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Urban Decay: Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette

Yesterday I mentioned purchasing Urban Decay’s latest eyeshadow palette, Spectrum. It’s one of two reasons why I’m crushing on their colour eyeshadows this season, having also bagged Vice 4. I actually think Spectrum is more exciting mostly because the top two rows of peacock-esque blues and greens are a thrill. This limited edition collective has been released in time for the holiday festive season, containing 15 rainbow shades, a few of which are brand new with some cult favourites the original Book of Shadows, The Vice Palette and Vice 2. It’s packaged in a beautiful square case with a smoky grey, faceted

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Foundation Files (8): Urban Decay Naked Skin

Roll up, roll up, it’s time for another in-depth look at a foundation. This time it’s my favourite brand, the ubiquitous Urban Decay under scrutiny. Urban Decay’s major coup is without a doubt the Naked franchise. It’s spearheaded an obsession for neutrals and led to endless imitations from rivals yet Urban Decay remains the original and the best (in my humble opinion). Three years ago, Urban Decay added another family member to the Naked range which is the Naked Skin foundation. Admittedly I made an attempt to get colour matched at an Urban Decay counter in Birmingham’s Bull Ring shortly after the

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Lottie London Brushes

I popped into my local Superdrug recently which has undergone yet another spot of feng shui to accommodate more make-up stands. One new addition to the line-up is Lottie London, a name that’s made quite a statement on the high street in the past few months. You may have noticed their make-up brushes which are recognisable by their colourful make-up brush handles. With prices ranging from £4.99 to £9.49 and the quirky colour scheme, it’s obvious this fresh new brand is marketed at the younger market though the brushes alone are one aspect of Lottie London which is appealing to

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