Meghan Markle Nude Lipstick Love

Meghan Markle loves a nude lip - and so do British women it seems. Inspired by the Royal Princess-to-be, nude lipstick sales have gone up by 65% thanks to love for the Suits star. According to new makeup brand, MEMI, founded by 21-year old entrepreneurs Millie Watson and Jack Thompson, sales of nude lipstick shot up when Prince Harry announced his engagement to Ms Markle, and she appeared on our TV screens sporting a classic, sophisticated taupe … [Read more...]

Jade Jagger for MAC

British jewellery designer  - and daughter of Mick - Jade Jagger, is the latest celebrity to collaborate on a collection with MAC. Jade brings her love of gemstones and her free-spirit to her small and simple collection which launches next week, and comprises lips, cheeks, eyes and face. Everything is housed in shimmering, but understated, packaging. There are pearlescent Mineralize Lipsticks, Eye Shadows, Blushes and Skinfinish. She mixes … [Read more...]

Estee Lauder announce new Global Spokesmodel

Estee Lauder has announced Fei Fei Sun as the brand's new Global Spokesmodel. The beautiful Chinese model and fashion icon will represent the brand in her new role, and with a social  following of over five million across Weibo and Instagram, that's a lot of representing! Fei Fei joins the current roster of Estée Lauder spokesmodels -  Carolyn Murphy, Joan Smalls, Kendall Jenner, Gabriella Wilde, Yang Mi, Hilary Rhoda and Misty Copeland. But … [Read more...]

Victoria Beckham Estee Lauder Scotland launch

Victoria Beckham's latest collection for Estee Lauder launched this month - and it's now available in Scotland. You'll find it in House of Fraser in Glasgow, and Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh. If you haven't seen the VBxEL products before, then they're worth having a look at. As expected the packaging is stylish, the whole thing is very VB, and this AW17 collection is lovely. It's been broken down into looks here - for Victoria's catwalk shows, … [Read more...]

Love Island’s Olivia is the new face of Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter tan

Olivia  Buckland has been announced as the new ambassador for fake tan brand Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter. As Love Island is over for another year - with another Olivia making headlines - 2016's Olivia, who is engaged to her Love Island beau, Alex, is taking some of the ITV2 show spotlight back again.. With over 1.5 million social media followers, we all loved Olivia in 2016, right? And she looks stunning in these exclusive … [Read more...]

Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour

Rimmel are the latest brand to launch a matte liquid lipstick  - the Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour. I've not tried it yet, and it will have to go a long way to beating Smashbox's Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick which is brilliant. The lovely Rita Ora looks great wearing shade Plum This Show, one of 15 shades, including eight ultra-edgy hues - there's a blue, a black and a grey in there, along with seven gorgeous pinks and nudes. But … [Read more...]

Kat Von D Beauty arrives in Scotland

If there is one brand many Scots beauty addicts have been waiting for, it's Kat Von D. Finally, it's here. Kat Von D Beauty launched exclusively in Debenhams in Scotland last week. I couldn't make it along for the press and bloggers breakfast, sadly, but I have had a good look at the products, and they are great. I think the Tattoo Ink liner (£16) is one of the best I have ever tried, and I am very picky about liquid liner. But you'd kind … [Read more...]

Rimmel Volume Shake Mascara & Brow Shake Powder

I wonder how many more different mascaras will launch over the years? I have seen so many in the years I've been a beauty writer, I've forgotten half of them! Vibrating mascara wands, layered mascaras, combs instead of wands, silicone, fibres, all sorts... Rimmel has now launched another new mascara - the Volume Shake Mascara - with more new technology involved. It's the first-to-market (that means there may be more of them to come!) Shake-Shake … [Read more...]


Leona Lewis joins forces with Kiehl's. New York skincare brand Kiehl’s has announced it is partnering with MTV Staying Alive Foundation for the third year running as part of its commitment to philanthropy within HIV prevention. MTV Staying Alive, a global charity dedicated to stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS headquartered in the UK, is represented by 2017 ambassador and global music phenomenon Leona Lewis. Leona follows previous notable … [Read more...]

40 Shades of Foundation, from Lancome

To celebrate 20 years on the market, Lancome has relaunched their Teinte Idole foundation in an incredible 40 shades - accompanied by a fantastic 'My Shade, My Power' campaign. Teninte Idole Ultra 24h is now Teinte Idole Ultra Wear, in a new bottle, with the same high coverage formula. The foundation is full coverage, but feels velvety smooth, and never cakes or streaks. I really like it. The campaign features 40 women, and their shade, … [Read more...]