* Giorgio Armani luminous silk foundation

Great for a day time foundation. gives a lovely luminous glow and is not heavy.

* Top Shop Matte bronzer

My favorite high street bronzer. perfect colour (not orange) and great being matte for my oily skin.

* NARS orgasm blusher

MUA’s favorite blusher and one that will suit all skin tones with a fabulous irridesent gold shimmer running through the high pigmented blush.

* Lancome Hypnose mascara

My favorite mascara at the minute. It does not clump or transfer and makes your lashes look like extensions.

* Lancome Juicy shaker

The new product by Lancome. If you are a fan of the juicy tube then you will love these. A gorgeous gloss that is not sticky and they even do it in blue to make your teeth appear whiter.

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Murad is an American doctorate brand developed by Dr. Murad himself in the late 80’s. Over at the Murad counter which is exclusive to House of Fraser in the Metrocentre Gateshead, the girls offer a complimentary service of a ‘youthcam’ which is a special camera that looks into the deeper layers of your skin. It allows you to see your hydration levels, pigmentation along many other concerns that you might have and advises you on the best way to treat it. They also offer 20 minute complimentary on-counter mini facials which allows you to try the products and see how they feel and work on your skin. I had a youthcam and mini facial experience with Sarah who is a skin specialist at Murad. Sarah is a lovely girl and really knows her stuff. My complimentary facial was so relaxing and I loved how the products made my skin feel (i can’t wait to do some product review over the coming weeks). The complimentary youth cam is a fantastic tool and very very interesting. This is great for all you ladies who really want to start looking after your skin and want to get the products that are right for you. Tried and Tested FB ladies pop in and have a try. Mention tried and tested and you will be well looked after ??? thanks so much Sarah for the Murad experience xx

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***OFFER ALERT*** I have a cracking offer for you all on all semi perm makeup including this fabulous NEW smokey eyeliner available from the wonderful Helen Robinson. Helen has years and years of experience in this field and is the footballers wives personal choice. .so hey if it’s good enough for then it’s good enough for us ladies!!! Helen offers a number of semi permanent make up options and she is also currently working on my lip blush (top up still required) ..If you are a Tried and Tested FB member you can all receive 20% off semi permanent make up including this new smokey liner trend. Helen is located in Prudhoe, Co. Durham in a very private exclusive salon attached to her beautiful home. Please feel free to message her for more details or check out her website. This liner is priced at £250 but if you quote ”tried and tested” on booking before the end of April you will receive 20% off…check her out ladies for all your semi permanent make up needs 

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*I used to think of Clinique as skincare, however don’t be fooled as Clinique also does a fantastic make up range. There have been a lot of asks on Tried and Tested FB for a heavy coverage foundation and I think I’ve found just the one!!! Check out my before and after of the Clinique beyond perfecting foundation + concealer!!! Yes that’s right it’s a foundation and concealer in one!!! It glides on,  has great coverage and has good staying power.

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