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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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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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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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My Little Subscription Box: A Slice of Paris*

I’ve got a confession to make: I’m a hoarder and an addict. I love stuff and just can’t help myself when it comes to subscriptions… magazine, food (Graze, I’m looking at you!) and beauty! There are so many boxes out there it’s hard to choose but then My Little Box landed in the UK – […]

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The super simple, lazy, last minute gift guide!

Firstly, I have to apologies for my accidental absence! Life has taken over the last few weeks, but the semester is finally over and now Christmas is suddenly just nine days away. How on earth did that happen? I’m blaming it on my lack of advent calendar (mine got lost in the post)! For those […]

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The LUSHest time of the year!*

LUSH is without a doubt one of my favourite beauty brands; from their ethical outlook to their gorgeous bath bombs! I haven’t dabbled as much as I would like to in their makeup section but boy have I made up for it with body products. With a wishlist as long as both my arms, legs […]

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