The Tools: ECO Foundation Buffing Brush… amongst others!

Brushes!!!L-R: Origins Powder Foundation Brush; Dr Lewinns Foundation Brush, Real Techniques Buffing Brush, Hourglass Foundation Brush No.2, Bare Minerals Heavenly Face Brush, Bare Mineral Flawless Face Brush, ECO Tools Custom Coverage Buffing Brush, MAC Foundation Brush No.190, Daniel Sandler Base Brush The arrival of a new foundation brush here at Beauty Passionista always results in little squeals of anticipation and delight. Is this the one that will give me that…
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The Nails: Rimmel Salon PRO with Lycra

Waiting around for prescriptions in the little independent chemist on my high street is always dangerous. There’s alway so much to discover, lots of little new brands and lots of the “drugstore” brands that we all know and love. I don’t think I’ve ever left there without buying something little beauty bits that I obviously don’t need, but patently must have!! My last little accumulation of unnecessaries was this little…
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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 Lips: MAC RiRi Woo Limited Edition Lipstick

Now, I’m not normally one to fall for the hype, but for this lippie, I was prepared to make an exception! The long-awaited collaboration between MAC and the phenomena that is Rihanna finally came to pass, with the launch of RiRi Woo, a take on the classic Ruby Woo lipstick that just about everyone (except me!) has in their makeup bag. So when I heard it went on sale online,…
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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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