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Marc Jacobs Coconut Collection

When I think about skincare ingredients coconut isn’t the first one that comes to mind. Marc Jacobs latest skincare collection is not just inspired by coconut, it’s the main ingredient. Up to five forms of coconut make these products super hydrating and conditioning and leave the skin looking radiant.

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Dr. Brandt Xtend Your Youth Eye & Face Cream

SSdrbrandt_xtend_your_youth My summer skin care regime now includes Dr.Brandt Xtend Your Youth products. Basically the name itself drew me in! I was in the market for an eye cream that I could use in the morning; something lightweight that would absorb quickly. I was happy to discover that while it does do all that,

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Body Shop Oils of Life Revitalising Cream

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I recently added Body Shop Revitalising Cream to my night time skin care regime. I have oily skin so I reserve creams that have more moisture for the night, but it could be used as a day cream. The combination of Black Cumin seed oil from Egypt,

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Cold Weather Season

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The cold weather is in full effect which is not entirely bad as we can bundle up in over-sized sweaters and fabulous furs. On the other hand the cold dry temperatures can wreak havoc on our skin. Now is the time to pull out facial oils, and emollient packed moisturizers.

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The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer

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The Body Shop’s new Vitamin C moisturizer quickly takes skin from dull and tired to rejuvenated and glowy. The lightweight gel cream which is also refreshingly scented like citrus, perks up tired skin, clarifies and hydrates. The key ingredient Camu Camu berry is packed with vitamin C,

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Final Weeks of Winter

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The only good thing about the continued winter weather is that we can still wear the items picked up during end of season sales. As the cold weather drags on it’s important to keep your skin hydrated and moisturized. Go for cream based eye shadows and blush,

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Aveeno Fresh Essentials

During the winter months skincare is imperative. Currently I’ve been using the Aveeno Fresh Essentials line. All of the products contain southernwood extract, as well as vitamins A, C and E, which together replenish and retain moisture. My skin feels super smooth after using the exfoliator even though the particles of natural luffa and coconut pulp are very gentle.

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7 Favourite Summer Beauty Must-Haves

Currently these 7 products are my go-to items for my summer beauty routine. To be fair I love these products year round, but they are particularly effective during the warm months. Shu Depsea Water is divine for hydrating but also for cooling skin down. I can keep it in my bag and spritz it throughout the day.

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Summer Wedding Makeup

There are as many different wedding makeup varieties as there are brides. In my experience most women want to look like an improved version of themselves, rather than someone their future husband can’t recognize.

Here are my top tips for a gorgeous bride:

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Body Shop All-In-One BB Cream

Like most BB creams this Body Shop version is hydrating and gives light coverage. What I really like is the colour adjusting technology because it actually does work! I have colour 3 which is the darkest. Straight out of the tube the cream is white,

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