Towards the end of 2016 I’d been wanting to start the process of stripping back my skincare routine and have a more relaxed approach to my beauty regimen and I feel like the guys at Deciem heard me. The Ordinary launched last year and though it took me a little while to get around to…

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Why The Chanel Rouge Allure Ink’s Are My NO.1. Prepare yourself for a lipstick love letter… The Chanel Rouge Allure Ink’s were released back in September and I quickly fell head over heels in love with them, so I thought it about time they had their own spotlight on hello-october.com. Don’t you agree? Let’s get…

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Recent Purchases

Barcelona Travel Guide. Places to eat, sleep and play in Barcelona… It seems to me that Barcelona is the city that keeps on giving. Two trips down and I feel as though there is so much more still to do and see. Even once I’ve marked everything off on the recommended list I think I…

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Nars Velvet Lip Glide: The New Product That I Can’t Leave The House Without.  (Yes, it is just that good) When it comes to new lip product launches, chances are you name it I’ve tried it. More often than not, when it comes to Nars lip launches, it’s more a case of you name the…

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Recent Videos

NARS AUDACIOUS MASCARA. I’ve come to the conclusion that I’ve having a bit of a mascara moment right now, there’s a new launch on the horizon I can’t wait to tell you about, a beaut of a new mascara from Max Factor in the form of their Velvet Volume mascara (the review for that is…

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Long title right, but “A Summer of Les Beiges” doesn’t really lend itself towards sounding overly exciting  – who want’s a beige summer right? However, this collection was pretty much snatched out of my poor postmans hands before being ripped opened and photographed. It’s that good. As the collection name might have already indicated, this…

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You know me, I love a light weight base more than anyone. I find it easier to achieve a flawless base using fine layers as opposed to straight up heavy coverage bases. After hearing great things about the Complexion Rescue from Bare Minerals I decided to give it a try. It had a rather tough…

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It was over three years ago now that I first tried the original Silk Cream Foundation by Laura Mericer. It worked well with my skin for a for a week before my winter skin kicked in and the lack of natural oils highlighted every single flaw. I’m sure it goes without saying but that one…

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