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Shiseido Ever Bloom Perfume

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I don't think in the three years I've been blogging that I have dedicated a whole post to a perfume. I did do the story of my life through perfume if you are interested, but it was very early on in my blogging life. Back in April after going to a Shiseido Masterclass I received two small sample vials of Shiseido Ever Bloom perfume and I've become obsessed, so much so I picked up the 30ml bottle (€49) from Sam McCauley Chemists.

I'm very picky with perfumes and stay loyal to the same ones over and over again but this has become my summer scent and I can see it been a firm favourite for a long time to come. I've really become intrigued with everything Shiseido do from their makeup, skincare and now perfume, which I didn't realise they did until I got the sample! 
Shiseido uses olfactory structures; these use the different parts of our bodies which are involved in sensing smell. This brings along with it the emotions and memories a perfume can create. The fragran…

Z Palette Hot Pink Review

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I'm back, kind of. Since Lillibug finished montessori finding time for blogging has been non existent, but I've been loving the break. I thought I'd come back to tell you about the Z Palette. A hot pink customisable palette to house all my loose eyeshadows. 

Available through BeautyBayfor €8.80 the cardboard palette fits 9 single eyeshadows. I didn't have many loose shadows until I delved into MakeupGeek (I'm obsessed now). So the Z Palette comes with magnetic stickers and instructions on how to de-pot from other palettes etc. Yes, I gave it a go and took out the hair straighteners and depotted my MAC shadows, and amazingly it worked for me and I didn't burn myself or melt everything to nothing! I did have two MAC refills that already had their magnets on them and it was very noticeable that the magnets on them were basically crap. The magnets on the MAC shadows are not strong enough for the Z Palette and they slid around, however the Makeup Geek shadows were …