Dior Pump n Volume Mascara

The Dior pump n volume mascara is unlike any other mascara with its squeezable tube. To use: Soften the formula and load the brush with as much product as you can handle! The brush is flexible yet stable allowing for precise application. I love the idea of the flexible tube which allows you to ‘heat’ the formula to eliminate clumps. It is addictive. This idea originates from an old beauty hack of heating the mascara tube with a hairdryer to soften the formula and reduce clumps – this is definitely easier! Verdict: While I loved the idea behind the mascara in … Continue reading Dior Pump n Volume Mascara

Alpha H Liquid Gold Rose

Recently I came across a new limited addition to the cult-classic Alpha H Liquid Gold range and I just had to share it with you! As an avid user of the original this new addition is intriguing – can Alpha H improve on a cult classic? Liquid GoldRose smells gorgeous – with the addition of the botanical extracts of rose, lotus and orchid petal. Alongside hyaluronic acid which is renowned for its moisture-holding abilities liquid gold rose also offers weightless hydration together with resurfacing properties. How To Use After cleansing soak a cotton pad in the liquid gold rose and … Continue reading Alpha H Liquid Gold Rose

BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette Review

  So the fabulous Chrissy Teigen has collaborated with BECCA beauty to come up with the amazing glow face palette. Released in the UK at Space NK (slightly later than our American cousins) the hype had already been building online for this limited edition palette.   The palette contains 2 highlighters, a blusher and bronzer – everything you need for a glowing summer look.   From left – right: Blush in hibiscus bloom, peach nectar highlighter and rose gold highlighter. Above is the bronzer in Malibu soleil. The packaging of the palette is amazing, really well thought through, a large … Continue reading BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette Review

Welcome to Beauty and the Traveller

Hi, Welcome to beauty and the traveller, a place where I hope to share my passion for all things beauty-related and my love for discovering new cultures, destinations and beauty finds! Hello, I’m Mary a blogger from the North-East of England. I love nothing more than discovering my latest beauty obsession, sharing it with everyone and hopefully encouraging others to try something new. My passion for  beauty started at University where I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to train as a beauty advisor for Estee Lauder, this opportunity really opened my eyes to the possibilities of skin … Continue reading Welcome to Beauty and the Traveller