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September 29, 2016

A Few of my Favourite Things | September Beauty Faves, 2016

It's funny. Every time I decide it's time to start thinking about my monthly favourites post I'm clutching at straws to think of enough products to make a whole post out of it and then, completely out of nowhere, I suddenly remember a million different products that I am completely smitten by and cannot live with out. 

The result? A relatively large favourites post so let's get into it!

September 27, 2016

Marie Claire The Parcel | Spring Edit, 2016

My Marie Claire box arrived last week and, although I skipped uploading posts on my Autumn and Winter boxes, I thought I'd share what I received in this box, the Spring 2016 Edit. If I'm honest, I've been a bit disappointed in my last few Marie Claire boxes so let's see if this edit treats me any better, shall we?

September 25, 2016

Mini Getaway: My Beauty Essentials for a Few Days Away!

In a couple of days I'm heading down south for a much needed mini vacay, a break from work and, even more exciting, my alarm clock! With that in mindI thought I'd take the opportunity to show you what made the cut and what I'm taking with me! 

I'm letting the photos do the talking in this post because you can see what I've packed. I don't need to tell you. Most of my powder products are in my Inglot Freedom Palette. I actually have a Make Up Geek order coming with a Travel Vault Palette in it so I could just take a few shadows but it hasn't arrived in time so I thought I'd take advantage of the extra space and loaded it with a combination of Inglot, Benefit andMake Up Geek products! The purple bag also has a few decanted products in it (including my shampoo, conditioner and body wash) but I didn't bother show you them as you can't see labels anyway. 

Bag storing my make up - Boe Beauty Canvas Cosmetics Bag (link)
Bag storing brushes and haircare - Zoella range from Target Au
Bag storing skincare - From Sephora US a few years ago

If you have questions about anything I've packed, let me know and I'll be sure to get back to you!

September 23, 2016

Covergirl Ready, Set, Gorgeous Oil Free Foundation Review

I picked up the Covergirl Ready, Set, Gorgeous Oil Free Foundation on a whim after seeing so many people rave about it and, given that it's been a staple in my everyday make up routine for quite some time now, I cannot believe I've not reviewed it sooner! 

Now that I've let you in on a secret and you already know I'm a fan, let's get into the actual review! 

September 21, 2016

Updated Skincare Routine: Morning Routine

From what I could find, it's been over three years since I did my last skincare routine so I think it's definitely time for an update. I want to start by saying that my skin is temperamental; It's oily, blemish prone and very sensitive. It's a challenge but lately I've found a skincare routine that's been working so I wanted to share that with you all. 

I didn't want this post to be super long so I'm splitting it into two; a morning routine and an evening routine. This is the morning routine, obviously, so check back soon to see what I do in the evenings, including how I remove my make up! 

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