This February marks 10-years of the KISS IT BETTER appeal with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.  The appeal is the brainchild of ex-beauty director Carmel Allen whose daughter Josephine …

I don’t know about you, but whenever I hear about a new all-in-one face base, I get very hopeful at the thought of being able to shave minutes from my …

Rock Cakes were the first thing I learnt how to make at school, crunchy on the outside, soft and crumbly on the inside.  This quintessential British tea-time treats get a …

Half-terms may be aimed at kids but that doesn’t mean that the adults can’t have a fun-filled week too! I met up with some of my dearest blogging-pals yesterday for …

After approximately 4hrs of sleep last night, I’m not feeling particularly blissful about my bump today.  Chronic heartburn that jumps so high it singes my ears and a hyperactive breech …

Question of the Week: Be honest: How long do you go between pedicures? Answer: You what?  Is this another thing that proves I’m failing at being a well-cared for woman?  …

Don’t panic!  I’m not really saying goodbye to the much-loved micellar craze! Au contraire (Rodney), I haven’t found a better complement to my skincare routine in years.  For me, the …

Do you remember when Nails Inc. polishes used to be the pinnacle for British nail polish junkies everywhere?  Our sisters across the pond would be desperate to get their hands …

Autumn 2013 saw Butter London release Giddy Kipper, a vibrant blue polish with a hidden shimmer that seemed somehow better-suited to Summer than Fall (as did the rest of the …

I’ve just been reading about the upcoming Elemis TSV (Today’s Special Value) which will be available to purchase exclusively on QVC this Sunday from midnight.  It’s a little on the …

It’s easy to mistakenly believe that the only worthwhile judgements in life are those that are deliberated over with great consideration and care, but I believe there’s something to be …

I was sent a new finishing powder from Urban Decay recently but the shade wasn’t suitable for me to trial.  I gave a shout-out on Twitter looking for a darker-skinned …

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Advent Giveaway – Day 21

Guerlain KissKiss Lipstick in #542 Peche Frivole Leave a comment to enter. Giveaway closes at 23:59GMT on 21st December.  Comments made after this time will …

Maybelline Line Stylist Eyeliner Review

I was looking for an automatic eyeliner, as I’m fed up of coming across blunt ones when I’m running late and need to have left the …

The Lipstick League – week of 19.8.13

Question of the Week – Do you ever fall into a beauty rut? If so, what types of things help to pull you out of …

Fed up with your foundation? Take the Youngblood Foundation Challenge at Selfridges!

One of the few benefits of being physically unable to tan is rarely finding it necessary to change my foundation shade… at most, I fluctuate …

My New Digs!

I work from home and my workspace has been stupidly crowded for as long as I can remember.  You know the scene, papers piled high, …

Maybelline Color Sensational Lipsticks - Review

Before being gifted some of these Color Sensational lippies at the recent Maybelline event, I’d heard about this range from other bloggers on t’internet and …

Advent Giveaway – Day 12

Barry M Nail Paint and Eye Pencil in Festive Green! Leave a comment to enter. Giveaway closes at 23:59GMT on 12th December.  Comments made after …

NYX Hauling to the UK - MsCuppyCakes RANTY UPDATE

Part 1 & Part 2 of the saga… and don’t read further if you’re offended by swearing. …So, my original order was made back in …

Eleven Hair - more than just good hair

When I was invited along for a complimentary cut and blow dry at Eleven Hair in central London -  I’ll be honest, I was totally …

Lemony treats from Marshmallow Blends

There’s something quite exciting about purchasing from indie retailers, when a product isn’t mass-produced and picked from the supermarket shelves you can feel a greater …

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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, …

Urban Decay 15-Year Anniversary 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil Set

This here post be ALL about the pictures… The Packaging…

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