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Queen Cosmetics

I was pleased to hear recently of a company that isn’t new, but was certainly new to me. Queen Cosmetics is a British business that was founded in 1927 by a team of three dermatologists and a pharmacist. The company caters for sensitive skins alone, and their philosophy is to make and sell products which are simple, yet as effective as possible, with no unnecessary ingredients. This is music to my ears, as being a life-long psoriasis sufferer, I am often on the hunt for new items that can ease the scaliness, dryness and general itchiness of my skin. Queen

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Studio M Purple Medallion

I told you I’d have something good for you today, to make up for yesterday’s icky polish. And they don’t really come much better than this, Studio M’s Purple Medallion. This was sent to me as part of a swap I did last year with Scrangie. She popped this in as a surprise for me, and well, what a surprise! This is quite remarkable and I have never seen anything else like it. It is a relatively sheer purple jelly, so I ended up painting this over a co-ordinating base. You could probably build this with relative ease, but to

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Eyeko Nude Polish

I advise the easily offended among you to look away NOW. I was tempted to write this as an April Fool, telling you all how much I adore this polish and that it’s the best thing I’ve ever seen. But I just couldn’t bring myself to tell you such a bare-faced lie, 1st April or otherwise. In all my years (OK, two) of nail blogging, and all my years (too many) of buying nail varnish, I’ve never seen anything that looks quite so heinous on me. This is going to be a short post as I don’t want you to

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