Shea Delight from The Body Shop

The Body Shop Shea Lip Butter

Prior to the festive period, my work was treated to an advent calendar courtesy of The Body Shop, so as each day of December passed, the office was not only excited for the ever-nearing holidays, but the chance to open a brand new door to beauty. Well, some were more enthusiastic than others. While some … Continue reading

I Love the Wolfman

LAQA & Co Fat Lip Pencil in Wolfman

(No, for once I’m not referring to a man with a beard, however much I adore them.) I am not much of a believer in fate, although at times, when life seems complicated and confusing, great comfort can be found in relying on ‘some consequence yet hanging in the stars’. But you know what? The … Continue reading

Flower Girl Drew

Drew Barrymore 90s Daisy Barrettes, Beauty, Flower, Fashion, Style

Drew Barrymore launches new beauty line, Flower, with Wal-Mart… Providing luxury brand quality at superstore prices comes iconic actress Drew Barrymore’s new beauty collection – Flower. The epitome of nineties’ grunge, pioneering oxblood lips, beachy waves and more recently an ombre do, it’s about time this layd shared her cosmetic confidences. Unfortunately, the 181-piece range … Continue reading

Gone Burgundy

Collection 2000 Midnight Rouge, Rimmel Matte Finish nail polish varnish, Beauty, Shopping, Fashion

Super gloss versus minimal matte very berry nails… Deep burgundy nail polish, so rich it looks as if you’ve dunked your digits into hot berry coulis, there’s no hue more indulgent this year. I used two coats of Midnight Rouge by Collection 2000 with Rimmel’s Matte Finish top coat on all but my ring fingers, and I’m über pleased with … Continue reading

LFW S/S 13: Backstage at Jonathan Saunders

Jonathan Saunders Backstage

LFW S/S 13 backstage beauty secrets at Jonathan Saunders… Thoroughly disparate from the vast surroundings in which it was set, backstage at Jonathan Saunders was a sweltering hive amongst the cool and spacious Tate Modern. Once again it was marvellous MAC and glorious L’Oreal painting faces and doing the do’s, the end product? Wonderfully dishevelled … Continue reading

LFW S/S 13: Backstage at Marios Schwab

LFW SS13 Backstage at Marios Schwab and MAC Cosmetics 05, London Fashion Week, Beauty

LFW S/S 13 backstage beauty secrets at Marios Schwab… Today I delved behind the scenes to witness the bony get beautiful courtesy of MAC Cosmetics and L’Oreal Professionel – at Marios Schwab. Adopting a look inspired by Native Americans, “fierce and tribal” slashes were painted under eyes, black, black and more black products loaded on … Continue reading

Nail It – Olympic Style

Destinee Hooker, United States, Volleyball, London Olympic Games 2012, Fashion, Beauty

Pretty patriotism with nail art at London’s Olympic Games… Yup, I caught Olympic Fever, and besides all that gold, silver and bronze stuff flying about the place, I’ve noticed some pretty sweet nail art from the Olympic ladies. Here are some of the most decorative digits on display…

New Product | Marks and Spencer Body Butter

Marks and Spencer Vanilla Sugar Body Butter, Moisturiser, Beauty, Product, Shopping

A brand new beauty discovery… As soon as I have gotten out of water, be it shower, bath, swimming pool or sea (or even rain dear friends) my skin (despite the H2O encounter) is in dire need of hydration. Having spotted many a body butter of late, I have been determined to lavish myself in … Continue reading

Sparkle and Fade

Glitter ombre nail art, nail polish, nail varnish, beauty, dip dye, how to

Today’s nails… Quite frankly I am pleased as punch with my simple, yet oh-so chic glittery ombre nails. So I thought I’d share them with the world. Very easy to do, just paint on a base colour, then when that’s dry add a glitter polish two thirds down. Wait ’til dry then add some more … Continue reading

New Product | Georgia Hardinge for Lancôme

London’s Georgia Hardinge gives Lancôme a Jubilee makeover… Rising star of the London fashion design scene, Georgia Hardinge has teamed up with Lancôme to give a quintessentially British makeover to two of their infamous beauty potions, especially for Her Royal Highness’ impending celebrations. Although renowned for her penchant for graphic prints (which, by the way are … Continue reading