The Tools: Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge

Getting the right tools to the do the job is half the battle when it comes to flawless pristine makeup. So I’m not quite sure why it’s taken me so long to get to grips with the wonder that is the complexion sponge. Safe to say, I’m now a convert. Foundation and concealer need seamless application, blended to perfection with no harsh lines, and for this I’ve always turned to buffing brushes…
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Burt’s Bees Lippies – Glosses, Shimmers and Balms

If you’re anything like me, you end up “eating” a substantial amount of the lipstick you wear on a daily basis. The odd lick here, the subconscious bite there…apparently the average women “eats” between four to seven pounds of the stuff in her lifetime. Eeeuw! So it’s heartening to know that Burt’s Bees‘ new lip colour range is 100% natural. The tastiest of the quartet has to be the dinky little…
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KIKO Tropical Waterproof Eyeliner

Ever applied your eyeliner in the morning only to find it’s disappeared by lunchtime? Well, those days are truly in the past with these new Tropical Waterproof Eyeliners from Kiko. Fresh from their new collection, with this luscious bronze-brown (Sugar Brown) and precious gold, (Golden Topaz), Kiko have got it right yet again. A super fine brush gives you complete control when applying, but make sure you get it right…
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Travel Diaries: The Beauty Haul Video + Giveaway!

Summer holidays, not Easter, are the time I tend to shop for clothes abroad; for Spring break, I travel light, but the limitations of a cabin luggage bag and the accompanying weight restriction tend to put a dampener on big-time shopping when the thought of paying ridiculous excess luggage charges looms. But a few bits from Sephora? Surely that’s allowable? So this week’s video is a little jaunt through the…
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Travel Diaries: Dinner on the Beach Makeup

Beach time is when you need to look at your best (just think of all those photographs that will haunt you forever) yet you don’t want to look too made up. Enter the Perfect Dinner-on-the-Beach Makeup. Think of it as the ultimate in no-makeup makeup, but of course, you and I know there’s been a whole lotta preparation to look so naturally flawless. You’ve probably already seen my Marbella makeup edit (if…
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