This May, the Mums NI Team are loving all things that are creating a "feel good" buzz in anticipation of the Summer coming in.
Here are our 5 most loved items for May.
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This beautiful kit of x3 15ml face masks from Vichy is perfect for those who want to try the product out before splurging on the bigger pots. It's on introductory offer at the moment in Boots so we just had to try them out.
We love the fact that they can be used alongside each other to make a truly personalised skin care regime that targets different skin concerns. We've been using the Clarifying Charcoal mask on the T-Zone along with the Double Peel Glow mask on the cheeks twice a week and have noticed that the impurities are being drawn out and skin feels smoother - so it's doing what it needs to be doing. We've also been using the Quenching Mineral Mask twice a week and have to say it's rather pleasing on the skin. We can see this one being a great mask for the Summer by putting it in the fridge to help cool down over-heated skin. Fragrance ways, they all smell delightful . . . especially the Double Peel Glow mask. They are suitable for sensitive skin.
They get a thumbs up from the Mums NI Team - we are off to buy the bigger pots!
We just love this little piece of happiness from Next. It can quite literally be hung in any room as a gentle reminder for you and your family to "Choose Happy". We will be using ours as a visual aid to boost our positive affirmations morning routine before we leave the house to set us up for the day. It really is a lovely piece for any room in the home.
Bath bombs/Bath fizzers - whatever you want to call them, our kids can't get enough of them! They particularly love these ones from I Heart Revolution and what's not to love? The easy on the eye "sweet donut" design and ever so pleasing sweet scent really have captivated our little ones, so much so that they can't wait until bathtime!
There are a variety of scents to choose from: strawberry sprinkles, blueberry crush, banana glaze, raspberry icing, chocolate dipped and blackcurrant frosted - all sound good enough to eat, right? We have tried them all and our all time favourites are banana glaze and and strawberry sprinkles.
These bath fizzers are perfect for gifting as they come wrapped up with a pretty bow. They are on offer at the moment in Superdrug on the 3 for 2, so we have a stack of them on display in our bathroom ready for a dip in the bath.
Oh if we had a nursery to do up again this stunning little Rocking Horse Luminaire from Belleek Living would definitely make the cut. It is simplistic in design but has enough cuteness factor to make it worthy of a place within the nursery. There is enough glow to create a relaxing atmosphere. A perfect gift to give parents to welcome their latest addition to the family.
There are a few other designs in the Children's Luminaires department at Bellek Living such as a star, cat, crescent moon, teddybear and starlight house. But we particularly like the Rocking Horse.
Do you ever just come across a product and think "WOW"? Well, that's what we thought when these exquisite handmade bows from Belfast Bow Company appeared on our screen during March under the hashtag #marchmeetthemaker challenge. We were intrigued with what we saw so we started to click around their website ooohhhh-ing and ahhhhh-ing at all the pretty photos.
This bow tie in particular caught our eye with its delicate floral design in soft muted colours of pink, yellow and green - ideal for all those Spring/Summer events to add a pop of umpfff to your outfit. Not only do they come in adult sizes but also in sizes for babies right through to teens! We are in love!
Each bow is lovingly handmade by the very talented Wife and Husband duo, Karen and David, using locally sourced materials. As Father's Day is approaching, we think a lovely bow tie would be the perfect gift for any Dad who quite fancies the traditional look when putting a formal outfit together. Each bow tie is hand packed by Karen and David in beautiful kraft boxes with a personal handwritten note of thanks to each individual customer - such an classy touch and excellent level of customer service.
Make sure to check out Belfast Bow Company to see their products for yourself:
We hope you enjoyed reading the May Mums NI Loves.
The Mums NI Team!