Beautiful at 50

I was going to title this post ‘50 at 50‘ but do you know how hard it is to find fifty actresses relatively unscathed by fillers and face lifts? Apart from Linda Grey… Continue reading

Not Another Alpha H Liquid Gold Review!

You’ve heard the hype about Alpha H’s Liquid Gold and no doubt you’ve pored over the many reviews on the net – now read one more. CLAIMS Alpha-H pioneered the use of fruit acids… Continue reading

There’s confidence…

And then there’s looking like you’re on your way to audition for a part in Street Girls 2. The annoying thing is that Nancy is already striking enough without having to resort to… Continue reading

Make Up & The Art of Transformation

Behold, the power of make up! These incredible, yet beautiful and thought-provoking photographs are by multi award-winning New York photographer, Leland Bobbé. The images are from Leland’s Half-Drag – A different kind of beauty, series.… Continue reading

Classics Revisited – Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair

I think I was too young when I started using this serum about 15 years ago. I didn’t have any noticeable lines, in fact, lines only crept up on me about 5 years… Continue reading

How much does your everyday make up cost?

I saw this make up video on the Daily Mail website today. As an aside, I believe that out of all the tabloids, the Mail is the hardest on ageing women in the… Continue reading

A Glowing Review

Liz Earle Healthy Glow Cream Blush – I had a ‘oh oh’ moment when I first opened this blusher, I thought it was little too ‘peach’ for my liking. I steer away from… Continue reading

Make Up Behaving Badly

Face it, some days you WILL look like hell. Your make up appears to take on a life of its own and even though you used the same products, applied them in exactly… Continue reading

Results – ‘Latest in Beauty’ Samples

UPDATE MARCH 2013 So, I’ve used my ‘luxury samples’  and, following on from the items I bought here are the results:  Two stand outs and two pffts. Trilogy Rosehip Oil Antioxidant 2.5ml £1.50 Now… Continue reading

Liz Earle Make Up Offer – Buy for £36.00 instead of £52.50

This is an interesting offer coming hot on the heels of the  Ageing Make Up Mishaps No 4 Matt is Too Flat post. Usually with these offers, there’s always a ‘rogue’ product I’m just… Continue reading

This time it IS me and not you

Is Nanoblur the world’s most bad tempered face product? Maybe it’s me, but I can’t seem to get to grips with Nanoblur. Nanoblur is an advanced optical cream which can reduce the appearance… Continue reading

Vitabiotics Menopace Original – 6 MONTH UPDATE

UPDATE MARCH 2013 – 6 MONTHS An important update, I’ve been taking these without fail for 6 months now and I’m very happy to say the hot flushes have decreased by 95% –… Continue reading

ON TRIAL: Nuxe Nuxuriance Anti-Aging Re-Densifying Emulsion

You will probably know NUXE, the luxury French skin care brand, from their versatile and gorgeously scented, Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multi-Usage Dry Oil. I’ve just drained the last drops from the teeny bottle… Continue reading

Omorovicza 4 Piece Discovery Collection £35.51 at QVC

Usually, I’m the last to know about these things but for once, I’m in on the action. Looking for something totally unrelated on QVC last year – a Liquid Gold super size bottle,… Continue reading

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 4 – Matt is too flat

Easy one this, although it took me years to figure it out for myself. I used to have very oily skin, shine was my mortal enemy. I fought it three ways, matt foundation, loose powder… Continue reading