Goof Proof: Brow Pencil by Benefit

Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil 2

When it comes to brows, I am quite lucky. I have natural deep and full brows and have never over-plucked them, so I was one happy camper when the fashion went my way and everybody started wearing clearly defined brows. Thank you Cara Delevigne! I don’t actually touch my brows on a daily basis, but they do look a little smarter for special occasions if filled in with a pencil and kept in place by some gel. So, I was curious to try something from Benefit’s new brow range: the Goof Proof Brow Pencil.

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Polish Pick: Truffe by Soigne

 

Soigne Botanique five free nail polish in truffeIf you have read a few of my polish picks before, you may have noticed I am not a summer polish kinda girl. I love pastel shades with a grey undertone (think Farrow and Ball colors for nails), deep jewel tones, and dark shades. Not your typical bright summer fair, but I continue to rock them nonetheless. So, it shouldn’t really surprise you I have been wearing dark grey Truffe on my nails all week and I absolutely love the color.

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Relax with Aveda’s Stress Fix Body Creme

aveda stress-fix body creme

Welcome to a little relaxing midweek break. I have had a crazy week – you may have noticed I have been a little absent in the comments and on social media – so I can use a little stress relief. I don’t really want to tell you the news just yet as I don’t want to jinx it, but we all know how stressful job interviews are right?!

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Purging my Stash

Purging the stash

This insane changeable summer weather of late -no honestly, right now it is pouring with rain and grey, yet two days ago I was wandering around in a dress enjoying the sunshine -has been irritating, but those dreary Sundays are perfect for cleaning and organising. Inspired by Stashy from Stash Matters, I decided it was time to get rid of some stuff I simply don’t use and older products that have passed their use by date (in some cases, I am a little ashamed to admit, by quite some margin). Let’s have a look at what is going into the trash.

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Polish Pick: Couvert by Soigne Botanique

Soigne Botanique Couvert Natural Five Free Nail Polish

My polish pick for the week is the beautiful Couvert by Soigne Botanique. These natural polishes are five free and predominantly natural, but still great to work with. The formula has great consistency, not too runny and easy to apply, and doesn’t smell as chemical as normal polishes.

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Organic Surge Hydrating Eye Cream

Organic Surge Extra Care Hydrating Eye Cream

Affordable organic skincare has gotten so much better these last few years and I love discovering new brands and products. I have been trialling different bits and bobs by Organic Surge these last few months and today I’ll talk about the final skincare product I tested: thee Organic Surge Extra Care Hydrating Eye Cream.

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