Category Archive: ANTI-AGEING

TRIAL: Nivea Q10 Plus Firming Cellulite Serum

This is one of those internet beauty ‘hacks’ I thought I would give a whirl. Beauty bloggers/vloggers are a clever bunch and they’re adept at finding cheaper solutions to everyday beauty problems. I… Continue reading

ON TRIAL: Olay Pro-Retinol Eye Treatment

I can clearly see why the big social media ‘influencers’ are treated like queens, although I think some brands go too far over the top sucking up to them. In fact, it actually… Continue reading

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Foundation

Still desperate to find a foundation to replace the new and unimproved Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint, I did (most) of my homework and splashed out £31.00 for a 30ml bottle of Bobbi… Continue reading

REVIEW: NYX Tinted Eyebrow Gel Mascara

If you’re wondering what happened to Benefit’s very popular Gimme Brow Eyebrow Gel, Benefit recalled it late last year. Perhaps now’s the time to dig out your old one and get a refund!… 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

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

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

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


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

Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter*

The human immune system is an incredible thing. All day long we’re battered by microorganisms, and our immune system – on the whole – does a fantastic job of protecting us. Just think… Continue reading