The Eve Lom Makeup Test: Surprise Verdict

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A rather belated review, I’m afraid; I had a bit of a shade mix-up with the Eve Lom products when they were first launched and then they got a little overlooked for a while, partly because I wasn’t overly wowed by the product that I tried first (spoiler alert!) but mostly because my schedule went haywire and I simply couldn’t … Read More

Ruth CrillyThe Eve Lom Makeup Test: Surprise Verdict

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 also seem to have mislaid … Read More

Ruth CrillyJanuary Beauty Favourites

My Five Most-Used Face Bases…

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This video is a bit of a “precursor” to the full-length foundation guide that I’m going to film in the New Year. I’ve picked out my five most-used foundations and bases and shown them in action, along with a little blurb about each and the kind of coverage and finish that they give. I’d like to point out that there … Read More

Ruth CrillyMy Five Most-Used Face Bases…

Madara Tinting Fluid

My hunt for a new tinted moisturiser took a new turn last month, when Nuz Shugaa (my skin guru and facial guardian angel!) recommended that I try Madara’s Tinting Fluid. Madara is a range of beauty products (skin, hair body) that is entirely natural and organic. No nasty surprises in any of their formulas, they’re gentle and kind on the … Read More

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Clinique Moisture Sheer Tint

It gives an even and professional finish that feels very ‘fixed in place’…

Ruth CrillyClinique Moisture Sheer Tint