REVIEW: Lily Lolo Blush Away Colour Corrrector + Mineral Foundation

BLUSH AWAY is an oil free, green coloured correcting mineral powder from Lily Lolo. Our multi-tasking Corrector expertly covers and conceals blemishes and redness. For dark circles and pigmentation use PeepO (their yellow… Continue reading

One NOT to Watch: TRINNY on YouTube UPDATED

  UPDATED 19th June 2017 I stopped watching Trinny’s channel a couple of months back, it wasn’t anything in particular, but what I initially found endearing, became irritating – and that’s always a sign… Continue reading

REVIEW: Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette

This was a late birthday present (which I chose), but actually, I would’ve been happy to buy it myself. I use it everyday and it even kicks my beloved Pippa Palette into touch,… Continue reading

REVIEW: Footner Exfoliating Socks – NEW UPDATE

I don’t usually have a problem with dry skin on my heels. I regularly file them with Body Shop’s excellent Foot File and moisturise with L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream, or the more intense NeoStrata… Continue reading

REVIEW: Charles Worthington Colour Revive Mousse, Clear

A few years ago I regularly used a hair glossing product by John Frieda, called Clear Shine Glaze. It came in a huge bottle and was a thick, opaque liquid. Admittedly, there was… Continue reading

REVIEW: e.l.f. Studio Lip Exfoliator

I must be finally growing up (or getting old), because I really wanted to buy the Dior Addict Lip Glow Sugar Scrub, but balked at the £25.00 price tag. Applying a gorgeous luxury lipstick when… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Body Shop Honey Bronze™ Bronzing Powder

I’ve been on the prowl for absolutely ages, looking for an alternative to my all time favourite, but inexplicably discontinued, Liz Earle’s Natural Glow Bronzer – which was the most perfect matt bronzer. Body Shop’s Honey Bronze… Continue reading

Breast Cancer UK #DitchTheJunk

Breast Cancer UK are running a campaign called Ditch The Junk, advising women to choose their beauty products wisely. The ever-expanding number of synthetic chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products is… Continue reading

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner, Scotch

I’ve been using this ‘holy grail’ gel eyeliner for a couple of weeks, but it’s going back tomorrow. This unique gel-based pencil delivers richly pigmented colour and precision lining with sweat and humidity-resistant… Continue reading

REVIEW: STILA Stay All Day® Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner

Goodbye old faithful Diorliner Precision Eyeliner, you had a tendency to wear off after 4 hours, but you made it easy for unsteady hands to draw a fine line and you didn’t smudge… Continue reading

REPEAT BUYS

I suppose you could call this an ’empties’ post (I love watching those vids on YouTube). These are the 10 products I’ve recently repurchased and half of them cost less than a fiver. They all… Continue reading

REVIEW: BaByliss Curl Secret

This is going to be short and sweet. BaByliss Curl Secret does work brilliantly, but on me, the curls looked absolutely ridiculous. The BaByliss Curl Secret has pioneering Auto Curl™ technology to effortlessly create… Continue reading

REVIEW: Cor Silver Soap & DISCOUNT CODE

A bar of award-winning Cor Silver soap was sent to me to trial as an anti-ageing product, but because I’d previously researched the benefits of nano silver on acne prone skin – the anti-bacterial properties of… Continue reading

REVIEW: Salon Science Thickening Serum

I’ve not been a fan of big hair since I was traumatised at the John Frieda salon in Alford Street, back in the late 80s. It was a simple blow dry, afterwards my hair… Continue reading

REVIEW: Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lipstick

A flat matt lipstick can be tricky to pull off for older women when ageing, and loss of collagen reduces volume and thins our lips. I firmly believe we need a slick of shine to create the… Continue reading