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May 2014

Favourites

May Favourites – Gemma

May 31, 2014
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Boxed Blushers from Benefit [£23.50] and W7 [£1.99 – £3.99] I don’t know what it is but I love a blusher or bronzer at least twenty times more if it comes in one of these boxes. The two brands I own are worlds apart in price but I’ve been loving every single one of them this month! They take up a lot of space in my make-up bag, but you know I don’t even care – it’s worth it! The…

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Empties

May Empties

May 30, 2014
May Empties

  So I’m hoping that doing a monthly empties post will convince me to finish up loads of almost empty products (to make room for some new ones of course!) clogging up my beauty storage!  Plenty of products here that you will definitely see again in this sort of post, is this telling me that I need to mix it up a bit next time I go shopping?     Soap & Glory – The Scrub of Your Life –…

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Candles, Clothing and Fashion, Make-up, Nails, Skincare

Accidental May Haul

May 29, 2014
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Sometimes you just want to shop. It’s an urge that truly can not be ignored, especially if Gem and I are left alone, unsupervised! This afternoon was definitely one of those times and we ended up going on a completely unplanned spree. No budget style shop would be complete without a trip to Primark and even though I didn’t -need- anything at all, I still ended up with a bag full of stuff. I absolutely adore giraffes and I squeeled…

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Fragrance

Lady Gaga Fame EDP Review

May 28, 2014
Lady Gaga Fame EDP

  I’ve got a secret to confess. I love Lady Gaga. I really disliked her at first, but one day after some intoxicating substances my drummer decided to convince me of her merit and somewhere along the line of that night I became a Gaga convert. I had absolutely zero interest in this perfume before that day, but recently it’s been skirting higher and higher up my wishlist till I saw it on offer for only £10.00 in Superdrug and…

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Make-up

Makeup Revolution – Vamp Lipstick Collection Review

May 27, 2014
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Everyone has been raving about Makeup Revolution and some of their more ‘quirkier’ products. After reading so many great reviews, I couldn’t help but pick a few things out for myself. One of the first things I threw into my virtual basket was the “Vamp Collection” lipsticks, a limited edition set of 3 colours which were £1 each or £2 when you bought the set. I also picked up two others, “Twist” and “Dare” which were only £1. From Left to…

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Lifestyle, Make-up, Nails

Would You Rather? Beauty Edition Tag

May 27, 2014
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We were tagged by the lovely Jaq at Lazy Days Beauty, check out her post here. We really like these tag posts as it’s a chance to get lots of other bloggers involved and also discover some great new reads!   Would you rather lose all of your mascaras, eyeliners, lipsticks, and lip glosses or lose all of your palettes and eye shadows?  Pants: I would definitely sacrifice my palettes and eye shadows, a little bit of liner, mascara and…

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Make-up

Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Gel Eyeliner Review

May 26, 2014
Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Gel Eyeliner Review

  So it turns out I’m pretty bad at enforcing a cosmetics spending ban! In my defence I definitely did need a new black gel liner, so when my friend Red suggested that Amie and I might like this I snapped one up rather quickly! From what I can make out this is a re-brand of an existing product to match the packaging for the new Kate Moss Rimmel London range, this time including a short eyeliner brush. I can’t…

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News

Support Us for Race for Life

May 23, 2014
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In 2011 we both completed Race for Life and managed to raise a heartwarming £158 towards Cancer Research. Now it’s that time of year again and we’ve signed up for the 5k Race for Life. With so many of our friends and family being affected by Cancer every year, this really is a cause we hold deep in our hearts. We will be running on the 15th June 2014 – this time in Redditch and with only three weeks to…

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Beauty Boxes

Love Me Beauty Review – May 2014 – Edition 1

May 20, 2014
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I promised myself last month that I would cancel my Love me Beauty subscription, but the problem with knowing what you are getting, is that sometimes you want it even more. I just couldn’t resist keeping my subscription for another box when I saw the cute little notebooks in this edition. The one thing I adore about this box, is how carefully packaged it is. As you can see above, the products are placed so neatly, that it really does…

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Nails

Free Nails Inc. With InStyle

May 17, 2014
Free Nails Inc. With InStyle

I seem to have quite a collection of Nails Inc. polishes, yet I’ve never purchased a single one at full RRP! Most of my collection has come from free gifts with magazines and I was over the moon to spot another freebie this month with InStyle. There are three shades to choose from, but as I’m (supposed to be) on a spending ban this month, I only picked up one shade (booo) – Sao Paulo Streets. I’m not sure of…

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