* barry m speedy quick dry nail polish in road rage // £3.99 *  Once again I am well behind the times – shock! – and I find myself catching onto a good old thing a wee bit late. BUT, in this case, I have an actual excuse – I believe that this brilliant new (ish) product came …

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*colour prevails nail lacquer // $8 each * While I was partaking in one of my far-too-regular trips around the drugstore, I stumbled across a collection of beautifully-packaged nail polishes. And, even better, the unique butterfly-winged bottles aren’t just for show – they were actually designed in order to make painting your nails that much …

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* tony moly pocket bunny moist mist // $15 * Every now and then I get the urge to buy something totally silly and random; it can be anything from an out-there fashion item to a fun foodie something or other to a new and unique beauty product. And yep, I’ll admit, more often than not …

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* nicole by opi lacquer in it starts with me // $7.99 * I”m a big old fan of rose gold. It’s because something of an obsession recently, and it’s one that has very quickly filtered into my beauty arsenal. From packaging to the products themselves, my make up bag is full to the brim …

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* ciate triple shot mascara // c/o $22 * Heads up ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got a new mascara love and I’m not afraid to shout in from the rooftops. Say hello to the Ciate Triple Shot Mascara (c/o $22), y’all. Now, I’ll be honest, I really didn’t expect to like this that much; there …

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I’ve long known – and long loved – Ciate for its epic nail polishes, and, more recently, its excellent range of nail care treatments and products. However, the brand has recently made a move away from nails in favour of tackling actual cosmetics – and not just a small, mini, condensed line of products, oh …

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Yep, yep, I’m behind the times again. What a surprise! However, I made it there in the end and have finally discovered the Nudestix brand. Essentially what this bad ass beauty brand is all about is ease of use. Forget brushes, forget tools, just grab your pencil tin, fill it will all of your make up-related crayons …

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A couple of days ago, I went rootling round in my handbag for a lipstick, thinking I would maybe have one or two hanging around in the bottom of my bag that I could quickly whack on. Well little did I know I’d come across nine – nine! – different lip products in there. Who knew that …

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