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Holiday Essentials: Sun Care

I have terrible skin when I am in the sun or in hot climates. I have sun allergies and a very sun intolerant skin meaning that I break out in a rash, sometimes hives and get swollen lip whenever I am in the sun for long periods of time without protecting my skin. Because of…
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Guerlain Terracotta Moisturising Bronzing Powder

Guerlain Terracotta Moisturising Bronzing Powder | £34.50 – John Lewis I am usually not fussed about bronzers especially because it’s so hard to find a brand that makes bronzers for darker skin tones or one that doesn’t leave your face full of glitter. However, after I heard about the Guerlain Terracotta Moisturising Bronzing Powder I…
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Purple Smokey Eyes

A few weekends ago I went out to a party (a Nigerian one to be precise) and after much deliberation whilst I was getting ready I decided on a subtle purple smokey eye with a nude lip. I wasn’t too sure about it at first because over the years I somehow have fallen into a…
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Dinner at Hawksmoor

Last weekend over the Bank Holiday I went to dinner at Hawksmoor steakhouse in Shoreditch and I decided to step out of my casual clothes and glam myself up a little bit. As usual I was napping throughout the day and I got ready at the last minute which left me with 20 minutes to…
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Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick

Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick | £8.99 each  06 Pink Pong | 05 Ole Flamingo | 02 Frambourjoise Bourjois recently released the Rouge Edition Velvet Lipstick collection and with the bright vivid colours they come I would say just in time for Spring/Summer season. Bourjois describes the collection as “a range that gives your lips bold, matte…
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Makeup Revolution

On Monday I was invited to the launch of a new makeup brand called Makeup Revolution. Makeup Revolution is an affordable high street brand which claims to ‘transform the high street with the introduction of the hottest and most desirable makeup trends at every day, affordable prices’. The prices range from £1 – £12 which… The makeup range is…
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Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm in Shameless

I did a blog post about the Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balms (here) but I just wanted to show you guys a quick FOTD with me wearing my favourite shade from the collection. The purple shade I am wearing is called Shameless as I currently have a thing for purple lipsticks there was no doubt I…
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MAC All Fired Up Lipstick

MAC All Fired Up Lipstick – £15  Purchase here from MAC Cosmetics or in store I bought MAC’s All Fired Up lipstick back in October as a Duty Free purchase on my way to Italy, but after getting back from my holiday I dumped it somewhere in my room with all my other holiday makeup purchases…
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Milani: Baked Bronzers and Baked Blush

Milani Baked Bronzer – Soleil – $9 | Milani Baked Bronzer – Golden – $9 | Milani Baked Blush – Rose D’Oro – $8 Back in October I did a massive haul from Cherry Culture which I never got the chance to blog about, but part of that haul were some items from Milani. I have…
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MAC: RiRi Woo & Nightmoth

This is just a quick post to show you my current favourite lip combo that I tried out last week. It is MAC’s RiRi Woo lipstick paired with MAC’s Nightmoth lip liner on the outer edges blended in with a lip brush. I really like this combo as it added a depth to my RiRi…
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