• 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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Inexpensive Beauty Find: Tesco Along Came Betty

Another supermarket, another vintage-inspired bodycare range… all I can say is, these must sell really well!  Sainsbury’s have Dirty Works, Asda have Ella & Rose …

Josh Wood Blending Wand in Dark Brown

When trying a beauty product for the first time, I try to remain open-minded.  When a product has been hyped by the beauty community, it’s …

An Avon Christmas Party Look with Jackie Tyson

Avon bring us one of the easiest to recreate Christmas party looks I’ve seen so far, I’m loving the heavy eyeliner and pink lips. I’ve …

L'Occitane Etoile des Neiges Illuminating Powder

I picked this up a few weeks ago whilst browsing in L’Occitane, somewhere I frequent more for their Almond Apple Cleansing Oil than their makeup …

For my fellow bloggers, because you asked (lots!)

My camera is a Canon 30D DSLR.  It’s a bit old now… I’d love to look into upgrading, but can’t really use ‘taking photos of …

NOTD: Butter London Artful Dodger

No, my nails aren’t this long anymore – this was back in the day when I hadn’t abused them to within a millimetre of their …

BBLL – Sunday 6th June 2010

~ Over at theNotice, Rae has been bitten stung by the Misikko bug — and she is not pleased! ~ Betty Girl Makeup is back, …

Painting the town...

…Strawberry! I was sent an Arbonne lipstick in shade, Strawberry (£16).  It’s an “almost red” that would suit ladies who fear a completely bold red …

Butter London Scallywag

Because there can never be enough cerulean blue glitters in the world. Enjoy. Butter London Scallywag is priced at £11.95, and available to buy online …

Art Deco Eyeshadow Base - Review

Still on the hunt for an easier to blend alternative to UDPP, I decided to give Art Deco’s Eyeshadow Base a go. I’ve tried Art …

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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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