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The terrible two reunited... And then shopping happened.



Living in Belfast and Manchester it's rare that we get the chance to hang out in person. Last week we made the most of being in the same city by going for a bit of grub and having a nosy round House Of Fraser. More specifically round their Beauty Confidential which was giving customers the chance to learn about this season's beauty trends and pick up discounts and deals on their most popular products. With full stomachs and burning purses we took advantage of the beauty counters offering to test some of their products on us whilst we were there!


Michelle at Bobbi Brown working out the best foundation & concealer.



Michelle at Dior getting a Lip and Brow demo

                  ( I do smile, honest!) 


Bellá Pierre demonstrated the joys of mineral makeup for Bex


Big Brows and Bold Lips from Dior (although could do with some colour corrector round those eyes!)


Bex sneakily grabbed this gorgeous new highlighter from Dior which wasn't actually released until the next day! 


We both went for the Universal Brow Styler. Too good not to!


Michelle picked up this amazing/scary looking lipstick from Dior in cruise


Bobbie Brown moisture rich foundation and corrector (for the old eye bags) 

Stay tuned to see how we cope with these when they're not being professionally applied! 

Bex & Michelle 
Xx

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