Posts in beauty
The Multi-Mask Guide

Face masks are not a one size fits all. There are masks for oily skin and reducing blackheads, masks for calming inflamed skin, and of course, masks for giving you a glow. But regardless of skin type, there are moments where you’ll need something that does everything. Read on for my face mask edit to solve it all…

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The Evening Skincare Cocktail

I’ve never been a morning skincare kind of gal. I always find myself gravitating towards heavy hitting products that leave my skin far too red for the daytime or oily to the point of not sitting well under makeup. But in the evening, I take a great amount of pleasure from an intensive skincare routine that involves plenty of product and a good hour or so of application - it’s my form of post-work therapy. So put on your latest Netflix binge or youtube playlist and read on for the skincare cocktail…

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lookfantastic Beauty Box March 2019 Review*

If you’ve followed this blog since 2014, you may remember that I reviewed a lookfantastic Beauty Box, and was fairly ambiguous towards it. But in the past years, it’s really grown up and developed into a real contender within the beauty box market (of which there are so many). The lookfantastic Beauty Box is an international Beauty Box that ships to everywhere that lookfantastic does. It contains 6 premium beauty treats, an issue of ELLE magazine and a Beauty Box magazine booklet - priced from £13. I’ve recently been gifted their March beauty box so read on for more…

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The Lip Balm Edit

The other day whilst “”researching”” beauty products on one of my favourite websites, Into the Gloss, I stumbled across an article that discussed a lip balm hierarchy of sorts, and it made me realise, that it is absolutely a thing. But it was so fascinating to the point where I thought I’d share my lip balm edit or hierarchy because this girl loves lip balm way too much to rely solely on one version.

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Achieving Glowing Skin in the Dead of Winter

If you’d asked me last year how to achieve a glowing skin look in winter, I would have blinked at you – because my skin in winter is normally far from glowing… Think dry, dehydrated and sallow – my skin is typically at its optimum in the summer months. But this year I seem to have cracked it. I’ve locked down a routine that seems to be working for me so thought I’d share the routine I’ve been following to create good skin, every day.

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World Duty Free x Manchester Airport Biza Haul

This Christmas is one of the first Christmas’ that I won’t be spending abroad visiting my parents and for them, this will be one of the first Christmas’ that my family will be spending in the UK. So without the constraints of baggage allowance, Christmas presents have been far more fun to shop for! So when I had the chance to spend the evening with World Duty Free at Biza in Manchester Airport (Terminal 1), I lept at the opportunity and it’s safe to say that many Christmas presents were bought....

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beautyEllie Dickinson