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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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Illamasqua Matte Veil

There were whispers on Illamasqua developing a matte version of their coveted Hydra Veil primer and I can confirm it drops on 8th May. Matte Veil has been designed ideally for users with oily skin as it controls shine and provides an instant primed matte finish.  I bought the original when it launched last summer and I was not disappointed with how superbly it prolonged and enhanced my foundation. My skin tends to become dehydrated and Hydra Veil helped to tackle that issue by improving the skin’s peak hydration levels with its key ingredient, the powerful anti-oxidant Astaxanthin. Helpfully Matte Veil

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Big fat Asian wedding

Weddings are fun but big fat Asian weddings are something else – bold, bright and larger than life. I make no apologies for being bias here – Asian weddings blow other nuptials out of the water. Outfits are colourful and sparkly and make-up and hair is on point. This Easter I saw my friend tie the knot and it was a privilege to be part of the momentous occasion. Good food, cake and everyone – and I mean everyone (aunties and uncles the most!) – was on the dance floor before the main course had been served. I bought my dress

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