• 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 …

Space NK are celebrating the arrival of Spring with a 2-day promotion.  They’ll be offering complementary skincare consultations, makeup lessons, expert demonstrations and mini pampering sessions instore this week. If …

Like most ladies, I don’t get a huge amount of time to dedicate to my makeup in the mornings.  I get to spend 10-15 minutes max before I need to …

~ Over at theNotice, Rae shares an amazingly pigmented bright blue eye — done with shadows from the drugstore! ~ This week, Louise gets an (almost!) exclusive look at a …

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 …

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An untraditional Easter...

…decorating gingerbread men!  L spotted these in Tesco and had been such a good girl traipsing around after me all day that I couldn’t resist …

My Aussie Adventure!

I received a curious invitation a few weeks ago inviting me to take part in a 3 part Aussie event, the first involving a “Secret …

Requested: Benefit Pillow Talk vs. Clarins Paradise Pink

This is for the lovely Deborah at ThisWeekIHaveMostly… who requested a couple of lip swatches before the weekend from my recent Hot Pinks post. Hope …

George Asda Matte Finish Polish in Twister NOTD

Beautiful shade, great looking finish, 2 easy-to-apply coats and truly, truly inexpensive at £1.50 a bottle. Which is why the terrible wear breaks my heart. …

Screw fashion trends, let's talk brow trends!

I know it’s LFW but I’ve never been particularly fashionable.  I like clothes, a lot.  I like to buy clothes, a lot.  I just don’t …

Elemis Absolute Eye Mask

When I was contacted and asked if I wanted to review a couple of products from the Elemis range, I tried to choose carefully.  The …

Red Lip Round Up, Week 1

One full week of Red Lips though it seems like much longer! The full list of reds and a comparison swatch: 1. NYX Hot Red …

New from Clarins! Instant Blush – Magic Colour

I was gonna incorporate the Clarins Instant Blush I was sent into a feature on ‘colour-changing’ cosmetics… but then I tried it and decided that …

Topshop Makeup - Blushes

Another mini splurge from last week!  I know you’ve seen these 100 times now, sorry! I only bought two things from the range though, aren’t …

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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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