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Rodin Olio Lusso In The Spotlight

By On June 21, 2018

RODIN Olio Lusso sprung from when it’s founder, Linda Rodin, started mixing her own oils and handing them out to her friends to try. Word spread about how good they are and Linda built… Read More

Base, Concealer & Powder

Three Current Favourites From Clinique

By On November 21, 2017

My first experience of using Clinique was over 30 years ago when I wanted a foundation and my mum steered me towards the Clinique counter. Though it was an expensive choice for a… Read More


Suqqu’s Limited Editions For Christmas 2017

By On November 13, 2017

While I was aware that Suqqu had a great reputation I was still surprised by how much I loved the brand after trying some of the products for the first time. Each item screams… Read More


Clinique X Jonathan Adler – The Limited Edition Collection

By On July 17, 2017

There are times when a beauty brand launches a limited edition range when I think why bother as the products are just not that interesting or special. Then there’s the limited edition ranges that… Read More


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


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


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


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


Finding My Perfect Shade With Smashbox Be Legendary Lipsticks

By On December 1, 2016

A while ago I attended a joint Smashbox and Thirty Plus Blogs event to celebrate the 120 shade collection of Be Legendary Lipsticks. Whilst there we are asked to select our favourite… Read More


Jay Manuel Beauty – New To QVC

By On November 22, 2016

It seems that I’m writing a lot about what’s available at QVC Beauty at the moment but it really has become one of the best places for the newest and great value beauty… Read More


Review – The Perfect Lip Hydrating Gloss and Liner Stain Duo By It Cosmetics

By On November 12, 2016

It Cosmetics has been my favourite new makeup brand to launch in the UK this year. I like the way the products are balanced between being problems solvers and enhancing natural beauty.… Read More


Review & Swatches – The New Essentials Eye Palette From Clarins

By On October 19, 2016

A cleverly edited eyeshadow palette is always a cheering sight and Clarins have pulled it out the bag again with their Essentials Eye Palette for 2016. It’s just launched and the shades… Read More


Shiseido Rouge Rouge – The Amazing New Lipstick Collection

By On September 15, 2016

I always used to think of Shiseido as a brand that made great skincare (and suncare, in particular) but it wouldn’t cross my mind to look to them for makeup. This changed last… Read More


Zelens Lip Glaze – Perfect For Those With & Without Sensitive Lips

By On August 23, 2016

Unfortunately for some people, they can’t wear lipsticks or lip glosses without their lips becoming dry. In severe cases it can cause inflamed lips or cheilitis. Though there are many potential irritants in… Read More

Blush & Bronzer

NARS Sexual Content Dual Intensity Blush & Review/Swatch

By On July 5, 2016

My (rather large) collection of blushes have taken a back seat since I got the new and limited edition NARS Dual Intensity Blush in Sexual Content. It’s one of those pieces of makeup that’s… Read More


My Fav New Lipgloss Is… The Tainted By Smith & Cult

By On June 21, 2016

Smith & Cult products are the perfect marriage of premium quality and edgy (but not try-hard) coolness . The brains behind the brand, Dineh Mohajer, also founded the game-changing Hard Candy range of nail… Read More

Blush & Bronzer

Blush, Lipsticks, Mascara & Brow Pencil By IT Cosmetics – Review & Swatches

By On June 8, 2016

Moving on from my previous reviews and swatches of the products by IT Cosmetics (HERE & HERE) that you can finally buy in the UK, following are my thoughts on the lipsticks, blushes and eye items. But before… Read More

Base, Concealer & Powder

The Foundation/Concealer For Sensitive & Irritated Skin

By On June 6, 2016

Teoxanne Re(Cover) Complexion SPF50 has been created with the specific purpose of perfecting and concealing sensitive, sensitised or irritated skin. This makes it ideal for those with redness, scars, blemishes, skin reactions and… Read More


Chanel Rouge Coco Stylo – Review & Swatches

By On May 4, 2016

Chanel are describing the recently launched Rouge Coco Stylo pen as a new chapter in makeup. I think the Stylo‘s are similar to the current trend in lip products that start of as a… Read More

Base, Concealer & Powder

Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer By IT Cosmetics – Review, Swatches And Before & After Images

By On April 16, 2016

The launch of IT Cosmetics on to QVC in the UK has made me very happy indeed. The reason I’m so delighted is that I’ve literally been waiting years for this to happen.… Read More