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The Body Shop: Down To Earth eye palette

The Body Shop’s recently released a collection of eyeshadow palettes under the title Down to Earth. Judging by the palette I’ve tried, it’s quite a treat to work with. Inspired by the planet’s richest natural colours and enriched with babassu and sesame oils, the eyeshadows (free from petrolatum, mineral oil and are 100% vegan and suitable for sensitive eyes) are super smooth to apply and easy to blend with no fall-out and the soft, buttery shades are wonderfully pigmented. Exactly how all eyeshadows should be, right? There is one palette and five different quads in total. I’ve sampled one of

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Tom Ford Lip Colour Matte: Black Dahlia

A girl’s just got to have a Tom Ford lipstick in her life. I used to think they were over-priced. Then along came the Louboutin lipsticks and now £39 for a lippy is quite the bargain in comparison. My favourite type is matte as I favour a rich, pigmented colour pay-off and don’t want half of it on my teeth. Tom Ford’s Black Dahlia* exudes sexiness – a deep vampish burgundy in a velvet matte finish. I must admit I let out a silent cry when I had to dab the Tom Ford initials from the tip of the lipstick

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10 Things to Think About When Getting a Cat

I’ve had my kitten Jahangir, for six glorious weeks. During this time, he’s welcomed a new legion of fans on his Instagram as well as visitors, conquered every corner of the house (truly living up to his name) and survived the pain of me accidentally stepping on his foot when he snuck up behind. Quite a few times. Although I had one cat before, I had never looked after a pet living entirely indoors. That means I have never had to contend with a litter tray but like a duck to water, it’s really easy and now I just scoop the

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