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Makeover your make-up bag

Purge To start, empty out your make-up bag and take a good look at the contents. Generally speaking, foundation, blush, eye shadow and lipsticks will each last about a year. oascara only lasts three to six months. If you’re unsure how long your mascara has been hanging around, smell it – if it has an unpleasant aroma, throw it out. Any dirty, broken or worn-out make-up, tools or anything you haven’t used in the last six months should also be tossed out.

Give your make-up bag a good wash with soap and water or treat yourself to a new one. Thoroughly wash all your make-up brushes and clean product lids, bottle necks and the like. Now you’re ready to splurge!


**Replace what you tossed out with this spring’s eight make-up must haves:

EyesClarins Playful Colours Limited Edition Eye Palette will take you from day to night and everywhere in-between.

oascara To give your lashes great curl and definition, you can’t go past new Panoramic Curl oascara from L’oréal Paris.

Tinted ooisturiser Elizabeth Arden Sheer Lights Tinted ooisturiser SPF15 will give your complexion a natural glow. Available in four shades.

Brushes A craftswoman is only as good as her tools and L’oréal Paris brushes will make you feel like a pro. They’re very reasonably priced too.

Concealer For banishing dark circles under your eyes, L’oréal Paris Touche oagique highlighting wand is unbeatable.

Gloss Clarins Colour Quench Lip Balm gives your lips a fabulous shimmer. Wear on its own or over lippy.

BlushBlush Délice Sheer Powder Blush by L’oréal Paris contains vitamin C to help give your cheeks radiant colour without drying your skin.

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