I don’t know about you, but there are a few makeup brands in particular where I always look forward to their summer collections every single year, and for me, Clarins is one of those brands. The Clarins Summer collections are always contain gorgeous golden hues, and the new Clarins Sunkissed Summer Makeup Collection is no exception. Alongside the Clarins Sunkissed Summer Makeup Collection, Clarins have also launched four beautiful new shades of their cult favourite Instant Light Lip Comfort Oils which is perfect timing as they’re the ideal lip product formula for the warmer months…

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I love Morphe as a brand especially for their incredible eyeshadow palettes and beautiful makeup brushes. I’ve featured many of their products on my blog previously, and they really are my favourite brush brand as they’re all so affordable yet I find the quality to be excellent with no shedding incidents or issues even with considerable use. Zoeva used to be my favourite makeup brush brand but over the last couple of years, they’ve been upping their prices due to their increased popularity, so I’d personally prefer to buy Morphe brushes especially as they have…

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Look Incredible are without a doubt, my favourite beauty box company and the brand I recommend the most when asked which beauty box is my favourite. Look Incredible offer two different boxes each month; the Standard Box which is £18.99 and the Deluxe Box which is £35 and both boxes only ever contain full size products from reputable brands. Over the last few months, I’ve seen NARS, Too Faced, Tarte, Giorgio Armani, Japonesque, Laura Geller, Urban Decay and even Burberry within their boxes, just to give you an idea of the amazing brands they include.…

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I raved about the NYX White Pro Foundation Mixer on my blog back in December, and I’ve recommend it to many of my readers ever since. Even though the NYX White Foundation Mixer is the best product I’ve ever tried to lighten foundation and concealers, I still can’t help myself from trying other alternatives incase I discover something better. MUA recently launched their MUA Custom Colour Foundation Mixers which are available in a total of four shades which can be mixed with liquid base products to alter their colour and tone in the following shades; Lightening…

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If you’re a regular reader, you may have noticed that my blog name has changed. I have blogged as Miss Makeup Magpie for nearly four and a half years, and although I loved the name, I decided it was time for a change as I found the name to be quite restrictive with the content I felt I could produce for my blog. I like that my new name; Gemma Etc. is a lot less restrictive and even though it’s only been a week since I changed, it’s already the best decision I’ve made. Due…

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For the month of April, Birchbox have partnered up with Boden for “The Bold and the Beautiful” themed box, with the box itself featuring one of Boden’s key prints. The box really is stunning this month, I love the print on the outside of the box and complimentary red drawer which I’ll try and reuse as it’s too pretty to throw away, but as I’ve mentioned many times before, I much prefer the physical boxes over this drawer style packaging. For the collaboration, Birchbox and Boden are offering subscribers the chance to ‘plus’ their box…

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