Britt Ekland at 70

I’m going to fess up here and say that I think she doesn’t look too bad. She IS 70 after all. I like that she’s still got the glamour vibe thang going on.… Continue reading

Dot…Dot…Dot: Crepey Crease Fix

A quick tip to navigate around the thorny issue of applying shadow to the eye crease when the lid is crepey. There will come a day when you’ll be brushing a carefully selected… Continue reading

REVIEW: Ariane Poole Concealer (Redness & Rosacea Control)

UPDATE 27th January 2013 This is yet another update. I rested this concealer for a couple of months and I’m sad to say that when I went back to it a couple of… Continue reading

Review: Phyto Huile d’Alès Intense Hydrating Oil Treatment

It doesn’t matter how old you are, the ends of your hair will always be the first casualty of highlighting, colouring, hair dryers, straighteners and sunshine. The ends dry out, split and suffer greatly… Continue reading

The Organic & Natural Beauty Show – 2nd & 3rd June at ExCel

The Organic & Natural Beauty Show  The international exhibition & conference for natural, naturally inspired, organic, fairtrade, sustainable, ethical, free-from, and eco-friendly beauty products and nutritional supplements from around the world. This Sunday and… Continue reading

UNDER REVIEW: CACI Microlift Personal Facial Toning System

UPDATE: 20th January 2015 This CACI Microlift review has been my most popular post (by a long way), to date. I think it’s because people know the brand and want to see if… Continue reading

Gold Rush

QUESTION: When is a gimmick not a gimmick? ANSWER: When it works! There was a saleswoman walking around the Anti-Ageing Beauty Show last week, wearing a pair of gold coloured, under eye masks and looking like… Continue reading

HAIR CARE – STYLE: Flattering haircuts for the over 40s

Due to a variety of factors, our ‘crowning glory’ becomes a little less glorious as we age, we need to make the best of what we’ve (still) got and choose a hairstyle to… Continue reading

Easing off the Botox pays dividends

Behold Nicole Kidman in Cannes this week, looking stunning and more natural than we’ve seen her look for ages. Notice too, how her eyebrows aren’t raised at the ends ‘Dr. Spock’ style anymore.… Continue reading

Stretch your Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish

IS Liz Earle’s Cleanse & Polish THE best make up remover on the market? Well, I think so. It doesn’t hurt either that this product’s now won over 75 beauty awards including one last… Continue reading

The Anti-Ageing Health & Beauty Show – Olympia Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May

Well, about time! The Anti-Ageing Health and Beauty Show is the first UK event dedicated to helping men and women keep looking fabulous at any age. On this Saturday and Sunday at Olympia.… Continue reading

UNDER REVIEW: The CEW (UK) 2013 Beauty Awards Finalists’ Discovery Box

Well, I ordered the box on Sunday and it arrived on Wednesday. Here are the of contents of my ‘Discovery Box’ from last week’s Mail on Sunday offer. DR ORGANIC Full Size Organic Moroccan… Continue reading

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 5 – Thin Eyebrows

No, not photos of thin, ageing eyebrows, but gorgeous, natural looking ones. It’s just not fair, but hair and eyebrows tend to thin out as you get older. There can be many causes;… Continue reading

MAC Brow Finisher  Taming The Wild

Great review of Mac’s Brow Finisher from Mirifique Beauty. MAC Brow Finisher – Taming The Wild.

Connie Britton – Not Playing the Age Card

Extract from an interview with Nashville’s Connie Britton by Susan Dominus. Connie Britton is a Late Bloomer Britton spent the first three episodes of “Nashville” worried she made a terrible, career-altering mistake. She was… Continue reading