Apologies for absence, back very soon!

I caught a ‘flu like’ virus from my youngest son a couple of weeks ago – it was going around his school and knocked a lot of the boys out and these are… Continue reading

HEALTH: This (free) app might just change your life

A bold claim I know, but if you’re trying to lose weight, the ‘See How You Eat’ photo food diary app is a ‘real-time, real-life’ record of what you’ve eaten that day and… Continue reading

REVIEW: L’Oreal Professionnel Steampod 2.0

I had my eye on this ‘steampod’ straightener for ages. I don’t use my GHDs to straighten my hair all over, I feel poker straight hair is ageing on women over 50 unless hair… Continue reading

REVIEW: Nu Skin, Nu Colour Eyeshadow Palette & Eyeliner

There were two products at the Nu Skin, Nu Colour Cosmetics launch I really wanted to review after trailing them at the event, so I kindly asked for them to be sent to… Continue reading

YOU’VE CHANGED: Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint – SWATCHES!

I bought a few bits and pieces on Black Friday, but most were restocks of my favourite products at discounted prices. I replenished my Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint foundation, my beloved failsafe,… Continue reading

REVIEW: LOréal Professionnel Mythic Oil Brume Sublimatrice

My hair needs a good slap to bring it to its senses. If there’s a hint of moisture in the air, it frizzes up and turns wiry AND fluffy. Fortunately, I’ve found a… Continue reading

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base (Primer)

I first spoke about this primer in my review of Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Taupe – by the way, the most perfect non budge, crease shade. I didn’t want to… Continue reading

REVIEW: Omorovicza Body Cream

This is a short and to the point post. It’s not exactly a warning, but just some friendly and hopefully helpful, advice. I’m a huge fan of the Omorovicza brand. I rate and… Continue reading

Regrets, I’ve had a few…

Here are 13 products I regretted buying this year. If you are going to be picky, then it’s 11, because 4 and 7 are fabulous, they’re just in terrible packaging! A few of… Continue reading

ADVANCE NOTICE: TIME Bomb Offer QVC 9th December 75% Discount

QVC have had some cracking offers in conjunction with Time Bomb skin care, but I think this probably one of their best in terms of value. There are four well-loved Time Bomb products… Continue reading

REVIEW: Nu Colour® Makeup by Nu Skin®

Nu Skin are best known for their anti-ageing products – including the famous Galvanic Spa, but they also have a cosmetics line. I was lucky enough to attend a gorgeous event at the… Continue reading

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick

This is easily the best ‘gift with purchase’ freebie I’ve ever used. I’m hit and miss with Bobbi Brown products, but when they’re good, they are very good indeed. I received a mini… Continue reading

e.l.f. Cosmetics – Hits & Misses 50% off tonight.

e.l.f are running a 50% off promo (which ends tonight), on all orders of £30 or more – excluding ‘new’ and ‘sale’ items. Enter code CELEBRATE at checkout. On Friday, I re-ordered another… Continue reading

REVIEW: Vanga Lama Green Tea Oil + £3.00 Discount Code

Everyone knows the benefits of drinking antioxidant rich green tea, but we also know that it plays a valuable part in beauty products, even better if it’s the sole ingredient and that is… Continue reading

UPDATE RANT! MACQUEEN NEW YORK GEL PENCIL, CHERRY BLOSSOM LATTE

I’ve been looking a smudge-proof rose gold eyeliner for ages and now I’ve found it. The pencil is from a South Korean company, MacQueen New York, and the shade I chose is Cherry… Continue reading