2016 beauty discoveries, champions and old friends

2016 is over, 2017 is here. Yippee. Happy new year to all of you who take the time to read my ramblings. It is appreciated :). Another year is over, so much has happened, so much has changed, however, as this is not a political blog, I will refrain from commenting on any current affairs.… View Post
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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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The sun comes out and I go mad for lipsticks! NARS satin lip pencil in yu

It’s true. The sun starts shining and I get crazy over lipstick. I have no idea why that is, and I’m sure there is some psychoanalysis that can be done to figure it all out 🙂 Perhaps it’s because it gets light earlier in the mornings and I have more energy, and time, to make more… View Post
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Lipsticks that adapt to suit your skin tone – Duwop private lipstick trio

These lipsticks! These lipsticks! Seriously, these lipsticks! Who needs a lip liner, or to worry that lips will dry out or that it will need to be reapplied loads over the course of the day. They go on smooth, and in one swipe. No need to manage the colour with a lip pencil or lip… View Post
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MAC viva glam III matte lipstick – every penny donated to MAC AIDS fund

I love a MAC lippie – no matter which finish (matte, satin, lustre, cremesheen, glaze, etc), they seem to stay put on my lips, not dry them out, are in shades that are unexpected and modern, and aren’t ridiculously expensive (starting at £15.50 each). Viva Glam III is a matte lipstick used to raise money for MAC’s… View Post
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