• 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 …

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 …

I’m a certified skincare fan, but Mr. L hates anything remotely greasy.  Infact, he doesn’t really understand the concept of ‘moisturising’ or why he would ever need to do it.  …

I received this tag from the infinitely beautiful DvoraDivine, I haven’ t done a tag in ages… but a bit of procrastination on a Friday night goes a very long …

Sugarpill’s Starling is a vibrant blue.  A slightly darker than turquoise base with matching sparkle. It’s surprisingly wearable for me in small doses! Kudos if you’re brave enough to rock …

Sugarpill Chroma Lust in Goldilux ($12.00, 5g net weight). When I first unscrewed the lid, my reaction wasn’t wholly positive. There’s no sifter, no lttle plastic inner lid… you’re straight …

Dollipops wants to offer my lovely readers a 15% discount off your orders. I’ve already shared my appreciation for the retro Jackie necklace, but I’m also particularly coveting: 1. Je …

I received my VERY exciting Sugarpill Cosmetics order last week, and I wanted to share the beautifully presented packaging with you… Free with every order, check out the cute decal-type …

is… AlicatAHL Thanks for offering your self up in the name of beauty! Please email me your address details and I’ll pop the sample in the post.  Can’t wait to …

After reading the article over at the Daily Mail about the self-proclaimed ‘Barbie’ mother who encourages her 16yr old daughter to have Botox injections to mask any premature signs of …

Diaries out? Circled Sunday 14th March with a red felt tip? No me neither (who DOES that anyway?) This is the first Mother’s Day I can join in with over …

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Quick Pick: L'Oreal Color Infallible Eyeshadow in Metallic Lilac

When I first reviewed the L’Oreal Color Infallible range a couple of years back, I was impressed with the amount of pigment these little pots …

Facebook Giveaway!

I’ve got a brand spankin’ new bottle of Seche Vite up for grabs… and a rather cute Japanese cheek guide thing for blush application… So, …

Would you inject yourself in the name of beauty?

There comes a point in our lives when we may find ourselves looking in the mirror, bemoaning the fact that whoever said “pevention is better …

The Cutting Room Floor #1

I’m introducing a new segment to the blog called The Cutting Room Floor which will include various hair-related releases, snippets and bits and bobs that …

Look at me, look at me! I'm the Christmas Fairy atop the BuyaPowa Tree!

Says me.  And if anyone wants to argue with that, I’ll roll up my fairy sleeves and throw all the manky, strawberry-flavoured Quality Streets at …

Keeping House...

Incidentally, I’m having a little clean up round here… dust was gathering in the corners and there was a big coffee ring on the table. …

Butter London AW/2010 - OMG Look! It's Marrow!

I’m so freaking excited to see Marrow put in an appearance!  It was custom mixed for Vena Cava back in February and here it is, …

New Limited Edition Eyeko Saucy Polish

Eyeko Saucy polish, the other limited edition release alongside the new Rain polish. Saucy is ONE HOT RED! One of the thinnest formulas I’ve used …

Win it! Revitalash Volumizing Mascara - FIVE up for grabs!

Small children and babies are often bestowed with the gift of incredible lashes.  Have you looked into a four year old’s eyes recently?  Go find …

Pink Week: RetarDEX Oral Spray

What is It? RetarDEX Oral Spray is an alcohol-free pump action spray that promises to eliminate bad breath compunds and kill bacteria that cause tooth …

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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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