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Moisturisers, Serums & Exfoliators

Zelens Marine Complex – A Supreme Anti-Ager For Sensitive Skin

By On May 27, 2017

Zelens  (one of my favourite skincare brands) don’t launch products that often which makes it particularly exciting when they come out with something new. Their latest skincare product is Marine Complex which… Read More

Moisturisers, Serums & Exfoliators

Alpha H QVC TSV – All The Info & How To Order Two Days Before Launch

By On May 24, 2017

I know I feature a lot of the QVC TSV beauty sets but that’s because they’re so bloomin’ good. They usually work out to be about a 2/3 off the normal RRP and it’s… Read More

Beauty Extra

The Margaret Dabbs TSV @QVC – The Details

By On May 17, 2017

Exclusive to @QVCUK as Today’s Special Value is the @MargaretDabbsUK 3 Piece Supersize Hero Collection containing 3 of their bestselling products in supersize and available until midnight tonight! The price is £39.98… Read More

Haircare

The Haircare Edit – What I’ve Loved This Year So Far…

By On May 15, 2017

Unfortunately my hair is not what it once was and this has given me a new interest and appreciation in haircare. The right products can make a difference for any hair type… Read More

Moisturisers, Serums & Exfoliators

A Short Cut To Brighter Skin With Clinique’s New Fresh Pressed System

By On May 8, 2017

Fresh Batch Beauty is going to be a big beauty trend in the years aheads (I originally wrote about it HERE) and the idea behind it is solid – single-use or time-stamped products that… Read More

Eyes

5 Essential Beauty Products For ‘Awake-Looking’ Eyes

By On April 25, 2017

These are the products that I rely on to make my eyes look  ‘awake’ even when it’s far from how I’m actually feeling. Sometimes I just leave it there and other times I… Read More

Moisturisers, Serums & Exfoliators

Universkin – The Personalised & Futuristic Skincare Range

By On April 12, 2017

Universkin is expensive and not widely available. Normally, I wouldn’t write about a range that falls into both these categories but these two downsides are outweighed by the fact that it’s exceptionally good. Also, it’s a… Read More

Beauty Extra

Earth Month 2017 – How You Can Get Involved

By On April 4, 2017

Every year Aveda celebrates Earth Month with the release of a candle with the aim of raising both funds and awareness for local and global environmental organisations. This year they hope to make… Read More

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Decléor ‘Skin In Bloom’ 4-Piece Set – Upcoming As A TSV on QVC

By On March 22, 2017

Treat time alert. There’s a Decléor ‘Skin in Bloom’ hydrating collection of 4 products coming up this weekend as a TSV on QVC. As we’ve come to expect, the savings are massive… Read More

Lips

Zelens Extreme Velvet Lipsticks – Review & Swatches

By On March 20, 2017

The big emphasis of the Zelens makeup range, Active Colour, is that all the products have a high concentration of ingredients normally reserved for skincare products. While this definitely makes them well worth… Read More

Moisturisers, Serums & Exfoliators

The Latest From Alpha- H – A Super-Serum, Moisturiser and Vitamin Profiling

By On March 15, 2017

The new Alpha-H Vitamin B product could easily be described as a super-serum. It contains 3 powerful ingredients – Niacinamide (B3), Copper Peptides and Ferulic Acid. I regularly use serums with each of… Read More

Beauty Extra

My Week In Pictures – Farmacy, Deciem, Latest In Beauty, Diptyque

By On March 8, 2017

I met up the lovely Dionne from super-brand, Deciem at Farmacy which is a new healthy eating restaurant in Westbourne Grove. The interiors are beautiful – light and airy- and the food… Read More

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Beauty Extra

Can You Be A Feminist And Love Fillers?*

By On March 6, 2017

At the end of last year, Allergan (makers of Botox and Juvéderm facial fillers) and CEW hosted a debate with some of the biggest names in female journalism on the panel on… Read More

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Skincare

What Happened When I Used The No7 Lift & Luminate Range For A Month

By On March 1, 2017

As I’ve been using the No7 LIft & Luminate Serum for the 8+ months since it launched last year I wasn’t expecting my skin to improve much further after adding the newly… Read More

Beauty Extra

Q and A’s With Anti-Ageing Expert, Dr Frances Prenna Jones

By On February 28, 2017

Though she’s far too discreet to confirm this, rumour has it that Dr Frances Prenna Jones is the cosmetic doctor that a fair few A-listers turn to for their anti-ageing procedures. She has… Read More

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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

Beauty Extra

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

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

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

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