Archive for May, 2011

Liz Earle Cleanse and Polish for Men

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

I was recently over at my partners house when I spotted something which looked decidedly like a muslin cloth in plastic bowl of water…Odd to say the least. Obviously I asked what it was and I was told it was a ‘flannel thing’ that he got in a skincare kit he received as a birthday read more »

The Glossybox

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Unless you’ve been in hiding for the past couple of months it is very unlikely that Glossybox will have escaped your beauty radar. This exciting new concept is the long awaited UK version of the US Birchbox, a monthly subscription service which sends you a luxury box of five high end beauty samples each month. read more »

Blistex – Looking after your lips

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Whether it’s hot or cold, wet or dry, our lips are constantly exposed to the elements and need protection. We wouldn’t go a day without moisturising our skin, taking a shower or brushing our hair so why should we treat our lips with any less care? If you’re pout is feeling drier than a weetabix read more »

Mac – Surf! Baby Colour

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Another limited edition collection is here from Mac and this time it’s based around the totally awesome art of surfing. Featuring Cheek Powder, Pigments, Lippies and Splashproof pencils and mascaras and some totally sweet packaging, the Surf! Baby Colour collection actually features some of the most wearable and appealing shades I’ve seen in a limited read more »

E.L.F. – Studio High Definition Powder

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Every summer I seem to find myself purchasing a great deal of make-up which promises to make me look and feel like I am wearing no make-up. It seems quite counterproductive now I am writing it down but I’m sure I’m not the only women who strives for the ‘au natural’ look in summer where read more »

Instyle Magazine – Nails Inc Giveaway

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Magazine freebies are a joy of life, especially when they include something which you can’t justify buying full price or in every shade. Everyone surely remembers the Benefit and Glamour collaboration which had hoards of crazed women trooping to the supermarket on their lunch to buy three of the same Glamour magazine? I still have read more »

Have a happy happy hair day

Monday, May 9th, 2011

For a period of years now I have been on a quest to find a free from nasties shampoo which does not leave my hair looking like a neglected and unpruned bush. After trying various brands such as Naked, The Body Shop and Lush to name but a few, I unfortunately have very few positive read more »

Kate Middleton Wedding Day Make-up

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

What Kate wore… Last Friday the world went Royal Wedding mad with 34.7 million people in the UK alone watching some of the BBC’s coverage of Kate and Wills tying the knot. Of the millions who were watching I’m sure there were a fair few contemplating the design and designer of Middleton’s dress, how she read more »