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Estee Lauder Sumptuous Knockout Mascara – The Weekend Review

I was so excited to try this mascara! I received it as part of a gift set, with an eyeliner and primer.  The eyeliner is still untested as haven’t got around to using it yet. However, I had to make a post about the mascara and primer! Little Black Primer This is tiny as you can see. It’s got a curved brush head which is always helpful when it comes to curling lashes. This primer has three uses. You can either use it on it’s own for a little colour, as a primer, or as a  ...

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Falling down the Asian Skincare Rabbit Hole

I had got into a great place with my skin. Zits were minimal, hydration wasn’t an issue and I’d started the anti ageing fight. And then it all changed. Suddenly, my skin is now the worst it’s been in months. Possibly even longer. In my skincare research I kept coming back to the increase in popularity of Asian Beauty. I was already aware of it thanks to all those adorable Panda themed products popping up lately. However, once I started researching the concept properly I  ...

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Dry Hair Shampoo – My Top Picks

Yay for oily hair! I’ve spent years battling my hair. Years of over straightening, colouring and daily washing wreaked havoc with my poor hair. One of the first things I started doing to recover mit was shake off the daily washing. Getting rid of my fringe definitely helped with that. Despite washing every other day for a couple of years now I still need to use dry hair shampoo. I’ve gone through many dry shampoos over the years trying to get one that actually works. I remember  ...

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Sensationail Express Gel Nail – The Weekend Review

This year I decided to stop climbing. I was really enjoying bouldering but dedicating two evenings a week to it, plus trying to fit in the gym too was getting tricky. It’s also pretty expensive. One benefit of not climbing anymore is the fact that once again I can do my nails. I dusted off my old Sensationail kit and got straight back into gels. Normal nail polish does not work for me at all. It’ll generally chip within about 24 hours. I can’t do the whole base and top  ...

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