Beauty products with a tiny price. Review by @AbbiieLeigh 0 268

Are those bad skin days weighing you down? No matter how much make up you put on you can always seem them pesky spots or blackhead. Ew right? Oh and is your hair dry and not going the way you want because of winter? I’m here to tell you that there is a solution. All it takes is just under £10, patients and drinking plenty of water. Simple right?

On my own quest to get clear skin after the many winter months of hiding my skin with darker make up I have decided to get a better care routine. I have searched low and high across the internet for a product that suits my skin but I had no luck. I started to give up until- I went to tescos!

 So everyone thinks to get perfect skin you need a huge bank balance, well I think not. So lets start with the basics.

 Firstly you need a good scrub for your face that will clear your pores, fight oil and help to tighten them back up. Here is T-zone. After two uses my skin looks dramatically better. The smell is nice, the feel after use is amazing and it comes at a lovely price of £1.50. Not so bad is it? A few instructions for this product would to be

  • Wipe all make up off before use

  • Wet your skin with warm water

  • Gently rub product into areas most affected

  • Wash with warm water then cold (cold tightens the pores back) 

  • Pat your face down with a clean towel.

 Who knew it was that easy? I recommend using this product twice a week.

Okay so now we’re becoming pore free we need something to make sure our face doesn’t dry out. This product is simply wonderful coming at a price of £1.50- I used this as a teenager until they discontinued it for a while. My Skin- No Shine Mattifying moisturise suits ANY skin types. That’s right ladies yes it does. It also smells beautiful with kiwi and raspberry extracts.

  • Only apply to clean skin

  • Use small amounts as it spreads well 

  • Apply to neck area


p> Also My Skin has a gentle face scrub that you can use instead of the T-Zone. It has honey extracts which honey has been proven to remove blackheads

Now if you get dry lips in the winter this next product is a must have-in-your-bag kinda product. It’s the Nivea hydrocare lip balm. It smoothes on quickly, leaves no nasty white bits and last for an hour each time. It gives your lips a pop and puts the moisturiser back where it belongs. This product is £1 at any pound shop or £1.50 in tescos.

Okay so we’re feeling fabulous right now with our steals and hidden gifts from the beauty gods right? All we need is shiny/ strong hair. This product isn’t in tescos but you can get it from ebay/amazon for a price of £1.50 each. It a deep/protein conditioning back that restores damaged and dry hair. I’ve recently used this product and seen instant results but just be careful to wash out properly or you’ll have greasy hair! Ick.

 Ladies you can thank me later! Go out and get these steals and send me your photos and @AbbiieLeigh on twitter for your chance to be featured on the website.

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We are so excited to announce that multi award-winning actor and performer Hugh Jackman is set to open the show with a performance from the global musical sensation The Greatest Showman.

This show-stopping BRITs performance will be under the creative direction of Michael Gracey, the film’s director.

Hugh Jackman has carved a successful career both on stage in front of live crowds. From his award-winning turn on Broadway as the 1970s singer/songwriter Peter Allen, to Wolverine in the blockbuster X-Men franchise, he has proven to be one of the most versatile actors of our time. Jackman garnered his first Academy Award® nomination for Best Actor for his performance in Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables, and his standout performance as protagonist Jean Valjean also earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical, as well as SAG Award® nominations for both Best Ensemble and Best Male Actor in a leading role, and a BAFTA Award nomination. Most recently, he was nominated for his role as P.T. Barnum in The Greatest Showman. His ‘The Man, The Music, The Show’ World Tour will kick off this May, which includes five nights at The O2 Arena, London.

The Greatest Showman has taken the world by storm since its theatrical release at the end of 2017, hitting the top spot in the UK by early 2018 and becoming the most purchased home entertainment release after Avengers Infinity War and Star Wars The Last Jedi.

The film’s soundtrack, composed by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, was the UK’s best selling album of last year, topping the charts in several countries including the US, Australia, UK and Japan and reaching No. 1 on iTunes in over 70 countries. The 5x Platinum certified soundtrack has to date sold over 5.4 million records worldwide, with 1.77 million sold in the UK, and is the second album in 30 years to spend 11 consecutive weeks at No. 1 in the UK, equalling the record set by Adele for her album ‘21’, and was the longest running soundtrack at No. 1 in 50 years. ‘This is Me’, taken from the soundtrack, won a Golden Globe for ‘Best Original Song’ and was nominated for an Academy Award; the soundtrack was also up for two GRAMMY awards, and last night was announced as winner of Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.

BRITs Chairman and Chairman & CEO of Sony Music UK and Ireland Jason lley said:
“We are delighted to welcome the Golden Globe and Tony Award winning superstar Hugh Jackman to the BRITs stage this month with a performance that is set to be nothing short of spectacular. The Greatest Showman soundtrack dominated the charts in 2018 breaking records all over the world as well as here in the UK. It’s only fitting that the UK’s biggest celebration of musical successes should be kicked off with a performance from the biggest selling album in the UK of the last year.”

The Greatest Showman is the latest performance to be revealed for The BRITs, following the announcements of P!nk, Calvin Harris with Dua Lipa, Sam Smith and Rag’n’Bone Man, Jess Glynne with H.E.R., The 1975, George Ezra, Little Mix with Ms Banks and Jorja Smith for the UK’s biggest night in music.

The BRIT Awards 2019 with Mastercard take place Wednesday 20th February at The O2 Arena, London, broadcast exclusively on ITV and hosted by Jack Whitehall. Clara Amfo and Alice Levine will be back to host this year’s Red Carpet show on ITV2 on the night of the awards for the third year running.


We are thrilled to announce that multi-million selling global pop icon P!NK will be honoured with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at this year’s ceremony. P!NK will be the first international artist to receive this award.

Seven studio albums and one greatest hits album on since her debut in 2000, totalling over 60 million global sales, over 8 million in the UK alone along with over 12 million UK single sales, P!NK is a musical force to be reckoned with. With seven Top Five albums – with two going No. 1 (Funhouse and the most recent platinum-certified Beautiful Trauma), three UK No. 1 singles (‘Just Like A Pill’, ‘So What’, ‘Lady Marmalade’) and 32 Top 40 singles, 19 of which going Top 10, including ‘Try’, ‘Just Give Me A Reason’ and ‘What About Us’, P!NK has become one of the UK’s best-selling female artists and one of the world’s greatest singers, with her inimitable powerhouse vocals and show-stopping stage performances.
Over 2 million tickets sold in the UK alone to date, nine BRIT nominations, and one win for International Female Solo Artist in 2003, and a string of other prestigious awards and accolades including three GRAMMY awards (20 nominations) and two Billboard Music Awards, P!NK’s career sees no sign of letting up with her first UK stadium tour in five years booked for this summer, including two nights at London’s Wembley Stadium.
P!NK said: “I am so honored to be recognized with the Outstanding Contribution To Music Award at the 2019 BRITs! Since the beginning of my career the British fans have been some of the most fierce and loyal in the world. I am humbled to receive this honor and be in the company of an illustrious group of British icons!”

BRITs Chairman and Chairman & CEO of Sony Music UK and Ireland Jason Iley said: “P!NK is a trailblazer, a phenomenally talented singer and songwriter, and truly one of the greatest artists of our time.  It is a real pleasure to honour her at this year’s BRIT Awards with the Outstanding Contribution To Music Award. With her remarkable career spanning nearly 20 years, P!NK is one of the most successful artists in the world, consistently releasing multi-million-selling albums and selling out tours all over the globe. I am really excited to welcome her back to The BRITs and to recognise her prodigious success.”
P!NK joins an illustrious list of previous BRIT Awards Outstanding Contribution to Music recipients including Sir Elton John, David Bowie, Queen, Spice Girls, U2, Sir Paul McCartney, Oasis, Robbie Williams and Blur. The award was rested in 2013 to make way for a Special Recognition for War Child to mark the charity’s 20th anniversary. P!NK will be the first international artist to receive the honour, a decision taken by The BRITs committee to open the award up to overseas acts who have achieved long term success in the UK, and P!NK will be awarded in recognition of her significant impact on British music and her incredible musical repertoire over the past two decades.

Like all winners on the night, P!NK will be presented with an exclusive trophy designed for this year only by Sir David Adjaye OBE, and she will close the show with an exclusive performance on the night, showcasing her extraordinary talent which continues to wow audiences all over the world.