Simple summer base

Much like everyone else, I try to make my base products lighter and glowier in the summer, but I don’t like to completely sacrifice coverage; I like freckles etc to show through but I’d rather than acne scars and pigmentation were less visible. To be honest, that doesn’t really change throughout the year but in […]

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2015 Favourites – Makeup

2015 seems to have been the year of makeup in Chez Mouse. I’m still far from being able to whip out a smoky eye in 3 minutes or wear red lipstick everyday but I’ve definitely branched out a bit. For my favourites I’ve tried to stick to one product per category but there’re a couple of ‘highly […]

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Worth the hype? Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette

I’m (very) late to the party with this but good lord, isn’t it pretty? Combining two of their best-selling Ambient Lighting Powders (Dim Light and Radiant Light) with a shade exclusive to the palette (Incandescent Light), the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette is a one-stop glow shop. I have to admit that I thought all the hype […]

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Everyday blushers for summer

It’s taken me years to realise the benefits of blusher. When you’re as pale as me, it’s far too easy to go over-the-top with it and end up looking like a clown* but whacking on a bit in the right tone just adds a bit of life to my face – hooray for not looking […]

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