Category Archive: MAKE UP

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

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

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: 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

ROSIE FOR AUTOGRAPH Cream Eyeshadow Stick – Almond Eyes

After the success of ROSIE FOR AUTOGRAPH Lip Glossy in Supermodel Smile, Sun Kiss, and the strongly pigmented Translucent Finishing Powder, I went on to buy the cream eyeshadow stick in Almond Eyes. This best-selling… Continue reading

REVIEW: 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