• 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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Lancome Pop Petrol NOTD

I’m a bit late with this one… oooooh about… *counts on fingers*…  8 months late?  Anyway… this was really doing the blog rounds back when …

Home Shopping Uncovered... Inside QVC...

Hmmm… that makes this post sound far more dramatic and exciting than it actually is. Perhaps if myself and VexintheCity hadn’t been gently chaperoned to …

Paese Cosmetics #105 Nail Polish – NOTD

Ahhh, that catchy #105… O.P.I-esque shade naming this ain’t!  But the sample they sent me is a raspberry fire cracker regardless! The above ladies… is …

A little bit of light relief courtesy of new Freeview channel - Really

This evening, with the UK going to hell in a handcart (I can’t bring myself to watch the news), I thought I’d settle down to …

Video: March Favourites

Um, this video is late, sorry.  I talk about Easter, sorry.  I also bang my Helmer about at one point and it might deafen you, …

Leila turns 4...

In what has become a bit of a blog tradition, please excuse me as I take a moment again this year to pen a letter …

Liz Earle launches new Beauty Insider mag!

If you’ve previously enjoyed the quarterly newsletters from Liz Earle, you’ll be pleased to know that the company have just launched a new monthly magazine …

Win a La Femme Blush Palette and 12 Blushes!

Courtesy of Cocktail Cosmetics, I’m delighted to be able to offer one of my lovely readers the chance to win a full 12 pan La …

FOTD: Burberry Lip Cover Lipstick in #16 Claret (worn sheer)

OK, I’m nearly done with “the best lipstick that ever graced makeup counters anywhere” but as promised, here’s a FOTD showing the Burberry Lip Cover …

Selexir Peace Balm, so good. SO good.

They say that the best things in life are free… rubbish.  When was the last time you didn’t pay for an apple turnover?  Having said …

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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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