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2016 Budget favourites

2016 budget favourites

What a year 2016 was! For so many, 2016 will be chalked down as one to forget. It was the year that saw a multitude of celebrity deaths. World politics went a little of track and there seemed like there was a lot of personal heartache on my timeline.  However, for me, 2016 was one of the best yet. As 2016 was the year I became a mammy! I am sure you’ve heard it again and again, but there really is nothing that can prepare you for the love you feel for a tiny human. Even the sleepless nights are manageable, as you’re getting up to feed the tiny person you made and love!…

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Save or Splurge: The Illuminating bases

At this time of year, I am all about trying to achieve the perfect glowing skin. When we enter the Spring time, we tend to leave behind the heavily made up skin and lean towards a lighter more glowing look.Rather than constantly changing up our foundation, one way of helping to achieve a more glowing look is with an illuminating base. An illuminating base is basically a primer or base that has illuminating qualities to it that will help your skin achieve a little more radiance or dare I say a glow from within look. Over the past few weeks and months I have been trailing a number of these bases…

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Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water review

When it comes to primers, Smashbox Cosmetics know more than a thing or two about prepping the skin to make sure we have a beautiful canvas to apply our foundation to. My all time favourite primer, and one I feel every woman should buy at least once, is the original Photo Finish primer. It is beyond doubt the best primer I have ever tried. So when Smashbox announced that they were releasing a new member of the primer family, my interest was more than raised. The latest addition to their primer range is the highly anticipated Photo Finish Primer water. The Smashbox Primer water is said to hydrate your skin,…