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My flip flops are the comfiest shoes I have ever had so when the sole started to come off I had no choice other than to fix them! I popped to Asda and found this glue on offer at £2.00, the other version was more than 50p more so I bought this one. Not for the first time but I will get to that in a minute. This comes well packaged so that if it was to leak on your way home it wont get all over your shopping or anything else. It has a seal you have to break by putting on the lid. It comes in a very small 3g tube but as you only need a small amount at a time I always find that the lid is (not surprisingly) glued on before I finish it all. It is suitable (according to the packaging) for use with china, porcelain, most plastics, paper, card, metal, rubber, wood, leather, and may other different materials. I have found that doing my shoe was very easy but I have in the past had problems with this product. The gel formulation does not dry as quickly as standard super glue so it needs to be held together for a lot longer. I am not sure this is as good as the standard for it's hold. If you have a job that will be needing a really strong glue then I wouldn't recommend this. There is one brilliant thing about the gel, oh, maybe I have thought of another so make that two good things. One is that where it is a gel rather than a fluid it doesn't drip, means less accidents! The main one for me though is that where it doesn't dry as quickly getting my fingers stuck is far less likely! Yes we have all done it at some point but me more than most! This is good for little jobs but is nothing like as strong as the fluid glues.
This was on offer in Asdas a long time ago now so I grabbed the mandarin version and this one. I used the other first and when it came time to open this one I was no where near as impressed with it as I was the mandarin. The liquid is a gorgeous lilac and looks girly and pretty, I can honestly say that is not the reason I bought it. I sniffed it in the shop, along with the others on offer and they were my two prefered scents. This has a very heady, strong floral smell. I thought that it smelling so strong meant that once it was diluted it would be gorgeous. Only one problem with that thoughy, and that would be that I was wrong! Even once diluted the scent is too strong. It is over powering and leaves the scent on the dishes, even after rinsing well everything smells of it! It is good at washing off grease and works really well as a washing up liquid should. I find I don't need much added to the bowl. This is not as effective as the 'normal' Fairy but is better than cheap imitations. ause of the fact that the scent stays on the dishes I most certainly will not be buying this version again, it is just too in your face! I do however recommend the range as I found the Mandarin version to e excellent.
My future mother in law bought these sweets, she saw them and thought that they sounded really nice only to discover that she really didn't! Actually nobody in the family liked them, apart from me. They come in a black and burgundy packet which is much the same as glacier mints. When I was offered one I automatically assumed they would be like an extra stong mint version until I was told that they are liquorice and aniseed flavour. Now to me liquorice and aniseed doesn't sound like the nicest idea. I like aniseed in small doses but hate liquorice! I thought I would try them just to see. My mother in law gave me the pack to save them going to waste and I like to have them in the car for long journeys now. The taste is easy to describe if you remember the sweets that they taste so much like. When I was a kid I used to have Blackjacks. They taste exactly the same! It took me a while to figure out what they remind me of but now I can tell. Oh having just read the packet the back says that they are based on Army and Navy sweets, I can't comment as I have never had them. They are small boiled sweets which aren't chewy. Sucking on them makes my tongue feel a little but numb, in a nice way not a bad one. They turn it dark grey too! They contain liquorice extract and no artificial colours. The fact that it fails to say that they have no artificial flavours must mean that they do! They are a sweet hit without being too moreish. So if you like the occasional sweet or suffer in the car they may well be a good option for you.
To start with this product does NOT look like the product pictured, above the body cream is shown. This is a large 500ml bottle of shower and bath gel. I went to Asda to buy some, along with my weekly shop and I always just grab what ever is on offer at a pound but this time I looked a bit more closely as these were on offer at £2.00. Because of their size they ended up being even more of a bargain that the one pound bottles. Best part is that these smelt better too! There is a range of several scents I opted for this one Coconut Ice Cream and also the Lemon Souffle version. This has a gorgeous and very sweet scent that I liked at the time but now it is a little bit sickly where I have used it a few times. It certainly doesn't just smell of coconut it has a very creamy smell mixed in and also a hint of vanilla I would think. The bottle has a flip top lid and is easy to use. Unfortunately where this is normal bottle I will have to leave it standing on the lid when I get down near the end. Not a problem ut if it was made with a larger lid this would be easier. The scent does fill m flat after it ha been used but notas strongle as I find the lemon one does. Tis is a reasonably thick white gel that washes well but doesn't give much of a foam. My skin is always left feeling clean and smooth after. I don't need much of this to wash with, a little tends to go a pretty long way. At the price this is a bargain and I will buy from the range again but I wont be bothering with this one again just because the scent is a little bit sickly. I am going to give it four stars though as I am very pleased with the product over all. If you like coconut then give it a sniff, even at full price it is worth buying.
I have tried just about every hair dye on the market! As I hadn't tried this one yet and it was on offer at just £5.00 in Asda I thoght I would see what it was like. Before dying my hair this time I had not dyed it in four months. I was having it very dark brown with a bleached fringe that I would then dye pillar box red. This means that I had long roos in my natural mid brown, my fringe is an over processed mess that was light brown and the lengths had faded but were still darker than my roots. I opted to buy Perfect 10 in shade 4G, Dark Golden Brown. I thought this would take me back to a fairly natural colour for me that would just look like I was back to normal, yet enhanced. (As well as removing my greys shhhhhh!) This did look like it came in a good array of shades. I have to admit I just concentrated on the mid to dark browns but I had a few to pick from. The reason that this dye is different is because it takes just ten minutes to do it's thing! This way dying time is reduced making the small amount of time you have to spend on yourself last a bit longer! This comes in several parts in the box; -The developer bottle with the normal nozzle. -The end of the nozzle always snaps or screws off. When you have to shake the liquids together I always worry that I will end up with them everywhere. I didn't worry about that with this bottle as it seemed to have a much thicker more reliable end to it. Small plus point I thought. -The tube of colourant. - This has to be squeezed into the developer bottle. This is completely sealed! You have to pierce the top with the back of the lid. It means that it is far less likely to leak. (See below for another point about this tube.) -The tube of conditioner. - Draw back point number one, this and the colourant tube are similar, be aware that you should check before mixing! I am not usually unsuder but I had to read both tubes before I could tell. That is not a mix up that would be a good idea! This is a LARGE tube. Considering you usually get a tiny tube or sachet which only does one or two conditioning treatments maximum I was very pleased with this. It contained 58ml and I managed to squeeze five uses out of it. A comb applicator. - This is brilliant! I have never used one before. It is a small comb attachment, you remove the normal applicator nozzle and this screws on instead. It has small holes in the end of each of the prongs. You just run it through you hair and it distributes it evenly and far more quickly! I thought it would be useless but was certainly pleased with how well it worked. There was also a set of very good instructions. I have to be honest, I didn't read them until after apart from checking if it had to be applied to wet or dry hair! Oh and it is dry hair by the way which means that you don't get drips. As well as a pair of very good, for a (hair dye) gloves. They were thick and I didn't have any on my hands at the end of it. In fact they were that good that after I had applied the dye I washed them and used them again to rinse my hair without any problems. I usually end up with patches of dye that have managed to get through a hole in the glove some how! This mixture stank! I am used to hair dye stiking but this took my breath away on several occasions! It is not for anyone with a sensitive chest! If you are asthmatic I would advise you to avoid it. I left it for the ten minutes and rinsed, and rinsed, and rinsed, and rinsed some more! This took forever to rinse out. That might have had something to do with the fact that my hair felt like it was in dreadlocks! It felt like my hair was ruined! I was starting to really panic if I am honest. It was just like my hair had formed massive matts. I got to a point where the water was almost completely clear and jumped under the shower (I had my head hanging over the bath before) and rinsed some more before applying the conditioner carefully and slowly separating out my matted hair. I left this on for a good ten minutes then rinsed it out. My hair felt fabulous already. After drying it my hair was in readonably good condition, even my over processed fringe didn't seem any worse for being dyed. A comb ran through it all easily. The result, now here it falls down a bit. My roots have gone a different colour to the lengths, as though the dye couldn't change the colour of what was already dyed previously. I don't know if that is specific to this particular dye or not because maybe the last dye was a strong one in comparison to most or it is where it was such a dark brown. I am not happy about it but what can I do? The colour of my lengths is not what I am judging the colour of this dye on as it is obviously the roots that are the closest to how it 'should' have come out. My roots are a nice colour but nothing like is shown on the box. I would say they are a light brown with a red tinge. They are nothing like the images on the box at all. Had I known that my result would be the colour my roots are (had it not gone a bit wrong) I would never have picked this colour because of it being too light. My colouring could not carry off the colour it resulted in. I will have to re-dye my hair soon because it just looks rediculous and in a few weeks when I have roots again I will have tri-colour hair! It is worth a try but not if you have darker lengths than the colour you want to go! I would try this again but I don't know if I will the next time I dye my hair.
I usually look for the one pound offers in Asda when it comes to shower gel but I noticed this on offer at £2.00 a few weeks back (the whole range) and on closer inspection it was actually better value because of the size of the bottle! Containing a whopping 500ml ths huge bottle contains a gorgeous bright yellow gel which is vey luxuious to the touch. It is very thick and creamy. It doesn't give anamazing amount of foam when you wash with it but it isn't that wishy washy that your don't feel clean either. I find that it leaves my skin feeling refreshed and clean every time! The scent always lingers on my skin and the flat smells of it when it gets used. I love how the flat retains the scent it makes it an air freshener at the same time! Right now to the good part, the scent! This smells more beautiful that I know how to describe. It is a sweet lemon scent, think lemon curd but with a kick. It is great first thing in the morning when you are struggling to wake up. Ideal for guys and girls. I don't get why it is Lemon Souffle rather than just lemon, I guess that is just to make it sound more appealing. The flip top bottle is easy to use but when it gets to then end I will have to stand it upside down to get the last of it out. I will most certainly be buying from this range again. I also have the Coconut Ice Cream shower gel already.
I have mild dermatitis on my fingers. Before this was diagnosed at times it was very sore, itchy, red and at times made me feel rather awkward about my old lady hands. At thirty my hands should not look old! I visited the pharmacy and asked for some advice. I was told that it looked like dermatitis and the kind woman sold me some of this Hc45. It cost me about £3.50 at the time for a small tube of what I hoped would be miracle cream. It should be applied very thinly to the affected area using either a cotton bud in my case or for larger areas a cotton pad. As this is a steriod cream it will thin the skin with continued use. I was told that I could only use it for seven days. (More about this later) She said that if it did not improve I should see my G.P. This did not really help my dermatitis. I went to see my G.P. who prescribed a stroner version but suggested I carried on using this on my face very sparingly as I had another patch developing on my cheek. (This is NOT advised, this was under a doctors say so, not the package instructions). I was not to use it more than every other day but it cleared in up after just three uses. I was told by the doctor that I could use it when I get a flare up at any point and that the cream is so weak that skin thinning shouldn't be in any way a problem, unless I was using it all the time. So this shouldn't be somethig that you worry about, just don't abuse it. This cream doesn't smell of much, it is plain white and spreads on the skin very easily. This will work fr small areas that ae not affected too badly like it did for me. I can't say it worked on my fingers but it did calm it down. But even the stronger cream didn't work for me. I just need anti histamines when it flares up and it is fine. This cream is handy not just for dermatitis but also for stings and mild eczema. A great one to keep in your bathroom cabinet. Although the tub seems small for the money, where you use such a tiny amount each time it does last a very long time.
Although I am only a part time smoker these days, I used to be a full time roll up smoker. Smoking roll ups is most certainly a cheaper way to smoke. My mother recently gave me a pouch of cutters choice. As I needed papers and filters I had some outlay but this was so minimal! For a box of extra slim Swan filters containing a whopping 120 filters it was just 71p. These come in a bright yellow box with green and red markings. it is bright packaging that I find easy to find in my handbag, bonus! I have found that I can (after using up a few sticks (I will explain shortly) of filters I can slip my papers into the box for safe keeping. I called them sticks of filters for a reason. Rather than with some filters these are not just randomly thrown in. To save on space they are lined up in clear plastic tubes containing six in each. This means that the boxes are smaller but does increase the amout of packaging. I think this is a good feature in some ways as they are safe in my bag without me having to end u having them everywhere! The lid of the box flips up like that of a cigarette packet, this secures well and so the filters don't fall out. Rolling with these I find easier than just the slim ones, just personal preference. As you would imagine using these rather than just the slim ones means that you use slightly less tobacco which makes smoking with these even cheaper! They certainly make a roll up cigarette taste nicer than not having a filter. If I was to buy normal cigarettes I would always buy lights, I find that a rollup made with these is not too harsh at all and always enjo one. I do recommend these filter tips if you want to give smoking roll ups a try or if you are a long term user. They are great value and because of their packaging they are a very useful alternative to some similar products. They also come in menthol.
Rizzla make several different types of paper but this is the only one with a flavour. The others are all plain white papers of different thicknesses. These are packed in a flip up pack which makes then easy to use even one handed, very handy when you are the papers are packed so that each time you pull one out the next comes half out ready for next time. These are a thicker paper than most, so if you prefer extra thin papers these may not be for you. These aren't the type with the corners snipped off, I would rather they were to be honest. To roll I find them reasonably easy, apart from when I have just washed my hands. I guess there is less grip on my finger tips. As for the way they smoke they don't add that much taste to the smoke itself it is more that they leave a sweet taste on your lips. I find that they are nicer than normal papers for this reason. They make a roll up seem more mellow and smooth although I cannot quite put my finger on why. They retail at 23p per pack at the moment. A pack contains fifty papers. They do have a warning paper when there are either five or ten left, I don't remember which. This paper is the same size as the others but is not useable. This paper is a great reminder to buy more papers so that you cannot run out. I always opt for these over other papers and if you haven't tried them and you smoke roll ups then do give them a try as it is a cheap way to have a change.
I am a part time smoker. I used to be full time but quit, now I smoke on nights out or stressful situations. Back when I smoked all the time, cigs got too expensive and I turned to tobacco. This is a cheap way to smoke, it costs far less than cigarettes do! I also bought a tin made by rizzla wich made rolling simple and quick (I admit, I can't roll without one!) taking the stress out of tobacco altogether. When Cutters Choice is first opened it reminds me of christmas pudding, it has a sweet pungent smell that is quiet fruity. Unfortunately as you get through the packet it does lose the smell a bit. When smoked this stays true to its fragrant smell and is sweet and fruity rather than being harsh and dry like some other tobaccos available. My parents recently went away and bought some duty free. They gave me a 50g pack which is still going and I have had over 100 roll ups out of it. Obviously the amount that can be made from a packet will come down to how much you put in each one as some people like them more packed than others. With the prices as they are this ends up being a way of saving a few quid! A 50g packet of Cutters choice costs £11.10. You then have the cost of filters (66-78p) and papers (23p) but it can be that you have 100+ roll ups for just £12! Out of all the tobaccos that I have tried this is the only one that I would recommend. I know that rolling your own comes with rather a stigma but it is worth it when you see the savings!
These little cake slices are a perfect size for lunch boxes, not too big but enough to give you the sweet fix you are after. They come in a pack of six but they are divided into three packs of two slices. They cost just £1 at the moment as they are on offer in Tesco. The packaging is what you would expect from Mr Kipling cakes and the pink ripple effect though the word raspberry actually makes it look rather attractive. The little slices are a raspberry sponge, it is normal sponge with little bits of raspberry dotted through it and then on top there is white icing with deep pink piped icing lines making them look very attractive. The taste is sweet, too sweet for some I would think but if you share my sweet tooth then they are something you must try. Some cakes just taste fake when they are flavoured but this has a tangy sharpness running through it which makes them taste like real raspberries but with a sweet hit from the iced topping. They are ideal for picnic season and children will love them especially little girls with a pink obsession!
Our old iron wasn't doing the job as well as it used to which meant that my most hated chore was becoming worse as it was taking longer! I had to replace my iron! I dashed onto Argos' website and looked through their irons comparing functions and seeing how good an iron I could get for my budget. I found this one to sound the best and it was in the sale (they no longer stock it but i will get to that in a minute.) for about £30 and this is about six months ago now. This iron is still sold, Marks and Spencers sell it online for £45! The cheapest I found it for on the net just now was £29.90 on pixmania. This is an excellent iron one of the best I have ever had. It gets creases out without any problem even on linen trousers with the steam turned up. Results wise it cannot be faulted. I will go through some of the good and bad points that I have noticed. This iron has a 3m cord, that is the longest I have had and it makes life so much easier, there is no more struggling to get to the end of the board. I also don't have to stand as close to the plug socket as I used to which is handy because of where they are positioned in relation to the furniture. Where the lead is set high up on the body of the iron it keeps it from getting in the way which is good. Where you pour in the water is a very large hole which in turn makes filling it up very easy. There isn't that tricky moment where you have to concentrate and have a steady hand in order not to cover the ironing board in water! It does hold plenty of water too. If it only has the steam output on the first notch the water lasts a reasonable amount of time in my opinion and especially when compared to my previous iron. The power shot of steam works really well if you have a stubborn crease or you want to put in a crease for trousers or dressmaking. There is extra steam at the tip of this iron, now when I bought this I wondered what the point of that was but it is actually a good feature and is handy when doing smaller items. Some irons have the steam more central which is no good for smaller items. This means you can concentrate the steam where you want it more easily. I find this iron comfortable and easy to use, it glides well and isn't too heavy that it is a problem but also isn't that light that you need to press down at all. There is a cleanout system on this iron where you press and hold down a button and it will shoot a lot of steam out to remove all the limescale for it. This is great as it means that the iron stays working well and doesn't become all clogged up. The only problem I find with it is that it can leave some loose inside no matter how much I use it each time and it can then leave a small amount on my ironing, this is easily brushed off but a little bit of a pain. I just thought it was worth mentioning but not a point that I would say makes this iron any less than brilliant. The only real bad point is the temperature dial. The dial is awkward to see, not just because it is positioned under the handle but because it is written on the dial in a bronze/gold colour and is rather difficult to see. This is a minor annoyance and to be honest I don't tend to look at the dial much I just turn it down a bit. The only time it bothers me is if I need to put it on a low setting for something delicate because I don't want to get it wrong and ruin something. After six months mine still looks and works like new! Despite the dial annoyance I think this is a super iron and for the price at the time it was a great buy. I really do recommend it! I should say that all pictures on the net show this iron as more purple but it is more fushia pink than purple.
I bought these for my nephew from Argos. They were only cheap and he liked the idea of talking from a different room. I reserved online and went in to pay for and collect my item. They came well packaged in a bright colourful box, they were difficult to remove from the box as so many toys seem to be these days. They did not come with batteries so I bought some and set them up. It was easy enough to insert the batteries but a screwdriver was neessary. At least you know that your child cannot access the batteries easily. They did not work! There was just static no matter how close or far away the units were from each other. I tried different batteries in case it was that the charge in them wasn't enough, you know duds or whatever, but no. I had to return these as they just didn't work, there was only the slightest suggestion of a whisper coming from them and that was if you put them right up against your ear. Although they are colourful and look fun they aren't as they don't work. I returned them and decided to get a refund rather than a replacement as I didn't want to chance my luck a second time. I ended up wasting my money on batteries that don't fit anything else I own (they are the small rectangular ones). I would recommend steering cleer of these as I doubt I had the only faulty set, iff indeed it was that they were faulty and not just a toy that doesn't work at all full stop. If you want walkie talkies spend a bit more and get better ones that will at least grow with your child as these are very childish looking with their bright colours and cartoon animal drawings.
I think the easiest way to write this review so that it isn't HUGE by going into every last detail is to do positive and negative points, if you want the spec it is easy to find. POSITIVES - When texting you have a choice of how you would like to type, keyboard (like a computer), handwriting screen (you can draw the letters anywhere on the screen one at a time), handwriting box (there are two boxes at the base of the screen and you draw in the letters one at a time alternating between boxes which is faster), or there is the normal keypad which is laid out in the same way as normal keys would be. I find that the choices are a nice touch and you can decide which way works best for you. I still find myself using the keypad as drawing the letters out doesn't always get recognised even though I have very neat handwriting and the qwerty keyboard is that small that it is hard to hit the right letter each time. - The home screen can be personalised in colour and picture. You can use your own photographs which is nice but pretty much a standard feature these days. - The lock function which takes effect after a set amount of time is very effective. I have never accidentally called anyone whilst my phone has been in my handbag or pocket, excellent! It was however very easy for my nephew at 2 to figure out how to unlock it and call people when I wasn't watching (not that he knew what he was actually doing). - You can add a memory card to the phone for extra memory which I have done but the memory on the phone without one is actually far better than I had expected. I had over 100 photographs on it before I got a micro SD! - The camera at the time this phone came out was amazingly good and it is still far better than some of the cameras on phones released now. I find the photographs need a slight tweek on the PC to make them more useable but they are definately not rubbish! - Charging doesn't take very long, internet useage not being counted then the battery lasts very well compared to some of the phones I have had and known of other peoples phones. - You can set several alarms and name them. These cane be set to go every day, during the week, just once, Monday - Staurday. You can even change it to an ten minutes to an hour later without changing the time it is set for. The snooze length can also be chosen so that you have an alarm that suits you. NEGATIVES - You can only delete one text message or photograph at a time. I find this hugely annoying! There is no choice of selecting multiples to delete as most phones do and this function would make such a difference to the use of this phone. - The battery life while using the internet is sucked out quickly. Most phones are the same but it is still a negative. - I very rarely have no signal, how much of that comes down to the phone I don't know but I have been out with friends on the same network and when they have little or no signal mine is ok. The zoom on the camera no matter how slightly is is used makes the photographs very grainy so has no useful purpose. The C button to delete during texts is awkward, you cannot press is comfortably without changing the positioning of you hands which slows things down. OVERALL This is an excellent phone and I love it. As you can see from above the positives more than outweigh the few negatives that come with it. I bought a stylus for mine in the hope that the handwriting would be easier but that made no difference.
I went for an eye test for the first time in a couple of years, I have always been long sighted but my glasse were making things worse, I had even given up wearing them as they gave me headaches. The computer screen was getting closer and closer and as for reading the writing on the TV guide on the televiion, it was pointless even trying! I had my eye test with a man that explained everything really well, making sure to be reassuring without coming across as condescending. It turned out that I have switched to being short sighted and so I need glasses all the time now. I was given my prescription, which was printed rather than qritten so that it is very clear. This means that you can take it elsewhere to buy glasses and even order them yourself via the internet if you wish. I did try and buy via the net but that was a disaster! They were no good and were sent back. I returned to Specsavers and bought two pairs for the price of one. With the offer you get the cheapest frames free and lenses are included in all their prices unless you want thinned down lenses which have an added cost. In the offer the frames start at £69, they then go up to £85, £99, £125 and above. Even the designer frames are in the offer. Both of my pairs were £85. I visited a very small store and there wasn't a vast amount of frames to chose from but the helpful assistant told me that if I saw anything on their website I could simply tell them which pairs I would like to try and they could then order them in for me to try on. I found a tortoise shell pair and a black and grey set. I thought that with the two options I would always have something that would go with my outfit. Standard lenses are included in the price on the frames, if you need different lenses you just add a charge on top; PENTAX standard varifocal lenses - £49.00. PENTAX Premium varifocal lenses - £79.00. PENTAX Elite varifocal lenses - £109.00. PENTAX Tailor-Made varifocal lenses - £159.00. Standard PENTAX bifocal lenses - £35.00. Premium PENTAX bifocal lenses - £45.00. There are extras you can chose from with the lenses which add on to the price; Anti - reflection and scratch-resistant treatment (UltraClear) - £30.00. Extra Thin and Light - includes UltraClear - £40.00. Super Thin and Light - includes UltraClear - £60.00. Ultimate Thin and Light - includes UltraClear - £90.00. Photochromic lenses with 100% UV protection (Reactions) - £49.00. Polaroid - eliminates 99.9% of horizontal glare - £60.00. Coloured / Ultraviolet - full or graduated tints - filters out UVA light - 12.00. UltraDriveDay - blocks UV light and up to 95% of blue light - £30.00. Scratch resistant coating comes as standard but I also had the anti-reflection coating on one pair. I ordered my glasses in store and was told the day they would be ready for collection, although some stores do offer a far quicker service of the same day. I collected my glasses without any fuss or problems and went off happy with my choices. The assistant checked the fit of my frames and had they needed adjusting they would have done it for me then and there. After a week I went back as one of my pairs of glasses was making me have headaches and they made everything look out of place, the floor slanted away from me and they seemed completely different from the other pair. The assistant I spoke to was very helpful, he took both pairs off upstairs and checked that the prescriptions were the same in both sets of glasses and they were. Very odd! He carried on looking at them and the only difference he could find was that the set giving me the problems were straighter than the other. I know it sounded strange to me too. He took the straight and problematic pair off and heated and bent the frames to an angle similar to the pair that I found gave me correct sight and got me to try them again. Problem solved! He reassured me that if they were still not right that I should take them back the following week and speek to him again. That pair is now the pair I wear more often! Problem solved! I found Specsavers to be good value, quality and service for my money and will certainly be going back again when I need a retest and new specs!