Vegan beauty in Veganuary

Veganuary! It's everywhere - even here! Yes, there are loads of vegan beauty products out there. Probably loads more than you'd even think - but why would beauty products have loads of animal product in them?! Anyway, I've been bombared with Veganuary press releases since, ooh, way back in October, maybe. So, I've picked a few vegan beauty products to share with you here. Nourish London's KALE 3D Cleanse (£25, nourishlondon.com) deeply … [Read more...]

Guerlain’s Spring 2019 Morning Love Collection

It's spring! Well, not really, but it is at the beauty counters, as the spring collections drop this month. Guerlain's spring 2019 collection is all pastel-prettiness, with a beautiful highlighter powder at the heart of it. The Météorites Highlighter Duo (£45) is lovely - and who doesn't love a highlighter these days?! This one unites holographic pink and lilac, which perfectly capture the light and create a fresh and easy-to-use strobing … [Read more...]

Bobbi Brown’s Lucky in Luxe Lips

Bobbi Brown launched a new lip collection earlier this month, and some new shades of an old favourite. The Lucky In Luxe Collection is a Valentine's Day launch - yes we are going there already! Basically it's the brand's Luxe Lipstick with some cute red trim packaging, and some new shades, most of them Limited. I like it because it's red. Imperial Red is a brilliant true red, and the packaging is lovely. If you love a Bobbi Lip, then treat … [Read more...]

New Benefit Roller Liner Eyeliner

Benefit start 2019 with the launch of it's latest liquid eyeliner  - the Roller Liner Eyeliner. Not a brow product! But still very much in the eye area! The Roller Liner Eyeliner is a simple liquid eyeliner in a pen. It offers precise definition, and has a matte finish - what doesn't these days in beauty, right?! It's waterproof, and will last 24 hours if you want it to. And it comes in black AND brown. If you've never tried brown eyeliner, … [Read more...]

Get Selfie-ready with Clarins this Spring

Clarins' new spring collection - out this month - is all about getting #selfie-ready. I wouldn't normally associate the Clarins customer with a selfie, but the brand is obviously trying to attract a different generation. And they might just do it with this lovely little spring collection. I am a Clarins fanatic anyway - I love the brand - skincare, makeup, suncare, all of it! These new products are lovely. The Limited Edition Ready In A Flash … [Read more...]

Party Prep with 5pm Deals

It's party time! Hogmanay is the biggest night of the year, and if you're off out partying, you need to look the part too, right? That means everything needs work - from brows to lashes, hair to nails, and of course, your makeup. But it doesn't need to cost the earth if you log on to 5pm Spa and Beauty, and take advantage of all the brilliant deals. Also, go take a look at the gorgeous 5pm customers who have had some amazing makeovers this … [Read more...]

Futuristic Silver Beauty

Futuristic fun for the New Year! Drop the festive gold and bring out the sci-fi silver. Everything is shiny and chrome in the future, right?! I love a bit of silver for New Year's Eve, and there are loads of brilliant silver beauty bits around. I'm not sure if I would go as far as silver lips, but a bit of silver sparkle is definitely a Hogmanay must. If you do want to go all out for those metallic lips, then Too Faced Metallic Sparkle in … [Read more...]

Festive Red and Gold

Some colours are synonymous with the festive season, and red and gold are definitely two of them. Gorgeous reds and golds are brilliant makeup shades too -  for lips, eyes and nails. Let's start with lips. Gorgeous red lips look even more festive with a golden glittery shine through them. And if you are feeling really brace, how about a full gold lip? Perhaps a bright pillar box red is the lip you want to see you through the festive season? I … [Read more...]

Let It Glow!

LET IT GLOW! It's the festive season, so definitely time to crack out the highlighter with the bubbly, and get a glow to rival any angel's halo! Highlighting is BIG beauty news - and it's all about the glow, with an added little bit of sparkle, at this time of year. So, we've had a look at some of the best highlighters out there, in all formulas, and picked six of the best. 1. No7 Skin Illuminator, £12.50, Boots  This comes in Nude or Bronze, … [Read more...]

Bag it Up!

Is there any more fun than rummaging in a pal's cosmetic bag? Just don't stick your fingers in their products. This happened to me on a train journey once with a beauty blogger I had just met. Outrageous! Now, if, like me, you like doing your makeup on the move, then you're not going to want to take out some grubby old bag in public are you? So treat yourself to a new one - the more fun the better. Gorgeous leather animal motifs, bright and … [Read more...]