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TOP 3 MAKEUP APPS

These days, there’s an app for just about everything and the ever-current beauty industry has stepped up to the mark. We’ve been seeing beauty and makeup apps springing up for...

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MOTHERS DAY GIFTS FOR ALL

Whether you’re celebrating your own mum this Mother’s Day, or preparing to show your partner or a friend how much they mean to their younger kids, choosing the right gift – however small...

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PINTEREST BEAUTY TRENDS

More and more of us are turning to Pinterest for inspiration and trend forecasting so we thought we would pull out some of our favourites for you to have a look through! The first one which we...

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LIVING THE HIGH LIGHT

No one can deny their obsession with highlighters and creating that flawless glow! Whether you apply it everyday or just to add a little something when you are enjoying out of work...

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BEAUTY & FRAGRANCE GIFTS

Mother’s Day will be here before you know it and with it being on the 31st of March, the last day of the month it is best to be prepared while we still have the budget. We all want our...

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HOW TO PACK FOR LIGHT SPRING

Is your first holiday of the year nearly here? Whether you’re going on a city break or a week somewhere further away for some sunshine, you must start thinking about what to...

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NEW YEARS BEAUTY RESOLUTIONS

As we bid farewell to 2018, many of us set our new year’s resolutions… Every year most of us attempt to change our ways but often fail, sometimes even before the end of January...

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VEGAN FRIENDLY BEAUTY

January, the first month of the new year, a time many of us try and make a change. Whether it is joining the gym or starting guitar lessons, the start of the year inspires us to try new things...

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DATE NIGHT MAKEUP

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we can’t stop thinking about how to style for the big night. Love is in the air, and we feel more strongly about our favourite palettes...

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BEAUTY HACKS THAT WILL SAVE...

We all like to look and feel good, but sometimes spending hours in front of the mirror in the morning can be a real drain on our time and energy. However, if you apply a couple of....

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NEW YEARS EVE MAKEUP IDEAS

The party season is officially here, just in case we didn’t have enough reasons to get all glammed up. If you’re anything like us, you’ll have plenty of outfits already lined up and ready to go...

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GYM PROOF YOUR MAKEUP

Now that we are heading into the new year after giving 2018 a mighty send off, it’s now time to attempt those new year resolutions. One for many people, is to get back in the gym and...

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AUTUMN MAKEUP TUTORIAL

Looking for a little bit of makeup inspiration? Then we have just the thing, check out this gorgeous Autumn makeup look that is perfect for the season!...

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CHRISTMAS PARTY MAKEUP TRENDS

Throughout the festive period we attend more parties than at any other time of year. With that comes the added pressure of having a new outfit for each occasion. We share ideas we have...

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BEST BEAUTY TRENDS

2018 has been an impressive year for fashion and beauty. We’ve seen new products by Givenchy and Armani fly off the shelves, while growing trends in skin rejuvenation and therapeutic...

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MAKEUP BRUSHES USES

Fragrance Direct are here with all you need to know about your most essential beauty tool! Read about what makes a great make up brush, which brushes to use for what and how to clean...

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GIRLS NIGHT IN PAMPER KIT

If all those nights out are taking their toll, it’s time to plan a night in to remember. Getting the girls over for a pamper evening is one of the best ways to unwind, catch up and destress. The real...

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AUTUMN NAIL COLOURS

For months we’ve been getting excited about this autumn’s nail colours. The AW18 Fashion Week catwalks were awash with exciting new nail trends and spins on some of our favourite...

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GUIDE TO CRUELTY FREE AND VEGAN MAKEUP

For a long time the biggest concerns about make up were how long it stayed on, how much it cost, and whether your sister would try to steal it. This soon changed when people became...

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HOW TO PACK FOR A WEEKEND BREAK

When it comes to packing for a weekend break, no matter how many times you write a list, start packing 3 days before and make many mental notes, you always end up forgetting...

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BEAUTY TIPS FOR STUDENTS

Your mum’s bought you your first ever set of pots and pans, you’ve finally sorted your student loan and you’ve had your last night out with your schoolmates – you’re officially...

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WEDDING MAKEUP LOOKS

Wedding season is well and truly here! Check out makeup looks on somewhere like Pinterest and you’ll find billions (quite literally) of ideas to go at. That makes it the fastest...

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OUR TIPS FOR EASY EYEBROWS

Your eyebrows are a major part of your look. Although it might be easy to side-line brow maintenance while you primp and preen other parts of your face, beauty experts...

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AUTUMN MAKEUP TRENDS

Goodbye summer, hello autumn! There are a few perks to shorter days and darker nights. One, it’s the perfect time to up your game and bring out the freshest looks. We especially love...

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MAKEUP BRUSHES AND THEIR...

Have you fallen into the trap of buying more makeup brushes than you know what to do with? Or perhaps you’re in the other camp, and have a couple of tired, worn out brushes...

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR MAKEUP LAST

We’ve all been there. The heat turns up a few notches and you suffer from the dreaded makeup slide. Whether you have a long day ahead or a big night planned, it’s good to...

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THE ULTIMATE MAKEUP...

Fragrance Direct are bringing you the ultimate in makeup inspiration. Discover timeless looks for eyes, skin and lips that you’ll love. Perfect these techniques...

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HOW TO APPROACH FOUNDATION

Primers are often overlooked as a makeup essential. But anyone in the know will tell you that a primer should be a firm fix in your makeup kit. Just like other base products like...

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MAKEUP WITH SPF

So the biggest date night of the year is almost here’ if you’re looking for some make up inspiration to take it to the next level then check out some of our favourite looks. We all like...

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SHIMMER SHADOW TRENDING...

Eyebrows should be sisters not twins… yeah yeah we all know! But we all want our eyebrows to look the best they possibly can, watch Steph’s super easy brow routine and pick up some tips...

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CONCEALERS FOR FLAWLESS SKIN

Concealer is an make up bag must have! If you hit the jackpot with a concealer they can give you flawless, glowing skin that hide blemishes, under eye circles, pigmentation, the list...

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SPRING MAKEUP PICKS

pring is in the air, and now’s the time to update your makeup collection. If the catwalks are anything to go by, this season is set to be an explosion of colour and glitter when it comes...

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MAKEUP FOR BROWN EYES

If you have lovely brown eyes, you really have won the lottery when it comes to makeup picks. Lucky you, your eyes won’t clash with many colours on the spectrum, so you have a free rein...

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PRIMERS, ARE THEY WORTH THE HYPE?

Primers are often overlooked as a makeup essential. But anyone in the know will tell you that a primer should be a firm fix in your makeup kit. Just like other base products like...

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DATE NIGHT MAKEUP IDEAS

So the biggest date night of the year is almost here’ if you’re looking for some make up inspiration to take it to the next level then check out some of our favourite looks. We all like...

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EYEBROW ROUTINE - TIPS AND TRICKS

Eyebrows should be sisters not twins… yeah yeah we all know! But we all want our eyebrows to look the best they possibly can, watch Steph’s super easy brow routine and pick up some tips...

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  • Do you need foundation? Which coverage should you choose? How should you apply it once you...

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  • With summer on its way, it’s time to take a fresh look at your skincare routine. One essential...

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