• 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 work from home and my workspace has been stupidly crowded for as long as I can remember.  You know the scene, papers piled high, things ‘filed’ under other things… …

So, 8 of you sealed my Aussie ‘Hair Mare’ fate.  But when I dug out the promised photo, it kinda didn’t look as bad as I remembered, you can see …

I’ve already told you about my triangle hair… and my spiral perm from 1992… Now it’s your turn… Aussie, Agassi and me want to hear about your hair mares! Go …

I don’t claim to be a fake tan expert.  Infact, I’m the opposite.  I’m your bonafide fake tan dunce.  I’m so pale that in certain light my skin takes on …

Baahhhh! Like the sheep I am, I knew I had to have this after reading about it on the fabulous LionLovingTiger‘s blog. LUSH Mint Julips is a sugar-rich scrub for …

Whilst up in London for IMATS, I had lots of trouble dragging myself away from Inglot in Westfield.  I was in there searching through the lipsticks for AGES!  Such a …

So, Tsunimee and I were bitching on twitter that we didn’t really like metallic finishes to our polishes, and of course… that same day one of THE MOST BEAUTIFUL metallic …

For someone who can’t be bothered to find the time to moisturise… I’m doing an awful lot of moisturising recently. My skin is DRY DRY DRY… and nothing is making …

… I realised I hadn’t shown you the lovely Underland from the Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette.  It’s a beautiful shade although I do wish it were a bit …

…for easy glitter nail polish removal. No more endless wiping and scraping to get the glitter polish off your nails.  No more sighing and soaking of fingers in pure acetone …

My IMATS haul is coming up (if you’re not insanely sick of them)… but I’ve got a rotten cold and I’m not up to taking photos of it all.  Is …

~ Rae falls in love with an amazingly pigmented violet eyeshadow — for under $5! — and tries it on as a blush. ~ Jeweled Thumb gives you the deets regarding …

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The GREAT BIG facial hair removal update

How’s that for a post title you don’t want to see on a Monday morning?  Woke you up a bit though right? I’ve been receiving …

Paris: A Visual Post (part three)

At the risk of forgetting all about the fact that this is, after all, a beauty blog… I’m posting the final part of my Paris …

A layout update, please read...

~ If you click READ ALL (next to LATEST POSTS) you will be directed to a second ‘home page’ which will display all posts in …

Liz Earle offers Botanically Beautiful Hair...

…and she really, really does. I rarely get really excited about haircare – it’s happened 3 times so far this year.  First, with Pantene’s new …

We're all going on a...

…Somerset holiday. *childish* I nearly forgot I booked this el-cheapo Travelodge jaunt back when they were doing rooms for £9 a night.  I was pregnant …

Look out, Look Fantastic have got a sale on!

Click the image to go to the sale! They could do with having more on offer in the most impressive 61%-99% savings range, though I …

Scoop Alert!!

I have a VERY exciting UK exclusive coming up tomorrow… I’m making all kinds of “squee” noises over this one! Don’t miss it! I won’t …

Bear in Mind with Jessica Nails

Pudsey is an iconic figure associated with BBC’s Children in Need and Jessica Nails have released a limited edition collection of bear-shaped bottles timed to …

Beauté Liqui-Gel Lip and Cheek Stain in Fluoron

Still on the theme of warming things up a bit in hopeful anticipation of a glorious Summer, I’ve got another lovely bright lip to show …

NEW! Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay Cologne

As we say goodbye to Summer and hello to the first breaths of September, it’s also time to welcome a new cologne from Jo Malone.  …

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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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