Currently Obsessed #8: CHANEL Poésie

New season Chanel makeup always sets my heart a flutter but this autumn, it’s really only the eyeshadow quartet that’s got me all-a-quiver. Try as I might, I couldn’t get myself excited about the new season’s nail colours and the other products weren’t about to fill any holes in my makeup stash – shocking for me, but great for my bank balance! The eyeshadow quartet in question is the new Les 4…
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The Mascara Edit: New Kids on the Block

Mascaras and me…it’s an ongoing love affair, but not one that I can say is a monogamous one. I love trying out new formulas, new brushes and and just all-round newness…so these are the latest to go into my daily rotation. Miners Maxi Volumising Mascara in Carbon Black – kicking off with the cheapest of the bunch, this really packs a punch for its price. Two coats obligatory for the…
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Budget Buy: Bourjois Contour Clubbing Waterproof Eyeliners – Beach Perfect!

The temperature’s rising and with it the need for waterproof makeup. Love it or hate it, (taking it off at night is always a chore), waterproof eye makeup is a must on holiday, so I’m currently loving these new shades that Bourjois has added into their Contour Clubbing Waterproof Eyeliner line up. From Taupe of the Top, a dreamy golden taupe, Dynamint, a neon minty turquoise green, right through to the madly…
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CHANEL Holiday Haulin’ – Ombres Matelassées De Chanel Palette

No, I most certainly did not need yet another smokey eye palette. In fact, I really really didn’t need another  neutral palette at all. But when it comes to CHANEL, all definitions of need are utterly redundant. It’s all about want, desire and have-to-have! Add a limited edition element into the mix and I’m a gonna. Thankfully the Limited Edition Ombres Matelassées de Chanel palette in Charming doesn’t fail to…
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Bollywood on a Budget: Rimmel Exagerate Eyeliner

If there’s one thing that sums up a classic Bollywood heroine, it’s the black eyeliner. Ok, so the pouting lips, the emphatic eyebrows and the lush hair are all a necessary part of the whole image, not to mention the perfect hourglass figure. But first and foremost, the eyes just have to be dramatic, intense and outlined to within an inch of their lives. Originally, kajal or kohl was the…
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