I love autumn time – it’s time for boots to be paired with great jackets and for my annual shop for opaque hold ups. Anyway, the shops are now starting to shed that weird late summer period when it seems we are just waiting for the autumn winter collections to hit the shops. So for an awesome quick browse, John Lewis have got their autumn edit in the form of a magazine, and of course, this led to me putting together a bit of…

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Some days I like a little fantasy shopping on the internet. Occasionally it is new kitchens, a dream holiday, but on many many of these fantasy shopping trips in Space NK. Here is what is on my current wish list after Caroline Hirons persuaded me that investing in acids and serums is wise: Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel £28 – I keep hearing great things about this from other skincare obsessives and I really want to try this. Sunday Riley Good…

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I’m a huge fan of cleansing oils and I love Shu Uemura’s Anti/Oxi Cleansing oil (the green one). When I previously met Salina at Shu Uemura, she claimed that the Ultim8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil is even better than the Anti/Oxi formulation. In fact, Shu Uemura claim that this oil has eight benefits from continuous use: Skin feels smoother 94% Skin feels moisturised 92% Skin looks more radiant 90% Skin looks refined 92% Skin looks revitalized 85% Skin appears more translucent…

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I love perfume. There is something about finding a scent that is ‘me’, that makes me feel like a grown up. Scent is one of the strongest triggers of emotions, and memories. For me, Gucci II with its sweet blackcurrant, floral scent reminds me of my wedding day. Just a quick dab of Chanel Coco makes me feel put together and ready to take on a challenge. Finding my own scent doesn’t mean that I limit myself to just one though.…

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I was recently at the Charlotte Tilbury counter at Selfridges when I noticed that the Matte Revolution lipsticks have arrived in store. So naturally, I had to swatch them all to help decide which one(s) to get. All the colours look so wearable from the promotional materials but colours look different on different skin so it’s always worthwhile trying colours out properly. I think that Love Liberty, Lost Cherry, and Red Carpet Red are on my shortlist already… How about…

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