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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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


Sisley Phyto Lip Twist Tinted Balm – Review & Swatches

By On February 17, 2016

Sisley’s Phyto-Lip Twist Tinted Balms have been a big hit since they launched so an extension to the range of available shades was inevitable. To add to the original nine, there’s now another… Read More


Winky Lux – The New Makeup Brand That’s Creating A Buzz

By On January 17, 2016

It was the lipstick packaging that first drew my attention to new beauty brand Winky Lux. I love the pill  shape bullets despite the disadvantage of not being able to stand them upright. However, more… Read More


The Huge Savings On The bareMinerals Christmas Gifts

By On November 22, 2015

The bareMinerals christmas gifts are ridiculously good value this year. I’ve got the Precious Gems Pop Of Passion Lip Oil-Balm Trio which is £25 but has a value of £48. The 3 full… 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