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Concealers seem to be a source of frustration I think. And it appears to become more of an issue as our skin changes over time. The one I’ve used the longest is Le Correcteur De Chanel Concealer in the shade 91 Caramel, reviewed here. Since then, I’ve added three more concealers so I wanted to…


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Who’s summer makeup haul is this? It’s the question I asked myself once I started taking the photographs for this post. I’ve been putting these items through the paces, some for almost four months, with the earliest acquired item being the Guerlain lipstick and the latest, the lip pencil and blush from the Black Owned…

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Sisley Les Phyto Ombre Eyeshadows are long-wearing and deliver the pleasing power of their unique half-cream, half-powder formula that’s definitely made me fall down a happy rabbit hole into the brand. Plus, I’m playing catch up because these eyeshadows were added to the brand’s lineup in the Autumn of 2019. Texture/Application: Easy to pick up…

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Christian Louboutin, the French creator of coveted red-soled shoes, luscious handbags and other accessories, guided his company into the beauty world in 2014 with a nail colour collection. Since then, lipsticks, lip glosses, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascara and fragrance have been added. Spurred on by the smattering of beauty sales happening, I chose a nail colour…

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When Hermès, the French luxury brand that was founded in 1837 announced their foray into lipsticks, I was initially puzzled. Then, the promo photographs began appearing and I got really excited………until the prices were announced. Well, cough cough, two reds later but with different formulas, here we are. The Formula There are two formulas, satin…

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In case you missed it, Chanel has a new eyebrow kit, La Palette Sourcils Brow Wax and Brow Powder Duo. From the three shades available, I chose Medium. The Brow Duo contains wax and the brow powder along with four tiny tools: tweezers spoolie eyebrow brush applicator Chanel Brow Wax and Brow Powder Duo Featuring…

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Fenty Beauty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush Shade: Strawberry Drip Packaging: Plastic compact with mirror Amount: 3g/0.1 ozs Made In: Italy SPF: No Vegan: Yes Cruelty-Free: Yes Since the launch of Fenty Beauty with all of the groundbreaking products and expanded shade ranges they’ve come out with, the cream blush is only the second product…

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