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Best Undereye Concealers for Dark Circles

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This has been a pet project of mine for the past few years; finding very high coverage concealers that will fade out dark circles without making them grey and ashy. I have tried – quite literally – hundreds, and though there are dozens of them that work well, I’ve narrowed it down to my top [...]

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Studio 10: Makeup for Perfecting and Correcting

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I’ve been making an effort, recently, to try and do before-and-after photos when I review makeup products. It’s hard to do this for everything that’s out there, but there are certain launches that end up catching my eye. In the press release for a new cosmetics line, Studio 10, there was a “before” shot of a lady wearing [...]

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January Beauty Favourites

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Ah, here we are again. Monthly favourites. Apologies in advance; I have been on a bit of a beauty “hiatus” this month, partly because I spent the first two weeks of it watching The Good Wife and partly because I still haven’t properly sorted out my beauty room. I don’t know where anything is and I [...]

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The Best Concealers for Tired Eyes

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I have been absolutely shattered this week (burning far too many candles at all ends!) and so my dark circles have made a bit of an appearance. I thought that I’d do a little video about my favourite cover-ups – with a few extras such as eye creams and highlighters thrown in for good measure. [...]