Elizabeth Arden does the 1970s

Bianca Jagger, Lauren Hutton and Farrah Fawcett

The 1970s is a BIG fashion trend this summer - think flared jeans, smock tops and macrame bags. And with that 1970s style, you need to have 1970s makeup. So, this is Elizabeth Arden's guide to how to achieve the look of the decade. The 1970s makeup moved on from the dark eyes and pale lips of the 1970s, and with all the hippy vibes, became more natural. But, there was still a big trend for metallics, thanks to the disco movement of the … [Read more...]

Jo Malone London Girl Poppy Delevingne

Jo Malone face, Poppy Delevingne

Jo Malone London has revealed their first ever celebrity face - model and designer, Poppy Delevingne.Poppy is the first ever 'Jo Malone London Girl'. Jo Malone has chosen Poppy for her "cool style credentials, and quirky Britishness". They believe she is the quintessential Jo Malone London Girl, as she embodies "the globally renowned fragrance and lifestyle brand’s spirit of sophistication, originality, wit and hospitality."Hmmmm. I … [Read more...]

St Tropez tanning tips

St Tropez - Perfect Fake Tan

St Tropez is a byword for fake tan really, isn't it? Kate Moss is their current campaign face - and body, of course - and how I wish I could achieve her gorgeous tanned perfection! Let's be honest, fake tan can go well, or, well, it can go horribly wrong. The latter has happened to me on more than one occasion, by my own hand. I'm just not that great at applying it. So, any fabulous tan deals on the 5pm Spa & Beauty site are most welcome to … [Read more...]

Baby Sleep Pillow Spray

This Works baby sleep pillow spray prince and princess

With the new Royal baby's birth imminent, we've all gone a wee bit baby-mad - and so have the brands! This Works have brought out a Limited Edition Baby Sleep Pillow Spray - in pink and blue of course - to celebrate the new Royal baby. The packaging is lovely - that's the lid in the middle - how cute!?A lovely gift for any expectant mums you know, or mums of little ones, royal or not! Designed to help lull little ones into a soothed … [Read more...]

The Estee Edit from Estee Lauder

The Estee Edit

Of course, you love this beauty blog, but if you want to have a wee look at another one, then we suggest the newly launched 'The Estée Edit' from Estee Lauder. This online magazine/blog/resource into all things Estee Lauder past and present launched this week, and is definitely worth a click or two.Beauty fans, vintage fans, Kendall Jenner fans - there's something for everyone on this nicely laid out extra at the Estee Lauder website. … [Read more...]

Philip Treacy for MAC

MAC Philip Treacy Hats

Top milliner Philip Treacy has created a simple, yet powerful beauty collection with MAC. Complementing three amazing headwear creations, the make up collection consists of bright colours, and strong lines.The focus is on eyes and lips, and a simple highlighting of the face. The key items are three gorgeous bold Lipsticks (£15.50), three amazing colours of Fluidline (£15.50), and two lovely Highlighting Powders (£23).This … [Read more...]

Kate Middleton’s Favourite Eyeshadow!

Kate Middleton loves a Smokey Eye

Ever wondered what the Duchess of Cambridge used to get that smokey eye she's so fond of? Well, wonder no more. Sources have revealed that the future Queen is a big fan of Urban Decay's classic Naked eyeshadow palette. We knew Kate liked to do her own makeup, but we thought she was a big Bobbi Brown fan. However, a source has revealed: ' “famous for doing her own makeup for events, Kate relies on the Urban Decay NAKED Eyeshadow Palette.”If … [Read more...]

Kate Hudson’s Beauty Faves

©Kate Hudson Instagram

Don't you love following celebrities on Instagram? Okay, not all celebrities, but those you like, and those who give GOOD Instagram, like Kate Hudson. Follow her, you'll see what I mean Back in January she posted this fab picture of her beauty faves as she was getting ready for the Golden Globes.I just love the way a Hollywood actress shares just like every beauty blogger does!And she has some products we love and recognise on there - … [Read more...]

Blonde like Kim Kardashian?

kim kardashian blonde hair

So, it wasn't Kim's backside that broke the internet, in the end - it was her hair. Yep, it seems that even in 2015, someone bleaching their dark hair blonde is, well, quite frankly, AMAZING. But it's not really, is it? In these modern times we live in, those hairdressers can work magic. Although, granted, going from dark to blonde in a day is not really achievable - or advisable.I know, I've been there. It took me longer than a day - a lot … [Read more...]

Boucleme, Thandie Newton, curls and frizz…

thandie newton frizzchallenge hair

Thandie Newton has frizzy hair. Don’t worry, she’s fine with it. I’m not insulting the actress; actually it’s completely the opposite. Thandie, who runs a fab website with make-up artist Kay Montano, called ThandieKay, launched her #frizzchallenge last year, when she decided to embrace the frizz. “Every curly haired person shudders at the word ‘frizzy’”, wrote Thandie. “If you’ve got curls you want them articulated and defined – NOT … [Read more...]