REVIEW: BENEFIT They’re Real! Mascara ‘Beyond Brown’

I’ve got an Emperor’s new clothes thing going on with this much-loved, best-selling mascara – I don’t get the hype. The exclusive brush in this Benefit They’re Real! Mascara is specially designed to… Continue reading

REVIEW Jade Hair Straightening Ceramic-Tourmaline Brush

I try not to straighten my hair if I can help it. The problem is that my fine hair wants to settle into frizzy waves, especially if there’s any trace of humidity or… Continue reading

REVIEW Real Techniques Core Collection Kit

I’m always a bit wary of ‘blogger designed’ products. Brands see the huge numbers of social media followers the popular vloggers are pulling, and put their name on any old tat they think… Continue reading

ProLon® Fasting Mimicking Diet – DAY ONE

There are many known and proven advantages to fasting and apart from the obvious – losing weight, fasting can speed up metabolism, boost the immune system, slow down the ageing process and help cut the… Continue reading


I love a night-time beauty treatment. I find there’s never enough time in the morning to let the product absorb, and then I fret that whatever I use will make me look shiny later… Continue reading

REVIEW Not Another Bunch of Flowers website

When you’re visiting friends and loved ones in hospital, especially those who are enduring long-term treatment, it’s all too easy to rely on the old standby gifts of flowers and magazines. They’re appreciated of course, but… Continue reading

The Pippa Palette from Blank Canvas UPDATED

I couldn’t remember what exactly the Pippa Palette was, but I do know that I made a note to myself to buy it, because it came up on my phone as an alert.… Continue reading

Works with Water help: beautify skin

Here’s an anti-ageing skin care supplement with a twist. From Works with Water: help: beautify skin helps keep your skin in tip-top condition as it is formulated with skin boosting ingredients with anti-ageing and skin… Continue reading

Theradome™LH80 Pro Laser Helmet – NEW UPDATE!

I’ve categorised this post under ‘anti-ageing devices’ because hair loss IS an anti-ageing issue. Of course, hair loss can occur at any stage of life with the following being the most common culprits: Inherited… Continue reading

REVIEW BENEFIT the POREfessional: License to blot UPDATE

No one wants a shiny face, but fortunately, there are loads of powders, blotting papers and creams on the market to help combat unflattering shine. This one comes in the form of a stick… Continue reading

Skin Care Tips for Women Over 40*

Noticing that your skin is ageing can be a startling and unpleasant experience. Never fear, you have plenty of options to keep your skin youthful. Although ageing is inevitable, following these tips will… Continue reading

REVIEW Kérastase Résistance Therapiste for Very Damaged Hair

We all know that personal recommendation of a product is best, especially if you trust that person. When my fellow blogger Mandy, of Mirique Beauty raved about the Kérastase Therapiste range on her blog,… Continue reading

REVIEW BY TERRY Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge Lipstick

Oh, I really messed up with the shade here, it’s an expensive mistake too. I wouldn’t mind, but I researched it thoroughly, or at least I thought I did. BY TERRY HYALURONIC SHEER… Continue reading

Olaplex Treatment No. 1, 2 & 3 FINAL UPDATE

There’s been lots of hype in the last few months about Olaplex, a hair salon treatment that claims to repair, strengthen and restore, bleached, dyed and heat damaged hair. It’s not a conditioner per se, but a… Continue reading

REVIEW Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme

Hair care brands are  jumping on the bandwagon with their own versions of pre-shampoo conditioners (Kersatase are doing just that with their Resistance Therapiste range, review on its way), but Phillip Kingsley’s Elasticizer… Continue reading