• 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 …

Check out my first homemade palette! Ignore the 3 on the right, I totally cheated and shoved 3 MAC pans in there for the photo whilst my last 3 pigments …

Summer is usually all about the brights… and so perhaps, for once… naturals are the brave choice. Introducing Guerlain’s Summer 2010 Collection: Ombre Éclat 4 Shades  – OMBRE PERLÉES (LE) …

We all bemoan an eyeliner that lasts for approximately 30 minutes on the lash line, but how far would you go to ensure your makeup remained perfect throughout the day? …

I’ve got a treat for you this afternoon, stop that multi-tasking and give me your full attention, like NAO! Remember a few weeks ago, I enlisted your help in devising …

Looking for an amazing holo with more sparkle than should be legal? Look no further… Diamond Cosmetics Chainmail Charm is an awesome display of holographic loveliness set in a dark …

A few months ago (read 5… yeah, I’m slacking), I started trialling Mavala’s Double Lash that I’d picked up in an effort to improve the condition of my eye lashes …

A quick (quick? who am I kidding, took me ages!)  FOTD showing off a couple of the matte shades from the new Sleek MakeUP Bohemian Palette: Marron on the lid …

I never generally use more than 2 or 3 eyeshadows at once, I know lots of ladies manage to create spectacular looks with 5 or 6 shadows all expertly blended …

…Or just ‘divine’ according to the packaging.  And yano what?  I think they might be right… Sleek MakeUP have truly outdone themselves on the design front.  Reminiscent of MAC’s soon …

I freaking LOVE getting things through the post… letters, makeup, postcards, ebay purchases, those little sachets that Nivea sometimes send out, even the occasional dog poo if it’s from an …

It’s Monday morning and I’m feeling gloomy… Cheer me up, I wanna talk about the classic red lip. I struggle.  I have too much pink in my skintone and am …

Leila has my mother’s hair.  It’s blonde, fine and very very floaty.  It kinda skims the top of her head, resting about an inch above the scalp in thick swathes …

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Tantalizing tresses courtesy of Gielly Green

Whilst in London last week, I trotted along to Gielly Green, a boutique hair and beauty salon located just off Baker Street hopeful that Shai …

BIBA and Beyond Exhibition at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Whilst in Brighton on Tuesday, I went along to check out the BIBA and Beyond exhibition at the wonderfully-quirky Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, situated …

Happy New Year

Dear friends, I wish you all the best that 2013 has to offer and I want to thank you for reading my words over the …

Quick Yaby Haul & Roundup!

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 …

The Lipstick League – week of 14.1.12

Question of the Week – Do you think cosmetic ads should have a disclaimer if they use excessive photoshop, false lashes and such? Answer – …

Easter Giveaway: LUSH Winners are...

Thanks to everyone who chimed in with their bath rituals and tales of Easter debauchery!  The Gods at Random.org have wiggled their pointing fingers and …

Illamasqua Precision Ink in Wisdom

I perpetually live in hope when it comes to the Precision Inks from Illamasqua.  For whatever reason, my body chemistry and the polymer-whatsits inside the …

The weekend Lust List!

I always love reading about what other people are coveting but seeing as I rounded off this week with a sneaky Guerlain Meteorites purchase, these …

Winter Warmers: The ultimate Cold Weather Fragrances!

If the Met Office is to be believed, we’re ‘in for it’ (technical description) this Winter, I hope so anyway… I’ve just bought some bargain …

A very rare (for me) French Manicure

I don’t do French Manicures.  I love how they look all polished and pretty but they’re a pain in the proverbial backside for someone as …

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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 …

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, …

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, …

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