Weird and wonderful beauty products!

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Having discovered the genius that is hair powder a couple of years ago, I was recently reminded of its magical powers again when a friend’s jaw dropped as I sprinkled a little pot of dust over my fringe, making it come to life. “What on earth is that, and where can I get it?” she exclaimed. There are some pretty unusual products out there, and lots of new items hitting the shelves this season, so trust me and give them a go!
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Review | Summer hair trends

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The new season is a great excuse to experiment with your locks, and whether you’ve got a wedding in the diary that calls for a girly up do, or a beach to hit that demands boho chic, we’ve got some top tips for helping you get the hair of your dreams…

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Bridal beauty

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Whether you’re throwing a chic cocktail celebration for 20 on a chic roof terrace, hosting a hoedown for 100 at a fancy farm or tentatively tiptoeing down the aisle of a college chapels as you marry a minor royal (we can dream), we’ve got a selection of beauty looks that’ll get you to the church on time, and looking fabulous. Just pick the one that’s most like your dream wedding and start writing your shopping list…

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How to contour!

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Since Kim Kardashian revealed the secret to her (too) perfectly chiselled face, beauty fans the world over have been going contour crazy, looking for the best bronzer or top technique to achieve those envious angles. I’ve been brushing up on my sculpting skills to deliver a foolproof guide to conquer contouring…

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Get ready for party season!

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Christmas is just around the corner – yes we said it – which means plenty of parties and chance to go a little OTT with your makeup. We don’t mean slap-happy-halloween, more glitz and glamour, after all, it’s the glitter season! So why not take a look at our latest feature for glossy lifestyle title Cambridge Edition Magazine and discover some gorgeously glimmering goodies!

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AW14 makeup & beauty trend report

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Charlotte and I had so much fun writing this feature for local lifestyle magazine, Cambridge Edition. We often trawl through the re-purposed trends from the catwalk feeling a dull sense of déjà vu, but for this one we got together around mine to write the copy together, which is something we haven’t done in ages – usually bouncing ideas between What’sApp and Googledocs. Of course it doubles as a great excuse for our dogs to have a play as well. Toby is fast approaching his first birthday and it’s so sweet to see their little friendship growing and developing. Two dogs who couldn’t be more different, sharing moments 🙂

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Be a trend-setter this summer

I’m currently researching into must-have products for AW14. Now, since we’ve been working on these trend reports, Charlotte and I have noticed all certain trends seem to repeat themselves, regardless of style nor season – but i’m ok with this. While I may be wowed by some of the incredible artistry from the catwalks, when it comes to my everyday makeup look it’s way more toned-down – which is just how I want it.

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