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Eyeko Vintage Polish

You’d think I would have learned by now that mint green polishes are not my friend, wouldn’t you? All the others I’ve tried (and there are many) have only really successfully managed to show my hands for the red lobster claws that I didn’t actually realise they were.  I envu

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Bumble & Bumble Defrizz

My hair is a constant trial to me. I went through many years of chemical straightening processes and thinking that my GHDs would only ever be prised out of cold, dead hands. A year or two ago, I decided to throw caution to the wind and permit my hair to

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Cowshed Calendula Refining Facial Scrub

I’ve been on the quest for the ultimate face scrub.  I want one that feels like it’s actually working when I use it and in turn will give me a glowing complexion.  The ones I’ve tried have left me feeling ‘meh’ but that’s probably because I haven’t ventured beyond the

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20 Questions with Belfast Beauty Love

Today’s 20 Questions blogger is Sara from Belfast Beauty Love. I first got to know Sara though the medium of Twitter, and I was pleased when she started her own beauty blog recently. Focussing on a mix of high street products and industry news, Sara needs more followers! So what

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New from Lypsyl

A few weeks ago, I had a very special delivery – a bouquet.  Not wine (I don’t drink) or flowers but fruit.  Feast your eyes on this beautiful display. An array of sliced melons, oranges, pineapples and juicy strawberries…it did bring a tear to my eye to have to take

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Avene Trixera+ Selectiose

A little while ago I was asked if I wanted to participate in a video diary blogging series about skincare brand Avene. They were looking for bloggers who had skin complaints such as psoriasis or eczema to take part in a trial. Unfortunately I was far too much of a

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