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SpaceNK Christmas Gift With Purchase (It’s HUGE) – Beauty Article

[unpaid/affiliate/ad] So, this is the big one – a whopping £400 value gift with a spend of £250 or more in store or on-line. What is really thoughtful about it is the inclusion of 8 gift boxes so that you can parcel up and gift onwards. I’m swayed hugely by the full size Jo Loves Gardenia Candle and a £25 voucher (spend it before Christmas). In a nutshell, the gift comprises 32 sample size products (all classed as deluxe) as…

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The Body Shop Advent Calendars 2020 – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/prioradrelationship/affiliate/ad] I’ve been really looking forward to posting about The Body Shop Advent – and Christmas actually – because there’s always a bit more to them than others. This year they’re celebrating the imperfections of family celebrations and as we all know, they can be many! I like the little picture of the cat walking about having dragged the lights off the tree – and the fire extinguisher at the pudding? There but for the grace, etc etc. I should…

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MAC Makers Nic & Sam Chapman – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Yay! This is about time! It’s a big deal, no matter where you are in your career, to be invited to create a colour for MAC Cosmetics and become a Maker. Nic & Sam are described as long-standing friends of the brand – they are both former MAC artists before their YouTube (HERE) career went stellar but we will all know them better for their relatable Pixiwoo make overs. You need to look back a little bit (to 2008…

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MAC 2020 Advent Calendar – Hurry! – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] I briefly mentioned the MAC advent in yesterday’s Frosted Fireworks post, only for it to arrive about half an hour after I’d pressed publish! So, it’s getting a whole post of its own because it’s such good value, visually splendid and believe me, it will sell out in super-fast time. MAC 2020 Advent Calendar I’d only seen pictures of it folded out and thought it was kind of cumbersome without then making the next thought that it might fold…

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Introducing The Japanese Cleansing Cloud – Beauty Article

[ad] … otherwise known as What I Did In Lockdown. So, I’m nervously introducing my own product – the best of world beauty in a balmy bar. Beauty products and rituals have been a long-standing interest, particularly Japanese beauty where fine quality products are often presented in a cute way – I can’t resist things that make me smile, and I’m hoping you feel the same :-). Everyone I’ve shown it to has ended up smiling back when they see…

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Amazon Prime Day Oral B Genius 9000 – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] I (honestly) wasn’t going to go anywhere near Amazon Prime Day except at the back of my mind I kept thinking how much I wanted to recommend my toothbrush. I’ve been very tooth focused as I’m going through the tooth aligning process (which has been so beset by problems that I can hardly tell you – all absolutely unavoidable -but let’s just say, it was supposed to be finished by middle of May and here I am in October…

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Elemis Advent 2020 25 Days Of Spectacular Skin – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] So far, SO the best … if you’re an Elemis fan, their advent offering this year is sumptuous. I’m so impressed with the presentation – no wonky drawers, no buckling or bending, sturdy and tasteful as well as being extremely good value. It just feels like such a quality thing – and, although I’m sure it doesn’t need pointing out, can be used next year, the year after and so on. Elemis Advent 2020 There’s quite a hot trade…

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Nivea Biodegradable Cleansing Wipes | British Beauty Blogger – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] I swapped using wipes for washable cotton pads soaked with cleanser for swatching but to be honest, I ended up using so much cleaner because I do a lot of swatches – and the pads were constantly in the wash. So, I actively seek out biodegradable wipes because I don’t want to contribute to landfill but I genuinely like the ease of wipes. I don’t have a horror of using them on my face either – I’d rather, at…

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Selfridges Project Earth Beauty Bag – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] The Selfridges Project Earth Beauty Bag is far more impressive than I was expecting. There are several brands that I wanted to see more of as well as a few discoveries and one complete fail :-). Selfridges Project Earth Beauty Bag I think we are all being a bit more mindful about our beauty products and are curious about eco-alternatives but there is still, for some of us, a residual suspicion that the more vegan, earth friendly and plant…

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Ingestible Beauty. Glowing From The Inside Out. – Beauty Article

18 Aug Ingestible Beauty. Glowing From The Inside Out. Contrary to popular belief there is no overnight miracle cream or quick fix that can turn our skin, hair, and nails into all we have ever dreamed of. Although we may switch on that selfie mode and awe at what our baby soft and (yes unrealistic) skin may appear to be, the truth is that beauty begins with health.  Gone are the days of the adverts that promise glowing skin in…

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Estee Lauder x Roxy Edit – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Surf brand Roxy isn’t particularly one that I relate to (literally have never been seen in boardies catching a wave) but looking beyond that, this is quite a nice, if predictable, collection of small size products that allow you to play with try-me sizes before committing to a product. Estee Lauder x Roxy Edit I also thought that this is a great teen gift if you have birthdays coming up that you need to cater to (because the Roxy…

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What Does Body Positivity Look Like Today? – Beauty Article

11 Aug What Does Body Positivity Look Like Today? It’s been quite the year. With a global pandemic seeing more than 3.5 billion people in voluntary or mandatory confinement, it’s fair to say that 2020 has made us all a little more introspective.   Lockdown hasn’t been all bad, though. Many people have reconnected on a deeper level with loved ones, those with underlying health issues have begun to take better care of themselves, and with gyms closed, it’s forced us…

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Chapter 48: How to Improve Your Skin Texture – THE YESSTYLIST – Asian Fashion Blog – Beauty Article

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes An uneven skin texture can feel rough or bumpy, which is usually a result of excess dead skin cells that build up on the skin’s surface. While this can be tricky to fix, it’s not impossible! Achieving smooth skin doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time, so aside from choosing the right skin care products to help improve your skin texture, you also need to use them consistently and have plenty of patience. Read on for…

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At What Age Should You Start Taking Collagen Supplements? We Asked Dr K – Beauty Article

04 Aug At What Age Should You Start Taking Collagen Supplements? We Asked Dr K Taking collagen has become a game-changer for so many people. This structural protein, after all, literally holds us together as the main structural component of our skin. But as we get older, our levels of collagen will inevitably decline. So how does it decline and at what age should we start to consider taking an additional supplement? Factors That Deplete Collagen Levels Before we deep…

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Christophe Robin Perfect Hair Duo – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] I’m a big fan of this hair brand – I’ve only ever met one product I didn’t like (the shampoo bar) with Rose Shampoo & Conditioner as my favourite ‘treat’. I save it for fed-up days. It’s expensive so I hoard it til I really need it :-). I’m happy to see these minis which are brand new – I like product ranges where there is a dip-in option before the full commitment. The duo set contains Cleansing Purifying…

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