I’ve spoke openly in the past about how I’ve always been image conscious but how I was even more conscious of my body during my pregnancies and how I am even EVEN more conscious of the way my body looks after giving birth to two children.
I never took or shared any pictures of my bump when I was pregnant with Kory, I just didn’t feel comfortable in my own skin and I wasn’t loving my new, bigger body shape but looking back, it makes me sad that I didn’t embrace having a bump and I wish I had took more photos of my bump to look back at. I wish I had loved my body more because it gave me my son.
Which is why when I was pregnant with Kora, even though my pregnancy was a lot harder, a lot more tiring and just all round different, I made a promise to myself that I was going to take photos of my bump and that this time I was going to embrace my new body shape. My body has given me two beautiful children, that’s pretty amazing.
It’s because of this that I decided I want to take better care of my body. So when Emma’s Diary Parent Squad sent me these Palmer’s tummy butter and massage lotions to try out I couldn’t wait to use them! For the past few weeks I have been using these products and I have already noticed that any stretch marks I had have drastically reduced in appearance and using the creams has also helped to improve the elasticity of my skin. I love that the products are made from ingredients such as: pure cocoa butter, Shea butter, natural oils, collagen, elastic and lutein which are great at keeping skin moisturised and smell amazing.
I highly recommend these products for anyone who’s pregnant, recently had a baby or for weight loss and just see for yourself the difference using Palmer’s makes to your skin.
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* Please note, I received these products in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. *
We were lucky enough to be chosen by the Emma’s Diary Parents Squad and Families UK to test and review the Varta Secret Life of Pets Torch.
Before I even presented Kory with the torch for him to try out I already knew he would love it because of the design. He is obsessed with The Secret Life of Pets, it’s his favourite movie so he was really pleased when he seen that some of his favorite characters were displayed on the torch and what kid doesn’t love a torch?! So this product was an instant hit with Kory.
Moving on to the torch itself, the torch comes with a 3 year guarantee which I think is very convenient because when you have kids, you’ll know how often they drop things and how often things get broken but saying that, the torch has been dropped on accident by Kory a few times already but it still seems to be in good working order so the torch must be quite sturdy to begin with. The beam from the torch is quite bright but it does have an opaque cover to it so it doesn’t shine too bright to prevent hurting little eyes which I personally think with this torch being a child’s targeted product is a really clever idea. Included within the torch we were provided with the correct batteries for it, these were 2 long life batteries which was great for me because we are always running out of batteries in our house and I am usually quite busy so I forget to buy more! This meant that Kory got straight to using the torch right away!
Kory couldn’t wait for it to go dark so that he could try it out and see how bright the light from the torch really was. In his bedroom he asked me to close the blinds and the curtains so that he could shine it on the walls and on his ceiling. He hid under the quilt with it, he was shining it under anything and everything – he even found some toys and little bits and pieces we hadn’t seen for a while and wondered where they had gone! He wanted to build a den and look around inside with it. He had lots of fun testing out the torch and I was really quite impressed myself by how bright the light from the torch was.
I can’t find any faults with this product, if it wasn’t gifted to us already I would happily buy it from a store for Kory and I recommend it to other parents who would like to buy one for their child/ren. Kory now insists on taking the torch everywhere with us! So The Varta Secret Life of Pets Torch definitely gets a thumbs up from him.
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* Please note, I received this product in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. *
I am so excited to be part of the official Emma’s Diary Parent Power Panel and to test and review the brand new Cottontouch range from Johnson’s!
Within this amazing little gift set pictured, I received:
- 500ml Johnson’s Cottontouch 2-in-1 bath & wash
- 500ml Johnson’s Cottontouch face and body lotion
- Johnson’s Cottontouch wipes
- A changing mat
- A re-usable zip-up bag
First of all, I would like to talk about how amazing the Johnson’s Cottontouch 2-in-1 bath & wash and face and body lotion both smell. They both smell so fresh and clean and they leave skin smelling and feeling beautiful and so so soft for quite some time after using.
Did you know that your baby’s skin is up to 30% thinner than yours and so it needs ultra gentle and delicate care. Both of these products are clinically proven suitable for newborn skin, they are hypoallergenic and pH balanced, paediatrician and dermatologist tested and so that is what these products offer and that makes them safe to use with your baby from day 1.
The Johnson’s Cottontouch extra sensitive wipes are blended with real cotton, they are designed to be soft and gentle enough for frequent use on even the most delicate skin. They gently cleanse without leaving behind any unwanted residue, they are hypoallergenic and clinically proven suitable for newborn skin, they are pH balanced and they leave skin soft and feeling healthy.
I would absolutely recommend the Johnson’s Cottontouch range to all of my family and friends and any parents thinking of buying these products. I would definitely buy and use the Cottontouch range from Johnson’s again.
Thank you for reading my review on these products, please let me know what you think in the comments.
* Please note, I recieved these products in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. *