Category Archive: SKINCARE

ELEMIS: Lily & Lionel Luxury Travel Collection for Men

It’s impossible to buy presents for men at the best of the times, never mind the mine field that is Father’s Day. Mugs, ties, socks, novelty pants – been there, done that. This… Continue reading

REVIEW: Origins Super Spot Remover Blemish Treatment Gel

I’ve been thinking about my opening words to this review. Would it be over the top to boldly claim this is a ‘holy grail’ product that performs miracles? Would that be too much?… Continue reading

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