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Urban Decay’s Zodiac

Naked 3 is almost here (and if you’ve ordered online from House of Fraser, then you may well have the palette already). Well Urban Decay also has two new nail polishes to coincide with the arrival of Naked 3: the dark aubergine Blackheart and the shimmery sea-green beauty with speckles of gold and silver that is Zodiac, which is what I’m sporting above. I’ll cut straight to the chase here: the bottle alone is a sight to lust after. It’s a slick and shiny chrome handle with a skull on top and Urban Decay’s name branded down the side. I love

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Festive frolics at Urban Retreat Beautique

Now that we are in the last month of 2013, it’s deemed acceptable to put up the Christmas decorations. This also means sorting out the dreaded task of shopping for presents. One place which has it covered is Harrods’ Urban Retreat Beautique. The luxury online beauty destination has a fantastic offer on at the moment: spend £150 on gifts for loved ones and bag yourself 11 high-end beauty products worth over £110. These include some classic favourites as well as new cult additions. Imagine NARS, Laura Mercier, Delarom and Pureology (amongst others) in one bag. It’s a beauty pick’n mix

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Tria: Hair Removal Laser 4x

Five whole years have passed since I underwent professional laser hair removal. I chose to have my underarms zapped and remember whimpering at handing over one lump sum payment for a course of six treatments – the clinic was very pushy! Thankfully the investment paid off. It has reduced the growth drastically (I would say it’s 90% gone). The regrowth is sparse and finer too, and to get rid of any stray (short) hairs, it’s a quick razor job. Despite this, removing unwanted body hair is still a chore (as I am sure it is for plenty of women) so

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