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Nude By Nature

Australia’s number one mineral brand, Nude by Nature has made it to our shores. It’s beauty that’s good for you as it’s cruelty-free, uses native ingredients without harsh synthetic additions and preservatives, is reasonably priced and caters for a wide range of skin tones. The range covers foundations, concealers, setting powders, bronzers, blushers, eyeshadows, contour and highlighters plus an illustrious collection of brushes and as the name suggests, it favours the natural look thanks to the gifts bestowed by Mother Nature. Keen to try their products, I was sent a selection of contouring and highlighting ones. Before I opened the

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The Body Shop: Down To Earth eye palette

The Body Shop’s recently released a collection of eyeshadow palettes under the title Down to Earth. Judging by the palette I’ve tried, it’s quite a treat to work with. Inspired by the planet’s richest natural colours and enriched with babassu and sesame oils, the eyeshadows (free from petrolatum, mineral oil and are 100% vegan and suitable for sensitive eyes) are super smooth to apply and easy to blend with no fall-out and the soft, buttery shades are wonderfully pigmented. Exactly how all eyeshadows should be, right? There is one palette and five different quads in total. I’ve sampled one of

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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, I’ve sampled a couple of things from the brand which do live up to the hype including the shimmery Cindy Lou Manizer Highlighter, which not only can be used as a highlighter on the cheeks but on the eyelids too. A lot of the Balm’s products favour the neutral look

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