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...]

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...]

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...]

bareMinerals bareSkin Complete Coverage Serum Concealer

Bare Minerals NEW complete coverage serum concealer

It's wee bit of a sneak peek into the future with this one, but bareMinerals will launch a concealer to complement their bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation next year. bareSkin Complete Coverage Serum Concealer will launch in February, continuing the trend for hybrid skincare/makeup which has been growing momentum in the industry for a while now. Would you use a product these days that only did one thing? It seems an odd thing to even … [Read more...]

Cult Beauty – Clinique Chubby

Cult Beauty Product

Whilst it’s always great to celebrate new launches in the beauty world- and there are more than enough of them to do that on this blog every week – there are some cult beauty products we just love to celebrate. Classics that have stood the test of time, maintained their best-selling status, and products that many of us couldn’t live without. So, let’s celebrate one every week! CLINIQUE CHUBBY STICKSClinique's Chubby Sticks are a phenomenal … [Read more...]

Eight if you’re late! Last Minute Gifts!

Superdry Gift Sets

Still got Christmas gifts to buy? Don't worry, you still have a little bit of time! And here's a wee bit of help with my 'Eight if you're late' round up of beauty gifts!If you have a teenager to grab something for then you could do a lot worse than Japanese fashion brand Superdry's beauty range. They have lots of wee sets available at Boots - where most gifts are 3 for 2.Superdry's Lip Tip and Rock Rebel has a nail polish and lipgloss in … [Read more...]

Star Wars Space Age Nails

Galactic Nail Wraps from Thumbs Up!

The new Star Wars movie is out this week (in case you hadn't heard...), and the Star Wars tat memorabilia is everywhere. I was browsing Instagram the other day, and saw LOADS of amazing Star Wars nail art posts, like this one, below.For all my Star Wars lovers! #nailsbykimmie #utahcounty #handpaintednailart #starwars #starwarsnails A photo posted by Kimmie Monson (@nailsbykimmie) on Dec 13, 2015 at 3:31pm PSTI love this one - … [Read more...]