Category Makeup And Nails

Choose your vice – The Benefit or Get The Glow Beauty Box?

We all have our vices in life and mine is makeup. It seems that summer is finally here and with a firm winter wardrobe still in place, getting that summer beauty look or glow is something that is far easier and within my reach to achieve. So if you’re already a Lookfantastic Beauty Box subscriber, you would have received their nicely timed ‘Get the Glow’ beauty box. It’s perfect as

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Things to keep you occupied this May!

This is not the best of post, just more of things that I have been enjoying over the past month that are going to see me well into May, being that it is nowhere near summer weather here in the UK ( I mean we had hail stones on May Day!). So with sandals, sunshine, picnics and BBQs in the near distant future, here are my recommendations for the imminent

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Four eyeshadow pots by Ciaté that have made me put that eyeshadow palette away!

It’s quite rare these days that I step away from an eyeshadow palette. It’s not the colour or the pigment that wins me over but the pure convenience of having a selection of colours at your fingertips that you can mix and experiment with. However, when I look at a palette, it is only two or three colours that hit the pan and more than often, the majority of the

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Beauty Pie, my version of events

Beauty Pie, for those of you not in the know, is the new subscription service/monthly beauty box that brings you luxury beauty products at transparent factory costs. There are no middle men and no mark ups which means that the products do not come in any fancy sort of packaging but the quality of high end is all there! Sounds all a bit too good to be true? Well let

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Be our guest and indulge in the the limited edition Beauty and the Beast beauty boxes!

Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test! Yes, this well-loved and familiar song, for the very first time, is being put just to that with the first of its kind curated beauty boxes for “Beauty’s and Beasts” out there! To celebrate the release of the live adaptation of the Disney Studio’s animated classic, Beauty and the Beast, Latest in Beauty have curated two beauty boxes:

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LFW and The Runway Edition

With London Fashion Week kicking off yesterday for yet another season, all eyes are firmly focused on the runway where fashion and beauty trends are set for seasons to come. My focus today is on the models that walk the runway and how they keep their body and skin looking healthy and fresh. In a recent interview between Rosie Huntington Whitely and Sali Hughes (I’ll link the video below), it

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Looking back on year three – Happy Blogiversary to me!

Today marks the third year of this space I call my blog! Thank you to everyone who reads this and to anyone who has shared their comments, good or bad. These past three years on Mrs Jonas Recommends have not only taken this space up a level from being ‘just a hobby’ but, it has challenged me personally to become more organised, tech savvy, really own my craft, embark on

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And so the adventure begins with the Lookfantastic January Beauty Box

A new year means a new look! So as makeovers go, the Lookfantastic team have nailed it right on the head! The new slimmer design box has given the subscription beauty box a bit of a welcome refresh. With the beauty box market being quite saturated and very competitive, brands being able to reinvent themselves not only in design but with the products they bring to table each month is

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Have you found your perfect Liquid Velvet Matte?

            The concept of liquid lips, from my memory, first started out in the form of lip glosses – messy things that I never really got on with and therefore was always faithful to the solid lipstick. Having first dabbled in gloss lipsticks and later attempted wearing matte shades unsuccessfully, I was firmly against matte lipsticks. Formulas weren’t that advanced and everything I tried would

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New Year, new you – are you falling for that cliché too?

And I’m back! Happy New Year to all and whoever may be reading this. It’s a New Year and a New Me! Haha…I can almost hear you nearly choke on your tea! Such a cliché right! Yes, it’s a new year, but not so dissimilar to the previous year (minus the fact that it’s 2017 not 2016) and well, as much as I would have like to have morphed into

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