I used to swear by the St Ives Apricot Scrub in my early twenties whenever I had a special occasion or a night out and I wanted my skin to look particularly smooth and clear. I always found it to be extremely effective but after I started blogging I read a few articles where skincare experts slated it for being too abrasive and I never repurchased it again. After ditching the Apricot Scrub, I’ve gravitated…

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I love the Armani fragrances, with Armani Code and Armani Si being two of my most repurchased fragrances as they’re two of my absolute favourite fragrances. I’m yet to find an Armani fragrance for women or men that I don’t like so I always like to try their new launches. I have to admit I didn’t know the difference between the Emporio Armani fragrances and the Giorgio Armani fragrances so I had to some researching…

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Every beauty brand appears to be launching their very own interpretation of a contour palette, and I’ve tried a fair few myself over the last few years since the whole contouring trend exploded within the mainstream beauty community. I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect contour palette, and in all honesty I was starting to believe it didn’t exist as I couldn’t find a contour palette which ticked every box. One of the most…

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Rebranding my blog was the best thing I ever did as I love that I have more freedom to write about what I want. Don’t worry, you’re not going to find posts on lawnmowers or squirrels but I like that I can blog about non-beauty products without worrying about it not fitting the ‘makeup’ part of my blog name. I have a subscription box addiction and beauty boxes will always be my favourite but I’ve…

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It’s safe to say we all hate Instagram right now. Thanks to Instagram implementing their new algorithm last year, we’ve all experienced a massive decline in likes, comments and follows which is a little soul destroying when social media is such an integral part of being a blogger. Myself and Zoë decided we wanted to try and inject a little more fun and positivity back into Instagram with the creation of A Beauty Edit. We…

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