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The Body Shop Lightening Drops and Cailyn BB Fluid Touch Compact Review

In theory BB Creams should be a holy grail product for me; Beauty Balm formulas are famous for being a one-stop shop in base products allowing you to swap out your separate serum, moisturiser, primer, foundation, and sunscreens in favour of just one squeeze. As someone who is dry and UV sensitive they should be the perfect foundation for pale skin too, yes? No. 

In the western world, since they hit the market, BB Creams have been sold as a summer product. This means that they are tinted darker so as to compensate for summer tans. Finding a shade that matches my Lilly white ass is difficult enough without companies assuming that I'm bronzing up for the summer! For instance the Cailyn BB Fluid Touch, is AMAZING. Unlike other BB creams that I have tried it is creamy, the Cailyn cream is glowy, it lasts all day and it doesn't oxidise leaving my skin feeling parched at the end of the day but the shade I'm wearing in the swatches featured in this post (the bottom being the true c…

Pixi Double Cleanse and Glow Mud Cleanser Review

So here it is, my first post written on my new laptop. I have to say it feels good to be writing on a proper keyboard, although my trusty iPhone has done me well the past few years. It has been a busy few weeks in Faeriwood HQ. I've been super busy in work and with a few family and social events I'll be honest and say that I've ended up a bit run down. Shock horror Bex isn't feeling well! Ah well shit happens and it's good to take a break, right? Ok so I haven't got the 'taking a break' part down yet but I'm trying. I'm gonna try. I'll maybe try. 
*Fails dismally* Oh Bex...

So on to the reason for today's post. Pixi by Petra is the beauty brand that revels in their cult following. With high profile and well respected ambassadors like Caroline Hirons putting their names to the products the public are lapping them up off the shelves and stores are clambering to get them on to their shelves! Previously in Belfast we were only able to get a li…