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Mac Studio Sculpt SPF15 Foundation

jodie / 12th March 2013

I’m a bit on the fence about this one. When I first went to get a sample at MAC in Cardiff, I was given NW25 which was way too dark for my skin, so I bought NW20 instead. However, this still looks a little too orange for my liking, especially in broad daylight. I’m not sure if it’s just too…

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Moa The Green Balm

jodie / 11th March 2013

I’ve struggled to find many reviews on this product, so I thought I’d write one myself. On the website it claims to have many uses, ranging from healing a sore throat and soothing eczema, to hair-repair and eyelash growth. It’s completely natural and smells so – very herbal, sort of like eucalyptus. It comes in a tiny white tub (which I…

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Clinique Even Better Makeup

jodie / 24th February 2013

I used to wear the old version of Rimmel’s “25 hour Foundation”, but the new one just doesn’t cut it – it makes my skin feel clogged and goes all powdery after a few hours. I’ve found it really difficult to find a decent foundation after getting eczema around my eyes – it’s now under control, but I still have…

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Lush “Porridge” Soap

jodie / 17th February 2013

I really wanted to like this soap, but it seriously dried out my skin. I avoided using the bar directly on my body ‘cause I knew the scrubby oats would irritate me; however because it’s marketed as a soap for easily irritated skin, I decided on a whim to try it. It smells okay – not un pleasant, but not…

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Philosophy “Hope in a Jar” Moisturiser

jodie / 7th February 2013

This really didn’t do it for me at all. I got a sample size of this product (15mls), and never in a million years would I consider purchasing the large version – which is way overpriced at around £30. I’ve had better results from Lush moisturisers, and even Aveeno (which is a fraction of the price). I felt it didn’t really hydrate…

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Waitrose Baby Bottom Butter | Review

jodie / 5th February 2013

I bought this after reading an article about how busy mums discovered this product’s “magical” abilities after trying it on their faces. There had been reports of “anti-aging”, so I thought I’d give it a try as it was inexpensive and relatively easy to find. First off, it smells gorgeous. Like very mild vanilla – not the fake, sugary kind,…

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Lush “Angels on Bare Skin” Cleanser

jodie / 3rd February 2013

This is a lovely cleanser, made from natural ingredients (and it’s Lush, so you know it’s not tested on animals). The consistency, at first, was a little alien to me – fresh and crumbly, not gloopy and runny like most scrubs or foaming cleansers. I put this down to the fact that it’s all natural and has no preservatives (which…

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Burt’s Bees Soap Bark & Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream

jodie / 10th January 2013

I think I was setting myself up for a disaster by using this. I received it as part of a gift set for Christmas, so it wasn’t the full sized bottle (thankfully!). It smells lovely; very fresh and pepperminty, and it has a nice consistency – It’s a cream cleanser, so it doesn’t foam (this can be off-putting for me…

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Vichy Normaderm Hydrating Care Moisturiser | Review

jodie / 8th January 2013

I’m constantly on the hunt for the perfect moisturiser. My ideal day moisturiser would be suitable for sensitive skin, non-comodogenic (that goes without saying), SPF at least 15, and completely colour and fragrance free. I bought this on a whim on a visit to Boots when I had a little more cash than sense to hand; it cost me about…

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TiGi Bed Head Urban Antidotes Level 2 Recovery Shampoo

jodie / 8th January 2013

This is officially my Holy Grail shampoo and conditioner set. Before I tried this, I had just dyed my hair blonde. Now, my natural hair colour is golden brown, so it looked simply hideous with a box-dye blonde over it. I proceeded to dye it again, with a colour close to my natural tone (what an absolute farce that was);…

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