Tightlining the Eyes – A Brief Introduction

I mentioned on Twitter how I’m really pleased to have come across an eyelining technique called tightlining and a few people got in touch to find out more. It’s a tricky technique to explain with words, but I’m going to try! Next week I’ll do…

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in Royallieu and Boy (54 and 58)

Top: Royallieu (54)Bottom: Boy (58) After attending the LGFB event at Selfridges recently – blog report here – I developed a bit of a thing for Chanel lipsticks (any excuse) and when I got home I got my Google on and had a mooch around…

Bobbi Brown Holiday Gift Collection

Tis the season to be swooning and I shall mostly be lusting after the various palettes that Bobbi Brown has released in time for Christmas.  It’s safe to say, I don’t need any of them.  However, I have already started dropping blatant hints to those…

LGFB Beauty Editor’s Day 2011 – Full Review

I was absolutely shattered at the end of this year’s beauty editor’s day after spending the day talking to amazing PR people, beauty editors and make-up artists about all things beauty. It was not only arguably the most fun I’ve had all year (I know,…

Look Good, Feel Better Beauty Editors Day 2011 – Initial Thoughts

Today was the LGFB Beauty Editors day at Selfridges and I had an absolute blast.  I met some amazing people,  bought some great products, was given some equally great products as part of the promotional goody bags (including a truly inspiring set from Nars) and…

Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet – Luminous Matte Lip Colour

Probably not going to launch a career as a photographer any time soon…. Tomorrow, Chanel will launch their new lipstick: Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet. This is Chanel’s take on the recent trend for Matte lips. However, what Chanel have done considerably differently is ensure that…

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…