Birchbox August 2018

The Birchbox August 2018 box is a gorgeous collaboration with Etsy, so expect a beautiful box from one of the ten special editions.  The contents of the August 2018 Birchbox is also pretty decent, with a good mix of products. There are five products in…

Foundation Files: Omorovicza Complexion Perfector SPF20

The Omorovicza Complexion Perfector SPF20 has been around for a while, but recently the brand decided to repackage it, and I think they may have slightly reformulated it too.  It’s still available in three shades – Light, Medium and Dark – but now it comes in…

Mary Kay Clear Proof Skincare for Acne-Prone Skin

I’m not sure I’ve ever featured Mary Kay, which is crazy as it’s the sort of brand I think you and I would really like; it’s attractively packaged, innovative and generally pretty interesting, so I’ve no idea why it’s eluded a blog feature for so…

Glossybox August 2018 – Pride Edition

The August 2018 Glossybox is a Pride edition and it’s fantastic! Packed full of six full-sized products that are fun, exciting and perfectly in-keeping with the Pride vibe, this is a brilliant box of goodies presented in a gorgeously bright box. The Glossybox August 2018…

My Beauty Pie Order – Month #2

Beauty Pie really is such a clever service that taps into my beauty-loving desire to grab myself a bargain.  Having said that, is it really a bargain? I’m committed to at least three months of spending around £40 a month on make-up – £10 membership,…

Mask Monday: Garnier Moisture Bomb Pomegranate Hydrating Mask

I’ve had a few of these Garnier sheet masks floating around and I’ve been wanting to try one for ages, but I’m funny about sheet masks and really have to be in the mood to use one.  The time eventually came around last weekend and…

An Introduction to Sarya Couture Makeup

Recently I received a beautifully presented box of enticing make-up, which made me want to jump straight in and start finding out more about the new Sarya Couture Makeup collection, a range of natural, cruelty-free cosmetics that so far only include eyeshadows, lipsticks and brushes. …

Three Beauty Sales to Avoid if You’re Trying to Stop Spending…

I have researched this post squinting off-angle at the screen, trying not to get suckered in to buying something that I don’t really need, but really want; I have the same issue every time I do these posts and I always end up buying something,…

Winky Lux New Arrivals (and some existing cult favourites)

I’m sure you’ve all seen at least one Winky Lux product on social media, probably the intensely Instagrammable Flower Balms, which are beautiful sticks of sheer gloss containing a delicate flower – every bit as pretty as they sound.  I recently attended an event to…

Fragrance Friday: DKNY Stories

DKNY have recently launched their newest fragrance, DKNY Stories, which is a bit of a change for the fragrance range that is known for it’s juicy, fruity numbers that are mostly aimed at the younger millennial market.  DKNY Stories is a little more grown-up and…

Beauty Pie Order #1: One Month On

As I’m now a Beauty Pie subscriber, I thought it might be a good idea to follow up my un-boxing posts with a look at what I actually liked most from each order; so kind of mini reviews of each product to hopefully help you…

Estee Lauder Companies Beautiful Escape Second Edition

I am absolutely loving the Estee Lauder beauty collection boxes are they are always so fantastically well curated, containing lots of goodies that everyone wants.  I particularly love them as Estee Lauder are mostly luxury brands, but these boxes give people who might not normally…

I Love Signature Scent Collection

*SPONSORED CONTENT* Everyone knows the I Love collection, as it’s a gorgeous range of bath and body products in enticing flavours featuring your favourite foods and sweets, with examples including the Strawberries and Cream Shower Smoothie and the Pink Marshmallow Body Butter.  It’s one of…

Elemis Skin Exchange at John Lewis

Sometimes your skin, mind and well-being are crying out for a luxury, pampering treatment that goes on for hours, takes place in a room of serenity and costs a small fortune, because you’re worth it.  Other times, you just need a good basic facial to…