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      19.09.2012 17:09
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      Brilliant Leighton Denny product!

      I am always on the hunt for new products to try, especially nail, hand and feet products at the moment. I am always wearing false nails (both fingers and toes) and over the years can see the damage it has done. I've stopped wearing these products now so am always on the look out so ways to make my nails look great. And also look after them. Over the last 2-3 months I have found this new brand called "Leighton Denny". This is one of the many products I have used from the brand "Intense Pedicure Oil". I buy all products off of the Beauty Bay website and I hope you have a look. This product can be bought in a 50ml bottle for £17.38, you can also purchase this from many other online shops including eBay and Amazon. Prices range from £17-25 depending on where you shop. This is a great product for me, as I have said my nails aren't in the best of shape, but after using this product for the last month and a half I am really feeling and seeing the difference. The Packaging. This simply comes in a small packaged box, which I have thrown away. The bottle itself containing the oil, is a pump type bottle, it is see through so you can see how much of the product is remaining and know when to purchase some more. The pump is easy to use and extremely clean and helps so you don't get to much of the oil out at one time and waste it. The design on the bottle is very basic, clear and see through with the simple writing on the front saying Leighton Denny with a set of what the oil contains, does and instructions on the back. The oil itself is a yellow (oil) colour which is clearly seen through the bottle. I generally use two pumps a night and massage that all on my feet, (focusing mainly on the cuticles). I do this every night followed by some moisturiser before bed and my nails really have never looked better. They used to look tiered, old and worn, but now, they have a new lease of life and I'm not embarrassed to wear flip flops any more. I don't tend to get dry feet any more and no cracked heels etc, the oil smells lovely has a clean smell, not very floral, but perfect for the feet. The smell has hint of lemon and mint and just smells great when on, but also great all the next day as well, very well lasting. Described on the website as "A nourishing, hydrating massage oil To promote soft, supple, more moisturised and healthier looking skin "Feet will feel softer and smoother and look healthy and more attractive." A delicious and softening, dry oil treatment. It is sprayed into the palm of one hand then massaged over the heels, sole, cuticles and nails to restore lost moisture and promote softness and suppleness. The oil relieves dryness and tightness in the skin helping it to look and feel smoother and younger." It does all of this, my feet have never felt or looked so good before, baby soft feet. They are healthy, clean and even smell great thanks to this oil. The oil contains special ingredients including - Lemon Grass, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang), Peppermint, Olive, Avocado, Wheatgerm, Sweet Almond and Palm oils. I would recommend this oil to anyone who has problems with feet and toe nails. 5/5 an amazing product for any one's feet. I also tend to find it lasts very well, I have been using two pumps a night for the past month and a half and still have over 3 quarters of the bottle left. Thanks for reading! x

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      19.09.2012 16:54
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      5/5

      I bought this toothbrush when it was on offer in Boots for £40, I purchased two one for myself and one for my partner. He had always used electric toothbrushes and needed a replacement as he had a faulty battery. I had never used one and was getting one on my partners recommendation. I purchased this one when it was on offer that is the main reason I chose it, my partner had said Oral B was good (his previous one was Oral B and had lasted for years). I thought the price was very good for an electronic toothbrush, it was nearly half price. On Amazon this toothbrush is £79.99 but at the moment is reduced down to £38.73. This product comes with two interchangeable brush heads, one precision clean brush head, and one floss action brush head. It is rechargeable (charger etc included) it has two modes which are daily clean and sensitive and suppose to give naturally whiter teeth in 21 days. It includes features like 3D Cleaning (pulsates, oscillates and rotates) to remove twice as much plaque as an ordinary manual toothbrush, and it pulsates 40,000 times per minute and rotates 8800 times per minute. This brush also includes a pressure sensor that lights up when you are pressing too hard, and a 2 minute timer that tells you how long you have brushed. This brush is great, obviously used every morning and evening and I have seen such an improvement, my teeth look whiter and feel cleaner (like the adverts where you run your tongue across your teeth :D). The timer is great, I never really realised how long I was suppose to be brushing for, it also lets you know when you have been using for 30 seconds, 60 seconds and 90 seconds so you can change to a different quarter of your mouth each time. Battery lasts ages, although most of the time I leave it on charge (on the stand) after any use. The charger is nice, stands the tooth brush up while charging and I am very happy with it. All in all would recommend to anyone who has used one in the past or someone who still uses a "manual" toothbrush. Easy to use, easy to clean and keep tidy, charges quickly and lasts for ages. All round I definitely feel an improvement!

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      23.07.2012 13:27
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      10/10 Great toy for kids

      First off the Technical Details (off of Amazon) Music and light effects as the balls spiral down and pop out at the bottom Designed to help get baby standing with big handles to hold onto Requires 3 x AA batteries (not included) Size approximately 16.5 high and 18 wide (42cm x 46cm) For ages 9 to 36 months I bought this for my daughter for her first birthday back in 2010! When she first opened the box it was easy to assemble and we put batteries in the toy she was over the moon! With its bright colours, music and light affects she played with it all day. This was definitely one of her favourite toys up until about the age of 2 1/2. Then it sat in the corner of the lounge for a while. I think it's a very good toy, the batteries last a long time, it is easy to wipe clean and the music and lights are great fun for the children. Since my little boy has started crawling and moving around he is now playing with this toy. He also enjoys the music and lights and is learning to stand up against it. This toy is good for sitting and standing. It comes with 3 balls that you can put into various holes and watch them roll down and pop up! All in all very good fun toy for kids I would say from 6 months till 3-4 years. 10/10

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      22.07.2012 22:14
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      10/10 would recommend brilliant travel system!

      I bought this travel system to use with my little boy from newborn! It comes as a pushchair and has a car seat which attaches to the pushchair easily and is also easy to remove. (very handy when you have a 2 and half year old in tow). It also comes with a base which stays in the car and the car seat attaches also very easily. When looking for a pushchair I was looking for one with a car seat and base that was easy to use. This one caught my eye cause i wanted a blue one as i knew we were having a boy! I test run this buggy in the shop and practised using the car seat and base. It was very easy to attach and un-attach! This was a must have for me with my young daughter in tow i wanted to make sure i could do it quick and easy if needed! It is all very lightweight for a travel system, and it works well on rocky ground (our car park is made of gravel and it is easy to push over). I eventually bought the product online from argos on offer! When it arrived it was easy to put together and was just what I expected! It was then put away until my son was born and it was actually quite small to store compared with other travel systems i had had in the past! It fit in my boot it was also very easy to fold down the pushchair and put up (which isn't the largest) easily! Although the wheels could be smaller! The car seat looked well padded and comfortable for our little boy when we bought him home from hospital and was easy to put in and take out the car! I took the pushchair out a couple of days later and it pushed like a dream, it comes with adjustable handles which is great for my very tall partner and me being 5ft 1. It has a large shopping basket which is great for shopping! The one i purchased also came with a rain cover which was very strong an hard wearing and a foot muff that was of high quality. Once my little boy out grew the car seat we used the pushchair for a few weeks and it was very good the seat fully reclines it is still looked very comfortable and after a few spillages the whole pushchair and car seat comes apart easily to wash and is easy to wash. We did sell this pushchair on and got a small stroller as our preference for holidays etc but I would recommend this pushchair for anyone with a child from newborn to 3-4 years. Very good Travel system!!

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      • HP Pavilion G6-1381SA / Laptop / 34 Readings / 28 Ratings
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        22.07.2012 14:48
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        I would highly recommend HP to anyone and this one has to be my favourite product so far. 10/10

        First off the Technical Details (Taken off of Amazon) Processor clock speed: 2200 MHz Processor family: Intel Core i3-2330M L2 cache: 3 MB Motherboard chipset: Intel HM65 Express Display diagonal: 1005.8 mm (39.6 ") My partner bought this laptop for me, he was looking for an HP as that is all we usually use. He was looking for a smaller version of his widescreen HP, he bought this for me off very.co.uk and spread the cost on a Buy now pay later. He was fed up of me using his laptop for all my NVQ work, facebook, internet browsing, watching movies and gaming (mainly Sims). When I first got the laptop I liked the size and weight, it is very lightweight and easy to carry round. It's a dark red colour and is very vibrant and sleek. The battery life is great which means I can use on the go without worrying, it is also very easy to change your settings to make sure the battery lasts even longer. The laptop itself seems to run very quickly compared to previous models I have used, it uses windows 7 which is very easy to use and runs fast and it also starts up and restarts very quickly. The keyboard and the screen are a good size without making the laptop itself heavy and too big to carry around. It is very easy to maintain and keep the speed and quality of the laptop up and running efficiently! It has a built in web cam and microphone which works very well, the camera is clear and the microphone is of very high quality and is easy to use with Skype and MSN. I haven't had any problems with this laptop so far except a fault which i've found with many of the HP laptops and that is the left hand mouse key becomes very loose and hard to use. It is not a big problem it sometimes becomes sticky and you have to press quite hard. I don't see that as a major problem though, as I said I have noticed it with all HP products we have used and although slightly disappointing as the rest of the laptop is made of very high standard. I will also add this happens over time. I would highly recommend HP to anyone and this one has to be my favourite product so far. 10/10 Thanks for reading :D

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        21.07.2012 21:02

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        10/10 for the price

        I bought this mini car vacuum cleaner as with two very messy kids and a big messy dog i though it was now a necessity rather than plugging in an extension lead and dragging the big Dyson hoover out once a week! I simply plug this into the cigarette lighter socket with the engine on and can do it as simple as that... Obviously for such a small product it is easy to store in the boot but the motor is a lot smaller than my Dyson and the product doesn't have as much suction as I had hoped! But it does the job I needed it for! It picks up all the dog fur and crumbs and dirt from the kids, just takes a bit more work but the convenience of doing it whenever and wherever I like helps. Instead of doing a bog hoover in the car once a week every couple of days I will use this product! The attachments are good as you can use to get in all the little gaps in between the seats and the gadgets! It's easy to empty and keep clean and would highly recommend to anyone with a car! The suction obviously isn't great but for the price who can argue. It's convenient and easy to use!

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        21.07.2012 20:38
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        It works well for styling and for a quick dry when I'm in a rush! 10/10

        First off the Product Features (off of the Amazon website) 2200W salon hairdryer has powerful airflow for fast drying and AC motor for long product life 3 heat and 2 speed settings plus true cold shot button to give you total control Heat-balancing ionic technology for condition and shine and a frizz-free finish Ultra slim concentrator for enhanced airflow and ultra smooth finish 5-year guarantee from BaByliss I was looking for a good hair dryer and got this one on sale! I went for it as it was on offer and a BaByliss product which is normally a very trustworthy brand! When i first got the hairdryer out i realised the weight of the product! A lot heavier than any other hair dryer i had had in the past but i didn't see this as a problem. The first time I used the product I was very happy! It has 3 heat settings and 2 speed settings, I used it on the highest settings to start with as that is what i was used to doing with my previous product! I had to turn it down though, the force was actually very powerful and a lot hotter than I was used to! The product worked efficiently and quickly and i did my hair in half the time i had done previously (my partner was overjoyed by this) All in all very happy with my purchase and i would pay full price for this hair dryer! It works well for styling and for a quick dry when I'm in a rush! 10/10

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        21.07.2012 20:15
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        Don't bother buy a different product!

        Technical Details (off of Amazon) Heston Blumenthal precision by Salter Digital Meat thermometer Ensure meat has reached a safe cooking temperature with the meat temperature guide in instruction booklet 9mm display for easy reading Quality stainless steel body Non-slip silicone grips To start with I initially bought this product for general everyday use at home when cooking! Just to have in the draw and use when needed! Decided on this one at the price because i thought it would be good quality being a Heston Blumenthal!!!! This was not the case! When i first opened the box and saw the product I was quite happy it looks nice it has a stainless steel body and the non slip silicone grips are a brilliant idea for a product like this! It was very simple to use and I was very impressed when i used the product it worked efficiently! But Then... I used the product about 4 times before the on/off button stopped working. All the buttons are very flimsy!I thought something associated with the name Heston Blumenthal would be of a lot better quality and last a lot better! I returned this item a i still had my guarantee and purchased a much better product for around the same price. I would definitely not bother it is not going to last being used frequently! Such a shame because my initial opinion on this product was of high standard but after researching it when mine had broke i saw this is happening a lot!

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      • Breville VKJ318 Hot Cup / Kettle / 26 Readings / 24 Ratings
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        20.07.2012 23:28
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        Would definitely recommend this product to anyone for efficiency and a good cup of tea!

        Technical Details (off of Amazon) Second generation of Breville hot water dispenser Fast boil 3 kW concealed element for maximum efficiency and easy clean Variable dispense--choose from nine different cup sizes Manual stop allows you to control flow of water Large 2 litre illuminating water tank with extra-large rear water window This has got to be the future opposed to kettles! How often is it you boil a whole kettle because you need it! You fill it up, You boil it, You use one cup and then you boil it again an hour later for another cup! Setting up was easy you plug it in, put the tray in the bottom and fill it up! It's compact and doesn't take up a lot of space in the kitchen no more than a kettle i would say. This is a great machine you can set it to the size of cup you want! With nine different cup sizes I'm sure you can find one for you! It works quickly and efficiently every time! And all you have to do is fill it up like any other kettle (and empty the tray when you spill) . There has been some conversations about previous models not getting up to a high enough boiling temperature! But this one definitely does! We use it throughout the day for tea, coffee and also you it to boil water for my little boy's bottles (which is great cause i can change the settings and get the amount i want out.) Then there is of course the added bonus of using and saving electric! The water stays warm for a good half hour but to re boil it is a lot more eco-friendly boiling one cup than a whole kettle each time! Would definitely recommend this product to anyone for efficiency and a good cup of tea! (Not sure why on this i have had to rate picture and sound quality it does produce some clear water and isn't as noisy as a kettle! )

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          20.07.2012 20:23
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          I think this stroller is great to store, easy to clean and if looked after can be kept for years!

          First of all the Details Off of the Argos website Weight restriction 15kg. 5 fixed position seat recline. Forward facing. 5 point safety harness. Lockable swivel wheels. Suspension on all wheels. Linked brakes. Shopping basket. Adjustable leg rest. Detachable hood. Raincover. Handle height 102cm. Foot operated umbrella fold. Folded dimensions (L)104, (W)24, (D)23cm. Carry handle included. Weight 7.7kg. Steel chassis. My opinion I have had several of these strollers in the last few years! I initially got a purple one second hand for my daughter when she was about 1! My initial impression was it was gorgeous! Very lightweight and just what I was looking for to have in the back of the car! We used it for about a week and the brakes slowly got worse this they broke! I wasn't too shocked as i had noticed the first time I used it the brakes weren't in the best quality and it was obviously someone trying to make a quick £20! I ended up buying a new one off of the very website for £69.99 and was chuffed when it arrived! It was easy to put together and looked great like my previous one! I had this stroller for my daughter until she was about 2 1/2 (about 1 1/2 years). It lasted well was in brilliant condition when i sold it on, was easy to wipe clean and small to store. Worked well on tough, stoned ground. I recently bought another one of these for my son who was about 7 months when i got it and we have been using it since. I think this stroller is great to store, easy to clean and if looked after can be kept for years!

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        • very.co.uk / Online Shop / 20 Readings / 19 Ratings
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          20.07.2012 19:44
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          All in all 10/10 in my opinion! Just watch you money and make sure like with everything you can affo

          Very is an on-line store that has a range of products from electrical's, furniture kids clothes and toys, a wide range of ladies and men's clothes and soooo much more! I have been using Very.co.uk for over a year now! I have bought a lot of products through them for the convenience! When we are low on money one month but need something for the kids, (new clothes, Christmas even when my daughter needed a new bed). It saves me driving to a shop, with both kids picking out clothes and trying them on, or getting toys and ending up buying more than you need! It charges P&P between £3.95 and £6.95 for the larger heavier items! But that's for the convenience of not going out! All the prices on products you will find on very are also higher than in stores. For instance You can pay £25 for a toy on Very that you could get in Tesco for £20. But it gives you the choice to pay monthly! You can spread the cost over 20 weeks or even Buy Now Pay Next Year! It has now become something I use frequently and I pay the extra cost of products to give me a more financial convenience. Spreading the cost and paying monthly opens up money in my account for the important things I need. I have once missed a payment due to changing banks and direct debits. This incurred fee's on my account of about £12 but with a quick phone call their friendly staff helped me out and removed the charges. I love using this site and would recommend to anyone that is looking to buy products and spread the cost. I would not recommend it for people who struggle to keep control of their finances. This is essential as the interest you can receive is extremely high! It is great for convenience but very easy to spend to much! They raise you credit limit a lot and also phone you a lot for the first few months (I receive one now maybe once every 3 months). This can be an annoyance but if you answer and simply say your not interested the staff are very friendly and will leave it at that! No pouncing on you trying to get you to spread the cost more or buy more products like some other companies. All in all 10/10 in my opinion! Just watch you money and make sure like with everything you can afford to pay the monthly bills before you purchase.

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          20.07.2012 19:22
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          Brilliant Value Product!

          "This hand blender has a 200W motor for mixing and blending and the mixing stem twists off for cleaning. Perfect for a wide range of kitchen blending and mixing applications, it's quick, and easy to use." This information is copied off the Sainsbury's website. I do like my bargains and cheap buys! And when my son reached an age where he could start weaning I was on the hunt for a cheap hand blender! I just needed a basic blender. I have had this hand blender for about 4 months now and it is still in good condition, it blends food up as much as you like! When I first started weaning my little boy I was using it till the food was very mushy and runny! I have read some reviews of this product that say it struggles with hard food and also struggles to make the food as mushy and runny as needed! I totally disagree with this. Sure it takes longer to blend the food thin mushy and runny but it does the job! It has two speeds so we are now using the slower speed, to make the food more lumpy for my little boy. I find it easy to use and clean and it does the perfect job for what i needed! And you can't complain about it for the price.

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          20.07.2012 00:20
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          All in all Fun and what i'd expect for the money

          First things first This is what the 17 litre tank comes with Water Pump 3D Figuirine Stickers Coloured Gravel Full Coloured Background My daughter had been after a fish for a while since we had sorted out a fish pond outside and she loved the fish out there! We decided to get her a fish for her room, to help teach her some responsibility! We went to pets at home and she picked out a fish. We went round to choose a tank and as soon as she spotted this she was ecstatically screaming! We walked out with a small fish, this tank, a plant, a solution to keep the water clean and some fish food! We got home and set up the tank on her drawers in her room! She was very excited. It was quite easy to set up! We opened it all up and put the gravel in (which is included). We put the pump in and added with cold tap water and added the solution to get the water ready for the fish! We were told whist at the shop that the tank would need 3 days before the fish was added so poor little (Woody) had to sit in a bowl for a while but seemed happy enough! The fish is still alive! Amazingly! The fish tank is still in very good condition although it does need cleaning quite frequently! This is most like due to the small size of the tank. I feel in the future I would go for quality over Toy Story! But I am happy with the purchase all in all it made my little girl very happy!

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          19.07.2012 23:01
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          Overall a very good product for the price and would recommend to people with long, short, thin and t

          Decided to buy these straighteners when mine broke a few months back! My initial thought was money! I went for these cause they were a good price and other reviews were mixed but as i have thick hair a lot of straighteners don't work well on my hair but i spend a lot of time separating the hair out and doing very small amounts at a time so even the very cheap straighteners although it takes longer work! I also went for the thinner plated ones so i could use for curling! I love curling my hair but was always very awkard with my old pair of straighteners! My initial thought was they looked nice for the money and were very lightweight! The first time I tried them was straightening and it didn't take me as long as i thought! They heated up quickly and were easy to use! They worked just as well as my previous pair (GHD's) for a fraction of the price! I then tried curling my hair which was also very easy and the product comes with a DVD to help you learn how to do it! This was great for me as i had never been able to get perfect curls but with this i could! With different heat settings for more sensitive thin hair! I am very impressed with this as most straighteners for this price would not include this! Only bad point with this product is the sides of the plates have no cover like most do which means it is very easy to burn yourself when curling especially! But it is very easy to get used to using so you don't burn yourself! Overall a very good product for the price and would recommend to people with long, short, thin and thick hair for curling and straightening!

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            19.07.2012 22:37

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            Does the job for someone with care and patience

            Product Description Off of Amazon. SHAVE. TRIM. TRANSFORM. For easy, even trimming and long-lasting smooth skin, in just one razor. Adjustable Bikini Trimmer. Smooth skin for all your curves. Razor & Bikini Trimmer in 1. 4 Blades. ALOE & DUO-VITAMINE COMPLEX. I'd wondered about getting one of these for a while! Then when it was on offer one day i finally decided to get it. It's not the easiest product to use! I Don't agree with the product description it's not the easiest product to use, the side buttons are quite hard to get used too and last thing you want is to slice yourself down there! It is good in the way it comes with 4 blades and 2 conditioning strips for a smooth finish! The razor it's self is quite good it works just as well as you'd expect, but it does take a lot of patience for the best results you do have to go over an area again and again! But if you have the time and patience its not a problem! Just don't rush it! I tried to rush my shave a few times and the head kept falling off! It is easy enough to clean you just run under warm water and the job is done. The bikini trimmer has several settings for length so you should find a length to suit you! It is narrow and small which means you can reach all area's. I will say it is quite noisy when running though! It is very handy that it comes with a wall mount that sticks on via suction cups which after a few months is still stuck to my wall! Just a shame the product isn't as good! The batteries last a long time i've had a few months and haven't had to replace yet. Overall it does the job, just takes an awful lot longer than most products and you have to be careful with the head popping off, but i have read comments from people this hasn't happened to! Could be me or could be my razor was more delicate than others or had a fault.

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