• 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 …

In 1993, I turned 12. I was in my second year of secondary school and fully in love with Evan Dando. Prince changed his name to something unpronounceable, Myst was …

Perhaps it’s the OCD in me but I do so enjoy a themed collection.  A place for everything and everything in its place and all that.  No silly shade numbers …

Back in my early twenties, Anna Sui was one of the first brands to ignite my passion for make-up.  I remember my first Anna Sui lipstick clearly, a deep burgundy/wine …

Question of the Week: You can only wear one shade of lipstick for the rest of your life – name it. Answer: A year ago, I’d have thought this an …

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 …

Today, I’m stepping a little outside of my comfort zone to bring you a mobile phone review.  You see, when I was offered the opportunity to test the latest budget …

Getting to know you, Getting to know all about you, Getting to like you, Getting to hope you like me. The King and I My heart, I think it might …

Made you look, made you stare, made you lose your underwear. A product that’s too good?  Can this even be possible?  And if so, what the hell are you talking …

Our lashes are longggggg, with many a curly end.  That leads us to who, knows what… what to use… We want hold!  Long enough to last the day. We don’t …

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 …

With many of us investing so much effort and time in our “online” lives, it’s no wonder that we’re protective of our internet personas.  Just as in “real life”, it’s …

…but you can roll it in glitter.  Beautiful, beautiful, glittery glitter. I know I’m too old for this, I mean seriously.  When your 5-year old daughter is so massively into …

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The Lipstick League: Week of 6/1/14

Question of the Week: What were some of your favorite blog posts that you wrote in 2013? Answer: 2013 wasn’t a great blogging year for …

Featured on Running in Heels!

The delightful Alice over at Running in Heels has just posted a little interview she did with me before Christmas. I talk about some of …

Helena Rubinstein Stellar Showlights Lipstick

I found another Stellar Showlights Lipstick lurking in my local T.K. Maxx… this time in the shade Ra Ra Red. I was a little disappointed …

Screenface Professional Makeup: Review

I received a few bits and pieces from Screenface before Christmas and have been putting them to the test. I love the idea of using …

Yes Please, thankyouverymuch L’oreal

What might I be talking about? Gerard Butler has been announced as the new brand spokesman for L’oreal Men Expert! He says: “I’m excited to …

Hey! Shampoo... You and me are THROUGH!

I thought up that title while I was in the shower the other morning. D’ya like it?  I’ve always been a bit ‘speshul’. On a …

Inexpensive Beauty Find: BeautyUK Paint for Life pink nail trio

Budget beautifiers BeautyUK have released a special charity gift set comprising of three super-PINK nail polishes in support of Cancer Research UK. The set was …

Little BU... Nail Polish for little fingers!

My little girl Leila loves watching me polish my nails, she loves lining up my bottles along the carpet… organising them by shape, colour and …

Eyeko - Lilac Nail Polish NOTD

I love this shade, it’s sweet without being overly sickly.  It’s pastel without being pappy. 3 coats.  The formula is a little uneven and prone …

A year on Lipglossiping – Lookback (January 2010)

Well, January wouldn’t have been January without the IMATS rolling into town.  Makeup artists, lovers and aficionados everywhere were checking out the wares and talent …

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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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