Archive for February, 2012

Spring 2012 makeup trends

Monday, February 27th, 2012

With March just around the corner and the weather warming up, it’s time to check out the latest Spring collections from some of our favourite cosmetic brands. This year Spring is all about the dewy, fresh, English-rose look. We’re ditching the dark, smokey temptress shades of winter for light, pastel shades of pink and green. read more »

The art of brushing – why a good hairbrush is so important

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

With so many lotions and potions on the hair care market making grand promises about transforming our tresses it is easy to forget about importance of the lowly old hairbrush. After all, it is difficult to build anything up without first laying solid foundations, so before you shell out £25 on that bottle of ‘miracle’ read more »

Paul & Joe launch new cat-inspired collection

Monday, February 20th, 2012

French fashion brand Paul & Joe has launched a cat-themed makeup range to mark its 10th year anniversary, giving bloggers everywhere the purrrfect opportunity for terrible cat-based puns. The collection is inspired by founder Sophie Albou’s reputed love for vintage cat prints – something that fits in well with Paul & Joe’s early 20th century read more »

Satisfy your inner magpie with Limited edition Mac Mineralize Eye Shadow

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

All that glitters is not gold, according to Mac. It is also ‘smutty green’, ‘blue flame’ and 21 other dazzling shades that make up the new marble-effect Mineralize Eye Shadow collection. This is a collection designed to satisfy our inner magpies. Each pot is made up of three separate but coordinating shades baked together in read more »

Enjoy 1000 smudge-free kisses this Valentine’s day with Rimmel Lip Tint

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Today we’re pointing our cupid’s arrow at Rimmel 1000 Kisses Lip Tint: Rimmel’s answer to lip stain pens. Forget the gooey, stickiness of lip gloss. Forget also the oily, smudginess of lipstick –  Rimmel 1000 Kisses Lip Tint offers light-weight, non-transformable lip colour that has the vibrancy and shine of both glosses and sticks, without read more »

Grab yourself a Benefit bargain – POREfessional Pretty kit

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

You heard it here first, Benefit are currently offering a fantastic box set bargain which includes their new POREfessional primer (full size), a mini Girl Meets Pearl highlighter and a mini Erase Paste concealer. If you still aren’t sure why you need to be excited by this – the breaking news is that the entire read more »

Try LUSH Solid Shampoo Bars

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Walk down the shampoo aisle at your local supermarket and you’ll be inundated with steep promises from snazzy bottles. Can shampoo really ‘lock in colour’, repair split ends and create perfect curls? Will the ultra-hydrating pearl-infused protein-rich formula really make us look like Cheryl Cole in that advert? The truth is: probably not. Shampoo is read more »

Moisturising foundations – the saviour for your skin this Winter

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Looking for a foundation that offers moisture and good coverage? Birds have started twittering away in the trees, evenings are growing lighter and snowdrops are showing the first signs of life – could that mean that Springtime is in our midst? Well no actually – sadly, we still have two months left until the sun read more »