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Friday, 24 April 2015

REVIEW: Nuxe 24Hr Soothing and Rehydrating Fresh Mask - perfect for dehydrated skin!




My skin has been really playing up for the last 2/3 weeks. It is so, so dehydrated that I feel that I look like I have aged 10 years in a few weeks! My main areas of concern are my eyes and forehead and none of my usual hydrating treatments are working how I want them too. I think I may have a touch of hayfever too, which meant I was rubbing my eyes without even noticing I was doing it & that didn't help matters. I didn't really know what to try next and when I was looking through some of my beauty boxes for inspiration, I found this Nuxe mask, which sounded like it was exactly what I needed : soothing and rehydrating. When I read that it was also suitable for the eye contour area, I was excited to try it because I find that pads specifically for the eye are tend to be very expensive and wanted a cheaper solution.


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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

REVIEW: Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow





Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow has been on my wishlist since its release and last week I finally got my hands on it! I have only heard amazing things about this product, but the price tag of £49/€65 is the reason I haven't tried it before now. I already have a whole wardrobe of bronzers and highlighting products so it took a while before I could justify the splurge, but it was worth the wait!


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Thursday, 16 April 2015

REVIEW: Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Palette







If you have read my blog for any amount of time, you will know that I am a palette addict! When I bought the Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette a couple of months ago, I loved it so much that it went straight into my Top Three Palettes of all time! Naturally, this made me want to try another palette from Too Faced so when my best friend was visiting NYC last month, I asked her to pick up the Semi Sweet Palette for me.


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Wednesday, 15 April 2015

1000 bloglovin followers giveaway! Win a Bobbi Brown Calypso Cheek Palette





I recently hit 1000 followers on Bloglovin & to celebrate that amazing milestone, I have decided to run a giveaway to thank my lovely readers (I still can't quite believe there are 1000 of you!)! As with all other giveaways I have run, the prize is something I would love to own myself so I am hoping that you will love it just as much! It is a Bobbi Brown Calypso Cheek Palette, which is one of the most beautiful blush palettes I have seen in a long time. I think the blushes will be universally flattering on all skin tones.

Here are the rules:

1. You must follow me on Bloglovin here.

2. You must follow me on Twitter here and Instagram here.

3. You must leave a comment below with your bloglovin/twitter & instagram usernames. If you do not complete this step, your entry will be void as I will be checking all entries.

4. You must tweet the giveaway link.

5. If you are under 18, you must have the permission of a parent or guardian to enter as you will need to disclose your address if you win.

6. You cannot choose a different palette, as this palette has already been bought. This giveaway is not sponsored and I have bought the prize myself.

The giveaway is open internationally & will end on May 15th at midnight. 

The winner will be chosen using random.org.

The winner will have 72 hours to respond to my email, if they do not respond within that timeframe another winner will be chosen.

Best of luck & thanks for reading!
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Saturday, 11 April 2015

GLAMGLOW Thirstycleanse Daily Hydrating Cleanser - my initial thoughts




If you saw my recent haul, you will have read that one of the products I was most excited to try was the GLAMGLOW Thirstycleanse Daily Cleanser because I am already a huge fan of the ThirtyMud Mask. Although the GLAMGLOW masks are more expensive than all of the other masks I own, I think that the price tag is justified due to how effective they are. I have been using this for almost a week now, twice daily & want to share my initial thoughts with you.

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Friday, 10 April 2015

REVIEW: Hourglass N° 28 Primer Serum





I am a sucker for anything that will either add hydration to my skin, or at least make it appear more hydrated so when I heard about Hourglass N° 28 Primer Serum, which is a primer and serum in one, I knew I had to try it. This is an expensive product so I took a chance asking my best friend to get it for me in the U.S. because I had never even tested it on my hand in a store. It is $65 for 1 oz/30 ml so it is probably the most expensive primer I have ever used. I was torn between this and the Mineral Veil Primer from the same brand, which a lot of people swear by but because this is aimed at hydration more than anything else, I decided to go for it because that is my main concern.

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Friday, 3 April 2015

REVIEW: Indeed Labs Retinol Reface





I am always on the lookout for products that will make my skin look brighter, even and radiant and I have heard so many positive things about retinol helping to achieve all of those things, so I decided to purchase Indeed Labs Retinol Reface. I have had mixed experiences with previous Indeed Labs products - I loved the Hydraluron serum but didn't find the Hydraluron jelly to be very effective, so I didn't have any pre-judgements for this product.

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