Category Archive: MAKE UP

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: Nu Skin, Nu Colour Eyeshadow Palette & Eyeliner

There were two products at the Nu Skin, Nu Colour Cosmetics launch I really wanted to review after trailing them at the event, so I kindly asked for them to be sent 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

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

UPDATE: 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