The Face: Ol’ Blue Eyes

So many lovely comments about the eye make-up in yesterday’s #ALipADay on Instagram (Day 226 – can you believe it!), so I thought I’d whip up a very quick little post on what went on the face, and more importantly, the eyes.After priming the face with Wild About Beauty Botanical Skin Prep Serum, (currently 10% off at House of Fraser…go!), I buffed in EX1’s Invisiwear in F400 in the areas…
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The Collection: KIKO Fierce Spirit – Colour with Attitude!

You may or may not have heard of KIKO. If not, it’s about time you did! This very well priced range of cosmetics is well made, well pigmented, fabulous colours and won’t break the bank! The latest collection, called Fierce Spirit, is inspired by the strong Latino women and their love for life. The gorgeous Glow Touch for lips and cheeks are creamy, soft and easy to apply with fingers…
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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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