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Beauty Bakerie Game of Cones
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Palette Love: Beauty Bakerie Game of Cones

There's a lot to love about the Beauty Bakerie Game of Cones palette...not just the awesome name, but the mix of fun, yet surprisingly wearable, shades that provide lots of colour and lots of shimmer, making this the sort of palette that's handy to have in your collection for times when you fancy a bit more pizzazz. The Beauty Bakerie Game of Cones contains 12 shades in total, all of which have names that you might associate with Game of Th[...]

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MUA Pro Base Long Wear Matte Finish Foundation
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MUA Pro Base Long Wear Matte Finish Foundation

I usually focus on foundations that provide a bit of glow, and very rarely allow anything mattifying into my routine as my skin can look really dry under a matte finish, but the MUA Pro Base Long Wear Matte Finish Foundation has been getting a lot of wear recently as the hot weather has resulted in an often shiny face that has actually benefited from a matte foundation. The first big surprise from the MUA Pro Base Long Wear Matte Finish Fou[...]

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Beauty Pie Triple Beauty Good Lighting Luminous Blush Trio
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Beauty Pie Triple Beauty Good Lighting Luminous Blush Trio

I might as well rename my blog Beauty Pie Geek at this rate, since I seem to be featuring Beauty Pie more regularly than any other brand at the moment, but in my defence, Beauty Pie have released some crackers recently, and I think my favourite of all has to be the new Beauty Pie Triple Beauty Good Lighting Luminous Blush Trio, even though it has an inexplicably long name, but there you go. The Beauty Pie Triple Beauty Good Lighting Luminou[...]

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Avon Mark Epic Lip Powders
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Avon Mark Epic Lip Powders

Disclaimer: PR Sample and Affiliate links - I have not been paid for this feature.  More often than not, I reach for the balmiest of lip products, especially in the warmer weather when I hate the feeling of anything heavy on my face, so it's all light and creamy textures that involve very little effort.  Matte lips are a really tricky product to get right, which is why I mostly avoid them as I find matte lipstick hard to wear - I'm someone who[...]

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OPI Neon Collection 2019
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OPI Neon Collection 2019

Is there anything better than a bright nail in the summer sun? I've realised recently just how much I love colour and how happy the right, bright shades can make me, so I'm happily embracing all things neon, starting with the gorgeous OPI Neon Collection for Summer 2019. The collection contains six fantastically bright shades, with a good mix and a finish that I want to call semi-matte - I can't seem to find any confirmation either way online, but[...]

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Beauty Pie Sunshiney Palette
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Beauty Pie Sunshiney Day Palette

My obsession with Beauty Pie continues - honestly, it's become a bit of a daily thing for me to check the site and see what's coming, and there are some are very exciting skincare launches on the horizon, so I'm hitting the daily refresh button like a crazy person.  I had my eye on the Beauty Pie Sunshiney Day Palette as soon as it appeared on the Beauty Pie site, because I'm definitely feeling the love for warmer tones on the eyes, but I'm also[...]

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Nails Inc Royal Gems
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Nails Inc Royal Gems Value Set

I've been meaning to treat myself to a little bit of Nails Inc joy for quite a while now, so when the Royal Gems set started showing up on my Facebook feed dropping hints left, right and centre, I thought that would be a good set for me to invest in, especially as, recently, I'm really trying to take better care of my nails...although right now they look absolutely terrible, so clearly that isn't going very well.  Anyway... The Nails Inc R[...]

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Beauty Pie Wondergloss Lip Oil Trio
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Beauty Pie Wondergloss Lip Oil Trio

Disclaimer: Purchases, although Sisley products mentioned were PR Samples.  Affiliate links - I have not been paid for this feature.  I don't know what's happened with me and my feelings towards Beauty Pie, which have gone from pretty consistent apathy for a good few months, to a sudden u-turn into obsession - I just can't get enough of that brand right now and I have to stop myself from placing another order.  I think it's because they've got[...]

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Cosmetics a la Carte Beach Glow Collection (Summer 2019)

Disclaimer: PR Sample and Affiliate links - I have not been paid for this feature.  Ready yourselves for a lengthy post as I have lots to show you in the new Cosmetics a la Carte Eye Beach Glow Collection, plus I always tend to ramble on about my love for CALC because I just find them utterly charming; if you're in London and happen to be near their Chelsea boutique then I really recommend paying them a visit, either to have a browse of their full c[...]

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Glossier Cloud Paints
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Glossier Cloud Paints

Do you remember when Glossier launched in the UK and it was pretty much all the beauty world could talk about? I remember popping along to the launch - which was basically like a fashion show with all the hip young things standing around looking VERY serious, alongside me talking to a blogger friend about morning sickness, the glamour! - and I tried out their Milky Jelly Cleanser, thought it was fab (it is - find a mini here for £8 - link) then t[...]

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Burt's Bees All Aglow Lip and Cheek Sticks
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Burt’s Bees All Aglow Lip and Cheek Sticks

*PR Samples/Aff. Links* My first ever introduction to a really good cream blusher was from Bobbi Brown, which came in a kind of stumpy little stick and the formula was beautiful.  For some reason they were altered, with both the packaging and formula changing, which was a real loss.  The Burt's Bees All Aglow Lip and Cheek Stick are the closest I've come to those beautiful blushers, and I would say everyone needs at least one of these in their[...]