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Going out VS Staying In

*This is a collaborative post and all content/thoughts/effort are my own

So I’m working with Ireland’s leading insurance brokers Chill.ie on today’s post and they asked would I write about whether I prefer to stay in or go out during the Winter months and run with it in my own way. So it got me thinking about how I spend my time but also how differently I define time well spent compared to when I was as a teenager. Then I started rambling and this is the result.Β  Continue Reading

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New MAC Releases

OK so I’m in the slightly jammy position where MAC somehow think I’m worth sending products to. I’m assuming at some point they’re going to see me blabbing on about something they sent me and realise there was some horrible mistake on their press list, but for now I’m soaking up the chance to try things out. They’ve sent me a few different bits and bobs from various releases they have going on at the moment because the creative team at MAC are apparently robots and don’t need to sleep or take a moments breath. So, as I’ve a stash waiting to be reviewed from not 1 but 4 different releases, I’ve lumped them all into one review so you can see what they have on offer and what could be worth a possible splurge. Let’s get to it. Continue Reading

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MAC Lip Scrubtious in Candied Nectar

I’ll break it to you early, this is a lip scrub for €15.50. Whether that illicits a ‘so what?’ or a ‘sweet baby Jesus’ will possibly depend on both your budget and your tolerance for dropping notes on random beauty buys, but I have to admit I made a face when I was (very kindly) sent this and then read the price on the press release. But, and it’s a big but, this is pretty damn nice and although I felt a bit moany about it at the start, there’s actually a lot to love about it. Continue Reading