I was pissed at the snow and the miserable post-Christmas aura surrounding January. In a two fingered salute, I daubed the most obnoxious summery colour I could find on my …

Love it or hate it, Rose-scented products tend to polarise opinion… I’m in the love-it camp, I find it a comforting smell in a Granny kinda way. I’m talking Granny …

The gothic whimsy of the upcoming Alice in Wonderland movie is inspiring both audiences and brands alike. It has now been confirmed that Urban Decay’s Alice in Wonderland palette will …

Nothing screams “I got a tattoo in the late 90s” like a tattooed arm or ankle band. Chanel’s latest must-have accessory was recently showcased on the Paris runway and it’s …

Cosmetifique is a newly launched iPhone app that promises to analyse the ‘quality’ of your cosmetics.  You enter the ingredients one by one and you can get an overall view …

I received this email in my inbox yesterday and thought it may be of interest to some of my UK ladies. The blurb: We’ve got just the thing to lift …

Happy Saturday to you! If you’re anything like me, you’re a blogger butterfly.  Nothing I like more with my morning cup of tea than a chocolate digestive good dose of …

Back in December, I went a little Dior crazy.  I couldn’t sleep, I couldn’t eat… (stop laughing) Anyway!  I was a woman possessed obsessed with the Dior Cristal Boreal Holiday …

…On All Lacquered Up’s fantabulous blog. I submitted my favourite “mannequin hands” polish and got featured – whoop!  Only other sad bastards will know how exciting this is, so if …

One of the most talked about so-called ‘dupes’ is the infamous $5.99 Milani Luminous blush which many say is a dead ringer for the even more infamous $25 NARS Orgasm. …

Sunday morning at IMATS promises to be a belter. Koren from Enkore Makeup will be in attendance, offering a class on the “Wonders of Pigments”. The blurb from the schedule …

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 the photo.  It’s the only …

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An untraditional Easter...

…decorating gingerbread men!  L spotted these in Tesco and had been such a good girl traipsing around after me all day that I couldn’t resist …

Au Revoirs Les Micellars! Out with the old, in the with the new...

Don’t panic!  I’m not really saying goodbye to the much-loved micellar craze! Au contraire (Rodney), I haven’t found a better complement to my skincare routine …

Smashbox Softbox Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Fifty quid is a lot of money to spend on an eyeshadow palette when you’ve got brands like Urban Decay banging ‘em out for under …

W7 Metallic Neptune NOTD Nail Polish

The last of my W7 Metallic nail polish purchases from last month (promise!).  Metallic Neptune is a delightful teal/purple duochrome and another succesful 2-coater. This …

Batiste for Brunettes!

Fellow dark-haired lovelies, RUN to your nearest stockist for Batiste’s latest brainwave (it’s a good’un!) Batiste Coloured Dry Shampoo! This promises to solve the only …

Givenchy Mister Lash Booster

The latest in lash boosting technology comes to us this month from French fashion house Givenchy. Never a brand to shy away from treating us …

Wordless Wednesday & A Little Giveaway

<Rolf Harris>Can you tell what it is yet?</Rolf Harris> There’s a little prize* for the first person to guess correctly.  Hope it’s not too easy …

Lancome Fall 2011 – 29, Saint Honore: Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale

The second piece from this year’s Lancome Fall collection that I wanted to show you was the new eyeshadow palette, Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale, …

Are you a washer or a cleanser?

  I’ve never understood cleansing in the traditional cotton wool pad and white cream sense… I just don’t feel like my face is clean unless …

Red Lip Series: Burberry Lip Velvet in #310 Military Red

Oh, my lovely fellow beauty addicts… oh, I think you’re going to like this lipstick.  It’s my first “non-wimpy” red of the season and I …

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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, …

Urban Decay 15-Year Anniversary 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

This here post be ALL about the pictures… The Packaging…

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