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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


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


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

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

Blush & Bronzer

The Estee Edit – A Mixed Review

By On April 10, 2016

A while back I wrote about the launch of The Estee Edit with a reasonable amount of optimism and excitment. It’s a range from Estee Lauder that’s been devised with the younger beauty… Read More

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Blush & Bronzer

Two New NARSissist Palettes To Fall In Love With

By On March 16, 2016

NARS have just launched two palettes that are the stuff of makeup dreams. I’ve had them for a few weeks now and my heart still beats faster every time I look at… Read More


Sisley Phyto Eye Twists – Review Of New Shades

By On March 4, 2016

Following my post on the new shades of the Sisley Phyto Lip Twist Tinted Balms, the new shades of the Phyto Eye Twist have now been launched. The four new shades can be… Read More


Bobbi Brown Sterling Nights Collection For Christmas 2015

By On December 5, 2015

The Bobbi Brown Sterling Nights Collection for Christmas 2015 deserves to be at the top of everyone’s wish list. These are definitely not products just for the party season and you won’t want to… Read More


Pat Mcgrath Gold 001- Review

By On November 22, 2015

Though the Pat Mcgrath Labs Gold 001 is no longer available – it was a limited edition run of 1000 pieces that sold out very quickly – I thought I’d do a quick… Read More


Be An Early Adopter Of The Metallic Gold Trend With Beauty Is Life Facelight

By On October 15, 2015

The trend for metallic gold makeup is with us. It’s being driven by legendary make up artist Pat Mcgrath who’s eponymous makeup range is launching with multi-purpose gold product. She used it on the lips… Read More


NARS Audacious Mascara & Kohliner – The Dynamic Duo

By On October 10, 2015

NARS Kholiner The highest praise I can bestow on the new NARS Kohliner is that I’ve worn it practically everyday since I got it about a month ago. Bearing in mind how… Read More


Shiseido’s Full Lash Volume Mascara & Full Lash Serum – Review

By On August 24, 2015

Shiseido Full Lash Volume Mascara If you’re in the market for a new mascara and like curled and voluminous lashes, and frankly who doesn’t, I can highly recommend the new Shiseido Full… Read More