The Saviour: Illamasqua Skin Base Lift

If you’ve ever ventured into the blog before, you’ll know I’m a tad obsessed with all things eyes. Eye creams, eye make up removers and under eye concealers, to be precise. So when I find a gem that performs on point, you can imagine how excited I get (hint: a little dance in the bedroom when no one is watching).   While I’ve yet to purchase my perfect Illamasqua Skin…
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The Face: Love Story – Asian Skin + EX1: The Perfect Match

Hats off to some of the the bigger, mainstream brands who are trying (really hard) to cater for the darker skin tones, some which have already been featured here on the blog, and some of which will make an appearance soon. I’m lucky in that my Indian skin tone is dark, but not so dark that I can’t find a match in the well-known brands. But if you still haven’t…
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The Spending Spree: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics

While I wait patiently (oh so patiently) for summer to arrive, for the sun to give me that fresh, radiant skin, to even out my skin tone and poof! erase any blemishes, the hunt for the perfect concealer continues. I’ve scraped and scraped my ever-faithful Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer right down to the bottom till the pan is shiny and squeaky clean; now even I have to admit it’s time…
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The Spending Spree: Inglot Palettes

Now let’s get this straight. There is no way in the world I could ever claim to need more make-up. I couldn’t even begin to argue that point and expect anyone to listen; it would be beyond futile. But that doesn’t mean I don’t lust after new make-up, all the time. So when I got a £50 voucher in my mitts to spend at Westfield recently, I went straight off…
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The Skin: Benefit’s Stay Don’t Stray Primer

What’s the bane of your life, in make-up terms? For so many, it’s the fact that after arduous application, the make-up just ‘slips’ off the face, so that after even just a few hours into the day, it looks like you didn’t even bother. Foundation that needs reapplication, concealer that disappears and eyeshadow that collects in the creases of the eyelid to give you a particularly attractive (not!) zebra-effect of…
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