November beauty favourites

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Could someone please let me know where on earth November went please?! In fact it’s been such a busy month for me at work that I’m sad to say it didn’t leave much room for my non-nine-to-five fun. That said, there’s always room to discover new trends and make-up, so here are my faves from the month gone.

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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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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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September beauty favourites

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September was a super busy month for me – but of course there’s always time to try new products, and fall in love with ‘old’ products all over again. The weather may be getting dull but it certainly doesn’t mean your makeup has to. Here’s a round up of my favourites last month!

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MAC Retro Matte collection – new launch!

As big fans of a matte lip, we were so excited to hear of MAC’s latest launch for AW13. The new Retro Matte formula includes eight Pro Longwear Lip Pencils and eight Lipsticks, plus we’ve heard that all 16 shades are going to be here to stay, so no fear (for now at least!) of falling for a limited edition colour only to have have the pain of it becoming discontinued. We were lucky enough to get our hands on one of their most striking shades in the collection; All Fired Up is a confident fuchsia red that is surprisingly easy to wear for its initial bold appearance, where I feel the matte finish offers a more grown up look to this cracking candy colour. Continue reading