Marc Jacobs Beauty – lipstick and mascara is all a girl needs

Summer ends and provides an excuse to buy new make-up. I’d heard negative things about Marc Jacobs Beauty…how wrong were the naysayers! The velvet noir major volume mascara is just that – major volume in two strokes. And the le marc lip crème in 238 je t’aime is a rum raspberry that can be worn… View Post
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Burt’s Bees beauty box – it’s a cleanser frenzy from Latest in Beauty

I don’t buy many beauty boxes, mainly because there end up being a few products contained within that never get used or are unwanted. I do like the ones from Latest in Beauty though, not just because they contain products I like, but because the majority of them are a decent size! And guess what,… View Post
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Guinot facial – hydraclean deep cleansing treatment at Urban Retreat Harrods

Facials are such a treat when they shouldn’t be – I love them but don’t have them often enough, and I know my skin, now that it is older, would benefit from me going regularly. I had Darphin facials for £30 almost every month throughout my 20s, and then I moved from the suburbs into… View Post
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Lipstick Queen’s frog prince lipstick…morphs from an emerald green to a rose pink in under a minute. The hotter your lips, the bigger the transformation!

I have a confession. I went a bit crazy taking photos of this lipstick – 26 shots, of which only 5 made the cut. I was mesmerised by the green lipstick of the frog prince. View Post
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Elemental herbology’s cell plumping facial moisturiser does exactly what it says on the tin (pot)

I ran out of my regular moisturiser some time ago, and have been using samples in a bid to trade up to something more suitable for my ageing skin. My skin has changed again, from when I was in my 30s. It’s much drier and needs quite a hefty moisturiser to keep it hydrated throughout… View Post
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