Stylpro Makeup Brush Cleaner

The Stylpro Makeup Brush Cleaner is just about the coolest – and most functional – thing on Instagram right now. So, just what is the Stylpro Makeup Brush Cleaner, and what makes it so good? Created by Alan Sugar’s The Apprentice 2011 winner, Tom Pellereau, it’s the solution to the dreaded brush cleaning problem, and tackles those pesky questions: “how to clean makeup brushes”, or more importantly, “how to clean makeup brushes more quickly?”

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Autumn Lip Colours | US Cruelty Free

Autumn, for me is lipstick season! Berry reds, rusty burnt umber and deep, rustic plumy shades. As fashion – and perhaps moods – turn a little darker and more moody to match the nights drawing in, and the fall of crumpled, colourful leaves blanket the streets, so does the cosmetic palette. I’ve selected just three of my favourites to bring your pout perfectly into fall…

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Discontinued L’Oreal Casting Creme Gloss Cherry Red | Boots Botanics Dark Red

To my utter horror I found out at the end of July that my long-loved colour, L’Oreal Casting Creme Gloss Semi-permanent hair dye in Cherry Red 406 was being discontinued. It had been unavailable in Superdrug and Boots on the shelf, and a quick google roused my suspicions further. I tweeted L’Oreal, and my fears were confirmed. Thus begins the hunt for a new semi-permanent red…

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Kylie vs. Colourpop | liquid lipstick review

It’s been all over the blogosphere that Kylie Kenner allegedly uses the same factory as Colourpop cosmetics to produce her pricey liquid lipstick kits, and that the Coloupop ‘dupes’ are SO close in ingredients, that you could be saving yourself almost a tenner a go, on the same product. Read on to see my comparisons and swatches…
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Cystic Breakouts SOS | Murad Skincare Routine

Cystic breakouts are not fun. They’re painful, unsightly and can last weeks. I’ve been suffering with such nasties for the past couple of years and am advised that they’re likely a result of stress and hormones – hoorah! My skin is generally a fairly well-behaved combination type, but these breakouts always occur in the same places around my chin and mouth. A few months ago, emotionally drained and feeling self-conscious I turned to Murad for advice…

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