Premurosa – letterbox gifts

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I’m so annoyed with Royal Mail. I’ve been waiting for four parcels to arrive for over three weeks now. They’re coming from all over the world and some have significant retail value. I left the house for about 10 minutes this morning and had one of those red … [read more]

Review of Arbonne’s makeup primer

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I love my makeup primer and it’s become part of my morning routine. I once heard it described as ‘underwear for the face’! Just as underwear smooths and flattens, providing the canvass over which your clothes go, so a makeup primer creates a smooth and … [read more]

Christmas gift ideas – women’s accessories

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I’ve been trawling the internet again for Christmas gifts for women and have found some great shoes, boots, bags and jeweller to suit all budgets. I’ve covered beauty and unusual gifts in my previous posts and there are more gift suggestions to come. I’ve included links to the … [read more]

Christmas Beauty Picks

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Over the course of the next few weeks I’m going to publish my recommendations for Christmas gifts. I’ve done loads of research and have hunted down a selection of good bargains, mid-priced presents and luxury items. Basically, I’ve done the window shopping so you don’t … [read more]

Bloglovin’

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Bloglovin’ I have an admission to make: I’m learning about this blogging malarkey as I go along. I haven’t been an avid reader of blogs myself, having never found one that appealed to me. Blogs for professional women of my age group seem impossibly, unattainably … [read more]

Sheridan – Spring Summer 15 Collection

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Earlier this week the lovely people at Sheridan invited me to have a look at their new Spring/Summer 2015 collection – Postcards from Australia. What nicer way to spend a morning than in denial of the cold weather outside, immersing myself in luxurious fabrics, gorgeous … [read more]

Quick time makeup video

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For today’s quick time makeup video, I used: Arbonne Makeup Primer. Makeup: Arbonne Sheer Finish Tinted Moisturiser in Light; Arbonne Blush in Blossom; Kiko Pearly Eye Base Primer; Makeup Store Tri Brow Color; Nars ‘and God Created the Women’ Eye Shadow Palette; Laura Mercier Natural … [read more]

Makeup fun with superfast video

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This is me applying my makeup in quick time. I used: Skincare: Arbonne RE9 Advanced Intensive Renewal Serum; Arbonne FC5 Nnurturing Day Lotion SPF 20; Arbonne Makeup Primer. Makeup: Arbonne Sheer Finish Tinted Moisturiser in Light; Kiko blusher, shade 100; Maybeline 24 Hr Colour Tattoo … [read more]

Department store makeup counters. Discuss…

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When was the last time you were accosted by a perfume pusher or squirted with hand cream by an orange sales assistant in your favourite department store? The beauty department is always strategically placed between the entrance and the parts of the shop you’re actually … [read more]