Ruth Crilly and Wayne Goss Makeup Questions

I filmed a Q&A session with Wayne Goss (makeup artist with a HUGE Youtube following, if you haven’t watched him his channel is here) and thought that you might like a quick look. If anyone reading wants to get into makeup artistry then there’s a really, really good tip from Wayne about where to start. I can’t…

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Recipes: Easy Japanese Bento Box

I would never in a million years think about creating an entire Japanese lunch in a Bento Box. It screams complicated, does it not? However, break all of the components down into simple steps and it’s not at all difficult. Admittedly, I had a properly brilliant chef doing most of the work, but still… I’ll definitely be…

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Making My Lips Better

  As you know already (probably), I don’t wear a lot of lipgloss. I find it difficult to pair lipgloss with my lifestyle (now and then I actually drink, eat and also go outside where the wind sometimes blows) and it doesn’t sit very well with my intolerant nature. The slightest inkling that one of…

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Curry Leftovers: Bulked out and Jazzed Up

Okay, firstly: I rarely order Indian takeaway. Since making my own (easy, for an example see this prawn & spinach recipe) I can’t abide the claggy, fatty taste of most takeaway curries. I’m not saying that they’re all bad, not by any stretch of the imagination, just the ones near to where I live. I get suggestions…

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Having Your Skincare Cake and Eating It.

One of these pots is (was) a cake. Isn’t that an ingenious way of getting someone to take notice of a product launch? With about seventy trillion new face creams bursting onto the market every week, it’s sometimes difficult to keep up! Nothing like a face cream pot-shaped cake to grab your attention! Before I…

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Charbonnel Pink Champagne Truffles

I challenge you to just eat one of these truffles and then put the lid back on. They are the girliest, cutest chocolates the world has ever seen and they taste like sweets, perfume and champagne all rolled into one. (Perfume? I know. Mr AMR can’t stand these truffles, he thinks that they’re vile, but…

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