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

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: Frederic Fekkai PRx Reparatives 3 Day Transformation

This review has a sting in its tail (or tale, if you like), so I’m keeping it short and bittersweet. Frederic Fekkai PRx Reparatives 3 Day Transformation An intensive hair-strengthening regimen that helps… 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

REVIEW: iluminage Youth Activator UPDATED

Technology hasn’t always been my friend, it would be true to say that I haven’t quite grasped how our big TV works, but give me a beauty device and, well, I consider myself… 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

REVIEW: Bobbi Brown Eye Gloss – Beach Nude

So, I jumped on the ‘glossy eye’ bandwagon and bought Bobbi Brown’s Eye Gloss in Beach Nude, a shiny caramel shade. BOBBI BROWN EYE GLOSS An all-new liquid shadow formula that glides on lids… Continue reading