Crown Brushes Blush Palette

So I woke up one day with a fierce determination to find the perfect pale pink blush. I’ve no idea why, but I do this quite a bit (wake up with random beauty-related theories that I then try to put into practice) and I believed…

Top Five Make-Up Tools

1. Tweezerman Folding Lash Comb This is an essential tool if you’re a big mascara fan (which chances are you are!) as it’s brilliant for combing lumps and clumps out of lashes after application of mascara. The significant difference between this comb and other combs…

Top Five Make-Up Brushes

Top Five Make-Up Brushes 1. Mac 217 Blending Brush During a visit to a Mac counter many moons ago, I mentioned that I struggled to blend concealer effectively with the brushes I was using. The artist suggested I try using this brush instead and what…

Max Factor Xperience Sheer Gloss Balm

I mentioned this gloss balm in my holiday must-have list here, as I really loved it’s versatility and texture, so I thought it was only fair to add a review and use this blog as my first attempt at swatching….so please be gentle, however, if…

Maybelline The Colossal Cat Eyes

I’ve been on a bit of a mascara binge lately, having purchased various brands including Givenchy, YSL, Dior and Lancome and whilst I’ve been mostly happy with my purchases (more info to follow) the one that’s really stood out for me is the Maybelline’s newest…

Glamour Magazine Smashbox Make-Up Competition

The luvverly ladies at Glamour Magazine are currently running a daily competition to win various Smashbox make-up products every day throughout September: Smashbox Make-up Competition Good luck and let me know if you win anything!

L’Oreal One Sweep Application Eye Shadow – coming to a store near you??

I love a bit of American Cosmopolitan, partly because they contain articles with names like ‘What Your Vajayjay is Trying To Tell You’ which was a gripping read, mainly because I had no idea American women were blessed with Vajayjays capable of communicating, but also because I get…

My Holiday Must Haves

As mentioned in my previous blog, I came across a couple of products on holiday that really improved my make up and skincare routine so that it was easier and time-efficient. Some of the products I’ll list below are obvious, but some are ones I…

Groupon Make-Up Brush Deal

Today (13th September 2011) Groupon have a deal on for a set of 16 make-up brushes for £19 with a value of £99.  The deal includes postage and looks rather good.  I’m a big believer in the right tools making a huge difference to the…

Tips for Applying Under-Eye Concealer

How you apply under-eye concealer is much more important than the concealer itself.  I spent years investing in various brands of concealer wondering why none of them worked for me and after I researched application techniques, I realised it was because of the way I…

Five Best Under-Eye Concealers

Whether you’re commited to the art of everyday make-up application or just a weekend-and-special-occasions-only make-up user, chances are, somewhere in your collection there’ll be a product that is aimed at reducing the appearance of under-eye bags.  There’s an astonishing amount on the market to choose…