• 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 …

Rae from theNotice shares her skincare secret to flawless, pore-free skin. Phyrra gives you an exclusive interview with Fyrinnae Cosmetics in February’s Indie Spotlight. Betty’s Dragon Fruit Eye Look is …

I was recently sent two products from Sleek Makeup‘s range, focusing on a couple of shades that are suited to this year’s Spring trend. On the left we have the …

Ooooh I’ve just clicked ‘schedule’ on my WordPress dashboard to setup that last Beauty Blender post so that it ‘goes live’ at exactly 9.37am on this (probably grey) Friday morning… …

I’m about to lock away my foundation brushes, stippling brushes and buffing brushes. I’m doing a full-on swap for these: The infamous Beauty Blender! I bought 2 of these a …

Application was smooth enough on this 4-coater, but the formula was a little thinner than I’d have liked.  It has an almost semi-jelly finish with a undoubtedly glossy sheen.  Red …

…Introducing, AcneApp: Everyone recognises Apple’s iPhone tag line “There’s an app for that!”, but check out Dr. Greg Pearson’s novel use of the latest in mobile technology. AcneApp has been …

Just for fun, anyone recognise where this is?

With a title like that, I’m obviously referring to myself.  I thought I’d share my motives, aspirations and whatever else emerges from writing this post, which will no doubt at …

ho ho ho…. or not. I have been given the green light to ask a bonafide (and rather lovely) Benefit counter manager some questions about her job as MUA to …

I was just having a clear out, and thought I’d scan and upload these incase they’re of interest. Click on an image to see the full size version. Derek Lam: …

…is my hair dye. I’ve been using Superdrug’s Colour Performance for the best part of 5 years and simply haven’t found anything better for the price. It’s a permanent dye …

Deep Skincare are a fairly new Dutch brand that I hadn’t heard of until they contacted me in December to ask if I’d like some products for review consideration.  Taking …

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Inexpensive Beauty Find: Barbara Daly Pirate NOTD

This little polish spoke to me a couple of weeks ago when I was in my local Tesco (ok, not local – I especially went …

Lipglossiping guest blogs for Simple!

Last month, Simple asked me if I fancied penning October’s guest blog for them and I jumped at the chance to feature on the site …

It's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas!

We live in a 2-bed flat… on the second floor, there’ll be no log fires ablaze this Winter and the only smoky smells will be …

Impulse team up with BarryM for a Summer bargain!

There’s not long left if you wanted to stock up on this Impulse/BarryM offer… Don’t know what I’m talking about? For a limited period, Impulse …

Madara Decoface Tinting Fluid - Review

What gorgeous weather we’re currently enjoying!  Over the weekend I was looking for something a little lighter than my standard liquid foundations to wear on my face.  …

Bobbi Brown Autumn/Winter 2012 Desert Spring Collection

Laugh?  I nearly cried when I got a press release instructing me on how I could transition my Summer look into something more suitable for …

BareMinerals READY Eyeshadow Quad in A List

I remember the first time I visited the Bare Escentuals store in Covent Garden. It hadn’t been open very long and at the time, I …

Deal Alert: GHD bargains to be had at BrandAlley.co.uk

Do you know what are stupidly expensive?  GHDs. Also, everything else that I currently want but cannot afford… like a KitchenAid. Still, if you are …

Beauty UK Smokey Lilac with a bit of OPI magic NOTD

I liked this delicate combo of Beauty UK’s Smokey Lilac with OPI Golden Rainbow on top.  A dusting of holographic sparkle always goes a long …

Little BU... Nail Polish for little fingers!

My little girl Leila loves watching me polish my nails, she loves lining up my bottles along the carpet… organising them by shape, colour and …

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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 …

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, …

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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