• 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 …

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 …

Check out Nonie Creme from Butter LONDON working feverishly in preparation for Jen Kao’s show at New York Fashion Week.

So, I downloaded the Cosmetifique app for the iPhone about a month ago and am back to share my thoughts on it. Firstly, it looks and feels kinda clunky.  It …

Who’s Wearing What is a discontinued China Glaze shade that I picked up on eBay.  I do like my greyed out purples and this fit the bill perfectly: It reminds …

I was sent a tube of this to try after I couldn’t fit in a proper salon tan job on my last London visit.  I’ve bored you all senseless MANY …

…. Ceona! This traumatic episode in Ceona’s life had me and Mr. L wiping tears from our eyes.  Sorry Ceona, we were laughing WITH you. 14 year old me: Muuuuum. …

I picked this little set up at IMATS (I gave up on the collective haul post – they’ll be coming at you one by one I’m afraid!) from Guru Makeup …

If you like your purples, get ready to put a padlock on your purse. NARS Purple Rain is such a beautiful, beautiful colour.  A warm-toned purple that has that ethereal …

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For Leila

I don’t own a normal diary, so please indulge me this post that I wanted to record someplace, somewhere for posterity. You are 4 months and …

Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Shadow Cremes!

It’s been a while since I checked out the Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Shadow Cremes* (we’re gonna need to abbreviate that from here on …

Exclusive! Behind the scenes with Michael Kors and a very special giveaway

I’m delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive behind-the-scenes video today, featuring one of the most well-loved names in fashion. Michael Kors is …

Catherine Arley Holographic Red #800 NOTD

Most people dream in black and white.  I dream in red holographic.  Or, at least… I dream OF red holographic. This isn’t a bad attempt …

Misc. Ramblings...

Apologies for this post, it’s random, pic heavy and barely touches on makeup at all *shock horror* I’m sharing this pseudo-post ‘cos I still can’t be …

The day Givenchy gave me a lipstickgasm.

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my “look what I’VE got bitches!” photo that I put up last night. I don’t …

Saturday's Innies and Outties...

IN Getting an invite to the Maybelline and Illamasqua events (now to sweet-talk hubby into babysitting, alternatively just buy him copious amounts of haribo). Learning …

Inexpensive Beauty Find: H&M Wintersky Nail Polish

Loves me a good duochrome I do! The problem with some duochromes is that no matter how delightfully galactic they look in the bottle, once …

Liz Earle's Young Skin Try-Me Kit will be reviewed by...

… Rachel! (QueenofTurquoise) Thanks for offering your self up in the name of beauty Rachel! I’m sorry I don’t have more things available for you …

When you think you've made an expensive mistake...

As beauty addicts, how many times have we done that huh?  I’ll tell you how many… too bloody many. Not only that, but let’s not …

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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, …

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, …

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