My tips for clear skin

The key to flawless skin for me is definitely in the skin care! Here is my personal routine to help keep my skin clear:
I ALWAYS wash my makeup off before bed! Even if it’s just with baby wipes.

I like to wash my makeup off with simple soap, then wash my face with:
Clean & Clear deep action cream wash
Clean & Clear black head clearing scrub
Clean & clear advantage daily spot control wash

I then like to scrub off any dead skin from my face with an exfoliator glove

I then get a cotton pad and put a bit of body lotion on and use to wipe any left over eye makeup, then I put clean & clear deep cleansing lotion on a cotton pad and wipes allover my face to get any left over makeup off.

I like to moisturise then with clean & clear dual action moisturiser, put a bit of benefit ‘it’s potent’ eye cream under my eyes.

I like to put my witch blemish stick over my forehead, cheeks and chin.

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My Birchbox delivery

So I received my October Birchbox in the post yesterday – here’s what I got:

A pink Birchbox zip bag
This is perfect to store your makeup in so I’ll definitely be using this!

KMS California tame frizz
I think I’ll really love this product as I do struggle with frizzy hair

Balance me cleanse & smooth face balm
I actually have quite sensitive skin so I have to be quite careful what I use on it. I like the sound of this so I’ll give it a try!

Shave works – The cool fix
This is a gel lotion that you apply to shaving rash/bumps and it soothes. I don’t really suffer from shaving rash but it’s always good to have something like this just in case!

Pixi shea butter lip balm in ripe raspberry
This is a tinted lip balm that I know will come in handy for work or bare face days!

Benefit – it’s potent eye cream
I’m not usually mad on eye creams as my skin is very sensitive but I’ve heard great things about this, so I’ll give it a shot!

Lipstick pen
This looks just like a lipstick but it’s a pen! I looove this, I’ll be taking it to work on Monday!

Am I going to carry my subscription onto next month?
I’m unsure yet, I’ll give the products a try but there’s not really anything in there that looks AMAZING – so we’ll see!

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Autumn shades: beauty addition

So, Autumn is here and we all know what that means… A whole range of new fun shades of lipsticks, eyeshadows and nail varnishes!!

Here’s some trends that I’m loving at the moment:

Purples
– Makeup Revolution nail varnish in Gravity pulls you thru
– NYC nail varnish in 004 Wild with passion
– Makeup Revolution nail varnish in Heavens above
– 2True lipstick in 6
– Barry M lipstick in 160
– Makeup Revolution lipstick in 100% Vamp
– I heart makeup lipstick in Racing Heart
– Makeup Revolution lipstick in Rebel with cause
– NYX Lip liner in 838 Purple rain
– Barry M lip liner in 7
– Barry M lip liner in 11

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Reds
– MUA Lipstick in shade 1
– Makeup Revolution lipstick in Fusion
– Collection lipstick in 3 Sugar plum
– Sleek lipstick in Cherry
– MUA Lipstick in Wild berry
– 2True lipstick in 10
– MUA Lip liner in Brooding plum
– Barry M Lip liner in 1
– MUA Nail varnish in Fever Red
– Makeup Revolution nail varnish in Find true love

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Bronzes
Makeup Revolution baked eyeshadow palette in pure & innocent (Dark brown/Bronze)

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