Benefit BADGal Bang Mascara

Benefit really are very good at generating buzz; all us beauty fans have been quietly obsessing about what the newest launch from Benefit is, and it turns out, it’s a fabulous mascara! I know Benefit have lots of great products, but I think if most…

Kiko Into The Dark

Another big regret from 2017 is the fact that I didn’t get to feature as much Kiko as I would have liked to, especially as they had some phenomenal collection launches that were all the pretty and deserved a lot more love than I managed…

Best of 2017: Make-Up

It would’ve been so easy to put together a massive post of all things make-up as there were so many great releases in 2017, but I decided to look at what I was reaching for most by the end of the year, which narrowed it…

Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipsticks

I think I’ve mentioned in previous posts that there were a lot of launches last year that I didn’t get around to featuring, so at the start of this year I had a good look through my picture folder (the folder that holds all the…

Giorgio Armani Ecstasy Shine Lipsticks

One of my favourite lip launches of last year was the Giorgio Armani Ecstasy Shine Lipsticks, because they’re pretty close to perfection in my eyes; a gorgeous formula that feels very comforting to wear, in a great choice of shades, each housed in the iconic red…

Lancôme L’Absolu Rôses

Last year, Lancôme released a collection which could not have been more up my street: the Lancôme L’Absolu Rôses is a collection of extension shades for their L’Absolu Gloss range that’s all about the pink lip; as someone who absolutely loves a pink lip, you can imagine…

Estee Lauder x Victoria Beckham Collection

Happy New Year everybody! It might seem a tad late, but I gave myself a lovely long stretch of time off to recover from the nightmare that was 2017.  I binged on TV (watched Ozark, caught up on The Walking Dead and watched that Menendez…

Christmas with NYX Professional Makeup

I absolutely love NYX Professional Makeup and I think they’re one of the very best (if not THE best) budget/high street brands around.  They don’t do anything by half, which is perfectly exemplified by their Christmas gift collection which is absolutely massive.  I have a…

Christmas with bareMinerals

I am all about the bareMinerals festive joy at the moment, thanks to the fact that I’m making my way through their gorgeous Advent Calendar (keep an eye on my Instagram if you want to see what’s inside) plus I also have some of their…

Christmas with tarte

I love tarte, and I have done pretty much since they first arrived in the UK (and my life) a few years ago.  tarte provide beautifully packaged products with interesting and innovative formulations in pretty, wearable shades.  They also do Christmas really well, so I…

L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Makeup – Review and Competition #AD

The L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Makeup range has been designed with mature skin in mind, so the textures and colours are flattering, comfortable and easy to work with.  A makeup range aimed at older women would be so easy to get wrong, but the L’Oreal Paris Age…

12 Gifts of Christmas: Real Techniques Illuminate + Accentuate Set

I’ve come full circle with my 12 Gifts of Christmas posts, since one of my earlier posts was a Real Techniques gift, and now I’m finishing off with another fabulous gift set from the amazing brush brand.  I thought I’d include two sets in the…

12 Gifts of Christmas: Too Faced Best Year Ever Makeup Collection

The Too Faced Best Year Ever Makeup Collection is a fantastic set of make-up that’ll excite even the most jaded make-up fan.  I’m always banging on about how some gifts can be given as one or split into smaller gifts, and this set is a perfect…

Boots Star Gift: Smashbox Create & Transform Masterclass Palette

Now THIS is one helluva bargain: the Smashbox Create & Transform Masterclass Palette is a gorgeous collection of fun and inspiring make-up that’ll get your creative juices flowing.  It’s clearly been designed to encourage as much “make-up play” as possible, and there are more than…