New brands at M&S beauty for 2016

New brands at M&S beauty

Marks & Spencer Beauty has been a big hit, and this year seems more brands launch into M&S beauty halls across the country, and even more online. Josh Wood, Coriolis, Pulsaderm, Micro Pedi/Nail, Amerliorate, Magnitone, Eyeko, LGFB Make up brushes, Fillerina, and Alpha H are all new to M&S.So, who are these brands - let's find out. AMELIORATE – available in store and online now,  with prices from £12.50, this brand was formulated … [Read more...]

Face Masks from Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown Face Masks Mini Mask Trio

Here's something brand new from Bobbi Brown - Face Masks. It's all very well applying great makeup, but the canvas on which you work has to be the best it can be, right? So, this Face Mask trio should help - particularly at this time of year when skin can really suffer. Bobbi's Face Masks address three key skincare concerns - lack of moisture, lack of radiance, and the feeling that your skin needs a really good cleanse.These masks will help … [Read more...]

NEW Benefit POREfessional Weapons!

NEW The POREfessional products from Benefit

Benefit launch two new weapons in their fight against pores at the end of this month, and I just love the creativity of this little franchise in the Benefit brand. The POREfessional lauched a few years ago, the original primer, and with these two new additions, that makes five in the line.First up is the Invisible-Finish Mattifying Gel the POREfessional Matte Rescue. It's a lightweight, water-based gel which 'instantly overpowers shine'. … [Read more...]

Smart Beauty Express Hair Colour

Smart Beuaty Express Hair Colour

Having dyed hair really is a heck of an upkeep, right? I don't know about you, but between salon visits, I love to give my locks a bit of a pick-up. Sometimes I use a semi-permanent hair dye, other times I use something like this  - a sort of hair colour/conditioner hybrid. There are a few on the market already, but this one - Smart Beauty Express Hair Colour  -  is brand new, and available exclusively in Superdrug, so you know it's not going to … [Read more...]

Hello Kitty by OPI

Hello Kitty for OPI Nails

I am a HUGE Hello Kitty fan - have been for years - so this new OPI Hello Kitty Collection made me smile. Yes, it's not that exciting, just nail polishes with Hello Kitty images on the bottles, but the colours are nice, OPI is a great brand, and if you need a new polish and love Hello Kitty, then why not?Hello Kitty is a global symbol of friendship and fun. She's  a pop icon with fans ranging from four to forever, and she is OPI’s newest … [Read more...]

Lily James’s Golden Globes hair

Lily James Golden Globes Hair

WOW. Lily James looked anything but Cinderella-like at the Golden Globes on Sunday night in Hollywood. She also looked so far removed from her Downton Abbey Character, Rose, she was hardly recognisable. She looked beautiful - ethereal, feminine, with a proper edge about her. Her pared down neutral makeup was perfection, her Marchesa gown was stunning, and her hair...well, her hair was the absolute icing on the cake.And, you lucky people, … [Read more...]

Eyes Open with Bobbi Brown’s latest mascara

Bobbi Brown Eye Opening Mascara

Revlon may have launched a whole mascara collection to start 2016 - see this post, but Bobbi Brown has just launched one more to add to her growing mascara family. The Eye Opening Mascara actually landed on counter on December 31, so maybe some of you have already trialed it for the new year?Bobbi says it is her "most dramatic formula for lashes yet". It's a rich, carbon black formula, designed to magnify each and every lash from root to … [Read more...]

Revlon’s new Mascara Collection

Revlon's new mascaras

Yes, you read that headline right, Revlon isn't just launching ONE new mascara, but a whole COLLECTION! All the mascaras you could ever need (and more), all at once. You don't have to buy then all, of course - just choose the one that does what you want done to your lashes the most. So, the five mascaras are Dramtic Definiton, Volume + Length Magnified, Ultra Volume, Super Length, and Ultimate All-in-One.I did think, when I first saw the … [Read more...]

Chanel’s Spring LA Sunrise Collection

Chanel Spring 16 Creation Exclusive Sunkiss Ribbon

If you need an incentive to get to the end of January, then here it is in makeup form. Chanel's LA Sunrise collection - out at the end of the month -  inspired by mornings in the US West Coast city, is so vibrant, bright and alive, it made me just want to sit and stare at imagery of LA on the internet for the rest of the day - and then go there, of course!   California DreamingYes, not very productive, but trust me, it has that effect. … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Arden’s Flawless New Year start

Elizabeth Arden Flawless Start Perfecting Primer

Elizabeth Arden start the year with a new primer that promises to make you look five years younger. I'm not sure that can actually happen, but let's look at the primer in question. Elizabeth Arden Flawless Start Instant Perfecting Primer, out this week, fuses skincare benefits with cosmetics, and smoothes uneven texture and diminihes the appearance for pores, fine lines, and wrinkles AND gives the skin a moisturised and radiant glow.So, as … [Read more...]