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    It’s Review Time

    July 11, 2016

    It’s no secret that I love skincare. All right, I don’t believe all the promises made for every single product I buy – but yes, I would like a magic wand waved over some dodgy areas. The anti-ageing market in the UK is worth billions – but do any of the products actually work? This time I’m looking at some high-end products that don’t quite claim to turn back the clock, but have price tags which definitely suggest that the…

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    Charlotte’s shop

    Child Two and I were in Covent Garden yesterday and found ourselves passing the new Charlotte Tilbury shop, all done out in her signature smouldering wine and gold colours. Charlotte Tilbury is the British…

    March 14, 2016
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    It’s Review Time

    It’s been ages since I got a Clinique free gift. We used to get them as often as we could as students – which wasn’t often at all. My flatmate and great friend was…

    February 22, 2016
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    The bee’s knees?

    It used to be a definite thing that people (by which I mean women) shouldn’t show their knees over the age of 30. This was, of course, when I was in my twenties. When…

    November 30, 2015
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    It’s Review Time

    As promised, here’s my review of some of the new products I was given at the Look Good, Feel Better makeover session I went to at the Haven. These are things that I wouldn’t…

    November 23, 2015
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    Something smells good …

    Sponsored post  I’ve been waiting for ages to write this post as I’ve been very scientifically testing some lovely products, all on your behalf of course. They’re from Tazeka Aromatherapy and the packaging is…

    September 23, 2015
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    Purple polish

    There’s nothing that says summer to me more clearly and more beautifully than a nice set of shiny, freshly-varnished toes. My poor pinkies have spent the winter months stuffed into socks, ferociously neglected, I’m…

    June 17, 2015
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    It’s Review Time

    Summer’s here (or it was yesterday when it was finally warm enough in London for me to take my socks off) and it’s time to try new things. So I’ve got some make-up goodies…

    June 12, 2015
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    Sublime vs the ridiculous quest

    Time for a beauty update. I’ve been religiously slapping on the La Roche Posay pore tightener – but tragic to tell, you really wouldn’t know. I wot’t say that looking into my pores is…

    November 12, 2013