Glossybox June 2015

I’m subscribed to both Birchbox and Glossybox, but when it comes to packaging, Glossybox just gets it right – every time. Every box is beautifully presented with tissue paper and a ribbon and the box itself is just simply gorgeous, not to mention durable and recyclable. Glossybox offers the exact same service as Birchbox, you pay a monthly fee and you receive a box filled with goodies from their affiliates. Both Glossybox and Birchbox have some similar and many different affiliates, so both boxes mostly…
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Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base

The most important part of makeup application is ensuring you get your base right – one that caters for you specifically. If you get your base right, the rest of your makeup will follow easily. I’ve always had combination skin, I have dry areas of skin in some parts and I’m oily in others. I suppose in a way you could say I have the worst of¬†both¬†worlds. Although my skin does tend to get oily in some parts, my biggest concern is the dry patches.…
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Lavendar and Witch Hazel Skin Freshener

Skin freshners or toners are encouraged to be implemented and used as part of our skincare routine, although if many of us are honest, it’s usually something we skip. Most good skin toners are made either made with water and herbal extracts or floral waters added. Floral waters, also known as hydrolats, are great for oily skin as it is slightly astringent, and also makes effective eye soothers for the Summer especially if you suffer with hayfever. Today I bring you a easy and quick…
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Editors’ Picks

Artist of Makeup Contour and Highlight Stick

Looking back a few years to where contouring and highlighting wasn’t very well known to the average woman, regardless of the fact it’s been around for decades, particularly in the trans-gender community. Now, almost every woman knows all about the effects of contouring and highlighting, and it’s something that’s requested by many from makeup artists, and incorporated on a daily basis. I myself am guilty of doing so. The demand for contour and highlight products is high and the market for this strong. Many cosmetic…
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Collection ‘Eyes Uncovered’ Palettes

When it comes to eyeshadow, we’re spoilt for choice. The downside is, we’re spoilt for choice with palettes that cost a lot of money. Unfortunately, as strong as the drug store is when it comes to mascaras, it is just as weak when it comes to eyeshadows – until now. This past few months we have seen drug store brands create their own palettes and put them out there for us to buy. Usually, there are a lot of small quads and singles available in…
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