Lush – Angels on Bare Skin Fresh Facial Cleanser

Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick

Brand/Product: Lush’s Angels on Bare Skin is a natural face cleanser with exfoliating properties.

Price: We were given this at the Lush Blogger Event last month. You can buy it for $16.95 (100g) online or at Lush stores.

Why We Love It: This product is vegan and is made from natural ingredients. If you check out Lush’s website they provide a list of ingredients used in each product. Click on the ingredient for a description.

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Innoxa – Pure Mineral Loose Foundation

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Ed’s note: Today’s post comes from our contributor Andrea Reitano.

I’m one of those people who abuse the snooze button. So my chances of making it to work on time are slim if I want to start the long lasting, liquid foundation charade. My solution to the problem has always been a loose powder. Innoxa has won my heart and been so good to me over the years when choosing those precious moments of extra sleep.

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WIN – Lush Giftbox

Sun Showers gift box by Lush

Sun Showers giftbox by Lush

This rain and cold weather is all a bit gloomy isn’t it? While I love pulling out my boots and pretty scarves, my skin is not a happy chappy right now. So when I peeped inside Lush’s Sun Showers giftbox I almost decided to blow off the giveaway altogether and keep it for myself – muwahahahaha.

How to Win

If winter is also getting you down, never fear! Lush has created a slice of summer and given one of our readers the chance to win a box of uplifting vegan products. To win, just follow this link and fill out this quick multiple choice survey. I swear on my skin it’ll take you less than 10 minutes. The competition is open to Australian residents only and closes at 5pm Sunday, 21st July AEST. The winner will be contacted by COB on Monday, 22nd of July. Good luck.

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Lush – Bubblegum Lip Scrub

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Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

Brand/Product: Lush’s bubblegum-flavoured sugar lip scrub.

Price: Emma was given a pot of Bubblegum Lip Scrub at a recent bloggers event hosted by Lush. She kindly passed this tasty pot on to me. Bubblegum Lip Scrub will set you back $9.95 for a 25g pot. You can pick it up from a Lush store or shop online.

Why We Love It: This product is vegan friendly and the perfect antidote to dry, cracked, wintery lips.

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Overcoming My Fear of Red Lipstick

Ed’s note: Today’s post was written by one of our readers, Anita Samuel.

When browsing for new gloss, I’d always look to lighter colours and never bothered looking at a red. I honestly thought red would age me or make my lips look smaller. I don’t know what started my fear, but I’ve avoided it like the plague since I first dressed these smoochers in cosmetics, and would always opt for nude or pinky glosses. I figured these lighter colours would make my lips seem fuller, more natural and also complement my olive skin.

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DIY: Oatmeal Scrub and Face Mask

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My new life as a human guinea pig can make my sensitive skin unhappy. But as soon as I get any irritation I have an instant cure. It came as a recommendation from my friend with psoriasis during my pregnancy. My whole body would itch and my face went from normal to super dry. Until she handed down her special recipe which I’m now going to share with you.

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How To Create The Perfect Vintage Look

Roxy - My Fair Femme Fatale

Ed’s Note: Today’s guest post comes from the gorgeous vintage vixen, Roxy Bourdillon.

My Fair Femme Fatale

1950s-style makeup is classic and flattering, unlike the photo of me without my warpaint. Here’s a beauty guide to help you look retro fabulous.

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