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4 of My Favourite Lip Balms

The weather is cold and dry which is never the optimum environment for skin. Keep your lips hydrated and lock in moisture with any of these lip balms and your lips will thank you. These are my standbys because I’m

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9 of the Best Gift Sets

The beauty department is always a weakness for me. When the end of the year rolls around it’s virtually impossible for me not to go crazy over all the must-have limited edition items. The beautiful Charlotte Tilbury brushes would probably

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Body Shop Oils of Life Revitalising Cream

I recently added Body Shop Revitalising Cream to my night time skin care regime. I have oily skin so I reserve creams that have more moisture for the night, but it could be used as a day cream. The combination

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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 forĀ 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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