The Zoe Report


Vanese Maddix

Vanese Maddix is a UK-based Freelance Beauty & Lifestyle Journalist. You’ll usually find her watching TikTok beauty videos, trying out a new colourful eyeliner or rewatching New Girl!

Her bylines include Cosmopolitan UK, Refinery29 UK/US, Real Simple, Stylist, and more.

Follow Vanese on Instagram @itsvanesem

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Makeup By Mario's New Cream Blush Gave My Cheeks A Luminous Pop Of Color

It looks so effortless.

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Charlotte Tilbury's Pillow Talk Blush Wand Is The Smoothest Liquid Blush I’ve Ever Tried

A true subtle pop of color.

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Rare Beauty's TikTok-Viral Highlighter Has Transported Me Back To 2016

A powder formula that doesn’t get cakey? I’m sold.

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I’ve Officially Ditched My Favorite Mascara For This Electric Blue Formula

My black mascara could never.

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A Beauty Writer’s Honest Thoughts About Rare Beauty’s New Lipstick & Liner

It’s not a want, but a need.

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I Never Thought I’d Feel This Way About Glossier’s New Eyeliner Pencils

Did they stack up to a full weekend of events?

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I Tried Zara's First-Ever Foundation & The Results Left Me Stunned

The range includes 51 shades and 3 undertones.

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What A Beauty Writer *Really* Thinks About Ariana Grande's New Makeup Collection

Is it worth your coin?

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This Buzzy Dark Spot Corrector Tackled My Dark Spots In Less Than 2 Weeks

The Black-owned brand nailed it with this new launch.

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I Tried The New Sunscreen Oil With A 1,700-Person Waiting List

Is it really worth the hype?

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My Honest Review Of Supernal’s New Illumine Restorative Oil Serum

Giving you the skin care tea


I Tried The Color-Changing Blush With Over 3 Million Views On TikTok

Is it another makeup game changer?