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This week in pictures…


Beyoncé holds Paris in her hands whilst completing the European leg of her tour complete with husband Jay Z and adorable Blue Ivy in tow.


Gwnyneth Paltrow gracefully announces the separation from husband Chris Martin on her personal website complete with this pic showcasing their marriage of over 10 years.

emma-watson-makeup-bag-vogue-28mar14-twitter_b_426x639Effortless beauty Emma Watson tweets this picture of her beauty bag ahead of new film premiere including some very unusual suspects including Invisible knickers and Haribo gummy bears.


One Direction heartthrob Niall Horan meets the Queen at the Palace celebrating the contribution made by Irish people within Britain


Once again Marion Cotillard stars as the face of Dior fronting the new Lady Dior Campaign working for the brand since 2008


Lady Obama accompanied by her daughters Sasha and Malia visits the Great Wall of China


Last but not least..
Lady Gaga makes a futuristic entrance to meet fans in New York.



London fashion week always brings a plethora of easy, new hair trends to try out..From soft bohemian waves to slicked back locks and fierce up-dos.




My favorite award winning creative director from Birmingham’s Francesco group James Earnshaw was creating serious hair envy during his time at London Fashion Week via Instagram, working for fabulous hair tool brand cloud nine he helped create some effortless hair looks, perfect day to night styles. My favorite easy to wear hair stemmed from Emilio de la Morena’s show, created by cloud nine this easy slicked back root with fresh textured ends is perfect for lazy hair days or uncontrollable ends and easy to replicate with any hair length/thickness.


This quick tutorial filmed at London Fashion Week shows you how to achieve this look for some serious hair envy…


Perfection in a bottle?

I have been lusting over L’Oreal  Skin Perfection range since its hype back in July 2013 before its release in early September. Firstly its appealing pretty packaging makes it hard to miss on those crammed white shelves in Boots and you can envision it on your dresser before you have even chip and pinned. This collection is aimed at the 20-30 target market and promises to make your skin camera ready without the need for a whole lot of effort, what more could you want?


The product range aims to even tone, luminise, minimise pores and improve the texture of your skin. Having already tested out the fabulous face wipes which clear any ounce of make up and give your skin a soft silky feeling, i was intrigued as to how well the rest of the products work. I purchased the Correcting Day moisturizer and the Advanced Correcting Serum both designed to penetrate the skin and reduce pore visibility.

Just from my first application i can already see what fantastic quality the products really are, with just a small amount needed from both products your skin instantly feels silky and soft with no greasy residue or shiny appearance. It feels like a thirst clenching glass of water, a perfect base to apply your daily face.

So with my first few applications complete, this appears promising.

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I will keep all you beauty lovers updated….