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Summer 2018 is in full swing and when we think of summer, we think of three things: barbecues, festivals and drinks! Here at Beauty Bae, we’ve put together this handy roundup of our three best UK festivals of the year which is sure to cure your FOMO…

With Glastonbury taking a well deserved break, it is up to our ‘Top Three’ festivals to make up for its absence and we don’t think UK festival goers will be disappointed!

1) Wireless on 6 July to  8 July at Finsbury Park, London

J.Cole, Stormzy & DJ Khaled are your 2018 headliners making this the ultimate summer festival of 2018! Look, Wireless did get some stick over not including many women in their lineup, but they’ve learned from their mistake, apologised and actioned it by creating an all-female stage. Nothing says #GirlPower like that. Who else can you expect? Giggs, Rick Ross, Big Shaq, DJ KHALED (- “another one”), French Montana, Post Malone, Big Sean. Wiley and Wretch 32. Basically, it’s going to be ‘Unforgettable‘.

2) Reading and Leeds Festivals on August 24-26 at Little John’s Farm, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds

Nothing says “festivals that have something for everyone” like Reading and Leeds… This year, they’ve pushed the boat out and secured a diverse line-up with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Dua Lipa, Sum 41, Travis Scott, Skepta, The Kooks, The Vaccines, Fallout Boy and Panic! At The Disco taking to the stage. Linkin’ Park’s Mike Shinoda is also said to be making appearance… Something tells us these artists will add the fuel that’ll put festival goers’ Sex On Fire. Here’s hoping Big Shaq – who will also be performing – brings some ice along because ‘Man’s Not Hot’.

3) RiZE Festival (formally known as V Festival) on August 17 & 18 at Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire

Festival goers can enjoy all the current and old-school classics from artists such as Craig David, Bastille, Stereophonics, Plan B, Sean Paul, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man… Rita Ora, Liam Gallagher and James Bay have cleared their holiday schedule it seems, because they’ll all be stopping by at this one too! I mean, if we were given tickets to this one, we won’t stop going on about it for at least ‘7 Days’!Look, we’re not saying much apart from: Jay Z headlined V Festival last year… Expect big things.

So, that concludes our ‘Top Three Festivals of 2018’… It’s safe to say we’re in for a long, hot Summer!

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Weddings are of course a big part of our day to day and Disney’s portrayal of love and romance is always so inspiring. Love is always so perfect in Disney movies and it can make us long for something just as special in our own lives.

This infographic below goes through the best Disney weddings/romances and includes the stories of Robin Hood and Maid Marian, Roger and Anita from 101 Dalmatians, and even more recent love stories such as between Tiana and Naveen from The Princess and the Frog. Love is always so perfect in Disney movies that sometimes real life can never compare.

This infographic from The Wedding Band Shop looks at some of the best Disney romances and it really does make for a fun read.

One of the most amazing stories is between Ariel and Eric as one of them lived under the sea! It didn’t matter to either of them though and their wedding was attended by all their friends from both land and sea.

Of course, not all romance revolves around weddings and there are many little moments in Disney movies that stay with you. The time when Nala nuzzled Simba and their love for each other was so clear or the time Lady shared her spaghetti with Tramp. Check out the full infographic now for more amazing Disney moments.

Find out more at The Wedding Band Shop.

(Foundation) is easy as 1, 2, 3…

Bourjois 1.2.3. Perfect Foundation gives a flawless even complexion* for 16hrs, thanks to a new generation formula.

3 correcting pigments for zero imperfections:

Yellow pigments: Anti dark circles

Mauve pigments: Anti dull complexion

Green pigments: Anti redness

  • 24hr hydration and anti-shine: cotton flower extract
  • SPF 10
  • Medium coverage, yet lets skin breathe
  • Soft and smooth formula for a second skin finish

I really don’t know what to write about this product because I am completely and utterly butterly discombobulated. I’m sure discombobulated is the right word, but if it isn’t… I’ll make sure to eat the Oxford English dictionary tomorrow and get back to you.

I expected more from this foundation is what I’m saying… When I first applied it as a swatch, I thought it was the hornet’s elbows not even bee’s knees. Then, when I applied it on my face (which is where foundation is usually applied), it looked ‘meh’. It just looked like the average foundation, kind of a letdown… I expected more from this foundation.

For a drugstore foundation, it’s fine, it’s just not in the same league of extraordinary gentlemen as the serum one… I wanted better coverage, especially seeing as I’ve got the ENTIRE population of Australia & New Zealand’s equivalent of spots on my face currently…

Yes, it made me look less tired and evens the skin tone, but… I still wasn’t blown away by it.

If you want a foundation that makes you look less tired and evens your skin tone, get it. But, if you want a foundation that lasts and looks good even without setting it with powder, this one is not for you.

Things I did like about it: it does hydrate the skin, I’m not going to lie. Protects skin against sun damage (SPF 10) and it applies/spreads easily.

Things I didn’t like about it: it’s less than medium coverage in my opinion. I don’t know, maybe it’s the fact that I’ve got what feels like the entire population of Spotville residing on my facial exterior, but I don’t think it covered very well… Then again, maybe it’s not meant to cover. It’s main USP is the skin tone evening and 24hour hydration which (I don’t know about the 24 hour part, but it does hydrate).

What I will say though, I know you should never compare when doing product reviews but Rimmel Wake Me Up is better in my opinion. Granted, the shade ranges of that are diabolical for a Lebanese Outer Hebrides Polar Bear Eskimo Person Thing like myself, but… Still. You’re either expected to be Donald Trump or TanMom if you’re to match with Rimmel Wake Me Up’s shades. No, thanks!

Have you tried it? What did you think of it? Let me know in the comments section below or send me mail via pigeon. I LOVE pigeons (that are domesticated, clean, sanitary, cleanly fed, don’t carry rabies and aren’t flying rodents – Baesically: doves. I love doves.)