• 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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Butter London Champers NOTD

As much as I admire a pretty metallic nail polish, they can be the devil for revealing flaws across the nail bed.  Champers from Butter …

Ellis Faas now available online and instore at Space NK

Ellis Faas fans will be pleased to hear that one of their favourite brands is now available to buy from Space NK online and in …

This isn't just any cinema. This is Chanel cinema.

If you find yourselves in Selfridges, Oxford Street over the next 7 days, be sure to check out the latest installation that’s causing a bit …

Amie Bright Eyes - Very Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

My name is Charlotte and I’m a mascara-a-holic.  And a khol-a-holic… and an eyeshadow-a-holic.  You get the picture right? The day I leave the house …

A Lush Afternoon For Mums!

I don’t generally copy press releases verbatim, but thought this might be of interest… We love mums here at Lush – they give good cuddles …

GOSH Velvet Touch Eye Liners (My Blossoming Obsession)

I’ve mentioned these maybe once or twice (or 7 or 8 times)… When I first tried a GOSH Velvet Touch Liner, I was genuinely amazed …

Wet n' Wild Color Icon Trio Eyeshadow: I Got Good Jeans

My lovely friend Allyson sent me a selection of Wet n’ Wild palettes from across the pond and I’m working my way through them slowly.  …

Deal Alert: 20% off Lilash for one hour only!

It’s not often you can find a reduction on the legendary lash-extending Lilash and Librow, so hold on to your mascara wands because the UK’s …

Doubling up with YSL Rose Baby Doll Eyeliner

I do love a bit of eyeliner, I mean… it’s only taken me approximately 15 years to get the hang of applying it, so I …

Making yourself beautiful...

…from the inside out? Beauty supplements are big business nowadays, with entire websites dedicated to selling dietary supplements that claim to rid you of cellulite, …

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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 …

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, …

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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