It’s an obvious cliché, but I cannot believe how quickly January has gone! I got the email saying that this box was on it’s way, and it made me realise how quickly the time is passing. Being really busy at work probably makes it go by quicker, but with the frosty weather we’ve been having, I’m definitely not complaining! Because the December Glossybox I received was the Starter Kit (review here), I had a niggling feeling that that would be the best of the bunch, in an attempt to reel in new customers, but when this box arrived, I was…

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Throughout 2015, I fell out of love with eyeshadow. I found that I was struggling to find shadows that were easy to blend, lasted longer than 20 minutes or simply just suited me. So, during my Boxing Day online shopping spree, I stumbled on to Smashbox, and found these babies. For £22.99, you get 3 ART.LOVE.COLOUR palettes, each on containing two smokey eye looks and a corresponding blusher. The palettes don’t actually have individual names, but the first one I picked out of the box was this smokey neutral/taupe palette. This palette has been my go-to choice, because the shades are…

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  I’m at that age now where most of my Christmas presents come in the form of money which goes on to be spent on very boring things like bills and rent. I’m also at that age where Christmas isn’t about presents, it’s about family and food and seeing the look on my family’s face when they unwrap their presents. Mostly, my Christmas presents are little tokens, things I need or something to add to my ever growing makeup collection – and for these, I am so, so grateful. From my mum and dad, I got the biggest, fluffiest dressing…

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Sorry as part of my Christmas present, my lovely better half treated me to a Glossybox subscription. I’ve wanted a beauty box subscription for agessssss but I was always nervous that they wouldn’t be good value for money, so when I opened this up on Christmas day, I squealed. It’s kinda hard to tell, but I’m 90% sure that this is a starter kit – there’s a little bit of everything in this box to ease newbies in to the idea. Anyway, on the the fun bit! The first things I saw, and  the one that most cost my eye, is this Emite…

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A few days ago, I sat down at my laptop and thought really hard about what I wanted from life and from my blog. I started Hannah, Dolled Up in 2014, and I fell in love with blogging. I loved the technical skill, the community and most of all, I loved that I had something that was mine. I severely neglected my little corner of the internet over 2015.Working full time, running a household and blogging at the same time is very difficult to juggle! When I was doing my “life plan” (so dramatic!), I evaluated what was important, what I…

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