A little bit of everything

A little bit of everything

January was a bit spendy for me. Traditionally it’s a month when people tighten their belts after the excesses of Christmas, but I had a horrible head cold. I haven’t been ill for years and I’ve never had Covid so…

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REVIEW Dior Forever Matte Foundation

REVIEW Dior Forever Matte Foundation

As happy as I am with Lisa Eldridge’s The Foundation, I felt it was a tad too heavy for summer, it certainly gives you a polished look but I wanted something just that bit lighter as the temperatures rose. I…

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MEMBERSHIP THE FRAGRANCE SHOP

MEMBERSHIP THE FRAGRANCE SHOP

I’m always on the lookout for genuine discounted beauty sites with niche and well-known brands and products that aren’t dusty old stock. Therefore, I’m very pleased to introduce The Fragrance Shop. The Fragrance Shop was founded in 1994 and is…

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REVIEW NARS ORGASM X BLUSH

REVIEW NARS ORGASM X BLUSH

NARS newly launched Orgasm X blush is orange. I’m reading some reviews saying it’s a natural-looking deep coral, but it’s not, IT’S FLIPPING ORANGE! THIS is allegedly the actual shade on the NARS website – and the one I was…

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REVIEW BEAUTY PIE SEAMLESS FOUNDATION BUFFING BRUSH

REVIEW BEAUTY PIE SEAMLESS FOUNDATION BUFFING BRUSH

Beauty Pie is a monthly (or annual) subscription service that offers its own brand of hair, skincare and makeup products at reduced prices.  A lot of these products bear more than a passing resemblance to well-known brands and are sometimes…

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NEW, ‘NEW’ LIZ EARLE SHEER SKIN TINT

NEW, ‘NEW’ LIZ EARLE SHEER SKIN TINT

This is big, HUGE! In 2017 I ordered a tube of Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint. I didn’t read the reviews – because it was a repeat order and I didn’t take much notice of the ‘New and Improved” label…

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REVIEW BEAUTONOMY CUSTOMISED EYESHADOW PALETTE

REVIEW BEAUTONOMY CUSTOMISED EYESHADOW PALETTE

If ever a product was tailor-made for me (in both senses of the word), then it’s this one. Beautonomy is a London based indie beauty brand. They specialise in highly pigmented single eyeshadows which are cruelty-free, paraben-free, and predominantly vegan.…

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REVIEW: BOBBI BROWN LUXE LIP COLOUR

REVIEW: BOBBI BROWN LUXE LIP COLOUR

Looking through the makeup and skincare products I repurchase time and again, it’s always Bobbi Brown that comes out on top. The brand may not have the sexy/cool vibe of Charlotte Tilbury, but Bobbi Brown products are solid and reliable…

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