• 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 …

Nails Inc still isn’t a favourite brand of mine.  I find the formula a little too thick – great for achieving opacity in 2 coats or less, but not so good …

I had a go at entering Tali’s fantastic contest over at The Gloss Goss which closes tonight, so get your entries in quick! I was inspired by the sweetie house in Hansel …

A lovely, lovely nude that’s a dream to apply.  I enjoy being able to get away with keeping nudes on my nails a bit longer, especially this one which only …

Anyone else looking forward to the UK ELF Studio launch as much as me?  When it comes to cosmetic shopping and looking after the pennies I often (shamefully) fail in the attempt …

So, I’ve been thinking… My latest FOTD was quite bright (for me), it’s my 28th birthday today and I’m someone’s Mum. Should I start being more aware of my age when …

Products Used: Face: EGM Foundation – Danielle EGM Blush – Cool Pink Eyes: UDPP EGM Eyeshadow – Bering Strait (foiled on lids) EGM Eyeshadow – Finnish Waters (as a liner) Avon …

I love GOSH polishes, I find them consistently good quality, with lovely pigmented shades that are easy to apply – never needing more than 2 coats to achieve opacity. This …

I’m off ‘oop North’ for a week to introduce my lovely daughter to her paternal grandparents.  Hope the weather follows me! I don’t have any posts lined up, I’ve been …

I shouldn’t even call this ‘bronzing’… it’s more about finding a summer look that works and toning down the blueness of my complexion and replacing it with a subtle wash …

I’m loving the quality of these NYX lipsticks, and I shall definitely be hauling some more shades soon… Ceto: Chaos: Darling: Rea: Hmm… after seeing these, I think I’m prefering the …

A gorgeous, vibrant shade shot through with a sophisticated glitter. This polish is fantastic and would easily make it into my top 10 list.  It’s a lush cherry red that …

Quick PSA thanks to catching this on moneysavingexpert.com before heading off to bed… If you’re near an Elemis counter (John Lewis) today or tomorrow (Friday/Saturday) – take any old bottle or jar …

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UK Ladies...

Your prizes are finally on their way! International ladies, my post office ran out of customs forms, so yours will be in the post tomorrow! …

Clarins Autumn/Fall 2011: Color Definition 3D Radiance Face Powder

Clarins have released a radiance powder this Autumn which promises to melt into the skin for a naturally radiant complexion.  For a dry-skinned gal like …

LUSH Snake Oil Scalp Massage Bar

I went to LUSH last week and one of the things that I came out with was this unattractive looking lump. Looks like something I’d …

Les Khakis de Chanel

Are you into your khakis? Unless a man is wearing them… then, no.  Not really… though I’m getting sorely tempted by one of the new …

TommyGuns Haircare range 25% off at Waitrose

TommyGuns haircare range is currently 25% off until the 21st September exclusively at Waitrose. I can never see this brand’s name without getting this song …

Paese Cosmetics - An introduction and primer/foundation review

Paese Cosmetics is a Polish cosmetics brand new to the UK market.  Currently only available online from http://paesecosmetics.com, the brand encompasses a wide selection of …

Urban Decay Black Palette - Simple FOTD

I ‘created’ (ooh get me!) this FOTD using the new Urban Decay Black Palette before I discovered the beauty of these shadows over Fyrinnae’s Pixie …

Burberry Fresh Glow Fluid Base in 01 Nude Radiance

Most people are familiar with the practice of prepping oily skin before applying foundation but less is said about those of us with dehydrated or …

Win it! Revitalash Volumizing Mascara - FIVE up for grabs!

Small children and babies are often bestowed with the gift of incredible lashes.  Have you looked into a four year old’s eyes recently?  Go find …

Ayurveda (in its broadest sense) on the high street...

Ayurvedic therapies have grown in popularity within the spa world this year.  The ancient holistic practices and treatments from Southern Asia are now increasingly available …

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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 …

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, …

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, …

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