So I finally got to go onto the roof of Selfridges last week as I was invited to a beauty bloggers event. This was hosted by Selfridges Beauty Hall and facilitated by their Beauty Personal Shopper Rose Gallagher (from Mixed Gems Beauty – if you read my Liebster Award post then you’ll already know that she is one of my favourite bloggers and you should follow her). Any event where food and champagne is provided is always going to be…

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As a Leo, I’ve always been one to make a statement, but recently I’ve been falling in love with statement pieces from quite a few places so I thought that I would share a few of them here with you.     I never really wear coral as it’s not one of my colours but as the summer drifts into autumn, I get drawn to warmer colours even if only for a while.  I love the shape and style of…

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I’d noticed recently that Shu Uemura bring our limited edition collections that are always so beautifully packaged with these wonderful prints. Well, the Brave Collection for Fall 2014 is no different and the formulations are really very good. My favourite product in the collection was the Rouge Unlimited lipsticks and the Satin Radiant Stick Vision of Beauty. The lipstick is moist, comfortable to wear, in beautiful colours, and lasted well given the moisturising formula. The Satin Radiant Sticks were creamy…

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If I had to choose between investing in skincare or makeup, then I would probably select skincare. The reason being that I feel that when my skin is good, I can have so much more fun with makeup. But don’t hold me to that because there is no way that I am giving up my red lipstick collection! Kiehl’s originally started life as a pharmacy brand, and it retains a lot of its heritage through the design of the packaging, the…

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I was recently driving with my husband to visit his mother and during that trip the new Boots app was advertised on the radio several times. When I got home, I had to download it and have a play. Well, it works quite simply. Once you’ve downloaded it to your smartphone, log in using your advantage card number. The app then takes a minute to retrieve your account details and makes available personalised offers for you. The app also told…

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