In March 1976, the late Dame Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in Littlehampton – a small seaside town on the South coast of England.  Fast forward 34 years to …

Barielle Wildflower SPRING Collection…. c’mon c’mon c’mon it’s nearly Summer already… hurry the *bleep* up!

Remember this post from last week?  (gawd, was that *only* last week?!) A couple of you demanded requested swatches, and I do aim to please… (sometimes)… Pink Icing/Devil’s Food: L …

Spring is COMING!!!!

After suffering for the past 4 months with flaky, dry lips… I’ve finally found my cure.  Let me tell you a bit about it… Lanolips is an Australian brand that …

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 and bake yummy cake, so …

I don’t own anything else like this shade.  Nails Inc. Battersea Park is a true hybrid.  It’s a cross between army greens and olive, and it really does apply differently …

Shampoo: Kevin MurphyProtection Wash Conditioner: The Body Shop Banana Conditioner Styling products: Clynol Move Massive Volume Spray Shower Gel: Palmolive Shower Gel Olive Body moisturiser: Aveeno Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion …

They’re kind of a big deal. It’s a substantial thing to grow hair on your face.  Billions of pounds go into the development of products designed to remove facial hair, …

Back when February was still so new I was calling it January, I blogged about this: Hei Poa Pur Monoi Beauty Oil, my skin was bone dry at the time …

Back in December, I added a box of Daniele de Winter Choc Beauté to my Chrismas Wishlist. Well who says you don’t get what you wish for? The box is …

Jemma Kidd – Midnight Jewels Palette Featuring: 1 Creme Highlighter (Star) 2 Eye Shadows (Dusk & Midnight Blue – the blue one can be used wet too) 1 Shimmer Dust …

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Some new beauty books!

Like every other woman on the planet, I spent at least some of Christmas Day on the internet.  Before the Queen’s speech had even begun …

Confessions of a Makeup Up Addict – Part 1

Who knew that you could quite literally spend ALL FREAKING NIGHT trying to decide whether to organise your makeup collection by: * colour * high …

LUSH Let The Good Times Roll Cleanser

You didn’t know that I was psychic did you?  It’s ok, I didn’t expect you to… after all, I’m the one with the special powers, …

Diet-related ramblings…

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve lost some weight over the past year and although I’m still not at my goal weight – …

The Highlighter Series #4 - M&S Daly Illuminating Face Balm

Tell me this isn’t the most forced smile you’ve seen all week: I’m not her biggest fan… I don’t have any reasoning behind this other …

Sealed with a kiss: Send a Burberry Kiss!

How many times have you made yourself look like a bit of an idiot trying to make the most of your fully-featured phone in public?  …

Why Chanel Paradoxal is like a gherkin...

If you follow my tweets, then you may have ‘read” me this morning… urging my 15 month old to eat her porridge quicker, cursing my …

Wordless Wednesday

No prizes for guessing where I’m spending most of the week!

Festive fun courtesy of Urban Retreat's Beautique!

If you’ve been around long enough to remember their Easter egg-stravaganza then you’ll already be familiar with the kind of fun and games Urban Retreat’s …

Avon Glimmersticks Diamonds Eye Liner

Something else that caught my eye during the recent Avon event were their range of Glimmerstick Diamond Eye Liners.  Being the magpie that I am, …

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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, …

Urban Decay 15-Year Anniversary 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

This here post be ALL about the pictures… The Packaging…

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