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New Beauty on the Block: Part 1

You may have noticed the flurry of new makeup out to coincide with the end of the Summer and the glorious entrance of Autumn. Frankly, I’m thrilled. I love Summer but give me gorgeous coats and beautiful scarves made for crisp mornings and a boat load of new makeup to fawn over and I’m skipping my way to Halloween and Christmas. So without totally overloading you, I’m going to talk about some of the new beauty buys I’ve been testing out and hopefully something will give you food for thought. To make sure this isn’t an exceptionally long post, this is a two parter post and I’ll be talking about 4 collections today and more in the next post which will hopefully be live later this week! Continue Reading

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Up to My Eyes review: Yumi Lashes vs Mink Lashes

Regardless of how you wear your makeup – red lips, a slick of balm, loads of contour, a little bit of eyeshadow – most of us can agree on the transformative powers of good lashes. I can’t even hazard a guess how much I’ve spent on mascaras over the years. And false lashes are a relatively new but equally addictive minefield. But either way, I can’t get enough of how a fan of lashes can make you look instantly more awake and more glamorous. I hadn’t tried anything in the way of eyelash treatments apart from the odd tint but I really wanted to see what all the fuss was about in terms of two particular treatments – lash perming and mink lashes. Continue Reading