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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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

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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Beauty

Make-up trends that need to die

*Disclaimer* before I start I just want to say that, at the end of the day, it’s just make-up and you wash it off. Many make-up fanatics can get a bit… hostile and defensive when someone says something that they don’t agree with. So if you do enjoy the following beauty trends then fine. This …

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5 star review skincare – Are they worth it?

When it comes to choosing a new skincare product many people scroll through customer reviews before deciding on whether to part with their cash. That’s a very wise thing to do. Amazon, the online website that pretty much sells anything you can think of, is inundated with beauty products. Sometimes you see a beauty product …

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Skincare series: Low maintenance skincare for men

I personally don’t know many men that have a huge interest in skincare. Why? There are two main reasons: 1) They can’t be bothered 2) They think skincare is too “girly” First of all, taking care of your skin isn’t “girly” and doesn’t make you less of a man. I really don’t understand why caring …

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