All posts by Catrina

Latest In Beauty Pick ‘n’ Mix Monthly Subscription. I saved over £87.88 this month!

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One of my favourite times of the month is the day that my Latest In Beauty subscription box arrives, I’m excited to say that today was that day for me. ***** I like how it arrives with pink tissue paper wrapping and pink paper packaging to keep the items safe. Usually there is a postcard with a beautiful phase or inspiring saying on it. I like to keep those on my corkboard for the month. ***** The products have always more »

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Adaptations Assessment For Driving With Disabilities.

I had my driving assessment today at the William Merritt centre in Leeds and I thought I would blog about the experience to hopefully give people in similar situations a sense of what to expect. – I have recently started up driving lessons again through the Motability grant scheme and BSM. I have been trying to use what is called the push pull mechanism in my driving instructor’s car, but it has been quite painful. So my driving instructor suggested more »

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My Weekly Favourites

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My weekly favourites. Things I have been lurving this week that have kept me going in this crazy world. 1. My cats… I’m sorry for being cliché but my beautiful little cute kitcats have been by my side all this week when I’ve needed them the most. As many other disabled readers will know there can be days when the pain and emotional issues are just all too much. I had a couple of those days this week and my more »

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IT Cosmetics CC+ Full Coverage Cream Review

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My Review Of IT Cosmetics CC+ Colour Correcting Full Coverage Cream £30 Things to remember before you read my review: *I have combination skin *I like a dewy finish from my foundation *I’m 31 years old *My skin is generally clear but I have issues with large pores. *I have super pale skin. I use shade FAIR. So I’m going to skip to the good stuff, I love this product. This is why…

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We’re All Beautiful People. My Body Image Journey…

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Hey Secrets of A Beauty Addict Readers, Hope you’re well you beautiful people! So if you know me personally you will be aware that I’ve been virtually every size under the sacred Topshop sun. I was overweight as a teen, then became a dancer and went to a size UK 8. I plateaued at about a UK 12 for several years until I became disabled and have slowly risen to a UK size 16/18 . This has been due to more »

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Hello From The Other Side

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Hello Secrets of A Beauty Addict readers, It’s been a while and I won’t bore you with the of ins and outs, ups and downs and total bloody rollercoaster of my absence but it feels good to get my fingers typing again. The world has changed since I last blogged and I guess I have changed a lot too. I’m still adjusting to life with a disability and I feel I’ve been coming to a bit of a crossroads. I more »

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Lytham Film Company Fighting Discrimination One Laugh At A Time

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Lytham film company are currently filming their new feature Super Grannies! The film’s cast includes residents at the Fairhaven Care Home in Lytham St Annes. They have been spotted all round Lytham shooting their outrageous comedy. If you come upon ninjas in St Annes, worry not, you have probably just walked onto the Super Grannies. set! Yes, the film promises to be a laugh a minute, and the team behind the film have certainly worked incredibly hard so that you more »

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Me, And My Ultimate Face Wipe Hunt…

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I have been on the hunt for some time, for decent, environmentally friendly, good value, face wipes. The reason being, I am in and out of hospital at the moment, and it’s just not practical to take a massive cleanser that first of all, takes up a lot of room in my bag, and secondly requires water, which I may not have to hand, to wash it off. So, I decided wipes were going to be the way forward, to more »

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