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Empty products make for a very happy beauty enthusiast because it’s an excuse to try new things or re-purchase ones that truly impressed. It also makes for a sweet and welcome dilemma, in that it opens the door for ongoing exploration. After all, new products are launched every day but there’s nothing like that moment…


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Ah, dry skin, and the things we do to ensure it is hydrated, plump, bouncy and bright. The first real beauty product I ever used was Pond’s Cold Cream during my early teens. I never realised I had dry skin until my dear mother handed the Pond’s to me one day. Applying it became a…

Dry Skin Routine

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Cleansing Balms have taken on an almost cultish fervour with brands churning them out rapidly and attaching fantastical claims to them. But that’s where I put a pin in all of it because choosing and using a cleansing balm should be straightforward. Enter De Mamiel, a brand started by Australian born Annee De Mamiel in…

De Mamiel Cleansing Balm

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