• 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’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 …

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 …

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NOTD Eyeko Vampira Polish NOTD

Moving on from the Eyeko pastels I was playing with earlier in the month… The new Eyeko range features 5 new shades from sheer pink …

Open letter to Brands on Twitter and Facebook…

I’ve been sitting on this post since the beginning of the year.  My draft folder has it dated from February!  Why haven’t I posted it? …

Barry M Berry Ice Cream - NOTD

I’d heard that Berry Ice Cream was a hard colour to track down, so I was really delighted to be able to waltz into my …

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 …

Bare Minerals Prime Time Brightening Primer

Mineral makeup tends to attract followers of great dedication.  Some people are almost evangelical in their adoration for their swirl, tap, buff methods that they …

Revlon Scented Nail Enamel in Peach Smoothie NOTD

Well, I’ve tried one and you still ain’t gonna convince me that I need scented nail polish.  Infact, if anything… the scent gave me a …

Abandon hope, all ye who enter here

Welcome to the Haus of Lurgy.  One cough and you’ll get slimed.  Or infected. I’m on antibiotics and whilst Mr. L likes to think that …

Avon Luxe Lace Winter Collection

My first ever eyeshadow was an Avon Color Trends lilac shade in a green case… I ground that thing down to the pan and then …

Rockalily lipstick, for a rockin' red?

ReeRee Rockette from Rockalily Makeup has released a new compact range of 4 lipsticks designed to inspire you to find your perfect red.  Ahhh, that …

Lancome Fall 2011 – 29, Saint Honore: French Touch Absolu Lipstick #102 Rouge St Honoré

Perhaps one shouldn’t judge a collection on the sum of its smallest parts but damn, I like lipstick.  And I really like this lipstick.  Lancome’s …

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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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