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Spring/Summer Budget Beauty Buys

My god,¬†there’s so much new budget beauty hurtling towards us. Honestly, we’re spoilt for choice. If you feel an itch only a rummage on a makeup stand can scratch but didn’t have the funds for my luxury Spring/Summer buys post earlier this week, hopefully this will help make up your mind about a lot of budget friendly products currently out. Some is good, some is mediocre but there are a few gems worth investing in. Continue Reading

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Essence Live. Laugh. Celebrate!

Well would you believe it, Essence have turned 15! I’m very partial to the achingly affordable and fun collections from the brand because at the end of the day, I think beauty should be accessible for every budget and they do a damn good job at that. They’re also especially good at catering for younger girls who are hungry for hauls but don’t have a lot of spare cash. I feature them a lot on the blog so I was thrilled when asked to collaborate with them on some reviews this year to celebrate their birthday. So here’s the first one! Continue Reading

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Max Factor Velvet Matte Lipsticks

Meet your next lipstick. Oh yes, I’m that confident you’re going to like these. I’m all for pricey lipsticks in their weighted, shiny packaging that feel like silky magic on the lips and warrant their own little bag with a bow on top but good god, give me something budget friendly, with cheap and slightly uninspired packaging with a magical little product inside and I’m twice as excited. Maybe thrice. Continue Reading