• 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 …

When trying a beauty product for the first time, I try to remain open-minded.  When a product has been hyped by the beauty community, it’s easy to have certain far-reaching …

…I’m so pleased with how these party invitations turned out, I had to share! Mostly because my poor husband is absolutely sick of giving me constant “they look great!” validation, …

If you could take just one period from history and transplant its looks, style, and fashion into this century… you’d be hard-pushed to pick a better era than the 1960s.  …

I have very little patience for a lot of things.  Life’s little foibles that increase my intolerance levels are varied and far-reaching… waiting to use the bathroom in the morning, …

New from Aerin Beauty this season is their Essentials Collection*, primarily featuring a weighty compact filled with a kaleidoscope of colour. The Kaleidolight Palette (£40) is essentially a Spring bronzer, …

Question of the Week: What is your all-time favorite drugstore lipstick? Answer:  Oh boy.  Hardest question ever.  Can I name a range of lipsticks rather than just a single shade?  …

One of the best beauty innovations in recent times was when bareMinerals finally made their sifters, lockable.  It was a game-changer… no more loose minerals floating around on the wrong …

All being well, in just over 6 weeks, I’m going to be a Mum again.  To say that I’m feeling a little apprehensive about this is an understatement.  Five years …

Most people are familiar with the practice of prepping oily skin before applying foundation but less is said about those of us with dehydrated or dull complexions.  Many, many paragraphs …

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 others who will happily do …

Shall we have something a little more demure today? All this holographic sparkle is lush n’ all but not always the most work-appropriate of choices.  If you are looking for …

Hands up who had a bloody lovely weekend?! ME! I did! Casa Lipglossiping is finally beginning to shake the lurgy that had taken hold with a vice-like grip for the …

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Adding New Textures to Your Make-Up

Hafsa Issa-Salwe is a 20-something International Business student from London.  She counts the feel of a good body lotion, the glitter of an eyeshadow and …

Do you protect your brushes?

For some of us, makeup brushes can amount to a big investment and it pays to look after them.  It’s only fairly recently that I’ve …

Your worst beauty counter experience!

We’ve all had them, those tooth-grindingly painful encounters at our local beauty counters.  From the over enthusiastic SAs who turn us orange to the snooty …

Sunday Summary and Halloween chez Lipglossiping!

Morning!  I’m not quite sure how Saturday managed to fly by so damn quickly but here we are, with a week of half-term (and Halloween!) …

The Lipstick League – Week of 11.06.12

Question of the Week: – What higher-end product(s) in your beauty arsenal do you consider absolutely splurge-worthy? Answer:- I’m currently having a love affair with …

Is Estee Lauder DayWear Sheer Tint Release...

…any good for the super-pale/super-pink? That’s the question I was asking after watching a Pixiwoo video that mentioned this Estee Lauder tinted moisturiser. Available in …

Clinique A Different Nail Enamel Really Rio NOTD

I hereby declare that Autumn has finally begun. As I walked my daughter to school this morning, I could see my breath swirling around infront …

Red Lip Series: Urban Decay Supersaturated High Gloss Lip Colour in F-Bomb

I’ve still been wearing my beloved red lip shades throughout December, though not blogging them as well as I would have liked.  I have so …

Aussie Competition Update

Quick update… I’ve had word from Lauren at 1000heads that the prizes will be revealed early next week. Sorry for the delay, I’m sure you’re …

L'oreal Studio Secrets Smoothing Resurfacing Primer - Review

I generally balk at the prospect of paying more than £8 for a high street/drug store product, but I had seen/read a few reviews of …

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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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