• 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 …

Ever since reading a recommendation by the lovely MakeupByKaty, I’ve been intrigued by these little pots of shimmering shadows. Bourjois have always been my favourite high street brand and I …

My dislike for “innovation” in beauty products is fairly well documented, so it’s nice to come across a product that is innovative in a proper science-y way (rather than a …

Available until midnight tonight, Nails Inc. are offering a lucky dip.  5 polishes for £15, that works out at £3 a polish! I’m very tempted, but a bit worried about …

So, last week… or was it the week before?  I’m getting old… they’re all starting to blur. Anyway… I hit up The Makeup Artist Boutique mid sale and treated myself …

…gloop, gloop, gloop. After a while (not even that long in all honesty), the quick-drying saviour that is Seche Vite starts to lose it’s magic.  The formula thickens, goes stringy, …

Some of you eagle eyed ladies spotted my nails in yesterday’s Shu Uemura kit review and asked what I was wearing, well shush!  You’re ruining my next NOTD! Haha, not …

Of all the samples I was sent from Liz Earle… this is the one (and only) product that I would happily repurchase without any hesitations. It’s also the one I …

This is SO overdue and I completed it aaaages ago, but just haven’t gotten around to writing up my experiences of my week long Beauty Blender trial. Beauty Blender trial? …

If you wanted an introduction to some of Shu Uemura’s most iconic products… look no further than the limited edition Iconic Discovery Set which comprises 3 of Shu’s most well-known …

Duuuuuuuuuuuuuudes! Want the chance to win some PURE goodies before they become insanely hard to pin down? I scrambled for the stand at my local Boots and literally grabbed the …

Cult US eccentric brand Lime Crime are currently enjoying a boost in credbility thanks to UK based apothecary Space NK.  In an unlikely but ultimately interesting pairing, Space NK will …

I have a reader who is currently enjoying the sunnier climes of Australia and needs some foundation help! She’s finding that her base is simply not lasting the duration in …

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Paling into insignificance? A faded FOTD

When you’ve spent 30 years of your life as a brunette and then decide to go strawberry blonde half by accident, half with intention… you …

NOTD - China Glaze Ruby Pumps over HJM Midnight

I adore China Glaze’s Ruby Pumps at Christmastime (me and everyone else) but I didn’t want to wear it quite so full on until a …

Red Lips Day 13 - Revlon Fire & Ice Superlustrous Lipstick

After promising myself that I would attempt the next Red Lip with a bit more complementary colour on my eyes instead of a rudimentary streak …

Free Nails Inc. Polish with InStyle Magazine

The cover of June’s InStyle magazine will feature a free full size bottle of Nails Inc. polish worth £10.50. 3 colours to choose from: Berry, Bare …

Urban Decay Magic Bus NOTD

Another from the Urban Decay Summer of Love nail kit (£17.50) Magic Bus is a hot, firey orange creme. 3 coats… but for such a …

DIY: Recycle your old candle holders!

If, like me, you enjoy scenting your home with candles… you probably feel a pang of guilt every time you head toward the bin with …

The Wall of Nails…

Just a little something I slaved over last night… Something I would dearly love to improve is the navigation of this site.  I’ve always been …

NARS Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil in New Lover and Hopi

Despite the moniker, lip glosses aren’t really my bag.  I find them gloopy, sticky, uncomfortable to wear and unless careful not to overapply, can make …

Barielle - Wool You Marry Me NOTD

The penultimate shade from the Barielle A/W Style in Argyle collection, and I have to say… it’s my favourite! And I don’t really know why!  …

Dedicated to the cause

It’s Friday… the weekend is here!  Let’s have a discussion and compare notes… How long do you spend preening, pampering and generally grooming yourself? My …

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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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