Category Archive: Christmas Gift Ideas

ADVANCE NOTICE: Shay & Blue 4-Piece Collection Special QVC offer 11/10/17

Boutique fragrance brand Shay & Blue on QVC are running a One-Day-Only special value offer on Wednesday 11th October. Dom De Vetta, Shay & Blue’s founder (and former Senior Vice President of Chanel… Continue reading

REVIEW Real Techniques Core Collection Kit

I’m always a bit wary of ‘blogger designed’ products. Brands see the huge numbers of social media followers the popular vloggers are pulling, and put their name on any old tat they think… Continue reading

REVIEW Emma Hardie Amazing Face Moringa Cleansing Balm

Behold, an early Christmas present! Although I must remember to call it a mere ‘stocking filler’ in case Mark thinks it’s part of a proper present. I believe men find present buying much… Continue reading

Ayten Gasson Silk Eye Mask

How’s this for a glamorous solution to sleepless nights? When I put out an alert for menopausal aids, I wasn’t expecting anything half as gorgeous as this beautifully made silk eye mask to pop through my… Continue reading

Leighton Denny Fragrances

Chances are that you will own at least one Leighton Denny nail polish. If not, then I highly recommend Some Like It Hot, which I bought as a ‘close enough’ dupe for the… Continue reading

REVIEW Chroma Stationery – The Personal Touch

I love stationery, but maybe it’s a girl thing? When my personalised notebook from Chroma Stationery arrived, beautifully wrapped in tissue paper like a present, and embossed with my name and website in silver,… Continue reading

Christmas Gift Ideas From £1.50 to £4.99

There’s some right old tat for sale on the net labelled ‘Stocking Filler’ that I wouldn’t touch with a barge pole. My gift buying rule is, if *I* wouldn’t want it as a present, then… Continue reading

CLINIQUE PROMO: 5 (decent sized) samples with ANY purchase *UPDATE*

Think you’re all Black Friday and Cyber Monday-ed out? Uh, uh, no you’re not. Clinique is running a new promotion each day up to the 8th December (I can’t believe I’ve missed days… Continue reading

50 Best Beauty Buys Under £10

Settle down, it’s a long read! This is a list of 50 best beauty buys under £10.00 from the Online Telegraph  I have added my own reviews and thoughts and I’ve marked products… Continue reading

REVIEW: Jamela 24K Gold Collagen Neck Mask

UPDATE: 7th October 2013 Yesterday I tested out the Jamela 24K Gold Collagen Neck Mask on my upper chest area. The instructions say that for optimum efficiency leave the mask on for up… Continue reading

REVIEW: Elemis Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules

UPDATE: 30th September 2013 Out of all the anti-ageing products I’ve trialled for Unfading Beauty, this one has been my favourite so far, by a long way! I wasn’t expecting these little oil… Continue reading

REVIEW: Clarins Eau Ressourçante Silky-Smooth Body Cream

This is another holiday buy from the airport. I was actually looking for Chloé Body Cream in the heavy glass jar, but I tested this one out on a whim and instantly fell… Continue reading

Ted Baker Katient Make Up Bag

I bought this Ted Baker Spring/Summer 2013 Collection, ‘Katient’ Make Up Bag on a flight out of Heathrow a couple of weeks ago for £17.00 (normally retails at £22.00). It’s the first time I’ve… Continue reading

Tangle Teezer – Does what it says on the tin

Y ou’ve surely heard of the Tangle Teezer by now. If you haven’t got one and your hair is coloured or delicate, then I thoroughly recommended splashing out on one, although, it’s not… Continue reading