• 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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Urban Decay - Ink For Eyes - Review

Another new release for Autumn/Winter 2009 is Urban Decay’s new Ink For Eyes, a highly pigmented cream liner available in 6 different colours for the …

Today is World Porridge Day!

Did you know that? No, me neither… but in honour of this clearly prestigious occasion, here’s some OATY goodness that promises to be the best …

Please take a moment...

… and vote for my Mum to win Avon’s International Women’s Day competition. Link to the voting page You can read my original entry here. …

The Lipstick League - Week of 13.1.14

Question of the Week: So tell the truth, how do you REALLY feel about Radiant Orchid? Answer: Couldn’t give a shiny shit to be honest. …

Thin hair? Cheat your way to a luxuriously thick hair bun!

Unlike most in the fashion and beauty world, the messy bun and top-knot trends are here to stay.  The truth is that for women with …

Leighton Denny Spring/Summer 2011 - The Gelato Collection

A pretty mixture of bold brights and pretty pastels make up the new Leighton Denny Spring/Summer collection. I was sent Berry Nice and Sundae Girl… …

A few new NYX Round Lipsticks!

Can’t. stop. buying. these. lipsticks. Seriously, at under £2 a pop you can afford to experiment, and although the Cherry Culture swatches are pretty naff… …

Advent Giveaway – Day 24

Paper Soap and Hair Velcro (again) We’ve come full circle before the biggie tomorrow. Leave a comment to enter. Giveaway closes at 23:59GMT on 24th …

The Lipstick League – Week of 8.4.2013

Question of the Week: Imagine there is some calamity and all makeup production ceases. You only have what is left in your stash. What kind …

The She Space Mineral Pigment Haul

Heather over at The She Space/About Face Cosmetics had a blowout sale in honour of turning the big 4-0! (Happy Birthday!) How could I not …

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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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