• 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 …

The day started well.  I slipped on a patch of ice outside Ally Pally and landed on my bum.  In front of people. Elegant-looking people. My bag (containing my camera …

I received a press release a few days ago alerting me to a store called ToxicFreeBoutique. To be honest, I didn’t pay much attention to the email.  As soon as …

Back in the days of stumpgate, the wonderful Sirvinya kindly offered to send me a spare pack of her Nailene false nails that she’d received for review purposes. I was …

Can’t. stop. buying. these. lipsticks. Seriously, at under £2 a pop you can afford to experiment, and although the Cherry Culture swatches are pretty naff… Google is your friend. I …

Well… I hope I am. This post has been scheduled from earlier in the week… and by the time it pops up on your blogger page or in your google …

I bought some Bobbi Brown Metallic Long-Wear Cream Shadows a couple of months ago and thought I’d share my thoughts on them… The packaging is lovely, nice heavyweight glass jars…. …

Earlier in the week, I posted a Day Look with the new Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette. Here’s my “Evening Look” to complete the set. Apologies for the graininess …

I’ve never claimed to be particularly artful in my makeup application… my ‘skillz’ leave a lot to be desired, but I won’t feel like I’ve “done Alice to death” until …

With my love for cleansing oils fairly well documented, I was keen to try another in my (quite possibly) never-ending quest for the ‘perfect’ cleansing oil. I want my oil …

Seeing as I’m in London for the tail end of the week… a fitting Wordless Wednesday.

Why?!  Just why? Some of us may look like we apply our makeup in the dark, we don’t.  It’s just a polite expression… If someone, gently ribbing me happens to …

This is Part 3 of a triple post on the Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette.  Check out Part 1 and Part 2. Whew!  I’ve been on a marathon swatching …

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Deal Alert: Travalo £5.00 each at Play.com with Free Delivery!

These refillable perfume atomizers have revolutionised the way I transport and wear fragrance, you can read my review of them here.  The only problem I …

Channeling my inner um... Dusty?

Yeah… I thought ‘Twiggy’ might be pushing it a bit. Thursday is Aussie night… Which as you can see… …is 60s night! I’ve been getting …

Amie Bright Eyes - Very Gentle Eye Makeup Remover

My name is Charlotte and I’m a mascara-a-holic.  And a khol-a-holic… and an eyeshadow-a-holic.  You get the picture right? The day I leave the house …

What's in my bag? The boring edition.

I do love other blogger’s What’s In My Bag posts. Probably for the same reason that I get all hot under the collar when Through …

'Cos after all, it's got to be about the pretty pretty...

…and what, in all honesty is prettier than this? Estée Lauder Radiant Bloom  – RRP £95.00 and this… Estée Lauder Precious Bluebirds – RRP £250.00 …

Beauty Blog Link Love - 8th May 2011

~ Got a lipstick too pale to use straight from the bullet? Regretting buying it? Beauty’s Bad Habit shows you 10 ways to use pale …

Fenwick Beauty Week (28th September - 5th October)

As a terminally unfashionable sort of person, you know what you can do with your fashion weeks don’t you?  Which is why you didn’t read …

Privacy Please!

Mornings suck.  Monday mornings suck even harder.  I was supposed to be going on holiday yesterday but Leila decided to do her usual trick of …

Red Lip Series: Clarins Rouge Prodige Dark Cherry Lipstick

I can’t remember on whose blog it was that I first saw Dark Cherry from the Clarins Rouge Prodige lineup of lipsticks but it spoke …

Late night bargain hunting at Boots.com, 2000 points on £32 spend

I was mooching on the Boots website late at night (as you do) and came across an interesting basket configuration that would give back 2000 …

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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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