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Birchbox

Who’s heard of Birchbox? Wikipedia describes it as; Birchbox is a New York City-based online monthly subscription service that sends its subscribers a box of four to five selected samples of makeup, or other beauty related products. Basically for around £10 a month you can get a box sent to you filled with gorgeous beauty products. There are normally about 5 or 6 samples for you to try. At the moment (march) when you register you can get a free brush. But also if you use this link you can  ...

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The cilium effect

In Biology the common ‘eyelash’ is also known as The Cilium. The Cilium is a short microscopic hair-like vibrating structure found in large numbers on the surface of certain cells, either causing currents in the surrounding fluid, or, in some protozoans and other small organisms, providing propulsion. Aka an eyelash. I have accumulated 7 wonderful facts about your eyelashes that i think you will be quite surprised at. 1. They protect your eyes. Like our eyebrows, the tiny hairs  ...

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Sunday Lash Sessions

Today i had a photographer come in and photograph some of my products for me. Being an ex-photographer myself it was great to step back and watch someone else do all the work yet still have a fantastic outcome. We started with lips and moved on to eyes. We focused on one particular product- Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes + Mascara by Younique. What i love about this product is its two wands are made from incredibly natural ingredients. Apparently they are combined with green tea extracts and an  ...

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Beauty, Lifestyle

eBay Bargins

Today i thought i would mix my posts up a little. I wanted to show you what amazing bargins you can get on eBay. Over the past few years i have purchased many pieces of jewellery from eBay and on the whole they have been quite impressive. For the budgeteers and students out there, or those that don’t really care too much about using branded products, this bargain hunter list might just be what you’ve been needing. All of these ‘buy it now’ items are less than £0.99p  ...

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MMM BonBons

So Younqiue have released a new tinted lipbalm and called them Lip BonBons. Firstly i love the name BonBons but secondly each of the 5 shades are named after a different dessert. Vanilla Milkshake, Red Velvet Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Truffle and Raspberry Cheesecake. So these beautiful lipbalms hydrate your lips with nourishing oils and fruit extracts and they also keep your lips looking brilliantly beautiful and supple! Due to the carefully selected ingredients the products  ...

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$150 for blusher

Would you pay $150 for blusher? Makeup brand Laduree have released a rose petal blusher made of papered rose petals. It comes in three shades which can be seen below. The blush is a DIY in itself. The rose petals/blush itself comes in a refill form in a plastic case and wrapped in a silk drawstring bag. There is a plastic pot with the Marie Antoinette-ish locket which must be purchased separately. Laduree advised to only transfer half of the petals into the pot, but let’s face it, no  ...

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Where do you do ‘it’?

I started off putting on my makeup each morning before work in my bathroom. The light wasn’t too horrific and it didn’t disturb my sleeping partner. However, I needed a better setup. Having done a bit of research i made my way to Lakeside, Essex, UK to Ikea where i found this lovely ‘Malm Dressing Table’. Its good quality wood combined with the glass sheet on top creates a beautiful set up for any MUA/ amateur makeup lover. You can both fix this product to the wall  ...

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Beauty, Lifestyle, Travel

A Lash Welcome

Hello, welcome to my blog! Grab a tea and a biscuit and journey with me through my life. My names Ellie/Elle, im 24 and a beauty blogger. I started blogging about 2 years ago when i decided to tell people more about the products people were putting on their skin. Did you know it only takes 26 seconds for the chemicals in makeup to enter your blood stream?! Pretty amazing right! But we all know chemicals are bad for you! So, i titled my blog Lash Bar Blog because, firstly it has a good ring  ...

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