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

Ageing Make Up Mishaps: No 4 – Matt is …

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 and pressed powder for touch ups on…

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Do YOU have these products?

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 suddenly remembered a whole load more. At…

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Friends With Benefit

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 good and as effective as they’ve always…

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Vertical Lip Line Killer Filler

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 ‘fill in’ a horizontal line that appeared…

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Under Review: ‘Latest in Beauty’ Samples

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 ‘Luxury Sized Samples’ for you to ‘buy…

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QUICK LIP PLUMP TIP

QUICK LIP PLUMP TIP

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 just outside your natural lip line. Sure,…

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TOMMYGUNS ORANGE & POMEGRANATE & ORANGE FLOWER SHAMPOO – FULL ON SUNSHINE IN A BOTTLE

TOMMYGUNS ORANGE & POMEGRANATE & ORANGE FLOWER SHAMPOO – FULL …

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, gorgeously fragranced (and reasonably priced) shampoo by…

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Tangle Teezer – Does what it says on the tin

Tangle Teezer – Does what it says on …

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 cheap at £10.99. Like a lot of…

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