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  • nyx uk website

    NYX launches UK website

    Love NYX? We do – we even included them in our top highstreet products of 2016. Well, they’ve just launched their own official site where you can buy their full range of products – take a look at it here. There are a few products…

  • Makeup Revolution beautyblender

    A £4.99 beautyblender dupe?

    There’s probably hundreds of posts online about dupes for the original beautyblender – and it’s for good reason, like many people, we’re reluctant to spend £16 on a sponge that needs replacing pretty frequently. We were inspired to write this post after buying and loving…

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    New Year’s beauty resolutions for 2017

    To start 2017, we’re not going to tell you what trends to leave in 2016, so knock yourself out trying fake freckles, soap brows and highlighting your cheekbones until they gleam like the sun. Makeup is supposed to be fun, and we’re always going to…

  • Fake makeup: how to spot it, how to avoid it, is it safe?

    Fake makeup is everywhere on the internet nowadays, you can’t scroll Facebook without seeing ads for £10 “Kylie lip kits” or hearing about scammers on Depop, and you’re not even safe on well known e-commerce sites like Amazon or Groupon. We’re going to make it…

  • Soap & Glory gift bag

    The secret formula for getting the most Soap & Glory for your money

      On Friday I went through the gift bags of Beauty Bay, calculating which of the bags gave a huge discount, and which were barely any cheaper than buying the items individually. Now it’s Soap & Glory’s turn.   Gift sets are great, and presented so nicely, but you never…

  • Beautybay christmas gift set

    How much are you really saving on Beauty Bay Collection sets?

    In the lead up to Christmas, chances are you’ve been seeing a fair few gift sets being advertised, but are they really much cheaper than buying products individually? Sometimes, if the saving isn’t much, it’s better to just but each thing separate so you can…

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    Smashbox Christmas Gift Guide – 15% off EVERYTHING

    Get 15% off Smashbox.co.uk using the code SINGLE at checkout. Hurry though! This offer ends tomorrow (11th November). With such a great discount on Smashbox we thought we’d show you some of their new products as gift ideas for Christmas.     Under £20 Limited Edition…

  • makeup brushes cleaning

    My budget brush cleaning routine

    Want to get your brushes clean, but don't want to spend an absolute fortune on £15 brush cleaner and £25 silicone mats? You can do it just as well for less than a quarter of the price. …

  • Get free beauty products by recycling

    We’re all aware that recycling is a good thing, right? However, sometimes it can feel like too much effort to be worth doing, but what if we told you there are free products up for grabs if you can be bothered to keep hold of…

  • Birthday beauty freebies

    It’s not only your friends and family who want to give you a gift on your birthday, some of your favourite brands want to send you a present too! We’re obviously totally down for this and in this post we’ll show you how to get…

  • 6 money saving makeup hacks you need to know

    Now, this isn’t a list of deals and it’s not going to help you buy anything new, but if you’re on a spending ban, or just want to use what you already have more efficiently then these tips should help you out. Your “empties” are…

  • How to get OPI, Essie & more for £3 a bottle

    If any of you know me in real life, you’ll know that my true beauty passion is actually my nails. Of course I love wearing makeup too, but I don’t do it every day, however it’s really rare to catch me without a full manicure…

  • TK Maxx beauty September 2016

      Beauty at TK Maxx has a reputation for being very hit and miss. Sometimes you go in and there’s almost nothing there, you’ve never heard of any of the brands and all the packets are open because someone’s stuck their fingers in every single…

  • How to avoid paying customs charges on makeup

    Buying makeup from abroad can be a real minefield. Yes, a lot of the time the actual products are half the price they are here, but paying postage, VAT and customs charges on your order can make ordering foreign makeup prohibitively expensive. We’re going to…

  • The Big Beauty Advent Calendar Guide 2016

    Christmas might seem like it’s months and months away at the moment (it’s still relatively sunny), but brands aren’t wasting any time releasing their 2016 Advent calendars, and there are waiting lists ready for you to sign up to right NOW – in September, and…