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Chantecaille Future Skin
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Foundation Files: Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Foundation

*PR Sample/Aff. Links* [lookbook id="25890" show-legend="true" show-desc="true" show-reveal="false"] The Chantecaille Future Skin Oil-Free Foundation is a product I've had my eye on for a while as it sounds and looks quite unlike anything else I have in my collection.  Promising lightweight, adjustable coverage in a comfortable and light-reflecting gel formula, this is one of those products that quickly became cult for very good reason. Fo[...]

Origins Blooming Sheer Lip Balms
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Origins Blooming Sheer Lip Balms

*PR Sample/Aff. Links* [lookbook id="25877" show-legend="true" show-desc="true" show-reveal="false"] The Origins Blooming Sheer Lip Balms are a brilliant new take on the traditional tinted lip balm, with a little bit of a twist.  I would say these are more like incredibly hydrating lipsticks, as the pigmentation is really decent (and very buildable) and the wear is surprisingly good for a product that's so hydrating.  There's also a really good[...]

Foundation Files: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF15

[lookbook id="25785" show-legend="true" show-desc="true" show-reveal="false"] *PR Sample/Gifted/Aff. Links* As promised and further to my post on the new Bobbi Brown Foundation extension shades, here's a full review of the Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF15, which is one of the two Bobbi Brown Foundations (the other being the Skin Foundation Stick) now available in an impressive 43 shades.  I was matched to the shade Sand which[...]

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Bobbi Brown Foundation Extension Shades

A few weeks ago I popped along to the Bobbi Brown Pro Studio on Poland Street (well worth a visit if you fancy a splurge) to find out more about the extension shades that have been added to two of the most popular Bobbi Brown foundations: the Skin Foundation Stick and the Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF15, both of which now have a staggering 43 shades each, which is mega and particularly fabulous if you really struggle to get that perfect[...]

Botanicals Cleanse Melts
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Botanicals Cleanse Melts

[lookbook id="25681" show-legend="true" show-desc="true" show-reveal="false"] *PR Samples/Gifted/Aff. Links* I wouldn't say Botanicals are a huge brand that you see absolutely everywhere, but they've certainly built themselves a reputation so that you regularly see people raving about their products on social media.  Therefore, I was excited to get my hands on their cult Cleanse Melts.  There are currently two Botanicals Cleanse Melts available, N[...]

Mask Monday: Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque

*PR Sample/Aff. links* A while ago, I posted my reviews of the two other Image Skincare masques - the Ageless Total Resurfacing Masque here and the Ormedic Balancing Gel Masque here.  I have one final Image masque to tell you about, and I've definitely saved the best until last.  The Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque is a beautiful treat for the skin that does a little bit of everything, providing a light exfoliation, a hydrating tre[...]

Too Faced Pretty Mess
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Too Faced Pretty Mess Collection

[lookbook id="25557" show-legend="false" show-desc="true" show-reveal="true"] The Too Faced Pretty Mess collection is fun and cheeky set of products formed as a collaboration with Erika Jayne.  I don't actually know who Erika Jayne is, but she looks fabulous! The Pretty Mess collection contains a small selection of beautifying goodies that are unashamedly girly and a little bit naughty, whilst still maintaining that universal appeal that To[...]

Bioeffect OSA Water Mist
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Bioeffect OSA Water Mist

[lookbook id="25551" show-legend="true" show-desc="true" show-reveal="false"] *PR Sample/Gifted/Aff. links* I think hydrating mists are one of those luxury skincare items that aren't necessarily essential to your average skincare routine, but the right one can be such a joy to use, that I always tend to have several on the go for various needs; I love to use them after a shower/bath, after a mask, when using a facial oil and more recently, after an[...]

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Amazing Vitamin C Serums for all Skin Types

[lookbook id="25507" show-legend="true" show-desc="true" show-reveal="false"] *PR Samples/Gifted/Aff. Links* My skin has come along so much over the past 6 months or so, and it has an actual glow to it, even when make-up free, which I believe is heavily due to my committed use of a good quality Vitamin C Serum each morning. With that in mind, I thought I'd put together a list of the ones I've tried and actually liked (I've tried loads, but these are[...]

Chantecaille Spring 2019 Makeup Launches – Polar Ice Collection

*PR Samples/Affiliate Links* Chantecaille are the WORST for my bank balance as I literally want everything they make, regardless of whether it would actually suit me or not.  The packaging is always so pretty, the shades are flattering and enticing and the brand ethos is incredibly appealing, with each collection shining a light on a charitable cause that often has links to animal welfare, so my heart is completely on board with all things Chantec[...]

Too Faced Born This Way – New Pale Shades

Too Faced Born This Way Foundation is one of those products that people really rave about, so when I was sent my first bottle in the Ivory shade, I couldn't wait to get it on my face.  As regular readers will likely know, I'm pretty pale (paler than you would expect - MUAs always start with darker shades and are always surprised by how fair they have to go to get a good match!) and there are many brands that don't go pale enough for me (*cough* N[...]