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Introducing… Epara Skincare

We all know we’re supposed to take care of our skin and thanks to a post-teen dabble in the Clinique 3 -step programme, most of us know what skin type we are. I have the pleasure of being Combination: which basically means I’m a little of everything. A bit dry here and a bit oily […]

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New Necessities: Rosa Artica, Coco Loco and Skin Food

You know a product is good, when it’s the one thing you turn to in your hour of need. For me, there are a few products that I can’t live without and have on constant rotation: Nars’ Radiance Creamy Concealer and All Day Luminous, Trilogy’s Rosehip Oil, Liz Earle’s Cleanse and Polish and Dermalogica’s Multi Active […]

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Introducing… Mario Badescu’s Healing & Soothing Mask

The world of problem skin is, believe it or not, a problematic one. It’s almost like playing a game of whack-a-mole with your face. Once you get a breakout under control, something else will pop up. You’ll treat the suppurating, throbbing sores, only to be left with flakey, scaley dry patches. Fun and glam, I […]

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Skincare Saviours from Fresh, La Roche Posay, Sesderma & Bare Minerals

I always love discovering new skincare products, partly because I never want to age and partly because I love the ritual of preening my face. There’s nothing better than seeing a visible difference between your slightly parched skin to a face plumped by a powerful serum. I’ve tried some great products over the past few […]

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Get the Look – Ballerina Style

What woman hasn’t felt the pull of ballet at some stage in her life? The music, the stage, the exquisite combination of femininity and strength; all pulled together with pretty French names, blush pinks and feathery layers of tulle. I first watched Swan Lake on Easter Sunday when I was five or six. High on […]

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Introducing – The Ritual of Karma Collection.

Showering: boring. Sleeping: better, but still not particularly exciting. Anything which can spice up your daily rituals (see what I did!? I’m a real writer!!) is a blessing in my eyes. And Rituals have come through with another really pleasant collection. The packaging is a beautiful jade-y blue with copper accents. It’s designed for summer, […]

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Get the Look – Break-up Make-up

  Breakups are the worst: but hell really hath no fury like a woman scorned (see Beyoncé’s LEMONADE for proof). Though we all might be used to sad skin and puffy eyes in the aftermath of heartbreak; as Queen B proves, there’s no reason you can’t look your best whilst feeling your worst. And so, […]

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Introducing… Nivea for Men Post Shave Balm as Primer

Ok guys, hear me out on this. I know all the boys in your life will laugh and think this is batshit. And it might look a bit out of place on your bathroom shelf. I’m definitely not the first person to come up with this, and my YouTube makeup tutorial addiction is what we […]

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Introducing – Rituals Body Care

The having of showers is, let’s face it, a deeply utilitarian act. It needs to be done, and if someone argues otherwise, I’d question standing downwind of them. It’s a boring but profoundly necessary task, meaning it must be undertaken pretty routinely. But this new Rituals stuff has opened my mind to a whole new […]

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Introducing – Body Shop – Drops of Youth

If the essence of youth is wetness and wetness is the essence of moisture, then the Body Shop may well have cracked the code with their Drops of Youth range. The collection, which consists of a selection of serums, sleep masks and moisturisers, aims to aid you in all of your skincare needs, whilst working to […]

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Blush Loves… Dr Jackson Face Oil – 03

Blush’s quest for impeccable skin continues and this week we’re going au naturel. The Face Oil – Dr Jackson Face Oil – 03 I was lucky enough to meet Dr Jackson, at a Liberty event celebrating the launch of his new stand alone concession, in the department store’s ever-growing ground-floor beauty emporium. Jackson, whose study of pharmacognosy led him […]

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Blush Loves…Christmas Gifts

It’s that time of year and Christmas is upon us. Many of he big brands have relinquished gift-sets for advent calendars this year. And whilst I love the idea of getting a new Jo Malone fragrance every day, it’s pretty risky business; much like buying a box of chocolates, I never want the nut and at […]

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Sunday Selection – Kiehl’s Hydro Plumping Serum Concentrate

Kiehl’s Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturising Serum Concentrate, may be a bit of a mouthful, but it’s contents get straight to the point, delivering on everything it’s perhaps superflous title would suggest. Staying true to it’s name, Kiehl’s Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturising Serum Concentrate instantly rehydrates the skin and smoothes it’s surface, as it transforms from a gel-like liquid into an […]

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Sunday Selection – Ole Henriksen Pure Truth Melting Cleanser

The whipped gel texture of Ole Henriksen‘s pure truth melting cleanser, upon application, is instantly transformed into an oil gel that glides on. The fragrant scent of citrus is enlivening; perfect for a bleary eyed evening or early rise, whilst the oil texture melts away make-up and the day’s grime leaving my skin hydrated and supple. […]

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Sunday Selection – Edition Edelweiss 24 Hour Cream

  Edition Edelweiss is a hit in their native Austria and thankfully they’ve come to the UK. The luxury skincare brand excels with their age-targeted serums and 24 hour cream- which I love. The simple packaging does somewhat belie the power of the cream’s contents, which upon application never fails to make my complexion glow  With […]

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Sunday Selection: Apivita – Green Tea & Bergamot Body Milk

Considering she’s currently in Greece, we asked Blush contributor Rina to find the hottest brand around. On her travels she discovered Apvita, the first natural cosmetics company to emerge from Greece. Not only can we be confident in its benefits, as it’s been going since the 1970s, but luckily for us, it’s being stocked in the […]

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Blush’s Top 10 Summer Beauty Buys.

We promised her and here she is, the fabulous Arina H is here to get you prepped for Summer. With June just around the corner it’s high time we put aside all the products we were using during the winter. Blush picks ten beauty must-haves that will help you get prepared for the looming heat wave. […]

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Testing the Treatment – London Facialist Claudia Fallah

The power of a good facial can’t be underestimated.  Whilst a facial works to plump, rehydrate and revitalise skin, nothing beats disappearing from daily life for an hour to zone in on you. Frequent facials are the unifying treatment all celebrities swear by and it is a treatment that sometimes we forget we can, and […]

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Sunday Selection – Time Bomb Complexion Cocktail

Time Bomb is the latest brainchild of Federici Brands, helmed by the great Gail Federici.  The Wonder Woman who, alongside John Frieda, brought us all frizz-free locks with Frizz Ease, has set about turning back the clock and hydrating skin with Time Bomb.  Aware that at some point most of us will have to battle with dehydrated skin-yes winter we blame […]

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Blush’s Top 3….CC Creams

To aid you in your plight for the flawless fresh-faced complexions spotted on Spring/Summer’s catwalks, Gosia has hunted out the best CC Creams,  from budget to luxe.      Ole Henriksen – Perfect Truth CC Cream       Lusciously scented and packed with 5-source vitamin C complex to brighten the skin and ward off environmental […]

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Introducing… Codage Paris #Testingthetreatment

    Selfridges’ beauty hall, the ultimate cosmetics candy store, welcomes a new skincare counter in the form of Codage Paris.  Specialists in the art of concocting skin-nourishing formulas, Codage, or “code” in English, takes a holistic approach to beauty by assessing and targeting individual skincare needs, with a collection that harnesses naturally active ingredients.  […]

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Sunday Selection – Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Cream

For those of you that (like me) spend far longer in the Beauty aisle in Waitrose, than you do adhering to your grocery list, you will surely have already been distracted by Burt’s Bees.  If you are drawn to the sound of this bee-friendly range but haven’t quite uncovered that special something to pop into your […]

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G’s Top 3 French Night Creams

Every week Gosia Krajewski will select her three favourite products. This week it’s all about rejuvenating skin whilst you sleep, the Parisien way. Even though I love to make my face up every morning, there is something particularly pleasing in removing the daily dirt and leaving behind the stresses of the day.  The truly indulging part starts […]

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