Monthly Archives: October 2010

Revive Moisturizing Renewal Cream

As you get older, skin starts to lose its smoothness. I exfoliate diligently and use retinol products as a treatment to give my skin a boost, but I was finding that the texture of my skin still needed work. I’ve … Continue reading

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Too Faced Glamour to Go II Pocket Palette

This is another purchase I made at Sephora recently. I just love palettes, and for $19.50 this portable offering from Too Faced was worth picking up. Overall, I like it, but not all the products in this little palette are … Continue reading

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My Six Favourite Shoes for Spring

Now that it’s warming up some old favourites are emerging from my wardrobe. French Connection Wedges: Perhaps not the prettiest pair of shoes in my collection, but the suede upper and wedge sole means that these are super comfortable for … Continue reading

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Top Shop Blushes in Flush and Neon Rose

I know I’m a bit late on the bandwagon with this one, but I only just managed to get my hands on two of the Top Shop blushes via a blog sale:  one in Flush and the other in Neon … Continue reading

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OOTD for a Saturday

Since my last outfit of the day post, I’ve had a few people request another, which has surprised me! I didn’t know that there was anyone out there interested in my fairly conservative taste in clothes. So, for the people … Continue reading

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Le Metier de Beaute Kaleidoscope: Flawless Face Kit

When I was recently in America one of the counters that I really wanted to check out was Le Metier de Beaute.  Famed for their excellent products, sleek packaging, and hefty pricetag, I had to investigate further. I can see … Continue reading

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Current Beauty Routine Tag

Jess over at The Belle Lumiere recently wrote about her current beauty routine and encouraged others to pick up the tag, so here we are! This is my current beauty routine: Face 01. Cleanser: Dermalogica Essential Cleansing Solution / Cetaphil … Continue reading

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Wet ‘n’ Wild Colour Icon Palette in ‘Lust’

I really expected to love this palette. The colours are very wearable, the price is reasonable, and the reviews are largely positive. I bought this on my first trip to Walgreens.   I was absolutely thrilled to get my hands on … Continue reading

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So I thought I’d do an Outfit of the Day. I’m not sure this is something that I’d keep up with regularly, but I was inspired by the pretty background and the full length mirrors! It seemed a much more … Continue reading

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Shopbop Friends and Family 20% Off Sale

Don’t forget about the Friends and Family sale.  Just apply the code INTHEFAMILY20 at checkout and get 20% off your purchase.  This means 20% off Seven for all Mankind Jeans, Paige Denim, Diane Von Furstenberg, Elizabeth and James, and … Continue reading

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Dr Hauschka Rose Day Cream

I’ve had Dr Hauschka’s Rose Day Cream for a while now, but it’s taken me some time to figure out how to use it. Firstly, this is a rich, thick, day cream with a light rose scent created for people … Continue reading

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L’Occitane Nuage Rouge Peony Face Colour Powder

  L’Occitane has had their makeup line out for some time now, but I’ve only just managed to get my hands on this blush.  It’s everything you’d expect from a L’Occitane makeup line: natural looking colour which is paraben free with … Continue reading

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Two Wesbites I’m Loving Right Now…

I’ve been a fan of and their never-ending discussion about high-end handbags for some time, but lately I’ve been enjoying ‘Frugal Snob’  as well – a category of theirs which features bags that are a bit more in my … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Elnett Satin Hairspray in Extra Strong Hold

    This hairspray has replaced my Schwarzkopf Silhouette hairspray which has been my constant companion for the past two years.  Gone is my crunchy Silhouette hair and welcomed is my new soft, shiny, stay-in-place hair. I found L’Oreal Elnett … Continue reading

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