Illamasqua Lipstick in Atomic

Illamasqua has become an iconic British brand. Thier lipsticks cost £20 each and can be purchased on their online store or at the Selfridges counter. Atomic is described as a Fushia Violet. it’s a matte lipstick with a slight sheen of violet in it. It’s really dry and hard to apply. You can’t really apply it […]

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MAC Creamsheen Lipstick in Ravishing

MAC cosmetics have some of my favourite lipstick formulas. The Creamsheen range is the sheer coverage formula of their lipsticks and it is as the name suggests very creamy. These lipsticks aren’t going to give you a strong colour but more of a subtle look. it’s something I need more of in my collection. Ravishing […]

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Sleek Power Plump in Notorious Nude

Sleek’s Power Plumps retail for £5.50 from SleekMakeUp or your local retailer. They are pencil lip crayons in 6 shades, the one I have is Notorious Nude. Why they’re called power plump’s is because they plump up your lips. Now I found the tingly sensation that comes with this particular one quite strong. So if you’re […]

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LA Splash in Sangre Azul and Vindictive

LA Splash is a little American brand that exploded a few years ago. I have two of their formulas, the Studio Shine and the Lip Couture formulas. They cost $14 each from the LASplash website or from UK suppliers for around £7. I have the Studioshine formula in Sangre Azul. It’s the most incredible metallic navy blue. […]

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Rodial Suede Lips in Big Apple

Rodial Suede Lips is a pencil lip colour with a matte finish. You can get this colour online from Rodial.co.uk for £22. I have the shade Big Apple, which is described as ‘a soft burgundy berry colour’. That’s not what I’d describe the colour as at all. I’d call it more of a neutral brown […]

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Trifle Cosmetics Lip Parfait in Racoon​

Meet Raccoon from Trifle Cosmetics. Let’s first address the elephant Raccoon in the room. A lipstick called Raccoon? Yeah, I am not personally fond of it but the name isn’t the end of the world. Let’s move on to what I do like about this lipstick. That’s pretty much everything. It’s a lovely shade of […]

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The Repunzal DUO in Ariel

I discovered this brush at the Hair UK trade show this year. I was attracted by the pretty colours if I am going, to be honest, but it turns out that was a good thing. It’s a detangler brush in its simplest form. As you can see from the above shot the bristles are widely spaced […]

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