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S/S 2013 goodies from NYC, Rimmel & Sally Hansen

Last night I got to check out some of the new S/S Favourites from NYC, Rimmel & Sally Hansen courtesy of the lovely Fiona from CODY PR & Paddy from Makeup Pro Store. They introduced us to some new products and reintroduced some old faves and Paddy, who is one of Belfast's most well known make up artists, gave a short lecture on the new trends in makeup (such as blending different shades of foundation for contouring instead of using powders to keep your make up looking dewy)
I had a great time and have madly fallen for both Apocalips & Appelcious. You can see below I'm wearing Appelicious in Big Apple Red in my FOTD/NOTD. I'm also wearing NYC Big Bold Curl Mascara and Quick Drying Nail Polish in High Line Green (those of you who watch the voice may have noticed Jessie J wearing a similar green for the live auditions. Or is that just my obsession that made me zone in on them?)
Not bad if I do say so myself. Especially when you can spend less than a tenner for the lot!









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  1. I really want to try these apocolips. ps. nail challenge missy??? B x

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Pretty, no? x