Review: Morphe Brushes 690 Deluxe Contour Set

Morphe Brushes 609 Deluxe Contour Buffing Brush Set

Morphe Brushes have become such a hyped brand, largely due to YouTubers and bloggers singing their praises, and have a huge range of brushes and makeup, especially the infamous eyeshadow palettes. I haven’t tried much from them yet, apart from a couple of their single eyeshadow pans in shades that Makeup Geek didn’t have (review coming soon) […]

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Pale concealers – who’s the fairest of them all?

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As I may have mentioned once or twice I’m remarkably pale-skinned. Whilst I like pretending that I look like Snow White, and that my skin actually looks like alabaster or porcelain, it makes it stupidly difficult to find base products. I wrote about some foundations (mostly) work for me here and thought that it was […]

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Flamingo Candles Espresso jar candle

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Everyone seems to be thrilled that Autumn is approaching rapidly and I’m no different. Autumn is about chunky knitwear, berry lipstick, leather boots, blankets, and candles – and I have a candle that I’ve been dying to burn for months. I bought the Espresso jar candle when Flamingo Candles had a half-price sale earlier in […]

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Etsy prints #2 – coffee

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  My first installment of Etsy print picks was all about lipstick, and this time I’ve gone with one of my other favourite things: coffee. I’m a total caffeine addict, literally – I get headaches and the shakes if I don’t have enough – so it makes sense that I’d like my walls adorned with […]

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Five of my favourite YouTubers

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Watching beauty videos on YouTube has been my guilty pleasure for a couple of years now; there’s something very self-indulgent about spending time watching other people putting their makeup on, but I find it oddly relaxing. There are a whole tonne of YouTuber clichés – overuse of ‘obsessed’, the inability to find any adjectives other […]

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A shimmering duo from Becca

Becca Luminous Blusher in Camellia Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Pearl

I was possibly too excited when Becca released the Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed in Pearl as an individual shade – finally, the ghostly of face could be über-glowy too. I loved the look of Champagne Pop but it was just too dark for my skin tone, looking like a shimmery stripe, albeit a rather pretty […]

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Five happy happenings #19

Durham from Prebend's Bridge

My bestie coming to stay in the Mouse House for the weekend. She lives in London and it’s been ages since we saw her so it was fabulous to catch up, drink lots of cava, and watch Harry Potter films. Discovering this cookie recipe (the whole book is also brilliant). These jeans. So comfy. Size down. The […]

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