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Best budget beauty buys under £7

Sure, us lot at Blix love a beauty splurge as much as any other girl but sometimes, when money’s tight and payday’s in the bleak distance, it’s just not possible. Forget Yves Saint Laurent Baby Doll Mascara , priced at a hefty £24.50, it’s more like a quick fix of SEVENTEEN’s Doll’d Up version for £6.29, but we’re totally cool with that. After all, what kind of beauty fanatics would we be if we didn’t hunt down the high street’s most affordable buys? Ideal for your face, lips, eyes and nails, our quintessential finds are fit to give you a…

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HOW TO: Find the Best Hairstyle for Your Face Shape

Whether it is a sleek Beckham like bob that takes for fancy, or a cascade of Olsen style beach waves, hairstyles are often the be all or end all. Sure, that claim may sound dramatic, but there’s no use denying it, they can change a look within seconds – for better or for worse. Constantly leaving us riddled with intense paranoia, it’s not just the bravery to go under the scissors that’s a challenge for many of us. It’s also the after-math and the constant questioning of: “Does this cut really suit me?”  After all, we’re positive you’ve all come…

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5 Scents of April

 New month, new fragrance? Although perfumers usually deny the existence of trends  in the world of fragrances, we have tried to identify the must have scents of this season! Bright Crystal Absolu by Versace Famous Bright Crystal now is even more dazzling; all basenotes of one of the most beloved jewel-fragrances in the world have become more concentrated, and fuchsia colored bottle looks just amazing. Fresh, vibrant and floral scent to take you through the week. Versace Bright Crystal eau de parfum. £60 for 50 ml, £80 for 100 ml. Available at www.selfridges.com   Eau de Cartier Zeste de Soleil by Cartier…

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New Clinique: Superdefense SPF 20 Daily Defense Moisturizer

When it comes to caring for you skin – sun protection, antioxidants and moisturizing are vital. You wake up, then brush your teeth , do exercise and have breakfast every morning… you give your body everything it needs to start a new day. But do you give the same attention to your skin? New Clinique Superdefense SPF 20 Daily Defense Moisturizer gives your skin exactly what it needs for a good start of the day. Clinique Superdefense SPF 20 Daily Defense Moisturizer is based on advanced technology, which improves the skin’s ability to fight the first signs of aging and…

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To Ditch Or To Hitch? Best Mascaras Of 2014

Mascaras are similar to men. Finding the perfect one can take years of tactical planning and thorough testing. First comes the tedious ‘swimming’ stage. With plenty of options to choose from, the swimming stage results in you scanning the pool looking for the ideal brand to try out for a test-run. Once you’ve picked the best of the batch, it’s L’Oreal or Rimmel’s turn to win your heart and give those luscious lashes a twirl around town. But in midst of the fun, or disaster deepening on who you picked, the power ultimately comes back to you at the end…

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Beach Waves

It’s the hairstyle of the season, the hairstyle every women lusts over and the hairstyle every quintessential it-girl plans on getting. From Gisele Bundchen’s natural take on the look, to The Olsen Twins slightly more stylised approach, there’s no denying it… bohemian-esque beach waves are back. The timeless cut marks the beginning of spring/summer and captures festival-chic at it’s very best – bringing the spirit of Coachella, straight to the fields of Glastonbury. But unfortunately unlike our American counter-parts, not all of us are blessed with long textured waves. So, we’ve composed a list of 3 different methods on how…

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7 scents of spring

A new season, a new beginning, a new scent! Spring comes with bold decisions, bright colors and strong flavors. From feminine and floral, to sweet and fruity, the options are endless. Whether you want to indulge in the aroma of your favourite fruit, or perhaps looking for an edgy scent, we have rounded up 9 scents that will help you on your path to discover your new signature scent. Rosabotanica, Balenciaga Rosabotanica is the second flower in the Balenciaga magical garden founded with Florabotanica perfume from 2012. Top notes include spicy rose, cardamom and pink pepper. The base is composed …

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