• 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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Models Own goes Crackle Crazy with Smash-Up!

The crackle craze started in the UK last Autumn with a certain black top coat from BarryM that cracked and shattered to create interesting effects …

Illamasqua Toxic Nature Collection - Atomic Lipstick Review

Illamasqua’s Atomic lipstick is a non-hooker fuchsia pink with blue flashes makes for one hawt Spring/Summer lipstick! It’s packed with pigment for an opaque, matte …

Help Help! I have triangle hair!

Dudes… seriously, I’m in trouble.  I’m going up to the in-laws in about 4 days and I look like an idiot. Some of you may …

Inexpensive Beauty Find: Miss Sporty Metal Flip Nail Polish Duochromes

I found these Miss Sporty Metal Flip Nail Polish Duochromes in my local Boots store last week, they sure are pretty – and at £1.99 …

Advent Giveaway - Day 1

Day 1. ‘Cos everyone needs Paper Soap and Hair Velcro right?  Right? Leave a comment to enter.  Giveaway closes at 23:59GMT on 1st December. Winners …

Cosmetics Sale Pricing

So, I was asking on Twitter last night… Why is it, when department stores advertise things like 25% off sales, the beauty department only ever …

Workhorse Cosmetics: Dior One Couleur Eyeshadow in Trendy Taupe

workhorse: noun. Something, such as a machine, that performs dependably under heavy or prolonged use. Dior’s One Couleur Eyeshadow in Trendy Taupe is one of …

Back from our holiday! Liverpool & Manchester

I’m a huge fan of holidaying in the UK.  When L was born, I don’t mind admitting that I was too nervous to take her …

You guys are the best!

Further to this post earlier in the week… …I’ve been boiling potatoes, brewing coffee, stewing tea, microwaving rice, milking cows and pureeing cucumbers. I’ve locked …

Did you win my Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore Giveaway?!

The sun is finally shining! At least, it has been over the weekend in my part of the world… this post will go live tomorrow …

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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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