-p

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  4. All the Weleda products are amazing. You can get your feet done at a spa and they scrape your feet smooth.. sounds yuck and I haven't had it done but apparently it does't hurt and it makes your feet super soft. I'm only in my first week of the 100 day challenge and I'm about to start making posts like these. xx

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  5. Ooh congrats for doing so well! :)
    I am starting my 100 day challenge when I go back to uni in September, I'm quite scared!
    How are you finding the challenge?
    Have you managed to save money for a particular thing?
    x

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  6. You are so close to the end! Well done :)

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  7. You're doing fantastically! I started the challenge as well because I'm the same! I never need anything in particular but come home and wonder 'when did I get robbed?' I'm on Week 2 if you'd like to check out some of my posts! Keep going, love! xx

    themodmermaid.blogspot.com

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  8. @Helen I won't be celebrating straight away, as cash is still low and I need it for bills. But in October, I will be treating myself to some new GHDs :) xo

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  9. @Hayley I have the No7 one which came with their hot cloth cleanser and I find it too soft! It is the same as using a flannel really. Thank you! xo

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  10. @cupcakesandcocaine I've loved the Weleda products I have tried so far so I can't wait to try the Foot Balm!! I look forward to your updates :) xo

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  11. @Dani Thank you :) I'm finding it easy peasy! xo

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  12. @Marvelle I know! It's actually exciting now! :) Thank you! xo

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  13. @Jessica Thank you :) Nice to know I'm not the only one haha xo

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