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Lippie wedding!

The weekend just gone was all about #LFW – Lippie Fun Weekend. Yes, Get Lippie and Mr Lippie tied the knot and I was chuffed to be a part of their big day. Aptly it was quite a bloggers affair with photos and make-up provided by some familiar faces, and a brilliant party to boot. I was honoured to make the cupcakes for the Lippies’ wedding reception (I believe Mr Lippie had 4 which is a big compliment!) and guess what? Helen and I were photographed together in the same room at the same time – not a photoshop trickery at all.

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20 Questions with Frootibeauty

With more exciting blogs on the scene, what better way to introduce them than with the return of our 20 Questions feature. Hopefully every Friday will be pay homage to a beauty blogger you should follow, all of which have been cherry picked. This week is all about Safiyah who fronts Frootibeauty. They say small things come in good packages and Safiyah is certainly one. Not only is she a breathe of fresh air in the world of make-up artistry (Illamasqua’s Creative Director Alex Box is very fond of her work), her blog is a revelation in how to create her signature looks, plus

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Spring/Summer 2013 from M&S’s Your Beauty

On Tuesday night I had a preview of Marks & Spencer’s new beauty collections for this year’s spring/summer at the newly reopened Cafe Royal in London. It has to be said the restored and transformed grade 1 listing building is breathtaking. I was thrilled to see so many recognised brands under their wing – Tara Smith, REN, H20 Spa, Glam Glow as well as their signature collections from Autograph. Make-up is pink and warm peachy tones with bronze-gold shimmers and one product that caught everyone’s attention was Autograph’s eyeshadow palette, which looks very similar to the Naked palette but at more than half the price

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