Category Archive: MAKE UP

Off on holiday! Back 1st November.

Reviews to lookout for when I’m back: Alpha H Liquid Gold Rose – With anti-redness properties, I’m sold! Time Bomb Coconut Cleansing Oil – Not coconutty or oily! Luxe Studio Brushes – The… 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

REVIEW: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder Diffused Light

After reading the hype from other bloggers and reading some incredible reviews from ‘real’ people, I succumbed and bought the sainted Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in the shade, Diffused Light. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder… Continue reading

REVIEW Missha – M Dewy Glossy Eyes (Berry Smoothie)

I spotted this eyeshadow by Korean beauty company Missha, on a YouTube tutorial a while ago. I spent ages trying to track it down without much luck, then discovered by accident, that it’s… Continue reading

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