Chanel Rouge Noir #857 Illusion d’Ombre Cream Eyeshadow – Holiday 2015 Collection

Chanel Rouge Noir 857 Illusion d Ombre

Named after Chanel’s cult nail polish Rouge Noir, Chanel’s highly anticipated 2015 Holiday Collection is full of gems that any makeup lover would find hard to resist. As a fan of Illusion d’Ombre eyeshadows there was no doubt that I would rush to pick up one of the Rouge Noir cream eyeshadows first.

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Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream

ORIGINS GinZing Eye Cream

I’ve been on a quest for a good eye cream for ages. Even though I’ve tried a number of products from low to a high price range I couldn’t find the one that really worked for me. My eye area is extremely sensitive and dry, so it’s very important to me that the eye cream really hydrates and that it doesn’t make my eyes puffy and watery. Who would think that this little eye cream from Origins would be a solution.

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Empties #001

garnier, the body shop, phyto, benefit, vichy

Ambitiously (or foolishly?) I’m starting my first empties post with two zeros in front of “1”, hoping there will be many more to come. Every beauty junkie knows how difficult it is to finish a product, when most of us have way too many of them. Occasionally, however, it does happen. With skincare more often, with makeup quite rare – but still, it happens and makes me feel a bit better about spending tons of money on beauty when I see the evidence of actually using it, not just hoarding it!

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Crabtree & Evelyn Gardeners 60 Second Fix Kit for Hands

Crabtree and Evelyn 60 Seconds Fix for Hands

I’ve recently stumbled upon a Gardeners 60 Second Fix hand scrub/hand cream duo, and as I’ve never tried Crabtree & Evelyn products before I’ve grabbed this set to give it a go. The packaging also helped my decision – how cute are the illustrations on it?

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Chanel Illusion d’Ombre cream eyeshadow in #92 Diapason

Chanel Illusion d'Ombre Cream Eyeshadow #92 Diapason

Released in January as part of the spring 2014 collection, #92 Diapason is a complex, duochrome shade. The main colour is purple with light blue sheen, while the base colour is warm purple, almost brown. It’s packed with silver, purple and blue glitter.

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