Category Archive: MAKE UP

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

REVIEW: PIXI Make Up Melting Cleansing Cloths

I don’t use cleansing cloths to remove my make up. Even when I first started to wear make up I was always diligent about taking it off properly (I must have read a scare… Continue reading

REVIEW: Liz Earle Sheer Skin Tint™ Bronzing Fluid

I love this product, but oh my, it’s a bugger to get the amount just right. I’ve left the house an unnatural, DayGlo orange shade on more than a few occasions recently. WHAT IS… Continue reading

REVIEW: Transformulas Eyelifting Gel

The area around the eyes often reveals the first tangible signs of ageing skin. The loss of elasticity as a result of decreased collagen production is the main culprit. That, and just living; exposure to daylight… Continue reading

REVIEW: ROSIE FOR AUTOGRAPH Translucent Finishing Powder

I’m trying to be balanced about this review of ROSIE FOR AUTOGRAPH Translucent Finishing Powder, but since I’ve worked out the cost compared against my regular face powder brands, I can’t help thinking, You Fool,… Continue reading