Category Archive: SKINCARE

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: 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

REVIEW: Laneige Water Sleeping Mask

Oh lovely and innovative Korean skin care and cosmetics, how I want to try you all! Actually, I am pushing for South Korea for our family holiday this year. Mark and the boys can… Continue reading

Has Liz Earle’s Cleanse & Polish changed? NEW UPDATE

Anyone who runs a website will know that you have the ability to read the search terms people use to land on the site. Of all the searches I had yesterday, 32 people asked exactly the same… Continue reading

REVIEW: Shiseido Benefiance Wrinkle Resist 24 Eye Cream

No posts for ages, (Spring Cleaning got a little out of hand), and now one long rambling one.  If you want to cut to the chase, then I’m about to crack open my second… Continue reading

REVIEW: Koelf Gold Royal Jelly Eye Masks

Here is more gorgeous Korean beauty from the Yes Style website, which also features Japanese and Taiwanese make up and skin care. I’m not exaggerating when I say I want one of everything on… Continue reading

ELEMIS QVC OFFER SUNDAY 12th FEBRUARY

On Sunday 12th February, Elemis will be bringing their latest TSV offer to QVC. The 5-Piece Pro-Definition Contouring Collection worth over £209.00, is on offer for £69.00 while stocks last. This collection targets ageing that you… 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

HALL OF FAIL: THIS WORKS & SARAH CHAPMAN

Perhaps the title is a little unfair, all four products are much loved, but this post explains how they let me down in various ways. I either have issues with the packaging; I didn’t… 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: NEWA Beauty Tool

I’ve been a huge fan of the Newa beauty tool since I first trialed it back in August 2015 – Check out my detailed review below. Because there’s now more understanding of how… Continue reading