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Review: the Colonel and the Bee by Patrick Canning

I'd like to start by saying this was the first book I got from an author in return for a review! If you don't know how this works, let me break it down: on my blog I have a review policy, before authors or publishers send me an email, that's where they can find all… Continue reading Review: the Colonel and the Bee by Patrick Canning

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Review: It’s Skin Hyaluronic Acid

I've been trying to find out new things that work with my rosacea. I'm not too bothered by it, unless it pokes through my makeup and makes my face look weird, but for it to be less would be nice. So I am trying out some new things to calm down my skin! This will… Continue reading Review: It’s Skin Hyaluronic Acid

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Review: Holika Holika All Kill Oil to Foam Moisture Cleansing Oil

My skin is horrible. I'm not even going to be fake positive about it. I've got extremely dry skin (to the point it will bleed in winter), it's sensitive-ish, I've got acne AND acne rosacea. It's one big party, honestly. I was looking for a new face wash and decided to get this one by… Continue reading Review: Holika Holika All Kill Oil to Foam Moisture Cleansing Oil

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Review: the Art of Being a Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

I love fashion books, absolutely love them. After reading Dior's fashion book, I had to get more from this series! Not only is it pink, it's written in the late 50s, which is only my favourite era of fashion. So let's have a look: In this gorgeous style guide from the 50s, American fashion designer… Continue reading Review: the Art of Being a Well Dressed Wife by Anne Fogarty

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Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior

Christian Dior is credited to be the inventor of the New Look in 1947. His use of fabric after the war was equally scandalous as it was amazing. Fabric became a luxury in the war, and the New Look used a lot of fabric to get the fullness in the skirt. Long story short; Christian… Continue reading Review: the Little Dictionary of Fashion by Christian Dior