• 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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Deal Alert: 20% off at Cherry Culture (NYX, Milani and all that good U.S. stuff)

If you’re interested, they’ve got the Milani Holographic polishes on sale at $3.99 each, the Milani Jewel FX (Lippmann dupes) on sale at $3.99 each …

Cosmetifique - the iPhone app that analyses your cosmetics

Cosmetifique is a newly launched iPhone app that promises to analyse the ‘quality’ of your cosmetics.  You enter the ingredients one by one and you …

You can't polish a turd...

…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 …

I am jinxed

The never-ending camera saga continues. I buy a camera nearly 2 weeks ago.  It’s in stock and ready for next day delivery.  Except of course …

A very worthwhile purchase from Clinique

It’s every mother’s worst fear… watching their child get sick and being powerless to wade in and fix it all. Clinique are once again partnering …

Win It! Miss Sporty Metal Flip Duochrome Nail Polishes!

You guys seemed to be quite taken with the trio of duochrome polishes I blogged about last week, so when I was in London, I …

Lipglossiping New Year Giveaway – The Winners Day 21-24

Day 21 Winner (Liz Earle Pedicure Pampering Kit) – Alison Day 22 Winner (L’Occitane Shower Gel Quatro) – Sydney Day 23 Winner (Urban Decay’s Naked …

A little Boots haul...

I do love reading about the things that people pick up in their lunch breaks, so hope mine is somewhat interesting too!  This wasn’t a …

Neals Yard Rejuvenating Frankincense Facial Serum

There are two types of people in this world.  Those that eat McDonald’s gherkins with reckless abandon and those that peer at their open burgers, …

Blink.

Have you ever read the Malcolm Gladwell book? I first read Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking back in 2007 and as a notorious …

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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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