Beauty Newness #7 – the skincare edition

Since last week’s beauty newness was all makeup, I thought I’d balance my little universe by making this week all about the skincare. Let’s get cracking. Vichy ProEVEN Night It seems that the entire skincare world is focusing on skin texture and brightening, and Vichy’s ProEVEN Night is no exception.…

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Kiehl’s #changeyourskin first impressions

It’s been just over a week since five readers and I started using two Kiehl’s products – Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate and Midnight Recovery complex. I’ve made a short video chatting you through my first impressions of the products, and the five readers have each given me their feedback…

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Introducing the Kiehl’s #changeyourskin 28 day challenge team.

The time has come to start trialling the Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery and Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate duo, and I have five readers that are joining me for the #changeyourskin challenge. Starting on Monday, July 28th we’ll keep at it  for 28 days, and we’ll document our progress weekly. It’s…

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Beauty newness #5

Well hello there. Good to have you back. I’ve been wedding-ing and jetsetting for work, apologies for the week-long absence. I have some fun stuff going on today, so let’s get to it. TanOrganic Tan Trilogy There’s good news and there’s bad news. The bad news is that I’m still…

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Beauty Newness #4

It’s time for a roundup of what’s hip and happening in my beauty world this week. Because product launches and new product arrivals have been slower in the past couple of weeks I’ve been enjoying getting to products that I’ve had for weeks (and in some cases, months). Here are…

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#ChangeYourSkin by winning two Kiehl’s products {COMPETITION CLOSED}

What do we have here? A #changeyourskin competition, that’s what. But it’s not *just* a competition, it’s a challenge as well – so if you’re willing to sing for your supper, read on to find out how you can go about winning one of 5 sets of Dermatologist Solutions Powerful-Strength…

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If you insist on using eye cream, here are some not-useless ones

If you hang around these parts often, you’ll know that I don’t use eye cream. 1. Find an honest brand manager or product trainer and ask them about it. They’ll tell you that your anti ageing face serums and moisturisers are perfectly good to use around your eyes. 2. I’m…

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UK Beauty Haul {Boots & Superdrug}

In episode two of my and Luzanne’s haulage you can catch the details and our thoughts on some goods we bought from Boots and Superdrug. There’s a boatload of Soap & Glory and some other goods in between. For the record: It’s so much more fun to do a video…

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The face masks in my rotation, and how I use them

In the past year or so I really started getting into face masks. When asked, I’ve always said that face masks should NOT be your first skincare priority and I stand by that – while they’re pleasant to use and often give immediate results; they’re never going to do for your…

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The beauty rules I like breaking

Look, we need rules. We can’t just all go around being rebels without a cause and expect things to go well. But I find some beauty rules can very much be broken (and some shouldn’t, but I do anyway). 1. I don’t use toner Traditionally, the function of a toner…

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New in from TBS: Tea Tree BB cream and Body Sorbets

If you’re an Afrikaans person (or if you know enough Afrikaans speakers), you’re bound to have run into someone who pronounces Sorbet in a very Afrikaans way. Sore-bit. I may or may not have been that person until I was roughly 15. Every time I heard someone pronounce it sor-bay…

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