• 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 …

I was pretty darn thrilled when one of my long-time readers offered up her services for a guest post.  You see, Lisa Wordbird has a bit of a way with… …

Question of the Week: What are your favorite types of facial cleansers? (Gel, self-foaming, cream, oil, cloths, etc.) Answer: Cream cleansers ftw.  Applied liberally and massaged onto dry skin before …

Jesus Christ, one of you could have tidied up around here for me, no? I mean… I abandon my blog for the longest time ever and when I come back, …

I usually have a little more time to myself while writing my annual birthday letter to you beautiful, but just last week… we welcomed your baby brother into the world.  …

Question of the Week: What’s the last lip product you applied? Answer: As I’m scheduling this post a couple of days in advance, I’m sitting here wearing the delicious RMK …

After spotting the Actifry cauliflower “rice” recipe that I blogged about a few weeks ago, Tefal got in touch to ask if I’d be interesting in trying their latest kitchen …

Do you ever make snap judgements about products only to be proven very, very wrong?  I don’t mind admitting that I do… and in this case, I got one hell …

Employing the talents of young London artists: Calm & Collected, the Jo Malone company have collaborated with the studio to create some one-off, striking visual designs for some of their …

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 …

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Inexpensive Beauty Find: Poundland Dry Shampoo (Intu Style)

I expect I’m not alone when I say that I’ve tried numerous dry shampoos over the years because although I’m pretty loyal to Batiste… it …

Revolutionise your shopping experience with Clinique

We all know how it feels to sneak five minutes of our lunch break on the way back to the office with our sarnies.  Some …

Postcards from Richmond

You may have noticed that posts have been a little thin on the ground over the past week, I’m currently in the North East spending …

January Essentials - Bargain Brushes at Boots

Ruby & Millie make some decent brushes at reasonable prices, and this one is my favourite.  It’s great for gel eyeliners and brow powders… firm …

China Glaze Summer Neons collection: Hang Ten Toes NOTD

I’m not really down with surfing jargon but I have totally watched Point Break as many times as the next girl, perhaps even more… sometimes …

FOTD Featuring Shu Uemura Painting Liner in Citrine

No laughing… this has to be the boldest ‘look’ I’ve ever done.  And no, I didn’t leave the house. This Shu Uemura Painting Liner in …

Sweet Tooth? How about homemade fudge in minutes?

No, you’re not dreaming… I’m talking sensuously sweet, toothache-inducing crumbly fudge flavoured just how you like it in under 10 minutes! Here’s some I made …

23andMe DNA Testing in the UK - My Results #23andme #dnatesting

When I received the email from 23andMe informing me that my results were ready, the rush of excitement, anticipation, and fear was real. I could …

Food Friday (yes, I know it's Saturday): Apple Pie

I know, I know… I should save it for next week right?  But I have a week of baking ahead of me and if I …

Look out, Look Fantastic have got a sale on!

Click the image to go to the sale! They could do with having more on offer in the most impressive 61%-99% savings range, though I …

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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 …

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, …

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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