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BB creams started life in 1960s Germany, formulated by dermatologist Dr. Christine Schrammek. Originally designed with soothing and healing properties to protect patients skin following laser surgery, BB creams were introduced to Japan and Korea 1985, where they became highly prized (amongst actresses especially) for their skin perfecting effects.

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One of the must have products of 2018 is a high impact, metallic gold highlighter from (singer) Rhianna’s cosmetics line Fenty Beauty. The cream to powder formulation which goes by the name of Trophy Wife, seems to have taken the beauty world by storm and I agree that it is a beautiful looking thing, however from an […]

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 The arrival of Coachella means that it is safe to say that (music) festival season is well and truly here. The California based festival is generally seen as a good benchmark for working out which trends will be most popular throughout the festival season and this year is no different.

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Knowing which make-up brands are out there can be a mine field at the best of times but when you are making the transition to clean beauty, it can be even harder to know what is available. In this A-Z series, I aim to create a comprehensive resource of the natural and organic make-up brands […]

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One of the best things for me about writing about beauty products is the way that I have to really look at a product. Rather than just appreciating a product for its colour or finish, I mull over every aspect of it; from the packaging and production to the texture and scent. When you are […]

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