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First Beauty Empties Of 2017.

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Lovely to see you all with this amazing post and yes, it is the first beauty empties of 2017 and it gives you a quick recap of beauty items that I have been indulging in lately and I wish to share the same along with you lovelies. Likewise, we all know there are several products that we use in our day-to-day which will in turn make as a hit and miss but on the other side, there are some items that always brings in a real essence of beauty and these drop down lists will read through my best used products that ranges from drugstore to high-end and so, let me scroll it down.

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First of all, let me start with the gorgeous perfumes.

Chloe – Love Story:

This sweet-scented perfume is the marriage of orange blossom and jasmine, which is my all time favourite flower since childhood and it smells amazing and no wonder, it has been on the hotlist with celebrities.

Bruno Banani – Magic Woman:

Most predominantly, I love the alluring design of the perfume and it looks eye-catching and it does not carry a hefty price tag but it smells so sweet and this one was the best buy from my recent Austrian trip.

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Bionsen Deodorant:

This Japanese body care is one of my recent finds and this deodorant is free from aluminium, paraben and alcohol and how good is that? It is so gentle to skin and free from any skin irritations as well.

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Simple Kind To Eyes – Eye Makeup Remover:

As the name says, this product is exceptionally kind to skin and it does the job brilliantly and effortlessly at the same time and the best part is, it is great to use on sensitive skin too.

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Estee Lauder – Sumptuous Bold Volume Lifting Mascara:

Estee Lauder is one of the high-end brands that I always trust on and this mascara gives a promising finish by curling, lifting and voluminous look to my lashes.

Rimmel London – Scandaleyes Precision Micro Eyeliner:

This waterproof and smudge proof eyeliner is ideal to use on all occasions and the intense carbon black finish and the fine precision tip gives the perfectly defined lines as always.

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Charles Worthington London – Smooth Control Finishing Serum:

This amazing serum gives a frizz free smooth tamed hair which is highly efficient in humidity conditions and it gives my hair a long-lasting finishing touch.

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Quickies Nail Varnish Remover Pads:

This is my ideal on-to-go tool that I always have it in my bag and it accomplishes the job as it needs to do in matter of a second and it always stays as my holy grail product forever.

So, what is your recent beauty empties and you could always share along your personal experiences with me and as always, I would love to hear them.

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Best Of Beauty 2016 – Part 2.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick/Rouge 410 Dynamic

First of all, wishing you all a very wonderful new year and just like me, I hope you had the best holiday ever. What a remarkable year was 2016! So many political happenings and new trends all around the world and I hope the same in 2017 too. Well, if you have missed my previous post, then you could always check out my Best Of Beauty 2016 – Part 1 right here where it covers all the beat beauties of 2016 excluding makeup and so, this post is fully dedicated to just makeup alone as there are so many cult favourites which I always wanted to share along with you. So, stay tuned!

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Estee Lauder

I should say 2016 was the year of Estee Lauder as I have tried so many makeup products from them and every new product that I use, it always surprises me and one among them is my Travel friendly Luxury Eyeshadow Palette which I have used all throughout the Spring as their neutral tones are ideal to use on a no-makeup makeup look and their compact set is ideal as a versatile travel staple.

Estee Lauder Ingenious Color Palette

One more amazing find from Estee Lauder is their Ingenious Colour Palette which represents as a cult beauty from inside and out and one can’t ignore their stunning looking gold packaging and an immaculate amount of colour pigmentation.

Eyeko London Skinny Liquid Eyeliner Black

People say that first impression is the best impression and it is 100% right as Eyeko brand brings in a commendable quality all the time I use and having used their Black Magic Mascara from 2015, I have decided to add one more product from their pipeline and one sumptuous product is Eyeko Skinny Liquid Eyeliner .

Lancome Grandiose mascara

I have heard so many good reviews about millions of mascaras and one that is bejewelled in look and works exponentially well is my all time favourite Lancome Grandiose Mascara and Viola! Who can say no to this! It surely looks like a little gem in your beauty wardrobe.

Collection fast stroke liquid eyeliner

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It is not always a high-end product embarks the situation but this time, Collection Fast Stroke Liquid Eyeliner breaks the ice as its quality is impeccably amazing and it is one of my Best Buys Under £5. You could able to see their carbon black finish on the above picture.

Radial Smokey Eye Pen Black, Brown

If you love smokey eye, then you must try this product as it makes smokey eye look at its ease and Rodial Smokey eye pen is yet another product that I have tried last year.

MAC Cosmetics

By the way, who wouldn’t like the real coverage of face makeup look, isn’t it? And, having used so many drugstore foundations for years, I was so intrigued to try on high-end foundation and as you expected, I’ve literally I landed onto a Trip to MAC counter and you could able to catch up with its full story right here.

Estee Lauder Double Wear All Day Glow BB Moisture Makeup

BB cream is a mandatory staple for Spring and Estee Lauder Double Wear BB Cream solves all the problems of coverage and brings in a natural glow instantly onto your face.

Nyx color correcting concealer

Nyx Color Correcting Concealer is a wonderful product that is perfect to use for all kinds of ages and skin and believe it or not, it works wonders.

TBS fresh sorbet blush - cuban watermelon

I love this TBS Cuban Watermelon Blush as it brings in a subtle sheen to my cheeks instantly and you know, winter is the season of blushes and so, having one of them is a must-have staple right now.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy High Gloss Ultra Brilliance

I totally agree that 2016 was the year of lips as there were so many new products for lips on the market and me not in exception either as I have tried so many varieties of them and one among the best is Estee Lauder High Gloss which is quintessential to wear on its own or just above the lipstick.

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Another interesting glossy lip colour is Lancome Lip Lover and it brings in the tint of rosy pink and glossy finish at the same time.

NYX soft matte lip cream, copenhagen, san paulo

There is no way to finish a lip product without this and NYX soft matte lip cream  is the best of pocket friendly and skin friendly lip creams and their quality is totally amazing.

Sleek Makeup Matte Me Lip Cream

Another lip cream that I tried was Sleek Matte Me Lip Cream and the hue looks stunning on the lips.

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Recently, I’m so addicted to rose gold and this Retro Red from Kate Moss 15th Anniversary Collection is the best release among all of her collections and I’m using it non-stop ever since I have bought it.

Have you ever used any of these products before? If so, share your amazing thoughts and as always, I would love to hear them.

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Best Of 2016 Beauty – Part 1

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Just 1 more sleep to hit the beginning of 2017 and I can’t believe with my own eyes that this year went so quick as a splash of light and when it comes to beauty side, I learnt a lot on more of natural skin care and saying No! No! to sulphates and parabens. Having completed 2 years of blogging, it totally transformed my way of thinking about beauty and each day has been such a learning curve from blogging and also, from the great friendly bloggers too and so, on this occasion, I want to thank all supporting bloggers who gave me tremendous strength to keep going with the good work. With talk aside, let me jump into the best of 2016 beauty – part 1 and so, roll up your sleeves and stay tuned!

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Skin care is the most important ritual that I followed religiously twice a day all throughout the year non-stop and it really paid off well leaving my skin extremely supple and having a healthily balanced skin at the same time. Meanwhile, I would sincerely recommend anyone to invest in some good skin care essentials as it is such a game changer.

First of all, let me start with Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant which is such a real multi-tasker that one should have. Whether as a face mask or in-flight moisturiser, this is one miracle product that acts a skin barrier that can be used for all kinds of season.

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Another great brand for skin care series is Clinique and skin care is not complete without it and for more information, **CLICK HERE**.

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Thanks to Korean beauty who have introduced serum as a staple component in our daily skin care regime and a special thanks to Estee Lauder, who made an exponential serum debut to the western world and their Advanced Night Repair Synchronised Recovery Complex II has become my all time favourite.

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Hyaluronic Acid is one of the common ingredient that is used in Korean beauty and special HA serum from OZ Naturals is my best pick on morning skin care routine. Want to know more,  then **CLICK HERE**.

 

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I always love a good quality cleansing fluid and Lancome has literally nailed with their Galateis Douceur Facial Cleansing Fluid.

Lancome Glatteis Douceur Softening Cleansing Fluid

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Exfoliation is an important process in a cult-favourite skin care routine and having a smooth and polished legs is another ultimate thing and to make this dream come true, then **CLICK HERE** to know more.

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My latest find in body care is Neal’s Yard Remedies almond oil and I massage it everyday after shower and to be honest, it works wonders and it is totally non-greasy in texture and it sinks into skin right away. And, I always love to have a good lip mask and this Kind Natured lip balm acts as a perfect lip mask as the content of manuka honey acts at its best and **CLICK HERE** to know more.

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TBS Piñata Colada fresh body sorbet is my ultimate hit for the whole of summer as this limited edition made a whirlpool moment in the whole of beauty blogger world.

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LUSH Bubblegum Lip Scrub has become an essential staple in my lip care routine and to check more, **CLICK HERE**.

LUSH Bubblegum Lip Scrub

Having chapped lips? Then, try Elizabeth Arden Lip Protectant Stick SPF 15 which acts as an ideal lip care winter saviour. **CLICK HERE** to have a sneak peek.

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Are you looking for a cult favourite lip balm, then **CLICK HERE** to see more on Ted Baker Lip Balm.

Ted Baker Lip Balm

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L’occitane is one of the great brands to try bath products and their verbena shower gel and repairing shampoo are my latest finds in hair care division. **CLICK HERE** to know more.

 

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Quality hair oil is an essential element to have a healthy looking silky hair and OGX argan oil of morocco completely nails it. **CLICK HERE** to know more.

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Nail care has become a great trend in 2016 and me not in exception either and to fulfil this, I always trust my Lush Lemony Flutter Cuticle Butter and to know more, then **CLICK HERE**.

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I have tried so many perfumes during this year and these are my current favourites.

Estee Lauder Modern Muse Eau De Parfum

Estee Lauder, Intuition, eau de parfum, perfume, fragrance, Valentine's day ideas

Best of 216 Beauty – Part 2 is coming soon and it covers makeup alone and so keep your eyes peeled.

Have you ever tried any of these products before? If so, then send me your amazing comments and as always, I would love to read them.

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Winter Skincare Routine

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I hope you are all having a wonderful time and looking forward to the most awaited festive season and yet another successful year to come. Now, when it comes to winter skincare, it is all about the extra effort that you take care with your tender loving skin and that is the only way to beat the winter blues, isn’t it? Well, I’m not an expert in skincare but still, I always follow 3 universally accepted simple rules of cleansing, toning and moisturisation and I’m sure that your skin looks much more healthier, glowier than ever before. Now, let me unleash my simple pleasure of skincare regime so, come along with me.

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Cleansing – Part 1:

The most and primitive part of skincare routine is cleansing and it is the most vital feature that one has to follow twice a day regularly and I always trust the drugstore friendly beauties like Garnier micellar cleansing water and simple kind to skin cleansing facial wipes and the astonishing part is you don’t need to spend a fortune for it.

Cleansing Part 2:

The next step after removing makeup is a good worthy facial wash and my current favourite is Clinique liquid facial soap mild and another recent find is Amie purifying facial wash that is free from parabens, sulphates, mineral oils and animal extract.

Cleansing Part 3:

Exfoliation is the key for a successful skincare regime and my store bought ingredient, honey is the only super food that I always use as an exfoliant as the natural source of inbuilt vitamin E not only takes away dead skin but it also, helps to rejuvenate my skin to get ready for the next step of skincare routine.

Toning:

The body shop tea tree skin clearing mattifying toner, clinique clarifying lotion

To be honest, there was a time when I used to skip this step but now, I made it as an essential element of skincare regime as the goodness and cleanliness it brings in is beyond expectation and with a splash of toning water on a mild sweep of cotton pad makes your skin to look much clearer and toned. Plus, the toner that I use in morning to get that refreshing feel is Clinique clarifying lotion 2 and to finish off the day with a nourishing statement is TBS tea tree toner.

 

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Moisturisation Part 1:

Serum has been ruled as a sole monopoly among the Korean beauty for a long, long time but until Estee Lauder took it as a privilege to introduce to the modern western world and they became so successful and now, it is been celebrated and cherished by millions of beauty lovers and popular celebrities all around the world and their Estee Lauder advanced night repair synchronised recovery complex II is the best serum that I always love about.

Moisturisation Part 2:

Now, I’m going to talk about a multi-tasker that is used as an emollient to heal sunburns, rehydrate chapped lips, smooth elbows, make shinier legs and many more and you must have guessed it right and yes, it is Elizabeth Arden eight hour skin protectant and my way of using this product is as a beauty-cheat face mask and to be honest, it is like having a protecting membrane on your face but only disadvantage is their aroma otherwise, it works at its best.

Moisturisation Part 3:

Clinique is one of those brands where you pay an extra penny for the quality and the results that you get are price worthy and that is why, so many beauty queens use and repurchase their products regularly and me not in exception either. I use Clinique dramatically different moisturising lotion as under makeup moisturisation and it makes my skin to look glow-y and also, keeps my makeup to keep intact all throughout the day and doesn’t it sounds amazing? On the other hand, for a bit of intense moisturising treatment to my  face, I always opt for their best selling product, Clinique moisture surge intense skin fortifying hydrator.

Other Skincare Stories:

If you are worried about dark circles, eyeballs and lack of sleep, then try the Simple kind to skin revitalising eye roll on as it acts so gentle to your skin and the refreshing ingredients brings in an instant oomph to your eyes.

If you are looking for a natural and organic skincare, then give a thumps up to the much relived skin element, Neal’s Yard almond oil and I use this regularly to massage it on my legs after shower and the lightness and richness of the non-greasy texture of the oil is the latest find that I proud about and I totally loving it and the best part is, it sinks into your skin right away.

Worried about dry lips, then break the ice by trusting onto the kind natured manuka honey lip balm and it feels like pressed honey on your lips and I use it as a lip mask during night.

Last but not least, Burt’s bees lemon butter cuticle cream is like lemon scented vaseline on   your nails and it feels refreshing meanwhile moisturising too.

Have you ever used any of these products before? If so, share along your personal experiences and I would always love to hear from you.

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November Beauty Empties.

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It is yet another time of beauty empties and I’ve managed to finish of couple of products which I want to share along with you and I’m so happy and feeling proud to finish off certain products sensibly within a desired amount of time. So, roll up the sleeves and stay tuned to see what is in-store for.

Collection Fast Stroke Eyeliner:

I would certainly confirm that it is one of the best eyeliners that I have ever used and that too under £5 and the quality is in par with high end competitors and for full review, you could always **CLICK HERE** to see more. And, it is also shortlisted on my Top 10 Best Beauty Buys Under £5.

Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying Volume Mascara:

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This is one of the epic mascaras that I’ve ever used as the bushy bristles keeps the mascara content intact all the time until application and so, less the usage and the definition it creates is mind blowing. Got inspired by this product, then **CLICK HERE** to know more.

Estee Lauder Advanced Time Zone Age Reversing Line/Wrinle Creme:

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This milky white whipped cream like consistency is the best face cream that I have ever used so far and I have started using non-stop every single day from day one and which in turn have made it to finish off so quickly even though a tiny little is enough to solve every day moisturisation and the sweet scent of the aroma, the lightness and freshness that brings in is beyond to exception. You could always **CLICK HERE** to catch up more about this product.

Calvin Klein Euphoria:

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If one perfume that you intend to invest for this season, then it should be this fragrance as the sweet and sensual warmth that it brings in is quintessential for this autumn and it acts as a great gift to anyone who loves scents of aromatherapy. I have tried their tester samples and if you are looking for full size bottle, then **CLICK HERE** to have a sneak peek.

Flower by Kenzo – L’Elixir:

This is yet another tester sample that I’ve completed recently and it was like love at first sight as the fruity, floral scent of the perfume was an instant hit and the sweet vanilla note that it leaves is well commendable. Overall, I love it and  **CLICK HERE** to find more inspiration on this product.

Maybelline Super Stay 24Hr Waterproof Powder:

It is one of the best drugstore finds that I’ve discovered recently and it is a great swap for the pressed powder from Rimmel London super matte powder.

Have you a ever tried any of these products before? If so, share along your personal thoughts and as always I would love to read them.

Have a wonderful week ahead!

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High End Beauty Haul.

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Nice to see bright sunshine coming out today after a fiery storm with hailstones poured out yesterday and I hope you are having a much settled weather on your side. On the other hand, I have been extremely busy at work but still managed to find couple of high end staples which was on my bucket list for a while. Hurray! It feels like christmas has come early. Viola! Plus, I love these latest beauty buys as they are all from great brands like MAC, Clinique, Estee Lauder and The Body Shop and surprisingly, I made a sensible variation of buys from skincare to makeup too. So, stay tuned to see what is in-store for.

Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator:

I’m so glad that I have finally found a super intense moisturising skincare product that brings in an unbelievable hydration to my skin all day long that is 24 hours promising moisture retention – WOW! Doesn’t it sound amazing? Additionally, it has become a firm staple on my skincare regime which I carry out every morning and evening. All-in-all, my skin felt much happier than ever before and even plumped up really well as a healthy, balanced looking skin. It retails at £34 for 75ml and little goes long way and I think one can’t go wrong with it.

Always remember to **CLICK HERE** to find out my love for other Clinique skincare products.

MAC Cosmetics Rebel Lipstick:

If one high end lipstick that is a must-have staple for this season, then it has to be MAC Rebel and oh my! The colour looks so ravishingly beautiful and if you have a love affair with plum or berry shade, then it is a definite buy and while using, it swipes on your lips gorgeously well and leaving your lips with luscious tint of crushed berries. Besides, the quintessential creamy consistency of the lipstick is amazingly good and its texture works out extremely good on all kinds of skin type as I have seen most popular celebrities like Rhianna and Kim Kardashian wearing this and it looked so elegant. Lastly, it trades around just £15.50, which is a well worthy buy.

Estee Lauder Sumptuous Bold Lifting Volume Mascara:

If one staple in the makeup world that you can’t without it, then it should be a mascara and finding a good, quality mascara is another great challenge and I always love mascaras from Estee Lauder as it is reliable and trust worthy to use that will keep you calm and relaxed for next 3 months with complete peace of mind and one great example for this is, Estee Lauder Sumptuous Bold Lifting Volume Mascara. It brings in effortless curl, lift and weightless volume instantly. In addition, with 5 star rating and an amazing value of just £21, to be honest, it is always a wise buy.

For more selection of my Estee Lauder mascara, **CLICK HERE**.

The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Mattifying Toner:

Toner is a much needed product if you want a healthier and clearer skin as it mattifies and cleanses your skin multi times better and such great find is The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Clearing Mattifying Toner. I really love the infusion of tea tree oil from Mount Kenya in it as it brings in a nourishing element at the same time while cleansing which I think as a great bonus as it meanwhile soothes your skin too. All put together, it makes your skin to feel tighter pores, visibly looking clearer skin and finally, brings in shine to your skin as well. Score! Plus, with just £5.50 for 100ml, it is a definite winner as it certainly gives a long lasting mileage.

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Have you ever tried any of these products before? If so, share your thoughts along with me and as always, I would love to hear them.

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August Beauty Favourites.

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To be honest, August has been a very busy month for me as I’ve been on a holiday most of the time and I’ve even didn’t realise how time flew so quickly just like a flash of second. On the other side, when it comes to the usage of beauty products, I’ve used a mixture of products from skincare to makeup and from body care to perfume. Well, you may also see some of the good old product that I’ve been reusing again and also, there are other couple of new favourites in addition too. Hence, let me get started as I’m so excited to reveal bunch of my favourites to you.

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The Organic Pharmacy Double Rose Rejuvenating Face Cream

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As the weather conditions were so humid and hot in India (that was my holiday destination), getting care of my skin was the most predominant routine for me and this double rose rejuvenating face cream added up all the moisture that my face needs for the whole day and the essence of rose is a much noted criteria as well. *CLICK HERE* to know more about it.

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion

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Just like many other beauty lovers, I too have some serious obsession to this product as the moisture effect that it brings onto my face is simply superb which I all needed for a long sunny day. *CLICK HERE* to see its detailed review.

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Maybelline NewYork The Blushed Nudes Eyeshadow Palette

Maybelline NewYork The Blushed Nudes Palette

Let me start with eyeshadows first and this stunning palette has served all the necessities that my eyes wanted for. To put all in simple words, these creamy, blendable eyeshadows are such a gem to work along with.

The Body Shop Fresh Sorbet Blush – Cuban Watermelon

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If I want to make it precise, I should say that I’ve swirled and dipped my fingers every single day with this product and the subtle tint that it pops onto my cheek was the one that I’ve always wanted during the whole summer. *CLICK HERE* to see its full review.

Various Lipsticks

Rimmel London, Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick, Lancome L'absolu rouge, Revlon Super lustrous lipstick

Pinks and nudes are my all time summer favourite lipsticks and I’ve used all the above on various occasions and *CLICK HERE* to see the complete selection of lipsticks.

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The Body Shop Pinita Colada Shower Gel

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I’ve religiously used this product every single day and the aromatic scent that it leaves in is the one that I’ve always wished for.

The Body Shop Pinita Colada Fresh Body Sorbet

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After shower, I’ve always remembered to finish off my body care routine using this fresh body sorbet and it made my day filled with glorious feel of aromatherapy.

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Estee Lauder Modern Muse Eau De Parfum

I’ve used this perfume since day 1 of my holiday journey and every time I use, it always reminds me of the beauty of warm summer days. *CLICK HERE* to see more of it.

I hope you all had a fantastic holiday. Have you ever used any of these products before? And, if so, let me know about your personal thoughts and as always, I would love to read them.

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