Archive for April, 2012

‘Bro-tox’? More men undergo anti-wrinkle treatment

Monday, April 30th, 2012

There’s a whole range of male-marketed beauty products and treatments out there, from ‘man-scara’ and ‘guy-liner’, to ‘energising’ moisturisers and very manly manicures. And why not? If women can fight spots, blemishes, eye-bags and wrinkles with all the fantastic products on offer today, why can’t men? According to The Harley Medical Group, modern men aren’t read more »

Three of the best: The high street ‘nails’ duo-chrome polishes

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

  Excuse the pun in the title but don’t you just love it when high-end beauty looks eventually drip their way down to the high street? We do too because for us it means we get the opportunity to sample some great looks but minus the bank breaking price tag. Duo-chrome polishes have been around read more »

Nicola Roberts’ Dainty Doll brand launches new SS12 make up collection

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Nicola Roberts, the ‘pale but interesting’ redhead from Girls Aloud has had her fair share of public criticism since rising from obscurity. When the band first spawned from talent show ‘Pop Stars the Rivals’, she was cruelly dubbed the ‘unattractive one’ and never seemed to quite fit the preened, bronzed, big-haired look Cheryl Cole and read more »

Spend all your wages on fake tan…you must be from Liverpool

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Usually we rely on accents to give us a clue about where people are from, but a recent study has discovered that the make-up we wear can be just as revealing; giving vital clues as to where we reside (don’t worry! not our street name and door number, just the county). According to new research, read more »

Get patriotic with Paperself London themed lashes

Monday, April 16th, 2012

It’s official: London is in vogue. Paris and New York were so last year, dahling. It’s goodbye to the iconic Eiffel tower and the metropolitan skyline of New York City, and hello to Big Ben, the Gherkin and the London Eye. You might not think there’s anything particularly  glamorous about a giant Gothic clock and read more »

The lip gloss revival

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

After living in the shadows of the lipstick for a while, it is the glosses time to shine once again Poor lip gloss seems to have got itself a bit of a reputation for being somewhat irritating. All women have had a lip gloss casualty at one point or another. They look so appealing sitting read more »

Living la vida loca with MAC and Ricky Martin

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Cosmetic giant MAC has managed to persuade Ricky Martin, the king of cheese himself, to endorse their latest lip conditioner as part of their Viva Glam charity range. The full recommended retail price for the sale of this product goes towards helping all men, women and children who have been affected by Aids and HIV read more »

Curl around

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Long bambi-esq lashes are what we girl’s dream of at night, yet very few of us are lucky enough to be blessed with a set of our own au-naturel ones. Whilst eyelash extensions, mascaras, lash serums and falsies are one way to achieve the look, a good set of eyelash curlers are what really lay read more »

NEW Eyestudio Colour Tattoo 24HR Cream Gel Shadow

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

In the world of eye-shadows, Maybelline’s new Tattoo Cream Gel Shadow is a bit of a wild one. Firstly, don’t let the name put you off – there is nothing permanent or painful about this makeup. It’s not even an eye tattoo transfer like the name might suggest. ‘Tattoo’ is simply a reference to Maybelline’s read more »