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Cyrielle, Exeter, UK

Blog : A French Beauty Blog dans Beauté

Rédactrice de Apologie d'une Shopping-Addicte depuis plus de 4 ans déja, j'ai profité de mon expatriation en Angleterre pour aussi créer un blog beauté en anglais. Vous y retrouverez mon univers... et vous pourrez peut-etre en profiter pour découvrir des cosméto anglais ou meme travailler votre anglais*. * Je précise que je ne suis pas bilingue.

Do you need a mannequin?

I have always been fascinated by my most creative friends. These talented writers, painters, tatoo or makeup artists, crafty guys… They do create things that are not just things, you know. They put a piece of soul in their art, there is always a... Lire la suite ›

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I wanted to start this new journey of AFBB with Birchbox UK. Over the course of this blog, I talked quite a lot about this beauty concept, sharing with you a few of my Youtube videos of Birchbox unboxing. All of them can be found here, BTW. If I... Lire la suite ›

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In France, we have this saying that, as long as it is still January, it’s OK to wish Happy New Year. So here I am, hoping that you will have a great year, in 2017. If you are still around, this means that you are the best, because, come on, I... Lire la suite ›

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Birchbox January 2016 [Youtube]

Birchbox January 2016 [Youtube]

Let’s finish this Birchbox week on the blog with another Birchbox unboxing. This time, it’s the last one I received, the January 2016 one! As I told you before, I resubscribed for a full year in the beginning of the month. It... Lire la suite ›

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Birchbox UK August – October 2015 + December 2015 review [Youtube]

Birchbox UK August – October 2015 + December 2015 review [Youtube]

After yesterday’s review of four Birchboxes, today I want to share with you my latest Youtube video, again about some “old” beauty boxes from Birchbox. As you already know it, I have been back in France from August 2015 to the... Lire la suite ›

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Birchbox UK April – July 2015 review [Youtube]

Birchbox UK April – July 2015 review [Youtube]

My slogan could be “better late than never”. Because I finally had time to post articles on this blog since I am back in the UK (it has been 2 weeks). And because we will start by talking about some old Birchbox UK I received… last... Lire la suite ›

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Professional look Makeup [Tutorial]

Professional look Makeup [Tutorial]

Today, I want to share with you a video I filmed and posted on Youtube in September. It’s a “back to school / work” makeup, which can be also useful now that you are back from the Christmas holidays! During this talk through makeup... Lire la suite ›

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Avène Micellar Lotion Cleanser [Review]

Avène Micellar Lotion Cleanser [Review]

When it comes to micellar water, I am not that difficult. In the end, I just want a cheap and gentle face cleanser. In France, you can buy micellar lotions in supermarkets (with brands such as L’Oréal, Garnier…) and in what we call... Lire la suite ›

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My Beauty Diary Chocolate Truffle Sheet Mask [Review]

My Beauty Diary Chocolate Truffle Sheet Mask [Review]

Have you tried on sheet beauty masks? They are super convenient to remove (you don’t have to scratch your face to remove every bit of it from it) and they can be very cheap… in Asia. A few years ago, I bought the affordable Asian... Lire la suite ›

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Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year 2016! For 2016, I wish all of you the best… including to become a professional on time management! Because, let’s face it, I am sure we are plenty to feel like time goes super quickly! It’s like there is a leprechaun... Lire la suite ›

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Yankee Candle Holiday Home Sweet Home [Review]

Yankee Candle Holiday Home Sweet Home [Review]

I own a lot of Yankee Candle candles (sic), and most of them are holiday editions. Because I usually burn candles during fall and winter, when I want to have a cosy home sweet home. Actually, today, I want to talk to you about the Holiday... Lire la suite ›

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My Christmas tree

My Christmas tree

As a Christmas lover, I tend to dress my Christmas tree super early… Usually, I do it on Thanksgiving, but this year, since I am at my mom’s, I took care of it on the 29th of November. As always, I chose to decorate it with my... Lire la suite ›

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My Thanksgiving dinner Cooking [Youtube]

As I told you, on Thursday, I have officially started my Christmas celebrations. Why Thursday? Because it was Thanksgiving. I know, I am French, and I currently live in France, so I am not supposed to celebrate thisholiday, but I really... Lire la suite ›

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A Week in Côte d’Azur (+ medical update) [Youtube]

A Week in Côte d’Azur (+ medical update) [Youtube]

If I have deserted this blog over the past months, I have been pretty regular on Youtube. So I have decided to share with you some of my last videos, because who doesn’t need a short video to watch on a Saturday? Let’s start with some... Lire la suite ›

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Chloé Eau de Parfum [Review]

Chloé Eau de Parfum [Review]

Let’s start my welcome back party with a life-long friend of mine: my eau de parfum from Chloé. I have this bottle of Chloé since its creation, in 2008. I know, I used only 20mL of my 30mL bottle in 7 years, but I have a good... Lire la suite ›

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A French Beauty Blog is BACK!

I am happy to be back here, guys! It took me a while to organize myself, to make sure I could regularly post articles in here – let’s admit it, it’s not that easy for me to balance my other blog, my Youtube channel, my studies and my... Lire la suite ›

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Quick and easy makeup [Tutorial]

Quick and easy makeup [Tutorial]

You know the drill: you were tired, you stayed in bed for longer and, now, you’re almost late! It’s time to do a super quick and easy makeup to look more human (and less tired)… In this video, you will learn all of my tricks to... Lire la suite ›

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How to recognize FAKE Lorac Mega Pro Palettes?

How to recognize FAKE Lorac Mega Pro Palettes?

For Christmas, I had some cash to spend… the dream for a shopaholic like me! I bought a few stuff from my list, until I found a Lorac Pro Mega Palette on Ebay. I thought it was completely sold out! I quickly bought it, and I received it... Lire la suite ›

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Wearing make up to go to the gym? [Youtube]

Wearing make up to go to the gym? [Youtube]

I try to go quite often to the gym (technically, I was supposed to go today, but I am in London at the moment!). Since I am a member of my University sport center, I usually exercise after work. That means I am doing sport with makeup…... Lire la suite ›

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I had to buy these stuff at Urban Outfitters and Beauty Bay! [Haul]

I had to buy these stuff at Urban Outfitters and Beauty Bay! [Haul]

There is no surprise why my French beauty blog is called “Apologie d’une Shopping-Addicte“: I am a shopaholic! I love to spend my money. When I am sad, it lifts up my mood. Tired? I can stay up late thanks to a little treat that... Lire la suite ›

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