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Top Tanning Tips & Tricks Tried and tested products and methods to fake a natural looking glow!

Ahhh, the Summer is pretty much here, to the glee of all Brits.
However, for me equal to the joy of impending sunshine and heat, is my dread of getting my unprepared pale, pasty limbs out!

Some are lucky to have glowing olive or dark skin naturally and can go forth confidently in that new summer dress or pair of shorts, others may feel the need for a little more assistance.

Having spent most of my adult life displaying my bare limbs to thousands of audience members, I have tried a LOT of different products in my time. Essentially to trick the audience into believing I am a greek island inhabitant (in Mamma Mia!), or an American Summer camp employee (in Dirty Dancing). Both shows required that I looked tanned, or at least “healthy”!

Here I will recommend my current favourite products to use, and how!

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Festival Mermaid Make up tutorial

Festival | Mermaid Make Up Tutorial Here's a fun way to wear the current rainbow brow trend!

I don’t know about you, but I’m loving the current ‘mermaid’ make up trend! It’s pretty dramatic for an everyday look, but think it is perfect if you want to push the boat out, make up wise, for a summer festival this year.

Here is my interpretation using purple, blue and turquoise brow and eye make up. You could use any colours you like to create this look, but I think a gradient or spectrum of similar colours looks best!

Watch and enjoy and let me know if you give this look a try!

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Beauty, Wellbeing

What I Got for My Birthday! A little haul of gorgeous gifts!

I’ve finally got round to editing this video which I have been meaning to post for ages!

I received so many beautiful gifts for my birthday this year I thought I would share a few of them with you and give a brief product review on them as I go. Everything mentioned would make lovely gifts if you need ideas for someone who loves stunning fragrance, natural skincare products, or gorgeous make up!

Watch and enjoy!

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Bargain Beauty: Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer A seriously versatile concealer that packs a punch for under £5

I thought it has been a while since I had posted about a Bargain Beauty product, and there are so many to be found! When it comes to make up, you don’t always have to spend a lot to get hold of a great product. One such product is the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer.  It’s had a lot of hype, but deservingly so, here I’ll take you through how it applies, what it’s good for and how it looks on.

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Review: Real Techniques Brush Cleansing Palette This product will rock your brush cleaning world!

Cleaning make up brushes has got to be one of the most dull beauty-related chores ever! Until now my poor hands have been my “cleansing palette”, resulting in wrinkly, red, irritated palms. Boo. So when I saw that Real Techniques were bringing out an affordable alternative to the SIGMA SPA® BRUSH CLEANING MAT (which is priced at £32), I couldn’t wait to give it a whirl!

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