The Day’s Eyes: new beauty blog

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Starting this little blog three years ago has really fueled my beauty-product-addiction. The drawers of my kidney shaped dressing table are bulging, and my make-up techniques have improved ten fold, so I’ve decided to start a sister blog to Not the Nine to Five, called The Day’s Eyes which will feature a more regular flow of content including reviews, how to’s, and the latest launches. Please do pop on over, subscribe and say hello, it would be lovely to see you all there!

~ Daisy x

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Cherry Red hair dye, L’Oreal Casting Creme Gloss

LOreal_casting_creme_gloss_cherry_red_hair_dye_.jpgI’ve been dying my hair for years now with L’Oreal’s Casting Creme Gloss, a semi-permanent no ammonia hair dye. You could say I’m super-loyal. I used the shade Berry Red for ages, favouring its rich, warm and slightly plummy tones, but since the launch of Cherry Red I’ve found myself reaching for this slightly lighter, brighter red for summer. It often surprises me but I get tons of compliments on my hair colour and people are usually surprised in turn to learn that I do it myself at home out of a bottle that costs less than a g&t in London! Here’s my step-by-step for achieving this sassy colour at home…

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December beauty favourites

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Happy New Year beauty fans! For me 2014 felt so fast. It was a great year for progressing personally at work, having so much fun with my friends, visiting different countries, and doing some serious partying. But 2014 was also a great year for beauty! It’s almost been two years now since Charlotte and I started writing beauty features for Cambridge Edition Magazine, and we’ve learnt so much. I feel good about leaving 2014 behind with a last favourites post for December before getting stuck right into 2015, and all the fabulous discoveries yet to make.

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October beauty favourites!

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I always find life starts to speed up at this time of year. Working in publishing there’s always plenty that needs to be done in time for Christmas – stockpiling copy for January issues and putting together special material for any clients’ Christmas activities, so for me it’s a great time to make sure I have some pamper products on hand for the end of a tiring day…
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The ultimate long-wear lipgloss?

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Those who know me know I’m a bit of a bold-lip obsessive. I adore classic pillar-box reds and deep plummy fuchsia’s, and am forever on the lookout for that perfect catch-all shade. But what I hate is lip colour that doesn’t last.
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AW14 makeup & beauty trend report

AW14 makeup trend report

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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August favourites

August Faves

September may almost be over, but here’s a round-up of my favourite products from August!

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