• 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 …

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 …

Very, very tentatively am I moving into some proper Spring nail colours.  I know it’s like, April already and most of you are being all fashion-forward with your neons but …

In a horrible twist of fate, I ending up buying my much-longed-for Tefal Actifry approximately one week before the price on Amazon finally dropped back down to its current reasonable …

When I first read about the innovative formulation of these delightful new blushers from Clinique, I was naturally a little sceptical.  I mean, most new releases nowadays claim to go …

Question of the Week: What color do you have on your nails right now? Answer: My nails are completely bare right now… they’ve gotten so dry recently that I’ve been …

When trying a beauty product for the first time, I try to remain open-minded.  When a product has been hyped by the beauty community, it’s easy to have certain far-reaching …

…I’m so pleased with how these party invitations turned out, I had to share! Mostly because my poor husband is absolutely sick of giving me constant “they look great!” validation, …

If you could take just one period from history and transplant its looks, style, and fashion into this century… you’d be hard-pushed to pick a better era than the 1960s.  …

I have very little patience for a lot of things.  Life’s little foibles that increase my intolerance levels are varied and far-reaching… waiting to use the bathroom in the morning, …

New from Aerin Beauty this season is their Essentials Collection*, primarily featuring a weighty compact filled with a kaleidoscope of colour. The Kaleidolight Palette (£40) is essentially a Spring bronzer, …

Question of the Week: What is your all-time favorite drugstore lipstick? Answer:  Oh boy.  Hardest question ever.  Can I name a range of lipsticks rather than just a single shade?  …

One of the best beauty innovations in recent times was when bareMinerals finally made their sifters, lockable.  It was a game-changer… no more loose minerals floating around on the wrong …

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Be Stila my beating heart!

I wasn’t around to see the (re)launch of Stila earlier in the year so it was good to have a catch up recently and check …

FOTD - Earthen Glow Minerals Blue

Products Used: Face: EGM Foundation - Danielle EGM Blush – Cool Pink Eyes: UDPP EGM Eyeshadow – Bering Strait (foiled on lids) EGM Eyeshadow – Finnish …

Eyeko Purple Polish NOTD

If I said I didn’t like this polish very much… I’d be being kind. I actually don’t usually dislike polishes, I can make most formulas …

Guest Review – Liz Earle Young Skin Try-Me Kit

I’m delighted to introduce my latest guest reviewer Rachel from the delightful QueenofTurquoise.  As a more suitable candidate age-wise than me, she’s been trialling the …

Lancome Fall 2011 - Le Vernis Nail Polish: Noir 29 & Rouge Saint Honore

To complete the Fall collection, Lancome will release two new nail polishes in classic red and edgy black. The red – #22 Rouge St Honore …

Smoky Blue FOTD

I never generally use more than 2 or 3 eyeshadows at once, I know lots of ladies manage to create spectacular looks with 5 or …

The Lipstick League – Week of 21.4.14

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 …

NARS AW/10 Runway Looks (Part 2)

The other NARS AW/10 runway look I wanted to share comes from Phillip Lim’s show: It’s punchy but delicate all at the same time no? …

Ramblings of a sick woman

I’m ill… again!  Keep picking up varying strengths of a S&D bug.  Depressed about it, I’ve spent more time in the bathroom these past 8 …

FOTD: Burberry Lip Cover Lipstick in #16 Claret (worn sheer)

OK, I’m nearly done with “the best lipstick that ever graced makeup counters anywhere” but as promised, here’s a FOTD showing the Burberry Lip Cover …

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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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