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Make me pretty one lash at a time

At first, having eyelash extensions made me a little nervous – I mean, I didn’t want to rock up at school-pick up looking like a drag queen (after all the french mamas like to do things trés naturelle)! There are the obvious worries such as my own eyelashes falling out and never growing back or the glue creating small noticeable snot-balls on the eyelid! Eeuw! All these thoughts were enough to keep me layering on my favourite mascaras for eternity. But there’s no better time than the holiday season right? So I finally did it and they are perfect. I opted for the safest and shortest length available as I wanted thickness more than length and they are super sexy, save on time and my four-year-old thinks I look like a princess! I luuuurve them! If you’re a virgin, then here are a few tips: – Find a reputable salon, ask around – and don’t go too cheap either, they last around 6 weeks so you want them to be professionally done with care and precision. – The …

All my favourites to primp & prime…

I’ve got less time while juggling all the other stuff along with kids, so this is the stuff that sits in my bathroom cupboard to make it easy, fast and of course, pretty. Lancôme Soleil Bronzer – it’s a sun BB cream. Pretty much a 30 SPF sunscreen, moisturizer and light foundation all in one. Easy! I love it because it doesn’t flake like some others do and it leaves the skin protected and glowing. Jo Malone Wood Sage & Sea Salt cologne – I can’t say I’m a fan of all the Jo Malone Scents, I do find some of them a little “linen spray-ish” (Febreez jumps to mind!) for my liking but this new fragrance is the perfect mix of light with an edge. I love it so much I got the big one and two travel size ones. Clarins Shimmer Body Oil – I had orgionally bought this at the beginning of summer, imagining hot beachy evenings, my tanned body glowing with a glittering radiance, which did work of course. But I’m …