Back to Basics: Halloween Makeup Removal

So you’re all set for this evening? Got your vampire teeth ready to sink into the nearest inviting neck? Got your fake blood dribbling down your chin? Your talons sharpened to oblivion? After spooking the life out of everyone you’ll be wanting to take all that Halloween makeup off quickly and completely.  Now, you could go the high tech route, with some cleansing oil or balm or some such whatever.…
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The Hero: Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm

Cleansing my skin has always been something of an obsession with me. Without a clean canvas, how can anything you put on it stand a chance of looking good? I love that the Japanese women think nothing of double-cleansing their faces everyday, twice a day – take a look at their skin to see how hard work and effort pays off.Good skin may inherently come from good genes, but even…
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The Cult: Coming Clean with Bioderma

If you’re an avid Francophile, (or an avid reader of beauty blogs) you’ll already know just about everything there is to know about Bioderma. Till now, a French drugstore brand that has beauty insiders stocking up in multiples on any trip across the channel, UK skincare mavens can breathe a sigh of relief as Bioderma is now available in the UK. Granted, you won’t find each and every product on the shelves…
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The Heroes: Eye Make-Up Removers

I’ve recently been getting braver and more experimental with my eye makeup (watch out for a lovely new Provoke Cosmetics palette that I’ll be giving a whirl very soon), but none of my efforts so far have been as brave or as “out there” as my recent eye make-up for a masquerade party, which you can read about here and here.While the make-up was immense fun to wear, what goes on…
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DIY Facial

I wasn’t going to post about this, but after a flurry of tweets in response to my innocent little tweet about my DIY facial yesterday, coupled with all the lovely compliments about my skin today, I thought I’d better share, in true blogger style. Snowed in on Sunday, with all plans cancelled, I decided to firstly get busy in the kitchen and made a full roast lunch for the family. …
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