Colour Riche Shine: Lipstick with Extreme Juiciness

It seems to be turning into lipstick week – first the Chanel Jumbo Crayon and now the L’Oreal Colour Riche Shine – but it’s not often I find formulas that I want to wear again and again, so I’m passing on the recommendations while they’re fresh in my mind. And I’ve mentioned L’Oreal’s Colour Riche…

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The Bedtime Battle

I’m a bit broken this week. Lack of sleep (I thought we were past those days) and tediously long bedtime sequences have stretched me to the end of my tether. Or stretched my tether? What even is a tether? Whatever (tether), I honestly think that on a bad night our familial “bedtime routine” would be…

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Le Mat de Chanel: Jumbo Luxury Lip Crayon

I’ve been meaning to write about Chanel’s Jumbo Longwear Lip Crayons for a while, but the arrival of what could potentially be my all-time perfect lipstick shade (“Discretion” from the AW18 collection) suddenly made this review a bit more urgent. Because the new colour is just sublime; a pale peachy-nude that manages to look creamy…

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Video: New Chanel Makeup & Glowing Skin

I had no idea what to call this week’s video – it’s such a jumble of reviews and demos – and so I pulled out the two features I thought might be of the most interest. Some new Chanel makeup bits (from the recently launched AW18 collection) and a foundation for supremely glowy skin. And…

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Sudden Weather Confusion: What Do We Wear Now?

After a glorious, long spell of hot weather, temperatures have dramatically dipped in the UK, seemingly leaving half the population wondering what an earth to wear. It’s as though we’ve completely forgotten what normal dressing is. What type of footwear goes with trousers? What even are trousers? I saw a man yesterday walking into Bath…

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5 Most-Used Beauty Products: July 2018

Click play to find out which beauty products I’ve been using most frequently this month – if you want the spoiler list then it’s below the video pane. I know that some of you secretly read my words when you’re at work and can’t play the videos, or browse through when you’re feeding your baby…

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Things I’ll Never Get Around to Making: Part 237

I bought this gorgeous doll-making kit from a little shop near to where I live called POP!. I had no intention of making a doll (it’s not like I’m particularly swimming in spare time at the moment) but the pictures on the front of the kits were just so cute that I couldn’t resist. Really,…

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Life Update: Time, Tears and The Big Girl Bed

This month has been dominated, both emotionally and practically, by the arrival of Angelica’s Big Girl Bed. It has taken up a lot of time, this Big Girl Bed; first, choosing it (I was torn between buying an antique and getting a new one), then working out what else we needed to go with it…

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