Beauty

Teenage drugstore make-up starter kit

When you are a young girl (or a woman that does not wear make-up often), building a make-up routine can be overwhelming. Which shade of foundation matches your skin tone? Do you want a matte, dewy or semi-matte finish? Do you want to fill in your brows? Pomade, pencil, powder? Which colour? Which lipstick, which …

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Beauty

Eco-friendly sunscreens that work under make-up

With our increased awareness of the harmful effects of UV rays on our skin, more and more people are waking up to the importance of wearing SPF all year around. Dermatologists urge us to wear sunscreen every single day. Even in the often gloomy weather we experience in the UK. This is due to the …

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Books

Most Anticipated 2019 Book Releases (second half)

How is it July already? We are now over half way through 2019 and there are so many exciting books that are yet to be released. Sometimes I like to read physical books, other times its more convenient to listen to audio books whilst I’m busy doing other things. I use Audible and if you …

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Beauty

Top 10 beauty products in June you NEED to try

I discovered lots of new skincare, make-up and hair products this month (and end of last month). Most of these were brand new to me but some are old favourites that I haven’t re-purchased in a while. So let’s get into this… Skincare I’ve discovered two fantastic multi-purpose balms recently and I prefer them to …

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Beauty Wellbeing

Things that bother me about influencers

Ah, influencers. We love watching videos of them trying on make-up and skincare products that would land us in debt. They parade around with their Gucci accessories and Christian Louboutin heels on Instagram. We watch in awe as travel influencers are paid to model beachwear in Santorini, Hawaii and Thailand. We coo over their £3000 …

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Beauty

Best make-up for dry skin

For years I had oily skin and then combination. However, for the past year my skin has been dry. This means that I have had to not only change my skincare routine, but also my make-up preferences and application methods. If you have dry skin like me then make-up can look patchy in areas and …

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Game of Thrones Finale: Not all bad

When an award winning, immensely popular series comes to a close you know, as a writer, that you will never be able to please everyone. Breaking Bad, Dexter… Game of Thrones is not exempt. Game of Thrones has finally come to a close after eight epic years, but fans are divided over their reactions to …

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