Mascara. It’s a tricky one. I’m a natural born picker, so naturally, my mascaras gotta be good because if it’s too clumpy or too dry it’s gone within half an hour of drying. I have got patchy lashes because of said … issue which makes finding the best mascara even more necessary. Here’s my top 5 …

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Discovering Aveda

Aveda. A brand I’ve always associated with wellness, organic, generally all round goodness, but not really one I knew much about. Until I met with the PR team I’d never tried the products and it was always kind of there but not at the centre of my attention when it came to beauty. Upon meeting said PR I was actually astounded (big word I know) that I’d never noticed the brand before. How could this be? My thinking and the brand values aline perfectly.

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Best Concealers | The Beauty Five

My love hate relationship with concealers started at the age of 19 when I was insulted by a drunk and told “you look like you’re in your late twenties you’ve got bags under your eyes”. Ever since I’ve been on the eternal hunt for the best concealers. I’ve even been known to layer 3 or 4 at the same time at one point. Concealers are my jam and I wanted to share 5 which are super close to my heart.

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My Travel Beauty Essentials

Let me just start by talking about how misleading the title “my travel beauty essentials” is. Specifically the word essentials, because that kind of implies a few things and this is anything but a few things. Quite possibly more than the average girl uses in the every day, but since entering the blogging world the beauty packages have been coming thick and fast. I’ve got a skincare routine, I wear primer, I contour . .  I’m self confessed high maintenance and if anything on holiday I go extra extra.

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Sunday Spa Routine

Sundays are my time. Ever since working for myself it seems even Sundays are no longer sacred and all of the days blur into one. Don’t get me wrong, I love my job and it never feels like work, but sometimes, you need to put the laptop/phone/ipad down and gain a little perspective. This is where my Sunday Spa comes in. After reading Estee Lalondes book Bloom and all about her Sunday Spa day, I realised this was just what my life was missing. me time. So now I always make sure I take the time out to treat myself to a little pampering, here’s how it goes . .

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