Beauty Category

Finding your fragrance; perfumes for Spring

It can take years to find your signature fragrance… I discovered mine by chance before a flight to LA. I picked up the number 10 edition from the Dolce & Gabanna Anthropologie collection and fell instantly in love. Whenever I spray it now, it makes me think of sunshine and great memories. I’ve always been drawn […]

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Valentines gift guide & giveaway

Valentines is just around the corner so I wanna share the love with the everything you need to treat yo self and get glammed up. There’s a mix of my favourite affordable and pricier beauty brands, from Benefit and Body shop to Sleek and St Moriz. Plus, I’m giving away all the items featured to get you […]

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Kylie Cosmetics launches Kyshadow

When it comes to Kylie Cosmetics, there has been a definite love/hate relationship. I’ve been excited to see what was coming since it was announced the Kylie had trademarked Kyshadow, Kybrow and Kyliner and she’s finally revealed the newest addition to her cosmetics line. Announcing the new product on the Kylie Cosmetics Instagram, Kylie showcased the […]

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Essence Cosmetics Bloggers’ Beauty Secrets Event

To celebrate the success of the Bloggers’ Beauty Secrets collection becoming part of the main line of Essence Cosmetics, some other lovely bloggers and I headed to Cologne for a day full of beauty-inspired surprises…

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Latest in Beauty: MAC Trolls and More

Cosmetic and beauty brands all seem like they’ve decided it’s time to drop it like it’s hot when it comes to new lines and collaborations. And with plenty of new launches on the horizon, we need to know which to invest in and which to ditch… MAC Costmetics x Trolls Image by Brand Um, what […]

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The Rose Gold (birthday) Wishlist

It’s become somewhat a tradition for me to make a birthday wishlist… in part because I love making them (it’s like shopping without further depleting my already sad looking bank balance) and in part because, come the week before my birthday, my other half still won’t know what he’s getting me. This year has a […]

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LUSH haul

LUSH are famous for more than a couple of reasons: they’re good eggs with their cruelty free policies and the campaigning they do for human rights, they use sustainable and recyclable packaging and, last but not least, that blooming lovely smell. I know it divides a few people but for me it’s all the advertising […]

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Favourites & Empties: Haircare

My hair has been through a lot in the past few years, and I mean UH LOT! From letting my hairdresser chop it all off to insisting I want white hair like Daenerys Targaryen (and then every other colour under the sun… pastels, I’m looking at you), to what has become my signature (accidental) dip […]

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Charlotte Tilbury Dolce Vita review

If you’ve had a good old nosey at my What I got for Christmas post, you might recognise this gorge little collection. There was a little bit of high pitched squealing when I spotted the beautiful packaging of Charlotte Tilbury under the tree and it didn’t take me long to start testing each part of the […]

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My 2015 Beauty Wishlist

It’s a new year and I’m still facing the same old drama of not being able to walk into Selfridges beauty hall and buy everything. Thank God for wishlists hey? I’m actually considering a spending ban so I can save up for things I’ll appreciate (I already know my other half, mother and my bank […]

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