Beauty Brain Freeze

I’m back on the beauty bus, just about. Although I tried to film a video today and got fourteen minutes in before I realised I wasn’t recording anything… Anyway, lots of new things to test and a massive backlog of reviews that I need to write up, but before I get cracking on that I…

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A Week In My Life: December 2017

Don’t get too excited – I’m not back, not properly. I’m just poking my head around the door really, so that you don’t forget about me. And I also needed to post up my December Week In My Life before it became totally outdated and irrelevant. I mean, it’s pretty much outdated already, because who wants to…

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When Four (Weeks Off) Become One

I had this crazy idea, about two weeks ago, that I would take some time off over Christmas. I’m talking proper time off – a month perhaps, or at least three weeks. Digital detox, with broadband hub disconnected, iPhone frozen in a block of ice and buried in the garden (to be defrosted mid-January), laptop…

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Filmstar Bronze & Glow: Brush-On Glam

Oooh it’s quite pricey, but what an absolute treat this is: the Filmstar Bronze & Glow palette from Charlotte Tilbury. I have actually used it for a few years now** but recently my dependence on it has become quite alarming. This morning I bronzed-and-highlighted myself just to nip to Sainsbury’s! There’s just something very glitzy and satisfying…

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The Curious Christmas Gift Guide

Oh, I’ve been having a right old chortle to myself over some of the stuff I’ve bought recently. Mouse-statue reading lamps and polar bear side tables and silly little notebooks with owls on them. It’s as though the part of my brain responsible for buying things has been hijacked by the spirit of a Victorian…

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Face Off: The Facial Radiance Intensive Peel

The Facial Radiance Intensive Peel from First Aid Beauty has flown straight into my shortlist of fast-working, effective face masks. It’s a clay-based acid peel that brightens, smooths and gives an instant glow – as well giving the feeling that your old face has been entirely removed and replaced with a new one, a la the 1997 John…

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