• No more tangles, no more tears? The Wet Brush…

    Between my daughter and I, we own almost 3ft of hair.  Not including the stuff on my top lip, which would take us into double figures… just the hair on …

  • GOSH Danielle Nail Polish NOTD

    Who hasn’t dreamed of creating some makeups of their very own?  Leila and I sometimes spend an afternoon making lipglosses together from vaseline and food dye.  When we’re not doing …

It’s been a while since I tried a new mascara, the truth is that I’ve fallen into an extremely comfortable relationship with Clinique High Lengths mascara (the one with the …

Question of the Week: When applying your makeup, do you stand or sit? Where do you apply it? In your bedroom, bathroom or…? Answer: I hover between the bedroom and …

I’m really fussy about chocolate brownies, infact… so fussy am I, that I hardly ever order them when I’m eating out.  Do you know why that is?  Because I can’t …

Question of the Week: What’s the first beauty/makeup item that you remember coveting? Answer: I think it was a MAC Mineralize Skinfinish. God knows which one though, there’s been so …

Over the years, I’ve slowly discovered that as much as I love my makeup, I can also be rather lazy about it.  An example of this is my love for …

When Joan Collins Timeless Beauty launched earlier this year, I was curious to discover how the brand would be received.  It seems quite unfeasible in today’s culture (sadly) that an …

In line with my usual state of perma-disorganisation, I’d left things quite late when I decided to book a night away for mine and Mr. L’s 10th wedding anniversary.  It …

I hereby declare that Autumn has finally begun. As I walked my daughter to school this morning, I could see my breath swirling around infront of me, just as misty …

When I think about French food, I think fuss… showiness… style over substance… In case you’re wondering, I pretty much think about British food as the complete opposite.  I mean, …

This year, China Glaze’s Fall release includes one of the prettiest polishes I’ve seen in a very long time.  Choo-Choo Choose You, from the All Aboard collection, is an absolute …

Question of the Week: When a beauty product is labeled “Limited Edition” (LE), are you more inclined to purchase it? Answer: Oh, ab-so-bloody-lutely.  The thought of potential regret at a …

If you wanted to target a specific segment of the UK demographic on a Saturday afternoon… say, fashion and beauty-conscious ladies in their twenties, where would be a really bloody …

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Carolyn K London Nail Paint: Brights Nail Collection

Following on from my previous post introducing the new Carolyn K London Nail Paint shades, as promised, I’ve swatched the next trio set available, the …

Red Lip Series: BareMinerals Pretty Amazing LipColor in Virgin Upper Class Red

Good morning, this is your captain speaking. On behalf of my crew today, I’d like to welcome you aboard flight number L1P6L0551P1N6 from Heathrow to …

Free Nails Inc. Polish with InStyle Magazine

The cover of June’s InStyle magazine will feature a free full size bottle of Nails Inc. polish worth £10.50. 3 colours to choose from: Berry, Bare …

They're killing fairies for their blood!!!

George at Asda I mean… They must be? How else can they possibly be knocking out such awesome shades for £1.50 a bottle? This is …

La Femme Baked Bronzer

My bargainous baked bronzer turned up today, hoorah!  Bronzer is something that scares me.  Being so pale and uninteresting I screw it up on a regular …

Backstage at London Fashion Week

I was generously invited backstage on opening day at London Fashion Week with Benefit Cosmetics who were sponsoring the makeup for the Jean-Pierre Braganza show. I’ll …

How do you spend yours?

…your Boots till spits I mean! If you’re not a UK lady, let me quickly explain… Boots have a rather fabulous promotional period every couple …

My first Facebook giveaway!

Duuuuuuuuuuuuuudes! Want the chance to win some PURE goodies before they become insanely hard to pin down? I scrambled for the stand at my local …

Gettin' Flirty with Urban Decay The Feminine Palette

Well known for their bold colours, high pigmentation and shimmering shadows, Urban Decay have gone for a softer look this time around with the limited …

Kevyn Aucoin The Lipgloss in Lilium, could it be the one to make me finally love lipgloss?

Contrary to popular belief (bloody blog name), I don’t much like lipgloss – I tolerate it because it’s so damn easy to apply and wear …

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CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

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