Category Archive: MAKE UP

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

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

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

It’s here! M&S Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar

The Marks & Spencer Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar has landed! It costs £35 when you spend £35 on beauty, clothing and home. This was bought for me last year – a happy accident, Mark… Continue reading

REVIEW: MAX FACTOR COLOUR ELIXIR LIP LINER – PINK PETAL

I wanted to title this post Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Pillow Talk Dupe, but of course Max Factor’s cheapy Pink Petal lip liner is as far removed from Ms. Tilbury’s iconic product as… Continue reading

REVIEW: Laura Geller Uptown Chic Eye Liner Kit

This is my first Laura Geller purchase and I couldn’t happier; plus, it’s incredibly good value. I’m always on the lookout for brown eye liners and pencils. Black is far too harsh on… Continue reading

REVIEW: Liz Earle Natural Finish Loose Powder

What a disappointment! I was in the market for a tinted face powder. I’ve got tons of translucent ones and as I love (and absolutely can’t do without, even though the coverage is… Continue reading

e.l.f. Studio Baked Blush – Peachy Cheeky

Something I forgot to mention in my e.l.f. Complete Coverage Concealer review was that e.l.f. often offer gifts with purchase for a low minimum spend. I find US brands are usually more generous… Continue reading

REVIEW: e.l.f. Studio Complete Coverage Concealer

I’ve been a little quiet on here lately because I’ve been testing out a few things, and I wanted to give myself time to properly evaluate them. I’m suspicious of bloggers who declare… Continue reading

REVIEW: Nurture Replenish

Hormonal changes run riot during menopause, but fortunately, we’re seeing more brands creating products to address our different hair and skin care needs. I’ve trialled a few products (for over 4 mouths) from… Continue reading

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Eye Gloss – Beach Nude

So, I jumped on the ‘glossy eye’ bandwagon and bought Bobbi Brown’s Eye Gloss in Beach Nude, a shiny caramel shade. BOBBI BROWN EYE GLOSS An all-new liquid shadow formula that glides on lids… Continue reading

UNDER REVIEW: Marc Jacobs Cover(t) Stick Colour Corrector

I’ve only used this colour correcting make up twice, so I’m still on a learning curve. However, I will be using it every day this week, so will add to this review once… Continue reading

REVIEW: e.l.f. Studio Lip Primer & Plumper

I absolutely love this lip primer and plumper by e.l.f. However, it only scores an average of 3.4 (out of 5) from a whopping 425 reviews on the official website, I think I… Continue reading