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The Weekend Review: Estee Lauder Doublewear Mascara

Something a little new on the blog today – the weekend review. This will replace my ‘quick reviews’ and will now be a regular feature every Saturday afternoon talking about my latest beauty purchase. This week, it’s my new mascara; Estee Lauder’s Doublewear Curling Mascara… So the first thing to say is this isn’t cheap. That was probably obvious. I tend to shy away from mascaras in the Β£20+ category because I find so few mascaras that I like that I  ...

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My first ever bareMinerals goodies (and a review!)

Bare Minerals is one of those brands that I’ve heard loads about but never been brave enough to try. I had it in my head that it was only powder foundation and as I never really used to use powders I just kind of dismissed it. I was recently in the market for a new foundation and after seeing a colleague’s lovely complexion thanks to Bare Minerals I decided to give it a whirl. The girl on the counter was lovely and really helpful – Β she practically gave me a makeover which  ...

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My Little Box December Review

Subscription boxes are great for receiving presents all year round. At Christmas, these presents get even better with bumper boxes! After the disappointment of last month’s box it was with trepidation that I opened December’s box. I had told myself that if this month’s box was a bit pants I would be cancelling this and looking for a different lifestyle subscription box. Thankfully, I haven’t had to do that… I was really happy to open this little lot. My instant  ...

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Look Fantastic December Box Review

Out of the two new boxes I tried last month, this one was definitely the winner. I was very excited to receive December’s quite early on in the month and even more so when I opened it up and saw how many goodies I got! For Β£13 I was pretty damn happy with everything here. Not just because of the quantity of items but the size too – the lashes and brush were ‘full size’ items and worth the cost of the box alone! The first thing I was really excited about was the Eve  ...

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