Thursday, 19 March 2020

MOTHER’S DAY BEAUTY GIFT GUIDE FOR EVERY BUDGET

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Mother's Day Gift Guide

I don’t know about you but I tend to celebrate Mother’s Day twice and when I say me, I meant my Momma. She is now used to having two as she celebrates both British Mothering Sunday in March as well as Polish Mother’s Day in May. I mean why wouldn’t you. She does not know that Americans have yet another date, so let’s please keep it between us, as I don’t think I can afford it! Here’s a list of awesome gifts for kick-ass Moms of all ages! Whether you treating your Momma, yourself or a friend who may not have had the easiest time this time of year here’s some beauty picks I think every woman in your life may enjoy!

Monday, 16 March 2020

NEW MAKEUP I CAN'T BE WITHOUT

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New makeup I can't live without

I am a makeupoholic, I receive makeup in PR, and I buy at least that double that, if not more. Often I use it for a month or so, test it and move on to something new, but sometimes I discover gems I simply want to keep in the rotation for much longer since I naturally gravitate towards them. Today’s 5 picks are just that: the makeup bits that impressed me so much, I can’t imagine ever not loving them.

Saturday, 14 March 2020

GLOW IN A JAR #2: DR DENNIS GROSS ALPHA BETA EXFOLIATING MOISTURISER

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From 'dull to glow' moisturiser

I don’t expect a lot from my skincare, said no one ever. And if you don’t, then you’re doing it wrong. I expect a lot from the products I choose to put on my face. A healthy glow is what I aim for and what I demand from the best out there. Recently I fell for a new moisturiser that ticks all my boxes. Does that sound like something you’d need in your life right now? Then please keep on reading.

Monday, 9 March 2020

EVERYDAY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS I DON'T TALK ABOUT ENOUGH

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Hair and face essentials

Hey Queens, how are we this lovely March morning? Spring is just around the corner, but as it’s still a bit cold, I thought we should sit down and have a little chat about beauty essentials beauty bloggers rarely talk about. I have a secret to perfect hair, the only affordable micellar I truly rate and the lip balm to end all lip balms. If that sounds like something you’re interested in, please keep on reading. 

Friday, 6 March 2020

BEAUTY ON A BUDGET #3

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Beauty on a budget

We’re back baby. Bringing back one of your favourites, we’re talking awesome makeup on a budget straight from the aisles of Boots and Superdrug. All £10 and below. All amazing. New serum wonder. Delivering glowing coverage. Dreamy eyeshadow palette & another mascara below £5 that will knock your socks off. Treat yourself without breaking the bank!

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

BEST FOUNDATION FOR MATURE SKIN? LAURA MERCIER FLAWLESS LUMIÈRE

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Laura Mercier Flawless Lumière foundation - is it any good?

I always get excited about new foundations so when I was invited to visit the Laura Mercier counter at John Lewis, Grand Central in Birmingham, I was secretly hoping to have a little play with their Flawless Lumière Foundation. I was not only allowed to play but also brought home the bottle with me! So if you’re interested, here are my thoughts on it.

Monday, 2 March 2020

TAKE A BATH WITH ME #4: ALL THE BUBBLES, SUSTAINABLE SHAMPOO AND SCENTS TO DIE FOR.


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Bath, body and hair luxury favourites

It’s been a while I admit, but I’m back with some of my recent bath, body and hair favourites aka everything you may need to self-care at home. If you’re a bath person that loves to treat her/himself, then please keep on reading.

Thursday, 27 February 2020

THE INKEY LIST: SKINCARE THAT WORKS ON A BUDGET

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The Inkey List: top 5 picks

When it comes to skincare I’m often too boujee for my own good, so to find some affordable gems without sacrificing on the luxurious textures and formulas - gimme me all of that. The Inkey List is the answer to anyone who may not be able to or want to spend a fortune on their face but at the same time is very conscious of the need for great routine that keep your face happy and glowing. Let’s chat my favourite picks for a complete skincare routine under £43!

Tuesday, 25 February 2020

HOW TO SKIN CARE WHEN YOU’RE LAZY AF - LUXURY EVENING EDIT

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Lazy gal evening routine

Following a great reception of the lazy AF morning routine and not at all because I had this one ready as well (lol), here’s a 5 minute routine for my busy boys and girls. We are not about compromising on quality here on Beauty Drama Queen so there may be less steps, but you’re getting all the benefits! There’s a method in my madness, I promise!

Sunday, 23 February 2020

HOW TO SKIN CARE WHEN YOU’RE LAZY AF - LUXURY MORNING EDIT

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Morning routine in 4-steps

I’m lazy alright, perhaps not skincare routine kinda lazy, but give me an ironing board and I’ll find a way to beat you to death with it (or at least my thoughts on it!). I often hear that the biggest problem you face when trying to care for your skin is a lack of time. And I get it, so I compiled a quick and easy routines for when you’re not feeling like spending 20 mins on lathering products on your face. Interested?

Thursday, 20 February 2020

THAT OILGASMIC FEELING

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Oilgasm in a bottle: Beuti Skincare The Beauty Sleep Elixir

If you’re new to Beauty Drama Queen, you may not be familiar with a term 'oilgasm', so welcome and let me tell you all about it. I try and test a lot of skincare and facial oils especially are my undoing. Not every oil can reach the holy grail status and oilgasm is reserved for creme de la creme of oils. Only two so far have reached that status, but have I found the third..?

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW: 2 HYDRATING SERUMS WORTH YOUR MONEY

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2 hydrating serums worth your money

Serum is such an important step in a skincare routine, as it’s that one product that if made right, really delivers it’s acting ingredients deeper than moisturiser or oil ever could. So sit back, relax and let me tell you about 2 fantastic hydrating serums that help my skin overcome harsh winter dehydration. 

Sunday, 16 February 2020

THE ANSWER TO THE ULTIMATE DEWY SKIN

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Glossier Futuredew: one step to glow
Wow Queens, it’s been a while. I’m sorry but life certainly got in a way and half working MacBook was there to blame too. Now I’m back, a grand lighter but with a beautiful gold MacBook Air and tons of ideas for posts. I had a few end of year posts pre-written but it’s now February, so I’m back with a new content and jumping straight into what this Drama Queen knows best: my new secret to natural glass skin in 1 simple step. Hey, Glossier Futuredew, I see you girl.

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