SMASHBOX LIMITED EDITION PHOTO FINISH SCENTED PRIMER WATERS

There are some beauty products you need -  mascara, lipstick, blush, maybe a bit of concealer. And some you don't. You probably don't need the new Smashbox Limited Edition Photo Finish Scented Primer Waters in your beauty regime, but you might want them. These new 3-in-1 face primer and setting sprays hydrate, prep and refresh skin. Each of them was co-created with YouTuber Nicol Concilio, and I had no idea who she was. I have now watched a few … [Read more...]

International Kissing Day Lip Prep!

It's International Kissing Day tomorrow - did you know? So, if you fancy smooching/snogging/necking/tashing on, then you better make sure you've done some lip prep - an there are loads of ideas and offers on 5pm Spa & Beauty. Also, you need to make sure you have your favourite lipstick at the ready to reapply once the deed is done! I was gutted this week when I found out that Smashbox had, it would appear, discontinued my favourite Always On … [Read more...]

Guerlain’s Terracotta Sahara Jewel Bronzer

It's summer, and that, beauty fans, means a new bronzer, agreed? So, if you haven't bought one already, then you might want to splash out and grab yourself this beautiful Guerlain Terracotta Sahara Jewel bronzing compact. This giant compact is  almost too lovely to use. It's set to be a collector's item, so you might not want to use it! If you do, the subtly iridescent Terracotta 03 shade will add warmth to your face and décolleté. It also … [Read more...]

Queen of Pop by Poppy Delevingne for Jo Malone London

POW! Look at this cute collection from Jo Malone London. Curated by Poppy Delevingne, this bold and bright collection contains colognes, candles and brand new bubbles! New for 2018, Jo Malone launches Bubble Bath. It comes in three scents -  Nectarine Blossom & Honey, Black Cedarwood & Juniper (both £58), and Velvet Rose & Oud (£68). Each one comes in a gorgeous  500ml pink bottle. The luxurious, scented formula is enriched with a … [Read more...]

Are you pool ready? Summer beauty buys!

Love Island. Pool party. Loads of shimmer and shine. We're in. But not Dr Alex's sunburn, okay? He really should know better. Here's our pick of some of the best summer beauty available this year. Don't get mugged off! THE BODY Keep your body hydrated, moisturised, add a bit of shimmer, keep it cool, and keep it safe in the sun! 1. Hawaiian Tropic Duo Defense sun lotion (SPF15 and SPF30, £14.99, Superdrug) has great UV protecting power, and … [Read more...]

Big Summer Spa Day Big Deals

Who needs a holiday in the sun when we've got this weather?! But there's always time for a wee spa break here in sunny Scotland. So, here are three fab 5pm Big Deals at three lovely spas in Scotland. Who needs Marbs when you've got Largs. Er, okay, well Turnberry actually, but go with me on this one. Head to Trump Turberry Scotland for this excellent Big Deal, available seven days a week, from July 1st until the end of August. (There is a £20 … [Read more...]

Cocoa Brown by Marisa Carter Fresh Start Self Tan Eraser

As long as we're being careful in the sun, it might be an idea to ditch the fake tan this week and see what natural tan you can get. But that fake stuff can be stubborn, right? So, invest in this new Cocoa Brown Fresh Start Self  Tan Eraser. Brilliant for fake tan faux pas, this removes traces of old tan in just five minutes. It also leaves the skin feeling fresh, ready for the next tan application if you must! A few days after your self-tan … [Read more...]

Jo Malone White Lilac & Rhubarb Charity Candle

It's that time of the year again, Jo Malone fans - a new charity candle is about to be launched. This year the candle is White Lilac & Rhubarb. The tart and vibrant rhubarb cuts through the delicate florals of soft lilac, sensual rose, and sun-loving heliotrope. It's meant to evoke that lovely scent of a summer garden in early bloom. I was out walking in the countryside yesterday and the floral smells were amazing. If you can, take more … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown Nude on Nude Eye Shadow Palettes

Bobbi Brown is synonymous with palettes, and even though the makeup artist herself is no longer with the brand she founded, it's still bringing out perfect palettes like these two Nude on Nude Eye Shadow Palettes. There are two Nude on Nude palettes - Bronzed Nudes Edition, and Rosy Nudes Edition. Each palette is inspired by the natural colours in a woman's face, and the brand's approach to nude enhances features to allow the 'real you' to shine … [Read more...]

Tisserand Ascot Collection

I kept turning the TV on this week and seeing posh people talking about horses, all dressed up in their finery. I also saw Mark Heyes on Lorraine, pitched up at Ascot all week, telling the nation what to wear, and what not to wear to get in to various enclosures. Which is all very nice, if you were going, or if you like that kind of thing. I'm more of  World Cup kinda gal, but when this Tisserand collection landed in my inbox, I thought I'd … [Read more...]