• 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 …

Regular reader Julia couldn’t resist emailing me this link after she saw my January feature on the Chanel tattoo sensation that was “Les Trompe L’œil de Chanel”. The original Chanel …

Further to my post last week discussing the launch of Lime Crime at SpaceNK stores this month, I want to share with you my thoughts on the lipsticks that I …

Next week marks my one year ‘blogiversary”.  Wahoo! Here’s a lookback through the archives, some of my favourite posts from each month… starting with April 2009.  These could be embarrassing! …

I found it, I found it! I thought I’d add a swatch to my collection of Creaseless Cream swatches… you can find the rest here. Flatter Me is described as …

I picked up two Besame lipsticks a couple of weeks ago from a discounter on eBay and managed to get both for around £12. They’re the older style lipsticks with …

Second in my highlighter series is the highly regarded NARS Albatross (£19.50). Albatross looks an almost pure white in the pan (as the name would suggest!) But when swatched, gives …

I’m in hospital today, finally having a little operation that I’ve waited 10 months for… I’m nervous!  Wish me luck! To make me feel better, this is what I need …

Way back in mid-March, I promised you chaps a whistlestop tour of my highlighter collection… and then I forgot to do it!  Well, after a bit of nagging, I’m back …

I haven’t got a side by side swatch comparison and I’m not claiming this dupe discovery as my own (a quick Google search threw this up) but it’s been said …

I’m chatting about the rise and fall of nail polish today! If you give a stuff, come and check me out! Hope you’re having a lovely Sunday x

I didn’t buy it… it was on my list, but I thought I’d better try it at the counter first.  The SA applied it on me and warned me that …

If I said I didn’t like this polish very much… I’d be being kind. I actually don’t usually dislike polishes, I can make most formulas work for me with a …

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Bobbi Brown's new Long-Wear Eye Pencils go the distance (at a price)...

As the summer approaches, my thoughts turn to bullet-proofing my makeup to last the course of a hot, tiring day.  I don’t know about you …

Some PURSE-FRIENDLY alternatives to the CULT must-haves!

Every new month seems to bring with it innovations in cosmetic technology. Whether it be gadgets, formulations, application methods or even just the latest must-have …

You Make Me Smile Award & Tag

So, the lovely Leanne over at DoNotRefreeze tagged me with this award about a month ago.  I forgot it, then remembered it, then forgot it, …

Deal Alert: Get Closer to the beauty bargains with BuyaPowa!

BuyaPowa are teaming up with Closer magazine all this week to bring some extra special beauty bargains to the co-buying table.  The team over at …

I'm such a scab...

…confession time. Looking back through my posts over the last couple of months, my skin has improved 110% since I started making an effort to …

bareMinerals Limited Edition 15th Anniversary Mineral Veil Finishing Powder

One of the best beauty innovations in recent times was when bareMinerals finally made their sifters, lockable.  It was a game-changer… no more loose minerals …

Mavala Minis Haul

Further to my post on the Debenhams sale, I nabbed a few colours. Hello lovelies!  There’s 4 absolute stand out shades for me in this little …

Valentine's Day: The Single Girl's Gift Guide (to herself)

So, I’m an old married… and my husband doesn’t buy me Valentine’s gifts.  Instead, he makes me a minimum of three cups of tea a …

Get your NYX fix in Next!

Yeah, catchy title… I worked for ages (15 seconds) on that one, it shows doesn’t it? So… NYX Cosmetics. I remember when they were stuff …

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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 …

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, …

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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