Girl Meets Brush

Girl Meets Brush brushes

This is an interesting new concept from makeup artist Lynne Mills (co-creator of the Miss Flicklash lashes - eyelashes with a liner flick - which are now made by Eyelure). Essentially, it's makeup brushes, but, with a twist - buy the brushes AND the expertise, in actual, real-life, form.Lynne's aim for her new venture - Girls Meets Brush - is simple - to bring a set of good quality, and essential, brushes, for everyone, from you and me, to … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown Red & Pink Valentine’s Day Collection

Pink and Red Valentine's Day at Bobbi Brown

Pink or red? Red or pink? Or both? That's the dilemma at Bobbi Brown this Valentine's Day with their lovely, bright, bold Red & Pink Collection. Perfect for the most romantic day of the year (apparently), the Red & Pink collection is well, yep, you've guessed it, pink and red products!There are six in total - two lipsticks, two nail polishes, and two lip glosses. Choose from two gorgeous Rich Lip Color (£20) shades - Ibiza Pink and … [Read more...]

Mariah Carey for MAC

Mariah Carey for MAC

I put the TV on the other morning and found myself face-to-face with a very smooth looking Mariah Carey, flashing a GINORMOUS engagement ring at the Breakfast show presenter! The day before, I had been discussing Mariah with the MAC PR team, as the ultimate diva songstress has collaborated with MAC for a whole collection of Mariah inspired beauty - Mariah Beauty Icon for MAC.I can't wait to see this collection, but, for now, we're just … [Read more...]

Clinique Kiss It Better 2016

Clinique Kiss It Better makeup bag 2016

Clinique's Kiss It Better 2016 campaign is underway, and the products produced this year for the charitable cause are just lovely. Clinique partners for the twelfth year running with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity for the KISS IT BETTER appeal - raising money to fund research into the causes and treatment of childhood cancer. Clinique have launched a Limited Edition Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick in best selling shades, Magenta … [Read more...]

Tom Ford SS16 Runway Makeup Collection

TOM Ford SS16 Runway Patent Polish Lip Color

For true makeup aficionados, a new Tom Ford collection landing on counters is a moment of joy. And this one includes a BRAND NEW PRODUCT! I can't contain my excitement. Well, okay, I can, because I've not actually seen it yet, but from what I have seen and heard, the new Tom Ford Patent Finish Lip Color (£38) is a beautiful thing. And a bold thing. It comes in eight shades, all of them bright and bold. The formula combines a lip stain with an … [Read more...]

Summer with Miss Sporty

Miss Sporty Insta Glow Bronzer

Teenagers are much more makeup-savvy than I was, back in the 80s, right? Most of them are blogging, or vlogging, with huge followings. But a regular teenager can't spend loads on makeup brands, so what's out there for beauty budgets? How about Miss Sporty? The Coty brand is specifically targeted at makeup beginners, so most likely those younger than teens. The products are decent quality, and the prices are purse-friendly.I love their BFF … [Read more...]

Tea & Nails with Crabtree & Evelyn

Crabtree & Evelyn - Tea and Nails!

New nail polish is always a good thing, and at Crabtree & Evelyn, there are lots of lovely new spring shades to choose from. Oh, and whilst you're at it, how about some detox tea?! I had completely forgotten that Crabtree & Evelyn did teas and infusions (and biscuits, and sweets, and jams, but let's not go there!), and very good for you ones at that.So, how about sitting back and relaxing in the last week of January with a lovely … [Read more...]

Max Factor’s #GlamJan #WearYourRed

Max Factor Marilyn Red Lipstick for #GlamJan

I'm maybe a bit late to the party with this one, but have you been enjoying a #GlamJan? Max Factor have been trying to get us to embrace the glamour all month, by simply wearing the most glamorous of beauty products - red lipstick! Using the hashtag #WearYourRed, alongside #GlamJan, it's been a very glamorous month - or has it?! The reason behind this campaign is that according to a Max Factor poll, over half of women (55%) avoid wearing … [Read more...]

#UDxGWEN Part Two!

Gwen Stefani for Urban Decay lipsticks

Yes, that means more Gwen Stefani and Urban Decay makeup is now available. You didn't think they'd stop at just one eye palette, did you? The Urban Decay team didn't spend all that time with the pop diva for just that palette, gorgeous as it is. So, here it is #UDxGWEN Part 2. And it's fantastic. I love it, and I have NO DOUBT, you will too. (Sorry, I couldn't resist!) It's on counter today, and there are four new items.And let's start with … [Read more...]

Clarins new Lipstick and Lip Base

Clarins Joli Rouge Brilliant Lipstick

Clarins are launching two new products perfect for getting your lips ready for any Valentine's Day smooching! New Joli Rouge Brilliant Lipstick and Instant Light Lip Perfecting Base both launch this month. The Instant Light Lip Perfecting Base will make lipstick last even longer. It's a transparent base for lips, rich in plant extracts, which will smooth, moisturise and help your lip colour last longer.It's enriched with all sorts of active … [Read more...]