Make Up Bargain Shopping: Do you buy out of season or discontinued make up?

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People buy discontinued and out of season make up for all kinds of reasons. It could be that you: a. Want a specific product that has been discontinued by a manufacturer/brand. b. Want a specific shade that has been discontinued by a manufacturer/brand. c. Want to try a range that has been completely discontinued …and so on… Being a bona fide bargain hunter (no matter what it is I’m buying!) I find myself buying a […]

Macaroon Makeup? Skinfood Macaroon Mini Fact Pink Glow Concealer & Highlighter

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I have never tried a macaroon until recently, when I went to a Bodyshop Bloggers event – there were tons of them on the table! Almondy…crunchy….creamy….nom! Naturally I just had to buy the Skinfood Macaroon Mini Pact – even though I don’t quite know what a Mini Pact is – just incase it smelt like a macaroon. Ok here’s what they say it does. The mini pact is a concealer which covers imperfections and flaws. […]

Orange, Peach, Red, Beige in one! Lunasol Coloring Cheeks Blusher Review

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Lunasol is a high end Japanese brand that rarely gets it wrong – quality and innovation they have in equal mix. I was sent a Lunasol blusher of my choice to try – my usual choice errs toward the side of beige/gold/peach so I went for something with an intriguing name instead – Reddish Beige. Reddish beige?! Lunasol Coloring Cheeks comes in two parts (a lot of Japanese brands do this) – one side is […]