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Brush Crush: tender, cleaning care

Makeup brushes cleaning tips

Lots of you will be reading this post and thinking, “What? I need to actually CLEAN my makeup brushes?” and the answer is yes! Think about it…how often do you wear make-up? Whether it is a light coverage of powder with a hint of blusher for work or a full face of make up for […]

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Spring makeup: the 5-product face

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Our writer Rhian picks her top five products for fresher, light spring makeup. Have a read below. Spring makeup: 5 products for a fresher look Whenever spring time comes around, I always feel the need to down tools as it were, step away from the heavy coverage foundation and opt for a simpler make-up look. […]

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Spring Beauty Edit

Spring Beauty Edit 2016

This month is a spring inspired beauty edit. That means lighter dewy makeup and brighter, lighter hair in preparation for summer. Enjoy! The Spring Beauty Edit Our writer Rhian shares her top spring beauty edit picks for fresh spring products. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser I have to admit, it took me a long time to […]

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Cheap & Cheerful Beauty Treats

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Let’s be honest, on cold, dark winter mornings, make up is often the thing that helps us feel pulled-together and ready to face the day ahead. Somehow though, this in-between season doesn’t inspire a big splurge – so while we’re waiting for new Spring trends, we thought we’d bring you seven of our favourite cheap beauty […]

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January Beauty Edit

January Beauty Edit

With the new year underway, we’re seeking a few beauty treats to brighten the cold days and dark nights. Our latest Beauty Edit picks out some of our favourite high street products to give yourself a little treat once payday finally rolls around. Whether you want to beat dull skin, have full-impact lashes or brighten […]

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What’s in my handbag? – Holly

Whats in my handbag - Holly

We love a curious peep into the content of other women’s handbags and make up bags. It’s fun comparing must-haves and favourite products and seeing a little glimpse into the essentials of other people’s lives! So, for our new series, we decided to bring out our inner Mary Poppins and reveal the contents of our […]

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November Beauty Edit

November Beauty Edit

Time for the next monthly instalment of our beauty edit, showing you the things we’ve been loving this month. We know you should be thinking about Christmas presents, but you can still buy yourself things too, right? Here’s our November beauty edit: Seventeen Easy On The Eye Palette Boots, £7.99 To be honest, this palette […]

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Budget vs Blowout: Radiance Boosters

As we head into winter the days are getting shorter and the skies are getting duller, but that doesn’t mean your skin has to! A brightening balm is a great addition to any makeup bag if you’re trying to achieve brighter, more radiant skin. Whether you’re wanting to spend or looking to save, we have […]

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Ellie Goulding Debuts Mac Make-Up Collection

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Ellie Goulding is the latest celebrity to collaborate in a beauty project as she reveals she is the face behind a sparkly new Mac make-up collection. The 28-year-old singer announced the news on her Instagram account, and gave fans a sneak peak of the promo shots. Underneath the picture of her rocking huge hair and […]

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Budget vs Blowout: Best Makeup Brushes

Makeup brushes cleaning tips

Makeup brushes are a slippery slope. You start out thinking you just need a couple, you know, to do a really good smoky eye – not for foundation or concealer, you can just dab those on with your fingers, right?! And then it happens. You pop by a makeup counter, and they brush and blend […]

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Clutch bag beauty products

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During the festive party season you need to have a foolproof kit at the ready for last minute touch ups and transformations that can be created in your pitiful work bathroom mirror. Here’s how to do it… If we want to go from 5pm make-up misery to belle of the ball we firstly have to […]

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Winter Beauty Wishlist

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Pop these little luxuries onto your wishlist to perk yourself up with some make-up treats this December. There’s a lot to be said for breaking open new packaging and brightening dull winter skin with a blur of blusher or flash of mascara. It definitely helps boost our mood when we need to drag ourselves out […]

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