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Cargo Cosmetics Essential Eye Shadow Palette

Cargo Cosmetics Essential Eye Shadow Palette

24 November 2014

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! It’s all very well being faced with a palette containing dozens of shades for you to experiment and play with, but sometimes this can prove a little overwhelming and you end up just using a couple of colours that […]

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Oral-B Pro 3000 Electric Toothbrush

Oral-B Pro 3000 Electric Toothbrush

24 November 2014

Oh how I love a good toothbrush, so I always jump at the chance to try a new one which is what I’ve been doing for the past week with the Oral-B Pro 3000 Electric Toothbrush.  I find it amazing how many functions an electronic toothbrush can provide nowadays (does that make me sound ancient?) […]

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12 Gifts of Christmas: bareMinerals Main Attraction

12 Gifts of Christmas: bareMinerals Main Attraction

21 November 2014

bareMinerals have totally nailed Christmas this year with some absolutely gorgeous sets to suit even the most finickity beauty fan with a price range starting at £12 and going up to £75, so there really is something for everyone! I have a couple of the gift sets to show you, starting with this “look in a […]

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12 Gifts of Christmas: Bleach London Hold Its

12 Gifts of Christmas: Bleach London Hold Its

21 November 2014

Today I have an extremely cute and nicely priced gift idea for you from the kings of crazy hair colours, Bleach London.  This fabulous little set contains 3 of their recently released Super Cool Colour Crayons alongside a very nice pencil case (Teddy loves it as it’s bright and colourful) and stickers that I believe […]

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WAH London Ultimate Nail Art Kit – Bargain Alert

WAH London Ultimate Nail Art Kit – Bargain Alert

21 November 2014

I had my nails done using one of the WAH London kits at a press event a few months ago, and I was so impressed with the kit and the products that WAH London had a real impact on me, so I was very excited to see today’s deal from Boots which forms part of […]

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12 Gifts of Christmas: Ole Henriksen Unwrap Your Radiance Collection

12 Gifts of Christmas: Ole Henriksen Unwrap Your Radiance Collection

20 November 2014

FINALLY on to some skincare in my 12 Gifts of Christmas, and if you’ll pardon the pun, this one’s a real cracker; the Ole Henriksen Unwrap Your Radiance Collection is a beautiful set of six generous minis that make for a brilliant introduction to the brand as well as a lovely collection of products outright […]

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12 Gifts of Christmas: KMS California Create Waves Kit

12 Gifts of Christmas: KMS California Create Waves Kit

19 November 2014

My 12 Gifts of Christmas series has been a bit make-up heavy, so I thought now would be a great time to add something a bit different – enter the fabulous KMS California Create Waves Kit which is a set of hair products to give you beachy waves and everything you need is included. The […]

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Yardley Jade EDT

Yardley Jade EDT

19 November 2014

Yardley are an interesting brand as they have quite a heritage behind them which unfortunately comes attached with a bit of a stuffy reputation, not helped by the brand’s association with single, floral fragrances (such as lavender) which has resulted in the brand being known as an old-fashioned, grandparent-friendly range.  However, over the past few […]

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Cargo Matte Top Coat – a Lipstick Mattifier!

Cargo Matte Top Coat – a Lipstick Mattifier!

18 November 2014

It’s just past 10pm and I should be tucking in to an episode of The Good Wife whilst dozing off, but instead I had to share this with you as I’m scared I’ll forget all about it tomorrow.  Soon to arrive in the UK is the Cargo Matte Top Coat which is a matte, clear […]

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12 Gifts of Christmas: No7 Brush Collection and Purse

12 Gifts of Christmas: No7 Brush Collection and Purse

18 November 2014

I have another lovely Christmas gift idea for you today, this time in the form of a brush set.  I just seriously can’t say no to brushes and when I find a favourite I end up buying a load of them (hello Mac 217!) so brush sets are total winners for me and I always […]

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Philosophy Party-Ready Lunchtime Peel

Philosophy Party-Ready Lunchtime Peel

18 November 2014

The season of excess is upon us – I’ve started on the mince pies and brandy cream already; I regret nothing – and often the first area to show signs of wear and tear is our skin, which can react in various different ways depending on our skin type; some break out, some completely dehydrate, […]

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12 Gifts of Christmas 2014: Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot

12 Gifts of Christmas 2014: Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot

17 November 2014

I don’t think there is a beauty fan of the planet who didn’t take a deep breath when they first saw this beauty, the Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot which is a palette containing SIX of the infamous and highly coveted Box O’Powders alongside a dinky little brush and an enclosed container of the Watt’s Up […]

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Boots Seventeen Nail Effects: Tinsel and Glitter

Boots Seventeen Nail Effects: Tinsel and Glitter

17 November 2014

‘Tis the season for all things sparkly (just over five weeks to go…) so I thought I’d start this rather miserable looking Monday with something bright, festive and glittery.  The Boots Seventeen Nail Effects are actually a pretty impressive range of polishes that perform different, visual effects such as foil, glitter and holographs, plus, within […]

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Nails Inc Bargains (act quickly)

Nails Inc Bargains (act quickly)

14 November 2014

Today saw the arrival of a couple of different Nails Inc bargains, so I thought I’d share them with you as you can’t beat a bit of Nails Inc, can you? I’ve actually got one of their SS15 shades on – it’s a peachy little number that’s already making me lust after the brighter, prettier […]

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser and Moisturising Lotion

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser and Moisturising Lotion

14 November 2014

If you read my introductory post to my new Tria device (which is all going very well – I’ll update relatively soon) then you’ll know I’ve culled my skincare routine to ensure I can accurately review the Tria.  Therefore, I thought I’d share with you what I’m using.  I use either an oil or a […]

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Lee Stafford New Launches November 2014

Lee Stafford New Launches November 2014

13 November 2014

There are eight new arrivals to the already mahoosive Lee Stafford range – honestly it’s worth visiting his site just to see how vast his collection is; there are categories, sub-categories and within each of these are long lists of products.  The newest arrivals cover mostly products, brushes and products within brushes… There are two […]

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Beauty Geek blog. I'm Sascha, a 29 year old beauty obsessive and here you will find 90% beauty, 6% baby (regarding my son Teddy), 3% a bit of everything else and 2% bad maths. I'm a London-based geek who is all about the research; I love reading and writing about everything beauty with a special interest in skincare and treating problem skin types. I'm part of Handpicked Media, Mumsnet Bloggers Network and Gorkana's Blogger Influencer List.
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