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Lips

Is This Spring’s Most Wanted Lipstick & Should We Care?

By On February 26, 2017

I was reading a beauty story in Net A Porter’s online mag, Edit, and it mentioned ‘a soon to launch and sell out’ NARS lipstick called Kiss Me Stupid. This got my interest so I… Read More

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Skinade – The £100 A Month Beauty Drink Reviewed

By On February 22, 2017

While supplements that claim to rejuvenate skin aren’t anything new there’s an increasing interest in this area as clinical studies are showing that they can really work. I’ve gone through stages of… Read More

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3D SkinLift At EF Medispa – The Non-Invasive, No Downtime Tummy Tuck Alternative

By On February 15, 2017

As I’ve been pregnant and lost weight my tummy isn’t as smooth and taut as I’d like it to be. It’s not so bad to warrant a ‘tummy tuck’ but even if… Read More

Skincare

Hydrate & Nourish by MZ Skin And Why Retinol In A Sun Protection Product Is A Good Thing

By On February 11, 2017

The term, Age Defence Retinol Day Moisturiser SPF 30, might set alarm bells ringing because there’s an assumption that retinol should only be used at night as it makes skin more sensitive to the… Read More

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My Week In Pictures – Hospital Visits, Red Nose Day, Hi-Tech Facials & Aimee Mann

By On February 9, 2017

I think I’ve skipped at least a week of  ‘My Week In Pictures’ but life took an unwanted turn with my daughter needing to have some reasonably extensive medical tests. There’s been… Read More

Makeup

The Latest Launches From Smith & Cult

By On February 4, 2017

While I don’t mind at all if the packaging for my skincare is plain and functional but when it comes to makeup I have to love the presentation. There are brands I’m… Read More

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My Ultherapy Treatment At The Karidis Clinic – Before & After

By On February 3, 2017

Nearly 4 months ago I had Ultherapy which is touted as a non-invasive, no downtime alternative to a face lift. So often with these things the results can be underwhelming with terms… Read More

Skincare

The NIOD X QVC TSV That’s Not To Be Missed

By On February 1, 2017

  The simple reason NIOD has become so well established in such a short space of time is because the products are very good indeed. Clever marketing can only get you so far but a brand… Read More

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Ambre Imperial – The Mouthwatering Fragrance From Van Cleef & Arpels

By On January 26, 2017

I’ve quite an obsession with Amber fragrances and Amber Impérial from Van Cleef & Arpels is now at the top of the my list of favourites. It’s from the Collection Extraordinaire range… Read More

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New – Bright Blonde Radiance & Repair Treatment

By On January 23, 2017

Unfortunately, I can’t put this product to the test myself as it’s for blondies and I’ve dark hair. Therefore, this is a heads up post for those with fair locks. I don’t normally write… Read More

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My Week In Pictures – New Music, New Clothes & A Lecture On Beauty

By On January 19, 2017

New Music I’ve been listening a lot to 64 Bits and Malachite by Baloji and I’m particularly addicted to Spoiler. It combines about 14 different genres of music and while being upbeat and… Read More

Moisturisers, Serums & Exfoliators

The New No7 Lift & Luminate Range And Why It’s #BetterTogether*

By On January 18, 2017

In a couple of weeks time I turn 47 (almost 50!) so ageing has been on my mind a lot recently. The conclusion I’ve come to is that getting older doesn’t mean… Read More

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Eyes & Lips

Obagi Elastiderm -The Eye Treatment Most Recommended By Cosmetic Doctors

By On January 12, 2017

The question of whether a separate eye product is necessary is the subject of much debate in the beauty world and my view is that as the skin around the eye is different to… Read More

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My Week In Pictures – Bowling, Adidas, Sali Hughes, YouTube & Leather Jackets

By On January 10, 2017

  I spent the Bank Holiday bowling with a group of friends at the recently reburshined Queen’s Ice and Bowl in W2. I was reluctant to go as it used to be… Read More

Featured Post

My Top Ten Beauty Favourites From 2016

By On January 7, 2017

  Seeking out the best beauty products and treatments is always the ultimate aim but it’s not easy in such a crowded market. Also, there’s a large degree of subjectivity involved – what works… Read More

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Decléor QVC TSV On 8th Jan – Massive Savings

By On January 6, 2017

This Sunday there’s going to be a 5 set Decléor TSV on QVC which has a value of £279 but will sold for £61.24. I think those numbers speak for themselves and… Read More

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My Week In Pictures – My Daughter’s Science Party

By On January 1, 2017

My daughter, Hannah’s birthday party actually took place a couple of weeks before Christmas and while I had every intention of posting on this sooner I ended up taking an impromptu short break… Read More

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Christmas Shopping Using the Aveda Gift Finder Tool

By On December 19, 2016

With Christmas just days away it’s easy to go into panic-buying mode. This usually involves spending too much money on unsuitable presents. One way to avoid this is to use the Aveda… Read More

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My 3 Top Beauty Gifts from M&S

By On December 17, 2016

One of the main reasons I like Christmas shopping at Marks & Spencer is because you know you’re getting good value and, most of all, it’s easy to do it online. Delivery to… Read More

Nutriton, Devices & Treatments

Highly Recommended – The Signature Facial At The Teresa Tarmey Clinic

By On December 15, 2016

I haven’t reviewed a facial on my blog before because, on the whole, I think they can be a waste of time and money. I concede that they can be relaxing and… Read More