• 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 think the last time I did one of these was back in August, let’s see if I can still remember how it goes… IN ~ My new lit mirror …

Zomg. That’s the sound of me toppling off my chair after seeing the AW/10 runway look Francois NARS created for the Marc Jacobs show at NYFW. I got an email …

I guess it didn’t want to be late, for a very important date! *groan* Click the image for more info! Enter code SHD1 upon checkout for free UK delivery.  P6MP …

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 …

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Leila is three today!

To my darling girl, Before you were born, we were terrified of the changes that your presence would mean for our lives – not ready …

The Cutting Room Floor #2

It’s true, we don’t have much need (where did I put my umbrella?) for protecting our locks against sun damage on these drizzly shores at …

Butter London Crumpet NOTD

Have you seen the square crumpets that Asda do? Oh my… they’re huge and fill the toaster to the edges…crying out for a slathering of …

Butter London - Come to Bed Red NOTD

As well as being partial to a good red lipstick, I’m also partial to a good red nail polish.  The best for me are those …

Perricone MD – Cold Plasma

When I read on the Perricone MD website that Cold Plasma was “A New Paradigm in Scientific Skincare” – I succumbed to the realisation that …

YSL Baby Doll Mascara in Black (review and comparison)

You know, I’ve been “pretty” faithful to my true mascara love since I fell head-over-heels in love with it a couple of years ago.  I …

The Round Table

So… last week, I was toying with the idea of a “Round Table” for beauty-related questions and answers and how it would be great for …

Spreading the festive cheer…

…this year are two great homegrown brands.  Both The Body Shop and LUSH have commissioned their own festive videos for interwebz consumption. If you haven’t …

The perfect IKEA makeup storage solution for less than you'd think!

Most of my makeup is split between five old-style Ikea FIRA chests and a couple of Ikea HELMERS.  When Ikea discontinued the FIRA, makeup-loving hearts …

More NYX Eye Shadows - Swatches

My latest NYX eye shadow acquisitions for your viewing pleasure! Sparkle Cedar is a weird one, it really is as ‘gritty’ as it appears in …

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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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