Pale but interesting

If you’re looking for a wee winter skin boost Vita Liberata Trystal Pressed Bronzing Minerals is a clever bronzer.

It won’t just give your cheeks a post-summer glow, but it also contains a self-tanning formula so when you wipe it off your skin will be left with a natural effect long-lasting bronze tint.

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Make mine matte

A matte lip is essential to ensure your pout stays smudge-proof and lasts all day, particularly during the season of festive parties.

Pixi Mattelast Liquid Lip in Really Rose is a pretty rose shade that will look natural but not dull on your lips.

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The invisible band

Running between office, home, gym and going out-out can leave you looking a hot mess. But help is at hand.

The Invisibobble Hair Tie will keep your hair away from your face without leaving any kinks, so you’re ready to let your hair down (literally!) and look good at a minute’s notice.

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Small but perfectly lovely

Sometimes you may find the perfect product, but it’s marred slightly by poor application.

Now help is at hand from the Bagsy Kabuki Brush. Alongside your favourite pressed powder, this handbag-friendly item will keep shine at bay.

Perfectly portable, this small kabuki brush seamlessly blends powder and is safely housed in a pretty pouch.

Soft to the touch, this kabuki brush comes complete with a pretty drawstring pouch to keep it safe and sound on the go! An essential make-up tool that blends powder, bronzer or blush, the handle is designed to fit snugly into the palm of your hand for precision blending. Wash it using a drop of baby shampoo.

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Beautiful on land and at sea

If the festive season has already hit and you’re looking for a few moments of peace, indulge in Nügg Mermaid Marine Peel Off Mask.

This is a soft powder that you add water to and stir. The resulting thick, rubbery mask might make you resemble more sea monster than mermaid!

It tingles for 15 minutes but in a refreshing way, and comes off in one go, along with satisfying pore debris. It also leaves blackheads ripe for squeezing, if you’re planning a quiet night in!

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Fast Friday – Twist and shout

Getting ready to enjoy the weekend? Your prep starts here.

TIGI Bed Head Get Twisted Anti-Frizz Finishing Spray is bursting with hydrating goodness that curly hair will love.

Lock in waves and curls with this new and improved Anti-Frizz Finishing Spray. This lightweight, fast drying spray helps to protect from frizz and helps to provide long lasting shapes without the weight.

For the best use, flip hair upside down and spray to get an even distribution all over.

A perfect party-season product!

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Themed Thursday – Base camp

These skin-boosting foundations are your fast-track to a flawless complexion.

The savvy semi-matte Max Factor Healthy Skin Harmony Miracle Foundation adapts to your needs (and comes in 18 shades), banishing 11am shininess while simultaneously defying Sahara-dry cheeks. Gold star bonus points for its SPF20 also.

If your current base seems to get much darker as the day goes on, try Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Ultra-Longwear Foundation. This one will not oxidise, so stays flawless from morning meeting to cocktail time. Good, eh?

And finally for today; battling breakouts every so often? Vichy Dermablend Covermatte Compact Powder Foundation is a 100% mineral compact that hides rosacea and acne without aggravating your complexion. A must for sad, bad skin moments.

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