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Hourglass Modernist Palette in Exposure

It’s not every day I throw £56 on an eyeshadow palette but when I was killing time in Space NK recently, I hovered over to Hourglass Cosmetics and my eyes fell on the Modernist eyeshadow palettes. There are seven in total and they’re distinguishable by a stunning three-dimensional design and a seamless colour transitions of five richly pigmented shades in a single pan. I knew I wanted the Exposure palette from the moment I had swatched it on my hand, falling in love with the rich purple and aubergine tones contrasting with the champagne gold. This palette screams autumn and I couldn’t wait

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L’Oréal Paris: Color Riche La Palette Beige review & swatches

Not another nude palette! When will this insanity end? Clearly demand is still high for people too scared to branch out. It’s only make-up dammit! It comes off (unlike a tattoo). OK, I’ll lock away my soap box rant and talk about the newest palette from L’Oréal, which comprises of 10 nude tones specifically chosen by L’Oréal Paris make-up designers. I have not tried the previous palette (Color Riche La Palette Eye Shadow Riche Rose) so I can’t compare on longevity of colours but I can tell it’s in a similar vein of being a collective of safe shades. There are

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Limited Edition Peanuts CARMEX

If nothing but Carmex keeps your lips pampered then you’re going to love the new Peanuts Carmex balm pots*. The new Peanuts movie is coming to UK cinemas on 21st December (just in time for Christmas!) and to mark the occasion, Carmex has teamed up with 20th Century Fox to create a number of limited edition lids for its much loved balm. They’re available in the original flavour and each pot features one of the four most well-known Peanuts characters: Snoopy, Charlie Brown (who seemed to be going through premature balding), Sally and Linus with his security blanket. I absolutely loved Snoopy

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