The Nail: Summer White from Barry M

While it may not look like summer’s here when you look out the window, there’s no harm in wearing a bit of the season on your nails. So far, I’ve never ventured over to the tipp-ex side of nail polish, but Barry M’s Gelly Hi-Shine Nail Paint in Coconut was just the right side of white to tempt me in. Super easy to to apply, no streaking (which is what…
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The Video: Get Ready With Me | The Sari Edition

I’ve never filmed a Get Ready With Me type of video for my YouTube channel, but as I was getting all decked up in a sari the other day for a black-tie affair, I thought it might be fun to try my hand at it for the first time… (and last? you tell me!) Click to watch on YouTube for all the information on the products I’ve used to get the…
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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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