Beauty Travel Hints and Tips

Putting together a beauty kit when you‘re away from home can be challenging because you need to travel light, have products that are multipurpose, and most importantly you can trust to work. I used to work away from home at least once a week, and so […]

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Dealing With Reactions, Rashes, And Allergies

No matter how expensive a product is or how pretty a color looks, if it makes you itch, brings you out in a rash, or results in a breakout—stop using it immediately. Reactions create damaged skin, but how do you figure out what is the cause? […]

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The Magic Of A Great Concealer

Ever since I was a teenager I have tried countless concealers, but always struggled to find one that was the right shade (medium was too dark, and light was too pale), one that didn’t fade or look patchy, and importantly that didn’t look as if it […]

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The Luxury Facial Flannel @The Body Shop

The Luxury Facial Flannel (£4.50/$6.50, and is called the Luxury Flannel Facial Washcloth in the USA) is perfect for traveling, and ideal in hot and humid climates where a damp muslin cloth or a bulky konjac sponge is more of a hindrance when you are on […]

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The Best UK Beauty Club Loyalty Cards

Brand loyalty is hard to maintain in the UK at the best of times, especially in the beauty industry, even when there is a gift with purchase as savvy shoppers will go to the counter with the best gifts. I remember in my days behind the […]

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Rodial Stemcell Cleansing Superfood Cleanser And Mask~ An Investment for Your Skin

Dual purpose products always sound good because they save money and time, but how many do really live up to what they say they do? The flurry of all in one shampoo and conditioners were a phase a while back, but they didn’t do the job […]

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The Best USA Beauty Loyalty Card Clubs

Price isn’t everything, but perks matter too. As online stores, supermarkets, pharmacies, and department stores all vie for business, having a generous, and easy to use loyalty card club can make all the difference as to where people choose to buy their products, and recommend them […]

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Natural And Organic Products: How Safe Are They?

In the cosmetic industry there are so many marketing tags: Cruelty Free, Not Tested on Animals, Organic, All Natural, Plant Based, and Pure. What do they all mean? The fact is they are used for advertising and the claims cannot always be substantiated. Does it mean […]

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Uncovering The Myth Of Face Masks

With so many masks on the market, most women don’t know which type of mask to buy, especially if they have misdiagnosed their skin type. As a beauty consultant, masks were always the hardest thing to sell, because people never made time to use them or […]

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How to Figure Out Your Skin Type

Just as many women go around for years wearing the wrong bra, thinking they are a 34C when they’re really a 32D, a large percentage of women diagnose their skin type incorrectly. Wearing the wrong bra can damage the body, and so can using the wrong […]

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Beauty Super Spy’s Top 10 Beauty Heroes

Over the years products come and go, sometimes colors get discontinued or a formula changes. Here are my top ten make-up items that I know I can trust, with some special mentions that I also use. Naturally, I’m always on the look out for new items […]

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The Best Time To Buy Beauty Products

Cosmetic companies rely on new customers and to retain loyalty. Many stores and brands will have loyalty clubs to retain customers, with offers of discounts or samples and they are a good way to save money. Sephora has a good scheme and many department stores offer […]

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