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Review: Sigma 3DHD Kabuki Brush

I don’t normally blog about one singular make-up brush but this one is an exception and it’s my first foray into Sigma brushes. The Sigma 3DHD Kabuki Brush has changed the way I apply foundation. It distributes product evenly and smoothly, leaving a flawless finish and I owe it to Fleur de Force for recommending this brush in a beauty round-up video in February. I love this one so much that I’ve bought a back-up. The synthetic brush looks like a Mohawk thanks to its double wedge angle and being a Kabuki, is thicker in density than the average make-up

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Review: Diptyque Eau des Sens

Spring is officially here and Diptyque has a new fragrance to ring in the new season. Eau de Sens* is a zesty scent with orange blossom as its key note. It is typically Diptyque – soft, sophisticated and sensual. As well as the sharp, crisp notes of orange blossom, there is also bitter orange, juniper berry, angelica and patchouli mingling and lingering. It’s quite a confusing blend of citrus and floral notes, designed to trick the mind and leave you entangled. The first spritz takes you by surprise with its empowering impact before it unravels, releasing woody notes and getting

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Lisa Faulkner’s Pineapple Upside-Down Cake recipe

Recently the folks at Currys and Hotpoint got in touch and asked if I’d like to attend a cookery class hosted by TV cook and Celebrity MasterChef winner Lisa Faulkner. I like my cooking gadgets, I love cooking and Lisa is a babe. What could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately something got in the way and sadly I could not attend the evening and try Hotpoint’s OSD89EDE Openspace Oven, which lets you cook multiple dishes in two separate compartments, each with different controls. In other words, a single oven cunningly disguised as a double. *sigh* You have NO idea how much I want a

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