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Introducing… Lipstick Queen – Girls Will Be Boys

Ah, makeup. We all want to wear it, yet we all somehow want to look like we aren’t wearing it. It’s a paradox of the first degree, and possibly rooted in problematic virgin-whore dichotomies and our old fave, unrealistic beauty standards. Essays could be written on the topic. But that’s not what I’m doing today. […]

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Introducing… Dior’s Lip Glow

In a world of Instagram lip art, glitter, and ombré, there’s something to be said for a low maintenance lip look. And while I’m a huge fan of a clear gloss or (gasp) just leaving them bare, sometimes there’s a need for a little something more. Something which looks like, your lips but better. Enter, […]

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Introducing … Tata Harper Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint

If you have your finger on the natural beauty pulse, you’ll likely have heard of Tata Harper. It’s the name of a brand and also the name of a woman, which is pretty cool. She makes tons of expensive and beautiful skincare from her home farm in Vermont (probably not actually, but let’s focus on […]

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Look of the day- Emmy Rossum

He’s back again, this time swooning over Emmy Rossum at the Real Simple, Botanical Beauty party. Steve Jarvis tells us why she’s one to watch. Jamila x Cocktail parties are generally drab affairs populated by men in bland suits and women in boring dresses. People continue to host them in the mistaken belief that pre-fixing the word […]

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Sunday Selection – Light in an Instant by Clarins

Picture the scene. It’s Monday July 22nd and it’s the hottest day of the year. You’ve finished work and you’re on your way to meet a friend for a quick glass of something cool. As you emerge from the heavily air-conditioned office you’ve watched the sun from all day, the heat hits you. You start […]

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