My Holiday Bathroom Shelfies

I love a good holiday. Last year I was fortunate to travel to Costa Rica, Rome, Las Vegas, Marrakech, Cornwall, and Venice and this year, well I'm currently in Cornwall and planning a little honeymoon (which is proving tricky now that I'm pregnant). Each time I travel, I always think carefully about what to take - particularly if I'm in a country where things aren't that easy to come by. The beauty of a holiday is that you're more relaxed. You've more free time to exude on things you really like which for me, results in more time to spend on my beauty regime. I always like to take an indulgent mask away with me, be it for my hair or face and invest that little bit more on new treatments that require a little more time.
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I’ve Been Wearing False Eyelashes For 14 Years

I guess you could say I know a thing or two about false lashes. Whether you're a fan of fake strips or individual semi permanent lashes, I've noticed among friends and family there are usually two camps; those that find them easy to use and those who hate the upkeep and maintenance and stay clear. I'm not exaggerating when I say I've been wearing them for this long. My love affair started when I was 16 years old at school. Although my natural lashes are somewhat long and dark already, the first time I tried them I was hooked.
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One Way Of Plumping, Tightening & Firming The Neck

When it comes to skincare, you're probably satisfied with your cleansing, toning and moisturising routine. I'm guessing it's only when you examine more closely that you start picking at things that you hadn't really noticed before. Enlarged pores, blackheads, shiny areas... All fine. But how about the parts you probably don't consider as a 'specific concern'?
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Are Beauty Subscription Boxes Really Worth It?

When I worked on mags at The Times and The Sun it became a bit of a joke among everyone on my bank of desks just how much I loved a beauty box. Each month I'd receive a box of five high end goodies to try. They were always luxe or full size products - not the type you can usually sample at your designer beauty counter. Are they worth it?
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What Estée Lauder Taught Us At Fashion Week

& How To Recreate The Look Backstage at Fashion Week is the place to be. The models, the clothes, the makeup and not to mention the skilled makeup artists like Estée Lauder’s Makeup Ambassador Lynsey Alexander. Aside from fashion, the makeup is always a hot topic. Whether you’re a softer face as seen at J.W. Anderson or the other side of the spectrum and loving the dramatic leaf eyes as seen at Isa Arfen, there’s…
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Where To Get A Last Minute Blow Dry This LFW

A blow dry are one of those little luxuries in life that needn’t last all day or be a hassle to squeeze in. For me, a hair wash and blow dry is right up there with massages, retail therapy and dining out. I love them and how indulgent they are. Living in London, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to blow dry’s but they’re not always as good as you’d expect. Despite their W1…
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How I Recreated A Spa In My Own Home

& Enjoyed A Truly Peaceful Time From the aroma’s to the sensations, from the relaxation to the after thoughts. I’m obsessed with spa’s. It’s even been clinically proven that switching off and giving yourself some much needed R&R has an abundance of benefits to the human body. But we all know that regular spa trips can be a super expensive habit. So what better way to get a fix than to splurge on some amazing spa…
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How To Get Instant Glossy Locks With Just One Product

When I stand in front of my mirror, wet hair, expending all my energy trying to get a brush through it, I often wonder why it’s so wild and frizzy. If you follow me on Snapchat (LaurenSITC) or watch my Instagram stories, you might have come across a pic or two of me sans hair products. It’s shocking, kind of like wire wool… Perhaps it’s from someone way back in my ancestry with horse like hair?…
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Must Have Lip Luxe For Less

From my Instagram you’ll know that I’m big on lips. When I find one I love, I’ll use it over and over again. I’ve drawers full of various lipsticks, tints, balms and stains from every side of the price spectrum. True to what’s on trend, right now I’m loving anything that looks matte, leaves a velvety finish and of course gives me a plumped lip effect. I’ve never had fillers – not for any reason other than…
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The Big Waves Styler Inspired By Khloe Kardashian Is Here

& I’m Loving It You guys know how wild my hair is naturally. It’s not often that I say I enjoy wearing my hair curly either. From my Instagram you’ll know that my ‘quick everyday hair’ is usually styled sleek with the occasional wave on the bottom. I don’t love the big huge bouncy blow drys of 2015 – I much rather anything remotely similar to Khloe Kardashian cool locks these days. Especially her severe…
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Classic Rose Gold Finds In The Most Surprising Of Places

& Other Accessories Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m not saying this for attention, or to unintentionally come across as a snob but in the past three years I think I’ve been in to this store  twice. The last of those two times was just before Christmas. The reason? Not some anti store hatred or allergic reactions to the clothing, no. It’s just always so damn busy when I tried to visit before. Probably as my…
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