When I first saw beauty Youtubers applying their foundation with silicone chicken fillets, I thought it was a fad that would never catch on. To my surprise here I am talking about the latest craze in make-up; the crystal silicone make-up sponge. I personally fail to see how a slice of rubber can apply foundation flawlessly, but with so many…

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Calling all Northerns, Colonel Porter invites you to his Emporium, which is nestled at the end of Dean Street in Newcastle. Who’s Colonel Porter? Well him and his sidekick, Archie Jones, are the geniuses behind the iconic Newcastle Brown Ale. See you learn something everyday, and today I’m talking about the venue that pays homage to this creative duo. Whatever…

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It’s not everyday you get to sit down with a celebrity make-up artist, which is why I was thrilled to be invited to Amanda Bell’s new make-up studio. Nestled in Norton High Street, you’ll find a boutique-inspired studio that can only be described as every girl’s dream dressing room. There’s Hollywood-esque mirrors, luxurious touches and a Prosecco fridge situated in…

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River Island has recently opened a brand new store in the Bridges Shopping Centre, in Sunderland, and fashionistas let me tell you, it’s definitely worth a visit. I popped along for its launch day and I couldn’t believe the size of it. It’s now has a bigger (and better) unit where the label can showcase its true clothing potential. Since…

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You only live once, which is why one Saturday afternoon I ditched the housework and sacked off running errands, and ventured to Newcastle’s newest eatery, Yolo Townhouse. Situated just off Grey Street, on High Bridge, Yolo Townhouse is a stylish bar, eatery and roof terrace, which aims to provide us Northerns with exactly what we deserve. I’m talking about tasty…

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