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Best Buy: Avon E-Defence SPF 50

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I realised that I’d spent most of the summer so far banging on about oil-free “weightless” sunscreens that “disappear into the skin” and “don’t leave a residue”. But there are people who don’t particularly want a weightless sunscreen; they want to feel as though they’re wearing something protective, or they prefer a slightly richer texture, or they [...]

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Summer: Some Emergency Beauty Essentials…

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The summer always takes me by surprise. God only knows how, because I wait for it with every fibre of my being! But the British weather being unpredictable as it is, you get lulled into a kind of ambivalence and then, when the sun finally comes out in full force, you find that you haven’t [...]

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Things You Need To Know About Sunscreen….

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As promised, the sunscreen Q&A with Dr Marko Lens. A little later than anticipated, because there were a few extra questions that I had, including one regarding the recent Which? report on SPFs. If you didn’t read the Which? report then you can do so by clicking here – it raises some quite important issues regarding the way [...]

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Omorovicza BB Review and Reader Offer

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  Omorovicza are offering A Model Recommends readers 20% off three of their luxury SPF Skin Enhancers. You’ve seen reviews for the Complexion Brightener (SPF20) and the Complexion Enhancer (SPF15) – if you haven’t, then just click on the links and have a read! Both are brilliant – I use the Complexion Enhancer on a [...]

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Luxurious SPF Treat for Early Spring

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What incredible weather we’re having in the UK! I mean, I know we say this every year, but it really is as though summer has come early. I have actually been sunbathing in my roof garden (not overlooked except by passing helicopters, so one can lie there completely starkers should one wish to!) and my [...]