• 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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A quick and easy #youonlybetter look with Clarins! *SP

With both a 5-year old and a 12-week old baby, time to myself is the most precious commodity in my life. When Leila was born, …

Weight Watchers Weekly Challenge #2 - Planning Your Meals

Well, it’s Thursday and I’ve stayed on plan this week.  There’s been a couple of times that I’ve sneaked into my weekly PP allowance (an …

A little Boots haul...

I do love reading about the things that people pick up in their lunch breaks, so hope mine is somewhat interesting too!  This wasn’t a …

Pale Girls Rejoice! Meow Cosmetics Mineral Foundation in Frisky Chausie

I know it’s old hat and not terribly cool but I can’t help it, I’m still a big fan of mineral foundation.  Party like it’s …

I only have two full cupboards in my flat... one is for beauty, the other is for...

…baking! I don’t know if it’s ‘normal’ to have a baking cupboard – but most of my cupboards currently look like this: …except this one, …

Get Beautified on a Budget... in Primark?

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 …

What a difference a few months make...

What with it now being February, I feel as though I may have neglected my space on the internet for far too long (you don’t …

Advent Giveaway – Day 10

Revlon Fantasy Lengths in Chic Leave a comment to enter. Giveaway closes at 23:59GMT on 10th December.  Comments made after this time will not be …

Bottega Veneta gives me the chills

I have no idea what the new fragrance by Bottega Veneta smells like — though leathery floral chypre sounds promising — but it’s this short …

The Lipstick League – week of 15.8.11

Question of the Week: – What’s your favorite haircare line? Answer: None.  I chop and change my hair products more than any other because I …

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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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