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Beauty

Benton High Content Steam Cream Review & DHC Deep Cleansing Oil Review

The first of my Asian Beauty reviews! I’m now in week seven of my new skincare regime (take a look at my intro post here) and thought it was time to start reviewing some of the products I’ve been trying.  From my first haul (from Amazon) I’m going to be reviewing two products – Benton High Content Steam Cream & DHC Deep Cleansing Oil. While there is a recommended order of introduction I went with whatever gaps I had in my current routine first. That meant I  ...

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Beauty

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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The Planner Society February Review

I’m very late with this review! Even now, I still haven’t played with everything I received in my box. However, as I know I’m about to be hit with a shipping notification for March I figured I should get a shimmy on and write this! Just look at all these colours! I’m a massive fan of pink and blue, and thanks to this subscription I’m really starting to love yellow too. This box was lovely to open. Opening it there was actually only one item I was  ...

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Beauty

The Balm Meet Matt(e) Hughes & Cindy-Lou Manizer – The Weekend Review

It’s been so long since I wrote a Weekend Review! I’ve been busy trying some cute new products out and am excited to share some more The Balm goodies. After trying a few The Balm samples I was lured in by their beautiful palettes. I grabbed one for my holidays (see the review here) and loved the formulas. When I ran out of highlighter I knew I wanted to pick a new one up from The Balm. After seeing the staying power of Meet Matt(e) Hughes on someone else I also had to pick up a  ...

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