Category Archive: SKINCARE

TRIAL: Nivea Q10 Plus Firming Cellulite Serum

This is one of those internet beauty ‘hacks’ I thought I would give a whirl. Beauty bloggers/vloggers are a clever bunch and they’re adept at finding cheaper solutions to everyday beauty problems. I… Continue reading

ON TRIAL: Olay Pro-Retinol Eye Treatment

I can clearly see why the big social media ‘influencers’ are treated like queens, although I think some brands go too far over the top sucking up to them. In fact, it actually… Continue reading

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base (Primer)

I first spoke about this primer in my review of Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Taupe – by the way, the most perfect non budge, crease shade. I didn’t want to… Continue reading

REVIEW: Omorovicza Body Cream

This is a short and to the point post. It’s not exactly a warning, but just some friendly and hopefully helpful, advice. I’m a huge fan of the Omorovicza brand. I rate and… Continue reading

ADVANCE NOTICE: TIME Bomb Offer QVC 9th December 75% Discount

QVC have had some cracking offers in conjunction with Time Bomb skin care, but I think this probably one of their best in terms of value. There are four well-loved Time Bomb products… Continue reading

REVIEW: Vanga Lama Green Tea Oil + £3.00 Discount Code

Everyone knows the benefits of drinking antioxidant rich green tea, but we also know that it plays a valuable part in beauty products, even better if it’s the sole ingredient and that is… 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

Altruist Sunscreen – Your cheapest anti-ageing weapon

The number one anti-ageing tip of all time is – ALWAYS WEAR SUNSCREEN. It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, if you’re in daylight, than your skin needs protecting from… Continue reading

REVIEW: Time Bomb PEACE + QUIET Coconut Cleansing Oil

Time Bomb PEACE + QUIET Coconut Cleansing Oil is an Oil-based formula that gently dissolves and removes surface impurities, including wax, silicone and oil-based makeup, and SPF products.  We all need to wear SPF… Continue reading

REVIEW: Alpha H – The Essentials Kit

Alpha H is an award-winning Australian skincare company who rely on word of mouth from end users to advertise their products instead of big budget ad campaigns. Alpha-H creates revolutionary cosmeceutical formulations, which… Continue reading

REVIEW: SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer

TRUE STORY A few years ago, when I was still new to blogging (although I still consider myself a newbie), I was invited to experience a ‘special skin calming’ facial at a spa… Continue reading

Golden Greens® Expert Collagen Complex with Naticol®

As a self-confessed fan of collagen drinks, I’m always up to trial new formulations. I understand that some schools of thought (and indeed studies), say they make no difference whatsoever, but I have… 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: Footner Exfoliating Socks – NEW UPDATE

I don’t usually have a problem with dry skin on my heels. I regularly file them with Body Shop’s excellent Foot File and moisturise with L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream, or the more intense NeoStrata… Continue reading

Breast Cancer UK #DitchTheJunk

Breast Cancer UK are running a campaign called Ditch The Junk, advising women to choose their beauty products wisely. The ever-expanding number of synthetic chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products is… Continue reading