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1st quarter empties

Now is as good a time as any to quickly share with you some products I’ve recently used up and to also be candid about the products I wouldn’t repurchase. Hair and Body Oribe Power Drops Damage Repair Booster: I really loved using this repair booster and would repurchase it without hesitation. This hair serum…

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While we’re under orders to ‘shelter in place’ it’s inevitable to seek out distractions. I’m finding it difficult to commit to writing cosmetic reviews at the moment so, in the interim, I thought I’d share a few ideas on things to watch or listen to during this surreal time: If you love cooking shows or…

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chanel uv essentiel spf 50

Sometimes, I still get the feeling that any chat surrounding SPF/sun protection is not far off being annoying to some people. After all these years and all the information available, it’s still hard to find common agreement when it comes to what type of sun protection we require, whether it’s needed, whether it’s bad for…

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scented candles

Increasingly, I think of beautiful scents as one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether it’s from your favourite bottle of perfume or essential oils or a scented candle you light in order to set a mood and relax, humans have been using scents for millennia and that shows no sign of changing anytime soon. So today…

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telluride glow snow rose recovery mask

Lately, I’ve been completely about that #masklife as it’s become one of the core aspects of my skincare routine. From gel formulas to cream formulas to this powder to mousse formula, specifically Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask which is the focus of this post. Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask is an exceptionally formulated mask…

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chanel desert dream

The desert called and Lucia Pica responded with Chanel Desert Dream Spring-Summer 2020 Makeup Collection. An amalgamation of shades inspired by the naturally occurring palette of the desert landscape translated to the most beautiful, wearable collection for eyes, cheekbones, lips and nails, featuring shimmering oranges, rose golds, mauves and milk chocolatey browns. In total I picked…

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While we’re under orders to ‘shelter in place’ it’s inevitable to seek out distractions. I’m finding it difficult to commit to writing cosmetic reviews at the moment so, in the interim, I thought I’d share a few ideas on things to watch or listen to during this surreal time: If you love cooking shows or…

Continue Reading

chanel uv essentiel spf 50

Sometimes, I still get the feeling that any chat surrounding SPF/sun protection is not far off being annoying to some people. After all these years and all the information available, it’s still hard to find common agreement when it comes to what type of sun protection we require, whether it’s needed, whether it’s bad for…

Continue Reading

scented candles

Increasingly, I think of beautiful scents as one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether it’s from your favourite bottle of perfume or essential oils or a scented candle you light in order to set a mood and relax, humans have been using scents for millennia and that shows no sign of changing anytime soon. So today…

Continue Reading

telluride glow snow rose recovery mask

Lately, I’ve been completely about that #masklife as it’s become one of the core aspects of my skincare routine. From gel formulas to cream formulas to this powder to mousse formula, specifically Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask which is the focus of this post. Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask is an exceptionally formulated mask…

Continue Reading

chanel desert dream

The desert called and Lucia Pica responded with Chanel Desert Dream Spring-Summer 2020 Makeup Collection. An amalgamation of shades inspired by the naturally occurring palette of the desert landscape translated to the most beautiful, wearable collection for eyes, cheekbones, lips and nails, featuring shimmering oranges, rose golds, mauves and milk chocolatey browns. In total I picked…

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Herb Essntls is one of the most unique brands I’ve used up to now. And no, that’s not a spelling error. Herb Essntls is a cannabis infused beauty brand that was founded in NYC in 2015. Their products use only organic ingredients, there are no harmful preservatives and it’s all cruelty-free. Plus none of the…

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chanel uv essentiel spf 50

Sometimes, I still get the feeling that any chat surrounding SPF/sun protection is not far off being annoying to some people. After all these years and all the information available, it’s still hard to find common agreement when it comes to what type of sun protection we require, whether it’s needed, whether it’s bad for…

Continue Reading

scented candles

Increasingly, I think of beautiful scents as one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether it’s from your favourite bottle of perfume or essential oils or a scented candle you light in order to set a mood and relax, humans have been using scents for millennia and that shows no sign of changing anytime soon. So today…

Continue Reading

telluride glow snow rose recovery mask

Lately, I’ve been completely about that #masklife as it’s become one of the core aspects of my skincare routine. From gel formulas to cream formulas to this powder to mousse formula, specifically Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask which is the focus of this post. Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask is an exceptionally formulated mask…

Continue Reading

chanel desert dream

The desert called and Lucia Pica responded with Chanel Desert Dream Spring-Summer 2020 Makeup Collection. An amalgamation of shades inspired by the naturally occurring palette of the desert landscape translated to the most beautiful, wearable collection for eyes, cheekbones, lips and nails, featuring shimmering oranges, rose golds, mauves and milk chocolatey browns. In total I picked…

Continue Reading

Herb Essntls is one of the most unique brands I’ve used up to now. And no, that’s not a spelling error. Herb Essntls is a cannabis infused beauty brand that was founded in NYC in 2015. Their products use only organic ingredients, there are no harmful preservatives and it’s all cruelty-free. Plus none of the…

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I have seven of the best cream blushes I’ll be mixing this year to share with you. If your skin tends towards dryness or if it’s maturing or if you just want to try new textures, then cream blush may be where the sweet spot it. They are increasingly the type of blush I prefer…

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scented candles

Increasingly, I think of beautiful scents as one of life’s greatest pleasures. Whether it’s from your favourite bottle of perfume or essential oils or a scented candle you light in order to set a mood and relax, humans have been using scents for millennia and that shows no sign of changing anytime soon. So today…

Continue Reading

telluride glow snow rose recovery mask

Lately, I’ve been completely about that #masklife as it’s become one of the core aspects of my skincare routine. From gel formulas to cream formulas to this powder to mousse formula, specifically Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask which is the focus of this post. Telluride Glow Snow Rose Recovery Mask is an exceptionally formulated mask…

Continue Reading

chanel desert dream

The desert called and Lucia Pica responded with Chanel Desert Dream Spring-Summer 2020 Makeup Collection. An amalgamation of shades inspired by the naturally occurring palette of the desert landscape translated to the most beautiful, wearable collection for eyes, cheekbones, lips and nails, featuring shimmering oranges, rose golds, mauves and milk chocolatey browns. In total I picked…

Continue Reading

Herb Essntls is one of the most unique brands I’ve used up to now. And no, that’s not a spelling error. Herb Essntls is a cannabis infused beauty brand that was founded in NYC in 2015. Their products use only organic ingredients, there are no harmful preservatives and it’s all cruelty-free. Plus none of the…

Continue Reading

I have seven of the best cream blushes I’ll be mixing this year to share with you. If your skin tends towards dryness or if it’s maturing or if you just want to try new textures, then cream blush may be where the sweet spot it. They are increasingly the type of blush I prefer…

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Before getting to the details of what’s in my latest French Pharmacy haul, after luxury, this is my favourite category of skincare products. Like it or not, the French are masters at skincare and at offering effective products at accessible prices, many of which can hold their own against more expensive items. So as much as…

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