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Six of my favourite beauty discoveries this year

Okay, I’m not a beauty blogger. I am, however, a person who uses beauty products, and sometimes I want to share my appreciation or thoughts on them. In lieu of being able to come up with a post with a purpose from the random selection of things that have been new to me this year,… Continue reading Six of my favourite beauty discoveries this year

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Here are the contents of my (cruelty free) make up bag for a two week holiday

I must confess: this is more for my own benefit than anyone else’s. Essentially, as the world’s worst packer, I thought it would be a mighty convenient exercise to take my Italy make up selection and dress it up as ‘content’. That way, I would be forced to undertake this small element of packing earlier… Continue reading Here are the contents of my (cruelty free) make up bag for a two week holiday

Tropic skincare sun protection review
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This is the cruelty-free and vegan sun care I’ve been using this year

It was hot in the UK this summer guys. I mean not right now – it’s actually about to rain – but it was hot, and we all lost our collective minds for a while because we’re not used to it and we don’t know how to handle anything above 15 degrees. One very important… Continue reading This is the cruelty-free and vegan sun care I’ve been using this year

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An everyday hair styling routine for loose, lived in curls

...aka how I try to give the illusion of having an Instagram-worthy mane on the regs despite actually having pretty rubbish hair. I’m writing this because a couple of people requested it over on Instagram – I know, I know, I almost don’t believe it either, considering I spend alternate days looking like Hagrid (wild,… Continue reading An everyday hair styling routine for loose, lived in curls

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A review of four products from The Ordinary by someone who was very late to the party

If there’s a hype surrounding some kind of skincare or make up, you can bet your bottom five pound note I will either be incredibly late to the party, or I’ll stay in my pjs and simply not show up at all. While I never skip my skincare routine and actually test out new things fairly… Continue reading A review of four products from The Ordinary by someone who was very late to the party

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Three things you should try from MUA

It’s nearly a year since I went cruelty-free now, and although I’ve tried loads of stuff that I’ve really liked, I haven’t become anywhere near as much of a cruelty-free make up expert as I was expecting in that time. There are quite a few things like blush, eyeshadows, bronzers, etc, that last ages, and… Continue reading Three things you should try from MUA