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Egyptian Magic

I had forgotten about Egyptian Magic until recently when I started using a sample size. It’s one of those cult products that I came across years ago backstage. A lot of artists had it in their kit for¬†rescuing dry skin

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Shu Uemura Ultime8 Oil in Essence

I’ve been addicted to Shu Uemura skincare for years now. The obsession began with cult favourite Cleansing Oil and from there I branched out into an entire skin care regime. So of course I had try the new Sublime Beauty

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3 Concept Eyes Soak Off Clips

    I love gel nail polish but I dread taking it off. I just discovered this popular Korean cosmetic brand 3 Concept Eyes, and it seems like these soak off clips are going to be the solution to my

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5 Favourite Synthetic Fibre Makeup Brushes

Makeup brushes are my life. I will spend more on a brush than almost anything else in my makeup kit. Years ago when I started my brush collection I had only a few synthetic options, and they were mostly for

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Summer Beauty Must-Haves

These are a few of my favourite things when it comes to summer beauty products. I usually keep my eyes in all neutral shades of bronze, copper, and warm browns. The YSL Couture palette is all I really need aside

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The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer

The Body Shop’s new Vitamin C moisturizer quickly takes skin from dull and tired to rejuvenated and glowy. The lightweight gel cream which is also refreshingly scented like citrus, perks up tired skin, clarifies and hydrates. The key ingredient Camu

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Kiss InstaWave Automatic Curler

  As someone who is not that adept at hair styling the Kiss InstaWave has been a welcome addition to my styling tools. I admit at first I was slightly intimidated but the curl dial that catches the hair, but

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Yaz Bukey for Shu Uemura

I’m so in love with this limited edition collab at Shu Uemura. Parisian accessories designer Yaz Bukey’s concept for the 32-piece collection, is four girlfriends who fall in love with the same man, Mr. Shu Shu. Each of the four

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Suva Beauty Eyeshadow Palette

My latest obsession is the Suva Beauty¬†eyeshadow palette by Vancouver makeup artist and friend Shaina Azad. There’s a lot to like about this super-sized, 30 shade eye shadow paint box. 15 mattes and 15 shimmers which are in two separate

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YSL Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils

I’m a massive fan of YSL mascara. I go between Shocking and Effet Faux Cils for myself and in my kit. The colour is really rich, the brush deposits lots of product, and the result is dark, full, long lashes.

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