Clinique Kiss it Better Set 2015

Every year Clinique release a limited edition set designed to generate donations for research into childhood cancer at Great Ormond Street, and every year I'm touched by how lovely a concept this really is. The Kiss it Better set is something a little bit wonderful that usually contains a couple of Clinique goodies, but most importantly, the percentage of the purchase price that actually goes to charity is HUGE.  None of this £1 or £2 ru[...]

Don’t Panic! Last Minute Online Gift Ideas

As of last year, Teddy's first Christmas, our family have made the policy that we don't buy anything for anyone other than Teddy at Christmas, meaning we don't have a lot to worry about when it comes to forgetting presents.  Christmas is pretty stressful as it is, yet it can be made much worse when you realise you've forgotten a present for someone, so I thought I'd put together a few ideas on things you can purchase as last minute gifts, most of[...]

Birchbox/Coppafeel Manithon – Update

In two days time, London's Soho Square becomes the venue for the Birchbox Manithon in aid of Breast Cancer charity Coppafeel.  There are 20 Models Own manicure stations being set-up in the square, with the aim to do as many manicures as possible on the day.  I've posted about it here, but just a reminder that it's a minimum of £5 to get your manicure and further incentives have been added to the day: Not only do you get a super-cheap express M[...]


Daniel Sandler Watercolour Fluid Blusher in Joy

The Daniel Sandler Watercolour Fluid Blushers have a bit of a cult following due to their ease of use and extremely flattering finish.  To the uninitiated, these liquid blushers are an extremely thin, oil-free, tinted liquid that are packed full of pigment.  You apply by taking a single drop (that's seriously all you need!) and blending into the cheeks which will leave you with a dewy flush of colour.  It's one of the easiest ways to lift your[...]