Look like Julia and Christy?!

Well, you can if you have Photoshop on your computer, and some decent air-bushing skills! L'Oreal are in bother today after the Advertising Standards Agency has upheld  a complaint by Liberal Democrat MP Jo Swinson and banned two of their brand's adverts. You can read the full story here at the Daily Mail - and look at the contrasting pictures of the two stars in volved - actress Julia Roberts, and 90s supermodel Christy Turlington. Swinson … [Read more...]

Overnight Skin Repair

Well, I am 40 tomorrow. I can’t believe it!  I don't think my skin looks too bad on it though – I guess years of trying beauty products for a living has benefits! And I am never averse to trying another new one, that’s for sure. Origins, one of my favourite ever brands, are bringing out a new cream in August, and I’ve been having a wee trial of it of late. And like the Dove Overnight Treatment I blogged about earlier today, it works its magic … [Read more...]

Beauty Bargain of the Week – Dove Hair Repair

We can all spend a fortune on beauty products, but we don’t need to. Every week, I’m going to bring you my ‘Beauty Bargain of the Week‘  – a product I’ve used, and would recommend, and that, on most occasions, costs less than a fiver! What’s not to like! I’ve been dying my hair for years – sometimes you can really tell! I use a great salon brand shampoo and conditioner, but I really struggle to find a treatment that does what I want, and doesn’t … [Read more...]

Bright Smiles with Bobbi

If your teeth are nice and bright, then what better to set them off than a sparkling lip gloss? Bobbi Brown has released more shades of her High Shimmer Lip Gloss and has sized them up. She’s done this with all her glosses after countless requests from fans. Now you can gloss and shimmer for longer with the bigger tube coming  in 16 fabulous shades, from clears, to barely there pinks, to deep berry reds and pretty nudes. All with an amazing … [Read more...]

Look After Your Teeth

I went to the dentist yesterday for a check-up - .I hate it, but it’s a necessary evil if you want to keep smiling. There is nothing more off-putting than rotten teeth. And if you don’t keep your teeth healthy you will never be able to take advantage of any cosmetic dentistry or teeth whitening. There are some brilliant offers on 5pm Health & Beauty - laser whitening at Dentawhite in Glasgow for just £239 instead of £499 is just one. But … [Read more...]

Sensuous Nude…

All Estee Lauder fragrance fans, listen up. They've got another one coming out on August 1. If you like Sensuous, which launched in 2008, then get ready to try out Sensuous Nude. It’s inspired by the feel of warm, bare skin apparently. Lauder believe there is nothing more sensual than a woman who feels comofortable in her own skin ,and Sensuous Nude has been created to celebrate that. It is a very sensuous fragrance – a really woody musk of a … [Read more...]

Stick in the Mud

Mud baths, mud packs, mud massage – now meet Mud makeup. Ah, we’re just teasing. There’s no actual mud involved –and MUD is actually an acronym for  Make Up Designory. It’s a brilliant brand from the USA, now available in the UK. Hooray! MUD are renowned for their makeup schools in New York and Los Angeles and their graduates have gone on to work with Madonna, Pamela Anderson, Maria Carey, Cuba Gooding Jnr and Johnny Depp to name but a few … [Read more...]

Eden Beauty, Glasgow

Welcome to Eden Beauty who have joined 5pm Health & Beauty this week. Located on Glasgow Caledonian University campus, Eden is a relaxing and friendly beauty salon just a footstep away from Buchanan Bus Station. The experienced, welcoming staff will do everything to help you unwind in the heart of the city.  The salon has launched on 5pm with some excellent offers. Holiday Escape - £27 for a file & polish, half leg wax, underarm wax … [Read more...]

One Sold Every Minute…

Back in May we blogged about the waiting list for the Model Co Fibre Lash Brush on False Lashes as endorsed by Danni Minogue. Since it's launch at the end of May in Boots, it has constantly been the stores top-selling independent brand item, at the staggering rate of ONE EVERY MINUTE! A Boots spokesperson said: "Selling one product every minute is amazing. UK women just can't get enough of this wonder product! ModelCo's Fibre Lash is proving to … [Read more...]

Falsify those Lashes!

If you are looking for a new mascara this weekend, then head straight  to the 17 counter at Boots, and pick up the new 17 Falsifeye False Lash Effect Mascara. It seems like a new mascara is launched very week at the moment, but this one is fantastic - I've been wearing it this week, and have had more than a few compliments on my long lashes! And, for a limited period, with every mascara you buy, you'll get a free gift of a Black Gel Eyeliner … [Read more...]