Skincare

I didn’t choose the Sluglife, the Sluglife chose me

jodie / 31st August 2014

If you’ve ever frequented r/Skincareaddiction on Reddit, then you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about.  Those who live the “Sluglife” are the ones who coat their faces with Vaseline before bed. Yes, this sounds crazy and unnatural and goes against everything you’ve ever thought about skincare (hello blocked pores, oily skin that can’t breathe, amirite?) but I’ve tried it and want…

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Makeup

Guerlain Lingerie De Peau Foundation | Review

jodie / 28th August 2014

After leaving University and securing myself a job, I thought I deserved a splurge on some nice, high-end foundation. I didn’t jump in head first; no, no, I was careful. I tried about 4 or 5 different brands before settling on this one. The One. Or so I thought at the time… I first tried it as a sample from…

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Lush Handy Gurugu Hand Cream | Review

jodie / 27th August 2014

I’m one of those people who can’t stop picking at, biting, and generally making a mess of their nails and cuticles. The skin around my fingers is like an old, freyed dishcloth, and I fucking love peeling my brittle nails. Why yes, I am aware that this is making me sound like a total minger. I can handle it (pun intended,…

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August Birchbox!

jodie / 22nd August 2014

I signed up to Birchbox last week, so this is my first experience – how exciting! When it came yesterday it was like Christmas. (No really, I was that excited.) I’m just going to give a quick overview of each product, then I’ll give a full review of each of them once I’ve given them a trial. Maybe. If I…

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Makeup

Benefit “They’re Real!” Push Up Liner | Review

jodie / 21st August 2014

Apologies for the crap image: I actually gave this eyeliner away because I didn’t like it, so it wasn’t available for a photo shoot, unfortunately.  Actually, “Didn’t like it” is not quite a strong enough expression – I hate this. Hate it. It’s awful, and made me want to throw it out the window in a fit of rage.  I’ve…

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Makeup

Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 | Review

jodie / 20th August 2014

I didn’t know much about the Bobbi Brown brand when I went to the counter in John Lewis for a little snoop around. I was really just killing time while waiting for a train, but ended up coming away with a powder foundation (which is lovely, by the way – I’ll review it soon) and a sample of the skin…

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I Bloody Love Autumn

jodie / 19th August 2014

This is one of my favourite times of the year: end-of-August-almost-Autumn. I get so excited when the temperature drops and there’s a bite in the air, the leaves looking a little fragile and I debate with myself whether or not it’s socially acceptable to wear gloves and scarves yet.  I’m one of those people who loves Autumn/Winter fashion (cosy, cable…

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Skincare

Balance Me Moisture Rich Face Cream | Review

jodie / 18th August 2014

Oh, how I wanted to like this moisturiser. I love the ethos of the brand – the naturalness etc., – and I was looking for a new moisturiser (I still am), but this upset my skin a treat. It smells very natural and herbal, has a lovely thick consistency, and it’s quite a mattifying formulation, so I imagine it would…

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Fragrance

NEW: Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne

jodie / 17th August 2014

I know I literally just reviewed a Jo Malone scent, but I really need to share this one with you ’cause it’s so shiny and new: yup, it’s the Wood Sage & Sea Salt cologne from the new range. I know it’s not out yet, but if you go into a Jo Malone store, you might be lucky enough to…

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