UPDATED: Boots No 7 Fanomenal Lash Serum

I‘m a sucker for any product that claims to make my sparse, mean little lashes grow ‘thicker, fuller and longer in 8 weeks’ Well, I’m sold (a fool and her money…). Seriously, I’ve seen… Continue reading

Longer, stronger nails (UPDATED)

UPDATED 24th February 2013 Since the ‘horse meat scandal’, I’ve stopped taking sachets of ‘Gelatine’ (gelatin). I’m aware that it’s produced by ‘boiling the connective tissues, bones and skins of animals, usually cows… Continue reading

Hold onto those eyebrows!

It’s a well known fact, eyebrows thin with age.   And when they do grow,  it’s usually just one long, wiry white hair that springs out at a funny angle. My eyebrows aren’t… Continue reading

Puff up the volume

Thinning hair is devastating to a woman.  I had read loads of reviews of Schwarzkopf “got2bPOWDER’ful” so I thought I’d give it a try. It’s like a dry shampoo that fluffs and volumises your… Continue reading

Menopause – Is it hot in here?

First, the good news, according to a report in the ‘Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin’ * up to 70 per cent of menopausal women will experience symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats… Continue reading


After you’ve slapped on your foundation, apply a generous layer of Clinique’s Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion (not the gel which is horrible) I’m talking about a really thick amount on your lips and… Continue reading


Sometimes you’ve got to give your hair a well earned rest from ‘specialised’ shampoos and conditioning treatments, even my beloved hair oils used sparingly, can cause a build up. Enter then, this gentle,… Continue reading

HD Brows – Best long lasting eye liner I’ve EVER used

Yet another gem from Glossybox and I see it was included in their last box. The HD Brows palette in ‘Foxy‘ is, without doubt, THE best eye liner I’ve ever used. When I… Continue reading

Freeze Frame!

So what do Carla, Meg, Molly, Brooke, Daryl, Kylie, Nicole and Priscilla all have in common? Yep, at one time these women were all considered great beauties, some still are. Oh and the… Continue reading


And so Mark, rummaging through the bathroom cabinet, finds my Body Shop Body Brush and decides, all by himself, that it’s a new type of shower brush. He generously lathers it up with… 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