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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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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 multi-faceted palettes have a mini double-ended angled and blending brush and features 8 shades to complete a full variety of eye and cheek looks. I reviewed Semblance here. Lipstick in Sangers (£19.50 £9.75) A classic from Illamasqua, everyone should have Sangers in their stash and at £9.75 it’s practically a steal! Gleam in

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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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