• 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 …

You’d be easily forgiven if you thought that Butter London Marbs had been released alongside one of the brand’s Winter collections… after all, we’re pretty used to seeing golden metallics …

I know it’s old hat and not terribly cool but I can’t help it, I’m still a big fan of mineral foundation.  Party like it’s 2006 and all that.  You …

Question of the Week: If you could splurge on one luxury beauty treatment (think facial, salon visit, massage etc.), what would it be? Answer: Right now? A massage. Especially if …

As much as I admire a pretty metallic nail polish, they can be the devil for revealing flaws across the nail bed.  Champers from Butter London is no exception and …

I don’t know if this is an unusual blogger trait, I’m willing to bet that it isn’t.  But I have a confessionary secret stash and it’s not of makeup. Oh …

I’ve blogged about Jo Malone’s wonderful gardens before, their charity initiative that encourages marginalised communities to build and maintain beautiful, scented gardens.  The brand collaborate with dedicated charities to harness …

When I started this blog back in 2009 (it’s Lipglossiping’s 5th anniversary on Friday!), I was already 8-months pregnant with Leila, which didn’t leave a lot of time for pregnancy …

Question of the Week: Do you have a “signature” scent? If so, what is it? Answer: In my husband’s eyes… my signature scent would be Dior’s Hypnotic Poison… but in …

I’m nothing if not eternally late to the party. Not in a fashionable manner you understand, more of an “everyone’s gone home now” kinda way. Incase you hadn’t guessed, this …

The only thing that doesn’t completely suck about shaving your legs is taking the opportunity to steal your partner’s/dad’s/brother’s shaving foam out of the bathroom cabinet.  The burst of turbo-charged …

Question of the Week: I own more of this brand than any other: Asnwer: NARS. (probably). Lipglossiping – counts down the days until she can welcome the summer with a …

Superdrug, in dog years… let’s be honest, you’re dead. The big Five Oh.  1964-…. It’s not a number to be sniffed at, especially in the kind of financial times that …

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Niche Fragrances? Escentual.com has 'em by the err... bottle-load

So, you know… I’m developing an expensive interest in fragrance. I thought it wouldn’t happen… I still have to work very hard to look beyond …

Layla Cosmetics Coffee Love NOTD

A dark brown holographic? This is stuff of my dreams! It’s pretty similar to the first Layla Cosmetics Holo I posted from my recent haul: …

Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette - The Shadows

This is Part 2 of a 3 Part UD Alice Extravaganza! – Click here for Part 1 and Part 3! Clockwise from Top Left: UNDERLAND, …

Kevyn Aucoin The Lipgloss in Lilium, could it be the one to make me finally love lipgloss?

Contrary to popular belief (bloody blog name), I don’t much like lipgloss – I tolerate it because it’s so damn easy to apply and wear …

Eyeko Chi Chi Polish NOTD

This one goes out to Charlie from LadyoftheLane. Eyeko Chi Chi is a rosy pink which leans slightly toward gold.  The glitter particles are chunky …

Do you protect your brushes?

For some of us, makeup brushes can amount to a big investment and it pays to look after them.  It’s only fairly recently that I’ve …

SUQQU Nail Color R EX05 Shirakoucha NOTD

Shall we have something a little more demure today? All this holographic sparkle is lush n’ all but not always the most work-appropriate of choices.  …

Are you bothered by hyperpigmentation?

The problem with being a total beauty nut is that I find myself noticing flaws in my appearance that I’m sure wouldn’t really bother the …

Brush Lust: ECOTools Bamboo Bronzer Brush

I love a bit of alliteration in the mornings and the ECOTools Bamboo Bronzer Brush is just the kind of tongue twister that my beauty …

FOTD - GOSH Smoky Eyes Palette

Here’s that FOTD I promised showing the GOSH Smoky Eyes Palette I was sent. Remember the one? No, sorry not that one… I meant this …

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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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