Revolution Fast Base Stick Foundation

Choosing a foundation is hard work; there are so many different types to choose from (liquid, cream, power, stick or compact) and then you have to decide on the finish you want, not to mention finding the right shade. Liquid and creams can be a little […]

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REN Rosa Centifolia Cleansing Gel

Most readers will know by know I’m meticulous about cleansing, and I demand a lot from my cleansers. I’ve used a few REN items and I’ve liked them, but none have wowed me enough to review them, although I have a friend who is obsessed with […]

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Beauty Super Spy Awards of 2017

Last year I discovered a few new beauty gems, but not that many (I do have very high standards). I tried lots of items and some were meh, and others were just dreadful that I used them once and had to give them away. More than […]

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Elemis Gentle Foaming Face Wash

When my face is thoroughly cleansed I feel good, it’s a bit like having freshly washed hair, and you can tell straightaway whether a product is good or not. I decided to try the Elemis Gentle Foaming Face Wash after my disappointing experience with their latest […]

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Lacura Charcoal Spa Skincare Range

One skincare problem I always get asked about is how to clear blocked pores. The Charcoal Spa range from Lacura helps solve the problem of finding products that work and that are affordable. The range consists of a Lacura Charcoal Mud to Foam Cleanser (£5.99), Lacura […]

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Lacura Cellsation Skincare Range

Lacura (Aldi) have brought out another limited edition skincare range, and the Cellsation range is aimed at mature skins, but as I don’t believe in ageism, it’s suited more to dry and fragile skins. It contains B5 which nourishes the skin and helps stimulate cell renewal, […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ February 2018

Is it wrong to look forward to your Pink Parcel box for the chocolate? To be honest it can make or break a box, and this month the chocolate was scrumptious. It was from Doisy & Dam and had maple syrup, Himalayan Pink Salt, and toasted wholegrain […]

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Evolve Organic Beauty Radiance Glow Mask

I’m a bit of a chocoholic, so when I saw that the Radiance Glow Organic Mask contained raw cacao powder (rejuvenating and repairing), I was intrigued as to what it would smell like, and yes, it’s pretty much heavenly, as it smells like liquid hot chocolate. […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ January 2018

Pink Parcel is a monthly lifestyle subscription box; inside is a monthly supply of femcare essentials, plus beauty, and sweet treats and occasionally fashion accessories. This month compared to previous months curation of items was a little weak, even though four of the seven items were […]

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January 2018 Beauty News and Deals

I always like the January sales as there can be some great bargains, but this year there haven’t been as many. Some companies still have advent calendars on sale, while some who didn’t sell out have broken them down and will repackage the items as other […]

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Bloomtown Botanicals Body Sugar Scrub

Once you’ve tried one of Bloomtown Botanicals Sugar Scrubs, it’s hard to ever use anything again. For those of you that haven’t heard about Bloomtown Botanicals, they are a beauty company that produces ethical, cruelty free, palm oil free, and vegan products at affordable prices. Based […]

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Evolve Organic Beauty Skin Saviour Body Oil

During Black Friday, I got an offer from Evolve Organic Beauty and it encouraged me to try some products that hadn’t been on my radar. I’m not a fan of oils, face or body in case they leave an uncomfortable residue, so it was only when […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ December 2017

Pink Parcel is a monthly lifestyle box for women that includes a monthly supply of essentials (your choice of items), along with a selection of beauty, and lifestyle items. Each box costs £12.99 including shipping, unless you are a previous subscriber where the price was fixed […]

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Beauty in Wonderland ~ Look Fantastic Advent Calendar Unboxed.

By Jane Alexander ***SPOILERS BELOW*** It’s November and the festive countdown is already underway with many beauty advent calendars being released last month and continuing into this one. Beauty advent calendars are fast growing in popularity and there is a big range from budget to the […]

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Caudalie Contouring Concentrate

Detoxing usually begins in January, so I decided to get a head start and begin now! I’ve been trying out a few products that claim to help smooth, and firm parts of the body and am currently trying the Caudalie Contouring Concentrate, which is a dry […]

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Lacura Midnight Power Cream Range

Every now and then you find a great product that you aren’t looking for, and you then have the need to rush back to stock up on them in case they sell out. Well, here are two great Lacura products; Midnight Power Cream and Eye Care […]

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Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm

Finding genuinely natural products that work effectively and that don’t cost the earth isn’t easy, and so I was intrigued to try out Lyonsleaf Beauty Balm that is 100% natural and preservative free, to see how it compared to other products on the market. It’s a […]

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Love Me Beauty Review ~ August 2017

Love Me Beauty, has revamped its website in the last couple of months, but what changes have they actually made? The site is a little easier to navigate, they have decided to keep all previous months items in the shop until they sell out (rather than […]

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Ichiko Bento Review ~ July 2017

First Child- a review of the Ichiko Bento Classic Launch Box by Jane Alexander How it works Ichiko Bento, (Ichiko – Japanese for ‘first child’, and Bento – a traditional distinctively packed meal) is a new monthly subscription box which is offered as either ‘Classic’ 5 […]

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10 Great Beauty Buys Under £10

A hefty price tag doesn’t always guarantee the best product on the market, and I’m always on the look out for products that perform as well as the premium brands for a fraction of the cost. Never be put off by names and prices, because you […]

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Love Lula Beauty Box ~ June 2017

The June Love Lula beauty box has an interesting selection of items, with skincare, body care, and a makeup item included this month. It’s fast becoming a great value beauty box that costs £12.50 per month (including UK delivery) that you can cancel at anytime up […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ June 2017

Every now and then a beauty box comes along and stuns me with the value and the contents—Pink Parcel have done that with their June box, which has earned one of my rare 5/5 ratings. Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription box that includes a supply […]

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Perricone MD ~ Photo Plasma Broad Spectrum SPF30

Perriocone MD is a renowned skincare range that focuses on anti-aging treatments, and is developed by Dr. Nicholas Perricone. It’s a trusted favorite brand of mine, because it does what is says and is elegantly packaged with no fancy gimmicks. As summer approaches, finding a product […]

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The Verdict On The 99p And Budget Primers

A decade ago, few people used primers or even knew what they were for. Often they are classed as both skincare and makeup. In my eyes they aren’t technically skincare because they sit on the surface and cosmetically reduce the appearance of lines until the product […]

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Pink Parcel Review ~ May 2017

Pink Parcel is a monthly subscription box that can’t be beaten for value or content. Priced at £10.50 per box that includes postage (£6.99 for your first box, no code needed), each box contains a variety of items from cosmetics, body products, tea, or sweet treats […]

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Beauty Pie ~ A Review And Overview

What is Beauty Pie exactly? It’s a new concept that labels itself as a beauty club where people can buy a membership, which then entitles them to buy cosmetics at factory cost prices. Originally membership started at £10 a month, with a minimum subscription of three […]

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#GirlCrush Box ~ Review May 2017

Crush Love or Hate? By Jane Alexander With the beauty box market fast becoming saturated with familiar featured brands and similar products, new subscription boxes are emerging to cater to jaded customers looking for something new and novel. #GirlCrush is an intriguing newcomer that has appeared […]

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LoveLula Beauty Box Review ~ May 2017

I opted for another last minute order for LoveLula’s monthly beauty box, and this month has a general selection of beauty products suitable for all ages and skin types. LoveLula is a company that specializes in organic and vegan beauty products, and offer a monthly surprise […]

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Birchbox Review ~ May 2017

This is the first box that Birchbox have released since the termination of their points loyalty scheme, and many like myself expected a good box to make up for the loss of what the majority deemed their pivotal selling point. However, with Birchbox as there are […]

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The Friendly Soap Company Facial Cleansing Bars

When you hear the word soap, you will be forgiven for thinking of tight and dry skin, but not all soap bars are made equally. Invest £2.49 in a Friendly Soap Company Facial Cleansing Bar and that myth will be dispelled. This is no ordinary bar […]

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