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Beauty Bridge: The Balm Cosmetics’ Balm Jovi palette

The Balm Cosmetics has been making waves over this side of the pond with its eye-catching and retro-inspired packaging. Having achieved somewhat of a cult status amongst beauty junkies and gurus, the Balm offers an illustrious range of multi-purpose products high in quality. Cruelty-free, paraben-free and made in the USA,

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My Top Picks from the Illamasqua Sale

An Illamasqua sale is legendary and once again the maestros in maquillage has an incredible sale on with up to 70% off. Here is my top 10 of the best products to snap up but hurry as once they’re gone, they’re gone for good. Aura & Semblance Palette (£45 £22.50) These

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Illamasqua Glamore lipstick in Vega

I’ve barely had a chance to crack into Illamasqua’s Earth collection for the autumn season (which dropped at the end of August) when another one has landed under the name of Equinox. Purely limited edition, this winter collection came out a couple of weeks ago signifies ‘a desert at night’ taking inspiration

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Illamasqua: Dusk

Illamasqua’s latest capsule collection celebrates the art of Middle Eastern make-up. Launching exclusively in Selfridges tomorrow in time for Eid-ul-Fitr (the feast which follows the end of Ramadan), Dusk* is a flattering ensemble to recreate the visual beauty of Arabic make-up. I am fascinated by Arabic make-up – it’s so simple yet expressive, dramatic and breath-taking. Dusk

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UMAe 2015

Two years have passed since my last visit to UMAe or to break down its acronym, the United Makeup Artists Expo (UMAe). The weekend just gone, I found myself on the steps of the Business Design Centre in London’s Islington, eager to see what was going on inside. As the UK’s leading

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Illamasqua Gel Sculpt & Gel Colour

By now you’ll know I am not one to echo the whole Emperor’s Clothes thing when something is unnecessarily hyped up just because the majority say so. Fortunately with Illamasqua, I go all Ron Burgundy and want to ‘shout it from the top of a mountain’. That is pretty much

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