Introducing the Isle Of Paradise Tanning Water
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Introducing the Isle Of Paradise Tanning Water

Abbi writing a blog post on self-tan?! I’d never thought I’d see the day. You see, the thing is, I am a complete rookie when it comes to tan. A beginner, a bit of scaredy-cat. Haunted by the days of magazines featuring ‘dodgy fake tan disasters’ with horrifying pictures of patchy, streaky, bright orange tan which was enough to put even the most daring of sixteen-year-olds off. Even at the ripe ol’ age of twenty-two I have only just about managed to embrace a nifty gradual tanner. But, alas, it wasn’t enough. I can’t afford to go on a beach holiday often enough to make sure I’m that beautiful shade of bronze goddess twenty-four seven. It is just unrealistic and then it hit me… I needed to face my fears head on and head for the bottle.

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April Makeup: The Top Three
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April Makeup: The Top Three

Lots and lots of rain and a three-day heatwave later and we have officially come to the end of April. I am so excited for May, for the (hopeful) promise of warmer days and a taste of Summer. I am in pure saving mode at the moment so I’m looking forward to bright, sunny days where our days out can include beaches, parks, picnics and exploring, all those things that can be enjoyed on a minimal budget. I’m counting down the days to Summer!

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Why You Need the Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Lipsticks
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Why You Need the Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink …

Up until recently, I was reaching for the creamy lipsticks with a beautiful glossy finish in my Muji draws. The kind of lipsticks you apply and actually enjoy the texture. The lipsticks that are silky, the kind that are wonderfully luscious. But, that was until I broke my own little spending ban and brought two of the Maybelline Superstay Matte Ink Lipsticks.

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March Makeup: The Top Three
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March Makeup: The Top Three

I am just going to say it… we are in April. We are literally in the fourth month of the year and honestly, I cannot wrap my head around it. How has this year gone so fast already? How is it May next month? How? Just how?

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Lipsticks in Rotation
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Lipsticks in Rotation

I am definitely one of those people who pick up the same four or five lipsticks for a month or so before I switch the whole lot up. I just cannot help it, I seem to become obsessed with a certain finish or particular shade and want to wear everything I own that fits the bill until I’m obsessed with what’s new.

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The Perfect Base with L’Oreal Shaping Sticks
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The Perfect Base with L’Oreal Shaping Sticks

One of my first makeup loves (throwback to being sixteen and browsing the aisles of Boots and Superdrug for hours after college trying to work out this make-up malarky) was the L’Oreal True Match foundation. My very first bottle was way too dark and I used my fingers to blend it in so it was pretty patchy, to say the least, but I loved it and bottles of it are still being brought now (and in the right shade… thankfully!). So I wasn’t all that surprised when I saw an Instagram advert for the new L’oreal Infallible Shaping Sticks and I rushed down to my nearest Superdrug to add them to my ever-growing makeup collection.

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