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EOTD from Passion Flower by Aveda

In October I brought you news of Aveda’s latest cosmetics collection, Passion Flower. Well here is an example of one of the Petal Essence Single Eye Colors in blue (Cerulean Bloom) that I thought I’d share. It is only the one colour swept across the lids with the light Callalily as a highlighter on the brows. Make-up artist Adam de Cruz used this shade one of the models at the launch although I do believe he used a blue eyeliner to make the colour pop more: I think a lot of people fear wearing blue as eye make-up (perhaps it’s because it brings back

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Ted Baker Star Quality: only at Boots

OK so Christmas is nearly here and I am sure there is plenty of shopping left to do. Today at Boots you can pick up the amazing Ted Baker Star Quality gift set at the special price of £22 (instead of £45) but it’s only for one week. This collection contains two fragrances, one with top notes of raspberry and tones of rose, vanilla and sandalwood, and the other with top notes of bergamot and red fruits carefully combined with tuberose and patchouli and everything is housed in a fabulous Vanity case. Also included: Body Wash (250ml) Bath Foam (250ml) Body Scrub

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Urban Decay: Smoked Palette

You may have read my guest post about Urban Decay’s Smoked Palette on Rucksana’s Walking in a Beauty Wonderland blog recently. Well I won’t regurgitate my words so head over to Rucksana’s blog to read my review. I just thought I’d share another look created from a few other shades from this brilliant collection. Urban Decay’s eyeshadows must be my favourite ones to work with – beautiful colours that are pigmented and blend so easily. For the look below I swept Freestyle across my lids and up to the brow bone before using Barlust up to the crease and Blackout

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