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*Love my new Guerlain Lippy shade 003!!!. There is something about a red lipstick that just makes everything OK! You can wake up, look like shit, feel like shit and have not one scrap on Makeup on but put on a red lippy and your ready to take on the world. My red lippy days are days when I am ready to literally do just this. Maybe I have that important meeting at work or maybe I just need a pick me up. This Guerlain shade is beautiful and is soft and sheer.It also tastes amazing so i have a tendency to lick it off. The girls in House of Fraser Intu Metro Centre helped me pick out this shade along with the matching nail polish. Thanks girls it was a good choice xx Lisa xx

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*Did you know Jo Malone in House of Fraser Intu Metro Centre offer a fabulous bridal service?. They help you choose fragrances for your wedding. Scents create memories and candles can replace flower arrangements or compliment them. The staff are amazing and offer a complimentary hand and arm massage for customers to help you choose your perfect scent, whether it’s for a wedding or simply a gift to yourself or a friend..I love Jo Malone fragrances personally and think the wedding idea is fantastic!!!

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Hey Everyone,

So I’m up for an award eeeekkkk!!!! The Sun FM Most Stylish Blogger Award. First of all, Thank you to all my Tried and Tested crew for nominating me but now i need your VOTE!!! This Blog site has not been up and running long, however my blogging platform, that is hugely popular is my Facebook Group Tried and Tested FB so please take a look. I am not your average ”blogger” I never even considered myself a ”blogger”, that name was given to me. I work with local businesses trying and testing beauty products, treatments or health products. I then write about my experience, sending traffic and potential clients/customers back to that business!!! I am proud to have seen businesses grow thanks to Tried and Tested. I seek out special exclusive deals to all the Female members of the group so they are getting something back. I also allow my members to ”blog” themselves and share their favorite products with everyone. Tried and Tested seen huge media attention because it is different and champions local businesses. Here is a single article on Tried and Tested success Tried and Tested Article . Tried and Tested has only been going little over a year and has grown and grown. Thanks to Tried and Tested I landed myself a co-host role as the beauty/fashion guru on popular T.V. show Chatty Lasses. I am also a proud ambassador for the charity SKCIN . Unfortunately I was diagnosed with malignant melanoma (skin cancer) last year right in the middle of the Tried and Tested hype so I do all I can to raise awareness. I have just finished a show working with channel 5 to help raise awareness. I also work!!! Yep I have a ”proper” job as a practice manager of a dental surgery and I’m also a mum to two gorgeous boys. I think I’ve packed a lot in in a year and would love if you could spare a minute to give me a vote and fingers crossed I win!!!   VOTE LISA GUTHRIE HERE  Lisa xx



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* 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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