Check out my first homemade palette! Ignore the 3 on the right, I totally cheated and shoved 3 MAC pans in there for the photo whilst my last 3 pigments …

Summer is usually all about the brights… and so perhaps, for once… naturals are the brave choice. Introducing Guerlain’s Summer 2010 Collection: Ombre Éclat 4 Shades  – OMBRE PERLÉES (LE) …

We all bemoan an eyeliner that lasts for approximately 30 minutes on the lash line, but how far would you go to ensure your makeup remained perfect throughout the day? …

I’ve got a treat for you this afternoon, stop that multi-tasking and give me your full attention, like NAO! Remember a few weeks ago, I enlisted your help in devising …

Looking for an amazing holo with more sparkle than should be legal? Look no further… Diamond Cosmetics Chainmail Charm is an awesome display of holographic loveliness set in a dark …

A few months ago (read 5… yeah, I’m slacking), I started trialling Mavala’s Double Lash that I’d picked up in an effort to improve the condition of my eye lashes …

A quick (quick? who am I kidding, took me ages!)  FOTD showing off a couple of the matte shades from the new Sleek MakeUP Bohemian Palette: Marron on the lid …

I never generally use more than 2 or 3 eyeshadows at once, I know lots of ladies manage to create spectacular looks with 5 or 6 shadows all expertly blended …

…Or just ‘divine’ according to the packaging.  And yano what?  I think they might be right… Sleek MakeUP have truly outdone themselves on the design front.  Reminiscent of MAC’s soon …

I freaking LOVE getting things through the post… letters, makeup, postcards, ebay purchases, those little sachets that Nivea sometimes send out, even the occasional dog poo if it’s from an …

It’s Monday morning and I’m feeling gloomy… Cheer me up, I wanna talk about the classic red lip. I struggle.  I have too much pink in my skintone and am …

Leila has my mother’s hair.  It’s blonde, fine and very very floaty.  It kinda skims the top of her head, resting about an inch above the scalp in thick swathes …

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Chanel Ombre D'eau - Swatches of my (small) collection

This post is for the lovely Ann who requested a swatch of my new Chanel Ombre D’eau in #757 Splash when I picked it up. …

Lanolips Lip Ointment

After suffering for the past 4 months with flaky, dry lips… I’ve finally found my cure.  Let me tell you a bit about it… Lanolips …

Inexpensive Beauty Find: Move over Ellis, Barbara's in town!

Whilst dodging the weekly shop by loitering down the health and beauty aisles, I thought it might be high time to give the Barbara Daly …

29, Saint Honoré - Lancome Fall 2011 Collection

This Autumn sees the launch of what I can honestly say is the first seasonal collection that’s had me properly excited in a long time.  …

NEW! Tweezerman Safari Print "Cheetah" Slant Tweezers!

Listen up, ‘cos you’re about to learn something really important.  If you ever find yourself stranded in the wilds of Africa, you’ll thank your lucky …

Mavala Black Velvet from the Mystic Collection

This is another from Mavala’s recently released Mystic Collection that I was sent last month. Mavala Black Velvet is a dark purple-black with a very …

Jemma Kidd Pro Lip Perfector

Multi-use products often don’t provide the results that they claim.  The innovation is there, but the performance generally isn’t. Not so with Jemma Kidd Pro …

Estee Lauder New for Nails, Pure Color Collection

I’m not ashamed to admit that Estee Lauder had me at Hello with the release of Surreal Violet last year and I’ve been keeping a …

Rituals Sunglow Peach: Cheek & Eye Glow

Rituals Sunglow Cheek & Eye Glow in Peach is a multi-tasking palette filled with some truly lovely warm-toned shades that work well even on my …

The 5 Minute Face

Like most ladies, I don’t get a huge amount of time to dedicate to my makeup in the mornings.  I get to spend 10-15 minutes …

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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 …

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, …

Urban Decay 15-Year Anniversary 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

This here post be ALL about the pictures… The Packaging…

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