Since I found out I was pregnant, I’ve carefully treaded the fine line between over preparing and not preparing at all. Have any other first time moms experienced this phenomenon? On one side I have family and friends saying “you don’t need all that all that stuff”, “wait until the baby is born”, “you won’t use half of what you buy before the baby is…

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Travel Friendly – Tarteist Pro To Go Amazonian Clay Palette

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Sometimes there is nothing as refreshing as adding a new makeup palette to your collection. Give me an eyeshadow palette, a cheek palette or a highlighting palette any day and I’m beyond excited! One of the major issues I have with some of my favourite palettes (i.e. Urban Decay Naked, or Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette), is that they’re so big! They…

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Music Festival Survival Kit

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We’re right in the midst of festival season, but as my niece was asking for fashion and beauty advice for The Wayhome festival this weekend, I thought I would share some of the tips I gave her to prepare for the festival. Sunscreen Even if it’s raining and grey, you do not want to be without copious amounts of this stuff. Our skin is our…

8 Facial Cleansers That Actually Work!

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Since about age 11 when my first spot appeared (yes I was 11 thank you!), I’ve struggled with finding the right facial cleanser. Having battled pimples, blackheads and combination skin from far too young an age, I always put facial cleansers to the the test when trying something new. In an ideal world, we should always carry out these 4 simple steps when washing our face:…

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SOS for the Lips Has Never Been so Stylish

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Tarte Quench Lip Rescue I don’t know about you, but when it comes to beauty products, I’m always a sucker for packaging. When I have to decide on two equally excellent products to purchase, I usually turn to the one that’s packaging catches my eye. I like to display my beauty items and look at them as if they were tiny pieces of art. When…

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