Fragrance Friday: Woman by Ralph Lauren

Woman by Ralph Lauren is the newest Lauren perfume, combining feminine fragrance notes with a masculine hip-flask-style bottle, it’s a fragrance designed to be strong and just a touch too feminine to be described as gender-free.  Expect a scent that’s punchy and vibrant, but that…

The Perfect Oil for Every Skincare Need

Even though I’m acne-prone (although it’s currently all under control, thankfully!) I absolutely love a facial oil and I think they’re one of the best things you can add to your skincare routine, even though they’re pretty controversial, as some dermatologists think oils are the…

Youth Lab CC Complete Cream

I was so excited about the Youth Lab CC Complete Cream as it’s taking CC Creams back to the old style, where they provide lots of lovely benefits in a product that’s relatively high coverage, leaving you with skin that not only looks perfected, but is…

Empties #3

I’ve come to the realisation that Empties posts are not really my thing, since I’m not good at finishing stuff and generally like to have loads of everything on the go, with the only real exceptions being moisturisers and cleansers, neither of which make for…

Bobbi Brown Get Set Glow Gift With Purchase

Bobbi Brown do some of the very best GWPs around, providing fantastic incentives to binge on that palette you’ve been lusting after (mine is this one – link) but for some reason they don’t seem to make too much of a fuss about them…which is…

Spark Beauty at Feel Unique – Championing the Indie Beauty Brand

There was a time, not that long ago, when indie beauty often consisted of body oils, handmade soap, and little else, but thankfully the indie beauty market is now thriving, and packed full of great, interesting brands that deserve our attention.  Cottoning on to this,…

The Beauty Expert Collection – Gold Edition

A super quickie post as it’s been a crazy-busy day and I’m shattered! I’ve just been working through my inbox and found an e-mail about the Beauty Expert Collection – Gold Edition, which looks like a really good deal for a great collection of products,…

Your Perfect Facial SPF is Probably Here (Holiday Heroes)

My holiday is in two weeks! TWO WEEKS, BABY! So I’m doing a few holiday posts which I’m tagging “Holiday Heroes” to make it easier for you guys to find them all in one place.  This is the year that I have finally pulled my…

Foundation Files: Estee Lauder Double Wear Light

Anyone who’s ever had problematic skin will have almost certainly, at some point, invested in a tube of the original Estee Lauder Double Wear, a seriously high-coverage and long-lasting foundation that gives a skin-like finish whilst masking even the very worst breakouts.  Recently, Estee Lauder…

Benefit Box O’Powder Flash Sale (Today Only)

Few can resist the temptation of a pretty box of Benefit Box O’Powder, but they’re not the cheapest blushers on the block.  Thankfully, if you’re been looking for a way to justify treating yourself to one, I am here to help, as today they have…

Obagi C-Therapy Night Cream

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time then you’ll know that I am a total, utter and complete convert to the astoundingly transformative Obagi skincare line; honestly, if you have tricky skin in any way and have worked your way through hoards…

Elegant Touch Girls on Tour False Nail Collection

It has been years since I used false nails, but when I was in my teens I used to use them regularly, as they’re such a fab way to quickly and drastically improve the look of your nails – you literally just stick them on…

Allergy Diaries: Foobot Air Quality Monitor

Ever since moving home, my son Teddy and I have developed some pretty considerable issues with allergies, yet we really struggle to work out what’s causing the problem.  Teddy had some allergy testing and it all came back clear, yet he’s on two doses of…

Secret Sales Beauty Sale (NARS, Dior, Sisley)

Here’s a super quick heads-up on the Secret Sales beauty sale, which I wanted to flag as there are some decent products included from some great brands, with lots of NARS goodies, as well as Sisley, Elizabeth Arden, Butter London, Calvin Klein, and there’s currently…