Stocking Fillers and Last Minute gifts from Aveda, L’Occitane and more…

Need some last minute beauty gifts? Then here are a few to choose from. I love hand cream, and Aveda's Hand Relief is great. Hand cream is a perfect gift for everyone, and this cute little gift set is just that - super cute. The Limited Edition Renewal For Your Journey Gift Set (£20) isn't expensive, and contains three mini Hand Relief creams in three signature Aveda aromas - balancing Shampure, uplifting Beautifying, and Limited Edition … [Read more...]

Christmas Beauty Crackers

If you don't love Christmas crackers, then I don't believe you! It has to be one of the festive season's most joyful things. And even better when they are BEAUTY crackers! There are loads of beauty crackers available, full of all sorts of goodies. Perfect for a wee extra present, a stocking filler, or a table gift- these are a few of the best. 1.MARC JACOBS THE NIGHT OWL HOLIDAY CRACKER, £24, JOHN LEWIS Create owl-like eyes with this … [Read more...]

Benefit Complexionista

Be a complexionista with Benefit's latest palette - Complexionista! Benefit is fantastic at creating these palettes, and this one is perfect for anyone who loves a bit of highlighting and contouring. It features some of Benefit's best loved products - all in one place! And, the packaging is SO cute. Inside you will find Boi-ing concealer, Hoola Bronzer, Holla Lite, Watt's Up! Highlighter, and Dandelion Twinkle. This set is a … [Read more...]

Time Bomb Festive QVC TSV

If you have never watched QVC, or bought one of their TSV (Today's Special Value) offers, why not? They offer some brilliant deals on excellent brands. This Saturday it's the turn of Time Bomb, and a really fab festive deal. Time Bomb's Christmas Collection is available on Saturday at a whopping  75 PER CENT  discount to the normal RRP. That means you will be getting £194 worth of beauty products for just £47.96. They all come in a … [Read more...]

Christmas Gifts

It's December tomorrow, so if you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, then you better get a move on! Here are a dozen beauty gifts you might like for the beauty fans in your life - just need to wrestle them back from that pesky Elf on the Shelf*! CLEAN Reserve 6 Piece Travel Spray Set, £39, Space NK This lovely set contains six 5ml bottles of Eau de Parfum in scents that are perfect for layering. Combine rain with warm cotton to … [Read more...]

The Body Shop Advent-ure Calendar

There are so many beauty advent calendars out there, it's hard to see where to start - but let me introduce you to one of three lovely advent-URE calendars from The Body Shop. This gorgeous green box  - the 25 Days of Game-changing Advent-ure Advent Calendar - contains 25 smaller boxes, but not just with a random Body Shop product in them - oh no. This calendar is SO much more. Every box also contains a task for the day - to spread kindness and … [Read more...]

Chanel’s Collection Libre Numeros Rouge

Roughly translated that means Chanel's free red numbers collection  - yip, we'll call it Collection Libre Numeros Rouge! It's all about - you've guessed it - Coco Chanel's favourite - red lipstick. Mine too. Can't get enough of it, and this collection is perfect for all red lippy lovers. The iconic red lipstick has been tailor-made with a unique undertone for each woman, There are four undertones - numbered 1,2,3 and 4, and Global Makeup … [Read more...]

Guerlain’s Christmas Collection

In his book A Moveable Feast (Paris est une fête), Ernest Hemingway overflows with love for the city of Paris. This year, Guerlain is celebrating the festive spirit embodied by those American Bohemians, like Hemingway, who settled in Paris during the artistic whirlwind of the twenties: magical make-up, precious objects, enchanting perfumes, exceptional bottles, and more. This is such a delightfully Art Deco and festive collection, and you … [Read more...]

MAC Snowball Holiday Colour Collection

MAC's Holiday Collection (Christmas collection) this year is inspired by ice and snow, and beautiful snowflakes and it's very pretty. There are LOADs of gift sets too, but we will focus on the individual products in this post, and those at a later date. There isn't a lot to this collection, but the products are really lovely. It's bling-tastic, in gorgeous gold packaging, with colours that will make you sparkle all festive season! The Extra … [Read more...]

John Lewis and M&S beauty advent calendars

It's not Christmas without a beauty advent calendar now, is it? There are SO many of them, it's impossible to keep track. But, I am lucky enough to have two of the best to open this year - roll on December. First up is the John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar. The retail giant hasn't had a beauty advent calendar before, so they have gone to town on their first. It weights in at a hefty £149, but it is JAM-PACKED with beauty goodies - with some full … [Read more...]