Smashbox rules!

When the top dogs at Estee Lauder sit at their dressing tables, they’re already spoilt for choice with the huge range of brands in their proverbial make-up bag, including familiar names and cult ones too, from Mac, Bobbi Brown and Aramis to Bumble & Bumble, Tom Ford and Aveda. Smashbox, the latest recruit to the Estee Lauder stable brings true modern day Hollywood glamour to the game, as the Smashbox…
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Summer Gloss

What do I want from a lip gloss? Unless it’s a plumping gloss (and how much do I LOVE those!), it’s the following in no particular order: – staying power– good colour coverage– no stickiness– moisturising And yet again, Estee Lauder’s lipglosses have got it right. The new Pure Color Gloss range has a great range of shades AND formulas to choose from, with no less than 24 shades in…
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The Holy Grail for eyes? I’m still searching. . .

While I eat sleep and breathe beauty, it doesn’t mean I’m any closer to finding the Holy Grail of the perfect skincare. Or make that the perfect eyecream in particular. You know the one. Gets rid of all existing lines. Prevents any new ones making their presence known. Eliminates all puffiness. Gets rid of all shadows and dark circles. Gives my eye area a soft fresh radiance, the kind I…
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No excuse not to cleanse anymore…!

As a beauty editor, you get sent all sorts of things to try and it’s all too easy to get blase and even a little disillusioned with the myriad of products that come your way. So when you come across something that you know you won’t be able to live without, it’s time to shout it from the rooftops! Especially when you’ve bought it with your own hard-earned pennies! Elemis’s…
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A pop of COLOUR!

Those make-up mavens at Estee Lauder have done it again! I’m normally a huge colour-phobe, and although I know that Asian skin-tones can take a stronger colour, I’ll always shy away from it, preferring instead to take the safe (and somewhat boring!) option. So you can imagine my initial horror when I first saw the new make-up, available from 26th April, from the Bronze Goddess launching for Summer, for tanned…
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