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What I Repurchased When My Makeup Bag Was Stolen

The exact week that I decided to officially start a blog and Instagram account to review skincare and makeup, my makeup bag was stolen (along with a heap of other stuff…clothes, my car keys, house…

Avocado Eye Cream

Seemingly overnight my under-eyes became extremely dry and sore.  My Mario Badescu ‘Hyaluronic Eye Cream‘ wasn’t cutting it – I needed something which was seriously hydrating and I needed it fast.  I had so many people…

My Handbag & What’s Inside It

If I could design my perfect handbag it would be exactly this:  The ‘Isobel’ bag from Minskat Copenhagen (how fitting that it shares the same name as me… it’s fate).  This cross body bag is…

Sample Products I Would Buy Full Sized

I seem to unconsciously hoard sample products.  I end up with at least 3 samples for every beauty product that I buy, which has resulted in what I like to refer to as ‘the sample…

The Lip & Cheek Tint I Travelled to the End of the Earth For

My obsession with this cream blush dates back to June 2017 (for reference I am writing this post in July 2018).  I don’t remember how I came across it, I just knew that I needed…

The Product That Single-Handedly Cleared Up My Skin

What better way to end Acne Awareness Month than with a review of a product that single handedly cleared up my skin.  Over the last 8 years I have tried every brand on the market…

Cult Classic | Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré

Known as the 24-Hour Miracle Cream, the Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré is a moisturiser enriched with plant extracts, essential fatty acids and vitamins.  Loved by dermatologists and makeup artists alike, this gem is what I imagine sits on the…