Shine A Light

Finally, a product that will deliver a delicate sheen to your skin without making you look like you’ve fallen into a vat of glitter. St Tropez Skin Illuminators have been out for a… Continue reading

3 SIMPLE Steps to Melting & Saving Your Used Up Lipstick

I just can’t be bothered with this nonsense usually, but this is laughably easy AND fast. I once wasted spent 15 minutes watching a video of a woman putting back together an eye shadow… Continue reading

Do YOU have these products?

‘Cult Classics’ –  I’m willing to bet that you own at least half of them or have bought them in the past, regardless of  age.  Actually, this is only part one as I’ve… Continue reading

Renée at The Oscars – It’s a win!

Much debate over Renee’s Oscar night appearance. Personally, I thought she looked absolutely beautiful. I mean, yes, it appears (got to cover myself) that she’s had some ‘work’ done and she’s definitely got… Continue reading

Friends With Benefit

These are the two products I have bought time and time again over the years. Thankfully, Benefit haven’t messed with the formula (I hate it when manufacturers do that), and they are as… Continue reading

Vertical Lip Line Killer Filler

Bought on the advice of a pushy, older saleswoman (they scare me), who assured me it was a ‘wonder’ product – aren’t they all? I originally bought Estée Lauder Perfectionist Targeted Deep Wrinkle Filler to… Continue reading

Ooh, Shut That Pore!

Look, if Benefit can make terrible puns, then so can I. Most, if not all, primers contain silicone. This is because silicone acts as a barrier, it doesn’t let oil or moisture out… Continue reading

When make up and bronzer fight back (UPDATED)

It’s so wrong to enjoy seeing photos of celebrities with disastrous and heavy handed make up on and yet, it IS enjoyable isn’t it? Come on, you know you love it. Then again,… Continue reading

Why blondes need make up (UPDATED)

This is just a quick moan about how easy our brunette sisters have it when it comes to going make up free. When you’re blonde and especially if you’re pale skinned, (and over… Continue reading

Shampoo & Conditioner to maintain Keratin Treated Hair

These are the products that will prolong your keratin ‘blow dry’. I’ve had four in the past two years. After treatment, it’s recommended that you only use ‘sulphate (detergent) free’ shampoos and conditioners… Continue reading

Under Review: ‘Latest in Beauty’ Samples

All these goodies arrived yesterday from Latest in Beauty in a silver, bubble wrap lined pouch. They’ve updated the packaging to make it more secure, that’s a good sign. It’s a website offering… Continue reading

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 3 – Beware The Shimmer!

Really, it should say ‘beware of where you put the shimmer’. You’re older, your eyelids are starting to wrinkle and quelle horreur when you load up your brush with colour and start to… Continue reading

Choked by Estée Lauder’s Throat Cream

Oh pardon me, I mean ‘creme’. This is going to be the world’s shortest review. It doesn’t work. Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Lift Age-Correcting Creme for Throat and Décolletage – An eye watering… Continue reading

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 2 – Fake Tan Overload

You’re older, you have more lines, fake tan settles into lines, the end. Obviously you need a little colour, not many of us have make up artists running around after us perfecting that pale… Continue reading

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 1 – Dark Lipstick

I’m going to assume you haven’t gone down the lip filler route and your lips are ageing naturally, which means of course, that they’ve lost their natural collagen and are noticeably thinner. Men, shakes… Continue reading