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Foundation Files (8): Urban Decay Naked Skin

Roll up, roll up, it’s time for another in-depth look at a foundation. This time it’s my favourite brand, the ubiquitous Urban Decay under scrutiny. Urban Decay’s major coup is without a doubt the Naked franchise. It’s spearheaded an obsession for neutrals and led to endless imitations from rivals yet Urban Decay remains the original and the best (in my humble opinion). Three years ago, Urban Decay added another family member to the Naked range which is the Naked Skin foundation. Admittedly I made an attempt to get colour matched at an Urban Decay counter in Birmingham’s Bull Ring shortly after the

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Merry Fitmas with Quorn

Hello! I cannot believe how fast this year is whizzing by. In just over three weeks I’ll be in New York and I cannot describe how excited I am about it. Determined to feel and look good for it, I joined the gym three months ago and am having a love-hate relationship with the place (more ‘hate’ than ‘love’). It’s taken a considerable amount of nagging from my inner conscience (and my mum) to stick to it and make friends with the gym equipment. The treadmill and I do not get on and never will, however I have grown fond of

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Lottie London Brushes

I popped into my local Superdrug recently which has undergone yet another spot of feng shui to accommodate more make-up stands. One new addition to the line-up is Lottie London, a name that’s made quite a statement on the high street in the past few months. You may have noticed their make-up brushes which are recognisable by their colourful make-up brush handles. With prices ranging from £4.99 to £9.49 and the quirky colour scheme, it’s obvious this fresh new brand is marketed at the younger market though the brushes alone are one aspect of Lottie London which is appealing to

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