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Holiday Makeup Picks

on July 17, 2017
Holiday Makeup | Essential Twenty

As this post goes live, I should, fingers crossed, be sat on a plane at Stansted Airport ready to take off for 8 days in Spain with my family and Jack. I’ve not had a holiday since America, and I’ve not had a beach holiday since 2012 so this is much needed! Whilst I’m not taking a lot of makeup with me, these are three products, as well as the lipstick options, that are definitely going in my suitcase.

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Sophie, Wear SPF

on July 13, 2017
Sophie, Wear SPF | Essential Twenty

My name is Sophie and I am rubbish at applying SPF. In 4 days I’m jetting off to Spain (are you sick of me talking about it yet? I’m in dire need of a holiday) and on more than one occasion I’ve had severe sunburn. I’ve got to the point where my skin has blistered, scabbed and scarred on my shoulders. I’ve been sick, I’ve been unable to sleep and I’ve had a blooming miserable holiday. Now I’m older, I’m definitely an advocate for wearing sun cream.

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Rimmel #Insta Fix & Go

on July 12, 2017
Rimmel #Insta Fix & Go | Essential Twenty

In the last month or two, Rimmel have launched their Insta Collection. I’ve been using the #Insta Fix & Go* setting spray for the past few weeks and after mentioning it once or twice, it’s finally time to give you my full opinion on it. You may be able to guess from previous posts that it’s probably going to be a positive one.

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Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist

on July 10, 2017
Jurlique Rosewater Spray | Essential Twenty

It’s been almost a year since I walked away from The Girl Gang event in Manchester with a loaded goodie bag and I still haven’t tried half of the products. That’s bad, isn’t it? Well with the weather being as hot as it was a recently, it seemed the right time to get out all of my sprays. I’d heard amazing things about the Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist* and decided that was going to be my product of choice for cooling my sweaty face down in the humidity.

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