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Foundation Brush vs Beauty Blender – Which One Is Best?

I’ve been obsessed with makeup since my teens and have worn lots of different foundations for over 20 years (don’t do the maths). Here are my top tips on the coverage differences between using a brush vs blender when applying your foundation! I have an oily t-zone and dryness around my nose. When wearing foundation, […]

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My Top 10 Favourite Things About Il Makiage Woke Up Like This Foundation

Imagine a foundation that not only flawlessly matches your skin tone but also delivers long-lasting coverage and a natural matte finish. EVEN on oily and acne-prone skin (like mine). I’ve tried and tested Il Makiage’s Woke Up Like This foundation so you don’t have to. From its cruelty-free and vegan formula to its skin-friendly ingredients, […]

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Il Makiage Exfoliating Power Polish | My honest review

I’m always nervous at trying a new exfoliator. They either break me out in spots because they’re too harsh, or make my oily skin worse. What I like about this Il Makiage exfoliator is that you can be as soft or as hard as you like with the scrubbing, depending on your skin. The tiny […]

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Il Makiage Concealer Shade 2.5 and Blending Brush 140 Review

I’ve been using Il Makiage for nearly 2 years now and still keep going back to it. I’ve tried a few other concealers, including Estee Lauder ‘stay in place’ and Mac ‘Pro longwear’, but I still go back to Il Makiage. On the Il Makiage website, the ‘F**K I’m Flawless concealer‘ is described as: long-wear, […]

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Il Makiage Foundation Blending Brush #100 – my full review

I’ve been using Il Makiage’s foundation and concealer for over a year so I decided to treat myself and purchase the rest of the set – including the foundation brush. It’s £38, so it’s a premium brush, up there with others such as IT Cosmetics (Heavenly Luxe is £36), Bobbie Brown Brush (full coverage, £36) […]

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How Does Il Makiage Foundation Shade 35 Cope On Oily Skin

Wondering if Il Makiage’s shade 35 foundation is right for you? If you’re like me and have purchased dozens of foundations online, only for it to be the wrong shade and seemingly end up on eBay, this article is for you. I’ve been wearing the Il Makiage ‘Woke Up Like This’ foundation for about a […]

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Il Makiage Discount Promo Codes

The only discount code I’ve found is ‘welcome10‘ – this gets you 10% off the Il Makiage website. Don’t forget to spend over £40 to get free delivery – otherwise it’s £3.95. Il Makiage products I’ve written blogs on Il Makiage primer, concealer (F**K I’m Flawless) and foundation (Woke up like this). I love them […]

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Glossier Lash Slick Mascara that’s water resistant – my open and honest review

Ever since my favourite mascara of all time was discontinued – NYX Doll Eye – I’ve been in the market for a new favourite mascara and have been working my way through several – most recently, Glossier Lash Slick and I am very impressed. I always go for waterproof mascara. I don’t know why – […]

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Il Makiage Primer ‘no filter’ – Honest review on oily skin

Does Il Makiage’s Primer make a difference to my make-up? I’ve never been one for primers – it’s just something else to add on my face which if you’ve read any other of my blogs, you’ll know I try to limit the number as much as possible. I’ve always thought primers were more of a […]

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Il Makiage Concealer I’m Flawless Review – tried and tested on my acne, undereye bags and dark spots

After using Estee Lauders Concealer for years, will Il Makiage’s concealer ‘Fk I’m Flawless’ be up to the job of covering my undereye dark circles, forehead hyperpigmentation, spots and redness? See how it does after long office days and a workout or two! After trying the foundation and loving it (see my blog here), I […]

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Full review of Il Makiage’s Foundation on my oily, acne-prone 35yo skin

After being bombarded with Insta & Facebook ads for months, I finally purchased Il Makiage foundation ‘Woke up like this’ – here’s my full Il Makiage review! I’ve been looking for a new foundation because I was becoming more and more uncomfortable wearing my current foundation, Estée Lauder Double Wear, because it’s not cruelty-free, unlike […]

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Il Makiage Foundation Review ‘Woke Up Like This’

Wondering if Il Makiage ‘Woke Up Like This’ foundation is right for you? If you’re like me and have purchased dozens of foundations online, only for them to be the wrong shade and end up on eBay, or make you break out, my article is for you. I’ve been using Il Makiage ‘woke up like […]

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How I clean my makeup brushes in under 2 minutes with ISOCLEAN Makeup Brush Cleaner

I’ve been using ISOCLEAN Makeup Brush Cleaner for years to quickly clean & sterilise my makeup brushes. If you don’t currently clean your brushes then you need to invest, especially if you suffer with acne. Bacteria will be living on your brushes transferring to your face with each use. ISOCLEAN is vegan and cruelty-free. Here’s […]

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Removing make up with Chloe Morello’s Face Halo reusable face pad – honest review

I’ve followed Chloe Morello for a while and noticed her promotions for Face Halo makeup remover that you can use only with water. They are kind on skin as they are made of white fibre strands, “100 times finer than human hair to remove and trap makeup”. Around the edge they have a black rim […]

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