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Welcome beautiful people! I am Laura, a beauty lover and chocolate addict. I love to share my thoughts on the best (and of course the worst) of all things beauty related.

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Peony Parcel | Tropical Edition (GIVEAWAY)

The time has come once again for a little me-time reminder! It is the last Peony Parcel for the year (and for my 6-month subscription) has arrived and it is one of the most delicious smelling boxes they have ever done! I am super excited to share it with you, plus there is a little surprise for you at the end as well.

For those of you who have never seen one of my Peony Parcel posts, "Me" time is something we all want more of. That half an hour, or more of time away from anyone else, to just relax and unwind from the busyness of day to day life. Peony Parcel*, a new Australian subscription box, aims to deliver you 3 to 5 full size or deluxe sample beauty, bath, lifestyle and wellness products to help you enjoy some "me" time.  It is a bi-monthly subscription which aims to help you unwind.

A single box costs $59.95, but if you sign up for 6 months you get much better value, plus if you follow their Instagram they always run specials, like the 10% off offer I used when I subscribed ("peonymetime"). I resubscribed for another 6 months recently because I knew I could not live without this box in my life, it's such a good little reminder to have this turn up in your mail box every two months. This month's edition is The Tropical Edition, all inspired by tropical island getaways (which I am in need of right now).

Let's take a little look inside:

The Soak Life / Tropical Glow Body Oil

The first thing inside this months box is a FULL SIZE bottle of The Soak Life's new Tropical Glow Body Oil.This multi-tasking oil with the luxurious scent of Tahitian gardenia contains a blend of tropical oils including coconut, watermelon, kukui nut, passionfruit & shea oil. You can apply it to dry or damp skin, or alternatively put a couple of drops in your hair. 

It smells amazing, just like summer! It is so super hydrating and I think is definitely going to be a go-to for me through summer.

Little Balm / Matcha Scrub

Maybe something you want to use before the body oil, this 100% natural Matcha Body Scrub is the perfect detox beauty for healthy and glowing skin. I have always been a big fan of Matcha body scrubs. I just find the scent a lot more refreshing then coffee scrubs and they always leave my skin feeling really good! 

Inside this box you get a gorgeous little mini tub of Little Balm's Matcha Scrub which is made up of entirely certified organic ingredients.

Sash Cosmetics / Lipstick (Last Dance)

You know I love my nude lipsticks, so this lipstick was welcomed very warmly into my home. SASH Cosmetics was founded in Australia when the realisation dawned upon us that we often have a hard time in our quest to find a lipstick which would not only be high quality but also reasonably priced. They firmly believe that lipsticks are not just something you buy on a whim but rather the investment of a lifetime, a treasure to be shared with your friends and with the world.

I love the packaging of the this lipstick - a sleek black tube, with a push mechanism that pops the lipstick out. It is a creamy, hydrating lipstick with good lasting power! I can see this becoming a strong fave of mine. 

Soapmaid / Ocean Breeze Soap

Probably the most soap I have ever owned from a beautiful little artisan soap maker based in Melbourne. I kind of don't want to use this soap because it looks like a beautiful wave and smells so refreshing and amazing.

Sticks and Stones Candle Co / Watermelon Melt

Now I won't lie, when I first opened this I thought it was a soap, however it is not a soap but a bloody gorgeous melt. It has flower petals and glitter set in the top and smells AMAZING! It is a very sweet watermelon scent, but I think this is would be perfect for a hot summer day. However, I don't want to ruin the beautiful perfect either. 

Lux Aestiva / Endless Summer Hair Hydrator

The Endless Summer Hair Hydrator from Lux Aestiva will moisturise, repair and strengthen you hair. Help protect from heat, seal in moisture, prevent damage and encourage growth. Essentially, it sounds like the most perfect hair care product ever, that does everything you need. What I like is that you apply it at night, sleep in it and shampoo and condition in the morning. 

Coco Betty / Coconut Oil Wipes

I have had one or two of these sample wipes before, but in all honesty I don't know what happened to them. Now that I am into wipes, I am super excited to try these! Drenched with coconut oil to cleanse away your sins and nourish thirsty skin. Use at the end of the day wipe off your make up and leave your skin feeling amazing. Enriched with coconut oil, it is super hydrating, designed to leave your skin feeling soft and amazing. I love that they are individually packaged too, perfect for travelling!

Now for the fun part! I have teamed up with Peony Parcel to give you guys the chance to win a Tropical Edition! One lucky winner will win their very own Tropical Edition Box, I also have a special runner up prize as well - one The Soak Life Tropical Glow Body Oil. There are a couple of different ways you can enter. Check out the Rafflecopter widget below to check them out! You can also head over to my Instagram and Facebook to find a couple more entries. Make sure you like Peony Parcel on Facebook and give them a follow on Instagram as well (yes!! Doing this will get you entries!) 

Now for the boring stuff: Competition is open to Australian residents only. Winner will be chosen on the 30th November 2017 at 5pm and will be contacted within 24 hours. Winners will have 24 hours to respond, after that time a new winner will be chosen. If winners did not follow rules their entries will be made void. 

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