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Benefit Brow Zing | Review

jodie / 8th August 2014

I should have realized at the tender age of 13, when I first started dying my hair an unflattering shade of dark brown, that I am, and always will be, severely lacking in the eyebrow department. Born with dark blonde hair, and with tiny, wispy little golden brown eyebrows, I should really have started penciling them in a lot sooner…

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E.L.F. Mineral Infused Face Primer (Green – Colour Correcting)

Okay, this is one of E.L.F.’s primers, as mentioned in my NARS Sheer Glow review. It’s the green one, which is supposed to neutralize redness in the skin. This doesn’t’ feel like an expensive primer – because it’s not – but I love this stuff. I actually find it much better than Benefit’s The Porefessional (which is, like, 3x the price, and stings…

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Nars Sheer Glow Foundation

REALLY LONG REVIEW ALERT! Oh, NARS Sheer Glow. What am I to do with you? I have such mixed feelings about this foundation; it’s like a boyfriend you know is no good for you, but you stick with him because he’s cool and popular, and just that little bit edgy. You think you can change him, but you know deep…

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Hi again!

Okay, so I’ve been pretty neglectful of this blog, and I’d like to explain why: I started writing in the middle of my second year at university, so I had a bit of spare time to write about the things I love on this blog, but a few months later, exams struck. Obviously, I wanted to do well, so I…

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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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