It's that time in the year when everyone inevitably picks up a cold. Being back at work, university and school means that the offices and commutes yet again become prime germ-spreading locations. While getting dressed up is usually the last thing on your mind when you're coughing up buckets of phlegm, here are a few beauty tips to help you look your best while you battle that runny nose.
Back in late 2014, I was approached by InPost to do a special collaboration involving 9 other beauty bloggers. Each of us were sent £200 to spend on beauty products to send to the next blogger in the chain, like an amazing make-up themed game of pass the parcel. Judging by my love for fun projects and make-up, I wasn't exactly going to refuse. Each beauty parcel was to be shipped off to the lucky recipient using InPost, a simple yet efficient new postal service.
The colder months wreak havok with our skin; extra moisture is needed in order to prevent it from drying out. Your face might feel tighter, your hands cracked, and your lips chapped. Winter is a known curse for lipstick lovers, but these three balms might prove to be life-saving as Britain freezes over. Here are the beauty balms I swear by...
I seem to spend far too much money on lipsticks. I spend even more time complaining that they either dry out my lips or dissipate after half an hour's wear. Revlon's Colorburst balms have managed to solve both of these beauty problems in one fell swoop. Continuing on from Clinique's chubby stick trend (which pretty much every brand has attached themselves to), these chunky lip crayons from Revlon are one of the few worth keeping a place in your make-up bag.
Happy belated New Year everyone! I am now back after taking a short blogging break, so here is my first post of 2015. As a Christmas present, I made my Grandad these dark chocolate truffles. Not only are they a delicious little treat, but they are possibly one of the easiest things to make. Who knew that such a fancy bake could take such little effort to create?! This recipe makes about 20 truffles, depending on how big or small you shape them. While they do require a bit of patience to make (a few of hours waiting for the ganache to set), they are sure to impress everyone who is lucky enough to get their hands on one!
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