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SPRING 2013 beauty has gone back to the future with space age metallic lids, as seen on the catwalks of Giorgio Armani, Gucci and Versace. The make-up may seem reminiscent of Alien vs. Predator, but who can’t turn down a shimmering silver smokey eye?

If you can’t resist looking like It girl of the moment Cara Delevingne, then The Live Scene’s version of Chanel’s ultra-modern trend will make sure you’ll reach Top Model status in no time.

Apply 17’s BB cream for flawless skin – the added SPF 15 will also give you protection against the sun (or lack of it)! Now onto the brows! This season strong eyebrows are the go-to, with celebs such as Lily Collins, Camille Belle and The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev all leading the bushy brow brigade. Fill in your brows with Benefit’s Brow zing to get clean, smooth brows – but don’t go overboard, we don’t want to look like the cast of Desperate Scousewives!

Once you’re all browed out, sweep Daniel Sandler’s silver eye shadow across your lids, and up to the base of your eyebrows. Build up the colour until it turns into a dark metallic tone. To make yourself look more awake, try placing the shadow on the inner corners of your eyes. Then line them with Rimmel’s soft kohl pencil in Jet Black to make your peepers stand out. Finish your futuristic eyes off with two coats of Rimmel’s Volume Flash Scandal’Eyes mascara.

Even though it’s Spring, the cold weather can wreak havoc on your lips. Banish dry, chapped lips with Lancôme’s Juicy Tubes in Fraise. Check out my Lancôme juicy tube review here.

Will you be joining the space-age tribe this season?

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Today’s post is all about my beautiful Boots’ bargains!

I set myself a spending budget of £20 (which was on a Boots gift card), to see if I could buy things that I needed – hence the cotton wool pads – and things that I have lusted after for quite a while! I spent a total of £18.35 – which is good, considering I only bought six things!

Here is what I bought:



From Top to Bottom: 1. 17 BB Cream, 2. Barry M Lipstick in Coral, 3. 17 Lasting Fix Nail Polish in Fairy Cake, 4. 17 Lasting Fix Nail Polish in Mint Choc Chip, & 5. Natural Collection Lash Length Mascara.

Look out for reviews on some of the products! What Boots’ bargains have you purchased lately?