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Urban Decay to open second UK store

No, it’s not a trick of the imagination – Urban Decay is indeed opening a second boutique in north London on Thursday 11th February – that’s next week! Hot on the heels of the Covent Garden store, the latest one will be in Brent Cross Shopping Centre which is in my neck of the woods) and located at Unit B4A (opposite Lush and below the food court). Actually I stumbled across this discovery last weekend when I was scurrying past and suddenly stopped in my tracks. It makes a pleasant change for north London to get something good as normally

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Review: Sigma Spa Brush Cleaning Mat

The Sigma Spa Brush Cleaning Mat will change the way you clean brushes. You might even find it satisfying and therapeutic. It’s a bold claim, yes especially when washing brushes is such an arduous and monotonous task but stay with me as I will change your mind. This extraordinary mat came to my attention when Fleur de Force’s mentioned it in her ‘My Must-Have Beauty Tools’ video a couple of weeks ago. My ears twitched, my pupils dilated and I instantly hit the ‘buy’ button. I bought the mat from Look Fantastic for *cough* £32. It’s expensive because Sigma has patented

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Anastasia Beverly Hills: Vamp Lip Gloss

It’s hard to believe it’s been over a month since New York. What a whirlwind of a trip that was! If you watched my video on my beauty purchases, you will have seen a special nod at Anastasia Beverly Hills, which I bagged at Macy’s. This is ABH’s lip gloss in Vamp, a deep and heavily pigmented burgundy shade. My idea of a lip gloss is precisely that – a gloss and this is a brilliantly smooth and weightless formula combining the intensity of a stain with the hydration of a gloss. It comes with a flat, sponge-tip applicator that

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