First Look


Lancome X Alber Elbaz Make-Up Collection

Later this year we'll see the arrival of a collaboration between Lanvin's Creative Director, Alber Elbaz, and beauty powerhouse Lancome.  This will be the designer's first venture into the world of make-up and all products and shades being featured in the collection are being kept under wraps.  However, there is this rather cute teaser video (as illustrated by Elbaz) to whet your appetite: Are the bright make-up shades featured in this a hint[...]


New Seche Nail Lacquer

Seche are a brand most famous for their super glossy top coat, Seche Vite, which has a mega-following and is often the go-to top coat for many nail fanatics.  The brand has now branched out and launched a range of 33 new nail lacquers.The shade selection is impressive and covers a wide range of the main colour favourites, so I'm sure there'll be something for everyone; from Debutant (a shimmering baby pink) to Mischievous (a burgundy black and I woul[...]


NOTD: Nails Inc Feathers in York and Brighton

As mentioned in my Nails Inc SS13 post yesterday, I had the chance to have my nails painted at the Nails Inc preview event, and I went for a couple of shades from the Feathers collection. Feathers is exactly as it sounds; it gives a 3D effect by using small pieces of confetti like colour in a couple of contrasting shades. Having studied my nails quite carefully since last night, it appears the 3D effect is achieved by having a dominant colour, a sli[...]


Nails Inc Spring/Summer 2013

It feels very strange typing 2013 already!  I've just returned from the Nails Inc S/S 2013 showcase and my head is swimming with info as there are sooo many new releases.  SS13 is all about textures, so just in case you thought everything that could be achieved with nail textures has been done already, you were very, very wrong!  Expect this to be a long and picture heavy post...Concrete  First up we have the Concrete collection of four shades t[...]


Daniel Sandler A/W 2012 – Escape to Hollywood: First Look

Daniel Sandler Escape to Hollywood, from left to right: Polychromatic Eye shadow in Lava, Luxury Matte Lipstick in Red Carpet and Sheer Satin Eye shadow in Burnt Sand.  Daniel Sandler's A/W 2012 collection is inspired by 50's and 60's Californian Glam which makes it right up my street.  I love everything 50's and 60's and this collection takes ideas from icons such as Lauren Bacall and Sophia Lauren.  What Sandler always manages with his colle[...]