Beautiful packaging, gorgeous palettes and illuminating formulas, it really is no wonder that Hourglass Cosmetics was one of the most Instagramed brands of 2016! It was that damn Golden Ambient Lighting Palette that first caught my eye and it’s apparently not just me! If you believe everything you read in the papers, Jennifer Aniston, Angelina Jolie and Madonna are major fans…

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Reflecting On 2016

2016 is over and it’s safe to say, it’s been an interesting one. From crazy politics and Donald Trump’s tan to that laughing Chewbacca lady, this year will definitely go down in history. But aside from all the newsworthy drama, on a more personal level 2016 has been a pretty great one. So, as is custom just before a new…

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Wardrobe Update, Winter Boots

Today is the first day of winter, so I thought it would be the perfect time to talk about the newest addition to my winter wardrobe. Tenuous link? I think not! No winter wardrobe is complete without the perfect pair of boots. Now I don’t know about you, but finding that perfect pair can be a bit of a bloody…

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

With just a few days to go until Santa comes tumbling down our chimneys, I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to get a wee bit stressed. Have I forgotten to buy for someone? Will my mum like what I’ve bought her? And maybe I should get the boyfriend just one more thing? Yep, I can admit it, I’ve…

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Buying Your First Home

This time last year, the boyfriend and I bought our very first home. I actually can’t quite believe we’ve already been in a year! Time must fly when you’re house shopping I guess. The stressful part of the process isn’t so much the searching for the perfect home (in fact that was pretty fun), it the confusing buying part that…

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